Ahoskie, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 4,874 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +7.8%
 
Males: 2,126  (43.6%)
Females: 2,748  (56.4%)
Median resident age:

35.3 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 27910.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $31,752 (it was $22,769 in 2000)
Ahoskie:

$31,752
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $17,976 (it was $17,203 in 2000)

Ahoskie town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $109,525 (it was $75,800 in 2000)
Ahoskie:

$109,525
NC:

$171,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $710.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ahoskie: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 35.4%
(12.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.1% for Black residents, 56.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.8% for American Indian residents, 67.3% for other race residents, 39.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Ahoskie, NC (2017)
    • 3,20764.1%Black alone
    • 1,35027.0%White alone
    • 2374.7%Hispanic
    • 992.0%Two or more races
    • 551.1%American Indian alone
    • 440.9%Asian alone
    • 110.2%Other race alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 30 registered sex offenders living in Ahoskie, North Carolina as of August 14, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ahoskie is 169 to 1.


Crime rates in Ahoskie by year

Type

2006

2007

2009

2010

2011

2012

2014

2015

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(22.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(47.3)
1
(21.7)
1
(19.6)
2
(39.7)
4
(79.7)
1
(20.2)
2
(41.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.4)
4
(94.5)
3
(65.0)
4
(78.4)
1
(19.8)
2
(39.9)
2
(40.4)
3
(61.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
7
(158.7)
4
(93.5)
13
(307.2)
6
(130.0)
8
(156.8)
7
(138.9)
9
(179.4)
4
(80.7)
8
(163.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
29
(657.6)
24
(561.0)
23
(543.5)
22
(476.5)
21
(411.5)
34
(674.7)
36
(717.6)
18
(363.3)
30
(614.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
54
(1,224)
80
(1,870)
114
(2,694)
90
(1,949)
95
(1,862)
64
(1,270)
91
(1,814)
86
(1,736)
81
(1,659)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
166
(3,764)
215
(5,026)
199
(4,702)
147
(3,184)
196
(3,841)
186
(3,691)
228
(4,545)
204
(4,117)
201
(4,116)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(181.4)
8
(187.0)
9
(212.7)
4
(86.6)
5
(98.0)
9
(178.6)
9
(179.4)
5
(100.9)
9
(184.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(68.0)
2
(46.8)
3
(70.9)
1
(21.7)
1
(19.6)
6
(119.1)
1
(19.9)
1
(20.2)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)475.3505.8764.7500.3523.0522.7711.8463.8598.6

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City-data.com crime index in Ahoskie, NC

Crime rate in Ahoskie detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 18 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.30
North Carolina average:

2.34
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Ancestries: American (8.7%), English (5.3%), Irish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 53 feet

Land area: 2.66 square miles.

Population density: 1,835 people per square mile   (low).

Ahoskie, North Carolina map

130 residents are foreign born (1.3% Latin America, 0.3% Europe).

This town:

2.6%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,536 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,287 (1.2%)

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 )

Latitude: 36.29 N, Longitude: 76.99 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,684 (+53.7%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 958 (53.8%)

Area code: 252

Distribution of median household income in Ahoskie, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Ahoskie, NC in 2017
Ahoskie satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $112,500
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $123,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Ahoskie, NC residents
Average permit cost in Ahoskie, NC
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.4%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Historical population in Ahoskie, NC
Historical housing units in Ahoskie, NC
Most common industries in Ahoskie, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.7%)
  • Educational services (10.1%)
  • Public administration (8.9%)
  • Food (7.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.9%)
  • Construction (4.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (12.5%)
  • Construction (9.1%)
  • Food (9.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.8%)
  • Educational services (6.3%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.7%)
  • Educational services (13.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (9.2%)
  • Food (6.2%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
  • Social assistance (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Ahoskie, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.8%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.9%)
  • Cashiers (4.8%)

Average climate in Ahoskie, North Carolina

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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 (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 11, 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

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)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB-AHOSKIE (604 STOKES STREET EAST)
  • AHOSKIE DIALYSIS (129 HERTFORD COUNTY HIGH RD)
  • HERTFORD-GATES HOME HEALTH AGENCY (704 EVANS STREET)

Airports and other landing facilities 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 schools in Ahoskie:

Private high schools in Ahoskie:

  • RIDGECROFT SCHOOL (Students: 286, Location: 420 NC HIGHWAY 11N, Grades: PK-12)
  • AHOSKIE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 212, 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.

Points of interest:

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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).

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 - Football player, Bobby Futrell - Football player, Dick Newsome - Baseball player, Nameir Majette - College basketball player (Pennsylvania Quakers).

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
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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Ahoskie:

Marital status in Ahoskie, NC
  • Never married: 40.7%
  • Now married: 35.1%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

For population 25 years and over in Ahoskie:

  • High school or higher: 77.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 12.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.8
North Carolina average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Ahoskie
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Ahoskie, NC (based on Hertford County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,09736
Mainline Protestant9376
Black Protestant5664
Other1262
Catholic1251
None15,818-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Ahoskie:

49.7%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.9%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Ahoskie:

29.6
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.5%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Ahoskie:

13.2%
State:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Ahoskie:

36.7%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

53.2%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Ahoskie:

80.1%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ahoskie, NC Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 17$59,985$42,3420$0
Solid Waste Management 10$30,861$37,0330$0
Financial Administration 6$20,968$41,9363$452
Water Supply 6$21,713$43,4260$0
Sewerage 6$15,800$31,6000$0
Streets and Highways 6$12,988$25,9760$0
Firefighters 5$19,451$46,6820$0
Police - Other 4$15,943$47,8290$0
Parks and Recreation 3$9,056$36,2240$0
Other and Unallocable 2$7,212$43,2720$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$311
Totals for Government 65$213,977$39,5034$763

