The unemployment rate in Watauga County is 3.4% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Watauga County jobs have increased by 1.7%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Watauga County's cost of living is 3.2% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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In the last Presidential election, Watauga county remained moderately Democratic, 53.1% to 44.9%. More Voting Stats
Watauga County's population is 56,441 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 7.5%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 20.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Watauga County is Real Estate: $358,600
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.3%.
Watauga County public schools spend $9,805 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 11.3 students per teacher in Watauga County. More Education