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Population in 2012: 92 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +16.5%
Males: 27  (30.0%)
Females: 65  (70.0%)

Median resident age:  45.8 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip code: 28369

Estimated median household income in 2012: $28,331 (it was $25,417 in 2000)
Orrum:

$28,331
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $12,278

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $128,963 (it was $71,300 in 2000)
Orrum:

$128,963
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $139,833; Detached houses: $93,133; Mobile homes: $373,333

Median gross rent in 2012: $492.

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  • White alone - 49 (53.8%)
  • Black alone - 24 (26.4%)
  • Hispanic - 13 (14.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (5.5%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Orrum: 86.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (12.9%), French (9.7%), Scotch-Irish (6.5%), Scottish (6.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 205 feet

Land area: 0.56 square miles.

Population density: 163 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Orrum:

  • High school or higher: 68.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Orrum town:

  • Never married: 11.1%
  • Now married: 42.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 33.3%
  • Divorced: 13.0%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Orrum, North Carolina as of December 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Orrum to the number of sex offenders is 9 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $883 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $517 (0.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, NC (41.9 miles , pop. 121,015).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (95.9 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (437.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Proctorville, NC (1.3 miles) , Boardman, NC (2.0 miles ), Fairmont, NC (2.5 miles ), Marietta, NC (3.0 miles) , Fair Bluff, NC (3.3 miles ), Cerro Gordo, NC (3.3 miles ), Lumberton, NC (3.3 miles ), McDonald, NC (3.4 miles) .

Latitude: 34.47 N, Longitude: 79.01 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 910

Orrum household income distribution Orrum home values distribution

Property values in Orrum, NC

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

13.3%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (67%)
  • Public administration (22%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Manufacturing (75%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)


Average climate in Orrum, North Carolina

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Tornado activity:

Orrum-area historical tornado activity is above North Carolina state average. It is 59% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/8/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.4 miles away from the Orrum town center injured 21 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 tornado 28.2 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:

Orrum-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 95% 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 83.6 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 53.0 miles away from Orrum center
On 9/22/2006 at 11:22:00, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 33.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Robeson County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Flood: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Orrum topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers in Orrum:

  • CORBEL RESIDENTIAL (Hospital, 483 CREEK ROAD)
  • WESTSIDE RESIDENTIAL (Hospital, 467 CREEK ROAD)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Orrum:

  • FMC DIALYSIS SERVICES OF ROBESON COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; FAIRMONT, NC)
  • RIVERSIDE RESIDENTIAL (Hospital, about 11 miles away; FAIR BLUFF, NC)
  • ADVANTAGE HOSPICE AND HOME CARE (Hospital, about 11 miles away; LUMBERTON, NC)

Political contributions by individuals in Orrum, NC

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Orrum:

  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (about 19 miles; Pembroke, NC; Full-time enrollment: 4,818)
  • Francis Marion University (about 42 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,329)
  • Fayetteville Technical Community College (about 42 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,496)
  • Fayetteville State University (about 43 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 4,481)
  • Horry-Georgetown Technical College (about 47 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 2,962)
  • Coastal Carolina University (about 47 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 7,254)
  • Florence-Darlington Technical College (about 49 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,088)

Public elementary/middle school in Orrum:

  • Orrum Middle (Location: 1684 South Creek Road; Grades: 5-8)
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Cemeteries: Warwick Cemetery (1), Flowers Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Robeson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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AQI  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.7. This is about average.
City:

30.7
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.40. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.40
U.S.:

9.59
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2001 was 0.00334. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00334
U.S.:

0.09971


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 35.0%
(9.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  61.5%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.1%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 2.6% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Orrum, NC


6 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded in 2000

Orrum compared to North Carolina state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Orrum travel time to work - commute


Orrum mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (83%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Orrum town (based on Robeson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.43%
Here42.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Presbyterian Church (USA)Catholic Church
Adherents58.4%16.9%5.4%5.2%4.0%
Congregations49.1%15.0%10.5%10.0%0.9%
NameAssemblies of GodInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchBaha'iOther
Adherents3.1%2.7%1.5%0.9%1.7%
Congregations4.5%3.6%1.4%-5.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 26
Robeson County:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Robeson County:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
This county:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 76
Robeson County:

5.93 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 54
Here:

4.22 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

12.3%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Robeson County:

36.1%
State:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Robeson County:

16.3%
State:

15.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$150
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$125
Totals for Government 0$0 6$275

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

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $7,000 ($76.09)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($43.48)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($43.48)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($10.87)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,000 ($10.87)

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

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $11,000 ($119.57)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($10.87)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $3,000 ($32.61)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $47,000 ($510.87)

4.28% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,268 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.28%
North Carolina average:

8.53%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($277 average AGI)
Robeson County:

0.08%
North Carolina average:

0.17%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Cumberland County, NC  0.76% ($26,882 average AGI)
from Scotland County, NC  0.28% ($26,896)
from Hoke County, NC  0.25% ($19,085)


4.58% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,142 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.58%
North Carolina average:

7.27%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($457 average AGI)
Robeson County:

0.08%
North Carolina average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cumberland County, NC  0.95% ($26,674 average AGI)
to Scotland County, NC  0.31% ($22,605)
to Hoke County, NC  0.24% ($23,088)

Strongest AM radio stations in Orrum:

  • WFMO (860 AM; 1 kW; FAIRMONT, NC; Owner: PRO-MEDIA, INC.)
  • WENC (1220 AM; 5 kW; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: DHA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTSB (580 AM; 1 kW; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: LUMBERTON CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WKKE (1080 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ST. PAULS, NC; Owner: FERRIS YARNELL LOCKLEAR)
  • WAGR (1340 AM; 1 kW; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: WAGR BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WZFB (1480 AM; 1 kW; FAIR BLUFF, NC; Owner: SOLOMON RADIO PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WTAB (1370 AM; 5 kW; TABOR CITY, NC; Owner: WTAB, INC)
  • WBLA (1440 AM; 5 kW; ELIZABETHTOWN, NC; Owner: SOUND BUSINESS OF ELIZABETHTOWN, INC)
  • WYRU (1160 AM; 5 kW; RED SPRINGS, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WJAY (1280 AM; 4 kW; MULLINS, SC; Owner: THE GREATER HWY CHURCH OF CHRIST)

Strongest FM radio stations in Orrum:

  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WKML (95.7 FM; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: WKML LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFLB (96.5 FM; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: WFLB LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZFX (99.1 FM; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFNC-FM (102.3 FM; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSTS (100.9 FM; FAIRMONT, NC; Owner: PRO-MEDIA, INC.)
  • WUKS (107.7 FM; ST. PAULS, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHQR (91.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FRIENDS OF PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WQSM (98.1 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQSD (107.1 FM; BRIARCLIFF ACRES, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF MYRTLE BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WCMG (94.3 FM; LATTA, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHMC-FM (90.1 FM; CONWAY, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WGQR (105.7 FM; ELIZABETHTOWN, NC; Owner: SOUND BUSINESS OF ELIZABETHTOWN, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Orrum:

  • WPDE-TV (Channel 15; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GRAND STRAND COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWMB (Channel 21; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WSFX-TV (Channel 26; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN MEDIA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBTW (Channel 13; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WUNU (Channel 31; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W67DU (Channel 67; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPEM-LP (Channel 47; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: GERALD LOCKLEAR)
  • WLPS-LP (Channel 7; LUMBERTON/PEMBROKE, NC; Owner: BILLY RAY LOCKLEAR)
  • WFXB (Channel 43; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: GE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WFPX (Channel 62; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WUNJ-TV (Channel 39; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W19CA (Channel 19; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: PACIFIC MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WHMC (Channel 23; CONWAY, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Orrum)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • ORRUM, Jct Us Hwy 74 & Creek Rd (Lat: 34.478889 Lon: -78.996389), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 103.6 m, Overall height: 106 m, Call Sign: WPNC520
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6417.14 MHz, 6625.00 MHz, 6585.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/04/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Steven T Campbell
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • ORRUM, Junction Of Us Hwy 74 & Creek Rd (Lat: 34.478889 Lon: -78.996389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 103.6 m, Overall height: 106 m, Call Sign: WQCN316
    Grant Date: 04/13/2005, Expiration Date: 04/13/2015, Certifier: Steven T Campbell
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KE4UXD, Licensee ID: L00151440
    Grant Date: 11/30/2004, Expiration Date: 01/24/2015, Certifier: Richard M Coker
    Registrant: Richard M Coker, 262 Elijah Road, Orrum, NC 28369


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 21

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Orrum, NC
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