For population 25 years and over in River Bend:
For population 15 years and over in River Bend town:
175 residents are foreign born (2.4% Europe, 2.3% Latin America, 1.6% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,276 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jacksonville, NC (26.3 miles , pop. 66,715).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (98.8 miles , pop. 276,093).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (357.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Trent Woods, NC (1.8 miles ), Brices Creek, NC (2.0 miles ), New Bern, NC (2.3 miles ), Pollocksville, NC (2.5 miles ), James City, NC (2.6 miles ), Bridgeton, NC (2.8 miles ), Fairfield Harbour, NC (3.3 miles ), Trenton, NC (3.4 miles ).
Latitude: 35.07 N, Longitude: 77.15 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 252
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in River Bend detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +501 (+20.7%).
Work and jobs in River Bend: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in River Bend, North Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
River Bend-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 36% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/17/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.5 miles away from the River Bend town center killed 2 people and injured 85 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 39.8 miles away from the town center killed 16 people and injured 153 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:River Bend-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/6/1994 at 19:54:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.6 LG, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 22.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Craven County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Floods: 2, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near River Bend:
Local government website: www.ci.river-bend.nc.us/Govt.html
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 7.4%
(7.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 12.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
49 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
124 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded in 2000
River Bend compared to North Carolina state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for River Bend (based on Craven County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.34%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 23
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 55
Number of full-service restaurants: 63
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River Bend government finances in 2006(per resident):
11.29% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,500 average adjusted gross income)
0.56% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,437 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
10.66% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,713 average adjusted gross income)
0.42% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,459 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 0 meters
Total average daily traffic: 400
Total average daily truck traffic: 28
Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic: 800
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3