Askewville, North Carolina

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Population in 2014: 231 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +28.3%
Males: 108  (47.0%)
Females: 123  (53.0%)
Median resident age:  55.2 years
North Carolina median age:  38.7 years

Zip code: 27983

Estimated median household income in 2016: $46,048 (it was $38,333 in 2000)
Askewville:

$46,048
NC:

$50,584

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $25,910 (it was $18,184 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $90,333 (it was $56,800 in 2000)
Askewville:

$90,333
NC:

$165,400

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $102,911; Detached houses: $113,573; Mobile homes: $53,339

Median gross rent in 2016: $610.

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    • 23195.9%White alone
    • 72.9%Black alone
    • 20.8%Two or more races
    • 10.4%Asian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Askewville: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (52.4%), English (21.4%), Italian (3.9%), Irish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 62 feet

Land area: 0.59 square miles.

Population density: 391 people per square mile   (very low).

Askewville, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Askewville:

  • High school or higher: 86.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Askewville town:

  • Never married: 12.4%
  • Now married: 64.3%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 13.4%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $863 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $998 (1.1%)

Askewville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, NC (42.9 miles , pop. 60,476).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Norfolk, VA (65.5 miles , pop. 234,403).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (285.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Powellsville, NC (2.8 miles ), Windsor, NC (2.8 miles ), Colerain, NC (3.4 miles ), Ahoskie, NC (3.5 miles ), Aulander, NC (3.5 miles ), Lewiston Woodville, NC (3.7 miles ), Harrellsville, NC (4.0 miles) , Kelford, NC (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 36.11 N, Longitude: 76.94 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 252

Askewville household income distribution Askewville home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.9%
North Carolina:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -26 (-12.6%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (21%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (39%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (2%)

Average climate in Askewville, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

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

On 11/8/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.5 miles away from the Askewville town center injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.3 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:

Askewville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below 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 115.0 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 73.1 miles away from Askewville center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 129.7 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 118.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 287.6 miles away from Askewville center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 125.2 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 Bertie County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Askewville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Askewville:

  • UNIVERSITY HEALTH SYSTEMS HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; WINDSOR, NC)
  • BRIAN CENTER HLTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WINDSOR, NC)
  • BERTIE COUNTY HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; WINDSOR, NC)
  • THREE RIVERS HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WINDSOR, NC)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB-AHOSKIE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; AHOSKIE, NC)
  • UNIVERSITY HEALTH SYSTEMS HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; AHOSKIE, NC)
  • VIDANT ROANOKE CHOWAN HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; AHOSKIE, NC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Askewville:

  • Edgecombe Community College (about 39 miles; Tarboro, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,058)
  • Elizabeth City State University (about 43 miles; Elizabeth City, NC; FT enrollment: 2,803)
  • East Carolina University (about 43 miles; Greenville, NC; FT enrollment: 23,943)
  • Pitt Community College (about 47 miles; Winterville, NC; FT enrollment: 7,026)
  • Nash Community College (about 55 miles; Rocky Mount, NC; FT enrollment: 2,520)
  • Tidewater Community College (about 63 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 20,975)
  • Regent University (about 64 miles; Virginia Beach, VA; FT enrollment: 3,429)

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Church in Askewville: Bethel Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Bertie 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 2013 was 72.5. This is about average.

City:

72.5
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.265. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.265
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 27.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 14.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 21.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.99. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.99
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 3.8%
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  75.0%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  2.0%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Askewville (2011 data):

  • Southern Bank and Trust Company: Askewville Branch at 104 West Askewville Street, branch established on 1988/03/17. 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 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.3
North Carolina average:

12.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Askewville town (based on Bertie County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,94032
Black Protestant1,3609
Mainline Protestant6159
Catholic761
Other241
None13,267-
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: 9
Bertie County:

4.63 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Bertie County:

5.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

14.0%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Bertie County:

37.0%
North Carolina:

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

16.4%
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$300
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$1,468
Totals for Government 0$0 2$1,768

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

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $25,000 ($108.23)
    Regular Highways: $12,000 ($51.95)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($12.99)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($4.33)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $2,000 ($8.66)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $13,000 ($56.28)

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

  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $36,000 ($155.84)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $18,000 ($77.92)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($8.66)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($4.33)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $9,000 ($38.96)
    General Support: $4,000 ($17.32)
  • Tax - Property: $12,000 ($51.95)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $185,000 ($800.87)

4.09% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($24,673 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.09%
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 Hertford County, NC  0.83% ($23,109 average AGI)
from Martin County, NC  0.33% ($15,500)
from Pitt County, NC  0.29% ($26,789)


5.54% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($24,751 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.54%
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 Hertford County, NC  1.04% ($23,329 average AGI)
to Pitt County, NC  0.65% ($25,568)
to Wake County, NC  0.40% ($24,926)

Strongest AM radio stations in Askewville:

  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBTE (990 AM; 1 kW; WINDSOR, NC; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJPI (1470 AM; 5 kW; PLYMOUTH, NC; Owner: FREE TEMPLE MINISTRIES INC..)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • 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.)
  • WYAL (1280 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SCOTLAND NECK, NC)
  • WNCT (1070 AM; 10 kW; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • WIAM (900 AM; 1 kW; WILLIAMSTON, NC; Owner: LIFELINE MINISTRIES, INC)
  • WPMH (1010 AM; 10 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Askewville:

  • WURB (97.7 FM; WINDSOR, NC; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKJX (96.7 FM; ELIZABETH CITY, NC; Owner: EAST CAROLINA RADIO OF ELIZABETH CITY, INC.)
  • WCBZ (103.7 FM; WILLIAMSTON, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WBXB (100.1 FM; EDENTON, NC; Owner: EDENTON CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WBKU (91.7 FM; AHSOKIE, NC; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WIAM-FM (98.9 FM; WINDSOR, NC; Owner: LIFELINE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WTRG (100.7 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQDK (99.3 FM; AHOSKIE, NC; Owner: MAX MEDIA OF THE CAROLINAS LLC)
  • WAFX (106.9 FM; SUFFOLK, VA; Owner: TIDEWATER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WERO (93.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WKOC (93.7 FM; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WNCT-FM (107.9 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRSF (105.7 FM; COLUMBIA, NC; Owner: EAST CAROLINA RADIO, INC.)
  • WERX-FM (102.5 FM; COLUMBIA, NC; Owner: LAWRENCE LOESCH & MARGARET LOESCH)
  • WPNC-FM (95.9 FM; PLYMOUTH, NC; Owner: DURLYN BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • WKTC (95.5 FM; PINETOPS, NC; Owner: WEQQ, INC.)
  • WDLZ (98.3 FM; MURFREESBORO, NC; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Askewville:

  • WUND-TV (Channel 2; COLUMBIA, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WFTB-LP (Channel 55; WILLIAMSTON, ETC., NC; Owner: FREE TEMPLE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WITN-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: WITN LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WNCT-TV (Channel 9; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Askewville fatal accident list:

Feb 15, 1982 09:00 PM, 1304, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 300Total average daily traffic
  • 18Total average daily truck traffic
  • 600Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (48%)
  • Electricity (45%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

Askewville compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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