Indian Trail, NC

Indian Trail, situated in Union County, is a town made up of 22.1 square miles.

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Indian Trail was founded in 1861, and was incorporated in 1907.  


The median resident age in Indian Trail is 35 years. The median estimated household income is about $72,000 making it about $24,000 less than the North Carolina average.  

The estimated per capita is about $29,000. The average price for a home in Indian Trail is about $188,000 (2015) which is $28,000 less than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $1,200 a month for rent. 

The racial makeup of Indian Trail is 73% White, 13% Black, 1% Two or more races, and 13% other. 93% of the population are high school graduates, with 35% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher.  

61% are married, 9% are divorced, 2% are separated, 3% are widowed, leaving 25% that have never been married.

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Union County

Indian Trail 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 Indian Trail, NC is about 33,500. The population has been significantly increasing since the 1980's.


The elevation of Indian Trail, NC is 715 feet above sea level.

Zip Code

The zip code for Indian Trail, NC is 28079.

Area Code

The area code for Indian Trail, NC is 704.

Politics and Religion

Historically speaking Indian Trail 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 Indian Trail is about 4% (2015), making it lower than the state average of around 5%.

Retail, construction and manufacturing make nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.

Newspaper & Obituaries

The Enquirer Journal and The Union County Weekly are the primary newspapers that cover the Union County area.


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