For population 25 years and over in Maxton:
For population 15 years and over in Maxton town:
25 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $792 (1.2%)
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 ), Laurinburg, NC (2.6 miles ), Raemon, NC (2.7 miles ), Prospect, NC (2.7 miles ), Pembroke, NC (3.1 miles ), Wagram, NC (3.2 miles ), Elrod, NC (3.3 miles ), Red Springs, NC (3.3 miles ).
Latitude: 34.74 N, Longitude: 79.35 W
Area code: 910
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Crime rate in Maxton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 16 (12 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.
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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 2011: 29.8%
(20.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.4% for Black residents, 44.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.2% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 93.8% 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 (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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Maxton government finances in 2002(per resident):
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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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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