For population 25 years and over in Crossnore:
For population 15 years and over in Crossnore town:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $725 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johnson City, TN (33.0 miles , pop. 55,469).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (83.6 miles , pop. 540,828).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (460.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Newland, NC (2.1 miles ), Grandfather, NC (2.7 miles) , Sugar Mountain, NC (2.9 miles ), Elk Park, NC (3.2 miles ), Banner Elk, NC (3.2 miles ), Spruce Pine, NC (3.3 miles ), Seven Devils, NC (3.4 miles) , Bakersville, NC (3.6 miles ).
Latitude: 36.02 N, Longitude: 81.93 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 828
Population change in the 1990s: -30 (-11.0%).
Work and jobs in Crossnore: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Crossnore, North Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Crossnore-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 25% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/7/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.5 miles away from the Crossnore town center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.
On 5/5/1989, a category F4 tornado 37.0 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 52 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Crossnore-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above North Carolina state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 78.7 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 81.6 miles away from Crossnore 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 80.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/17/1990 at 21:01:17, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 95.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/1995 at 00:37:28, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 97.4 miles away from Crossnore center
On 4/19/1996 at 08:50:14, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 89.9 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 Avery County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Tommy Burleson - Basketball player.
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Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 22.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.87. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Crossnore and their reported violations in the past:CROSSNORE, TOWN OF (Population served: 652, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Crossnore that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.1%
(3.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
9 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
10 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms in 2000
Crossnore compared to North Carolina state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Crossnore town (based on Avery County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.53%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Crossnore government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
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Crossnore government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
6.93% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,841 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.20% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,410 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Crossnore fatal accident list:
Oct 16, 1982 01:05 AM, 181, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jun 26, 1976 12:40 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:5
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: