Raeford, North Carolina

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Population in 2013: 4,882 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +44.2%
Males: 2,099  (43.0%)
Females: 2,783  (57.0%)
Median resident age:  35.0 years
North Carolina median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 28376.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $26,350 (it was $31,306 in 2000)
Raeford:

$26,350
NC:

$45,906

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,168 (it was $16,093 in 2000)

Raeford city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $124,967 (it was $75,400 in 2000)
Raeford:

$124,967
NC:

$154,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $547.

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  • Races in Raeford, NC (2013)

    Raeford races chart
    • 2,29846.6%Black alone
    • 1,56531.7%White alone
    • 79216.0%Hispanic
    • 1863.8%Two or more races
    • 641.3%Asian alone
    • 471.0%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Raeford: 90.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (8.3%), German (3.8%), English (3.2%), Irish (2.1%), Scotch-Irish (1.9%), Polish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 254 feet

Land area: 3.75 square miles.

Population density: 1,301 people per square mile   (low).

Raeford,NC real estate house value index trend

Raeford, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Raeford:

  • High school or higher: 81.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Raeford city:

  • Never married: 31.8%
  • Now married: 42.8%
  • Separated: 5.5%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

212 residents are foreign born (3.3% Latin America, 0.8% Asia).

This city:

4.3%
North Carolina:

7.6%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 72 registered sex offenders living in Raeford, North Carolina as of July 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Raeford to the number of sex offenders is 67 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,307 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $857 (0.6%)

Raeford satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, NC (18.5 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 (412.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Silver City, NC (0.9 miles ), Bowmore, NC (2.3 miles) , Dundarrach, NC (2.4 miles) , Five Points, NC (2.8 miles ), Rockfish, NC (3.0 miles ), Wagram, NC (3.2 miles ), Shannon, NC (3.2 miles) , Ashley Heights, NC (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 17 buildings, average cost: $63,300
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $139,100
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $88,300
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $88,300
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $88,300
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $88,300
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $88,300
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $88,300
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $88,300
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $215,800
  • 2007: 33 buildings, average cost: $170,500
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $88,300
  • 2012: 15 buildings, average cost: $93,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.98 N, Longitude: 79.23 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,990 (+101.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 941 (52.3%)

Area code: 910

Raeford household income distribution Raeford home values distribution

Crime rates in Raeford by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0110000201000
per 100,000 0.028.628.70.00.00.00.057.70.024.10.00.00.0
Rapes 2000330101102
per 100,000 58.10.00.00.083.581.80.028.90.024.121.40.040.9
Robberies 9241711101291112715103
per 100,000 261.3685.7487.8310.7278.5327.3246.8317.4339.6168.7321.3205.261.3
Assaults 2651791222221626222824
per 100,000 58.1171.4143.5480.2250.6327.3603.4634.7452.7626.7471.2574.5490.4
Burglaries 1461201101237599981167289706447
per 100,000 4,239.33,428.63,156.43,474.62,088.62,700.52,687.93,346.82,037.42,145.11,499.31,313.1960.4
Thefts 214260249194157144132183171286234184203
per 100,000 6,213.77,428.67,144.95,480.24,372.03,928.03,620.45,279.94,838.76,893.25,011.83,775.14,147.9
Auto thefts 128991213515122716107
per 100,000 348.4228.6258.2254.2334.2354.6137.1432.8339.6650.8342.7205.2143.0
Arson 0220002030110
per 100,000 0.057.157.40.00.00.054.90.084.90.021.420.50.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 658.6791.2705.2623.7508.9560.2499.9780.3515.8669.5501.7404.4365.4

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Crime rate in Raeford detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 18 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.47
North Carolina average:

2.39
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.1%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (27%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Community and social service occupations (4%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (21%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Raeford, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Raeford-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 11% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.0 miles away from the Raeford city 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 20.9 miles away from the city center injured 21 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Raeford-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 153.3 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 201.2 miles away from Raeford 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 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 74.9 miles away from the city 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 194.7 miles away from Raeford center
On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 40.3 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 Hoke County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Flood: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Raeford topographic map

Birthplace of: Jonas Pate - Director, Josh Pate - Screenwriter, Eric Maynor - Professional basketball player, Jim McMillian - Basketball player, Charles O'Neal - Dramatists and playwright, Kathy McMillan - Long jumper, Shawn Malloy - College basketball player (New Orleans Privateers), Tim Morrison - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Raeford:

  • LIBERTY HOME CARE AND HOSPICE (336 S MAIN STREET)
  • OLD FARM ROAD HOME (409 OLD FARM ROAD)
  • DIALYSIS CARE OF HOKE COUNTY INC (403 SOUTH MAIN STREET)
  • AUTUMN CARE OF RAEFORD (1206 N FULTON ST)

Airports located in Raeford:

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Amtrak station near Raeford:

  • 17 miles: SOUTHERN PINES (N. WEST BROAD ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Raeford:

  • Fayetteville Technical Community College (about 19 miles; Fayetteville, NC; Full-time enrollment: 10,114)
  • Sandhills Community College (about 20 miles; Pinehurst, NC; FT enrollment: 3,434)
  • Fayetteville State University (about 20 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 5,297)
  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (about 21 miles; Pembroke, NC; FT enrollment: 5,548)
  • Methodist University (about 23 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,313)
  • Robeson Community College (about 28 miles; Lumberton, NC; FT enrollment: 2,322)
  • Richmond Community College (about 28 miles; Hamlet, NC; FT enrollment: 2,106)
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Notable location: Edenborough Center (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Shopping Center: Raeford Road Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Raeford include: McLaughlin Chapel (A), Robbin Heights Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Days Inn Raeford (Highway 401 Bypass And Teal Drive).

