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Rutherford County

Population in 2012: 1,191 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +16.0%
 

Males: 583  (49.0%)
Females: 608  (51.0%)

Median resident age:  62.4 years
North Carolina median age:  41.9 years

Zip codes: 28746.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $50,703 (it was $38,417 in 2000)
Lake Lure:

$50,703
North Carolina:

$43,916
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $42,295

Lake Lure town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $401,047 (it was $196,800 in 2000)
Lake Lure:

$401,047
North Carolina:

$153,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $434,000; Detached houses: $448,799; Townhouses or other attached units: $367,199; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $255,927; Mobile homes: $67,168

Median gross rent in 2011: $567.

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  • White alone - 1,130 (94.8%)
  • Black alone - 19 (1.6%)
  • Hispanic - 19 (1.6%)
  • Two or more races - 12 (1.0%)
  • Asian alone - 7 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.08%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lake Lure: 87.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (20.2%), Irish (15.2%), United States (14.3%), German (12.8%), Scottish (5.3%), Scotch-Irish (4.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1927

Elevation: 1200 feet

Land area: 13.6 square miles.

Population density: 88 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Lake Lure:

  • High school or higher: 94.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 39.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.1%
  • Unemployed: 16.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lake Lure town:

  • Never married: 15.3%
  • Now married: 65.1%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

74 residents are foreign born (4.4% Europe).

This town:  6.2%
North Carolina:  7.1%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Lake Lure, North Carolina as of April 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Lake Lure to the number of sex offenders is 143 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,816 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $2,214 (0.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Asheville, NC (22.6 miles , pop. 68,889).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (78.6 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (497.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Chimney Rock, NC (1.9 miles) , Old Fort, NC (3.6 miles ), Fairview, NC (3.7 miles ), Columbus, NC (3.7 miles ), Rutherfordton, NC (3.8 miles ), Black Mountain, NC (3.8 miles ), Ruth, NC (3.8 miles ), Montreat, NC (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 35.44 N, Longitude: 82.19 W

Area code: 828

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Crime rates in Lake Lure by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 01000000000
per 100,000 0.094.20.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00100000000
per 100,000 0.00.098.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 00000000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.082.90.0
Assaults 11101010000
per 100,000 95.894.298.60.096.30.099.50.00.00.00.0
Burglaries 232412362271620152815
per 100,000 2203.12259.91183.43550.32119.5684.91592.01980.21498.52319.81249.0
Thefts 4827253326382326242633
per 100,000 4597.72542.42465.53254.42504.83718.22288.62574.32397.62154.12747.7
Auto thefts 20101111111
per 100,000 191.60.098.60.096.397.899.599.099.982.983.3
Arson 11000000000
per 100,000 95.894.20.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 297.7) 341.3427.8263.8346.9252.4187.3211.5228.5191.2256.5186.9

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

8.33
North Carolina average:

2.37

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

12.3%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +325 (+46.3%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (15%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (15%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Top executives (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Financial managers (4%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (14%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Registered nurses (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Art and design workers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Lake Lure-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 11% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.9 miles away from the Lake Lure town center killed 2 people and injured 35 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 tornado 34.5 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 52 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lake Lure-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above North Carolina state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/25/2005 at 03:09:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, Depth: 5.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 45.6 miles away from the city center
On 12/7/2007 at 11:07:03, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 13.8 miles away from Lake Lure center
On 6/26/1995 at 00:36:17, a magnitude 3.5 (3.1 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/4/2007 at 10:04:46, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 5.8 mi) earthquake occurred 6.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/12/1994 at 02:40:24, a magnitude 3.4 (2.9 ML, 3.4 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.4 miles away from Lake Lure center
On 1/1/1993 at 05:08:05, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 MD, Depth: 2.2 mi) earthquake occurred 30.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Rutherford County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Lake Lure:

  • RUTHERFORD HOSPITAL INC (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 14 miles away; RUTHERFORDTON, NC)
  • ST LUKES HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 14 miles away; COLUMBUS, NC)

