Stokesdale, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Stokesdale, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Stokesdale had a population of 5,280 as of July 1, 2015. Stokesdale ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Stokesdale is located at latitude 36.2281 and longitude -79.9774 in Guilford County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Stokesdale (see map below) encompass a land area of 19.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0.16 sq. miles. Guilford County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 955 feet.

The Town of Stokesdale (GNIS ID: 2406668) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Stokesdale 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 Stokesdale: Pine.

Town of Stokesdale, NC Boundary Map

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Stokesdale, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 5,280
Population in Households 5,213
Population in Familes 4,645
Population in Group Qrtrs 67
Population Density1 274
Diversity Index2 25
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,913
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 1,485
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,053 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,581 (77.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 332 (16.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 140 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $234,063
Average Home Value $266,192
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $64,528
Average Household Income $78,495
Per Capita Income $29,191
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.86% 1.0%
Households 0.92% 1.05%
Families 0.64% 0.99%
Median Household Income   3.05%
Per Capita Income   2.63%
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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Stokesdale, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stokesdale 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 # 143 81st
Population Density1 # 583 21st
Diversity Index2 # 570 23rd
Median Household Income # 59 92nd
Per Capita Income # 130 83rd

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