Ahoskie, North Carolina

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Population in 2013: 5,023 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +11.1%
 
Males: 2,266  (45.1%)
Females: 2,757  (54.9%)
Median resident age:  39.5 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 27910.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,579 (it was $22,769 in 2000)
Ahoskie:

$26,579
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,404 (it was $17,203 in 2000)

Ahoskie town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $89,220 (it was $75,800 in 2000)
Ahoskie:

$89,220
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $149,792; Detached houses: $151,390; In 2-unit structures: $119,923; Mobile homes: $36,814

Median gross rent in 2012: $621.

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Ahoskie races chart
  • Black alone - 3,444 (66.4%)
  • White alone - 1,432 (27.6%)
  • Asian alone - 107 (2.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 82 (1.6%)
  • Two or more races - 74 (1.4%)
  • Hispanic - 40 (0.8%)
  • Other race alone - 17 (0.3%)

Races in Ahoskie detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ahoskie: 84.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (6.7%), English (6.0%), Subsaharan African (3.7%), Irish (3.3%), German (2.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 53 feet

Land area: 2.66 square miles.

Population density: 1,891 people per square mile   (low).

Ahoskie,NC real estate house value index trend

Ahoskie, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Ahoskie:

  • High school or higher: 71.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 12.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ahoskie town:

  • Never married: 34.8%
  • Now married: 37.6%
  • Separated: 6.3%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

139 residents are foreign born (0.3% Latin America).

This town:  2.7%
North Carolina:  7.7%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 23 registered sex offenders living in Ahoskie, North Carolina as of May 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Ahoskie to the number of sex offenders is 217 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,282 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,278 (1.5%)

Ahoskie satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Suffolk, VA (37.8 miles , pop. 63,677).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Norfolk, VA (57.8 miles , pop. 234,403).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (275.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Powellsville, NC (2.3 miles ), Cofield, NC (2.6 miles ), Winton, NC (2.8 miles ), Aulander, NC (2.8 miles ), Harrellsville, NC (3.3 miles) , Askewville, NC (3.5 miles) , Murfreesboro, NC (3.5 miles ), Woodland, NC (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $153,800
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $115,700
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $56,700
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $171,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 36.29 N, Longitude: 76.99 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,441 (+47.1%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 891 (49.2%)

Area code: 252

Ahoskie household income distribution Ahoskie home values distribution

Crime rates in Ahoskie by Year
Type 2001 2002 2004 2006 2007 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 013102112
per 100,000 0.021.468.422.70.047.321.719.639.7
Rapes 126014341
per 100,000 21.742.8136.90.023.494.565.078.419.8
Robberies 713107413687
per 100,000 152.2278.1228.2158.793.5307.2130.0156.8138.9
Assaults 313120292423222134
per 100,000 673.9663.1456.3657.6561.0543.5476.5411.5674.7
Burglaries 1161111315480114909564
per 100,000 2521.72374.32988.81224.51870.02693.81949.31861.71270.1
Thefts 339291393166215199147196186
per 100,000 7369.66224.68966.53764.25025.74702.33183.93840.93691.2
Auto thefts 92312889459
per 100,000 195.7492.0273.8181.4187.0212.786.698.0178.6
Arson 201323116
per 100,000 43.50.022.868.046.870.921.719.6119.1
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.9) 658.1718.4957.0456.7486.1734.8480.8502.6502.3

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Ahoskie detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 23 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.57
North Carolina average:

2.37
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.5%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -81 (-1.8%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (40%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)

Work and jobs in Ahoskie: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Ahoskie, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ahoskie-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 2% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/28/1988, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.7 miles away from the Ahoskie town center killed 4 people and injured 154 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.7 miles away from the town center killed 6 people and injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ahoskie-area historical earthquake activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 103.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/6/1994 at 19:54:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.6 LG, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 85.4 miles away from Ahoskie center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 117.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi) earthquake occurred 107.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 113.3 miles away from Ahoskie center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 295.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hertford County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ahoskie topographic map

Birthplace of: Eric Downing - 2005 NFL player (San Diego Chargers, born: Sep 16, 1978), Jason Horton - 2005 NFL player (Green Bay Packers, born: Feb 16, 1980), Timmy Newsome - Player of football, Bobby Futrell - Football player, Dick Newsome - Baseball player, Nameir Majette - College basketball player (Pennsylvania Quakers).

