Roper, North Carolina

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Population in 2014: 579 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.5%
 
Males: 286  (49.5%)
Females: 293  (50.5%)
Median resident age:  35.5 years
North Carolina median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 27970.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $23,944 (it was $20,694 in 2000)
Roper:

$23,944
NC:

$45,906

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $11,490 (it was $14,736 in 2000)

Roper town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $82,173 (it was $54,100 in 2000)
Roper:

$82,173
NC:

$154,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $526.

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  • Races in Roper, NC (2010)

    Roper races chart
    • 47978.4%Black alone
    • 11118.2%White alone
    • 182.9%Hispanic
    • 30.5%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Roper: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (5.7%), West Indian (2.8%), United States (2.1%), Subsaharan African (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 15 feet

Land area: 0.87 square miles.

Population density: 668 people per square mile   (low).

Roper,NC real estate house value index trend

Roper, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Roper:

  • High school or higher: 60.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 12.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Roper town:

  • Never married: 33.8%
  • Now married: 32.9%
  • Separated: 10.7%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 16.7%

25 residents are foreign born (3.2% Latin America).

This town:

3.2%
North Carolina:

7.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,153 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $826 (0.8%)

Roper satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, NC (46.6 miles , pop. 60,476).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Virginia Beach, VA (72.5 miles , pop. 425,257).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (296.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Plymouth, NC (2.7 miles ), Creswell, NC (3.5 miles ), Edenton, NC (3.6 miles ), Jamesville, NC (4.1 miles ), Pantego, NC (4.5 miles) , Windsor, NC (4.5 miles ), Columbia, NC (4.5 miles ), Hertford, NC (4.8 miles ).

Latitude: 35.88 N, Longitude: 76.61 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 252

Roper household income distribution Roper home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.1%
North Carolina:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -56 (-8.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Construction (25%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (41%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Educational services (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving occupations (20%)
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (28%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Roper, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Roper-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 13% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.5 miles away from the Roper town center killed 16 people and injured 153 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 11/8/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.2 miles away from the town center injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Roper-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 138.2 miles away from the city center
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 56.5 miles away from Roper center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 288.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 153.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi) earthquake occurred 142.5 miles away from Roper center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 148.1 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 Washington County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Roper topographic map

Birthplace of: Tyrone Bell - College football player (East Carolina Pirates).

Hospitals and medical centers near Roper:

  • LIFE, INC COKE AVENUE GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 14 miles away; EDENTON, NC)
  • EDENTON DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; EDENTON, NC)
  • LIFE, INC LUKE STREET GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 14 miles away; EDENTON, NC)
  • VIDANT CHOWAN HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; EDENTON, NC)
  • CHOWAN RIVER NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; EDENTON, NC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Roper:

  • Elizabeth City State University (about 36 miles; Elizabeth City, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,803)
  • East Carolina University (about 47 miles; Greenville, NC; FT enrollment: 23,943)
  • Pitt Community College (about 50 miles; Winterville, NC; FT enrollment: 7,026)
  • Edgecombe Community College (about 54 miles; Tarboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,058)
  • Craven Community College (about 60 miles; New Bern, NC; FT enrollment: 2,712)
  • Regent University (about 69 miles; Virginia Beach, VA; FT enrollment: 3,429)
  • Lenoir Community College (about 70 miles; Kinston, NC; FT enrollment: 2,555)

Public elementary/middle school in Roper:

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Notable locations in Roper: S Lees Saw Mills (A), Roper Police Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Roper: Roper Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Beaver Dam Branch (A), Mill Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Washington 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 2013 was 72.5. This is about average.

City:

72.5
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.265. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.265
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 27.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 14.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.99. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.99
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 43.5%
(23.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.5% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  52.8%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.2%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Roper (2011 data):

  • Bank of Hampton Roads: Roper Branch at 102 West Buncombe Street, branch established on 1963/05/06. Info updated 2009/05/20: Bank assets: $1,899.1 mil, Deposits: $1,581.4 mil, headquarters in Norfolk, VA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 47 total offices, Holding Company: Capgen Capital Group Vi Lp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.9
North Carolina average:

12.4

Roper travel time to work - commute Roper mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Roper town (based on Washington County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,70031
Mainline Protestant92316
Black Protestant8017
Other2071
Catholic2051
None6,392-
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: 4
Washington County:

3.11 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Washington County:

1.55 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Washington County:

7.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

7.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

13.2%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

32.3%
North Carolina:

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

10.0%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Roper:

47.6%
State:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Roper:

42.4%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

30.1
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Roper:

20.2%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

14.7%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Roper:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Roper:

37.3%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

50.1%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Roper:

80.4%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Roper, NC Residents
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 1$2,918$35,0160$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,356$28,2720$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 6$4,399
Solid Waste Management 3$4,407$17,6280$0
Sewerage 1$2,612$31,3440$0
Water Supply 0$0 2$3,299
Totals for Government 6$12,293$24,5868$7,698

Roper government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Housing & Community Development: $297,000 ($512.95)
    Central Staff Services: $163,000 ($281.52)
    Regular Highways: $92,000 ($158.89)
    Sewerage: $72,000 ($124.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $49,000 ($84.63)
    Police Protection: $42,000 ($72.54)
    Water Utilities: $31,000 ($53.54)
    Fire Protection: $11,000 ($19.00)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($6.91)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($1.73)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $205,000 ($354.06)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($1.73)

Roper government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $91,000 ($157.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $52,000 ($89.81)
    All Other: $2,000 ($3.45)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $294,000 ($507.77)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $71,000 ($122.63)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $47,000 ($81.17)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($5.18)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $39,000 ($67.36)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $42,000 ($72.54)
    Housing & Community Development: $36,000 ($62.18)
    Highways: $24,000 ($41.45)
    General Support: $19,000 ($32.82)
  • Tax - Property: $57,000 ($98.45)
    NEC: $7,000 ($12.09)

Roper government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $11,000 ($19.00)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $21,000 ($36.27)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $11,000 ($19.00)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $6,000 ($10.36)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $10,000 ($17.27)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($8.64)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $96,000 ($165.80)

3.99% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,354 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.99%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Martin County, NC  0.57% ($23,000 average AGI)
from Beaufort County, NC  0.32% ($57,857)
from Tyrrell County, NC  0.30% ($20,231)


5.09% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,204 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.09%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Pitt County, NC  0.65% ($21,966 average AGI)
to Beaufort County, NC  0.54% ($35,667)
to Martin County, NC  0.52% ($35,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Roper:

  • WJPI (1470 AM; 5 kW; PLYMOUTH, NC; Owner: FREE TEMPLE MINISTRIES INC..)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WDLX (930 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WZBO (1260 AM; 1 kW; EDENTON, NC; Owner: LAWRENCE LOESCH & MARGARET LOESCH)
  • WNCT (1070 AM; 10 kW; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WGH (1310 AM; 20 kW; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBTE (990 AM; 1 kW; WINDSOR, NC; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSMO (1120 AM; 20 kW; CAMP LEJEUNE, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Roper:

  • WPNC-FM (95.9 FM; PLYMOUTH, NC; Owner: DURLYN BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • WERX-FM (102.5 FM; COLUMBIA, NC; Owner: LAWRENCE LOESCH & MARGARET LOESCH)
  • WCBZ (103.7 FM; WILLIAMSTON, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WRSF (105.7 FM; COLUMBIA, NC; Owner: EAST CAROLINA RADIO, INC.)
  • WERO (93.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WNCT-FM (107.9 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKOC (93.7 FM; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WFMZ (104.9 FM; HERTFORD, NC; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WWOC (94.5 FM; HATTERAS, NC; Owner: MAX MEDIA OF THE CAROLINAS LLC)
  • WIAM-FM (98.9 FM; WINDSOR, NC; Owner: LIFELINE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WKJX (96.7 FM; ELIZABETH CITY, NC; Owner: EAST CAROLINA RADIO OF ELIZABETH CITY, INC.)
  • WURB (97.7 FM; WINDSOR, NC; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Roper:

  • WUND-TV (Channel 2; COLUMBIA, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WITN-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: WITN LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WNCT-TV (Channel 9; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFTB-LP (Channel 55; WILLIAMSTON, ETC., NC; Owner: FREE TEMPLE MINISTRIES, INC.)

