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Cullowhee is in Jackson County.
The community name derives from Indian term for "place of the lilies"
The latitude of Cullowhee is 35.313N. The longitude is -83.176W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,116 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,579.
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13% of Cullowhee residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cullowhee ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cullowhee was $10,017, compared with $21,587 nationally.
49% of Cullowhee residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Cullowhee, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $357. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $858.
Jackson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cullowhee political report.
The average commute time for Cullowhee workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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