Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 59,862 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +22.9%
 
Males: 27,617  (46.1%)
Females: 32,245  (53.9%)
Median resident age:

26.9 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 27514, 27517, 27707.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $71,972 (it was $39,140 in 2000)
Chapel Hill:

$71,972
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $42,552 (it was $24,133 in 2000)

Chapel Hill town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $393,063 (it was $217,300 in 2000)
Chapel Hill:

$393,063
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $495,328; detached houses: $577,184; townhouses or other attached units: $281,176; in 2-unit structures: over $1,000,000; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $245,557; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $353,854; mobile homes: $10,352

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,185.

March 2019 cost of living index in Chapel Hill: 95.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.3%
(21.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.3% for Black residents, 13.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.4% for American Indian residents, 16.9% for other race residents, 15.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Chapel Hill, NC (2017)
    • 40,79667.4%White alone
    • 8,14713.5%Asian alone
    • 5,8239.6%Black alone
    • 3,8436.3%Hispanic
    • 1,7973.0%Two or more races
    • 2920.5%Other race alone
    • 2060.3%American Indian alone
    • 130.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 34 registered sex offenders living in Chapel Hill, North Carolina as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Chapel Hill is 1,760 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Chapel Hill by year

Type

2005

2006

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(4.0)
2
(4.0)
2
(3.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.7)
2
(3.4)
1
(1.7)
2
(3.3)
2
(3.3)
1
(1.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
13
(25.9)
24
(47.5)
9
(17.3)
14
(26.4)
11
(20.3)
7
(12.1)
10
(17.1)
11
(18.7)
13
(21.6)
15
(25.0)
N/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
59
(117.6)
81
(160.3)
74
(142.2)
48
(90.4)
32
(59.1)
38
(65.6)
30
(51.2)
23
(39.2)
29
(48.2)
33
(55.0)
40
(67.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
145
(288.9)
145
(286.9)
67
(128.8)
68
(128.1)
45
(83.1)
60
(103.5)
45
(76.8)
36
(61.3)
42
(69.8)
63
(105.0)
38
(63.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
425
(846.8)
528
(1,045)
531
(1,020)
427
(804.6)
508
(937.9)
484
(835.1)
452
(771.5)
388
(660.5)
360
(598.1)
280
(466.6)
251
(421.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,571
(3,130)
1,609
(3,184)
1,261
(2,423)
1,225
(2,308)
1,108
(2,046)
985
(1,699)
969
(1,654)
837
(1,425)
921
(1,530)
1,017
(1,695)
980
(1,646)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
84
(167.4)
74
(146.4)
90
(173.0)
75
(141.3)
50
(92.3)
54
(93.2)
72
(122.9)
54
(91.9)
66
(109.7)
66
(110.0)
53
(89.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(6.0)
12
(23.7)
3
(5.8)
1
(1.9)
4
(7.4)
6
(10.4)
6
(10.2)
2
(3.4)
3
(5.0)
3
(5.0)
5
(8.4)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)319.6363.6272.1233.8205.5187.4181.2153.0164.2173.4158.9

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 105 (93 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.54
North Carolina average:

2.34
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Ancestries: English (7.4%), German (5.6%), Irish (5.0%), American (4.1%), European (3.6%), Scotch-Irish (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 19.8 square miles.

Population density: 3,030 people per square mile   (average).

Chapel Hill, North Carolina map

9,796 residents are foreign born (4.2% Asia, 3.1% Europe, 2.6% Latin America).

This town:

16.2%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $6,505 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $5,607 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Durham, NC (8.6 miles , pop. 187,035).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (23.3 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (352.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Carrboro, NC (1.6 miles ),
Durham, NC (2.9 miles ),
Fearrington, NC (3.0 miles ),
Fearrington Village, NC (3.0 miles ),
Hillsborough, NC (3.3 miles ),
Efland, NC (3.6 miles ),
Morrisville, NC (3.7 miles ),
Gorman, NC (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 35.93 N, Longitude: 79.04 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +28,289 (+46.7%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 17,943 (59.9%)

Area code: 919

Distribution of median household income in Chapel Hill, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Chapel Hill, NC in 2017
Chapel Hill satellite photo by USGS

