East Spencer Rowan County, North Carolina

East Spencer: City in Rowan County, North Carolina, United States of America

About

East Spencer is a city located in the county of Rowan in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,534 and a population density of 370 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,556 inhabitants.

East Spencer Quick Facts

Population : 1,556 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Rowan County
Postal code : 28039
Phone Area Codes : 704
Area : 4.14 km2
Altitude : 728 feet / 222 meters
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 11:52:07 (20th January 2022)
Density : 376 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.41% (2010-2020)
Weather : 45℉ Light Rain Likely 7-days weather
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Geography

East Spencer is located at 35°40'55"N 80°25'56"W (35.6818100, -80.4322800).

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Weather

East Spencer forecast: Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. Northwest wind 1 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. more

Demographics

The population of East Spencer increased by 1.41% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,534 - census
2011 1,532 -0.13% estimation process
2012 1,528 -0.26% estimation process
2013 1,526 -0.13% estimation process
2014 1,525 -0.07% estimation process
2015 1,527 0.13% estimation process
2016 1,531 0.26% estimation process
2017 1,539 0.52% estimation process
2018 1,543 0.26% estimation process
2019 1,551 0.52% estimation process
2020 1,556 0.32% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 7,441
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 7,839
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -5.1%
April 1, 2020 Population : 7,630
April 1, 2010 Population : 7,862
People under 5 years old, percentage : 4.4%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 15.5%
People over 65 (%) : 25.3%
Female persons, % : 53.8%
White only, percent : 94.5%
Black or African American alone, percent : 2.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.1%
Asians alone % : 0.4%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.8%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 1.0%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 94.3%
2015-2019 Veterans : 527
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 1.4%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 69.4%

East Spencer zip code is 28039. County name: Rowan, County fips: 37159

East Spencer, Southern City

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 69.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $107,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,093
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $472
2015-2019 median gross rent : $808
2015-2019 Households : 3,558
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.09
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 85.9%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 2.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 89.1%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 78.9%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 96.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 26.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 7.1%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 3.8%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 61.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 54.9%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 15,099
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 71,393
2012 total retail sales per capita : $9,085
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 25.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $59,514
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $36,706
Percentage of people living in poverty : 7.2%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 598
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 334
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 203
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 563
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 71
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 509
2010 population per square mile : 1,187.4
2010 land area in square miles : 6.62

People born in East Spencer (1)

American football player and coach Carl Torbush was born in East Spencer

Schools in East Spencer

College & universities near East Spencer, NC

Code Name City ZIP
198215 Catawba College Salisbury (NC) 28144

Stations (12)

Amtrak & bus stations near East Spencer, NC

Code Name Address Type
SAL Salisbury Depot and Liberty Sts. RAIL
LEX Lexington Center St. and railroad tracks RAIL
KAN Kannapolis 201 South Main St. RAIL
HPT High Point 100 West High St RAIL
WNS Winston-Salem, North Carolina 100 West 5th Street BUS

Post offices near East Spencer

Post Office Name City ZIP
East Spencer Post Office East Spencer (NC) 28039

Other cities in Rowan County

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

City Name Population Title
Salisbury 33,821 City in Rowan County, North Carolina, United States
China Grove 4,249 Town in Rowan County, North Carolina, United States
Franklin 3,619 Town in North Carolina, United States
Spencer 3,260 Town in North Carolina
Landis 3,148 City in Rowan County, North Carolina, United States of America
Granite Quarry 3,002 Town in North Carolina, USA
Enochville 2,925 Township in Rowan County, North Carolina
Rockwell 2,166 Village in North Carolina
Cleveland 875 Township in Rowan County, North Carolina
Faith 802 Human settlement in Rowan County, North Carolina, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

East Spencer distances to largest North Carolina cities