Brices Creek, North Carolina

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Population in 2010: 3,073. Population change since 2000: +49.2%
Males: 1,562  (50.8%)
Females: 1,511  (49.2%)
Median resident age:  41.9 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 28562, 28573.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $70,612 (it was $61,182 in 2000)
Brices Creek:

$70,612
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $33,160 (it was $22,115 in 2000)

Brices Creek CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $243,272 (it was $142,600 in 2000)
Brices Creek:

$243,272
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $251,342; Detached houses: $259,708; Mobile homes: $47,664

Median gross rent in 2012: $869.

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Brices Creek races chart
  • White alone - 2,692 (87.6%)
  • Black alone - 261 (8.5%)
  • Two or more races - 51 (1.7%)
  • Hispanic - 46 (1.5%)
  • Asian alone - 22 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.03%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Brices Creek: 87.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (22.3%), Irish (16.5%), English (12.0%), United States (7.0%), Italian (4.2%), Dutch (3.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 25 feet

Land area: 7.94 square miles.

Population density: 387 people per square mile   (very low).

Brices Creek,NC real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Brices Creek:

  • High school or higher: 100.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 42.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.6%
  • Unemployed: 1.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brices Creek CDP:

  • Never married: 15.6%
  • Now married: 73.8%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 4.0%

100 residents are foreign born (0.7% Europe, 0.6% Asia).

This place:  3.2%
North Carolina:  7.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,372 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,019 (0.5%)

Brices Creek satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jacksonville, NC (28.3 miles , pop. 66,715).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (102.6 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (357.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Trent Woods, NC (1.2 miles ), James City, NC (1.7 miles ), New Bern, NC (1.8 miles ), River Bend, NC (2.0 miles ), Bridgeton, NC (2.3 miles ), Fairfield Harbour, NC (2.6 miles ), Pollocksville, NC (3.0 miles ), Neuse Forest, NC (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 35.06 N, Longitude: 77.08 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 252

Brices Creek household income distribution Brices Creek home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.4%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (14%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (11%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Child care workers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Brices Creek, North Carolina

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Tornado activity:

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

On 3/17/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.2 miles away from the Brices Creek place center killed 2 people and injured 85 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 43.2 miles away from the place center killed 16 people and injured 153 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Brices Creek-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 18.5 miles away from the city center
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 180.5 miles away from Brices Creek center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 231.0 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 223.0 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 319.3 miles away from Brices Creek 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 246.7 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 Craven County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Brices Creek topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Brices Creek:

  • CRAVEN COUNTY CHILDREN'S GROUP HOME #2 (Hospital, about 2 miles away; NEW BERN, NC)
  • LIFE, INC OAKDALE HOME (Hospital, about 3 miles away; NEW BERN, NC)
  • LIFE, INC LAVENHAM GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 4 miles away; NEW BERN, NC)
  • CRAVEN SURGERY CENTER (Hospital, about 4 miles away; NEW BERN, NC)
  • FMC DIALYSIS OF CRAVEN COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; NEW BERN, NC)
  • CAROLINA EAST MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; NEW BERN, NC)
  • LIFE, INC CHERRY LANE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; NEW BERN, NC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brices Creek:

  • Craven Community College (about 4 miles; New Bern, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,712)
  • Coastal Carolina Community College (about 27 miles; Jacksonville, NC; FT enrollment: 4,502)
  • Lenoir Community College (about 31 miles; Kinston, NC; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Pitt Community College (about 39 miles; Winterville, NC; FT enrollment: 7,026)
  • East Carolina University (about 41 miles; Greenville, NC; FT enrollment: 23,943)
  • Wayne Community College (about 55 miles; Goldsboro, NC; FT enrollment: 3,174)
  • Mount Olive College (about 58 miles; Mount Olive, NC; FT enrollment: 3,097)
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Churches in Brices Creek include: Timothy Chapel (A), Saint Pauls Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hoods Creek (A), Reedy Branch (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Craven County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 1.5%
(0.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.3% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.8 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  84.2%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  2.7%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
6 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
9 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Brices Creek compared to North Carolina state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Brices Creek travel time to work - commute Brices Creek mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (81%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Brices Creek CDP (based on Craven County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.34%
Here: 43.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchOriginal Free Will BaptistsPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents24.7%21.6%13.5%9.3%5.3%
Congregations12.1%18.1%1.7%12.1%5.2%
NameEpiscopal ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)LDS (Mormon) ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents4.8%4.2%2.4%2.2%12.0%
Congregations3.4%9.5%1.7%3.4%32.8%
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: 23
Craven County:

2.39 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Craven County:

0.73 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 55
Craven County:

5.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 63
Here:

6.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.3%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Craven County:

30.3%
North Carolina:

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

13.1%
State:

15.6%

10.87% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,254 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.87%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

0.65% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,013 average AGI)
Craven County:

0.65%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Carteret County, NC  0.62% ($35,176 average AGI)
from Onslow County, NC  0.54% ($31,805)
from Pitt County, NC  0.35% ($26,194)


10.52% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,004 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.52%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

0.41% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,735 average AGI)
Craven County:

0.41%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Carteret County, NC  0.77% ($31,659 average AGI)
to Onslow County, NC  0.52% ($33,374)
to Pitt County, NC  0.40% ($30,757)

Strongest AM radio stations in Brices Creek:

  • WNOS (1450 AM; 1 kW; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WWNB (1490 AM; 1 kW; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WSMO (1120 AM; 20 kW; CAMP LEJEUNE, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WSTK (910 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJCV (1290 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: DOWN EAST BROADCASTING CO INC.)
  • WNCT (1070 AM; 10 kW; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDLX (930 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WANG (1330 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HAVELOCK, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WRNS (960 AM; 5 kW; KINSTON, 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)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brices Creek:

  • WTEB (89.3 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: CRAVEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WNBR (94.1 FM; ORIENTAL, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WIKS (101.9 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: WIKS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMGV (103.3 FM; NEWPORT, NC; Owner: WMGV LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXNR (99.5 FM; GRIFTON, NC; Owner: WXNR LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSFL-FM (106.5 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: WSFL LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WERO (93.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WNCT-FM (107.9 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAAE (91.9 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WRNS-FM (95.1 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WRUP (97.9 FM; BAYBORO, NC; Owner: CONNER MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WQZL (101.1 FM; BELHAVEN, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WOTJ (90.7 FM; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: GRACE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • WRHT (96.3 FM; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WLGP (100.3 FM; HARKERS ISLAND, NC; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WCZI (98.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WANG-FM (105.1 FM; HAVELOCK, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WBJD (91.5 FM; ATLANTIC BEACH, NC; Owner: CRAVEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WTKF (107.3 FM; ATLANTIC, NC; Owner: ATLANTIC RIDGE TELECASTERS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Brices Creek:

  • 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.)
  • WUNK-TV (Channel 25; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WFXI (Channel 8; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF EASTERN CAROLINA LICENSE LLC)
  • WYDO (Channel 14; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF EASTERN CAROLINA LICENSE LLC)
  • WPXU-TV (Channel 35; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON JACKSONVILLE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WEPX (Channel 38; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON GREENVILLE LICENSE, INC.)
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