Pembroke, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 3,016 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: +25.7%
Males: 1,270  (42.1%)
Females: 1,746  (57.9%)
Median resident age:

25.0 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 28372.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $19,683 (it was $18,355 in 2000)
Pembroke:

$19,683
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $12,796 (it was $10,202 in 2000)

Pembroke town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $84,906 (it was $64,700 in 2000)
Pembroke:

$84,906
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $130,807; detached houses: $132,602; mobile homes: $58,676

Median gross rent in 2017: $529.

March 2019 cost of living index in Pembroke: 80.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 48.7%
(66.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 67.0% for Black residents, 9.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 39.7% for American Indian residents, 95.2% for other race residents, 33.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Pembroke, NC (2017)
    • 1,69654.3%American Indian alone
    • 59719.1%White alone
    • 54317.4%Black alone
    • 1133.6%Two or more races
    • 882.8%Other race alone
    • 782.5%Hispanic
    • 160.5%Asian alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 31 registered sex offenders living in Pembroke, North Carolina as of January 24, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Pembroke is 96 to 1.


Crime rates in Pembroke by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2009

2014

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(73.0)
3
(109.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(36.4)
1
(37.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
7
(255.4)
8
(291.2)
10
(373.6)
12
(434.3)
8
(264.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
14
(510.8)
11
(400.4)
13
(485.6)
17
(615.3)
10
(330.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
172
(6,275)
147
(5,351)
90
(3,362)
124
(4,488)
1
(33.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
94
(3,429)
124
(4,514)
103
(3,848)
142
(5,139)
250
(8,270)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
13
(474.3)
15
(546.1)
19
(709.7)
7
(253.3)
8
(264.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
4
(145.6)
3
(112.1)
5
(181.0)
5
(165.4)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)939.11013.8685.1793.3526.3

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Crime rate in Pembroke detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 18 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.65
North Carolina average:

2.34
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Ancestries: American (29.9%), Irish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1895

Elevation: 172 feet

Land area: 2.34 square miles.

Population density: 1,287 people per square mile   (low).

Pembroke, North Carolina map

73 residents are foreign born (1.8% Asia, 1.0% Latin America, 0.9% Africa, 0.3% Europe).

This town:

2.4%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,263 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $807 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, NC (30.9 miles , pop. 121,015).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (84.6 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (429.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Prospect, NC (1.9 miles ),
Elrod, NC (2.3 miles ),
Raynham, NC (2.7 miles),
Wakulla, NC (2.9 miles),
McDonald, NC (3.0 miles),
Red Springs, NC (3.0 miles ),
Raemon, NC (3.1 miles ),
Maxton, NC (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 34.68 N, Longitude: 79.20 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,051 (+100.9%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 286 (38.8%)

Area code: 910

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

Property values in Pembroke, NC

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

5.8%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Most common industries in Pembroke, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (21.4%)
  • Construction (10.8%)
  • Health care (9.9%)
  • Public administration (6.6%)
  • Food (5.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (21.4%)
  • Educational services (15.5%)
  • Public administration (9.3%)
  • Health care (7.7%)
  • Food (4.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (25.8%)
  • Health care (11.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.2%)
  • Food (5.9%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.5%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Pembroke, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.5%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (5.1%)
  • Cashiers (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (13.6%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (8.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.1%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.9%)
  • Cashiers (7.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.0%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)

Average climate in Pembroke, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Pembroke, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2014 was 62.2. This is about average.

City:

62.2
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.114. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.114
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2014 was 33.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.0
U.S.:

33.3
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.00334. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00334
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Pembroke-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 13% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/8/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 0.3 miles away from the Pembroke town center injured 21 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 tornado 13.3 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:

Pembroke-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 134.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 196.3 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 124.6 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 163.2 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 72.5 miles away from Pembroke center
On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 38.9 miles away from Pembroke 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).
Pembroke topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Pembroke:

  • PEMBROKE CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (310 E WARDELL DRIVE)
  • FMC PEMBROKE (1327 HARRY WEST LANE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Pembroke:

  • ROBESON COUNTY HOME HEALTH AGE (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; LUMBERTON, NC)
  • RED SPRINGS DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; RED SPRINGS, NC)
  • EASTBROOK HOME (Hospital, about 10 miles away; RED SPRINGS, NC)
  • LIBERTY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; MAXTON, NC)
  • GLENFLORA (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; LUMBERTON, NC)
  • SOUTHEASTERN GEN HOSP INC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; LUMBERTON, NC)
  • HEALTHKEEPERZ (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; LUMBERTON, NC)

College/University in Pembroke:

  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (Full-time enrollment: 5,548; Location: One University Drive; Public; Website: www.uncp.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Pembroke:

