Yancey county is located in west North Carolina. Yancey county has 312.60 square miles of land area and 0.56 square miles of water area. As of 2010, the total Yancey county population is 17,818, which has grown 0.25% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 18.46% and is much lower than the national average rate of 9.71%. Yancey county median household income is $35,703 in 2006-2010 and has grown by 20.32% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 10.57% and is higher than the national average rate of 19.17%. Yancey county median house value is $129,700 in 2006-2010 and has grown by 39.46% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 42.38% and is lower than the national average rate of 50.42%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Yancey county is much better than the state average in quality. The Yancey county area code is 828.
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