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People

Total Population 4,830
Male Share of the Population 42.7%
Female Share of the Population 57.3%
Senior Citizens 14.2%
Employed Population 16+ 1,447
Age of the Population 33

Families

% of people married 31.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 21%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $29,363
% Above Poverty Level 57.6%
% Below Poverty Level 42.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation 1.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 41.9%
Median Gross Rent $582
Median House Value $111,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 64.2%
US/American 0%
English 6.5%
Irish 2.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Raeford Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 20 miles W of Fayetteville, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 63 miles SW of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Hoke
Standard Zip Codes 28376
Phone Area Codes 910
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.98
Longitude -79.224

Raeford Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station POPE AFB
Distance 17.4 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 53 F
Apr Temp 50 to 74 F
Jul Temp 72 to 91 F
Oct Temp 51 to 74 F
Annual Precip 46.4 inches
Station LAURINBURG
Distance 21.1 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 LUMBERTON
Distance 26.8 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Aberdeen 6,914 $63,000
Hope Mills 16,123 $56,667
Parkton 560 $52,969
Red Springs 3,451 $28,135
Southern Pines 13,018 $75,909
Wagram 897 $42,232

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Raeford High Schools

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HOKE COUNTY HIGH
505 S BETHEL ROAD
910-875-2156
Serves 1,526 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.4

J W TURLINGTON
116 W PROSPECT AVE
910-875-2583
A Non-traditional School
Serves 60 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 7.5

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