For population 25 years and over in East Arcadia:
For population 15 years and over in East Arcadia town:
11 residents are foreign born (2.8% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $575 (1.1%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wilmington, NC (25.8 miles , pop. 75,838).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (101.1 miles , pop. 276,093).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (426.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Sandyfield, NC (1.2 miles ), Kelly, NC (2.3 miles ), Bolton, NC (2.5 miles ), Northwest, NC (3.3 miles ), Sandy Creek, NC (3.4 miles ), Lake Waccamaw, NC (3.4 miles ), Atkinson, NC (3.6 miles ), Ivanhoe, NC (3.9 miles ).
Latitude: 34.38 N, Longitude: 78.32 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 910
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +56 (+12.0%).
Work and jobs in East Arcadia: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in East Arcadia, North Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
East Arcadia-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 33% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/16/2006, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.5 miles away from the East Arcadia town center killed 8 people and injured 20 people and caused $1 million in damages.
On 4/8/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 40.6 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 70 people.
Earthquake activity:East Arcadia-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 92.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/22/2006 at 11:22:00, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 72.9 miles away from East Arcadia center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Bladen County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to East Arcadia:
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Public elementary/middle schools in East Arcadia:
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.32. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 60.3%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 61.1% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 29.4% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
East Arcadia compared to North Carolina state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for East Arcadia (based on Bladen County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.22%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 9
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
East Arcadia government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.45% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,573 average adjusted gross income)
0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($452 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.55% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,249 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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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2