Stokesdale, situated in Guilford County, is a town made up of 19.5 square miles.
October 18, 2017
The town was founded in the mid-19th century. Stokesdale was incorporated in 1989.
The median resident age in Stokesdale is 39 years. The median estimated household income is about $85,000 making it about $37,000 more than the North Carolina average. The estimated per capita is about $41,000. The average price for a home in Stokesdale is about $200,000 (2015) which is $40,000 more than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $700 a month for rent.
The racial makeup of Stokesdale is 74% White, 12% Hispanic, 2% Two or more races, and 12% other. 93% of the population are high school graduates, with 38% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher. 61% are married, 6% are divorced, 3% are separated, 6% are widowed, leaving 24% that have never been married.
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Stokesdale belongs to Guilford County in the northern part of North Carolina. The county is named after Francis North, who's title was the Earl of Guilford. It was home of the Battle of Guilford Courthouse during the American Revolution.
It was also a stop for the Underground Railroad, and was home to the Greensboro Massacre in 1979. The county is part of the Greensboro-High Point, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area and the Greensboro-Winston-Salem-High Point, NC Combined Statistical Area. Guilford County has a population of 517,600, and its largest city Greensboro, which has a population of 285,300, is the county seat.
Guilford County borders Forsyth, Alamance, Rockingham, Davidson and Randolph counties.
Guilford County is made up of 658 square miles. 646 of which is land with the remaining 12 as water.
The population of Stokesdale, NC is about 5,000. The population has been steadily increasing since the 1990's.
The elevation of Stokesdale, NC is 945 feet above sea level.
The zip code for Stokesdale, NC is 27357.
The area code for Stokesdale, NC is 336.
Historically speaking Stokesdale and Guilford County have voted mostly Republican, with 60% going to Mitt Romney during the 2012 Presidential Election. This represents the trend for the previous four or five elections.
As of 2010, 51% of the population are religiously unafiliated (Nones). About 45% are Protestants with Catholics making up around 4%.
The unemployment rate for Stokesdale is about 6% (2015), making it higher than the state average of around 5%. Manufacturing, retail, and transportation make nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.