For population 25 years and over in Maxton:
For population 15 years and over in Maxton town:
26 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,114 (1.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, NC (33.5 miles , pop. 121,015).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (84.7 miles , pop. 276,093).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (430.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: East Laurinburg, NC (2.4 miles ), Wakulla, NC (2.6 miles) , Laurinburg, NC (2.6 miles ), Raemon, NC (2.7 miles ), Prospect, NC (2.7 miles ), Pembroke, NC (3.1 miles ), Scotch Meadows, NC (3.2 miles ), Wagram, NC (3.2 miles ).
Latitude: 34.74 N, Longitude: 79.35 W
Area code: 910
Property values in Maxton, NC
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Crime rate in Maxton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 12 (8 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -371 (-12.7%).
Work and jobs in Maxton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Maxton, North Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Maxton-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 6.0 miles away from the Maxton town center killed 7 people and injured 100 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 4/8/1957, a category F4 tornado 9.5 miles away from the town center injured 21 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Maxton-area historical earthquake activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 93% 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 64.0 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 29.8 miles away from Maxton center
On 9/22/2006 at 11:22:00, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 18.5 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 97.7 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 Robeson County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Flood: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Alice B. Russell - Actor.
Hospitals/medical centers in Maxton:
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Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.40. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.6 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2001 was 0.00334. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.0 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 32.2%
(28.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.5% for Black residents, 39.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 58.7% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 90.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
7 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards in 2000
7 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
Maxton compared to North Carolina state average:
Banks with branches in Maxton (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Maxton town (based on Robeson County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.43%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 26
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 76
Number of full-service restaurants: 54
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4.28% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,268 average adjusted gross income)
0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($277 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.58% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,142 average adjusted gross income)
0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($457 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of Maxton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:61 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Maxton)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Maxton, NC)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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