For population 25 years and over in Wallace:
For population 15 years and over in Wallace town:
451 residents are foreign born (11.9% Latin America, 1.6% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,100 (1.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jacksonville, NC (33.3 miles , pop. 66,715).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (83.3 miles , pop. 276,093).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (396.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Teachey, NC (1.5 miles ), Rose Hill, NC (2.5 miles ), Watha, NC (2.6 miles) , Greenevers, NC (2.6 miles ), Magnolia, NC (3.4 miles ), Harrells, NC (3.4 miles) , Burgaw, NC (3.7 miles ), Delway, NC (3.8 miles ).
Latitude: 34.74 N, Longitude: 77.99 W
Area code: 910
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Crime in Wallace detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 18 (15 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +238 (+7.7%).
Work and jobs in Wallace: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Wallace, North Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Wallace-area historical tornado activity is above North Carolina state average. It is 53% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.0 miles away from the Wallace town center killed 3 people and injured 149 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 4/8/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.0 miles away from the town center injured 29 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Wallace-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/6/1994 at 19:54:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.6 LG, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 74.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/22/2006 at 11:22:00, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.3 miles away from Wallace center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Duplin County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Tornado: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: M. L. Carr - Basketball player, Henry Boney - Major League Baseball player, Wray Carlton - Football player.
Hospitals/medical centers near Wallace:
Airports located in Wallace:
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Private high school in Wallace:
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Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.30. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Wallace and their reported violations in the past:JAMES GROCERY & GRILL (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:DOT`S GRILL & GROCERY (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 18.7%
(17.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.5% for Black residents, 13.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.3% for other race residents, 70.8% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
70 people in homes for the physically handicapped
63 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
Wallace compared to North Carolina state average:
Banks with branches in Wallace (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Wallace (based on Duplin County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 36.00%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 15
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Number of full-service restaurants: 36
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Wallace government finances in 2002:
5.71% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,025 average adjusted gross income)
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:
5.35% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,408 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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See more detailed statistics of Wallace fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2009 here
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 55 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Wallace)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Wallace, NC)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Wallace)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Wallace)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2013.