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Population (year 2000): 8,696. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,755 (+0.7% change)
Males: 3,899 (44.8%), Females: 4,797 (55.2%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 37.5 years
Median household income: $26,875 (year 2000)
Median house value: $72,900 (year 2000)

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Races in Roxboro:

  • White Non-Hispanic (49.0%)
  • Black (45.4%)
  • Hispanic (3.8%)
  • Other race (2.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

Ancestries: United States (11.4%), English (7.2%), Irish (3.7%), German (2.9%).North Carolina

Elevation: 660 feet

Land area: 6.3 square miles

Roxboro,

For population 25 years and over in Roxboro

  • High school or higher: 65.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Roxboro city

  • Never married: 27.1%
  • Now married: 43.3%
  • Separated: 4.8%
  • Widowed: 11.9%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

2.0% Foreign born (1.7% Latin America, 0.2% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,087 (+14.3%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NC Durham, (28.3 miles pop. 187,035).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NC Raleigh, (45.9 miles pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (362.9 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Virgilina, VA (17.8 miles) , Milton, NC (18.5 miles) , NC (22.1 miles Stem, Boston, VA (22.5 miles South NC (23.3 miles Butner, NC (23.5 miles Hillsborough, NC (24.7 miles Yanceyville, VA (26.1 miles Halifax,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1998: 0 buildings

Latitude: 36.39 N, Longitude: 78.98 W

Area code: 336


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (30.1%), Educational,health and social services (22.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,249 (+48.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,786 (51.2%)


 

Crime in Roxboro by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 0 0 0
    per 100,000 11.5 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 2 6 1 3
    per 100,000 23.0 69.0 11.5 34.5
Robberies 9 17 14 15
    per 100,000 103.5 195.5 161.0 172.5
Assaults 53 52 53 72
    per 100,000 609.5 598.0 609.5 828.0
Burglaries 181 167 178 168
    per 100,000 2081.4 1920.4 2046.9 1931.9
Thefts 420 422 402 405
    per 100,000 4829.8 4852.8 4622.8 4657.3
Auto thefts 24 28 37 32
    per 100,000 276.0 322.0 425.5 368.0
534.6 560.1 537.0 582.1

Average climate in Roxboro, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Roxboro,

Roxboro-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 23% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/28/1988, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 39.4 miles away from the Roxboro 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 19.7 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Carl Long - Nextel Cup series NASCAR driver (born: Sep 20, 1967), Enos Slaughter - (1916-2002), baseball Hall of Famer.


Hospital/medical center in Roxboro:
  • PERSON COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (615 RIDGE RD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Roxboro:
  • JOHN UMSTEAD HOSP (about 24 miles; BUTNER, NC)
  • DUKE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL (about 25 miles; DURHAM, NC)
  • GRANVILLE MEDICAL CENTER (about 26 miles; OXFORD, NC)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Roxboro:
  • DANVILLE REGIONAL (about 28 miles; DANVILLE, VA; ID: DAN)
  • RALEIGH-DURHAM INTL (about 39 miles; RALEIGH/DURHAM, NC; ID: RDU)
  • LYNCHBURG REGIONAL/PRESTON GLENN FLD (about 66 miles; LYNCHBURG, VA; ID: LYH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Roxboro:
  • PERSON COUNTY (about 8 miles; ROXBORO, NC; ID: TDF)
  • WHITFIELD FARMS (about 10 miles; HURDLE MILLS, NC; ID: 4W4)
  • WILLIAM M TUCK (about 24 miles; SOUTH BOSTON, VA; ID: W78)

