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Population in 2012: 4,095 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.6%
 

Males: 1,822  (44.5%)
Females: 2,273  (55.5%)

Median resident age:  46.8 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 28516.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $30,170 (it was $28,763 in 2000)
Beaufort:

$30,170
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,204

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $225,383 (it was $112,900 in 2000)
Beaufort:

$225,383
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $421,649; Detached houses: $464,460; Townhouses or other attached units: $195,116; In 2-unit structures: $70,370; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $895,615; Mobile homes: $70,879

Median gross rent in 2012: $600.

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  • White alone - 2,968 (73.4%)
  • Black alone - 779 (19.3%)
  • Hispanic - 188 (4.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 51 (1.3%)
  • Two or more races - 49 (1.2%)
  • Asian alone - 6 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 5 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Beaufort: 90.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (19.7%), Irish (11.0%), United States (10.4%), German (7.6%), Scotch-Irish (4.0%), French (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 30 feet

Land area: 2.74 square miles.

Population density: 1,493 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Beaufort:

  • High school or higher: 86.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.2%
  • Unemployed: 12.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Beaufort town:

  • Never married: 35.4%
  • Now married: 32.5%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 22.1%

114 residents are foreign born (1.2% Europe, 0.5% Asia, 0.5% North America).

This town:  2.8%
North Carolina:  7.7%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Beaufort, North Carolina as of November 26, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Beaufort to the number of sex offenders is 341 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,287 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,567 (0.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jacksonville, NC (43.1 miles , pop. 66,715).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (135.7 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (374.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Atlantic Beach, NC (2.3 miles ), Morehead City, NC (2.3 miles ), Harkers Island, NC (2.4 miles ), Gloucester, NC (2.5 miles ), Marshallberg, NC (2.8 miles ), Pine Knoll Shores, NC (3.1 miles ), Davis, NC (3.5 miles ), Newport, NC (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 26 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 1998: 28 buildings, average cost: $115,200
  • 1999: 31 buildings, average cost: $179,100
  • 2000: 33 buildings, average cost: $163,300
  • 2001: 45 buildings, average cost: $124,200
  • 2002: 36 buildings, average cost: $132,200
  • 2003: 65 buildings, average cost: $98,000
  • 2004: 91 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2005: 55 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2006: 28 buildings, average cost: $44,600
  • 2007: 24 buildings, average cost: $44,600
  • 2008: 38 buildings, average cost: $145,800
  • 2009: 20 buildings, average cost: $167,600
  • 2010: 19 buildings, average cost: $145,600
  • 2011: 25 buildings, average cost: $157,700
  • 2012: 28 buildings, average cost: $140,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 34.72 N, Longitude: 76.65 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +984 (+24.3%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 716 (37.6%)

Area code: 252

Beaufort household income distribution Beaufort home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Beaufort by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000010000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.024.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 011011033012
per 100,000 0.025.726.00.024.623.80.070.770.80.024.448.4
Robberies 215241033334
per 100,000 52.225.7130.051.198.523.80.070.770.868.773.396.7
Assaults 913819192812147171718
per 100,000 234.7333.6208.0485.3467.9666.5277.4329.8165.3389.2415.6435.3
Burglaries 503566323738745944404248
per 100,000 1303.8898.11716.1817.4911.1904.51710.61389.91038.7915.81026.91160.8
Thefts 125135115112125112131102147156108104
per 100,000 3259.53464.22990.12860.83078.12666.03028.22402.83470.33571.42640.62515.1
Auto thefts 31066481195557
per 100,000 78.2256.6156.0153.398.5190.4254.3212.0118.0114.5122.2169.3
Arson 320131010000
per 100,000 78.251.30.025.573.923.80.023.60.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 251.0273.8305.6256.0334.3297.8273.7306.0286.8271.8269.6302.6

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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 Beaufort detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 18 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.11
North Carolina average:

2.37

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Beaufort, North Carolina accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.3%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -195 (-4.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (24%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Carpenters (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Rail and water transportation workers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Beaufort-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 21% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/17/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 35.7 miles away from the Beaufort town center killed 2 people and injured 85 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 12/3/1967, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 5.7 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Beaufort-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 97% 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 24.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Carteret County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Brien Taylor - Baseball player, Joe Montford - Player of and football, Kevin Brooks (basketball) - Basketball player, Levar Fisher - 2005 NFL player (New Orleans Saints, born: Jul 2, 1979), Michael J. Smith (astronaut) - Astronaut.


