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Population in 2010: 1,450. Population change since 2000: -24.6%
Males: 624  (43.1%)
Females: 826  (56.9%)

Median resident age:  44.9 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 27030.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,101 (it was $28,000 in 2000)
Toast:

$34,101
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,982

Toast CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $92,859 (it was $65,000 in 2000)
Toast:

$92,859
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $80,377; Detached houses: $89,323; Townhouses or other attached units: $83,925; In 2-unit structures: $58,102; Mobile homes: $25,747

Median gross rent in 2012: $598.

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  • White alone - 1,227 (84.6%)
  • Hispanic - 161 (11.1%)
  • Black alone - 46 (3.2%)
  • Two or more races - 11 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 5 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Toast: 83.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (31.2%), English (21.0%), German (7.5%), Italian (6.6%), Irish (5.7%), French (4.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1066 feet

Land area: 1.78 square miles.

Population density: 815 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Toast:

  • High school or higher: 76.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Toast CDP:

  • Never married: 18.3%
  • Now married: 52.4%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 11.9%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

51 residents are foreign born (2.3% Asia).

This place:  3.1%
North Carolina:  7.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $528 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $600 (0.7%)

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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.6%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Wholesale trade (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (8%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (19%)
  • Cashiers (13%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Toast-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 22% 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 significantly above North Carolina state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 the city 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 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
On 6/26/1995 at 00:36:17, a magnitude 3.5 (3.1 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 48.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/12/1994 at 02:40:24, a magnitude 3.4 (2.9 ML, 3.4 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 78.6 miles away from Toast center
On 10/28/1997 at 10:36:46, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 89.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

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: Hurricanes: 2, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Toast:

  • NORTHERN HOSPITAL OF SURRY COUNTY (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, 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)

Political contributions by individuals in Toast, NC

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Toast:

  • Wake Forest University (about 33 miles; Winston Salem, NC; Full-time enrollment: 6,909)
  • Forsyth Technical Community College (about 36 miles; Winston Salem, NC; FT enrollment: 4,471)
  • Winston-Salem State University (about 37 miles; Winston-Salem, NC; FT enrollment: 5,588)
  • New River Community College (about 43 miles; Dublin, VA; FT enrollment: 2,107)
  • Radford University (about 45 miles; Radford, VA; FT enrollment: 7,927)
  • Guilford College (about 51 miles; Greensboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,312)
  • Davidson County Community College (about 51 miles; Thomasville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,006)

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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 11.9. This is significantly better than average.
City:

11.9
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.8
U.S.:

22.1


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.0%
(15.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 51.4% for Black residents, 24.8% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Toast, NC


45 people in homes for the physically handicapped in 2000

Toast compared to North Carolina state average:

Toast, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly 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.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Toast travel time to work - commute


Toast mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (63%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (36%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.74%
Here50.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Friends (Quakers)Catholic Church
Adherents61.6%13.2%3.0%2.7%2.2%
Congregations41.1%17.3%4.2%4.2%1.8%
Name Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentLDS (Mormon) Church USA National Primitive Baptist ConventionChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents2.2%1.7%1.6%1.6%10.1%
Congregations0.6%1.2%2.4%2.4%25.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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%

4.73% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,016 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.73%
North Carolina average:

8.53%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Forsyth County, NC  0.55% ($32,978 average AGI)
from Stokes County, NC  0.48% ($31,345)
from Yadkin County, NC  0.38% ($26,340)


4.81% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,200 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.81%
North Carolina average:

7.27%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Forsyth County, NC  0.63% ($35,077 average AGI)
to Stokes County, NC  0.62% ($33,928)
to Yadkin County, NC  0.41% ($25,287)

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
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 29 meters (95ft)
Total average daily traffic: 64,200
Total average daily truck traffic: 7,177


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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