Chadbourn, North Carolina

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Population in 2019: 1,711 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -19.6%
 
Males: 822  (48.0%)
Females: 889  (52.0%)
Median resident age:

37.5 years
North Carolina median age:

39.1 years

Zip codes: 28431.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $24,198 (it was $24,539 in 2000)
Chadbourn:

$24,198
NC:

$57,341

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $18,876 (it was $12,290 in 2000)

Chadbourn town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $79,744 (it was $50,400 in 2000)
Chadbourn:

$79,744
NC:

$193,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $92,334; detached houses: $111,579; mobile homes: $25,352

Median gross rent in 2019: $475.

March 2019 cost of living index in Chadbourn: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 46.2%
(14.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 60.9% for Black residents, 25.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Chadbourn, NC (2019)
    • 1,41168.9%Black alone
    • 56227.4%White alone
    • 391.9%Two or more races
    • 261.3%American Indian alone
    • 70.3%Hispanic

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 20 registered sex offenders living in Chadbourn, North Carolina as of October 27, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Chadbourn is 99 to 1.


Crime rates in Chadbourn by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(96.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(48.7)
2
(97.9)
1
(53.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(109.0)
1
(55.3)
2
(111.6)
1
(57.8)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(139.7)
1
(48.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(53.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
7
(326.0)
1
(48.3)
12
(581.7)
7
(341.0)
1
(48.9)
3
(159.6)
2
(107.4)
5
(272.5)
6
(332.0)
3
(167.4)
4
(231.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
18
(838.4)
22
(1,062)
19
(921.0)
9
(438.4)
18
(881.1)
11
(585.1)
15
(805.6)
20
(1,090)
15
(830.1)
16
(892.9)
11
(635.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
51
(2,375)
49
(2,366)
62
(3,005)
87
(4,238)
73
(3,573)
51
(2,713)
76
(4,082)
99
(5,395)
69
(3,818)
43
(2,400)
8
(462.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
125
(5,822)
137
(6,615)
201
(9,743)
116
(5,650)
93
(4,552)
99
(5,266)
126
(6,767)
123
(6,703)
120
(6,641)
98
(5,469)
51
(2,948)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
13
(605.5)
2
(96.6)
10
(484.7)
10
(487.1)
2
(97.9)
7
(372.3)
9
(483.4)
6
(327.0)
4
(221.4)
9
(502.2)
4
(231.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(46.6)
1
(48.3)
2
(96.9)
4
(194.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(53.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(110.7)
2
(111.6)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index824.9896.7997.6849.0826.7701.6831.41189.6927.0878.9480.9

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Chadbourn, NC

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.68
North Carolina average:

2.29
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Ancestries: American (14.6%), Haitian (10.5%), European (3.2%), Scottish (2.4%), English (1.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 107 feet

Land area: 2.64 square miles.

Population density: 647 people per square mile   (low).

Chadbourn, North Carolina map

154 residents are foreign born (7.5% Latin America).

This town:

7.5%
North Carolina:

8.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,141 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $734 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, NC (51.7 miles , pop. 121,015).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (104.0 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (441.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Cerro Gordo, NC (2.4 miles ),
Whiteville, NC (2.6 miles ),
Brunswick, NC (2.7 miles ),
Boardman, NC (3.3 miles ),
Fair Bluff, NC (3.4 miles ),
Tabor City, NC (3.5 miles ),
Hallsboro, NC (3.6 miles ),
Orrum, NC (3.8 miles)

Latitude: 34.32 N, Longitude: 78.83 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Strawberry Capital of the World

Area code: 910

Distribution of median household income in Chadbourn, NC in 2019
Distribution of house value in Chadbourn, NC in 2019
Chadbourn satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $104,500
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $129,800
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Chadbourn, NC residents
Average permit cost in Chadbourn, NC
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.2%
North Carolina:

6.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +89 (+4.4%).
Most common industries in Chadbourn, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.2%)
  • Educational services (9.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Food (4.6%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (3.9%)
  • Construction (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (7.5%)
  • Food (6.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.4%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.1%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.5%)
  • Educational services (13.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.3%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (5.9%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.5%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Chadbourn, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (12.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (12.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.5%)
  • Cashiers (3.9%)

Average climate in Chadbourn, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Chadbourn, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2011 was 54.2. This is better than average.