Hospitals/medical centers near Beaufort:

  • HARBORVIEW HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; MOREHEAD CITY, NC)
  • BMA OF CRYSTAL COAST INC (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; MOREHEAD CITY, NC)
  • CARTERET GENERAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Proprietary, provides emergency services, about 6 miles away; MOREHEAD CITY, NC)

Political contributions by individuals in Beaufort, NC

Airports located in Beaufort:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Beaufort:

  • Pitt Community College (about 72 miles; Winterville, NC; Full-time enrollment: 4,389)
  • East Carolina University (about 74 miles; Greenville, NC; FT enrollment: 20,942)
  • University of North Carolina-Wilmington (about 78 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 11,028)
  • Cape Fear Community College (about 82 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 3,987)
  • Mount Olive College (about 88 miles; Mount Olive, NC; FT enrollment: 2,812)
  • Wayne Community College (about 88 miles; Goldsboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,008)
  • Johnston Community College (about 110 miles; Smithfield, NC; FT enrollment: 2,166)

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Public elementary/middle schools in Beaufort:

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Notable locations in Beaufort: Beaufort Docks (A), Carteret County Public Library (B), North Carolina Maritime Museum (C), Schooner Shores Group Home (D), Beaufort Town Hall (E), Carteret County Criminal Court (F), Beaufort Police Department (G), Carteret County Sheriff's Office (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Beaufort include: First Baptist Church of Beaufort (A), Saint Pauls Episcopal Church (B), Queen Street Missionary Baptist Church (C), Purvis Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church (D), The Beaufort Original Freewill Baptist Church (E), Grace Presbyterian Church (F), New Hope Baptist Church (G), Mount Zion Baptist Church (H), Bridgeway Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Ocean View Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Beaufort: Rachael Carson National Estuarine Sanctuary (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Friends of the Museum NC Maritime Museum (410 Front Street), Duke University Nicholas School of the Environment - Marine Laboratory- Lib (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 135 Duke Marine Lab Road), Beaufort Historical Associates (150 Turner Street), Lookout Express (Tours & Charters; 410 Front Street).

Hotels: Elizabeth Inn (307 Front Street), Cousins B&B (Ip) (303 Turner Street), Anchorage House Bed and Breakfast (211 Turner Street).

Court: Carteret County - Court Division- Magistrates Office (402 Broad Street).

 
Carteret 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 Beaufort and their reported violations in the past:

BEAUFORT, TOWN OF (Address: TOWN OF BEAUFORT , Population served: 4575, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-14-2004), St Public Notif requested (SEP-14-2004), St Public Notif received (OCT-13-2004), St Compliance achieved (APR-30-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-14-2002), St Public Notif requested (OCT-14-2002), St Public Notif received (NOV-13-2002), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-01-2003 and DEC-12-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-03-2003), St Public Notif requested (DEC-03-2003), St Compliance achieved (DEC-12-2003)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
OUTER ISLAND GENERAL STORE (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between MAY-18-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between AUG-13-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
EXPREZIT LLC (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between JAN-09-2002 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 11 routine major monitoring violations
  • 6 regular monitoring violations
GRACE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-29-2003), St Public Notif requested (AUG-29-2003), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-29-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-10-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between OCT-07-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between AUG-13-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-18-2002 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
MISSION BAPT CHURCH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-23-2004), St Public Notif requested (NOV-23-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-14-2003), St Public Notif requested (MAY-14-2003), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between DEC-31-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between JUN-18-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 28.5%
(22.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.3% for Black residents, 92.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 37.8% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.0 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  52.8%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.9%
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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Beaufort, NC