Political contributions by individuals in Lake Lure, NC

Local government website: www.ci.lake-lure.nc.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lake Lure:

  • Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College (about 23 miles; Asheville, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,312)
  • University of North Carolina at Asheville (about 24 miles; Asheville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,135)
  • Gardner-Webb University (about 33 miles; Boiling Springs, NC; FT enrollment: 2,457)
  • University of South Carolina-Upstate (about 34 miles; Spartanburg, SC; FT enrollment: 4,162)
  • Spartanburg Community College (about 35 miles; Spartanburg, SC; FT enrollment: 3,076)
  • Furman University (about 39 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,673)
  • Limestone College (about 41 miles; Gaffney, SC; FT enrollment: 2,200)

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Notable locations in Lake Lure: Lake Lure Municipal Golf Course (A), Camp Lurecrest (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lake Lure include: Chimney Rock Baptist Church (A), Cane Creek Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: The Pools (A), The Mountains Lake (B), Bald Mountain Lake (C), Occoneechee Lake (D), Lake Lure (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Buffalo Creek (A), Wolf Creek (B), Cane Creek (C), Pool Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Lake Lure: Chimney Rock Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Chimney Rock Park - Maintenance Shop (Amusement & Theme Parks; US64-74 Highway) (1), Chimney Rock Park Ticket Office (Tours & Charters; US64-74 Highway) (2), Lake Lure Tours (Tours & Charters; 118 Proctor Road) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Fairfield Mountains Realty (201 Boulevard Of The Mnts) (1), Fox Run Resort (Vri) (180 Herman Wilson Rd) (2), Beach Motor Inn & Restaurant (2793 Memorial Highway) (3), Bald Mountain Farm-Lake Lure Golf & Beach Resort (400 Kings Drive) (4), Evening Shade Lodging (US64-74 Highway) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Rutherford County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 29.1. This is about average.
City:

29.1
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 13.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

13.8
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.89. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.89
U.S.:

9.59

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

CHIMNEY ROCK VILLAGE (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Public Education - Between JAN-2003 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-29-2004), St Public Notif requested (OCT-29-2004)
  • OCCT Study Recommendation - Between JAN-2003 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-13-2005), St Public Notif requested (JAN-13-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between SEP-20-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and OCT-01-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2004), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-07-2004), St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and DEC-19-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-18-2003), St Public Notif requested (SEP-18-2003), St Compliance achieved (DEC-19-2003)
  • 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)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2002 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-18-2002), St Public Notif requested (OCT-18-2002)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • One other older monitoring violation
LARKIN`S ON THE LAKE (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-20-2005 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-16-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-18-2002 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 12 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
POINT OF VIEW RESTAURANT (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 14.8%
(15.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.0 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  66.2%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.6%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Lake Lure, NC

Lake Lure compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with branches in Lake Lure (2011 data):

  • TD Bank, National Association: Lake Lure Branch at 107 Arcade Street, branch established on 2000/10/06. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Lake Lure, North Carolina:

  • Lake Lure Inn, Hwy 64/74, Lake Lure, NC 28746 , Phone: (828) 625-2525, Fax: (828) 625-9655
  • Lake Lure Golf & Beach Resort, 112 MTNS Blvd, Lake Lure, NC 28746 , Phone: (800) 260-1040
  • Fairfield Mountains Resort , 747 Buffalo Creek Rd, Lake Lure, NC 28746 , Phone: (828) 625-9111, Fax: (828) 625-2053
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Lake Lure, North Carolina

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Lake Lure travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (80%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Solar energy (1%)

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Religion statistics for Lake Lure (based on Rutherford County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 70.21%
Here70.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA) Charismatic Churches IndependentCatholic Church
Adherents76.5%12.3%1.9%1.6%1.3%
Congregations60.7%16.7%5.3%0.7%0.7%
Name The Wesleyan ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchEpiscopal ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents1.2%0.8%0.8%0.6%3.0%
Congregations2.0%0.7%1.3%2.7%9.3%
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: 17
Rutherford County:

