Calabash, North Carolina

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Population in 2014: 2,092 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: +194.2%
Males: 1,031  (49.3%)
Females: 1,061  (50.7%)
Median resident age:  55.6 years
North Carolina median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 28467, 28468.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $33,446 (it was $32,946 in 2000)
Calabash:

$33,446
NC:

$45,906

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,003 (it was $22,975 in 2000)

Calabash town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $153,487 (it was $103,900 in 2000)
Calabash:

$153,487
NC:

$154,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $240,029; Detached houses: $284,245; Townhouses or other attached units: $203,697; In 2-unit structures: $180,227; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $234,855; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $164,497; Mobile homes: $74,676; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $69,925

Median gross rent in 2013: $822.

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  • Races in Calabash, NC (2013)

    Calabash races chart
    • 1,47078.8%White alone
    • 31116.7%Hispanic
    • 452.4%Black alone
    • 231.2%Two or more races
    • 120.6%Asian alone
    • 50.3%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Calabash: 95.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (13.4%), English (13.3%), German (11.5%), United States (8.8%), Scotch-Irish (4.2%), Polish (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 120 feet

Land area: 1.42 square miles.

Population density: 1,476 people per square mile   (low).

Calabash,NC real estate house value index trend

Calabash, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Calabash:

  • High school or higher: 80.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Calabash town:

  • Never married: 18.1%
  • Now married: 55.5%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 14.9%

267 residents are foreign born (11.4% Latin America, 2.0% Europe).

This town:

14.0%
North Carolina:

7.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $880 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $694 (0.5%)

Calabash satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.89 N, Longitude: 78.57 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Seafood Capital of the World
Calabash household income distribution Calabash home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.6%
North Carolina:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (27%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (20%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Management of companies and enterprises (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Other services, except public administration (16%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Construction (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (23%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (22%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (24%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (21%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Calabash, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 Calabash 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 the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Brunswick County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 13, 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)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2007 was 53.4. This is better than average.

City:

53.4
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 11.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 22.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

9.4

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.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 22.5%
(21.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 62.5% for Black residents, 20.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 60.0% for two or more races residents)
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.3
North Carolina average:

12.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Calabash town (based on Brunswick County data)

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
This county:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.91 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.3%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Brunswick County:

27.5%
North Carolina:

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

16.1%
State:

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
Financial Administration 1$3,131$37,5720$0
Other Government Administration 13$9,984$9,2160$0
Other and Unallocable 10$27,312$32,7749$4,080
Totals for Government 24$40,427$20,2149$4,080

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

  • Current Operations - Liquor Stores: $748,000 ($357.55)
    Sewerage: $281,000 ($134.32)
    Central Staff Services: $157,000 ($75.05)
    Water Utilities: $121,000 ($57.84)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $53,000 ($25.33)
    Regular Highways: $38,000 ($18.16)
    Natural Resources - Other: $18,000 ($8.60)
    General - Other: $10,000 ($4.78)
    General Public Buildings: $9,000 ($4.30)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($1.43)
    Health Services - Other: $2,000 ($0.96)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($0.96)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Health: $5,000 ($2.39)
  • Intergovernmental to State - General: $7,000 ($3.35)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $4,000 ($1.91)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $2,000 ($0.96)
    Central Staff: $1,000 ($0.48)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $312,000 ($149.14)

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

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $123,000 ($58.80)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $14,000 ($6.69)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($0.48)
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $878,000 ($419.69)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $409,000 ($195.51)
    Highways: $31,000 ($14.82)
    General Support: $31,000 ($14.82)
  • Tax - Property: $60,000 ($28.68)
    NEC: $47,000 ($22.47)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $22,000 ($10.52)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $324,000 ($154.88)

8.37% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($55,778 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.37%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($86 average AGI)
Brunswick County:

0.03%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from New Hanover County, NC  1.75% ($33,819 average AGI)
from Horry County, SC  0.31% ($28,933)
from Wake County, NC  0.24% ($62,191)


6.41% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,475 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.41%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($107 average AGI)
Brunswick County:

0.03%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to New Hanover County, NC  1.39% ($30,360 average AGI)
to Horry County, SC  0.42% ($27,790)
to Wake County, NC  0.26% ($40,871)

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 13, 2012 05:33 AM, Us-17, Country Club Rd., Lat: 33.90997, Lon: -78.58341, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 22, 2007 10:52 AM, Rp-1165, Rp-1167, Lat: 33.89265, Lon: -78.56578, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
Jul 17, 1994 01:30 AM, Rp1167, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • 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: 5019058555, Aci.Wireless.Regulatory@alltel.Com, ONE ALLIED DRIVE, B1F02-D
  • 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: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY #150 GASAREG
  • 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: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY #150 GASAREG
  • 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: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY, #150 GASA5REG
  • 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: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY #150 -Mcgasa5reg

FCC Registered Commercial 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 MHzGrant Date: 06/29/2010, Expiration Date: 06/06/2020, Cancellation Date: 11/28/2012, Certifier: Donald W WilsonRegistrant: Kanoy Telecom, Inc., 6895 Beach Dr. Sw, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469, Phone: (910) 579-5050, Fax: (910) 579-2901, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • 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 MHzGrant Date: 11/20/2002, Expiration Date: 11/20/2012, Cancellation Date: 04/03/2007, Certifier: Robert YurichRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 02/18/2004, Expiration Date: 02/18/2014, Cancellation Date: 04/26/2014, Certifier: Robert YurichRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 04/11/2008, Expiration Date: 04/11/2018, Certifier: Dawrel PridgenRegistrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, 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 MHzGrant Date: 09/10/2014, Expiration Date: 09/21/2024Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 02/02/1995, Expiration Date: 02/02/2000, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 10/19/1993, Expiration Date: 09/30/1998, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001Registrant: 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: 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.975 MHz, 157.025 MHzGrant Date: 05/22/1997, Expiration Date: 05/22/2002, Cancellation Date: 08/25/2002Registrant: Coastal Marine Inc, 77 Persimmon Rd, Calabash, NC 28467

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

26 (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
    Registrant (Individual): James J Lyons, 391 Boundaryline 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
    Registrant (Individual): Byron J Woodruff, 9140 Shady Forest Dr Sw, Calabash, NC 28467
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182J (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3321F , Serial Number: 18257321, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 06/18/1966
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Frederick Hensley, 677 Covington Dr, Calabash, NC 28469, Other Owners: Randy Hardee, Barry Allen

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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 85
  • Hazardous Condition: 6
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Calabash

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Calabash, NC

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (91%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
Businesses in Calabash, NC
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1FedEx1
CVS1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Curves1Penske1
Domino's Pizza1U-Haul1

Calabash compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house 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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