Southern Pines, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 14,029 (95% urban, 5% rural).
Population change since 2000: +28.5%
 
Males: 6,281  (44.8%)
Females: 7,748  (55.2%)
Median resident age:

47.7 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 28387.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $57,164 (it was $38,822 in 2000)
Southern Pines:

$57,164
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $52,333 (it was $25,034 in 2000)

Southern Pines town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $319,741 (it was $127,500 in 2000)
Southern Pines:

$319,741
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $311,856; detached houses: $336,011; townhouses or other attached units: $181,341; in 2-unit structures: $209,321; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $297,160; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $36,044; mobile homes: $76,077

Median gross rent in 2017: $859.

March 2019 cost of living index in Southern Pines: 86.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.2%
(8.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.0% for Black residents, 18.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.6% for American Indian residents, 17.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Southern Pines, NC (2017)
    • 10,36775.6%White alone
    • 2,36517.2%Black alone
    • 4613.4%Hispanic
    • 2631.9%Asian alone
    • 1661.2%Two or more races
    • 150.1%American Indian alone
    • 190.1%Other race alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Southern Pines, North Carolina as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Southern Pines is 1,353 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Southern Pines by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(24.8)
1
(8.1)
1
(7.9)
3
(23.3)
1
(7.7)
1
(8.0)
1
(7.9)
3
(23.4)
0
(0.0)
4
(29.7)
3
(21.8)
1
(7.1)
4
(28.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(42.6)
3
(24.8)
4
(32.4)
4
(31.7)
4
(31.1)
2
(15.3)
0
(0.0)
4
(31.7)
1
(7.8)
3
(22.8)
3
(22.3)
3
(21.8)
N/AN/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
24
(204.3)
24
(198.1)
23
(186.2)
43
(341.2)
24
(186.6)
30
(229.7)
21
(168.1)
26
(206.2)
17
(132.3)
18
(136.8)
12
(89.2)
16
(116.1)
16
(114.1)
9
(63.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
57
(485.2)
41
(338.3)
63
(510.1)
107
(848.9)
54
(419.7)
59
(451.8)
59
(472.4)
55
(436.1)
67
(521.6)
54
(410.3)
56
(416.3)
47
(341.1)
25
(178.3)
20
(140.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
181
(1,541)
181
(1,494)
238
(1,927)
209
(1,658)
179
(1,391)
122
(934.2)
121
(968.8)
148
(1,174)
147
(1,144)
132
(1,003)
110
(817.7)
76
(551.6)
85
(606.1)
62
(434.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
427
(3,635)
402
(3,317)
589
(4,769)
467
(3,705)
481
(3,739)
346
(2,649)
340
(2,722)
342
(2,712)
400
(3,114)
378
(2,872)
330
(2,453)
272
(1,974)
380
(2,709)
243
(1,703)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
34
(289.4)
31
(255.8)
37
(299.6)
34
(269.8)
24
(186.6)
10
(76.6)
17
(136.1)
20
(158.6)
13
(101.2)
11
(83.6)
13
(96.6)
12
(87.1)
6
(42.8)
7
(49.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(24.8)
4
(32.4)
5
(39.7)
9
(70.0)
2
(15.3)
4
(32.0)
1
(7.9)
1
(7.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.9)
0
(0.0)
8
(57.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)468.8454.1549.6599.3473.3364.3348.5393.6409.7333.1350.4288.6255.5222.3

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City-data.com crime index in Southern Pines, NC

Crime rate in Southern Pines detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 49 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.87
North Carolina average:

2.34
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Southern Pines, NC City Guides:

Ancestries: English (13.1%), American (10.7%), German (7.5%), Irish (5.0%), Italian (4.9%), Scotch-Irish (4.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 512 feet

Land area: 15.4 square miles.

Population density: 913 people per square mile   (low).

Southern Pines, North Carolina map

762 residents are foreign born (2.1% Latin America, 1.1% Europe).

This town:

5.5%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,668 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,246 (0.8%)

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 )

Latitude: 35.18 N, Longitude: 79.40 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,868 (+35.1%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 1,935 (32.3%)

Area code: 910

Distribution of median household income in Southern Pines, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Southern Pines, NC in 2017
Southern Pines satellite photo by USGS

Southern Pines tourist attractions:

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
  • 2015: 137 buildings, average cost: $246,300
  • 2016: 185 buildings, average cost: $243,100
  • 2017: 145 buildings, average cost: $227,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Southern Pines, NC residents
Average permit cost in Southern Pines, NC
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Historical population in Southern Pines, NC
Historical housing units in Southern Pines, NC

Population change in the 1990s: +1,182 (+12.1%).
Most common industries in Southern Pines, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (16.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.2%)
  • Educational services (8.1%)
  • Construction (7.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (6.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (9.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.9%)
  • Health care (8.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.8%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (2.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (25.2%)
  • Educational services (10.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.5%)
  • Social assistance (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Southern Pines, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.3%)
  • Registered nurses (2.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.9%)
  • Registered nurses (5.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)

Average climate in Southern Pines, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Southern Pines, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 58.5. This is better than average.

