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Population in 2012: 8,158 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +17.1%
 

Males: 4,266  (52.3%)
Females: 3,892  (47.7%)

Median resident age:  31.1 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 27344.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,820 (it was $33,651 in 2000)
Siler City:

$32,820
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,317

Siler City town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $106,320 (it was $79,300 in 2000)
Siler City:

$106,320
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $102,394; Detached houses: $111,021; Mobile homes: $24,808

Median gross rent in 2012: $674.

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  • Hispanic - 4,132 (52.5%)
  • White alone - 2,091 (26.6%)
  • Black alone - 1,526 (19.4%)
  • Asian alone - 117 (1.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.03%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.01%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Siler City: 94.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (8.9%), Irish (4.2%), German (3.8%), English (3.6%), Scotch-Irish (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 598 feet

Land area: 4.91 square miles.

Population density: 1,661 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Siler City:

  • High school or higher: 61.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 14.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Siler City town:

  • Never married: 39.6%
  • Now married: 43.7%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

2,906 residents are foreign born

This town:  36.5%
North Carolina:  7.7%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 23 registered sex offenders living in Siler City, North Carolina as of December 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Siler City to the number of sex offenders is 355 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,053 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $894 (1.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greensboro, NC (31.6 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (377.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Staley, NC (2.6 miles ), Liberty, NC (3.3 miles ), Ramseur, NC (3.3 miles ), Goldston, NC (3.4 miles ), Bennett, NC (3.5 miles ), Franklinville, NC (3.6 miles ), Gulf, NC (3.9 miles) , Pittsboro, NC (4.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 28 buildings, average cost: $74,900
  • 1998: 34 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 1999: 49 buildings, average cost: $108,900
  • 2000: 32 buildings, average cost: $83,200
  • 2001: 28 buildings, average cost: $96,700
  • 2002: 16 buildings, average cost: $103,600
  • 2003: 36 buildings, average cost: $103,400
  • 2004: 31 buildings, average cost: $102,300
  • 2005: 39 buildings, average cost: $95,400
  • 2006: 27 buildings, average cost: $143,700
  • 2007: 38 buildings, average cost: $117,100
  • 2008: 16 buildings, average cost: $119,900
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $121,100
  • 2010: 13 buildings, average cost: $114,800
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $132,300
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $151,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 35.73 N, Longitude: 79.46 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,235 (+15.5%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 1,600 (47.4%)

Area code: 919

Siler City household income distribution Siler City home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Siler City by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000220000100
per 100,000 0.00.00.025.924.40.00.00.00.011.20.00.0
Rapes 114515331121
per 100,000 14.113.952.764.712.260.734.734.411.411.225.012.4
Robberies 261216511714131311611
per 100,000 367.0166.6211.064.7134.085.0162.1149.0148.7123.175.1136.6
Assaults 202114161636281917271114
per 100,000 282.3291.6184.6207.1194.8436.9324.2217.8194.4302.1137.7173.9
Burglaries 10696824243689473771008669
per 100,000 1496.11333.11081.2543.8523.6825.21088.5836.7880.61118.81076.7857.0
Thefts 273282413295236232281291251240277270
per 100,000 3853.23916.15445.73819.32873.82815.53253.83335.22870.52685.23468.13353.6
Auto thefts 19161424182621221514115
per 100,000 268.2222.2184.6310.7219.2315.5243.2252.1171.5156.6137.762.1
Arson 110501222210
per 100,000 14.113.90.064.70.012.123.222.922.922.412.50.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 456.0385.3448.6378.3305.3355.4365.3326.4281.5325.4293.8283.5

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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 Siler City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 26 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.61
North Carolina average:

2.37

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Siler City, North Carolina accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.1%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,851 (+36.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (45%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (34%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7%)
  • Food processing workers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (12%)
  • Food processing workers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)

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

Average climate in Siler City, North Carolina

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Tornado activity:

Siler City-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 33% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/28/1988, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 41.2 miles away from the Siler City town center killed 4 people and injured 154 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 10/7/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.3 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Siler City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 95.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 71.7 miles away from Siler City center
On 9/22/2006 at 11:22:00, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1998 at 02:31:01, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 78.3 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 Chatham County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: George Edwards (American football) - Football player and coach, Eddie Mason - Football player, David Mote - Racing driver.


