Wesley Chapel, North Carolina

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Wesley Chapel, North Carolina

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Wesley Chapel Median Family Income
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Wesley Chapel People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Wesley Chapel Low Rate of Poverty
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Wesley Chapel College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Wesley Chapel, North Carolina

Comparing Wesley Chapel 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 10 10
Racial Diversity 7 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 5
Age of the Population 5 4
Well-Paid Single Men 2 2
Female Share of the Population 1 1
Senior Citizens 1 1


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


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 9
Working at Home 7 8
Short Commute Times 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1
People Living Alone 1 1
Affordability of Rents 1 1

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Wesley Chapel Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 18 miles SE of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Union
Metro Area Charlotte - Gastonia - Rock Hill
Standard Zip Codes 28104
Phone Area Codes 704
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.006
Longitude -80.674

Wesley Chapel Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station MONROE 4 SE
Distance 10.3 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
Distance 31.6 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 50 F
Apr Temp 47 to 72 F
Jul Temp 69 to 89 F
Oct Temp 48 to 72 F
Annual Precip 44.8 inches
Station KERSHAW 2 SW
Distance 34.2 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 53 F
Apr Temp 46 to 74 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 48 to 74 F
Annual Precip 47.9 inches
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Wesley Chapel Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,549 100%
Male 1,301 51%
Female 1,248 49%
Under 18 743 29.1%
18+ 1,806 70.9%
65+ 170 6.7%
Median Age 36.9
Average Family Size 3.14
White 2,473 97%
African-American 36 1.4%
Asian 8 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.1%
Other 9 0.4%
Mixed Race 19 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 48 1.9%

Estimated Wesley Chapel Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,378
Growth 829
Growth % 32.5%

Wesley Chapel 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 19%
German 15.2%
English 9.3%
Irish 9.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.3%
Scotch-Irish 7.5%
Italian 6.7%
Swedish 3.7%
French (except Basque) 3.5%
French Canadian 3.2%
Canadian 3.1%
Scottish 2.3%
African 2.1%
Swiss 1.2%
European 1.2%
Russian 1.1%
Norwegian 0.9%
British 0.9%
Polish 0.4%
Dutch 0.4%
Welsh 0.3%
Czech 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Wesley Chapel 2,549 $73,000
Indian Trail 11,905 $55,689
Mineral Springs 1,370 $44,531
Monroe 26,228 $44,953
Stallings 3,189 $54,526
Waxhaw 2,625 $58,750
Weddington 6,696 $102,120
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