North Shore, Virginia

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Population in 2010: 3,094. Population change since 2000: +46.5%
Males: 1,507  (48.7%)
Females: 1,587  (51.3%)
Median resident age:  60.7 years
Virginia median age:  38.2 years

Zip codes: 24121, 24184.

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Estimated median household income in 2016: $73,870 (it was $55,288 in 2000)
North Shore:

$73,870
VA:

$68,114

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $43,307 (it was $34,028 in 2000)

North Shore CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $539,053 (it was $239,700 in 2000)
North Shore:

$539,053
VA:

$264,000

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $629,153; Detached houses: $696,111; Townhouses or other attached units: $359,203; Mobile homes: $100,883

Median gross rent in 2016: $885.

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  • Races in North Shore, VA (2010)

    North Shore races chart
    • 2,99096.6%White alone
    • 401.3%Black alone
    • 311.0%Hispanic
    • 150.5%American Indian alone
    • 80.3%Asian alone
    • 100.3%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in North Shore: 89.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (17.8%), German (13.0%), Irish (12.5%), Italian (8.7%), English (8.7%), Polish (4.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 13.7 square miles.

Population density: 226 people per square mile   (very low).

North Shore,VA real estate house value index trend

North Shore, Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in North Shore:

  • High school or higher: 92.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 37.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in North Shore CDP:

  • Never married: 8.3%
  • Now married: 80.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 6.9%

38 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.2%
Virginia:

11.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $3,130 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,121 (0.4%)

North Shore satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Roanoke, VA (21.1 miles , pop. 94,911).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (70.6 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (315.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Westlake Corner, VA (1.8 miles ), Union Hall, VA (2.2 miles ), Penhook, VA (2.5 miles ), Rocky Mount, VA (3.8 miles ), Henry Fork, VA (3.9 miles ), Boones Mill, VA (4.1 miles ), Motley, VA (4.1 miles ), Bedford, VA (4.3 miles ).

Latitude: 37.09 N, Longitude: 79.65 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 540

North Shore household income distribution North Shore home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.4%
Virginia:

4.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (30%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (35%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (15%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in North Shore, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

North Shore-area historical tornado activity is below Virginia state average. It is 59% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1996, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 7.7 miles away from the North Shore place center .

On 3/20/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 39.5 miles away from the place center killed 2 people and injured 27 people and caused $34 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

North Shore-area historical earthquake activity is near Virginia state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 102.1 miles away from the city 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 247.3 miles away from North Shore center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 125.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 128.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 306.9 miles away from North Shore center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 274.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Droughts: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
North Shore topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near North Shore:

  • FRANKLIN HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; ROCKY MOUNT, VA)
  • CARILION HOME CARE FRANKLIN (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; ROCKY MOUNT, VA)
  • CARILION HOSPICE SVCS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY (Hospital, about 15 miles away; ROCKY MOUNT, VA)
  • CARILION FRANKLIN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; ROCKY MOUNT, VA)
  • TRINITY MISSION HEALTH AND REHAB OF ROCKY MOUNT (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; ROCKY MOUNT, VA)
  • ELDERCARE FRANKLIN CO (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; ROCKY MOUNT, VA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to North Shore:

  • Virginia Western Community College (about 21 miles; Roanoke, VA; Full-time enrollment: 4,762)
  • American National University (about 26 miles; Salem, VA; FT enrollment: 2,297)
  • Roanoke College (about 27 miles; Salem, VA; FT enrollment: 2,316)
  • Patrick Henry Community College (about 28 miles; Martinsville, VA; FT enrollment: 2,266)
  • Liberty University (about 32 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 61,625)
  • Central Virginia Community College (about 32 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 2,759)
  • Lynchburg College (about 34 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 2,456)

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Notable location: Bernards Landing (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in North Shore include: Indian Ridge Church (A), Mount Ivy Churches (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Turner-Hutchenson Cemetery (1), Dudley Cemetery (2), Indian Ridge Cemetery (3), Pasley Cemetery (4), Toney Family Cemetery (5), Wilson Cemetery (6), Witcher Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Smith Mountain Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Rivers and creeks: Gills Creek (A), Blackwater River (B), Bettys Creek (C), Beckys Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Franklin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 57.4. This is better than average.

