For population 25 years and over in Severn:
For population 15 years and over in Severn town:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $800 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Suffolk, VA (35.8 miles , pop. 63,677).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Norfolk, VA (57.6 miles , pop. 234,403).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (265.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Boykins, VA (2.2 miles ), Branchville, VA (2.3 miles) , Conway, NC (2.4 miles ), Murfreesboro, NC (2.7 miles ), Newsoms, VA (2.9 miles ), Como, NC (3.1 miles) , Woodland, NC (3.6 miles ), Lasker, NC (3.6 miles) .
Latitude: 36.51 N, Longitude: 77.19 W
Population change in the 1990s: +5 (+1.9%).
Work and jobs in Severn: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Severn, North Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Severn-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 46% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/28/1988, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.6 miles away from the Severn 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 22.2 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:Severn-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 98% 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 84.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 98.7 miles away from Severn center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi) earthquake occurred 88.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 94.2 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 Northampton County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Severn:
Public elementary/middle school in Severn:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 17.3%
(10.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.2% for Black residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Severn compared to North Carolina state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Severn (based on Northampton County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 31.37%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Severn government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.39% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($45,209 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.72% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,079 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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Severn fatal accident list:
Jul 29, 1983 09:55 PM, 35, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 10, 1982 09:10 AM, 1335, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: