Vass, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 774 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.2%
 
Males: 340  (44.0%)
Females: 434  (56.0%)
Median resident age:

39.3 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 28394.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $32,826 (it was $27,188 in 2000)
Vass:

$32,826
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,337 (it was $15,165 in 2000)

Vass town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $126,205 (it was $69,800 in 2000)
Vass:

$126,205
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $172,604; detached houses: $180,993; mobile homes: $55,746

Median gross rent in 2017: $710.

March 2019 cost of living index in Vass: 81.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.4%
(10.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.5% for Black residents, 46.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 56.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Vass, NC (2010)
    • 53374.0%White alone
    • 8712.1%Black alone
    • 699.6%Hispanic
    • 192.6%American Indian alone
    • 111.5%Two or more races
    • 10.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Crime rates in Vass by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2014

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(128.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(254.8)
1
(128.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(137.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
4
(509.6)
2
(257.1)
3
(384.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(137.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
5
(644.3)
6
(764.3)
11
(1,414)
12
(1,538)
5
(622.7)
3
(368.1)
2
(274.3)
13
(1,766)
6
(811.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
22
(2,835)
48
(6,115)
30
(3,856)
40
(5,128)
27
(3,362)
16
(1,963)
25
(3,429)
20
(2,717)
22
(2,977)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(386.6)
1
(127.4)
1
(128.5)
1
(128.2)
1
(124.5)
2
(245.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(135.9)
1
(135.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)189.4486.6456.3400.0188.0123.9225.0243.2186.7

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City-data.com crime index in Vass, NC

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.11
North Carolina average:

2.34
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Ancestries: American (15.9%), English (8.3%), Scotch-Irish (6.3%), French (3.4%), Irish (3.4%), Swedish (2.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 305 feet

Land area: 3.03 square miles.

Population density: 256 people per square mile   (very low).

Vass, North Carolina map

44 residents are foreign born (5.7% Latin America).

This town:

6.9%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,412 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $964 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, NC (24.4 miles , pop. 121,015).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (52.9 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (398.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Cameron, NC (2.3 miles),
Whispering Pines, NC (2.3 miles ),
Southern Pines, NC (2.9 miles ),
Carthage, NC (3.0 miles ),
Pinehurst, NC (3.3 miles ),
Aberdeen, NC (3.4 miles ),
Taylortown, NC (3.5 miles ),
Ashley Heights, NC (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 35.26 N, Longitude: 79.28 W

Area code: 910

Distribution of median household income in Vass, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Vass, NC in 2017
Vass satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +2 (+0.3%).
Most common industries in Vass, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.5%)
  • Construction (10.9%)
  • Educational services (9.6%)
  • Public administration (8.7%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.7%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (12.1%)
  • Public administration (10.2%)
  • Educational services (8.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.9%)
  • Educational services (10.3%)
  • Public administration (7.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Wood products (5.2%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Vass, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3.5%)
  • Registered nurses (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (12.7%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (5.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.8%)
  • Construction laborers (3.8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.1%)
  • Registered nurses (6.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)

Average climate in Vass, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Vass, North Carolina average temperatures Vass, North Carolina average precipitation Vass, North Carolina humidity Vass, North Carolina wind speed Vass, North Carolina snowfall Vass, North Carolina sunshine Vass, North Carolina clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 63.4. This is about average.

City:

63.4
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 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.01
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.268. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.268
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.8
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 23.8 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 8.04. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.04
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Vass-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 5% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.0 miles away from the Vass town 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 40.1 miles away from the town center injured 21 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Vass-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 206.2 miles away from Vass center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 170.3 miles away from Vass 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 178.5 miles away from Vass 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 159.9 miles away from Vass 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 80.7 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 329.1 miles away from Vass 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).
Vass topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Vass:

  • SAINT JOSEPH OF THE PINES HEALTHCENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SOUTHERN PINES, NC)
  • ST JOSEPH OF THE PINES HEALTH (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SOUTHERN PINES, NC)
  • ST JOSEPH OF THE PINES HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 8 miles away; SOUTHERN PINES, NC)
  • PENICK VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SOUTHERN PINES, NC)
  • CREST ROAD GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 9 miles away; SOUTHERN PINES, NC)
  • PEAK RESOURCES - PINELAKE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CARTHAGE, NC)
  • SOUTHERN PINES DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; SOUTHERN PINES, NC)

Amtrak station near Vass:

  • 9 miles: 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 Vass:

  • Sandhills Community College (about 9 miles; Pinehurst, NC; Full-time enrollment: 3,434)
  • Central Carolina Community College (about 17 miles; Sanford, NC; FT enrollment: 3,675)
  • Fayetteville Technical Community College (about 24 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 10,114)
  • Methodist University (about 25 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,313)
  • Fayetteville State University (about 26 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 5,297)
  • Campbell University (about 33 miles; Buies Creek, NC; FT enrollment: 5,127)
  • Richmond Community College (about 35 miles; Hamlet, NC; FT enrollment: 2,106)

Private high school in Vass:

  • HIGHLAND CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 17, Location: 5587 US HIGHWAY 1 N, Grades: PK-11)

Public elementary/middle schools in Vass:

  • STARS CHARTER (Location: 140 SOUTHERN DUNES DRIVE, Grades: KG-8, Charter school)
  • VASS-LAKEVIEW ELEMENTARY (Location: 141 JAMES STREET, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Vass

Points of interest:

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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 Vass and their reported violations in the past:

HIGHLAND BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 37, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-03-2006), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-03-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-03-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-15-2006), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-15-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-03-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-04-2005), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-05-2005), St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-14-2005 to JUN-02-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-11-2005), St Public Notif requested (AUG-11-2005), St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-14-2005 to JUN-02-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-16-2005), St Public Notif requested (JUN-16-2005), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-24-2005), St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-14-2005 to JUN-02-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
THE HERITAGE CAMPGROUND&RECREATION (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-04-2006), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-04-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2010)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Vass that have no violations reported:

  • SOUTH SIDE BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

66.3%
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: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Banks with branches in Vass (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Vass Branch at 100 Bank Street, branch established on 1950/05/01. 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
  • First Bank: Vass Branch at 200 Seaboard Street, branch established on 1987/07/31. 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

For population 15 years and over in Vass:

Marital status in Vass, NC
  • Never married: 39.4%
  • Now married: 42.4%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

For population 25 years and over in Vass:

  • High school or higher: 81.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
North Carolina average:

11.9

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Vass, 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.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
This county:

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 36
This county:

4.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.86 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.2%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Moore 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:
This city:

47.9%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Vass:

43.8%
State:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Vass:

29.0
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

24.3%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.7%
State:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Vass:

6.8
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.5%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
Vass:

53.0%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Vass:

77.5%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Vass, 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
Other Government Administration 7$4,345$7,4490$0
Police Protection - Officers 3$9,023$36,0920$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,606$31,2720$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 11$15,974$17,4260$0

Vass government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $230,000 ($297.16)
    Central Staff Services: $111,000 ($143.41)
    Regular Highways: $81,000 ($104.65)
    Solid Waste Management: $65,000 ($83.98)
    Local Fire Protection: $47,000 ($60.72)
    Parks and Recreation: $40,000 ($51.68)
    General - Other: $10,000 ($12.92)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $23,000 ($29.72)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Housing and Community Development: $6,000 ($7.75)
    Other - Libraries: $4,000 ($5.17)
    Other - General - Other: $4,000 ($5.17)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $140,000 ($180.88)

Vass government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $56,000 ($72.35)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($1.29)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $3,000 ($3.88)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,000 ($2.58)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($1.29)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $78,000 ($100.78)
    Highways: $29,000 ($37.47)
    Other: $11,000 ($14.21)
    Housing and Community Development: $6,000 ($7.75)
  • Tax - Property: $292,000 ($377.26)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $117,000 ($151.16)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,000 ($3.88)
    Other License: $1,000 ($1.29)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $434,000 ($560.72)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $75,000 ($96.90)

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 Vass, NC

  • Quiznos: 1
  • Subway: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Vass:

  • WEEB (990 AM; 10 kW; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: PINEHURST BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQNX (1350 AM; 3 kW; ABERDEEN, NC; Owner: GOLF CAPITAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WIOZ (550 AM; 1 kW; PINEHURST, NC; Owner: MUIRFIELD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCKB (780 AM; 7 kW; DUNN, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WRBZ (850 AM; 10 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: ALCHEMY COMMUNICATIONS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP #1)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WWGP (1050 AM; 1 kW; SANFORD, NC; Owner: WWGP BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WIDU (1600 AM; 5 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: W I D U BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYRU (1160 AM; 5 kW; RED SPRINGS, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Vass:

  • W290AD (105.9 FM; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WQSM (98.1 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WIOZ-FM (102.5 FM; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: MERIDIAN COMMUNICATIONS. L.L.C.)
  • WFJA (105.5 FM; SANFORD, NC; Owner: WWGP BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WQDR (94.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WKQB (106.9 FM; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • WRAL (101.5 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAL-FM, INC.)
  • WFLB (96.5 FM; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: WFLB LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • WKML (95.7 FM; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: WKML LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMAG (99.5 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBFY (90.3 FM; PINEHURST, NC; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WDCG (105.1 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKRR (92.3 FM; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: DICK BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC. OF TENNESSEE)
  • WKXU (101.1 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WBBB (96.1 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WUKS (107.7 FM; ST. PAULS, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W202BQ (88.3 FM; ABERDEEN, NC; Owner: EDUCATIONAL INFORMATION CORP.)
  • WFSS (91.9 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: FAYETTEVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Vass:

  • WUVC (Channel 40; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPITAL BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WYBE-CA (Channel 44; PINEHURST, NC; Owner: MULTIMEDIA NETWORK OF NC, INC)
  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)
  • WTVD (Channel 11; DURHAM, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRAL-TV (Channel 5; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WFMY-TV (Channel 2; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WFMY TELEVISION 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)
  • WFPX (Channel 62; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • W66DF (Channel 66; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WUNU (Channel 31; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WUNC-TV (Channel 4; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W19CA (Channel 19; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: PACIFIC MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WPDE-TV (Channel 15; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GRAND STRAND COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWMB (Channel 21; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • W67CD (Channel 67; SANFORD, NC; Owner: CENTRAL CAROLINA B/CING. CORP., INC.)
  • WACN-LP (Channel 34; APEX, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W46BF (Channel 46; SANFORD, NC; Owner: SAN-LEE COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • Vass, North Carolina
  • Fatal accident count10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents14
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:3
  • Fatalities11
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents21
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • North Carolina average
  • Fatal accident count10189
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents15197
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons3403
  • Fatalities11204
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents25225
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1307
See more detailed statistics of Vass fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 23Number of bridges
  • 433ft / 132mTotal length
  • 132,860Total average daily traffic
  • 16,115Total average daily truck traffic
  • 173,720Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Vass, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 31950-1959
  • 21970-1979
  • 152000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Vass, NC

