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Stanfield, North Carolina - Basic Facts

Stanfield is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Stanfield.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Stanly County at latitude 35.2335 and longitude -80.427. Stanly County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 607 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Stanfield (see map) encompass a land area of 4.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 1,570
Population in Households 1,570
Population in Familes 1,362
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 353
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 572
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 427
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 605 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 451 (74.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 122 (20.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $167,169
Average Home Value $201,164


Median Household Income $54,996
Average Household Income $64,020
Per Capita Income $24,676
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.3% 0.88%
Households 1.41% 0.96%
Families 0.28% 0.83%
Median Household Income   2.2%
Per Capita Income   1.67%
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.


Stanfield, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stanfield 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 # 359 52nd
Population Density1 # 536 27th
Diversity Index2 # 655 12th
Median Household Income # 103 86th
Per Capita Income # 208 72nd

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