Drexel, North Carolina

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Population in 2013: 1,878 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.1%
 
Males: 812  (43.3%)
Females: 1,066  (56.7%)
Median resident age:  38.8 years
North Carolina median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 28619, 28655, 28690.

Drexel Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2013: $37,036 (it was $35,086 in 2000)
Drexel:

$37,036
NC:

$45,906

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,695 (it was $18,463 in 2000)

Drexel town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $111,555 (it was $79,500 in 2000)
Drexel:

$111,555
NC:

$154,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $140,477; Detached houses: $161,386; Townhouses or other attached units: $179,401; In 2-unit structures: $62,517; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $126,624; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $144,626; Mobile homes: $57,653

Median gross rent in 2013: $571.

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  • Races in Drexel, NC (2013)

    Drexel races chart
    • 1,46984.3%White alone
    • 1066.1%Hispanic
    • 925.3%Asian alone
    • 442.5%Black alone
    • 271.5%Two or more races
    • 40.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Drexel: 87.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (21.4%), German (19.8%), Irish (10.4%), English (9.5%), Scotch-Irish (3.9%), French (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1160 feet

Land area: 1.40 square miles.

Population density: 1,341 people per square mile   (low).

Drexel,NC real estate house value index trend

Drexel, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Drexel:

  • High school or higher: 85.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Drexel town:

  • Never married: 25.3%
  • Now married: 46.3%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 14.8%

41 residents are foreign born (5.4% Asia, 1.7% Latin America).

This town:

2.4%
North Carolina:

7.6%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Drexel, North Carolina as of September 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Drexel to the number of sex offenders is 931 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $939 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $996 (0.7%)

Drexel satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gastonia, NC (42.2 miles , pop. 66,277).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (58.0 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (458.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Valdese, NC (1.7 miles ), Rutherford College, NC (2.1 miles ), Morganton, NC (2.2 miles ), Connelly Springs, NC (2.4 miles ), Salem, NC (2.5 miles ), Cajah's Mountain, NC (2.7 miles ), Gamewell, NC (2.8 miles ), Sawmills, NC (2.9 miles ).

Latitude: 35.76 N, Longitude: 81.61 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 828

Drexel household income distribution Drexel home values distribution

Crime rates in Drexel by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 00000100000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.051.80.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0001100000N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.051.751.50.00.00.00.00.0N/A
Robberies 00001000200
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.051.50.00.00.0106.30.00.0
Assaults 42010100100
per 100,000 202.999.90.051.70.051.80.00.053.10.00.0
Burglaries 5477689118104
per 100,000 253.7199.7362.1361.6309.3414.1473.7589.8425.1533.3214.7
Thefts 2020111322222826151516
per 100,000 1,014.7998.5569.1671.51,134.01,138.71,473.71,394.1797.0800.0858.8
Auto thefts 22100241223
per 100,000 101.599.951.70.00.0103.5210.553.6106.3106.7161.0
Arson 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 295.9) 111.485.254.4108.1128.8204.7113.4105.5117.381.164.8

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Crime rate in Drexel detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.68
North Carolina average:

2.39
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.8%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +174 (+9.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (40%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Community and social service occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (14%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Drexel, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Drexel, North Carolina average temperatures Drexel, North Carolina average precipitation Drexel, North Carolina humidity Drexel, North Carolina wind speed Drexel, North Carolina snowfall Drexel, North Carolina sunshine Drexel, North Carolina clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Drexel-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 27% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.8 miles away from the Drexel town 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 14.9 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Drexel-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 81% 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 139.7 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 212.9 miles away from Drexel center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 132.2 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 99.0 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 101.3 miles away from Drexel center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 243.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Burke County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Drexel topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Drexel:

  • AUTUMN CARE OF DREXEL (307 OAKLAND AVENUE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Drexel:

  • BURKE HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE INC (Hospital, about 2 miles away; VALDESE, NC)
  • FOOTHILLS NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; MORGANTON, NC)
  • GRACE HEIGHTS HEALTH AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; MORGANTON, NC)
  • SCI-BURKE ICF/MR GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 4 miles away; MORGANTON, NC)
  • CMC-BLUE RIDGE Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; MORGANTON, NC)
  • BMA OF BURKE COUNTY INC (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; MORGANTON, NC)
  • BROUGHTON HOSP (Hospital, about 5 miles away; MORGANTON, NC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Drexel:

