For population 25 years and over in Stony Point:
For population 15 years and over in Stony Point CDP:
8 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $563 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Concord, NC (40.7 miles , pop. 55,977).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (47.2 miles , pop. 540,828).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (430.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Taylorsville, NC (2.8 miles ), Love Valley, NC (3.0 miles) , Catawba, NC (3.3 miles ), Statesville, NC (3.3 miles ), Claremont, NC (3.4 miles ), Bethlehem, NC (3.8 miles ), Conover, NC (3.8 miles ), Troutman, NC (3.8 miles ).
Latitude: 35.86 N, Longitude: 81.05 W
Area code: 704
Unemployment in August 2012:
Work and jobs in Stony Point: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Stony Point, North Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Stony Point-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 17% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/7/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.1 miles away from the Stony Point place center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.
On 5/5/1989, a category F4 tornado 24.4 miles away from the place center killed 4 people and injured 52 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Stony Point-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 92% 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 92.9 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 65.0 miles away from Stony Point center
On 8/25/2005 at 03:09:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, Depth: 5.0 mi) earthquake occurred 98.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1998 at 02:31:01, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 29.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/12/1994 at 02:40:24, a magnitude 3.4 (2.9 ML, 3.4 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.6 miles away from Stony Point center
On 7/7/1995 at 21:01:02, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 LG, Depth: 7.2 mi) earthquake occurred 64.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Alexander County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 2, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Danny Reynolds - Baseball player, Dave Jolly - Baseball player, Johnny Chapman - Craftsman Truck series NASCAR driver (born: Dec 14, 1967).
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Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.9 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 3.62. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Stony Point and their reported violations in the past:PLEASANT GROVE BAPT CHURCH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 5.4%
(4.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race 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)
Stony Point compared to North Carolina state average:
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Religion statistics for Stony Point (based on Alexander County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.56%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.14% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,587 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.79% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,251 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Stony Point)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Stony Point)
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Stony Point, NC
Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2013.