Laurinburg, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 15,156 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: -4.5%
 
Males: 6,846  (45.2%)
Females: 8,310  (54.8%)
Median resident age:

37.9 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 28352.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $29,549 (it was $29,064 in 2000)
Laurinburg:

$29,549
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $17,971 (it was $16,165 in 2000)

Laurinburg city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $104,528 (it was $75,500 in 2000)
Laurinburg:

$104,528
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $132,434; detached houses: $136,914; townhouses or other attached units: $162,467; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $169,789; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $98,056; mobile homes: $18,912

Median gross rent in 2017: $649.

March 2019 cost of living index in Laurinburg: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 33.8%
(14.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 49.8% for Black residents, 28.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.2% for American Indian residents, 49.1% for other race residents, 43.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Laurinburg, NC (2017)
    • 7,31646.7%Black alone
    • 6,13239.2%White alone
    • 1,0796.9%American Indian alone
    • 6063.9%Hispanic
    • 2841.8%Two or more races
    • 2091.3%Asian alone
    • 180.1%Other race alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 87 registered sex offenders living in Laurinburg, North Carolina as of September 20, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Laurinburg is 183 to 1.


Crime rates in Laurinburg by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(6.2)
0
(0.0)
3
(19.1)
2
(13.0)
5
(32.2)
3
(19.6)
7
(43.3)
4
(25.0)
1
(6.4)
1
(6.4)
6
(38.7)
3
(19.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
9
(56.1)
10
(62.0)
2
(12.7)
7
(45.3)
8
(51.6)
6
(39.2)
4
(24.7)
5
(31.3)
10
(63.5)
8
(50.9)
3
(19.3)
4
(25.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
46
(286.5)
32
(198.4)
36
(228.7)
46
(297.9)
34
(219.3)
31
(202.3)
51
(315.5)
27
(168.9)
31
(197.0)
29
(184.3)
33
(212.8)
43
(278.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
55
(342.6)
79
(489.9)
57
(362.1)
77
(498.6)
73
(470.8)
79
(515.5)
69
(426.9)
119
(744.3)
170
(1,080)
125
(794.6)
139
(896.4)
151
(979.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
401
(2,498)
284
(1,761)
338
(2,147)
387
(2,506)
354
(2,283)
395
(2,577)
473
(2,926)
503
(3,146)
500
(3,177)
451
(2,867)
442
(2,850)
521
(3,378)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
579
(3,606)
496
(3,076)
503
(3,195)
588
(3,808)
626
(4,037)
460
(3,002)
610
(3,774)
604
(3,778)
424
(2,694)
382
(2,428)
394
(2,541)
358
(2,321)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
53
(330.1)
55
(341.1)
49
(311.2)
59
(382.1)
46
(296.7)
41
(267.5)
31
(191.8)
30
(187.6)
26
(165.2)
31
(197.1)
19
(122.5)
22
(142.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
10
(62.3)
15
(93.0)
16
(101.6)
9
(58.3)
9
(58.0)
10
(65.3)
11
(68.1)
11
(68.8)
5
(31.8)
7
(44.5)
6
(38.7)
4
(25.9)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)557.3480.7492.3609.6610.7556.2657.6660.9682.0581.2646.9679.8

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 43 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.72
North Carolina average:

2.34
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Ancestries: American (7.5%), English (3.4%), Irish (2.5%), Scottish (2.2%), German (1.9%), Scotch-Irish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 227 feet

Land area: 12.4 square miles.

Population density: 1,222 people per square mile   (low).

Laurinburg, North Carolina map

494 residents are foreign born (1.5% Latin America, 0.6% Europe, 0.5% Asia).

This city:

3.2%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,453 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,204 (1.3%)

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 ),
Scotch Meadows, NC (2.4 miles ),
Maxton, NC (2.6 miles ),
Gibson, NC (2.8 miles ),
McColl, SC (2.8 miles ),
Old Hundred, NC (2.9 miles ),
Tatum, SC (3.2 miles),
Wagram, NC (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 34.76 N, Longitude: 79.47 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,709 (+23.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,814 (55.9%)

Area code: 910

Distribution of median household income in Laurinburg, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Laurinburg, NC in 2017
Laurinburg satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.9%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Historical population in Laurinburg, NC
Historical housing units in Laurinburg, NC
Most common industries in Laurinburg, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (15.5%)
  • Health care (9.4%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (8.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.3%)
  • Construction (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (9.9%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (9.3%)
  • Construction (6.4%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
  • Wood products (4.8%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (21.0%)
  • Health care (15.5%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (7.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Laurinburg, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Engineers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.8%)
  • Registered nurses (4.7%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.1%)

