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Stokes County, North Carolina (NC)

County population in 2019: 46,776 (24% urban, 76% rural); it was 44,711 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 9,368
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,780
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 14,423
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,268 (it was 3,156 in 2000)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

33%

Land area: 452 sq. mi.

Water area: 4.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 104 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Stokes County: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (22.6%), Manufacturing (16.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 81%
  • Government: 12%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 6%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Stokes County, NC (2019)
    • 42,19990.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,9524.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,4873.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4290.9%Two or more races
    • 1930.4%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1760.4%Asian alone
    • 170.04%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

46.7 years
North Carolina median age:

39.1 years
Males: 22,690  (48.5%)
Females: 24,086  (51.5%)
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Average household size:
Stokes County:

2.0 people
North Carolina:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $50,464 ($38,808 in 1999)
This county:

$50,464
North Carolina:

$57,341

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $531 (lower quartile is $371, upper quartile is $653)
This county:

$531
State:

$755


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $153,440 (it was $84,000 in 2000)
Stokes:

$153,440
North Carolina:

$193,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $98,304 - $213,217
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,083
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $335

Institutionalized population: 411

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

  • Murders: 4
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 9
  • Assaults: 79
  • Burglaries: 383
  • Thefts: 501
  • Auto thefts: 85

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 7
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 93
  • Burglaries: 344
  • Thefts: 528
  • Auto thefts: 87
Stokes County, NC map from a distance

Health of residents in Stokes County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.3. This is significantly worse than average.
65.9% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
51.2% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is more than average.
38.1% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 199 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 167 pounds. This is more than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 174 buildings, average cost: $101,600
  • 1998: 178 buildings, average cost: $115,900
  • 1999: 180 buildings, average cost: $129,000
  • 2000: 141 buildings, average cost: $138,100
  • 2001: 154 buildings, average cost: $133,400
  • 2002: 141 buildings, average cost: $133,200
  • 2003: 174 buildings, average cost: $136,800
  • 2004: 192 buildings, average cost: $129,100
  • 2005: 266 buildings, average cost: $148,900
  • 2006: 175 buildings, average cost: $176,900
  • 2007: 153 buildings, average cost: $189,000
  • 2008: 128 buildings, average cost: $218,700
  • 2009: 67 buildings, average cost: $183,200
  • 2010: 40 buildings, average cost: $179,700
  • 2011: 50 buildings, average cost: $209,800
  • 2012: 67 buildings, average cost: $190,600
  • 2013: 54 buildings, average cost: $182,500
  • 2014: 59 buildings, average cost: $230,600
  • 2015: 75 buildings, average cost: $206,400
  • 2016: 73 buildings, average cost: $216,900
  • 2017: 69 buildings, average cost: $244,700
  • 2018: 69 buildings, average cost: $427,200
  • 2019: 97 buildings, average cost: $241,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Stokes, NC residents
Average permit cost in Stokes, NC
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,088 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $896 (0.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Stokes, NC in 2019
Distribution of house value in Stokes, NC in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Stokes, NC in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.7%
Stokes County:

12.7%
North Carolina:

13.6%
(11.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.2% for Black residents, 38.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.6% for American Indian residents, 51.7% for other race residents, 14.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 46.7 years old
(Males: 46.3 years old, Females: 47.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.9 years old, Black residents: 38.3 years old, American Indian residents: 56.9 years old, Asian residents: 31.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.2 years old, Other race residents: 36.7 years old)

Area name: Winston-Salem, NC MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Stokes County is $531 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $615 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $838 a month.

Cities in this county include: King, Walnut Cove, Pinnacle, Germanton, Danbury.

Stokes 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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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Stokes County: Princeton (A), Odom State Prison Farm (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Stokes County include: Hebron Church (A), Hill Chapel (B), Hope Temple (C), Allen Chapel (D), Lebanon Church (E), Antioch Church (F), Ashley Grove Church (G), Tillans Chapel (H), Bethan Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bell Cemetery (1), Massey Cemetery (2), Floyd Cemetery (3), Moody Cemetery (4), Nebo Church Cemetery (5), Rea Cemeteries (6), Rook Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Barrows Millpond (A), George Hole (B), Johnstons Pond (C), Johnstons Pond-B (D), Johnson Pond Number Three (E), Johnson Pond Number Four (F), Wiccacanee Pond (G), Morris Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Conoconnara Swamp (A), Devils Branch (B), Corduroy Swamp (C), Bull Neck Swamp (D), Bridgers Creek (E), Black Gut Creek (F), Quankey Creek (G), Bear Swamp (H), Arthurs Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Alamance County , Monterey County, California , Jackson County, Tennessee , Hertford County , Knox County, Kentucky , Northampton County , Wayne County, Kentucky .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.5%
North Carolina:

