For population 25 years and over in Fallston:
For population 15 years and over in Fallston town:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $814 (1.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gastonia, NC (21.7 miles , pop. 66,277).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (40.9 miles , pop. 540,828).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (469.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Lawndale, NC (1.9 miles ), Belwood, NC (1.9 miles ), Waco, NC (2.5 miles ), Cherryville, NC (2.8 miles ), Polkville, NC (2.8 miles ), Kingstown, NC (2.8 miles ), Casar, NC (3.0 miles ), Light Oak, NC (3.1 miles ).
Latitude: 35.43 N, Longitude: 81.50 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 704
Unemployment in August 2012:
Population change in the 1990s: +104 (+20.8%).
Work and jobs in Fallston: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Fallston, North Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Fallston-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 39% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.3 miles away from the Fallston town center killed 4 people and injured 52 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 5/5/1989, a category F4 tornado 21.7 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 35 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Fallston-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 91% 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 81.5 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 79.4 miles away from Fallston 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 91.3 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 38.5 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 39.3 miles away from Fallston center
On 2/12/1994 at 02:40:24, a magnitude 3.4 (2.9 ML, 3.4 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Cleveland County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 2, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Fallston:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fallston:
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Public elementary/middle school in Fallston:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 3.86. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 6.0%
(4.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
21 people in nursing homes
2 people in homes for the mentally retarded
Fallston compared to North Carolina state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Fallston (based on Cleveland County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.61%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 18
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 60
Number of full-service restaurants: 65
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Fallston government finances in 2002:
5.06% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,388 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($200 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.15% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,243 average adjusted gross income)
0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($131 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Fallston fatal accident list:
Jun 19, 2005 02:11 AM, Sr-182, Sr-18, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
Nov 14, 1992 08:30 PM, Nc18, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 7, 1991 11:55 PM, Nc18, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 3, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 13, 1984 05:31 PM, 182, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Dec 15, 1981 05:55 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:6
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:6
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Businesses in Fallston, NC