Belhaven, North Carolina

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Population in 2019: 1,579 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -19.8%
 
Males: 765  (48.5%)
Females: 814  (51.5%)
Median resident age:

48.6 years
North Carolina median age:

39.1 years

Zip codes: 27810.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $33,256 (it was $16,674 in 2000)
Belhaven:

$33,256
NC:

$57,341

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $25,010 (it was $11,086 in 2000)

Belhaven town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $87,696 (it was $44,900 in 2000)
Belhaven:

$87,696
NC:

$193,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $117,926; detached houses: $150,822; mobile homes: $68,419

Median gross rent in 2019: $730.

March 2019 cost of living index in Belhaven: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 23.3%
(19.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.4% for Black residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Belhaven, NC (2019)
    • 93755.3%Black alone
    • 62937.2%White alone
    • 1076.3%Hispanic
    • 90.5%American Indian alone
    • 80.5%Two or more races

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Belhaven, North Carolina as of January 29, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Belhaven is 258 to 1.


Crime rates in Belhaven by year

Type

2006

2007

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(99.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(62.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(63.1)
N/A0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(49.9)
0
(0.0)
3
(146.8)
2
(97.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(61.6)
1
(62.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
11
(548.9)
9
(450.7)
10
(489.5)
5
(243.9)
1
(58.5)
7
(411.3)
1
(61.6)
2
(125.5)
2
(125.5)
2
(126.1)
5
(318.1)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
18
(898.2)
25
(1,252)
19
(930.0)
19
(926.8)
27
(1,580)
21
(1,234)
18
(1,108)
9
(564.6)
16
(1,004)
12
(756.6)
7
(445.3)
3
(191.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
50
(2,495)
37
(1,853)
44
(2,154)
44
(2,146)
30
(1,755)
41
(2,409)
17
(1,047)
18
(1,129)
17
(1,066)
22
(1,387)
17
(1,081)
16
(1,021)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(100.2)
1
(48.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(63.1)
2
(127.2)
2
(127.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(49.9)
3
(150.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(48.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(63.8)
City-Data.com crime index367.3259.9297.1228.8192.5265.0150.2178.8138.0189.2199.164.5

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Belhaven, NC

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.83
North Carolina average:

2.29
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Ancestries: English (5.3%), American (4.2%), German (3.1%), Scottish (2.1%), Irish (1.3%), Greek (1.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 4 feet

Land area: 1.50 square miles.

Population density: 1,054 people per square mile   (low).

Belhaven, North Carolina map

76 residents are foreign born (3.6% Latin America, 0.9% Europe).

This town:

4.5%
North Carolina:

8.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $869 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $805 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, NC (42.3 miles , pop. 60,476).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Virginia Beach, VA (94.2 miles , pop. 425,257).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (318.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Pantego, NC (1.9 miles),
Bath, NC (3.4 miles ),
Bayview, NC (3.5 miles ),
Pinetown, NC (3.8 miles),
Aurora, NC (4.4 miles ),
Swan Quarter, NC (4.4 miles ),
Hobucken, NC (4.6 miles),
River Road, NC (4.6 miles )

Latitude: 35.54 N, Longitude: 76.62 W

Area code: 252

Distribution of median household income in Belhaven, NC in 2019
Distribution of house value in Belhaven, NC in 2019
Belhaven satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $206,700
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $208,300
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $62,500
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $205,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Belhaven, NC residents
Average permit cost in Belhaven, NC
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.8%
North Carolina:

6.1%
Most common industries in Belhaven, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.5%)
  • Construction (13.4%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.3%)
  • Public administration (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
  • Food (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (26.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (14.3%)
  • Public administration (7.5%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (3.9%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (27.8%)
  • Educational services (14.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.9%)
  • Public administration (6.9%)
  • Food (5.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Belhaven, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8.1%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (7.1%)
  • Carpenters (6.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (13.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Cashiers (4.8%)

Average climate in Belhaven, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Belhaven, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 39.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

39.0
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.346. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.346
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 7.05. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.05
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Belhaven-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 16% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.8 miles away from the Belhaven town center killed 16 people and injured 153 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/17/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.0 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 85 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Belhaven-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above North Carolina state average. It is 65% 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 179.1 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 258.3 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 158.2 miles away from Belhaven center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 174.7 miles away from Belhaven 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 33.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 182.2 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 Beaufort County (23) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 18, Tropical Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Belhaven topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Belhaven:

  • VIDANT PUNGO HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 210 EAST WATER ST)
  • VIDANT PUNGO HOSPITAL (202 EAST WATER ST)

Heliports located in Belhaven:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Belhaven:

