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Population (year 2000): 15,680. Estimated population in July 2005: 15,325 (-2.3% change)
Males: 7,322 (46.7%), Females: 8,358 (53.3%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 36.9 years
Median household income: $31,442 (year 2000)
Median house value: $82,000 (year 2000)

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Races in Albemarle:

  • White Non-Hispanic (72.2%)
  • Black (20.5%)
  • Other Asian (3.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Other race (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (20.3%), German (9.1%), English (7.9%), Irish (4.1%), Scotch-Irish (2.7%), Scottish (2.3%).North Carolina forum

Land area: 15.7 square miles

Albemarle,

For population 25 years and over in Albemarle

  • High school or higher: 73.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Albemarle city

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 53.3%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 11.2%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

3.4% Foreign born (1.7% Asia, 1.5% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +469 (+3.1%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NC Concord, (28.0 miles pop. 55,977).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NC Charlotte, (44.8 miles pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (472.6 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: London, NC New (6.2 miles NC (6.3 miles Badin, NC (8.9 miles Richfield, NC (10.5 miles Norwood, NC (13.0 miles Oakboro, Gilead, NC (16.4 miles Mount Pleasant, NC (16.8 miles Mount NC Locust, (17.1 miles

Latitude: 35.36 N, Longitude: 80.20 W

Area codes: 704, 980


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (28.7%), Educational,health and social services (22.7%), Retail trade (11.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,594 (+35.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,964 (58.0%)


 

Crime in Albemarle by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 1 0 5 1 0
    per 100,000 6.4 6.4 0.0 31.9 6.4 0.0
Rapes 1 5 1 6 4 4
    per 100,000 6.4 31.9 6.4 38.3 25.5 25.5
Robberies 32 17 32 45 19 26
    per 100,000 204.1 108.4 204.1 287.0 121.2 165.8
Assaults 70 37 49 79 66 71
    per 100,000 446.4 236.0 312.5 503.8 420.9 452.8
Burglaries 356 544 553 290 281 283
    per 100,000 2270.4 3469.4 3526.8 1849.5 1792.1 1804.8
Thefts 1,041 615 663 725 648 670
    per 100,000 6639.0 3922.2 4228.3 4623.7 4132.7 4273.0
Auto thefts 80 79 117 93 46 45
    per 100,000 510.2 503.8 746.2 593.1 293.4 287.0
624.7 538.9 602.0 595.9 451.3 470.7

Average climate in Albemarle, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Albemarle,

Albemarle-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 17% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.2 miles away from the Albemarle city center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 10/18/1990, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.2 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Main business address for: UWHARRIE CAPITAL CORP (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospital/medical center in Albemarle:
  • STANLY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL INC (301 YADKIN ST BOX 1489)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Albemarle:
  • FIRSTHEALTH MONTGOMERY MEMORIAL HOSP (about 19 miles; TROY, NC)
  • NORTHEAST MEDICAL CENTER (about 26 miles; CONCORD, NC)
  • ANSON COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 27 miles; WADESBORO, NC)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Albemarle:
  • CHARLOTTE/DOUGLAS INTL (about 53 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; ID: CLT)
  • PIEDMONT TRIAD INTERNATIONAL (about 54 miles; GREENSBORO, NC; ID: GSO)
  • SMITH REYNOLDS (about 54 miles; WINSTON SALEM, NC; ID: INT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Albemarle:
  • STANLY COUNTY (about 6 miles; ALBEMARLE, NC; ID: VUJ)
  • BEAR CREEK (about 12 miles; MOUNT PLEASANT, NC; ID: N44)
  • ANSON COUNTY (about 26 miles; WADESBORO, NC; ID: AFP)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 32 $80,614 $30,230 1 $1,286
Sewerage 37 $89,716 $29,097 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 10 $21,580 $25,896 1 $1,275
Parks and Recreation 14 $39,710 $34,037 6 $4,968
Housing and Community Development(Local) 15 $43,332 $34,665 2 $1,977
Water Supply 18 $45,814 $30,542 0 $0
Financial Administration 11 $28,930 $31,560 1 $642
Other Government Administration 6 $24,841 $49,682 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 47 $138,550 $35,374 0 $0
Police - Other 5 $12,206 $29,294 1 $538
Firefighters 40 $124,394 $37,318 9 $1,685
Fire - Other 1 $2,152 $25,824 0 $0
Electric Power 34 $118,730 $41,904 1 $945
Totals for Government 270 $770,569 $34,247 22 $13,317
College/University in Albemarle:
  • STANLY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 912; Location: 141 COLLEGE DR; Public; Website: www.stanly.cc.nc.us)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Albemarle:
  • ROWAN-CABARRUS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 30 miles; SALISBURY, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,499)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHARLOTTE (about 38 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; FT enrollment: 13,706)
  • CENTRAL PIEDMONT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 43 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; FT enrollment: 7,967)
  • HIGH POINT UNIVERSITY (about 44 miles; HIGH POINT, NC; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • WINSTON-SALEM STATE UNIVERSITY (about 46 miles; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; FT enrollment: 2,508)
  • GUILFORD TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 48 miles; JAMESTOWN, NC; FT enrollment: 4,810)
  • FORSYTH TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 50 miles; WINSTON SALEM, NC; FT enrollment: 3,271)
Public high school in Albemarle:
  • ALBEMARLE HIGH (Students: 687; Location: 311 PARK RIDGE ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Albemarle:
  • ALBEMARLE MIDDLE (Students: 571; Location: 1811 BADIN ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • ENDY ELEMENTARY (Students: 432; Location: 27670 BETTY RD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • EAST ALBEMARLE ELEMENTARY (Students: 335; Location: 1813 E MAIN STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • NORTH ALBEMARLE ELEMENTARY (Students: 318; Location: 1121 AUSTIN STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CENTRAL ELEMENTARY (Students: 307; Location: 207 N 3RD STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • MILLINGPORT ELEMENTARY (Students: 254; Location: 24198 NC HWY 73 W; Grades: KG - 08)
Private primary/middle school in Albemarle:
  • ALBEMARLE SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIS (Students: 10; Location: 33310 HOBE ROAD; Grades: 3 - 8)
Library in Albemarle:
  • STANLY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $957,923; Location: 133 EAST MAIN STREET; 109,042 books; 3,214 audio materials; 451 video materials; 230 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Albemarle: Stanly County Fairgrounds (A), Albemarle City Hall (B), Metal Forge Company (C), Youth Mens Christian Association (D), Wiscasset Mills (E), WABZ (F), American Spinning Mills (G), North Carolina Department of Correction Prison (H), North Carolina Department of Transportation (I), Stanly County Court House (J), Southwest Regional Education Center (K).

