Morven, North Carolina

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Population in 2013: 493 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.9%
 
Males: 214  (43.4%)
Females: 279  (56.6%)
Median resident age:  31.9 years
North Carolina median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 28119.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $21,879 (it was $23,333 in 2000)
Morven:

$21,879
NC:

$45,906

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $10,381 (it was $9,923 in 2000)

Morven town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $53,141 (it was $58,300 in 2000)
Morven:

$53,141
NC:

$154,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $50,339; Detached houses: $49,384; Mobile homes: $50,779

Median gross rent in 2013: $603.

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  • Races in Morven, NC (2010)

    Morven races chart
    • 38174.6%Black alone
    • 10119.8%White alone
    • 152.9%Hispanic
    • 122.3%Two or more races
    • 20.4%American Indian alone

Races in Morven detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Morven: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Scotch-Irish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 340 feet

Land area: 1.08 square miles.

Population density: 455 people per square mile   (low).

Morven,NC real estate house value index trend

Morven, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Morven:

  • High school or higher: 68.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Morven town:

  • Never married: 53.4%
  • Now married: 20.1%
  • Separated: 6.1%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

8 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.5%
North Carolina:

7.6%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Morven, North Carolina as of July 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Morven to the number of sex offenders is 125 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $277 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $568 (1.1%)

Morven satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Concord, NC (50.5 miles , pop. 55,977).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (52.6 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (444.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: McFarlan, NC (1.9 miles) , Lilesville, NC (2.7 miles ), Wadesboro, NC (2.9 miles ), Chesterfield, SC (3.2 miles ), Cordova, NC (3.3 miles ), Ruby, SC (3.6 miles ), Cheraw, SC (3.6 miles ), East Rockingham, NC (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 34.86 N, Longitude: 80.00 W

Area code: 704

Morven household income distribution Morven home values distribution
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.96
North Carolina average:

2.37
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.3%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -11 (-1.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (42%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (19%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Retail trade (26%)
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving occupations (50%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (4%)
  • Sales and related occupations (24%)
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Community and social service occupations (12%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Morven: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Morven, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Morven-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 17% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.7 miles away from the Morven town center injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 tornado 20.5 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:

Morven-area historical earthquake activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 157.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 136.1 miles away from Morven 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 125.6 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 31.8 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 10.7 miles away from Morven center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 318.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Anson County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Morven topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Morven:

  • ANSON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; WADESBORO, NC)
  • DIALYSIS CARE OF ANSON COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; WADESBORO, NC)
  • LIBERTY HOME CARE II, LLC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; WADESBORO, NC)
  • CHESTERFIELD CR (Hospital, about 11 miles away; CHESTERFIELD, SC)
  • HOSPICE OF CHESTERFIELD COUNTY (Hospital, about 11 miles away; CHESTERFIELD, SC)
  • CHARLES M. INGRAM SR. COMM. RE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; CHERAW, SC)
  • CHESTERFIELD CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CHERAW, SC)

Amtrak station near Morven:

  • 18 miles: HAMLET (MAIN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Morven:

  • Richmond Community College (about 17 miles; Hamlet, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,106)
  • Wingate University (about 27 miles; Wingate, NC; FT enrollment: 2,125)
  • Stanly Community College (about 36 miles; Albemarle, NC; FT enrollment: 2,307)
  • Sandhills Community College (about 42 miles; Pinehurst, NC; FT enrollment: 3,434)
  • Florence-Darlington Technical College (about 45 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 4,468)
  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (about 47 miles; Pembroke, NC; FT enrollment: 5,548)
  • Francis Marion University (about 51 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,624)

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Anson 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 2012 was 54.5. This is better than average.

City:

54.5
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 12.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.9
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.55. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.55
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00017. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00017
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 34.0%
(13.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  64.3%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.8%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.0% of all households

Morven compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
North Carolina average:

12.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (37%)
  • Electricity (29%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (29%)
  • Wood (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Morven town (based on Anson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,24045
Black Protestant3,32923
Mainline Protestant2,28530
Catholic1761
Other251
None12,948-
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: 7
Anson County:

2.78 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Anson County:

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Anson County:

7.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.6%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Anson County:

33.1%
North Carolina:

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

13.6%
State:

15.6%
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
Financial Administration 1$1,911$22,9321$788
Other Government Administration 6$300$6000$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,385$28,6202$1,284
Streets and Highways 1$2,088$25,0560$0
Totals for Government 9$6,684$8,9123$2,072

