Broad Creek, North Carolina

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Population in 2010: 2,334.
Males: 1,210  (51.9%)
Females: 1,124  (48.1%)
Median resident age:

46.0 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years
Estimated median household income in 2017: $52,807
Broad Creek:

$52,807
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $32,777

Broad Creek CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $204,500
Broad Creek:

$204,500
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $178,731; detached houses: $228,859; mobile homes: $21,536

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,129.

March 2019 cost of living index in Broad Creek: 86.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.9%
(14.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 77.6% for Black residents, 65.6% for American Indian residents, 38.1% for other race residents, 38.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Broad Creek, NC (2010)
    • 2,11890.7%White alone
    • 853.6%Hispanic
    • 542.3%Two or more races
    • 451.9%Black alone
    • 180.8%American Indian alone
    • 80.3%Asian alone
    • 30.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 30.1%Other race alone

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

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Ancestries: American (28.6%), English (19.2%), Irish (6.9%), German (5.7%), Scottish (5.0%), Italian (3.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 10 feet

16 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.7%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jacksonville, NC (27.0 miles , pop. 66,715).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (122.8 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (378.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Indian Beach, NC (1.8 miles),
Emerald Isle, NC (2.4 miles ),
Bogue, NC (2.4 miles ),
Newport, NC (2.5 miles ),
Pine Knoll Shores, NC (2.6 miles ),
Cape Carteret, NC (2.7 miles ),
Peletier, NC (2.8 miles ),
Cedar Point, NC (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 34.72 N, Longitude: 76.94 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 252

Distribution of median household income in Broad Creek, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Broad Creek, NC in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.8%
North Carolina:

4.1%

Tornado activity:

Broad Creek-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 34% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/17/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.1 miles away from the Broad Creek place 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 3.0 miles away from the place center caused $300,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Broad 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 26.2 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 223.3 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) 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 216.0 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 322.6 miles away from Broad 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 235.7 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 Carteret County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 16, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Broad Creek:

  • LIFE, INC NINE FOOT ROAD GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 6 miles away; NEWPORT, NC)
  • CROATAN RIDGE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; NEWPORT, NC)
  • CARTERET GENERAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; MOREHEAD CITY, NC)
  • BMA OF CRYSTAL COAST INC (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; MOREHEAD CITY, NC)
  • CHERRY POINT BAY NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; HAVELOCK, NC)
  • HARBORVIEW HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MOREHEAD CITY, NC)
  • QUEEN'S POND (Hospital, about 15 miles away; HUBERT, NC)

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

  • Coastal Carolina Community College (about 26 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 51 miles; Kinston, NC; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Pitt Community College (about 64 miles; Winterville, NC; FT enrollment: 7,026)
  • University of North Carolina Wilmington (about 64 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 13,112)
  • Miller-Motte College-Wilmington (about 64 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 2,395)
  • East Carolina University (about 66 miles; Greenville, NC; FT enrollment: 23,943)

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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
Average household size:
This place:

2.6 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

73.8%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

9.1%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Broad Creek:

Marital status in Broad Creek, NC
  • Never married: 17.3%
  • Now married: 56.7%
  • Separated: 5.1%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 17.3%

For population 25 years and over in Broad Creek:

  • High school or higher: 88.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.4
North Carolina average:

11.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Broad Creek, NC (based on Carteret County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This 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.
North Carolina:

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
Here:

6.81 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

15.20 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

11.0%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.3%
North Carolina:

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

15.0%
North Carolina:

15.6%

7.76% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($62,808 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.76%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($748 average AGI)
Carteret County:

0.09%
North Carolina average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Craven County, NC  0.83% ($45,707 average AGI)
from Onslow County, NC  0.65% ($42,216)
from Wake County, NC  0.43% ($88,405)


7.26% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,636 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.26%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($820 average AGI)
Carteret County:

0.08%
North Carolina average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Craven County, NC  1.11% ($37,000 average AGI)
to Onslow County, NC  0.80% ($37,425)
to Wake County, NC  0.44% ($36,111)

Strongest AM radio stations in Broad Creek:

  • 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)
  • WBTB (1400 AM; 1 kW; BEAUFORT, NC; Owner: EASTERN CAROLINA BROADCASTING COMPAN)
  • 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.)
  • WDLX (930 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WRNS (960 AM; 5 kW; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WMYT (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CAROLINA BEACH, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Broad Creek:

  • WRHT (96.3 FM; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WLGP (100.3 FM; HARKERS ISLAND, NC; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WANG-FM (105.1 FM; HAVELOCK, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WOTJ (90.7 FM; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: GRACE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • WBJD (91.5 FM; ATLANTIC BEACH, NC; Owner: CRAVEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WMGV (103.3 FM; NEWPORT, NC; Owner: WMGV LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNBR (94.1 FM; ORIENTAL, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WERO (93.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WSFL-FM (106.5 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: WSFL LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNCT-FM (107.9 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKOO (98.7 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WIKS (101.9 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: WIKS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRUP (97.9 FM; BAYBORO, NC; Owner: CONNER MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WXQR-FM (105.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WTKF (107.3 FM; ATLANTIC, NC; Owner: ATLANTIC RIDGE TELECASTERS, INC.)
  • WXNR (99.5 FM; GRIFTON, NC; Owner: WXNR LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W218AR (91.5 FM; BEAUFORT, NC; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WQSL (92.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WTEB (89.3 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: CRAVEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W220DD (91.9 FM; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Broad 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.)
  • WFXI (Channel 8; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF EASTERN CAROLINA LICENSE LLC)
  • WPXU-TV (Channel 35; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON JACKSONVILLE LICENSE, INC.)
  • W05BI (Channel 5; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
Broad Creek fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Broad Creek fatal accident list:

Apr 8, 2012 04:49 PM, Sr-24, Lat: 34.728197, Lon: -76.915219, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 10, 2009 09:10 AM, Sr-24, Lat: 34.725372, Lon: -76.937147, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
May 13, 2000 11:22 PM, Sr-24, Lat: 34.725518, Lon: -76.935883, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Broad Creek)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • EMERALD ISLE, 1.7 Mi W (Lat: 34.718889 Lon: -76.965278), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WMS468,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6765.00 MHz, Grant Date: 01/04/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 06/16/2016, Certifier: Steven T Campbell, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Broad Creek, NC
  • 90.4%Electricity
  • 6.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.0%Wood
  • 0.8%Utility gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Broad Creek, NC
  • 92.2%Electricity
  • 5.9%Wood
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Broad Creek compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.

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  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Armenia (population 500+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
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