Parkton, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 421 (72% urban, 28% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.6%
 
Males: 196  (46.7%)
Females: 225  (53.3%)
Median resident age:

34.4 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 28371.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $52,601 (it was $32,321 in 2000)
Parkton:

$52,601
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,111 (it was $15,111 in 2000)

Parkton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $104,261 (it was $68,000 in 2000)
Parkton:

$104,261
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $130,906; detached houses: $135,065; mobile homes: $66,108

Median gross rent in 2017: $653.

March 2019 cost of living index in Parkton: 78.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.0%
(7.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.7% for Black residents, 52.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 38.5% for American Indian residents, 71.4% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Parkton, NC (2017)
    • 37474.2%White alone
    • 7615.1%Black alone
    • 193.8%Hispanic
    • 173.4%Two or more races
    • 132.6%American Indian alone
    • 10.2%Asian alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 28 registered sex offenders living in Parkton, North Carolina as of December 05, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Parkton is 20 to 1.



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.76
North Carolina average:

2.34
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Ancestries: American (16.2%), Irish (8.9%), German (5.8%), Scotch-Irish (4.2%), Polish (3.1%), English (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1901

Elevation: 186 feet

Land area: 0.64 square miles.

Population density: 662 people per square mile   (low).

Parkton, North Carolina map

8 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.6%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,323 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $799 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, NC (12.5 miles , pop. 121,015).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (66.6 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (411.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Lumber Bridge, NC (1.9 miles),
Rex, NC (2.0 miles),
Hope Mills, NC (2.4 miles ),
Rockfish, NC (2.6 miles ),
St. Pauls, NC (2.6 miles ),
Rennert, NC (2.7 miles ),
Shannon, NC (2.9 miles),
Dundarrach, NC (2.9 miles)

Latitude: 34.90 N, Longitude: 79.01 W

Area code: 910

Distribution of median household income in Parkton, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Parkton, NC in 2017

Property values in Parkton, NC

Parkton satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.8%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +81 (+23.3%).
Most common industries in Parkton, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (12.4%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Health care (6.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.6%)
  • Food (4.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.4%)
  • Public administration (9.2%)
  • Food (5.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.5%)
  • Printing & related support activities (4.6%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.6%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (17.6%)
  • Health care (13.2%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (7.4%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (7.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.9%)
  • Construction (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Parkton, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Top executives (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (13.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.3%)
  • Top executives (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Printing workers (4.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.8%)
  • Cashiers (7.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.4%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (4.4%)

Average climate in Parkton, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Parkton, North Carolina average temperatures Parkton, North Carolina average precipitation Parkton, North Carolina humidity Parkton, North Carolina wind speed Parkton, North Carolina snowfall Parkton, North Carolina sunshine Parkton, North Carolina clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 60.7. This is better than average.

City:

60.7
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.362. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.362
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.40. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.40
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Parkton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 14% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.6 miles away from the Parkton town center killed 4 people and injured 395 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1957, a category F4 tornado 18.8 miles away from the town center injured 21 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Parkton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 153.1 miles away from Parkton center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 210.9 miles away from the city 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 143.0 miles away from Parkton center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 195.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 180.9 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 85.1 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 (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Parkton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Parkton:

  • ST PAULS DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; SAINT PAULS, NC)
  • CAROLINA REHAB CENTER OF CUMBERLAND (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; FAYETTEVILLE, NC)
  • EXTRA SPECIAL CARE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; FAYETTEVILLE, NC)
  • CUMBERLAND NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; FAYETTEVILLE, NC)
  • CAPE FEAR VALLEY HH AND HOSPIC (Hospital, about 10 miles away; FAYETTEVILLE, NC)
  • LIBERTY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; FAYETTEVILLE, NC)
  • AUTUMN CARE OF FAYETTEVILLE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; FAYETTEVILLE, NC)

Airports located in Parkton:

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Amtrak station near Parkton:

  • 13 miles: FAYETTEVILLE (472 HAY ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Parkton:

  • Fayetteville Technical Community College (about 13 miles; Fayetteville, NC; Full-time enrollment: 10,114)
  • Fayetteville State University (about 14 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 5,297)
  • Methodist University (about 18 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,313)
  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (about 19 miles; Pembroke, NC; FT enrollment: 5,548)
  • Robeson Community College (about 20 miles; Lumberton, NC; FT enrollment: 2,322)
  • Sandhills Community College (about 32 miles; Pinehurst, NC; FT enrollment: 3,434)
  • Campbell University (about 39 miles; Buies Creek, NC; FT enrollment: 5,127)

