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Scotland County

Population in 2012: 15,791 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.5%
 

Males: 7,113  (45.1%)
Females: 8,678  (54.9%)

Median resident age:  37.7 years
North Carolina median age:  41.9 years

Zip codes: 28352.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $26,802 (it was $29,064 in 2000)
Laurinburg:

$26,802
North Carolina:

$43,916
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $15,544

Laurinburg city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $103,675 (it was $75,500 in 2000)
Laurinburg:

$103,675
North Carolina:

$153,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $107,887; Detached houses: $109,770; Townhouses or other attached units: $122,423; In 2-unit structures: $57,216; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $95,007; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $41,170; Mobile homes: $40,070

Median gross rent in 2011: $646.

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  • Black alone - 7,391 (46.2%)
  • White alone - 7,241 (45.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 875 (5.5%)
  • Two or more races - 228 (1.4%)
  • Hispanic - 114 (0.7%)
  • Other race alone - 94 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 55 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 6 (0.04%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Laurinburg: 83.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: English (8.3%), German (7.7%), United States (5.4%), Scotch-Irish (3.8%), Irish (3.8%), Scottish (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 227 feet

Land area: 12.4 square miles.

Population density: 1274 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Laurinburg:

  • High school or higher: 81.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 16.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Laurinburg city:

  • Never married: 32.8%
  • Now married: 39.9%
  • Separated: 6.0%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

187 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.2%
North Carolina:  7.1%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 57 registered sex offenders living in Laurinburg, North Carolina as of April 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Laurinburg to the number of sex offenders is 270 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,495 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $727 (0.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, NC (37.7 miles , pop. 121,015).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (82.9 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (432.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: East Laurinburg, NC (1.2 miles ), Maxton, NC (2.6 miles ), Gibson, NC (2.8 miles ), McColl, SC (2.8 miles ), Tatum, SC (3.2 miles) , Wagram, NC (3.2 miles ), Raemon, NC (3.4 miles ), Clio, SC (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 34.76 N, Longitude: 79.47 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,753 (+17.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,745 (52.8%)

Area code: 910

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Crime rates in Laurinburg by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 2113110325374
per 100,000 12.06.26.118.86.36.20.019.113.032.219.643.325.0
Rapes 1061172910278645
per 100,000 60.037.267.044.012.756.162.012.745.351.639.224.731.3
Robberies 51313925264632364634315127
per 100,000 306.2192.0237.7157.0164.6286.5198.4228.7297.9219.3202.3315.5168.9
Assaults 477069527255795777737969119
per 100,000 282.2433.6420.5326.5455.7342.6489.9362.1498.6470.8515.5426.9744.3
Burglaries 276351313359409401284338387354395473503
per 100,000 1657.02174.21907.62254.02588.62497.71761.22147.02506.22283.02577.52926.33146.1
Thefts 631669606672667579496503588626460610604
per 100,000 3788.24144.03693.34219.34221.53606.43076.03195.13807.84037.13001.63773.83777.8
Auto thefts 52765135465355495946413130
per 100,000 312.2470.8310.8219.8291.1330.1341.1311.2382.1296.7267.5191.8187.6
Arson 9714131010151699101111
per 100,000 54.043.485.381.663.362.393.0101.658.358.065.368.168.8
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 517.6547.1532.3534.3541.7562.5485.3496.9615.3616.5561.4663.7667.1

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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 Laurinburg detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 45 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.44
North Carolina average:

2.37

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Laurinburg, North Carolina accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

16.0%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -237 (-1.5%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)

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

Average climate in Laurinburg, North Carolina

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Tornado activity:

Laurinburg-area historical tornado activity is above North Carolina state average. It is 69% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.3 miles away from the Laurinburg city center killed 7 people and injured 100 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 tornado 11.9 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 395 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Laurinburg-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 57.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 23.1 miles away from Laurinburg center
On 9/22/2006 at 11:22:00, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 16.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1998 at 02:31:01, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.0 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 Scotland County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Tornado: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Terry Sanford - Politician and educator, Ben Vereen - Actor, Bejun Mehta - Opera singer, Joseph Roswell Hawley - Union Army general, Russ Adams - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Toronto Blue Jays, born: Aug 30, 1980), William S. McArthur - Astronaut, Leonard Thompson (golfer) - Professional golfer, Wes Covington - Major League Baseball player, Alex Malloy - Baseball player, Brent Butler - Baseball player.


