Elrod, North Carolina

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Population in 2010: 417. Population change since 2000: -5.4%
Males: 135  (32.6%)
Females: 282  (67.4%)
Median resident age:  41.6 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 28383.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $40,485 (it was $18,125 in 2000)
Elrod:

$40,485
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,515 (it was $10,079 in 2000)

Elrod CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $86,663 (it was $24,000 in 2000)
Elrod:

$86,663
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $98,362; Detached houses: $192,143; Mobile homes: $29,776
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Elrod races chart
  • American Indian alone - 284 (68.1%)
  • Black alone - 59 (14.1%)
  • White alone - 49 (11.8%)
  • Two or more races - 14 (3.4%)
  • Hispanic - 11 (2.6%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Elrod: 82.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 157 feet

Land area: 5.32 square miles.

Population density: 78 people per square mile   (very low).

Elrod,NC real estate house value index trend

Elrod, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Elrod:

  • High school or higher: 71.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 18.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 44.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elrod CDP:

  • Never married: 16.5%
  • Now married: 50.9%
  • Separated: 14.4%
  • Widowed: 13.1%
  • Divorced: 5.1%

49 residents are foreign born

This place:  11.7%
North Carolina:  7.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,059 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (1.2%)

Elrod satellite photo by USGS

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

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (89.9 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (435.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Raynham, NC (2.0 miles) , Pembroke, NC (2.3 miles ), McDonald, NC (2.4 miles) , Rowland, NC (2.5 miles ), Raemon, NC (2.5 miles ), Prospect, NC (2.8 miles ), Maxton, NC (3.3 miles ), Fairmont, NC (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 34.61 N, Longitude: 79.24 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 910

Elrod household income distribution Elrod home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.3%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Finance and insurance (36%)
  • Other services, except public administration (20%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (18%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Retail trade (27%)
  • Other services, except public administration (26%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)

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

Average climate in Elrod, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

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

On 4/8/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.1 miles away from the Elrod place center injured 21 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 tornado 11.7 miles away from the place center killed 7 people and injured 100 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Elrod-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 88% 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 129.5 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 192.6 miles away from Elrod 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 119.3 miles away from the city 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 158.0 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 69.7 miles away from Elrod center
On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 37.3 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 Robeson County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Elrod:

  • PEMBROKE CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; PEMBROKE, NC)
  • ROBESON COUNTY HOME HEALTH AGE (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; LUMBERTON, NC)
  • LIBERTY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; MAXTON, NC)
  • FMC DIALYSIS SERVICES OF ROBESON COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; FAIRMONT, NC)
  • SOUTHEASTERN GEN HOSP INC (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; LUMBERTON, NC)
  • ADVANTAGE HOSPICE AND HOME CARE (Hospital, about 14 miles away; LUMBERTON, NC)
  • HEALTHKEEPERZ (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; LUMBERTON, NC)

Amtrak station near Elrod:

  • 16 miles: DILLON (100 N. RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elrod:

  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (about 6 miles; Pembroke, NC; Full-time enrollment: 5,548)
  • Robeson Community College (about 14 miles; Lumberton, NC; FT enrollment: 2,322)
  • Richmond Community College (about 34 miles; Hamlet, NC; FT enrollment: 2,106)
  • 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)
  • Francis Marion University (about 38 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,624)
  • Florence-Darlington Technical College (about 42 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 4,468)

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Robeson 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)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 42.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

42.5
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.75. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.75
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.00334. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00334
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.7%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 23.3% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  66.9%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  10.6%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Elrod compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (60%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (26%)
  • Utility gas (9%)
  • Wood (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Elrod CDP (based on Robeson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.43%
Here: 42.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Presbyterian Church (USA)Catholic Church
Adherents58.4%16.9%5.4%5.2%4.0%
Congregations49.1%15.0%10.5%10.0%0.9%
NameAssemblies of GodInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchBaha'iOther
Adherents3.1%2.7%1.5%0.9%1.7%
Congregations4.5%3.6%1.4%-5.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 26
Robeson County:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Robeson County:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 76
Robeson County:

5.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 54
Here:

4.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.3%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Robeson County:

36.1%
North Carolina:

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

16.3%
State:

15.6%

4.37% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,489 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.37%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($465 average AGI)
Robeson County:

0.07%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cumberland County, NC  0.76% ($27,917 average AGI)
from Hoke County, NC  0.35% ($29,601)
from Scotland County, NC  0.26% ($24,010)


4.40% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,384 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.40%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($179 average AGI)
Robeson County:

0.03%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cumberland County, NC  0.89% ($27,130 average AGI)
to Hoke County, NC  0.26% ($22,009)
to Scotland County, NC  0.26% ($25,371)

Strongest AM radio stations in Elrod:

  • WYRU (1160 AM; 5 kW; RED SPRINGS, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKKE (1080 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ST. PAULS, NC; Owner: FERRIS YARNELL LOCKLEAR)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFMO (860 AM; 1 kW; FAIRMONT, NC; Owner: PRO-MEDIA, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WEWO (1460 AM; 5 kW; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: SERVICE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WBSC (1550 AM; 10 kW; BENNETTSVILLE, SC; Owner: D-MITCH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WJMX (970 AM; 10 kW; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WEEB (990 AM; 10 kW; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: PINEHURST BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WTSB (580 AM; 1 kW; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: LUMBERTON CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elrod:

  • 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)
  • WZFX (99.1 FM; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCMG (94.3 FM; LATTA, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFNC-FM (102.3 FM; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQSM (98.1 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKQB (106.9 FM; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • WHLZ (100.5 FM; MARION, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQSD (107.1 FM; BRIARCLIFF ACRES, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF MYRTLE BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WSTS (100.9 FM; FAIRMONT, NC; Owner: PRO-MEDIA, INC.)
  • WJSG (104.3 FM; HAMLET, NC; Owner: JACKSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W275AH (102.9 FM; MAXTON, NC; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INSTITUTE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Elrod:

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