Roxboro, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 8,290 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: -4.7%
 
Males: 3,653  (44.1%)
Females: 4,637  (55.9%)
Median resident age:

40.6 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 27573, 27574.

Roxboro Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $24,374 (it was $26,875 in 2000)
Roxboro:

$24,374
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $17,418 (it was $15,325 in 2000)

Roxboro city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $107,080 (it was $68,300 in 2000)
Roxboro:

$107,080
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $168,604; detached houses: $191,845; townhouses or other attached units: $449,369; mobile homes: $77,109

Median gross rent in 2017: $644.

March 2019 cost of living index in Roxboro: 92.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 36.5%
(20.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.8% for Black residents, 45.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 70.0% for other race residents, 39.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Roxboro, NC (2017)
    • 4,11648.7%Black alone
    • 2,89334.2%White alone
    • 1,13513.4%Hispanic
    • 1772.1%Two or more races
    • 1071.3%American Indian alone
    • 240.3%Asian alone
    • 250.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 77 registered sex offenders living in Roxboro, North Carolina as of August 08, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Roxboro is 110 to 1.


Crime rates in Roxboro by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(23.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(24.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(44.9)
7
(78.4)
5
(57.2)
3
(34.6)
3
(34.6)
5
(57.6)
3
(35.4)
3
(35.4)
5
(60.2)
2
(24.0)
2
(24.1)
N/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
21
(235.8)
11
(123.2)
20
(228.9)
16
(184.3)
17
(196.2)
12
(138.2)
19
(224.4)
11
(129.7)
16
(192.5)
3
(36.0)
11
(132.6)
9
(108.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
55
(617.6)
69
(772.7)
49
(560.8)
63
(725.7)
65
(750.3)
51
(587.4)
42
(496.0)
43
(507.1)
55
(661.9)
24
(287.7)
40
(482.3)
62
(748.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
165
(1,853)
191
(2,139)
266
(3,044)
189
(2,177)
165
(1,905)
140
(1,612)
131
(1,547)
106
(1,250)
93
(1,119)
91
(1,091)
86
(1,037)
83
(1,002)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
308
(3,458)
348
(3,897)
375
(4,292)
404
(4,654)
353
(4,075)
349
(4,019)
371
(4,381)
298
(3,514)
385
(4,633)
323
(3,872)
366
(4,413)
221
(2,668)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
23
(258.3)
28
(313.5)
18
(206.0)
24
(276.5)
17
(196.2)
15
(172.8)
13
(153.5)
9
(106.1)
7
(84.2)
13
(155.8)
11
(132.6)
14
(169.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(11.2)
0
(0.0)
5
(57.2)
5
(57.6)
1
(11.5)
4
(46.1)
1
(11.8)
2
(23.6)
1
(12.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.1)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)518.9584.9627.8611.8548.7492.5537.9405.2508.7331.2415.3440.2

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City-data.com crime index in Roxboro, NC

Crime rate in Roxboro detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 37 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.50
North Carolina average:

2.34
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Ancestries: American (10.4%), Irish (6.5%), English (3.3%), German (1.6%), French Canadian (1.5%), European (1.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 01/09/1855

Elevation: 660 feet

Land area: 6.27 square miles.

Population density: 1,322 people per square mile   (low).

Roxboro, North Carolina map

642 residents are foreign born (6.8% Latin America).

This city:

7.6%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,359 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $618 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Durham, NC (28.2 miles , pop. 187,035).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (43.9 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (325.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Rougemont, NC (3.5 miles ),
Virgilina, VA (4.0 miles),
Milton, NC (4.0 miles),
Cluster Springs, VA (4.0 miles ),
Stem, NC (4.4 miles ),
Yanceyville, NC (4.5 miles ),
Butner, NC (4.6 miles ),
South Boston, VA (4.7 miles )

Latitude: 36.39 N, Longitude: 78.98 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,535 (+53.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,713 (58.6%)

Area code: 336

Distribution of median household income in Roxboro, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Roxboro, NC in 2017
Roxboro satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $35,000
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.5%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Historical population in Roxboro, NC
Historical housing units in Roxboro, NC

Population change in the 1990s: +1,087 (+14.3%).
Most common industries in Roxboro, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.8%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (11.0%)
  • Construction (7.6%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.2%)
  • Social assistance (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.7%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (11.0%)
  • Wood products (5.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.9%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Educational services (4.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.0%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (11.1%)
  • Educational services (7.5%)
  • Social assistance (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.5%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.9%)
Most common occupations in Roxboro, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.9%)
  • Construction laborers (5.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.1%)
  • Cashiers (3.2%)

Average climate in Roxboro, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Roxboro, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 53.3. This is better than average.

