Boardman, North Carolina

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Population in 2014: 155 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -23.3%
Males: 78  (50.5%)
Females: 77  (49.5%)
Median resident age:  42.8 years
North Carolina median age:  38.4 years

Zip codes: 28438.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $33,734 (it was $20,500 in 2000)
Boardman:

$33,734
NC:

$47,830

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $16,001 (it was $10,339 in 2000)

Boardman town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $67,182 (it was $30,500 in 2000)
Boardman:

$67,182
NC:

$160,100

Median gross rent in 2015: $487.

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    • 10466.2%White alone
    • 5333.8%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Boardman: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (30.8%), Irish (5.8%), English (4.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1992

Elevation: 90 feet

Land area: 3.12 square miles.

Population density: 50 people per square mile   (very low).

Boardman,NC real estate house value index trend

Boardman, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Boardman:

  • High school or higher: 67.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 14.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Boardman town:

  • Never married: 35.7%
  • Now married: 41.6%
  • Separated: 7.2%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

32 residents are foreign born (15.8% Latin America).

This town:

15.8%
North Carolina:

7.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $869 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $745 (1.2%)

Boardman satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, NC (43.4 miles , pop. 121,015).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (96.9 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (437.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Orrum, NC (2.0 miles) , Proctorville, NC (2.4 miles) , Cerro Gordo, NC (2.9 miles ), Fair Bluff, NC (3.2 miles ), Butters, NC (3.2 miles ), Fairmont, NC (3.2 miles ), Chadbourn, NC (3.3 miles ), Marietta, NC (3.3 miles) .

Latitude: 34.44 N, Longitude: 78.95 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 910

Boardman household income distribution Boardman home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.2%
North Carolina:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -54 (-21.1%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (52%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (54%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (5%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (4%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Boardman, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Boardman-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 5% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/8/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.9 miles away from the Boardman town center injured 21 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 11/7/1995, a category F4 tornado 31.3 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Boardman-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 126.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 206.3 miles away from Boardman center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 117.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 151.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 87.3 miles away from Boardman center
On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 56.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Columbus County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 14, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Boardman topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Boardman:

  • CORBEL RESIDENTIAL (Hospital, about 4 miles away; ORRUM, NC)
  • WESTSIDE RESIDENTIAL (Hospital, about 4 miles away; ORRUM, NC)
  • RIVERSIDE RESIDENTIAL (Hospital, about 10 miles away; FAIR BLUFF, NC)
  • FMC DIALYSIS SERVICES OF ROBESON COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; FAIRMONT, NC)
  • DAVITA DIALYSIS OF CHADBOURN (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; CHADBOURN, NC)
  • STRAWBERRY HOUSE (Hospital, about 11 miles away; CHADBOURN, NC)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE ST PAULS (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; ST PAULS, NC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Boardman:

  • Robeson Community College (about 13 miles; Lumberton, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,322)
  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (about 23 miles; Pembroke, NC; FT enrollment: 5,548)
  • Fayetteville Technical Community College (about 44 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 10,114)
  • Fayetteville State University (about 44 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 5,297)
  • Francis Marion University (about 44 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,624)
  • Horry-Georgetown Technical College (about 45 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 5,772)
  • Coastal Carolina University (about 45 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 8,881)

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Churches in Boardman include: Boardman Church (A), Horace Grove Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Long Lake (A), Smith Lake (B), Blackfish Lake (C), Bennett Bay (D), McColskey Bay (E), Bear Bay (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Rough Horn Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Columbus County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 38.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

38.3
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2011 was 29.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.76. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.76
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.00334. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00334
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 39.2%
(24.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 64.8% for Black residents, 48.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 48.4% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  62.0%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.6%
Whole state:  5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.8
North Carolina average:

12.2

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

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Religion statistics for Boardman town (based on Columbus County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant25,278122
Black Protestant3,61026
Mainline Protestant3,14425
Catholic1,0632
Other5654
None24,438-
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: 15
Columbus County:

2.78 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Columbus County:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 43
Columbus County:

7.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Here:

5.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.1%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Columbus County:

31.7%
North Carolina:

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

15.7%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

45.5%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Boardman:

38.6%
State:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.1
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Boardman:

18.3%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.9%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Boardman:

6.6
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Boardman:

32.1%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
Boardman:

51.6%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Boardman:

79.8%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Boardman, NC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$697
Totals for Government 0$0 8$697

Boardman government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $19,000 ($122.58)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($25.81)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($19.35)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($12.90)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($12.90)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($6.45)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $5,000 ($32.26)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,000 ($32.26)

Boardman government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $10,000 ($64.52)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $22,000 ($141.94)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($6.45)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,000 ($25.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,000 ($32.26)
    General Support: $1,000 ($6.45)
  • Tax - Property: $2,000 ($12.90)

Boardman government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $80,000 ($516.13)

4.18% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,468 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.18%
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 Horry County, SC  0.48% ($24,578 average AGI)
from Brunswick County, NC  0.43% ($30,260)
from New Hanover County, NC  0.41% ($24,971)


4.44% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,875 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.44%
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 Horry County, SC  0.54% ($31,815 average AGI)
to New Hanover County, NC  0.42% ($35,110)
to Brunswick County, NC  0.42% ($33,014)

Strongest AM radio stations in Boardman:

  • WENC (1220 AM; 5 kW; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: DHA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFMO (860 AM; 1 kW; FAIRMONT, NC; Owner: PRO-MEDIA, INC.)
  • WZFB (1480 AM; 1 kW; FAIR BLUFF, NC; Owner: SOLOMON RADIO PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WVOE (1590 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CHADBOURN, NC; Owner: EBONY ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WTAB (1370 AM; 5 kW; TABOR CITY, NC; Owner: WTAB, INC)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WKKE (1080 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ST. PAULS, NC; Owner: FERRIS YARNELL LOCKLEAR)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBLA (1440 AM; 5 kW; ELIZABETHTOWN, NC; Owner: SOUND BUSINESS OF ELIZABETHTOWN, INC)
  • WTSB (580 AM; 1 kW; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: LUMBERTON CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WAGR (1340 AM; 1 kW; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: WAGR BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WYRU (1160 AM; 5 kW; RED SPRINGS, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Boardman:

  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WSTS (100.9 FM; FAIRMONT, NC; Owner: PRO-MEDIA, INC.)
  • WZFX (99.1 FM; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKML (95.7 FM; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: WKML LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFLB (96.5 FM; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: WFLB LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHQR (91.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FRIENDS OF PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WFNC-FM (102.3 FM; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WUKS (107.7 FM; ST. PAULS, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQSM (98.1 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHMC-FM (90.1 FM; CONWAY, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WQSD (107.1 FM; BRIARCLIFF ACRES, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF MYRTLE BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WGQR (105.7 FM; ELIZABETHTOWN, NC; Owner: SOUND BUSINESS OF ELIZABETHTOWN, INC)
  • WCMG (94.3 FM; LATTA, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Boardman:

  • WSFX-TV (Channel 26; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN MEDIA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPDE-TV (Channel 15; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GRAND STRAND COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWMB (Channel 21; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WBTW (Channel 13; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WUNU (Channel 31; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W67DU (Channel 67; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPEM-LP (Channel 47; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: GERALD LOCKLEAR)
  • WLPS-LP (Channel 7; LUMBERTON/PEMBROKE, NC; Owner: BILLY RAY LOCKLEAR)
  • WFXB (Channel 43; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: GE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WUNJ-TV (Channel 39; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WFPX (Channel 62; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W19CA (Channel 19; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: PACIFIC MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WHMC (Channel 23; CONWAY, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 29m95ftTotal length
  • 38,200Total average daily traffic
  • 5,292Total average daily truck traffic
  • 76,400Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (73%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (23%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)

Boardman compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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