Locust, North Carolina 

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Population

3,253

+9.9% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.6%

Median Income

$57,031

Median Home Price

$187,200

Best Places to Live in Locust, North Carolina

Mid-sized city complex - Southwest North Carolina along Catawba River near South Carolina border. May, September and October are the most pleasant months in Locust, while July and January are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Diverse economy
-Educated population
-Entertainment
Cons
-Crime rates
-Growth and sprawl
-Long commutes

Local Listings in Locust
 $209,000 
116 Jefferson Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 2052 SqFt
 $250,000 
112 Meadowcreek Village Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 2578 SqFt
 $314,990 
21035 Coley Store Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 2114 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia Metro Area

Charlotte is a modern urban and financial center grown up dramatically from its previous agricultural and regional banking roots. Today the city is reputedly the headquarters for more banks than any city outside New York, and is the home to such financial heavyweights as BankAmerica and Wachovia, as well as Lowe’s (home improvement retail) and specialty steel maker Nucor. A diverse commercial and industrial economy has developed around the financial industry. Downtown is a mix of contemporary skyscraper architecture and a number of well-preserved 19th-century neighborhoods.


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City: Locust
Zip Codes: 28097
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 769 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Locust is 3.6% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Locust jobs have increased by 1.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Locust's cost of living is 0.6% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Locust's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
May, September and October are the most pleasant months in Locust, while July and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Stanly county voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Locust's population is 3,253 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 9.9%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 32 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Locust is $187,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.2%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Locust public schools spend $8,267 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.2 students per teacher in Locust. More Education


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Housing Market in Locust

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The median home price in Locust is $187,200. Browse Homes in this Range.


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NEW LISTINGS IN LOCUST
$209,000
116 Jefferson Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$250,000
112 Meadowcreek Village Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$314,990
21035 Coley Store Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$269,500
716 Renee Ford Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$360,000
205 Old Hickory Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$289,500
227 Whispering Hills Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$249,497
274 Whispering Hills Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3

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