For population 25 years and over in Lawndale:
For population 15 years and over in Lawndale town:
80 residents are foreign born (12.9% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $814 (1.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gastonia, NC (24.2 miles , pop. 66,277).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (43.8 miles , pop. 540,828).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (472.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Fallston, NC (1.9 miles ), Polkville, NC (2.1 miles ), Kingstown, NC (2.2 miles ), Belwood, NC (2.3 miles ), Casar, NC (2.7 miles ), Waco, NC (2.9 miles ), Lattimore, NC (3.0 miles ), Shelby, NC (3.0 miles ).
Latitude: 35.42 N, Longitude: 81.56 W
Area code: 704
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +50 (+8.4%).
Work and jobs in Lawndale: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Lawndale, North Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Lawndale-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 38% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.9 miles away from the Lawndale town center killed 4 people and injured 52 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 5/5/1989, a category F4 tornado 18.5 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 35 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Lawndale-area historical earthquake activity is above North Carolina state average. It is 90% 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 83.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/25/2005 at 03:09:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, Depth: 5.0 mi) earthquake occurred 76.6 miles away from Lawndale center
On 6/26/1995 at 00:36:17, a magnitude 3.5 (3.1 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.3 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 42.0 miles away from the city center
On 12/7/2007 at 11:07:03, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 35.8 miles away from Lawndale center
On 2/12/1994 at 02:40:24, a magnitude 3.4 (2.9 ML, 3.4 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Cleveland County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 2, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Lawndale:
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Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 3.86. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 11.6%
(8.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 31.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Lawndale compared to North Carolina state average:
Banks with branches in Lawndale (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Lawndale (based on Cleveland County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.61%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 18
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 60
Number of full-service restaurants: 65
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lawndale government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.06% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,388 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($200 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.15% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,243 average adjusted gross income)
0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($131 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Lawndale fatal accident list:
Mar 1, 1993 03:30 AM, Nc182, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lawndale)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:5
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lawndale)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Lawndale, NC
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2013.