Stokesdale, North Carolina

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Stokesdale, North Carolina

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Stokesdale People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 12% Stokesdale Low Rate of Poverty
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Stokesdale Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Stokesdale College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Stokesdale, North Carolina

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


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
Median Family Income 9 9
College Educated Adults 9 8
People Above Poverty 9 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 7 8
Working at Home 7 8
Short Commute Times 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2
People Living Alone 2 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 1
Affordability of Rents 2 2

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Stokesdale Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles NW of Greensboro, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 81 miles NW of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Guilford
Metro Area Greensboro - - Winston - Salem - - High Point
Standard Zip Codes 27357
Phone Area Codes 336
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.236
Longitude -79.979

Stokesdale Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.6 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 47 F
Apr Temp 46 to 70 F
Jul Temp 68 to 88 F
Oct Temp 48 to 70 F
Annual Precip 43.1 inches
Station DANBURY 5 SE
Distance 14.7 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 48 F
Apr Temp 42 to 70 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 71 F
Annual Precip 48 inches
Distance 31.8 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 50 F
Apr Temp 45 to 72 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 46 to 73 F
Annual Precip 45 inches
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Stokesdale Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,267 100%
Male 1,616 49.5%
Female 1,651 50.5%
Under 18 856 26.2%
18+ 2,411 73.8%
65+ 433 13.3%
Median Age 37.5
Average Family Size 2.99
White 2,963 90.7%
African-American 227 6.9%
Asian 22 0.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 10 0.3%
Other 15 0.5%
Mixed Race 30 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 63 1.9%

Estimated Stokesdale Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,524
Growth 257
Growth % 7.9%

Stokesdale 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
US/American 21.2%
English 18.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.8%
German 13.3%
Irish 9.4%
Scotch-Irish 5.5%
Scottish 5.3%
African 3%
Italian 1.9%
European 1.3%
Dutch 1.2%
Greek 1.1%
Iranian 1.1%
French (except Basque) 0.9%
Jamaican 0.7%
Hungarian 0.5%
British 0.4%
Norwegian 0.4%
Lebanese 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Stokesdale 3,267 $58,185
Greensboro 223,891 $50,192
Kernersville 17,126 $52,266
Madison 2,262 $36,429
Oak Ridge 3,988 $82,070
Summerfield 7,018 $79,433
Walnut Cove 1,465 $41,250
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