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People

Total Population 759
Male Share of the Population 46.2%
Female Share of the Population 53.8%
Senior Citizens 12.5%
Employed Population 16+ 343
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 39.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.2%
Median Earnings25+ $23,417
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $18,125
Median Earnings With High School Degree $17,500

Wealth

Median Family Income $43,611
% Above Poverty Level 74.3%
% Below Poverty Level 25.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.6%
% Using Public Transportation 1.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 21.3%
Median Gross Rent $850
Median House Value $86,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 63.4%
US/American 0%
English 6.6%
Irish 2.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Candor Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 47 miles E of Concord, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 62 miles E of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Montgomery
Standard Zip Codes 27229
Phone Area Codes 910
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.295
Longitude -79.745

Candor Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station JACKSON SPRINGS 5 WNW
Distance 5.5 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 50 F
Apr Temp 48 to 72 F
Jul Temp 69 to 89 F
Oct Temp 50 to 72 F
Annual Precip 47.9 inches
Station ALBEMARLE
Distance 26.6 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 51 F
Apr Temp 44 to 72 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 48.7 inches
Station SILER CITY 2 N
Distance 36.2 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 49 F
Apr Temp 46 to 71 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 71 F
Annual Precip 48.2 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Candor, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Canden (27229)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Biscoe 1,874 $38,281
Foxfire 1,344 $78,250
Pinehurst 15,313 $90,071
Robbins 1,201 $33,125
Star 870 $50,156
Troy 3,446 $36,579

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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