Balfour, North Carolina 

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Population

1,490

+37.7% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.3%

Median Income

$45,118

Median Home Price

$208,600

Best Places to Live in Balfour, North Carolina

Mid-sized city - Far western North Carolina, 30 miles southeast of Tennessee border, near Great Smoky Mountains National Park. September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Balfour, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Attractive setting
-Attractive downtown
-Nearby mountains
Cons
-Home prices
-Air service
-Winter cold

Local Listings in Balfour
 $245,000 
515 Carson Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 1829 SqFt
 $499,900 
150 Ciccone Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 4 | 3191 SqFt
 $269,000 
2200 N Stoney View Ct
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 1944 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Asheville Metro Area

Asheville lies at the foot of the Great Smoky Mountains, the highest portion of the Appalachian Range. The town is an eastern equivalent of the many mountain resort towns that dot the American west, particularly in the Rocky Mountains. Originally settled in the 1850’s as a health resort, Asheville has an interesting history- in the late 1800’s and especially the 1920’s the area was a popular retreat for wealthy vacationers, including eight presidents and many well-known industrialists. Today the area has an active economy and serves both as a getaway from summer heat in the nearby lowlands and as a travel destination for many in east coast cities.


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City: Balfour
Zip Codes: No Zip Codes Here.
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 2207 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Balfour is 3.3% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Balfour jobs have increased by 1.5%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Balfour's cost of living is 3.1% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Balfour's Cost of Living

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

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

POPULATION
Balfour's population is 1,490 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 37.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Balfour is $208,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 10.5%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Balfour public schools spend $8,403 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.9 students per teacher in Balfour. More Education


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NEW LISTINGS IN BALFOUR
$245,000
515 Carson Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$499,900
150 Ciccone Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 4

$269,000
2200 N Stoney View Ct
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$350,000
2031 Evergreen Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$265,000
203 Dixon Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$375,000
411 Stoney Mountain Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$625,000
1995 Randy Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3

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