Pembroke, North Carolina

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Population in 2014: 3,011 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: +25.5%
Males: 1,264  (42.0%)
Females: 1,747  (58.0%)
Median resident age:  24.0 years
North Carolina median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 28372.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $17,334 (it was $18,355 in 2000)
Pembroke:

$17,334
NC:

$45,906

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $11,756 (it was $10,202 in 2000)

Pembroke town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $65,599 (it was $64,700 in 2000)
Pembroke:

$65,599
NC:

$154,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $107,660; Detached houses: $126,588; Mobile homes: $46,863

Median gross rent in 2013: $506.

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  • Races in Pembroke, NC (2013)

    Pembroke races chart
    • 1,68956.0%American Indian alone
    • 72424.0%Black alone
    • 37712.5%White alone
    • 1926.4%Two or more races
    • 180.6%Hispanic
    • 90.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 60.2%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Pembroke: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (5.3%), United States (2.9%), German (2.5%), Scotch-Irish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1895

Elevation: 172 feet

Land area: 2.34 square miles.

Population density: 1,285 people per square mile   (low).

Pembroke,NC real estate house value index trend

Pembroke, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Pembroke:

  • High school or higher: 77.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 14.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pembroke town:

  • Never married: 54.8%
  • Now married: 21.4%
  • Separated: 5.8%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

6 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.2%
North Carolina:

7.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,503 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $784 (1.4%)

Pembroke satellite photo by USGS

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: +2,945 (+97.8%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 241 (30.3%)

Area code: 910

Pembroke household income distribution Pembroke home values distribution

Property values in Pembroke, NC


Crime rates in Pembroke by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2009 2014
Murders 00023000
per 100,000 0.00.00.073.0109.20.00.00.0
Rapes 01001101
per 100,000 0.041.40.00.036.437.40.033.1
Robberies 51157810128
per 100,000 201.6454.9182.1255.4291.2373.6434.3264.6
Assaults 1530281411131710
per 100,000 604.81,240.71,020.0510.8400.4485.6615.3330.8
Burglaries 69160177172147901241
per 100,000 2,782.36,617.06,448.16,275.15,351.33,362.04,487.933.1
Thefts 769912094124103142250
per 100,000 3,064.54,094.34,371.63,429.44,514.03,847.65,139.38,269.9
Auto thefts 9142313151978
per 100,000 362.9579.0837.9474.3546.1709.7253.3264.6
Arson 04104355
per 100,000 0.0165.436.40.0145.6112.1181.0165.4
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.4) 493.31019.7889.7877.7947.6640.3741.5491.9

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Crime rate in Pembroke detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 18 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.63
North Carolina average:

2.41
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.1%
North Carolina:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (13%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (2%)
  • Public administration (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (16%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)
  • Transportation occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Pembroke, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 Pembroke 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 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, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pembroke topographic map

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

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

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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).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 55.7. This is better than average.

City:

55.7
U.S.:

74.7

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.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.76. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.76
U.S.:

9.35

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.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 56.6%
(65.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 61.3% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 48.9% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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

Pembroke, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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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) (Amended And

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.2
North Carolina average:

12.4

Pembroke travel time to work - commute Pembroke mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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

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
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Robeson County:

5.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.3%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Robeson County:

36.1%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.3%
State:

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
Financial Administration 0$0 10$4,716
Other Government Administration 7$26,312$45,1060$0
Police Protection - Officers 19$51,647$32,6190$0
Police - Other 6$11,494$22,9884$2,562
Firefighters 0$0 4$5,377
Streets and Highways 12$30,526$30,5260$0
Sewerage 4$12,057$36,1710$0
Water Supply 4$11,426$34,2780$0
Totals for Government 52$143,462$33,10718$12,655