  • Western Piedmont Community College (about 6 miles; Morganton, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,205)
  • Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute (about 10 miles; Hudson, NC; FT enrollment: 3,636)
  • Catawba Valley Community College (about 19 miles; Hickory, NC; FT enrollment: 3,785)
  • Appalachian State University (about 32 miles; Boone, NC; FT enrollment: 17,362)
  • Isothermal Community College (about 34 miles; Spindale, NC; FT enrollment: 2,165)
  • Cleveland Community College (about 34 miles; Shelby, NC; FT enrollment: 2,541)
  • Wilkes Community College (about 36 miles; Wilkesboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,292)

Public high school in Drexel:

Public elementary/middle school in Drexel:

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Burke 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 2012 was 63.5. This is about average.

City:

63.5
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 28.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 16.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.1
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.13. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.13
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.3%
(15.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 44.4% for other race residents, 53.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  63.8%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.1%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
112 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
114 people in nursing homes in 2000

Drexel, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Drexel compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.9
North Carolina average:

12.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (67%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (16%)
  • Utility gas (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Drexel town (based on Burke County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant41,460141
Mainline Protestant9,78243
Black Protestant2,00612
Other1,1535
Catholic1,0231
None35,717-
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: 20
Burke County:

2.25 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

1.13 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 49
Burke County:

5.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 46
Here:

5.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.2%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Burke County:

27.5%
North Carolina:

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

16.7%
State:

15.6%
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
Financial Administration 2$6,735$40,4100$0
Other Government Administration 2$12,020$72,1200$0
Police Protection - Officers 5$17,030$40,8720$0
Firefighters 1$230$2,7600$0
Streets and Highways 4$6,235$18,7050$0
Sewerage 1$2,628$31,5360$0
Water Supply 1$3,697$44,3640$0
Electric Power 3$11,630$46,5201$1,123
Totals for Government 19$60,205$38,0241$1,123

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

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $1,566,000 ($833.87)
    Sewerage: $253,000 ($134.72)
    Police Protection: $241,000 ($128.33)
    Regular Highways: $237,000 ($126.20)
    Water Utilities: $109,000 ($58.04)
    Parks & Recreation: $82,000 ($43.66)
    Central Staff Services: $62,000 ($33.01)
    General - Other: $41,000 ($21.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $39,000 ($20.77)
    Fire Protection: $30,000 ($15.97)
    General Public Buildings: $21,000 ($11.18)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000 ($2.13)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $15,000 ($7.99)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $21,000 ($11.18)
    Regular Highways: $18,000 ($9.58)
    Water Utilities: $12,000 ($6.39)
    Electric Utilities: $1,000 ($0.53)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $722,000 ($384.45)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $262,000 ($139.51)
    All Other: $2,000 ($1.06)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $228,000 ($121.41)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $84,000 ($44.73)
    Rents: $62,000 ($33.01)
    Special Assessments: $10,000 ($5.32)
    General Revenue, NEC: $9,000 ($4.79)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,693,000 ($901.49)
    Water Utilities: $112,000 ($59.64)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $70,000 ($37.27)
    General Support: $58,000 ($30.88)
    All Other: $4,000 ($2.13)
  • Tax - Property: $337,000 ($179.45)
    NEC: $13,000 ($6.92)

Drexel government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $251,000 ($133.65)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $240,000 ($127.80)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $11,000 ($5.86)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,848,000 ($2048.99)

5.10% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,784 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.10%
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 Catawba County, NC  1.57% ($25,877 average AGI)
from Caldwell County, NC  0.75% ($24,091)
from McDowell County, NC  0.25% ($29,872)


4.88% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,177 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.88%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($244 average AGI)
Burke County:

0.05%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Catawba County, NC  1.05% ($28,013 average AGI)
to Caldwell County, NC  0.60% ($25,457)
to McDowell County, NC  0.28% ($27,517)

Strongest AM radio stations in Drexel:

