Banner Elk


Banner Elk

The Village of Banner Elk, NC

Home to the Wooly Worm festival and also known as the Christmas Tree Capital of the World, Banner Elk is situated at 3,739 feet and is located in the best of High Country skiing, hiking, and fishing.  Downtown hosts Lees-McRae College and charming shops and eateries. The drive into town offers breathtaking views of Beech and Sugar Mountains along with pastoral countryside. Also close by is the Blue Ridge Parkway which offers long range views of the famous Smokey Mountains.

Located approximately 30 minutes from Boone, NC, it is home to several gated luxury communities such as Linville Ridge, Grandfather Mountain Golf and Country Club, and Diamond Creek. During the off season Banner Elk is home to approximately one thousand residents that grows to several thousand during the summer/fall months.

There are lots of opportunities to enjoy nature with several hiking trails on Grandfather Mountain along with a nature preserve and trout fishing on the Watauga River.  Several arts and crafts fairs are held during the year highlighting local mountain artists.

Whether you are looking for a second home or full time residence, Banner Elk can offer you a lifestyle of quiet country living in a majestic mountain setting. For current market analysis, click here.

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        Number of households 2,595
        Household Avg. Income 78,238
        Avg. year dwelling build 1982
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        Population 910
        Population Density 92
        Median Age 40
        Average value of the dwelling in which household lives $206,267
        Avg. years a household has lived in dwelling. 17 years
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