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Quaker Gap township, NC map Land area: 44.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 2,796 (all rural)
Males: 1,433  (51.3%)
Females: 1,363  (48.7%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 2,796 (2,299 owner occupied, 497 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

31%


Races in Quaker Gap township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 90.5%
  • Black: 5.3%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.3%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.5%
  • Two or more races: 0.4%

Median age of males: 36.0
Median age of females: 36.5

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Average household size: 2.57

Quaker Gap township:

2.6 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.00

Estimated median household income in 2009: $41,278 ($37,035 in 1999)
This township:

$41,278
North Carolina:

$43,674

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $478 (lower quartile is $408, upper quartile is $555)
Here:

$478
State:

$568

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $115,401 (it was $78,100 in 2000)
Quaker Gap township:

$115,401
North Carolina:

$155,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $77,248 - $193,623

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $220,675
Here:

$220,675
State:

$218,934

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $14,039
Here:

$14,039
State:

$158,140

Mobile homes: $73,609
Here:

$73,609
State:

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

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

7.2%
Whole state:

12.3%

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

1.0%
Whole state:

5.5%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Quaker Gap township: Mineral Springs Resort Area (A), Sertoma 4-H Educational Center (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Quaker Gap township include: Kings Mountain View Church (A), Brims Grove Baptist Church (B), Brown Mountain Missionary Baptist Church (C), Rock House Primitive Baptist Church (D), Simmons Chapel (E), Stoney Ridge Baptist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Tucker Cemetery (1), Vaden Cemetery (2), Venable Cemetery (3), Bondurant Cemetery (4), Joyce Cemetery (5), Marshall Cemetery (6), Martin Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Witherow Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Big Creek (A), Vade Mecum Creek (B), South Double Creek (C), Rocky Branch (D), Pinch Gut Creek (E), North Double Creek (F), Marshall Creek (G), Long Branch (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 43 (0% naturalized citizens)

Quaker Gap township:  1.5%
State:  5.3%

66% of Quaker Gap township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 79% lived in North Carolina.

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

  • This state: 2299
  • Northeast: 87
  • Midwest: 38
  • South: 267
  • West: 22

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


Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.1%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 753
  • 3 or 4: 6
  • 5 to 9: 18
  • 20 to 49: 7
  • Mobile homes: 417
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 10

Median worth of mobile homes: $44,500


Housing units in Quaker Gap township with a mortgage: 200 (6 second mortgage, 40 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 145

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 59
  • 1995 to 1998: 208
  • 1990 to 1994: 122
  • 1980 to 1989: 190
  • 1970 to 1979: 170
  • 1960 to 1969: 132
  • 1950 to 1959: 101
  • 1940 to 1949: 71
  • 1939 or earlier: 158

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Quaker Gap township, North Carolina:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 6
  • 3 rooms: 27
  • 4 rooms: 150
  • 5 rooms: 262
  • 6 rooms: 222
  • 7 rooms: 110
  • 8 rooms: 69
  • 9 or more rooms: 26

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Quaker Gap township, North Carolina:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 17
  • 4 rooms: 44
  • 5 rooms: 108
  • 6 rooms: 27
  • 7 rooms: 13
  • 8 rooms: 8
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Quaker Gap township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 58
  • 2 bedrooms: 223
  • 3 bedrooms: 520
  • 4 bedrooms: 66
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 5

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Quaker Gap township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 8
  • 2 bedrooms: 110
  • 3 bedrooms: 99
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 45
  • 1 vehicle: 137
  • 2 vehicles: 399
  • 3 vehicles: 186
  • 4 vehicles: 89
  • 5 or more vehicles: 16

Cars and other vehicles available in Quaker Gap township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 17
  • 1 vehicle: 105
  • 2 vehicles: 39
  • 3 vehicles: 56
  • 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 (17%)
  • Beverage and tobacco products (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (4%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (19%)
  • Apparel (7%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Quaker Gap township:

  • United States or American (27.4%)
  • German (13.5%)
  • Irish (10.4%)
  • English (10.1%)
  • British (5.0%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3.1%)
  • European (2.0%)

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

  • Mexico (100%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,008 (75%)
  • Carpooled: 268 (20%)
  • Walked: 4 (0%)
  • Other means: 16 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 46 (3%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (46%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (19%)
  • Wood (11%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • Solar energy (1%)

94.9% of residents of Quaker Gap township speak English at home.
4.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (61% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,763
  • In family households: 2,467 (665 male householders, 153 female householders)
    701 spouses, 807 children (748 natural, 20 adopted, 39 stepchildren), 68 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 21 parents, 24 other relatives, 28 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 296 (156 male householders (145 living alone)), 116 female householders (105 living alone)), 24 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 367 2-persons, 189 3-persons, 186 4-persons, 47 5-persons, 11 6-persons, 18 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 250 1-person, 22 2-persons,

551 married couples with children.
114 single-parent households (40 men, 74 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 13
Here:

3.9%
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 Quaker Gap township:

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