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Brevard is a city in Transylvania County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Ephraim Brevard, teacher and surgeon
The latitude of Brevard is 35.233N. The longitude is -82.734W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,231 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,693.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Brevard demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Transylvania County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 28768 ZIP code.
14% of Brevard residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Brevard ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Brevard was $18,256, compared with $21,587 nationally.
26% of Brevard residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Brevard, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $325. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $846.
Libraries in Brevard include Transylvania County Library ... View libraries
Transylvania County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Brevard political report.
The average commute time for Brevard workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Brevard include Holiday Inn Express.
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