Hospital/medical center in Laurinburg:

  • SCOTLAND MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 500 LAUCHWOOD DR)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Laurinburg:

  • SANDHILLS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals, Proprietary, provides emergency services, about 15 miles away; HAMLET, NC)

Political contributions by individuals in Laurinburg, NC

Heliports located in Laurinburg:

Amtrak station near Laurinburg:

  • 16 miles: HAMLET (MAIN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Local government website: www.laurinburg.org

College/University in Laurinburg:

  • St Andrews Presbyterian College (Full-time enrollment: 559; Location: 1700 Dogwood Mile; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.sapc.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Laurinburg:

  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (about 17 miles; Pembroke, NC; Full-time enrollment: 4,818)
  • Fayetteville Technical Community College (about 38 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,496)
  • Fayetteville State University (about 39 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 4,481)
  • Francis Marion University (about 41 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,329)
  • Florence-Darlington Technical College (about 42 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,088)
  • Campbell University Inc (about 61 miles; Buies Creek, NC; FT enrollment: 4,229)
  • Horry-Georgetown Technical College (about 72 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 2,962)

Public high schools in Laurinburg:

Private high schools in Laurinburg:

  • SCOTLAND CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 282; Location: 10300 MCCOLL RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • LAURINBURG NORMAL & INDUSTRIAL INSTITUTE (Students: 26; Location: 125 MCGIRTS BRIDGE RD; Grades: 9 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Laurinburg:

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Library in Laurinburg:

  • SCOTLAND COUNTY MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $474,077; Location: 312 W. CHURCH ST.; 64,174 books; 1,748 audio materials; 126 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 56 state licensed databases; 140 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Holly Square (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Shopping Center: Westwood Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Laurinburg include: Trinity Church (A), Stewartsville Church (B), Sunset Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Blue Cemetery (1), Hillside Cemetery (2), Lytch Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Blue Pond (A), Fairs Lake (B), Jones Pond (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Park in Laurinburg: Pate Stadium (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Indian Museum of the Carolinas (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 607 South Turnpike Road) (1), Chamber of Commerce (606 Atkinson Street) (2), Laurinburg-Scotland County Areachmbr of Cmmrce Inc (606 Atkinson Street) (3), A1-Cable Descramblers Inc. (Arcades & Amusements; 1620 S Main Street Ste 36) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Comfort Inn Laurinburg (1705 401 Bypass South) (1), Hampton Inn Fax Line (115 Hampton Circle) (2), Comfort Inn of Laurinburg (1705 USHighway 15 401 By) (3), Hampton Inn Laurinburg (115 Hampton Circle) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Scotland County Teen Court (140 South Main Street) (1), Scotland County - Clerk Of Court- General (212 Biggs Street) (2), Scotland County - Clerk Of Court- Criminal (231 East Cronly Street) (3), Scotland County - Clerk Of Court- Estates (231 East Cronly Street) (4), Scotland County - Clerk Of Court- Child Support (231 East Cronly Street) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Scotland County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

LAUREL HILL PRESBYTERIAN CH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-22-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2000, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-08-2000), St Public Notif requested (NOV-08-2000), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2002)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 32.4%
(19.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.0% for Black residents, 91.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.2% for American Indian residents, 67.6% for other race residents, 63.8% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.1%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.9%
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: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Laurinburg, NC

People in group quarters in Laurinburg in 2010:

  • 407 people in college/university student housing
  • 143 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 130 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 15 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 6 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 4 people in in-patient hospice facilities

People in group quarters in Laurinburg in 2000:

  • 381 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 144 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 131 people in nursing homes
  • 44 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 40 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 18 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Laurinburg compared to North Carolina state average:

Laurinburg, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.


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Banks with branches in Laurinburg (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Holly Plaza Branch at 1700 South Main Street, branch established on 1978/01/24; Laurinburg Main Branch at 400 South Main Street, branch established on 1985/07/29. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Woodforest National Bank: Laurinburg Wal-Mart Branch at 901 Us Highway 401 Bypass, branch established on 2006/09/12. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Laurinburg Branch at 505 South Main Street, branch established on 1923/01/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • First Bank: Laurinburg Main Branch at 601 South Main Street, branch established on 1968/09/20. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $3,289.4 mil, Deposits: $2,759.1 mil, headquarters in Troy, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 98 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancorp
  • First Capital Bank: 909 South Main Street Branch at 909 South Main Street, branch established on 2001/01/17. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $62.0 mil, Deposits: $55.0 mil, headquarters in Bennettsville, SC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • Communityone Bank, National Association: Laurinburg Branch at 380 Plaza Road, branch established on 1998/09/28. Info updated 2007/12/11: Bank assets: $1,666.0 mil, Deposits: $1,443.4 mil, headquarters in Asheboro, NC, negative income in the last year, 46 total offices, Holding Company: Fnb United Corp.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Laurinburg College Branch at 203 Lauchwood Drive, branch established on 1971/01/04. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Laurinburg, North Carolina:

  • Comfort Inn, 1705 401 Byp, Laurinburg, NC 28352 , Phone: (910) 277-7788, Fax: (910) 277-7229
  • Holiday Inn Laurinburg, 15-401 Byp, Laurinburg, NC 28352 , Phone: (910) 276-6555
  • The Jameson Inn, 14 Jameson Inn CT, Laurinburg, NC 28352 , Phone: (910) 277-0080
  • Confort Inn, 1705 US 401 By Pass, Laurinburg, NC 28352 , Phone: (910) 277-7788
  • Ramada Inn, 1609 Hwy 15-401 Byp S, Laurinburg, NC 28352 , Phone: (910) 276-6555
  • Holiday Inn Express , 400 Plaza Rd, Laurinburg, NC 28352 , Phone: (910) 219-3300
  • Hampton Inn Laurinburg , 115 Hampton Cir, Laurinburg, NC 28352 , Phone: (910) 277-1516, Fax: (910) 277-1514
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Laurinburg, North Carolina

Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Laurinburg travel time to work - commute


Laurinburg mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (60%)
  • Utility gas (27%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

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Religion statistics for Laurinburg (based on Scotland County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.05%
Here37.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)International Pentecostal Holiness Church
Adherents31.4%28.0%12.7%8.6%7.4%
Congregations23.0%19.7%13.1%8.2%13.1%
NameCatholic ChurchNational Association of Free Will BaptistsEpiscopal ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchOther
Adherents3.7%2.0%1.0%0.9%4.5%
Congregations1.6%3.3%1.6%1.6%14.8%
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: 5
This county:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Scotland County:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Scotland County:

7.43 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Scotland County:

3.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

13.6%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

33.9%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Scotland County:

14.3%
North Carolina:

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$19,457$46,6970$0
Other Government Administration 9$43,525$58,0330$0
Police Protection - Officers 34$129,585$45,7360$0
Police - Other 8$15,542$23,3130$0
Firefighters 5$21,489$51,5740$0
Fire - Other 1$2,325$27,9000$0
Streets and Highways 10$23,831$28,5970$0
Solid Waste Management 26$68,156$31,4570$0
Sewerage 20$31,330$18,7980$0
Water Supply 25$44,353$21,2890$0
Electric Power 11$33,781$36,8520$0
Other and Unallocable 37$99,916$32,4050$0
Totals for Government 191$533,290$33,5050$0

Laurinburg government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $495,000 ($31.35)
    Water Utilities: $212,000 ($13.43)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $13,251,000 ($839.15)
    Police Protection: $2,647,000 ($167.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,275,000 ($144.07)
    Sewerage: $1,848,000 ($117.03)
    Regular Highways: $1,041,000 ($65.92)
    Water Utilities: $792,000 ($50.16)
    General - Other: $742,000 ($46.99)
    Housing and Community Development: $497,000 ($31.47)
    Central Staff Services: $476,000 ($30.14)
    Local Fire Protection: $466,000 ($29.51)
    Financial Administration: $288,000 ($18.24)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $187,000 ($11.84)
    Health - Other: $133,000 ($8.42)
    General Public Buildings: $72,000 ($4.56)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $183,000 ($11.59)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $723,000 ($45.79)
    Water Utilities: $310,000 ($19.63)
    Electric Utilities: $193,000 ($12.22)
    Police Protection: $142,000 ($8.99)
    Regular Highways: $93,000 ($5.89)
    Local Fire Protection: $20,000 ($1.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $19,000 ($1.20)
    Financial Administration: $19,000 ($1.20)
    General - Other: $7,000 ($0.44)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $7,000 ($0.44)
    General Public Building: $5,000 ($0.32)
    Health - Other: $2,000 ($0.13)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,830,000 ($495.85)

Laurinburg government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,014,000 ($190.87)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,103,000 ($133.18)
    All Other: $565,000 ($35.78)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $44,000 ($2.79)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $58,000 ($3.67)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $908,000 ($57.50)
    All Other: $706,000 ($44.71)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $488,000 ($30.90)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $14,446,000 ($914.82)
    Water Utilities: $1,292,000 ($81.82)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $822,000 ($52.05)
    Highways: $526,000 ($33.31)
    All Other: $7,000 ($0.44)
  • Tax - Property: $2,857,000 ($180.93)
    NEC: $147,000 ($9.31)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $35,000 ($2.22)