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Vass)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Alma St (Lat: 35.249056 Lon: -79.286417), Call Sign: KTV789, Licensee ID: L00080042,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.775 MHz, Grant Date: 01/24/1997, Expiration Date: 01/10/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002, Registrant: Vass, Town Of, Vass, NC 28394, Phone: (919) 245-4676
  • 2.5 Mi N (Lat: 35.269056 Lon: -79.263361), Call Sign: WNAN245,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.455 MHz, 160.575 MHz, 160.725 MHz, Grant Date: 10/28/1999, Expiration Date: 11/13/2004, Cancellation Date: 11/18/2002, Registrant: International Paper Company, 1515 Bourne St, Georgetown, SC 29440-4776, Phone: (803) 546-2573
  • 150 Woodlake Blvd (Lat: 35.240722 Lon: -79.200583), Type: Building, Structure height: 14 m, Call Sign: WPWA754,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.125 MHz, Grant Date: 01/29/2013, Expiration Date: 09/30/2022, Certifier: Victor J Aliprando Jr., Registrant: Washington Radio Reports, 1588 Fairfeild Rd Ste 7, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • LOBIA RD, Lobia Road Inner Connection (Lat: 35.245667 Lon: -79.269778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 12.1 m, Overall height: 13.7 m, Call Sign: WQKC272,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.562 MHz, Grant Date: 02/05/2019, Expiration Date: 03/25/2029, Certifier: Ben Vaughn, Registrant: Instrumentation Services Incorporated, 10525-C Granite Street, Charlotte, NC 28273, Phone: (800) 532-0415, Fax: (888) 367-3571, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • LAKEVIEW, 522 Mcintosh Road (Lat: 35.275000 Lon: -79.321667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 70.1 m, Overall height: 73.5 m, Call Sign: WPVP936,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6595.00 MHz, Grant Date: 06/26/2012, Expiration Date: 07/30/2022, Cancellation Date: 02/05/2016, Certifier: Steven T Campbell, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Vass)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 121 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 180MW , Serial Number: 32490, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 05/07/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 12/15/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Richard E Giles, 376 Loblolly Dr, Vass, NC 28394
  • Aircraft: BALLOON WORKS FIREFLY 7-15 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 3108K , Serial Number: F7-901, Year manufactured: 0000, Airworthiness Date: 06/27/1996, Certificate Issue Date: 09/02/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Mark A Meyer, 425 River Birch Dr, Vass, NC 28394
  • Aircraft: RICARDO DE ALMEIDA N-42 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 370WN , Serial Number: 2010/127, Year manufactured: 2013, Airworthiness Date: 03/16/2016, Certificate Issue Date: 01/15/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Mark A Meyer, 425 River Birch Dr, Vass, NC 28394
  • Aircraft: BALLOON WORKS FIREFLY 7 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 63 mph), Engine: None
    N-Number: 3723Y , Serial Number: F7-104, Year manufactured: 1983, Airworthiness Date: 10/13/1983, Certificate Issue Date: 10/23/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Mark A Meyer, 425 River Birch Dr, Vass, NC 28394
  • Aircraft: WINKLER GARY R ARION LIGHTNING (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: JABIRU 3300 (120 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 428GW , Serial Number: 1313, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 11/01/2008, Certificate Issue Date: 07/16/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Gary R Winkler, 145 Henry Ln, Vass, NC 28394
  • Aircraft: CENTRAL OHIO DRAGONFLY CLUBLLC DRAGONFLY-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582SER (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 667DF , Serial Number: C-88, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 05/08/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 09/11/2017
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Cheryl A Morgan, 750 River Birch Dr, Vass, NC 28394, Other Owners: Michael W Stein
  • Aircraft: HEAD BALLOONS AX8-105 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 800NS , Serial Number: 420, Year manufactured: 2012, Airworthiness Date: 05/08/2012, Certificate Issue Date: 05/24/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Mark A Meyer, 425 River Birch Dr, Vass, NC 28394

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 40
  • Hazardous Condition: 48
  • Good Intent Call: 8
Fire incident types in Vass, NC

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Vass, NC
Most common first names in Vass, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3266.7 years
John3270.3 years
William3172.3 years
Mary2075.1 years
Robert1664.5 years
Willie1266.6 years
Annie1176.7 years
Charles1078.2 years
George1074.6 years
Sarah878.3 years
Most common last names in Vass, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Mccrimmon2872.0 years
Boggs1573.6 years
Jones1369.9 years
Blue1374.0 years
Patterson1371.3 years
Cummings1271.3 years
Smith1272.7 years
Cameron1179.3 years
Johnson1173.7 years
Faulk1075.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Vass, NC
  • 73.0%Electricity
  • 15.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.3%Wood
  • 3.8%Utility gas
  • 3.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Vass, NC
  • 75.9%Electricity
  • 19.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.1%No fuel used


Vass compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age above state average.
There are 11 pilots and 8 other airmen in this city.
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