Cooleemee, NC

Cooleemee, situated in Davie County, is a small town made up of .8 square miles.

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The town is home to the Foard-Tatum plantation house. 

Demographics

The median resident age in Cooleemee is 41 years. The median estimated household income is about $35,000 making it about $13,000 less than the North Carolina average.  

The estimated per capita is about $17,000. The average price for a home in Cooleemee is about $80,000 (2015) which is $80,000 less than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $800 a month for rent. 

The racial makeup of Cooleemee is 80% White, 8% Black, 3% Two or more races, and 9% other. 79% of the population are high school graduates, with 8% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher.

53% are married, 10% are divorced, 4% are separated, 6% are widowed, leaving 28% that have never been married.

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Davie County

Cooleemee belongs to Davie County in the central part of North Carolina. The County, named after William R. Davie, is part of the Winston-Salem, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area. Davie County has a population of 41,240 and its largest city Mocksville, with a population of 5,000, is the county seat.

Davie County was formed from parts of Rowan County in 1836. During the American Civil War, 1,147 soldiers from Davie County fought for the Confederacy.

Davie County borders Iredell, Rowan, Davidson, Forsyth, and Yadkin Counties.

Davie County is made up of 267 square miles. 264 of which is land with the remaining 3 as water.

Population

The population of Cooleemee, NC is about 1,000. The population has been steadily increasing since 2000.

Elevation

The elevation of Cooleemee, NC is 738 feet above sea level.

Zip Code

The zip code for Cooleemee, NC is 27014.

Area Code

The area code for Cooleemee, NC is 336.

Politics and Religion

Historically speaking Cooleemee and Davie County have voted mostly Republican, with 70% going to Mitt Romney during the 2012 Presidential Election. This represents the trend for the previous four or five elections.

As of 2010, 49% of the population are religiously unaffiliated (Nones). About 45% are Protestants with Catholics making up around 6%.

Economy

The unemployment rate for Cooleemee is about 5% (2015), making it equal to the state average of around 5%. Manufacturing, retail, and administration make nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.

Newspaper & Obituaries

Our Davie is the primary newspaper that covers the Davie County area.