City:

53.3
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2014 was 0.288. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.288
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.2
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Roxboro-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 31% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/28/1988, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 38.3 miles away from the Roxboro city center killed 4 people and injured 154 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 3/24/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.3 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Roxboro-area historical earthquake activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 84% 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 101.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 300.3 miles away from Roxboro center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 264.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 172.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 174.1 miles away from Roxboro center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 76.4 miles away from Roxboro center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Person County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Droughts: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Roxboro topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Roxboro:

  • CATES STREET ICF/MR GROUP HOME (306 CATES STREET)
  • FRANK STREET ICF/MR (719 FRANK STREET)
  • HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE OF PERSON COUNTY (355 A SOUTH MORGAN BOULEVARD)
  • PERSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 615 RIDGE RD)
  • ROXBORO HEALTHCARE AND REHAB CENTER (901 RIDGE ROAD)
  • ROXBORO DIALYSIS (718 RIDGE ROAD)
  • HOME HEALTH HOSPICE PERSON (355 A SOUTH MADISON BOULEVARD)
  • HOME HEALTH PROFESSIONALS (807 NORTH MADISON BLVD PO BOX 1084)

Airports located in Roxboro:

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College/University in Roxboro:

  • Piedmont Community College (Full-time enrollment: 1,346; Location: 1715 College Dr; Public; Website: www.piedmontcc.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Roxboro:

  • Danville Community College (about 27 miles; Danville, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,747)
  • Duke University (about 28 miles; Durham, NC; FT enrollment: 14,652)
  • Vance-Granville Community College (about 28 miles; Henderson, NC; FT enrollment: 3,232)
  • North Carolina Central University (about 30 miles; Durham, NC; FT enrollment: 7,281)
  • Durham Technical Community College (about 30 miles; Durham, NC; FT enrollment: 3,515)
  • Alamance Community College (about 31 miles; Graham, NC; FT enrollment: 3,614)
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (about 34 miles; Chapel Hill, NC; FT enrollment: 24,946)

Public high schools in Roxboro:

Private high schools in Roxboro:

  • ROXBORO CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 91, Location: 640 JOHNSON ST, Grades: PK-12)
  • PERSON CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 9, Location: 500 LUCY GARRETT RD, Grades: 1-9)

Public elementary/middle schools in Roxboro:

  • BETHEL HILL CHARTER (Location: 401 BETHEL HILL SCHOOL ROAD, Grades: KG-6, Charter school)
  • NORTH ELEMENTARY (Location: 260 HENDERSON RD, Grades: KG-5)
  • NORTH END ELEMENTARY (Location: 378 MILL CREEK RD, Grades: KG-5)
  • NORTHERN MIDDLE (Location: 1935 CARVER DR, Grades: 6-8)
  • SOUTH ELEMENTARY (Location: 1333 HURDLE MILLS RD, Grades: PK-5)
  • SOUTHERN MIDDLE (Location: 209 SOUTHERN MIDDLE SCH RD, Grades: 6-8)
  • STORIES CREEK ELEMENTARY (Location: 133 STORIES CREEK SCHOOL ROAD, Grades: KG-5)

Private elementary/middle school in Roxboro:

  • SNEED ACADEMY (Students: 46, Location: 1191 LEASBURG RD, Grades: PK-3)
See full list of schools located in Roxboro

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • another nearest university is Liberty University, Lynchburg Va, about 65 miles from Roxboro
  • Another strong FM radio station wrdu 106.1 added by jrr
  • Forgot To list 3 More Elementary Schools. Woodland Elementary (250 students). Helena Elementary School(650 Students). Oak Lane Elementary School (205 Students). added by Michael Reed
  • Forgot To list 3 More Elementary Schools. Woodland Elementary (250 students). Helena Elementary School(650 Students). Oak Lane Elementary School (205 Students).

