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Stokes, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Stokes Census Designated Place had a population of 417 as of July 1, 2016. Stokes ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Stokes is located at latitude 35.7105 and longitude -77.2676 in Pitt County. The formal boundaries for the Stokes Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pitt County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 52 feet.

The Stokes Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584330) 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.

The Stokes Census Designated Place is located within Township of Carolina, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pitt County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Stokes population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Stokes, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 417
Population in Households 417
Population in Familes 289
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 94
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 176
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 100
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 190 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 105 (55.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 71 (37.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $98,913
Average Home Value $114,806


Median Household Income $34,040
Average Household Income $51,093
Per Capita Income $20,453
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.67% 1.49%
Households 1.44% 1.44%
Families -1.22% 1.36%
Median Household Income   -0.92%
Per Capita Income   1.2%
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.

Stokes, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stokes to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 596 19th
Population Density1 # 703 5th
Diversity Index2 # 291 61st
Median Household Income # 547 26th
Per Capita Income # 448 40th

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