Stokesdale, NC


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Stokesdale is a somewhat small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 5,340 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Stokesdale is the 150th largest community in North Carolina.

Unlike some towns, Stokesdale isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Stokesdale are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Stokesdale is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Stokesdale who work in management occupations (13.28%), office and administrative support (12.80%), and sales jobs (9.07%).

Because of many things, Stokesdale is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Stokesdale a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Stokesdale has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Stokesdale’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Being a small town, Stokesdale does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The education level of Stokesdale citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 34.51% of adults in Stokesdale have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Stokesdale in 2010 was $31,398, which is wealthy relative to North Carolina, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $125,592 for a family of four. However, Stokesdale contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Stokesdale is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Stokesdale home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Stokesdale residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Stokesdale also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.86% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Stokesdale include English, Irish, Italian, and European.

The most common language spoken in Stokesdale is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.

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