Red Springs, North Carolina

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Population in 2013: 3,467 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.7%
 
Males: 1,600  (46.2%)
Females: 1,867  (53.8%)
Median resident age:  38.5 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 28377.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $24,935 (it was $24,194 in 2000)
Red Springs:

$24,935
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,453 (it was $15,347 in 2000)

Red Springs town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $83,774 (it was $58,800 in 2000)
Red Springs:

$83,774
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $106,881; Detached houses: $107,450; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $133,919; Mobile homes: $19,694

Median gross rent in 2012: $431.

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Red Springs races chart
  • Black alone - 1,624 (46.7%)
  • White alone - 1,114 (32.0%)
  • Hispanic - 366 (10.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 281 (8.1%)
  • Two or more races - 75 (2.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 34 (1.0%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Red Springs: 82.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Scottish (5.4%), Scotch-Irish (4.4%), United States (3.6%), English (3.2%), German (2.1%), Irish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1887

Elevation: 205 feet

Land area: 2.83 square miles.

Population density: 1,224 people per square mile   (low).

Red Springs,NC real estate house value index trend

Red Springs, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Red Springs:

  • High school or higher: 81.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Red Springs town:

  • Never married: 33.1%
  • Now married: 35.9%
  • Separated: 4.8%
  • Widowed: 13.1%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

230 residents are foreign born

This town:  6.6%
North Carolina:  7.7%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 24 registered sex offenders living in Red Springs, North Carolina as of May 23, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Red Springs to the number of sex offenders is 144 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $744 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $789 (1.0%)

Red Springs satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, NC (23.1 miles , pop. 121,015).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (75.9 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (421.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Shannon, NC (1.8 miles) , Wakulla, NC (2.1 miles) , Rennert, NC (2.4 miles ), Prospect, NC (2.5 miles ), Dundarrach, NC (2.7 miles) , Lumber Bridge, NC (2.9 miles) , Rex, NC (2.9 miles) , Pembroke, NC (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $67,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $95,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $96,700
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $96,700
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $96,200
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $96,200
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $96,200
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $96,200
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $96,200
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $96,200
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $96,200
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $96,200
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $96,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.81 N, Longitude: 79.18 W

Area code: 910

Red Springs household income distribution Red Springs home values distribution

Property values in Red Springs, NC


Crime rates in Red Springs by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 100320101011
per 100,000 28.20.00.086.156.90.028.40.028.30.028.828.6
Rapes 012030533040
per 100,000 0.027.757.60.085.40.0142.185.785.00.0115.20.0
Robberies 17911119181313171699
per 100,000 478.6249.3316.8315.7256.1506.5369.5371.2481.6456.8259.3257.4
Assaults 85961221211827333019
per 100,000 225.2138.5259.2172.2341.5590.9596.9514.0764.9942.0864.3543.5
Burglaries 1831731631921582081711431481479892
per 100,000 5152.04792.24694.75510.94496.35852.64860.74083.44192.64196.42823.42631.6
Thefts 184156146143106140114150188179173150
per 100,000 5180.24321.34205.14104.53016.53939.23240.54283.35325.85109.94984.24290.6
Auto thefts 372619253230282520231211
per 100,000 1041.7720.2547.2717.6910.6844.1795.9713.9566.6656.6345.7314.6
Arson 203142244167
per 100,000 56.30.086.428.7113.856.356.9114.2113.328.5172.9200.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 932.8718.8763.6945.9869.7941.9972.5829.61013.8911.9858.9649.7

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Red Springs detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 18 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.86
North Carolina average:

2.37
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.3%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -541 (-13.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Educational services (29%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)

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

Average climate in Red Springs, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Red Springs-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 9.3 miles away from the Red Springs town center injured 21 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 tornado 16.8 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:

Red Springs-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 143.4 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 199.6 miles away from Red Springs 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 133.2 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 172.2 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 74.2 miles away from Red Springs center
On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 39.6 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).
Red Springs topographic map

Birthplace of: James David Manning - Religious leader, Roy Tyner - Racing driver.

