Alliance, North Carolina

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Population in 2013: 758 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.9%
 
Males: 336  (44.4%)
Females: 422  (55.6%)
Median resident age:  47.0 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 28515, 28529.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $44,312 (it was $26,719 in 2000)
Alliance:

$44,312
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,220 (it was $15,951 in 2000)

Alliance town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $112,966 (it was $71,500 in 2000)
Alliance:

$112,966
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $104,425; Detached houses: $130,161; Townhouses or other attached units: $103,765; Mobile homes: $47,287

Median gross rent in 2012: $600.

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Alliance races chart
  • White alone - 620 (79.9%)
  • Black alone - 122 (15.7%)
  • Hispanic - 24 (3.1%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Alliance: 81.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (18.3%), Irish (15.0%), German (10.6%), United States (10.6%), Dutch (5.2%), French (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 5 feet

Land area: 2.01 square miles.

Population density: 378 people per square mile   (very low).

Alliance,NC real estate house value index trend

Alliance, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Alliance:

  • High school or higher: 82.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alliance town:

  • Never married: 21.0%
  • Now married: 53.9%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

14 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.5%
North Carolina:  7.7%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Alliance, North Carolina as of May 24, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Alliance to the number of sex offenders is 384 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $725 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $800 (0.7%)

Alliance satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jacksonville, NC (42.9 miles , pop. 66,715).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (113.1 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (348.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Grantsboro, NC (1.3 miles ), Bayboro, NC (1.6 miles ), Stonewall, NC (2.0 miles ), Arapahoe, NC (2.9 miles ), Vandemere, NC (3.0 miles ), Fairfield Harbour, NC (3.1 miles ), Oriental, NC (3.3 miles ), Mesic, NC (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 35.14 N, Longitude: 76.82 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 252

Alliance household income distribution Alliance home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.4%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +93 (+13.5%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Educational services (31%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Carpenters (10%)
  • Electricians (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Plant and system operators (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other financial specialists (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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

Average climate in Alliance, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Alliance-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 19% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/17/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.2 miles away from the Alliance town center killed 2 people and injured 85 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 43.0 miles away from the town center killed 16 people and injured 153 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Alliance-area historical earthquake activity is below North Carolina state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 6.4 miles away from the city center
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 179.6 miles away from Alliance center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 246.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 238.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 335.0 miles away from Alliance center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 260.9 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 Pamlico County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Alliance topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Alliance:

  • GRANTSBROOK NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; GRANTSBORO, NC)
  • RIVERPOINT CREST NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; NEW BERN, NC)
  • GUARDIAN CARE OF NEW BERN INC (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; NEW BERN, NC)
  • TWO RIVERS HEALTHCARE - TRENT CAMPUS (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; NEW BERN, NC)
  • FMC DIALYSIS OF CRAVEN COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; NEW BERN, NC)
  • CAROLINA EAST MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; NEW BERN, NC)
  • ARC HDS CRAVEN #2 GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 15 miles away; NEW BERN, NC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alliance:

  • Craven Community College (about 17 miles; New Bern, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,712)
  • Coastal Carolina Community College (about 42 miles; Jacksonville, NC; FT enrollment: 4,502)
  • Lenoir Community College (about 44 miles; Kinston, NC; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Pitt Community College (about 44 miles; Winterville, NC; FT enrollment: 7,026)
  • East Carolina University (about 45 miles; Greenville, NC; FT enrollment: 23,943)
  • Wayne Community College (about 67 miles; Goldsboro, NC; FT enrollment: 3,174)
  • Edgecombe Community College (about 67 miles; Tarboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,058)

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Notable location: Britthaven of Pamlico (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 10.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

10.7
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.918. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.918
U.S.:

1.929
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.2%
(8.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.9% for Black residents, 0.0% 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:  67.9%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.5%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.0% of all households
74 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
90 people in nursing homes in 2000

Alliance compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (68%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (24%)
  • Utility gas (6%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Alliance town (based on Pamlico County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.51%
Here: 35.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchOriginal Free Will BaptistsChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Southern Baptist ConventionUnited Church of Christ
Adherents30.7%23.3%10.7%10.4%9.9%
Congregations21.1%21.1%7.9%5.3%13.2%
NameInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchEpiscopal ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents5.1%4.1%2.0%1.4%2.4%
Congregations15.8%2.6%2.6%2.6%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: 3
Pamlico County:

2.40 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Pamlico County:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Pamlico County:

4.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

4.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.0%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Pamlico County:

28.7%
North Carolina:

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

15.8%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$612
Totals for Government 0$0 1$612

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

  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $38,000 ($50.13)
    Central Staff Services: $17,000 ($22.43)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($11.87)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($5.28)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($3.96)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($1.32)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,000 ($6.60)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $19,000 ($25.07)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $27,000 ($35.62)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($1.32)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $14,000 ($18.47)
  • Tax - NEC: $3,000 ($3.96)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $617,000 ($813.98)

6.91% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($56,576 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.91%
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 Craven County, NC  1.39% ($46,429 average AGI)
from Beaufort County, NC  0.31% ($32,571)
from Wake County, NC  0.29% ($48,231)


5.62% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,567 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.62%
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 Craven County, NC  1.69% ($34,342 average AGI)
to Beaufort County, NC  0.31% ($25,643)
to Pitt County, NC  0.25% ($21,818)

Strongest AM radio stations in Alliance:

  • WSMO (1120 AM; 20 kW; CAMP LEJEUNE, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WDLX (930 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WNCT (1070 AM; 10 kW; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWNB (1490 AM; 1 kW; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WNOS (1450 AM; 1 kW; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WANG (1330 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HAVELOCK, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WSTK (910 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJCV (1290 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: DOWN EAST BROADCASTING CO INC.)
  • WRNS (960 AM; 5 kW; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alliance:

  • WMGV (103.3 FM; NEWPORT, NC; Owner: WMGV LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQZL (101.1 FM; BELHAVEN, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WRUP (97.9 FM; BAYBORO, NC; Owner: CONNER MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WNBR (94.1 FM; ORIENTAL, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WIKS (101.9 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: WIKS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WERO (93.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WNCT-FM (107.9 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXNR (99.5 FM; GRIFTON, NC; Owner: WXNR LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTEB (89.3 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: CRAVEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WSFL-FM (106.5 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: WSFL LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRNS-FM (95.1 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WTKF (107.3 FM; ATLANTIC, NC; Owner: ATLANTIC RIDGE TELECASTERS, INC.)
  • WOTJ (90.7 FM; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: GRACE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • WCZI (98.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WRHT (96.3 FM; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WLGP (100.3 FM; HARKERS ISLAND, NC; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WAAE (91.9 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WBJD (91.5 FM; ATLANTIC BEACH, NC; Owner: CRAVEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WANG-FM (105.1 FM; HAVELOCK, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Alliance:

  • WITN-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: WITN LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WCTI-TV (Channel 12; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCT-TV (Channel 9; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WUNM-TV (Channel 19; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WFXI (Channel 8; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF EASTERN CAROLINA LICENSE LLC)

Alliance fatal accident list:

Feb 5, 2009 12:03 AM, Sr-55, Lat: 35.14503, Lon: -76.80267, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Mar 26, 2001 04:40 PM, Sr-55, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Sep 3, 1997 07:45 PM, Nc55, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Apr 10, 1987 06:30 PM, 1204, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 8, 1983 08:30 PM, 55, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Hwy 55 (Lat: 35.144611 Lon: -76.786056), Call Sign: KNHY877
    Assigned Frequencies: 43.1000 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/09/1998, Expiration Date: 12/07/2003, Cancellation Date: 02/08/2004
    Registrant: Dixie Chemical Corp Inc, New Bern, NC 28560, Phone: (919) 638-1193

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: K4WDE, Previous Call Sign: KD4JU, Licensee ID: L00136638
    Grant Date: 05/05/2009, Expiration Date: 06/02/2019
    Registrant: Walt D Edmundson, 1783 Old Bay River Road, Alliance, NC 28509
  • Call Sign: KG4NLO, Licensee ID: L00357026
    Grant Date: 07/29/2011, Expiration Date: 07/29/2021, Certifier: John H Kimble
    Registrant: John H Kimble, Alliance, NC 28509

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: BRANTLY B-2 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5945X , Serial Number: 83, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 03/08/1961
    Registrant (Individual): James Wooster, Box 494, Alliance, NC 28509

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
  • Hazardous Condition: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Alliance

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Alliance, NC

Businesses in Alliance, NC

  • Ace Hardware: 1
  • Hardee's: 1
  • U-Haul: 1
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