Bell Arthur, North Carolina

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Population in 2010: 466.
Males: 239  (51.4%)
Females: 227  (48.6%)
Median resident age:

46.9 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 27828, 27834.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,849
Bell Arthur:

$45,849
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,301

Bell Arthur CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $150,800
Bell Arthur:

$150,800
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $125,416; detached houses: $123,074
March 2019 cost of living index in Bell Arthur: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.7%
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  • Races in Bell Arthur, NC (2010)
    • 28561.2%White alone
    • 15232.6%Black alone
    • 194.1%Hispanic
    • 51.1%Asian alone
    • 51.1%Two or more races

Races in Bell Arthur 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 Bell Arthur, North Carolina as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bell Arthur is 328 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (59.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 79 feet

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, NC (8.0 miles , pop. 60,476).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (65.4 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (331.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Farmville, NC (2.0 miles ),
Hillsdale, NC (2.6 miles ),
Falkland, NC (2.7 miles),
Winterville, NC (2.8 miles ),
Greenville, NC (2.8 miles ),
Maury, NC (2.9 miles ),
Belvoir, NC (2.9 miles ),
Fountain, NC (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 35.59 N, Longitude: 77.51 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 252

Distribution of median household income in Bell Arthur, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Bell Arthur, NC in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.3%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 57.4. This is better than average.

City:

57.4
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 3.09. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.09
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.88. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.88
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Bell Arthur-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 12% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.7 miles away from the Bell Arthur place center killed 16 people and injured 153 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/15/1972, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.8 miles away from the place center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bell Arthur-area historical earthquake activity is near 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 139.8 miles away from Bell Arthur 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 56.2 miles away from Bell Arthur center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 239.3 miles away from Bell Arthur center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 306.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 230.1 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 132.6 miles away from Bell Arthur center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pitt County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 13, 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).

Hospitals and medical centers near Bell Arthur:

  • HERITAGE HEALTHCARE OF FARMVILLE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; FARMVILLE, NC)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - GREENVILLE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; GREENVILLE, NC)
  • SKILL CREATIONS OF GREENVILLE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; GREENVILLE, NC)
  • FMC DIALYSIS SERVICES EAST CAROLINA UNIVERSITY (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; GREENVILLE, NC)
  • UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE / GREENVILLE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GREENVILLE, NC)
  • GREENFIELD PLACE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GREENVILLE, NC)
  • GREENVILLE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; GREENVILLE, NC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bell Arthur:

  • Pitt Community College (about 7 miles; Winterville, NC; Full-time enrollment: 7,026)
  • East Carolina University (about 9 miles; Greenville, NC; FT enrollment: 23,943)
  • Edgecombe Community College (about 21 miles; Tarboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,058)
  • Lenoir Community College (about 25 miles; Kinston, NC; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Wayne Community College (about 28 miles; Goldsboro, NC; FT enrollment: 3,174)
  • Nash Community College (about 35 miles; Rocky Mount, NC; FT enrollment: 2,520)
  • Craven Community College (about 41 miles; New Bern, NC; FT enrollment: 2,712)

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Pitt 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 Bell Arthur and their reported violations in the past:

BELL ARTHUR WATER CORP (Population served: 9,850, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2012), St Public Notif requested (OCT-05-2012), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-05-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-05-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-02-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-06-2009)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-06-2009)
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

2.6 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

71.4%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.9%
Whole state:

5.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Bell Arthur:

Marital status in Bell Arthur, NC
  • Never married: 19.2%
  • Now married: 65.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 15.4%

For population 25 years and over in Bell Arthur:

  • High school or higher: 93.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 37.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.2%
Educational Attainment in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
North Carolina average:

11.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bell Arthur, NC (based on Pitt County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant36,334154
Mainline Protestant23,02947
Catholic5,4893
Black Protestant2,71232
Other1,85511
Orthodox501
None98,679-
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: 29
Here:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Pitt County:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 69
This county:

4.54 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 102
Pitt County:

6.70 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

9.6%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Pitt County:

32.2%
State:

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

15.9%
North Carolina:

15.6%

7.12% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,354 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.12%
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 Beaufort County, NC  0.47% ($31,652 average AGI)
from Wake County, NC  0.41% ($33,410)
from Lenoir County, NC  0.38% ($32,201)


