Stanly County NC Information


Stanly County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 61,446
Population in Households 59,439
Population in Familes 49,840
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,007
Population Density1 156
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 24,397
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 17,010
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 28,193 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 17,231 (61.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,166 (25.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,796 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $137,896
Average Home Value $168,654


Median Household Income $44,363
Average Household Income $55,749
Per Capita Income $22,893
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.23% 0.13%
Households 0.54% 0.31%
Families 0.41% 0.23%
Median Household Income   2.26%
Per Capita Income   1.98%
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.


Stanly County NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stanly County to the other 100 counties and county equivalents 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 # 44 57th
Population Density1 # 37 64th
Diversity Index2 # 74 27th
Median Household Income # 34 67th
Per Capita Income # 44 57th

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