  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WCIS (760 AM; daytime; 4 kW; MORGANTON, NC; Owner: W.F.M. INCORPORATED)
  • WSVM (1490 AM; 1 kW; VALDESE, NC; Owner: GHB OF WAXHAW, INC.)
  • WMNC (1430 AM; 3 kW; MORGANTON, NC; Owner: COOPER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKGX (1080 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LENOIR, NC; Owner: FOOTHILLS RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWOL (780 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: HOLLY SPRINGS BAPTIST BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WXIT (1200 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLOWING ROCK, NC; Owner: RONDINARO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCXN (1170 AM; daytime; 8 kW; CLAREMONT, NC; Owner: WCXN, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Drexel:

  • W232AV (94.3 FM; LENOIR, NC; Owner: DAVID TORRES)
  • W218BW (91.5 FM; LENOIR, NC; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WMNC-FM (92.1 FM; MORGANTON, NC; Owner: COOPER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFHE (90.3 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WKVS (103.3 FM; LENOIR, NC; Owner: FOOTHILLS RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WAGI-FM (105.3 FM; GAFFNEY, SC; Owner: GAFFNEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WECR-FM (102.3 FM; BEECH MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: RONDINARO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WZJS (100.7 FM; BANNER ELK, NC; Owner: HIGHLAND COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATES, LLC)
  • WPEG (97.9 FM; CONCORD, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • W285DG (104.9 FM; BOONE, NC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLYT (102.9 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W225AA (92.9 FM; BOONE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WNKS (95.1 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKBC-FM (97.3 FM; NORTH WILKESBORO, NC; Owner: WILKES BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLNK (107.9 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WHCB (91.5 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUC. COMMUNICATION CORP)
  • WETS-FM (89.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Drexel:

  • WBTV (Channel 3; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS/WBTV, INC.)
  • WCNC-TV (Channel 36; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • WJZY (Channel 46; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WJZY-TV, INC.)
  • WWWB (Channel 55; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: WWWB-TV, INC.)
  • WHKY-TV (Channel 14; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WUNE-TV (Channel 17; LINVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WTBL-LP (Channel 53; LENOIR, NC; Owner: SOUND MEDIA, INC.)

Drexel fatal accident list:

May 13, 1977 10:40 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • 1,000Total average daily traffic
  • 70Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,000Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Drexel, NC)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STATION, On High Peak Mtn 2.5 Mi S (Lat: 35.722889 Lon: -81.608139), Overall height: 58.5 m, Call Sign: WNTN231
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.781 MHz, 928.781 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/27/2012, Expiration Date: 05/05/2022, Certifier: Richard A Donaldson
    Registrant: Duke Energy Business Services, LLC, 401 South College Street, Charlotte, NC 28201, Phone: (704) 382-4576, Email:
  • HIGH PEAK, 3300' Se Of Jct I-40 & Sr 114 (Lat: 35.723167 Lon: -81.608694), Overall height: 82.3 m, Call Sign: WLU824
    Assigned Frequencies: 10618.7 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/17/1989, Expiration Date: 08/01/2000, Cancellation Date: 06/30/2000
    Registrant: Phone: (202) 328-8200

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Drexel)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: FRYE OREN JR SPACEWALKER (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 1720F , Serial Number: SW6041B
    Registrant (Individual): Oren M Jr Frye, 200 Woodside Dr East, Drexel, NC 28619
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20F (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1967F , Serial Number: 670456, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 07/20/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Vader Jr Shelton, Po Box 698, Drexel, NC 28619
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 09/17/1982

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$160,3501$202,6508$121,508
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$92,190
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$02$89,700
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$02$92,310
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$68,040
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Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0208.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$147,420
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0208.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Hazardous Condition: 1
Most common first names in Drexel, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary3682.2 years
James2966.9 years
William2775.6 years
John1673.1 years
Robert1473.4 years
Charles1275.1 years
George1169.0 years
Minnie986.7 years
Dorothy972.1 years
Annie985.2 years
Most common last names in Drexel, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Powell3275.4 years
Baker2580.4 years
Carswell1767.3 years
Franklin1681.4 years
Smith1281.1 years
Huffman1273.1 years
Griffin1280.1 years
Johnson1180.1 years
Williams1178.8 years
Berry1174.6 years
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