Locust, Stanly County, North Carolina

Locust: Human settlement in Stanly County, North Carolina, United States of America

About

Locust is a city located in the county of Stanly in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,930 and a population density of 139 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,270 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Locust

Population : 3,270 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Stanly County
Postal code : 28097
Phone Area Codes : 704
Area : 21.06 km2
Altitude : 719 feet / 219 meters
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 04:17:17 (8th December 2022)
Density : 155 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 10.4% (2010-2020)
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Location of Locust on North Carolina map.
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Geography

Locust is located at 35°15'36"N 80°25'31"W (35.2598700, -80.4253400).

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Demographics

The population of Locust increased by 10.4% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,930 - census
2011 2,931 0.03% estimation process
2012 2,991 2.01% estimation process
2013 3,021 0.99% estimation process
2014 3,025 0.13% estimation process
2015 3,036 0.36% estimation process
2016 3,133 3.1% estimation process
2017 3,172 1.23% estimation process
2018 3,203 0.97% estimation process
2019 3,238 1.08% estimation process
2020 3,270 0.98% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 10,180
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 10,421
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -2.3%
April 1, 2020 Population : 11,988
April 1, 2010 Population : 10,402
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.6%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 24.8%
People over 65 (%) : 10.2%
Female persons, % : 51.5%
White only, percent : 75.5%
Black or African American alone, percent : 4.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.6%
Asians alone % : 3.9%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.5%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 52.3%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 37.0%
2015-2019 Veterans : 277
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 32.5%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 49.0%

Locust zip code is 28097. County name: Stanly, County fips: 37167

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 49.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $273,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $2,212
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $983
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,443
2015-2019 Households : 3,504
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.92
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 87.8%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 52.6%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 94.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 88.3%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 83.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.2%
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 : 20.2%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 72.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 63.7%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 16,464
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 11,953
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 100,367
2012 total retail sales per capita : $9,378
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.2
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $70,540
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $31,919
Percentage of people living in poverty : 8.1%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 671
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 410
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 210
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 270
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 384
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 88
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 565
2010 population per square mile : 6,269.6
2010 land area in square miles : 1.66
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 57.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $166,400
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,928
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $922
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,032
2015-2019 Households : 4,016
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.43
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 91.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 12.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 83.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 73.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 86.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 27.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 12.0%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 11.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 63.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 56.2%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 21,455
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 324,853
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 316,724
2012 total retail sales per capita : $31,405
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 31.0
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $55,226
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $32,172
Percentage of people living in poverty : 19.2%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 903
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 592
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 206
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 201
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 645
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 122
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 726
2010 population per square mile : 5,064.0
2010 land area in square miles : 2.01
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 9.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $493,300
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $3,107
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : -
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,350
2015-2019 Households : 1,497
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 5.59
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 97.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 95.5%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 17.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 9.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 74.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 3.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 2.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 0.2%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.2%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 46.1%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 462
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 47,914
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 4,849
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 30,766
2012 total retail sales per capita : $4,197
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 15.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $23,730
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $6,672
Percentage of people living in poverty : 65.9%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 476
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 329
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 67
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 34
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 422
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 444
2010 population per square mile : 19,488.9
2010 land area in square miles : 0.36
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 56.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $133,900
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,272
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $469
2015-2019 median gross rent : $793
2015-2019 Households : 3,908
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.26
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 85.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 3.1%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 86.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 81.9%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 90.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 23.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 10.3%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 6.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 66.4%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 63.9%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 15,106
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 23,397
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 123,446
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 102,702
2012 total retail sales per capita : $11,433
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.2
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $50,077
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $28,109
Percentage of people living in poverty : 8.5%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 829
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 509
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 207
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 29
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 754
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 54
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 730
2010 population per square mile : 3,892.6
2010 land area in square miles : 2.31

Schools in Locust

College & universities near Locust, NC

Code Name City ZIP
199740 Stanly Community College Albemarle (NC) 28001
198109 Cabarrus College of Health Sciences Concord (NC) 28025-3959
199139 University of North Carolina at Charlotte Charlotte (NC) 28223-0001
199306 Pfeiffer University Misenheimer (NC) 28109-0960

Stations (12)

Amtrak & bus stations near Locust, NC

Code Name Address Type
KAN Kannapolis 201 South Main St. RAIL
CLT Charlotte 1914 North Tryon St. RAIL
SAL Salisbury Depot and Liberty Sts. RAIL
LEX Lexington Center St. and railroad tracks RAIL
GAS Gastonia 350 Hancock Street RAIL

Post offices near Locust

Post Office Name City ZIP
Locu Post Office Locust (NC) 28097

Other places with the same name (2)

  • Locust , Pennsylvania human settlement in Pennsylvania, United States of America with a population of 1,383 people.

Other cities in Stanly County

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

City Name Population Title
Albemarle 16,003 City in Stanly County, North Carolina, United States
Norwood 2,394 Town in Stanly County, North Carolina, United States
Badin 1,934 Human settlement in Stanly County, North Carolina, United States of America
Oakboro 1,928 City in Stanly County, North Carolina, United States of America
Stanfield 1,552 Human settlement in Stanly County, North Carolina, United States of America
Red Cross 769 Town in the USA
New London 749 Town in Stanly County, North Carolina, United States
Misenheimer 742 Human settlement in North Carolina, United States of America
Richfield 627 Town in North Carolina, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Locust distances to largest North Carolina cities