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Jacobs Fork Township is a suburb in the Hickory Metro Area and in the Catawba County. It has a population of 5,612 and a population density of 140, which is 33% above the national average. It has a median age of 42, which is 1 year below the Hickory Metro median age and 3 years above the national average.


Jacobs Fork Township has a median home value of $277,700, which is 14% above the Metro average.The average rent of $1,413 is 2% below the metro average rent and 32% below the national average rent. The average household income in Jacobs Fork Township is $75,403 , which is 20% above the Metro average household income and 1% above the national average of household income.


The average school rating in Jacobs Fork Township is 6. Jacobs Fork Township also has a crime index 81 that is below the Metro average and below the National average, making it one of the best places to raise a family in Hickory.


$277,700Median Home Value
$238,492 Hickory Metro Area
$1,413Median Rent
$1,442 Hickory Metro Area
4 /10 - 10 /10
School Rating
81
Crime Index
100
National Crime Index
1 hr 18 mins To Hickory Metro Area
24 mins Average Travel Time To Work

Jacobs Fork Township Zip Code

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Jacobs Fork Township's population is made up of 64% married, 21% single, 9% divorced and 6% widowed. Baby Boomers make up the largest percentage of the population at 40%, while Millennials have the second largest segment at 23%. Homeowners make up 81% of the population in Jacobs Fork Township.

5,612Population
368,347 Hickory Metro Area
140Population Density
  • 51% Male
  • 49% Female
42 Median Age
43 Hickory Metro Area
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The Per Capita income in Jacobs Fork Township is $32,015. The Median Household Income is $75,403 and the Jacobs Fork Township Unemployment Rate is 2%.

$32,015Income Per Capita
$34,378 Hickory Metro Area
$75,403Median Household Income
$60,209 Hickory Metro Area
7% Poverty Rate
14% Hickory Metro Area
2% Unemployment Rate
4% Hickory Metro Area
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Amenities in Jacobs Fork Township
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$277,700Median Home Value
$238,492 Hickory Metro Area
$1,413Median Rent
$1,442 Hickory Metro Area
2Average Household Size
2 Hickory Metro Area

Occupancy Type

Renters
19%
Home Owners
81%
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4 /10 - 10 /10
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Top Schools in Jacobs Fork Township

Catawba County School District
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201 North Main Avenue, Maiden, NC, 28650
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Lincoln County School District
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4875 Reepsville Road, Vale, NC, 28168
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Catawba County School District
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5911 Dwayne Starnes Drive, Hickory, NC, 28602
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Catawba County School District
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7651 West North Carolina 10, Vale, NC, 28168
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Catawba County School District
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4119 Startown Road, Newton, NC, 28658
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1 hr 18 mins
Hickory Metro Area
24 mins Average Travel Time To Work
Commute To
Charlotte Douglas International Airport
1 hr 6 mins
Charlotte, NC
1 hr 13 mins
Bennett College for Women
1 hr 13 mins
Johnson and Wales University Charlotte
1 hr 12 mins
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Jacobs Fork Township crime index is 81 which is lower than the national average. Click here to see the Safest Places to Live in Jacobs Fork Township.

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Crime Index
100
National Crime Index

Crime Index represents the risk of crime occurring in a area and is measured against national index of 100. If the Crime Index of an area is above 100 the crime in that area is relatively higher when compared to US. If the Crime Index of an area is below 100 the crime in that area is lower when compared to US.

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