Raemon, North Carolina

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Population in 2010: 282.
Population change since 2000: +33.0%
Males: 104  (37.2%)
Females: 178  (62.8%)
Median resident age:

31.5 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 28364.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $14,588 (it was $10,391 in 2000)
Raemon:

$14,588
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $11,501 (it was $6,585 in 2000)

Raemon CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $67,155 (it was $38,200 in 2000)
Raemon:

$67,155
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $25,269; mobile homes: $22,220

Median gross rent in 2017: $621.

March 2019 cost of living index in Raemon: 81.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 27.7%
(42.4% for Black residents, 30.2% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Raemon, NC (2010)
    • 22278.7%American Indian alone
    • 4415.6%White alone
    • 155.3%Black alone
    • 10.4%Two or more races

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Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 168 feet

Land area: 4.33 square miles.

Population density: 65 people per square mile   (very low).

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

1.3% ($500)
North Carolina:

0.9% ($826)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, NC (38.6 miles , pop. 121,015).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (91.0 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (437.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Elrod, NC (2.5 miles ),
Maxton, NC (2.7 miles ),
Rowland, NC (2.8 miles ),
Little Rock, SC (3.0 miles ),
Pembroke, NC (3.1 miles ),
Prospect, NC (3.1 miles ),
Raynham, NC (3.2 miles),
Scotch Meadows, NC (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 34.64 N, Longitude: 79.35 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 910

Distribution of median household income in Raemon, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Raemon, NC in 2017
Raemon satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.8%
North Carolina:

4.1%

Average climate in Raemon, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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Pb
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.00334. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00334
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

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

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.5 miles away from the Raemon place center killed 7 people and injured 100 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1957, a category F4 tornado 9.0 miles away from the place center injured 21 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Raemon-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 128.5 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 187.0 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 118.2 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 158.0 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 63.6 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 30.9 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 (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).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Raemon:

  • LIBERTY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; MAXTON, NC)
  • CENTURY CARE OF LAURINBURG (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LAURINBURG, NC)
  • PEMBROKE CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; PEMBROKE, NC)
  • SCOTIA VILLAGE-SNF (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; LAURINBURG, NC)
  • FMCNA LAURINBURG DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; LAURINBURG, NC)
  • HOSPICE OF SCOTLAND COUNTY (Hospital, about 11 miles away; LAURINBURG, NC)
  • SCOTLAND MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; LAURINBURG, NC)

Amtrak station near Raemon:

  • 16 miles: DILLON (100 N. RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Raemon:

  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (about 10 miles; Pembroke, NC; Full-time enrollment: 5,548)
  • Robeson Community College (about 20 miles; Lumberton, NC; FT enrollment: 2,322)
  • Richmond Community College (about 28 miles; Hamlet, NC; FT enrollment: 2,106)
  • Francis Marion University (about 36 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,624)
  • Florence-Darlington Technical College (about 38 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 4,468)
  • Fayetteville Technical Community College (about 39 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 10,114)
  • Fayetteville State University (about 40 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 5,297)

Points of interest:

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Churches in Raemon include: Amos Chapel (A), Little Zion Church (B), Midway Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: McRae Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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 place:

2.7 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

70.9%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.8%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Raemon:

Marital status in Raemon, NC
  • Never married: 49.2%
  • Now married: 9.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 31.1%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

For population 25 years and over in Raemon:

  • High school or higher: 60.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.5
North Carolina average:

11.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant42,749219
Mainline Protestant9,64957
Black Protestant4,56630
Other1,6488
Catholic1,4152
None74,141-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 26
Robeson County:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.93 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

4.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.3%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Robeson County:

36.1%
State:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.3%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

44.3%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

40.3%
State:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.6
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

47.3%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.5%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.4
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

37.2%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

42.6%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.7%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Raemon, NC Residents

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

Here:

3.68%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

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

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


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

Here:

4.73%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

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

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

Strongest AM radio stations in Raemon:

  • WEWO (1460 AM; 5 kW; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: SERVICE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WBSC (1550 AM; 10 kW; BENNETTSVILLE, SC; Owner: D-MITCH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYRU (1160 AM; 5 kW; RED SPRINGS, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING 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)
  • WJMX (970 AM; 10 kW; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WEEB (990 AM; 10 kW; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: PINEHURST BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLWL (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ROCKINGHAM, NC; Owner: SANDHILLS BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WFMO (860 AM; 1 kW; FAIRMONT, NC; Owner: PRO-MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Raemon:

  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WCMG (94.3 FM; LATTA, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WZFX (99.1 FM; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQSM (98.1 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHLZ (100.5 FM; MARION, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJSG (104.3 FM; HAMLET, NC; Owner: JACKSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKQB (106.9 FM; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • WFNC-FM (102.3 FM; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQSD (107.1 FM; BRIARCLIFF ACRES, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF MYRTLE BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W275AH (102.9 FM; MAXTON, NC; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INSTITUTE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Raemon:

  • 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.)
  • WUNU (Channel 31; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WLPS-LP (Channel 7; LUMBERTON/PEMBROKE, NC; Owner: BILLY RAY LOCKLEAR)
  • WSFX-TV (Channel 26; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN MEDIA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFPX (Channel 62; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W67DU (Channel 67; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W19CA (Channel 19; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: PACIFIC MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WPEM-LP (Channel 47; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: GERALD LOCKLEAR)
  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • W66DE (Channel 50; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJPM-TV (Channel 33; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 85ft / 26.1mTotal length
  • 10,710Total average daily traffic
  • 819Total average daily truck traffic
  • 21,420Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Raemon, NC
  • 83.0%Electricity
  • 17.0%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Raemon, NC
  • 100.0%Electricity


Raemon compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.

Raemon on our top lists:

  • #73 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities"
  • #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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