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 Government Administration 8 $29,293 $43,939 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 28 $73,220 $31,380 0 $0
Police - Other 2 $4,398 $26,388 0 $0
Firefighters 23 $62,103 $32,401 6 $1,501
Streets and Highways 14 $30,046 $25,753 0 $0
Health 1 $2,059 $24,708 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 5 $10,156 $24,374 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 5 $9,939 $23,853 0 $0
Sewerage 18 $45,216 $30,144 0 $0
Water Supply 20 $49,791 $29,874 0 $0
Financial Administration 6 $16,370 $32,740 0 $0
Totals for Government 130 $332,591 $30,700 6 $1,501
College/University in Roxboro:
  • PIEDMONT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,058; Location: 1715 COLLEGE DR; Public; Website: www.piedmont.cc.nc.us)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Roxboro:
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL (about 25 miles; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Full-time enrollment: 22,324)
  • DUKE UNIVERSITY (about 26 miles; DURHAM, NC; FT enrollment: 11,898)
  • NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL UNIVERSITY (about 30 miles; DURHAM, NC; FT enrollment: 4,487)
  • DURHAM TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 31 miles; DURHAM, NC; FT enrollment: 2,338)
  • ELON COLLEGE (about 40 miles; ELON, NC; FT enrollment: 3,993)
  • VANCE-GRANVILLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 41 miles; HENDERSON, NC; FT enrollment: 2,076)
  • MEREDITH COLLEGE (about 45 miles; RALEIGH, NC; FT enrollment: 2,173)
Public high school in Roxboro:
  • PERSON HIGH (Students: 1,716; Location: 1010 RIDGE RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Roxboro:
  • ROXBORO CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 113; Location: P O BOX 1357; Grades: KG - 12)
  • PERSON CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 21; Location: PO BOX 1201 INDUSTRIAL DR; Grades: 2 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Roxboro:
  • NORTHERN MIDDLE (Students: 782; Location: 1935 CARVER DR; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • SOUTHERN MIDDLE (Students: 697; Location: 209 SOUTHERN MIDDLE SCH RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • STORIES CREEK ELEMENTARY (Students: 400; Location: 133 STORIES CREEK SCHOOL ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • SOUTH ELEMENTARY (Students: 368; Location: 1333 HURDLE MILLS RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • NORTH END ELEMENTARY (Students: 309; Location: 378 MILL CREEK RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • BETHEL HILL CHARTER (Students: 308; Location: 401 BETHEL HILL SCHOOL ROAD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • NORTH ELEMENTARY (Students: 296; Location: 260 HENDERSON RD; Grades: KG - 05)

User submitted facts and corrections:
  • Forgot To list 3 More Elementary Schools. Woodland Elementary (250 students). Helena Elementary School(650 Students). Oak Lane Elementary School (205 Students). added by Michael Reed
 

Roxboro compared to North Carolina state average:

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Roxboro:
  • WRXO (1430 AM; 1 kW; ROXBORO, NC)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WDNC (620 AM; 5 kW; DURHAM, NC)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRTP (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WSML (1200 AM; 10 kW; GRAHAM, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSRC (1410 AM; 5 kW; DURHAM, NC; Owner: DURHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WETC (540 AM; 8 kW; WENDELL-ZEBULON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA REGIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCHL (1360 AM; 5 kW; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: WCHL-WDNC, INC.)
  • WDVA (1250 AM; 5 kW; DANVILLE, VA; Owner: MITCHELL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Roxboro:
  • WKRX (96.7 FM; ROXBORO, NC; Owner: ROXBORO BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQOK (97.5 FM; SOUTH BOSTON, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRSN (93.9 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUNC (91.5 FM; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES UNIVERSITY OF NC AT CHAPEL HILL)
  • WQDR (94.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WDCG (105.1 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRAL (101.5 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAL-FM, INC.)
  • WHLF-FM (95.3 FM; SOUTH BOSTON, VA; Owner: JLC PROPERTIES, INC)
  • WKVE (106.7 FM; SEMORA, NC; Owner: SOUTHERN ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • WKXU (101.1 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WCPE (89.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: EDUCATIONAL INFORMATION CORPORATION)
  • WNCU (90.7 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL UNIVERSITY)
  • WFXC (107.1 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
TV broadcast stations around Roxboro:
  • WRAL-TV (Channel 5; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTVD (Channel 11; DURHAM, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)
  • WUNC-TV (Channel 4; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WRDC (Channel 28; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RALEIGH (WRDC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WLFL (Channel 22; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WLFL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WDRL-TV (Channel 24; DANVILLE, VA; Owner: DANVILLE TELEVISION PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIWW-LP (Channel 26; DURHAM, NC; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W24CP (Channel 24; DURHAM, NC; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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