Gorman, North Carolina

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Population in 2010: 1,011. Population change since 2000: +0.9%
Males: 472  (46.7%)
Females: 539  (53.3%)
Median resident age:  38.9 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 27704.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $51,347 (it was $42,236 in 2000)
Gorman:

$51,347
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,336 (it was $19,083 in 2000)

Gorman CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $109,614 (it was $106,800 in 2000)
Gorman:

$109,614
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $97,468; Detached houses: $117,842; Mobile homes: $19,588

Median gross rent in 2012: $589.

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  • White alone - 585 (57.9%)
  • Hispanic - 266 (26.3%)
  • Black alone - 136 (13.5%)
  • Two or more races - 8 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 6 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.5%)
  • Other race alone - 5 (0.5%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Gorman: 94.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (17.6%), United States (10.9%), Irish (3.0%), Swedish (1.5%), French (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 360 feet

Land area: 3.08 square miles.

Population density: 328 people per square mile   (very low).

Gorman,NC real estate house value index trend

Gorman, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Gorman:

  • High school or higher: 63.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gorman CDP:

  • Never married: 43.9%
  • Now married: 35.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 12.8%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

292 residents are foreign born (3.4% Asia).

This place:  31.4%
North Carolina:  7.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $383 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,135 (0.7%)

Gorman satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Durham, NC (6.0 miles , pop. 187,035).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (18.1 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (339.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Durham, NC (2.5 miles ), Butner, NC (2.8 miles ), Creedmoor, NC (3.1 miles ), Stem, NC (3.5 miles ), Rougemont, NC (3.7 miles ), Chapel Hill, NC (3.8 miles ), Morrisville, NC (3.8 miles ), Hillsborough, NC (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 36.04 N, Longitude: 78.82 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 919

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

5.3%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (28%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (25%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (39%)
  • Accommodation and food services (30%)
  • Other services, except public administration (18%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (16%)
  • Computer specialists (12%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (11%)
  • Carpenters (11%)
  • Electricians (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)

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

Average climate in Gorman, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Gorman-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 16% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/28/1988, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.3 miles away from the Gorman place center killed 4 people and injured 154 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 11/23/1992, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.1 miles away from the place center killed 2 people and injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gorman-area historical earthquake activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 118.5 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 256.3 miles away from Gorman center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 319.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 229.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 189.9 miles away from Gorman center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 191.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Durham County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Droughts: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gorman topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Gorman:

  • CARVER LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; DURHAM, NC)
  • NORTHWOOD NURSING AND REHABILITATION CTR (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; DURHAM, NC)
  • DUKE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; DURHAM, NC)
  • DUKE HOSPICE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; DURHAM, NC)
  • LYNN ROAD HOME (Hospital, about 5 miles away; DURHAM, NC)
  • DUKE REGIONAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; DURHAM, NC)
  • FREEDOM LAKE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; DURHAM, NC)

Amtrak stations near Gorman:

  • 6 miles: DURHAM (400 W. CHAPEL HILL ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand.
  • 18 miles: CARY (311 N. ACADEMY ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gorman:

  • Durham Technical Community College (about 6 miles; Durham, NC; Full-time enrollment: 3,515)
  • North Carolina Central University (about 7 miles; Durham, NC; FT enrollment: 7,281)
  • Duke University (about 8 miles; Durham, NC; FT enrollment: 14,652)
  • Strayer University-North Carolina (about 13 miles; Morrisville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,070)
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (about 16 miles; Chapel Hill, NC; FT enrollment: 24,946)
  • North Carolina State University at Raleigh (about 20 miles; Raleigh, NC; FT enrollment: 29,958)
  • Vance-Granville Community College (about 28 miles; Henderson, NC; FT enrollment: 3,232)

Public high schools in Gorman:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Gorman:

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Durham 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 88.2. This is about average.

