East Laurinburg, North Carolina

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Population in 2013: 293 (94% urban, 6% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.7%
 
Males: 131  (44.8%)
Females: 162  (55.2%)
Median resident age:  38.4 years
North Carolina median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 28352.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $26,558 (it was $25,938 in 2000)
East Laurinburg:

$26,558
NC:

$45,906

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,976 (it was $13,415 in 2000)

East Laurinburg town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $37,068 (it was $31,700 in 2000)
East Laurinburg:

$37,068
NC:

$154,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $665.

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  • Races in East Laurinburg, NC (2010)

    East Laurinburg races chart
    • 17759.0%White alone
    • 6120.3%Black alone
    • 4515.0%American Indian alone
    • 134.3%Two or more races
    • 41.3%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in East Laurinburg: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (14.3%), Scotch-Irish (6.3%), English (4.8%), Irish (4.1%), French (2.2%), Scottish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 240 feet

Land area: 0.18 square miles.

Population density: 1,609 people per square mile   (low).

East Laurinburg,NC real estate house value index trend

East Laurinburg, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in East Laurinburg:

  • High school or higher: 70.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in East Laurinburg town:

  • Never married: 35.9%
  • Now married: 34.6%
  • Separated: 5.4%
  • Widowed: 12.1%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $446 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $373 (1.1%)

East Laurinburg satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, NC (36.3 miles , pop. 121,015).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (84.1 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (431.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Laurinburg, NC (1.2 miles ), Maxton, NC (2.4 miles ), Scotch Meadows, NC (2.6 miles ), McColl, SC (3.0 miles ), Gibson, NC (3.0 miles ), Old Hundred, NC (3.0 miles ), Wagram, NC (3.1 miles ), Raemon, NC (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 34.77 N, Longitude: 79.44 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 910

East Laurinburg household income distribution East Laurinburg home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

12.1%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -82 (-21.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (19%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (16%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (16%)
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (33%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)

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

Average climate in East Laurinburg, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

East Laurinburg-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 13% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.2 miles away from the East Laurinburg town center killed 7 people and injured 100 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 tornado 13.1 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 395 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

East Laurinburg-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 87% 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 135.4 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 184.6 miles away from East Laurinburg 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 125.0 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 59.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 24.6 miles away from East Laurinburg 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 166.0 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 Scotland County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
East Laurinburg topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near East Laurinburg:

  • EDWIN MORGAN CTR OF SCOTLAND M (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; LAURINBURG, NC)
  • FMCNA LAURINBURG DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; LAURINBURG, NC)
  • HOSPICE OF SCOTLAND COUNTY (Hospital, about 3 miles away; LAURINBURG, NC)
  • SCOTLAND MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; LAURINBURG, NC)
  • SCOTIA VILLAGE-SNF (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; LAURINBURG, NC)
  • CENTURY CARE OF LAURINBURG (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; LAURINBURG, NC)
  • LIBERTY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; MAXTON, NC)

Amtrak station near East Laurinburg:

  • 17 miles: HAMLET (MAIN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to East Laurinburg:

  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (about 15 miles; Pembroke, NC; Full-time enrollment: 5,548)
  • Richmond Community College (about 18 miles; Hamlet, NC; FT enrollment: 2,106)
  • Robeson Community College (about 28 miles; Lumberton, NC; FT enrollment: 2,322)
  • Sandhills Community College (about 32 miles; Pinehurst, NC; FT enrollment: 3,434)
  • Fayetteville Technical Community College (about 37 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 10,114)
  • Fayetteville State University (about 38 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 5,297)
  • Methodist University (about 42 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,313)

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Scotland 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)

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.00334. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00334
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 41.6%
(27.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 82.1% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.8% for American Indian residents, 30.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  71.1%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.0%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

East Laurinburg compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic 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.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
North Carolina average:

12.4

East Laurinburg travel time to work - commute East Laurinburg mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (46%)
  • Utility gas (43%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for East Laurinburg town (based on Scotland County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,78048
Mainline Protestant5,19023
Black Protestant2,00612
Catholic4421
Other631
None21,676-
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: 5
Scotland County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Scotland County:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Scotland County:

7.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

3.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.6%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Scotland County:

33.9%
North Carolina:

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

14.3%
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 0$0 1$200
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$550
Solid Waste Management 0$0 2$1,284
Totals for Government 0$0 8$2,034

East Laurinburg government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $31,000 ($105.80)
    Central Staff Services: $12,000 ($40.96)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($17.06)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($3.41)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $20,000 ($68.26)

East Laurinburg government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $10,000 ($34.13)
    Rents: $1,000 ($3.41)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $12,000 ($40.96)
    General Support: $9,000 ($30.72)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,000 ($6.83)

4.80% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,346 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.80%
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 Robeson County, NC  0.91% ($25,371 average AGI)
from Marlboro County, SC  0.49% ($18,571)
from Richmond County, NC  0.41% ($28,553)


6.00% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,813 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.00%
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 Robeson County, NC  0.90% ($24,010 average AGI)
to Richmond County, NC  0.49% ($30,877)
to Cumberland County, NC  0.42% ($25,755)

Strongest AM radio stations in East Laurinburg:

  • WLNC (1300 AM; 1 kW; LAURINBURG, NC)
  • WEWO (1460 AM; 5 kW; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: SERVICE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WBSC (1550 AM; 10 kW; BENNETTSVILLE, SC; Owner: D-MITCH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYRU (1160 AM; 5 kW; RED SPRINGS, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLWL (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ROCKINGHAM, NC; Owner: SANDHILLS BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WEEB (990 AM; 10 kW; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: PINEHURST BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WKKE (1080 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ST. PAULS, NC; Owner: FERRIS YARNELL LOCKLEAR)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WJMX (970 AM; 10 kW; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)

Strongest FM radio stations in East Laurinburg:

  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFLB (96.5 FM; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: WFLB LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKML (95.7 FM; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: WKML LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUKS (107.7 FM; ST. PAULS, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJSG (104.3 FM; HAMLET, NC; Owner: JACKSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKQB (106.9 FM; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • WQSM (98.1 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WZFX (99.1 FM; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCMG (94.3 FM; LATTA, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WIOZ-FM (102.5 FM; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: MERIDIAN COMMUNICATIONS. L.L.C.)
  • WHLZ (100.5 FM; MARION, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJMX-FM (103.3 FM; CHERAW, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W275AH (102.9 FM; MAXTON, NC; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INSTITUTE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around East Laurinburg:

  • 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.)
  • WUNU (Channel 31; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WFPX (Channel 62; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WLPS-LP (Channel 7; LUMBERTON/PEMBROKE, NC; Owner: BILLY RAY LOCKLEAR)
  • W19CA (Channel 19; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: PACIFIC MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WSFX-TV (Channel 26; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN MEDIA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • W67DU (Channel 67; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WUVC (Channel 40; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPITAL BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WPEM-LP (Channel 47; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: GERALD LOCKLEAR)
  • W66DE (Channel 50; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJPM-TV (Channel 33; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WYBE-CA (Channel 44; PINEHURST, NC; Owner: MULTIMEDIA NETWORK OF NC, INC)

East Laurinburg fatal accident list:

Feb 27, 1983 02:16 AM, S Caledona, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
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