City:

57.4
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.212. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.212
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 5.85. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.85
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.622. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.622
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 20.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.5
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.10. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.10
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 2.7%
(2.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.8% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  75.6%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.9%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Virginia average:

12.3

North Shore travel time to work - commute North Shore mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for North Shore CDP (based on Franklin County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,65664
Mainline Protestant6,54436
Catholic5591
Other3312
Black Protestant1192
None31,950-
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: 6
Franklin County:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Franklin County:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Franklin County:

6.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Here:

5.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.4%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

27.5%
Virginia:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

19.3%
State:

18.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

51.3%
Virginia:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
North Shore:

43.6%
State:

47.8%

Average BMI:
North Shore:

29.0
Virginia:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.5%
State:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.6%
Virginia:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
North Shore:

7.0
Virginia:

6.8

Overweight people:
North Shore:

32.4%
State:

33.7%

General health condition:
North Shore:

57.2%
State:

56.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

70.7%
State:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of North Shore, VA Residents

5.07% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,779 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.07%
Virginia average:

9.34%

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 Roanoke city, VA  0.91% ($29,514 average AGI)
from Roanoke County, VA  0.64% ($50,961)
from Bedford County, VA  0.37% ($38,622)


5.00% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,751 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.00%
Virginia average:

9.20%

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 Roanoke city, VA  0.94% ($29,112 average AGI)
to Roanoke County, VA  0.65% ($37,636)
to Henry County, VA  0.33% ($23,667)

Strongest AM radio stations in North Shore:

  • WCQV (880 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MONETA, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WKBA (1550 AM; daytime; 10 kW; VINTON, VA; Owner: TINKER CREEK BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WFIR (960 AM; 5 kW; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVBE (610 AM; 5 kW; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WLLL (930 AM; 10 kW; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: HUBBARD'S ADVERTISING AGENCY, INC.)
  • WFNR (710 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLACKSBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WLVA (590 AM; 5 kW; LYNCHBURG, VA)
  • WRIS (1410 AM; 5 kW; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: WRIS INC.)
  • WYTI (1570 AM; 3 kW; ROCKY MOUNT, VA; Owner: WYTI, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WTOY (1480 AM; 5 kW; SALEM, VA; Owner: WARD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in North Shore:

  • WROV-FM (96.3 FM; MARTINSVILLE, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBWR (106.9 FM; BEDFORD, VA; Owner: BEDFORD RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • WRXT (90.3 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WXLK (92.3 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WRVL (88.3 FM; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: LIBERTY UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WSLC-FM (94.9 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WSLQ (99.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WVTF (89.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WYYD (107.9 FM; AMHERST, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZZU (97.9 FM; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: TRAVIS MEDIA L.L.C.)
  • WZZI (101.5 FM; VINTON, VA; Owner: TRAVIS MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • WMGR-FM (104.9 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHPR (88.1 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WJJS-FM (106.1 FM; VINTON, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNRS-FM (89.9 FM; SWEET BRIAR, VA; Owner: SWEET BRIAR COLLEGE)
  • WZBB (99.9 FM; STANLEYTOWN, VA; Owner: WNLB RADIO, INC.)
  • WYYD-FM1 (107.9 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: WYYD LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPAR (91.3 FM; SALEM, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WXCF-FM (103.9 FM; CLIFTON FORGE, VA; Owner: IMPACT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W279AC (103.7 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around North Shore:

  • WSET-TV (Channel 13; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: WSET INCORPORATED)
  • WJPR (Channel 21; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: GRANT BROADCASTING SYSTEMS II, INC.)
  • W34CU (Channel 34; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • BLUE RIDGE, 2081 Bluewater Drive (Lat: 37.078889 Lon: -79.665500), Type: Mast, Structure height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQWW577, Licensee ID: L00083980
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHzGrant Date: 12/09/2015, Expiration Date: 12/09/2025, Certifier: Patrick W ReganRegistrant: County Of Franklin, Va, 70 East Court Street Suite 101, Rocky Mount, VA 24151, Phone: (540) 483-3039, Fax: (540) 483-3023, Email:

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$200,00734$311,771146$273,0416$121,68076$316,4074$82,135
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$202,2605$262,1261$150,8805$245,6861$83,280
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$140,6104$293,85825$255,7231$281,49010$268,4802$111,405
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$153,3203$288,24719$275,2390$06$290,5450$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$493,7505$315,2320$02$471,4401$65,710
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0201.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$276,890
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$192,250
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0201.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (81%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

North Shore compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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