Vander, North Carolina

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Population in 2010: 1,146.
Population change since 2000: -4.8%
Males: 475  (41.5%)
Females: 671  (58.5%)
Median resident age:

45.3 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 28301.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,201 (it was $40,260 in 2000)
Vander:

$43,201
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,616 (it was $19,059 in 2000)

Vander CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $117,565 (it was $84,200 in 2000)
Vander:

$117,565
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $128,640; detached houses: $151,835; mobile homes: $35,704

Median gross rent in 2017: $636.

March 2019 cost of living index in Vander: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.5%
(6.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 75.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Vander, NC (2010)
    • 71862.7%White alone
    • 30326.4%Black alone
    • 504.4%Hispanic
    • 403.5%American Indian alone
    • 242.1%Two or more races
    • 100.9%Asian alone
    • 10.09%Other race alone

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

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Ancestries: English (24.8%), American (15.5%), Irish (6.0%), European (5.6%), Scotch-Irish (1.7%), German (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 126 feet

Land area: 3.81 square miles.

Population density: 301 people per square mile   (very low).

Vander, North Carolina map

130 residents are foreign born (2.2% Europe).

This place:

10.6%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,686 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $795 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, NC (7.5 miles , pop. 121,015).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (55.1 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (397.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Eastover, NC (2.1 miles ),
Stedman, NC (2.3 miles ),
Fayetteville, NC (2.7 miles ),
Autryville, NC (3.0 miles),
Wade, NC (3.1 miles ),
Hope Mills, NC (3.2 miles ),
Falcon, NC (3.7 miles ),
Fort Bragg, NC (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 35.03 N, Longitude: 78.79 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 910

Distribution of median household income in Vander, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Vander, NC in 2017

Property values in Vander, NC

Vander satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.2%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Most common industries in Vander, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (12.7%)
  • Educational services (12.7%)
  • Health care (12.0%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Personal & laundry services (6.2%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.8%)
  • Social assistance (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (23.0%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (8.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.8%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.2%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.9%)
  • Educational services (21.2%)
  • Social assistance (10.0%)
  • Personal & laundry services (9.3%)
  • Public administration (8.9%)
  • Truck transportation (4.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Vander, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.8%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.5%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (13.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (12.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Registered nurses (7.1%)
  • Child care workers (5.6%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.2%)

Average climate in Vander, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 60.7. This is better than average.

City:

60.7
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.362. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.362
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.40. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.40
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Vander-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 13% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.6 miles away from the Vander place center killed 4 people and injured 395 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1957, a category F4 tornado 17.5 miles away from the place center killed 4 people and injured 70 people.

Earthquake activity:

Vander-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 166.6 miles away from Vander center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 225.5 miles away from the city 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 156.7 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 183.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 193.3 miles away from Vander 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 99.4 miles away from Vander center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cumberland County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Vander topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Vander:

  • REST HAVEN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; FAYETTEVILLE, NC)
  • WILMINGTON ROAD GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 5 miles away; FAYETTEVILLE, NC)
  • FMC DIALYSIS SERVICES SOUTH RAMSEY (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; FAYETTEVILLE, NC)
  • BETHESDA HEALTH CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; EASTOVER, NC)
  • AMERICAS HEALTH CARE OF FAYETTEVILLE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; FAYETTEVILLE, NC)
  • NC STATE VETERANS NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; FAYETTEVILLE, NC)
  • FAYETTEVILLE NC VA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care - Veterans Administration, about 7 miles away; FAYETTEVILLE, NC)

Amtrak station near Vander:

  • 6 miles: FAYETTEVILLE (472 HAY ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Vander:

  • Fayetteville State University (about 7 miles; Fayetteville, NC; Full-time enrollment: 5,297)
  • Fayetteville Technical Community College (about 8 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 10,114)
  • Methodist University (about 9 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,313)
  • Campbell University (about 27 miles; Buies Creek, NC; FT enrollment: 5,127)
  • Robeson Community College (about 31 miles; Lumberton, NC; FT enrollment: 2,322)
  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (about 34 miles; Pembroke, NC; FT enrollment: 5,548)
  • Central Carolina Community College (about 37 miles; Sanford, NC; FT enrollment: 3,675)

Public high school in Vander:

  • ENKA HIGH (Location: 475 ENKA LAKE ROAD, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Vander:

  • MOUNT PISQAH ACADEMY (Students: 138, Location: 75 ACADEMY DR, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Vander:

  • CANDLER ELEMENTARY (Location: 121 CANDLER SCHOOL ROAD, Grades: KG-5)
  • PISGAH ELEMENTARY (Location: 1495 PISGAH HWY, Grades: KG-5)
  • ENKA MIDDLE (Location: 390 ASBURY ROAD, Grades: 6-8)
  • HOMINY VALLEY ELEMENTARY (Location: 450 ENKA LAKE ROAD, Grades: KG-5)

Private elementary/middle school in Vander:

  • ASHEVILLE-PISGAH CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 74, Location: 90 ACADEMY DR, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Vander

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • There should also be listed Sunnyside Preysbeterian and Pleasant Grove Baptist churches in Vander.

