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Cane River township, NC map Land area: 24.8 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 1,670 (all rural)
Males: 800  (47.9%)
Females: 870  (52.1%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,670 (1,444 owner occupied, 226 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

14%
State:

31%


Races in Cane River township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 97.2%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Two or more races: 0.6%

Median age of males: 40.6
Median age of females: 41.5

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Average household size: 2.39

Cane River township:

2.4 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.88

Estimated median household income in 2009: $30,253 ($27,143 in 1999)
This township:

$30,253
North Carolina:

$43,674

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $164 (lower quartile is $152, upper quartile is $173)
Here:

$164
State:

$568

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $49,320 (it was $28,000 in 2000)
Cane River township:

$49,320
North Carolina:

$155,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $12,679 - $151,749

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $97,175
Here:

$97,175
State:

$218,934

Mobile homes: $19,879
Here:

$19,879
State:

$45,354
Population density: 67 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

35.7%
Whole state:

12.3%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

10.8%
Whole state:

5.5%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Churches in Cane River township include: Mount Pleasant Church (A), Ivy Gap Church (B), Harmony Church (C), Elk Wallow Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Whittington Cemetery (1), Elk Shoal Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Harris Branch (A), Hardscrabble Branch (B), Fox Creek (C), Elk Wallow Creek (D), Elk Shoal Creek (E), Nubbinscuffle Creek (F), Sweet Branch (G), Bald Creek (H), Miller Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 5 (0% naturalized citizens)

Cane River township:  0.3%
State:  5.3%

54% of Cane River township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 58% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 100% lived in North Carolina.

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

  • This state: 119
  • Northeast: 0
  • Midwest: 35
  • South: 20
  • West: 21

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $22,500

Cane River township, North Carolina satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 2.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 75
  • Mobile homes: 7

Median worth of mobile homes: $12,500


Housing units in Cane River township with a mortgage: 32 (0 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 21

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 0
  • 1995 to 1998: 7
  • 1990 to 1994: 5
  • 1980 to 1989: 11
  • 1970 to 1979: 19
  • 1960 to 1969: 6
  • 1950 to 1959: 0
  • 1940 to 1949: 14
  • 1939 or earlier: 20

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Cane River township, North Carolina:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 9
  • 4 rooms: 20
  • 5 rooms: 16
  • 6 rooms: 12
  • 7 rooms: 10
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cane River township, North Carolina:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 0
  • 5 rooms: 0
  • 6 rooms: 6
  • 7 rooms: 0
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Cane River township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 9
  • 2 bedrooms: 13
  • 3 bedrooms: 45
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cane River township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 0
  • 3 bedrooms: 6
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Cars and other vehicles available in Cane River township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 20
  • 2 vehicles: 37
  • 3 vehicles: 10
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Cars and other vehicles available in Cane River township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 0
  • 2 vehicles: 6
  • 3 vehicles: 0
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Repair and maintenance (11%)
  • Machinery (10%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (6%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (6%)
  • Wood products (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (19%)
  • Social assistance (16%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Life and physical scientists (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (11%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Cane River township:

  • United States or American (40.1%)
  • Irish (15.9%)
  • German (13.4%)
  • British (10.2%)

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

  • Philippines (100%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 57 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 11 (16%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (49%)
  • Wood (29%)
  • Utility gas (14%)
  • Electricity (8%)

91.0% of residents of Cane River township speak English at home.
9.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (28% speak English very well, 72% speak English well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 213
  • In family households: 205 (62 male householders, 0 female householders)
    68 spouses, 75 children (68 natural, 0 adopted, 7 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 8 (8 male householders (8 living alone)), 0 female householders (0 living alone)), 0 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 28 2-persons, 5 3-persons, 23 4-persons, 6 5-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 8 1-person,

310 married couples with children.
46 single-parent households (11 men, 35 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
North Carolina:

8.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
North Carolina:

6.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
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 Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Cane River township:

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