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Roxboro: State Prison Camp (A), Roxboro Plaza (B), Westfield Plaza (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Madison Square Shopping Center (1), Woody Village Shopping Center (2), Piedmont Square Shopping Center (3), Roxboro Square Shopping Center (4), Roxboro Market Place Shopping Center (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Roxboro include: New Mount Zion Baptist Church (A), Mebane Memorial Presbyterian Church (B), First Baptist Church (C), Ca-Vel First Baptist Church (D), Westwood Baptist Church (E), Shady Hill Missionary Baptist Church (F), Front Street Church (G), Grace Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Person Memorial Cemetery (1), Burchwood Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Tanyard Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Dial-A-Story (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 319 South Main Street) (1), Bingo World (Amusement & Theme Parks; 495 Burlington Road) (2), Cantina Mexicano (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1406 Durham Road) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Hampton Inn Roxboro (920 Durham Road) (1), Barrister's Bed and Breakfast (400 North Main Street) (2), Budget Inn (1033 North Madison Boulevard) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Magistrate (120 Court Street) (1), Clerk Of Court - Criminal Division (Courthouse) (2), District Court Judge (105 Main Street) (3), Person County - Clerk Of Court- Civil Division (Courthouse) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Carl Long - Nextel Cup series NASCAR driver (born: Sep 20, 1967), Jim Thorpe (golfer) - Professional golfer, Enos Slaughter - (1916-2002), baseball Hall of Famer, Frank Kimbrough - Jazz pianist, George Yarborough - Recipient of the Purple heart, Luke Torian - Politician, Mary Jayne Harrelson-Reeves - Middle distance runner, Winkie Wilkins - Politician.

Person County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

ZION CHRISTIAN CENTER (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: ETHYLENE DIBROMIDE. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-26-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-05-2008), St Compliance achieved (DEC-06-2008)
  • OCCT/SOWT Study/Recommendation - In JUL-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-24-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-24-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-26-2008)
  • Public Education - In MAR-02-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-26-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-26-2007), St Public Notif received (JUL-05-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-28-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: ETHYLENE DIBROMIDE. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-26-2006), St Public Notif requested (APR-26-2006), St Public Notif received (2 times from MAY-11-2006 to JUL-31-2006), St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAY-07-2007 to DEC-06-2008)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: ETHYLENE DIBROMIDE. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-22-2006), St Public Notif requested (FEB-22-2006), St Public Notif received (2 times from MAR-08-2006 to JUL-31-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAY-07-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: ETHYLENE DIBROMIDE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-03-2005), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-10-2005), St Public Notif received (2 times from NOV-21-2005 to JUL-31-2006), St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAY-07-2007 to DEC-06-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: ETHYLENE DIBROMIDE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-11-2005), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-11-2005), St Public Notif received (JUL-31-2006), St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAY-07-2007 to DEC-06-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-25-2006), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-25-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-05-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-24-2005), St Formal NOV issued (2 times from NOV-14-2005 to NOV-14-2005), St Public Notif received (NOV-21-2005), St Compliance achieved (2 times from APR-01-2006 to APR-04-2006)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 65 regular monitoring violations
OLD COUNTRY CLUB STEAK HOUSE (Population served: 170, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
OLIVE BRANCH BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
ROCK GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
LAMBERTH MEMORIAL BAPTIST CH (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-25-2005), St Public Notif requested (FEB-25-2005), St Public Notif received (MAR-07-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-11-2010), St Intentional no-action (JUN-11-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-17-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-17-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2010)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
TWINS COUNTRY MART INC (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-11-2010), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-11-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-27-2006), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-27-2006), St Public Notif received (FEB-06-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-13-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-30-2010), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-30-2010), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUN-24-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2010)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-19-2008), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-19-2008), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAR-24-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2010), St Public Notif received (MAY-17-2012)
  • 17 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 9 regular monitoring violations
EPHESUS BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-21-2006), St Public Notif requested (DEC-21-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-17-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
HAWKINS CONV. MART AND GRILL (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-07-2006), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-07-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2010)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Roxboro that have no violations reported:

  • SALEM UMC (Population served: 135, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

56.9%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.3%
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: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Roxboro in 2010:

  • 249 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 74 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 50 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 22 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 10 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Roxboro in 2000:

  • 165 people in nursing homes
  • 83 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Roxboro (2011 data):

