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Stony Point is in Alexander County, in the Hickory-Morganton-Lenoir metro area. (The community straddles Alexander and Iredell counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
The latitude of Stony Point is 35.863N. The longitude is -81.047W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,099 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,380.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Stony Point demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Alexander County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Hickory-Morganton-Lenoir area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 28636 ZIP code.
15% of Stony Point residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Stony Point ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Stony Point was $17,303, compared with $21,587 nationally.
6% of Stony Point residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Stony Point, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $330. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $713.
Alexander County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Stony Point political report.
The average commute time for Stony Point workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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