Chapel Hill tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 272 buildings, average cost: $179,800
  • 1998: 358 buildings, average cost: $165,800
  • 1999: 421 buildings, average cost: $162,200
  • 2000: 405 buildings, average cost: $181,400
  • 2001: 459 buildings, average cost: $179,700
  • 2002: 442 buildings, average cost: $178,200
  • 2003: 463 buildings, average cost: $189,600
  • 2004: 375 buildings, average cost: $205,300
  • 2005: 218 buildings, average cost: $262,100
  • 2006: 99 buildings, average cost: $339,800
  • 2007: 41 buildings, average cost: $460,800
  • 2008: 142 buildings, average cost: $154,800
  • 2009: 22 buildings, average cost: $392,500
  • 2010: 55 buildings, average cost: $230,500
  • 2011: 47 buildings, average cost: $267,800
  • 2012: 25 buildings, average cost: $292,600
  • 2013: 44 buildings, average cost: $266,600
  • 2014: 51 buildings, average cost: $350,400
  • 2015: 39 buildings, average cost: $413,200
  • 2016: 38 buildings, average cost: $299,800
  • 2017: 71 buildings, average cost: $349,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Chapel Hill, NC residents
Average permit cost in Chapel Hill, NC
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.2%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Chapel Hill, NC
Historical housing units in Chapel Hill, NC

Population change in the 1990s: +10,204 (+26.5%).
Most common industries in Chapel Hill, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (29.7%)
  • Health care (12.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.9%)
  • Construction (2.8%)
  • Public administration (2.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (2.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (27.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.6%)
  • Health care (9.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.2%)
  • Construction (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (2.8%)
  • Public administration (2.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (31.6%)
  • Health care (15.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.2%)
  • Social assistance (3.4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.1%)
  • Public administration (2.6%)
Most common occupations in Chapel Hill, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Postsecondary teachers (8.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Computer specialists (5.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Life and physical scientists (4.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.0%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Postsecondary teachers (10.5%)
  • Computer specialists (7.8%)
  • Life and physical scientists (6.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (2.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (6.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.9%)
  • Life and physical scientists (3.7%)

Average climate in Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 65.8. This is about average.

City:

65.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2000 was 0.669. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.669
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 8.68. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.68
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.251. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.251
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 12.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.79. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.79
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Chapel Hill-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 15% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/28/1988, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.7 miles away from the Chapel Hill 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 13.2 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:

Chapel Hill-area historical earthquake activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 131.0 miles away from Chapel Hill center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 241.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 218.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 313.1 miles away from Chapel Hill center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 182.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 184.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Orange County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Droughts: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Chapel Hill topographic map

Main business address for: INVESTORS TITLE CO (TITLE INSURANCE), POZEN INC /NC (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS).

Hospitals in Chapel Hill:

  • COLUMBIA HOMECARE NORTH CAROLINA (1101 WEAVER DAIRY ROAD)
  • RESIDENTIAL SERVICES, INC (111 SILO DRIVE)
  • RESIDENTIAL SERVICES, INC/SHADYLAWN (901 SHADYLAWN DR)
  • RSI - CHRISTOPHER ROAD (802 CHRISTOPHER ROAD)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA HOSPITAL (Government - State, 101 MANNING DRIVE)

Home Health Centers in Chapel Hill:

  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF CHAPEL (120 PROVIDENCE RD STE 200)
  • UNC HOME HEALTH (1101 WEAVER DAIRY ROAD SUITE 100)

Nursing Homes in Chapel Hill:

  • BRITTHAVEN OF CHAPEL HILL (1716 LEGION ROAD)
  • CAROL WOODS (750 WEAVER DAIRY RD)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB-CHAPEL HILL (1602 E FRANKLIN ST)
  • THE CEDARS OF CHAPEL HILL (101 GREEN CEDAR LANE)

Airports located in Chapel Hill:

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Amtrak stations near Chapel Hill:

  • 9 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.
  • 18 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 Chapel Hill:

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

Colleges/Universities in Chapel Hill:

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Full-time enrollment: 24,946; Location: 103 South Bldg Cb 9100; Public; Website: www.unc.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Aveda Institute-Chapel Hill (Full-time enrollment: 223; Location: 200 W Franklin St Ste 110; Private, for-profit; Website: www.avedainstitutechapelhill.com)
  • University of North Carolina System Office (Location: 910 Raleigh Rd; Public; Website: www.northcarolina.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Chapel Hill:

  • Duke University (about 8 miles; Durham, NC; Full-time enrollment: 14,652)
  • North Carolina Central University (about 9 miles; Durham, NC; FT enrollment: 7,281)
  • Durham Technical Community College (about 10 miles; Durham, NC; FT enrollment: 3,515)
  • Strayer University-North Carolina (about 13 miles; Morrisville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,070)
  • Alamance Community College (about 21 miles; Graham, NC; FT enrollment: 3,614)
  • North Carolina State University at Raleigh (about 23 miles; Raleigh, NC; FT enrollment: 29,958)
  • Wake Technical Community College (about 27 miles; Raleigh, NC; FT enrollment: 16,265)

Public high schools in Chapel Hill:

  • WOODS CHARTER (Location: 160 WOODLAND GROVE LANE, Grades: KG-12, Charter school)
  • CHAPEL HILL HIGH (Location: 1709 HIGH SCHOOL RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • UNC HOSPITAL SCHOOL (Location: 101 MANNING DR, Grades: PK-12)
  • EAST CHAPEL HILL HIGH (Location: 500 WEAVER DAIRY RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • PHOENIX ACADEMY HIGH (Location: 750 S MERRITT MILL RD, Grades: 8-12)

Private high school in Chapel Hill:

  • EMERSON WALDORF SCHOOL (Students: 239, Location: 6211 NEW JERICHO RD, Grades: PK-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Chapel Hill:

  • WILLOW OAK MONTESSORI (Location: 50101 GOVERNORS DR, Grades: 1-4, Charter school)
  • SEAWELL ELEMENTARY (Location: 9115 SEAWELL SCHOOL RD, Grades: PK-5)
  • EPHESUS ELEMENTARY (Location: 1495 EPHESUS CHURCH RD, Grades: PK-5)
  • ESTES HILLS ELEMENTARY (Location: 500 N ESTES DR, Grades: KG-5)
  • FPG ELEMENTARY (Location: 101 SMITH LEVEL RD, Grades: PK-5)
  • GLENWOOD ELEMENTARY (Location: 2 PRESTWICK RD, Grades: PK-5)
  • CULBRETH MIDDLE (Location: 225 CULBRETH RD, Grades: 6-8)
  • PHILLIPS MIDDLE (Location: 606 N ESTES DR, Grades: 6-8)
  • MCDOUGLE MIDDLE (Location: 900 OLD FAYETTEVILLE RD, Grades: 6-8)
  • MCDOUGLE ELEMENTARY (Location: 890 OLD FAYETTEVILLE RD, Grades: PK-5)

Private elementary/middle schools in Chapel Hill:

  • ST THOMAS MORE CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 405, Location: 920 CARMICHAEL ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • MONTESSORI DAY SCHOOL (Students: 64, Location: 1165 WEAVER DAIRY RD, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Chapel Hill

Library in Chapel Hill:

  • CHAPEL HILL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,196,066; Location: 100 LIBRARY DRIVE; 164,040 books; 47 e-books; 13,567 audio materials; 388 video materials; 16 local licensed databases; 56 state licensed databases; 253 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Jewish Synagogue, Chapel Hill: Judea Reform Congregation, www.judeareform.org, has 550 families from Chapel Hill and surrounding areas.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Chapel Hill: Mason Farm Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Walter Royal Davis Library (B), Venable Hall (C), Vance Hall (D), Van Hecke-Wettach Hall (E), MacNider Hall (F), Connor Residence Hall (G), University of North Carolina Presidents Residence (H), Coker Hall (I), Cobb Residence Hall (J), Chase Dining Hall (K), Center for Dramatic Arts (L), Teague Residence Hall (M), Kenen Residence Hall (N), Tarrson Hall (O), Katherine Kennedy Charmichael Residence Hall (P), Tait-Turner-Kuralt Building (Q), Swain Hall (R), Steele Building (S), Stacy Residence Hall (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: University Square Shopping Center (1), University Mall Shopping Center (2), Franklin Street Plaza Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Chapel Hill: INVESTORS TITLE CO (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Chapel Hill include: Orange Church (A), Ephesus Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Chapel Hill Memorial Cemetery (1), Partin Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Eastwood Lake (A), Clark Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Fan Branch (A), Crow Branch (B), Chapel Creek (C), Cedar Fork (D), Booker Creek (E), Bolin Creek (F), Wilson Creek (G), Tanbark Branch (H), Meeting of the Waters (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Chapel Hill include: Kenan Stadium (1), Belk Field (2), Boshamer Stadium (3), Fetzer Field Grandstands (4), Francis E Henry Stadium (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Jewish Heritage Foundation of North Carolina (Museums; 1200 Mason Farm Road), Ackland Art Museum (South Columbia), Chapel Hill Museum (523 East Franklin Street), Blue Heaven the Carolina Basketball Museum (1840 Martin Luther King J # J), Piedmont Wildlife Center Administration (Recreation Areas; 605 Nc Highway 54 West # A), Happy Life Club (Recreational Trips & Guides; 626 D Hibbard Drive), Cole Travel (Tours & Charters; Glen Lennox Shopping).

