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Locust is a small rural city in Stanly and Cabarrus counties in the U.S. state of North Carolina. The population was 2,930 at the 2010 census.GeographyLocust is located in southwestern Stanly County at . Through annexations, the city limits now extend west into Cabarrus County. Locust is bordered by the town of Stanfield to the south.The center of Locust is at the intersection of combined North Carolina Highway 24/27 with North Carolina Highway 200. NC 24/27 leads east to Albemarle and west to the Charlotte area. Via NC 27 it is to the Charlotte center city. NC 200 leads northwest to US 601 and provides a route to Concord, away, and leads southwest to Monroe.According to the United States Census Bureau, the city of Locust has a total area of 21.1sqkm, with no significant water bodies.DemographicsAs of the census of 2000, there were 2,416 people, 922 households, and 712 families residing in the city. The population density was 470.5 people per square mile (181.5/km²). There were 981 housing units at an average density of 191.0 per square mile (73.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 94.91% White, 1.53% African American, 0.46% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 2.03% from other races, and 0.91% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.39% of the population.Locust is in North Carolina (NC). Start your trip to United States by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.
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