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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

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 2011: All housing units: $251,342; Detached houses: $259,708; Mobile homes: $47,664

Median gross rent in 2012: $869.

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  • 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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Recent posts about Brices Creek, North Carolina on our local forum with over 1,500,000 registered users. Brices Creek is mentioned 54 times on our forum:
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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).

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For population 25 years and over in Brices Creek:

  • High school or higher: 97.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 41.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brices Creek CDP:

  • Never married: 14.6%
  • Now married: 73.9%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 3.7%

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

This place:  3.3%
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%)

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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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.8%
North Carolina:

9.1%

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%)

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Average climate in Brices Creek, North Carolina

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Tornado activity:

Brices Creek-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 31% greater 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 significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 97% 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
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

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, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/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)

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

  • Pitt Community College (about 39 miles; Winterville, NC; Full-time enrollment: 4,389)
  • East Carolina University (about 42 miles; Greenville, NC; FT enrollment: 20,942)
  • Wayne Community College (about 55 miles; Goldsboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,008)
  • Mount Olive College (about 58 miles; Mount Olive, NC; FT enrollment: 2,812)
  • University of North Carolina-Wilmington (about 74 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 11,028)
  • Cape Fear Community College (about 77 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 3,987)
  • Johnston Community College (about 78 miles; Smithfield, NC; FT enrollment: 2,166)
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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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Brices Creek, NC

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.
  • 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 significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Brices Creek travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (78%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Wood (1%)

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%
Here43.3%
USA50.2%

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
This county:

2.39 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

5.71 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

6.54 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.3%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.3%
North Carolina:

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

13.1%
State:

15.6%

11.29% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,500 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.29%
North Carolina average:

8.53%

0.56% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,437 average AGI)
Craven County:

0.56%
North Carolina average:

0.17%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Carteret County, NC  0.73% ($28,525 average AGI)
from Onslow County, NC  0.51% ($31,849)
from Escambia County, FL  0.38% ($24,471)


10.66% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,713 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.66%
North Carolina average:

7.27%

0.42% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,459 average AGI)
Craven County:

0.42%
North Carolina average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Carteret County, NC  0.70% ($38,047 average AGI)
to Onslow County, NC  0.52% ($28,580)
to Wake County, NC  0.43% ($33,194)

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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