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Albemarle is a city in Stanly County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after George Monck, Duke of Albemarle

The latitude of Albemarle is 35.35N. The longitude is -80.2W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 499 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 15,408.


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Median household income
Local
$31,442
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Albemarle demographic reports
Albemarle is at the edge of the Uwharrie Mountains.
Former and merged names include:
· Smith's Store
Developed as a textiles center after the arrival of the railroad
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 90. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 5.8 per 1,000 people.
Nearby parks & recreation: Morrow Mountain State Park
Historic sites and museums: Stanly County Museum, Stanly County Sports Hall of Fame Museum
Colleges and universities: Stanly Community College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

12% of Albemarle residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Albemarle ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Albemarle was $17,511, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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17% of Albemarle residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Albemarle, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $334.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $802.


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Libraries in Albemarle include Stanly County Public Library ... View libraries

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Stanly County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Albemarle political report.

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The average commute time for Albemarle workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Albemarle between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Albemarle include Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites.

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