Roxboro, North Carolina

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Population in 2013: 8,344 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.0%
 
Males: 4,014  (48.1%)
Females: 4,330  (51.9%)
Median resident age:  40.2 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 27573, 27574.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $22,453 (it was $26,875 in 2000)
Roxboro:

$22,453
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,228 (it was $15,325 in 2000)

Roxboro city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $87,754 (it was $68,300 in 2000)
Roxboro:

$87,754
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $97,062; Detached houses: $104,020; In 2-unit structures: $176,757; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $220,341; Mobile homes: $46,121

Median gross rent in 2012: $632.

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Roxboro races chart
  • Black alone - 4,025 (46.9%)
  • White alone - 3,655 (42.6%)
  • Hispanic - 800 (9.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 85 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races - 13 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 11 (0.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Roxboro: 93.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (12.0%), English (8.4%), Irish (4.0%), German (3.6%), Scotch-Irish (3.1%), French (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 01/09/1855

Elevation: 660 feet

Land area: 6.27 square miles.

Population density: 1,331 people per square mile   (low).

Roxboro,NC real estate house value index trend

Roxboro, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Roxboro:

  • High school or higher: 70.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Roxboro city:

  • Never married: 40.2%
  • Now married: 32.3%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 11.2%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

491 residents are foreign born

This city:  5.7%
North Carolina:  7.7%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 60 registered sex offenders living in Roxboro, North Carolina as of May 22, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Roxboro to the number of sex offenders is 139 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,150 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,115 (1.2%)

Roxboro satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $35,000

Latitude: 36.39 N, Longitude: 78.98 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,739 (+55.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,715 (59.2%)

Area code: 336

Roxboro household income distribution Roxboro home values distribution

Crime rates in Roxboro by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 100000010020
per 100,000 11.30.00.00.00.00.00.011.50.00.023.60.0
Rapes 261347533533
per 100,000 22.666.811.333.644.978.457.234.634.657.635.435.4
Robberies 91714152111201617121911
per 100,000 101.8189.1157.6167.9235.8123.2228.9184.3196.2138.2224.4129.7
Assaults 535253725569496365514243
per 100,000 599.3578.5596.6805.9617.6772.7560.8725.7750.3587.4496.0507.1
Burglaries 181167178168165191266189165140131106
per 100,000 2046.61858.02003.61880.51852.72138.93044.22177.21904.71612.31547.01250.0
Thefts 420422402405308348375404353349371298
per 100,000 4749.04695.14525.04533.23458.33897.04291.64653.84074.84019.34381.23514.2
Auto thefts 24283732232818241715139
per 100,000 271.4311.5416.5358.2258.3313.5206.0276.5196.2172.8153.5106.1
Arson 230110551412
per 100,000 22.633.40.011.211.20.057.257.611.546.111.823.6
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 522.0543.7506.9554.6496.1559.2600.3584.9524.6470.8514.3387.4

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Roxboro detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 35 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.66
North Carolina average:

2.37
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.2%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,087 (+14.3%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Construction (21%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Information (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6%)
  • Construction laborers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Cashiers (3%)

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

Average climate in Roxboro, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 the city 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 (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Droughts: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Winter 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

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.

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 DIALYSIS (718 RIDGE ROAD)
  • HOME HEALTH HOSPICE PERSON (355 A SOUTH MADISON BOULEVARD)
  • HOME HEALTH PROFESSIONALS (807 NORTH MADISON BLVD PO BOX 1084)
  • ROXBORO HEALTHCARE AND REHAB CENTER (901 RIDGE ROAD)

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: 140; Location: 640 JOHNSON ST; Grades: PK - 12)
  • ZION CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 25; Location: 2850 VIRGILINA RD; Grades: 2 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Roxboro:

Private elementary/middle school in Roxboro:

  • PERSON CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 17; Location: 500 LUCY GARRETT RD; Grades: KG - 10)
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
  • Forgot To list 3 More Elementary Schools. Woodland Elementary (250 students). Helena Elementary School(650 Students). Oak Lane Elementary School (205 Students).
  • 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

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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

Person 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 2012 was 80.5. This is about average.

City:

80.5
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 3.42. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.42
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.0
U.S.:

32.0

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)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 38.2%
(25.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.6% for Black residents, 61.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.6% for American Indian residents, 45.8% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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

Roxboro, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Roxboro compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in 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.

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.

