Boger City, North Carolina

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Population in July 2007: 629.
Males: 317  (50.5%)
Females: 312  (49.5%)
Median resident age:  37.5 years
North Carolina median age:  35.3 years

Zip codes: 28092.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $40,934 (it was $34,286 in 2000)
Boger City:

$40,934
NC:

$50,584

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $24,789 (it was $17,432 in 2000)

Boger City CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $124,434 (it was $72,300 in 2000)
Boger City:

$124,434
NC:

$165,400
  • Races in Boger City, NC (2000)

    Boger City races chart
    • 45181.4%White alone
    • 8415.2%Hispanic
    • 173.1%Black alone
    • 10.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.2%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Boger City: 90.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (18.8%), English (17.5%), German (9.9%), Irish (4.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 985 feet

Land area: 0.71 square miles.

Population density: 891 people per square mile   (low).

Boger City,NC real estate house value index trend

Boger City, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Boger City:

  • High school or higher: 73.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Boger City CDP:

  • Never married: 38.3%
  • Now married: 48.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 5.4%

33 residents are foreign born (5.2% Latin America, 0.7% Europe).

This place:

6.0%
North Carolina:

5.3%

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

Boger City CDP:  0.7% ($540)
North Carolina:  0.9% ($826)
Boger City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gastonia, NC (16.0 miles , pop. 66,277).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (28.4 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (454.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Lincolnton, NC (1.6 miles ), Iron Station, NC (2.0 miles ), High Shoals, NC (2.5 miles ), Maiden, NC (2.6 miles ), Denver, NC (3.2 miles ), Stanley, NC (3.2 miles ), Dallas, NC (3.4 miles ), Lowesville, NC (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 35.49 N, Longitude: 81.20 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 704

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
North Carolina:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (28%)
  • Utilities (15%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Health care (11%)
  • Social assistance (10%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (10%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Pharmacies and drug stores (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (22%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (16%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (14%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (11%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (19%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Cashiers (6%)

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

Average climate in Boger City, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Boger City-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 5% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.3 miles away from the Boger City place center killed 4 people and injured 52 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/7/1998, a category F4 tornado 27.4 miles away from the place center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

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 133.5 miles away from the city center
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 241.7 miles away from Boger City center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 156.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 188.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 123.4 miles away from Boger City center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 125.2 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 Lincoln County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Droughts: 2, Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Boger City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Boger City:

  • CAROLINAS MEDICAL CENTER-LINCOLN Acute Care Hospitals (about 1 miles away; LINCOLNTON, NC)
  • LINCOLN COUNTY HHA (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; LINCOLNTON, NC)
  • SUNNY HILL II (Hospital, about 1 miles away; LINCOLNTON, NC)
  • BROOKWOOD HOME (Hospital, about 2 miles away; LINCOLNTON, NC)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION-LINCOLN (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; LINCOLNTON, NC)
  • HEALTHY AT HOME - CAROLINAS MEDICAL CENTER LINCOLN (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; LINCOLNTON, NC)
  • HOSPICE OF LINCOLN CTY INC (Hospital, about 4 miles away; LINCOLNTON, NC)

Amtrak station near Boger City:

  • 16 miles: GASTONIA (350 HANCOCK ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Operable nuclear power plants near Boger City:

  • 18 miles: McGuire 1 and 2 in Cornelius, NC.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Boger City:

  • Gaston College (about 12 miles; Dallas, NC; Full-time enrollment: 4,385)
  • Catawba Valley Community College (about 16 miles; Hickory, NC; FT enrollment: 3,785)
  • NASCAR Technical Institute (about 22 miles; Mooresville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,350)
  • Cleveland Community College (about 22 miles; Shelby, NC; FT enrollment: 2,541)
  • Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte (about 27 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 2,518)
  • Mitchell Community College (about 27 miles; Statesville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,458)
  • Central Piedmont Community College (about 28 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 15,371)

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Notable location: Miller Siding (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lincoln 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 2013 was 61.7. This is better than average.

City:

61.7
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 3.86. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.86
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 27.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 16.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.8
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.81. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.81
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  67.4%
Whole state:  69.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.8%
Whole state:  4.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.9% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

12.5%
Whole state:

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

6.5%
Whole state:

5.5%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
North Carolina average:

13.1

Boger City travel time to work - commute Boger City mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Boger City CDP (based on Lincoln County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant24,51996
Mainline Protestant14,13153
Catholic2,2032
Black Protestant1,0007
Other6532
None35,759-
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: 14
Lincoln County:

1.92 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Lincoln County:

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Lincoln County:

6.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 39
Here:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.2%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Lincoln County:

28.4%
North Carolina:

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

11.1%
State:

15.6%

6.26% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($50,072 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.26%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($275 average AGI)
Lincoln County:

0.06%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Gaston County, NC  1.04% ($32,134 average AGI)
from Mecklenburg County, NC  1.01% ($64,963)
from Catawba County, NC  1.00% ($31,697)


6.31% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,977 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.31%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($169 average AGI)
Lincoln County:

0.10%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Gaston County, NC  0.99% ($28,811 average AGI)
to Catawba County, NC  0.97% ($34,093)
to Mecklenburg County, NC  0.84% ($39,283)

Strongest AM radio stations in Boger City:

  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WLON (1050 AM; 1 kW; LINCOLNTON, NC; Owner: KTC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLTC (1370 AM; 20 kW; GASTONIA, NC)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WCGC (1270 AM; 10 kW; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WHVN, INC.)
  • WCXN (1170 AM; daytime; 8 kW; CLAREMONT, NC; Owner: WCXN, INC.)
  • WFNZ (610 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WGFY (1480 AM; 10 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYFQ (930 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Boger City:

  • WLYT (102.9 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPEG (97.9 FM; CONCORD, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WNKS (95.1 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WXRC (95.7 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: PACIFIC BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WLNK (107.9 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WBAV-FM (101.9 FM; GASTONIA, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSGE (91.7 FM; DALLAS, NC; Owner: GASTON COLLEGE)
  • WWMG (96.1 FM; SHELBY, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKKT (96.9 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFHE (90.3 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WTHZ (94.1 FM; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: DAVIDSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CO, INC)
  • WDAV (89.9 FM; DAVIDSON, NC; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF DAVIDSON COLLEGE)
  • WAGI-FM (105.3 FM; GAFFNEY, SC; Owner: GAFFNEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSOC-FM (103.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WRFX-FM (99.7 FM; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFMX (105.7 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WSSS (104.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WFAE (90.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Boger City:

  • WBTV (Channel 3; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS/WBTV, INC.)
  • WJZY (Channel 46; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WJZY-TV, INC.)
  • WWWB (Channel 55; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: WWWB-TV, INC.)
  • WCNC-TV (Channel 36; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • W38CN (Channel 38; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WAFF (Channel 48; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WSOC-TV (Channel 9; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAXN (Channel 64; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WUNG-TV (Channel 58; CONCORD, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WGTB-LP (Channel 28; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER, INC.)
  • WTVI (Channel 42; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBURG PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WCCB (Channel 18; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WHKY-TV (Channel 14; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • W25BR (Channel 25; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W34BN (Channel 34; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W52CW (Channel 52; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (78%)
  • Utility gas (18%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)

Boger City compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age 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.

Boger City on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Costa Rica (population 500+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Central America (population 500+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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