Jonesville, NC

Jonesville, situated in Yadkin County, is a town made up of 1.9 square miles.

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Jonesville was founded as Allen's Settlement before the name was changed to Martinsborough upon its incorporation in 1811.  

In 1912, 3 people were killed at Jonesville High School when the auditorium floor collapsed while in attendance for a Christmas concert.  

Demographics

The median resident age in Jonesville is 37 years. The median estimated household income is about $22,000 making it about $26,000 less than the North Carolina average.  

The estimated per capita is about $13,000. The average price for a home in Jonesville is about $102,000 (2015) which is $58,000 less than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $400 a month for rent. 

The racial makeup of Jonesville is 79% White, 11% Black, 3% Two or more races, and 7% other. 69% of the population are high school graduates, with 7% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher.  

47% are married, 15% are divorced, 3% are separated, 8% are widowed, leaving 27% that have never been married.

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Yadkin County

Jonesville belongs to Yadkin County in the northern part of North Carolina. The County, named after the Yadkin River, is part of the Winston-Salem, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area. Yadkin County has a population of 38,000 and its largest city Yadkinville, with a population of 3,000, is the county seat.

In 1850, the county was formed from part of Surry County.

Yadkin County borders Surry, Forsyth, Iredell, Davie, and Wilkes counties.

Yadkin County is made up of 338 square miles. 335 of which is land with the remaining 3 as water.

Population

The population of Jonesville, NC is about 2,200. The population has been steadily increasing, with some fluctuation, since its founding.

Elevation

The elevation of Jonesville, NC is 945 feet above sea level.

Zip Code

The zip code for Jonesville, NC is 28642.

Area Code

The area code for Jonesville, NC is 336.

Politics and Religion

Historically speaking Jonesville and Yadkin County have voted mostly Republican, with 75% going to Mitt Romney during the 2012 Presidential Election. This represents the trend for the previous four or five elections.

As of 2010, 42% of the population are religiously unafiliated (Nones). About 57% are Protestants with Catholics making up around 1%.

Economy

The unemployment rate for Jonesville is about 5% (2015), making it equal to the state average of around 5%.

Construction, production, and material moving make nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.

Newspaper & Obituaries

The Elkin Tribune and The Yadkin Ripple are the primary newspapers that cover the Yadkin County area.


 

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