Rex, North Carolina

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Population in 2010: 55.
Population change since 2000: 0.0%
Males: 38  (70.8%)
Females: 17  (29.2%)
Median resident age:

65.3 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip code: 28384

Estimated median household income in 2017: over $200,000 (it was over $200,000 in 2000)
Rex:

over $200,000
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,216 (it was $148,073 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $199,647 (it was $137,500 in 2000)
Rex:

$199,647
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $135,233; detached houses: $138,454; townhouses or other attached units: $72,749; in 2-unit structures: $301,190; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $136,421; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $50,565; mobile homes: $115,514
March 2019 cost of living index in Rex: 78.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 0.0%
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  • Races in Rex, NC (2010)
    • 3258.2%White alone
    • 1527.3%American Indian alone
    • 47.3%Black alone
    • 35.5%Hispanic
    • 11.8%Two or more races



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Rex, North Carolina as of January 27, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Rex is 50 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (100.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 184 feet

Land area: 0.74 square miles.

Population density: 75 people per square mile   (very low).

Rex, North Carolina map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Rex CDP:

0.5% ($700)
North Carolina:

0.9% ($826)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, NC (16.7 miles , pop. 121,015).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (70.8 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (415.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Rennert, NC (1.8 miles ),
Lumber Bridge, NC (1.8 miles),
Parkton, NC (2.0 miles ),
St. Pauls, NC (2.2 miles ),
Shannon, NC (2.4 miles),
Dundarrach, NC (2.9 miles),
Red Springs, NC (2.9 miles ),
Hope Mills, NC (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 34.85 N, Longitude: 79.04 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 910

Property values in Rex, NC

Rex satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.8%
North Carolina:

4.1%

Average climate in Rex, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Rex, North Carolina average temperatures Rex, North Carolina average precipitation Rex, North Carolina humidity Rex, North Carolina wind speed Rex, North Carolina snowfall Rex, North Carolina sunshine Rex, North Carolina clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 60.7. This is better than average.

City:

60.7
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.362. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.362
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.40. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.40
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Rex-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 10.8 miles away from the Rex place 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 14.7 miles away from the place center injured 21 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rex-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 148.9 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 208.0 miles away from Rex 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 138.8 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 176.7 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 199.8 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 82.6 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 (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).
Rex topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Rex:

  • ST PAULS DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; SAINT PAULS, NC)
  • EASTBROOK HOME (Hospital, about 8 miles away; RED SPRINGS, NC)
  • RED SPRINGS DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; RED SPRINGS, NC)
  • GLENFLORA (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LUMBERTON, NC)
  • CAROLINA REHAB CENTER OF CUMBERLAND (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; FAYETTEVILLE, NC)
  • NATIVE ANGELS HOMECARE AGENCY (Hospital, about 14 miles away; LUMBERTON, NC)
  • WOODHAVEN NURS AND ALZHEIMER'S C (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; LUMBERTON, NC)

Amtrak station near Rex:

  • 17 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 Rex:

  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (about 15 miles; Pembroke, NC; Full-time enrollment: 5,548)
  • Robeson Community College (about 16 miles; Lumberton, NC; FT enrollment: 2,322)
  • Fayetteville Technical Community College (about 17 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 10,114)
  • Fayetteville State University (about 18 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 5,297)
  • Methodist University (about 23 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,313)
  • Sandhills Community College (about 34 miles; Pinehurst, NC; FT enrollment: 3,434)
  • Richmond Community College (about 39 miles; Hamlet, NC; FT enrollment: 2,106)

Points of interest:

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Church in Rex: New Bethel Church (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:

1.8 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

63.3%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

0.0%
Whole state:

5.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Rex:

Marital status in Rex, NC
  • Never married: 48.6%
  • Now married: 51.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

For population 25 years and over in Rex:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 52.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.2
North Carolina average:

11.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Rex, 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
This county:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Robeson County:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

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

4.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.3%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Robeson County:

36.1%
North Carolina:

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

16.3%
North Carolina:

15.6%

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 Rex:

  • WKKE (1080 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ST. PAULS, NC; Owner: FERRIS YARNELL LOCKLEAR)
  • 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)
  • WEEB (990 AM; 10 kW; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: PINEHURST BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WIDU (1600 AM; 5 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: W I D U BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCKB (780 AM; 7 kW; DUNN, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WEWO (1460 AM; 5 kW; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: SERVICE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBLA (1440 AM; 5 kW; ELIZABETHTOWN, NC; Owner: SOUND BUSINESS OF ELIZABETHTOWN, INC)
  • WBSC (1550 AM; 10 kW; BENNETTSVILLE, SC; Owner: D-MITCH BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rex:

  • WKML (95.7 FM; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: WKML LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFLB (96.5 FM; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: WFLB LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUKS (107.7 FM; ST. PAULS, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZFX (99.1 FM; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQSM (98.1 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WKQB (106.9 FM; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • WCCG (104.5 FM; HOPE MILLS, NC; Owner: DR. JAMES E. CARSON)
  • WFSS (91.9 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: FAYETTEVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WRCQ (103.5 FM; DUNN, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFNC-FM (102.3 FM; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCLN-FM (107.3 FM; CLINTON, NC; Owner: CHRISTIAN LISTENING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Rex:

  • 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)
  • W67DU (Channel 67; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPEM-LP (Channel 47; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: GERALD LOCKLEAR)
  • 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.)
  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • W66DF (Channel 66; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WSFX-TV (Channel 26; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN MEDIA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WUVC (Channel 40; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPITAL BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)

Rex fatal accident list:

Oct 26, 2005 09:45 PM, Rp-1744, Rp-1729, Lat: 34.854180, Lon: -79.042520, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 20ft / 6.1mTotal length
  • 4,990Total average daily traffic
  • 344Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,980Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Nantucket Rd (Lat: 34.805583 Lon: -79.087250), Type: Building, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 4.3 m, Call Sign: WQXI757,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.785 MHz, Grant Date: 03/17/2016, Expiration Date: 03/17/2026, Certifier: Shantrice Cruse-Scott, Registrant: Csx Transportation Inc, 6735 Southpoint Dr S, 4th Flr J958, Jacksonville, FL 32216, Phone: (904) 332-5925, Fax: (904) 332-6013, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Rex, NC
  • 100.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Rex compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage 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 significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
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