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Population (year 2000): 15,908. Estimated population in July 2005: 15,679 (-1.4% change)
Males: 7,308 (45.9%), Females: 8,600 (54.1%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 39.2 years
Median household income: $27,670 (year 2000)
Median house value: $65,300 (year 2000)

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Races in Eden:

  • White Non-Hispanic (74.3%)
  • Black (22.2%)
  • Hispanic (2.3%)
  • Other race (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (22.7%), English (8.4%), Irish (4.8%), German (4.5%), Scotch-Irish (1.6%), Italian (1.3%).North Carolina

Elevation: 589 feet

Land area: 15.0 square miles

Eden,

For population 25 years and over in Eden

  • High school or higher: 67.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 8.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Eden city

  • Never married: 20.1%
  • Now married: 52.2%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 11.5%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

2.1% Foreign born (1.5% Latin America, 0.4% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +16 (+0.1%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NC Greensboro, (29.9 miles pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (397.8 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Level, VA (3.9 miles Sandy NC (7.3 miles Wentworth, VA (9.4 miles Ridgeway, NC (11.4 miles Stoneville, NC (12.1 miles Reidsville, VA (12.7 miles Chatmoss, Park, VA (13.1 miles Laurel VA (15.1 miles Martinsville,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 48 buildings, average cost: $80,200
  • 1997: 38 buildings, average cost: $83,200
  • 1998: 35 buildings, average cost: $93,500
  • 1999: 43 buildings, average cost: $102,700
  • 2000: 47 buildings, average cost: $116,900
  • 2001: 35 buildings, average cost: $132,400
  • 2002: 34 buildings, average cost: $128,700
  • 2003: 22 buildings, average cost: $135,500
  • 2004: 34 buildings, average cost: $118,900
  • 2005: 24 buildings, average cost: $127,000

Latitude: 36.51 N, Longitude: 79.75 W

Area code: 336


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (31.1%), Educational,health and social services (20.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,569 (+16.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,826 (46.7%)


 

Crime in Eden by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2003 2004
Murders 2 1 0 2 3
    per 100,000 12.6 6.3 0.0 12.6 18.9
Rapes 4 7 4 1 1
    per 100,000 25.1 44.0 25.1 6.3 6.3
Robberies 25 30 16 28 25
    per 100,000 157.2 188.6 100.6 176.0 157.2
Assaults 42 45 52 38 21
    per 100,000 264.0 282.9 326.9 238.9 132.0
Burglaries 278 285 305 282 234
    per 100,000 1747.5 1791.6 1917.3 1772.7 1471.0
Thefts 705 707 672 783 693
    per 100,000 4431.7 4444.3 4224.3 4922.1 4356.3
Auto thefts 57 59 56 72 41
    per 100,000 358.3 370.9 352.0 452.6 257.7
450.8 469.9 436.9 472.8 392.8

Average climate in Eden, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Eden,

Eden-area historical tornado activity is below North Carolina state average. It is 33% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/20/1998, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.9 miles away from the Eden city center killed 2 people and injured 27 people and caused $34 million in damages.

On 5/5/1989, a category 3 tornado 31.4 miles away from the city center injured 30 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Howard Wilkerson - College basketball player (Wofford Terriers).


Hospital/medical center in Eden:
  • MOREHEAD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (117 E KINGS HIGHWAY)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Eden:
  • ANNIE PENN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; REIDSVILLE, NC)
  • MEMORIAL HOSP MARTINSVILLE (about 15 miles; MARTINSVILLE, VA)
  • DANVILLE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 22 miles; DANVILLE, VA)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Eden:
  • DANVILLE REGIONAL (about 29 miles; DANVILLE, VA; ID: DAN)
  • PIEDMONT TRIAD INTERNATIONAL (about 32 miles; GREENSBORO, NC; ID: GSO)
  • SMITH REYNOLDS (about 42 miles; WINSTON SALEM, NC; ID: INT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Eden:
  • ROCKINGHAM COUNTY (about 2 miles; EDEN, NC; ID: 8N0)
  • ROCKINGHAM COUNTY NC SHILOH (about 9 miles; REIDSVILLE, NC; ID: 78N)
  • WARF (about 14 miles; REIDSVILLE, NC; ID: 6A5)