People in group quarters in Beaufort in 2010:

  • 114 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 21 people in college/university student housing
  • 15 people in other noninstitutional facilities
62 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
17 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000

Beaufort compared to North Carolina state average:

Beaufort, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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Banks with branches in Beaufort (2011 data):

  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Beaufort Branch at 411 Front Street, branch established on 1934/02/21; East Beaufort Branch at U. S. Highway 70 & State Highway 101, branch established on 1972/10/02. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $20,566.4 mil, Deposits: $17,596.8 mil, headquarters in Raleigh, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 433 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.
  • First Bank: Beaufort Branch 9 at 1503 Live Oak Street, branch established on 1898/01/01. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $3,289.4 mil, Deposits: $2,759.1 mil, headquarters in Troy, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 98 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancorp
  • Sound Banking Company: Beaufort Branch at 1897 Live Oak Street, branch established on 2007/07/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $113.5 mil, Deposits: $87.3 mil, headquarters in Morehead City, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Beaufort Branch at 1792 Live Oak Street, branch established on 1982/03/22. 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
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Beaufort Branch at 617 Front Street, branch established on 1967/06/15. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Beaufort travel time to work - commute


Beaufort mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (77%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Beaufort town (based on Carteret County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 41.82%
Here41.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchOriginal Free Will BaptistsInternational Pentecostal Holiness Church
Adherents28.5%24.4%7.2%6.7%6.6%
Congregations20.6%22.7%1.0%13.4%6.2%
NameEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)LDS (Mormon) ChurchNational Association of Free Will BaptistsOther
Adherents5.8%4.6%3.1%2.5%10.6%
Congregations3.1%4.1%2.1%5.2%21.6%
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: 15
This county:

2.38 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Carteret County:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Carteret County:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 43
This county:

6.81 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 96
Carteret County:

15.20 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.0%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.3%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Carteret County:

15.0%
State:

15.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$10,565$31,6950$0
Other Government Administration 9$17,882$23,8430$0
Police Protection - Officers 16$44,634$33,4760$0
Police - Other 2$3,870$23,2201$478
Firefighters 12$28,162$28,1620$0
Fire - Other 1$2,504$30,0480$0
Streets and Highways 16$34,007$25,5050$0
Sewerage 7$18,598$31,8820$0
Water Supply 5$13,284$31,8820$0
Totals for Government 72$173,506$28,9181$478

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $700,000 ($170.94)
    Police Protection: $683,000 ($166.79)
    Regular Highways: $636,000 ($155.31)
    Fire Protection: $498,000 ($121.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $305,000 ($74.48)
    Water Utilities: $300,000 ($73.26)
    Central Staff Services: $228,000 ($55.68)
    Financial Administration: $71,000 ($17.34)
    Housing & Community Development: $50,000 ($12.21)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $40,000 ($9.77)
    General - Other: $39,000 ($9.52)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $27,000 ($6.59)
    Parks & Recreation: $26,000 ($6.35)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $29,000 ($7.08)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $168,000 ($41.03)
    Water Utilities: $124,000 ($30.28)
    Police Protection: $82,000 ($20.02)
    Regular Highways: $48,000 ($11.72)
    Central Staff: $4,000 ($0.98)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $1,000 ($0.24)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,659,000 ($405.13)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $30,000 ($7.33)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,022,000 ($249.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $286,000 ($69.84)
    All Other: $5,000 ($1.22)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $47,000 ($11.48)
    Housing & Community Development: $25,000 ($6.11)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $380,000 ($92.80)
    All Other: $19,000 ($4.64)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $92,000 ($22.47)
    Interest Earnings: $82,000 ($20.02)
    General Revenue, NEC: $77,000 ($18.80)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $438,000 ($106.96)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $143,000 ($34.92)
    Highways: $129,000 ($31.50)
    All Other: $4,000 ($0.98)
  • Tax - Property: $1,493,000 ($364.59)
    NEC: $80,000 ($19.54)
    Other Selective Sales: $55,000 ($13.43)

