For population 25 years and over in Gibson:
For population 15 years and over in Gibson town:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,550 (1.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, NC (44.5 miles , pop. 121,015).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (75.8 miles , pop. 540,828).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (437.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Old Hundred, NC (2.2 miles ), Scotch Meadows, NC (2.7 miles ), McColl, SC (2.7 miles ), Laurinburg, NC (2.8 miles ), Tatum, SC (2.8 miles) , East Laurinburg, NC (3.0 miles ), Hamlet, NC (3.2 miles ), Bennettsville, SC (3.3 miles ).
Latitude: 34.76 N, Longitude: 79.61 W
Area code: 910
Unemployment in July 2013:
Crime rates in Gibson (2002):
Population change in the 1990s: +46 (+8.6%).
Work and jobs in Gibson: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Gibson, North Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Gibson-area historical tornado activity is above North Carolina state average. It is 69% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.0 miles away from the Gibson town center killed 4 people and injured 395 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 3/28/1984, a category F4 tornado 11.1 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:Gibson-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 92% 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 49.9 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 15.3 miles away from Gibson center
On 9/22/2006 at 11:22:00, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 14.5 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 84.8 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, Tornado: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Gus Bailey - Basketball player, Milone Clark - College basketball player (Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles).
Hospitals/medical centers near Gibson:
Amtrak station near Gibson:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gibson:
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Public elementary/middle school in Gibson:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Gibson and their reported violations in the past:PEACE TRUE HOLINESS CHURCH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 41.4%
(20.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 68.2% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.7% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 22.4% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
5 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
Gibson compared to North Carolina state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Gibson town (based on Scotland County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.05%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Gibson government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Gibson government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
Gibson government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
6.05% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,305 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:
6.51% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,852 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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Gibson fatal accident list:
Nov 2, 1993 05:25 PM, Rp1142, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Gibson, NC