For population 25 years and over in Ellenboro:
For population 15 years and over in Ellenboro town:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $678 (1.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gastonia, NC (33.1 miles , pop. 66,277).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (53.2 miles , pop. 540,828).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (484.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Mooresboro, NC (2.0 miles ), Bostic, NC (2.2 miles ), Lattimore, NC (2.4 miles ), Forest City, NC (2.5 miles ), Boiling Springs, NC (2.8 miles ), Kingstown, NC (2.9 miles ), Polkville, NC (3.0 miles ), Spindale, NC (3.1 miles ).
Latitude: 35.33 N, Longitude: 81.76 W
Area code: 828
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Ellenboro: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Ellenboro, North Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Ellenboro-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 38% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.5 miles away from the Ellenboro town center killed 2 people and injured 35 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/5/1989, a category F4 tornado 14.0 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:Ellenboro-area historical earthquake activity is above North Carolina state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 88.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/25/2005 at 03:09:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, Depth: 5.0 mi) earthquake occurred 69.8 miles away from Ellenboro center
On 6/26/1995 at 00:36:17, a magnitude 3.5 (3.1 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.5 miles away from the city center
On 12/7/2007 at 11:07:03, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 23.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1998 at 02:31:01, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 53.9 miles away from Ellenboro center
On 8/4/2007 at 10:04:46, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 5.8 mi) earthquake occurred 21.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Rutherford County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Belus Smawley - Basketball player-coach.
Hospitals/medical centers near Ellenboro:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ellenboro:
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Public elementary/middle school in Ellenboro:
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Ellenboro and their reported violations in the past:HARVEST TIME BIBLE CAMP (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 24.7%
(14.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 73.2% for Black residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Ellenboro compared to North Carolina state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Ellenboro (based on Rutherford County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 70.21%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 17
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Number of full-service restaurants: 46
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Ellenboro government finances in 2002(per resident):
4.65% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,020 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:
4.49% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,766 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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Ellenboro fatal accident list:
Jun 5, 2009 07:30 AM, Us-74 B, Lat: 35.30545833, Lon: -81.72420556, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Sep 27, 2006 09:30 PM, Us-74, Rp-1762, Lat: 35.325683, Lon: -81.756433, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Sep 6, 2006 10:32 AM, Us-74, Rp-1918, Lat: 35.303714, Lon: -81.766567, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Dec 30, 1996 08:35 PM, Us74, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 29, 1995 06:03 PM, Us74-B, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Ellenboro)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ellenboro)
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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