Average climate in Laurinburg, North Carolina

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Laurinburg, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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Pb
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.00334. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00334
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Laurinburg-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 13% 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 below North Carolina state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 134.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 183.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 124.3 miles away from Laurinburg center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 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 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 165.5 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 (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Laurinburg topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Laurinburg:

  • HOSPICE OF SCOTLAND COUNTY (610 LAUCHWOOD DR)
  • SCOTLAND MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 500 LAUCHWOOD DR)
  • CENTURY CARE OF LAURINBURG (8900 HASTY ROAD)
  • EDWIN MORGAN CTR OF SCOTLAND M (517 PEDEN ST)
  • SCOTIA VILLAGE-SNF (2200 ELM DRIVE)
  • FMCNA LAURINBURG DIALYSIS CENTER (701 E LAUCHWOOD DRIVE)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE SCOTLAND COUNTY DIALYSIS (1061 ABERDEEN ROAD)
  • HEALTHKEEPERZ (700 PROGRESS PLACE SUITE C)

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.

College/University in Laurinburg:

  • St Andrews University (Full-time enrollment: 466; Location: 1700 Dogwood Mile; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.sapc.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Laurinburg:

  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (about 17 miles; Pembroke, NC; Full-time enrollment: 5,548)
  • Richmond Community College (about 17 miles; Hamlet, NC; FT enrollment: 2,106)
  • Robeson Community College (about 29 miles; Lumberton, NC; FT enrollment: 2,322)
  • Sandhills Community College (about 32 miles; Pinehurst, NC; FT enrollment: 3,434)
  • Fayetteville Technical Community College (about 38 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 10,114)
  • Fayetteville State University (about 39 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 5,297)
  • Francis Marion University (about 41 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,624)

Public high schools in Laurinburg:

Private high schools in Laurinburg:

  • SCOTLAND CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 258, Location: 10300 MCCOLL RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • CHRIST THE CORNERSTONE ACADEMY (Students: 32, Location: 10401 MCCOLL RD, Grades: KG-10)
  • LAURINBURG NORMAL & INDUSTRIAL INSTITUTE (Students: 13, Location: 125 MCGIRTS BRIDGE RD, Grades: 11-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Laurinburg:

See full list of schools located in Laurinburg

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)

Points of interest:

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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 US Highway 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

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.

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: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-22-2013), St Public Notif requested (AUG-30-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-30-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-30-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-22-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-22-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-22-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-22-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-03-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-03-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2010), St Public Notif received (JAN-19-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-21-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-21-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-21-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-2008), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-07-2008), St Compliance achieved (DEC-21-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
SCOTLAND CO SCHOOLS TRAN DEPT (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-1993, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Public Notif requested (AUG-29-1994), Fed Formal NOV issued (AUG-29-1994), Fed No addtl Formal Action needed (DEC-02-1994)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-1993, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Public Notif requested (AUG-29-1994), Fed Formal NOV issued (AUG-29-1994), Fed No addtl Formal Action needed (DEC-02-1994), St Compliance achieved (MAY-21-2007), State No Longer Subject to Rule (MAY-21-2007)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
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

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

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)
  • 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

For population 15 years and over in Laurinburg:

Marital status in Laurinburg, NC
  • Never married: 37.6%
  • Now married: 38.6%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

For population 25 years and over in Laurinburg:

  • High school or higher: 81.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 11.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.5
North Carolina average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Laurinburg
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Laurinburg, NC (based on Scotland County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,78048
Mainline Protestant5,19023
Black Protestant2,00612
Catholic4421
Other631
None21,676-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Scotland 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
Scotland County:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

7.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.85 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Scotland County:

13.6%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Scotland County:

33.9%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.3%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Laurinburg:

49.1%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.9%
State:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Laurinburg:

29.3
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Laurinburg:

20.7%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.1%
State:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Laurinburg:

6.8
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.7%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

54.3%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.1%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Laurinburg, NC Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 39$135,561$41,7110$0
Water Supply 20$67,390$40,4340$0
Other and Unallocable 18$52,731$35,1540$0
Solid Waste Management 17$51,841$36,5940$0
Streets and Highways 16$32,147$24,1100$0
Financial Administration 11$39,474$43,0630$0
Electric Power 9$33,453$44,6040$0
Other Government Administration 9$42,957$57,2760$0
Police - Other 6$16,085$32,1703$1,594
Firefighters 5$16,417$39,4012$1,672
Fire - Other 1$2,522$30,2640$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 151$490,578$38,9865$3,266

