Southern Pines, North Carolina

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Population in 2014: 13,235 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: +21.2%
 
Males: 6,437  (48.6%)
Females: 6,798  (51.4%)
Median resident age:  46.4 years
North Carolina median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 28387.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $49,449 (it was $38,822 in 2000)
Southern Pines:

$49,449
NC:

$45,906

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $35,080 (it was $25,034 in 2000)

Southern Pines town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $263,623 (it was $127,500 in 2000)
Southern Pines:

$263,623
NC:

$154,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $274,340; Detached houses: $308,394; Townhouses or other attached units: $243,878; In 2-unit structures: $187,925; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $147,634; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $133,085; Mobile homes: $49,327

Median gross rent in 2013: $798.

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  • Races in Southern Pines, NC (2010)

    Southern Pines races chart
    • 8,57969.6%White alone
    • 2,94723.9%Black alone
    • 4823.9%Hispanic
    • 1441.2%Two or more races
    • 1000.8%Asian alone
    • 670.5%American Indian alone
    • 90.07%Other race alone
    • 60.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Southern Pines detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Southern Pines: 88.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Southern Pines, NC City Guides:

Ancestries: German (14.6%), United States (13.4%), English (10.1%), Irish (8.8%), Scottish (6.3%), Scotch-Irish (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 512 feet

Land area: 15.4 square miles.

Population density: 862 people per square mile   (low).

Southern Pines,NC real estate house value index trend

Southern Pines, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Southern Pines:

  • High school or higher: 89.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Southern Pines town:

  • Never married: 23.1%
  • Now married: 50.6%
  • Separated: 5.3%
  • Widowed: 12.3%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

1,004 residents are foreign born (3.5% Latin America, 1.2% Europe, 1.0% Africa).

This town:

7.8%
North Carolina:

7.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,378 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,446 (0.6%)

Southern Pines satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, NC (28.3 miles , pop. 121,015).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (61.2 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (406.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Aberdeen, NC (1.9 miles ), Pinehurst, NC (2.0 miles ), Whispering Pines, NC (2.3 miles ), Taylortown, NC (2.4 miles ), Pinebluff, NC (2.6 miles ), Ashley Heights, NC (2.6 miles ), Vass, NC (2.9 miles ), Foxfire, NC (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 99 buildings, average cost: $184,500
  • 1998: 181 buildings, average cost: $175,500
  • 1999: 113 buildings, average cost: $184,500
  • 2000: 125 buildings, average cost: $217,800
  • 2001: 82 buildings, average cost: $183,400
  • 2002: 72 buildings, average cost: $257,700
  • 2003: 104 buildings, average cost: $213,000
  • 2004: 117 buildings, average cost: $208,000
  • 2005: 176 buildings, average cost: $238,500
  • 2006: 169 buildings, average cost: $238,500
  • 2007: 155 buildings, average cost: $246,100
  • 2008: 67 buildings, average cost: $256,600
  • 2009: 49 buildings, average cost: $371,300
  • 2010: 72 buildings, average cost: $250,900
  • 2011: 78 buildings, average cost: $216,600
  • 2012: 92 buildings, average cost: $436,000
  • 2013: 109 buildings, average cost: $436,000
  • 2014: 137 buildings, average cost: $228,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 35.18 N, Longitude: 79.40 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,756 (+21.4%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 1,483 (27.2%)

Area code: 910

Southern Pines household income distribution Southern Pines home values distribution