6.1%

Unemployment by year in Stokes, NC
County total employment by year in Stokes, NC
County average yearly wages by year in Stokes, NC

Current college students: 1,163
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 84.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 851 (35.6% naturalized citizens)

Stokes County:

1.8%
Whole state:

8.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1712010 or later
  • 542000 to 2009
  • 4211990 to 1999
  • 1251980 to 1989
  • 791970 to 1979
  • 75Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 29.2%

Stokes County marital status for males Stokes County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 15,944
  • One, attached: 315
  • Two: 132
  • 3 or 4: 358
  • 5 to 9: 471
  • 10 to 19: 92
  • 20 to 49: 77
  • 50 or more: 4
  • Mobile homes: 5,165
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 3

Housing units in Stokes County with a mortgage: 8,819 (155 second mortgage, 1,092 home equity loan, 59 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,697

Here:

57.1% with mortgage
State:

63.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Stokes County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,95347
Mainline Protestant3,76929
Catholic5921
Black Protestant1801
Other22
Orthodox-1
None30,833-
Stokes 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: 8
Stokes County:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Stokes County:

5.44 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 30
This county:

6.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Stokes County:

10.2%
North Carolina:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Stokes County:

29.0%
State:

28.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.7%
State:

15.6%

Agriculture in Stokes County:

Average size of farms: 115 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $24,506
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $768.63
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 3.39%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 29.92%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $18,894
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 19.44%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $44,065
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.68%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 11.63
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.90%
Corn for grain: 1174 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 523 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 1409 harvested acres
Vegetables: 115 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 97 acres

Tornado activity:

Stokes County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 2655857.2 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 4 fatalities and 172 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 11/28/1988, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado killed 4 people and injured 154 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Stokes County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above North Carolina state average. It is 25% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 166.8 miles away from Stokes County center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 46.6 miles away from the 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) earthquake occurred 238.7 miles away from the county center
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 213.7 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 108.0 miles away from Stokes County center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB) earthquake occurred 109.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • North Carolina Severe Storms, Tornadoes, And Flooding, Incident Period: February 6, 2020 - February 19, 2020, FEMA Id: 4543, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • North Carolina Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4487, Natural disaster type: Other
  • North Carolina Tropical Storm Michael, Incident Period: October 10, 2018 - October 12, 2018, FEMA Id: 4412, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • North Carolina Hurricane Matthew, Incident Period: October 04, 2016 to October 24, 2016, Emergency Declared EM-3380: October 07, 2016, FEMA Id: 3380, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 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 Hurricane Ivan, Incident Period: September 16, 2004 to September 23, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1553: September 18, 2004, FEMA Id: 1553, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Ice Storm, Incident Period: February 27, 2003 to February 28, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1457: March 27, 2003, FEMA Id: 1457, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm
  • North Carolina Hurricane Floyd & Irene, Incident Period: September 15, 1999 to November 02, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1292: September 16, 1999, FEMA Id: 1292, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Floyd, Incident Period: September 15, 1999 to October 04, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3146: September 15, 1999, FEMA Id: 3146, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 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
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Stokes County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Droughts: 2, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Stokes

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 8,744 (84.4%)
  • Carpooled: 787 (7.6%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 51 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 52 (0.5%)
  • Worked at home: 724 (7.0%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (37%)
  • El Salvador (22%)
  • Canada (8%)
  • England (6%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • Trinidad and Tobago (3%)
  • Singapore (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Stokes County


  • American (28%)
  • English (18%)
  • German (7%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • European (3%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 316 people in nursing homes
  • 92 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 60 people in other group homes
  • 35 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 35 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 33 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 17 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 12 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 7 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children

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

  • 332 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 79 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 28 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 9 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 8 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $52,020.