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $96,000 ($194.73)
    Central Staff Services: $74,000 ($150.10)
    Regular Highways: $51,000 ($103.45)
    Water Utilities: $41,000 ($83.16)
    Police Protection: $38,000 ($77.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $26,000 ($52.74)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($2.03)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $98,000 ($198.78)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $104,000 ($210.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $26,000 ($52.74)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,000 ($4.06)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $69,000 ($139.96)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($16.23)
    General Revenue, NEC: $5,000 ($10.14)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $45,000 ($91.28)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $23,000 ($46.65)
    General Support: $10,000 ($20.28)
  • Tax - Property: $51,000 ($103.45)
    NEC: $1,000 ($2.03)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $361,000 ($732.25)

3.68% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,674 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.68%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Union County, NC  0.90% ($26,352 average AGI)
from Mecklenburg County, NC  0.33% ($23,000)
from Richmond County, NC  0.32% ($19,720)


4.68% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,332 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.68%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Union County, NC  1.14% ($32,648 average AGI)
to Mecklenburg County, NC  0.56% ($25,000)
to Richmond County, NC  0.39% ($27,774)

Strongest AM radio stations in Morven:

  • WLWL (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ROCKINGHAM, NC; Owner: SANDHILLS BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WADE (1340 AM; 1 kW; WADESBORO, NC; Owner: INSPIRATIONAL DELIVERANCE CENTER INC)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • 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.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEEB (990 AM; 10 kW; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: PINEHURST BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WNOW (1030 AM; daytime; 9 kW; MINT HILL, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE METRO RADIO, INC.)
  • WJMX (970 AM; 10 kW; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WAYN (900 AM; 1 kW; ROCKINGHAM, NC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Morven:

  • WYFQ-FM (93.5 FM; WADESBORO, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WVSZ (107.3 FM; CHESTERFIELD, SC; Owner: OUR THREE SONS BROADCASTING, LLP)
  • WJSG (104.3 FM; HAMLET, NC; Owner: JACKSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WWMG (96.1 FM; SHELBY, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSOC-FM (103.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKKT (96.9 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSSS (104.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJMX-FM (103.3 FM; CHERAW, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFAE (90.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WRML (102.3 FM; PAGELAND, SC; Owner: ROBERT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRSH (91.1 FM; ROCKINGHAM, NC; Owner: RICHMOND COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION)

TV broadcast stations around Morven:

  • 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.)
  • WAFF (Channel 48; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WUNG-TV (Channel 58; CONCORD, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WGTB-LP (Channel 28; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER, INC.)
  • W24AY (Channel 24; LILESVILLE/WADESBORO, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • WTVI (Channel 42; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBURG PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)

Morven fatal accident list:

Dec 27, 2002 06:45 PM, Sr-145, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • 2,700Total average daily traffic
  • 189Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,400Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Morven)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • HP-1168, Mc Farlan, 10674 Us Hwy 52 (Lat: 34.827056 Lon: -79.982639), Type: Tower, Structure height: 79.2 m, Overall height: 82.9 m, Call Sign: WQJT426
    Assigned Frequencies: 6655.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/23/2008, Expiration Date: 12/23/2018, Certifier: Wayne E Eberhard
    Registrant: North Carolina State Highway Patrol, 4702 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-4702, Phone: (919) 662-4440, Fax: (919) 662-4444, Email:
  • MORVEN, Robinson Road (Lat: 34.871694 Lon: -80.015417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.5 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WQPW668
    Assigned Frequencies: 11405.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/31/2012, Expiration Date: 08/31/2022, Certifier: Chris Harris
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:
  • CR72XC011, Robinson Road (Lat: 34.871694 Lon: -80.015417), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.5 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WQQU899
    Assigned Frequencies: 11545.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/07/2013, Expiration Date: 03/07/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KE4QPL
    Grant Date: 09/14/1994, Expiration Date: 09/14/2004, Cancellation Date: 09/15/2006
    Registrant: James H Baldis, 314 Moore St, Morven, NC 28119
  • Call Sign: KG4YVN, Licensee ID: L00651384
    Grant Date: 03/10/2003, Expiration Date: 03/10/2013, Certifier: Jacky L Eddins
    Registrant: Jacky L Eddins, Rr 1 Box 437 C, Morven, NC 28119

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
Most common first names in Morven, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2765.9 years
Mary2575.1 years
John2471.9 years
Robert2373.5 years
Annie1070.7 years
Henry1072.4 years
Charles1071.9 years
Thomas969.2 years
William874.1 years
Hattie873.4 years
Most common last names in Morven, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Robinson2573.2 years
Pratt2470.0 years
Little2368.1 years
Ratliff2173.2 years
Flowers1970.6 years
Diggs1677.3 years
Eddins1670.6 years
Sturdivant1671.5 years
Johnson1668.4 years
Bennett1577.3 years
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