The unemployment rate in Watauga County is 3.5% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). 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
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Watauga County, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
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Watauga county voted Republican in three of the five previous Presidential elections, voting Democratic in 2008 and 2016. More Voting Stats
Watauga County's population is 53,421 people. Since 2010, 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 $259,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.3%. Check out the homes in the area
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