Beaufort government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $507,000 ($123.81)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $482,000 ($117.70)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $424,000 ($103.54)
    Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $271,000 ($66.18)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $169,000 ($41.27)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $83,000 ($20.27)
    Other, NEC: $42,000 ($10.26)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,603,000 ($635.65)

8.75% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($45,104 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.75%
North Carolina average:

8.53%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($371 average AGI)
Carteret County:

0.10%
North Carolina average:

0.17%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Craven County, NC  1.07% ($38,047 average AGI)
from Onslow County, NC  0.70% ($30,671)
from Wake County, NC  0.49% ($64,034)


7.32% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,569 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.32%
North Carolina average:

7.27%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($385 average AGI)
Carteret County:

0.05%
North Carolina average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Craven County, NC  1.13% ($28,525 average AGI)
to Onslow County, NC  0.68% ($29,415)
to Wake County, NC  0.37% ($38,966)

Strongest AM radio stations in Beaufort:

  • WBTB (1400 AM; 1 kW; BEAUFORT, NC; Owner: EASTERN CAROLINA BROADCASTING COMPAN)
  • WSMO (1120 AM; 20 kW; CAMP LEJEUNE, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WSTK (910 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJCV (1290 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: DOWN EAST BROADCASTING CO INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNCT (1070 AM; 10 kW; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WANG (1330 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HAVELOCK, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WDLX (930 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Beaufort:

  • W218AR (91.5 FM; BEAUFORT, NC; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WTKF (107.3 FM; ATLANTIC, NC; Owner: ATLANTIC RIDGE TELECASTERS, INC.)
  • WRHT (96.3 FM; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WLGP (100.3 FM; HARKERS ISLAND, NC; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WOTJ (90.7 FM; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: GRACE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • WBJD (91.5 FM; ATLANTIC BEACH, NC; Owner: CRAVEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WANG-FM (105.1 FM; HAVELOCK, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WMGV (103.3 FM; NEWPORT, NC; Owner: WMGV LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • W203BC (88.5 FM; BEAUFORT, NC; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Beaufort:

  • W05BI (Channel 5; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFXI (Channel 8; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF EASTERN CAROLINA LICENSE LLC)
  • WCTI-TV (Channel 12; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUNM-TV (Channel 19; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WITN-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: WITN LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WNCT-TV (Channel 9; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

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

Beaufort, North Carolina:
  • Fatal accident count: 7
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 9
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 7
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 14
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
North Carolina average:
  • Fatal accident count: 108
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 167
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 31
  • Fatalities: 117
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 289
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 18

Beaufort fatal accident list:

Jul 1, 1999 10:05 AM, Us-70, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 12, 1998 10:54 PM, Turner St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 2, Fatalities: 1
Feb 23, 1992 07:10 PM, W Beaufort, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 18, 1990 10:29 AM, E 6th St, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 4, 1987 04:46 PM, Second St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 5, 1984 08:35 PM, Pine St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 11, 1975 09:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Beaufort)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 18 (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 Beaufort, NC)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 63 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Beaufort)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Beaufort)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 26 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 57
  • Hazardous Condition: 37
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 7

Incident types - Beaufort


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

Most common first names in Beaufort, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William10673.1 years
John9273.2 years
James6773.3 years
Mary6176.0 years
Charles5572.2 years
George5376.2 years
Robert5271.9 years
Joseph2671.2 years
Annie2677.9 years
Margaret2675.0 years
Most common last names in Beaufort, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Gillikin13471.4 years
Lewis9374.1 years
Willis8975.4 years
Davis5771.5 years
Smith5573.4 years
Lawrence5571.9 years
Taylor4676.4 years
Johnson4373.8 years
Jones4074.4 years
Mason3477.2 years
Businesses in Beaufort, NC
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Hardee's1
Burger King1Lane Furniture1
CVS1McDonald's1
Curves1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
FedEx2UPS3
H&R Block1
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