Stokes, NC Profile: Facts & Data


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Stokes, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Stokes Census Designated Place had a population of 400 as of July 1, 2018. Stokes ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Stokes is located at latitude 35.7105 and longitude -77.2676 in Pitt County. The formal boundaries for the Stokes Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pitt County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 52 feet.

The Stokes Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584330) 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 Stokes Census Designated Place is located within Township of Carolina, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pitt County.

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Stokes, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 400
Population in Households 400
Population in Familes 280
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 90
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $39,532
Average Household Income $60,938
Per Capita Income $24,423


Total Housing Units 185 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 101 (54.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 69 (37.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $114,130
Average Home Value $125,000


Total Households 170
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 96
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.75% 1.03%
Households 0.66% 0.92%
Families -1.42% 0.82%
Median Household Income   2.76%
Per Capita Income   2.43%

Stokes, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stokes to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 608 18th
Population Density # 706 5th
Diversity Index # 268 64th
Median Household Income # 466 37th
Per Capita Income # 330 55th

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