For population 25 years and over in Millers Creek:
For population 15 years and over in Millers Creek CDP:
110 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $937 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Winston-Salem, NC (54.9 miles , pop. 185,776).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (71.7 miles , pop. 540,828).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (423.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Cricket, NC (1.9 miles ), Fairplains, NC (2.2 miles ), Mulberry, NC (2.2 miles ), Wilkesboro, NC (2.3 miles ), North Wilkesboro, NC (2.3 miles ), Moravian Falls, NC (2.6 miles ), Hays, NC (2.8 miles ), Ronda, NC (4.1 miles ).
Latitude: 36.19 N, Longitude: 81.24 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 336
Work and jobs in Millers Creek: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Millers Creek, North Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Millers Creek-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 13% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/7/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.6 miles away from the Millers Creek place center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.
On 5/5/1989, a category F4 tornado 36.7 miles away from the place center killed 4 people and injured 52 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Millers Creek-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above North Carolina state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 78.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 79.5 miles away from Millers Creek center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 79.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/26/1995 at 00:36:17, a magnitude 3.5 (3.1 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 40.4 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 90.0 miles away from Millers Creek 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 59.8 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 Wilkes County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.02. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.9 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 3.62. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.0 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Millers Creek and their reported violations in the past:CRICKET MILLERS CREEK WTR ASN (Population served: 10657, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:PINEY RIDGE BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.5%
(13.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Millers Creek compared to North Carolina state average:
Banks with branches in Millers Creek (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Millers Creek CDP (based on Wilkes County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.32%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 18
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Number of full-service restaurants: 50
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
4.08% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,632 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.27% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,005 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Millers Creek)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Millers Creek)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Millers Creek, NC
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.