Vass, North Carolina

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Vass, North Carolina

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Vass Low Violent Crime
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 6% Vass Affordability of Property Taxes
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Vass Racial Diversity
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Vass Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Vass, North Carolina

Comparing Vass 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
Racial Diversity 10 8
Female Share of the Population 8 6
Senior Citizens 6 5
Age of the Population 5 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 3
Male Share of the Population 3 5
Well-Paid Single Men 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 6 7
Portion of People Married 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 5 3
People in Middle Class or Better 3 3
Median Family Income 3 3
People Above Poverty 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 10
Working at Home 9 9
Short Commute Times 6 5
Public Transportation Use 6 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 8
People Living Alone 7 6
Housing Recently Built 5 2
Affordability of Rents 3 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 4 8

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Vass Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 26 miles NW of Fayetteville, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 50 miles SW of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Moore
Standard Zip Codes 28394
Phone Area Codes 910
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.256
Longitude -79.282

Vass Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station POPE AFB
Distance 16.2 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 SANFORD 8 NE
Distance 23.2 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 52 F
Apr Temp 45 to 75 F
Jul Temp 67 to 91 F
Oct Temp 47 to 74 F
Annual Precip 47.5 inches
Station DUNN 4 NW
Distance 34.1 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 51 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 48.5 inches
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Vass Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 750 100%
Male 352 46.9%
Female 398 53.1%
Under 18 183 24.4%
18+ 567 75.6%
65+ 121 16.1%
Median Age 37.5
Average Family Size 2.96
White 578 77.1%
African-American 130 17.3%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 8 1.1%
Other 16 2.1%
Mixed Race 17 2.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 34 4.5%

Estimated Vass Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 770
Growth 20
Growth % 2.7%

Vass 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) 38.3%
US/American 19.1%
Scotch-Irish 7.7%
Irish 7.3%
English 7.3%
Scottish 6.1%
European 5.1%
German 2.8%
Italian 2.8%
Swiss 1.2%
French (except Basque) 1%
Greek 0.8%
Serbian 0.4%
Polish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Vass 750 $33,250
Aberdeen 3,400 $42,383
Cameron 151 $41,964
Carthage 1,871 $43,594
Pinehurst 9,706 $67,353
Southern Pines 10,918 $50,128
Whispering Pines 2,090 $66,587
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