Mineral Springs, NC

Mineral Springs, situated in Union County, is a town made up of 7.6 square miles.

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Mineral Springs actually lost its charter back in the 1700s, and later received incorporation once more in 1999.


The median resident age in Mineral Springs is 53 years. The median estimated household income is about $60,000 making it about $12,000 more than the North Carolina average. The estimated per capita is about $27,000. The average price for a home in Mineral Springs is about $186,000 (2015) which is $26,000 less than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $1,000 a month for rent.

The racial makeup of Mineral Springs is 79% White, 14% Black, 1% Two or more races, and 6% other. 88% of the population are high school graduates, with 16% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher. 53% are married, 9% are divorced, 2% are separated, 3% are widowed, leaving 33% that have never been married.

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Union County

Mineral Springs 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 Mineral Springs, NC is about 2,600. The population has been steadily increasing since its founding.


The elevation of Mineral Springs, NC is 640 feet above sea level.

Zip Code

The zip code for Mineral Springs, NC is 28108.

Area Code

The area code for Mineral Springs, NC is 704.

Politics and Religion

Historically speaking Mineral Springs 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 Mineral Springs is about 5% (2015), making it equal to the state average of around 5%. Construction, retail, manufacturing make nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.

Newspaper & Obituaries

Union County Weekly and The Charlotte Observer are the primary newspapers that cover the Union County area.