7.64% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,680 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.64%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($641 average AGI)
Pitt County:

0.04%
North Carolina average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Wake County, NC  0.93% ($43,846 average AGI)
to Beaufort County, NC  0.45% ($36,691)
to Lenoir County, NC  0.28% ($29,475)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bell Arthur:

  • WNCT (1070 AM; 10 kW; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGHB (1250 AM; 5 kW; FARMVILLE, NC; Owner: CONNER MEDIA, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WOOW (1340 AM; 1 kW; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: THE MINORITY VOICE, INC.)
  • WRNS (960 AM; 5 kW; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WDLX (930 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WGTM (590 AM; 5 kW; WILSON, NC; Owner: SPIRIT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WSMO (1120 AM; 20 kW; CAMP LEJEUNE, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WETC (540 AM; 8 kW; WENDELL-ZEBULON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA REGIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDJS (1430 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT OLIVE, NC; Owner: MOUNT OLIVE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WGBR (1150 AM; 5 kW; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bell Arthur:

  • WGPM (94.3 FM; FARMVILLE, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • W208AO (89.5 FM; BELL ARTHUR, NC; Owner: GRACE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • W287AH (105.3 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WERO (93.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WNCT-FM (107.9 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTRG (100.7 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRNS-FM (95.1 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WAGO (88.7 FM; SNOW HILL, NC; Owner: PATHWAY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY, INC.)
  • WFXK (104.3 FM; TARBORO, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRQM (90.9 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES UNIVERSITY OF NC AT CHAPEL HILL)
  • WRDU (106.1 FM; WILSON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRSV (92.1 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: NORTHSTAR BROADCATING CORPORATION)
  • WIKS (101.9 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: WIKS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRAL (101.5 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAL-FM, INC.)
  • WXNR (99.5 FM; GRIFTON, NC; Owner: WXNR LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCBZ (103.7 FM; WILLIAMSTON, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • W201AO (88.1 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: CRAVEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WYMY (96.9 FM; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WZMB (91.3 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: EAST CAROLINA UNIVERSITY STUDENT MEDIA BOARD)
  • WSFL-FM (106.5 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: WSFL LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Bell Arthur:

  • WUNK-TV (Channel 25; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W60CV (Channel 60; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WITN-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: WITN LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WNCT-TV (Channel 9; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYDO (Channel 14; GREENVILLE, 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)
  • WEPX (Channel 38; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON GREENVILLE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WRAY-TV (Channel 30; WILSON, NC; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • WRAL-TV (Channel 5; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTVD (Channel 11; DURHAM, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRPX (Channel 47; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: PAXSON RALEIGH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WLFL (Channel 22; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WLFL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRDC (Channel 28; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RALEIGH (WRDC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WNCR-LP (Channel 20; WILSON, NC; Owner: ON THE MAP, INC.)
  • W64AZ (Channel 64; KINSTON-GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: GOCOM TELEVISION, L.P.,)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 128ft / 39.2mTotal length
  • 70,760Total average daily traffic
  • 8,207Total average daily truck traffic
  • 92,560Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Bell Arthur, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 81980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 62010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Bell Arthur, NC

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Henry W Hinton, 1.3 Km E Int Sr 1200 & 1210 (Lat: 35.607222 Lon: -77.467778), Type: 122.0, Overall height: 122 m, Registrant: Inner Banks Media, LLC, Green-ville, Phone: (252) 355-8822
  • 1.3 Km E Int Sr 1200 & 1210 (Lat: 35.607222 Lon: -77.467778), Type: 122.0, Overall height: 122 m, Registrant: Hardy Broadcasting Inc Dba , Green-ville, Phone: (919) 830-0944

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Bruce Well & Tank- W Of Junction Sr1257 & Sr43 (Lat: 35.657222 Lon: -77.476667), Type: Tank, Structure height: 41 m, Call Sign: WPXK995,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.537 MHz, Grant Date: 04/11/2013, Expiration Date: 04/25/2023, Certifier: Marvis Joyner, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Road 134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bell Arthur, NC
  • 62.9%Electricity
  • 37.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bell Arthur, NC
  • 100.0%Electricity


Bell Arthur compared to North Carolina state average:

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