Alamance, North Carolina

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Alamance Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 17 miles E of Greensboro, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 50 miles W of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Alamance
Metro Area Greensboro - - Winston - Salem - - High Point
P.O. Box Zip Codes 27201
Phone Area Codes 336
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.035
Longitude -79.486

Alamance Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 3 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 50 F
Apr Temp 45 to 72 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 46 to 73 F
Annual Precip 45 inches
Distance 24 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 49 F
Apr Temp 45 to 71 F
Jul Temp 66 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 71 F
Annual Precip 47.6 inches
Distance 26.3 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 47 F
Apr Temp 46 to 70 F
Jul Temp 68 to 88 F
Oct Temp 48 to 70 F
Annual Precip 43.1 inches
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Alamance Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 310 100%
Male 145 46.8%
Female 165 53.2%
Under 18 55 17.7%
18+ 255 82.3%
65+ 77 24.8%
Median Age 42.6
Average Family Size 2.65
White 301 97.1%
African-American 4 1.3%
Asian 1 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.6%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 2 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.3%

Estimated Alamance Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 321
Growth 11
Growth % 3.5%

Alamance Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 29.6%
English 24.9%
German 14.3%
Scotch-Irish 4.8%
European 3.7%
Irish 3.7%
Swedish 3.7%
French (except Basque) 3.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.2%
Norwegian 2.6%
Scottish 2.1%
Italian 2.1%
Polish 1.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Alamance 310 $52,500
Burlington 44,917 $45,441
Elon College 6,738 $64,091
Gibsonville 4,372 $51,164
Graham 12,833 $40,769
Swepsonville 922 $60,147
Whitsett 686 $48,750
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