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

  • Innkeeper Roxboro, 906 Durham Rd, Roxboro, NC 27573 , Phone: (336) 599-3800, Fax: (336) 599-3800
  • Hampton Inn, 920 Durham Rd, Roxboro, NC 27573 , Phone: (336) 599-8800, Fax: (336) 599-8700
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Roxboro, North Carolina

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (45%)
  • Electricity (41%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

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Religion statistics for Roxboro city (based on Person County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.72%
Here: 44.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents66.4%26.0%2.3%1.5%3.8%
Congregations53.2%31.9%2.1%2.1%10.6%
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: 6
Person County:

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Person County:

6.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.9%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Person County:

32.0%
North Carolina:

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

18.0%
State:

15.6%
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
Financial Administration 4$12,069$36,2070$0
Other Government Administration 7$28,637$49,0926$3,139
Police Protection - Officers 30$94,125$37,6501$1,196
Police - Other 6$27,581$55,1620$0
Firefighters 18$55,332$36,88817$6,468
Fire - Other 3$13,355$53,4200$0
Streets and Highways 31$84,627$32,7590$0
Solid Waste Management 5$13,543$32,5030$0
Sewerage 9$28,095$37,4600$0
Water Supply 13$41,569$38,3710$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 3$3,295
Totals for Government 126$398,933$37,99427$14,098

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $600,000 ($71.91)
    Water Utilities: $557,000 ($66.75)
    Police Protection: $20,000 ($2.40)
    General: $5,000 ($0.60)
    General Public Buildings: $4,000 ($0.48)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $1,984,000 ($237.78)
    Police Protection: $1,619,000 ($194.03)
    Fire Protection: $1,087,000 ($130.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $937,000 ($112.30)
    Water Utilities: $850,000 ($101.87)
    Regular Highways: $570,000 ($68.31)
    Central Staff Services: $541,000 ($64.84)
    General - Other: $532,000 ($63.76)
    Financial Administration: $240,000 ($28.76)
    General Public Buildings: $98,000 ($11.74)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $70,000 ($8.39)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $68,000 ($8.15)
    Health Services - Other: $35,000 ($4.19)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $298,000 ($35.71)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $113,000 ($13.54)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $83,000 ($9.95)
    Police Protection: $68,000 ($8.15)
    General - Other: $33,000 ($3.95)
    Regular Highways: $27,000 ($3.24)
    Fire Protection: $27,000 ($3.24)
    General Public Building: $16,000 ($1.92)
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000 ($1.44)
    Central Staff: $6,000 ($0.72)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($0.48)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $3,000 ($0.36)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($0.12)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,143,000 ($496.52)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $44,000 ($5.27)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,340,000 ($280.44)
    Solid Waste Management: $480,000 ($57.53)
    All Other: $17,000 ($2.04)
    Parking Facilities: $2,000 ($0.24)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $18,000 ($2.16)
    Housing & Community Development: $14,000 ($1.68)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $905,000 ($108.46)
    All Other: $469,000 ($56.21)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $175,000 ($20.97)
    Interest Earnings: $147,000 ($17.62)
    Special Assessments: $43,000 ($5.15)
    Rents: $8,000 ($0.96)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,003,000 ($120.21)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $316,000 ($37.87)
    Highways: $281,000 ($33.68)
    All Other: $254,000 ($30.44)
  • Tax - Property: $3,492,000 ($418.50)
    NEC: $120,000 ($14.38)
    Motor Vehicle License: $69,000 ($8.27)
    Total General Sales: $14,000 ($1.68)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,000 ($0.24)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $728,000 ($87.25)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $4,970,000 ($595.64)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $1,200,000 ($143.82)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $4,680,000 ($560.88)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $1,754,000 ($210.21)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $290,000 ($34.76)
    Water Utilities: $174,000 ($20.85)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,986,000 ($717.40)

4.68% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,445 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.68%
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 Durham County, NC  0.90% ($44,290 average AGI)
from Orange County, NC  0.47% ($37,477)
from Wake County, NC  0.43% ($41,644)


4.50% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,070 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.50%
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 Durham County, NC  0.91% ($39,936 average AGI)
to Wake County, NC  0.41% ($35,589)
to Orange County, NC  0.34% ($32,723)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Roxboro, North Carolina:
  • Fatal accident count: 20
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 29
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 7
  • Fatalities: 22
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 52
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 4
North Carolina average:
  • Fatal accident count: 113
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 173
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 33
  • Fatalities: 121
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 299
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 19
See more detailed statistics of Roxboro fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Roxboro)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 86 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Roxboro, NC)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 7 (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: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 42 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Roxboro)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 14 (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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 19
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Roxboro

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Roxboro, NC
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
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
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