Stokes County is located in north-central North Carolina. The County Seat is Danbury and the largest city is King . The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.stokes.nc.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 46,419 and the 2010 census population was 47,401. The land area is 448.86 square miles and there are 105.6 persons per square mile.
94% of the population is White, 4.2% is Black or African American, 2.8% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.1% is two or more races. 81.1% have a high school degree or higher, and 13.4% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $118,100, there are 18,969 households, an average of 2.45 persons per household. The per capita income is $21,311, the median household income is $42,703, and 15.8% of the persons in Stokes County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 3,320. Retail sales (in $1000) were $226,515, and sales per capita were $4,921. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 19.9%.
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