Stony Point, North Carolina

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Stony Point, North Carolina
Census-designated place
Location of Stony Point, North Carolina
Location of Stony Point, North Carolina
Coordinates: 35°51′54″N 81°3′2″W / 35.86500°N 81.05056°W / 35.86500; -81.05056Coordinates: 35°51′54″N 81°3′2″W / 35.86500°N 81.05056°W / 35.86500; -81.05056
Country United States
State North Carolina
Counties Alexander, Iredell
Area
 • Total 3.0 sq mi (7.7 km2)
 • Land 3.0 sq mi (7.7 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,099 ft (335 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,317
 • Density 442/sq mi (170.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 28678
Area code(s) 704
FIPS code 37-65260[1]
GNIS feature ID 0995579[2]

Stony Point is a census-designated place (CDP) in Alexander and Iredell counties in the U.S. state of North Carolina. The population was 1,317 at the 2010 census.[3] It is part of the HickoryLenoirMorganton Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

Stony Point is located at 35°51′54″N 81°3′2″W / 35.86500°N 81.05056°W / 35.86500; -81.05056 (35.864903, -81.050509).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.0 square miles (7.7 km2), of which 0.0077 square miles (0.02 km2), or 0.30%, is water.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,380 people, 552 households, and 399 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 462.5 people per square mile (178.8/km²). There were 601 housing units at an average density of 201.4 per square mile (77.9/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 92.03% White, 3.77% African American, 0.72% Native American, 2.03% from other races, and 1.45% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.19% of the population.

There were 552 households out of which 30.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.2% were married couples living together, 12.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.7% were non-families. 23.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 2.92.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 24.9% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 29.2% from 25 to 44, 25.9% from 45 to 64, and 12.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 92.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.4 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $42,305, and the median income for a family was $48,221. Males had a median income of $26,635 versus $20,774 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $17,303. About 11.0% of families and 15.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 28.2% of those under age 18 and 29.1% of those age 65 or over.

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References[edit]

  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. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Stony Point CDP, North Carolina". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved July 2, 2013. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.