Roper fatal accident list:

Apr 26, 1991 00:25 AM, Walker St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 21, 1989 07:45 PM, 64, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
May 26, 1983 03:40 PM, Buncombest, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 23, 1979 09:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 28, 1977 03:15 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jun 12, 1976 02:45 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 3
Jun 12, 1975 02:45 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 3
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 5m16ftTotal length
  • 9,160Total average daily traffic
  • 632Total average daily truck traffic
  • 18,320Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Ncdot Asphalt Plant 1 Mi S Of Albemarle Sound Bridge On Nc 32 (Lat: 35.965167 Lon: -76.494111), Structure height: 15 m, Call Sign: WPDW725
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.2600 MHz, 47.3200 MHzGrant Date: 08/30/2013, Expiration Date: 11/26/2023Registrant: Nc Dept Of Transportation, 124 Dot Drive, Asheboro, NC 27205, Phone: (336) 625-4796, Fax: (336) 625-6942, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • PLEASANT GROVE, 4095 Backwoods Road (Lat: 35.923056 Lon: -76.583944), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 106.6 m, Call Sign: WQCW368
    Assigned Frequencies: 6152.75 MHzGrant Date: 06/23/2015, Expiration Date: 06/09/2025, Certifier: Steven T CampbellRegistrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Rt 3 Box 164 (Lat: 35.934056 Lon: -76.607722), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WHW207, Licensee ID: L00001329
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHzGrant Date: 03/09/1998, Expiration Date: 05/27/2003, Cancellation Date: 09/07/2003Registrant: Mackeys Marina, Rt 3 Box 164, Roper, NC 27970

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: K4HTD, Licensee ID: L00331500, Grant Date: 07/02/2004, Expiration Date: 09/09/2014, Certifier: Bruce H Hendrix, Registrant: Bruce H Hendrix, 256 Blair Shores Rd, Roper, NC 27970-9699
  • Call Sign: KB4TOH, Licensee ID: L00283512, Grant Date: 11/16/2006, Expiration Date: 02/11/2017, Certifier: Mike E Cohoon, Registrant: Mike E Cohoon, 1724 Pea Ridge Rd, Roper, NC 27970
  • Call Sign: KE4JZW, Grant Date: 02/22/1994, Expiration Date: 02/22/2004, Cancellation Date: 02/23/2006, Registrant: Jennifer L Allen, Roper, NC 27970
  • Call Sign: KJ4SHO, Licensee ID: L01548473, Grant Date: 02/18/2010, Expiration Date: 02/18/2020, Certifier: James C Lyle, Registrant: James C Lyle, 490 Beech Bay Rd, Roper, NC 27970
  • Call Sign: KM4MDS, Licensee ID: L01961334, Grant Date: 07/29/2015, Expiration Date: 07/29/2025, Certifier: Jerry D Foster, Registrant: Jerry D Foster, 2017 Albemarle Beach Road, Roper, NC 27970

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: WEMMERING JEFFREY LYNN S-7S (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 121FW , Serial Number: 0907484, Year manufactured: 2009, Airworthiness Date: 08/13/2009
    Registrant (Individual): Jeffrey L Wemmering, 164 Sam Allen Rd, Roper, NC 27970
  • Aircraft: BEECH D35 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR E225 SERIES (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2187D , Serial Number: D-3534, Year manufactured: 1953
    Registrant (Individual): Arnold K Pressey, 547 Newland Rd, Roper, NC 27970
  • Aircraft: DAVIS HARRY L VARIEZE (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 3262D , Serial Number: 2600, Airworthiness Date: 12/01/1982
    Registrant (Individual): Austin S Davis, 1479 W Mill Pond Rd, Roper, NC 27970
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4280J , Serial Number: 28-22640, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 02/02/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Joshua T Davenport, 844 Learys Bch, Roper, NC 27970

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 28
  • Hazardous Condition: 7

Incident types - Roper

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Roper, NC
Most common first names in Roper, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William4672.9 years
James4267.1 years
Mary2673.4 years
John2372.0 years
Willie2273.7 years
George1975.1 years
Robert1670.3 years
Thomas1475.4 years
Margaret1479.8 years
Annie1280.4 years
Most common last names in Roper, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Spruill5376.7 years
Norman4771.4 years
Chesson3577.6 years
Phelps3471.3 years
Davenport2871.1 years
Simpson2470.5 years
Swain2071.8 years
Patrick2075.0 years
Hassell1771.5 years
White1669.6 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (53%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (28%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Wood (1%)

Roper compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 5 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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