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People

Total Population 5,664
Male Share of the Population 47.7%
Female Share of the Population 52.3%
Senior Citizens 19.7%
Employed Population 16+ 1,747
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 35.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $32,800
% Above Poverty Level 67.8%
% Below Poverty Level 32.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 3.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.3%
% Using Public Transportation 2.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 33.6%
Median Gross Rent $723
Median House Value $93,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 64%
US/American 0%
English 5.8%
Irish 6.4%

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

Wadesboro Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 41 miles SE of Concord, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 46 miles E of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Anson
Standard Zip Codes 28170
Phone Area Codes 704
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.968
Longitude -80.076

Wadesboro 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 WADESBORO
Distance 0.4 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 52 F
Apr Temp 49 to 73 F
Jul Temp 70 to 90 F
Oct Temp 50 to 74 F
Annual Precip 47.7 inches
Station CHERAW
Distance 21.6 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
Station MONROE 4 SE
Distance 24 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 52 F
Apr Temp 47 to 74 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 48 to 73 F
Annual Precip 48.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ansonville 720 $30,938
Lilesville 464 $47,763
Marshville 2,538 $45,919
Morven 510 $22,917
Peachland 396 $43,571
Polkton 3,372 $31,618

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

Wadesboro Hospitals

ANSON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
500 MORVEN ROAD
(704) 694-5131
Emergency Service: Yes

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Wadesboro High Schools

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ANSON HIGH
HIGHWAY 74 WEST
704-694-9301
Serves 1,195 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.7

ANSON CHALLENGE ACADEMY
HIGHWAY 742 SOUTH
704-694-3348
A Non-traditional School
Serves 80 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10

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