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Population (year 2000): 16,782. Estimated population in July 2005: 16,425 (-2.1% change)
Males: 8,164 (48.6%), Females: 8,618 (51.4%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 28.1 years
Median household income: $33,527 (year 2000)
Median house value: $172,800 (year 2000)

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Races in Carrboro:

  • White Non-Hispanic (67.1%)
  • Black (13.5%)
  • Hispanic (12.3%)
  • Other race (5.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.4%)
  • Chinese (1.9%)
  • Asian Indian (1.3%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Korean (0.8%)
  • Other Asian (0.5%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (14.0%), English (13.9%), Irish (12.9%), Italian (4.8%), United States (4.5%), Scottish (4.0%).North Carolina

Elevation: 460 feet

Land area: 4.5 square miles

Carrboro,

For population 25 years and over in Carrboro

  • High school or higher: 90.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 60.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 30.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Carrboro town

  • Never married: 51.6%
  • Now married: 35.1%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 2.9%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

17.6% Foreign born (9.7% Latin America, 4.3% Asia, 2.1% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +4,969 (+42.1%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NC Durham, (13.0 miles pop. 187,035).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NC Raleigh, (31.0 miles pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (390.9 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Hill, NC Chapel (3.1 miles NC (8.0 miles Fearrington, NC (10.8 miles Hillsborough, NC Durham, (13.0 miles NC Pittsboro, (15.2 miles NC (16.7 miles Saxapahaw, NC Mebane, (17.7 miles NC (18.7 miles Morrisville,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 110 buildings, average cost: $161,600
  • 1997: 144 buildings, average cost: $139,800
  • 1998: 136 buildings, average cost: $161,800
  • 1999: 162 buildings, average cost: $167,200
  • 2000: 139 buildings, average cost: $165,200
  • 2001: 151 buildings, average cost: $165,700
  • 2002: 76 buildings, average cost: $236,800
  • 2003: 71 buildings, average cost: $242,700
  • 2004: 87 buildings, average cost: $243,400
  • 2005: 100 buildings, average cost: $220,400

Latitude: 35.92 N, Longitude: 79.08 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 919


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (40.4%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (12.0%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (11.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -5,867 (-35.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,354 (13.5%)


 

Crime in Carrboro by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 2 8 6
    per 100,000 0.0 11.9 47.7 35.8
Robberies 36 15 33 41
    per 100,000 214.5 89.4 196.6 244.3
Assaults 77 41 36 52
    per 100,000 458.8 244.3 214.5 309.9
Burglaries 173 121 173 232
    per 100,000 1030.9 721.0 1030.9 1382.4
Thefts 735 742 758 863
    per 100,000 4379.7 4421.4 4516.7 5142.4
Auto thefts 46 32 59 54
    per 100,000 274.1 190.7 351.6 321.8
425.4 323.0 401.9 477.8

Average climate in Carrboro, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Carrboro,

Carrboro-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 5% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/28/1988, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.2 miles away from the Carrboro city center killed 4 people and injured 154 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 11/23/1992, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.9 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Carrboro:
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; CHAPEL HILL, NC)
  • NORTH CAROLINA SPECIALTY HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; DURHAM, NC)
  • DURHAM REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; DURHAM, NC)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Carrboro:
  • RALEIGH-DURHAM INTL (about 22 miles; RALEIGH/DURHAM, NC; ID: RDU)
  • DANVILLE REGIONAL (about 48 miles; DANVILLE, VA; ID: DAN)
  • MOORE COUNTY (about 52 miles; PINEHURST/SOUTHERN PINES, NC; ID: SOP)
Other public-use airports nearest to Carrboro:
  • HORACE WILLIAMS (about 3 miles; CHAPEL HILL, NC; ID: IGX)
  • HURDLE FIELD (about 17 miles; MEBANE, NC; ID: 4W7)
  • SANFORD-LEE COUNTY RGNL (about 24 miles; SANFORD, NC; ID: TTA)

