Albemarle, North Carolina

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Population in 2013: 16,007 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.1%
 
Males: 7,658  (47.8%)
Females: 8,349  (52.2%)
Median resident age:  39.6 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 28001, 28127.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,106 (it was $31,442 in 2000)
Albemarle:

$33,106
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,682 (it was $17,511 in 2000)

Albemarle city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $114,236 (it was $81,500 in 2000)
Albemarle:

$114,236
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $130,029; Detached houses: $132,605; Townhouses or other attached units: $93,456; In 2-unit structures: $79,248; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $87,923; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $74,396; Mobile homes: $55,780

Median gross rent in 2012: $621.

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Albemarle races chart
  • White alone - 10,964 (67.4%)
  • Black alone - 3,610 (22.2%)
  • Hispanic - 645 (4.0%)
  • Asian alone - 515 (3.2%)
  • Two or more races - 476 (2.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 24 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 10 (0.06%)

Races in Albemarle detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Albemarle: 84.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (13.2%), English (10.9%), United States (10.5%), Irish (7.9%), Scotch-Irish (2.8%), Dutch (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1857

Elevation: 520 feet

Land area: 15.7 square miles.

Population density: 1,020 people per square mile   (low).

Albemarle,NC real estate house value index trend

Albemarle, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Albemarle:

  • High school or higher: 77.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Albemarle city:

  • Never married: 26.4%
  • Now married: 45.9%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 14.9%

716 residents are foreign born (1.7% Asia).

This city:  4.4%
North Carolina:  7.7%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 62 registered sex offenders living in Albemarle, North Carolina as of March 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Albemarle to the number of sex offenders is 257 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,291 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,017 (1.0%)

Albemarle satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Concord, NC (23.1 miles , pop. 55,977).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (37.3 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (423.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Badin, NC (2.3 miles ), New London, NC (2.5 miles ), Millingport, NC (2.5 miles ), Richfield, NC (2.9 miles ), Aquadale, NC (3.0 miles ), Norwood, NC (3.2 miles ), Misenheimer, NC (3.2 miles ), Red Cross, NC (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 35.36 N, Longitude: 80.20 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,883 (+30.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,499 (59.1%)

Area codes: 704, 980

Albemarle household income distribution Albemarle home values distribution

Crime rates in Albemarle by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1051013114020
per 100,000 6.10.030.96.40.06.419.26.56.525.90.012.40.0
Rapes 51644861376428
per 100,000 30.76.337.025.625.651.138.484.745.438.825.912.449.8
Robberies 17324519262931343926143719
per 100,000 104.2200.7277.7121.7166.1185.4198.3221.4252.9168.190.6229.7118.2
Assaults 37497966717378957463494959
per 100,000 226.9307.3487.4422.7453.6466.6499.0618.7479.8407.2317.2304.3367.1
Burglaries 544553290281283210209309287253220244297
per 100,000 3335.63467.71789.41799.71807.81342.21337.12012.41860.91635.31424.31515.11848.0
Thefts 615663725648670609786837761691527504615
per 100,000 3770.94157.54473.44150.14280.13892.45028.55451.04934.24466.43411.93129.53826.8
Auto thefts 791179346456145676678484434
per 100,000 484.4733.7573.8294.6287.5389.9287.9436.3427.9504.2310.8273.2211.6
Arson 11109151289151486513
per 100,000 67.462.755.596.176.751.157.697.790.851.738.831.080.9
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 527.2584.1611.4461.8473.4475.1536.7653.2572.9538.6365.9410.4440.3

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Albemarle detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 55 (48 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.99
North Carolina average:

2.37
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.8%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +469 (+3.1%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

Work and jobs in Albemarle: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Albemarle, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Albemarle-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 5% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.9 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 F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.5 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Albemarle-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 166.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 170.1 miles away from Albemarle center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 286.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 54.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 214.1 miles away from Albemarle center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 159.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Stanly County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Albemarle topographic map

Birthplace of: Kellie Pickler - Country singer, Danny Kepley - Player of and football, T. A. McLendon - Player of football, Monty Montgomery (baseball) - Baseball player, Pat Cooper (baseball) - Baseball player, Tommy Smith (baseball) - Baseball player.

