Vass, situated in Moore County, is a small town made up of three square miles.
November 8, 2017
The median resident age in Vass is 42 years. The median estimated household income is about $27,000 making it about $21,000 less than the North Carolina average. The estimated per capita is about $18,000. The average price for a home in Vass is about $125,000 (2015) which is $35,000 less than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $750 a month for rent.
The racial makeup of Vass is 74% White, 12% Black, 2% Two or more races, and 12% other. 76% of the population are high school graduates, with 15% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher. 41% are married, 13% are divorced, 2% are separated, 13% are widowed, leaving 31% that have never been married.
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Vass 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.
The population of Vass, NC is about 700. The population has been fluctuating between decades since the 1970s.
The elevation of Vass, NC is 308 feet above sea level.
The zip code for Vass, NC is 28394.
The area code for Vass, NC is 910.
Historically speaking Vass 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 45% are Protestants with Catholics making up around 6%.
The unemployment rate for Vass is about 6% (2015), making it higher than the state average of around 5%. Construction and transportation make nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.