Toast, North Carolina

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Population in 2010: 1,450. Population change since 2000: -24.6%
Males: 583  (40.2%)
Females: 867  (59.8%)
Median resident age:  43.9 years
North Carolina median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 27030.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $32,443 (it was $28,000 in 2000)
Toast:

$32,443
NC:

$45,906

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,516 (it was $14,890 in 2000)

Toast CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $94,803 (it was $65,000 in 2000)
Toast:

$94,803
NC:

$154,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $77,574; Detached houses: $85,158; Mobile homes: $35,949

Median gross rent in 2013: $621.

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  • Races in Toast, NC (2010)

    Toast races chart
    • 1,22784.6%White alone
    • 16111.1%Hispanic
    • 463.2%Black alone
    • 110.8%Two or more races
    • 50.3%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Toast: 83.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (26.0%), English (22.0%), German (11.2%), Irish (9.0%), Italian (6.5%), Scottish (4.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1066 feet

Land area: 1.78 square miles.

Population density: 815 people per square mile   (low).

Toast,NC real estate house value index trend

Toast, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Toast:

  • High school or higher: 77.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Toast CDP:

  • Never married: 20.2%
  • Now married: 46.9%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 12.4%
  • Divorced: 18.1%

69 residents are foreign born (4.1% Latin America, 2.3% Asia).

This place:

4.1%
North Carolina:

7.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $521 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $577 (1.0%)

Toast satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Winston-Salem, NC (34.4 miles , pop. 185,776).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (53.9 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (383.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Mount Airy, NC (1.2 miles ), White Plains, NC (2.0 miles ), Cana, VA (2.5 miles ), Dobson, NC (3.0 miles ), Pilot Mountain, NC (3.5 miles ), Fancy Gap, VA (3.5 miles ), Lowgap, NC (3.6 miles ), Pinnacle, NC (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 36.50 N, Longitude: 80.63 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 336

Toast household income distribution Toast home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.5%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Manufacturing (32%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Wholesale trade (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

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

Average climate in Toast, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Toast-area historical tornado activity is below North Carolina state average. It is 48% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/22/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 34.3 miles away from the Toast place center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1989, a category F3 tornado 34.9 miles away from the place center injured 30 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Toast-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 216.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 86.1 miles away from Toast center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 87.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 209.8 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 192.1 miles away from Toast center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 87.0 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 Surry County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Droughts: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Toast topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Toast:

  • NORTHERN HOSPITAL OF SURRY COUNTY Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; MOUNT AIRY, NC)
  • PARK DRIVE GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 2 miles away; MOUNT AIRY, NC)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - SURRY COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; MOUNT AIRY, NC)
  • SURRY COMMUNITY NURSING CTR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; MOUNT AIRY, NC)
  • MOUNTAIN VALLEY HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE (Hospital, about 2 miles away; MOUNT AIRY, NC)
  • SYDNOR STREET GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 3 miles away; MOUNT AIRY, NC)
  • MOUNT AIRY DIALYSIS CENTER OF WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; MOUNT AIRY, NC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Toast:

  • Surry Community College (about 10 miles; Dobson, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,686)
  • Wake Forest University (about 33 miles; Winston Salem, NC; FT enrollment: 6,407)
  • Forsyth Technical Community College (about 36 miles; Winston Salem, NC; FT enrollment: 7,190)
  • Winston-Salem State University (about 37 miles; Winston-Salem, NC; FT enrollment: 5,378)
  • Wilkes Community College (about 40 miles; Wilkesboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,292)
  • Wytheville Community College (about 40 miles; Wytheville, VA; FT enrollment: 2,193)
  • New River Community College (about 43 miles; Dublin, VA; FT enrollment: 3,007)

Public high schools in Toast:

Public elementary/middle schools in Toast:

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Church in Toast: Jones Temple (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Surry County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 14.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

14.0
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2004 was 24.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 22.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.9
U.S.:

20.2

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

TRUE VINE BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.3%
(15.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  65.8%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.7%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
45 people in homes for the physically handicapped in 2000

