Faith, North Carolina

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 17% Faith Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 18% Faith People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Faith, North Carolina

Comparing Faith 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
Male Share of the Population 8 9
Well-Paid Single Men 8 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 8
Well-Paid Single Women 7 6
Senior Citizens 5 5
Age of the Population 5 5
Racial Diversity 4 1
Female Share of the Population 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 9
Average Household Size 6 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 8 9
People Above Poverty 8 9
Median Family Income 8 8
College Educated Adults 6 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 7
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1
Working at Home 1 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1


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

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Faith Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 14 miles NE of Concord, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 32 miles NE of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Rowan
Metro Area Charlotte - Gastonia - Rock Hill
P.O. Box Zip Codes 28041
Phone Area Codes 704
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.586
Longitude -80.463

Faith Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.8 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 51 F
Apr Temp 46 to 73 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 42.8 inches
Distance 11.6 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 48 F
Apr Temp 44 to 70 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 71 F
Annual Precip 43.3 inches
Distance 19.7 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
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Faith Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 695 100%
Male 345 49.6%
Female 350 50.4%
Under 18 163 23.5%
18+ 532 76.5%
65+ 107 15.4%
Median Age 37.2
Average Family Size 2.88
White 666 95.8%
African-American 22 3.2%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 6 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.1%

Estimated Faith Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 702
Growth 7
Growth % 1%

Faith 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
German 43.2%
US/American 30.4%
English 4.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.9%
Irish 4.3%
Scotch-Irish 3.2%
Polish 3%
French (except Basque) 1.6%
Icelander 1%
Russian 0.8%
Lebanese 0.8%
Welsh 0.6%
Italian 0.6%
European 0.4%
Dutch 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Faith 695 $47,969
China Grove 3,616 $40,402
East Spencer 1,755 $22,222
Granite Quarry 2,175 $48,750
Rockwell 1,971 $47,935
Salisbury 26,462 $41,108
Spencer 3,355 $43,702
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