The unemployment rate in McDowell County is 3.5% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. McDowell County jobs have increased by 1.3%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, McDowell County's cost of living is 15.1% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, May and June are the most pleasant months in McDowell County, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
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McDowell county voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats
McDowell County's population is 45,069 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 1.1%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 23.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in McDowell County is $137,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.1%. Check out the homes in the area
McDowell County public schools spend $9,553 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.3 students per teacher in McDowell County. More Education