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Iredell County, North Carolina (NC)

County population in 2016: 172,916 (62% urban, 38% rural); it was 122,660 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 32,555
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 12,180
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 35,680
Renter-occupied apartments: 16,480 (it was 11,680 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

33%

Land area: 576 sq. mi.

Water area: 21.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 300 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Iredell County: 84.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (23.7%), Educational, health and social services (11.1%), Retail trade (10.6%), Manufacturing (10.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 70%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 25%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Iredell County races chart

Races in Iredell County, North Carolina:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (76.1%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (12.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (7.5%)
  • Asian alone (2.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
Median resident age:  40.8 years
North Carolina median age:  38.7 years
Males: 85,047  (49.2%)
Females: 87,869  (50.8%)
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Iredell County,NC real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Iredell County:

2.0 people
North Carolina:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $55,891 ($41,920 in 1999)

This county:

$55,891
North Carolina:

$50,584

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $670 (lower quartile is $503, upper quartile is $888)
This county:

$670
State:

$670


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $182,900 (it was $105,000 in 2000)
Iredell:

$182,900
North Carolina:

$165,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $105,200 - $306,300

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $276,667
Here:

$276,667
State:

$235,833

Townhouses or other attached units: $193,149
Here:

$193,149
State:

$191,052

In 2-unit structures: $208,990
Here:

$208,990
State:

$221,545

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $330,469
Here:

$330,469
State:

$144,611

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $181,589
Here:

$181,589
State:

$188,356

Mobile homes: $74,997
Here:

$74,997
State:

$74,306

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $71,689
Here:

$71,689
State:

$110,587
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,208
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $347

Institutionalized population: 960

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 6
  • Rapes: 20
  • Robberies: 18
  • Assaults: 145
  • Burglaries: 782
  • Thefts: 1119
  • Auto thefts: 187

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 5
  • Rapes: 18
  • Robberies: 19
  • Assaults: 145
  • Burglaries: 729
  • Thefts: 1027
  • Auto thefts: 177
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 1342 buildings, average cost: $153,000
  • 2001: 1351 buildings, average cost: $152,900
  • 2002: 1494 buildings, average cost: $152,900
  • 2003: 1613 buildings, average cost: $152,900
  • 2004: 1895 buildings, average cost: $152,900
  • 2005: 2059 buildings, average cost: $152,900
  • 2006: 1812 buildings, average cost: $152,900
  • 2007: 2819 buildings, average cost: $181,200
  • 2008: 1622 buildings, average cost: $141,800
  • 2009: 565 buildings, average cost: $174,200
  • 2010: 353 buildings, average cost: $263,800
  • 2011: 307 buildings, average cost: $314,000
  • 2012: 464 buildings, average cost: $315,000
  • 2013: 639 buildings, average cost: $327,800
  • 2014: 798 buildings, average cost: $342,400
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,409 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $913 (0.6%)

Iredell County household income distribution in 2013 Iredell County home values distribution in 2013 Iredell County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 10.5%
Iredell County:

10.5%
North Carolina:

15.4%
(7.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.0% for Black residents, 21.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 1.6% for American Indian residents, 29.4% for other race residents, 20.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 40.8 years old
(Males: 39.8 years old, Females: 41.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.6 years old, Black residents: 36.4 years old, American Indian residents: 40.0 years old, Asian residents: 28.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28.1 years old, Other race residents: 27.4 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Iredell County is $507 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $607 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $804 a month.

Cities in this county include: Statesville, Mooresville, Troutman, Harmony, Love Valley.

Iredell County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Neighboring counties: Garfield County, Oklahoma , Davidson County , Davie County , Carson County, Texas , Potter County, Texas , Sherman County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
North Carolina:

5.4%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 4,050
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 26.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 10,323 (24.9% naturalized citizens)

Iredell County:

6.0%
Whole state:

7.8%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Iredell County population
  • 1,9992010 or later
  • 3,3202000 to 2009
  • 2,9801990 to 1999
  • 9581980 to 1989
  • 3581970 to 1979
  • 388Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 69.4%

Iredell County marital status for males Iredell County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 49,887
  • One, attached: 1,886
  • Two: 1,468
  • 3 or 4: 1,407
  • 5 to 9: 2,575
  • 10 to 19: 2,166
  • 20 to 49: 1,184
  • 50 or more: 497
  • Mobile homes: 11,097

Housing units in Iredell County with a mortgage: 30,954 (735 second mortgage, 4,176 home equity loan, 150 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 14,425

Here:

68.2% with mortgage
State:

63.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Iredell County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant44,803156
Mainline Protestant21,63778
Catholic9,4872
Black Protestant3,25018
Other2,3528
Orthodox3601
None78,301-
Iredell County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 23
Iredell County:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 84
Iredell County:

5.56 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 130
This county:

8.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Iredell County:

8.9%
North Carolina:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Iredell County:

26.8%
State:

28.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.6%
State:

15.6%

Agriculture in Iredell County:

Average size of farms: 116 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $115,370
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $136.79
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.14%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 94.75%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $51,129
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 38.11%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.73%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $42,633
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.76%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 30.31
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 25.67%
Corn for grain: 3943 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 5233 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 8001 harvested acres
Vegetables: 428 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 231 acres

Earthquake activity:

Iredell County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 82% 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 158.7 miles away from Iredell County 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 240.5 miles away from the county center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 173.5 miles away from the county center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 115.6 miles away from the county center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 116.5 miles away from Iredell County center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 200.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • North Carolina Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3222: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3222, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Tropical Storm Frances, Incident Period: September 07, 2004 to September 12, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1546: September 10, 2004, FEMA Id: 1546, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • North Carolina Severe Ice Storm, Incident Period: December 04, 2002 to December 06, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1448: December 12, 2002, FEMA Id: 1448, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm
  • North Carolina Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: February 02, 1996 to February 09, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1103: February 23, 1996, FEMA Id: 1103, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • North Carolina Blizzard, Incident Period: January 06, 1996 to January 12, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1087: January 13, 1996, FEMA Id: 1087, Natural disaster type: Blizzard
  • North Carolina Severe Snowfall and Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 17, 1993, Emergency Declared EM-3110: March 17, 1993, FEMA Id: 3110, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snowfall
  • North Carolina HURRICANE HUGO, Incident Period: September 21, 1989 to September 22, 1989, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-844: September 25, 1989, FEMA Id: 844, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina TORNADOES, Incident Period: May 05, 1989 to May 06, 1989, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-827: May 17, 1989, FEMA Id: 827, Natural disaster type: Tornado
  • North Carolina Drought, Incident Period: August 11, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3049: August 11, 1977, FEMA Id: 3049, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • North Carolina Drought and Freezing, Incident Period: March 02, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3033: March 02, 1977, FEMA Id: 3033, Natural disaster type: Freeze, Drought
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Iredell County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Droughts: 2, Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (28%)
  • India (14%)
  • Colombia (9%)
  • Laos (5%)
  • Canada (4%)
  • El Salvador (3%)
  • Honduras (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Iredell County


  • American (16%)
  • German (8%)
  • English (8%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • Scotch-Irish (4%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • European (2%)

Iredell County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 64,759 (83.3%)
  • Carpooled: 6,944 (8.9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 70 (0.1%)
  • Subway or elevated: 11 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 1,113 (1.4%)
  • Bicycle: 36 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 728 (0.9%)
  • Worked at home: 4,251 (5.5%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Iredell County, North Carolina in 2000:

  • 858 people in nursing homes
  • 254 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 193 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 113 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 77 people in other group homes
  • 44 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 41 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 2 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere

People in group quarters in Iredell County, North Carolina in 2010:

  • 572 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 321 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 98 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 92 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 75 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 63 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 60 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 7 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $58,274.

6.51% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($54,926 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.51%
North Carolina average:

7.13%


0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($66 average AGI)
Iredell County:

0.02%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

3.38% relocated from other counties in North Carolina ($22,838 average AGI)
3.11% relocated from other states ($32,022 average AGI)
Iredell County:

3.11%
North Carolina average:

3.45%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Mecklenburg County, NC  1.08% ($53,634 average AGI)
from Catawba County, NC  0.35% ($34,647)
from Rowan County, NC  0.28% ($31,389)
from Alexander County, NC  0.18% ($32,822)
from Cabarrus County, NC  0.17% ($44,531)
from Forsyth County, NC  0.13% ($46,986)
from Lincoln County, NC  0.11% ($37,721)


6.21% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,743 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.21%
North Carolina average:

6.77%


0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($341 average AGI)
Iredell County:

0.04%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

3.53% relocated to other counties in North Carolina ($22,849 average AGI)
2.64% relocated to other states ($19,554 average AGI)
Iredell County:

2.64%
North Carolina average:

3.07%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Mecklenburg County, NC  1.14% ($47,817 average AGI)
to Catawba County, NC  0.32% ($37,278)
to Rowan County, NC  0.29% ($33,238)
to Cabarrus County, NC  0.24% ($41,156)
to Alexander County, NC  0.16% ($27,293)
to Forsyth County, NC  0.14% ($32,052)
to Wake County, NC  0.13% ($32,575)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.6
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.5