Hospitals and medical centers in Red Springs:

  • EASTBROOK HOME (110 EASTBROOK DRIVE)
  • RED SPRINGS DIALYSIS CENTER (1000 EAST 4TH AVENUE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Red Springs:

  • PEMBROKE CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PEMBROKE, NC)
  • LIBERTY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; MAXTON, NC)
  • DIALYSIS CARE OF HOKE COUNTY INC (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; RAEFORD, NC)
  • LIBERTY HOME CARE AND HOSPICE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; RAEFORD, NC)
  • ROBESON COUNTY HOME HEALTH AGE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; LUMBERTON, NC)
  • OLD FARM ROAD HOME (Hospital, about 13 miles away; RAEFORD, NC)
  • ST PAULS DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; SAINT PAULS, NC)

Airports located in Red Springs:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Red Springs:

  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (about 9 miles; Pembroke, NC; Full-time enrollment: 5,548)
  • Robeson Community College (about 17 miles; Lumberton, NC; FT enrollment: 2,322)
  • Fayetteville Technical Community College (about 23 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 10,114)
  • Fayetteville State University (about 25 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 5,297)
  • Methodist University (about 29 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,313)
  • Richmond Community College (about 31 miles; Hamlet, NC; FT enrollment: 2,106)
  • Sandhills Community College (about 31 miles; Pinehurst, NC; FT enrollment: 3,434)

Public high school in Red Springs:

Private high schools in Red Springs:

  • FLORA MACDONALD ACADEMY (Students: 216; Location: 200 N COLLEGE ST; Grades: PK - 12)
  • UNITED PENTECOSTAL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 16; Location: 402 LEWIS ST; Grades: KG - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Red Springs:

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Churches in Red Springs include: Jones Chapel (A), Trinity Church (B), Westside Church (C), Pilgrim Grove Church (D), Rhyne Memorial Church (E), Saint James Church (F), Saint Stephens Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Alloway Cemetery (1). 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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 66.9. This is about average.

City:

66.9
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.114. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.6 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 11.6 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 16.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.75. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.75
U.S.:

9.14

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

HOKE CO HOLINESS CHURCH (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 51.3%
(30.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 57.5% for Black residents, 89.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 38.5% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 71.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  61.8%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.4%
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
34 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
8 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
115 people in nursing homes in 2000
5 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Red Springs, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Red Springs compared to North Carolina state average:

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

Banks with branches in Red Springs (2011 data):

  • Southern Bank and Trust Company: Red Springs at 300 South Main Street, branch established on 1939/03/01. Info updated 2011/09/26: Bank assets: $2,039.8 mil, Deposits: $1,658.5 mil, headquarters in Mount Olive, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 66 total offices, Holding Company: Southern Bancshares (N.C.), Inc.
  • Lumbee Guaranty Bank: Red Springs Branch at 215 East 4th Avenue, branch established on 1986/06/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $304.2 mil, Deposits: $260.6 mil, headquarters in Pembroke, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Red Springs Main Branch at 608 E 4th Ave, branch established on 2004/06/21. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Red Springs travel time to work - commute Red Springs mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (52%)
  • Utility gas (29%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)
  • Solar energy (4%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Red Springs town (based on Robeson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.43%
Here: 42.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Presbyterian Church (USA)Catholic Church
Adherents58.4%16.9%5.4%5.2%4.0%
Congregations49.1%15.0%10.5%10.0%0.9%
NameAssemblies of GodInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchBaha'iOther
Adherents3.1%2.7%1.5%0.9%1.7%
Congregations4.5%3.6%1.4%-5.0%
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: 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%
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 4$12,345$37,0350$0
Other Government Administration 2$9,427$56,5620$0
Police Protection - Officers 17$45,934$32,4240$0
Police - Other 4$9,246$27,7383$3,266
Streets and Highways 5$15,994$38,3861$775
Solid Waste Management 5$15,786$37,8861$1,488
Sewerage 3$7,729$30,9160$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$498
Water Supply 6$16,322$32,6440$0
Electric Power 5$16,528$39,6670$0
Other and Unallocable 2$8,856$53,1367$5,568
Totals for Government 53$158,167$35,81114$11,595

Red Springs government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $2,975,000 ($858.09)
    Financial Administration: $874,000 ($252.09)
    Police Protection: $664,000 ($191.52)
    Sewerage: $447,000 ($128.93)
    Regular Highways: $402,000 ($115.95)
    Liquor Stores: $339,000 ($97.78)
    Solid Waste Management: $263,000 ($75.86)
    Water Utilities: $192,000 ($55.38)
    Central Staff Services: $148,000 ($42.69)
    General - Other: $120,000 ($34.61)
    Parks & Recreation: $43,000 ($12.40)
    Fire Protection: $42,000 ($12.11)
    Health Services - Other: $14,000 ($4.04)
    Libraries: $10,000 ($2.88)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($0.29)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($1.44)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Health: $3,000 ($0.87)
  • Intergovernmental to State - General: $3,000 ($0.87)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $36,000 ($10.38)
    Fire Protection: $21,000 ($6.06)
    Financial Administration: $6,000 ($1.73)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($1.15)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($0.58)
    Central Staff: $1,000 ($0.29)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,158,000 ($622.44)

