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Stony Point, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Stony Point Census Designated Place had a population of 1,277 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Stony Point is located at latitude 35.8678 and longitude -81.0441 in Alexander County. The formal boundaries for the Stony Point Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Alexander County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,060 feet.

The Stony Point Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402898) 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 Stony Point Census Designated Place is located within Township of Sharpes, a minor civil division (MCD) of Alexander County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Stony Point population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Stony Point: Sloan, Sloans Station.

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Stony Point, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,277
Daytime Population: Workers 371
Daytime Population: Residents 721
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,092
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 1,277
Population in Familes 1,052
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 429
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $30,754
Average Household Income $39,887
Per Capita Income $15,571


Total Housing Units 590 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 325 (55.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 173 (29.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 92 (15.6%)
Median Home Value $93,109
Average Home Value $135,615


Total Households 498
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 334
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.42% -0.39%
Households -0.49% -0.4%
Families -0.53% -0.54%
Median Household Income   0.4%
Per Capita Income   2.26%

Stony Point, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stony Point to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 398 46th
Population Density # 487 34th
Diversity Index # 519 30th
Median Household Income # 626 15th
Per Capita Income # 692 6th

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