  • Robeson Community College (about 12 miles; Lumberton, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,322)
  • Fayetteville Technical Community College (about 31 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 10,114)
  • Fayetteville State University (about 32 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 5,297)
  • Richmond Community College (about 34 miles; Hamlet, NC; FT enrollment: 2,106)
  • Methodist University (about 37 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,313)
  • Sandhills Community College (about 40 miles; Pinehurst, NC; FT enrollment: 3,434)
  • Francis Marion University (about 43 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,624)

Public high school in Pembroke:

Public elementary/middle schools in Pembroke:

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User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Add to the List of areas Colleges: Robeson Community College, Lumberton 14 miles from Pembroke

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Pembroke: Pembroke Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Pembroke Town Hall (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Pembroke: Berea Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Baker's Charters & Tour Service (Tours & Charters; US74 Highway).

Birthplace of: Tatanka (wrestler) - Professional wrestler, Lee McRae - Sprinter, Nate Andrews - Baseball player, Mike McRae - Long jumper.

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

2.5 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

53.4%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.7%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Pembroke in 2010:

  • 76 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 19 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 15 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 7 people in residential treatment centers for adults
34 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children in 2000

Banks with branches in Pembroke (2011 data):

  • First Bank: Pembroke Branch at 210 West 3rd Street, branch established on 1939/03/01. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $3,289.4 mil, Deposits: $2,759.1 mil, headquarters in Troy, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 98 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancorp
  • Lumbee Guaranty Bank: at 403 East Third Street, branch established on 1971/12/22. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $304.2 mil, Deposits: $260.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices
  • New Century Bank: Pembroke Branch 64 at 410 E. 3rd. St., branch established on 1988/06/30. Info updated 2008/04/22: Bank assets: $588.7 mil, Deposits: $502.4 mil, headquarters in Dunn, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: New Century Bancorp, Inc.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Pembroke Walmart at 930 Highway 711 E. Pembroke, branch established on 2005/10/26. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)

For population 15 years and over in Pembroke:

Marital status in Pembroke, NC
  • Never married: 56.8%
  • Now married: 21.4%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

For population 25 years and over in Pembroke:

  • High school or higher: 77.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.6%
  • Unemployed: 14.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.9
North Carolina average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Pembroke
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pembroke, 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.
North Carolina:

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

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Robeson 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:
Robeson County:

36.1%
North Carolina:

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

16.3%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.0%
State:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Pembroke:

42.6%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Pembroke:

28.8
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

26.5%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.7%
State:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.6%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
Pembroke:

51.8%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Pembroke:

79.4%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Pembroke, 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 19$51,647$32,6190$0
Streets and Highways 12$30,526$30,5260$0
Other Government Administration 7$26,312$45,1060$0
Police - Other 6$11,494$22,9884$2,562
Sewerage 4$12,057$36,1710$0
Water Supply 4$11,426$34,2780$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 10$4,716
Firefighters 0$0 4$5,377
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 52$143,462$33,10718$12,655

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,683,000 ($558.02)
    Libraries: $468,000 ($155.17)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $1,498,000 ($496.68)
    Police Protection: $1,064,000 ($352.79)
    Water Utilities: $998,000 ($330.90)
    Solid Waste Management: $404,000 ($133.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $264,000 ($87.53)
    Financial Administration: $237,000 ($78.58)
    Regular Highways: $235,000 ($77.92)
    Central Staff Services: $91,000 ($30.17)
    General Public Buildings: $81,000 ($26.86)
    Local Fire Protection: $76,000 ($25.20)
    General - Other: $51,000 ($16.91)
    Libraries: $20,000 ($6.63)
    Health - Other: $18,000 ($5.97)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $144,000 ($47.75)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,457,000 ($483.09)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,491,000 ($494.36)
    Solid Waste Management: $463,000 ($153.51)
    Other: $52,000 ($17.24)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $37,000 ($12.27)
    Other: $7,000 ($2.32)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $136,000 ($45.09)
    General Revenue - Other: $62,000 ($20.56)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $994,000 ($329.58)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $1,511,000 ($500.99)
    General Local Government Support: $1,032,000 ($342.18)
    Highways: $89,000 ($29.51)
    Other: $56,000 ($18.57)
  • Tax - Property: $1,084,000 ($359.42)
    Other License: $142,000 ($47.08)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,864,000 ($1281.17)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,649,000 ($1209.88)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $215,000 ($71.29)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,204,000 ($399.20)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,000 ($7.29)

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)
Businesses in Pembroke, NC
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1RadioShack1
Burger King1Subway2
Domino's Pizza1T-Mobile1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1True Value1
KFC1U.S. Cellular1
McDonald's1UPS2
Pizza Hut1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Pembroke:

  • WYRU (1160 AM; 5 kW; RED SPRINGS, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKKE (1080 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ST. PAULS, NC; Owner: FERRIS YARNELL LOCKLEAR)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WEWO (1460 AM; 5 kW; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: SERVICE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WBSC (1550 AM; 10 kW; BENNETTSVILLE, SC; Owner: D-MITCH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFMO (860 AM; 1 kW; FAIRMONT, NC; Owner: PRO-MEDIA, INC.)
  • WEEB (990 AM; 10 kW; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: PINEHURST BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WTSB (580 AM; 1 kW; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: LUMBERTON CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WAGR (1340 AM; 1 kW; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: WAGR BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WJMX (970 AM; 10 kW; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WLWL (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ROCKINGHAM, NC; Owner: SANDHILLS BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pembroke:

  • WFLB (96.5 FM; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: WFLB LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKML (95.7 FM; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: WKML LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUKS (107.7 FM; ST. PAULS, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WZFX (99.1 FM; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQSM (98.1 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFNC-FM (102.3 FM; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKQB (106.9 FM; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • W275AH (102.9 FM; MAXTON, NC; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WCMG (94.3 FM; LATTA, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Pembroke:

  • WLPS-LP (Channel 7; LUMBERTON/PEMBROKE, NC; Owner: BILLY RAY LOCKLEAR)
  • WUNU (Channel 31; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • 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)
  • WFPX (Channel 62; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W19CA (Channel 19; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: PACIFIC MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WSFX-TV (Channel 26; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN MEDIA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • W66DF (Channel 66; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Pembroke fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Pembroke fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 138ft / 41.5mTotal length
  • 52,350Total average daily traffic
  • 5,341Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Pembroke, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Pembroke, NC

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Pembroke, NC)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • PEMBROKE, Deep Branch Rd (Lat: 34.650167 Lon: -79.201139), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 48.8 m, Overall height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WPOT354,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, Grant Date: 04/23/2019, Expiration Date: 04/30/2029, 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:

6
  • Call Sign: KF4RRZ, Licensee ID: L00162722, Grant Date: 03/26/1998, Expiration Date: 05/15/2007, Cancellation Date: 11/27/1999, Registrant: Varsie Hunt Jr, Pembroke, NC 28372
  • Call Sign: N9NPH, Previous Call Sign: N4NDW, Licensee ID: L00386267, Grant Date: 11/17/2001, Expiration Date: 12/17/2011, Cancellation Date: 11/17/2005, Certifier: Robert C Doepp, Registrant: Robert C Doepp, 962 University Rd., Pembroke, NC 28372
  • Call Sign: K4RRZ, Previous Call Sign: KF4RRZ, Licensee ID: L00162722, Grant Date: 11/03/2009, Expiration Date: 11/27/2019, Certifier: Varsie Hunt Jr, Registrant: Varsie Hunt Jr, 73 Sparkle Rd, Pembroke, NC 28372
  • Call Sign: KG4LHM, Licensee ID: L00316438, Grant Date: 01/22/2001, Expiration Date: 01/22/2011, Cancellation Date: 01/23/2013, Certifier: Vanessa K Hunt, Registrant: Vanessa K Hunt, 73 Sparkle Rd, Pembroke, NC 28372
  • Call Sign: K6CH, Previous Call Sign: KG4QEY, Licensee ID: L00422164, Grant Date: 09/20/2017, Expiration Date: 09/20/2027, Certifier: Rudolph K Coronado Jr, Registrant: Rudolph K Coronado Jr, 481 Pine Lake Park, Pembroke, NC 28372
  • Call Sign: KK4VEL, Licensee ID: L01824525, Grant Date: 11/15/2013, Expiration Date: 11/15/2023, Certifier: Rodney B Hunt, Registrant: Rodney B Hunt, 905 Locklear Rd, Pembroke, NC 28372

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: BYRD MELVIN GENE CHALLENGER II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 3117G , Serial Number: CH2-1005-CW-2679, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 06/02/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 08/27/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Rick L Dial, 1823 Philadelphus Rd, Pembroke, NC 28372

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 106. The highest number of fires - 217 took place in 2017, and the least - 14 in 2009. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Pembroke, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (51.6%), and Structure Fires (40.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Pembroke, NC
    • 76851.6%Outside Fires
    • 59540.0%Structure Fires
    • 936.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 312.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pembroke, NC
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Pembroke, NC
  • 75.2%Electricity
  • 14.2%Utility gas
  • 9.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Pembroke, NC
  • 78.1%Electricity
  • 17.9%Utility gas
  • 3.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Pembroke compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.

Pembroke on our top lists:

  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children (population 1,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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