Lake Lure, North Carolina

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Population in 2013: 1,193 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +16.2%
 
Males: 587  (49.2%)
Females: 606  (50.8%)
Median resident age:  62.4 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 28746.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,501 (it was $38,417 in 2000)
Lake Lure:

$43,501
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $34,629 (it was $23,459 in 2000)

Lake Lure town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $314,889 (it was $196,800 in 2000)
Lake Lure:

$314,889
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2009: 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 2012: $613.

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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%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lake Lure: 87.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (20.1%), Irish (13.5%), United States (13.4%), German (11.3%), Scottish (6.3%), 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).

Lake Lure,NC real estate house value index trend

Lake Lure, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Lake Lure:

  • High school or higher: 96.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lake Lure town:

  • Never married: 14.4%
  • Now married: 66.6%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

83 residents are foreign born (4.6% Europe).

This town:  6.9%
North Carolina:  7.7%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Lake Lure, North Carolina as of May 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Lake Lure to the number of sex offenders is 149 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,071 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,413 (0.8%)

Lake Lure satellite photo by USGS

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) , Edneyville, NC (2.9 miles ), Gerton, NC (3.0 miles ), Fruitland, NC (3.4 miles ), Old Fort, NC (3.6 miles ), Dana, NC (3.6 miles ), Fairview, NC (3.7 miles ), Columbus, NC (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 35.44 N, Longitude: 82.19 W

Area code: 828

Lake Lure household income distribution Lake Lure home values distribution

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) 341.5428.0263.9347.0252.5187.4211.5228.6191.3256.6186.9

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

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
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.7%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +325 (+46.3%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
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%)

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

Average climate in Lake Lure, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lake Lure-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 26% smaller 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 slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 81% 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 110.1 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 102.5 miles away from Lake Lure 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 214.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 205.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 119.0 miles away from Lake Lure center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 122.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), 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, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lake Lure topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lake Lure:

  • MOUNTAIN RIDGE WELLNESS CTR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC)
  • FLESHERS FAIRVIEW HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; FAIRVIEW, NC)
  • WILLOW RIDGE OF NC LLC (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; RUTHERFORDTON, NC)
  • RUTHERFORD HOSPITAL INC Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; RUTHERFORDTON, NC)
  • WILLOWBROOKE COURT SC CTR AT TRYON ESTATES (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; COLUMBUS, NC)
  • ST LUKES HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; COLUMBUS, NC)
  • BLACK MOUNTAIN NEURO-MEDICAL TREATMENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC)

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

  • Isothermal Community College (about 18 miles; Spindale, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,165)
  • Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College (about 23 miles; Asheville, NC; FT enrollment: 6,992)
  • University of North Carolina at Asheville (about 25 miles; Asheville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,312)
  • North Greenville University (about 28 miles; Tigerville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • Gardner-Webb University (about 33 miles; Boiling Springs, NC; FT enrollment: 4,241)
  • University of South Carolina-Upstate (about 34 miles; Spartanburg, SC; FT enrollment: 4,994)
  • Western Piedmont Community College (about 35 miles; Morganton, NC; FT enrollment: 2,205)

Public elementary/middle schools in Lake Lure:

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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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 64.3. This is about average.

City:

64.3
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 45.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 22.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

45.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 13.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.13. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.13
U.S.:

9.14

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

CHIMNEY ROCK VILLAGE (Address: ATTN TOWN OF LURE LAKE , Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-23-2008), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-23-2008), St Public Notif received (JAN-12-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2008), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-23-2008), St Public Notif requested (2 times from MAY-23-2008 to MAY-23-2008), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-23-2008), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUN-13-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2008), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-23-2008), St Public Notif requested (2 times from MAY-23-2008 to MAY-23-2008), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-23-2008), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUN-13-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-23-2007), St Public Notif requested (MAR-23-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-05-2007), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-05-2007), St Public Notif received (3 times from MAR-28-2007 to MAR-28-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2008), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUN-13-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-05-2007), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-05-2007), St Public Notif received (3 times from MAR-28-2007 to MAR-28-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2008), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUN-13-2008)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 192 regular monitoring violations
  • One other older monitoring violation
LARKIN`S ON THE LAKE (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
POINT OF VIEW RESTAURANT (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
EAGLE CAMP LLC #3 (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 13 routine major monitoring violations
  • 7 regular monitoring violations
EAGLE CAMP LLC #2 (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 13 routine major monitoring violations
  • 6 regular monitoring violations
EAGLE CAMP LLC #1 (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.9%
(14.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black 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

Lake Lure compared to North Carolina state average:

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

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Lake Lure travel time to work - commute Lake Lure mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (76%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18%)
  • Solar energy (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 70.21%
Here: 70.2%
USA: 50.2%

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 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$13,762$55,0480$0
Other Government Administration 10$23,991$28,7891$523
Police Protection - Officers 11$32,499$35,4533$2,141
Firefighters 6$20,413$40,8264$901
Streets and Highways 2$6,097$36,5820$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,619$31,4282$2,351
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3$11,750$47,0000$0
Natural Resources 1$3,708$44,4960$0
Water Supply 2$6,181$37,0860$0
Electric Power 1$4,198$50,3760$0
Other and Unallocable 1$4,525$54,3003$6,186
Totals for Government 41$129,743$37,97413$12,102

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $70,000 ($58.68)
    Water Utilities: $28,000 ($23.47)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $536,000 ($449.29)
    Police Protection: $459,000 ($384.74)
    Liquor Stores: $328,000 ($274.94)
    Parks & Recreation: $298,000 ($249.79)
    Sewerage: $258,000 ($216.26)
    Fire Protection: $214,000 ($179.38)
    Regular Highways: $212,000 ($177.70)
    Water Utilities: $111,000 ($93.04)
    Solid Waste Management: $103,000 ($86.34)
    Electric Utilities: $87,000 ($72.93)
    General - Other: $14,000 ($11.74)
    Financial Administration: $13,000 ($10.90)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000 ($5.87)
  • 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 ($53.65)
    Electric Utilities: $59,000 ($49.46)
    Fire Protection: $9,000 ($7.54)
    Water Utilities: $8,000 ($6.71)
    Central Staff: $4,000 ($3.35)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($2.51)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $987,000 ($827.33)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $348,000 ($291.70)
    Parks & Recreation: $339,000 ($284.16)
    All Other: $184,000 ($154.23)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $485,000 ($406.54)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $62,000 ($51.97)
    Interest Earnings: $51,000 ($42.75)
    Rents: $9,000 ($7.54)
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $352,000 ($295.05)
    Water Utilities: $149,000 ($124.90)
    Electric Utilities: $120,000 ($100.59)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $146,000 ($122.38)
    General Support: $75,000 ($62.87)
    Highways: $73,000 ($61.19)
  • Tax - Property: $955,000 ($800.50)
    NEC: $184,000 ($154.23)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $13,000 ($10.90)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,437,000 ($2042.75)

3.98% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,368 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.98%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cleveland County, NC  0.59% ($29,451 average AGI)
from Spartanburg County, SC  0.22% ($27,889)
from Polk County, NC  0.18% ($30,816)


4.09% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,675 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.09%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cleveland County, NC  0.61% ($33,484 average AGI)
to Spartanburg County, SC  0.27% ($38,737)
to Mecklenburg County, NC  0.22% ($27,889)

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: 12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 20
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 7
  • Fatalities: 12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 31
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
North Carolina average:
  • Fatal accident count: 113
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 173
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 33
  • Fatalities: 121
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 299
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 19
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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