For population 25 years and over in Saxapahaw:
For population 15 years and over in Saxapahaw CDP:
50 residents are foreign born (2.7% Latin America, 1.3% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $818 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Durham, NC (23.5 miles , pop. 187,035).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (29.1 miles , pop. 223,891).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (360.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Swepsonville, NC (2.3 miles ), Graham, NC (3.0 miles ), Haw River, NC (3.2 miles ), Mebane, NC (3.2 miles ), Alamance, NC (3.3 miles ), Woodlawn, NC (3.4 miles ), Burlington, NC (3.4 miles ), Green Level, NC (3.5 miles ).
Latitude: 35.95 N, Longitude: 79.32 W
Area code: 336
Work and jobs in Saxapahaw: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Saxapahaw, North Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Saxapahaw-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 21% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/28/1988, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.7 miles away from the Saxapahaw place center killed 4 people and injured 154 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
On 11/23/1992, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.0 miles away from the place center killed 2 people and injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Saxapahaw-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 89.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/22/2006 at 11:22:00, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.0 miles away from Saxapahaw center
On 6/5/1998 at 02:31:01, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Alamance County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Ice Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Public high schools in Saxapahaw:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.35. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 19.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 1.62. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 1.4%
(1.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.3% for Black residents, 50.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Saxapahaw compared to North Carolina state average:
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Religion statistics for Saxapahaw CDP (based on Alamance County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.30%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 23
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 76
Number of full-service restaurants: 116
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.29% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,411 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($132 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.34% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,670 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($287 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Saxapahaw)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.