Overview

Introduction to Statesville, North Carolina

Statesville, North Carolina, in Iredell county, is 31 miles NW of Concord, North Carolina (center to center) and 38 miles N of Charlotte, North Carolina.

Statesville History

German Lutherans and Scots-Irish Presbyterians came from Pennsylvania in 1753 and settled in this area. They settled down in this area because of the fertile land and abundant availability of game and water. They called their settlement Fourth Creek Congregation, a reference to a local fresh water stream. The area was chosen as the county seat for Iredell County in 1789 and was renamed Statesville.

Statesville and nearby Attractions

  • Iredell Museum of Arts and Heritage
  • Fort Dobbs State Historic Site
  • Bill Elliott Museum
  • Daveste' Vineyards
  • Allison Woods
  • North Carolina Fresco Trail

Things To Do In Statesville

Statesville has something for everyone. The downtown area offers excellent retail establishments for shopping. The city has preserved its history well which one can see by visiting the nearby five historic districts. The Congregation Emanuel is historically significant as it is among the few synagogue buildings from the 19th century still found in the United States. Statesville hosts a number of nationally known festivals which attract people from across the state. Golf lovers can enjoy the game on the neighborhood golf courses.

Statesville Transportation

Flights can be availed from Charlotte/Douglas International Airport.

Statesville Higher Education

Mitchell Community College offers higher education in the city. Other such institutes in the neighborhood are Rowan-Cabarrus Community College and Catawba Valley Community College.

Demographics

People

Total Population26,263
Male Share of the Population47.7%
Female Share of the Population52.3%
Senior Citizens14.8%
Employed Population 16+12,022
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married39.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher21.7%
Median Earnings25+$30,687
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,815
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,792

Wealth

Median Family Income$51,500
% Above Poverty Level79.4%
% Below Poverty Level20.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.8%
% Using Public Transportation0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone30.9%
Median Gross Rent$739
Median House Value$146,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)46.7%
English6.5%
Irish5.7%
Scottish2.4%
Italian2.1%
African1.7%
West Indian1.2%
French Except Basque1.1%
Dutch1.1%
Polish0.8%
Arab0.7%
Russian0.7%
Jamaican0.6%
Haitian0.5%
Lebanese0.5%
Canadian0.3%
Australian0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Moroccan0.2%
Swedish0.1%
Welsh0.1%
Liberian0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Albanian0.1%
German0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Greek0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Ghanaian0.1%
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Statesville Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyIredell County
Standard Zip Codes28625, 28677
P.O. Box Zip Codes28687
Phone Area Codes9,80,704, 980
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude35.87
Approximate Longitude-80.89

Statesville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationSTATESVILLE 2 NNE
Distance2.4 miles
Jan Temp27 to 50 F
Apr Temp43 to 73 F
Jul Temp66 to 89 F
Oct Temp45 to 72 F
Annual Precip45.9 inches
StationSALISBURY 9 WNW
Distance16.2 miles
Jan Temp26 to 48 F
Apr Temp44 to 70 F
Jul Temp67 to 88 F
Oct Temp44 to 71 F
Annual Precip43.3 inches
StationHICKORY RGNL AP
Distance28 miles
Jan Temp29 to 49 F
Apr Temp46 to 70 F
Jul Temp68 to 88 F
Oct Temp48 to 71 F
Annual Precip48.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Catawba512$43,646
Claremont1,609$75,500
Cleveland1,163$67,273
Harmony592$49,583
Mooresville37,165$79,951
Troutman2,634$55,795

Statesville Public Libraries

Iredell County Library
201 N TRADD ST
Statesville, North Carolina
(704) 878-3092

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Statesville Hospitals

Davis Regional Medical Center
(Proprietary)
218 Old Mocksville Road
(704) 873-0281
Iredell Memorial Hospital, Incorporated
(Non-profit)
557 Brookdale Drive
(704) 878-4500

Statesville Public Schools

Central Elementary
4083 Wilkesboro Hwy
ZIP: 28625
(704) 876-0746
Primary
Total Enrollment 348
Cloverleaf Elementary
300 James Farm Rd
ZIP: 28625
(704) 978-2111
Primary
Total Enrollment 699
East Iredell Elementary
400 E Elementary Rd
ZIP: 28625
(704) 872-9541
Primary
Total Enrollment 851
East Iredell Middle
590 Chestnut Grove Road
ZIP: 28625
(704) 872-4666
Middle
Total Enrollment 516
Monticello School
435 Monticello Road
ZIP: 28625
(704) 872-5297
Other
Total Enrollment 89
Scotts Elementary
4743 Taylorsville Hwy
ZIP: 28625
(704) 585-6526
Primary
Total Enrollment 412
American Renaissance School
132 East Broad Street
ZIP: 28677
(704) 924-8870
Primary
Total Enrollment 536
Celeste Henkel Elementary
1503 Old Mountain Road
ZIP: 28677
(704) 873-7333
Primary
Total Enrollment 584
Collaborative College For Technology
500 West Broad Street
ZIP: 28677
(704) 978-5450
High
Total Enrollment 240
N B Mills Elementary
1410 Pearl St
ZIP: 28677
(704) 873-8498
Primary
Total Enrollment 493
Northview School
625 Carolina Ave N
ZIP: 28677
(704) 873-7354
Middle
Total Enrollment 425
Pressly School
222 Knox St
ZIP: 28677
(704) 872-7606
Other
Total Enrollment 56
Sharon Elementary
880 Sharon Sch Rd
ZIP: 28677
(704) 872-3401
Primary
Total Enrollment 285
South Iredell High
299 Old Mountain Rd
ZIP: 28677
(704) 528-4536
High
Total Enrollment 1505
Statesville High
474 N Center St
ZIP: 28677
(704) 873-3491
High
Total Enrollment 1029
Statesville Middle
321 Clegg St
ZIP: 28677
(704) 872-2135
Middle
Total Enrollment 454
Success Institute Charter
1424-2 Rickert Street
ZIP: 28677
(704) 881-0441
Primary
Total Enrollment 95
Third Creek Elementary
361 East Barkley Road
ZIP: 28677
(704) 873-3002
Primary
Total Enrollment 540
Visual And Performing Arts Center
474 N Center St
ZIP: 28677
(704) 873-3491
High
Total Enrollment 289
West Iredell High
213 Warrior Dr
ZIP: 28677
(704) 873-2181
High
Total Enrollment 918
West Iredell Middle
303 Watermelon Rd
ZIP: 28677
(704) 873-2887
Middle
Total Enrollment 716

Statesville Private Schools

Cornerstone Christian Academy
650 Glover St
ZIP: 28625
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 55
Eagles Refuge Academy
109 Eagles Refuge Dr
ZIP: 28625
Secondary
Total Enrollment 1
Statesville Christian School
1210 Museum Rd
ZIP: 28625
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 246
Academy Of Excellence
612 S Race St
ZIP: 28677
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 20
Southview Christian School
625 Wallace Springs Rd
ZIP: 28677
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 102
Statesville Montessori School
1012 Harmony Dr
ZIP: 28677
Elementary
Total Enrollment 125
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