Belville, North Carolina

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Population in 2013: 2,054 (92% urban, 8% rural). Population change since 2000: +620.7%
Males: 973  (47.4%)
Females: 1,081  (52.6%)
Median resident age:  35.0 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 28451.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $66,760 (it was $55,536 in 2000)
Belville:

$66,760
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $29,413 (it was $22,482 in 2000)

Belville town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $174,752 (it was $112,500 in 2000)
Belville:

$174,752
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $313,576; Detached houses: $328,369; Mobile homes: $195,228

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,286.

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  • White alone - 1,771 (77.9%)
  • Black alone - 411 (18.1%)
  • Hispanic - 63 (2.8%)
  • Two or more races - 23 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.1%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.04%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Belville: 92.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (12.5%), English (10.9%), Irish (10.6%), United States (9.1%), Polish (5.8%), Scotch-Irish (3.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 4 feet

Land area: 4.04 square miles.

Population density: 509 people per square mile   (low).

Belville,NC real estate house value index trend

Belville, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Belville:

  • High school or higher: 95.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Belville town:

  • Never married: 34.1%
  • Now married: 51.1%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

52 residents are foreign born (1.6% Europe).

This town:  2.2%
North Carolina:  7.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $905 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $882 (0.4%)

Belville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wilmington, NC (4.8 miles , pop. 75,838).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (116.6 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (429.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Leland, NC (1.4 miles ), Navassa, NC (1.6 miles ), Wilmington, NC (2.2 miles ), Hightsville, NC (2.2 miles ), Wrightsboro, NC (2.5 miles ), Silver Lake, NC (2.6 miles ), Masonboro, NC (2.8 miles ), Kings Grant, NC (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $160,000

Latitude: 34.22 N, Longitude: 78.00 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 910

Belville household income distribution Belville home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.9%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Construction laborers (13%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (11%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Top executives (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Child care workers (9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (9%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (5%)

Work and jobs in Belville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Belville, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Belville-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 31% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/16/2006, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.3 miles away from the Belville town center killed 8 people and injured 20 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 10/9/1950, a category F3 tornado 34.8 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Belville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 153.9 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 146.5 miles away from Belville center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 258.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 168.4 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 91.9 miles away from Belville center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 233.0 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 Brunswick County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 13, Tropical Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Belville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Belville:

  • BRUNSWICK COVE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WINNABOW, NC)
  • AUTUMN CARE OF MYRTLE GROVE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WILMINGTON, NC)
  • WILMINGTON HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WILMINGTON, NC)
  • SE DIALYSIS WILMINGTON DAVITA FACILITY (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; WILMINGTON, NC)
  • HILLHAVEN CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WILMINGTON, NC)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB-CYPRESS POINTE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WILMINGTON, NC)
  • WILMINGTON SURGCARE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; WILMINGTON, NC)

Amtrak station near Belville:

  • 4 miles: WILMINGTON (201 HARNETT ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Belville:

  • Cape Fear Community College (about 4 miles; Wilmington, NC; Full-time enrollment: 8,372)
  • Miller-Motte College-Wilmington (about 7 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 2,395)
  • University of North Carolina Wilmington (about 7 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 13,112)
  • Coastal Carolina Community College (about 52 miles; Jacksonville, NC; FT enrollment: 4,502)
  • Robeson Community College (about 64 miles; Lumberton, NC; FT enrollment: 2,322)
  • Horry-Georgetown Technical College (about 65 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 5,772)
  • Coastal Carolina University (about 66 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 8,881)

Public high school in Belville:

Public elementary/middle schools in Belville:

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Brunswick 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 2012 was 60.3. This is better than average.

City:

60.3
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2005 was 2.27. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.27
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 27.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 15.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.14. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.14
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.0%
(6.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 18.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  73.8%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.2%
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: 0.7% of all households

Belville compared to North Carolina state average:

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

Banks with branches in Belville (2011 data):

  • First Bank: Leland Branch at 10 Waterford Business Way, branch established on 2006/11/10. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (95%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Belville town (based on Brunswick County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 32.33%
Here: 32.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal Church
Adherents57.1%17.5%9.8%5.8%2.9%
Congregations53.3%13.0%2.2%6.5%4.3%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)International Pentecostal Holiness ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents1.9%1.2%1.1%1.0%1.8%
Congregations2.2%4.3%2.2%2.2%9.8%
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: 20
Brunswick County:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Brunswick County:

0.91 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 38
Brunswick County:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 107
Here:

10.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.3%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Brunswick County:

27.5%
North Carolina:

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

16.1%
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
Financial Administration 1$2,125$25,5000$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,910$46,9200$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,159$25,9080$0
Other and Unallocable 8$16,810$25,21514$16,244
Totals for Government 11$25,004$27,27714$16,244

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

  • Current Operations - Liquor Stores: $607,000 ($295.52)
    Central Staff Services: $117,000 ($56.96)
    Parks & Recreation: $14,000 ($6.82)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($3.89)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($0.49)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,000 ($0.49)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Health: $4,000 ($1.95)
  • Intergovernmental to State - General: $5,000 ($2.43)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $12,000 ($5.84)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $63,000 ($30.67)

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

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $49,000 ($23.86)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $62,000 ($30.19)
    Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($3.89)
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $678,000 ($330.09)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $6,000 ($2.92)
  • Tax - Property: $87,000 ($42.36)
    NEC: $8,000 ($3.89)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $338,000 ($164.56)

8.37% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($55,778 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.37%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($86 average AGI)
Brunswick County:

0.03%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from New Hanover County, NC  1.75% ($33,819 average AGI)
from Horry County, SC  0.31% ($28,933)
from Wake County, NC  0.24% ($62,191)


6.41% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,475 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.41%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($107 average AGI)
Brunswick County:

0.03%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to New Hanover County, NC  1.39% ($30,360 average AGI)
to Horry County, SC  0.42% ($27,790)
to Wake County, NC  0.26% ($40,871)

Strongest AM radio stations in Belville:

  • WAAV (980 AM; 5 kW; LELAND, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMYT (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CAROLINA BEACH, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLSG (1340 AM; 1 kW; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWIL (1490 AM; 1 kW; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMFD (630 AM; 1 kW; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: OCEAN BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • WSMO (1120 AM; 20 kW; CAMP LEJEUNE, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WENC (1220 AM; 5 kW; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: DHA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSTK (910 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WMIR (1200 AM; 7 kW; ATLANTIC BEACH, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC BEACH RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Belville:

  • WHQR (91.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FRIENDS OF PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WRQR (104.5 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: OCEAN BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • WDVV (89.7 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWIL-FM (90.5 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMNX (97.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGNI (102.7 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKXS-FM (94.1 FM; LELAND, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WWQQ-FM (101.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKXB (99.9 FM; BURGAW, NC; Owner: SEA-COMM, INC.)
  • WBNE (93.7 FM; WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC; Owner: SEA-COMM, INC.)
  • WSFM (107.5 FM; SOUTHPORT, NC; Owner: SEA-COMM, INC.)
  • WUIN (106.7 FM; CAROLINA BEACH, NC; Owner: OCEAN BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • WKOO (98.7 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WAZO (98.3 FM; OAK ISLAND, NC; Owner: OCEAN BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • WKVC (88.9 FM; NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WQSL (92.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WXQR-FM (105.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WLTT (106.3 FM; SHALLOTTE, NC; Owner: GARY E. BURNS)
  • W240AS (95.9 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: WILMINGTON CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)

TV broadcast stations around Belville:

  • WUNJ-TV (Channel 39; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W51CW (Channel 51; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WILM-LP (Channel 10; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: WILM, INC.)
  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WSFX-TV (Channel 26; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN MEDIA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPXU-TV (Channel 35; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON JACKSONVILLE LICENSE, INC.)
  • W47CK (Channel 47; SHALLOTTE, NC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • 9442 Ploof Rd Ne (Lat: 34.213611 Lon: -78.017222), Type: 142.9, Overall height: 142.9 m
    Registrant: 9105795050, , 6895 BEACH DR SW

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • 9442 Ploof Rd Se (Lat: 34.213500 Lon: -78.017194), Overall height: 143 m, Call Sign: WNTX641
    Assigned Frequencies: 955.150 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/22/1995, Expiration Date: 02/22/2000, Cancellation Date: 05/28/2000
    Registrant: Phone: (910) 579-5050

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  • #13 on the list of "Top 100 fastest growing cities from 2000 to 2008"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
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