Laurinburg government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $16,510,000 ($1089.34)
    Police Protection: $2,960,000 ($195.30)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,935,000 ($127.67)
    Sewerage: $1,905,000 ($125.69)
    Water Utilities: $1,842,000 ($121.54)
    Regular Highways: $1,461,000 ($96.40)
    Central Staff Services: $856,000 ($56.48)
    Housing and Community Development: $522,000 ($34.44)
    Local Fire Protection: $457,000 ($30.15)
    Financial Administration: $293,000 ($19.33)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $218,000 ($14.38)
    General - Other: $120,000 ($7.92)
    Health - Other: $117,000 ($7.72)
    General Public Buildings: $61,000 ($4.02)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $44,000 ($2.90)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $1,896,000 ($125.10)
    Electric Utilities: $606,000 ($39.98)
    Local Fire Protection: $546,000 ($36.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $457,000 ($30.15)
    Police Protection: $123,000 ($8.12)
    Regular Highways: $80,000 ($5.28)
    Sewerage: $71,000 ($4.68)
    General - Other: $11,000 ($0.73)
    General Public Building: $2,000 ($0.13)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,815,000 ($383.68)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $29,000 ($1.91)

Laurinburg government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,194,000 ($144.76)
    Sewerage: $2,048,000 ($135.13)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $70,000 ($4.62)
    Other: $68,000 ($4.49)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $39,000 ($2.57)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $22,000 ($1.45)
    Fines and Forfeits: $17,000 ($1.12)
    Interest Earnings: $15,000 ($0.99)
    Rents: $13,000 ($0.86)
    General Revenue - Other: $3,000 ($0.20)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $16,286,000 ($1074.56)
    Water Utilities: $2,632,000 ($173.66)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,644,000 ($108.47)
    Highways: $462,000 ($30.48)
    Other: $173,000 ($11.41)
  • Tax - Property: $3,250,000 ($214.44)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $583,000 ($38.47)
    Other License: $215,000 ($14.19)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000 ($0.07)

Laurinburg government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,008,000 ($330.43)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,923,000 ($324.82)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,392,000 ($157.83)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,307,000 ($152.22)

Laurinburg government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,175,000 ($539.39)

5.60% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($33,045 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.60%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Robeson County, NC  0.97% ($27,880 average AGI)
from Richmond County, NC  0.42% ($28,851)
from Marlboro County, SC  0.42% ($28,553)


5.75% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,352 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Robeson County, NC  0.64% ($23,507 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, NC  0.60% ($23,373)
to Richmond County, NC  0.51% ($21,421)
Businesses in Laurinburg, NC
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Little Caesars Pizza1
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
Hilton1U-Haul3
Holiday Inn1UPS3
KFC1Waffle House1
Kincaid1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's1
Lane Furniture1

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
See more detailed statistics of Laurinburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 90Number of bridges
  • 679ft / 207mTotal length
  • 555,650Total average daily traffic
  • 62,899Total average daily truck traffic
  • 559,890Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Laurinburg, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 81950-1959
  • 421960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 131980-1989
  • 101990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 62010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Laurinburg, NC
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Laurinburg)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 164 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Laurinburg, NC)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 35 (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: 44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Laurinburg)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Laurinburg)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 172. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 264 took place in 2014, and the least - 14 in 2012. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Laurinburg, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (40.4%), and Structure Fires (40.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Laurinburg, NC
    • 1,18040.4%Outside Fires
    • 1,16940.0%Structure Fires
    • 43214.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1414.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Laurinburg, NC

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

  • Holiday Inn Express, 400 Plaza Rd, Laurinburg, North Carolina 28352 , Phone: (910) 219-3300
  • Hampton Inn Laurinburg, 115 Hampton Cir, Laurinburg, North Carolina 28352 , Phone: (910) 277-1516, Fax: (910) 277-1514
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Laurinburg, North Carolina
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Laurinburg, NC
  • 60.0%Electricity
  • 24.1%Utility gas
  • 13.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Laurinburg, NC
  • 74.3%Electricity
  • 18.6%Utility gas
  • 4.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel


Laurinburg compared to North Carolina state average:

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

Laurinburg on our top lists:

  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of burglaries per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of single-parent households, population 5,000+"
  • #44 (28352) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scottish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #45 (28352) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scotch-Irish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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