South Weldon, North Carolina

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Population in 2010: 705. Population change since 2000: -50.1%
Males: 336  (47.7%)
Females: 369  (52.3%)
Median resident age:  34.5 years
North Carolina median age:  38.4 years

Zip codes: 27890.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $9,567 (it was $16,000 in 2000)
South Weldon:

$9,567
NC:

$47,830

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $8,193 (it was $8,845 in 2000)

South Weldon CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $46,511 (it was $47,600 in 2000)
South Weldon:

$46,511
NC:

$160,100

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $60,138; Detached houses: $60,252

Median gross rent in 2015: $250.

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  • Races in South Weldon, NC (2010)

    South Weldon races chart
    • 54877.7%Black alone
    • 9914.0%White alone
    • 365.1%Hispanic
    • 131.8%Two or more races
    • 81.1%American Indian alone
    • 10.1%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in South Weldon: 78.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (8.7%), English (1.5%), Irish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 100 feet

Land area: 2.79 square miles.

Population density: 252 people per square mile   (very low).

South Weldon,NC real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in South Weldon:

  • High school or higher: 61.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in South Weldon CDP:

  • Never married: 51.8%
  • Now married: 22.2%
  • Separated: 6.6%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

2 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.1%
North Carolina:

5.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,024 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $949 (2.1%)

South Weldon satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rocky Mount, NC (33.6 miles , pop. 55,893).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (71.0 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (281.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Weldon, NC (1.0 miles ), Garysburg, NC (1.9 miles ), Roanoke Rapids, NC (2.0 miles ), South Rosemary, NC (2.4 miles ), Halifax, NC (2.4 miles ), Gaston, NC (2.5 miles ), Jackson, NC (3.2 miles ), Seaboard, NC (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 36.41 N, Longitude: 77.61 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 252

South Weldon household income distribution South Weldon home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.8%
North Carolina:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Wholesale trade (46%)
  • Public administration (38%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (40%)
  • Public administration (22%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving occupations (48%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (38%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Production occupations (40%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Community and social service occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

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

Average climate in South Weldon, North Carolina

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Tornado activity:

South Weldon-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 4% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/28/1988, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.8 miles away from the South Weldon place center killed 4 people and injured 154 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 10/14/1986, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 26.9 miles away from the place center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

South Weldon-area historical earthquake activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 86% 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 82.8 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 96.3 miles away from South Weldon 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 79.0 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 93.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/6/1994 at 19:54:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.6 LG, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 104.8 miles away from South Weldon center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 282.6 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 Halifax County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 11, Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
South Weldon topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near South Weldon:

  • LIBERTY COMMONS NSG AND REHAB CTR OF HALIFAX CTY (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; WELDON, NC)
  • BMA OF ROANOKE RAPIDS INC (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC)
  • HALIFAX REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER INC Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC)
  • LIFE, INC LAKEVIEW GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 7 miles away; ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC)
  • LIFE, INC KING STREET GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 7 miles away; HALIFAX, NC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to South Weldon:

  • Southside Virginia Community College (about 35 miles; Alberta, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,716)
  • Nash Community College (about 35 miles; Rocky Mount, NC; FT enrollment: 2,520)
  • Edgecombe Community College (about 37 miles; Tarboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,058)
  • Vance-Granville Community College (about 50 miles; Henderson, NC; FT enrollment: 3,232)
  • East Carolina University (about 58 miles; Greenville, NC; FT enrollment: 23,943)
  • Virginia State University (about 58 miles; Petersburg, VA; FT enrollment: 5,815)
  • Pitt Community College (about 61 miles; Winterville, NC; FT enrollment: 7,026)

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Halifax County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 77.3%
(27.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 84.8% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.9 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  71.4%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  9.1%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.3
North Carolina average:

12.2

South Weldon travel time to work - commute South Weldon mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for South Weldon CDP (based on Halifax County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,22180
Mainline Protestant4,97630
Black Protestant3,83617
Catholic4582
Other3514
None28,849-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 25
Halifax County:

4.55 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.27 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 41
Halifax County:

7.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
Here:

5.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

14.6%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Halifax County:

34.1%
North Carolina:

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

14.3%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.6%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.8%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
South Weldon:

30.5
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
South Weldon:

18.5%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

15.7%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.6
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

37.5%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

51.5%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
South Weldon:

83.8%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of South Weldon, NC Residents

4.69% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,251 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.69%
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 Northampton County, NC  0.85% ($23,289 average AGI)
from Nash County, NC  0.54% ($26,760)
from Edgecombe County, NC  0.35% ($16,871)


5.30% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,078 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.30%
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 Northampton County, NC  0.77% ($24,620 average AGI)
to Nash County, NC  0.70% ($28,833)
to Edgecombe County, NC  0.38% ($24,294)

Strongest AM radio stations in South Weldon:

  • WSMY (1400 AM; 1 kW; WELDON, NC; Owner: MAINQUAD COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WCBT (1230 AM; 1 kW; ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC; Owner: MAINQUAD, INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • 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.)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYAL (1280 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SCOTLAND NECK, NC)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDZY (1290 AM; 25 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WARR (1520 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WARRENTON, NC; Owner: QUAD DIVISIONS, INC. DBA DARENSBURG BROADCASTING)
  • 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 South Weldon:

  • WRTP-FM (90.1 FM; ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WZRU (88.5 FM; ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC; Owner: ROANOKE VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYTT (97.9 FM; GASTON, NC; Owner: MAINQUAD, INC.)
  • WPTM (102.3 FM; ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC; Owner: MAINQUAD COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WTRG (100.7 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPGT (91.1 FM; ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WYFL (92.5 FM; HENDERSON, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKTC (95.5 FM; PINETOPS, NC; Owner: WEQQ, INC.)
  • WFXK (104.3 FM; TARBORO, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WJYA (89.3 FM; EMPORIA, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)

TV broadcast stations around South Weldon:

  • WUNP-TV (Channel 36; ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WNVN-LP (Channel 20; ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC; Owner: MAINQUAD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRPX (Channel 47; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: PAXSON RALEIGH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WWAY (Channel 3; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WRAY-TV (Channel 30; WILSON, NC; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 21m69ftTotal length
  • 49,010Total average daily traffic
  • 9,400Total average daily truck traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (64%)
  • Utility gas (31%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

South Weldon compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above 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.

South Weldon on our top lists:

  • #72 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2014"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
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