City:

88.2
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.282. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.282
U.S.:

0.303

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.574. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.574
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 25.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 14.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.31. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.31
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 37.3%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 69.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  66.2%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.9%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Gorman compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students 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

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (62%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17%)
  • Utility gas (11%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Gorman CDP (based on Durham County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.32%
Here: 39.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents32.5%14.3%11.2%7.7%5.1%
Congregations26.6%14.6%2.1%3.1%5.2%
NameJewishEpiscopal ChurchMuslim EstimateLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents4.6%3.2%2.2%2.0%17.3%
Congregations3.1%2.6%1.6%2.1%39.1%
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: 48
Durham County:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 27
Durham County:

1.06 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 89
Durham County:

3.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 197
Here:

7.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.2%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Durham County:

27.6%
North Carolina:

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

17.6%
State:

15.6%

9.90% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,173 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.90%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($244 average AGI)
Durham County:

0.06%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Wake County, NC  2.04% ($41,891 average AGI)
from Orange County, NC  1.13% ($40,594)
from Mecklenburg County, NC  0.20% ($34,990)


9.27% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,693 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.27%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

0.13% of residents moved to foreign countries ($425 average AGI)
Durham County:

0.13%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Wake County, NC  2.18% ($46,913 average AGI)
to Orange County, NC  0.95% ($46,724)
to Mecklenburg County, NC  0.24% ($40,551)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gorman:

  • WSRC (1410 AM; 5 kW; DURHAM, NC; Owner: DURHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WTIK (1310 AM; 5 kW; DURHAM, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WDNC (620 AM; 5 kW; DURHAM, NC)
  • WRTP (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRBZ (850 AM; 10 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: ALCHEMY COMMUNICATIONS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP #1)
  • WETC (540 AM; 8 kW; WENDELL-ZEBULON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA REGIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCHL (1360 AM; 5 kW; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: WCHL-WDNC, INC.)
  • WDUR (1490 AM; 1 kW; DURHAM, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSML (1200 AM; 10 kW; GRAHAM, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WCRY (1460 AM; 5 kW; FUQUAY-VARINA, NC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gorman:

  • WFXC (107.1 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WNCU (90.7 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL UNIVERSITY)
  • WQDR (94.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WRSN (93.9 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPE (89.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: EDUCATIONAL INFORMATION CORPORATION)
  • WUNC (91.5 FM; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES UNIVERSITY OF NC AT CHAPEL HILL)
  • WRAL (101.5 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAL-FM, INC.)
  • WDCG (105.1 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQOK (97.5 FM; SOUTH BOSTON, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBBB (96.1 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WWMY (102.9 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WWND, L.L.C.)
  • WXYC (89.3 FM; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: STUDENT EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRDU (106.1 FM; WILSON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKXU (101.1 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WYFL (92.5 FM; HENDERSON, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WXDU (88.7 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: DUKE UNIVERSITY)
  • WTRG (100.7 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSHA (88.9 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: SHAW UNIVERSITY)
  • WNNL (103.9 FM; FUQUAY-VARINA, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKNC-FM (88.1 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Gorman:

  • W24CP (Channel 24; DURHAM, NC; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WUBX-CA (Channel 13; DURHAM, ETC., NC; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)
  • WIWW-LP (Channel 26; DURHAM, NC; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WRAL-TV (Channel 5; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTVD (Channel 11; DURHAM, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRDC (Channel 28; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RALEIGH (WRDC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WLFL (Channel 22; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WLFL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WUNC-TV (Channel 4; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WACN-LP (Channel 34; APEX, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WRPX (Channel 47; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: PAXSON RALEIGH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WUVC (Channel 40; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPITAL BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WRAY-TV (Channel 30; WILSON, NC; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • WFMY-TV (Channel 2; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WFMY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WUPN-TV (Channel 48; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WUPN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WXLV-TV (Channel 45; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WXLV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTWB-TV (Channel 20; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: WTWB OF THE TRIAD, LLC)
  • WLXI-TV (Channel 61; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WBXU-CA (Channel 13; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • W68BK (Channel 68; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: SAINT AUGUSTINE'S COLLEGE)
  • WWIW-LP (Channel 66; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W58CD (Channel 58; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WHOA-LP (Channel 60; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W64CN (Channel 64; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$142,4964$128,76018$132,9990$01$80,3900$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$133,9900$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$98,5952$98,75013$140,7562$38,4151$56,5401$43,840
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$172,0151$93,0908$132,4590$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$103,3200$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0018.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$80,3900$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$87,670
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0018.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

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