Laurinburg government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,350,000 ($275.47)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,900,000 ($246.98)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $450,000 ($28.50)

Laurinburg government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,133,000 ($705.02)

6.05% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,305 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.05%
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 Robeson County, NC  0.99% ($22,605 average AGI)
from Richmond County, NC  0.45% ($24,778)
from Marlboro County, SC  0.45% ($24,444)


6.51% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,852 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.51%
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 Robeson County, NC  0.88% ($26,896 average AGI)
to Richmond County, NC  0.53% ($29,094)
to Marlboro County, SC  0.48% ($22,259)

Strongest AM radio stations in Laurinburg:

  • WEWO (1460 AM; 5 kW; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: SERVICE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WLNC (1300 AM; 1 kW; LAURINBURG, NC)
  • WBSC (1550 AM; 10 kW; BENNETTSVILLE, SC; Owner: D-MITCH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYRU (1160 AM; 5 kW; RED SPRINGS, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLWL (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ROCKINGHAM, NC; Owner: SANDHILLS BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WEEB (990 AM; 10 kW; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: PINEHURST BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WJMX (970 AM; 10 kW; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WKKE (1080 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ST. PAULS, NC; Owner: FERRIS YARNELL LOCKLEAR)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)

Strongest FM radio stations in Laurinburg:

  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFLB (96.5 FM; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: WFLB LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKML (95.7 FM; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: WKML LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJSG (104.3 FM; HAMLET, NC; Owner: JACKSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUKS (107.7 FM; ST. PAULS, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKQB (106.9 FM; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • WCMG (94.3 FM; LATTA, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQSM (98.1 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WZFX (99.1 FM; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJMX-FM (103.3 FM; CHERAW, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WIOZ-FM (102.5 FM; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: MERIDIAN COMMUNICATIONS. L.L.C.)
  • WHLZ (100.5 FM; MARION, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Laurinburg:

  • WPDE-TV (Channel 15; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GRAND STRAND COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWMB (Channel 21; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WBTW (Channel 13; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WUNU (Channel 31; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WFPX (Channel 62; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WLPS-LP (Channel 7; LUMBERTON/PEMBROKE, NC; Owner: BILLY RAY LOCKLEAR)
  • W19CA (Channel 19; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: PACIFIC MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WSFX-TV (Channel 26; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN MEDIA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • W67DU (Channel 67; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W66DE (Channel 50; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPEM-LP (Channel 47; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: GERALD LOCKLEAR)
  • WJPM-TV (Channel 33; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WYBE-CA (Channel 44; PINEHURST, NC; Owner: MULTIMEDIA NETWORK OF NC, INC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Laurinburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 25
Total length: 138 meters (453ft)
Total average daily traffic: 221,465
Total average daily truck traffic: 25,378

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 19
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 4
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Laurinburg, NC

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Laurinburg)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 114 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Laurinburg, NC)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 48 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Laurinburg)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 19 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Laurinburg)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 195
  • Hazardous Condition: 39
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Laurinburg


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

Most common first names in Laurinburg, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James29868.3 years
Mary25176.7 years
John21671.4 years
William15370.9 years
Willie12770.4 years
Annie12674.2 years
Robert9864.6 years
Margaret6876.5 years
Charles6465.4 years
Henry5669.9 years
Most common last names in Laurinburg, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith17270.5 years
Locklear10568.2 years
Jones9973.9 years
Williams9570.1 years
Brown8069.3 years
Mclean7768.6 years
Gibson7475.2 years
Campbell7169.3 years
Johnson6470.2 years
Mcneill5371.9 years
Businesses in Laurinburg, NC
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1Lowe's1
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Bath & Body Works1McDonald's1
Burger King1Nike4
Comfort Inn1Papa John's Pizza1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
Dunkin Donuts2Rite Aid1
GNC1Subway2
GameStop1T-Mobile2
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul3
KFC1UPS3
Kincaid1Waffle House1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1
Little Caesars Pizza1
Browse common businesses in Laurinburg, NC

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  • Alex Lee Walls (5)
  • Timothy A. Rumph (5)
  • John A. Toyne (1)
  • Joseph F. Formolo (1)
  • Bruce John Norton (1)
  • Michael T. Drummond (1)
  • A. Gary Bowden (1)
  • Guy Mulee (1)
  • Mary Elizabeth Locklear (1)

Total of 16 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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