Bostic, North Carolina

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Population in 2013: 378 (49% urban, 51% rural). Population change since 2000: +15.2%
 
Males: 195  (51.8%)
Females: 183  (48.2%)
Median resident age:  48.2 years
North Carolina median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 28018.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $27,562 (it was $28,125 in 2000)
Bostic:

$27,562
NC:

$45,906

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,936 (it was $15,454 in 2000)

Bostic town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $73,104 (it was $60,200 in 2000)
Bostic:

$73,104
NC:

$154,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $87,959; Detached houses: $102,413; Mobile homes: $38,053

Median gross rent in 2013: $666.

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  • Races in Bostic, NC (2010)

    Bostic races chart
    • 35491.7%White alone
    • 205.2%Black alone
    • 41.0%Asian alone
    • 41.0%Two or more races
    • 41.0%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Bostic: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (25.1%), German (15.6%), English (10.3%), Irish (9.1%), Dutch (7.4%), Scotch-Irish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 920 feet

Land area: 0.87 square miles.

Population density: 435 people per square mile   (low).

Bostic,NC real estate house value index trend

Bostic, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Bostic:

  • High school or higher: 80.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 8.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bostic town:

  • Never married: 29.6%
  • Now married: 54.6%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

11 residents are foreign born

This town:

3.1%
North Carolina:

7.6%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Bostic, North Carolina as of September 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Bostic to the number of sex offenders is 383 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $618 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $598 (0.9%)

Bostic satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gastonia, NC (37.7 miles , pop. 66,277).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (57.8 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (486.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Forest City, NC (1.7 miles ), Ellenboro, NC (2.2 miles ), Spindale, NC (2.3 miles ), Caroleen, NC (2.5 miles ), Ruth, NC (2.5 miles ), Rutherfordton, NC (2.7 miles ), Henrietta, NC (2.7 miles ), Mooresboro, NC (2.9 miles ).

Latitude: 35.36 N, Longitude: 81.83 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 828

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

8.7%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -42 (-11.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (20%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Bostic, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Bostic-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 11% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.8 miles away from the Bostic town center killed 2 people and injured 35 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 tornado 16.2 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 52 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bostic-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 109.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 123.4 miles away from Bostic center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 228.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 223.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 195.9 miles away from Bostic center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 124.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Rutherford County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bostic topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Bostic:

  • FAIR HAVEN HOME INC (149 FAIR HAVEN DRIVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Bostic:

  • VOCA-ROLLINS GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 2 miles away; FOREST CITY, NC)
  • HOSPICE OF RUTHERFORD COUNTY (Hospital, about 3 miles away; FOREST CITY, NC)
  • CAROLINA HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; FOREST CITY, NC)
  • AUTUMN CARE OF FOREST CITY (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; FOREST CITY, NC)
  • VOCA-WOODLAND (Hospital, about 7 miles away; RUTHERFORDTON, NC)
  • WHITE OAK MANOR - RUTHERFORDTO (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; RUTHERFORDTON, NC)
  • RUTHERFORD HOSPITAL INC Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; RUTHERFORDTON, NC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bostic:

  • Isothermal Community College (about 5 miles; Spindale, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,165)
  • Gardner-Webb University (about 13 miles; Boiling Springs, NC; FT enrollment: 4,241)
  • Cleveland Community College (about 21 miles; Shelby, NC; FT enrollment: 2,541)
  • Limestone College (about 24 miles; Gaffney, SC; FT enrollment: 2,758)
  • Western Piedmont Community College (about 27 miles; Morganton, NC; FT enrollment: 2,205)
  • University of South Carolina-Upstate (about 27 miles; Spartanburg, SC; FT enrollment: 4,994)
  • Spartanburg Community College (about 29 miles; Spartanburg, SC; FT enrollment: 4,309)

Public elementary/middle schools in Bostic:

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Rutherford County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 68.6. This is about average.

City:

68.6
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 33.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 13.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.13. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.13
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bostic and their reported violations in the past:

K G`S QUICK STOP (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
WALLS BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
ROSS HILL BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-04-2009), St Public Notif requested (AUG-04-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-02-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-27-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUN-27-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-02-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-29-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAY-29-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-02-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-04-2009), St Public Notif requested (APR-04-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-02-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-07-2008), St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-02-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
FIRST BROAD BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
FAIRVIEW BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
FORK CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
SANDY LEVEL BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
ROBERTSON CREEK FWB CHURCH (Address: C/O ROBERTSON CREEK FWB CHURCH , Population served: 65, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bostic that have no violations reported:

  • CONCORD COMM WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 945, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • BOSTIC, TOWN OF (Address: C/O TOWN OF BOSTIC , Population served: 500, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • FREEMAN`S CONVENIENCE (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PENIEL BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PISGAH UNITED METHODIST CHURCH (Population served: 35, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.5%
(12.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

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

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.5%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Bostic compared to North Carolina state average:

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

Banks with branches in Bostic (2011 data):

  • Carter Bank & Trust: Bostic Office Branch at 176 North Main Street, branch established on 2002/03/01. Info updated 2007/02/23: Bank assets: $3,970.4 mil, Deposits: $3,610.0 mil, headquarters in Martinsville, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 123 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
North Carolina average:

12.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (69%)
  • Wood (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Utility gas (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Bostic town (based on Rutherford County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant39,251133
Mainline Protestant6,64937
Black Protestant3,38721
Catholic8771
Other3962
None17,469-
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: 17
Rutherford County:

2.70 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Rutherford County:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Rutherford County:

7.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 46
Here:

7.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.0%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Rutherford County:

27.7%
North Carolina:

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

15.2%
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 0$0 2$2,083
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$282
Electric Power 0$0 1$748
Totals for Government 0$0 9$3,113

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

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $214,000 ($566.14)
    Sewerage: $54,000 ($142.86)
    Central Staff Services: $27,000 ($71.43)
    Fire Protection: $27,000 ($71.43)
    Water Utilities: $23,000 ($60.85)
    Solid Waste Management: $23,000 ($60.85)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($2.65)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($2.65)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($2.65)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $14,000 ($37.04)
    Fire Protection: $5,000 ($13.23)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $21,000 ($55.56)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $54,000 ($142.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($21.16)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $11,000 ($29.10)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($13.23)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $257,000 ($679.89)
    Water Utilities: $23,000 ($60.85)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $19,000 ($50.26)
    Highways: $13,000 ($34.39)
  • Tax - Property: $84,000 ($222.22)
    NEC: $1,000 ($2.65)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $5,000 ($13.23)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $5,000 ($13.23)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $269,000 ($711.64)

3.98% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,368 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.98%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cleveland County, NC  0.59% ($29,451 average AGI)
from Spartanburg County, SC  0.22% ($27,889)
from Polk County, NC  0.18% ($30,816)


4.09% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,675 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.09%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cleveland County, NC  0.61% ($33,484 average AGI)
to Spartanburg County, SC  0.27% ($38,737)
to Mecklenburg County, NC  0.22% ($27,889)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bostic:

  • WWOL (780 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: HOLLY SPRINGS BAPTIST BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WAGY (1320 AM; 1 kW; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: WAGY, INC.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WCAB (590 AM; 1 kW; RUTHERFORDTON, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WJFJ (1160 AM; 10 kW; TRYON, NC; Owner: COLUMBUS BROADCAST CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WLTC (1370 AM; 20 kW; GASTONIA, NC)
  • WGMA (1520 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: MOONGLOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKJV (1380 AM; 25 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BAPTIST OUTREACH MISSIONS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bostic:

  • WAGI-FM (105.3 FM; GAFFNEY, SC; Owner: GAFFNEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WSPA-FM (98.9 FM; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFBC-FM (93.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBAV-FM (101.9 FM; GASTONIA, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQNQ (104.3 FM; OLD FORT, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYFG (91.1 FM; GAFFNEY, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMYI (102.5 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPEG (97.9 FM; CONCORD, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLNK (107.9 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSSL-FM (100.5 FM; GRAY COURT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNKS (95.1 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WGWG (88.3 FM; BOILING SPRINGS, NC; Owner: GARDNER-WEBB JUNIOR COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WLYT (102.9 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WECR-FM (102.3 FM; BEECH MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: RONDINARO BROADCASTING, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Bostic:

  • WBTV (Channel 3; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS/WBTV, INC.)
  • WCNC-TV (Channel 36; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WJZY (Channel 46; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WJZY-TV, INC.)
  • WWWB (Channel 55; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: WWWB-TV, INC.)
  • WSQY-LP (Channel 66; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ASHEVILLE MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WHNS (Channel 21; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WRET-TV (Channel 49; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WSPA-TV (Channel 7; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Bostic)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • South Mountain Rd Cherry Mountain (Lat: 35.414556 Lon: -81.774556), Structure height: 24 m, Call Sign: WPBM944, Licensee ID: L00018546
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.462 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/15/1998, Expiration Date: 01/15/2008, Cancellation Date: 03/01/2008
    Registrant: Edward N Washburn Iiii, 2328 Bostic Sunshine Hwy, Bostic, NC 28018, Phone: (828) 245-3997

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 35.369556 Lon: -81.838444, Call Sign: KNEY840
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.775 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/05/2004, Expiration Date: 09/26/2013
    Registrant: Industrial Telecommunications Association Inc, 1110 N. Glebe Road Suite 500, Arlington, VA 22201, Phone: (703) 528-5115, Fax: (703) 524-1074
  • CHERRY MOUNTAIN, 6306 Bostic Sunshine Highway (Lat: 35.449222 Lon: -81.810250), Type: Bant, Structure height: 3.1 m, Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPXC768
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.172 MHz, 159.172 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/07/2012, Expiration Date: 03/06/2023, Certifier: Roger E Hollifield
    Registrant: Asheville Communications, Inc, 34 Orchard St, Asheville, NC 28801, Phone: (828) 251-1243, Fax: (828) 252-2293, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bostic)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: BEECH C24R (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 178 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER A&C (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1877A , Serial Number: MC-499, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 05/10/1980
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Valle Sigfrido A Della, 128 Camden Dr, Bostic, NC 28018, Other Owners: Valle Sonia E Della
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172G (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4204L , Serial Number: 17254273, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 02/26/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Sigfrido A Dellavalle, 128 Camden Dr, Bostic, NC 28018

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 65
  • Hazardous Condition: 26
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 8

Incident types - Bostic

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Most common first names in Bostic, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary5476.4 years
James4374.0 years
William3975.6 years
John3975.8 years
Robert2372.9 years
Charles1968.9 years
George1778.2 years
Annie1282.7 years
Thomas1273.9 years
Sarah1077.6 years
Most common last names in Bostic, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Toney3577.6 years
Jones2772.8 years
Freeman2680.5 years
Melton2381.6 years
Hollifield2281.8 years
Smith2073.2 years
Mccurry1979.8 years
Murray1880.1 years
Dobbins1771.7 years
Philbeck1671.7 years
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