Shopping Centers: Eastgate Shopping Center (1), Albemarle Mall (2), Quenby Mall (3).

Churches in Albemarle include: Anderson Grove Church (A), Hillside Church (B), Mount Zion Church (C), Mount Olive Church (D), Bethany Church (E), Sweet Home Church (F), Calvary Church (G), Centerview Church (H).

Cemeteries: Poplin Grove Cemetery (1), Fairview Cemetery (2), Stanly Gardens Cemetery (3), Fairview Memorial Park (4).

Reservoirs: Long Lake (A), Reservoir Lake (B).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Poplin Branch (A), Poplin Creek (B), Rock Creek (C), Coley Branch (D), Little Long Creek (E), Town Creek (F), Melchor Branch (G).

Parks in Albemarle include: South Albemarle Park (1), Carolina Avenue Park (2), Wiscasset Ball Park (3), Wiscassett Park (4), Wicasset Park (5), Peggy Jo Park (6).

Post office: (A).  


Albemarle compared to North Carolina state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Albemarle:
  • WSPC (1010 AM; 1 kW; ALBEMARLE, NC; Owner: NORMAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZKY (1580 AM; 1 kW; ALBEMARLE, NC; Owner: NORMAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WNOW (1030 AM; daytime; 9 kW; MINT HILL, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE METRO RADIO, INC.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WLWL (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ROCKINGHAM, NC; Owner: SANDHILLS BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WLTC (1370 AM; 20 kW; GASTONIA, NC)
Strongest FM radio stations in Albemarle:
  • WABZ-FM (100.9 FM; ALBEMARLE, NC; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • WFAE (90.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WYFQ-FM (93.5 FM; WADESBORO, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSSS (104.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSOC-FM (103.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMAG (99.5 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWMG (96.1 FM; SHELBY, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKRR (92.3 FM; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: DICK BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC. OF TENNESSEE)
  • WTHZ (94.1 FM; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: DAVIDSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CO, INC)
  • WFMX (105.7 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKKT (96.9 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEND (106.5 FM; SALISBURY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQMG-FM (97.1 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WOZN (98.7 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTJY (89.5 FM; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Albemarle:
  • WFMY-TV (Channel 2; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WFMY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WUNG-TV (Channel 58; CONCORD, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WAXN (Channel 64; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WUPN-TV (Channel 48; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WUPN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WXLV-TV (Channel 45; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WXLV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTWB-TV (Channel 20; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: WTWB OF THE TRIAD, LLC)
  • WLXI-TV (Channel 61; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WAFF (Channel 48; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WGTB-LP (Channel 28; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER, INC.)
  • WSOC-TV (Channel 9; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTVI (Channel 42; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBURG PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WCCB (Channel 18; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WGHP (Channel 8; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: WGHP LICENSE, INC.)
  • W25BR (Channel 25; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W52CW (Channel 52; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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