  • Craven Community College (about 41 miles; New Bern, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,712)
  • East Carolina University (about 43 miles; Greenville, NC; FT enrollment: 23,943)
  • Pitt Community College (about 45 miles; Winterville, NC; FT enrollment: 7,026)
  • Elizabeth City State University (about 56 miles; Elizabeth City, NC; FT enrollment: 2,803)
  • Lenoir Community College (about 58 miles; Kinston, NC; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Edgecombe Community College (about 59 miles; Tarboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,058)
  • Coastal Carolina Community College (about 69 miles; Jacksonville, NC; FT enrollment: 4,502)

Private high school in Belhaven:

  • PUNGO CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 184, Location: 983 W MAIN ST, Grades: PK-12)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Belhaven: Belhaven Memorial Museum (A), Belhaven Police Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Belhaven include: First Assembly of God Church (A), Mount Olive Pentecostal Church (B), Whiteplain Free Will Baptist Church (C), West Belhaven Church of Christ (D), Trinity United Methodist Church (E), Hoggard Temple Church of God (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Creek: Shoemaker Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Little Eva - Singer, Don Cox - Country music singer.

Beaufort 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 Belhaven and their reported violations in the past:

BELHAVEN WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 1,960, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-09-2005), St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2006)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-1993, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (JUL-25-1994), Fed Public Notif requested (JUL-25-1994), Fed Compliance achieved (AUG-23-1994), Fed No addtl Formal Action needed (DEC-02-1994), St Intentional no-action (JUL-15-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-15-2010)
DOWRY CREEK MARINA (Address: MARY KLAPPERICH, OWNER , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.2 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

57.5%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.2%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
19 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill in 2000
19 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill in 2000

Banks with branches in Belhaven (2011 data):

  • Southern Bank and Trust Company: Belhaven Branch at 148 East Main Street, branch established on 1971/09/03. 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.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Belhaven Main at 365 Pamlico Street, branch established on 1960/05/02. 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
  • First Bank: Belhaven Branch 12 at 770 W Main St, 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

For population 15 years and over in Belhaven:

Marital status in Belhaven, NC
  • Never married: 37.1%
  • Now married: 36.0%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 11.1%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

For population 25 years and over in Belhaven:

  • High school or higher: 76.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
North Carolina average:

11.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Belhaven
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Belhaven, NC (based on Beaufort County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,67897
Mainline Protestant6,69347
Black Protestant2,19219
Catholic1,0201
Other3953
None21,781-
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: 11
Beaufort County:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Beaufort County:

1.10 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Beaufort County:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
Beaufort County:

6.79 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Beaufort County:

11.2%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Beaufort County:

34.1%
North Carolina:

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

17.0%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.4%
State:

48.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Belhaven:

40.7%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.8
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.8%
North Carolina:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Belhaven:

14.0%
North Carolina:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Belhaven:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Belhaven:

36.5%
North Carolina:

33.7%

General health condition:
Belhaven:

49.4%
State:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.4%
State:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Belhaven, 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
Police Protection - Officers 8$29,917$44,8761$841
Streets and Highways 6$16,930$33,8601$1,216
Financial Administration 3$9,871$39,4840$0
Electric Power 2$9,258$55,5480$0
Sewerage 2$8,049$48,2940$0
Other Government Administration 2$10,223$61,3380$0
Water Supply 1$4,150$49,8000$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$2,006
Totals for Government 24$88,399$44,2004$4,063

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

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $2,170,000 ($1374.29)
    Water Utilities: $773,000 ($489.55)
    Police Protection: $447,000 ($283.09)
    Financial Administration: $252,000 ($159.59)
    Regular Highways: $181,000 ($114.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $138,000 ($87.40)
    General - Other: $101,000 ($63.96)
    Local Fire Protection: $95,000 ($60.16)
    Parks and Recreation: $81,000 ($51.30)
    Central Staff Services: $15,000 ($9.50)
    General Public Buildings: $9,000 ($5.70)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000 ($2.53)
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000 ($0.63)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $111,000 ($70.30)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $91,000 ($57.63)

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

  • Charges - Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $216,000 ($136.80)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $7,000 ($4.43)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $2,263,000 ($1433.19)
    Water Utilities: $1,183,000 ($749.21)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $124,000 ($78.53)
    Highways: $59,000 ($37.37)
    Other: $20,000 ($12.67)
  • Tax - Property: $656,000 ($415.45)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $418,000 ($264.72)
    Other License: $19,000 ($12.03)

Belhaven government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,279,000 ($2076.63)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,064,000 ($1940.47)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $215,000 ($136.16)

5.59% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,757 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.59%
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 Pitt County, NC  1.52% ($36,691 average AGI)
from Wake County, NC  0.29% ($63,220)
from Craven County, NC  0.26% ($35,467)


5.20% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($31,762 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.20%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Pitt County, NC  1.59% ($31,652 average AGI)
to Wake County, NC  0.34% ($35,103)
to Craven County, NC  0.27% ($34,413)
Businesses in Belhaven, NC
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Hardee's1
Advance Auto Parts1U.S. Cellular2
Dunkin Donuts2

