Statesville, NC

Statesville, situated in Iredell County, is a city made up of 20.6 square miles.

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Statesville was settled in the early 1750s by settlers from Pennsylvania and was originally called Fourth Creek Congregation.  

Demographics

The median resident age in Statesville is 37 years. The median estimated household income is about $35,000 making it about $13,000 less than the North Carolina average.

The estimated per capita is about $21,000. The average price for a home in Statesville is about $134,000 (2015) which is $26,000 less than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $700 a month for rent.

The racial makeup of Statesville is 50% White, 36% Black, 2% Two or more races, and 12% other. 80% of the population are high school graduates, with 20% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher.

39% are married, 13% are divorced, 4% are separated, 8% are widowed, leaving 37% that have never been married.

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Iredell County

Statesville belongs to Iredell County in the central part of North Carolina. The county, named after James Iredell, is part of the Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Iredell County has a population of 160,000 and the city Statesville, with a population of 25,000, is the county seat.

Iredell County borders Davie, Rowan, Yadkin, Mecklenburg, Cabarrus, Catawba, Lincoln, Alexander, and Wilkes counties.

Iredell County is made up of 597 square miles. 574 of which is land with the remaining 23 as water.

Population

The population of Statesville, NC is about 25,000. The population has steadily increased until the 1980s and 1990s but has been on the upswing since 2000.

Elevation

The elevation of Statesville, NC is 919 feet above sea level.

Zip Code

The zip codes for Statesville, NC are 28625, 28677, and 28687.

Area Code

The area code for Statesville, NC is 704.

Politics and Religion

Historically speaking Statesville and Iredell 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 45% are Protestants with Catholics making up around 6%.

Economy

The unemployment rate for Statesville is about 7% (2015), making it higher than the state average of around 5%. Manufacturing, retail, and food services make nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.

Newspaper & Obituaries

The Mooresville Tribune and Statesville Record & Landmark are the primary newspapers that cover the Iredell County area.


 

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