Stanly County

Stanly County, North Carolina

201 S 2nd St
Albemarle, NC 28001
Phone: (704) 986-3600
Fax: (704) 983-3133

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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