Troutman, situated in Iredell County, is a small town made up of 2.1 square miles.
November 2, 2017
The area that would become Troutman was settled in the 1700s, but the town was not officially founded until 1905.
The median resident age in Troutman is 37 years. The median estimated household income is about $52,000 making it about $4,000 more than the North Carolina average. The estimated per capita is about $25,000. The average price for a home in Troutman is about $160,000 (2015), which is roughly equal to the state average. Expect to pay about $700 a month for rent.
The racial makeup of Troutman is 67% White, 20% Black, 4% Two or more races, and 9% other. 89% of the population are high school graduates, with 22% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher. 50% are married, 12% are divorced, 1% are separated, 7% are widowed, leaving 30% that have never been married.
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Troutman 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.
The population of Troutman, NC is about 2,600. The population has been steadily increasing since the town was founded.
The elevation of Troutman, NC is 937 feet above sea level.
The zip code for Troutman, NC is 28166.
The area code for Troutman, NC is 704.
Historically speaking Troutman 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%.
The unemployment rate for Troutman is about 5% (2015), making it higher than the state average. Retail, manufacturing, and construction make nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.
The Statesville Record and Landmark is the primary newspaper that covers the Iredell County area.