Archdale, North Carolina

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Archdale, North Carolina
City
Location of Archdale, North Carolina
Location of Archdale, North Carolina
Coordinates: 35°54′14″N 79°57′58″W / 35.90389°N 79.96611°W / 35.90389; -79.96611Coordinates: 35°54′14″N 79°57′58″W / 35.90389°N 79.96611°W / 35.90389; -79.96611
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Carolina
CountiesRandolph, Guilford
Area
 • Total7.8 sq mi (20.3 km2)
 • Land7.8 sq mi (20.3 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation869 ft (265 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total11,415
 • Density1,463.4/sq mi (562.3/km2)
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code27263
Area code(s)336
FIPS code37-01720[1]
GNIS feature ID1018843[2]
 
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Archdale, North Carolina
City
Location of Archdale, North Carolina
Location of Archdale, North Carolina
Coordinates: 35°54′14″N 79°57′58″W / 35.90389°N 79.96611°W / 35.90389; -79.96611Coordinates: 35°54′14″N 79°57′58″W / 35.90389°N 79.96611°W / 35.90389; -79.96611
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Carolina
CountiesRandolph, Guilford
Area
 • Total7.8 sq mi (20.3 km2)
 • Land7.8 sq mi (20.3 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation869 ft (265 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total11,415
 • Density1,463.4/sq mi (562.3/km2)
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code27263
Area code(s)336
FIPS code37-01720[1]
GNIS feature ID1018843[2]

Archdale is a city in Guilford and Randolph counties in the U.S. state of North Carolina. The population was 11,415 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Archdale is located at 35°54′14″N 79°57′58″W / 35.90389°N 79.96611°W / 35.90389; -79.96611 (35.903996, -79.966080).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 7.8 square miles (20.3 km²), all land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 9,014 people, 3,743 households, and 2,623 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,151.8 people per square mile (444.5/km²). There were 3,986 housing units at an average density of 509.3 per square mile (196.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 93.20% White, 2.75% African American, 0.47% Native American, 2.04% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.73% from other races, and 0.80% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.81% of the population.

There were 3,743 households out of which 32.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.8% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.9% were non-families. 26.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.87.

In the city the population was spread out with 23.2% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 32.4% from 25 to 44, 23.5% from 45 to 64, and 12.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 93.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $41,693, and the median income for a family was $50,245. Males had a median income of $34,449 versus $24,456 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,424. About 5.3% of families and 5.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.5% of those under age 18 and 7.3% of those age 65 or over.

History[edit]

Archdale, previously known as Bush Hill, first began as a predominantly Quaker settlement and received the name Archdale as a tribute to John Archdale, an early Quaker governor. It was incorporated in July 1969 under the leadership of then Mayor Henry York, Sr.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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