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Population in 2012: 233 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.4%
 

Males: 120  (51.7%)
Females: 113  (48.3%)

Median resident age:  50.0 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 27872.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,232 (it was $28,393 in 2000)
Roxobel:

$37,232
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,023

Roxobel town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $68,405 (it was $33,300 in 2000)
Roxobel:

$68,405
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $82,100; Detached houses: $86,573; Mobile homes: $43,333

Median gross rent in 2012: $625.

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  • White alone - 130 (54.2%)
  • Black alone - 109 (45.4%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Roxobel: 78.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (10.6%), English (8.2%), Irish (6.1%), German (3.3%), Welsh (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 95 feet

Land area: 1.03 square miles.

Population density: 226 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Roxobel:

  • High school or higher: 60.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.5%
  • Unemployed: 8.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Roxobel town:

  • Never married: 28.4%
  • Now married: 51.7%
  • Separated: 8.1%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 3.4%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Roxobel, North Carolina as of December 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Roxobel to the number of sex offenders is 233 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $744 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $321 (0.5%)

Roxobel satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rocky Mount, NC (36.1 miles , pop. 55,893).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Norfolk, VA (72.0 miles , pop. 234,403).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (286.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Kelford, NC (1.3 miles ), Rich Square, NC (2.4 miles ), Lewiston Woodville, NC (2.6 miles ), Aulander, NC (2.7 miles ), Woodland, NC (3.0 miles ), Lasker, NC (3.3 miles) , Scotland Neck, NC (3.4 miles ), Hobgood, NC (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 36.20 N, Longitude: 77.24 W

Area code: 252

Roxobel household income distribution Roxobel home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

12.1%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +19 (+7.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (77%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Information (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (3%)
  • Construction (2%)
  • Educational services (34%)
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (33%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (12%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (12%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6%)
  • Child care workers (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Roxobel-area historical tornado activity is above North Carolina state average. It is 52% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/28/1988, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.9 miles away from the Roxobel town center killed 4 people and injured 154 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.4 miles away from the town center killed 6 people and injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Roxobel-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/6/1994 at 19:54:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.6 LG, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 83.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bertie County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Storms: 2, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Roxobel:

  • RICH SQUARE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; RICH SQUARE, NC)
  • ROANOKE VALLEY NH INC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; RICH SQUARE, NC)
  • HERTFORD-GATES HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; AHOSKIE, NC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Roxobel:

  • East Carolina University (about 42 miles; Greenville, NC; Full-time enrollment: 20,942)
  • Pitt Community College (about 47 miles; Winterville, NC; FT enrollment: 4,389)
  • Elizabeth City State University (about 58 miles; Elizabeth City, NC; FT enrollment: 2,876)
  • Wayne Community College (about 69 miles; Goldsboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,008)
  • Tidewater Community College (about 70 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 12,101)
  • Norfolk State University (about 70 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 5,675)
  • Old Dominion University (about 71 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 15,643)

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Cemetery: Roxobel-Kelford Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 15.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

15.8
U.S.:

25.4
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 2.00. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.00
U.S.:

3.46


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 29.3%
(9.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.7% for Black residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  57.7%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.4%
Whole state:  5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Roxobel, NC

Roxobel compared to North Carolina state average:

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


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Banks with branches in Roxobel (2011 data):

  • Southern Bank and Trust Company: Roxobel Branch at 113 South Main Street, branch established on 1969/12/23. Info updated 2011/09/26: Bank assets: $2,039.8 mil, Deposits: $1,658.5 mil, headquarters in Mount Olive, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 66 total offices, Holding Company: Southern Bancshares (N.C.), Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Roxobel travel time to work - commute


Roxobel mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (60%)
  • Electricity (37%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Roxobel town (based on Bertie County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.23%
Here43.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionAssemblies of GodAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Methodist ChurchOther
Adherents77.5%7.7%7.5%4.4%2.9%
Congregations61.9%11.9%2.4%11.9%11.9%
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: 9
This county:

4.63 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
This county:

5.66 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Bertie County:

3.08 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

14.0%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

37.0%
North Carolina:

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

16.4%
State:

15.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 0$0 1$135
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$600
Totals for Government 0$0 2$735

