Candor, North Carolina

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Candor, North Carolina

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High Points

Candor strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in North Carolina):

Category Trophy
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Candor Racial Diversity
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Candor Low Violent Crime
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 8% Candor Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Candor, North Carolina

Comparing Candor to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in North Carolina (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 10 10
Male Share of the Population 9 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Senior Citizens 8 8
Age of the Population 7 7
Well-Paid Single Men 7 7
Female Share of the Population 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 10
Portion of People Married 7 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 6 5
Median Family Income 6 6
People Above Poverty 4 6
People in Middle Class or Better 4 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 10
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3
Working at Home 3 3
Public Transportation Use 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 6
Housing Recently Built 5 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 4
People Living Alone 4 3
Affordability of Rents 3 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 3 7

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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

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
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
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
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Candor Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 825 100%
Male 415 50.3%
Female 410 49.7%
Under 18 193 23.4%
18+ 632 76.6%
65+ 163 19.8%
Median Age 39.6
Average Family Size 3.21
White 652 79%
African-American 72 8.7%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 61 7.4%
Mixed Race 35 4.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 223 27%

Estimated Candor Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 829
Growth 4
Growth % 0.5%

Candor 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
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 53.6%
US/American 19.8%
Scotch-Irish 7%
Scottish 4%
English 3.8%
German 3%
European 2.6%
Irish 1.9%
Celtic 1.6%
Dutch 0.9%
Brazilian 0.5%
Portuguese 0.3%
African 0.3%
Danish 0.3%
French (except Basque) 0.2%
Greek 0.2%
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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 Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Candor 825 $42,000
Biscoe 1,700 $37,500
Foxfire 474 $60,625
Pinehurst 9,706 $67,353
Robbins 1,195 $33,523
Star 807 $32,083
Troy 3,430 $33,984
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