Calabash, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 2,158 (95% urban, 5% rural).
Population change since 2000: +203.5%
Males: 1,143  (53.0%)
Females: 1,015  (47.0%)
Median resident age:

55.3 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 28467, 28468.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $46,236 (it was $32,946 in 2000)
Calabash:

$46,236
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,912 (it was $22,975 in 2000)

Calabash town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $134,171 (it was $103,900 in 2000)
Calabash:

$134,171
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $274,012; detached houses: $321,304; townhouses or other attached units: $202,966; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $163,978; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $142,294; mobile homes: $110,030

Median gross rent in 2017: $933.

March 2019 cost of living index in Calabash: 92.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.2%
(19.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.5% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Calabash, NC (2017)
    • 1,16375.7%White alone
    • 1227.9%Hispanic
    • 1127.3%Black alone
    • 845.5%Two or more races
    • 181.2%American Indian alone
    • 181.2%Asian alone
    • 191.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Calabash, North Carolina as of August 10, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Calabash is 450 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Ancestries: German (18.1%), English (13.3%), American (9.3%), Scotch-Irish (9.1%), Irish (6.1%), Polish (5.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 120 feet

Land area: 1.42 square miles.

Population density: 1,522 people per square mile   (low).

Calabash, North Carolina map

66 residents are foreign born (2.2% Latin America, 0.7% Europe).

This town:

4.1%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $902 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $660 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wilmington, NC (43.9 miles , pop. 75,838).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (133.3 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (462.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Carolina Shores, NC (0.9 miles ),
Sunset Beach, NC (1.9 miles ),
Little River, SC (1.9 miles ),
Ocean Isle Beach, NC (2.7 miles ),
North Myrtle Beach, SC (2.9 miles ),
Atlantic Beach, SC (3.3 miles ),
Shallotte, NC (3.4 miles ),
Briarcliffe Acres, SC (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 33.89 N, Longitude: 78.57 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Seafood Capital of the World
Distribution of median household income in Calabash, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Calabash, NC in 2017
Calabash satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 40 buildings, average cost: $96,600
  • 1998: 48 buildings, average cost: $103,700
  • 1999: 28 buildings, average cost: $135,200
  • 2000: 23 buildings, average cost: $113,100
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $115,500
  • 2002: 38 buildings, average cost: $114,700
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $168,400
  • 2004: 13 buildings, average cost: $151,200
  • 2005: 24 buildings, average cost: $220,300
  • 2006: 18 buildings, average cost: $275,900
  • 2007: 14 buildings, average cost: $270,400
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $357,200
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $286,500
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $269,200
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $391,200
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $392,500
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $244,100
  • 2014: 11 buildings, average cost: $333,100
  • 2015: 6 buildings, average cost: $251,200
  • 2016: 16 buildings, average cost: $344,600
  • 2017: 33 buildings, average cost: $288,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Calabash, NC residents
Average permit cost in Calabash, NC
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.2%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Most common industries in Calabash, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (17.2%)
  • Construction (15.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.9%)
  • Health care (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (23.5%)
  • Construction (21.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (2.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (19.4%)
  • Health care (12.7%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (9.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (7.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.0%)
  • Construction (5.2%)
Most common occupations in Calabash, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.7%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (4.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10.8%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (7.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (5.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (8.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.0%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.2%)
  • Registered nurses (5.2%)

Average climate in Calabash, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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Pb
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00000. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00000
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

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

On 8/17/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.4 miles away from the Calabash town center injured 46 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 10/9/1950, a category F3 tornado 19.3 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Calabash-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 114.1 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 106.7 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 225.2 miles away from the city 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 130.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/17/1995 at 13:45:57, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 108.6 miles away from Calabash center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 119.4 miles away from Calabash center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Brunswick County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 17, Tropical Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Calabash topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Calabash:

  • AUTUMN CARE OF SHALLOTTE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; SHALLOTTE, NC)
  • SOUTHEASTERN DIALYSIS SHALLOTTE (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; SHALLOTTE, NC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Calabash:

  • Horry-Georgetown Technical College (about 26 miles; Conway, SC; Full-time enrollment: 5,772)
  • Coastal Carolina University (about 27 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 8,881)
  • Cape Fear Community College (about 43 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 8,372)
  • Miller-Motte College-Wilmington (about 46 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 2,395)
  • University of North Carolina Wilmington (about 46 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 13,112)
  • Robeson Community College (about 57 miles; Lumberton, NC; FT enrollment: 2,322)
  • Francis Marion University (about 66 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,624)

Points of interest:

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Church in Calabash: Saint Andrew Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Wilson Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Calabash Motel (1115 River Road Southwest).

