Southmont, North Carolina

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Population in 2010: 1,470.
Males: 806  (54.8%)
Females: 664  (45.2%)
Median resident age:  49.6 years
North Carolina median age:  38.4 years
Estimated median household income in 2015: $46,150
Southmont:

$46,150
NC:

$47,830

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $24,553

Southmont CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $134,400
Southmont:

$134,400
NC:

$160,100

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $207,194; Detached houses: $274,995; Mobile homes: $26,245
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  • Races in Southmont, NC (2010)

    Southmont races chart
    • 1,34691.6%White alone
    • 594.0%Black alone
    • 261.8%Hispanic
    • 241.6%Two or more races
    • 60.4%American Indian alone
    • 60.4%Asian alone
    • 20.1%Other race alone
    • 10.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Southmont: 79.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (33.8%), English (6.8%), Italian (6.0%), Scotch-Irish (5.7%), Irish (3.4%), Scottish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 669 feet

For population 25 years and over in Southmont:

  • High school or higher: 72.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.9%

For population 15 years and over in Southmont CDP:

  • Never married: 24.5%
  • Now married: 56.2%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 15.1%
  • Divorced: 2.7%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: High Point, NC (25.8 miles , pop. 85,839).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (38.0 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (409.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Denton, NC (3.0 miles ), East Spencer, NC (3.0 miles ), Spencer, NC (3.1 miles ), Lexington, NC (3.2 miles ), Granite Quarry, NC (3.3 miles ), Rockwell, NC (3.3 miles ), Tyro, NC (3.4 miles ), Salisbury, NC (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 35.67 N, Longitude: 80.27 W

Area code: 336

Southmont household income distribution Southmont home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.2%
North Carolina:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (38%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Information (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (45%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (19%)
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (28%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

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

Tornado activity:

Southmont-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 8% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 42.4 miles away from the Southmont place center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/8/2008, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.5 miles away from the place center injured 2 people and caused $3 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Southmont-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 83% 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 177.0 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 268.5 miles away from Southmont center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 191.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 207.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 140.2 miles away from Southmont center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 140.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Davidson County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Winter Storms: 3, Droughts: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Southmont:

  • ALSTON BROOK (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LEXINGTON, NC)
  • BRIAN CENTER NURSING CARE/LEXI (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; LEXINGTON, NC)
  • LEXINGTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL INC Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; LEXINGTON, NC)
  • LEXINGTON DIALYSIS CENTER OF WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; LEXINGTON, NC)
  • MAGNOLIA ESTATES SKILLED CARE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SPENCER, NC)
  • AUTUMN CARE OF SALISBURY (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; SALISBURY, NC)
  • PIEDMONT HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; LEXINGTON, NC)

Amtrak station near Southmont:

  • 11 miles: SALISBURY (DEPOT & LIBERTY STS.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Southmont:

  • Rowan-Cabarrus Community College (about 13 miles; Salisbury, NC; Full-time enrollment: 5,749)
  • Davidson County Community College (about 15 miles; Thomasville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,581)
  • Stanly Community College (about 23 miles; Albemarle, NC; FT enrollment: 2,307)
  • Randolph Community College (about 25 miles; Asheboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,528)
  • High Point University (about 27 miles; High Point, NC; FT enrollment: 4,240)
  • Forsyth Technical Community College (about 28 miles; Winston Salem, NC; FT enrollment: 7,190)
  • Winston-Salem State University (about 30 miles; Winston-Salem, NC; FT enrollment: 5,378)

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Churches in Southmont include: Macedonia United Methodist Church (A), Rising Star Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Davidson 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 59.8. This is better than average.