Courts: Hoke County - Juvenile Services- Juvenile Court Counselor (138 North Main Street), Hoke County - Clerk Of Superior Court (304 North Main Street), Hoke County - Clerk Of Superior Court- Sentencing Services (4005 Fayetteville Road), Hoke County - District Court Judge (231 North Main Street).

Hoke 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 2012 was 62.0. This is about average.

City:

62.0
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.114. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.114
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 31.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 15.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.87. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.87
U.S.:

9.14

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

RAEFORD AIRPORT-HANGER (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 31 routine major monitoring violations
  • 13 regular monitoring violations
RAEFORD AIRPORT (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 31 routine major monitoring violations
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 34.3%
(9.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 49.8% for Black residents, 56.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 44.7% for other race residents, 16.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.7%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.6%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Raeford in 2010:

  • 133 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 129 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 35 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 9 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 2 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Raeford in 2000:

  • 113 people in nursing homes
  • 56 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 24 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Raeford, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Raeford compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Banks with branches in Raeford (2011 data):

  • New Century Bank: Raeford Branch 63 at 720 Harris Avenue, branch established on 1986/06/30. 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.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Raeford Main Street Branch at 207 South Main Street, branch established on 1903/01/01. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Raeford Main Branch at 201 North Main Street, branch established on 1963/11/22. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • The Fidelity Bank: Raeford Branch at 112 South 401 By-Pass, branch established on 1913/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,422.4 mil, Deposits: $1,234.1 mil, headquarters in Fuquay Varina, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 66 total offices, Holding Company: Fidelity Bancshares (N.C.), Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
North Carolina average:

12.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (70%)
  • Utility gas (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Raeford city (based on Hoke County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,63432
Mainline Protestant1,87812
Black Protestant1,2295
Catholic7291
Other3112
None36,171-
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: 8
Hoke County:

1.90 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Hoke County:

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Hoke County:

4.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.8%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Hoke County:

32.7%
North Carolina:

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

21.3%
State:

15.6%
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 5$20,827$49,9850$0
Other Government Administration 3$17,028$68,1126$1,042
Police Protection - Officers 16$44,633$33,4754$2,397
Police - Other 1$2,525$30,3000$0
Firefighters 3$10,447$41,7880$0
Streets and Highways 11$28,364$30,9435$3,625
Solid Waste Management 3$7,555$30,2200$0
Sewerage 5$13,896$33,3500$0
Water Supply 5$12,979$31,1500$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 16$111
Totals for Government 52$158,254$36,52031$7,175

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

  • Construction - General: $181,000 ($37.07)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $784,000 ($160.59)
    Police Protection: $735,000 ($150.55)
    Regular Highways: $526,000 ($107.74)
    Central Staff Services: $520,000 ($106.51)
    Solid Waste Management: $355,000 ($72.72)
    Water Utilities: $336,000 ($68.82)
    General - Other: $320,000 ($65.55)
    Fire Protection: $142,000 ($29.09)
    General Public Buildings: $44,000 ($9.01)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $19,000 ($3.89)
    Health Services - Other: $2,000 ($0.41)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $46,000 ($9.42)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $149,000 ($30.52)
    Solid Waste Management: $142,000 ($29.09)
    Regular Highways: $81,000 ($16.59)
    General - Other: $78,000 ($15.98)
    Police Protection: $46,000 ($9.42)
    Central Staff: $13,000 ($2.66)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $6,000 ($1.23)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,816,000 ($371.98)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $98,000 ($20.07)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,189,000 ($243.55)
    Solid Waste Management: $254,000 ($52.03)
    All Other: $60,000 ($12.29)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $407,000 ($83.37)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $176,000 ($36.05)
    General Revenue, NEC: $44,000 ($9.01)
    Rents: $41,000 ($8.40)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $510,000 ($104.47)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $268,000 ($54.90)
    All Other: $191,000 ($39.12)
    Highways: $135,000 ($27.65)
  • Tax - Property: $1,050,000 ($215.08)
    NEC: $74,000 ($15.16)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,626,000 ($333.06)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $774,000 ($158.54)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $1,507,000 ($308.68)
    Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $718,000 ($147.07)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $119,000 ($24.38)
    Other, NEC: $56,000 ($11.47)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $6,695,000 ($1371.36)

15.09% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,254 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

15.09%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

0.44% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,141 average AGI)
Hoke County:

0.44%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cumberland County, NC  5.38% ($33,565 average AGI)
from Robeson County, NC  0.69% ($22,009)
from Moore County, NC  0.49% ($31,147)


