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Stokesdale, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Stokesdale is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Guilford County at latitude 36.2281 and longitude -79.9774. Guilford County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 955 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Stokesdale, but most people and references simply refer to it as Stokesdale, North Carolina.

The P1 Census Class Code for Stokesdale indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Stokesdale: Pine.

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


Total Population 5,220
Population in Households 5,155
Population in Familes 4,596
Population in Group Qrtrs 65
Population Density1 271
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 1,892
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 1,468
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,028 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,570 (77.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 321 (15.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 136 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $228,968
Average Home Value $260,271


Median Household Income $66,374
Average Household Income $80,982
Per Capita Income $30,139
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.8% 1.05%
Households 0.88% 1.13%
Families 0.52% 1.04%
Median Household Income   2.68%
Per Capita Income   1.49%
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.


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, 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 # 142 81st
Population Density1 # 586 21st
Diversity Index2 # 571 23rd
Median Household Income # 50 93rd
Per Capita Income # 93 88th

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