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Pensacola township, NC map Land area: 41.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 707 (all rural)
Males: 348  (49.2%)
Females: 359  (50.8%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 707 (590 owner occupied, 117 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

17%
State:

31%


Races in Pensacola township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 99.0%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Two or more races: 0.4%

Median age of males: 42.4
Median age of females: 43.1

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Average household size: 2.38

Pensacola township:

2.4 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.71

Estimated median household income in 2009: $34,830 ($31,250 in 1999)
This township:

$34,830
North Carolina:

$43,674

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $329 (lower quartile is $292, upper quartile is $407)
Here:

$329
State:

$568

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $154,653 (it was $87,800 in 2000)
Pensacola township:

$154,653
North Carolina:

$155,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $89,018 - $225,394

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $265,049
Here:

$265,049
State:

$218,934

Townhouses or other attached units: $589,585
Here:

$589,585
State:

$173,323

Mobile homes: $59,534
Here:

$59,534
State:

$45,354
Population density: 17 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

15.7%
Whole state:

12.3%

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

4.3%
Whole state:

5.5%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Churches in Pensacola township include: Murchison Church (A), Union Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Burleson Cemetery (1), Allen Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Indian Fork (A), Haney Creek (B), Falling Water Branch (C), Elk Fork (D), Ogle Creek (E), Cattail Creek (F), Burleson Branch (G), Blue Sea Creek (H), Big Poplar Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Pensacola township: Mount Mitchell State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 2 (100% naturalized citizens)

Pensacola township:  0.3%
State:  5.3%

65% of Pensacola township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 68% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 30% lived in North Carolina.

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

  • This state: 436
  • Northeast: 33
  • Midwest: 21
  • South: 82
  • West: 24

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $106,300


Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 615
  • One, attached: 5
  • 3 or 4: 2
  • 5 to 9: 3
  • Mobile homes: 79
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 2

Median worth of mobile homes: $27,900


Housing units in Pensacola township with a mortgage: 61 (1 second mortgage, 3 home equity loan, 5 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 56

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 193
  • 1995 to 1998: 29
  • 1990 to 1994: 25
  • 1980 to 1989: 114
  • 1970 to 1979: 96
  • 1960 to 1969: 84
  • 1950 to 1959: 74
  • 1940 to 1949: 32
  • 1939 or earlier: 59

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 2
  • 3 rooms: 3
  • 4 rooms: 36
  • 5 rooms: 58
  • 6 rooms: 36
  • 7 rooms: 41
  • 8 rooms: 27
  • 9 or more rooms: 16

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 3
  • 3 rooms: 5
  • 4 rooms: 15
  • 5 rooms: 6
  • 6 rooms: 6
  • 7 rooms: 1
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 19
  • 2 bedrooms: 48
  • 3 bedrooms: 115
  • 4 bedrooms: 36
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 1

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pensacola township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 8
  • 2 bedrooms: 16
  • 3 bedrooms: 11
  • 4 bedrooms: 1
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 2
  • 1 vehicle: 36
  • 2 vehicles: 115
  • 3 vehicles: 47
  • 4 vehicles: 9
  • 5 or more vehicles: 10

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

  • no vehicle: 5
  • 1 vehicle: 16
  • 2 vehicles: 12
  • 3 vehicles: 2
  • 4 vehicles: 1
  • 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 (12%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Machinery (7%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (20%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Machinery (9%)
  • Food and beverage stores (7%)
  • Apparel (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Social assistance (5%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Pensacola township:

  • United States or American (26.3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (21.2%)
  • German (13.7%)
  • English (13.4%)
  • Irish (8.4%)
  • French (except Basque) (4.8%)
  • Italian (3.6%)

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

  • United Kingdom (100%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 215 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 60 (22%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1 (0%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (71%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Electricity (7%)

96.7% of residents of Pensacola township speak English at home.
2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (50% speak English very well, 50% speak English well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 598
  • In family households: 535 (169 male householders, 33 female householders)
    173 spouses, 135 children (121 natural, 0 adopted, 14 stepchildren), 13 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 8 other relatives, 4 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 63 (26 male householders (21 living alone)), 29 female householders (27 living alone)), 8 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 120 2-persons, 35 3-persons, 35 4-persons, 9 5-persons, 3 6-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 48 1-person, 4 2-persons, 3 3-persons,

110 married couples with children.
14 single-parent households (3 men, 11 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2
Here:

3.6%
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: 2
Here:

20.0%
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 Pensacola township:

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