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Stanfield, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Stanfield had a population of 1,578 as of July 1, 2017. Stanfield ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Stanfield is located at latitude 35.2337 and longitude -80.4303 in Stanly County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Stanfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Stanly County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 607 feet.

The Town of Stanfield (GNIS ID: 2406655) 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.

The Town of Stanfield is located within Township of Furr, a minor civil division (MCD) of Stanly County.

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

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


Total Population 1,578
Daytime Population: Workers 396
Daytime Population: Residents 854
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,250
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 1,578
Population in Familes 1,366
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 355
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $52,250
Average Household Income $62,021
Per Capita Income $23,741


Total Housing Units 608 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 447 (73.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 128 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $161,413
Average Home Value $191,087


Total Households 574
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 426
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 0.83% 0.69%
Households 0.87% 0.72%
Families 0.13% 0.65%
Median Household Income   2.66%
Per Capita Income   3.3%

Stanfield, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stanfield 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 # 362 51st
Population Density # 538 27th
Diversity Index # 648 12th
Median Household Income # 182 76th
Per Capita Income # 311 58th

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