City:

59.8
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.282. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.282
U.S.:

0.293

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 4.24. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.24
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 19.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.0
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.23. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.23
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 13.3%
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  75.2%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.1%
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: 0.5% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
North Carolina average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Southmont CDP (based on Davidson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant32,855141
Mainline Protestant28,03393
Catholic2,4122
Black Protestant1,91310
Other5745
None98,219-
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: 28
Davidson County:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
Davidson County:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 78
Davidson County:

5.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 103
Here:

6.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.2%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Davidson County:

30.1%
North Carolina:

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

14.5%
State:

15.6%

4.92% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,227 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.92%
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 Guilford County, NC  0.99% ($33,624 average AGI)
from Forsyth County, NC  0.92% ($38,254)
from Randolph County, NC  0.55% ($32,218)


5.19% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,241 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.19%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($95 average AGI)
Davidson County:

0.02%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Guilford County, NC  1.11% ($30,405 average AGI)
to Forsyth County, NC  0.90% ($30,168)
to Randolph County, NC  0.55% ($29,165)

Strongest AM radio stations in Southmont:

  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLXN (1440 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: DAVIDSON COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WSJS (600 AM; 5 kW; WINSTON-SALEM, NC)
  • WDSL (1520 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MOCKSVILLE, NC)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WSGH (1040 AM; 9 kW; LEWISVILLE, NC; Owner: WINSTON-SALEM, GREENSBORO, HIGH POINT AREA RADIO)
  • WKXR (1260 AM; 5 kW; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: RANDOLPH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WNOW (1030 AM; daytime; 9 kW; MINT HILL, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE METRO RADIO, INC.)
  • WIST (790 AM; 3 kW; THOMASVILLE, NC; Owner: GHB RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Southmont:

  • WFMX (105.7 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMAG (99.5 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTHZ (94.1 FM; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: DAVIDSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CO, INC)
  • WEND (106.5 FM; SALISBURY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKRR (92.3 FM; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: DICK BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC. OF TENNESSEE)
  • WFAE (90.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WQMG-FM (97.1 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WOZN (98.7 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFDD (88.5 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY)
  • WVBZ (100.3 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSOC-FM (103.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWMG (96.1 FM; SHELBY, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSSS (104.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKZL (107.5 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: DICK BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC. OF TENNESSEE)
  • WABZ-FM (100.9 FM; ALBEMARLE, NC; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • WTJY (89.5 FM; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WKKT (96.9 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHPE-FM (95.5 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLNK (107.9 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WTQR (104.1 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Southmont:

  • 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.)
  • WAXN (Channel 64; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WUNG-TV (Channel 58; CONCORD, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WGHP (Channel 8; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: WGHP LICENSE, INC.)
  • WBTV (Channel 3; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS/WBTV, INC.)
  • WAFF (Channel 48; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WSOC-TV (Channel 9; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGTB-LP (Channel 28; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER, INC.)
  • WTVI (Channel 42; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBURG PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WJZY (Channel 46; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WJZY-TV, INC.)
  • WWWB (Channel 55; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: WWWB-TV, INC.)
  • WCNC-TV (Channel 36; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • WCCB (Channel 18; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • W25BR (Channel 25; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Southmont)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Linwood Southmont Rd (Lat: 35.664028 Lon: -80.265056), Call Sign: KNDN835
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.160 MHzGrant Date: 10/17/2012, Expiration Date: 08/28/2022Registrant: Southmont Fire Department, 11030 Nc Highway 8, Southmont, NC 27351-0769, Phone: (336) 798-1111, Fax: (336) 798-0078
  • Hwy 8 & Linwood Southmont Rd (Lat: 35.664028 Lon: -80.265056), Call Sign: WNLH849
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.325 MHzGrant Date: 11/20/2012, Expiration Date: 02/15/2023Registrant: County Of Davidson, 949 N Main St, Lexington, NC 27292, Phone: (336) 242-2132, Fax: (336) 224-1361, Email:
  • Nc Hwy 8 5 Mi S (Lat: 35.627917 Lon: -80.188667), Call Sign: WYK568
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.075 MHz, 460.075 MHzGrant Date: 01/01/2014, Expiration Date: 03/21/2024Registrant: County Of Davidson, 949 N Main St, Lexington, NC 27292, Phone: (336) 242-2132, Fax: (336) 224-1361, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Southmont)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: HENRY L BERRIER JR ARION LIGHTNING LS-1 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: JABIRU 3300 (120 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 6688S , Serial Number: 131, Year manufactured: 2012, Airworthiness Date: 09/17/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Henry L Jr Berrier, Po Box 78, Southmont, NC 27351

Southmont compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
There are no pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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