For population 25 years and over in Stanley:
For population 15 years and over in Stanley town:
73 residents are foreign born (2.3% Latin America, 0.3% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,335 (1.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gastonia, NC (8.6 miles , pop. 66,277).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (18.4 miles , pop. 540,828).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (457.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Spencer Mountain, NC (1.9 miles) , Ranlo, NC (2.3 miles ), Dallas, NC (2.3 miles ), Mount Holly, NC (2.5 miles ), Lowell, NC (2.5 miles ), McAdenville, NC (2.6 miles ), High Shoals, NC (2.6 miles ), Iron Station, NC (2.6 miles ).
Latitude: 35.36 N, Longitude: 81.10 W
Area code: 704
Property values in Stanley, NC
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Stanley detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -258 (-7.8%).
Work and jobs in Stanley: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Stanley, North Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Stanley-area historical tornado activity is above North Carolina state average. It is 52% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.3 miles away from the Stanley town center killed 4 people and injured 52 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 5/5/1989, a category F4 tornado 33.4 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Stanley-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 62.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.1 miles away from Stanley center
On 6/5/1998 at 02:31:01, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 17.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/26/1995 at 00:36:17, a magnitude 3.5 (3.1 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.1 miles away from the city center
On 12/7/2007 at 11:07:03, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 60.6 miles away from Stanley center
On 8/4/2007 at 10:04:46, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 5.8 mi) earthquake occurred 56.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Gaston County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 2, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Ted Abernathy - Baseball player.
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.850. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.299. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Stanley and their reported violations in the past:LUCIA FOOD MART (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.1%
(12.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Stanley compared to North Carolina state average:
Banks with branches in Stanley (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Stanley town (based on Gaston County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.45%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 37
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 21
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 97
Number of full-service restaurants: 108
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Stanley government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
6.28% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,792 average adjusted gross income)
0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($317 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.40% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,622 average adjusted gross income)
0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($176 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of Stanley fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 27,000
Total average daily truck traffic: 3,240
Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic: 60,000
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:63 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Stanley)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Stanley, NC)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Stanley)
FAA Registered Aircraft:10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Stanley)
Total of 47 patent applications in 2008-2014.