5.33% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,384 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.33%
North Carolina average:

7.88%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.34% relocated from other counties in North Carolina ($30,793 average AGI)
0.99% relocated from other states ($6,590 average AGI)
Stokes County:

0.99%
North Carolina average:

3.75%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Forsyth County, NC  2.08% ($36,693 average AGI)
from Surry County, NC  0.69% ($36,207)
from Rockingham County, NC  0.39% ($25,046)
from Guilford County, NC  0.28% ($56,043)
from Davidson County, NC  0.13% ($35,818)


5.61% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,770 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.61%
North Carolina average:

7.23%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.78% relocated to other counties in North Carolina ($29,827 average AGI)
0.83% relocated to other states ($5,943 average AGI)
Stokes County:

0.83%
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 Forsyth County, NC  2.32% ($34,856 average AGI)
to Surry County, NC  0.67% ($37,478)
to Rockingham County, NC  0.44% ($27,284)
to Guilford County, NC  0.26% ($33,023)
to Davidson County, NC  0.21% ($29,028)
to Yadkin County, NC  0.15% ($26,692)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.9

Births per 1000 population in Stokes County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 11.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Stokes County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Stokes County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 12.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Stokes County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Stokes County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Stokes County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Stokes County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Stokes County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Stokes County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 7,789 (6,111 aged, 1,678 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 615 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Stokes County, North Carolina in 1999 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (768)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (516)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (505)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (476)
  • Unspecified dementia (377)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (292)
  • Cerebrovascular disease, unspecified (231)
  • Congestive heart failure (185)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (176)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (170)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.2
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 1,317
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 143
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 8,784

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,007
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 938
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 2

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 9
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 33

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 152.0. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 82.3
  • Other - 69.7

Household type by relationship:

Households: 46,776
  • Male householders: 9,838 (2,467 living alone), Female householders: 10,136 (3,136 living alone)
  • 10,354 spouses (10,195 opposite-sex spouses), 923 unmarried partners, (909 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 11,335 children (10,506 natural, 258 adopted, 572 stepchildren), 1,308 grandchildren, 190 brothers or sisters, 622 parents, 39 foster children, 583 other relatives, 889 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 538

Size of family households: 7,122 2-persons, 2,758 3-persons, 2,493 4-persons, 747 5-persons, 225 6-persons, 94 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,654 1-person, 693 2-persons, 73 3-persons, 32 4-persons.

5,053 married couples with children.
2,595 single-parent households (814 men, 1,781 women).

96.5% of residents of Stokes speak English at home.
2.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (71% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (68% speak English very well, 32% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $170,191,000 ($3,750 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,013,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $94,278,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $33,396,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,362,000
Federal grants: $34,583,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,926,000 ($554,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,646,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $555,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $19,546,000
Federal Government insurance: $9,036,000

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

Births: 2,622
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,285
Here:

50 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +237
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +666
Here:

+15 per 1000 residents
State:

+27 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Stokes County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.99 millions of gallons per day (15% from ground, 85% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.4

Year house built in Stokes County, North Carolina
  • Year house built in Stokes County, North Carolina
  • 7022014 or later
  • 3362010 to 2013
  • 3,0172000 to 2009
  • 4,7581990 to 1999
  • 3,7311980 to 1989
  • 4,6241970 to 1979
  • 1,9081960 to 1969
  • 1,1521950 to 1959
  • 8031940 to 1949
  • 1,4971939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Stokes County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Stokes County, North Carolina
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Stokes County, North Carolina
  • 241 room
  • 92 rooms
  • 2343 rooms
  • 1,2414 rooms
  • 4,3025 rooms
  • 4,5466 rooms
  • 2,2947 rooms
  • 1,3698 rooms
  • 1,3829+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Stokes County, North Carolina
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Stokes County, North Carolina
  • 1511 room
  • 812 rooms
  • 5003 rooms
  • 1,3964 rooms
  • 1,2335 rooms
  • 4656 rooms
  • 3667 rooms
  • 1298 rooms
  • 1169+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Stokes County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Stokes County, North Carolina
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Stokes County, North Carolina
  • 22no bedroom
  • 911 bedroom
  • 3,2412 bedrooms
  • 9,6533 bedrooms
  • 2,0144 bedrooms
  • 3905+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Stokes County, North Carolina
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Stokes County, North Carolina
  • 150no bedroom
  • 6101 bedroom
  • 1,8912 bedrooms
  • 1,5493 bedrooms
  • 2504 bedrooms
  • 95+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Stokes County, North Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Stokes County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Stokes County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 232no vehicle
  • 2,9721 vehicle
  • 5,9032 vehicles
  • 3,5673 vehicles
  • 2,1604 vehicles
  • 8055+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Stokes County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Stokes County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 391no vehicle
  • 2,1851 vehicle
  • 1,3322 vehicles
  • 4143 vehicles
  • 1374 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

92.0% of Stokes County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 83% lived in North Carolina.

