Casar, NC Demographics


Population (year 2000): 308. Estimated population in July 2005: 311 (+1.0% change)
Males: 150 (48.7%), Females: 158 (51.3%)

Cleveland County

Zip code: 28020

Median resident age: 39.8 years
Median household income: $26,875 (year 2000)
Median house value: $63,900 (year 2000)

Races in Casar:

  • White Non-Hispanic (99.4%)
  • Black (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (43.2%), German (13.0%), English (7.8%), Irish (6.2%), Dutch (2.6%), Hungarian (2.6%).

Elevation: 1125 feet

Land area: 1.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Casar

  • High school or higher: 54.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 0.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 37.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Casar town

  • Never married: 17.0%
  • Now married: 59.6%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -21 (-6.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Casar:

  • CLEVELAND REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 15 miles; SHELBY, NC)
  • VALDESE GENERAL HOSPITAL INC (about 16 miles; VALDESE, NC)
  • BROUGHTON HOSP (about 18 miles; MORGANTON, NC)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Casar:

  • HICKORY REGIONAL (about 23 miles; HICKORY, NC; ID: HKY)
  • CHARLOTTE/DOUGLAS INTL (about 52 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; ID: CLT)
  • GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG INTL (about 61 miles; GREER, SC; ID: GSP)
Other public-use airports nearest to Casar:

  • GRACE HOSPITAL EMERGENCY MEDICAL (about 15 miles; MORGANTON, NC; ID: NC1)
  • SHELBY MUNI (about 19 miles; SHELBY, NC; ID: EHO)
  • WILSON’S (about 21 miles; HICKORY, NC; ID: E40)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Casar:

  • GARDNER-WEBB UNIVERSITY (about 19 miles; BOILING SPRINGS, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,563)
  • CATAWBA VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 23 miles; HICKORY, NC; FT enrollment: 2,052)
  • GASTON COLLEGE (about 33 miles; DALLAS, NC; FT enrollment: 2,473)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT SPARTANBURG (about 44 miles; SPARTANBURG, SC; FT enrollment: 3,041)
  • SPARTANBURG TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 44 miles; SPARTANBURG, SC; FT enrollment: 2,086)
  • WINTHROP UNIVERSITY (about 47 miles; ROCK HILL, SC; FT enrollment: 4,976)
  • APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 50 miles; BOONE, NC; FT enrollment: 12,245)
Public primary/middle school in Casar:

  • CASAR ELEM SCH OF THE ARTS (Students: 334; Location: 436 SCHOOLHOUSE ROAD; Grades: PK – 05)