Ahoskie government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $2,444,000 ($501.44)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,597,000 ($327.66)
    General - Other: $1,550,000 ($318.01)
    Sewerage: $1,256,000 ($257.69)
    Water Utilities: $837,000 ($171.73)
    Parks and Recreation: $571,000 ($117.15)
    Local Fire Protection: $559,000 ($114.69)
    Financial Administration: $552,000 ($113.25)
    Regular Highways: $482,000 ($98.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $433,000 ($88.84)
    General Public Buildings: $216,000 ($44.32)
    Housing and Community Development: $125,000 ($25.65)
    Libraries: $97,000 ($19.90)
    Central Staff Services: $81,000 ($16.62)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000 ($1.23)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $99,000 ($20.31)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $512,000 ($105.05)
    Police Protection: $156,000 ($32.01)
    Water Utilities: $126,000 ($25.85)
    Parks and Recreation: $26,000 ($5.33)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.21)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,953,000 ($400.70)

Ahoskie government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,549,000 ($317.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $514,000 ($105.46)
    Other: $164,000 ($33.65)
    Parks and Recreation: $43,000 ($8.82)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $2,000 ($0.41)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $1,864,000 ($382.44)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $126,000 ($25.85)
    General Revenue - Other: $88,000 ($18.05)
    Sale of Property: $34,000 ($6.98)
    Interest Earnings: $30,000 ($6.16)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,032,000 ($211.74)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $357,000 ($73.25)
    Other: $313,000 ($64.22)
    Highways: $154,000 ($31.60)
  • Tax - Property: $2,066,000 ($423.88)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $859,000 ($176.24)
    Other License: $167,000 ($34.26)
    Other Selective Sales: $49,000 ($10.05)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $42,000 ($8.62)
    Motor Vehicle License: $13,000 ($2.67)

Ahoskie government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,546,000 ($3599.92)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,834,000 ($3248.67)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,746,000 ($768.57)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,034,000 ($417.32)

Ahoskie government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,231,000 ($1073.25)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $90,000 ($18.47)

5.45% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($33,509 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.45%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Bertie County, NC  1.27% ($30,685 average AGI)
from Northampton County, NC  0.75% ($28,208)
from Pitt County, NC  0.33% ($31,435)
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

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)
Ahoskie fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Ahoskie fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 108ft / 32.6mTotal length
  • 30,930Total average daily traffic
  • 2,133Total average daily truck traffic
  • 61,860Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Ahoskie, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Ahoskie, NC

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

13 (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: Gtower, Structure height: 134.1 m, Overall height: 137.2 m, Call Sign: WMN419,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6375.14 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:
  • WRCS-AM TOWER, Nc Hwy 42 3 Mi W (Lat: 36.279722 Lon: -77.032778), Type: Gtower, 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: Brooks, Pierce Et Al., Raleigh, NC 27602, Phone: (919) 839-0300, Fax: (919) 839-0304, Email:
  • HP-1001, Ahoskie, Morris Road (Lat: 36.278111 Lon: -77.012028), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 125.6 m, Call Sign: WQJA916,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6755.00 MHz, 6795.00 MHz, Grant Date: 05/11/2018, Expiration Date: 07/10/2028, Certifier: Wayne E Eberhard, Registrant: North Carolina State Highway Patrol, 4231 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-4231, 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: 10/27/2016, Expiration Date: 12/18/2026, Registrant: Tri-County - Awos, 1560 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-1560, Phone: (919) 814-0550, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: AMERICAN AA-1B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6266L , Serial Number: AA1B-0066, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 12/11/1972, Certificate Issue Date: 08/15/2017
    Registrant (Co-Owned): William Ryan C Nelson, 118 Planters Walk Rd, Ahoskie, NC 27910, Other Owners: Braxton C Robertson
  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 06/19/2003
    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, Certificate Issue Date: 12/15/1990
    Registrant (Individual): Michael A Spalding, 414 S Williford Rd, Ahoskie, NC 27910
  • Aircraft: GLOBE GC-1B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C125 SERIES (125 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 78028 , Serial Number: 2028, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 02/11/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 10/09/2012
    Registrant (Corporation): Planeview Aviation Services Inc, Po Box 925, Ahoskie, NC 27910
  • Aircraft: BEECH H-18 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 11, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 165 mph), Engine: P&W R-985 SERIES (450 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 87711 , Serial Number: BA-650, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 08/19/1963, Certificate Issue Date: 06/23/2015
    Registrant (Corporation): Planeview Aviation Services Inc, Po Box 925, Ahoskie, NC 27910
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 10/13/1981
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 140A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9429A , Serial Number: 15461, Year manufactured: 1950, Airworthiness Date: 07/12/1957, Certificate Issue Date: 05/10/2016
    Registrant (Corporation): Planeview Aviation Services Inc, Po Box 925, Ahoskie, NC 27910

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 43. The highest number of reported fires - 91 took place in 2013, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Ahoskie, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (41.5%), and Outside Fires (24.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Ahoskie, NC
    • 28741.5%Structure Fires
    • 17124.7%Outside Fires
    • 17024.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 639.1%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ahoskie, NC
  • 39.3%Electricity
  • 35.9%Utility gas
  • 19.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ahoskie, NC
  • 71.5%Electricity
  • 18.3%Utility gas
  • 4.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Other fuel


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 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.

Ahoskie on our top lists:

  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of arson incidents per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of murders per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: health care and social assistance (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest household incomes disparities (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest house values disparities (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 (27910) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scottish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
There are 7 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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