Alliance, North Carolina

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Population in 2021: 729 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.7%
 
Males: 344  (47.3%)
Females: 385  (52.7%)
Median resident age:

61.1 years
North Carolina median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 28515, 28529.

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Estimated median household income in 2021: $30,198 (it was $26,719 in 2000)
Alliance:

$30,198
NC:

$61,972

Estimated per capita income in 2021: $22,272 (it was $15,951 in 2000)

Alliance town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $112,513 (it was $71,500 in 2000)
Alliance:

$112,513
NC:

$236,900

Mean prices in 2021: all housing units: $133,415; detached houses: $174,740; mobile homes: $59,085

Median gross rent in 2021: $299.

March 2022 cost of living index in Alliance: 78.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 18.8%
(15.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.2% for Black residents, 42.9% for other race residents)

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  • Races in Alliance, NC (2021)
    • 68966.8%White alone
    • 19819.2%Black alone
    • 979.4%Hispanic
    • 363.5%Two or more races
    • 40.4%Other race alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Alliance, North Carolina as of February 24, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Alliance is 701 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: English (8.6%), Irish (6.3%), Scotch-Irish (6.3%), American (5.4%), German (4.5%), European (3.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 5 feet

Land area: 2.01 square miles.

Population density: 364 people per square mile   (very low).

Alliance, North Carolina map

42 residents are foreign born (3.8% Latin America).

This town:

4.1%
North Carolina:

8.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $1,156 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $879 (1.1%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Alliance, NC in 2021
Distribution of house value in Alliance, NC in 2021
Alliance satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.4%
North Carolina:

3.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +93 (+13.5%).
Most common industries in Alliance, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (9.8%)
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Health care (7.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (5.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.2%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (9.5%)
  • Public administration (9.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.9%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (11.5%)
  • Health care (10.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (10.1%)
  • Public administration (10.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.0%)
Most common occupations in Alliance, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.1%)
  • Carpenters (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)
  • Electricians (3.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Carpenters (10.3%)
  • Electricians (8.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Plant and system operators (5.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.8%)
  • Other financial specialists (5.8%)
  • Cashiers (5.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.3%)

Average climate in Alliance, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Alliance, North Carolina average temperatures Alliance, North Carolina average precipitation Alliance, North Carolina humidity Alliance, North Carolina wind speed Alliance, North Carolina snowfall Alliance, North Carolina sunshine Alliance, North Carolina clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 2.84. This is significantly better than average.

City:

2.84
U.S.:

74.20
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.346. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.346
U.S.:

1.789

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 significantly above North Carolina state average. It is 69% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 201.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 257.0 miles away from Alliance 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 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 179.6 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 195.5 miles away from Alliance center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 204.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pamlico County (22) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 19, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 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)

Points of interest:

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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
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

For population 15 years and over in Alliance:

Marital status in Alliance, NC
  • Never married: 20.6%
  • Now married: 54.5%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

For population 25 years and over in Alliance:

  • High school or higher: 76.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2021
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2021
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.0
North Carolina average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2021
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - Alliance
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Alliance, NC (based on Pamlico County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,33623
Mainline Protestant2,12722
Black Protestant1,39010
Catholic1871
Other2-
None7,102-
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: 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Alliance:

47.1%
State:

48.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

40.9%
North Carolina:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.1
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.1%
North Carolina:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Alliance:

13.0%
North Carolina:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Alliance:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Alliance:

36.0%
State:

33.7%

General health condition:
This city:

50.7%
State:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.2%
North Carolina:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Alliance, NC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
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$623
Totals for Government 0$0 1$623

Alliance government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $33,000 ($45.27)
    General - Other: $18,000 ($24.69)
    Local Fire Protection: $15,000 ($20.58)
    Regular Highways: $12,000 ($16.46)
    Central Staff Services: $9,000 ($12.35)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000 ($6.86)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($6.86)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($4.12)

Alliance government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $20,000 ($27.43)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $35,000 ($48.01)
    Highways: $18,000 ($24.69)
  • Tax - Property: $27,000 ($37.04)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $9,000 ($12.35)
    Other License: $1,000 ($1.37)

Businesses in Alliance, NC

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

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:

Mar 25, 2020 12:16 AM, Sr-55, Lat: 35.144319, Lon: -76.792367, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Feb 5, 2009 12:03 AM, Sr-55, Lat: 35.145031, Lon: -76.802669, 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, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 24Number of bridges
  • 203ft / 61.6mTotal length
  • 54,140Total average daily traffic
  • 6,824Total average daily truck traffic
  • 108,280Total future (year 2040) average daily traffic
New bridges in Alliance, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 41950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 72000-2009
  • 22010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Alliance, NC

FCC Registered Broadcast 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

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Alliance, NC
  • 87.5%Electricity
  • 9.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.6%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Alliance, NC
  • 95.7%Electricity
  • 4.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Alliance compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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