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Stony Point, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Stony Point Census Designated Place had a population of 1,284 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Stony Point is located at latitude 35.8635 and longitude -81.0473 in Alexander County. The formal boundaries for the Stony Point Census Designated Place 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.

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

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Stony Point, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Stony Point, NC Housing Affordability Index is 160
State of North Carolina Housing Affordability Index is 140
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Stony Point, NC Wealth Index is 30
State of North Carolina Wealth Index is 84
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,284 (100%)
Population in Households 1,284 (100.0%)
Population in Families 1,057 (82.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 431
Diversity Index2 35
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $29,754
Average Household Income $38,105
Per Capita Income $14,823
Wealth Index4 30

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 588 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 316 (53.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 184 (31.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 87 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $98,333
Housing Affordability Index3 160
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 501
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 335
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.27% -0.35%
Households -0.32% -0.32%
Families -0.38% -0.42%
Median Household Income   1.62%
Per Capita Income   2.68%

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, 2019 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 # 400 46th
Population Density # 495 33rd
Diversity Index # 506 32nd
Median Household Income # 694 6th
Per Capita Income # 721 3rd

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