Crime rates in Southern Pines by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0010311311130
per 100,000 0.00.08.60.024.88.17.923.37.78.07.923.40.0
Rapes 1215344420413
per 100,000 8.917.38.642.624.832.431.731.115.30.031.77.822.8
Robberies 35261524242343243021261718
per 100,000 310.1225.3129.0204.3198.1186.2341.2186.6229.7168.1206.2132.3136.8
Assaults 484157574163107545959556754
per 100,000 425.3355.3490.2485.2338.3510.1848.9419.7451.8472.4436.1521.6410.3
Burglaries 264164164181181238209179122121148147132
per 100,000 2,339.21,421.31,410.41,540.71,493.61,927.01,658.21,391.4934.2968.81,173.61,144.31,003.0
Thefts 520388372427402589467481346340342400378
per 100,000 4,607.53,362.53,199.23,634.73,317.44,768.83,705.23,738.82,649.32,722.22,711.93,113.82,872.1
Auto thefts 37502434313734241017201311
per 100,000 327.8433.3206.4289.4255.8299.6269.8186.676.6136.1158.6101.283.6
Arson 1320345924110
per 100,000 8.926.017.20.024.832.439.770.015.332.07.97.80.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 546.0411.0394.3457.5443.2536.3584.8461.9355.5340.1384.1399.8325.1

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Crime rate in Southern Pines detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 44 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.66
North Carolina average:

2.41

Southern Pines tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.5%
North Carolina:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,182 (+12.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

Work and jobs in Southern Pines: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Southern Pines, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Southern Pines-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 6% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 34.1 miles away from the Southern Pines town center killed 4 people and injured 395 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 tornado 34.8 miles away from the town center killed 7 people and injured 100 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Southern Pines-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 198.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 163.5 miles away from Southern Pines center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 153.1 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 186.0 miles away from the city center
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 72.3 miles away from Southern Pines center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 327.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Moore County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Droughts: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Southern Pines topographic map

Birthplace of: Jamie Morris - Player of football, James Baldwin - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Baltimore Orioles, born: Jul 15, 1971), Julien J. LeBourgeois - Navy admiral, James Baldwin (baseball) - Baseball player, Toni Lynn Washington - Singer.

Hospitals and medical centers in Southern Pines:

  • CREST ROAD GROUP HOME (114 CREST ROAD)
  • ST JOSEPH OF THE PINES HOSPITAL (590 CENTRAL DR)
  • PENICK VILLAGE (500 EAST RHODE ISLAND AVENUE)
  • SAINT JOSEPH OF THE PINES HEALTHCENTER (2660 CAMP EASTER RD)
  • ST JOSEPH OF THE PINES HEALTH (103 GOSSMAN DRIVE)
  • SOUTHERN PINES DIALYSIS CENTER (209 WINDSTAR PLACE)

airports located in Southern Pines:

Amtrak station:

SOUTHERN PINES (N. WEST BROAD ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Southern Pines:

  • Sandhills Community College (about 3 miles; Pinehurst, NC; Full-time enrollment: 3,434)
  • Central Carolina Community College (about 25 miles; Sanford, NC; FT enrollment: 3,675)
  • Richmond Community College (about 27 miles; Hamlet, NC; FT enrollment: 2,106)
  • Fayetteville Technical Community College (about 28 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 10,114)
  • Fayetteville State University (about 30 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 5,297)
  • Methodist University (about 30 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,313)
  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (about 36 miles; Pembroke, NC; FT enrollment: 5,548)

Public high school in Southern Pines:

Private high schools in Southern Pines:

  • THE O'NEAL SCHOOL (Students: 432, Location: 3300 AIRPORT RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • CALVARY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 135, Location: 400 S BENNETT ST, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Southern Pines:

Private elementary/middle schools in Southern Pines:

  • POPE JOHN PAUL II CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 183, Location: 2922 CAMP EASTER RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • EPISCOPAL DAY SCHOOL (Students: 169, Location: 340 E MASSACHUSETTS AVE, Grades: PK-5)
  • SANDHILLS CLASSICAL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 137, Location: 650 PEE DEE RD, Grades: KG-8)
  • LONGLEAF ACADEMY (Students: 42, Location: 600 VALLEY VIEW RD, Grades: UG-8)
See full list of schools located in Southern Pines

Library in Southern Pines:

  • SOUTHERN PINES PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $947,181; Location: 170 WEST CONNECTICUT AVENUE; 61,822 books; 2,116 audio materials; 790 video materials; 7 local licensed databases; 56 state licensed databases; 133 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Southern Pines: Southern Pines Golf Course (A), Southern Pines Waterworks (B), Southern Pines Village Center (C), Saint Joseph of the Pines - Pine Knoll (D), Saint Joseph of the Pines - Belle Meade (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

