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Obids township, NC map Land area: 22.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 1,400 (all rural)
Males: 711  (50.8%)
Females: 689  (49.2%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,398 (1,125 owner occupied, 273 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

31%


Races in Obids township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 96.1%
  • Black: 1.1%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.2%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Two or more races: 0.2%

Median age of males: 39.4
Median age of females: 40.8

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Average household size: 2.28

Obids township:

2.3 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.72

Estimated median household income in 2009: $27,782 ($24,926 in 1999)
This township:

$27,782
North Carolina:

$43,674

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $255 (lower quartile is $206, upper quartile is $308)
Here:

$255
State:

$568

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $74,645 (it was $43,200 in 2000)
Obids township:

$74,645
North Carolina:

$155,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $23,442 - $103,238

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $89,446
Here:

$89,446
State:

$218,934

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $20,444
Here:

$20,444
State:

$188,560

Mobile homes: $44,263
Here:

$44,263
State:

$45,354
Population density: 62 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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

23.7%
Whole state:

12.3%

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

8.4%
Whole state:

5.5%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Obids township: Mount Jefferson Overlook (A), Jumpinoff Rock Overlook (B), Elk Shoals Camp (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Obids township include: Holy Trinity Church (A), Blue Ridge Church (B), Calvary Church (C), North Beaver Church (D), Round Knob Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Beaver Creek (A), Obids Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

79% of Obids township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 63% 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: 318
  • Northeast: 0
  • Midwest: 22
  • South: 28
  • West: 11

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $9,999

Obids township, North Carolina satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.2%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

2 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 138
  • 5 to 9: 8
  • Mobile homes: 68

Median worth of mobile homes: $34,500


Housing units in Obids township with a mortgage: 17 (0 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 30

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 0
  • 1995 to 1998: 11
  • 1990 to 1994: 24
  • 1980 to 1989: 48
  • 1970 to 1979: 48
  • 1960 to 1969: 24
  • 1950 to 1959: 6
  • 1940 to 1949: 19
  • 1939 or earlier: 34

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Obids township, North Carolina:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 4
  • 4 rooms: 23
  • 5 rooms: 34
  • 6 rooms: 27
  • 7 rooms: 29
  • 8 rooms: 4
  • 9 or more rooms: 8

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Obids township, North Carolina:

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

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Obids township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 7
  • 2 bedrooms: 21
  • 3 bedrooms: 77
  • 4 bedrooms: 24
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Obids township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 4
  • 2 bedrooms: 19
  • 3 bedrooms: 10
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 5
  • 1 vehicle: 39
  • 2 vehicles: 56
  • 3 vehicles: 25
  • 4 vehicles: 4
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Cars and other vehicles available in Obids township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 6
  • 1 vehicle: 17
  • 2 vehicles: 10
  • 3 vehicles: 0
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (21%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Wood products (8%)
  • Paper (6%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (6%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Educational services (25%)
  • Apparel (12%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Food (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (8%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (17%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (13%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (12%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (7%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Obids township:

  • United States or American (21.8%)
  • Irish (8.1%)
  • German (7.7%)
  • English (3.4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2.1%)
  • Portuguese (1.7%)
  • British (1.3%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 126 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 31 (19%)
  • Subway or elevated: 3 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 5 (3%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (51%)
  • Electricity (30%)
  • Wood (19%)

2 people in other nonhousehold living situations

96.7% of residents of Obids township speak English at home.
3.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (42% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 25% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 379
  • In family households: 314 (90 male householders, 21 female householders)
    87 spouses, 89 children (79 natural, 4 adopted, 6 stepchildren), 18 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 3 other relatives, 6 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 65 (47 male householders (45 living alone)), 15 female householders (15 living alone)), 3 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 65 2-persons, 11 3-persons, 22 4-persons, 13 5-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 60 1-person, 2 2-persons,

191 married couples with children.
73 single-parent households (36 men, 37 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 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 (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Obids township:

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