Albemarle Buncombe County, North Carolina

Albemarle: City in Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States

About

Albemarle is a city located in the county of Buncombe in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 15,903 and a population density of 360 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 16,344 inhabitants.

The city was created 196 years ago in 1825.

Albemarle Quick Facts

Population : 16,344 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Buncombe County
Postal code : 28001–28002
Area : 44.17 km2
Altitude : 499 feet / 152 meters
Capital city : Albemarle is capital of Stanly County
Establishment : January 01, 1826 (196 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−05:00
Local time : 17:03:43 (5th October 2022)
Density : 370 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 2.7% (2010-2020)
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Location of Albemarle on North Carolina map.
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Geography

Albemarle is located at 35°36'41"N 82°32'33"W (35.6115000, -82.5426300).

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Demographics

The population of Albemarle increased by 2.7% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 15,903 - census
2011 15,868 -0.22% estimation process
2012 15,807 -0.39% estimation process
2013 15,839 0.2% estimation process
2014 15,806 -0.21% estimation process
2015 15,810 0.03% estimation process
2016 15,795 -0.09% estimation process
2017 15,950 0.97% estimation process
2018 16,100 0.93% estimation process
2019 16,246 0.9% estimation process
2020 16,344 0.6% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 12,279
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 12,686
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -3.2%
April 1, 2020 Population : 12,261
April 1, 2010 Population : 12,459
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.4%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 21.0%
People over 65 (%) : 22.8%
Female persons, % : 52.3%
White only, percent : 95.8%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.6%
Asians alone % : 1.1%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.2%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 2.6%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 93.6%
2015-2019 Veterans : 651
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 2.0%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 60.4%

Albemarle zip code is 28001. County name: Stanly, County fips: 37167

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 60.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $106,600
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,106
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $454
2015-2019 median gross rent : $629
2015-2019 Households : 5,395
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.18
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 87.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 3.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 84.0%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 78.0%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 87.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 18.9%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 11.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 6.9%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 64.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 61.0%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 24,793
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 106,536
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 271,655
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 217,114
2012 total retail sales per capita : $17,874
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.7
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $44,991
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $27,187
Percentage of people living in poverty : 14.1%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,192
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 645
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 354
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 40
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,068
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 182
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 910
2010 population per square mile : 1,382.1
2010 land area in square miles : 9.01
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 59.7%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $386,100
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $2,768
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $1,222
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,316
2015-2019 Households : 3,184
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.59
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 90.5%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 29.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 92.3%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 89.6%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 92.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 46.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 5.2%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 4.7%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 75.8%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 74.6%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 15,560
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 16,430
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 68,866
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 163,862
2012 total retail sales per capita : $19,358
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 29.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $87,027
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $43,189
Percentage of people living in poverty : 5.0%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 929
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 578
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 225
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 188
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 706
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 46
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 828
2010 population per square mile : 3,574.6
2010 land area in square miles : 2.34

People born in Albemarle (16)

People born in Albemarle, including country music musician from the United States Kellie Pickler, jazz singer June Tyson, Player of and Canadian football Danny Kepley, .

List

  • Derek Colanduno (American skeptic) he was born in 19/01/1974
  • Pat Cooper (American baseball player) he was born in 26/11/1917
  • T. A. McLendon (Player of American football) he was born in 21/02/1983
  • Tommy Smith (American baseball player) he was born in 01/08/1948
  • Tripp Merritt (American football coach) he was born in 05/03/1968
  • Unknown Hinson (voice actor from the United States) he was born in 27/10/1954
  • Monty Montgomery (baseball player) he was born in 01/09/1946
  • Bradley Holt (American baseball player) he was born in 13/10/1986
  • Willie Drye (American journalist) he was born in 22/10/1949
  • Josh Baldwin (American Christian musician) he was born in 09/07/1979
  • R. J. Prince (American football wide receiver) he was born in 19/04/1995
  • Martha Boger (U.S. military veteran) she was born in 01/01/1915
  • Ann Henning Moore (U.S. military veteran) she was born in 01/01/1924

Schools in Albemarle

College & universities near Albemarle, NC

Code Name City ZIP
199111 University of North Carolina at Asheville Asheville (NC) 28804-8510

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Albemarle, NC

Code Name Address Type
GRV Greenville 1120 West Washington Street RAIL
SPB Spartanburg 290 Magnolia St RAIL
CSN Clemson Calhoun Memorial Hwy and College Ave. RAIL

Post offices near Albemarle

Post Office Name City ZIP
Gra Post Office Asheville (NC) 28804

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Buncombe County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Buncombe County , NC.

City Name Population Title
Asheville 92,852 County seat of Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States
Wilson 49,479 City in and county seat of Wilson County, North Carolina
Black Mountain 8,256 Town in North Carolina, USA
Woodfin 6,679 City in Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States of America
Walkertown 5,290 City in Forsyth County, North Carolina, United States of America
Swannanoa 4,576 Township in Buncombe County, North Carolina
Royal Pines 4,272 Township in Buncombe County, North Carolina
Weaverville 4,039 Town in Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States of America
Fairview 3,984 Township in Buncombe County, North Carolina
Avery Creek 1,950 Township in Buncombe County, North Carolina
Biltmore Forest 1,431 Town of the United States
Bent Creek 1,287 Census-designated place in Buncombe County, North Carolina
Montreat 939 Town

Distance to Other Cities

Albemarle distances to largest North Carolina cities