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

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $24,000 ($103.00)
    Regular Highways: $17,000 ($72.96)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($38.63)
    Fire Protection: $9,000 ($38.63)
    Sewerage: $7,000 ($30.04)
    Water Utilities: $3,000 ($12.88)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $15,000 ($64.38)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $13,000 ($55.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000 ($51.50)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $26,000 ($111.59)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($47.21)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $6,000 ($25.75)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $11,000 ($47.21)
    General Support: $6,000 ($25.75)
  • Tax - Property: $23,000 ($98.71)
    NEC: $1,000 ($4.29)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $446,000 ($1914.16)

4.80% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,292 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.80%
North Carolina average:

8.53%

0.20% of residents moved from foreign countries ($277 average AGI)
Bertie County:

0.20%
North Carolina average:

0.17%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Hertford County, NC  1.03% ($28,394 average AGI)
from Chowan County, NC  0.33% ($45,652)
from Martin County, NC  0.25% ($19,647)


6.01% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,874 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.01%
North Carolina average:

7.27%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Hertford County, NC  1.13% ($27,633 average AGI)
to Pitt County, NC  0.63% ($21,727)
to Martin County, NC  0.47% ($27,970)

Strongest AM radio stations in Roxobel:

  • WYAL (1280 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SCOTLAND NECK, NC)
  • 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)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WNCT (1070 AM; 10 kW; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDZY (1290 AM; 25 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WGH (1310 AM; 20 kW; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WWDR (1080 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MURFREESBORO, NC; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WETC (540 AM; 8 kW; WENDELL-ZEBULON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA REGIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEED (1390 AM; 5 kW; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: NORTHSTAR BROADCATING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Roxobel:

  • WBKU (91.7 FM; AHSOKIE, NC; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WKTC (95.5 FM; PINETOPS, NC; Owner: WEQQ, INC.)
  • WTRG (100.7 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCBZ (103.7 FM; WILLIAMSTON, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WBXB (100.1 FM; EDENTON, NC; Owner: EDENTON CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WAFX (106.9 FM; SUFFOLK, VA; Owner: TIDEWATER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WERO (93.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WFXK (104.3 FM; TARBORO, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKJX (96.7 FM; ELIZABETH CITY, NC; Owner: EAST CAROLINA RADIO OF ELIZABETH CITY, INC.)
  • WDLZ (98.3 FM; MURFREESBORO, NC; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WZRU (88.5 FM; ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC; Owner: ROANOKE VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WURB (97.7 FM; WINDSOR, NC; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRTP-FM (90.1 FM; ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WYTT (97.9 FM; GASTON, NC; Owner: MAINQUAD, INC.)
  • WIAM-FM (98.9 FM; WINDSOR, NC; Owner: LIFELINE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WQDK (99.3 FM; AHOSKIE, NC; Owner: MAX MEDIA OF THE CAROLINAS LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Roxobel:

  • WITN-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: WITN LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WNCT-TV (Channel 9; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WUNP-TV (Channel 36; ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WUND-TV (Channel 2; COLUMBIA, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WRPX (Channel 47; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: PAXSON RALEIGH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFTB-LP (Channel 55; WILLIAMSTON, ETC., NC; Owner: FREE TEMPLE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WRAY-TV (Channel 30; WILSON, NC; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • WUNK-TV (Channel 25; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)

Roxobel fatal accident list:

Nov 21, 1989 01:50 PM, 1208, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1



FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Main St Jct Nc Hwy 308 & Cr 1139 (Lat: 36.204333 Lon: -77.244417), Call Sign: KNCP988, Licensee ID: L00087257
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.3200 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/02/2002, Expiration Date: 03/02/2012, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2012
    Registrant: Roxobel, Town Of, Roxobel, NC 27872, Phone: (919) 344-5491



Most common first names in Roxobel, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William872.3 years
Thomas673.6 years
Robert576.4 years
Joseph465.0 years
Elizabeth491.2 years
Mary478.3 years
John474.0 years
James365.3 years
Annie384.3 years
Charlie384.0 years
Most common last names in Roxobel, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Bishop1064.9 years
Spruill777.0 years
Wilkins760.3 years
Hardy677.5 years
Morris672.5 years
Norfleet687.7 years
Williams672.7 years
Gatling567.6 years
Jilcott571.4 years
Lassiter570.0 years
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