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People

Total Population 3,372
Male Share of the Population 70.8%
Female Share of the Population 29.2%
Senior Citizens 6.3%
Employed Population 16+ 629
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 21.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 2.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $31,618
% Above Poverty Level 72.5%
% Below Poverty Level 27.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 32 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 28.3%
Median Gross Rent $656
Median House Value $60,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 70.4%
US/American 0%
English 4.2%
Irish 5.5%

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

Polkton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 35 miles SE of Concord, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 39 miles E of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Anson
Standard Zip Codes 28135
Phone Area Codes 704
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.007
Longitude -80.201

Polkton 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 WADESBORO
Distance 7.2 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 52 F
Apr Temp 49 to 73 F
Jul Temp 70 to 90 F
Oct Temp 50 to 74 F
Annual Precip 47.7 inches
Station MONROE 4 SE
Distance 17.2 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
Station ALBEMARLE
Distance 27.2 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ansonville 720 $30,938
Lilesville 464 $47,763
Marshville 2,538 $45,919
Peachland 396 $43,571
Wadesboro 5,664 $32,800

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

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