Hotels: Hampton Inn Chapel Hill 15-501 (1740 Fordham Boulevard), Days Inn Chapel Hill NC (1312 North Fordham Boulevard), Carolina Inn (211 Pittsboro St), Best Western University Inn (Highway 54 EAST-RALEIGH Road), Hampton Inn (15 501 North), Courtyard by Marriott Chapel Hill (100 Marriott Way), Governor's Club (11000 Governor's Dr), Holiday Inn Express (6119 Farrington Road), Division Resorts (6340 Quadrangle Drive Suite 300).

Court: Orange County Clerk of Court (179 East Franklin Street).

Birthplace of: Barton Paul Levenson - Science fiction writer, Howard T. Odum - Ecologist, Alexander Julian - Fashion designer and business executive, Devonte Edwards - 2005 NFL player (Minnesota Vikings, born: Oct 17, 1982), Ernest Graves, Sr. - Football and baseball player and coach, James L. Jamerson - General, Laurel Holloman - Actress, Loudon Wainwright III, Robert Schenkkan - Dramatists and playwright, Silda Wall Spitzer - Female lawyer.

Orange 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 Chapel Hill and their reported violations in the past:

LAKE MART MOBIL (Address: SUITE 550 , Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-31-2010), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-31-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In OCT-13-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-19-2014), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-19-2014), St Public Notif requested (FEB-19-2014), St Public Notif received (MAR-28-2014)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-30-2013), St Public Notif requested (JAN-14-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-14-2014), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-14-2014), St AO (w/penalty) issued (FEB-25-2014), St Public Notif received (MAR-28-2014)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
COVENTRY TERRACE (Serves PA, Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In FEB-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-25-2014), St Boil Water Order (AUG-11-2014), St Compliance achieved (AUG-11-2014)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JAN-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-25-2014), St Public Notif requested (AUG-11-2014), St Compliance achieved (AUG-11-2014)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In DEC-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-25-2014), St Public Notif requested (AUG-11-2014), St Compliance achieved (AUG-11-2014)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In NOV-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-25-2014), St Compliance achieved (AUG-11-2014), St Public Notif received (AUG-11-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-25-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-25-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-10-2009)
  • OCCT/SOWT Treatment Installation/Demonstration - In NOV-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-28-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-22-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-28-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-22-2006)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-29-2005), St Compliance achieved (FEB-24-2006)
BINGHAM WOODS MHP (Population served: 180, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2001, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-22-2004), St Public Notif requested (MAR-22-2004), St Public Notif received (JUN-30-2004), St Compliance achieved (JUN-11-2010), St Intentional no-action (JUN-11-2010)
GLENWOOD MOBILE HOME PARK (Serves VA, Population served: 175, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-19-2005), St Public Notif requested (OCT-19-2005), St Public Notif received (APR-27-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-22-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-22-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-25-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-26-2010), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-26-2010), St Compliance achieved (APR-22-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-26-2010), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-26-2010), St Compliance achieved (APR-22-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-02-2007), St Public Notif requested (OCT-23-2007), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-23-2007), St Public Notif received (JUL-20-2009)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 44 regular monitoring violations
SUNRISE CHURCH (Population served: 170, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2009), St Public Notif requested (FEB-10-2009), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-10-2009)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-29-2008), St Public Notif requested (MAY-29-2008), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUN-26-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-23-2008), St Public Notif requested (2 times from MAY-23-2008 to MAY-23-2008), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-23-2008), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUN-13-2008), St Case dropped (JUL-08-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-23-2008), St Public Notif requested (2 times from MAY-23-2008 to MAY-23-2008), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-23-2008), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUN-13-2008), St Case dropped (JUL-08-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-23-2007), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-23-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2008)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 23 regular monitoring violations
  • 5 other older monitoring violations
OAK HILL MOBILE HOME COMMUNITY LLC (Address: 10006 HAMMOCK BEND , Serves WV, Population served: 110, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-30-2007), St Public Notif requested (NOV-10-2007), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-10-2007), St Public Notif received (DEC-20-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In MAY-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-28-2011)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In APR-2010, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUN-23-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-23-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-20-2011)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In FEB-2010, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAY-13-2010), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-13-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-06-2010)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-10-2005), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-10-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-30-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-26-2006)
  • 17 regular monitoring violations
ORANGE CHAPEL UMC (Population served: 110, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - In APR-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-05-2010), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-18-2010), St Public Notif requested (AUG-18-2010), St Public Notif received (MAY-06-2011)
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - In MAR-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-05-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUN-17-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-17-2010)
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - In FEB-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-05-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAY-25-2010), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-25-2010)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
BLUE RIDGE MOBILE HOME PARK (Serves VA, Population served: 108, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-11-2010), St Public Notif requested (JAN-11-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-20-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-15-2009), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-15-2009), St Public Notif received (DEC-11-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-20-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Chapel Hill that have no violations reported:

