Statesville, NC Overview

The proud and historic City of Statesville enjoys an idyllic location in the heart of North Carolina’s green and rolling Piedmont region, harmonizing the charm of yesterday with a progressive attitude.  From its roots as a small Scottish-Irish farming settlement, the city has emerged as a model of prosperity and growth. Site Selection magazine named Statesville the "number one" small town in America for new industrial and expansion over the past decade.  Other accolades for Statesville include All-America City, recognition for low city and county property taxes, and high rankings for business climate in North Carolina.  Some of the most highly visible manufacturers on today's market have chosen to settle in Statesville.  Designated as a "Main Street City, Statesville has poured millions of dollars into revitalizing and expanding the downtown district.  Attractive homes that span many styles and periods, wonderful science centers and museums, Mitchell Community College, two major hospital campuses, delightful shops and restaurants, and popular entertainment venues are just a few of the highlights of this gracious Southern community. 


Population Growth (since 2000) 7%
Population Density (ppl / mile) 1,091.00
Household Size (ppl) 2.387
Households w/ Children 27%

Housing Stability

Annual Residential Turnover 0%
5+ Years in Residency 37%
Median Year in Residency 3.29

Housing Inventory

Statesville, NC Housing Inventory 6,058 1,581 4,617 6,058 1,581

Market Overview

707 listings with an estimated median price of $310,000

Price Count
$0 - 100K 129
$100K - 200K 70
$200K - 300K 131
$300K - 400K 198
$400K - 500K 77
$500K - 600K 30
$600K - 700K 13
$700K - 800K 8
$800K - 900K 7
$900K - 1M 10
$1M - Max 34
Property Type Count
Single Family 479
Townhouse 4
Condo 2
Commercial 30
Rental 33
Lots and Land 188
Multi Family 4

(Data as of 4/24/2024)

Population Demographics

The population of the community broken down by age group. The numbers at the top of each bar indicate the number of people in the age bracket below.

Statesville, NC Population Demographics

Total: 26,234


Median Age: 38.85

Climate and Weather

The Temperature chart displays average high and low values for January and July, and is designed to provide an indication of both seasonal and daily temperature variability. The Weather Risk Index indicates the calculated risk of each type of weather event occurring in the future. This risk is based on historical localized storm events and weather patterns. The national average for each type of weather event equals a score of 100, so a score of 200 would represent twice the risk as the national average, and a score of 50 would represent half the risk of the national average.

Temperature (degrees F)

Statesville, NC Temperature

Weather Risk

Statesville, NC Weather Risk


The Community Educational Index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau's Socioeconomic Status (SES) elements. Factors used in creating the index below are income, educational achievement, and occupation of persons within the selected ZIP code. Since this index is based on the population of an entire Zip code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

Education Climate Index

Statesville, NC Education Climate Index

Highest Education Level Attained

Statesville, NC Highest Education Level Attained 2,061 5,245 1,280 1,059 2,242 1,656 4,184 2,061 5,245 1,280 1,059 2,242

Employment and Finance


Statesville, NC Workforce

Income by dollar range (Median Income: $36,753)

Statesville, NC Income by dollar range 1,064 1,009 643 786 755 914 475 511 489 841 1,051 1,044 497 241 205 84 35 30

Fair Market Rents

The Fair Market Rents show average gross rent estimates based on figures provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

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Smoking Ban

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The Crime Index compares the risk or probability of future occurrence of certain types of crime in this community as compared to the national average. The national average for each type of crime equals a score of 1.0, so a score of 2.0 would represent twice the risk as the national average, and a score of 0.50 would represent half the risk of the national average.

Statesville, NC Crime

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