Calypso, North Carolina

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Population in 2014: 555 (75% urban, 25% rural). Population change since 2000: +35.4%
Males: 243  (43.8%)
Females: 312  (56.2%)
Median resident age:  27.2 years
North Carolina median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 28325, 28365.

Calypso Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2013: $35,405 (it was $26,667 in 2000)
Calypso:

$35,405
NC:

$45,906

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $13,245 (it was $13,244 in 2000)

Calypso town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $69,716 (it was $51,300 in 2000)
Calypso:

$69,716
NC:

$154,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $638.

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  • Races in Calypso, NC (2010)

    Calypso races chart
    • 28252.4%White alone
    • 14026.0%Hispanic
    • 10419.3%Black alone
    • 61.1%Two or more races
    • 40.7%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.4%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Calypso: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (7.8%), English (7.4%), German (6.6%), United States (5.6%), Scottish (3.9%), Scotch-Irish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 167 feet

Land area: 0.97 square miles.

Population density: 572 people per square mile   (low).

Calypso,NC real estate house value index trend

Calypso, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Calypso:

  • High school or higher: 73.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Calypso town:

  • Never married: 36.4%
  • Now married: 39.2%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

102 residents are foreign born (14.2% Latin America).

This town:

14.2%
North Carolina:

7.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $726 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $463 (0.9%)

Calypso satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, NC (46.4 miles , pop. 121,015).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (55.1 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (372.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Faison, NC (1.8 miles ), Mount Olive, NC (1.9 miles ), Warsaw, NC (3.3 miles ), Brogden, NC (3.3 miles ), Turkey, NC (3.5 miles ), Keener, NC (3.5 miles ), Mar-Mac, NC (3.6 miles ), Seven Springs, NC (3.9 miles) .

Latitude: 35.15 N, Longitude: 78.10 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 910

Calypso household income distribution Calypso home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.5%
North Carolina:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (27%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Wholesale trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (18%)
  • Material moving occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Sales and related occupations (21%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (17%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Calypso, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Calypso-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 15% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.0 miles away from the Calypso town center killed 3 people and injured 149 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 tornado 22.0 miles away from the town center killed 16 people and injured 153 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Calypso-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 194.9 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 168.6 miles away from Calypso center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 265.1 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 185.6 miles away from the city center
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 76.8 miles away from Calypso 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 217.4 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 Duplin County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Calypso topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Calypso:

  • MOUNT OLIVE CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; MOUNT OLIVE, NC)
  • RONES CHAPEL ROAD GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 6 miles away; MOUNT OLIVE, NC)
  • SCI-DUPLIN HOUSE (Hospital, about 11 miles away; WARSAW, NC)
  • RAI CARE CENTERS WARSAW (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; WARSAW, NC)
  • WARSAW HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; WARSAW, NC)
  • SKILL CREATIONS OF KENANSVILLE (Hospital, about 16 miles away; KENANSVILLE, NC)
  • CAROLINA EAST HOME CARE AND HOSPICE INC (Hospital, about 16 miles away; SEVEN SPRINGS, NC)

Amtrak station near Calypso:

  • 18 miles: GOLDSBORO (410 N. JOHN ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Calypso:

  • Mount Olive College (about 5 miles; Mount Olive, NC; Full-time enrollment: 3,097)
  • Wayne Community College (about 20 miles; Goldsboro, NC; FT enrollment: 3,174)
  • Johnston Community College (about 28 miles; Smithfield, NC; FT enrollment: 3,657)
  • Lenoir Community College (about 31 miles; Kinston, NC; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Campbell University (about 40 miles; Buies Creek, NC; FT enrollment: 5,127)
  • Methodist University (about 44 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,313)
  • Fayetteville State University (about 46 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 5,297)

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Notable locations in Calypso: Calypso Water Treatment Plant (A), Sheriff Department Sub Station (B), Duplin County Sheriff's Office (C), Faison Police Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Calypso include: Holy Temple (A), Mount Zion Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Duplin 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 2013 was 63.6. This is about average.

City:

63.6
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2003 was 28.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 12.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.8
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 32.5%
(18.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.3% for Black residents, 75.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 79.3% for other race residents, 20.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  71.2%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.9%
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: 0.0% of all households
2 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.4
North Carolina average:

12.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Calypso town (based on Duplin County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,28281
Mainline Protestant4,17637
Black Protestant2,56423
Other3243
Catholic3153
None39,844-
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
Duplin County:

2.85 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Duplin County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Duplin County:

6.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 36
Here:

6.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.4%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Duplin County:

31.1%
North Carolina:

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

22.6%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Calypso:

46.1%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Calypso:

40.8%
State:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Calypso:

28.8
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.9%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Calypso:

11.9%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Calypso:

32.6%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Calypso:

50.1%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.1%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Calypso, 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$2,600$31,2000$0
Other Government Administration 5$214$5140$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,148$25,7761$177
Water Supply 0$0 2$850
Totals for Government 7$4,962$8,5063$1,027

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

  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $61,000 ($109.91)
    Central Staff Services: $55,000 ($99.10)
    Regular Highways: $37,000 ($66.67)
    Sewerage: $29,000 ($52.25)
    Fire Protection: $19,000 ($34.23)
    Police Protection: $13,000 ($23.42)
    Water Utilities: $13,000 ($23.42)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($12.61)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $16,000 ($28.83)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($18.02)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $62,000 ($111.71)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($1.80)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $52,000 ($93.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $42,000 ($75.68)
    All Other: $2,000 ($3.60)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $61,000 ($109.91)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $8,000 ($14.41)
    Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($14.41)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $22,000 ($39.64)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $20,000 ($36.04)
    General Support: $11,000 ($19.82)
  • Tax - Property: $59,000 ($106.31)
    NEC: $1,000 ($1.80)

