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Overview

Introduction to Trinity, North Carolina

Trinity, North Carolina, in Randolph county, is 4 miles S of High Point, North Carolina (center to center) and 66 miles NE of Charlotte, North Carolina. The city, which is conveniently located inside the Greensboro - - Winston - Salem - - High Point metropolitan area, has an estimated 6,690 residents.

Trinity History

The City of Trinity was named for Trinity College, which was founded in this area in 1838. In 1892, the college moved to Durham and is now known as Duke University. Trinity was originally incorporated as a town in 1869, and was reincorporated as a city in 1997. On May 9, 1999, the "World's Longest Hot Wheels Track" was built in Trinity. The headquarters of Sealy Corporation was established in the city in 2003.

Trinity and Nearby Attractions

  • North Carolina Zoo
  • Museum of Old Domestic Life
  • Emerald Pointe Water Park
  • Guilford Courthouse National Military Park
  • Greensboro Arboretum
  • Pilot Mountain State Park

Things To Do In Trinity

The city of Trinity offers easy access to popular attractions such as the North Carolina Zoo, Emerald Pointe Water Park, and Greensboro Arboretum. Angela Peterson Doll and Miniature Museum, and the Furniture Discovery Center are some of the museums located near the city. Pilot Mountain State Park offers facilities for canoeing, rock climbing, fishing, and camping. The Historic Bethabara Park and Guilford Courthouse National Military Park are among other popular destinations.

Trinity Transportation

Piedmont Triad International Airport is the closest major airport.

Trinity Higher Education

High Point University, Winston - Salem State University, and Guilford Technical Community College are nearby.

Demographics

People

Total Population6,651
Male Share of the Population52.6%
Female Share of the Population47.4%
Senior Citizens16.8%
Employed Population 16+3,085
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married62.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher17.2%
Median Earnings25+$32,395
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$17,727
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,819

Wealth

Median Family Income$55,696
% Above Poverty Level89.5%
% Below Poverty Level10.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.6%
% Using Public Transportation0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone22.5%
Median Gross Rent$690
Median House Value$131,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)26.4%
English14.2%
German13.8%
Irish12.6%
Scottish4%
Dutch3.9%
Italian1.4%
Polish1%
Ukrainian0.4%
French Except Basque0.4%
Guyanese0.3%
Welsh0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Finnish0.2%
Canadian0.1%
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Trinity Almanac

CategoryValue
County Randolph County
Standard Zip Codes27370
Phone Area Codes336
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude35.88
Approximate Longitude-80.01

Trinity Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationHIGH POINT
Distance5.2 miles
Jan Temp30 to 50 F
Apr Temp47 to 72 F
Jul Temp67 to 89 F
Oct Temp48 to 72 F
Annual Precip46.1 inches
StationGREENSBORO RGNL AP
Distance14.4 miles
Jan Temp28 to 47 F
Apr Temp46 to 70 F
Jul Temp68 to 88 F
Oct Temp48 to 70 F
Annual Precip43.1 inches
StationBURLINGTON FIRE STN #5
Distance32.5 miles
Jan Temp28 to 50 F
Apr Temp45 to 72 F
Jul Temp68 to 91 F
Oct Temp46 to 73 F
Annual Precip45 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Archdale11,483$65,800
High Point108,982$52,229
Jamestown3,718$78,958
Pleasant Garden4,684$64,360
Randleman4,140$47,589
Thomasville27,178$41,095

Trinity Public Schools

Archdale-trinity Middle
5105 Archdale Road
ZIP: 27370
(336) 431-2589
Middle
Total Enrollment 830
Braxton Craven Middle
7037 Nc Highway 62
ZIP: 27370
(336) 431-4078
Middle
Total Enrollment 397
Hopewell Elementary
6294 Welborn Road
ZIP: 27370
(336) 861-2030
Primary
Total Enrollment 608
Trinity Elementary
5457 Braxton Craven Rd
ZIP: 27370
(336) 431-1027
Primary
Total Enrollment 476
Trinity High
5746 Trinity High School Rd
ZIP: 27370
(336) 861-6870
High
Total Enrollment 766
Uwharrie Middle
1463 Pleasant Union Road
ZIP: 27370
(336) 241-3900
Middle
Total Enrollment 401
Wheatmore High
3678 Finch Farm Rd
ZIP: 27370
(336) 476-1500
High
Total Enrollment 815
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