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Anson County, North Carolina (NC)

County population in 2014: 25,765 (21% urban, 79% rural); it was 25,275 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,524
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,180
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,991
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,051 (it was 2,213 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

33%

Land area: 532 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 48 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Anson County: 81.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (38.6%), Educational, health and social services (27.0%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (19.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 58%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 25%
  • Unpaid family work: 15%
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Races in Anson County, North Carolina:

  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (48.4%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (45.8%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Asian alone (1.0%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.5%)
Median resident age:  39.0 years
North Carolina median age:  37.0 years
Males: 13,399  (52.0%)
Females: 12,366  (48.0%)
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Anson County,NC real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Anson County:

2.0 people
North Carolina:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $32,923 ($29,849 in 1999)

This county:

$32923
North Carolina:

$45906

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $424 (lower quartile is $298, upper quartile is $496)
This county:

$424
State:

$619


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $79,762 (it was $60,400 in 2000)
Anson:

$79,762
North Carolina:

$154,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $50,495 - $126,652
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $841
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $359

Institutionalized population: 2,440

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 3
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 10
  • Assaults: 35
  • Burglaries: 233
  • Thefts: 227
  • Auto thefts: 42
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 72 buildings, average cost: $134,900
  • 2005: 58 buildings, average cost: $140,800
  • 2006: 48 buildings, average cost: $148,200
  • 2007: 56 buildings, average cost: $149,100
  • 2008: 40 buildings, average cost: $170,300
  • 2009: 27 buildings, average cost: $145,800
  • 2010: 27 buildings, average cost: $164,200
  • 2011: 21 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2012: 25 buildings, average cost: $151,600
  • 2013: 31 buildings, average cost: $149,900
  • 2014: 30 buildings, average cost: $149,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $750 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $611 (0.9%)

Anson County household income distribution in 2009 Anson County home values distribution Anson County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 26.2%
(19.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.9% for Black residents, 50.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.0% for American Indian residents, 50.0% for other race residents, 26.7% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 26.2%
Anson County:

26.2%
North Carolina:

17.9%
(19.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.8% for Black residents, 47.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 45.9% for other race residents, 28.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 39 years old
(Males: 37 years old, Females: 41 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45 years old, Black residents: 36 years old, American Indian residents: 37 years old, Asian residents: 36 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26 years old, Other race residents: 17 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Anson County is $450 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $707 a month.

Cities in this county include: Wadesboro, Polkton, Ansonville, Morven, Peachland, Lilesville, McFarlan.

Anson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Anson County: Museum of the Alphabet (A), Cardenas Mexico Museum (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Anson County include: Heath Memorial Church (A), Herman Church (B), High Hill Church (C), High Ridge Church (D), Howie Church (E), Hudson Grove Church (F), Jackson Grove Church (G), Lanes Creek Church (H), Antioch Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Baucoms Cemetery (1), Davis Cemetery (2), Walker Cemetery (3), Wesley Chapel Cemetery (4), McWorter Cemetery (5), Williams Cemetery (6), Ritch Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Plyler Lake (A), Lake Twitty (B), Cheek Lake (C), Perry Lake (D), Cane Creek Lake (E), Collins Lake (F), Braswell Lake (G), Marsh Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Flat Branch (A), East Fork Twelvemile Creek (B), Davis Branch (C), Culvert Branch (D), Crooked Creek (E), Crisco Branch (F), Cowpens Branch (G), Cowhorn Branch (H), Chinkapin Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Anson County: Cane Creek Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Anderson County, South Carolina , Beckham County, Oklahoma , Cabarrus County , Carteret County , Hoke County , Moore County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.4%
North Carolina:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,107
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 70.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 9.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 179 (22% naturalized citizens)

Anson County:

0.7%
Whole state:

5.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 67
  • 1990 to 1994: 26
  • 1985 to 1989: 28
  • 1980 to 1984: 7
  • 1975 to 1979: 24
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 2
  • 1965 to 1969: 25

Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 59.5%

Anson County marital status for males Anson County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,054
  • One, attached: 94
  • Two: 161
  • 3 or 4: 188
  • 5 to 9: 166
  • 10 to 19: 38
  • 20 or more: 10
  • Mobile homes: 2,487
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 23

Housing units in Anson County with a mortgage: 2,313 (237 second mortgage, 320 home equity loan, 4 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,988

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

69.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Anson County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,24045
Black Protestant3,32923
Mainline Protestant2,28530
Catholic1761
Other251
None12,948-
Anson County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Anson County:

2.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Anson County:

7.53 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Anson County:

11.6%
North Carolina:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Anson County:

33.1%
State:

28.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.6%
State:

15.6%

Agriculture in Anson County:

Average size of farms: 186 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $199,416
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $142.10
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 97.05%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $145,192
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 22.18%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.54%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $62,903
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.17%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 9.22
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.64%
Corn for grain: 6263 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1713 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 1787 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 6697 harvested acres
Vegetables: 73 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Anson County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 1834325.9 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 26 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/5/1989, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Anson County-area historical earthquake activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 86% 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 156.3 miles away from Anson County center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 143.8 miles away from the county 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 133.4 miles away from the county 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 32.9 miles away from the county 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 308.7 miles away from Anson County center
On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 20.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • North CarolinaHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3222): September 5, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3222, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North CarolinaSevere Ice Storm, Incident Period: December 4, 2002 to December 6, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1448): December 12, 2002, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1448, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm
  • North CarolinaWinter Storm, Incident Period: January 24, 2000 to February 1, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1312): January 31, 2000, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1312, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • North CarolinaHurricane Floyd & Irene, Incident Period: September 15, 1999 to November 2, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1292): September 16, 1999, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1292, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North CarolinaHurricane Floyd, Incident Period: September 15, 1999 to October 4, 1999, Emergency Declared (EM-3146): September 15, 1999, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3146, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North CarolinaHurricane Fran, Incident Period: September 5, 1996 to October 21, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1134): September 6, 1996, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1134, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North CarolinaHURRICANE HUGO, Incident Period: September 21, 1989 to September 22, 1989, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-844): September 25, 1989, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-844, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North CarolinaTORNADOES, Incident Period: May 5, 1989 to May 6, 1989, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-827): May 17, 1989, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-827, Natural disaster type: Tornado
  • North CarolinaDrought, Incident Period: August 11, 1977, Emergency Declared (EM-3049): August 11, 1977, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3049, Natural disaster type: Drought

The number of natural disasters in Anson County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (38%)
  • Poland (12%)
  • Jamaica (12%)
  • Germany (9%)
  • Greece (5%)
  • United Kingdom (4%)
  • India (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Anson County (%):

  • United States or American (18%)
  • English (6%)
  • German (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • African (1%)

Anson County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 7,514 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 1,839 (19%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 9 (0%)
  • Railroad: 3 (0%)
  • Taxi: 9 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 7 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 12 (0%)
  • Walked: 97 (1%)
  • Other means: 104 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 211 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Anson County, North Carolina in 2000:

  • 1,127 people in state prisons
  • 233 people in nursing homes
  • 41 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

People in group quarters in Anson County, North Carolina in 2010:

  • 2,190 people in state prisons
  • 179 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 71 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 31 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 12 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $35,389.

3.68% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,674 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.68%
North Carolina average:

7.13%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.62% relocated from other counties in North Carolina ($18,997 average AGI)
1.06% relocated from other states ($7,680 average AGI)
Anson County:

1.06%
North Carolina average:

3.45%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Union County, NC  0.90% ($26,352 average AGI)
from Mecklenburg County, NC  0.33% ($23,000)
from Richmond County, NC  0.32% ($19,720)
from Stanly County, NC  0.27% ($39,143)
from Chesterfield County, SC  0.23% ($18,500)


4.68% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,332 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.68%
North Carolina average:

6.77%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.42% relocated to other counties in North Carolina ($21,273 average AGI)
1.26% relocated to other states ($7,059 average AGI)
Anson County:

1.26%
North Carolina average:

3.07%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Union County, NC  1.14% ($32,648 average AGI)
to Mecklenburg County, NC  0.56% ($25,000)
to Richmond County, NC  0.39% ($27,774)
to Chesterfield County, SC  0.33% ($25,423)
to Stanly County, NC  0.24% ($31,632)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.8

Births per 1000 population in Anson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Anson County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 13.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 13.0

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Anson County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 19.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Anson County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Anson County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,468 (3,295 aged, 1,173 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 593 (10%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Anson County, North Carolina in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (326)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (275)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (255)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (214)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (132)
  • Generalized and unspecified atherosclerosis (110)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (105)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (103)
  • Unspecified dementia (96)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (93)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.98
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7053.250
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 497.830
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 49392.65

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1125.530
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 988.270
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 3.92

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 12.32
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 54.9

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 15.69

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 146.8. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 24,464
  • In family households: 20,887 (4,002 male householders, 2,626 female householders)
    4,062 spouses, 7,244 children (6,729 natural, 148 adopted, 367 stepchildren), 1,129 grandchildren, 347 brothers or sisters, 235 parents, 502 other relatives, 633 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,577 (1,463 male householders (1,258 living alone)), 1,664 female householders (1,515 living alone)), 450 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,484 (2,440 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,878 2-persons, 1,573 3-persons, 1,206 4-persons, 603 5-persons, 201 6-persons, 167 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,773 1-person, 292 2-persons, 38 3-persons, 17 4-persons, 4 5-persons, 3 6-persons.

3,105 married couples with children.
2,036 single-parent households (370 men, 1,666 women).

