For population 25 years and over in Washington Park:
For population 15 years and over in Washington Park town:
7 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $984 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, NC (19.7 miles , pop. 60,476).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (92.7 miles , pop. 276,093).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (325.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Washington, NC (1.3 miles ), River Road, NC (1.5 miles ), Chocowinity, NC (2.0 miles ), Grimesland, NC (3.0 miles ), Bath, NC (3.6 miles ), Simpson, NC (3.8 miles ), Beargrass, NC (4.1 miles) , Vanceboro, NC (4.2 miles ).
Latitude: 35.53 N, Longitude: 77.03 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 252
Unemployment in August 2012:
Population change in the 1990s: -84 (-16.0%).
Work and jobs in Washington Park: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Washington Park, North Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Washington Park-area historical tornado activity is above North Carolina state average. It is 49% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.8 miles away from the Washington Park town center killed 16 people and injured 153 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 5/15/1972, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.5 miles away from the town center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Washington Park-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 97% 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 36.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Beaufort County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 11, Tropical Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Washington Park:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Washington Park:
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.604. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 16.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.47. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.7 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 4.1%
(4.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Washington Park compared to North Carolina state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Washington Park (based on Beaufort County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.48%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 11
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Washington Park government finances in 2002:
5.86% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($45,016 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:
5.56% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,363 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($149 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Washington Park:
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TV broadcast stations around Washington Park:
Washington Park fatal accident list:
Jul 20, 2000 00:55 AM, Sr-32, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 9, 1989 08:40 AM, 32, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1