Statesville, North CarolinaStatesville
is a city located in Iredell County, North Carolina
. As of the 2000
census, the city had a total population of 23,320. It is the county seat
of Iredell County6
Geography\nStatesville is located at 35°47'12" North, 80°52'43" West (35.786793, -80.878531)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the city has a total area of 53.4 km²
). 53.2 km² (20.5 mi²) of it is land and 0.2 km² (0.1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.34% water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 23,320 people, 9,338 households, and 5,957 families residing in the city. The population density
is 438.6/km² (1,135.9/mi²). There are 10,041 housing units at an average density of 188.8/km² (489.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 59.94% White, 31.87% African American
, 0.18% Native American
, 2.71% Asian
, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 3.84% from other races, and 1.42% from two or more races. 7.11% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 9,338 households out of which 28.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.7% are married couples living together, 17.9% have a female householder with no husband present, and 36.2% are non-families. 31.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.39 and the average family size is 2.99.
In the city the population is spread out with 24.4% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 28.0% from 25 to 44, 21.4% from 45 to 64, and 17.4% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 86.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 82.0 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $31,925, and the median income for a family is $41,694. Males have a median income of $31,255 versus $22,490 for females. The per capita income for the city is $19,328. 16.1% of the population and 12.7% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 23.7% are under the age of 18 and 13.8% are 65 or older.