Ansonville, NC

Ansonville, situated in Anson County, is a small town made up of 1.5 square miles.

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Ansonville NC is located the lower central part of the state of North Carolina in Anson County. It is situated east of Charlotte. The town entails a population of about 600 people living on 1.5 square miles of land at 331 feet in elevation.
The town's name derives from British Admiral and Lord George Anson.

Demographics

The median resident age in Ansonville is 53 years. The median estimated household income is about $32,000 making it about $18,000 less than the North Carolina average. The estimated per capita is about $14,000. The average price for a home in Ansonville is about $69,000 (2016) which is $96,000 less than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $840 a month for rent.

The racial makeup of Ansonville is 69% Black, 27% White, and 4% other. 81% of the population are high school graduates, with 7% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher. 22% are married, 17% are divorced, 11% are widowed, 3% are separated, leaving 47% that have never been married.

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Anson County

Ansonville belongs to Anson County in the south-central part of North Carolina. Anson County has a population of 27,000 and its largest city Wadesboro, with a population of 5,800, is the county seat.

In 1750, the county was formed from part of Bladen County. Anson County was named after George Anson (Baron Anson). He was a British admiral who sailed all the way around the world from 1740 to 1744, and was the First Lord of the Admiralty.

Reductions of the size of the county began in 1753 with the northern part taken to form Rowan County. The western part of Anson County was used to make Mecklenburg County in 1762. In 1779, another piece of the northern part of Anson county was used to form Montgomery County. The last reduction of the county was in 1842, and it was the western part of Anson County that was used to establish Union County.

Anson County borders Stanly, Richmond, Marlboro (South Carolina), Chesterfield (South Carolina), and Union counties.

Anson County is made up of 537 square miles. 531 of which is land with the remaining 6 as water.

Population

The population of Ansonville, NC is about 600. The population has seen an overall decrease since it peaked in the 1980s.

Elevation

The elevation of Ansonville, NC is 331 feet above sea level.

Zip Code

The zip code for Ansonville, NC is 28007.

Area Code

The area code for Ansonville, NC is 704.

Politics and Religion

Historically speaking Ansonville and Anson County have voted mostly Democrat, with 56% going to Hillary Clinton during the 2016 Presidential Election. This represents the trend for the previous four or five elections.

As of 2010, 48% of the population are religiously unafiliated (Nones). About 50% are Protestants, Catholics make up around 1%, and 1% other.

Economy

The unemployment rate for Ansonville is about 6% (2015), making it higher than the state average of around 5%. Production and material moving make nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.

Newspaper & Obituaries

The Anson Record and The Express Newspaper are the primary newspapers that cover the Anson County area.