Strongest AM radio stations in Belhaven:

  • WDLX (930 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WJPI (1470 AM; 5 kW; PLYMOUTH, NC; Owner: FREE TEMPLE MINISTRIES INC..)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WNCT (1070 AM; 10 kW; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSMO (1120 AM; 20 kW; CAMP LEJEUNE, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGH (1310 AM; 20 kW; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGHB (1250 AM; 5 kW; FARMVILLE, NC; Owner: CONNER MEDIA, INC.)
  • WRNS (960 AM; 5 kW; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Belhaven:

  • WQZL (101.1 FM; BELHAVEN, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WERO (93.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WNCT-FM (107.9 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMGV (103.3 FM; NEWPORT, NC; Owner: WMGV LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCBZ (103.7 FM; WILLIAMSTON, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WRSF (105.7 FM; COLUMBIA, NC; Owner: EAST CAROLINA RADIO, INC.)
  • WWOC (94.5 FM; HATTERAS, NC; Owner: MAX MEDIA OF THE CAROLINAS LLC)
  • WIKS (101.9 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: WIKS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WERX-FM (102.5 FM; COLUMBIA, NC; Owner: LAWRENCE LOESCH & MARGARET LOESCH)
  • WCZI (98.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WXNR (99.5 FM; GRIFTON, NC; Owner: WXNR LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPNC-FM (95.9 FM; PLYMOUTH, NC; Owner: DURLYN BROADCASTING, CO.)

TV broadcast stations around Belhaven:

  • WUND-TV (Channel 2; COLUMBIA, 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.)
  • WCTI-TV (Channel 12; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUNM-TV (Channel 19; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WFTB-LP (Channel 55; WILLIAMSTON, ETC., NC; Owner: FREE TEMPLE MINISTRIES, INC.)

Belhaven fatal accident list:

Jun 25, 2019 06:31 AM, Sr-99, Lat: 35.572758, Lon: -76.645261, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 22, 1998 01:27 PM, W Bay Street, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 16, 1995 08:20 PM, Us264, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Pedestrians: 3, Fatalities: 1
Nov 11, 1989 02:29 PM, 264, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Sep 22, 1981 01:56 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 344ft / 105mTotal length
  • 6,770Total average daily traffic
  • 473Total average daily truck traffic
  • 13,540Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Belhaven, NC)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Belhaven)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: PROGRESSIVE AERODYNE INC SEAREY LSA (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 914UL (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 229SS, N229SS, N-229SS, Serial Number: 1076, Year manufactured: 2018, Airworthiness Date: 03/09/2018, Certificate Issue Date: 07/17/2018
    Registrant (Individual): William S Smith, 783 Foreman Ln, Belhaven, NC 27810
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7174V, N7174V, N-7174V, Serial Number: 20-0046, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 12/27/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 02/12/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Kenneth E Collier, 425 W Waterway Dr, Belhaven, NC 27810
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 78676, N78676, N-78676, Serial Number: 17257715, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 10/24/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 10/21/1993
    Registrant (Individual): Michael T Ahearn, 1201 Little Creek Road Ext, Belhaven, NC 27810
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 98 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR W670 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 697Y, N697Y, N-697Y, Serial Number: 248, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 02/26/1964, Certificate Issue Date: 02/08/2002
    Registrant (Corporation): Carolina Thunder Aircraft Inc, 3574 New Lake Rd, Belhaven, NC 27810
  • Aircraft: RANS INC COYOTE S5 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 2 Cycle
    N-Number: 877SS, N877SS, N-877SS, Serial Number: 90135, Certificate Issue Date: 03/10/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Chester W Smith, 2694 Highway 99, Belhaven, NC 27810
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/06/2017

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 21. The highest number of fires - 34 took place in 2007, and the least - 6 in 2018. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Belhaven, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (42.5%), and Outside Fires (34.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Belhaven, NC
    • 15442.5%Structure Fires
    • 12434.3%Outside Fires
    • 4713.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 3710.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Belhaven, NC
Most common first names in Belhaven, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William7273.6 years
James5770.7 years
John5171.9 years
Mary4477.3 years
George2371.4 years
David2272.4 years
Willie1972.7 years
Charles1973.1 years
Annie1982.1 years
Robert1765.3 years
Most common last names in Belhaven, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5273.3 years
Davis4468.9 years
Sawyer2975.8 years
Spencer2574.3 years
Windley2474.2 years
Gibbs2377.7 years
Clark2377.3 years
Oneal1980.3 years
Foster1972.0 years
Selby1968.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Belhaven, NC
  • 48.0%Electricity
  • 44.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.5%Utility gas
  • 1.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Belhaven, NC
  • 61.0%Electricity
  • 29.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.6%No fuel used
  • 2.8%Utility gas
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Belhaven compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Belhaven on our top lists:

  • #40 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 the largest percentage of people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
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Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2023.