Mount Gilead, NC Demographics


Population (year 2000): 1,389. Estimated population in July 2005: 1,387 (-0.1% change)
Males: 621 (44.7%), Females: 768 (55.3%)

Zip code: 27306

Median resident age: 38.3 years
Median household income: $31,250 (year 2000)
Median house value: $74,500 (year 2000)

Races in Mount Gilead:

  • Black (50.0%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (46.0%)
  • Other Asian (1.4%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Asian Indian (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (6.8%), English (6.8%), Scotch-Irish (4.4%), Irish (4.2%), German (2.5%), Scottish (2.5%).

Land area: 3.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Mount Gilead

  • High school or higher: 74.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mount Gilead town

  • Never married: 26.3%
  • Now married: 55.2%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 5.5%

1.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +52 (+3.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Mount Gilead:

  • FIRSTHEALTH MONTGOMERY MEMORIAL HOSP (about 13 miles; TROY, NC)
  • STANLY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL INC (about 17 miles; ALBEMARLE, NC)
  • ANSON COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; WADESBORO, NC)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Mount Gilead:

  • MOORE COUNTY (about 44 miles; PINEHURST/SOUTHERN PINES, NC; ID: SOP)
  • PIEDMONT TRIAD INTERNATIONAL (about 60 miles; GREENSBORO, NC; ID: GSO)
  • CHARLOTTE/DOUGLAS INTL (about 65 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; ID: CLT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Mount Gilead:

  • ANSON COUNTY (about 15 miles; WADESBORO, NC; ID: AFP)
  • STANLY COUNTY (about 18 miles; ALBEMARLE, NC; ID: VUJ)
  • MONTGOMERY COUNTY (about 20 miles; STAR, NC; ID: 43A)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mount Gilead:

  • ROWAN-CABARRUS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 46 miles; SALISBURY, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,499)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHARLOTTE (about 51 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; FT enrollment: 13,706)
  • HIGH POINT UNIVERSITY (about 52 miles; HIGH POINT, NC; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • GUILFORD TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 54 miles; JAMESTOWN, NC; FT enrollment: 4,810)
  • CENTRAL PIEDMONT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 56 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; FT enrollment: 7,967)
  • WINSTON-SALEM STATE UNIVERSITY (about 58 miles; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; FT enrollment: 2,508)
  • NORTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURAL AND TECHNICAL ST UNIV (about 60 miles; Greensboro, NC; FT enrollment: 6,970)

Schools

Public high school in Mount Gilead:

  • WEST MONTGOMERY HIGH (Students: 680; Location: 147 WARRIOR DRIVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Mount Gilead:

  • WEST MIDDLE (Students: 589; Location: 129 NC HWY 109S; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MOUNT GILEAD ELEMENTARY (Students: 381; Location: 100 SCHOOL STREET; Grades: PK – 05)