Brunswick County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.1 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

56.8%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.9%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Banks with branches in Calabash (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Calabash Branch at 10027 Beach Drive Sw, branch established on 1976/06/01. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Calabash Branch at 10267 Beach Drive, S.W., branch established on 1985/04/02. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Security Savings Bank, SSB: Nc 179 & Calabash Drive Branch at 10231 Beach Drive S.W., branch established on 1911/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $309.8 mil, Deposits: $250.1 mil, headquarters in Southport, NC, negative income in the last year, 11 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Calabash:

Marital status in Calabash, NC
  • Never married: 23.7%
  • Now married: 54.7%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

For population 25 years and over in Calabash:

  • High school or higher: 89.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
North Carolina average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Calabash
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Calabash, NC (based on Brunswick County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant19,122101
Mainline Protestant8,99524
Catholic5,7822
Black Protestant2,81219
Other1,5056
None69,215-
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: 20
Brunswick County:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Brunswick County:

0.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 38
Brunswick County:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 107
Brunswick County:

10.81 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

9.3%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Brunswick County:

27.5%
North Carolina:

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

16.1%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.4%
State:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.2%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.9%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.5%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

37.6%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
Calabash:

50.7%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Calabash:

71.5%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Calabash, NC Residents
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 13$9,984$9,2160$0
Other and Unallocable 10$27,312$32,7749$4,080
Financial Administration 1$3,131$37,5720$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 24$40,427$20,2149$4,080

Calabash government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Liquor Stores: $912,000 ($422.61)
    Financial Administration: $273,000 ($126.51)
    Transit Utilities: $197,000 ($91.29)
    Regular Highways: $98,000 ($45.41)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $94,000 ($43.56)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $77,000 ($35.68)
    General - Other: $71,000 ($32.90)
    Local Fire Protection: $71,000 ($32.90)
    Solid Waste Management: $30,000 ($13.90)
    General Public Buildings: $19,000 ($8.80)
    Central Staff Services: $18,000 ($8.34)
    Natural Resources - Other: $7,000 ($3.24)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,000 ($1.39)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($0.93)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Health - Other: $4,000 ($1.85)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $51,000 ($23.63)
    Financial Administration: $16,000 ($7.41)
    Transit Utilities: $9,000 ($4.17)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($2.32)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $239,000 ($110.75)

Calabash government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $17,000 ($7.88)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $5,000 ($2.32)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,000 ($0.93)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $5,000 ($2.32)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.46)
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $998,000 ($462.47)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $236,000 ($109.36)
    Highways: $58,000 ($26.88)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $390,000 ($180.72)
    Property: $258,000 ($119.56)
    Other License: $132,000 ($61.17)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $75,000 ($34.75)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $27,000 ($12.51)

10.21% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($86,614 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.21%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from New Hanover County, NC  1.43% ($44,184 average AGI)
from Wake County, NC  0.38% ($103,478)
from Horry County, SC  0.33% ($99,755)


6.53% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($48,599 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.53%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to New Hanover County, NC  1.46% ($47,612 average AGI)
to Horry County, SC  0.41% ($46,963)
to Wake County, NC  0.23% ($60,952)
Businesses in Calabash, NC
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1FedEx1
CVS1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Curves1Penske1
Domino's Pizza1U-Haul1

Strongest AM radio stations in Calabash:

  • WMIR (1200 AM; 7 kW; ATLANTIC BEACH, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC BEACH RADIO, INC.)
  • WQJM (1450 AM; 10 kW; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WMYT (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CAROLINA BEACH, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTAB (1370 AM; 5 kW; TABOR CITY, NC; Owner: WTAB, INC)
  • WENC (1220 AM; 5 kW; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: DHA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPJS (1330 AM; 5 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: WPJS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WNMB (900 AM; 1 kW; NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: FIDELITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WAAV (980 AM; 5 kW; LELAND, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WVCB (1410 AM; 1 kW; SHALLOTTE, NC; Owner: JOHN G. WORRELL)
  • WSMO (1120 AM; 20 kW; CAMP LEJEUNE, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Calabash:

  • WYNA (104.9 FM; CALABASH, NC; Owner: COASTLINE COMMUNICATIONS OF CAROLINA INC)
  • WHQR (91.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FRIENDS OF PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WKVC (88.9 FM; NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WDZD (93.5 FM; OCEAN ISLE BEACH, NC; Owner: QANTUM OF MYRTLE BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WVCO (94.9 FM; LORIS, SC; Owner: CAROLINA BEACH MUSIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WEZV (105.9 FM; NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: FIDELITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBNU (103.7 FM; SHALLOTTE, NC; Owner: GARY E. BURNS)
  • WGNI (102.7 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WYAV (104.1 FM; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WKZQ-FM (101.7 FM; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WMNX (97.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMYB (92.1 FM; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WHMC-FM (90.1 FM; CONWAY, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WGTR (107.9 FM; BUCKSPORT, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF MYRTLE BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WYEZ (94.5 FM; MURRELLS INLET, SC; Owner: FIDELITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWXM (97.7 FM; GARDEN CITY, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF MYRTLE BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WLTT (106.3 FM; SHALLOTTE, NC; Owner: GARY E. BURNS)
  • WJXY-FM (93.9 FM; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRNN (99.5 FM; SOCASTEE, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Calabash:

  • WFXB (Channel 43; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: GE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WUNJ-TV (Channel 39; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WSFX-TV (Channel 26; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN MEDIA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W49AN (Channel 49; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W47CK (Channel 47; SHALLOTTE, NC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WPDE-TV (Channel 15; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GRAND STRAND COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWMB (Channel 21; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WBTW (Channel 13; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGSI-CA (Channel 11; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: BEACH TV OF SOUTH CAROLINA, INC.)
  • WHMC (Channel 23; CONWAY, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WGSC-CA (Channel 8; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: BEACH TV OF SOUTH CAROLINA, INC.)
  • W34CQ (Channel 34; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Calabash fatal accident list:

Sep 1, 2017 09:38 AM, Us-17, Sr-1304, Lat: 33.938747, Lon: -78.555386, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
May 23, 2014 08:02 PM, Sr-1167, Lat: 33.902844, Lon: -78.572606, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 13, 2012 05:33 AM, Us-17, Country Club Rd., Lat: 33.909972, Lon: -78.583411, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 22, 2007 10:52 AM, Rp-1165, Rp-1167, Lat: 33.892650, Lon: -78.565783, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
Jul 17, 1994 01:30 AM, Rp1167, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 30ft / 8.6mTotal length
  • 7,600Total average daily traffic
  • 532Total average daily truck traffic
  • 15,200Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7
  • James E McDonald, South Of Hickman Rd (Hickman Road 196524399) (Lat: 33.933222 Lon: -78.588222), Type: 56.3, Overall height: 54.8 m, Registrant: Alltel Communications, LLC, Aci.Wireless.Regulatory@alltel.Com, , Littl-e Rock, Phone: (501) 905-8555
  • Jerri L Janjua, South Of Hickman Rd (Hickman Road 196524399) (Lat: 33.933222 Lon: -78.588222), Type: 56.3, Overall height: 54.8 m, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, , Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Jerri L Janjua, South Of Hickman Rd (Hickman Road 196524399) (Lat: 33.933222 Lon: -78.588222), Type: 56.3, Overall height: 54.8 m, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, , Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Regulatory Manager, South Of Hickman Rd (Hickman Road 196524399) (Lat: 33.933222 Lon: -78.588222), Type: 56.3, Structure height: 37019 m, Overall height: 54.8 m, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, , Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Gina Cacciatore, South Of Hickman Rd (Hickman Road 196524399) (Lat: 33.933222 Lon: -78.588222), Type: 56.3, Structure height: 37019 m, Overall height: 54.8 m, Registrant: Alltel Communications, LLC, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, #150 Mcgasa5reg, Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Gina Cacciatore, South Of Hickman Rd (Hickman Road 196524399) (Lat: 33.933222 Lon: -78.588222), Type: 56.3, Structure height: 37019 m, Overall height: 54.8 m, Registrant: Alltel Communications, LLC, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Laurie Gebhardt, South Of Hickman Rd (Hickman Road 196524399) (Lat: 33.933222 Lon: -78.588222), Type: 56.3, Structure height: 37019 m, Overall height: 54.8 m, Registrant: Alltel Corporation, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 300 Nnw Int Sr 1167 & Sr 1165 (Lat: 33.892944 Lon: -78.566944), Type: Tank, Structure height: 44.2 m, Overall height: 50.3 m, Call Sign: WPHK314,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.750 MHz, Grant Date: 06/29/2010, Expiration Date: 06/06/2020, Cancellation Date: 11/28/2012, Certifier: Donald W Wilson, Registrant: Kanoy Telecom, Inc., 6895 Beach Dr. Sw, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469, Phone: (910) 579-5050, Fax: (910) 579-2901, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 99 West Carolina Shores Drive (Lat: 33.898028 Lon: -78.585028), Call Sign: WPWH952,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.162 MHz, 461.462 MHz, 461.337 MHz, 461.512 MHz, Grant Date: 11/20/2002, Expiration Date: 11/20/2012, Cancellation Date: 04/03/2007, Certifier: Robert Yurich, Registrant: Prolink Solutions, 410 S. Benson Lane, Chandler, AZ 85224, Phone: (480) 961-8800, Fax: (480) 961-2009, Email:
  • Highway 17 South (Lat: 33.948000 Lon: -78.575694), Call Sign: WPZP970,
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.187 MHz, 456.512 MHz, 457.112 MHz, 457.312 MHz, 461.437 MHz, 461.587 MHz, 462.262 MHz, 462.312 MHz, 462.487 MHz, 456.862 MHz, 457.587 MHz, 461.712 MHz, Grant Date: 02/18/2004, Expiration Date: 02/18/2014, Cancellation Date: 04/26/2014, Certifier: Robert Yurich, Registrant: Prolink Solutions, 410 S. Benson Lane, Chandler, AZ 85224, Phone: (480) 961-8800, Fax: (480) 961-2009, Email:
  • Lat: 33.918639 Lon: -78.600556, Call Sign: WQIQ284,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.412 MHz, 467.412 MHz, Grant Date: 04/10/2018, Expiration Date: 04/11/2028, Certifier: Dawrel Pridgen, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