Red Springs government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $674,000 ($194.40)
    All Other: $472,000 ($136.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $414,000 ($119.41)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($0.29)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $446,000 ($128.64)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $69,000 ($19.90)
    Interest Earnings: $48,000 ($13.84)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $3,276,000 ($944.91)
    Liquor Stores: $365,000 ($105.28)
    Water Utilities: $289,000 ($83.36)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $125,000 ($36.05)
    All Other: $85,000 ($24.52)
    General Support: $65,000 ($18.75)
    Housing & Community Development: $44,000 ($12.69)
  • Tax - Property: $670,000 ($193.25)
    NEC: $43,000 ($12.40)
    Motor Vehicle License: $2,000 ($0.58)

Red Springs government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $79,000 ($22.79)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $58,000 ($16.73)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $21,000 ($6.06)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,411,000 ($695.41)

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 Red Springs:

  • 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)
  • WEEB (990 AM; 10 kW; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: PINEHURST BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WEWO (1460 AM; 5 kW; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: SERVICE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WBSC (1550 AM; 10 kW; BENNETTSVILLE, SC; Owner: D-MITCH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMFA (1400 AM; 1 kW; RAEFORD, NC; Owner: W & V BROADCASTING)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WLWL (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ROCKINGHAM, NC; Owner: SANDHILLS BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WIDU (1600 AM; 5 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: W I D U BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Red Springs:

  • WFLB (96.5 FM; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: WFLB LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUKS (107.7 FM; ST. PAULS, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKML (95.7 FM; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: WKML LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WKQB (106.9 FM; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; 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.)
  • WCCG (104.5 FM; HOPE MILLS, NC; Owner: DR. JAMES E. CARSON)
  • WFNC-FM (102.3 FM; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCMG (94.3 FM; LATTA, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJSG (104.3 FM; HAMLET, NC; Owner: JACKSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIOZ-FM (102.5 FM; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: MERIDIAN COMMUNICATIONS. L.L.C.)
  • WFSS (91.9 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: FAYETTEVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W275AH (102.9 FM; MAXTON, NC; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INSTITUTE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Red Springs:

  • WUNU (Channel 31; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WFPX (Channel 62; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W19CA (Channel 19; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: PACIFIC MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WLPS-LP (Channel 7; LUMBERTON/PEMBROKE, NC; Owner: BILLY RAY LOCKLEAR)
  • WPDE-TV (Channel 15; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GRAND STRAND COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWMB (Channel 21; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • W67DU (Channel 67; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBTW (Channel 13; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPEM-LP (Channel 47; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: GERALD LOCKLEAR)
  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WSFX-TV (Channel 26; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN MEDIA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WUVC (Channel 40; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPITAL BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • W66DF (Channel 66; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WYBE-CA (Channel 44; PINEHURST, NC; Owner: MULTIMEDIA NETWORK OF NC, INC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Red Springs, North Carolina:
  • Fatal accident count: 9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 12
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 15
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 4
North Carolina average:
  • Fatal accident count: 113
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 173
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 33
  • Fatalities: 121
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 299
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 19
See more detailed statistics of Red Springs fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 2,400
Total average daily truck traffic: 144
Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic: 4,800

