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Encyclopedia > Statesville, North Carolina

Statesville is a city in Iredell County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 23,320 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Iredell CountyGR6. Location in the state of North Carolina Formed 1788 Seat Statesville Area  - Total  - Water 1,546 km² (597 mi²) 56 km² (21 mi²) 3. ... Official language(s) English Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Area  Ranked 28th  - Total 53,865 sq mi (139,509 km²)  - Width 150 miles (240 km)  - Length 560[1] miles (901 km)  - % water 9. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Location in the state of North Carolina Formed 1788 Seat Statesville Area  - Total  - Water 1,546 km² (597 mi²) 56 km² (21 mi²) 3. ...

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Geography

Location of Statesville, North Carolina

Statesville is located at 35°47′12″N, 80°52′43″W (35.786793, -80.878531)GR1. Image File history File links NCMap-doton-Statesville. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 53.4 km² (20.6 mi²). 53.2 km² (20.5 mi²) of it is land and 0.2 km² (0.1 mi²) of it (0.34%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 23,320 people, 9,338 households, and 5,957 families residing in the city. The population density was 438.6/km² (1,135.9/mi²). There were 10,041 housing units at an average density of 188.8/km² (489.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 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. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.11% of the population. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 9,338 households out of which 28.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.7% were married couples living together, 17.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.2% were non-families. 31.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.99. “Spouse” redirects here. ...


In the city the population was 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 were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 86.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.0 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $31,925, and the median income for a family was $41,694. Males had a median income of $31,255 versus $22,490 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,328. About 12.7% of families and 16.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23.7% of those under age 18 and 13.8% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Notable natives

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Trivia

  • Despite its common sounding name, there is only city named Statesville in the U.S.
  • Tom Dooley was tried and hanged in Statesville. The hanging supposedly took place on Depot Hill.
  • Parts of the movie Leatherheads, starring George Clooney were filmed in Statesville.
  • The movie The Boneyard featuring Phyllis Diller was filmed in the abandoned Davis Hospital in Statesville.
  • The TV movie The Ryan White Story was also filmed in Statesville, at South Iredell High School
  • Rapper Petey Pablo mentions Statesville in his song "Raise Up"
  • DC United soccer player Justin Moose is from Statesville.
  • Statesville is also known as "Statesvegas" or "The 'Ville."

Leatherheads is a romantic comedy set in the world of 1920s football starring George Clooney, John Krasinski and Renée Zellweger. ... George Timothy Clooney (born May 6, 1961) is an Academy Award and two-time Golden Globe-winning American actor, director, producer and screenwriter, known for his role in the first five seasons of the long-running television drama ER (1994–99), and his rise as an A-List movie star... The Boneyard is a 1991 horror film directed by James Cummins. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... South Iredell High School is a public school located near Troutman, North Carolina and is part of the Iredell-Statesville school system. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Football is a ball game played between two teams of eleven players, each attempting to win by scoring more goals than their opponent. ... Justin Moose (born November 23, 1983) is an American soccer player, who currently plays midfielder for D.C. United in Major League Soccer. ...

External links

  • Maps and aerial photos for 35°47′13″N 80°52′43″W / 35.786793, -80.878531Coordinates: 35°47′13″N 80°52′43″W / 35.786793, -80.878531

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