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  • Calabash Waterfront (Lat: 33.881833 Lon: -78.565833), Type: Building, Overall height: 4 m, Call Sign: KIY679,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, Grant Date: 09/10/2014, Expiration Date: 09/21/2024, Registrant: Ocean Atlantic Inc., Calabash, NC 28467, Phone: (910) 579-3660, Fax: (910) 579-9531, Email:
  • Calabash River (Lat: 33.890444 Lon: -78.561111), Type: Building, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: WFA726,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.925 MHz, Grant Date: 02/02/1995, Expiration Date: 02/02/2000, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001, Registrant: Jimmy High, 266 Riverview Dr, Calabash, NC 28467
  • Rt 179 (Lat: 33.880167 Lon: -78.571389), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WQA840,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, Grant Date: 10/19/1993, Expiration Date: 09/30/1998, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001, Registrant: Marsh Harbour Marina, 6000 Pro Shop Dr Sw, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28459
  • 77 Persimmon Rd (Lat: 33.913222 Lon: -78.579722), Type: Building, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: WXZ373, Licensee ID: L00006614,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.800 MHz, 156.975 MHz, 157.025 MHz, 156.450 MHz, Grant Date: 05/22/1997, Expiration Date: 05/22/2002, Cancellation Date: 08/25/2002, Registrant: Coastal Marine Inc, 77 Persimmon Rd, Calabash, NC 28467

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Calabash)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • 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: 1824P , Serial Number: MC-759, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 07/20/1981, Certificate Issue Date: 09/12/2013
    Registrant (Individual): James J Lyons, 391 Boundaryline Dr Nw, Calabash, NC 28467
  • Aircraft: CHARLES G ADAMS KOLB FIRESTAR SS (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 2 Cycle
    N-Number: 929PT , Serial Number: FS SS 13-4-00094, Certificate Issue Date: 02/26/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Gary Abbondandelo, 968 Beauvoir Dr Nw, Calabash, NC 28467
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7ECA (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2996G , Serial Number: 558, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 12/13/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 03/17/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Byron J Woodruff, 9140 Shady Forest Dr Sw, Calabash, NC 28467
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/13/2018

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$233,43011$169,07729$190,96814$194,7192$75,145
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$111,9102$159,5401$186,9300$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$146,2501$211,0507$203,3103$198,0931$62,220
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$210,8105$201,0382$196,2450$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$276,2100$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0205.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$111,300
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$145,200
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0205.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Calabash, NC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Calabash, NC - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 65. The highest number of reported fires - 88 took place in 2014, and the least - 40 in 2017. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Calabash, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (62.0%), and Outside Fires (24.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Calabash, NC
    • 64762.0%Structure Fires
    • 25524.4%Outside Fires
    • 787.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 646.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Calabash, NC
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Calabash, NC
  • 96.5%Electricity
  • 3.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Calabash, NC
  • 88.5%Electricity
  • 8.6%Wood
  • 2.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Calabash compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Calabash on our top lists:

  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Austria (population 500+)"
  • #46 (28467) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
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