Hospitals and medical centers in Ahoskie:

  • ROANOKE PLACE (704 CAROLINA AVENUE)
  • UNIVERSITY HEALTH SYSTEMS HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (521 MYERS ST PO BOX 272)
  • VIDANT ROANOKE CHOWAN HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 500 S ACADEMY ST)
  • AHOSKIE DIALYSIS (129 HERTFORD COUNTY HIGH RD)
  • HERTFORD-GATES HOME HEALTH AGENCY (704 EVANS STREET)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB-AHOSKIE (604 STOKES STREET EAST)

Airports located in Ahoskie:

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College/University in Ahoskie:

  • Roanoke-Chowan Community College (Full-time enrollment: 647; Location: 109 Community College Rd; Public; Website: www.roanokechowan.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ahoskie:

  • Edgecombe Community College (about 44 miles; Tarboro, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,058)
  • Elizabeth City State University (about 44 miles; Elizabeth City, NC; FT enrollment: 2,803)
  • East Carolina University (about 52 miles; Greenville, NC; FT enrollment: 23,943)
  • Tidewater Community College (about 55 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 20,975)
  • Nash Community College (about 56 miles; Rocky Mount, NC; FT enrollment: 2,520)
  • Norfolk State University (about 56 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 6,032)
  • Old Dominion University (about 56 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 19,825)

Public high school in Ahoskie:

Private high schools in Ahoskie:

  • RIDGECROFT SCHOOL (Students: 310; Location: 420 NC HWY 11 N; Grades: KG - 12)
  • AHOSKIE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 233; Location: 500 KIWANIS ST; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Ahoskie:

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User submitted facts and corrections:

  • 104.1 is a good radio station out of Edenton, NC. It has a clear signal in Ahoskie.
  • Major League pitcher Heber Hampton "Dick" Newsome was born in Ahoskie, N.C. on December 13, 1909 and died there December 15, 1965. His best season was 1941, when he went 19-10 with the Boston Red Sox. That was the season Ted Williams hit .406 for the Red Sox.

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Notable locations in Ahoskie: Ahoskie City Hall (A), Ahoskie Public Library (B), Roanoke Place (C), Ahoskie Police Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: New Market Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Ahoskie include: Creech Memorial Church (A), Calvary Church (B), Ahoskie United Methodist Church (C), Ahoskie Free Will Baptist Church (D), Ahoskie Church of God (E), Carpenters Shop Church (F), Canaan Missionary Baptist Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Georgia-Pacific Corporation Lumber - Ahoskie Scale OFC (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 116 Nc Highway 561 West), Georgia-Pacific Corporation Lumber - Ahoskie District Mill OFC (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Harrellsville Road), Georgia-Pacific Corporation Lumber - Mill OFC (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 142 Nc Highway 561 West).

Hotel: Ahoskie Inn (Highway 11).

Hertford County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ahoskie and their reported violations in the past:

AHOSKIE, TOWN OF (Population served: 4,479, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-24-2005), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-26-2005), St Public Notif received (OCT-13-2005), St Intentional no-action (JUN-11-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-11-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - In APR-02-2008, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-27-2009)
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 28.7%
(7.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.0% for Black residents, 21.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.3% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 9.1% for other race residents, 2.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  61.3%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.7%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
197 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Ahoskie in 2000:

  • 143 people in nursing homes
  • 43 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 43 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 9 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 8 people in other group homes
  • 5 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Ahoskie, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Ahoskie compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Banks with branches in Ahoskie (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Ahoskie Main at 300 East Main Street, branch established on 1954/02/23. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Ahoskie Branch at 102 East Church Street, branch established on 1954/02/25. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Southern Bank and Trust Company: Ahoskie Branch at 506 East Main Street, branch established on 1986/07/21. Info updated 2011/09/26: Bank assets: $2,039.8 mil, Deposits: $1,658.5 mil, headquarters in Mount Olive, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 66 total offices, Holding Company: Southern Bancshares (N.C.), Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Ahoskie travel time to work - commute Ahoskie mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (55%)
  • Utility gas (29%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Ahoskie town (based on Hertford County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.29%
Here: 43.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchAssemblies of GodOriginal Free Will Baptists
Adherents66.5%10.2%5.0%4.9%3.3%
Congregations52.6%10.5%5.3%5.3%2.6%
NameNational Association of Free Will BaptistsEpiscopal ChurchCatholic ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents2.6%1.8%1.5%1.5%2.8%
Congregations5.3%2.6%2.6%5.3%7.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Hertford County:

3.44 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Hertford County:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Hertford County:

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

13.7%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Hertford County:

34.3%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.7%
State:

15.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 6$20,968$41,9363$452
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$311
Police Protection - Officers 17$59,985$42,3420$0
Police - Other 4$15,943$47,8290$0
Firefighters 5$19,451$46,6820$0
Streets and Highways 6$12,988$25,9760$0
Solid Waste Management 10$30,861$37,0330$0
Sewerage 6$15,800$31,6000$0
Parks and Recreation 3$9,056$36,2240$0
Water Supply 6$21,713$43,4260$0
Other and Unallocable 2$7,212$43,2720$0
Totals for Government 65$213,977$39,5034$763

Ahoskie government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks & Recreation: $91,000 ($18.12)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $849,000 ($169.02)
    Sewerage: $473,000 ($94.17)
    Regular Highways: $413,000 ($82.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $360,000 ($71.67)
    Fire Protection: $252,000 ($50.17)
    Central Staff Services: $243,000 ($48.38)
    General - Other: $223,000 ($44.40)
    Parks & Recreation: $221,000 ($44.00)
    Water Utilities: $203,000 ($40.41)
    General Public Buildings: $86,000 ($17.12)
    Libraries: $61,000 ($12.14)
    Health Services - Other: $20,000 ($3.98)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($0.60)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,000 ($0.20)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $128,000 ($25.48)
    Police Protection: $21,000 ($4.18)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($0.80)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($0.80)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($0.60)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($0.40)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,711,000 ($340.63)

Ahoskie government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $658,000 ($131.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $408,000 ($81.23)
    All Other: $40,000 ($7.96)
    Parks & Recreation: $25,000 ($4.98)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $37,000 ($7.37)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $462,000 ($91.98)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $129,000 ($25.68)
    General Revenue, NEC: $30,000 ($5.97)
    Rents: $10,000 ($1.99)
    Special Assessments: $8,000 ($1.59)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $282,000 ($56.14)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $196,000 ($39.02)
    Highways: $168,000 ($33.45)
    All Other: $23,000 ($4.58)
  • Tax - Property: $1,306,000 ($260.00)
    NEC: $88,000 ($17.52)
    Motor Vehicle License: $25,000 ($4.98)

Ahoskie government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,851,000 ($965.76)

5.20% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,790 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.20%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bertie County, NC  0.99% ($23,329 average AGI)
from Northampton County, NC  0.51% ($27,444)
from Wake County, NC  0.24% ($41,882)


6.01% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,995 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.01%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bertie County, NC  0.77% ($23,109 average AGI)
to Northampton County, NC  0.51% ($28,278)
to Pitt County, NC  0.39% ($20,929)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ahoskie:

  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WYAL (1280 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SCOTLAND NECK, NC)
  • WWDR (1080 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MURFREESBORO, NC; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WGH (1310 AM; 20 kW; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WPMH (1010 AM; 10 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDZY (1290 AM; 25 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNCT (1070 AM; 10 kW; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJPI (1470 AM; 5 kW; PLYMOUTH, NC; Owner: FREE TEMPLE MINISTRIES INC..)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ahoskie:

  • WBXB (100.1 FM; EDENTON, NC; Owner: EDENTON CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WKJX (96.7 FM; ELIZABETH CITY, NC; Owner: EAST CAROLINA RADIO OF ELIZABETH CITY, INC.)
  • WQDK (99.3 FM; AHOSKIE, NC; Owner: MAX MEDIA OF THE CAROLINAS LLC)
  • WCBZ (103.7 FM; WILLIAMSTON, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WAFX (106.9 FM; SUFFOLK, VA; Owner: TIDEWATER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WDLZ (98.3 FM; MURFREESBORO, NC; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WTRG (100.7 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBKU (91.7 FM; AHSOKIE, NC; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WKOC (93.7 FM; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WURB (97.7 FM; WINDSOR, NC; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHRO-FM (90.3 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION,INC)
  • WHRV (89.5 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION,INC)
  • WKTC (95.5 FM; PINETOPS, NC; Owner: WEQQ, INC.)
  • WLQM-FM (101.7 FM; FRANKLIN, VA; Owner: FRANKLIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIAM-FM (98.9 FM; WINDSOR, NC; Owner: LIFELINE MINISTRIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ahoskie:

  • WUND-TV (Channel 2; COLUMBIA, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WTKR (Channel 3; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WTVZ-TV (Channel 33; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WTVZ LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WHRO-TV (Channel 15; HAMPTON-NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOC, INC.)
  • WPXV (Channel 49; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFTB-LP (Channel 55; WILLIAMSTON, ETC., NC; Owner: FREE TEMPLE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WVEC-TV (Channel 13; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: WVEC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WUNP-TV (Channel 36; ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Ahoskie, North Carolina:
  • Fatal accident count: 16
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 22
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 16
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 44
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
North Carolina average:
  • Fatal accident count: 113
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 173
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 33
  • Fatalities: 121
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 299
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 19
See more detailed statistics of Ahoskie fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Ahoskie)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Ahoskie, NC)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • AHOSKIE, 2 Mi N (Lat: 36.320833 Lon: -76.980278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 134.1 m, Overall height: 137.2 m, Call Sign: WMN419
    Assigned Frequencies: 6404.79 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6765.00 MHz, 6745.00 MHz, 6785.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/28/2010, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Steven T Campbell
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • WQDK Main Studio, Nc Hwy 42 3 Mi W (Lat: 36.279722 Lon: -77.032778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91 m, Overall height: 92 m, Call Sign: WQEN440
    Assigned Frequencies: 948.675 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/10/2006, Expiration Date: 12/01/2019, Certifier: David J Wilhelm
    Registrant: Garvey Schubert Barer, 1000 Potomac Street Nw, 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20007, Phone: (202) 298-2161, Fax: (202) 965-1729, Email:
  • Ahoskie, HP-1001, Morris Road (Lat: 36.278111 Lon: -77.012028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 125.6 m, Call Sign: WQJA916
    Assigned Frequencies: 6755.00 MHz, 6795.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/10/2008, Expiration Date: 07/10/2018, Certifier: Wayne E Eberhard
    Registrant: North Carolina State Highway Patrol, 4702 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-4702, Phone: (919) 662-4440, Fax: (919) 662-4444, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • 0.4 Miles N. Of Jct 1188 & Nc 11 (Lat: 36.265694 Lon: -77.107722), Call Sign: KNKB372
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.700 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/22/1999, Expiration Date: 05/01/2008, Cancellation Date: 06/21/2008
    Registrant: Total Communications, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949, Phone: (252) 261-7243, Email:
  • 2.7 Miles North Of Ahoskie (Lat: 36.328472 Lon: -76.983278), Call Sign: KDS761
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.100 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/24/1998, Expiration Date: 07/01/2008, Cancellation Date: 10/12/2004
    Registrant: Sprint, 122 East Saint James Street, Tarboro, NC 27886, Phone: (252) 641-3567, Fax: (252) 641-2869, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Tri County Airport (Lat: 36.294333 Lon: -77.172194), Type: Building, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: KLE9, Licensee ID: L00019456
    Assigned Frequencies: 119.075 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/16/2007, Expiration Date: 12/18/2016
    Registrant: State Of North Carolina, 1560 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-1560, Phone: (919) 840-0112

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ahoskie)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: NORTH AMERICAN T-6G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 141 mph), Engine: P&W R1340 SERIES (600 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3HG , Serial Number: 49-3097, Airworthiness Date: 10/27/1960
    Registrant (Corporation): Planeview Aviation Services Inc, 414 S Williford Rd, Ahoskie, NC 27910
  • Aircraft: BOEING B75N1 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 93 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR W670 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 69182 , Serial Number: 75-1274, Year manufactured: 1941
    Registrant (Corporation): Planeview Aviation Services Inc, 414 S Williford Rd, Ahoskie, NC 27910
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-20 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7424K , Serial Number: 20-334, Year manufactured: 1950, Airworthiness Date: 09/16/1964
    Registrant (Individual): Michael A Spalding, 414 S Williford Rd, Ahoskie, NC 27910

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 44
  • Hazardous Condition: 317
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Ahoskie

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ahoskie, NC
Most common first names in Ahoskie, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James15070.7 years
William15071.5 years
Mary10079.4 years
John9371.5 years
Robert5870.4 years
Willie5770.3 years
George5671.9 years
Annie5181.8 years
Joseph4572.7 years
Dorothy3773.1 years
Most common last names in Ahoskie, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Harrell7172.1 years
Parker6975.7 years
Holloman6676.2 years
Hall6475.3 years
Mitchell5975.2 years
Askew5673.9 years
Williams5372.4 years
Vaughan5371.7 years
Newsome5274.4 years
Sessoms5070.4 years
Businesses in Ahoskie, NC
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Advance Auto Parts1Nike2
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
FedEx1Subway1
Ford1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Jones New York1U.S. Cellular2
KFC1UPS1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1
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