McDonald, North Carolina

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Population in 2014: 114 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.2%
Males: 46  (41.1%)
Females: 68  (58.9%)
Median resident age:  56.6 years
North Carolina median age:  38.7 years

Zip code: 28340

Estimated median household income in 2016: $39,674 (it was $37,083 in 2000)
McDonald:

$39,674
NC:

$50,584

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $22,956 (it was $15,396 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $83,606 (it was $58,900 in 2000)
McDonald:

$83,606
NC:

$165,400

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $117,436; Detached houses: $128,306; Townhouses or other attached units: $139,814; In 2-unit structures: $236,826; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $127,593; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $128,761; Mobile homes: $100,852

Median gross rent in 2016: $568.

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  • Races in McDonald, NC (2010)

    McDonald races chart
    • 4640.7%White alone
    • 4539.8%American Indian alone
    • 1916.8%Black alone
    • 21.8%Two or more races
    • 10.9%Other race alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in McDonald: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (22.8%), English (8.8%), Irish (3.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 145 feet

Land area: 0.26 square miles.

Population density: 436 people per square mile   (low).

McDonald, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in McDonald:

  • High school or higher: 84.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in McDonald town:

  • Never married: 23.7%
  • Now married: 47.0%
  • Separated: 7.6%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $751 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $798 (0.8%)

McDonald satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, NC (38.4 miles , pop. 121,015).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (92.5 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (437.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Raynham, NC (1.3 miles) , Fairmont, NC (2.3 miles ), Elrod, NC (2.4 miles ), Rowland, NC (2.6 miles ), Pembroke, NC (3.0 miles ), Proctorville, NC (3.1 miles) , Lumberton, NC (3.3 miles ), Orrum, NC (3.4 miles) .

Latitude: 34.55 N, Longitude: 79.18 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 910

McDonald household income distribution McDonald home values distribution

Property values in McDonald, NC

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.1%
North Carolina:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (44%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Utilities (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Other services, except public administration (21%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (33%)
  • Transportation occupations (33%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (21%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)

Average climate in McDonald, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

McDonald-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 11% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/8/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.9 miles away from the McDonald town center injured 21 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 tornado 16.9 miles away from the town center killed 7 people and injured 100 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

McDonald-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 127.2 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 195.2 miles away from McDonald 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 117.2 miles away from the city 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 155.0 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 73.6 miles away from McDonald center
On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 42.0 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 (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
McDonald topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near McDonald:

  • FMC DIALYSIS SERVICES OF ROBESON COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; FAIRMONT, NC)
  • ROBESON COUNTY HOME HEALTH AGE (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; LUMBERTON, NC)
  • PEMBROKE CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; PEMBROKE, NC)
  • ADVANTAGE HOSPICE AND HOME CARE (Hospital, about 11 miles away; LUMBERTON, NC)
  • SOUTHEASTERN GEN HOSP INC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LUMBERTON, NC)
  • HEALTHKEEPERZ (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; LUMBERTON, NC)
  • SOUTHEASTERN HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; LUMBERTON, NC)

Amtrak station near McDonald:

  • 15 miles: DILLON (100 N. RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to McDonald:

  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (about 10 miles; Pembroke, NC; Full-time enrollment: 5,548)
  • Robeson Community College (about 11 miles; Lumberton, NC; FT enrollment: 2,322)
  • Francis Marion University (about 38 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,624)
  • Fayetteville Technical Community College (about 39 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 10,114)
  • Richmond Community College (about 39 miles; Hamlet, NC; FT enrollment: 2,106)
  • Fayetteville State University (about 40 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 5,297)
  • Florence-Darlington Technical College (about 43 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 4,468)

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Robeson 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 2013 was 38.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

38.3
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.76. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.76
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.00334. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00334
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 24.0%
(50.0% for Black residents, 43.6% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  83.7%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  2.3%
Whole state:  5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.8
North Carolina average:

12.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for McDonald town (based on Robeson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant42,749219
Mainline Protestant9,64957
Black Protestant4,56630
Other1,6488
Catholic1,4152
None74,141-
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: 26
Robeson County:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Robeson County:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 76
Robeson County:

5.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 54
Here:

4.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.3%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Robeson County:

36.1%
North Carolina:

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

16.3%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

43.7%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
McDonald:

43.3%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Here:

30.3
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

23.8%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
McDonald:

17.4%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

37.5%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
McDonald:

51.5%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
McDonald:

80.6%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of McDonald, 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 0$0 1$595
Totals for Government 0$0 1$595

