Bogue, North Carolina

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Population in 2013: 697 (94% urban, 6% rural). Population change since 2000: +18.1%
 
Males: 379  (54.4%)
Females: 318  (45.6%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
North Carolina median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 28570, 28584.

Bogue Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2013: $62,497 (it was $44,643 in 2000)
Bogue:

$62,497
NC:

$45,906

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,306 (it was $20,095 in 2000)

Bogue town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $171,516 (it was $105,200 in 2000)
Bogue:

$171,516
NC:

$154,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $224,314; Detached houses: $259,437; Townhouses or other attached units: $311,048; In 2-unit structures: $557,615; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $91,429; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $256,951; Mobile homes: $61,249

Median gross rent in 2013: $840.

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  • Races in Bogue, NC (2010)

    Bogue races chart
    • 61389.6%White alone
    • 365.3%Hispanic
    • 152.2%Black alone
    • 121.8%Two or more races
    • 40.6%Asian alone
    • 40.6%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Bogue: 85.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (17.1%), German (12.1%), English (10.9%), Irish (8.6%), Italian (4.6%), French (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1995

Elevation: 15 feet

Land area: 2.69 square miles.

Population density: 259 people per square mile   (very low).

Bogue,NC real estate house value index trend

Bogue, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Bogue:

  • High school or higher: 87.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bogue town:

  • Never married: 21.9%
  • Now married: 65.5%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

62 residents are foreign born (7.8% Latin America).

This town:

8.3%
North Carolina:

7.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $966 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $945 (0.6%)

Bogue satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jacksonville, NC (21.6 miles , pop. 66,715).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (119.3 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (381.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Cape Carteret, NC (1.1 miles ), Emerald Isle, NC (1.6 miles ), Cedar Point, NC (1.7 miles ), Peletier, NC (1.7 miles ), Swansboro, NC (2.3 miles ), Broad Creek, NC (2.4 miles ), Indian Beach, NC (2.9 miles) , Newport, NC (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 34.70 N, Longitude: 77.04 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 252

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

5.5%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +254 (+75.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (27%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (17%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
  • Utilities (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (22%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (30%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Bogue, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Bogue-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 32% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/17/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.3 miles away from the Bogue town center killed 2 people and injured 85 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 9/15/1999, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 6.8 miles away from the town center caused $300,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bogue-area historical earthquake activity is below North Carolina state average. It is 91% 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 30.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 217.7 miles away from Bogue 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 205.5 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 210.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 316.7 miles away from Bogue 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 230.5 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 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).
Bogue topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Bogue:

  • QUEEN'S POND (Hospital, about 9 miles away; HUBERT, NC)
  • LIFE, INC NINE FOOT ROAD GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 10 miles away; NEWPORT, NC)
  • SANDRIDGE (Hospital, about 11 miles away; HUBERT, NC)
  • CROATAN RIDGE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; NEWPORT, NC)
  • CHERRY POINT BAY NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; HAVELOCK, NC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bogue:

  • Coastal Carolina Community College (about 21 miles; Jacksonville, NC; Full-time enrollment: 4,502)
  • Craven Community College (about 29 miles; New Bern, NC; FT enrollment: 2,712)
  • Lenoir Community College (about 48 miles; Kinston, NC; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • University of North Carolina Wilmington (about 58 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 13,112)
  • Miller-Motte College-Wilmington (about 59 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 2,395)
  • Cape Fear Community College (about 61 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 8,372)
  • Pitt Community College (about 63 miles; Winterville, NC; FT enrollment: 7,026)

Public high school in Bogue:

Public elementary/middle schools in Bogue:

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Carteret 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 2007 was 51.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

51.1
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 17.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 9.57. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.57
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 6.2%
(4.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.6% for American Indian residents, 50.0% 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:  77.9%
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: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Bogue compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.7
North Carolina average:

12.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (88%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,89673
Mainline Protestant9,17134
Catholic2,3451
Other1,1476
Black Protestant8137
None37,097-
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: 15
Carteret County:

2.38 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

6.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

15.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.0%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Carteret County:

27.3%
North Carolina:

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

15.0%
State:

15.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$2,995
Totals for Government 0$0 2$2,995

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

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $24,000 ($34.43)
    Regular Highways: $22,000 ($31.56)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($2.87)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($1.43)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $9,000 ($12.91)

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

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $5,000 ($7.17)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($4.30)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $21,000 ($30.13)
    General Support: $14,000 ($20.09)
  • Tax - Property: $19,000 ($27.26)
    NEC: $2,000 ($2.87)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,000 ($1.43)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $182,000 ($261.12)

8.06% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,132 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.06%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($743 average AGI)
Carteret County:

0.11%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Craven County, NC  1.16% ($31,659 average AGI)
from Onslow County, NC  0.74% ($40,085)
from Wake County, NC  0.38% ($54,474)


6.96% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,816 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.96%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($453 average AGI)
Carteret County:

0.08%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Craven County, NC  0.95% ($35,176 average AGI)
to Onslow County, NC  0.56% ($31,901)
to Wake County, NC  0.40% ($38,723)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bogue:

  • WSMO (1120 AM; 20 kW; CAMP LEJEUNE, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WJCV (1290 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: DOWN EAST BROADCASTING CO INC.)
  • WSTK (910 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WANG (1330 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HAVELOCK, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WNCT (1070 AM; 10 kW; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRNS (960 AM; 5 kW; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WJNC (1240 AM; 1 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: HERITAGE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WMYT (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CAROLINA BEACH, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDLX (930 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bogue:

  • 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)
  • WANG-FM (105.1 FM; HAVELOCK, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WBJD (91.5 FM; ATLANTIC BEACH, NC; Owner: CRAVEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WKOO (98.7 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WMGV (103.3 FM; NEWPORT, NC; Owner: WMGV LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXQR-FM (105.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WSFL-FM (106.5 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: WSFL LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNBR (94.1 FM; ORIENTAL, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WERO (93.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WNCT-FM (107.9 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIKS (101.9 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: WIKS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQSL (92.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WRNS-FM (95.1 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WXNR (99.5 FM; GRIFTON, NC; Owner: WXNR LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRUP (97.9 FM; BAYBORO, NC; Owner: CONNER MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WTKF (107.3 FM; ATLANTIC, NC; Owner: ATLANTIC RIDGE TELECASTERS, INC.)
  • WTEB (89.3 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: CRAVEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W218AR (91.5 FM; BEAUFORT, NC; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Bogue:

  • 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.)
  • WPXU-TV (Channel 35; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON JACKSONVILLE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFXI (Channel 8; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF EASTERN CAROLINA LICENSE LLC)
  • W05BI (Channel 5; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Bogue fatal accident list:

Apr 8, 2005 06:55 AM, Sr-24, Rp-1118, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
Sep 8, 2001 03:23 AM, Sr-24, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 2

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 4
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