Hospitals/medical centers in Siler City:

  • CAROLINA DIALYSIS SILER CITY (Dialysis Facility, 192 CAMPUS DRIVE)
  • UNC HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 401 EAST THIRD STREET)
  • CHATHAM HOSPITAL INC (Critical Access Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 475 PROGRESS BLVD)
  • SILER CITY CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 900 W DOLPHIN ST)

Political contributions by individuals in Siler City, NC

Airports located in Siler City:


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Local government website: WWW.SILERCITY.ORG

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Siler City:

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (about 27 miles; Chapel Hill, NC; Full-time enrollment: 24,146)
  • Elon University (about 27 miles; Elon, NC; FT enrollment: 5,403)
  • North Carolina A & T State University (about 30 miles; Greensboro, NC; FT enrollment: 8,822)
  • University of North Carolina at Greensboro (about 31 miles; Greensboro, NC; FT enrollment: 14,263)
  • Guilford Technical Community College (about 32 miles; Jamestown, NC; FT enrollment: 7,965)
  • High Point University (about 35 miles; High Point, NC; FT enrollment: 3,170)
  • Guilford College (about 35 miles; Greensboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,312)

Public high schools in Siler City:

Private high school in Siler City:

  • AULDERN ACADEMY (Students: 34; Location: 990 GLOVERS GROVE CHURCH RD; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)

Public elementary/middle schools in Siler City:

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Library in Siler City:

  • CHATHAM COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES (Operating income: $763,422; Location: 500 N. 2ND AVE.; 92,362 books; 4,336 audio materials; 6,298 video materials; 56 state licensed databases; 132 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Chatham Square (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Shopping Center: Park Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Siler City include: West End Church (A), Brookdale Church (B), Saint Marks Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Oakwood Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Siler City: Bray Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Dial-A-Story (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 500 North 2nd Avenue).

Hotels: Days Inn (235 Chatham Square), Country Hearth Inn-Siler City (1515 E 11th St), Bill's Motor Inn (1240 East 11th Street).

 
Chatham 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)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 27.6. This is about average.
City:

27.6
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.35. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.35
U.S.:

9.59
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 1.62. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.62
U.S.:

2.88

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

LAMBERT CHAPEL BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-30-2000), St Public Notif requested (JUN-30-2000), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-20-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In FEB-2000, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-04-2000), St Public Notif requested (APR-04-2000), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2000)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
EVANS CHAPEL AMEZ CHURCH (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between AUG-19-2002 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
JOY BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-08-2002), St Public Notif requested (OCT-08-2002), St Public Notif received (OCT-14-2002), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between APR-26-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between MAY-07-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-18-2002 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
LIGHTHOUSE FWB CHURCH (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between APR-26-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-22-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between JAN-09-2002 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
PINEY GROVE UMC (Population served: 65, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In OCT-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-14-1999), St Public Notif requested (OCT-14-1999), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-10-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
FARMER MISSIONARY BAPT CHURCH (Address: C/O WATER SOLUTIONS LLC , Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
HART FURNITURE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-18-2002 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
HORIZON CELLARS (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.3%
(6.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.9% for Black residents, 23.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 13.5% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.9 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.2%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.1%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Siler City, NC

People in group quarters in Siler City in 2010:

  • 185 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 25 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 12 people in group homes intended for adults
131 people in nursing homes in 2000

Siler City compared to North Carolina state average:

Siler City, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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Banks with branches in Siler City (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Siler City at 413 North Second Avenue, branch established on 1962/11/21. 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
  • Woodforest National Bank: Siler City Wal-Mart Branch at 14215 Us Highway 64 West, branch established on 2007/04/28. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • Carter Bank & Trust: East Raleigh Street Branch at 101 East Raleigh Street, branch established on 2002/02/22. 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
  • The Fidelity Bank: Siler City Branch at 1426 East 11th Street, branch established on 1986/06/30. 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.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Siler City Branch at 100 North Second Street, branch established on 1962/02/15. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Communityone Bank, National Association: Siler City Branch at 1711 East Eleventh Street, branch established on 1990/07/23. Info updated 2007/12/11: Bank assets: $1,666.0 mil, Deposits: $1,443.4 mil, headquarters in Asheboro, NC, negative income in the last year, 46 total offices, Holding Company: Fnb United Corp.
  • Capital Bank, National Association: Siler City Branch at 300 East Raleigh Street, branch established on 1986/06/30. Info updated 2011/09/21: Bank assets: $6,448.0 mil, Deposits: $5,135.4 mil, headquarters in Miami, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 152 total offices, Holding Company: North American Financial Holdings, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Siler City Main Branch at 501 North Second Avenue, branch established on 1972/09/14. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Siler City travel time to work - commute


