Foxfire, NC

Foxfire, situated in Moore County, is a village made up of 2.9 square miles.

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The town was incorporated in 1977.  

Demographics

The median resident age in Foxfire is 43 years. The median estimated household income is about $58,000 making it about $10,000 more than the North Carolina average. The estimated per capita is about $31,000. The average price for a home in Foxfire is about $255,000 (2015) which is $95,000 more than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $860 a month for rent.

The racial makeup of Foxfire is 89% White, 9% Black, 1% Two or more races, and 1% other. 96% of the population are high school graduates, with 37% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher. 62% are married, 13% are divorced, 1% are separated, 9% are widowed, leaving 15% that have never been married.

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Moore County

Foxfire belongs to Moore County in the south-central part of North Carolina. The County, named after Alfred Moore, is part of the Aberdeen-Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC Micropolitan Statistical Area. Moore County has a population of 94,000 and the city Carthage, with a population of 2,000, is the county seat.

In 1785, the county was established from part of Cumberland County. Parts of Chatham and Moore County were merged to form Lee County in 1907.

Moore County is known for it's many golf resorts; mainly in the Pinehurst/Southern Pines area. The county hosted the 1996 and 2001 Women's U.S. Opens, as well as the 1999 and 2005 Men's Opens. In 2007, the Women's Open came back to Southern Pines. Southern Pines hosted the Women's and the Men's Opens simultaneously in the same year, and was the first time ever in the U.S. Open history.

Moore County borders Chatham, Lee, Harnett, Cumberland, Hoke, Scotland, Richmond, Montgomery, and Randolph counties.

Moore County is made up of 706 square miles. 698 of which is land with the remaining 8 as water.

Population

The population of Foxfire, NC is about 900. The population has been steadily increasing since the 1980's.

Elevation

The elevation of Foxfire, NC is 571 feet above sea level.

Zip Code

The zip code for Foxfire, NC is 27281.

Area Code

The area code for Foxfire, NC is 910.

Politics and Religion

Historically speaking Foxfire and Moore County have voted mostly Republican, with 64% going to Mitt Romney during the 2012 Presidential Election. This represents the trend for the previous four or five elections.

As of 2010, 49% of the population are religiously unafiliated (Nones). About 44% are Protestants with Catholics and other religions making up around 7%.

Economy

The unemployment rate for Foxfire is about 6% (2015), making it higher than the state average of around 5%. Sales, personal care, administration, and management make nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.

Newspaper & Obituaries

The Pilot and Aberdeen Times are the primary newspapers that cover the Moore County area.


 

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