  • Roxboro Savings Bank, SSB: Roxboro Branch at 5420 Durham Road, branch established on 1999/01/25; Roxboro Savings Bank, Ssb at 313 South Main Street, branch established on 1923/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $198.0 mil, Deposits: $140.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • SunTrust Bank: North Madison Branch 501 at 804 North Madison Boulevard, branch established on 1969/12/11; South Madison Branch 502 at 207 South Madison Boulevard, branch established on 1983/10/24. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Union Bank & Trust Company: Roxboro Branch at 1750 Durham Road, branch established on 2011/04/25. Info updated 2007/06/20: Bank assets: $189.0 mil, Deposits: $159.5 mil, headquarters in Oxford, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • Carter Bank & Trust: North Main Branch at 823 North Main Street, branch established on 1998/05/01. Info updated 2007/02/23: Bank assets: $3,970.4 mil, Deposits: $3,610.0 mil, headquarters in Martinsville, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 123 total offices
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Roxboro Branch at 500 North Madison Boulevard, branch established on 1920/01/01. 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
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Main Roxboro Branch at 515 North Madison Boulevard, branch established on 1959/11/06. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • The Fidelity Bank: Roxboro Branch at 105 West Gordon Street, branch established on 1973/06/11. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,422.4 mil, Deposits: $1,234.1 mil, headquarters in Fuquay Varina, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 66 total offices, Holding Company: Fidelity Bancshares (N.C.), Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Roxboro:

Marital status in Roxboro, NC
  • Never married: 42.3%
  • Now married: 28.7%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 16.0%

For population 25 years and over in Roxboro:

  • High school or higher: 76.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.2
North Carolina average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Roxboro
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Religion statistics for Roxboro, NC (based on Person County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,83630
Mainline Protestant4,04816
Black Protestant2,09311
Catholic6401
Other2711
None23,576-
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: 6
This county:

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Person County:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 10
Person County:

2.68 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
This county:

6.97 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
This county:

4.02 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

10.9%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

32.0%
North Carolina:

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

18.0%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Roxboro:

48.2%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Roxboro:

43.9%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.5
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.8%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Roxboro:

13.3%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Roxboro:

6.7
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.1%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
Roxboro:

52.9%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Roxboro:

79.0%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Roxboro, NC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 31$84,627$32,7590$0
Police Protection - Officers 30$94,125$37,6501$1,196
Firefighters 18$55,332$36,88817$6,468
Water Supply 13$41,569$38,3710$0
Sewerage 9$28,095$37,4600$0
Other Government Administration 7$28,637$49,0926$3,139
Police - Other 6$27,581$55,1620$0
Solid Waste Management 5$13,543$32,5030$0
Financial Administration 4$12,069$36,2070$0
Fire - Other 3$13,355$53,4200$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 3$3,295
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 126$398,933$37,99427$14,098

4.67% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,115 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.67%
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 Durham County, NC  0.96% ($52,816 average AGI)
from Orange County, NC  0.44% ($40,532)
from Wake County, NC  0.35% ($67,878)


4.45% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,344 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.45%
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 Durham County, NC  0.93% ($34,786 average AGI)
to Orange County, NC  0.35% ($31,360)
to Wake County, NC  0.28% ($56,850)
Businesses in Roxboro, NC
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Furniture2
Arby's1Lowe's1
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Blockbuster1Nike1
Burger King1Papa John's Pizza1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Curves1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1Subway2
FedEx4Taco Bell1
GNC1U-Haul2
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular1
Hardee's1UPS3
Hilton1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's1
La-Z-Boy2

Strongest AM radio stations in Roxboro:

  • WRXO (1430 AM; 1 kW; ROXBORO, NC)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WDNC (620 AM; 5 kW; DURHAM, NC)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSML (1200 AM; 10 kW; GRAHAM, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WRTP (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRBZ (850 AM; 10 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: ALCHEMY COMMUNICATIONS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP #1)
  • WETC (540 AM; 8 kW; WENDELL-ZEBULON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA REGIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTIK (1310 AM; 5 kW; DURHAM, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WSRC (1410 AM; 5 kW; DURHAM, NC; Owner: DURHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WDVA (1250 AM; 5 kW; DANVILLE, VA; Owner: MITCHELL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBTM (1330 AM; 5 kW; DANVILLE, VA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Roxboro:

  • WKRX (96.7 FM; ROXBORO, NC; Owner: ROXBORO BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQOK (97.5 FM; SOUTH BOSTON, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRSN (93.9 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUNC (91.5 FM; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES UNIVERSITY OF NC AT CHAPEL HILL)
  • WQDR (94.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WRAL (101.5 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAL-FM, INC.)
  • WKXU (101.1 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WKVE (106.7 FM; SEMORA, NC; Owner: SOUTHERN ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • WDCG (105.1 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPE (89.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: EDUCATIONAL INFORMATION CORPORATION)
  • WHLF-FM (95.3 FM; SOUTH BOSTON, VA; Owner: JLC PROPERTIES, INC)
  • WNCU (90.7 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL UNIVERSITY)
  • WYFL (92.5 FM; HENDERSON, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WAKG (103.3 FM; DANVILLE, VA; Owner: PIEDMONT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WICE (98.3 FM; CLARKSVILLE, VA; Owner: JOYNER RADIO, INC.)
  • WFXC (107.1 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Roxboro:

  • WRAL-TV (Channel 5; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTVD (Channel 11; DURHAM, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)
  • WFMY-TV (Channel 2; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WFMY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WUNC-TV (Channel 4; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WDRL-TV (Channel 24; DANVILLE, VA; Owner: DANVILLE TELEVISION PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRPX (Channel 47; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: PAXSON RALEIGH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WRDC (Channel 28; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RALEIGH (WRDC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WLFL (Channel 22; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WLFL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUPN-TV (Channel 48; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WUPN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WXLV-TV (Channel 45; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WXLV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTWB-TV (Channel 20; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: WTWB OF THE TRIAD, LLC)
  • WLXI-TV (Channel 61; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WIWW-LP (Channel 26; DURHAM, NC; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WGPX (Channel 16; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: PAXSON GREENSBORO LICENSE, INC.)
  • W24CP (Channel 24; DURHAM, NC; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Roxboro fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Roxboro fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 31Number of bridges
  • 154ft / 47.4mTotal length
  • 72,940Total average daily traffic
  • 6,277Total average daily truck traffic
  • 145,860Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Roxboro, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Roxboro, NC
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Roxboro)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 121 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Roxboro, NC)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Roxboro)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Roxboro)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$100,79210$121,87027$115,4331$38,7008$88,6813$65,080
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$77,2200$00$01$40,6200$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$84,0802$74,73014$120,3613$51,0703$102,9871$82,700
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$38,5000$05$121,4400$01$123,8801$102,440
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$90,4550$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9802.00 , 9803.00, 9804.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$79,890
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9802.00 , 9803.00, 9804.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Roxboro, NC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Roxboro, NC - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 99. The highest number of fire incidents - 214 took place in 2017, and the least - 4 in 2005. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Roxboro, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (45.7%), and Outside Fires (37.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Roxboro, NC
    • 76645.7%Structure Fires
    • 62937.5%Outside Fires
    • 20512.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 764.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Roxboro, NC

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Roxboro, North Carolina:

  • Innkeeper Roxboro, 906 Durham Rd, Roxboro, North Carolina 27573 , Phone: (336) 599-3800, Fax: (336) 330-0020
  • Hampton Inn, 920 Durham Rd, Roxboro, North Carolina 27573 , Phone: (336) 599-8800, Fax: (336) 599-8700
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Roxboro, North Carolina
Most common first names in Roxboro, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James21372.3 years
Mary21078.5 years
William20072.7 years
John17472.6 years
Robert10272.3 years
Willie8973.6 years
George8675.7 years
Annie7979.7 years
Thomas6270.7 years
Charlie6075.4 years
Most common last names in Roxboro, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Clayton21376.3 years
Long12475.6 years
Harris11274.2 years
Carver9775.7 years
Oakley8776.8 years
Walker8477.6 years
Gentry8477.9 years
Jones7676.5 years
Davis7573.7 years
Winstead7573.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Roxboro, NC
  • 48.8%Electricity
  • 42.7%Utility gas
  • 8.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Roxboro, NC
  • 73.6%Electricity
  • 22.5%Utility gas
  • 4.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Roxboro 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.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Roxboro on our top lists:

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  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: broadcasting, internet publishing, and telecommunications services (population 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers (population 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: extraction workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: utilities (population 5,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
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