Siler City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (64%)
  • Utility gas (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Siler City town (based on Chatham County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.98%
Here38.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristCatholic ChurchFriends (Quakers)
Adherents55.5%24.1%4.4%3.6%2.2%
Congregations38.0%26.1%5.4%1.1%3.3%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA) The Wesleyan ChurchInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents2.0%1.4%1.4%1.3%4.1%
Congregations4.3%3.3%1.1%1.1%16.3%
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: 13
This county:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

1.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Chatham County:

4.92 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 34
Chatham County:

5.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

24.6%
North Carolina:

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

21.0%
North Carolina:

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
Financial Administration 5$17,057$40,9370$0
Other Government Administration 4$18,578$55,7348$3,298
Police Protection - Officers 20$65,762$39,4570$0
Police - Other 5$13,769$33,0463$1,165
Firefighters 1$2,648$31,7763$917
Streets and Highways 10$28,579$34,2950$0
Sewerage 16$51,508$38,6310$0
Parks and Recreation 2$6,195$37,1704$1,798
Water Supply 6$17,654$35,3082$1,616
Other and Unallocable 4$13,678$41,0340$0
Totals for Government 73$235,428$38,70020$8,794

Siler City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Police Protection: $499,000 ($61.17)
    Water Utilities: $275,000 ($33.71)
    Air Transportation: $17,000 ($2.08)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $1,872,000 ($229.47)
    Police Protection: $1,126,000 ($138.02)
    Water Utilities: $802,000 ($98.31)
    Regular Highways: $702,000 ($86.05)
    Liquor Stores: $570,000 ($69.87)
    Solid Waste Management: $403,000 ($49.40)
    Parks & Recreation: $315,000 ($38.61)
    Central Staff Services: $223,000 ($27.34)
    General - Other: $195,000 ($23.90)
    Financial Administration: $195,000 ($23.90)
    Fire Protection: $123,000 ($15.08)
    General Public Buildings: $113,000 ($13.85)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $102,000 ($12.50)
    Air Transportation: $63,000 ($7.72)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $41,000 ($5.03)
    Libraries: $13,000 ($1.59)
    Health Services - Other: $12,000 ($1.47)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $321,000 ($39.35)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Health: $3,000 ($0.37)
  • Intergovernmental to State - General: $5,000 ($0.61)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $401,000 ($49.15)
    Police Protection: $117,000 ($14.34)
    Fire Protection: $52,000 ($6.37)
    Parks & Recreation: $20,000 ($2.45)
    General Public Building: $6,000 ($0.74)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($0.25)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.12)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $1,000 ($0.12)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,724,000 ($211.33)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $34,000 ($4.17)

Siler City government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $1,000 ($0.12)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,555,000 ($313.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $140,000 ($17.16)
    Parks & Recreation: $39,000 ($4.78)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $12,000 ($1.47)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $980,000 ($120.13)
    All Other: $186,000 ($22.80)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,043,000 ($127.85)
    Interest Earnings: $243,000 ($29.79)
    Rents: $24,000 ($2.94)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,095,000 ($134.22)
    Liquor Stores: $612,000 ($75.02)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $300,000 ($36.77)
    Highways: $228,000 ($27.95)
    All Other: $59,000 ($7.23)
  • Tax - Property: $1,508,000 ($184.85)
    NEC: $150,000 ($18.39)
    Motor Vehicle License: $26,000 ($3.19)
    Other Selective Sales: $13,000 ($1.59)
    Total General Sales: $1,000 ($0.12)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $1,000 ($0.12)

