Stoneville, situated in Rockingham County, is a small town made up of 1.2 square miles.
October 18, 2017
Stoneville was settled in the early 1800s and was developed steadily into the late 1820s. The town was incorporated in 1877. In 1998, two people were killed during a tornado outbreak in Stoneville.
The median resident age in Stoneville is 42 years. The median estimated household income is about $38,000 making it about $10,000 less than the North Carolina average. The estimated per capita is about $19,000. The average price for a home in Stoneville is about $81,000 (2015) which is $79,000 less than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $650 a month for rent.
The racial makeup of Stoneville is 77% White, 16% Black, 2% Two or more races, and 5% other. 81% of the population are high school graduates, with 14% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher. 56% are married, 14% are divorced, 2% are separated, 6% are widowed, leaving 22% that have never been married.
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Stoneville belongs to Rockingham County in the northern part of North Carolina. The County, which during the Civil War produced rifles for the Confederate army, is a part of the Greensboro-High Point, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area and the Greensboro-Winston-Salem-High Point, NC Combined Statistical Area, has a population of 93,650, while its county seat, Wentworth, has a population of 2,800. The county's largest city, Eden, has a population of 15,500.
Rockingham County borders Stokes, Caswell, Pittsylvania (VA), Guilford, Forsyth, and Henry (VA) counties.
Rockingham County is made up of 573 square miles. 566 of which is land with the remaining 7 as water.
The population of Stoneville, NC is about 1,050. The population has been increasing since 2000.
The elevation of Stoneville, NC is 830 feet above sea level.
The zip code for Stoneville, NC is 27048.
The area code for Stoneville, NC is 336.
Historically speaking Stoneville and Rockingham 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, 59% of the population are religiously unafiliated (Nones). About 49% are Protestants with Catholics making up around 2%.
The unemployment rate for Stoneville is about 6% (2015), making it higher than the state average of around 5%. Manufacturing, construction, and transportation make nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.
The Rockingham Update is the primary newspaper that covers the Rockingham County area.