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

Reservoirs: Southern Pines Waterworks (A), Warrior Lake (B), Mid Pines Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Convention & Visitors Bureau - Pinehurst-Southern Pines-Aberdeen Areas (10677 South USHighway 15 501) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Henning's Restaurant (USHighway 1) (1), Hampton Inn Southern Pines (1675 Highway 1 South) (2), Holiday Inn (USHighway 1) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.0%
(6.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.6% for Black residents, 9.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 81.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.1 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  56.3%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.6%
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: 0.1% of all households
177 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
27 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Southern Pines in 2000:

  • 296 people in nursing homes
  • 191 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 6 people in other group homes

Southern Pines, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Banks with most branches in Southern Pines (2011 data):

  • First Bank: Belle Meade Branch, Pinecrest Plaza Branch, Southern Pines Brch. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $3,289.4 mil, Deposits: $2,759.1 mil, headquarters in Troy, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 98 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancorp
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Southern Pines Main at 10796 S Ushy 15, branch established on 1988/02/29; Southern Pines Broad Street at 600 S W Broad Street, branch established on 1962/04/16. 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
  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Southern Pines Branch at 390 S.W. Broad Street, branch established on 1975/03/18. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $20,566.4 mil, Deposits: $17,596.8 mil, headquarters in Raleigh, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 433 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.
  • Four Oaks Bank & Trust Company: Southern Pines Branch at 105 Commerce Avenue, branch established on 2007/09/11. Info updated 2010/03/10: Bank assets: $916.5 mil, Deposits: $747.3 mil, headquarters in Four Oaks, NC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Four Oaks Fincorp, Inc.
  • Communityone Bank, National Association: Southern Pines Branch at 495 Pinehurst Avenue, branch established on 1987/06/30. 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.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: The Commons Shopping Center Branch at 1715 Us Highway 1 South, branch established on 1988/01/21. 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
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Southern Pines Branch at 200 S.W. Broad Street, branch established on 1962/03/16. 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
  • Bank of America, National Association: Southern Pines Main Branch at 100 West Morganton Road, branch established on 1974/08/12. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Crescent State Bank: Southern Pines Branch at 185 West Morganton Road, branch established on 2000/01/24. Info updated 2007/06/26: Bank assets: $836.3 mil, Deposits: $679.8 mil, headquarters in Cary, NC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Piedmont Community Bank Holdings, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.7
North Carolina average:

12.4

Southern Pines travel time to work - commute Southern Pines mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Southern Pines town (based on Moore County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant21,49089
Mainline Protestant12,67549
Catholic5,6533
Black Protestant4,07225
Other8754
None43,482-
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: 15
Moore County:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Moore County:

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 36
Moore County:

4.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 83
Here:

9.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.2%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Moore County:

24.1%
North Carolina:

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

16.7%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Southern Pines:

52.5%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Southern Pines:

49.2%
State:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.5
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Southern Pines:

17.6%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Southern Pines:

10.6%
State:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Southern Pines:

34.8%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

56.1%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.6%
State:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Southern Pines, NC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 12$42,985$42,9850$0
Other Government Administration 19$65,304$41,2450$0
Police Protection - Officers 41$163,402$47,8250$0
Firefighters 27$94,367$41,94116$956
Streets and Highways 10$25,871$31,0450$0
Sewerage 8$22,612$33,9180$0
Parks and Recreation 6$29,158$58,31615$3,432
Transit 4$14,088$42,2640$0
Local Libraries 8$25,802$38,70310$3,613
Other and Unallocable 19$53,313$33,6710$0
Totals for Government 154$536,902$41,83741$8,001

