Arlington, North Carolina

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Population in July 2007: 816.
Males: 371  (45.5%)
Females: 445  (54.5%)
Median resident age:  36.5 years
North Carolina median age:  35.3 years

Zip codes: 28642.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $28,481 (it was $25,789 in 2000)
Arlington:

$28,481
NC:

$50,584

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $17,870 (it was $14,469 in 2000)

Arlington town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $109,552 (it was $66,500 in 2000)
Arlington:

$109,552
NC:

$165,400
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  • Races in Arlington, NC (2000)

    Arlington races chart
    • 72491.1%White alone
    • 486.0%Black alone
    • 192.4%Hispanic
    • 40.5%Two or more races

Races in Arlington detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Arlington: 93.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (24.5%), English (11.7%), German (7.3%), Irish (5.5%), French (3.0%), Dutch (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 07/23/1930

Elevation: 900 feet

Land area: 0.84 square miles.

Population density: 970 people per square mile   (low).

Arlington,NC real estate house value index trend

Arlington, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Arlington:

  • High school or higher: 65.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Arlington town:

  • Never married: 16.6%
  • Now married: 51.9%
  • Separated: 7.2%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 16.1%

5 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.6%
North Carolina:

5.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Arlington town:  0.8% ($508)
North Carolina:  0.9% ($826)
Arlington satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Winston-Salem, NC (33.1 miles , pop. 185,776).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (57.5 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (404.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Jonesville, NC (0.9 miles ), Elkin, NC (1.5 miles ), Pleasant Hill, NC (1.8 miles ), Ronda, NC (2.5 miles ), Boonville, NC (2.6 miles ), Yadkinville, NC (3.4 miles ), Dobson, NC (3.6 miles ), Hays, NC (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 36.23 N, Longitude: 80.83 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 336

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.5%
North Carolina:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Textile mills and textile products (22%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Truck transportation (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Health care (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Apparel (6%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)

Work and jobs in Arlington: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Arlington, North Carolina

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Tornado activity:

Arlington-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 37% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/7/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 36.8 miles away from the Arlington town center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 5/7/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.0 miles away from the town center injured 5 people and caused $50 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Arlington-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 219.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 188.0 miles away from Arlington center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 90.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 90.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 177.6 miles away from Arlington center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 90.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Yadkin County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Droughts: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Arlington topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Arlington:

  • HUGH CHATHAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; ELKIN, NC)
  • UNIHEALTH POST-ACUTE CARE-ELKIN (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; ELKIN, NC)
  • HUGH CHATHAM MEMORIAL NURSING (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; ELKIN, NC)
  • ELKIN DIALYSIS CENTER OF WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; ELKIN, NC)
  • YADKIN I (Hospital, about 8 miles away; HAMPTONVILLE, NC)
  • YADKIN NURSING CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; YADKINVILLE, NC)
  • YADKIN NURSING CARE CTR INC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; YADKINVILLE, NC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Arlington:

  • Surry Community College (about 13 miles; Dobson, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,686)
  • Wilkes Community College (about 21 miles; Wilkesboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,292)
  • Mitchell Community College (about 31 miles; Statesville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,458)
  • Wake Forest University (about 32 miles; Winston Salem, NC; FT enrollment: 6,407)
  • Forsyth Technical Community College (about 34 miles; Winston Salem, NC; FT enrollment: 7,190)
  • Winston-Salem State University (about 36 miles; Winston-Salem, NC; FT enrollment: 5,378)
  • NASCAR Technical Institute (about 44 miles; Mooresville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,350)

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Church in Arlington: Arlington First Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Arlington Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Cobb Creek (A), Beaverdam Creek (B), Jonesville Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Yadkin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2004 was 81.4. This is about average.

City:

81.4
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2004 was 24.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 23.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.0
U.S.:

32.0
Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  68.8%
Whole state:  69.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.1%
Whole state:  4.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

16.9%
Whole state:

12.3%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

4.1%
Whole state:

5.5%
5 people in homes for the mentally ill in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.6
North Carolina average:

13.1

Arlington travel time to work - commute Arlington mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Arlington town (based on Yadkin County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,66058
Mainline Protestant4,18431
Black Protestant6684
Catholic4602
Other111
None15,689-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Yadkin County:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Yadkin County:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Yadkin County:

6.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 32
Here:

8.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.2%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Yadkin County:

30.5%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.6%
State:

15.6%

5.19% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,974 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.19%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Forsyth County, NC  1.14% ($35,529 average AGI)
from Surry County, NC  0.84% ($24,655)
from Wilkes County, NC  0.55% ($24,081)


5.38% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,735 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Forsyth County, NC  1.33% ($31,989 average AGI)
to Wilkes County, NC  0.70% ($26,660)
to Surry County, NC  0.64% ($25,372)

Strongest AM radio stations in Arlington:

  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSGH (1040 AM; 9 kW; LEWISVILLE, NC; Owner: WINSTON-SALEM, GREENSBORO, HIGH POINT AREA RADIO)
  • WPAQ (740 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT AIRY, NC; Owner: RALPH D. EPPERSON)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WSYD (1300 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT AIRY, NC; Owner: GRANITE CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSJS (600 AM; 5 kW; WINSTON-SALEM, NC)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKSK (580 AM; 5 kW; W.JEFFERSON, NC; Owner: CADDELL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WCXN (1170 AM; daytime; 8 kW; CLAREMONT, NC; Owner: WCXN, INC.)
  • WTOB (1380 AM; 5 kW; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Arlington:

  • WIFM-FM (100.9 FM; ELKIN, NC; Owner: VON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBRF (98.1 FM; GALAX, VA; Owner: BLUE RIDGE RADIO, INC.)
  • WKBC-FM (97.3 FM; NORTH WILKESBORO, NC; Owner: WILKES BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W267AN (101.3 FM; WILKESBORO, NC; Owner: TRIAD FAMILY NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFMX (105.7 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTQR (104.1 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W285DJ (104.9 FM; MOUNT AIRY, NC; Owner: TRIAD FAMILY NETWORK, INC,)
  • WTHZ (94.1 FM; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: DAVIDSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CO, INC)
  • WVTR (91.9 FM; MARION, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WEND (106.5 FM; SALISBURY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WECR-FM (102.3 FM; BEECH MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: RONDINARO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WZJS (100.7 FM; BANNER ELK, NC; Owner: HIGHLAND COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATES, LLC)
  • WFDD (88.5 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY)
  • W285DG (104.9 FM; BOONE, NC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W225AA (92.9 FM; BOONE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WKZL (107.5 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: DICK BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC. OF TENNESSEE)
  • W232AV (94.3 FM; LENOIR, NC; Owner: DAVID TORRES)
  • W218BW (91.5 FM; LENOIR, NC; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXRI (91.3 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Arlington:

  • WFMY-TV (Channel 2; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WFMY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WXII-TV (Channel 12; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WXII HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)

Arlington fatal accident list:

Dec 18, 2006 06:00 PM, Sr-21, Pardue St, Lat: 36.22952, Lon: -80.83722, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • 11,300Total average daily traffic
  • 711Total average daily truck traffic
  • 22,600Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$81,475
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$75,970
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0503.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (54%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (34%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Arlington compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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