Toast, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Toast compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
North Carolina average:

12.4

Toast travel time to work - commute Toast mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (67%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (31%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Toast CDP (based on Surry County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant30,036122
Mainline Protestant7,09946
Other1,4265
Catholic8921
Black Protestant4274
None34,239-
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: 16
Surry County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Surry County:

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Surry County:

6.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 63
Here:

8.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.7%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Surry County:

27.5%
North Carolina:

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

15.0%
State:

15.6%

4.35% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,191 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.35%
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 Stokes County, NC  0.43% ($28,046 average AGI)
from Forsyth County, NC  0.42% ($38,587)
from Yadkin County, NC  0.35% ($25,372)


4.76% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,983 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.76%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Forsyth County, NC  0.73% ($35,907 average AGI)
to Yadkin County, NC  0.45% ($24,655)
to Stokes County, NC  0.42% ($33,481)

Strongest AM radio stations in Toast:

  • WSYD (1300 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT AIRY, NC; Owner: GRANITE CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPAQ (740 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT AIRY, NC; Owner: RALPH D. EPPERSON)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSGH (1040 AM; 9 kW; LEWISVILLE, NC; Owner: WINSTON-SALEM, GREENSBORO, HIGH POINT AREA RADIO)
  • WWWJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; GALAX, VA; Owner: TWIN COUNTY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WSJS (600 AM; 5 kW; WINSTON-SALEM, NC)
  • WHEO (1270 AM; 5 kW; STUART, VA; Owner: MOUNTAIN VIEW COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYZD (1560 AM; daytime; 1 kW; DOBSON, NC; Owner: GOSPEL BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WFNR (710 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLACKSBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WKNV (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FAIRLAWN, VA; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Toast:

  • WBRF (98.1 FM; GALAX, VA; Owner: BLUE RIDGE RADIO, INC.)
  • WTQR (104.1 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W212AW (90.3 FM; MOUNT AIRY, NC; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY RADIO)
  • W285DJ (104.9 FM; MOUNT AIRY, NC; Owner: TRIAD FAMILY NETWORK, INC,)
  • W267AN (101.3 FM; WILKESBORO, NC; Owner: TRIAD FAMILY NETWORK, INC.)
  • KHPR (88.1 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WVTR (91.9 FM; MARION, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WPIN-FM (91.5 FM; DUBLIN, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WROV-FM (96.3 FM; MARTINSVILLE, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIFM-FM (100.9 FM; ELKIN, NC; Owner: VON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPSK-FM (107.1 FM; PULASKI, VA; Owner: NEW RIVER VALLEY RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • WKBC-FM (97.3 FM; NORTH WILKESBORO, NC; Owner: WILKES BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WXLK (92.3 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WSLQ (99.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WSLC-FM (94.9 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WVTF (89.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WFMX (105.7 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WJMH (102.1 FM; REIDSVILLE, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFDD (88.5 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY)
  • WMQX-FM (93.1 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Toast:

  • WXII-TV (Channel 12; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WXII HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WFMY-TV (Channel 2; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WFMY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WUNL-TV (Channel 26; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 29m95ftTotal length
  • 64,200Total average daily traffic
  • 7,177Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 36.496944 Lon: -80.633056, Call Sign: WPYL548
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.795 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/03/2003, Expiration Date: 09/03/2013, Certifier: Harold Hooker
    Registrant: Ra-Tech Services Inc., 2396 North Andy Grifith Parkway, Mount Airy, NC 27030, Phone: (336) 789-8080, Fax: (336) 789-4405, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KB4QPE, Licensee ID: L00863679
    Grant Date: 05/15/2004, Expiration Date: 05/15/2014
    Registrant: Edward S Golden, 908 Fowler Road, Toast, NC 27049
  • Call Sign: KF4PCT, Licensee ID: L00184222
    Grant Date: 01/10/2007, Expiration Date: 02/16/2017, Certifier: William R Surratt
    Registrant: William R Surratt, Toast, NC 27049

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