Births per 1000 population in Iredell County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Iredell County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Iredell County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 17.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Iredell County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Iredell County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Iredell County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Iredell County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Iredell County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Iredell County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 22,203 (18,097 aged, 4,106 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 4,423 (11%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Iredell County, North Carolina in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,593)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,325)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,023)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (892)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (865)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (727)
  • Unspecified dementia (696)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (470)
  • Congestive heart failure (438)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (319)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.19
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 16,210
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 332
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 67,721

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,285
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 892
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 3

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 34
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 76

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 13
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 53.4. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 40.6
  • Other - 12.8

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 117.5. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 76.9
  • Poisoning - 22.4
  • Other - 18.2

Household type by relationship:

Households: 172,916
  • In family households: 148,104 (24,679 male householders, 21,559 female householders)
    35,421 spouses, 51,401 children (48,037 natural, 1,363 adopted, 2,001 stepchildren), 4,471 grandchildren, 1,540 brothers or sisters, 2,319 parents, 2,709 other relatives, 4,005 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 23,574 (9,946 male householders (7,737 living alone)), 8,853 female householders (7,243 living alone)), 4,775 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,238

Size of family households: 20,781 2-persons, 11,122 3-persons, 9,344 4-persons, 3,523 5-persons, 1,029 6-persons, 439 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 14,980 1-person, 3,309 2-persons, 413 3-persons, 97 4-persons.

25,495 married couples with children.
10,991 single-parent households (3,593 men, 7,398 women).

90.2% of residents of Iredell speak English at home.
6.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
1.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (67% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (90% speak English very well, 5% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $532,445,000 ($3,889 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $16,281,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $289,221,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $130,405,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,783,000
Federal grants: $83,896,000
Federal procurement contracts: $7,111,000 ($1,252,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $18,028,000 ($1,553,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $3,449,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $94,338,000
Federal Government insurance: $26,032,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 9,664
Here:

69 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 5,871
Here:

42 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1,758
Here:

+12 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +12,932
Here:

+92 per 1000 residents
State:

+27 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Iredell County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 9.85 millions of gallons per day (21% from ground, 79% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.5

Year house built in Iredell County, North Carolina Note: State values scaled to Iredell County population
  • 1,6432014 or later
  • 2,6442010 to 2013
  • 18,1432000 to 2009
  • 16,3161990 to 1999
  • 6,2901980 to 1989
  • 10,7071970 to 1979
  • 5,5931960 to 1969
  • 3,8161950 to 1959
  • 2,6371940 to 1949
  • 4,3781939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Iredell County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Iredell County, North Carolina Note: State values scaled to Iredell County population
  • 451 room
  • 812 rooms
  • 6213 rooms
  • 3,3424 rooms
  • 9,4115 rooms
  • 8,9506 rooms
  • 7,8287 rooms
  • 5,1388 rooms
  • 9,9639+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Iredell County, North Carolina Note: State values scaled to Iredell County population
  • 4631 room
  • 5522 rooms
  • 3,2533 rooms
  • 5,4844 rooms
  • 4,3755 rooms
  • 3,1036 rooms
  • 1,4377 rooms
  • 5358 rooms
  • 4569+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Iredell County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Iredell County, North Carolina Note: State values scaled to Iredell County population
  • 45no bedroom
  • 4591 bedroom
  • 4,9722 bedrooms
  • 26,6933 bedrooms
  • 9,8234 bedrooms
  • 3,3875+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Iredell County, North Carolina Note: State values scaled to Iredell County population
  • 505no bedroom
  • 2,8131 bedroom
  • 7,9972 bedrooms
  • 7,1983 bedrooms
  • 1,1454 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Iredell County, North Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Iredell County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Iredell County population
  • 705no vehicle
  • 8,9621 vehicle
  • 18,8732 vehicles
  • 10,6303 vehicles
  • 4,1164 vehicles
  • 2,0935+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Iredell County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Iredell County population
  • 2,118no vehicle
  • 8,2761 vehicle
  • 7,6202 vehicles
  • 1,3403 vehicles
  • 1674 vehicles
  • 1375+ vehicles

83.7% of Iredell County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 43% lived in North Carolina.

