Stanly County NC Information


Stanly County Subdivisions

Stanly County NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 61,870
Daytime Population: Workers 21,064
Daytime Population: Residents 34,576
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 55,640
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 59,836
Population in Familes 50,074
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,034
Population Density2 157
Diversity Index3 37


Median Household Income $45,560
Average Household Income $58,968
Per Capita Income $23,818


Total Housing Units 28,029 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 16,960 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,230 (25.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,839 (13.7%)
Median Home Value $141,047
Average Home Value $170,795


Total Households 24,190
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 16,818
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 0.29% 0.3%
Households 0.35% 0.33%
Families 0.19% 0.24%
Median Household Income   2.65%
Per Capita Income   3.38%


Stanly County NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stanly County to the other 100 counties and county equivalents 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 # 43 58th
Population Density # 37 64th
Diversity Index # 73 29th
Median Household Income # 35 66th
Per Capita Income # 42 59th

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