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Population in 2012: 14,248 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +11.0%
 

Males: 6,946  (48.8%)
Females: 7,302  (51.2%)

Median resident age:  37.5 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 27258.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,885 (it was $35,706 in 2000)
Graham:

$36,885
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,886

Graham city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $129,293 (it was $92,200 in 2000)
Graham:

$129,293
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $132,895; Detached houses: $147,634; Townhouses or other attached units: $191,660; Mobile homes: $24,911

Median gross rent in 2012: $677.

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  • White alone - 7,939 (56.1%)
  • Hispanic - 2,950 (20.8%)
  • Black alone - 2,770 (19.6%)
  • Two or more races - 254 (1.8%)
  • Asian alone - 194 (1.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 30 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 15 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Graham: 93.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (11.2%), English (9.9%), German (8.7%), Irish (4.6%), Scotch-Irish (4.5%), French (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1851

Elevation: 600 feet

Land area: 8.13 square miles.

Population density: 1,753 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Graham:

  • High school or higher: 77.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Graham city:

  • Never married: 25.0%
  • Now married: 50.9%
  • Separated: 4.3%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

1,671 residents are foreign born

This city:  11.8%
North Carolina:  7.7%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 47 registered sex offenders living in Graham, North Carolina as of September 01, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Graham to the number of sex offenders is 303 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,175 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $868 (0.9%)

Graham satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greensboro, NC (23.6 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (357.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Haw River, NC (1.8 miles ), Burlington, NC (1.8 miles ), Swepsonville, NC (1.9 miles ), Green Level, NC (2.2 miles ), Glen Raven, NC (2.3 miles ), Alamance, NC (2.4 miles ), Elon, NC (2.6 miles ), Elon College, NC (2.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 85 buildings, average cost: $88,300
  • 1998: 81 buildings, average cost: $98,400
  • 1999: 98 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 2000: 79 buildings, average cost: $95,400
  • 2001: 110 buildings, average cost: $97,500
  • 2002: 115 buildings, average cost: $95,300
  • 2003: 126 buildings, average cost: $99,400
  • 2004: 130 buildings, average cost: $92,200
  • 2005: 115 buildings, average cost: $101,900
  • 2006: 170 buildings, average cost: $128,400
  • 2007: 77 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 2008: 39 buildings, average cost: $114,100
  • 2009: 23 buildings, average cost: $111,200
  • 2010: 24 buildings, average cost: $88,100
  • 2011: 23 buildings, average cost: $104,100
  • 2012: 15 buildings, average cost: $114,600

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 36.06 N, Longitude: 79.40 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4 (+0.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,101 (17.3%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 336

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Property values in Graham, NC


 

Crime rates in Graham by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 100110100001
per 100,000 7.70.00.07.47.30.07.00.00.00.00.06.9
Rapes 535143566339
per 100,000 38.322.637.47.429.221.135.041.340.920.220.962.1
Robberies 1112112019161920226717
per 100,000 84.390.582.2148.2138.5112.4133.1137.5149.840.548.8117.2
Assaults 704847617187565858385948
per 100,000 536.4361.9351.3452.1517.6611.4392.3398.8395.0256.3411.7331.1
Burglaries 191191164132190166142204213167140160
per 100,000 1463.51439.91225.7978.21385.01166.5994.71402.71450.61126.4976.81103.5
Thefts 469511459462484538439488437383338379
per 100,000 3593.63852.23430.53423.73528.23780.73075.33355.62976.02583.32358.42614.0
Auto thefts 353833304268433820242537
per 100,000 268.2286.5246.6222.3306.2477.9301.2261.3136.2161.9174.4255.2
Arson 222227311208
per 100,000 15.315.114.914.814.649.221.06.96.813.50.055.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 453.9402.2373.9385.4453.2451.7383.7414.4394.8279.5295.4373.4

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Crime rate in Graham detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 39 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.48
North Carolina average:

2.37

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Graham, North Carolina accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.2%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +2,438 (+23.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Graham-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 14% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/23/1992, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.2 miles away from the Graham city center killed 2 people and injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 11/28/1988, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 38.7 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 154 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Graham-area historical earthquake activity is below North Carolina state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 95.1 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 89.5 miles away from Graham center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Alamance County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Ice Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Brian Waters - College basketball player (Elon University Phoenix), Clise Dudley - Baseball player, Jesse Branson - Basketball player, Jim Holt (baseball) - Baseball player, Tom Zachary - Baseball pitcher.