Iredell County:

83.7%
State average:

84.3%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 96,610
  • Other state: 65,349
  • Northeast: 22,044
  • Midwest: 15,005
  • South: 22,922
  • West: 5,378
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Iredell County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 60.7%Electricity
  • 28.3%Utility gas
  • 5.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.5%Wood
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 75.6%Electricity
  • 19.4%Utility gas
  • 2.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.6%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,348
Here:

7.3%
North Carolina:

10.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 923
Here:

8.6%
North Carolina:

8.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,237
Here:

19.6%
North Carolina:

17.5%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Iredell County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $5,993,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,623,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,518,000
    Financial Administration: $1,258,000
    Other Higher Education: $782,000
    Housing and Community Development: $210,000
    Parks and Recreation: $182,000
    Central Staff Services: $7,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $170,909,000
    Other Higher Education: $16,910,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $10,933,000
    Health - Other: $10,458,000
    Police Protection: $8,628,000
    General - Other: $5,936,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,047,000
    Local Fire Protection: $4,286,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,066,000
    Financial Administration: $2,800,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,467,000
    Libraries: $2,049,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,684,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,616,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,105,000
    Parks and Recreation: $885,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $611,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $383,000
    Housing and Community Development: $14,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,900,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $10,775,000
    Libraries: $1,179,000
    Health - Other: $480,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $6,609,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $1,381,000
    General - Other: $1,251,000
    Police Protection: $829,000
    Other Higher Education: $672,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $627,000
    Health - Other: $616,000
    Transit Utilities: $434,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $181,000
    Correctional Institutions: $146,000
    General Public Building: $75,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $45,000
    Parks and Recreation: $37,000
    Local Fire Protection: $33,000
    Financial Administration: $25,000
    Central Staff Services: $7,000
    Libraries: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $163,951,000

Iredell County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $6,452,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $6,152,000
    All Other: $5,638,000
    Higher Education - Other: $2,173,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,575,000
    Parks and Recreation: $256,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $74,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $1,907,000
    All Other: $1,003,000
    General Local Government Support: $433,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $440,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,784,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,151,000
    Rents: $268,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $684,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $138,923,000
    Public Welfare: $12,524,000
    All Other: $2,549,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,353,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,190,000
    Housing and Community Development: $224,000
  • Tax - Property: $69,992,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $31,997,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $3,835,000
    NEC: $1,952,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,000

Iredell County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $194,515,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $113,577,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $90,095,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $9,295,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,157,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $9,080,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $215,000

Iredell County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $82,210,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $48,449,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,160,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,227
  • Number of aged recipients: 251
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,976
  • Number of recipients under 18: 468
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,307
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 452
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 889
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 965
Iredell County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Iredell County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Iredell County, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James97170.9 years
Mary77878.6 years
William74074.0 years
John71573.3 years
Robert52570.6 years
Charles29771.3 years
George28872.8 years
Margaret27877.5 years
Thomas26973.5 years
Ruth23379.7 years
Most common last names in Iredell County, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson33272.9 years
Brown32074.7 years
Smith29974.8 years
Moore24273.9 years
Sherrill22378.8 years
Campbell21874.9 years
Miller21175.9 years
Morrison20173.5 years
White18275.3 years
Williams17773.9 years
Businesses in Iredell County, NC
NameCountNameCount
AT&T3MasterBrand Cabinets4
Ace Hardware1Maurices1
Advance Auto Parts2McDonald's4
Applebee's1Microtel1
Arby's3Motel 61
Ashley Furniture1New Balance1
AutoZone4Nike6
Baskin-Robbins2Nissan1
Bath & Body Works1Panda Express1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Panera Bread1
Best Western1Papa John's Pizza2
Blockbuster1PetSmart1
Budget Car Rental1Pier 1 Imports1
Burger King1Pizza Hut2
CVS2Quality1
Caribou Coffee1Quiznos2
Catherines1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1Ramada1
Chick-Fil-A1Red Robin1
Circle K2Rite Aid2
Cold Stone Creamery1SONIC Drive-In2
Cracker Barrel1Sears1
Cricket Wireless1Sleep Inn2
Dairy Queen1Sprint Nextel3
Days Inn2Staples1
Decora Cabinetry1Starbucks5
Dennys1Steak 'n Shake1
Discount Tire1Subaru1
Domino's Pizza1Super 82
Dunkin Donuts2T-Mobile3
FedEx17T.J.Maxx1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Taco Bell1
GNC5Target1
GameStop2The Room Place1
H&R Block3Tire Kingdom1
Hilton1U-Haul8
Holiday Inn3UPS22
Jones New York1Verizon Wireless2
KFC1Waffle House3
Kohl's1Walgreens3
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1Wendy's2
Lowe's2Wingate1
Marriott3YMCA3

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