Hemby Bridge, situated in Union County, is a small town made up of 1.4 square miles.
July 12, 2017
The median resident age in Hemby Bridge is 44 years. The median estimated household income is about $53,000 making it about $5,000 more than the North Carolina average. The estimated per capita is about $26,000. The average price for a home in Hemby Bridge is about $156,000 (2015) which is $4,000 less than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $800 a month for rent.
The racial makeup of Hemby Bridge is 86% White, 7% Black, 1% Two or more races, and 6% other. 83% of the population are high school graduates, with 13% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher. 59% are married, 10% are divorced, 1% are separated, 4% are widowed, leaving 26% that have never been married.
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Hemby Bridge belongs to Union County in the Southern part of North Carolina. The County, which was home to the Kissing Case during the Civil Rights Movement in 1958, is a part of the Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area, has a population of 201,300. The county's largest city and county seat, Monroe, has a population of 32,800.
Union County borders Cabarrus, Stanly, Anson, Mecklenburg, Lancaster (SC), and Chesterfield (SC) counties.
Union County is made up of 640 square miles. 632 of which is land with the remaining 8 as water.
The population of Hemby Bridge, NC is about 1,520. The population has been steadily increasing since its founding.
The elevation of Hemby Bridge, NC is 663 feet above sea level.
The zip code for Hemby Bridge, NC is 28079.
The area code for Hemby Bridge, NC is 704.
Historically speaking Hemby Bridge and Union County have voted mostly Republican, with 65% going to Mitt Romney during the 2012 Presidential Election. This represents the trend for the previous four or five elections.
As of 2010, 49% of the population are religiously unafiliated (Nones). About 41% are Protestants with Catholics and Other making up around 10%.
The unemployment rate for Hemby Bridge is about 5% (2015), making it equal to the state average of around 5%. Production, maintenance, and construction make nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.