Calypso government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $15,000 ($27.03)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $8,000 ($14.41)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $7,000 ($12.61)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $220,000 ($396.40)

6.80% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,629 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.80%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Sampson County, NC  1.13% ($26,153 average AGI)
from Onslow County, NC  0.80% ($34,374)
from Wayne County, NC  0.62% ($25,972)


5.71% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,606 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.71%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Sampson County, NC  0.75% ($25,719 average AGI)
to Wayne County, NC  0.64% ($23,927)
to Onslow County, NC  0.39% ($25,318)

Strongest AM radio stations in Calypso:

  • WDJS (1430 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT OLIVE, NC; Owner: MOUNT OLIVE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WGBR (1150 AM; 5 kW; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WCLN (1170 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CLINTON, NC; Owner: BROADCASTING GOOD NEWS, INC.)
  • WCKB (780 AM; 7 kW; DUNN, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WRNS (960 AM; 5 kW; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPYB (1130 AM; daytime; 7 kW; BENSON, NC; Owner: BENSON-DUNN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSMO (1120 AM; 20 kW; CAMP LEJEUNE, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WGTM (590 AM; 5 kW; WILSON, NC; Owner: SPIRIT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFMC (730 AM; 1 kW; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WETC (540 AM; 8 kW; WENDELL-ZEBULON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA REGIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Calypso:

  • WYMY (96.9 FM; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WRNS-FM (95.1 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WKIX (102.3 FM; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WERO (93.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WRAL (101.5 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAL-FM, INC.)
  • WNCT-FM (107.9 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTRG (100.7 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRDU (106.1 FM; WILSON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZUP (104.7 FM; ROSE HILL, NC; Owner: CONNER MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WQDR (94.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • W276AX (103.1 FM; PRINCETON, ETC., NC; Owner: GRACE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • WCLN-FM (107.3 FM; CLINTON, NC; Owner: CHRISTIAN LISTENING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRCQ (103.5 FM; DUNN, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKNS (90.3 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: CRAVEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Calypso:

  • WITN-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: WITN LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTVD (Channel 11; DURHAM, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRAL-TV (Channel 5; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNCT-TV (Channel 9; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTI-TV (Channel 12; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLFL (Channel 22; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WLFL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRDC (Channel 28; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RALEIGH (WRDC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WUNM-TV (Channel 19; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WHFL-LP (Channel 56; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: FREE LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WRAY-TV (Channel 30; WILSON, NC; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • WUNK-TV (Channel 25; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)
  • W63CW (Channel 63; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WUVC (Channel 40; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPITAL BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • W64AZ (Channel 64; KINSTON-GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: GOCOM TELEVISION, L.P.,)

Calypso fatal accident list:

Nov 27, 2008 10:24 AM, Us-117, Rp-1006, Lat: 35.15739, Lon: -78.11073, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 5, 2002 11:10 AM, Us-117, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 1
May 15, 1999 10:12 AM, Us-117, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2
Dec 22, 1995 08:40 AM, Us117, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2
Dec 31, 1994 01:52 PM, Us117, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 9, Fatalities: 1
Mar 1, 1983 07:10 PM, 117, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 13m43ftTotal length
  • 8,400Total average daily traffic
  • 588Total average daily truck traffic
  • 16,800Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Calypso)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Calypso Fire 107 E Center St (Lat: 35.154333 Lon: -78.108056), Structure height: 12 m, Call Sign: WNYD863
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.145 MHzGrant Date: 12/13/2011, Expiration Date: 01/10/2022Registrant: County Of Duplin, 209 Seminary St, Kenansville, NC 28349, Phone: (910) 296-2160, Fax: (910) 296-2329, Email:
  • Cr 1317 .9 Mi Se From Hwy 117 Business (Lat: 35.147389 Lon: -78.093611), Call Sign: KNEL970, Licensee ID: L00055882
    Assigned Frequencies: 31.5200 MHzGrant Date: 12/29/1997, Expiration Date: 12/24/2002, Cancellation Date: 04/15/2002Registrant: Wilbur Sutton, Calypso, NC 28325

Drinking water stations with addresses in Calypso and their reported violations in the past:

CALYPSO, TOWN OF (Population served: 683, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-17-2013), St Formal NOV issued (APR-17-2013), St Public Notif requested (APR-17-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-27-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-04-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAY-04-2010), St AO (w/penalty) issued (OCT-27-2010), St Case dropped (NOV-04-2010)
  • 22 regular monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Calypso, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1266.2 years
Annie979.8 years
John877.0 years
Mary881.4 years
William471.3 years
Charlie476.8 years
Minnie484.7 years
Dorothy374.0 years
Benjamin371.3 years
Henry371.0 years
Most common last names in Calypso, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Sutton1071.0 years
Davis1081.4 years
Herring868.7 years
Williams770.9 years
Waters674.5 years
Guy679.5 years
Barwick578.4 years
Mercer571.6 years
Lewis574.0 years
Tadlock576.4 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (70%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (23%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Wood (3%)

Calypso compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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