Fairmont, North Carolina

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Population in 2013: 2,714 (92% urban, 8% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.2%
 
Males: 1,299  (47.9%)
Females: 1,415  (52.1%)
Median resident age:  42.5 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 28340.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $18,171 (it was $17,194 in 2000)
Fairmont:

$18,171
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,066 (it was $12,006 in 2000)

Fairmont town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $76,965 (it was $54,900 in 2000)
Fairmont:

$76,965
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $85,642; Detached houses: $89,807; Townhouses or other attached units: $29,929; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $29,929; Mobile homes: $45,119

Median gross rent in 2012: $296.

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Fairmont races chart
  • Black alone - 1,492 (56.0%)
  • White alone - 692 (26.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 355 (13.3%)
  • Two or more races - 66 (2.5%)
  • Hispanic - 51 (1.9%)
  • Asian alone - 5 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.08%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Fairmont: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (5.4%), German (4.6%), Scotch-Irish (3.9%), Irish (2.5%), Subsaharan African (2.0%), Scottish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1899

Elevation: 120 feet

Land area: 2.22 square miles.

Population density: 1,221 people per square mile   (low).

Fairmont,NC real estate house value index trend

Fairmont, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Fairmont:

  • High school or higher: 78.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 14.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fairmont town:

  • Never married: 36.2%
  • Now married: 38.3%
  • Separated: 6.5%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

144 residents are foreign born

This town:  5.3%
North Carolina:  7.7%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 32 registered sex offenders living in Fairmont, North Carolina as of May 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Fairmont to the number of sex offenders is 84 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $989 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,094 (1.6%)

Fairmont satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, NC (40.9 miles , pop. 121,015).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (95.1 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (438.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Proctorville, NC (2.2 miles) , McDonald, NC (2.3 miles) , Orrum, NC (2.5 miles) , Raynham, NC (2.6 miles) , Marietta, NC (3.0 miles) , Boardman, NC (3.2 miles ), Rowland, NC (3.2 miles ), Lumberton, NC (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 34.50 N, Longitude: 79.11 W

Area code: 910

Fairmont household income distribution Fairmont home values distribution

Property values in Fairmont, NC


Crime rates in Fairmont by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 11200001011
per 100,000 37.837.176.80.00.00.00.036.60.037.136.8
Rapes 01022111010
per 100,000 0.037.10.076.675.737.536.536.60.037.10.0
Robberies 118111314721127145
per 100,000 415.4297.2422.6498.1530.1262.2767.3438.9266.7519.1184.0
Assaults 202211304648649191322
per 100,000 755.3817.2422.61149.41741.81797.82338.3329.2723.8482.0809.4
Burglaries 52571341169312010154478352
per 100,000 1963.72117.45147.94444.43521.44494.43690.21975.11790.53077.51913.2
Thefts 116122115108143149197N/A112178150
per 100,000 4380.74531.94418.04137.95414.65580.57197.7N/A4266.76599.95518.8
Auto thefts 836172220237379
per 100,000 302.1111.4230.5651.3833.0749.1840.3256.0114.3259.5331.1
Arson 10211120021
per 100,000 37.80.076.838.337.937.573.10.00.074.236.8
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 299.1) 716.2723.4958.11009.01142.61109.51395.3N/A551.6891.1699.3

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Fairmont detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 15 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.05
North Carolina average:

2.37
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.3%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -229 (-8.1%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (43%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)

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

Average climate in Fairmont, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Fairmont-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 9% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/8/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.5 miles away from the Fairmont town center injured 21 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 tornado 21.9 miles away from the town center killed 7 people and injured 100 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fairmont-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 125.4 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 197.8 miles away from Fairmont 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 115.5 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 152.4 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 77.4 miles away from Fairmont center
On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 46.6 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).
Fairmont topographic map

Birthplace of: Joseph Mitchell (writer) - Journalist, Rod Griffin (basketball) - Basketball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Fairmont:

  • FMC DIALYSIS SERVICES OF ROBESON COUNTY (704 SOUTH WALNUT STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Fairmont:

  • CORBEL RESIDENTIAL (Hospital, about 7 miles away; ORRUM, NC)
  • WESTSIDE RESIDENTIAL (Hospital, about 7 miles away; ORRUM, NC)
  • ROBESON COUNTY HOME HEALTH AGE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; LUMBERTON, NC)
  • ADVANTAGE HOSPICE AND HOME CARE (Hospital, about 11 miles away; LUMBERTON, NC)
  • SOUTHEASTERN HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; LUMBERTON, NC)
  • HOSPICE OF ROBESON (Hospital, about 12 miles away; LUMBERTON, NC)
  • SOUTHEASTERN GEN HOSP INC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LUMBERTON, NC)

Airports located in Fairmont:

Amtrak station near Fairmont:

  • 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 Fairmont:

  • Robeson Community College (about 11 miles; Lumberton, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,322)
  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (about 14 miles; Pembroke, NC; FT enrollment: 5,548)
  • Francis Marion University (about 38 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,624)
  • Fayetteville Technical Community College (about 41 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 10,114)
  • Fayetteville State University (about 42 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 5,297)
  • Florence-Darlington Technical College (about 44 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 4,468)
  • Richmond Community College (about 44 miles; Hamlet, NC; FT enrollment: 2,106)

Public high school in Fairmont:

Public elementary/middle schools in Fairmont:

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Notable locations in Fairmont: Robeson County Group Home II Fairmont (A), Fairmont Police Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Fairmont: First Presbyterian Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Chamber of Commerce Borderbelt Museum (101 East Thompson Street).

