Statesville, NC Demographics


Population (year 2000): 23,320. Estimated population in July 2005: 24,875 (+6.7% change)
Males: 10,817 (46.4%), Females: 12,503 (53.6%)

Iredell County

Zip codes: 28625, 28677.

Median resident age: 37.1 years
Median household income: $31,925 (year 2000)
Median house value: $94,800 (year 2000)

Races in Statesville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (57.4%)
  • Black (31.9%)
  • Hispanic (7.1%)
  • Other race (3.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Other Asian (1.4%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (8.7%), German (8.5%), English (7.5%), Irish (5.7%), Scotch-Irish (5.0%), Subsaharan African (2.1%).

Elevation: 923 feet

Land area: 20.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Statesville

  • High school or higher: 74.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 19.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Statesville city

  • Never married: 27.3%
  • Now married: 50.8%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

7.3% Foreign born (5.3% Latin America, 1.2% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,991 (+9.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Statesville:

  • DAVIS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (218 OLD MOCKSBVILLE RD PO BOX 1823)
  • IREDELL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL INC (557 BROOKDALE DR P O BOX 1828)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Statesville:

  • LAKE NORMAN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 15 miles; MOORESVILLE, NC)
  • PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC)
  • DAVIE COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 24 miles; MOCKSVILLE, NC)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Statesville:

  • HICKORY REGIONAL (about 36 miles; HICKORY, NC; ID: HKY)
  • CHARLOTTE/DOUGLAS INTL (about 41 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; ID: CLT)
  • SMITH REYNOLDS (about 52 miles; WINSTON SALEM, NC; ID: INT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Statesville:

  • STATESVILLE MUNI (about 6 miles; STATESVILLE, NC; ID: SVH)
  • LAKE NORMAN AIRPARK (about 13 miles; MOORESVILLE, NC; ID: 14A)
  • LANEYS (about 23 miles; MAIDEN, NC; ID: N92)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Statesville:

  • MITCHELL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,111; Location: 500 W BROAD; Public)
  • HAIR STYLIST ACADEMY OF COSMETOLOGY (Location: 113 WATER ST; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Statesville:

  • ROWAN-CABARRUS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 29 miles; SALISBURY, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,499)
  • CATAWBA VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 34 miles; HICKORY, NC; FT enrollment: 2,052)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHARLOTTE (about 35 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; FT enrollment: 13,706)
  • CENTRAL PIEDMONT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 37 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; FT enrollment: 7,967)
  • GASTON COLLEGE (about 38 miles; DALLAS, NC; FT enrollment: 2,473)
  • FORSYTH TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 44 miles; WINSTON SALEM, NC; FT enrollment: 3,271)
  • WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY (about 48 miles; WINSTON SALEM, NC; FT enrollment: 5,944)

Schools

Public high schools in Statesville:

  • STATESVILLE HIGH (Students: 1,193; Location: 474 N CENTER ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WEST IREDELL HIGH (Students: 1,078; Location: 213 WARRIOR DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • SOUTH IREDELL HIGH (Students: 814; Location: 299 OLD MOUNTAIN RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high schools in Statesville:

  • SOUTHVIEW CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 217; Location: 625 WALLACE SPRINGS ROAD; Grades: KG – 12)
  • BELIEVERS FAITH CTR CHRISTIAN (Students: 114; Location: PO BOX 706; Grades: PK – 12)
  • CORNERSTONE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 41; Location: 650 GLOVER ST; Grades: KG – 12)
  • CALVARY CHRISTIAN ACADEMT (Students: 16; Location: 409 N CENTER ST; Grades: 1 – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Statesville:

  • WEST IREDELL MIDDLE (Students: 914; Location: 303 WATERMELON RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • EAST MIDDLE (Students: 690; Location: 590 CHESTNUT GROVE ROAD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • THIRD CREEK ELEMENTARY (Students: 651; Location: 361 EAST BARKLEY ROAD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • CELESTE HENKEL ELEMENTARY (Students: 594; Location: 1503 OLD MOUNTAIN ROAD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • EAST IREDELL ELEMENTARY (Students: 573; Location: 400 E ELEMENTARY RD; Grades: 02 – 05)
  • STATESVILLE MIDDLE (Students: 571; Location: 321 CLEGG ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • CENTRAL ELEMENTARY (Students: 369; Location: 4083 WILKESBORO HWY; Grades: KG – 05)
  • N B MILLS ELEMENTARY (Students: 353; Location: 1410 PEARL ST; Grades: PK – 02)
  • MONTICELLO ELEMENTARY (Students: 326; Location: 435 MONTICELLO DR; Grades: 03 – 05)
  • NORTHVIEW ELEMENTARY (Students: 304; Location: 625 CAROLINA AVE N; Grades: PK – 02)
Private primary/middle schools in Statesville:

  • STATESVILLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 241; Location: 1206A MUSEUM RD; Grades: PK – 9)
  • STATESVILLE MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 158; Location: 1012 HARMONY DRIVE; Grades: PK – 8)

Libraries

Library in Statesville:

  • IREDELL COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,396,028; Location: 137 EAST WATER STREET; 174,127 books; 6,519 audio materials; 7,829 video materials; 295 serial subscriptions)