North Shore, Virginia

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Population in 2010: 3,094.
Population change since 2000: +46.5%
Males: 1,575  (50.9%)
Females: 1,519  (49.1%)
Median resident age:

60.2 years
Virginia median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 24121, 24184.

North Shore Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2019: $89,383 (it was $55,288 in 2000)
North Shore:

$89,383
VA:

$76,456

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $46,026 (it was $34,028 in 2000)

North Shore CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $451,970 (it was $239,700 in 2000)
North Shore:

$451,970
VA:

$288,800

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $680,023; detached houses: $743,551; townhouses or other attached units: $401,682; mobile homes: $112,653

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,016.

March 2019 cost of living index in North Shore: 86.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 15.3%
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  • Races in North Shore, VA (2019)
    • 3,21998.1%White alone
    • 150.5%Hispanic
    • 40.1%Two or more races

Races in North Shore detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: American (17.0%), Irish (15.4%), English (14.7%), German (8.1%), Ukrainian (5.0%), Scotch-Irish (3.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 13.7 square miles.

Population density: 226 people per square mile   (very low).

North Shore, Virginia map

108 residents are foreign born (2.9% Europe, 0.7% Asia, 0.4% North America).

This place:

3.3%
Virginia:

12.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,652 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,424 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Roanoke, VA (21.1 miles , pop. 94,911).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (70.6 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (315.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Westlake Corner, VA (1.8 miles ),
Union Hall, VA (2.2 miles ),
Penhook, VA (2.5 miles ),
Rocky Mount, VA (3.8 miles ),
Henry Fork, VA (3.9 miles ),
Boones Mill, VA (4.1 miles ),
Motley, VA (4.1 miles ),
Bedford, VA (4.3 miles )

Latitude: 37.09 N, Longitude: 79.65 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 540

Distribution of median household income in North Shore, VA in 2019
Distribution of house value in North Shore, VA in 2019
North Shore satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.0%
Virginia:

4.6%
Most common industries in North Shore, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (10.8%)
  • Educational services (8.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.2%)
  • Health care (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.1%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.5%)
  • Machinery (5.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.1%)
  • Radio, TV, computer stores (4.5%)
  • Health care (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (12.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (9.7%)
  • Educational services (9.5%)
  • Health care (8.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.3%)
  • Computer & electronic products (6.6%)
Most common occupations in North Shore, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Top executives (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (12.3%)
  • Top executives (7.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Carpenters (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Art and design workers (5.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.4%)

Average climate in North Shore, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 58.7. This is better than average.

City:

58.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.228. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.228
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.24. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.24
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.196. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.196
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.99. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.99
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

North Shore-area historical tornado activity is below Virginia state average. It is 59% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1996, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 7.7 miles away from the North Shore place center .

On 3/20/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 39.5 miles away from the place center killed 2 people and injured 27 people and caused $34 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

North Shore-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Virginia state average. It is 35% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 109.8 miles away from North Shore center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 90.5 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 97.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 102.1 miles away from North Shore 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) earthquake occurred 247.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 109.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Droughts: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
North Shore topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near North Shore:

  • FRANKLIN HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; ROCKY MOUNT, VA)
  • CARILION HOME CARE FRANKLIN (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; ROCKY MOUNT, VA)
  • CARILION HOSPICE SVCS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY (Hospital, about 15 miles away; ROCKY MOUNT, VA)
  • CARILION FRANKLIN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; ROCKY MOUNT, VA)
  • TRINITY MISSION HEALTH AND REHAB OF ROCKY MOUNT (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; ROCKY MOUNT, VA)
  • ELDERCARE FRANKLIN CO (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; ROCKY MOUNT, VA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to North Shore:

  • Virginia Western Community College (about 21 miles; Roanoke, VA; Full-time enrollment: 4,762)
  • American National University (about 26 miles; Salem, VA; FT enrollment: 2,297)
  • Roanoke College (about 27 miles; Salem, VA; FT enrollment: 2,316)
  • Patrick Henry Community College (about 28 miles; Martinsville, VA; FT enrollment: 2,266)
  • Liberty University (about 32 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 61,625)
  • Central Virginia Community College (about 32 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 2,759)
  • Lynchburg College (about 34 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 2,456)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Bernards Landing (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in North Shore include: Indian Ridge Church (A), Mount Ivy Churches (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Turner-Hutchenson Cemetery (1), Dudley Cemetery (2), Indian Ridge Cemetery (3), Pasley Cemetery (4), Toney Family Cemetery (5), Wilson Cemetery (6), Witcher Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Rivers and creeks: Gills Creek (A), Blackwater River (B), Bettys Creek (C), Beckys Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Franklin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.2 people
Virginia:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

75.6%
Whole state:

67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

3.9%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

For population 15 years and over in North Shore:

Marital status in North Shore, VA
  • Never married: 15.6%
  • Now married: 72.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 5.0%

For population 25 years and over in North Shore:

