Walnut Cove (zip 27052), North Carolina 

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Population

9,752

-8.2% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.6%

Median Income

$37,689

Median Home Price

$147,200

Best Places to Live in Walnut Cove (zip 27052), North Carolina

Small town complex - Northern Piedmont in an area of transition between the eastern coastal plain and mountains to the west. September, May and October are the most pleasant months in the 27052 zip code, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Pleasant climate
-Central location
-Nearby mountains
Cons
-Economic decline
-Entertainment
-Educational attainment

Local Listings in 27052
 $135,000 
1939 NC Highway 65 E
Bed 3 | Bath 2 |
 $239,000 
3823 Piney Mountain Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 4 |
 $70,000 
7643 Salem Chapel Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 2 |

What Bert Has To Say About Winston-Salem Metro Area

Until recently, Winston-Salem and High Point were associated with nearby Greensboro to form one metro area. The three cities are sometimes referred to as the Piedmont Triad. In comparison to the state’s better-known triad of Raleigh–Durham–Chapel Hill, the economy and lifestyle is more industrial and working-class, although there is a strong university presence and a high level of educational attainment. The economy has an interesting mix of declining and emerging industries, but employment overall has been relatively stable. Winston-Salem, as the name suggests, has been a center for the tobacco industry. (The cigarettes are named after the town, not vice versa.) Winston-Salem is also home to Wake Forest University, some affiliated high tech business, a collection of banking centers and is home to Krispy Kreme donuts and a new Dell Computer plant. High Point is a world trade center for furniture and is still center of the state’s largest furniture-manufacturing industry. Unfortunately, the dislocation of that industry offshore, particularly to China, is having an impact on its manufacturing base. Downtown High Point is a fascinating collection of commercial, warehouse and showroom facilities centered on this industry. Winston-Salem epitomizes the shift from older economy to new economy, and High Point is an industry town shifting emphasis from manufacturing to becoming a trade and design center. The nearby Greensboro metro area is perhaps the most prosperous of the three, though all places are generally appealing with a lack of major downsides. The nearby amenities of the Raleigh-Durham area, about 80 miles to the east, are close enough for residents to benefit.


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City: Walnut Cove
Zip Codes: Walnut Cove (zip 27052)
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 970 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Walnut Cove (zip 27052) is 3.6% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Walnut Cove (zip 27052) jobs have increased by 1.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Walnut Cove (zip 27052)'s cost of living is 9.2% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Walnut Cove (zip 27052)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, May and October are the most pleasant months in the 27052 zip code, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Stokes county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Walnut Cove (zip 27052)'s population is 9,752 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 8.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 30.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Walnut Cove (zip 27052) is $147,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.5%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Walnut Cove (zip 27052) public schools spend $9,451 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.8 students per teacher in Walnut Cove (zip 27052). More Education


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NEW LISTINGS IN 27052
$135,000
1939 NC Highway 65 E
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$239,000
3823 Piney Mountain Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 4

$70,000
7643 Salem Chapel Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$193,000
543 E 1st St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$55,000
610 Windmill St
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$395,000
1746 East Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$287,750
2380 Tuttle Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 3

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