12.60% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,948 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.60%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

0.50% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,469 average AGI)
Hoke County:

0.50%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cumberland County, NC  3.52% ($30,276 average AGI)
to Robeson County, NC  0.92% ($29,601)
to Moore County, NC  0.60% ($40,267)

Strongest AM radio stations in Raeford:

  • WMFA (1400 AM; 1 kW; RAEFORD, NC; Owner: W & V BROADCASTING)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYRU (1160 AM; 5 kW; RED SPRINGS, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEEB (990 AM; 10 kW; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: PINEHURST BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WKKE (1080 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ST. PAULS, NC; Owner: FERRIS YARNELL LOCKLEAR)
  • WQNX (1350 AM; 3 kW; ABERDEEN, NC; Owner: GOLF CAPITAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEWO (1460 AM; 5 kW; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: SERVICE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WIDU (1600 AM; 5 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: W I D U BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WLWL (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ROCKINGHAM, NC; Owner: SANDHILLS BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBSC (1550 AM; 10 kW; BENNETTSVILLE, SC; Owner: D-MITCH BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Raeford:

  • WKQB (106.9 FM; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • WFLB (96.5 FM; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: WFLB LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKML (95.7 FM; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: WKML 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)
  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WZFX (99.1 FM; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIOZ-FM (102.5 FM; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: MERIDIAN COMMUNICATIONS. L.L.C.)
  • WQDR (94.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WFSS (91.9 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: FAYETTEVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W290AD (105.9 FM; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCCG (104.5 FM; HOPE MILLS, NC; Owner: DR. JAMES E. CARSON)
  • WJSG (104.3 FM; HAMLET, NC; Owner: JACKSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBFY (90.3 FM; PINEHURST, NC; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Raeford:

  • 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)
  • WPDE-TV (Channel 15; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GRAND STRAND COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWMB (Channel 21; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WUVC (Channel 40; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPITAL BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • W66DF (Channel 66; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBTW (Channel 13; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WLPS-LP (Channel 7; LUMBERTON/PEMBROKE, NC; Owner: BILLY RAY LOCKLEAR)
  • WTVD (Channel 11; DURHAM, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRAL-TV (Channel 5; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WYBE-CA (Channel 44; PINEHURST, NC; Owner: MULTIMEDIA NETWORK OF NC, INC)
  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W67DU (Channel 67; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WSFX-TV (Channel 26; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN MEDIA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPEM-LP (Channel 47; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: GERALD LOCKLEAR)
Raeford fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Raeford fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 15m49ftTotal length
  • 12,500Total average daily traffic
  • 1,358Total average daily truck traffic
  • 29,600Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Raeford)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Raeford, NC)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • RAEFORD, 6 Mi Nw (Lat: 35.033056 Lon: -79.320556), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 103.6 m, Overall height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: WMM660
    Assigned Frequencies: 6745.00 MHz, 6256.54 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/28/2010, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, 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:
  • RAEFORD, 2100 Ft Se Of Sr 1139 & 1134 (Lat: 34.946806 Lon: -79.266972), Overall height: 126.5 m, Call Sign: WMQ643
    Assigned Frequencies: 2124.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/28/2008, Certifier: Glenn S Rabin
    Registrant: Alltel Communications, LLC, One Allied Drive, B1f02-D, Little Rock, AR 72202, Phone: (501) 905-8555, Fax: (501) 905-6193, Email:
  • HOKE COUNTY, Lat: 35.023611 Lon: -79.234444, Call Sign: WQDX578
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.281 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/23/2005, Expiration Date: 11/23/2015, Certifier: Michael E Dean
    Registrant: Amco Water Metering Systems Inc, 1100 Sw 38th Ave, Ocala, FL 34474, Phone: (352) 369-6500, Fax: (352) 369-6581, Email:
  • HP-1167, McCain, 175 Rosefield Drive (Lat: 35.057639 Lon: -79.347528), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 103.6 m, Call Sign: WQGH366
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 6845.00 MHz, 6805.00 MHz, 6765.00 MHz, 6825.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/17/2007, Expiration Date: 01/17/2017, Certifier: Harold Meacombs
    Registrant: Wayne E Eberhard, 4702 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-4702, Phone: (919) 662-4440, Fax: (919) 662-4440, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

78 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Raeford)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

51 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Raeford)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED22$152,7336$80,98837$136,6753$35,6476$75,7472$84,660
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$101,4350$04$98,4181$15,7300$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$123,3961$141,53014$87,0922$11,0102$114,5400$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$130,7881$20,97013$101,2110$01$39,3100$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$57,6600$02$106,9350$01$33,0200$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9703.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$16,2500$00$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$110,0801$41,410
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9703.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 58
  • Hazardous Condition: 18

Incident types - Raeford

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Raeford, NC
Businesses in Raeford, NC
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1KFC1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Burger King1Papa John's Pizza1
CVS1Subway3
Days Inn1T-Mobile1
Domino's Pizza2U-Haul2
Dunkin Donuts1U.S. Cellular1
FedEx2UPS1
H&R Block2Waffle House1
Hardee's1Walmart1
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