Stokes County:

92.0%
State average:

84.8%

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

  • This state: 34,012
  • Other state: 11,456
  • Northeast: 2,157
  • Midwest: 1,417
  • South: 6,923
  • West: 885
Year householders moved into unit in Stokes County, NC
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Stokes County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 72.1%Electricity
  • 9.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 8.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.6%Utility gas
  • 4.0%Wood
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 78.7%Electricity
  • 7.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.1%Wood
  • 3.4%Utility gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 126
Here:

3.1%
North Carolina:

11.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 73
Here:

3.2%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 199
Here:

15.4%
North Carolina:

19.1%

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

Stokes County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,442,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $1,816,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,266,000
    Other: $1,105,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $564,000
    Solid Waste Management: $145,000
    Sewerage: $143,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $62,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $4,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $1,734,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,211,000
    Solid Waste Management: $88,000
    Health - Other: $12,000
    General Public Buildings: $8,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $58,963,000
    Police Protection: $5,224,000
    Health - Other: $5,160,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,916,000
    Local Fire Protection: $3,064,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,859,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,687,000
    Financial Administration: $1,372,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,238,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,188,000
    General - Other: $1,085,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,035,000
    Parks and Recreation: $136,000
    Water Utilities: $90,000
    Sewerage: $87,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $80,000
    Hospitals: $75,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $599,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,166,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $487,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $37,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $476,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $48,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,656,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,713,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,365,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,422,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $344,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $272,000
    Rents: $96,000
    Interest Earnings: $12,000
    Sale of Property: $7,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,206,000
    Health - Other: $610,000
    Police Protection: $379,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $86,000
    General - Other: $69,000
    Central Staff Services: $65,000
    General Public Building: $58,000
    Correctional Institutions: $30,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,222,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $152,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $46,539,000
    Public Welfare: $4,120,000
    Other: $2,139,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,142,000
    Health and Hospitals: $743,000
  • Tax - Property: $28,290,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,862,000
    Other License: $158,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $118,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $36,295,000

Stokes County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,442,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $1,816,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,266,000
    Other: $1,105,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $564,000
    Solid Waste Management: $145,000
    Sewerage: $143,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $62,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $4,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $1,734,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,211,000
    Solid Waste Management: $88,000
    Health - Other: $12,000
    General Public Buildings: $8,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $58,963,000
    Police Protection: $5,224,000
    Health - Other: $5,160,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,916,000
    Local Fire Protection: $3,064,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,859,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,687,000
    Financial Administration: $1,372,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,238,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,188,000
    General - Other: $1,085,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,035,000
    Parks and Recreation: $136,000
    Water Utilities: $90,000
    Sewerage: $87,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $80,000
    Hospitals: $75,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $599,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,166,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $487,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $37,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $476,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $48,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,656,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,713,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,365,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,422,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $344,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $272,000
    Rents: $96,000
    Interest Earnings: $12,000
    Sale of Property: $7,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,206,000
    Health - Other: $610,000
    Police Protection: $379,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $86,000
    General - Other: $69,000
    Central Staff Services: $65,000
    General Public Building: $58,000
    Correctional Institutions: $30,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,222,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $152,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $46,539,000
    Public Welfare: $4,120,000
    Other: $2,139,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,142,000
    Health and Hospitals: $743,000
  • Tax - Property: $28,290,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,862,000
    Other License: $158,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $118,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $36,295,000