97.2% of residents of Anson County speak English at home.
1.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 22% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (50% speak English very well, 43% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (69% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (34% speak English very well, 55% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $162,374,000 ($6467 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $10,963,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $62,860,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $38,694,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,022,000
Federal grants: $45,821,000
Federal procurement contracts: $8,016,000 ($7,253,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,961,000 ($1,558,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,014,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $14,332,000
Federal Government insurance: $3,604,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,860
Here:

73 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,541
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +51
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -112
Here -4 per 1000 residents
State +27 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Anson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 6.23 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 62
  • 2000 to 2004: 965
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,851
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,773
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,104
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,443
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,515
  • 1940 to 1949: 519
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,198
Rooms in houses/apartments in Anson County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 42
  • 3 rooms: 211
  • 4 rooms: 957
  • 5 rooms: 2,043
  • 6 rooms: 1,740
  • 7 rooms: 1,053
  • 8 rooms: 498
  • 9+ rooms: 447
  • 1 room: 7
  • 2 rooms: 110
  • 3 rooms: 295
  • 4 rooms: 625
  • 5 rooms: 690
  • 6 rooms: 270
  • 7 rooms: 142
  • 8 rooms: 54
  • 9+ rooms: 20
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Anson County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 5
  • 1 bedroom: 148
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,712
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,140
  • 4 bedrooms: 837
  • 5+ bedrooms: 149
  • no bedroom: 9
  • 1 bedroom: 321
  • 2 bedrooms: 960
  • 3 bedrooms: 803
  • 4 bedrooms: 108
  • 5+ bedrooms: 12
Cars and other vehicles available in Anson County, North Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 428
  • 1 vehicle: 2,166
  • 2 vehicles: 2,586
  • 3 vehicles: 1,323
  • 4 vehicles: 362
  • 5+ vehicles: 126
  • no vehicle: 619
  • 1 vehicle: 878
  • 2 vehicles: 508
  • 3 vehicles: 134
  • 4 vehicles: 58
  • 5+ vehicles: 16

68% of Anson County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 60% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 63% lived in North Carolina.

Anson County:

68.2%
State average:

54.4%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 21121
  • Northeast: 804
  • Midwest: 419
  • South: 2575
  • West: 115

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $44,200


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Anson County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (35.9%)
  • Electricity (33.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (18.5%)
  • Utility gas (8.0%)
  • Wood (2.8%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)
  • Electricity (32.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (24.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (22.0%)
  • Utility gas (15.2%)
  • Wood (4.0%)
  • Other fuel (1.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 118
Here:

4.0%
North Carolina:

8.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 59
Here:

3.7%
North Carolina:

6.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 94
Here:

9.5%
North Carolina:

20.2%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Anson County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $839,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $1,393,000
    Water Utilities: $1,027,000
    Other Higher Education: $464,000
    Financial Administration: $24,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $34,341,000
    Other Higher Education: $13,978,000
    Health - Other: $2,553,000
    Sewerage: $2,415,000
    General - Other: $2,270,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,052,000
    Police Protection: $1,598,000
    Water Utilities: $1,035,000
    Correctional Institutions: $807,000
    Central Staff Services: $667,000
    Transit Utilities: $539,000
    Local Fire Protection: $516,000
    Financial Administration: $373,000
    Parks and Recreation: $317,000
    General Public Buildings: $260,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $204,000
    Libraries: $194,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $157,000
    Air Transportation: $112,000
    Solid Waste Management: $105,000
    Housing and Community Development: $42,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $33,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $729,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Health - Other: $55,000
    Libraries: $6,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $3,965,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $613,000
    Other Higher Education: $394,000
    Water Utilities: $256,000
    Police Protection: $221,000
    General - Other: $168,000
    Transit Utilities: $125,000
    Health - Other: $96,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $17,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $40,115,000

Anson County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,496,000
    All Other: $1,786,000
    Higher Education - Other: $1,709,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $567,000
    Solid Waste Management: $533,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $81,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $78,000
    Air Transportation: $65,000
    Parks and Recreation: $21,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,276,000
    Transit Utilities: $161,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $22,000
    All Other: $4,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $386,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $352,000
    Rents: $31,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,498,000
    Transit Utilities: $303,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $39,354,000
    Public Welfare: $3,436,000
    All Other: $1,230,000
    Housing and Community Development: $817,000
    Health and Hospitals: $561,000
    General Local Government Support: $408,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,644,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,650,000
    NEC: $158,000
    Other License: $151,000
    Other Selective Sales: $23,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $11,000

Anson County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,884,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,171,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,712,000

Anson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,259,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,098
  • Number of aged recipients: 116
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 982
  • Number of recipients under 18: 235
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 615
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 248
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 450
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 456
Anson County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Anson County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Anson County, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James35170.4 years
Mary25777.8 years
John23272.6 years
William22271.6 years
Robert15871.1 years
Annie11676.3 years
Charles10869.5 years
Henry9672.7 years
George8774.9 years
Willie8271.8 years
Most common last names in Anson County, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Little22073.7 years
Bennett14473.9 years
Smith14372.7 years
Thomas12175.4 years
Gaddy11274.3 years
Horne10377.1 years
Ratliff9476.0 years
Williams9472.0 years
Carpenter8871.8 years
Allen8372.2 years
Businesses in Anson County, NC
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Arby's1New Balance1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1SONIC Drive-In1
CVS1Subway2
Domino's Pizza1T-Mobile1
Dunkin Donuts1U-Haul1
FedEx1UPS1
Ford1Waffle House1
H&R Block1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's1
Lane Furniture1

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