The City of Mount Airy had a population of 10,405 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Mount Airy is located at latitude 36.4993 and longitude -80.6073 in Surry County. The formal boundaries for the City of Mount Airy encompass a land area of 11.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles. Surry County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,099 feet.
The City of Mount Airy (GNIS ID: 2404317) 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Mount Airy: Mountairy, The Hallow, The Hollow.
|Total Population||10,405 (100%)|
|Population in Households||10,157 (97.6%)|
|Population in Families||7,755 (74.5%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||248 ( 2.4%)|
|Median Household Income||$45,880|
|Average Household Income||$69,874|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||14%|
|Per Capita Income||$31,827|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||5,408 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,784 (51.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,974 (36.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||650 (12.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$153,802|
|Average Home Value||$172,468|
|Housing Affordability Index3||181|
|Average Household Size||2.13|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.57%|
|Per Capita Income||1.45%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.01%|
The table below compares Mount Airy to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 89||88th|
|Population Density||# 276||63rd|
|Median Household Income||# 386||48th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 282||38th|
|Per Capita Income||# 173||77th|
|Diversity Index||# 445||40th|
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