For population 25 years and over in Mooresboro:
For population 15 years and over in Mooresboro town:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $654 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gastonia, NC (29.5 miles , pop. 66,277).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (49.6 miles , pop. 540,828).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (484.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Lattimore, NC (1.6 miles ), Ellenboro, NC (2.0 miles ), Boiling Springs, NC (2.0 miles ), Kingstown, NC (2.5 miles ), Bostic, NC (2.9 miles ), Polkville, NC (3.0 miles ), Shelby, NC (3.0 miles ), Forest City, NC (3.1 miles ).
Latitude: 35.30 N, Longitude: 81.70 W
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +19 (+6.4%).
Work and jobs in Mooresboro: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Mooresboro, North Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Mooresboro-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 42% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.6 miles away from the Mooresboro town center killed 2 people and injured 35 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/5/1989, a category F4 tornado 13.6 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 52 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Mooresboro-area historical earthquake activity is above North Carolina state average. It is 89% 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 84.7 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 73.7 miles away from Mooresboro center
On 12/7/2007 at 11:07:03, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 26.3 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 51.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/4/2007 at 10:04:46, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 5.8 mi) earthquake occurred 25.6 miles away from Mooresboro center
On 1/1/1993 at 05:08:05, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 MD, Depth: 2.2 mi) earthquake occurred 45.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Cleveland County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 2, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Chris Hamrick - Professional wrestler.
Hospitals/medical centers near Mooresboro:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mooresboro:
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Public high school in Mooresboro:
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 10.4%
(12.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Mooresboro compared to North Carolina state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Mooresboro (based on Cleveland County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.61%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 18
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 60
Number of full-service restaurants: 65
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Mooresboro government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.06% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,388 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($200 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.15% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,243 average adjusted gross income)
0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($131 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Mooresboro:
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TV broadcast stations around Mooresboro:
Mooresboro fatal accident list:
Jul 17, 2001 12:00 PM, Us-74, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Oct 8, 2000 01:40 AM, Rp-1179, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 14, 1997 10:15 PM, N115, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Oct 11, 1992 07:00 PM, Us74, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 13, 1984 03:15 PM, 74, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 31 meters (102ft)
Total average daily traffic: 31,090
Total average daily truck traffic: 3,890
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Mooresboro)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mooresboro)
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Mooresboro, NC
Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.