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

Hospitals in Albemarle:

  • A JACK WALL GROUP HOME (1213 MOSS SPRINGS ROAD)
  • CAROLINA FARMS #3 (31713 HERB FARM CIRCLE)
  • CAROLINA FARMS GROUP HOME #2 (31713 HERB FARM CIRCLE)
  • HOSPICE OF STANLY COUNTY INC (960 NORTH FIRST ST)
  • MARIE G. SMITH GROUP HOME (1921 PALMETTO DRIVE)
  • MOSS SPRINGS GROUP HOME #2 (1615-B MOSS SPRINGS ROAD)
  • ROBERT W THOMPSON GROUP HOME (1920 WOODHAVEN DR)
  • STANLY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 301 YADKIN ST)

Dialysis Facilities in Albemarle:

  • BMA ALBEMARLE (203 NORTHEAST CONNECTOR)

Home Health Centers in Albemarle:

  • HOME CARE OF THE CAROLINAS (907 NORTH SECOND STREET)
  • STANLY COUNTY HOME HEALTH AGEN (1000 NORTH FIRST STREET SUITE)

Nursing Homes in Albemarle:

  • BETHANY WOODS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (33426 OLD SALISBURY ROAD BOX 1250)
  • FORREST OAKES HEALTHCARE CENTER (620 HEATHWOOD DRIVE)
  • LUTHERAN HOME-ALBEMARLE (24724 US HIGHWAY 52 SOUTH)
  • STANLY MANOR (625 BETHANY CHURCH RD BOX 38)

Airports and heliports located in Albemarle:

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College/University in Albemarle:

  • Stanly Community College (Full-time enrollment: 2,307; Location: 141 College Drive; Public; Website: www.stanly.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Albemarle:

  • Rowan-Cabarrus Community College (about 26 miles; Salisbury, NC; Full-time enrollment: 5,749)
  • Wingate University (about 30 miles; Wingate, NC; FT enrollment: 2,125)
  • Randolph Community College (about 31 miles; Asheboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,528)
  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte (about 31 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 22,807)
  • Davidson County Community College (about 36 miles; Thomasville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,581)
  • Central Piedmont Community College (about 38 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 15,371)
  • Queens University of Charlotte (about 38 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 2,083)

Public high schools in Albemarle:

Public elementary/middle schools in Albemarle:

See full list of schools located in Albemarle

Library in Albemarle:

  • STANLY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,183,877; Location: 133 EAST MAIN STREET; 97,735 books; 3,178 audio materials; 3,088 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 56 state licensed databases; 178 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Albemarle: Stanly County Fairgrounds (A), Badin Road Drive-In (B), North Carolina Department of Correction Prison (C), Southwest Regional Education Center (D), Stanly County Court House (E), Albemarle City Hall (F), North Carolina Department of Transportation (G), WABZ (H), Youth Mens Christian Association (I), American Spinning Mills (J), Wiscasset Mills (K), Metal Forge Company (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Albemarle Mall (1), Eastgate Shopping Center (2), Quenby Mall (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Albemarle: UWHARRIE CAPITAL CORP (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Albemarle include: New Mountain Creek Church (A), Centerview Church (B), Bethany Church (C), East Albemarle Church (D), Mount Zion Church (E), Calvary Church (F), Poplins Grove Church (G), Anderson Grove Church (H), Sweet Home Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Poplin Grove Cemetery (1), Fairview Cemetery (2), Stanly Gardens Cemetery (3), Fairview Memorial Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Long Lake (A), Reservoir Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Melchor Branch (A), Rock Creek (B), Poplin Creek (C), Poplin Branch (D), Coley Branch (E), Town Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Albemarle include: Wiscasset Ball Park (1), Wicasset Park (2), South Albemarle Park (3), Peggy Jo Park (4), Carolina Avenue Park (5), Wiscassett Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Hair by Lib (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 304 North 1st Street) (1), Footloose Skating (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2223 USHighway 52 North) (2), Amusement Magic Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2719 USHighway 52 North) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Creative Catering (300 South 1st Street) (1), Hampton Inn Albemarle (2300 US Highway 52 North) (2), Hampton Inn (2300 USHighway 52 North) (3), Heart of Albemarle (300 South 1st Street) (4), Best Western Executive Inn (735 Highway 24 27 Bypass) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: North Carolina State - Air National Guard- Clerk Of Court (201 South 2nd Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Stanly County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 46.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