2.70 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Rutherford County:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Rutherford County:

7.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 46
Here:

7.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.0%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Rutherford County:

27.7%
North Carolina:

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

15.2%
State:

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 5$15,892$38,1410$0
Other Government Administration 6$23,034$46,0685$1,100
Police Protection - Officers 9$21,958$29,2770$0
Police - Other 1$2,072$24,8642$1,280
Firefighters 2$7,541$45,2460$0
Fire - Other 1$1,970$23,6400$0
Streets and Highways 2$5,336$32,0160$0
Sewerage 2$8,418$50,5080$0
Parks and Recreation 37$111,962$36,3127$3,598
Water Supply 2$6,011$36,0660$0
Other and Unallocable 7$22,335$38,2890$0
Totals for Government 74$226,529$36,73414$5,978

Lake Lure government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $70,000 ($58.77)
    Water Utilities: $28,000 ($23.51)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $536,000 ($450.04)
    Police Protection: $459,000 ($385.39)
    Liquor Stores: $328,000 ($275.40)
    Parks & Recreation: $298,000 ($250.21)
    Sewerage: $258,000 ($216.62)
    Fire Protection: $214,000 ($179.68)
    Regular Highways: $212,000 ($178.00)
    Water Utilities: $111,000 ($93.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $103,000 ($86.48)
    Electric Utilities: $87,000 ($73.05)
    General - Other: $14,000 ($11.75)
    Financial Administration: $13,000 ($10.92)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000 ($5.88)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Health: $2,000 ($1.68)
  • Intergovernmental to State - General: $2,000 ($1.68)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $64,000 ($53.74)
    Electric Utilities: $59,000 ($49.54)
    Fire Protection: $9,000 ($7.56)
    Water Utilities: $8,000 ($6.72)
    Central Staff: $4,000 ($3.36)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($2.52)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $987,000 ($828.72)

Lake Lure government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $348,000 ($292.19)
    Parks & Recreation: $339,000 ($284.63)
    All Other: $184,000 ($154.49)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $485,000 ($407.22)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $62,000 ($52.06)
    Interest Earnings: $51,000 ($42.82)
    Rents: $9,000 ($7.56)
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $352,000 ($295.55)
    Water Utilities: $149,000 ($125.10)
    Electric Utilities: $120,000 ($100.76)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $146,000 ($122.59)
    General Support: $75,000 ($62.97)
    Highways: $73,000 ($61.29)
  • Tax - Property: $955,000 ($801.85)
    NEC: $184,000 ($154.49)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $13,000 ($10.92)

Lake Lure government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,437,000 ($2046.18)

4.65% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,020 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.65%
North Carolina average:

8.53%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Cleveland County, NC  0.58% ($31,073 average AGI)
from Spartanburg County, SC  0.25% ($31,170)
from Polk County, NC  0.23% ($27,354)


4.49% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,766 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.49%
North Carolina average:

7.27%

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:
to Cleveland County, NC  0.72% ($28,073 average AGI)
to Spartanburg County, SC  0.32% ($30,716)
to Mecklenburg County, NC  0.28% ($27,293)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lake Lure:

  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWOL (780 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: HOLLY SPRINGS BAPTIST BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJFJ (1160 AM; 10 kW; TRYON, NC; Owner: COLUMBUS BROADCAST CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WKJV (1380 AM; 25 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BAPTIST OUTREACH MISSIONS)
  • WWRN (1350 AM; 10 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLACK MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WPEK (880 AM; daytime; 5 kW; FAIRVIEW, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGCR (720 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PISGAH FOREST, NC; Owner: ANCHOR BAPTIST BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WWNC (570 AM; 5 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTZQ (1600 AM; 5 kW; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: HOUSTON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBRM (1250 AM; 5 kW; MARION, NC; Owner: WBRM, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lake Lure:

  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WQNQ (104.3 FM; OLD FORT, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSPA-FM (98.9 FM; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFBC-FM (93.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMYI (102.5 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAGI-FM (105.3 FM; GAFFNEY, SC; Owner: GAFFNEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WCQS (88.1 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • W218AD (91.5 FM; BREVARD, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • W249AR (97.7 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • W237AR (95.3 FM; HAZELWOOD, ETC., NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WQNS (104.9 FM; WAYNESVILLE, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLFA (91.3 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: ASHEVILLE EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WSSL-FM (100.5 FM; GRAY COURT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMUU-FM (94.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)
  • WEPR (90.1 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)

TV broadcast stations around Lake Lure:

  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W27AX (Channel 27; LAKE LURE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W05AU (Channel 5; BAT CAVE, ETC., NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WHNS (Channel 21; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WBTV (Channel 3; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS/WBTV, INC.)
  • WSPA-TV (Channel 7; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA 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.)
  • WYFF (Channel 4; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WYFF HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W11AX (Channel 11; BAT CAVE, ETC., NC; Owner: PULITZER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSQY-LP (Channel 66; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ASHEVILLE MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • W52BA (Channel 52; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W06AQ (Channel 6; BAT CAVE, ETC., NC; Owner: WLOS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W35AV (Channel 35; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WAEN-LP (Channel 64; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: ASHEVILLE MEDIA GROUP, L.L.C.)
  • W24BA (Channel 24; TRYON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
Lake Lure, North Carolina:
  • Fatal accident count: 10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 16
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 5
  • Fatalities: 10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 24
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
North Carolina average:
  • Fatal accident count: 102
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 157
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 29
  • Fatalities: 110
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 273
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 16
See more detailed statistics of Lake Lure fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 7 meters (23ft)
Total average daily traffic: 500
Total average daily truck traffic: 33
Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic: 1,000

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Lake Lure)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Lake Lure, NC)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • LAKE LURE, 889 Bills Creek Rd (Lat: 35.442333 Lon: -82.156750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 103.6 m, Overall height: 108.2 m, Call Sign: WPNC475
    Assigned Frequencies: 6765.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/16/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Steven T Campbell
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • NA LAKE LURE, 1608 Grassy Knob Rd (Lat: 35.408306 Lon: -82.172500), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54 m, Call Sign: WQOQ226
    Assigned Frequencies: 11365.0 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6004.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/16/2011, Expiration Date: 12/16/2021, Certifier: Scott Hedspeth
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lake Lure)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1
  • JPD ENTERPRISES INC, 552 Shumont Est, Lake Lure, NC 28746
    Certificate: 05-0388 (Corporation), Certificate Issue Date: 02/17/2005, Expiration Date: 02/16/2006

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 421B (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 8, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 172 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR GTSIO-520-C (340 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 421AH , Serial Number: 421B0924, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 06/11/1975
    Registrant (Corporation): J R Herring Enterprises Inc, 139 Fisher Ct, Lake Lure, NC 28746
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-161 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 43800 , Serial Number: 28-8516014, Year manufactured: 1984, Airworthiness Date: 11/14/1984
    Registrant (Corporation): Hey Associates Inc, 150 Chetan Way, Lake Lure, NC 28746
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182S (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7267T , Serial Number: 18280523, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 06/21/1999
    Registrant (Corporation): Jpd Enterprises Inc, 552 Shumont Estates Dr, Lake Lure, NC 28746


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 69
  • Hazardous Condition: 140
  • Good Intent Call: 15

Incident types - Lake Lure


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

Most common first names in Lake Lure, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William2077.3 years
John1876.0 years
Robert1665.4 years
Mary1480.5 years
James1172.8 years
Charles766.8 years
Joseph770.1 years
Martha679.0 years
Gladys678.9 years
Lawrence681.0 years
Most common last names in Lake Lure, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Logan2771.3 years
Wilson2180.2 years
Mcdaniel1467.5 years
Searcy1184.2 years
Conner1080.8 years
Dalton1078.6 years
Whiteside975.5 years
Williams973.9 years
Freeman877.1 years
Wilkerson880.1 years

Businesses in Lake Lure, NC

  • FedEx: 1
  • UPS: 1

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