Harkers Island, North Carolina

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Population in 2010: 1,207. Population change since 2000: -20.9%
Males: 584  (48.4%)
Females: 623  (51.6%)
Median resident age:  51.7 years
North Carolina median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 28531.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $50,017 (it was $33,125 in 2000)
Harkers Island:

$50,017
NC:

$45,906

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,230 (it was $19,790 in 2000)

Harkers Island CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $222,913 (it was $97,700 in 2000)
Harkers Island:

$222,913
NC:

$154,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $224,314; Detached houses: $259,437; Townhouses or other attached units: $311,048; In 2-unit structures: $557,615; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $91,429; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $256,951; Mobile homes: $61,249

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,058.

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  • Races in Harkers Island, NC (2010)

    Harkers Island races chart
    • 1,18898.4%White alone
    • 121.0%Two or more races
    • 30.2%American Indian alone
    • 30.2%Asian alone
    • 10.08%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Harkers Island: 86.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (45.2%), United States (22.0%), Scottish (5.5%), German (4.5%), Irish (3.2%), Norwegian (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 6 feet

Land area: 2.55 square miles.

Population density: 474 people per square mile   (low).

Harkers Island,NC real estate house value index trend

Harkers Island, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Harkers Island:

  • High school or higher: 74.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Harkers Island CDP:

  • Never married: 14.6%
  • Now married: 65.5%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

17 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.1%
North Carolina:

7.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,058 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,110 (0.6%)

Harkers Island satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jacksonville, NC (48.8 miles , pop. 66,715).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (141.3 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (374.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Gloucester, NC (1.5 miles ), Marshallberg, NC (1.8 miles ), Beaufort, NC (2.4 miles ), Davis, NC (3.0 miles ), Atlantic Beach, NC (3.2 miles ), Morehead City, NC (3.3 miles ), Pine Knoll Shores, NC (3.9 miles ), Atlantic, NC (4.2 miles ).

Latitude: 34.69 N, Longitude: 76.56 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 252

Harkers Island household income distribution Harkers Island home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.3%
North Carolina:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (44%)
  • Educational services (33%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (2%)
  • Public administration (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (21%)
  • Transportation occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (27%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (14%)
  • Community and social service occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Legal occupations (3%)

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

Average climate in Harkers Island, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Harkers Island-area historical tornado activity is below North Carolina state average. It is 52% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/20/1989, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 0.5 miles away from the Harkers Island place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 9/15/1990, a category F2 tornado 0.5 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Harkers Island-area historical earthquake activity is below North Carolina state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/6/1994 at 19:54:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.6 LG, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 28.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 240.8 miles away from Harkers Island center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 213.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 234.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 251.1 miles away from Harkers Island center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 343.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Carteret County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Harkers Island topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Harkers Island:

  • HARBORVIEW HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MOREHEAD CITY, NC)
  • BMA OF CRYSTAL COAST INC (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; MOREHEAD CITY, NC)
  • CARTERET GENERAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; MOREHEAD CITY, NC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harkers Island:

  • Craven Community College (about 43 miles; New Bern, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,712)
  • Coastal Carolina Community College (about 48 miles; Jacksonville, NC; FT enrollment: 4,502)
  • Lenoir Community College (about 69 miles; Kinston, NC; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Pitt Community College (about 77 miles; Winterville, NC; FT enrollment: 7,026)
  • East Carolina University (about 78 miles; Greenville, NC; FT enrollment: 23,943)
  • University of North Carolina Wilmington (about 82 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 13,112)
  • Miller-Motte College-Wilmington (about 83 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 2,395)

Public elementary/middle school in Harkers Island:

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Church in Harkers Island: Refuge Fellowship Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lake: Willow Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Tourist attractions: Core Sound Waterfowl Museum (1785 Island Road), United States Government - Commerce Department Of- National Park Ser (Recreation Areas; 131 Charles Street), Cape Lookout National Seashore (Recreation Areas; 131 Charles Street), Catamarine (Tours & Charters; 211 Johnson St).

Hotel: Harkers Island Fishing Center (1002 Island Road).

Carteret County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 6.5%
(6.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  74.9%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.3%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.1% of all households
5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
6 people in nursing homes in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.0
North Carolina average:

12.4

Harkers Island travel time to work - commute Harkers Island mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Harkers Island CDP (based on Carteret County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,89673
Mainline Protestant9,17134
Catholic2,3451
Other1,1476
Black Protestant8137
None37,097-
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: 15
Carteret County:

2.38 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Carteret County:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 43
Carteret County:

6.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 96
Here:

15.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.0%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Carteret County:

27.3%
North Carolina:

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

15.0%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

54.8%
State:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Harkers Island:

48.5%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.5
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Harkers Island:

15.5%
State:

21.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Harkers Island:

7.2
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Harkers Island:

29.3%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

50.1%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

71.9%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Harkers Island, NC Residents

8.06% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,132 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.06%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($743 average AGI)
Carteret County:

0.11%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Craven County, NC  1.16% ($31,659 average AGI)
from Onslow County, NC  0.74% ($40,085)
from Wake County, NC  0.38% ($54,474)


6.96% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,816 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.96%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($453 average AGI)
Carteret County:

0.08%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Craven County, NC  0.95% ($35,176 average AGI)
to Onslow County, NC  0.56% ($31,901)
to Wake County, NC  0.40% ($38,723)

Strongest AM radio stations in Harkers Island:

  • WBTB (1400 AM; 1 kW; BEAUFORT, NC; Owner: EASTERN CAROLINA BROADCASTING COMPAN)
  • WSMO (1120 AM; 20 kW; CAMP LEJEUNE, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WSTK (910 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WJCV (1290 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: DOWN EAST BROADCASTING CO INC.)
  • WNCT (1070 AM; 10 kW; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDLX (930 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WANG (1330 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HAVELOCK, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Harkers Island:

  • WTKF (107.3 FM; ATLANTIC, NC; Owner: ATLANTIC RIDGE TELECASTERS, INC.)
  • WRHT (96.3 FM; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WLGP (100.3 FM; HARKERS ISLAND, NC; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • W218AR (91.5 FM; BEAUFORT, NC; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WOTJ (90.7 FM; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: GRACE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • WMGV (103.3 FM; NEWPORT, NC; Owner: WMGV LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBJD (91.5 FM; ATLANTIC BEACH, NC; Owner: CRAVEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WANG-FM (105.1 FM; HAVELOCK, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WRUP (97.9 FM; BAYBORO, NC; Owner: CONNER MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WNBR (94.1 FM; ORIENTAL, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Harkers Island:

  • WFXI (Channel 8; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF EASTERN CAROLINA LICENSE LLC)
  • W05BI (Channel 5; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCTI-TV (Channel 12; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUNM-TV (Channel 19; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)

Harkers Island fatal accident list:

Apr 19, 1976 02:50 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 19, 1975 02:50 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • (Harkers Island) 175 Guthrie Drive (Lat: 34.697472 Lon: -76.556889), Type: Tank, Structure height: 39.7 m, Call Sign: KNKN944
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 08/30/2011, Expiration Date: 10/01/2021, Certifier: Glenn S RabinRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Harkers Island Electric Membership Corp Office (Lat: 34.694611 Lon: -76.550194), Call Sign: KIK432, Licensee ID: L00043042
    Assigned Frequencies: 37.4600 MHzGrant Date: 03/15/2005, Expiration Date: 02/09/2015, Cancellation Date: 04/11/2015Registrant: Harkers Island Electric Membership Corp, Harkers Island, NC 28531, Phone: (252) 728-3769

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

5
  • State Rd 1335 (Lat: 34.696556 Lon: -76.557694), Type: Building, Overall height: 10 m, Call Sign: WHX650, Licensee ID: L00013121
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHzGrant Date: 05/25/1994, Expiration Date: 05/25/1999, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001Registrant: Harkers Island Fishing Center, 1335 State Rd, Harkers Island, NC 28531
  • 1390 Island Rd 1 14 Mi W Of Shell Point (Lat: 34.688500 Lon: -76.542972), Type: Building, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WRD595
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.575 MHz, 156.800 MHzGrant Date: 12/19/2000, Expiration Date: 02/16/2006, Cancellation Date: 04/22/2006Registrant: D B Barbour, 1390 Island Rd, Harkers Island, NC 28531
  • 1698 Island Rd (Lat: 34.685722 Lon: -76.531583), Type: Building, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: WXZ260, Licensee ID: L00016579
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.900 MHzGrant Date: 02/01/2001, Expiration Date: 03/26/2011, Cancellation Date: 05/28/2011Registrant: Calico Jacks Inn & Marina Inc, 1698 Island Rd, Harkers Island, NC 28531
  • 1698 Island Rd (Lat: 34.685722 Lon: -76.531583), Type: Bant, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: WQNM898
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.900 MHzGrant Date: 03/28/2011, Expiration Date: 03/28/2021, Certifier: Rose M HatcherRegistrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • 404 Bayview Dr (Lat: 34.782333 Lon: -76.549889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 14 m, Overall height: 19 m, Call Sign: WQPK578
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.800 MHz, 156.950 MHz, 156.975 MHz, 156.900 MHzGrant Date: 06/14/2012, Expiration Date: 06/14/2022, Certifier: Arthur E Carter JrRegistrant: #3 Marine Towing & Environmental, 404 Bayview Dr, Harkers Island, NC 28531, Phone: (252) 772-5088, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: N4XOE, Previous Call Sign: KC4MSM, Licensee ID: L00640086, Grant Date: 12/10/2012, Expiration Date: 02/19/2023, Certifier: Harvey L Purcell, Registrant: Harvey L Purcell, 115 Diamond City Dr, Harkers Island, NC 28531
  • Call Sign: KG4HUV, Licensee ID: L00244506, Grant Date: 03/24/2010, Expiration Date: 05/25/2020, Certifier: Kevin D Willis, Registrant: Kevin D Willis, Harkers Island, NC 28531
  • Call Sign: KM4NRZ, Licensee ID: L01971287, Grant Date: 10/01/2015, Expiration Date: 10/01/2025, Certifier: Joshua L Guthrie, Registrant: Joshua L Guthrie, 577 Bayview Dr, Harkers Island, NC 28531

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: HAINES JOSEPH E SHA-GLASAIR (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 334JH , Serial Number: 608, Year manufactured: 1987, Airworthiness Date: 06/28/1988
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph E Haines, 105 Maxwell Dr, Harkers Island, NC 28531
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150M (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 3356V , Serial Number: 15076471, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 12/17/1974
    Registrant (Individual): Billy Dupree, 180 Cape Lookout Dr, Harkers Island, NC 28531

Most common first names in Harkers Island, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1771.7 years
James1668.4 years
Mary1376.6 years
John977.0 years
Walter974.4 years
David965.5 years
Robert771.4 years
Charles676.5 years
Carl677.3 years
Thomas667.8 years
Most common last names in Harkers Island, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Willis8572.5 years
Guthrie5875.0 years
Lewis3477.8 years
Rose2678.2 years
Davis2075.0 years
Yeomans1876.9 years
Moore1669.5 years
Nelson1574.9 years
Hancock1384.0 years
Lawrence1370.4 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (58%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (36%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Harkers Island compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Harkers Island on our top lists:

  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Northern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
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