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 11.4 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 15.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00334
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 50.4%
(1.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 61.8% for Black residents, 71.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 78.4% for American Indian residents, 8.3% for other race residents, 72.0% 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:  59.5%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.6%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

People in group quarters in Fairmont in 2000:

  • 92 people in nursing homes
  • 6 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Fairmont, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Fairmont compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Banks with branches in Fairmont (2011 data):

  • Lumbee Guaranty Bank: Fairmont Branch at 301 North Walnut Street, branch established on 1991/06/14. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $304.2 mil, Deposits: $260.6 mil, headquarters in Pembroke, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices
  • First Bank: Fairmont Branch at 301 South Main Street, branch established on 1934/01/02. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $3,289.4 mil, Deposits: $2,759.1 mil, headquarters in Troy, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 98 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancorp
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Fairmont Nc Main Branch at 104 West Thompson Street, branch established on 1963/01/15. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (77%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Fairmont town (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%
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 1$2,269$27,2280$0
Other Government Administration 2$7,592$45,5527$925
Police Protection - Officers 12$30,276$30,2760$0
Police - Other 3$5,741$22,9648$4,092
Solid Waste Management 1$2,325$27,9001$642
Sewerage 3$7,078$28,3120$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$609
Water Supply 5$11,863$28,4710$0
Other and Unallocable 4$8,845$26,5352$1,993
Totals for Government 31$75,989$29,41519$8,261

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $25,000 ($9.21)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($3.32)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($1.47)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $680,000 ($250.55)
    Sewerage: $426,000 ($156.96)
    Liquor Stores: $372,000 ($137.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $245,000 ($90.27)
    Water Utilities: $183,000 ($67.43)
    General - Other: $145,000 ($53.43)
    Parks & Recreation: $125,000 ($46.06)
    Housing & Community Development: $113,000 ($41.64)
    Regular Highways: $95,000 ($35.00)
    Central Staff Services: $79,000 ($29.11)
    Financial Administration: $61,000 ($22.48)
    General Public Buildings: $50,000 ($18.42)
    Fire Protection: $38,000 ($14.00)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,000 ($3.68)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Health: $3,000 ($1.11)
  • Intergovernmental to State - General: $3,000 ($1.11)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $8,000 ($2.95)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,040,000 ($383.20)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $405,000 ($149.23)
    Solid Waste Management: $209,000 ($77.01)
    All Other: $1,000 ($0.37)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $108,000 ($39.79)
    Housing & Community Development: $14,000 ($5.16)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $337,000 ($124.17)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $64,000 ($23.58)
    Rents: $30,000 ($11.05)
    Interest Earnings: $24,000 ($8.84)
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $469,000 ($172.81)
    Water Utilities: $174,000 ($64.11)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $123,000 ($45.32)
    Highways: $107,000 ($39.43)
    All Other: $43,000 ($15.84)
  • Tax - Property: $472,000 ($173.91)
    NEC: $9,000 ($3.32)

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

  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $3,000,000 ($1105.38)
    Beginning: $3,000,000 ($1105.38)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,038,000 ($382.46)

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 Fairmont:

  • WFMO (860 AM; 1 kW; FAIRMONT, NC; Owner: PRO-MEDIA, INC.)
  • WKKE (1080 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ST. PAULS, NC; Owner: FERRIS YARNELL LOCKLEAR)
  • WTSB (580 AM; 1 kW; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: LUMBERTON CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WAGR (1340 AM; 1 kW; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: WAGR BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WYRU (1160 AM; 5 kW; RED SPRINGS, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WENC (1220 AM; 5 kW; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: DHA COMMUNICATIONS, 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)
  • WJAY (1280 AM; 4 kW; MULLINS, SC; Owner: THE GREATER HWY CHURCH OF CHRIST)
  • WBSC (1550 AM; 10 kW; BENNETTSVILLE, SC; Owner: D-MITCH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAB (1370 AM; 5 kW; TABOR CITY, NC; Owner: WTAB, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fairmont:

  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WKML (95.7 FM; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: WKML LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFLB (96.5 FM; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: WFLB LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFNC-FM (102.3 FM; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WZFX (99.1 FM; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUKS (107.7 FM; ST. PAULS, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSTS (100.9 FM; FAIRMONT, NC; Owner: PRO-MEDIA, INC.)
  • WHQR (91.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FRIENDS OF PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WCMG (94.3 FM; LATTA, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQSD (107.1 FM; BRIARCLIFF ACRES, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF MYRTLE BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WQSM (98.1 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHLZ (100.5 FM; MARION, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Fairmont:

  • 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.)
  • WSFX-TV (Channel 26; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN MEDIA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W67DU (Channel 67; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WLPS-LP (Channel 7; LUMBERTON/PEMBROKE, NC; Owner: BILLY RAY LOCKLEAR)
  • WUNU (Channel 31; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WPEM-LP (Channel 47; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: GERALD LOCKLEAR)
  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WFPX (Channel 62; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W19CA (Channel 19; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: PACIFIC MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WFXB (Channel 43; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: GE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WUNJ-TV (Channel 39; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W66DE (Channel 50; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHMC (Channel 23; CONWAY, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WJPM-TV (Channel 33; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Fairmont, North Carolina:
  • Fatal accident count: 9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 9
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 24
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
North Carolina average:
  • Fatal accident count: 113
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 173
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 33
  • Fatalities: 121
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 299
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 19
See more detailed statistics of Fairmont fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 5 meters (16ft)
Total average daily traffic: 5,250
Total average daily truck traffic: 341
Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic: 10,500

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Fairmont)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Marion Stage Road (Lat: 34.509056 Lon: -79.118083), Type: Tank, Structure height: 45 m, Overall height: 51 m, Call Sign: KVR867
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.250 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/14/2005, Expiration Date: 04/07/2015
    Registrant: Ewa 20120201125114, 17750 Creamery Road, Suite B10, Emmitsburg, MD 21727, Phone: (703) 797-5146, Fax: (717) 337-9157, Email:
  • Corner Of Market & Byrd Sts (Lat: 34.500722 Lon: -79.113639), Call Sign: KIP575, Licensee ID: L00059301
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.930 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/13/1995, Expiration Date: 02/05/2001, Cancellation Date: 04/08/2001
    Registrant: Fairmont Gas Company Inc, Fairmont, NC 28340, Phone: (919) 628-8333
  • Fairmont Line And Service Warehouse (Lat: 34.677944 Lon: -79.121139), Call Sign: WNHK499
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.675 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/14/2001, Expiration Date: 11/03/2011, Cancellation Date: 03/01/2006
    Registrant: Carolina Power And Light Company, 2610 Wycliff Road, Raleigh, NC 27607, Phone: (919) 235-4120, Fax: (919) 235-4008, Email:
  • Lat: 34.508917 Lon: -79.118583, Call Sign: WQJL498
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.075 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/22/2008, Expiration Date: 10/22/2018, Certifier: Richard A Byrd
    Registrant: Wireless Ventures, 1211 Ireland Drive, Suite 1, Fayetteville, NC 28304, Phone: (910) 483-8484, Fax: (910) 483-3900, Email:
  • Lat: 34.482611 Lon: -79.102722, Call Sign: WQMG247
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.387 MHz, 467.387 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/29/2010, Expiration Date: 07/29/2020, Certifier: Tony Mackey
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • FAIRMONT, 10170 Nc Hwy 130 (Lat: 34.482389 Lon: -79.133639), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 100.6 m, Call Sign: WPNC520
    Grant Date: 01/04/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Steven T Campbell
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • FAIRMONT, 10170 Nc Hwy. 130 (Lat: 34.482389 Lon: -79.133639), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 100.6 m, Call Sign: WQCN316
    Assigned Frequencies: 6165.10 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/13/2005, Expiration Date: 04/13/2015, Certifier: Steven T Campbell
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • WSTS Studio, Highway 41 North (Lat: 34.517778 Lon: -79.105000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 96.3 m, Overall height: 97.3 m, Call Sign: WQEU369
    Assigned Frequencies: 945.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/17/2006, Expiration Date: 12/01/2019, Certifier: Russ Jones
    Registrant: Graham Brock, Inc., St. Simons Island, GA 31522-7466, Phone: (912) 638-8028, Fax: (912) 638-7722, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fairmont)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172G (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1176F , Serial Number: 17254771, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 07/16/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Olin Jr Johnson, Rr 2 Box 215, Fairmont, NC 28340
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 54531 , Serial Number: 17274995, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 05/20/1981
    Registrant (Corporation): Sun Rise Realty Inc, 15761 Hwy 130 East, Fairmont, NC 28340
  • Aircraft: BEECH C23 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 116 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 944V , Serial Number: M-1662, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 04/07/1975
    Registrant (Individual): Daniel Claybourn Walters, 15761 Hwy 130 E, Fairmont, NC 28340
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172G (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 993NA , Serial Number: 17254442, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 08/11/1969
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, , Fairmont, NC 28340

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
Most common first names in Fairmont, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James11269.5 years
Mary8673.8 years
John7070.4 years
William6969.6 years
Robert4964.4 years
Willie4270.3 years
Annie3679.0 years
George2672.1 years
David2562.6 years
Betty2468.1 years
Most common last names in Fairmont, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hunt22266.6 years
Floyd9875.0 years
Thompson9170.5 years
Oxendine8370.6 years
Jones6873.4 years
Locklear6567.6 years
Pittman5776.0 years
Lewis4771.0 years
Smith4372.6 years
Bass4273.1 years
Businesses in Fairmont, NC
NameCountNameCount
H&R Block1True Value1
McDonald's1U-Haul1
Nike1U.S. Cellular1
Subway1

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