The City of Mount Airy had a population of 10,386 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Mount Airy is located at latitude 36.5085 and longitude -80.6145 in Surry County. The formal boundaries for the City of Mount Airy (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles. Surry County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,099 feet.
The City of Mount Airy (GNIS ID: 2404317) 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 Mount Airy population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Mount Airy: Mountairy, The Hallow, The Hollow.
|Population in Households||10,114|
|Population in Familes||7,750|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||272|
|Average Household Size||2.13|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||5,399 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,631 (48.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,119 (39.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||649 (12.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$131,277|
|Average Home Value||$158,872|
|Median Household Income||$32,552|
|Average Household Income||$50,174|
|Per Capita Income||$23,246|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.18%|
|Per Capita Income||1.88%|
The table below compares Mount Airy 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.
|Total Population||# 86||88th|
|Population Density1||# 270||64th|
|Diversity Index2||# 443||40th|
|Median Household Income||# 580||22nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 305||59th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.