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Stony Point, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Stony Point Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Alexander County at latitude 35.8678 and longitude -81.0441. Alexander County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,060 feet.

The formal official name is the Stony Point Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Stony Point, North Carolina.

The U5 Census Class Code for Stony Point indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Stony Point Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Stony Point: Sloan, Sloans Station.

Stony Point Census Designated Place, NC Boundary Map

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Stony Point, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,268
Population in Households 1,268
Population in Familes 1,046
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 426
Diversity Index2 32


Total Households 498
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 335
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 587 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 331 (56.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 166 (28.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 89 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $98,828
Average Home Value $115,227


Median Household Income $39,753
Average Household Income $45,415
Per Capita Income $17,785
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.89% -0.75%
Households -0.83% -0.82%
Families -0.82% -0.91%
Median Household Income   1.95%
Per Capita Income   1.1%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Stony Point, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stony Point to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 397 46th
Population Density1 # 491 34th
Diversity Index2 # 519 30th
Median Household Income # 348 53rd
Per Capita Income # 552 25th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.