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
Other and Unallocable 11 $37,120 $40,494 2 $1,870
Other Government Administration 10 $32,716 $39,259 9 $3,443
Water Supply 22 $61,633 $33,618 0 $0
Financial Administration 5 $14,971 $35,930 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 13 $30,356 $28,020 1 $576
Sewerage 14 $34,837 $29,860 1 $1,459
Solid Waste Management 13 $28,592 $26,392 2 $1,324
Firefighters 16 $39,573 $29,679 61 $7,991
Police - Other 8 $17,032 $25,548 7 $4,199
Streets and Highways 17 $38,010 $26,830 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 51 $150,018 $35,298 0 $0
Totals for Government 180 $484,859 $32,323 83 $20,862
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Eden:
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT GREENSBORO (about 28 miles; GREENSBORO, NC; Full-time enrollment: 10,868)
  • ELON COLLEGE (about 30 miles; ELON, NC; FT enrollment: 3,993)
  • NORTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURAL AND TECHNICAL ST UNIV (about 36 miles; Greensboro, NC; FT enrollment: 6,970)
  • GUILFORD TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 38 miles; JAMESTOWN, NC; FT enrollment: 4,810)
  • HIGH POINT UNIVERSITY (about 42 miles; HIGH POINT, NC; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; WINSTON SALEM, NC; FT enrollment: 5,944)
  • WINSTON-SALEM STATE UNIVERSITY (about 46 miles; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; FT enrollment: 2,508)
Public high school in Eden:
  • JOHN M MOREHEAD HIGH (Students: 1,151; Location: 134 N PIERCE ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Eden:
  • J E HOLMES MIDDLE (Students: 955; Location: 211 N PIERCE ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • LEAKSVILLE-SPRAY ELEMENTARY (Students: 519; Location: 415 HIGHLAND DR; Grades: PK - 05)
  • DOUGLASS ELEMENTARY (Students: 488; Location: 1130 CENTER CHURCH RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CENTRAL ELEMENTARY (Students: 476; Location: 435 E STADIUM DR; Grades: KG - 05)
  • DRAPER ELEMENTARY (Students: 339; Location: 1719 E STADIUM DR; Grades: PK - 05)
Library in Eden:
  • ROCKINGHAM COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,328,685; Location: 527 BOONE ROAD; 395,861 books; 9,530 audio materials; 9,034 video materials; 786 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: Meadow Greens Country Club (A).

Shopping Centers: Eden Mall (1), Eden Mall (2), Meadow Greens Shopping Center (3), Kingsway Plaza Shopping Center (4).

Churches in Eden include: Saint Johns Church (A), Meadow View Church (B), Kings Highway Christian Church (C), Hampton Heights Church (D).

Cemeteries: Dan View Cemetery (1), Blue Creek Cemetery (2), Lawson Cemetery (3).

Reservoirs: Smiths Lake (A), Eden Presettling Impoundment (B).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Tackett Branch (A).

Park in Eden: Spray Recreation Park (1).


Eden compared to North Carolina state average:
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Eden:
  • WCLW (1130 AM; daytime; 1 kW; EDEN, NC; Owner: DR JERRY L CARTER D/BA/ REIDSVILE BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WLOE (1490 AM; 1 kW; EDEN, NC; Owner: MAYO BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHEE (1370 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MARTINSVILLE, VA; Owner: PATRICK HENRY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WODY (1160 AM; 5 kW; FIELDALE, VA; Owner: BASE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWBG (1470 AM; 10 kW; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING COPORATION)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WDVA (1250 AM; 5 kW; DANVILLE, VA; Owner: MITCHELL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSML (1200 AM; 10 kW; GRAHAM, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WREV (1220 AM; daytime; 1 kW; REIDSVILLE, NC; Owner: HHGD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBTM (1330 AM; 5 kW; DANVILLE, VA)
  • WCOG (1320 AM; 5 kW; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Strongest FM radio stations in Eden:
  • WGBT (94.5 FM; EDEN, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJMH (102.1 FM; REIDSVILLE, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMQX-FM (93.1 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • W291AN (106.1 FM; EDEN, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WROV-FM (96.3 FM; MARTINSVILLE, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPIM (90.5 FM; MARTINSVILLE, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC)
  • WOZN (98.7 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WXLK (92.3 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WMAG (99.5 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSLQ (99.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WSLC-FM (94.9 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WVTF (89.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WFDD (88.5 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY)
  • WTQR (104.1 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQMG-FM (97.1 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WVBZ (100.3 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKZL (107.5 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: DICK BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC. OF TENNESSEE)
  • W285DJ (104.9 FM; MOUNT AIRY, NC; Owner: TRIAD FAMILY NETWORK, INC,)
  • WKRR (92.3 FM; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: DICK BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC. OF TENNESSEE)
  • WKXU (101.1 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Eden:
  • WFMY-TV (Channel 2; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WFMY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WGPX (Channel 16; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: PAXSON GREENSBORO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WXIV-LP (Channel 14; REIDSVILLE, NC; Owner: CAROLINA BLUE COMMUNICATIONS, 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)
  • WLXI-TV (Channel 61; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WGHP (Channel 8; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: WGHP LICENSE, INC.)
  • WDRL-TV (Channel 24; DANVILLE, VA; Owner: DANVILLE TELEVISION PARTNERSHIP)

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