Iredell County is located in west-central North Carolina. The County Seat is Statesville and the largest city is Mooresville . The Official Web Site is located at https://www.co.iredell.nc.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 166,675 and the 2010 census population was 159,440. The land area is 573.83 square miles and there are 277.8 persons per square mile.
83.2% of the population is White, 12.2% is Black or African American, 7.2% is Hispanic or Latino, 2.3% is Asian, 0.6% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.7% is two or more races. 85.9% have a high school degree or higher, and 23.9% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $166,700, there are 59,468 households, an average of 2.69 persons per household. The per capita income is $26,467, the median household income is $50,329, and 13.8% of the persons in Iredell County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 15,888. Retail sales (in $1000) were $2,288,865, and sales per capita were $15,114. The percentage of black-owned firms is 4.8%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 23.8%.
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