Points of interest:

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Church in Vander: Locks Creek Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cumberland County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.3 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

63.5%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.3%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Vander:

Marital status in Vander, NC
  • Never married: 19.0%
  • Now married: 55.6%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 13.2%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

For population 25 years and over in Vander:

  • High school or higher: 89.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
North Carolina average:

11.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Vander, NC (based on Cumberland County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant91,229291
Mainline Protestant26,95674
Black Protestant14,70146
Catholic8,9267
Other6,16520
Orthodox4402
None171,014-
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: 48
This county:

1.55 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Cumberland County:

0.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 149
Cumberland County:

4.82 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 177
This county:

5.73 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

11.4%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Cumberland County:

31.1%
State:

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

7.6%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Vander:

56.7%
State:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Vander:

58.2%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Vander:

28.1
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Vander:

18.6%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Vander:

10.9%
State:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Vander:

34.5%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

62.7%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Vander:

85.2%
State:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Vander, NC Residents

11.69% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,569 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.69%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

0.58% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,223 average AGI)
Cumberland County:

0.58%
North Carolina average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Harnett County, NC  0.63% ($36,840 average AGI)
from Hoke County, NC  0.57% ($35,097)
from Robeson County, NC  0.41% ($28,912)


12.14% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,239 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.14%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

0.67% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,524 average AGI)
Cumberland County:

0.67%
North Carolina average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Harnett County, NC  0.80% ($40,721 average AGI)
to Hoke County, NC  0.73% ($38,580)
to Wake County, NC  0.44% ($48,344)

Strongest AM radio stations in Vander:

  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WIDU (1600 AM; 5 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: W I D U BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFAY (1230 AM; 1 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: COLONIAL RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WCKB (780 AM; 7 kW; DUNN, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WAZZ (1490 AM; 1 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: WAZZ LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKKE (1080 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ST. PAULS, NC; Owner: FERRIS YARNELL LOCKLEAR)
  • WPYB (1130 AM; daytime; 7 kW; BENSON, NC; Owner: BENSON-DUNN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WEEB (990 AM; 10 kW; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: PINEHURST BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCLN (1170 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CLINTON, NC; Owner: BROADCASTING GOOD NEWS, INC.)
  • WYRU (1160 AM; 5 kW; RED SPRINGS, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLLN (1370 AM; 5 kW; LILLINGTON, NC; Owner: ESTUARDO VALDEMAR RODRIGUEZ)

Strongest FM radio stations in Vander:

  • WQSM (98.1 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFSS (91.9 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: FAYETTEVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WRCQ (103.5 FM; DUNN, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCCG (104.5 FM; HOPE MILLS, NC; Owner: DR. JAMES E. CARSON)
  • WZFX (99.1 FM; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCLN-FM (107.3 FM; CLINTON, NC; Owner: CHRISTIAN LISTENING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKML (95.7 FM; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: WKML LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFLB (96.5 FM; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: WFLB LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRAL (101.5 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAL-FM, INC.)
  • WQDR (94.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WUKS (107.7 FM; ST. PAULS, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WCCE (90.1 FM; BUIES CREEK, NC; Owner: CAMPBELL UNIVERSITY, INCORPORATED)
  • WKQB (106.9 FM; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)

TV broadcast stations around Vander:

  • W66DF (Channel 66; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WUNU (Channel 31; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WFPX (Channel 62; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WTVD (Channel 11; DURHAM, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRAL-TV (Channel 5; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WUVC (Channel 40; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPITAL BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • W19CA (Channel 19; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: PACIFIC MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)
  • WRDC (Channel 28; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RALEIGH (WRDC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WLFL (Channel 22; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WLFL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WSFX-TV (Channel 26; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN MEDIA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WLPS-LP (Channel 7; LUMBERTON/PEMBROKE, NC; Owner: BILLY RAY LOCKLEAR)
  • W67DU (Channel 67; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPEM-LP (Channel 47; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: GERALD LOCKLEAR)

Vander fatal accident list:

Apr 9, 2005 04:52 AM, I-95, Rp-2000, Lat: 35.036210, Lon: -78.803210, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 33Number of bridges
  • 276ft / 84.0mTotal length
  • 274,400Total average daily traffic
  • 51,287Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Vander, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 321970-1979
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Vander, NC
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Vander, NC
  • 72.7%Electricity
  • 23.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.2%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Vander, NC
  • 100.0%Electricity


Vander compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
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