Linden, North Carolina

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Population in 2013: 131 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.1%
 
Males: 63  (48.8%)
Females: 68  (51.2%)
Median resident age:  49.2 years
North Carolina median age:  37.9 years

Zip code: 28356

Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,181 (it was $41,250 in 2000)
Linden:

$42,181
NC:

$45,906

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,549 (it was $17,617 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $96,550 (it was $85,600 in 2000)
Linden:

$96,550
NC:

$154,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $154,831; Detached houses: $165,503; Townhouses or other attached units: $166,320; In 2-unit structures: $112,021; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $146,886; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $111,264; Mobile homes: $51,156; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $53,750

Median gross rent in 2013: $780.

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  • Races in Linden, NC (2010)

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    • 10076.9%White alone
    • 1612.3%Black alone
    • 75.4%Hispanic
    • 43.1%American Indian alone
    • 21.5%Two or more races
    • 10.8%Asian alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Linden: 81.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (28.3%), Irish (12.3%), Norwegian (10.4%), German (9.4%), Scotch-Irish (9.4%), United States (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 120 feet

Land area: 0.48 square miles.

Population density: 272 people per square mile   (very low).

Linden, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Linden:

  • High school or higher: 60.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 11.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Linden town:

  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 64.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.8%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,092 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $793 (0.6%)

Linden satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, NC (16.2 miles , pop. 121,015).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (39.4 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (382.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Bunnlevel, NC (2.0 miles ), Godwin, NC (2.1 miles) , Erwin, NC (2.5 miles ), Wade, NC (2.6 miles ), Falcon, NC (2.7 miles ), Dunn, NC (2.9 miles ), Plain View, NC (3.2 miles ), Lillington, NC (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 35.26 N, Longitude: 78.75 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 910

Linden household income distribution Linden home values distribution

Property values in Linden, NC

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.6%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -51 (-28.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (15%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving occupations (30%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (5%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

Average climate in Linden, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Linden-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 10% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.7 miles away from the Linden town center killed 4 people and injured 395 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1957, a category F4 tornado 25.3 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 70 people.

Earthquake activity:

Linden-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 88% 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 181.5 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 233.6 miles away from Linden center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 168.0 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 171.5 miles away from the city 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 107.2 miles away from Linden 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 208.7 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 Cumberland County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Flood: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Linden topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Linden:

  • ERWIN AVENUE HOME (Hospital, about 6 miles away; ERWIN, NC)
  • ERWIN #2 (Hospital, about 7 miles away; ERWIN, NC)
  • GOOD HOPE HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 7 miles away; ERWIN, NC)
  • HARNETT WOODS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; DUNN, NC)
  • CORNERSTONE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; DUNN, NC)
  • DUNN KIDNEY CENTER INC (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; DUNN, NC)
  • BETSY JOHNSON REGIONAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; DUNN, NC)

Airports located in Linden:

Amtrak station near Linden:

  • 16 miles: FAYETTEVILLE (472 HAY ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Linden:

  • Campbell University (about 11 miles; Buies Creek, NC; Full-time enrollment: 5,127)
  • Methodist University (about 11 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,313)
  • Fayetteville State University (about 16 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 5,297)
  • Fayetteville Technical Community College (about 17 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 10,114)
  • Central Carolina Community College (about 27 miles; Sanford, NC; FT enrollment: 3,675)
  • Wake Technical Community College (about 28 miles; Raleigh, NC; FT enrollment: 16,265)
  • Johnston Community College (about 29 miles; Smithfield, NC; FT enrollment: 3,657)

Public elementary/middle school in Linden:

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Church in Linden: Poplar Grove Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 62.0. This is about average.

City:

62.0
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.114. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.114
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 31.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 15.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.87. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.87
U.S.:

9.14

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

HAIR`S FREEWILL HOLINESS CH (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Linden that have no violations reported:

  • CIRCLE D MHP (Population served: 91, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 8.3%
(9.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  66.1%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.1%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.8% of all households

Linden compared to North Carolina state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

18.5
North Carolina average:

12.4

Linden travel time to work - commute Linden mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (58%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (40%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Linden town (based on Cumberland County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant91,229291
Mainline Protestant26,95674
Black Protestant14,70146
Catholic8,9267
Other6,16520
Orthodox4402
None171,014-
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: 48
Cumberland County:

1.55 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Cumberland County:

0.42 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 149
Cumberland County:

4.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 177
Here:

5.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.4%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Cumberland County:

31.1%
North Carolina:

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

7.6%
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
Other Government Administration 1$3,047$36,5646$5,460
Totals for Government 1$3,047$36,5646$5,460

Linden government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $73,000 ($557.25)
    Water Utilities: $31,000 ($236.64)
    Central Staff Services: $18,000 ($137.40)
    Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($83.97)
    Fire Protection: $8,000 ($61.07)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($53.44)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($22.90)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($15.27)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $27,000 ($206.11)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $13,000 ($99.24)

Linden government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $97,000 ($740.46)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $15,000 ($114.50)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($30.53)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $41,000 ($312.98)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,000 ($45.80)
    General Support: $5,000 ($38.17)
  • Tax - Property: $13,000 ($99.24)

Linden government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $216,000 ($1648.85)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $213,000 ($1625.95)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $3,000 ($22.90)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $182,000 ($1389.31)

12.91% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,256 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.91%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

0.85% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,078 average AGI)
Cumberland County:

0.85%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Harnett County, NC  0.46% ($31,378 average AGI)
from Hoke County, NC  0.46% ($30,276)
from Robeson County, NC  0.31% ($27,130)


12.21% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,706 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.21%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

0.71% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,085 average AGI)
Cumberland County:

0.71%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Harnett County, NC  0.73% ($35,306 average AGI)
to Hoke County, NC  0.72% ($33,565)
to Wake County, NC  0.36% ($39,358)

Strongest AM radio stations in Linden:

  • WCKB (780 AM; 7 kW; DUNN, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WPYB (1130 AM; daytime; 7 kW; BENSON, NC; Owner: BENSON-DUNN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLLN (1370 AM; 5 kW; LILLINGTON, NC; Owner: ESTUARDO VALDEMAR RODRIGUEZ)
  • WIDU (1600 AM; 5 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: W I D U BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WRBZ (850 AM; 10 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: ALCHEMY COMMUNICATIONS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP #1)
  • WEEB (990 AM; 10 kW; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: PINEHURST BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WETC (540 AM; 8 kW; WENDELL-ZEBULON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA REGIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCRY (1460 AM; 5 kW; FUQUAY-VARINA, NC)
  • WCLN (1170 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CLINTON, NC; Owner: BROADCASTING GOOD NEWS, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Linden:

  • WCCE (90.1 FM; BUIES CREEK, NC; Owner: CAMPBELL UNIVERSITY, INCORPORATED)
  • WQSM (98.1 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRAL (101.5 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAL-FM, INC.)
  • WCLN-FM (107.3 FM; CLINTON, NC; Owner: CHRISTIAN LISTENING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WQDR (94.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WUAW (88.3 FM; ERWIN, NC; Owner: CENTRAL CAROLINA COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WRCQ (103.5 FM; DUNN, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBBB (96.1 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WFSS (91.9 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: FAYETTEVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WRDU (106.1 FM; WILSON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKML (95.7 FM; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: WKML LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZFX (99.1 FM; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYMY (96.9 FM; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WFLB (96.5 FM; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: WFLB LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRSN (93.9 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUNC (91.5 FM; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES UNIVERSITY OF NC AT CHAPEL HILL)
  • WNNL (103.9 FM; FUQUAY-VARINA, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCCG (104.5 FM; HOPE MILLS, NC; Owner: DR. JAMES E. CARSON)

TV broadcast stations around Linden:

  • WUVC (Channel 40; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPITAL BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WTVD (Channel 11; DURHAM, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRAL-TV (Channel 5; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)
  • WRDC (Channel 28; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RALEIGH (WRDC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WLFL (Channel 22; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WLFL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W66DF (Channel 66; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WACN-LP (Channel 34; APEX, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WRAY-TV (Channel 30; WILSON, NC; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • WUNU (Channel 31; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WFPX (Channel 62; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WUNC-TV (Channel 4; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W19CA (Channel 19; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: PACIFIC MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • W64CN (Channel 64; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Linden)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 8716 East Reeves Bridge Rd (Lat: 35.220750 Lon: -78.804500), Type: Bant, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: KBP708
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.250 MHz, 154.355 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/30/2005, Expiration Date: 10/12/2015
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Suite E 5016941 Cabot Road 134, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Linden)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Linden)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$135,0502$133,195
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0037.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 15
  • Hazardous Condition: 5
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Linden

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