46.6
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.282. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.282
U.S.:

0.303

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 11.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.22. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.22
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Albemarle and their reported violations in the past:

ALBEMARLE, CITY OF (Population served: 16,500, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JAN-29-2010), St Formal NOV issued (APR-30-2010), St Public Notif requested (APR-30-2010), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-30-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-29-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-30-2009), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-20-2009), St Public Notif requested (NOV-20-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-29-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-14-2009), St Public Notif requested (OCT-30-2009), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-30-2009), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-30-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-29-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-30-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Single Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In FEB-2014, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (FEB-08-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAR-28-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAR-28-2014), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-28-2014), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-28-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-17-2010), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-17-2010), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-17-2010), St Public Notif received (JAN-13-2011), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAY-10-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-03-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-05-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAY-05-2010), St AO (w/penalty) issued (OCT-27-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-03-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2002, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-21-2005), St Public Notif requested (FEB-21-2005), St Intentional no-action (JUN-11-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-11-2010)
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
LIGHTHOUSE BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 170, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-13-2005), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-13-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-11-2010), St Intentional no-action (JUN-11-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
CANTON HEIGHTS MHP (Population served: 132, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-04-2011), St Formal NOV issued (APR-04-2011), St Public Notif requested (APR-04-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2008), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-17-2008), St Public Notif requested (OCT-17-2008), St Public Notif received (AUG-05-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-22-2007), St Public Notif requested (MAR-22-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2008)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
PLYLER BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MORROW MTN ST PARK-HATTAWAY (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In NOV-26-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-17-2011), St Public Notif requested (FEB-17-2011)
MORROW MTN ST PARK-BOAT HOUSE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SALEM UNITED METHODIST CHURCH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-10-2009), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-10-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-16-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-19-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-24-2005), St Formal NOV issued (2 times from NOV-14-2005 to NOV-14-2005), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JAN-22-2010), St Intentional no-action (JUN-11-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-11-2010)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
MORROW MTN ST PARK-PICNIC AREA (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Albemarle that have no violations reported:

  • LAKEVIEW BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • JAY`S SEAFOOD HOUSE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FELLOWSHIP BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 21.7%
(12.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.7% for Black residents, 59.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 60.9% for other race residents, 43.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.5%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.1%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Albemarle in 2010:

  • 404 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 85 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 72 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 42 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 22 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 10 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 8 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Albemarle in 2000:

  • 237 people in nursing homes
  • 68 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 63 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 25 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 11 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 9 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 6 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 3 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents

Albemarle, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Albemarle compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Banks with branches in Albemarle (2011 data):

  • Bank of Stanly: Bank Of Stanly, Albemarle Branch, Village Branch. Info updated 2009/01/28: Bank assets: $342.6 mil, Deposits: $285.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Uwharrie Capital Corp
  • First Bank: Highway 52 North Branch at 2317 North First Street, branch established on 1973/12/17; Eastgate Shpg Ctr Branch at 1935 East Main Street, branch established on 1981/03/16. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $3,289.4 mil, Deposits: $2,759.1 mil, headquarters in Troy, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 98 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancorp
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Eastgate Branch at 811 Highway 27 East, branch established on 1966/08/18; Albemarle Main at 200 E Main St, branch established on 1968/06/14. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Home Savings Bank of Albemarle, SSB: Home Savings Bank Of Albemarle, Ssb at 103 North Second Street, branch established on 1911/01/01; South Street Branch at 155 West South Street, branch established on 2008/09/05. Info updated 2008/10/31: Bank assets: $291.9 mil, Deposits: $242.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: South Street Financial Corp.
  • SunTrust Bank: Albemarle Branch 660 at 185 North First Street, branch established on 1987/07/29. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Albemarle Branch at 351 North First Street, branch established on 1974/01/01. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $20,566.4 mil, Deposits: $17,596.8 mil, headquarters in Raleigh, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 433 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Albemarle Wal-Mart Branch at 781 Leonard Avenue, branch established on 2005/08/24. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Albemarle, North Carolina:

  • Best Western Executive Inn, 735 Hwy 24/27 Byp, Albemarle, NC 28001 , Phone: (704) 983-6990, Fax: (704) 983-5597
  • Best Western Albemarle Inn, 2300 US 52 N, Albemarle, NC 28001 , Phone: (704) 985-1111, Fax: (704) 550-5927
  • Sleep Inn & Suites, 621 Hwy 24-27 Byp East, Albemarle, NC 28001 , Phone: (704) 983-2770, Fax: (704) 982-3009
  • Holiday Inn Express, 500 Leonard Ave, Albemarle, NC 28001 , Phone: (704) 986-2100, Fax: (704) 986-2106
  • Quality Inn, 735 Hwy NC24/27 By Pass, Albemarle, NC 28001 , Phone: (704) 983-6990, Fax: (704) 983-5597
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Albemarle, North Carolina

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Albemarle travel time to work - commute Albemarle mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (55%)
  • Utility gas (25%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Albemarle city (based on Stanly County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.65%
Here: 62.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic Church
Adherents58.1%20.7%3.5%3.5%2.1%
Congregations46.3%22.8%5.1%2.9%0.7%
NameAssemblies of GodChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)United Church of ChristOriginal Free Will BaptistsOther
Adherents2.1%1.8%1.2%1.2%5.8%
Congregations0.7%4.4%1.5%1.5%14.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 12
Stanly County:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Stanly County:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Stanly County:

4.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 41
Here:

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.9%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Stanly County:

27.1%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.6%
State:

15.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 13$42,037$38,8030$0
Other Government Administration 6$33,006$66,01214$6,528
Police Protection - Officers 43$152,994$42,6960$0
Police - Other 6$16,386$32,7720$0
Firefighters 38$127,730$40,3361$1,364
Streets and Highways 26$80,711$37,2511$600
Solid Waste Management 11$27,593$30,1012$1,960
Sewerage 34$100,046$35,3101$1,836
Parks and Recreation 15$42,943$34,3545$2,303
Housing and Community Development(Local) 14$47,599$40,7990$0
Water Supply 21$56,490$32,2800$0
Electric Power 35$123,955$42,4990$0
Other and Unallocable 6$14,812$29,6244$3,855
Totals for Government 268$866,302$38,79028$18,446

Albemarle government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Solid Waste Management: $201,000 ($12.56)
    Sewerage: $7,000 ($0.44)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($0.31)
    Water Utilities: $3,000 ($0.19)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $26,167,000 ($1634.72)
    Police Protection: $3,053,000 ($190.73)
    Sewerage: $3,005,000 ($187.73)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,585,000 ($161.49)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,192,000 ($136.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,005,000 ($125.26)
    Regular Highways: $1,620,000 ($101.21)
    Liquor Stores: $1,452,000 ($90.71)
    Water Utilities: $1,288,000 ($80.46)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,073,000 ($67.03)
    Central Staff Services: $993,000 ($62.04)
    General - Other: $946,000 ($59.10)
    Financial Administration: $305,000 ($19.05)
    Health - Other: $5,000 ($0.31)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $63,000 ($3.94)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Health - Other: $7,000 ($0.44)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,210,000 ($75.59)
    Police Protection: $207,000 ($12.93)
    Sewerage: $181,000 ($11.31)
    Parks and Recreation: $140,000 ($8.75)
    Electric Utilities: $81,000 ($5.06)
    Local Fire Protection: $79,000 ($4.94)
    Water Utilities: $77,000 ($4.81)
    General - Other: $35,000 ($2.19)
    Central Staff Services: $13,000 ($0.81)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($0.19)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,869,000 ($616.54)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $133,000 ($8.31)

Albemarle government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,354,000 ($272.01)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,159,000 ($134.88)
    All Other: $337,000 ($21.05)
    Parks and Recreation: $132,000 ($8.25)
    Parking Facilities: $2,000 ($0.12)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $2,696,000 ($168.43)
    Highways: $866,000 ($54.10)
    All Other: $490,000 ($30.61)
    Transit Utilities: $0 ($0.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,638,000 ($164.80)
    All Other: $95,000 ($5.93)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $645,000 ($40.29)
    General Revenue, NEC: $168,000 ($10.50)
    Rents: $75,000 ($4.69)
    Special Assessments: $9,000 ($0.56)
    Donations From Private Sources: $8,000 ($0.50)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $26,541,000 ($1658.09)
    Water Utilities: $1,866,000 ($116.57)
    Liquor Stores: $1,551,000 ($96.90)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $985,000 ($61.54)
    Highways: $584,000 ($36.48)
    All Other: $189,000 ($11.81)
  • Tax - Property: $5,377,000 ($335.92)
    Other Selective Sales: $246,000 ($15.37)
    NEC: $144,000 ($9.00)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $76,000 ($4.75)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $17,000 ($1.06)

