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Population in 2010: 55. Population change since 2000: 0.0%
Males: 24  (45.2%)
Females: 31  (54.8%)

Median resident age:  49.5 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip code: 28384

Estimated median household income in 2012: over $200,646 (it was over $200,000 in 2000)
Rex:

over $200,646
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $165,608

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $185,405 (it was $137,500 in 2000)
Rex:

$185,405
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $169,080; Detached houses: $169,080

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  • White alone - 32 (58.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 15 (27.3%)
  • Black alone - 4 (7.3%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (5.5%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (1.8%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Rex: 110.6 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 184 feet

Land area: 0.74 square miles.

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




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For population 25 years and over in Rex:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%

For population 15 years and over in Rex CDP:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 100.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Rex satellite photo by USGS

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

Rex household income distribution Rex home values distribution

Property values in Rex, NC

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

13.3%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries for males in 2008-2012 (%):



  • Manufacturing (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)



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Tornado activity:

Rex-area historical tornado activity is above North Carolina state average. It is 69% 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 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 82.6 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 47.9 miles away from Rex center
On 9/22/2006 at 11:22:00, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 37.0 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, Tornadoes: 2, Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Flood: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/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)

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: 4,818)
  • Fayetteville Technical Community College (about 17 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,496)
  • Fayetteville State University (about 18 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 4,481)
  • Campbell University Inc (about 43 miles; Buies Creek, NC; FT enrollment: 4,229)
  • Francis Marion University (about 58 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,329)
  • Wake Technical Community College (about 59 miles; Raleigh, NC; FT enrollment: 4,554)
  • Johnston Community College (about 61 miles; Smithfield, NC; FT enrollment: 2,166)

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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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.0. This is about average.
City:

32.0
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 14.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.1
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.55. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.55
U.S.:

9.59
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 1.11. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.11
U.S.:

2.43


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.0%

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

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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012


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Religion statistics for Rex CDP (based on Robeson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.43%
Here42.4%
USA50.2%

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.
State:

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.
North Carolina:

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
Here:

4.22 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

12.3%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Robeson County:

36.1%
State:

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

16.3%
State:

15.6%

4.28% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,268 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.28%
North Carolina average:

8.53%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($277 average AGI)
Robeson County:

0.08%
North Carolina average:

0.17%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Cumberland County, NC  0.76% ($26,882 average AGI)
from Scotland County, NC  0.28% ($26,896)
from Hoke County, NC  0.25% ($19,085)


4.58% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,142 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.58%
North Carolina average:

7.27%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($457 average AGI)
Robeson County:

0.08%
North Carolina average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cumberland County, NC  0.95% ($26,674 average AGI)
to Scotland County, NC  0.31% ($22,605)
to Hoke County, NC  0.24% ($23,088)

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.)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

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