  • High school or higher: 92.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 44.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 20.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
Virginia average:

12.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for North Shore, VA (based on Franklin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,65664
Mainline Protestant6,54436
Catholic5591
Other3312
Black Protestant1192
None31,950-
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. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
This county:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Franklin County:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
This county:

6.05 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Here:

5.07 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.4%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.5%
Virginia:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Franklin County:

19.3%
Virginia:

18.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

51.3%
Virginia:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
North Shore:

43.6%
State:

47.8%

Average BMI:
North Shore:

29.0
Virginia:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.5%
State:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.6%
Virginia:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
North Shore:

7.0
Virginia:

6.8

Overweight people:
North Shore:

32.4%
State:

33.7%

General health condition:
North Shore:

57.2%
State:

56.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

70.7%
State:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of North Shore, VA Residents

5.24% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($58,016 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.24%
Virginia average:

9.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Roanoke city, VA  0.83% ($37,429 average AGI)
from Roanoke County, VA  0.72% ($61,027)
from Bedford County, VA  0.43% ($53,989)


5.34% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,723 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.34%
Virginia average:

9.76%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Roanoke city, VA  0.92% ($38,032 average AGI)
to Roanoke County, VA  0.68% ($47,898)
to Bedford County, VA  0.43% ($46,398)

Strongest AM radio stations in North Shore:

  • WCQV (880 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MONETA, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WKBA (1550 AM; daytime; 10 kW; VINTON, VA; Owner: TINKER CREEK BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WFIR (960 AM; 5 kW; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVBE (610 AM; 5 kW; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WLLL (930 AM; 10 kW; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: HUBBARD'S ADVERTISING AGENCY, INC.)
  • WFNR (710 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLACKSBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WLVA (590 AM; 5 kW; LYNCHBURG, VA)
  • WRIS (1410 AM; 5 kW; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: WRIS INC.)
  • WYTI (1570 AM; 3 kW; ROCKY MOUNT, VA; Owner: WYTI, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WTOY (1480 AM; 5 kW; SALEM, VA; Owner: WARD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in North Shore:

  • WROV-FM (96.3 FM; MARTINSVILLE, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBWR (106.9 FM; BEDFORD, VA; Owner: BEDFORD RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • WRXT (90.3 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WXLK (92.3 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WRVL (88.3 FM; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: LIBERTY UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WSLC-FM (94.9 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WSLQ (99.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WVTF (89.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WYYD (107.9 FM; AMHERST, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZZU (97.9 FM; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: TRAVIS MEDIA L.L.C.)
  • WZZI (101.5 FM; VINTON, VA; Owner: TRAVIS MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • WMGR-FM (104.9 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHPR (88.1 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WJJS-FM (106.1 FM; VINTON, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNRS-FM (89.9 FM; SWEET BRIAR, VA; Owner: SWEET BRIAR COLLEGE)
  • WZBB (99.9 FM; STANLEYTOWN, VA; Owner: WNLB RADIO, INC.)
  • WYYD-FM1 (107.9 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: WYYD LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPAR (91.3 FM; SALEM, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WXCF-FM (103.9 FM; CLIFTON FORGE, VA; Owner: IMPACT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W279AC (103.7 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around North Shore:

  • WSET-TV (Channel 13; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: WSET INCORPORATED)
  • WJPR (Channel 21; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: GRANT BROADCASTING SYSTEMS II, INC.)
  • W34CU (Channel 34; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
North Shore fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

North Shore fatal accident list:

Feb 7, 2019 06:40 PM, Cr-616, Lat: 37.079081, Lon: -79.655339, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jul 11, 2017 02:54 PM, Cr-949, Lat: 37.117969, Lon: -79.661772, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 16ft / 5.2mTotal length
  • 1,793Total average daily traffic
  • 3,295Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • BLUE RIDGE, 2081 Bluewater Drive (Lat: 37.078889 Lon: -79.665500), Type: Mast, Structure height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQWW577, Licensee ID: L00083980,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, Grant Date: 12/09/2015, Expiration Date: 12/09/2025, Certifier: Patrick W Regan, Registrant: County Of Franklin, Va, 70 East Court Street Suite 101, Rocky Mount, VA 24151, Phone: (540) 483-3039, Fax: (540) 483-3023, Email:

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$200,00734$311,771146$273,0416$121,68076$316,4074$82,135
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$202,2605$262,1261$150,8805$245,6861$83,280
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$140,6104$293,85825$255,7231$281,49010$268,4802$111,405
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$153,3203$288,24719$275,2390$06$290,5450$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$493,7505$315,2320$02$471,4401$65,710
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0201.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$276,890
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$192,250
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0201.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in North Shore, VA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in North Shore, VA - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in North Shore, VA
  • 91.7%Electricity
  • 3.8%Utility gas
  • 3.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in North Shore, VA
  • 89.3%Electricity
  • 10.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


North Shore compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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