Hospitals/medical centers in Graham:

  • RALPH SCOTT LIFESERVICES, INC (Hospital, 710 TOWN BRANCH RD)
  • HILLHAVEN OF ALAMANCE (Nursing Home, 779 WOODY DR)
  • PEAK RESOURCES - ALAMANCE, INC (Nursing Home, 779 WOODY DRIVE)

Political contributions by individuals in Graham, NC

Amtrak station near Graham:

  • 3 miles: BURLINGTON (110 E. WEBB ST.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.netpath.net/~graham

College/University in Graham:

  • Alamance Community College (Full-time enrollment: 1,819; Location: 1247 Jimmie Kerr Road; Public; Website: www.alamancecc.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Graham:

  • Elon University (about 6 miles; Elon, NC; Full-time enrollment: 5,403)
  • North Carolina A & T State University (about 22 miles; Greensboro, NC; FT enrollment: 8,822)
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (about 23 miles; Chapel Hill, NC; FT enrollment: 24,146)
  • University of North Carolina at Greensboro (about 23 miles; Greensboro, NC; FT enrollment: 14,263)
  • Guilford College (about 28 miles; Greensboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,312)
  • Duke University (about 29 miles; Durham, NC; FT enrollment: 13,870)
  • North Carolina Central University (about 29 miles; Durham, NC; FT enrollment: 6,579)

Private high school in Graham:

  • BIBLE WESLEYAN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 34; Location: 106 MOORES CHAPEL CEMETERY RD; Grades: KG - 12)

Private elementary/middle school in Graham:

  • ANDREWS MEMORIAL READINESS SCHOOL II (Students: 100; Location: 303 W ELM ST; Grades: PK - KG)
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Notable location: Ray Street Recreation Center (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Graham include: Greenway Park Church (A), Bethany Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Graham Memorial Park (1), Linwood Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Back Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Graham: Oakley Street Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Affordable Suites of America (249 Auto Park Drive), Econo Lodge (640 E Harden St), Embers Motor Lodge (I 85 & Highway 54), Comfort Suites Graham (769 Woody Drive).

Courts: North Carolina State Government - Court System- Sentencing Services Pro (212 West Elm Street), North Carolina State Government - Court System- Juvenile Justice (212 West Elm Street), North Carolina State Government - Criminal Records Criminal Courts Building- 1 Court Square Off (212 West Elm Street), North Carolina State Government - Judicial Branch County Court System (212 West Elm Street), North Carolina State Government - Judicial Branch County Court System- Judges Off (212 West Elm Street), North Carolina State Government - Court System- Judges Offices- Arbitration Pro (212 West Elm Street), North Carolina State Government - Court System- Clerk Of Superior C (212 West Elm), North Carolina State Government - Court System- Judges Offices- Criminal Courts Buil (212 West Elm).

 
Alamance County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.4. This is about average.
City:

32.4
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.67. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.67
U.S.:

9.59
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.7
U.S.:

22.1
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 3.42. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.42
U.S.:

3.46

Drinking water stations with addresses in Graham and their reported violations in the past:

HIDDEN LAKES CAMPGROUND (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-28-2003), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-28-2003), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between JUL-04-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-22-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-22-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between JAN-02-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
CIRCLE K PARK (Population served: 95, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-25-2005), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-07-2005)
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between APR-02-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAY-2000, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-06-2000), St Public Notif requested (JUL-06-2000), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2000)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1993 and MAR-22-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-22-1994), St Public Notif received (MAR-22-1994)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
PHILLIPS CHAPEL METHODIST CH (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-18-2002 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
HYCO MARINA (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-10-2000), St Public Notif requested (MAY-10-2000), St Compliance achieved (MAR-06-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-31-2000), St Public Notif requested (MAR-31-2000), St Compliance achieved (MAR-06-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between AUG-21-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between APR-02-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-16-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-10-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between MAY-18-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 17 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
  • 7 other older monitoring violations
2000 PARK PLACE (Address: SUITE 200 , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-27-2003), St Public Notif requested (FEB-27-2003), St Public Notif received (MAR-11-2003), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2003)
  • OCCT Study Recommendation - Between JAN-01-2003 and APR-12-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-13-2005), St Public Notif requested (JAN-13-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-12-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-28-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-28-2006)
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between SEP-20-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-05-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-2003 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-10-2003), St Public Notif requested (SEP-10-2003)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-2002 and SEP-26-2002, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-26-2002), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-25-2002), St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2002)
  • One other older monitoring violation
MARTHA`S RESTAURANT (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-1997, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-10-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
ELI WHITNEY RECREATION CENTER (Address: CO ALAMANCE COUNTY RECREATION DEPT , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-10-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between AUG-10-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-29-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between AUG-13-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-22-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 13 routine major monitoring violations
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
  • One other older monitoring violation
NEW SOUTH INC--OFFICE WELL (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-1999 and MAR-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-13-2000), St Public Notif requested (JUN-13-2000), St Compliance achieved (MAR-29-2001), Fed Formal NOV issued (JUN-06-2001)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Graham that have no violations reported:

  • HICO BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 21.0%
(13.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.5% for Black residents, 39.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 40.6% for other race residents, 28.5% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.9%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.4%
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: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Graham, NC

People in group quarters in Graham in 2010:

  • 116 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 65 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 38 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 5 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Graham in 2000:

  • 197 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 162 people in nursing homes
  • 56 people in state prisons
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Graham compared to North Carolina state average:

Graham, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.


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Banks with branches in Graham (2011 data):

  • Communityone Bank, National Association: Alamance Bank Branch at 1128 South Main Street, branch established on 1998/09/14. Info updated 2007/12/11: Bank assets: $1,666.0 mil, Deposits: $1,443.4 mil, headquarters in Asheboro, NC, negative income in the last year, 46 total offices, Holding Company: Fnb United Corp.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Graham Main Branch at 220 South Main Street, branch established on 1976/02/27. 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
  • Bank of America, National Association: Graham Branch at 141 South Main Street, branch established on 1968/04/26. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • American National Bank and Trust Company: Graham Office Branch at 842 South Main Street, branch established on 1998/12/15. Info updated 2011/07/11: Bank assets: $1,303.6 mil, Deposits: $1,060.7 mil, headquarters in Danville, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 29 total offices, Holding Company: American National Bankshares Inc.
  • SunTrust Bank: Graham Main Branch 230 at 236 South Main Street, branch established on 1904/01/01. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: West Crescent Square Branch at 832 South Main Street, branch established on 1989/03/06. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Capital Bank, National Association: Graham - South Main Street Branch at 227 South Main Street, branch established on 1934/07/01. Info updated 2011/09/21: Bank assets: $6,448.0 mil, Deposits: $5,135.4 mil, headquarters in Miami, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 152 total offices, Holding Company: North American Financial Holdings, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Graham Branch at 233 South Main Street, branch established on 1968/05/06. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Graham, North Carolina:

  • Econo Lodge, 640 East Harden St, Graham, NC 27253 , Phone: (910) 228-0231, Fax: (910) 229-5873
  • Comfort Suites, 769 Woody Dr, Graham, NC 27253 , Phone: (336) 221-9199, Fax: (336) 221-9133
  • Affordable Suites Graham, 249 Auto Park Dr, Graham, NC 27253 , Phone: (336) 229-0300
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Graham, North Carolina

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Graham travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (57%)
  • Electricity (39%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

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Religion statistics for Graham city (based on Alamance County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.30%
Here42.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Catholic Church
Adherents30.5%25.5%11.8%7.5%5.5%
Congregations21.6%17.6%15.7%7.8%0.7%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchChurch of the NazareneChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents2.1%1.8%1.7%1.7%12.0%
Congregations3.3%1.3%2.0%5.2%24.8%
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: 23
Here:

1.59 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Alamance County:

0.97 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

5.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 116
Alamance County:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Alamance County:

9.9%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.8%
State:

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

16.3%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$12,108$48,4320$0
Other Government Administration 3$21,998$87,9920$0
Police Protection - Officers 33$94,963$34,5320$0
Police - Other 3$8,107$32,42815$8,909
Firefighters 9$27,190$36,2530$0
Streets and Highways 10$26,880$32,2560$0
Solid Waste Management 6$12,099$24,1980$0
Sewerage 18$45,813$30,5420$0
Parks and Recreation 20$50,031$30,01931$18,445
Water Supply 12$35,169$35,1690$0
Other and Unallocable 10$32,056$38,4670$0
Totals for Government 127$366,414$34,62246$27,354

Graham government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $3,638,000 ($255.33)
    Police Protection: $2,085,000 ($146.34)
    Water Utilities: $1,559,000 ($109.42)
    Central Staff Services: $800,000 ($56.15)
    Regular Highways: $760,000 ($53.34)
    General - Other: $757,000 ($53.13)
    Local Fire Protection: $738,000 ($51.80)
    Solid Waste Management: $578,000 ($40.57)
    Natural Resources - Other: $550,000 ($38.60)
    Parks and Recreation: $501,000 ($35.16)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $377,000 ($26.46)
    Financial Administration: $254,000 ($17.83)
    General Public Buildings: $116,000 ($8.14)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $227,000 ($15.93)
    Sewerage: $161,000 ($11.30)
    Police Protection: $73,000 ($5.12)
    Water Utilities: $69,000 ($4.84)
    Natural Resources - Other: $52,000 ($3.65)
    Parks and Recreation: $38,000 ($2.67)
    Local Fire Protection: $10,000 ($0.70)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($0.49)
    General Public Building: $6,000 ($0.42)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,533,000 ($318.15)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,179,000 ($82.75)

Graham government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,131,000 ($219.75)
    All Other: $614,000 ($43.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $241,000 ($16.91)
    Parks and Recreation: $143,000 ($10.04)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $78,000 ($5.47)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $32,000 ($2.25)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,403,000 ($168.66)
    All Other: $75,000 ($5.26)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $785,000 ($55.10)
    General Revenue, NEC: $122,000 ($8.56)
    Rents: $26,000 ($1.82)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,320,000 ($92.64)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,002,000 ($70.33)
    Highways: $413,000 ($28.99)
    All Other: $80,000 ($5.61)
  • Tax - Property: $4,104,000 ($288.04)
    Other License: $95,000 ($6.67)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $50,000 ($3.51)

Graham government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,559,000 ($951.64)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,538,000 ($809.80)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,200,000 ($224.59)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,179,000 ($82.75)

Graham government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,378,000 ($96.72)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,914,000 ($1397.67)

6.29% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,411 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.29%
North Carolina average:

8.53%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($132 average AGI)
Alamance County:

0.05%
North Carolina average:

0.17%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Guilford County, NC  1.00% ($37,384 average AGI)
from Orange County, NC  0.77% ($34,930)
from Durham County, NC  0.31% ($51,130)


5.34% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,670 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.34%
North Carolina average:

7.27%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($287 average AGI)
Alamance County:

0.05%
North Carolina average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Guilford County, NC  1.13% ($35,034 average AGI)
to Orange County, NC  0.47% ($33,657)
to Wake County, NC  0.32% ($48,133)

Strongest AM radio stations in Graham:

  • WSML (1200 AM; 10 kW; GRAHAM, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPCM (920 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON-GRAHAM, NC; Owner: CAROLINA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WBAG (1150 AM; 1 kW; BURLINGTON-GRAHAM, NC)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGSB (1060 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MEBANE, NC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, 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)
  • WWBG (1470 AM; 10 kW; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING COPORATION)
  • WCHL (1360 AM; 5 kW; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: WCHL-WDNC, INC.)
  • WTIK (1310 AM; 5 kW; DURHAM, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Graham:

  • WKXU (101.1 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WRSN (93.9 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUNC (91.5 FM; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES UNIVERSITY OF NC AT CHAPEL HILL)
  • WDCG (105.1 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMAG (99.5 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOZN (98.7 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WVBZ (100.3 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQMG-FM (97.1 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKRR (92.3 FM; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: DICK BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC. OF TENNESSEE)
  • WQDR (94.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WJMH (102.1 FM; REIDSVILLE, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMQX-FM (93.1 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSOE (89.3 FM; ELON COLLEGE, NC; Owner: ELON COLLEGE)
  • WGBT (94.5 FM; EDEN, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRAL (101.5 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAL-FM, INC.)
  • WFDD (88.5 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY)
  • WNAA (90.1 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: NC AGRICULTURAL & TECHNICAL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKZL (107.5 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: DICK BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC. OF TENNESSEE)
  • WXYC (89.3 FM; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: STUDENT EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXDU (88.7 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: DUKE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Graham:

  • WFMY-TV (Channel 2; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WFMY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WUNC-TV (Channel 4; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • 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.)
  • WGPX (Channel 16; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: PAXSON GREENSBORO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)
  • WGHP (Channel 8; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: WGHP LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTVD (Channel 11; DURHAM, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRAL-TV (Channel 5; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WUVC (Channel 40; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPITAL BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WRDC (Channel 28; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RALEIGH (WRDC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WLFL (Channel 22; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WLFL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDRL-TV (Channel 24; DANVILLE, VA; Owner: DANVILLE TELEVISION PARTNERSHIP)
  • WACN-LP (Channel 34; APEX, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WIWW-LP (Channel 26; DURHAM, NC; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WXIV-LP (Channel 14; REIDSVILLE, NC; Owner: CAROLINA BLUE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Graham fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 13
Total length: 53 meters (174ft)
Total average daily traffic: 353,400
Total average daily truck traffic: 52,283

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 9
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Graham, NC

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Graham)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

82 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Graham, NC)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • S BURLINGTON, 850 Ft Sw Of Sr 2387 & 2309 (Lat: 36.006500 Lon: -79.417778), Overall height: 90.5 m, Call Sign: WMQ229
    Assigned Frequencies: 2128.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 12/17/2008, Certifier: Glenn S Rabin
    Registrant: Alltel Communications, LLC, One Allied Drive, B1f02-D, Little Rock, AR 72202, Phone: (501) 905-8555, Fax: (501) 905-6193, Email:
  • NC-GSB109B, W Crescent Square Dr (Lat: 36.058361 Lon: -79.405278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 62.2 m, Overall height: 64.6 m, Call Sign: WQEP521
    Assigned Frequencies: 17965.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHz, 18065.0 MHz, 23225.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/17/2006, Expiration Date: 03/17/2016, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

89 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Graham)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Graham)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 partial tracts)
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 ORIGINATED28$130,61937$97,871112$121,4686$57,12222$61,4731$59,030
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$98,4401$81,9909$126,2611$9,8500$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$157,5805$123,60849$116,5664$39,9783$59,1170$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$112,4636$122,64237$123,8480$02$91,0850$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$128,6701$84,24011$132,3800$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0203.00 , 0209.00, 0210.00, 0211.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$144,2177$144,426
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$187,1150$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$193,7201$183,020
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$148,930
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0203.00 , 0209.00, 0210.00, 0211.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 102
  • Hazardous Condition: 23
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Graham


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Graham, NC

Most common first names in Graham, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James19070.3 years
William18772.3 years
Mary16577.6 years
John16375.3 years
Robert8769.0 years
George8174.7 years
Thomas7171.9 years
Charles6771.9 years
Margaret6177.1 years
Annie5879.9 years
Most common last names in Graham, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Thompson9778.0 years
Smith9076.5 years
Johnson8273.5 years
Jones7174.7 years
Wilson6472.9 years
Holt5976.7 years
Rogers5478.3 years
Williams4874.6 years
Moore4873.3 years
Allen4574.5 years
Businesses in Graham, NC
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Rite Aid1
CVS1SONIC Drive-In1
Comfort Suites1Subway1
Cricket Wireless1Taco Bell1
Curves1U-Haul1
Domino's Pizza1UPS1
FedEx3Waffle House1
GNC1Walgreens1
H&R Block1Wendy's1
La-Z-Boy1
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  • Nathaniel Lenfert (2)
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Total of 47 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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