Stony Point, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Stony Point, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Stony Point Census Designated Place had a population of 1,287 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Stony Point is located at latitude 35.8678 and longitude -81.0441 in Alexander County. 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. Alexander County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,060 feet.

The Stony Point Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402898) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Stony Point population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,287
Population in Households 1,287
Population in Familes 1,061
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 432
Diversity Index2 32
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 505
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 340
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 585 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 333 (56.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 172 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 80 (13.7%)
Median Home Value $93,796
Average Home Value $111,596
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $38,887
Average Household Income $45,064
Per Capita Income $17,666
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.44% -0.34%
Households -0.41% -0.32%
Families -0.39% -0.42%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   2.62%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 396 47th
Population Density1 # 483 35th
Diversity Index2 # 521 29th
Median Household Income # 387 48th
Per Capita Income # 561 24th

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