For population 25 years and over in Orrum:
For population 15 years and over in Orrum town:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $199 (1.5%)
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
Unemployment in July 2013:
Average climate in Orrum, North Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
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).
Hospitals/medical centers near Orrum:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Orrum:
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Public elementary/middle school in Orrum:
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.
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.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 27.2%
(2.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 55.8% for Black 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 schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded in 2000
Orrum compared to North Carolina state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Orrum (based on Robeson County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.43%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 26
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 76
Number of full-service restaurants: 54
Adult diabetes rate:
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Orrum government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
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Orrum government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
4.28% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,268 average adjusted gross income)
0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($277 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.58% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,142 average adjusted gross income)
0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($457 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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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
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Orrum, NC