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People

Total Population 2,997
Male Share of the Population 52.1%
Female Share of the Population 47.9%
Senior Citizens 16.7%
Employed Population 16+ 1,347
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 58.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.4%
Median Earnings25+ $40,521
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $17,500
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,203

Wealth

Median Family Income $69,592
% Above Poverty Level 88.2%
% Below Poverty Level 11.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 6.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 20.9%
Median Gross Rent $824
Median House Value $161,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 21.9%
US/American 0%
English 15.6%
Irish 13.7%

Locust Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 13 miles SE of Concord, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 23 miles E of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Stanly
Standard Zip Codes 28097
Phone Area Codes 704
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.259
Longitude -80.425

Locust 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 CONCORD
Distance 14.7 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 51 F
Apr Temp 46 to 73 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 73 F
Annual Precip 47.3 inches
Station ALBEMARLE
Distance 16 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 MONROE 4 SE
Distance 20.7 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 52 F
Apr Temp 47 to 74 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 48 to 73 F
Annual Precip 48.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Western Hills (28097)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Concord 82,266 $64,487
Harrisburg 13,549 $84,937
Mount Pleasant 1,864 $67,639
New London 546 $51,750
Oakboro 1,885 $67,177
Stanfield 1,732 $69,142
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