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $854,000 ($283.63)
    Police Protection: $749,000 ($248.75)
    Water Utilities: $366,000 ($121.55)
    Solid Waste Management: $253,000 ($84.03)
    Liquor Stores: $237,000 ($78.71)
    Central Staff Services: $200,000 ($66.42)
    Regular Highways: $171,000 ($56.79)
    Fire Protection: $73,000 ($24.24)
    General - Other: $34,000 ($11.29)
    General Public Buildings: $32,000 ($10.63)
    Parks & Recreation: $21,000 ($6.97)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $14,000 ($4.65)
    Libraries: $14,000 ($4.65)
    Health Services - Other: $2,000 ($0.66)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $92,000 ($30.55)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Health: $2,000 ($0.66)
  • Intergovernmental to State - General: $2,000 ($0.66)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $116,000 ($38.53)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $989,000 ($328.46)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $27,000 ($8.97)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $975,000 ($323.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $250,000 ($83.03)
    All Other: $41,000 ($13.62)
    Parking Facilities: $6,000 ($1.99)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $51,000 ($16.94)
    General Support: $6,000 ($1.99)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $306,000 ($101.63)
    All Other: $30,000 ($9.96)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $35,000 ($11.62)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.33)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $418,000 ($138.82)
    Liquor Stores: $252,000 ($83.69)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $110,000 ($36.53)
    All Other: $102,000 ($33.88)
    Highways: $88,000 ($29.23)
    Housing & Community Development: $2,000 ($0.66)
  • Tax - Property: $545,000 ($181.00)
    NEC: $6,000 ($1.99)

Pembroke government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $444,000 ($147.46)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,765,000 ($586.18)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,732,000 ($575.22)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $161,000 ($53.47)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $261,000 ($86.68)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $33,000 ($10.96)
    Water Utilities: $22,000 ($7.31)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $182,000 ($60.45)

4.37% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,489 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.37%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($465 average AGI)
Robeson County:

0.07%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cumberland County, NC  0.76% ($27,917 average AGI)
from Hoke County, NC  0.35% ($29,601)
from Scotland County, NC  0.26% ($24,010)


4.40% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,384 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.40%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($179 average AGI)
Robeson County:

0.03%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cumberland County, NC  0.89% ($27,130 average AGI)
to Hoke County, NC  0.26% ($22,009)
to Scotland County, NC  0.26% ($25,371)

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 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Pembroke fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 5m16ftTotal length
  • 1,700Total average daily traffic
  • 102Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,400Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 205 E Main St (Lat: 34.682389 Lon: -79.202250), Call Sign: KBG689, Licensee ID: L00585567
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.560 MHzGrant Date: 12/07/2002, Expiration Date: 01/08/2013, Cancellation Date: 03/16/2013Registrant: Pates Supply Co Inc, Pembroke, NC 28372, Phone: (919) 521-4244
  • Rr Milepost 242 & Sr 1339 (Lat: 34.666556 Lon: -79.249472), Type: Building, Structure height: 10.7 m, Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: KFJ980
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.590 MHz, 161.100 MHzGrant Date: 11/11/2011, Expiration Date: 01/05/2022Registrant: Csx Transportation, 6735 Southpoint Dr S, 4th Flr J958, Jacksonville, FL 32216, Phone: (904) 332-5925, Fax: (904) 332-6048, Email:
  • Maintenance Bldg On Campus (Lat: 34.686833 Lon: -79.198639), Call Sign: WYV840
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.775 MHzGrant Date: 12/19/2000, Expiration Date: 12/05/2005, Cancellation Date: 06/12/2002Registrant: Pembroke State University, 1 University Dr Physical Plant, Pembroke, NC 28372, Phone: (910) 521-6233
  • ST ANNA RD XING, Rr At St Anna Rd (Lat: 34.703167 Lon: -79.170250), Type: Building, Structure height: 2.4 m, Overall height: 4.3 m, Call Sign: WQVK544
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.785 MHzGrant Date: 03/11/2015, Expiration Date: 03/11/2025, Certifier: Shantrice Cruse-ScottRegistrant: Csx Transportation Inc, 6735 Southpoint Dr S, 4th Flor J958, Jacksonville, FL 32216, Phone: (904) 332-5925, Fax: (904) 332-6013, Email:

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, 6004.50 MHzGrant Date: 03/17/2009, Expiration Date: 04/30/2019, Certifier: Steven T CampbellRegistrant: 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:

5
  • 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: 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:

2
  • Aircraft: PERKINS ALLEN R VIKING DRAGONFLY (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: VOLKSWAGEN CONVERSION (36 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 192AP , Serial Number: 192, Year manufactured: 1985, Airworthiness Date: 06/22/1988
    Registrant (Individual): Rick Barton, Po Box 2067, Pembroke, NC 28372
  • 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
    Registrant (Individual): Rick L Dial, 1823 Philadelphus Rd, Pembroke, NC 28372

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 24
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pembroke, NC

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (78%)
  • Utility gas (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
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

Pembroke compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly 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 significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below 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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