Siler City government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $569,000 ($69.75)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $5,349,000 ($655.68)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $1,000,000 ($122.58)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $150,000 ($18.39)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $5,771,000 ($707.40)
    Water Utilities: $531,000 ($65.09)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $428,000 ($52.46)
    Water Utilities: $38,000 ($4.66)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $7,919,000 ($970.70)

10.32% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($73,788 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.32%
North Carolina average:

8.53%

0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,081 average AGI)
Chatham County:

0.12%
North Carolina average:

0.17%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Wake County, NC  1.45% ($82,743 average AGI)
from Orange County, NC  1.32% ($66,276)
from Durham County, NC  0.99% ($56,431)


7.74% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($43,080 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.74%
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 Wake County, NC  1.03% ($58,217 average AGI)
to Orange County, NC  0.81% ($47,944)
to Lee County, NC  0.67% ($27,729)

Strongest AM radio stations in Siler City:

  • WNCA (1570 AM; 1 kW; SILER CITY, NC; Owner: CHATHAM BROADCASTING CO., INC. OF SILER CITY)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WKXR (1260 AM; 5 kW; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: RANDOLPH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSML (1200 AM; 10 kW; GRAHAM, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WRBZ (850 AM; 10 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: ALCHEMY COMMUNICATIONS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP #1)
  • WPCM (920 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON-GRAHAM, NC; Owner: CAROLINA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WEEB (990 AM; 10 kW; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: PINEHURST BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WRTP (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDNC (620 AM; 5 kW; DURHAM, NC)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Siler City:

  • WKXU (101.1 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WMAG (99.5 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKRR (92.3 FM; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: DICK BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC. OF TENNESSEE)
  • WDCG (105.1 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOZN (98.7 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WQMG-FM (97.1 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WVBZ (100.3 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQDR (94.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WRAL (101.5 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAL-FM, INC.)
  • WTJY (89.5 FM; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WJMH (102.1 FM; REIDSVILLE, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFDD (88.5 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY)
  • WBBB (96.1 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WMQX-FM (93.1 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WXYC (89.3 FM; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: STUDENT EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFJA (105.5 FM; SANFORD, NC; Owner: WWGP BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Siler City:

  • WFMY-TV (Channel 2; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WFMY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WUNC-TV (Channel 4; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WGHP (Channel 8; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: WGHP LICENSE, INC.)
  • WUVC (Channel 40; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPITAL BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)
  • WTVD (Channel 11; DURHAM, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRAL-TV (Channel 5; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, 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.)
  • WACN-LP (Channel 34; APEX, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WGPX (Channel 16; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: PAXSON GREENSBORO LICENSE, INC.)

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

Siler City, North Carolina:
  • Fatal accident count: 26
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 43
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 29
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 86
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 4
North Carolina average:
  • Fatal accident count: 108
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 167
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 31
  • Fatalities: 117
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 289
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 18

See more detailed statistics of Siler City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 11 meters (36ft)
Total average daily traffic: 13,035
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,664



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 ORIGINATED6$122,9737$104,46924$139,4732$39,0103$141,0271$87,180
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$69,5603$92,0270$01$55,8201$20,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$88,1002$57,09015$101,5691$109,9801$93,6903$76,327
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$68,7201$130,7106$161,2720$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$86,8100$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0203.00 , 0204.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$128,8501$85,380
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0203.00 , 0204.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 123
  • Hazardous Condition: 69
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Siler City


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

Most common first names in Siler City, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James13271.0 years
William10572.6 years
John9271.7 years
Mary8079.0 years
Robert6372.1 years
Annie5083.1 years
Thomas5074.5 years
Margaret4777.1 years
George4175.0 years
Clyde4071.1 years
Most common last names in Siler City, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson11576.9 years
Smith10576.8 years
Brooks7271.5 years
Siler6872.6 years
Phillips5977.6 years
Alston5867.9 years
Williams5371.6 years
White4376.7 years
Headen4369.4 years
Jones4074.6 years
Businesses in Siler City, NC
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
AutoZone1RadioShack1
Burger King1SONIC Drive-In1
CVS1T-Mobile1
Cricket Wireless1Taco Bell1
Curves1U-Haul1
Days Inn1UPS2
Domino's Pizza1Waffle House1
Dunkin Donuts1Walgreens1
FedEx1Walmart1
H&R Block1Wendy's1
KFC1
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Total of 95 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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