Statesville, North Carolina Piedmont Best Place
Statesville North Carolina is a city that remains true to its roots and is filled with old Victorian homes, cooled by the gentle boughs of oak, dogwood and magnolia trees.
While not unlike most of the smaller cities and towns in North Carolina Statesville has experienced a lot of changes over the recent years and an influx of new residents yet it has found it’s balance when it comes to new development and change.
Downtown Statesville has a well-preserved historic district with a lot of quaint little shops, nice restaurants and a busy social calendar of events like the various farmers’ markets that bring the community together on a weekly basis.
Surrounding the city, the countryside is filled with a harmonious relationship between agriculture, technology and manufacturing pursuits.
Statesville has a population of about 24,000 people and is located in Iredell County North Carolina, which has a total population of about 130,000 people.
Conveniently located at the intersection of I-77 and I-40, Statesville NC is in the eastern foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Statesville is one of the crossroads cities of western North Carolina, connecting north to south, and east to west.
What you might not know about Statesville which is pretty astonishing is the national recognition it has been getting of late. Especially in the area of employment.
Mooresville, NC is about 20 miles south of Statesville near Lake Norman and this micropolitan area of Statesville-Mooresville has secured more business facility and expansion projects than any other micropolitan area in the United States and has done so 8 out of the last 10 years!
Yep, you read it right….#1 in the entire country!
The Statesville median home value is barely $95,000.
So we have nearby lakes, national parks, some of the best larger cities in North Carolina within a short drive in either direction, friendly people…oh and being #1 in the country for business facilities and expansion projects. Have I forgotten anything?
I think you can see why Statesville’s is on our best place to live in North Carolina list!
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