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Demographics

People

Total Population3,036
Male Share of the Population48.8%
Female Share of the Population51.2%
Senior Citizens18%
Employed Population 16+1,359
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married54.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher18%
Median Earnings25+$35,701
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$30,625
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,000

Wealth

Median Family Income$70,125
% Above Poverty Level87.8%
% Below Poverty Level12.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time32 minutes
% Working from Home8.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone23.8%
Median Gross Rent$846
Median House Value$154,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)22.4%
German16.3%
Irish14.2%
English11%
Italian6.2%
Scottish2.6%
Polish1.4%
French Except Basque1.2%
Dutch0.7%
Welsh0.4%
West Indian0.4%
Norwegian0.3%
Slovak0.2%
Jordanian0.2%
Arab0.2%
Russian0.2%
Bulgarian0.2%
Romanian0.1%
Serbian0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
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Locust Almanac

CategoryValue
County Stanly County
Standard Zip Codes28097
Phone Area Codes704,980
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
Concord85,753$70,641
Harrisburg14,500$95,958
Mount Pleasant2,133$74,609
New London593$70,625
Oakboro1,958$68,878
Stanfield1,597$67,188

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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