City:

54.2
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2011 was 29.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.3
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Chadbourn-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 2% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/7/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.9 miles away from the Chadbourn town center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1957, a category F4 tornado 32.7 miles away from the town center injured 21 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Chadbourn-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above North Carolina state average. It is 54% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 253.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 196.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 124.3 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 212.0 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 115.1 miles away from Chadbourn center
On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:20, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 34.8 miles away from Chadbourn center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Columbus County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 17, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Chadbourn topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Chadbourn:

  • STRAWBERRY HOUSE (303 NORTH HOWARD STREET)
  • DAVITA DIALYSIS OF CHADBOURN (210 EAST STRAWBERRY BLVD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Chadbourn:

  • CENTURY CARE CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WHITEVILLE, NC)
  • LIBERTY COMMONS NANDR CTR OF COLUMBUS CTY (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WHITEVILLE, NC)
  • COLUMBUS COUNTY HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; WHITEVILLE, NC)
  • COLUMBUS REGIONAL HEALTHCARE SYSTEM Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; WHITEVILLE, NC)
  • RIVERSIDE RESIDENTIAL (Hospital, about 12 miles away; FAIR BLUFF, NC)
  • CORBEL RESIDENTIAL (Hospital, about 14 miles away; ORRUM, NC)
  • WESTSIDE RESIDENTIAL (Hospital, about 14 miles away; ORRUM, NC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chadbourn:

  • Robeson Community College (about 24 miles; Lumberton, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,322)
  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (about 34 miles; Pembroke, NC; FT enrollment: 5,548)
  • Horry-Georgetown Technical College (about 38 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 5,772)
  • Coastal Carolina University (about 39 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 8,881)
  • Francis Marion University (about 49 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,624)
  • Cape Fear Community College (about 51 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 8,372)
  • Fayetteville Technical Community College (about 52 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 10,114)

Public elementary/middle schools in Chadbourn:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Chadbourn: Chadbourn Community Library (A), Chadbourn Police Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Chadbourn include: First Baptist Church (A), Living Word Church (B), Zion Wall Free Will Baptist Church (C), United Holy Temple Church (D), Chadbourn United Methodist Church (E), Chadbourn Presbyterian Church (F), Chadbourn Pentecostal Holiness Church (G), Chadbourn Church of God (H), Chadbourn Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Horsepen Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Chadbourn Depot Museum (201 West 1st Avenue).

Birthplace of: Edolphus Towns - Politician.

Columbus County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

CHADBOURN, TOWN OF (Population served: 2,120, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-30-2005), St Public Notif requested (JUN-30-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-12-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-05-2005), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-05-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAY-11-2005)
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

59.0%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.8%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
10 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
3 people in homes for the mentally ill in 2000

Banks with branches in Chadbourn (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Chadbourn Branch at 625 North Brown Street, branch established on 1966/07/21. 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
  • Waccamaw Bank: Chadbourn Branch at 111 Strawberry Boulevard, branch established on 1960/12/23. Info updated 2006/06/06: Bank assets: $562.0 mil, Deposits: $492.7 mil, headquarters in Whiteville, NC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: Waccamaw Bankshares, Inc

For population 15 years and over in Chadbourn:

Marital status in Chadbourn, NC
  • Never married: 43.2%
  • Now married: 30.0%
  • Separated: 5.2%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

For population 25 years and over in Chadbourn:

  • High school or higher: 73.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 11.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.7
North Carolina average:

11.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Chadbourn, NC (based on Columbus County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant25,278122
Black Protestant3,61026
Mainline Protestant3,14425
Catholic1,0632
Other5654
None24,438-
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
Columbus County:

2.78 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Columbus County:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 43
Columbus County:

7.97 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Columbus County:

5.37 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

12.1%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Columbus County:

31.7%
North Carolina:

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

15.7%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.9%
North Carolina:

48.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Chadbourn:

44.1%
North Carolina:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Chadbourn:

29.9
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Chadbourn:

19.0%
North Carolina:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.4%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Chadbourn:

35.0%
North Carolina:

33.7%

General health condition:
Here:

53.4%
State:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Chadbourn:

80.9%
State:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Chadbourn, NC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 7$20,507$35,1550$0
Other Government Administration 6$33,214$66,4281$85
Water Supply 3$5,522$22,0880$0
Financial Administration 3$4,217$16,8680$0
Sewerage 2$6,151$36,9060$0
Streets and Highways 1$1,054$12,6480$0
Police - Other 1$1,771$21,2520$0
Totals for Government 23$72,437$37,7931$85

Chadbourn government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $487,000 ($284.63)
    Police Protection: $482,000 ($281.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $166,000 ($97.02)
    Financial Administration: $150,000 ($87.67)
    Sewerage: $120,000 ($70.13)
    Regular Highways: $108,000 ($63.12)
    Central Staff Services: $79,000 ($46.17)
    General Public Buildings: $35,000 ($20.46)
    Local Fire Protection: $27,000 ($15.78)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $19,000 ($11.10)
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000 ($7.01)
    Housing and Community Development: $9,000 ($5.26)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $28,000 ($16.36)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $58,000 ($33.90)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($4.68)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $105,000 ($61.37)

Chadbourn government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $544,000 ($317.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $269,000 ($157.22)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $31,000 ($18.12)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $85,000 ($49.68)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $512,000 ($299.24)
    Other: $12,000 ($7.01)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($0.58)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $236,000 ($137.93)
    Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($5.26)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $484,000 ($282.88)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $63,000 ($36.82)
  • Tax - Property: $541,000 ($316.19)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $7,000 ($4.09)
    Other License: $1,000 ($0.58)

Chadbourn government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,522,000 ($2058.45)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,826,000 ($1067.21)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,746,000 ($1020.46)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $50,000 ($29.22)

Chadbourn government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,630,000 ($952.66)

4.60% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($33,323 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.60%
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 Horry County, SC  0.74% ($20,535 average AGI)
from Brunswick County, NC  0.44% ($34,104)
from Bladen County, NC  0.42% ($26,342)


4.50% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($31,291 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.50%
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 Horry County, SC  0.64% ($26,459 average AGI)
to Brunswick County, NC  0.62% ($37,701)
to New Hanover County, NC  0.40% ($27,565)
Businesses in Chadbourn, NC
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1U-Haul1
FedEx1UPS1
Subway1

Strongest AM radio stations in Chadbourn:

  • WVOE (1590 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CHADBOURN, NC; Owner: EBONY ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WENC (1220 AM; 5 kW; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: DHA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTAB (1370 AM; 5 kW; TABOR CITY, NC; Owner: WTAB, INC)
  • WTXY (1540 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: STANLEY BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WZFB (1480 AM; 1 kW; FAIR BLUFF, NC; Owner: SOLOMON RADIO PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WBLA (1440 AM; 5 kW; ELIZABETHTOWN, NC; Owner: SOUND BUSINESS OF ELIZABETHTOWN, INC)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMIR (1200 AM; 7 kW; ATLANTIC BEACH, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC BEACH RADIO, INC.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WMYT (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CAROLINA BEACH, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKKE (1080 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ST. PAULS, NC; Owner: FERRIS YARNELL LOCKLEAR)
  • WJAY (1280 AM; 4 kW; MULLINS, SC; Owner: THE GREATER HWY CHURCH OF CHRIST)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chadbourn:

  • WSTS (100.9 FM; FAIRMONT, NC; Owner: PRO-MEDIA, INC.)
  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WHQR (91.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FRIENDS OF PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WZFX (99.1 FM; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKML (95.7 FM; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: WKML LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFLB (96.5 FM; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: WFLB LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKVC (88.9 FM; NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WVCO (94.9 FM; LORIS, SC; Owner: CAROLINA BEACH MUSIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMNX (97.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHMC-FM (90.1 FM; CONWAY, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WKZQ-FM (101.7 FM; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WKXB (99.9 FM; BURGAW, NC; Owner: SEA-COMM, INC.)
  • WGQR (105.7 FM; ELIZABETHTOWN, NC; Owner: SOUND BUSINESS OF ELIZABETHTOWN, INC)
  • WUKS (107.7 FM; ST. PAULS, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQSD (107.1 FM; BRIARCLIFF ACRES, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF MYRTLE BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFNC-FM (102.3 FM; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Chadbourn:

  • WSFX-TV (Channel 26; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN MEDIA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPDE-TV (Channel 15; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GRAND STRAND COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWMB (Channel 21; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WBTW (Channel 13; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFXB (Channel 43; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: GE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WUNJ-TV (Channel 39; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WUNU (Channel 31; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WHMC (Channel 23; CONWAY, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • W67DU (Channel 67; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPEM-LP (Channel 47; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: GERALD LOCKLEAR)
  • W49AN (Channel 49; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
Chadbourn fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Chadbourn fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 98ft / 29.8mTotal length
  • 50,430Total average daily traffic
  • 6,039Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Chadbourn, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41950-1959
  • 61970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Chadbourn, NC

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Town Hall Fire & Rescue (Lat: 34.322389 Lon: -78.821139), Call Sign: KWJ427,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.820 MHz, Grant Date: 06/28/2013, Expiration Date: 08/15/2023, Registrant: Columbus County, 608 N. Thompson St., Whiteville, NC 28472, Phone: (910) 640-6610, Fax: (910) 640-1241, Email:
  • Chadbourn Fire & Rescue (Lat: 34.322389 Lon: -78.821139), Call Sign: WAE767,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.015 MHz, Grant Date: 06/28/2013, Expiration Date: 08/15/2023, Registrant: Columbus County, 608 N. Thompson St., Whiteville, NC 28472, Phone: (910) 640-6610, Fax: (910) 640-1241, Email:
  • City Hall (Lat: 34.314056 Lon: -78.827528), Call Sign: KIK656, Licensee ID: L00405187,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.050 MHz, Grant Date: 09/30/1996, Expiration Date: 12/02/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002, Registrant: Chadbourn, Town Of, 208 E First Ave, Chadbourn, NC 28431, Phone: (919) 654-4146
  • Chadbourn Woodyard 4 Mi W (Lat: 34.322944 Lon: -78.855583), Call Sign: KNJL366,
    Assigned Frequencies: 29.7300 MHz, Grant Date: 06/08/1999, Expiration Date: 07/17/2004, Cancellation Date: 11/18/2002, Registrant: International Paper Company, 1515 Bourne St, Georgetown, SC 29440, Phone: (843) 546-2573
  • Chadbourn 115 Kv Substation (Lat: 34.806556 Lon: -78.832250), Type: Pole, Structure height: 12 m, Call Sign: WNDK850,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.337 MHz, Grant Date: 01/06/2011, Expiration Date: 02/19/2021, Cancellation Date: 02/04/2013, Certifier: Richard A Donaldson, Registrant: Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC, 1934 Augistine Ave., Covington, KY 41014, Phone: (859) 815-6413, Email:
  • WELL 4, 680 W. Smith St (Lat: 34.318889 Lon: -78.837222), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQDM594,
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.112 MHz, Grant Date: 09/30/2005, Expiration Date: 09/30/2015, Cancellation Date: 12/05/2015, Certifier: Michael Foss, Registrant: Electronic Products Design, Inc., Wendell, NC 27591-1569, Phone: (919) 365-9199, Fax: (919) 365-7005, Email:
  • MOBILES L1, Lat: 34.322222 Lon: -78.824556, Call Sign: WQXA939,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.845 MHz, 161.235 MHz, 160.455 MHz, Grant Date: 01/19/2016, Expiration Date: 01/19/2026, Certifier: Douglass E Mcbride, Registrant: R J Corman Railroad Group, LLC, 101 R J Corman Dr, Nicholasville, KY 40356, Phone: (859) 881-6667, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • EVERGREEN, 293 Will Nance Road (Lat: 34.402278 Lon: -78.868750), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 100.5 m, Overall height: 106.3 m, Call Sign: WQRN214,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz, Grant Date: 06/21/2013, Expiration Date: 06/21/2023, Certifier: Steven T Campbell, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • JOE BROWN HWY, 0.38 Mi East Of Highway 903 (Lat: 34.257361 Lon: -78.806722), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 88.3 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WRDT484,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, Grant Date: 07/16/2019, Expiration Date: 07/16/2029, Cancellation Date: 09/05/2019, Certifier: Steven T Campbell, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KI4SR, Previous Call Sign: KB4GYN, Licensee ID: L00217902, Grant Date: 03/17/2020, Expiration Date: 05/22/2030, Registrant: Herman J Carr, 705 E First Ave, Chadbourn, NC 28431
  • Call Sign: KJ4ONL, Licensee ID: L01513597, Grant Date: 08/19/2009, Expiration Date: 08/19/2019, Certifier: Brandie B Chapman, Registrant: Brandie B Chapman, 2086 Williams Rd, Chadbourn, NC 28431
  • Call Sign: KJ4ONP, Licensee ID: L01513601, Grant Date: 08/19/2009, Expiration Date: 08/19/2019, Certifier: Joshua I Mcpherson, Registrant: Joshua I Mcpherson, 1586 Roseland Rd, Chadbourn, NC 28431
  • Call Sign: KC1DXX, Licensee ID: L01946576, Grant Date: 05/26/2015, Expiration Date: 05/26/2025, Certifier: Julia E Provencial, Registrant: Julia E Provencial, 7932 Peacock Rd, Chadbourn, NC 28431
  • Call Sign: KN4LBC, Licensee ID: L02173774, Grant Date: 03/28/2018, Expiration Date: 03/28/2028, Certifier: Michael A Martin, Registrant: Michael A Martin, 371 Hickory Hill Rd, Chadbourn, NC 28431

