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People

Total Population154
Male Share of the Population48.1%
Female Share of the Population51.9%
Senior Citizens13%
Employed Population 16+57
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married41.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher18.1%
Median Earnings25+$0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0

Wealth

Median Family Income$38,000
% Above Poverty Level78.6%
% Below Poverty Level21.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone33.3%
Median Gross Rent$633
Median House Value$70,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)33.8%
US/American0%
English7.8%
Irish3.9%

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

Cerro Gordo Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Medium City 50 miles S of Fayetteville, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City101 miles S of Raleigh, North Carolina
CountyColumbus
Standard Zip Codes28430
Phone Area Codes910
Time ZoneEastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude34.321
Longitude-78.926

Cerro Gordo Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationWHITEVILLE 7 NW
Distance10.5 miles
Jan Temp33 to 57 F
Apr Temp48 to 76 F
Jul Temp69 to 93 F
Oct Temp49 to 77 F
Annual Precip50.2 inches
StationLORIS 1 S
Distance19.1 miles
Jan Temp33 to 56 F
Apr Temp47 to 75 F
Jul Temp69 to 91 F
Oct Temp50 to 77 F
Annual Precip52.4 inches
StationLUMBERTON
Distance22.1 miles
Jan Temp31 to 54 F
Apr Temp47 to 74 F
Jul Temp68 to 90 F
Oct Temp47 to 75 F
Annual Precip47.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Chadbourn2,169$33,864
Fair Bluff859$44,833
Marietta127$38,750
Proctorville176$48,750
Whiteville5,512$37,202

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

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Cerro Gordo High Schools

WEST COLUMBUS HIGH
7294 ANDREW JACKSON HWY
910-654-6111
Serves 663 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.8

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