Southern Pines government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $3,625,000 ($273.89)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,068,000 ($80.70)
    Fire Protection: $984,000 ($74.35)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($0.76)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,870,000 ($141.29)
    Sewerage: $1,643,000 ($124.14)
    Regular Highways: $1,031,000 ($77.90)
    Fire Protection: $971,000 ($73.37)
    Solid Waste Management: $970,000 ($73.29)
    Central Staff Services: $883,000 ($66.72)
    General Public Buildings: $861,000 ($65.05)
    Water Utilities: $704,000 ($53.19)
    Libraries: $637,000 ($48.13)
    General - Other: $602,000 ($45.49)
    Parks & Recreation: $490,000 ($37.02)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $70,000 ($5.29)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $154,000 ($11.64)
    Police Protection: $96,000 ($7.25)
    Fire Protection: $83,000 ($6.27)
    Parks & Recreation: $39,000 ($2.95)
    General Public Building: $29,000 ($2.19)
    Libraries: $29,000 ($2.19)
    Central Staff: $26,000 ($1.96)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,735,000 ($282.21)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $200,000 ($15.11)

Southern Pines government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,267,000 ($246.85)
    Solid Waste Management: $152,000 ($11.48)
    All Other: $95,000 ($7.18)
    Parks & Recreation: $69,000 ($5.21)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $30,000 ($2.27)
    General Support: $2,000 ($0.15)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,606,000 ($121.34)
    All Other: $11,000 ($0.83)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $482,000 ($36.42)
    Interest Earnings: $438,000 ($33.09)
    Rents: $96,000 ($7.25)
    Property Sale Other: $86,000 ($6.50)
    Special Assessments: $10,000 ($0.76)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,400,000 ($105.78)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,023,000 ($152.85)
    General Support: $703,000 ($53.12)
    Highways: $543,000 ($41.03)
  • Tax - Property: $4,898,000 ($370.08)
    NEC: $262,000 ($19.80)

Southern Pines government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $3,890,000 ($293.92)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $3,405,000 ($257.27)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $485,000 ($36.65)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $14,413,000 ($1089.01)

6.79% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($56,475 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.79%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,271 average AGI)
Moore County:

0.14%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cumberland County, NC  0.46% ($76,987 average AGI)
from Hoke County, NC  0.28% ($40,267)
from Richmond County, NC  0.25% ($35,190)


5.93% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($47,468 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.93%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,295 average AGI)
Moore County:

0.11%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cumberland County, NC  0.34% ($41,264 average AGI)
to Wake County, NC  0.33% ($59,625)
to Lee County, NC  0.27% ($36,553)

Strongest AM radio stations in Southern Pines:

  • WEEB (990 AM; 10 kW; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: PINEHURST BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQNX (1350 AM; 3 kW; ABERDEEN, NC; Owner: GOLF CAPITAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIOZ (550 AM; 1 kW; PINEHURST, NC; Owner: MUIRFIELD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • WLWL (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ROCKINGHAM, NC; Owner: SANDHILLS BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WYRU (1160 AM; 5 kW; RED SPRINGS, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBSC (1550 AM; 10 kW; BENNETTSVILLE, SC; Owner: D-MITCH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEWO (1460 AM; 5 kW; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: SERVICE MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Southern Pines:

  • W290AD (105.9 FM; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WIOZ-FM (102.5 FM; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: MERIDIAN COMMUNICATIONS. L.L.C.)
  • W202BQ (88.3 FM; ABERDEEN, NC; Owner: EDUCATIONAL INFORMATION CORP.)
  • WBFY (90.3 FM; PINEHURST, NC; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WKQB (106.9 FM; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • WQSM (98.1 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFLB (96.5 FM; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: WFLB LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKML (95.7 FM; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: WKML LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQDR (94.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WRAL (101.5 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAL-FM, 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)
  • WFJA (105.5 FM; SANFORD, NC; Owner: WWGP BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUKS (107.7 FM; ST. PAULS, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Southern Pines:

  • WYBE-CA (Channel 44; PINEHURST, NC; Owner: MULTIMEDIA NETWORK OF NC, INC)
  • WUVC (Channel 40; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPITAL BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WFMY-TV (Channel 2; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WFMY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WTVD (Channel 11; DURHAM, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRAL-TV (Channel 5; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)
  • WFPX (Channel 62; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WUNU (Channel 31; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • 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.)
  • WPDE-TV (Channel 15; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GRAND STRAND COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWMB (Channel 21; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WBTW (Channel 13; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W19CA (Channel 19; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: PACIFIC MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRDC (Channel 28; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RALEIGH (WRDC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WLFL (Channel 22; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WLFL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W66DF (Channel 66; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WUNC-TV (Channel 4; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W67CD (Channel 67; SANFORD, NC; Owner: CENTRAL CAROLINA B/CING. CORP., INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Southern Pines fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 20Number of bridges
  • 97m318ftTotal length
  • 185,190Total average daily traffic
  • 19,358Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21920-1929
  • 131950-1959
  • 12000-2009
  • 42010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Southern Pines, NC

Drinking water stations with addresses in Southern Pines and their reported violations in the past:

SALT FORK UTILITY CO. (Serves OH, Population served: 2,021, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In DEC-31-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-30-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-27-2010)
SANDHILLS ASSEMBLY OF GOD (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
HYLAND HILLS RESORT (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-1993, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: State No Longer Subject to Rule (MAY-21-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-21-2007)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-1993, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
DOLLAR GENERAL STORE #11156 (Address: SUITE 200 , Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
SANDHILLS TEEN CHALLENGE (Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2011), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-02-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-02-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2012), St Public Notif received (APR-11-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-22-2011), St Public Notif requested (AUG-23-2011), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-23-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-23-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-28-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-28-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-28-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-22-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-14-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-14-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-14-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-22-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 169
  • Hazardous Condition: 69
  • Service Call: 16
  • Good Intent Call: 9

Incident types - Southern Pines

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Southern Pines, NC

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Southern Pines, North Carolina:

  • Best Western Pinehurst Inn, 1675 Hwy 1 S, Southern Pines, North Carolina 28387 , Phone: (910) 692-0640, Fax: (910) 692-9298
  • Hotel Belvedere, 120 W Penn Ave, Southern Pines, North Carolina 28387 , Phone: (910) 692-2240
  • Days Inn Southern Pines/Pinehurst, 650 Us Hwy 1, Southern Pines, North Carolina 28387 , Phone: (910) 692-8585, Fax: (910) 692-5213
  • Econo Lodge Inn & Suite, 408 W Morganton, Southern Pines, North Carolina 28387 , Phone: (910) 692-2063, Fax: (910) 692-5390
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites-Southern Pines, 155 Partner Cir, Southern Pines, North Carolina 28387 , Phone: (910) 693-2280, Fax: (910) 693-2284
  • Residence Inn By Marriott Southern Pines, 105 Brucewood Rd, Southern Pines, North Carolina 28387 , Phone: (910) 693-3400, Fax: (910) 693-1331
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Southern Pines, North Carolina
Most common first names in Southern Pines, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John17676.6 years
William15875.9 years
Mary15281.9 years
Robert11877.1 years
James11674.1 years
Charles8076.1 years
Margaret7581.9 years
George6578.4 years
Helen6281.9 years
Dorothy5778.6 years
Most common last names in Southern Pines, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7577.3 years
Williams5874.2 years
Johnson4776.3 years
Jones3574.4 years
Monroe3370.1 years
Thompson3080.4 years
Davis2874.7 years
Mcneill2875.6 years
Blue2574.0 years
Brown2579.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (71%)
  • Utility gas (24%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
Businesses in Southern Pines, NC
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1Lowe's1
Bath & Body Works1Marriott1
Best Western1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Chevrolet1Microtel1
Chick-Fil-A1Nike3
Cracker Barrel1Nissan1
Curves1Olive Garden1
Dairy Queen1Outback1
Days Inn1Outback Steakhouse1
Domino's Pizza1Penske1
Econo Lodge1Pier 1 Imports1
FedEx3Rite Aid2
Ford1Subway1
GNC2T-Mobile1
Goodwill4Talbots1
Holiday Inn1Toyota1
Hyundai1U-Haul1
Jones New York1UPS8
Little Caesars Pizza1

Southern Pines compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Southern Pines on our top lists:

  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Africa, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
  • #77 (28387) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scottish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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