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: LONG DANNY P CHALLENGER II LSS (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 SERIES (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 10059, N10059, N-10059, Serial Number: CH2-0507-LSS-0130, Year manufactured: 2009, Airworthiness Date: 04/03/2009, Certificate Issue Date: 01/13/2009
    Registrant (Individual): Danny P Long, 2231 Joe Brown Hwy S, Chadbourn, NC 28431
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 84452, N84452, N-84452, Serial Number: 7AC3149, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Individual): Samuel G Koonce, Brown Street, Chadbourn, NC 28431
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/01/2017

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 40. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 76 took place in 2004, and the least - 4 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Chadbourn, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (54.7%), and Outside Fires (28.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Chadbourn, NC
    • 37254.7%Structure Fires
    • 19628.8%Outside Fires
    • 9614.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 162.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Chadbourn, NC
Most common first names in Chadbourn, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James8370.9 years
William5869.3 years
Mary5678.5 years
John4473.0 years
Robert4369.6 years
George2965.0 years
Willie2372.7 years
Joseph2168.8 years
Annie2177.3 years
Charles1868.5 years
Most common last names in Chadbourn, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Nobles7273.4 years
Williamson5874.5 years
Ward5272.7 years
Mcpherson5072.1 years
Williams4170.8 years
Brown3469.8 years
Cartrette3370.8 years
Frink3370.2 years
Hinson3169.9 years
Smith3171.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Chadbourn, NC
  • 72.3%Electricity
  • 20.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.8%Utility gas
  • 1.5%Wood
  • 1.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Chadbourn, NC
  • 84.8%Electricity
  • 15.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Chadbourn compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Chadbourn on our top lists:

  • #35 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index)"
  • #56 (28431) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of United States first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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