Dobbins Heights, North Carolina

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Dobbins Heights, North Carolina

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High Points

Dobbins Heights strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in North Carolina):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 3% trophy Dobbins Heights Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 19% Dobbins Heights Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Dobbins Heights, North Carolina

Comparing Dobbins Heights to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in North Carolina (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 8 7
Racial Diversity 8 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 5
Senior Citizens 4 4
Age of the Population 3 3
Male Share of the Population 3 4
Well-Paid Single Men 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 4 6
Portion of People Married 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 1 1
College Educated Adults 1 1
People Above Poverty 1 1
Median Family Income 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 7 7
Short Commute Times 5 4
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 10
Housing Recently Built 7 6
Affordability of Rents 7 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 4

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Dobbins Heights Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 47 miles W of Fayetteville, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 68 miles E of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Richmond
Standard Zip Codes 28345
Phone Area Codes 910
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.904
Longitude -79.692

Dobbins Heights Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station HAMLET
Distance 1.5 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 53 F
Apr Temp 45 to 75 F
Jul Temp 67 to 91 F
Oct Temp 47 to 74 F
Annual Precip 49 inches
Distance 16.7 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 53 F
Apr Temp 49 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 50 to 74 F
Annual Precip 48.1 inches
Station CHERAW
Distance 17.8 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 53 F
Apr Temp 47 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 90 F
Oct Temp 48 to 74 F
Annual Precip 47.8 inches
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Dobbins Heights Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 936 100%
Male 435 46.5%
Female 501 53.5%
Under 18 290 31%
18+ 646 69%
65+ 130 13.9%
Median Age 35.3
Average Family Size 3.25
White 128 13.7%
African-American 780 83.3%
Asian 2 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 11 1.2%
Other 7 0.7%
Mixed Race 8 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 0.9%

Estimated Dobbins Heights Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 915
Growth -21
Growth % -2.2%

Dobbins Heights 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) 85.5%
Irish 3.2%
US/American 2.4%
Scotch-Irish 2.1%
English 2%
European 1.4%
Scottish 1.3%
African 1%
German 0.8%
French (except Basque) 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Dobbins Heights 936 $23,750
Ellerbe 1,021 $29,091
Gibson 584 $27,125
Hamlet 6,018 $36,234
Hoffman 624 $34,688
Laurinburg 15,874 $37,485
Rockingham 9,672 $33,534
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