Demographics

People

Total Population3,351
Male Share of the Population47.9%
Female Share of the Population52.1%
Senior Citizens19.7%
Employed Population 16+1,634
Age of the Population46

Families

% of people married53.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher34.2%
Median Earnings25+$42,134
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$31,745
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,681

Wealth

Median Family Income$69,911
% Above Poverty Level88.7%
% Below Poverty Level11.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time31 minutes
% Working from Home6.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.4%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone27.5%
Median Gross Rent$849
Median House Value$164,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)21.4%
German17.8%
English10.8%
Irish7.4%
Italian5.9%
Polish2.5%
Scottish2.4%
Dutch1.3%
French Except Basque1%
Welsh0.4%
Bulgarian0.3%
Russian0.2%
Greek0.2%
Arab0.2%
Jordanian0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Ukrainian0.1%
Serbian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
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Locust Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyStanly County
Standard Zip Codes28097
Phone Area Codes7,04,980
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude35.25
Approximate Longitude-80.43

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)

StationCONCORD
Distance14.7 miles
Jan Temp28 to 51 F
Apr Temp46 to 73 F
Jul Temp68 to 90 F
Oct Temp47 to 73 F
Annual Precip47.3 inches
StationALBEMARLE
Distance16 miles
Jan Temp28 to 51 F
Apr Temp44 to 72 F
Jul Temp68 to 89 F
Oct Temp47 to 72 F
Annual Precip48.7 inches
StationMONROE 4 SE
Distance20.7 miles
Jan Temp31 to 52 F
Apr Temp47 to 74 F
Jul Temp68 to 90 F
Oct Temp48 to 73 F
Annual Precip48.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Concord89,729$79,183
Harrisburg15,269$115,340
Mount Pleasant1,904$70,417
New London683$87,188
Oakboro1,872$66,875
Stanfield1,498$77,794

Locust Public Schools

Locust Elementary
103 School Rd
ZIP: 28097
(704) 961-5500
Primary
Total Enrollment 434
West Stanly Middle School
339 Running Creek Church Rd
ZIP: 28097
(704) 961-3600
Middle
Total Enrollment 732

Locust Private Schools

Carolina Christian School
406 Renee Ford Rd
ZIP: 28097
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 159
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