Stokes County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,442,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $1,816,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,266,000
    Other: $1,105,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $564,000
    Solid Waste Management: $145,000
    Sewerage: $143,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $62,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $4,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $1,734,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,211,000
    Solid Waste Management: $88,000
    Health - Other: $12,000
    General Public Buildings: $8,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $58,963,000
    Police Protection: $5,224,000
    Health - Other: $5,160,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,916,000
    Local Fire Protection: $3,064,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,859,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,687,000
    Financial Administration: $1,372,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,238,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,188,000
    General - Other: $1,085,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,035,000
    Parks and Recreation: $136,000
    Water Utilities: $90,000
    Sewerage: $87,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $80,000
    Hospitals: $75,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $599,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,166,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $487,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $37,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $476,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $48,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,656,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,713,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,365,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,422,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $344,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $272,000
    Rents: $96,000
    Interest Earnings: $12,000
    Sale of Property: $7,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,206,000
    Health - Other: $610,000
    Police Protection: $379,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $86,000
    General - Other: $69,000
    Central Staff Services: $65,000
    General Public Building: $58,000
    Correctional Institutions: $30,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,222,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $152,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $46,539,000
    Public Welfare: $4,120,000
    Other: $2,139,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,142,000
    Health and Hospitals: $743,000
  • Tax - Property: $28,290,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,862,000
    Other License: $158,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $118,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $36,295,000

Stokes County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,442,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $1,816,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,266,000
    Other: $1,105,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $564,000
    Solid Waste Management: $145,000
    Sewerage: $143,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $62,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $4,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $1,734,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,211,000
    Solid Waste Management: $88,000
    Health - Other: $12,000
    General Public Buildings: $8,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $58,963,000
    Police Protection: $5,224,000
    Health - Other: $5,160,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,916,000
    Local Fire Protection: $3,064,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,859,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,687,000
    Financial Administration: $1,372,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,238,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,188,000
    General - Other: $1,085,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,035,000
    Parks and Recreation: $136,000
    Water Utilities: $90,000
    Sewerage: $87,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $80,000
    Hospitals: $75,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $599,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,166,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $487,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $37,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $476,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $48,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,656,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,713,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,365,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,422,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $344,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $272,000
    Rents: $96,000
    Interest Earnings: $12,000
    Sale of Property: $7,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,206,000
    Health - Other: $610,000
    Police Protection: $379,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $86,000
    General - Other: $69,000
    Central Staff Services: $65,000
    General Public Building: $58,000
    Correctional Institutions: $30,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,222,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $152,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $46,539,000
    Public Welfare: $4,120,000
    Other: $2,139,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,142,000
    Health and Hospitals: $743,000
  • Tax - Property: $28,290,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,862,000
    Other License: $158,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $118,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $36,295,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 898
  • Number of aged recipients: 141
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 757
  • Number of recipients under 18: 128
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 529
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 241
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 390
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 358
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED149$121,805143$141,294662$139,13736$42,4172$653,00040$110,52580$73,400
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$102,50010$90,90057$144,2985$12,6000$03$161,3338$51,375
APPLICATIONS DENIED46$93,93532$94,594352$126,05745$48,5330$020$138,55077$68,935
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN20$109,40021$125,905176$138,4669$51,4440$06$104,50016$82,625
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS10$99,8006$105,50049$135,4492$149,0000$05$116,00010$82,900
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED18$157,33323$154,4351$84,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$191,0007$165,1430$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$107,0003$195,3331$84,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$123,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$120,0000$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Stokes, NC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Stokes, NC - Value
Most common first names in Stokes County, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James18169.8 years
Mary14279.8 years
William13773.4 years
John13169.4 years
Robert8970.3 years
George5573.3 years
Paul4972.6 years
Charles4672.5 years
Annie4580.6 years
Joseph4568.3 years
Most common last names in Stokes County, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith21273.5 years
Mabe12073.2 years
Tuttle11277.9 years
Bennett7676.2 years
Brown7570.0 years
Hairston5873.7 years
Hall5473.8 years
Johnson5476.7 years
Lawson5275.3 years
Boyles4575.3 years
Businesses in Stokes County, NC
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1La-Z-Boy1
AutoZone1Little Caesars Pizza1
Burger King1MasterBrand Cabinets2
CVS2McDonald's1
Curves2Pizza Hut1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
Dunkin Donuts1Subway2
FedEx3Taco Bell1
GNC1U-Haul3
Goodwill1UPS2
H&R Block2Waffle House1
Hardee's1Wendy's1
KFC1YMCA2