Stanfield, situated in Stanly County, is a small town made up of 4.5 square miles.
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The town was established as a way point along the railroad between Charlotte and Raleigh in 1912.
The median resident age in Stanfield is 38 years. The median estimated household income is about $59,000 making it about $11,000 more than the North Carolina average. The estimated per capita is about $24,000. The average price for a home in Stanfield is about $150,000 (2015) which is $10,000 less than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $900 a month for rent.
The racial makeup of Stanfield is 93% White, 5% Hispanic, 1% Two or more races, and 1% other. 81% of the population are high school graduates, with 15% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher. 59% are married, 6% are divorced, 5% are separated, 4% are widowed, leaving 26% that have never been married.
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Stanfield belongs to Stanly County in the center part of North Carolina. The County, named after John Stanly, is part of the Ablemarle, NC Micropolitan Statistical Area. Stanly County has a population of 60,000 and its largest city Ablemarle, with a population of 16,000, is the county seat.
The area which is now Stanly County used to home to tribes of Mound Builders and hunter-gatherers whose relics have dated to 10,000 years ago. In the mid 1800's a large amount of European settlers arrived; some seeking religious freedom. The County was formed from part of Montgomery County in 1841.
Stanly County borders Rowan, Montgomery, Davidson, Anson, Union, and Cabarrus Counties.
Stanly County is made up of 405 square miles. 395 of which is land with the remaining 10 as water.
The population of Stanfield, NC is about 1,480. The population has been steadily increasing since the 1970's.
The elevation of Stanfield, NC is 628 feet above sea level.
The zip code for Stanfield, NC is 28163.
The area code for Stanfield, NC is 704.
Historically speaking Stanfield and Stanly County have voted mostly Republican, with 70% going to Mitt Romney during the 2012 Presidential Election. This represents the trend for the previous four or five elections.
As of 2010, 33% of the population are religiously unafiliated (Nones). About 66% are Protestants with Catholics making up around 1%.
The unemployment rate for Stanfield is about 5% (2015), making it equal to the state average. Manufacturing, construction, retail, and public administration make nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.