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Cumberland County

Population in July 2007: 2,631.
Males: 1,632  (62.1%)
Females: 999  (37.9%)

Median resident age:  24.1 years
North Carolina median age:  35.3 years

Zip codes: 28307.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $36,561 (it was $31,434 in 2000)
Pope AFB:

$36,561
North Carolina:

$43,916
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $15,586

Pope AFB CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $98,940 (it was $62,500 in 2000)
Pope AFB:

$98,940
North Carolina:

$153,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $89,618; Townhouses or other attached units: $89,618

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  • White alone - 1,921 (74.4%)
  • Black alone - 358 (13.9%)
  • Hispanic - 159 (6.2%)
  • Asian alone - 66 (2.6%)
  • Two or more races - 51 (2.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 11 (0.4%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 8 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 9 (0.3%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Pope AFB: 146.8 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Recent posts about Pope AFB, North Carolina on our local forum with over 1,500,000 registered users. Pope AFB is mentioned 79 times on our forum:
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Ancestries: German (17.0%), Irish (13.4%), United States (11.3%), English (6.9%), Italian (5.5%), Scotch-Irish (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 2.86 square miles.

Population density: 919 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Pope AFB:

  • High school or higher: 97.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.1%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pope AFB CDP:

  • Never married: 40.3%
  • Now married: 56.7%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.8%

43 residents are foreign born

This place:  1.7%
North Carolina:  7.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Pope AFB CDP:  1.3% ($824)
North Carolina:  0.9% ($826)
Pope AFB satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, NC (9.6 miles , pop. 121,015).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (48.8 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (394.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Spring Lake, NC (1.5 miles ), Fort Bragg, NC (1.7 miles ), Fayetteville, NC (3.1 miles ), Rockfish, NC (3.7 miles ), Eastover, NC (3.8 miles ), Hope Mills, NC (3.9 miles ), Wade, NC (4.0 miles ), Linden, NC (4.0 miles) .

Latitude: 35.18 N, Longitude: 79.01 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,772 (+146.0%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,092 (78.1%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 910

Pope AFB household income distribution Pope AFB home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.8%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (32%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (27%)
  • Construction (22%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Social assistance (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (5%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (27%)
  • Motor vehicle operators except bus and truck drivers (17%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (16%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (14%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (11%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (16%)
  • Registered nurses (13%)
  • Child care workers (12%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)

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Average climate in Pope AFB, North Carolina

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Tornado activity:

Pope AFB-area historical tornado activity is above North Carolina state average. It is 63% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.0 miles away from the Pope AFB place center killed 4 people and injured 395 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 2/22/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.8 miles away from the place center killed 2 people and injured 60 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pope AFB-area historical earthquake activity is below North Carolina state average. It is 97% 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 91.4 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 57.4 miles away from Pope AFB center
On 9/22/2006 at 11:22:00, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 54.3 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 Cumberland County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Tornadoes: 2, Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Pope AFB:

  • CAPE FEAR VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 12 miles away; FAYETTEVILLE, NC)
  • FAYETTEVILLE NC VA MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care - Veterans Administration, Government Federal, about 16 miles away; FAYETTEVILLE, NC)

Amtrak station near Pope AFB:

  • 12 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 Pope AFB:

  • Fayetteville Technical Community College (about 10 miles; Fayetteville, NC; Full-time enrollment: 3,496)
  • Fayetteville State University (about 11 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 4,481)
  • Campbell University Inc (about 22 miles; Buies Creek, NC; FT enrollment: 4,229)
  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (about 36 miles; Pembroke, NC; FT enrollment: 4,818)
  • Wake Technical Community College (about 37 miles; Raleigh, NC; FT enrollment: 4,554)
  • Johnston Community College (about 45 miles; Smithfield, NC; FT enrollment: 2,166)
  • Shaw University (about 47 miles; Raleigh, NC; FT enrollment: 2,283)

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.8. This is about average.
City:

32.8
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 14.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.1
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.83. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.83
U.S.:

9.59
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 1.11. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.11
U.S.:

2.43


Average household size:
This place:  3.6 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  97.4%
Whole state:  68.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  0.2%
Whole state:  4.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

3.3%
Whole state:

12.3%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

0.0%
Whole state:

5.5%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Pope AFB, NC


406 people in military barracks, etc. in 2000
390 people in military transient quarters for temporary residents in 2000

