Stanly County

Stanly County, North Carolina

201 S 2nd St
Albemarle, NC 28001
Phone: (704) 986-3600
Fax: (704) 983-3133
www.co.stanly.nc.us

In west-central NC, northeast of Charlotte; organized Jan 11, 1841 from Montgomery County. Name Origin: For John Stanly (1774-1834), NC legislator and U.S. representative (1801-03; 1809-11)

Area (sq mi):: 404.26 (land 395.06; water 9.20) Population per square mile: 149.30
Population 2005: 58,964 State rank: 41 Population change: 2000-20005 1.50%; 1990-2000 12.20% Population 2000: 58,100 (White 83.70%; Black or African American 11.50%; Hispanic or Latino 2.10%; Asian 1.80%; Other 2.00%). Foreign born: 2.60%. Median age: 36.90
Income 2000: per capita $17,825; median household $36,898; Population below poverty level: 10.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,132-$23,354
Unemployment (2004): 6.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.10% Median travel time to work: 25.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 31.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Albemarle County seat (15,390)

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    This shows the continued economic downturn in Stanly County precipitated by the closing of businesses and industry, with many older workers opting to return to school to be retrained through federal/state programs (Nelson and Graham 2010, 3).