Harmony, North Carolina

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Harmony, North Carolina
Location of Harmony, North Carolina
Location of Harmony, North Carolina
Coordinates: 35°57′42″N 80°46′26″W / 35.96167°N 80.77389°W / 35.96167; -80.77389Coordinates: 35°57′42″N 80°46′26″W / 35.96167°N 80.77389°W / 35.96167; -80.77389
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Iredell
 • Total 1.4 sq mi (3.6 km2)
 • Land 1.4 sq mi (3.6 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,020 ft (311 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 533
 • Density 380.7/sq mi (146.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 28634
Area code(s) 704
FIPS code 37-29640[1]
GNIS feature ID 0986417[2]

Harmony is a town in Iredell County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 533 at the 2010 census. The town is located in northeastern Iredell County and lies in the eastern portion of the North Carolina High Country.


Damascus Baptist Church Arbor, Gaither House, Holland-Summers House, Morrison-Campbell House, and Snow Creek Methodist Church and Burying Ground are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[3]


Harmony is located at 35°57′42″N 80°46′26″W / 35.96167°N 80.77389°W / 35.96167; -80.77389 (35.961588, -80.773947).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.4 square miles (3.6 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2010, there were 533 people, 206 households, and 150 families residing in the town. The population density was 380.7 people per square mile (147.2/km²). There were 223 housing units at an average density of 161.3 per square mile (62.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 91.44% White, 5.89% African American, 1.90% Native American, 0.38% from other races, and 0.38% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.47% of the population.

There were 206 households out of which 32.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.8% were married couples living together, 13.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.7% were non-families. 24.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.03.

In the town the population was spread out with 25.1% under the age of 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 30.4% from 25 to 44, 23.4% from 45 to 64, and 12.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 94.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $30,972, and the median income for a family was $41,042. Males had a median income of $30,139 versus $22,708 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,591. About 6.5% of families and 10.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.8% of those under age 18 and 5.9% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.