For population 25 years and over in Kelford:
For population 15 years and over in Kelford town:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $213 (0.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rocky Mount, NC (36.2 miles , pop. 55,893).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Norfolk, VA (72.3 miles , pop. 234,403).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (287.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Roxobel, NC (1.3 miles ), Lewiston Woodville, NC (2.2 miles ), Aulander, NC (2.6 miles ), Rich Square, NC (2.7 miles ), Woodland, NC (3.2 miles ), Scotland Neck, NC (3.4 miles ), Lasker, NC (3.5 miles) , Hobgood, NC (3.8 miles ).
Latitude: 36.18 N, Longitude: 77.22 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 252
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +41 (+20.1%).
Work and jobs in Kelford: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Kelford, North Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Kelford-area historical tornado activity is above North Carolina state average. It is 52% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/28/1988, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.6 miles away from the Kelford town center killed 4 people and injured 154 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
On 3/28/1984, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.7 miles away from the town center killed 6 people and injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Kelford-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 99% 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 81.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Bertie County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Storms: 2, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Jessica Breland - Women's basketball player.
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kelford:
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Public elementary/middle school in Kelford:
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 2.00. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.2 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 12.6%
(14.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.7% for Black residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Kelford compared to North Carolina state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Kelford (based on Bertie County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.23%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 9
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Kelford government finances in 2002(per resident):
4.80% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,292 average adjusted gross income)
0.20% of residents moved from foreign countries ($277 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.01% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,874 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Kelford fatal accident list:
Nov 29, 1990 00:20 AM, 308, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: