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Population in 2012: 20,433 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +21.8%
 

Males: 9,900  (48.5%)
Females: 10,533  (51.5%)

Median resident age:  30.1 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 27510, 27516.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,770 (it was $33,527 in 2000)
Carrboro:

$41,770
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $32,524

Carrboro town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $346,386 (it was $166,600 in 2000)
Carrboro:

$346,386
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $337,870; Detached houses: $368,795; Townhouses or other attached units: $243,904; In 2-unit structures: $178,056; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $205,450; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $148,712; Mobile homes: $32,116

Median gross rent in 2012: $827.

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  • White alone - 12,319 (62.5%)
  • Hispanic - 2,831 (14.4%)
  • Black alone - 2,010 (10.2%)
  • Asian alone - 1,929 (9.8%)
  • Two or more races - 439 (2.2%)
  • Other race alone - 99 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 61 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 14 (0.07%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Carrboro: 97.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (11.7%), English (10.9%), Irish (9.3%), Italian (3.2%), Scottish (3.0%), Polish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1911

Elevation: 460 feet

Land area: 4.47 square miles.

Population density: 4,570 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Carrboro:

  • High school or higher: 91.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 64.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 34.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Carrboro town:

  • Never married: 42.7%
  • Now married: 43.7%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

4,158 residents are foreign born (3.6% Asia, 3.3% Europe).

This town:  21.1%
North Carolina:  7.7%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Carrboro, North Carolina as of December 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Carrboro to the number of sex offenders is 4,087 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $5,718 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $4,736 (1.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Durham, NC (11.0 miles , pop. 187,035).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (25.6 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (354.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Chapel Hill, NC (1.6 miles ), Fearrington, NC (2.8 miles ), Fearrington Village, NC (2.8 miles ), Hillsborough, NC (3.3 miles ), Durham, NC (3.3 miles ), Efland, NC (3.5 miles ), Saxapahaw, NC (3.7 miles ), Pittsboro, NC (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 144 buildings, average cost: $139,800
  • 1998: 136 buildings, average cost: $161,800
  • 1999: 162 buildings, average cost: $167,200
  • 2000: 139 buildings, average cost: $165,200
  • 2001: 151 buildings, average cost: $165,700
  • 2002: 76 buildings, average cost: $236,800
  • 2003: 71 buildings, average cost: $242,700
  • 2004: 87 buildings, average cost: $243,400
  • 2005: 100 buildings, average cost: $220,400
  • 2006: 72 buildings, average cost: $206,100
  • 2007: 53 buildings, average cost: $305,600
  • 2008: 49 buildings, average cost: $258,200
  • 2009: 57 buildings, average cost: $270,300
  • 2010: 59 buildings, average cost: $234,100
  • 2011: 63 buildings, average cost: $160,300
  • 2012: 80 buildings, average cost: $194,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 35.92 N, Longitude: 79.08 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Paris of the Piedmont

Daytime population change due to commuting: -6,907 (-35.1%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 1,375 (12.1%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 919

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Crime rates in Carrboro by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00000010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.05.60.00.00.00.0
Rapes 02865543543
per 100,000 0.011.546.935.329.929.822.316.527.120.214.9
Robberies 361533413928361813812
per 100,000 210.986.5193.3241.0233.5167.1200.598.870.540.359.7
Assaults 7741365250413143424047
per 100,000 451.1236.4210.8305.6299.4244.7172.6236.1227.7201.7234.0
Burglaries 173121173232207209256229190201173
per 100,000 1013.6697.51013.21363.61239.41247.51425.51257.31029.91013.6861.3
Thefts 735742758863605692448480405469387
per 100,000 4306.34277.44439.25072.33622.34130.62494.72635.52195.42365.11926.6
Auto thefts 4632595439305522163235
per 100,000 269.5184.5345.5317.4233.5179.1306.3120.886.7161.4174.2
Arson 11004124141
per 100,000 5.95.80.00.023.96.011.122.05.420.25.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.3) 413.8313.7409.3480.1399.9385.6344.0290.0252.5244.4225.5

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Crime rate in Carrboro detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 41 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.89
North Carolina average:

2.37

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Carrboro, North Carolina accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.2%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +4,969 (+42.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (27%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Educational services (34%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Postsecondary teachers (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Life and physical scientists (3%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Life and physical scientists (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Carrboro-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 26% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/28/1988, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.0 miles away from the Carrboro town center killed 4 people and injured 154 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 11/23/1992, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.3 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Carrboro-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 92.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/22/2006 at 11:22:00, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.8 miles away from Carrboro center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Orange County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Ice Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Carrboro topographic map

Birthplace of: Elizabeth Cotten - Blues and folk musician, Whammy Douglas - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Carrboro:

  • CAROLINA DIALYSIS CARRBORO (Dialysis Facility, 105 RENEE LYNNE COURT)
  • QUAIL ROOST GROUP HOME (Hospital, 102 QUAIL ROOST DRIVE)
  • WEST MAIN STREET FACILITY-CARRBORO (Hospital, 1003 W MAIN STREET)

Political contributions by individuals in Carrboro, NC

Amtrak stations near Carrboro:

  • 12 miles: DURHAM (400 W. CHAPEL HILL ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand.
  • 20 miles: CARY (311 N. ACADEMY ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plant near Carrboro:

  • 19 miles: Shearon Harris in New Hill, NC.

Local government website: www.ci.carrboro.nc.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Carrboro:

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (about 3 miles; Chapel Hill, NC; Full-time enrollment: 24,146)
  • North Carolina Central University (about 11 miles; Durham, NC; FT enrollment: 6,579)
  • Duke University (about 12 miles; Durham, NC; FT enrollment: 13,870)
  • North Carolina State University at Raleigh (about 26 miles; Raleigh, NC; FT enrollment: 26,736)
  • Elon University (about 26 miles; Elon, NC; FT enrollment: 5,403)
  • Shaw University (about 28 miles; Raleigh, NC; FT enrollment: 2,283)
  • Wake Technical Community College (about 29 miles; Raleigh, NC; FT enrollment: 4,554)

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Public elementary/middle schools in Carrboro:

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Notable location: Jones Ferry Road Water Treatment Plant (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Shopping Center: Carr Mill Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Reservoir: Lake Hogan (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Ground Control Touring (104 Jones Ferry Road Suite C).

 
Orange 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
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AQI  PM2.5 Ozone  CO  SO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.1. This is about average.
City:

30.1
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.17. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.17
U.S.:

9.59
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 19.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

19.4
U.S.:

25.6
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 1.62. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.62
U.S.:

2.88


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.1%
(9.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.4% for Black residents, 41.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 32.8% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 48.8% for other race residents, 24.3% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  46.6%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.2%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Carrboro, NC

People in group quarters in Carrboro in 2010:

  • 18 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 15 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
120 people in nursing homes in 2000
15 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Carrboro compared to North Carolina state average:

Carrboro, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Banks with branches in Carrboro (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Carrboro Branch at 104 East Main Street, branch established on 1948/05/24. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Carrboro Branch at 300 Weaver Street, branch established on 1986/06/30. 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
  • SunTrust Bank: Carrboro Branch 203 at 102 West Nc Highway 54, branch established on 1971/04/01. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Carrboro travel time to work - commute


Carrboro mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (66%)
  • Utility gas (32%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Carrboro town (based on Orange County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 30.48%
Here30.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal Church
Adherents23.6%22.7%19.2%7.8%7.0%
Congregations23.2%23.2%3.2%9.5%3.2%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentUnited Church of ChristChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents3.3%3.3%2.8%2.0%8.2%
Congregations2.1%1.1%5.3%2.1%27.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 19
Here:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Orange County:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
This county:

2.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 121
Orange County:

9.73 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Orange County:

7.0%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

22.3%
State:

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

17.4%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 8$37,000$55,5001$2,201
Other Government Administration 18$90,712$60,4757$10,742
Police Protection - Officers 38$141,249$44,6050$0
Police - Other 3$9,719$38,8760$0
Firefighters 31$98,589$38,1630$0
Fire - Other 0$0 1$1,153
Streets and Highways 9$28,383$37,8440$0
Solid Waste Management 7$18,540$31,7830$0
Parks and Recreation 9$35,464$47,2853$2,772
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$6,064$72,7680$0
Other and Unallocable 19$61,044$38,5540$0
Totals for Government 143$526,764$44,20412$16,868

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $76,000 ($3.72)
    Parks & Recreation: $12,000 ($0.59)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($0.05)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,902,000 ($93.08)
    General - Other: $1,413,000 ($69.15)
    Fire Protection: $1,269,000 ($62.11)
    Central Staff Services: $1,041,000 ($50.95)
    Parks & Recreation: $885,000 ($43.31)
    Financial Administration: $855,000 ($41.84)
    Transit Utilities: $703,000 ($34.41)
    Solid Waste Management: $682,000 ($33.38)
    Regular Highways: $637,000 ($31.18)
    General Public Buildings: $381,000 ($18.65)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $170,000 ($8.32)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $84,000 ($4.11)
    Health Services - Other: $41,000 ($2.01)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $225,000 ($11.01)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $226,000 ($11.06)
    Regular Highways: $95,000 ($4.65)
    Financial Administration: $69,000 ($3.38)
    General - Other: $35,000 ($1.71)
    General Public Building: $12,000 ($0.59)
    Central Staff: $9,000 ($0.44)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($0.10)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,541,000 ($320.12)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $323,000 ($15.81)
    Parks & Recreation: $151,000 ($7.39)
    Solid Waste Management: $14,000 ($0.69)
    Parking Facilities: $2,000 ($0.10)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $108,000 ($5.29)
    General Support: $8,000 ($0.39)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,103,000 ($102.92)
    All Other: $36,000 ($1.76)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $160,000 ($7.83)
    Interest Earnings: $131,000 ($6.41)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $488,000 ($23.88)
    General Support: $364,000 ($17.81)
    Transit Utilities: $168,000 ($8.22)
    All Other: $10,000 ($0.49)
  • Tax - Property: $6,839,000 ($334.70)
    NEC: $692,000 ($33.87)
    Motor Vehicle License: $160,000 ($7.83)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,742,000 ($183.14)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $859,000 ($42.04)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $2,645,000 ($129.45)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $238,000 ($11.65)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $6,004,000 ($293.84)

12.10% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($48,149 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.10%
North Carolina average:

8.53%

0.65% of residents moved from foreign countries ($786 average AGI)
Orange County:

0.65%
North Carolina average:

0.17%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Durham County, NC  2.17% ($52,044 average AGI)
from Wake County, NC  0.91% ($51,403)
from Alamance County, NC  0.56% ($33,657)


12.32% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($46,233 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.32%
North Carolina average:

7.27%

0.27% of residents moved to foreign countries ($960 average AGI)
Orange County:

0.27%
North Carolina average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Durham County, NC  3.01% ($43,100 average AGI)
to Wake County, NC  1.19% ($43,717)
to Alamance County, NC  0.93% ($34,930)

Strongest AM radio stations in Carrboro:

  • WCHL (1360 AM; 5 kW; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: WCHL-WDNC, INC.)
  • WRTP (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WDNC (620 AM; 5 kW; DURHAM, NC)
  • WRBZ (850 AM; 10 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: ALCHEMY COMMUNICATIONS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP #1)
  • WTIK (1310 AM; 5 kW; DURHAM, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WSRC (1410 AM; 5 kW; DURHAM, NC; Owner: DURHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSML (1200 AM; 10 kW; GRAHAM, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WETC (540 AM; 8 kW; WENDELL-ZEBULON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA REGIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPCM (920 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON-GRAHAM, NC; Owner: CAROLINA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WDUR (1490 AM; 1 kW; DURHAM, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Carrboro:

  • WXYC (89.3 FM; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: STUDENT EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRSN (93.9 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUNC (91.5 FM; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES UNIVERSITY OF NC AT CHAPEL HILL)
  • WDCG (105.1 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQDR (94.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WKXU (101.1 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WXDU (88.7 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: DUKE UNIVERSITY)
  • WRAL (101.5 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAL-FM, INC.)
  • WNCU (90.7 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL UNIVERSITY)
  • WFXC (107.1 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBBB (96.1 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WCPE (89.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: EDUCATIONAL INFORMATION CORPORATION)
  • WMAG (99.5 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKRR (92.3 FM; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: DICK BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC. OF TENNESSEE)
  • WOZN (98.7 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WQMG-FM (97.1 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRDU (106.1 FM; WILSON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVBZ (100.3 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQOK (97.5 FM; SOUTH BOSTON, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WWMY (102.9 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WWND, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Carrboro:

  • WUNC-TV (Channel 4; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)
  • WTVD (Channel 11; DURHAM, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRAL-TV (Channel 5; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WUVC (Channel 40; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPITAL BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WFMY-TV (Channel 2; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WFMY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WACN-LP (Channel 34; APEX, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WRDC (Channel 28; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RALEIGH (WRDC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WLFL (Channel 22; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WLFL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WIWW-LP (Channel 26; DURHAM, NC; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUPN-TV (Channel 48; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WUPN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WXLV-TV (Channel 45; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WXLV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTWB-TV (Channel 20; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: WTWB OF THE TRIAD, LLC)
  • WLXI-TV (Channel 61; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • W24CP (Channel 24; DURHAM, NC; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WRAY-TV (Channel 30; WILSON, NC; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • WRPX (Channel 47; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: PAXSON RALEIGH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WGHP (Channel 8; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: WGHP LICENSE, INC.)
  • WUBX-CA (Channel 13; DURHAM, ETC., NC; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WBXU-CA (Channel 13; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WGPX (Channel 16; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: PAXSON GREENSBORO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WWIW-LP (Channel 66; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W68BK (Channel 68; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: SAINT AUGUSTINE'S COLLEGE)
  • W58CD (Channel 58; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Carrboro fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 27 meters (89ft)
Total average daily traffic: 82,500
Total average daily truck traffic: 6,565

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Jone Ferry Rd (Lat: 35.872361 Lon: -79.157500), Structure height: 238 m, Call Sign: WPAW289, Licensee ID: L00120582
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/06/1997, Expiration Date: 10/13/2007, Cancellation Date: 04/17/2002
    Registrant: Metrocall Usa Inc, 6677 Richmond Hwy, Alexandria, VA 22306, Phone: (703) 660-6677
  • Wdcg Twr (Lat: 35.872361 Lon: -79.157778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 255 m, Call Sign: WPGA898
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.825 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/22/1999, Expiration Date: 11/22/2009, Cancellation Date: 02/02/2005, Certifier: Paul H Kuzia
    Registrant: Venable, LLP, 575 7th Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 344-4000, Fax: (202) 344-8300, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Jones Ferry (Lat: 35.872361 Lon: -79.157500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 239 m, Call Sign: WPPB892
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.540 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/13/1999, Expiration Date: 10/13/2004, Cancellation Date: 12/18/2004, Certifier: T Jack Bailey
    Registrant: Gardner Carton & Douglas, 1301 K Street Nw East Suite 900, Washington, DC 20005, Fax: (202) 289-1504
  • POPLAR PLACE ARCH, Lat: 35.906083 Lon: -79.084972, Call Sign: WQAT685
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.762 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/04/2004, Expiration Date: 08/04/2014, Certifier: Brian Reynolds
    Registrant: Speedread Technologies, 4525 Saguaro, Indianapolis, IN 46268, Phone: (317) 824-4544, Fax: (703) 558-0523, Email:
  • CHAMBERS RIDGE APTS, Lat: 35.900000 Lon: -79.066667, Call Sign: WQJM374
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.512 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/01/2008, Expiration Date: 11/01/2018, Certifier: Brian Reynolds
    Registrant: Speedread Technologies, 4525 Saguaro, Indianapolis, IN 46268, Phone: (317) 824-4544, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • WDCG TRANSMITER SITE, Bingham Twp 6.4 Km W (Lat: 35.872500 Lon: -79.157500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 240 m, Overall height: 255 m, Call Sign: WPXZ781
    Assigned Frequencies: 945.625 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/08/2003, Expiration Date: 12/01/2019, Certifier: Stephen G Davis
    Registrant: Prieto Broadcasting, Inc., P.O. Box 48122, Doraville, GA 30362, Phone: (918) 664-4581, Fax: (918) 664-3066, Email:
  • WCOM STUDIO, 201 A North Greensboro Street (Lat: 35.911556 Lon: -79.072833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WQCF882, Licensee ID: L00925510
    Assigned Frequencies: 950.000 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/23/2005, Expiration Date: 12/01/2019, Certifier: Ruffin Slater
    Registrant: Public Gallery Of Carrboro, Inc., 201 North Greensboro Street, Carrboro, NC 27510, Phone: (919) 929-9601, Email:
  • Carrboro, NC, Lat: 35.915278 Lon: -79.083611, Call Sign: WQDJ314
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.306 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/09/2005, Expiration Date: 09/09/2015, Certifier: John Greene
    Registrant: Itron, Inc., 2818 N. Sullivan Rd., Spokane, WA 99216, Phone: (509) 891-3636, Fax: (509) 891-3334, Email:
  • NC-RAL105A, 515 S. Greensboro St. (Lat: 35.902472 Lon: -79.069861), Type: Pole, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQKY614
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/27/2009, Expiration Date: 10/27/2019, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Wdcg-Fm Tower (Lat: 35.872361 Lon: -79.157778), Call Sign: KIG841
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.175 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 04/29/2004, Certifier: Paul H Kuzia
    Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, N.W., 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Carrboro)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 22VA , Serial Number: 760, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 06/25/1965
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Rodney K Cain, 105 Amber Ct, Carrboro, NC 27510, Other Owners: Amy E Kalkbrenner
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR20 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 357X , Serial Number: 1227
    Registrant (Individual): Walter C Boger, Po Box 51, Carrboro, NC 27510
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 8KCAB (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 101 mph), Engine: LYCOMING AEIO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5503J , Serial Number: 414-78, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 07/13/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Williams S Wood, Po Box 914, Carrboro, NC 27510
  • Aircraft: ROLLADEN-SCHNEIDER LS-1C (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 564L , Serial Number: 27, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 04/16/1980
    Registrant (Individual): Ray D Lovinggood, 119 Fidelity St H2, Carrboro, NC 27510



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$227,41771$192,322217$216,4187$144,4794$539,76328$146,289
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$04$165,44514$255,8461$18,5200$01$80,070
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$143,7409$150,89930$211,0234$37,2400$06$191,453
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$08$197,05532$172,0362$87,3000$02$184,335
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$218,0002$127,3506$236,8001$35,9400$01$133,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0107.01 , 0107.02, 0107.03, 0112.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$241,7503$245,720
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$345,790
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$203,7453$221,537
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$246,130
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0107.01 , 0107.02, 0107.03, 0112.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 118
  • Hazardous Condition: 98
  • Service Call: 5
  • Good Intent Call: 10

Incident types - Carrboro


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

Most common first names in Carrboro, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William4271.5 years
James2971.7 years
Mary2877.4 years
John2168.1 years
Robert2173.5 years
George1872.0 years
Annie1677.5 years
Thomas1674.3 years
Helen1277.3 years
Margaret1276.7 years
Most common last names in Carrboro, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Riggsbee2472.0 years
Edwards1972.3 years
Smith1774.2 years
Williams1774.3 years
Johnson1668.4 years
Sparrow1577.1 years
Alston1372.4 years
Hackney1277.2 years
Atwater1272.6 years
Clark1177.9 years
Businesses in Carrboro, NC
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Burger King1New Balance2
CVS1Nike2
Cricket Wireless2Rite Aid1
Curves1Subway1
Domino's Pizza1U-Haul1
FedEx3UPS3
GNC1Wendy's1
H&R Block1
Cost of Living Calculator
Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Michael Decesaris (21)
  • Natarajan Vaidhyanathan (21)
  • Tomas Navratil (14)
  • Robert E. Palmer (13)
  • Gerald H. Negley (13)
  • Joseph W. Boggs, Ii (13)
  • Paul S. Watson (11)
  • Lars Nyland (9)
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Total of 355 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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