Pope AFB compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Pope AFB travel time to work - commute


Pope AFB mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (73%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Pope AFB (based on Cumberland County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.80%
Here34.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic Church Charismatic Churches IndependentPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents33.7%14.4%8.7%7.3%6.6%
Congregations29.4%12.1%2.2%1.3%11.3%
NameInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)LDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents6.5%4.9%4.3%2.2%11.4%
Congregations3.9%0.4%8.2%2.6%28.6%
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: 48
Cumberland County:

1.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Cumberland County:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
This county:

0.42 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 149
Cumberland County:

4.82 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 177
Here:

5.73 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

11.4%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Cumberland County:

31.1%
State:

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

7.6%
State:

15.6%

12.67% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,102 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.67%
North Carolina average:

8.53%

0.98% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,328 average AGI)
Cumberland County:

0.98%
North Carolina average:

0.17%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Hoke County, NC  0.48% ($30,287 average AGI)
from Harnett County, NC  0.47% ($28,680)
from Robeson County, NC  0.33% ($26,674)


13.28% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,048 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.28%
North Carolina average:

7.27%

0.76% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,893 average AGI)
Cumberland County:

0.76%
North Carolina average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Hoke County, NC  0.81% ($31,763 average AGI)
to Harnett County, NC  0.71% ($34,012)
to Wake County, NC  0.37% ($35,478)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pope AFB:

  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCIE (1450 AM; 1 kW; SPRING LAKE, NC; Owner: WCIE-AM, INC.)
  • WIDU (1600 AM; 5 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: W I D U BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • 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.)
  • WLLN (1370 AM; 5 kW; LILLINGTON, NC; Owner: ESTUARDO VALDEMAR RODRIGUEZ)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WPYB (1130 AM; daytime; 7 kW; BENSON, NC; Owner: BENSON-DUNN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFAY (1230 AM; 1 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: COLONIAL RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WYRU (1160 AM; 5 kW; RED SPRINGS, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAZZ (1490 AM; 1 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: WAZZ LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKKE (1080 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ST. PAULS, NC; Owner: FERRIS YARNELL LOCKLEAR)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pope AFB:

  • WQSM (98.1 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFSS (91.9 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: FAYETTEVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WQDR (94.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WKML (95.7 FM; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: WKML LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFLB (96.5 FM; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: WFLB LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRAL (101.5 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAL-FM, INC.)
  • WKQB (106.9 FM; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • WZFX (99.1 FM; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRSN (93.9 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRCQ (103.5 FM; DUNN, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WUNC (91.5 FM; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES UNIVERSITY OF NC AT CHAPEL HILL)
  • WUKS (107.7 FM; ST. PAULS, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCLN-FM (107.3 FM; CLINTON, NC; Owner: CHRISTIAN LISTENING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBBB (96.1 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WCCE (90.1 FM; BUIES CREEK, NC; Owner: CAMPBELL UNIVERSITY, INCORPORATED)
  • WCCG (104.5 FM; HOPE MILLS, NC; Owner: DR. JAMES E. CARSON)
  • WFJA (105.5 FM; SANFORD, NC; Owner: WWGP BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIOZ-FM (102.5 FM; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: MERIDIAN COMMUNICATIONS. L.L.C.)
  • W290AD (105.9 FM; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Pope AFB:

  • W66DF (Channel 66; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • 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.)
  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)
  • WFPX (Channel 62; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUNU (Channel 31; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WRDC (Channel 28; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RALEIGH (WRDC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WLFL (Channel 22; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WLFL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W19CA (Channel 19; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: PACIFIC MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WACN-LP (Channel 34; APEX, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WUNC-TV (Channel 4; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WYBE-CA (Channel 44; PINEHURST, NC; Owner: MULTIMEDIA NETWORK OF NC, INC)
  • W67CD (Channel 67; SANFORD, NC; Owner: CENTRAL CAROLINA B/CING. CORP., INC.)


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KE4CEB
    Grant Date: 06/01/1993, Expiration Date: 06/01/2003, Cancellation Date: 06/02/2005
    Registrant: John A Glowacki Jr, 108 Packet Cir, Pope Afb, NC 28307



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2005
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$56,6101$37,870
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0034.00

Businesses in Pope AFB, NC

  • Burger King: 1


Pope AFB on our top lists:

  • #81 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of renters"
  • #37 (28307) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2004 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2006"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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