Hemby Bridge, North Carolina

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Population in 2013: 1,610 (94% urban, 6% rural). Population change since 2000: +79.5%
Males: 794  (49.4%)
Females: 816  (50.6%)
Median resident age:  40.7 years
North Carolina median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 28079.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $47,594 (it was $52,813 in 2000)
Hemby Bridge:

$47,594
NC:

$45,906

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $26,347 (it was $28,046 in 2000)

Hemby Bridge town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $138,973 (it was $109,300 in 2000)
Hemby Bridge:

$138,973
NC:

$154,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $142,955; Detached houses: $151,053; Mobile homes: $38,350

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,028.

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  • Races in Hemby Bridge, NC (2010)

    Hemby Bridge races chart
    • 1,29985.5%White alone
    • 1056.9%Black alone
    • 674.4%Hispanic
    • 181.2%Asian alone
    • 151.0%Two or more races
    • 140.9%American Indian alone
    • 20.1%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Hemby Bridge: 93.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (27.7%), German (11.4%), Irish (11.3%), English (7.7%), Scotch-Irish (5.0%), Scottish (4.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1998

Elevation: 200 feet

Land area: 1.41 square miles.

Population density: 1,145 people per square mile   (low).

Hemby Bridge,NC real estate house value index trend

Hemby Bridge, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Hemby Bridge:

  • High school or higher: 81.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 1.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hemby Bridge town:

  • Never married: 27.3%
  • Now married: 55.2%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

48 residents are foreign born (2.3% Europe, 1.4% Asia, 0.4% Latin America).

This town:

3.4%
North Carolina:

7.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,098 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $767 (0.6%)

Hemby Bridge satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charlotte, NC (13.4 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (452.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Lake Park, NC (1.2 miles ), Indian Trail, NC (1.7 miles ), Stallings, NC (1.9 miles ), Matthews, NC (2.3 miles ), Mint Hill, NC (2.4 miles ), Unionville, NC (2.5 miles ), Wesley Chapel, NC (2.7 miles ), Weddington, NC (2.9 miles ).

Latitude: 35.10 N, Longitude: 80.63 W

Area code: 704

Hemby Bridge household income distribution Hemby Bridge home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.7%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)
  • Sales and related occupations (26%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Hemby Bridge, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Hemby Bridge-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 16% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.4 miles away from the Hemby Bridge town center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 10/18/1990, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.1 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 136.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 155.0 miles away from Hemby Bridge 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 282.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 193.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 35.4 miles away from Hemby Bridge 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 145.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Union County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hemby Bridge topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Hemby Bridge:

  • LAKE PARK NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; INDIAN TRAIL, NC)
  • WOODBEND GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 5 miles away; MATTHEWS, NC)
  • CARRINGTON PLACE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MATTHEWS, NC)
  • RIDGEFIELD HOME (Hospital, about 7 miles away; MONROE, NC)
  • VOCA-HARRISBURG ROAD GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 8 miles away; CHARLOTTE, NC)
  • VOCA-NORWICH ROAD GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 9 miles away; CHARLOTTE, NC)
  • RHA/HOWELL'S CHILD CARE CENTER INC/ MONROE ROAD (Hospital, about 9 miles away; CHARLOTTE, NC)

Amtrak station near Hemby Bridge:

  • 15 miles: CHARLOTTE (1914 N. TYRON ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hemby Bridge:

  • Queens University of Charlotte (about 13 miles; Charlotte, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,083)
  • Wingate University (about 14 miles; Wingate, NC; FT enrollment: 2,125)
  • Central Piedmont Community College (about 14 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 15,371)
  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte (about 16 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 22,807)
  • Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte (about 16 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 2,518)
  • York Technical College (about 24 miles; Rock Hill, SC; FT enrollment: 3,572)
  • Winthrop University (about 26 miles; Rock Hill, SC; FT enrollment: 5,575)

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Union 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 95.3. This is worse than average.

City:

95.3
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.279. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.279
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 8.67. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.67
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.276. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.276
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 25.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 16.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.76. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.76
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00085. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00085
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.0%
(6.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 4.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  76.0%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.9%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Hemby Bridge compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
North Carolina average:

12.4

Hemby Bridge travel time to work - commute Hemby Bridge mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (59%)
  • Utility gas (21%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Hemby Bridge town (based on Union County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant62,089156
Mainline Protestant23,39256
Catholic19,2051
Black Protestant4,36423
Other1,2225
None107,171-
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: 24
Union County:

1.31 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 20
Union County:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 46
Union County:

2.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 87
Here:

4.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.6%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Union County:

26.8%
North Carolina:

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

16.2%
State:

15.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$130
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$130
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$250
Totals for Government 0$0 3$510

6.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($68,281 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.30%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($180 average AGI)
Union County:

0.03%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Mecklenburg County, NC  2.36% ($64,047 average AGI)
from Anson County, NC  0.14% ($32,648)
from Cabarrus County, NC  0.14% ($52,356)


5.94% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($47,669 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.94%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($692 average AGI)
Union County:

0.04%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Mecklenburg County, NC  2.26% ($42,491 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, SC  0.16% ($40,514)
to Cabarrus County, NC  0.16% ($31,971)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hemby Bridge:

  • WNOW (1030 AM; daytime; 9 kW; MINT HILL, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE METRO RADIO, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WDEX (1430 AM; 3 kW; MONROE, NC; Owner: NEW LIFE COMMUNITY TEMPLE OF FAITH, INC.)
  • WGFY (1480 AM; 10 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFNZ (610 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WIXE (1190 AM; daytime; 3 kW; MONROE, NC; Owner: MONROE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLTC (1370 AM; 20 kW; GASTONIA, NC)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WYFQ (930 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WCGC (1270 AM; 10 kW; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WHVN, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hemby Bridge:

  • WRCM (91.9 FM; WINGATE, NC; Owner: COLUMBIA BIBLE COLLEGE BROADCASTING CO)
  • WSSS (104.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSOC-FM (103.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWMG (96.1 FM; SHELBY, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKKT (96.9 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRFX-FM (99.7 FM; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFAE (90.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WLNK (107.9 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WPEG (97.9 FM; CONCORD, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WNKS (95.1 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLYT (102.9 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBAV-FM (101.9 FM; GASTONIA, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • W264AF (100.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WTHZ (94.1 FM; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: DAVIDSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CO, INC)
  • WDAV (89.9 FM; DAVIDSON, NC; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF DAVIDSON COLLEGE)
  • WYFQ-FM (93.5 FM; WADESBORO, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCHH (92.7 FM; HARRISBURG, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE OF NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WXRC (95.7 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: PACIFIC BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WFMX (105.7 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSGE (91.7 FM; DALLAS, NC; Owner: GASTON COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Hemby Bridge:

  • WGTB-LP (Channel 28; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER, INC.)
  • WAFF (Channel 48; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WSOC-TV (Channel 9; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTVI (Channel 42; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBURG PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WCCB (Channel 18; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • W25BR (Channel 25; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WUNG-TV (Channel 58; CONCORD, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W52CW (Channel 52; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBTV (Channel 3; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS/WBTV, INC.)
  • WAXN (Channel 64; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCNC-TV (Channel 36; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • WJZY (Channel 46; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WJZY-TV, INC.)
  • WWWB (Channel 55; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: WWWB-TV, INC.)
  • W34BN (Channel 34; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WNSC-TV (Channel 30; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 18,900Total average daily traffic
  • 1,294Total average daily truck traffic
  • 37,800Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
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