Cerro Gordo, North Carolina

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Cerro Gordo, North Carolina

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Cerro Gordo Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 50 miles S of Fayetteville, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 101 miles S of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Columbus
Standard Zip Codes 28430
Phone Area Codes 910
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.321
Longitude -78.926

Cerro Gordo Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.5 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 57 F
Apr Temp 48 to 76 F
Jul Temp 69 to 93 F
Oct Temp 49 to 77 F
Annual Precip 50.2 inches
Station LORIS 1 S
Distance 19.1 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 56 F
Apr Temp 47 to 75 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 50 to 77 F
Annual Precip 52.4 inches
Distance 22.1 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 54 F
Apr Temp 47 to 74 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 75 F
Annual Precip 47.9 inches
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Cerro Gordo Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 244 100%
Male 115 47.1%
Female 129 52.9%
Under 18 68 27.9%
18+ 176 72.1%
65+ 38 15.6%
Median Age 35.7
Average Family Size 3.21
White 183 75%
African-American 45 18.4%
Asian 6 2.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 9 3.7%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 1 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 2.5%

Estimated Cerro Gordo Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 240
Growth -4
Growth % -1.6%

Cerro Gordo Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 52.1%
US/American 21.2%
Irish 10.3%
English 9.7%
Scottish 2.4%
German 2.4%
French (except Basque) 1.8%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Cerro Gordo 244 $28,750
Chadbourn 2,129 $30,574
Fair Bluff 1,181 $22,969
Marietta 164 $50,417
Proctorville 133 $34,167
Tabor City 2,509 $30,720
Whiteville 5,148 $34,128
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Cerro Gordo High Schools (2004)

Serves 663 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.8

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