For population 25 years and over in Moravian Falls:
For population 15 years and over in Moravian Falls CDP:
98 residents are foreign born (4.5% Latin America, 1.7% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $752 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Winston-Salem, NC (51.2 miles , pop. 185,776).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (65.2 miles , pop. 540,828).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (424.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Wilkesboro, NC (1.6 miles ), Cricket, NC (2.0 miles ), North Wilkesboro, NC (2.2 miles ), Fairplains, NC (2.5 miles ), Millers Creek, NC (2.6 miles ), Mulberry, NC (2.9 miles ), Hays, NC (3.2 miles ), Taylorsville, NC (3.6 miles ).
Latitude: 36.11 N, Longitude: 81.18 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 336
Work and jobs in Moravian Falls: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Moravian Falls, North Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Moravian Falls-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 5% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/7/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.2 miles away from the Moravian Falls place center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.
On 5/5/1989, a category F4 tornado 32.5 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:Moravian Falls-area historical earthquake activity is above North Carolina state average. It is 88% 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 85.1 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 86.2 miles away from Moravian Falls 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 86.2 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 46.9 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 92.2 miles away from Moravian Falls 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 66.4 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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Public high school in Moravian Falls:
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Moravian Falls that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 14.5%
(8.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 55.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 55.5% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
6 people in other group homes in 2000
Moravian Falls compared to North Carolina state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Moravian Falls (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
Adult diabetes rate:
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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 Antenna Towers:11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Moravian Falls)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:6
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:4
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Moravian Falls)
FAA Registered Aircraft:8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Moravian Falls)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Total of 9 patent applications in 2008-2014.