Albemarle government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,650,000 ($165.55)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,630,000 ($101.83)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,020,000 ($63.72)

Albemarle government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,353,000 ($1146.56)

3.99% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,281 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.99%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cabarrus County, NC  0.69% ($34,896 average AGI)
from Mecklenburg County, NC  0.47% ($38,704)
from Union County, NC  0.30% ($27,726)


4.26% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,027 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.26%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cabarrus County, NC  0.62% ($33,063 average AGI)
to Mecklenburg County, NC  0.57% ($28,729)
to Rowan County, NC  0.27% ($27,877)

Strongest AM radio stations in Albemarle:

  • WZKY (1580 AM; 1 kW; ALBEMARLE, NC; Owner: NORMAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSPC (1010 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)
  • WNOW (1030 AM; daytime; 9 kW; MINT HILL, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE METRO RADIO, INC.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WLTC (1370 AM; 20 kW; GASTONIA, NC)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WFNZ (610 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)

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.)
  • 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.)
  • WWMG (96.1 FM; SHELBY, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYFQ-FM (93.5 FM; WADESBORO, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTHZ (94.1 FM; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: DAVIDSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CO, INC)
  • WKKT (96.9 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMAG (99.5 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFMX (105.7 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKRR (92.3 FM; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: DICK BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC. OF TENNESSEE)
  • WLNK (107.9 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WEND (106.5 FM; SALISBURY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPEG (97.9 FM; CONCORD, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WQMG-FM (97.1 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLYT (102.9 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTJY (89.5 FM; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WRFX-FM (99.7 FM; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNKS (95.1 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WOZN (98.7 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Albemarle:

  • WUNG-TV (Channel 58; CONCORD, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WAXN (Channel 64; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFMY-TV (Channel 2; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WFMY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • WBTV (Channel 3; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS/WBTV, INC.)
  • WCCB (Channel 18; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WJZY (Channel 46; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WJZY-TV, INC.)
  • WWWB (Channel 55; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: WWWB-TV, INC.)
  • WGHP (Channel 8; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: WGHP LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCNC-TV (Channel 36; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • W25BR (Channel 25; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W52CW (Channel 52; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Albemarle fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 23
Total length: 67 meters (220ft)
Total average daily traffic: 188,510
Total average daily truck traffic: 20,374

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 4
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 4
  • 1980-1989: 7
  • 1990-1999: 2
  • 2000-2009: 4
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Albemarle, NC
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Albemarle)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 65 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Albemarle, NC)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 63 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Albemarle)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 19 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Albemarle)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 147
  • Hazardous Condition: 61
  • Service Call: 17
  • Good Intent Call: 14

Incident types - Albemarle

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Albemarle, NC
Most common first names in Albemarle, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James28572.7 years
Mary24379.0 years
John22674.9 years
William20174.8 years
Robert14772.1 years
George10772.5 years
Margaret7675.2 years
Henry7676.2 years
Ruth7278.3 years
Ruby7178.0 years
Most common last names in Albemarle, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith22077.0 years
Lowder19575.2 years
Hatley14376.8 years
Whitley14277.0 years
Burleson13974.4 years
Morton13375.9 years
Almond12976.7 years
Burris12376.5 years
Thompson11674.0 years
Furr11173.6 years
Businesses in Albemarle, NC
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Lowe's1
AT&T1Maurices1
Ace Hardware1McDonald's2
Advance Auto Parts2Nike1
Applebee's1OfficeMax1
Arby's1Papa John's Pizza1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut2
Baskin-Robbins1Quality1
Blockbuster1Quiznos1
Burger King1RadioShack1
CVS1Rite Aid2
Chevrolet1Rue211
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
Dunkin Donuts3Sleep Inn1
FedEx4Subway3
Ford1Taco Bell1
GNC1U-Haul1
GameStop1UPS2
H&R Block1Vans1
Hilton1Verizon Wireless1
Holiday Inn1Waffle House2
Honda1Walgreens1
JCPenney1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's1
Kincaid1YMCA1
La-Z-Boy2
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