Graham, North Carolina

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Population in 2013: 14,280 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +11.3%
 
Males: 6,833  (47.9%)
Females: 7,447  (52.1%)
Median resident age:  37.3 years
North Carolina median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 27258.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $38,494 (it was $35,706 in 2000)
Graham:

$38,494
NC:

$45,906

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,279 (it was $17,865 in 2000)

Graham city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $128,269 (it was $92,200 in 2000)
Graham:

$128,269
NC:

$154,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $702.

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  • Races in Graham, NC (2013)

    Graham races chart
    • 8,13756.6%White alone
    • 3,06621.3%Hispanic
    • 2,71618.9%Black alone
    • 2561.8%Two or more races
    • 1951.4%Asian alone
    • 450.3%American Indian alone
    • 40.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Graham: 92.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (11.0%), German (9.1%), English (8.8%), Irish (5.4%), Scotch-Irish (4.5%), Scottish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1851

Elevation: 600 feet

Land area: 8.13 square miles.

Population density: 1,757 people per square mile   (low).

Graham,NC real estate house value index trend

Graham, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Graham:

  • High school or higher: 82.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Graham city:

  • Never married: 30.6%
  • Now married: 46.0%
  • Separated: 4.3%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

1,594 residents are foreign born (9.1% Latin America).

This city:

11.1%
North Carolina:

7.6%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 49 registered sex offenders living in Graham, North Carolina as of August 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Graham to the number of sex offenders is 291 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,204 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $889 (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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 36.06 N, Longitude: 79.40 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +518 (+3.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 890 (15.2%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 336

Graham household income distribution Graham home values distribution

Property values in Graham, NC


Crime rates in Graham by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 1001101000010
per 100,000 7.70.00.07.47.30.07.00.00.00.00.06.90.0
Rapes 5351435663395
per 100,000 38.322.637.47.429.221.135.041.340.920.220.962.135.0
Robberies 111211201916192022671721
per 100,000 84.390.582.2148.2138.5112.4133.1137.5149.840.548.8117.2147.2
Assaults 70484761718756585838594849
per 100,000 536.4361.9351.3452.1517.6611.4392.3398.8395.0256.3411.7331.1343.4
Burglaries 191191164132190166142204213167140160166
per 100,000 1,463.51,439.91,225.7978.21,385.01,166.5994.71,402.71,450.61,126.4976.81,103.51,163.3
Thefts 469511459462484538439488437383338379383
per 100,000 3,593.63,852.23,430.53,423.73,528.23,780.73,075.33,355.62,976.02,583.32,358.42,614.02,684.0
Auto thefts 35383330426843382024253731
per 100,000 268.2286.5246.6222.3306.2477.9301.2261.3136.2161.9174.4255.2217.2
Arson 2222273112083
per 100,000 15.315.114.914.814.649.221.06.96.813.50.055.221.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 453.9402.3373.9385.4453.3451.7383.7414.4394.8279.5295.4373.4353.0

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

Crime rate in Graham detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 39 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.52
North Carolina average:

2.39
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.3%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +2,438 (+23.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

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

Average climate in Graham, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Graham-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 23% smaller 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 slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 84% 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 133.9 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 231.7 miles away from Graham 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 291.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 223.0 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 160.5 miles away from Graham center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 161.8 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 Alamance County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

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

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 and medical centers in Graham:

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

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.

College/University in Graham:

  • Alamance Community College (Full-time enrollment: 3,614; Location: 1247 Jimmie Kerr Road; Public; Website: www.alamancecc.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Graham:

  • Elon University (about 7 miles; Elon, NC; Full-time enrollment: 6,403)
  • North Carolina A & T State University (about 21 miles; Greensboro, NC; FT enrollment: 9,805)
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (about 23 miles; Chapel Hill, NC; FT enrollment: 24,946)
  • University of North Carolina at Greensboro (about 24 miles; Greensboro, NC; FT enrollment: 16,174)
  • Duke University (about 26 miles; Durham, NC; FT enrollment: 14,652)
  • Guilford College (about 28 miles; Greensboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,211)
  • North Carolina Central University (about 29 miles; Durham, NC; FT enrollment: 7,281)

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 83.8. This is about average.

City:

83.8
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2008 was 0.416. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.416
U.S.:

0.303

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 3.42. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.42
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 13.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.50. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.50
U.S.:

9.14

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

HILLSIDE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 20 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
HICO BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-19-2011), St Public Notif requested (OCT-20-2011), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-20-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-20-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-22-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-08-2009), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-08-2009), St Public Notif received (NOV-03-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-15-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-06-2009), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-06-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-15-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
HIDDEN LAKES CAMPGROUND (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
CIRCLE K PARK (Population served: 95, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2013), St Public Notif requested (FEB-27-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-27-2013), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-27-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAY-28-2007 to JUL-17-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-25-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-25-2007)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-18-2007), St Public Notif requested (JAN-18-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-17-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - 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), St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2006)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
HYCO MARINA (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-13-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-13-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-13-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-27-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-22-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-22-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-22-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-27-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-19-2012), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-19-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-19-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-24-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-02-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-02-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-02-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-17-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-20-2008), St Public Notif requested (NOV-20-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-17-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
SOUTHERN HS-SOCCER FIELD (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-05-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-05-2011), St Public Notif requested (JAN-05-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-25-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In MAY-28-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-24-2010), St Public Notif requested (SEP-20-2010), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-20-2010), St Public Notif received (MAY-12-2011)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-23-2006), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-23-2006), St Public Notif received (APR-20-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-02-2010)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
ST MATTHEWS CHAPEL AME CHURCH (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-19-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 11 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
TRINITY BAPIST CHURCH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-25-2012), St Public Notif requested (OCT-26-2012), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-26-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-26-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-10-2009), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-10-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-05-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUN-19-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-26-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-26-2013), St Public Notif requested (AUG-26-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-11-2014)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-29-2013), St Public Notif requested (AUG-26-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-26-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-26-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (OCT-23-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-11-2014)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAY-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-11-2011), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-11-2011), St Public Notif requested (AUG-11-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2012)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In NOV-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-04-2010), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-04-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-05-2010), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAY-07-2010)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • GRAHAM MEBANE LAKE MARINA (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 24.3%
(15.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.7% for Black residents, 45.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 78.1% for American Indian residents, 34.3% for other race residents, 19.5% 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

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, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Graham compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.7
North Carolina average:

12.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (54%)
  • Electricity (43%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant33,181139
Mainline Protestant22,31468
Black Protestant3,45321
Catholic3,0681
Other1,3688
Orthodox1092
None87,638-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 23
Alamance County:

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.
State:

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
Alamance County:

5.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.9%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Alamance County:

28.8%
North Carolina:

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

16.3%
State:

15.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$18,050$54,1500$0
Other Government Administration 6$31,994$63,9881$354
Police Protection - Officers 35$127,879$43,8440$0
Police - Other 3$8,668$34,6726$5,114
Firefighters 8$29,855$44,7836$4,027
Streets and Highways 9$29,582$39,4430$0
Solid Waste Management 5$12,767$30,6410$0
Sewerage 19$57,112$36,0710$0
Parks and Recreation 6$22,668$45,33623$13,169
Water Supply 12$42,457$42,4570$0
Other and Unallocable 17$41,913$29,5860$0
Totals for Government 124$422,945$40,93036$22,664

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $3,638,000 ($254.76)
    Police Protection: $2,085,000 ($146.01)
    Water Utilities: $1,559,000 ($109.17)
    Central Staff Services: $800,000 ($56.02)
    Regular Highways: $760,000 ($53.22)
    General - Other: $757,000 ($53.01)
    Local Fire Protection: $738,000 ($51.68)
    Solid Waste Management: $578,000 ($40.48)
    Natural Resources - Other: $550,000 ($38.52)
    Parks and Recreation: $501,000 ($35.08)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $377,000 ($26.40)
    Financial Administration: $254,000 ($17.79)
    General Public Buildings: $116,000 ($8.12)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $227,000 ($15.90)
    Sewerage: $161,000 ($11.27)
    Police Protection: $73,000 ($5.11)
    Water Utilities: $69,000 ($4.83)
    Natural Resources - Other: $52,000 ($3.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $38,000 ($2.66)
    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 ($317.44)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,179,000 ($82.56)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,131,000 ($219.26)
    All Other: $614,000 ($43.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $241,000 ($16.88)
    Parks and Recreation: $143,000 ($10.01)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $78,000 ($5.46)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $32,000 ($2.24)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,403,000 ($168.28)
    All Other: $75,000 ($5.25)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $785,000 ($54.97)
    General Revenue, NEC: $122,000 ($8.54)
    Rents: $26,000 ($1.82)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,320,000 ($92.44)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,002,000 ($70.17)
    Highways: $413,000 ($28.92)
    All Other: $80,000 ($5.60)
  • Tax - Property: $4,104,000 ($287.39)
    Other License: $95,000 ($6.65)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $50,000 ($3.50)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,559,000 ($949.51)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,538,000 ($807.98)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,200,000 ($224.09)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,179,000 ($82.56)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,378,000 ($96.50)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,914,000 ($1394.54)

5.24% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,922 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.24%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($153 average AGI)
Alamance County:

0.03%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Guilford County, NC  0.89% ($34,171 average AGI)
from Orange County, NC  0.60% ($38,448)
from Durham County, NC  0.32% ($37,468)


4.77% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,715 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.77%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($210 average AGI)
Alamance County:

0.03%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Guilford County, NC  1.04% ($34,525 average AGI)
to Orange County, NC  0.45% ($30,037)
to Wake County, NC  0.32% ($37,154)

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 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 97m318ftTotal length
  • 480,850Total average daily traffic
  • 70,222Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11960-1969
  • 31980-1989
  • 131990-1999
  • 22000-2009
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
Advance Auto Parts1La-Z-Boy1
Arby's1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Rite Aid1
CVS1SONIC Drive-In1
Comfort Suites1Subway1
Cricket Wireless1Taco Bell1
Curves1U-Haul1
Domino's Pizza1UPS1
FedEx3Waffle House1
Ford1Walgreens1
GNC1Wendy's1
H&R Block1
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