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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.

People

Total Population 6,652
Male Share of the Population 51.7%
Female Share of the Population 48.3%
Senior Citizens 16%
Employed Population 16+ 3,032
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 60%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $56,912
% Above Poverty Level 85.2%
% Below Poverty Level 14.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation 0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 25.4%
Median Gross Rent $710
Median House Value $124,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 24.4%
US/American 0%
English 14.8%
Irish 13.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Trinity Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 4 miles S of High Point, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 66 miles NE of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Randolph
Metro Area Greensboro - - Winston - Salem - - High Point
Standard Zip Codes 27370
Phone Area Codes 336
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.894
Longitude -79.991

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)

Station HIGH POINT
Distance 5.2 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 50 F
Apr Temp 47 to 72 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 48 to 72 F
Annual Precip 46.1 inches
Station GREENSBORO RGNL AP
Distance 14.4 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 47 F
Apr Temp 46 to 70 F
Jul Temp 68 to 88 F
Oct Temp 48 to 70 F
Annual Precip 43.1 inches
Station BURLINGTON FIRE STN #5
Distance 32.5 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 50 F
Apr Temp 45 to 72 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 46 to 73 F
Annual Precip 45 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Archdale 11,396 $63,638
High Point 108,031 $51,512
Jamestown 3,638 $86,055
Pleasant Garden 4,632 $63,245
Randleman 4,136 $37,262
Thomasville 27,084 $39,366

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Trinity High Schools

TRINITY HIGH
5746 TRINITY HIGH SCHOOL RD
336-861-6870
Serves 1,290 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.5

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