For population 25 years and over in Weldon:
For population 15 years and over in Weldon town:
5 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,048 (1.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rocky Mount, NC (34.6 miles , pop. 55,893).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (71.9 miles , pop. 276,093).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (280.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: South Weldon, NC (1.0 miles ), Garysburg, NC (1.7 miles ), Roanoke Rapids, NC (1.9 miles ), Gaston, NC (2.3 miles ), South Rosemary, NC (2.4 miles ), Halifax, NC (2.6 miles ), Seaboard, NC (3.2 miles ), Jackson, NC (3.2 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 36.43 N, Longitude: 77.60 W
Area code: 252
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Crime in Weldon detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 9 (9 officers).
Unemployment in August 2012:
Work and jobs in Weldon: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Weldon, North Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Weldon-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 43% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/28/1988, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.2 miles away from the Weldon town center killed 4 people and injured 154 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
On 10/14/1986, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 26.2 miles away from the town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Weldon-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 82.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 95.5 miles away from Weldon center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi) earthquake occurred 78.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 92.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Halifax County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Benjamin S. Turner - Politician, Jimmy Soul - Male singer.
Hospitals/medical centers near Weldon:
College/University in Weldon:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Weldon:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Weldon:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Weldon and their reported violations in the past:NEW YORK MOTEL (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 29.3%
(6.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.8% for Black residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
67 people in nursing homes
Weldon compared to North Carolina state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Weldon (based on Halifax County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.62%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 25
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 41
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Weldon government finances in 2002:
4.93% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,411 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:
5.25% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,919 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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Weldon fatal accident list:
Aug 29, 2009 10:27 PM, Elm Street, Lat: 36.42451944, Lon: -77.5999, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Feb 18, 1997 02:55 PM, Carolne Av, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 28, 1988 09:00 PM, 158, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 9, Fatalities: 4, Drunken drivers: 1
Dec 9, 1988 12:00 AM, Ctry Cb Rd, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 11, 1986 04:29 PM, 1641, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Feb 28, 1985 04:55 AM, 1710, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 14, 1977 03:10 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Weldon, NC)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:6
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Weldon, NC