City:

58.5
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.01. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.01
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.0848. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0848
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 33.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.29. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.29
U.S.:

8.46

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 Southern Pines 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 Southern Pines 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 the city 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 Southern Pines 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 (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, 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

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)

Points of interest:

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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 US Highway 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

Birthplace of: Jamie Morris - Football player, 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.

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

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
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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Southern Pines:

Marital status in Southern Pines, NC
  • Never married: 29.4%
  • Now married: 44.8%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

For population 25 years and over in Southern Pines:

  • High school or higher: 92.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 51.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 22.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
North Carolina average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Southern Pines
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Moore 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.
North Carolina:

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

9.86 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Moore County:

10.2%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

24.1%
North Carolina:

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

16.7%
North Carolina:

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
Police Protection - Officers 41$163,402$47,8250$0
Firefighters 27$94,367$41,94116$956
Other Government Administration 19$65,304$41,2450$0
Other and Unallocable 19$53,313$33,6710$0
Financial Administration 12$42,985$42,9850$0
Streets and Highways 10$25,871$31,0450$0
Local Libraries 8$25,802$38,70310$3,613
Sewerage 8$22,612$33,9180$0
Parks and Recreation 6$29,158$58,31615$3,432
Transit 4$14,088$42,2640$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 154$536,902$41,83741$8,001

Southern Pines government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $2,946,000 ($209.99)
    Sewerage: $377,000 ($26.87)
    Regular Highways: $247,000 ($17.61)
    General - Other: $11,000 ($0.78)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,314,000 ($236.22)
    Sewerage: $3,226,000 ($229.95)
    Water Utilities: $2,150,000 ($153.25)
    General - Other: $1,935,000 ($137.93)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,801,000 ($128.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,642,000 ($117.04)
    General Public Buildings: $1,203,000 ($85.75)
    Regular Highways: $969,000 ($69.07)
    Libraries: $740,000 ($52.75)
    Housing and Community Development: $718,000 ($51.18)
    Parks and Recreation: $662,000 ($47.19)
    Central Staff Services: $521,000 ($37.14)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $201,000 ($14.33)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Central Staff Services: $113,000 ($8.05)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $663,000 ($47.26)
    Sewerage: $292,000 ($20.81)
    Police Protection: $109,000 ($7.77)
    General - Other: $36,000 ($2.57)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000 ($0.43)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $268,000 ($19.10)

Southern Pines government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,462,000 ($246.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $560,000 ($39.92)
    Parks and Recreation: $202,000 ($14.40)
    Other: $141,000 ($10.05)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $3,000 ($0.21)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $291,000 ($20.74)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $42,000 ($2.99)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $563,000 ($40.13)
    General Revenue - Other: $528,000 ($37.64)
    Rents: $287,000 ($20.46)
    Interest Earnings: $68,000 ($4.85)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,308,000 ($164.52)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,480,000 ($105.50)
    Highways: $374,000 ($26.66)
    Other: $24,000 ($1.71)
  • Tax - Property: $7,965,000 ($567.75)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,033,000 ($144.91)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $238,000 ($16.96)
    Other License: $55,000 ($3.92)
    Other Selective Sales: $27,000 ($1.92)

Southern Pines government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,769,000 ($625.06)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,031,000 ($572.46)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $738,000 ($52.61)

Southern Pines government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,684,000 ($1117.97)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,685,000 ($191.39)

8.61% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($70,507 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.61%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

0.22% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,909 average AGI)
Moore County:

0.22%
North Carolina average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cumberland County, NC  0.62% ($58,867 average AGI)
from Hoke County, NC  0.36% ($47,697)
from Harnett County, NC  0.35% ($52,318)


6.95% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($99,504 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.95%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,063 average AGI)
Moore County:

0.11%
North Carolina average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Wake County, NC  0.41% ($56,313 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, NC  0.28% ($78,222)
to Hoke County, NC  0.26% ($37,641)
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

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
See more detailed statistics of Southern Pines fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 24Number of bridges
  • 180ft / 54.8mTotal length
  • 200,090Total average daily traffic
  • 21,065Total average daily truck traffic
  • 225,180Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Southern Pines, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 181950-1959
  • 12000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Southern Pines, NC

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 124. The highest number of fires - 169 took place in 2006, and the least - 59 in 2003. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Southern Pines, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (50.7%), and Outside Fires (38.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Southern Pines, NC
    • 1,07050.7%Structure Fires
    • 81138.5%Outside Fires
    • 2099.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 190.9%Other
See full 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
  • Fairway Motel, 1410 US #1 S, Southern Pines, North Carolina 28387 , Phone: (910) 692-2711, Fax: (910) 692-8485
  • 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
  • Days Inn Conference Center Southern Pines Pinehurst, NC, 805 South W Service Rd, Southern pines, North Carolina 28387 , Phone: (910) 585-6497
  • Residence Inn By Marriott Southern Pines, 105 Brucewood Rd, Southern Pines, North Carolina 28387 , Phone: (910) 693-3400, Fax: (910) 693-1331
All 8 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Southern Pines, NC
  • 72.8%Electricity
  • 22.9%Utility gas
  • 3.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Southern Pines, NC
  • 80.8%Electricity
  • 15.4%Utility gas
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%No fuel used


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 significantly 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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