Amtrak station near Carrboro:
  • 14 miles: DURHAM (400 W. CHAPEL HILL ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 9 $23,085 $30,780 0 $0
Firefighters 23 $67,875 $35,413 0 $0
Police - Other 2 $5,601 $33,606 6 $3,100
Other and Unallocable 18 $53,023 $35,348 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1 $4,920 $59,040 1 $797
Fire - Other 0 $0   1 $996
Parks and Recreation 9 $31,824 $42,432 34 $14,883
Solid Waste Management 8 $18,781 $28,171 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 34 $117,169 $41,353 0 $0
Other Government Administration 18 $72,469 $48,312 2 $992
Financial Administration 7 $25,984 $44,544 1 $1,408
Totals for Government 129 $420,731 $39,137 45 $22,175
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Carrboro:
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL (about 10 miles; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Full-time enrollment: 22,324)
  • NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; DURHAM, NC; FT enrollment: 4,487)
  • DUKE UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; DURHAM, NC; FT enrollment: 11,898)
  • DURHAM TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 18 miles; DURHAM, NC; FT enrollment: 2,338)
  • MEREDITH COLLEGE (about 28 miles; RALEIGH, NC; FT enrollment: 2,173)
  • CENTRAL CAROLINA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 33 miles; SANFORD, NC; FT enrollment: 2,400)
  • WAKE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 33 miles; RALEIGH, NC; FT enrollment: 4,754)
Public primary/middle school in Carrboro:
  • CARRBORO ELEMENTARY (Students: 555; Location: 400 SHELTON STREET; Grades: PK - 05)

Cemetery: Tilley Cemetery (1).


Carrboro compared to North Carolina state average:
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Carrboro:
  • WCHL (1360 AM; 5 kW; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: WCHL-WDNC, INC.)
  • WRTP (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WDNC (620 AM; 5 kW; DURHAM, NC)
  • WRBZ (850 AM; 10 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: ALCHEMY COMMUNICATIONS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP #1)
  • WTIK (1310 AM; 5 kW; DURHAM, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WSRC (1410 AM; 5 kW; DURHAM, NC; Owner: DURHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSML (1200 AM; 10 kW; GRAHAM, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WETC (540 AM; 8 kW; WENDELL-ZEBULON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA REGIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPCM (920 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON-GRAHAM, NC; Owner: CAROLINA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Carrboro:
  • WRSN (93.9 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXYC (89.3 FM; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: STUDENT EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUNC (91.5 FM; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES UNIVERSITY OF NC AT CHAPEL HILL)
  • WDCG (105.1 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQDR (94.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WXDU (88.7 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: DUKE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKXU (101.1 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WNCU (90.7 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL UNIVERSITY)
  • WRAL (101.5 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAL-FM, INC.)
  • WBBB (96.1 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WFXC (107.1 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCPE (89.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: EDUCATIONAL INFORMATION CORPORATION)
  • WMAG (99.5 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQOK (97.5 FM; SOUTH BOSTON, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WWMY (102.9 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WWND, L.L.C.)
  • WNNL (103.9 FM; FUQUAY-VARINA, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
TV broadcast stations around Carrboro:
  • WUNC-TV (Channel 4; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)
  • WUVC (Channel 40; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPITAL BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WTVD (Channel 11; DURHAM, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRAL-TV (Channel 5; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WACN-LP (Channel 34; APEX, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WIWW-LP (Channel 26; DURHAM, NC; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WRDC (Channel 28; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RALEIGH (WRDC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WLFL (Channel 22; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WLFL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WFMY-TV (Channel 2; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WFMY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUPN-TV (Channel 48; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WUPN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WXLV-TV (Channel 45; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WXLV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTWB-TV (Channel 20; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: WTWB OF THE TRIAD, LLC)
  • W24CP (Channel 24; DURHAM, NC; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WLXI-TV (Channel 61; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WUBX-CA (Channel 13; DURHAM, ETC., NC; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WBXU-CA (Channel 13; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)

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