Public elementary/middle school in Parkton:

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Points of interest:

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Parkton and their reported violations in the past:

ROCKFISH OUTDOOR CENTER-POOL (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
ROCKFISH OUTDOOR CENTER-MAIN (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (NOV-15-2012), St Public Notif requested (DEC-04-2012), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-04-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-04-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-01-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-01-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-01-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-15-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.6 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

70.0%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

8.8%
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: 1.2% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Parkton:

Marital status in Parkton, NC
  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 54.6%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

For population 25 years and over in Parkton:

  • High school or higher: 87.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.4
North Carolina average:

11.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Parkton, NC (based on Robeson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant42,749219
Mainline Protestant9,64957
Black Protestant4,56630
Other1,6488
Catholic1,4152
None74,141-
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: 26
Robeson County:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

5.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.22 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Robeson County:

12.3%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

36.1%
State:

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

16.3%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Parkton:

48.4%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Parkton:

43.3%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Parkton:

29.2
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Parkton:

20.7%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Parkton:

13.1%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

37.0%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
Parkton:

52.9%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.0%
State:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Parkton, NC Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 3$5,872$23,4880$0
Sewerage 1$2,632$31,5840$0
Financial Administration 1$3,011$36,1320$0
Water Supply 1$2,632$31,5840$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 6$14,147$28,2940$0

Parkton government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $21,000 ($49.88)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $159,000 ($377.67)
    Sewerage: $144,000 ($342.04)
    Financial Administration: $133,000 ($315.91)
    Water Utilities: $96,000 ($228.03)
    Regular Highways: $51,000 ($121.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $33,000 ($78.38)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($2.38)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $106,000 ($251.78)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($2.38)

Parkton government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $113,000 ($268.41)
    Solid Waste Management: $41,000 ($97.39)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($19.00)
    Rents: $6,000 ($14.25)
    General Revenue - Other: $2,000 ($4.75)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $75,000 ($178.15)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $123,000 ($292.16)
    Highways: $17,000 ($40.38)
  • Tax - Property: $120,000 ($285.04)
    Other License: $1,000 ($2.38)

Parkton government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,000 ($11.88)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,000 ($7.13)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,000 ($4.75)

Parkton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $292,000 ($693.59)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,000 ($57.01)

3.68% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($29,394 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.68%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cumberland County, NC  0.77% ($27,565 average AGI)
from Hoke County, NC  0.28% ($26,513)
from Bladen County, NC  0.21% ($26,780)


4.73% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($32,276 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.73%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cumberland County, NC  1.19% ($28,912 average AGI)
to Hoke County, NC  0.31% ($33,183)
to Scotland County, NC  0.27% ($27,880)

Strongest AM radio stations in Parkton:

  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKKE (1080 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ST. PAULS, NC; Owner: FERRIS YARNELL LOCKLEAR)
  • WYRU (1160 AM; 5 kW; RED SPRINGS, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WIDU (1600 AM; 5 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: W I D U BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEEB (990 AM; 10 kW; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: PINEHURST BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCKB (780 AM; 7 kW; DUNN, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WMFA (1400 AM; 1 kW; RAEFORD, NC; Owner: W & V BROADCASTING)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WAZZ (1490 AM; 1 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: WAZZ LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFAY (1230 AM; 1 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: COLONIAL RADIO GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Parkton:

  • WKML (95.7 FM; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: WKML LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFLB (96.5 FM; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: WFLB LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQSM (98.1 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WUKS (107.7 FM; ST. PAULS, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZFX (99.1 FM; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCCG (104.5 FM; HOPE MILLS, NC; Owner: DR. JAMES E. CARSON)
  • WKQB (106.9 FM; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFSS (91.9 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: FAYETTEVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WRAL (101.5 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAL-FM, INC.)
  • WRCQ (103.5 FM; DUNN, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQDR (94.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WCLN-FM (107.3 FM; CLINTON, NC; Owner: CHRISTIAN LISTENING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFNC-FM (102.3 FM; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Parkton:

  • WFPX (Channel 62; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W19CA (Channel 19; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: PACIFIC MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WUNU (Channel 31; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W66DF (Channel 66; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WLPS-LP (Channel 7; LUMBERTON/PEMBROKE, NC; Owner: BILLY RAY LOCKLEAR)
  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • W67DU (Channel 67; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • 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.)
  • WPEM-LP (Channel 47; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: GERALD LOCKLEAR)
  • WUVC (Channel 40; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPITAL BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WTVD (Channel 11; DURHAM, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRAL-TV (Channel 5; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSFX-TV (Channel 26; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN MEDIA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRDC (Channel 28; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RALEIGH (WRDC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WLFL (Channel 22; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WLFL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WYBE-CA (Channel 44; PINEHURST, NC; Owner: MULTIMEDIA NETWORK OF NC, INC)

Parkton fatal accident list:

May 5, 2017 03:23 PM, Us-301, Lat: 34.883114, Lon: -78.975461, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 12, 2013 06:22 PM, Parkton Tobemry, Blue Rd, Lat: 34.891311, Lon: -78.989897, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Sep 25, 1994 03:18 AM, Nc71, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 22, 1989 10:40 PM, 1723, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 39ft / 12.2mTotal length
  • 84,700Total average daily traffic
  • 18,365Total average daily truck traffic
  • 91,400Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Parkton)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Town Hall W 2nd St (Lat: 34.902944 Lon: -79.012250), Call Sign: WZJ690, Licensee ID: L00079370,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.280 MHz, Grant Date: 07/13/1994, Expiration Date: 07/13/1999, Cancellation Date: 10/29/2000, Registrant: Parkton Rescue Squad, Parkton, NC 28731, Phone: (919) 858-3360
  • 226 Camp Rockfish Rd (Lat: 34.950583 Lon: -79.048278), Call Sign: WRBV463, Licensee ID: L02188902,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.520 MHz, 151.775 MHz, 152.885 MHz, 153.020 MHz, 154.490 MHz, 158.385 MHz, 159.615 MHz, 160.065 MHz, Grant Date: 06/29/2018, Expiration Date: 06/29/2028, Certifier: Jim Martin, Registrant: Rockfish Camp & Retreat Center, 226 Camp Rockfish Rd, Parkton, NC 28371, Phone: (910) 425-3529, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Southern Comforts Aerodrome (Lat: 34.871556 Lon: -78.965306), Type: Building, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: WQG6,
    Assigned Frequencies: 123.000 MHz, Grant Date: 12/18/1997, Expiration Date: 12/18/2002, Cancellation Date: 10/18/2002, Registrant: Southern Comforts Airdrome, 391 Little Marsh Rd, Parkton, NC 28371

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Parkton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-135 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1225C , Serial Number: 22-1028, Year manufactured: 1953, Airworthiness Date: 08/14/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 08/25/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas A Sr Messeder, 2769 Barlow Rd, Parkton, NC 28371
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 723LA , Serial Number: 36930, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 07/22/1958, Certificate Issue Date: 11/01/2017
    Registrant (Individual): James H Gregg, 741 W Parkton Tobermory Rd, Parkton, NC 28371
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN AMERICAN AVN. CORP. AA-5A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9848U , Serial Number: AA5A0248, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 11/08/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 10/16/2015
    Registrant (Corporation): Fleet Maintenance Inc, 157 Bayshore Dr, Parkton, NC 28371

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 74. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 137 took place in 2007, and the least - 19 in 2003. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Parkton, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (52.9%), and Structure Fires (35.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Parkton, NC
    • 66552.9%Outside Fires
    • 44635.5%Structure Fires
    • 1088.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 393.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Parkton, NC
Most common first names in Parkton, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James5269.7 years
Mary3777.9 years
William3370.6 years
John2970.1 years
Robert2068.7 years
Thomas1275.0 years
Willie1274.2 years
Walter965.8 years
Dorothy868.9 years
Daniel872.4 years
Most common last names in Parkton, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2571.0 years
Mcmillan2169.4 years
Jackson1973.5 years
Bullard1470.7 years
Patterson1367.6 years
Britt1269.1 years
Johnson1170.4 years
Jones1168.6 years
Hall1073.3 years
Williams1073.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Parkton, NC
  • 62.2%Electricity
  • 17.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.7%Wood
  • 5.5%Utility gas
  • 4.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.6%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Parkton, NC
  • 74.3%Electricity
  • 17.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.6%Utility gas


Parkton compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
There are 2 pilots and 10 other airmen in this city.
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