Blowing Rock, NC Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 1,519 housing units in Blowing Rock. This represents a 6.4% growth from 1,427 in 1990.

Of those housing units, none were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 1,519 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Blowing Rock is about 72%. Blowing Rock's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 56.7%. Average household size is 2.06 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Blowing Rock were built after 1971.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.30%
One Bedroom5.30%
Two Bedrooms32.60%
Three Bedrooms35.10%
Four Bedrooms19%
Five Bedrooms or more7.70%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.17
Median year structure was built1973
Median Value of occupied units$252,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$275,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.79
Median year structure was built1967
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$675

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.80%
Second Mortgage5.20%
Home Equity Loan12.40%
Simple Mortgage37.40%
Debt Free44.30%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs15.5%