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

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $15,000 ($131.58)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,000 ($26.32)

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

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $15,000 ($131.58)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($26.32)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,000 ($43.86)
    General Support: $2,000 ($17.54)
  • Tax - Property: $1,000 ($8.77)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $123,000 ($1078.95)

4.37% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,489 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.37%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($465 average AGI)
Robeson County:

0.07%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cumberland County, NC  0.76% ($27,917 average AGI)
from Hoke County, NC  0.35% ($29,601)
from Scotland County, NC  0.26% ($24,010)


4.40% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,384 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.40%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($179 average AGI)
Robeson County:

0.03%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cumberland County, NC  0.89% ($27,130 average AGI)
to Hoke County, NC  0.26% ($22,009)
to Scotland County, NC  0.26% ($25,371)

Strongest AM radio stations in McDonald:

  • WFMO (860 AM; 1 kW; FAIRMONT, NC; Owner: PRO-MEDIA, INC.)
  • WKKE (1080 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ST. PAULS, NC; Owner: FERRIS YARNELL LOCKLEAR)
  • WYRU (1160 AM; 5 kW; RED SPRINGS, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WTSB (580 AM; 1 kW; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: LUMBERTON CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WAGR (1340 AM; 1 kW; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: WAGR BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WBSC (1550 AM; 10 kW; BENNETTSVILLE, SC; Owner: D-MITCH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WJMX (970 AM; 10 kW; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WEWO (1460 AM; 5 kW; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: SERVICE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WJAY (1280 AM; 4 kW; MULLINS, SC; Owner: THE GREATER HWY CHURCH OF CHRIST)
  • WEEB (990 AM; 10 kW; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: PINEHURST BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in McDonald:

  • 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)
  • WUKS (107.7 FM; ST. PAULS, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZFX (99.1 FM; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFNC-FM (102.3 FM; LUMBERTON, 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.)
  • WSTS (100.9 FM; FAIRMONT, NC; Owner: PRO-MEDIA, INC.)
  • WQSD (107.1 FM; BRIARCLIFF ACRES, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF MYRTLE BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WHLZ (100.5 FM; MARION, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKQB (106.9 FM; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)

TV broadcast stations around McDonald:

  • 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.)
  • WLPS-LP (Channel 7; LUMBERTON/PEMBROKE, NC; Owner: BILLY RAY LOCKLEAR)
  • W67DU (Channel 67; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WUNU (Channel 31; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WSFX-TV (Channel 26; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN MEDIA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPEM-LP (Channel 47; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: GERALD LOCKLEAR)
  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WFPX (Channel 62; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W19CA (Channel 19; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: PACIFIC MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WFXB (Channel 43; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: GE MEDIA, INC.)
  • W66DE (Channel 50; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJPM-TV (Channel 33; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Mcdonald Cell Site- Stone Road (Lat: 34.571833 Lon: -79.151417), Structure height: 53 m, Call Sign: KNKN855
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 845.010 MHzGrant Date: 11/22/2011, Expiration Date: 10/01/2021, Certifier: Steven T CampbellRegistrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Edward G Roach, Raynum Rd. And I-95 (Lat: 34.564639 Lon: -79.195972), Type: 54.9, Overall height: 50.3 m, Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PARKWAY NW
  • Edward G Roach, Raynum Rd. And I-95 (Lat: 34.564639 Lon: -79.195972), Type: 54.9, Overall height: 50.3 m, Registrant: 0000000000
  • Edward G Roach, Raynum Rd. And I-95 (Lat: 34.564639 Lon: -79.195972), Type: 54.9, Overall height: 50.3 m, Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, ONE TOWN CENTER ROAD
  • Edward G Roach, Raynum Rd. And I-95 (Lat: 34.564639 Lon: -79.195972), Type: 54.9, Overall height: 50.3 m, Registrant: 0000000000
  • Edward G Roach, Raynum Rd. And I-95 (Lat: 34.564639 Lon: -79.195972), Type: 54.9, Structure height: 37155 m, Overall height: 50.3 m, Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • MCDONALD, Stone Rd (Lat: 34.571833 Lon: -79.151417), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 48.8 m, Overall height: 53 m, Call Sign: WPOQ321
    Assigned Frequencies: 6785.00 MHz, 6226.89 MHzGrant Date: 01/21/2009, Expiration Date: 01/13/2019, Certifier: Steven T CampbellRegistrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (68%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (30%)

McDonald compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting 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 significantly below state average.
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