Dobbins Heights, NC

Dobbins Heights, situated in Richmond County, is a small town made up of .9 square miles.

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The town was originally named North Yard. The town was incorporated in 1984.


The median resident age in Dobbins Heights is 41 years. The median estimated household income is about $22,000 making it about $26,000 less than the North Carolina average. The estimated per capita is about $14,000. The average price for a home in Dobbins Heights is about $57,000 (2015) which is $103,000 less than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $600 a month for rent.

The racial makeup of Dobbins Heights is 11% White, 85% Black, 2% Two or more races, and 2% other. 81% of the population are high school graduates, with 7% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher. 32% are married, 12% are divorced, 5% are separated, 10% are widowed, leaving 41% that have never been married.

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Richmond County

Dobbins Heights belongs to Richmond County in the southern part of North Carolina. The County, named after Charles Lennox, is a part of the NC Micropolitan Statistical Area, has a population of 46,600, while its county seat and largest city, Rockingham, has a population of 9,550.

Richmond County borders Moore, Scotland, Anson, Montgomery, and Marlboro (SC) counties.

Richmond County is made up of 480 square miles. 474 of which is land with the remaining 6 as water.


The population of Dobbins Heights, NC is about 900. The population has been steadily decreasing since the 1990's.


The elevation of Dobbins Heights, NC is 387 feet above sea level.

Zip Code

The zip code for Dobbins Heights, NC is 28345.

Area Code

The area code for Dobbins Heights, NC is 910.

Politics and Religion

Historically speaking Dobbins Heights and Richmond County have voted mostly Democrat, with 51% going to Barrack Obama during the 2012 Presidential Election. This represents the trend for the previous four or five elections.

As of 2010, 43% of the population are religiously unafiliated (Nones). About 55% are Protestants with Catholics and Other making up around 2%.


The unemployment rate for Dobbins Heights is about 8% (2015), making it higher than the state average of around 5%. Administration, social assistance, manufacturing, and education make nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.

Newspaper & Obituaries

Richmond County Daily Journal is the primary newspaper that covers the Richmond County area.


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