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Red Springs)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Red Springs, NC)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • Industrial Park (Lat: 34.839306 Lon: -79.178917), Overall height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WMV502
    Assigned Frequencies: 951.375 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/07/1995, Expiration Date: 10/01/2004, Cancellation Date: 03/04/2003
    Registrant: Phone: (910) 843-5946
  • STATION, Highway 211 2.2 Miles South-Southeast (Lat: 34.801667 Lon: -79.150000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 101.2 m, Call Sign: WNEH950
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.581 MHz, 928.581 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/09/2012, Expiration Date: 04/21/2022, Certifier: Jeffrey D Jackson
    Registrant: Lumbee River Electric Membership Corporation, 605 E. Fourth Ave., Red Springs, NC 28377, Phone: (910) 843-7946, Fax: (910) 843-5035, Email:
  • STATION, Highway 211 2.2 Miles South-Southeast (Lat: 34.801667 Lon: -79.150000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 101.2 m, Call Sign: WNTS901
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.843 MHz, 928.843 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/30/1998, Expiration Date: 09/30/2008, Cancellation Date: 12/06/2008
    Registrant: Booth & Associates, Inc., 1011 Schaub Drive, Raleigh, NC 27606, Phone: (919) 851-8770, Fax: (919) 859-5918, Email:
  • RED SPRINGS, 1.5 Nm East Of Red Springs (Lat: 34.807500 Lon: -79.136389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 103.6 m, Overall height: 108.2 m, Call Sign: WPUX857
    Assigned Frequencies: 6585.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/17/2012, Expiration Date: 05/23/2022, 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:
  • STATION, 1561 Mt. Tabor Rd., (Highway 211 2.2 Miles South-Southeast) (Lat: 34.801667 Lon: -79.150000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 101.2 m, Call Sign: WQKD522
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.843 MHz, 952.843 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/08/2009, Expiration Date: 04/08/2019, Certifier: David Altman
    Registrant: Lumbee River Electric Membership Corporation, 605 E. Fourth Ave., Red Springs, NC 28377-0830, Phone: (910) 843-7947
  • RA54XC076, 1063 Mount Tabor Road (Lat: 34.807889 Lon: -79.156056), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WQQV308
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/08/2013, Expiration Date: 03/08/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • RED SPRINGS, 4 Miles Wsw Of (Lat: 34.800972 Lon: -79.244750), Overall height: 70.4 m, Call Sign: WGI44, Licensee ID: L00020592
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6256.50 MHz, 6256.50 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6375.20 MHz, 6375.20 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/15/2000, Expiration Date: 02/01/2010, Cancellation Date: 08/13/2001
    Registrant: At&t Communications Of The Southern States, Inc., 1200 Peachtree St, 05w30, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 810-4020, Fax: (404) 810-7349, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KS4FL, Previous Call Sign: KD4EVQ, Licensee ID: L00253491
    Grant Date: 10/18/1994, Expiration Date: 09/17/2001, Cancellation Date: 06/07/2000
    Registrant: Thomas E Wade, Rt 2 Box 238k, Red Springs, NC 28377
  • Call Sign: N4IBB
    Grant Date: 12/15/1987, Expiration Date: 12/15/1997, Cancellation Date: 12/16/1999
    Registrant: Mary D Horne, Red Springs, NC 28377
  • Call Sign: N4NVL, Licensee ID: L00275586
    Grant Date: 10/13/2006, Expiration Date: 11/04/2016, Certifier: Jo B Horne
    Registrant: Jo B Horne, The Horne Farm, Red Springs, NC 28377
  • Call Sign: N4ZTD, Previous Call Sign: KC4QOA, Licensee ID: L00253481
    Grant Date: 04/12/2010, Expiration Date: 07/10/2020, Certifier: Glenda S Deese
    Registrant: Glenda S Deese, 1741 Andrews Rd, Red Springs, NC 28377
  • Call Sign: W4MZP, Licensee ID: L01202187
    Grant Date: 10/13/2006, Expiration Date: 11/04/2016, Certifier: W Henry Horne
    Registrant: W Henry Horne, The Horne Farm, Red Springs, NC 28377
  • Call Sign: WA4TFG
    Grant Date: 02/21/1997, Expiration Date: 02/21/2007, Cancellation Date: 02/24/2009
    Registrant: Jack T Beverly, 332 Church St, Red Springs, NC 28377
  • Call Sign: AF4XD, Previous Call Sign: KS4FL, Licensee ID: L00253491
    Grant Date: 08/08/2001, Expiration Date: 09/17/2011, Certifier: Thomas E Wade
    Registrant: Thomas E Wade, 208 Bryant Rd, Red Springs, NC 28377

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172H (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1496F , Serial Number: 17254991, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 09/28/1966
    Registrant (Co-Owned): James F Smith, 599 Johnson Pond Rd, Red Springs, NC 28377, Other Owners: Eugene W Jr Mccall
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20F (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550 SERIES (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3271F , Serial Number: 680001, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 12/19/1997
    Registrant (Individual): Donald B Oxendine, 9827 Hwy 211, Red Springs, NC 28377
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5545Q , Serial Number: 2961, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 02/25/1965
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Donald B Oxendine, 9827 Nc 211 West, Red Springs, NC 28377, Other Owners: Christopher J Oxendine

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 74
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Red Springs

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Red Springs, NC
Most common first names in Red Springs, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James10270.5 years
Mary10176.2 years
John8973.0 years
William7671.7 years
Annie5078.0 years
Willie4475.3 years
Robert3368.9 years
George2870.7 years
Henry2471.6 years
Charles2469.0 years
Most common last names in Red Springs, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Locklear18165.5 years
Mcneill7775.0 years
Brown5076.0 years
Mcmillan4570.8 years
Smith4070.9 years
Johnson3671.3 years
Oxendine3065.9 years
Graham3070.8 years
Jacobs2966.3 years
Mclean2973.4 years
Businesses in Red Springs, NC
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
KFC1

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