  • BLACK ROCK MOBILE HOME PARK (Serves VA, Population served: 220, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

51.1%
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: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Chapel Hill in 2010:

  • 8,457 people in college/university student housing
  • 227 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 93 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 87 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 82 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 31 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 22 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 4 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Chapel Hill in 2000:

  • 8,638 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 290 people in nursing homes
  • 120 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 55 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 55 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 51 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 50 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 25 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 17 people in other group homes

Arenas or stadiums:

  • Kenan Stadium. Capacity: 60,100. North Carolina Tar Heels.
  • Carmichael Auditorium. University of North Carolina.
  • Dean Smith Center. University of North Carolina.

Banks with most branches in Chapel Hill (2011 data):

  • SunTrust Bank: 8 branches. 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.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: 7 branches. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • PNC Bank, National Association: University Mall Branch, Governors Village Branch, Chapel Hill Branch. 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
  • Harrington Bank, FSB: Mlk Blvd, Chapel Hill Branch, Harrington Bank, Fsb. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $300.0 mil, Deposits: $265.2 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Timberlyne North Branch, University Mall Branch, Chapel Hill Main Branch. 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
  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Chapel Hill Main at 1650 East Franklin Street, branch established on 1973/12/03; Chapel Hill Chatham Downs Branch at 53 Chatham Downs Drive, branch established on 2008/02/11. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $20,566.4 mil, Deposits: $17,596.8 mil, headquarters in Raleigh, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 433 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Chapel Hill Main Branch at 143 East Rosemary Street, branch established on 1920/01/01; Elliott Road Branch at 100 North Elliott Road, branch established on 1986/03/05. 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
  • NewDominion Bank: Triangle Office Branch at 400 Meadowmont Village Center, branch established on 2007/12/11. Info updated 2008/12/04: Bank assets: $391.8 mil, Deposits: $359.7 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • Bank of Hampton Roads: Chapel Hill Branch at 504 Meadowmont Village Circle, branch established on 2008/03/17. Info updated 2009/05/20: Bank assets: $1,899.1 mil, Deposits: $1,581.4 mil, headquarters in Norfolk, VA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 47 total offices, Holding Company: Capgen Capital Group Vi Lp

For population 15 years and over in Chapel Hill:

Marital status in Chapel Hill, NC
  • Never married: 51.8%
  • Now married: 37.0%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

For population 25 years and over in Chapel Hill:

  • High school or higher: 96.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 74.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 44.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.9
North Carolina average:

11.9

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Chapel Hill:

(Chapel Hill, North Carolina Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Chapel Hill, NC (based on Orange County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant20,42251
Evangelical Protestant16,23964
Catholic13,4323
Other5,95524
Black Protestant2,81518
None74,938-
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: 19
Orange County:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.73 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.0%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Orange County:

22.3%
North Carolina:

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

17.4%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.6%
State:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

53.2%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.4
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Chapel Hill:

18.8%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.3%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

28.1%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

61.3%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Chapel Hill:

83.0%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Chapel Hill, NC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Transit 156$450,744$34,67364$109,156
Police Protection - Officers 133$673,984$60,81126$72,701
Firefighters 105$516,279$59,0030$0
Other and Unallocable 102$381,914$44,93123$20,760
Other Government Administration 40$228,196$68,45926$46,760
Solid Waste Management 40$87,445$26,2340$0
Police - Other 28$144,764$62,04214$16,950
Streets and Highways 23$73,905$38,5590$0
Financial Administration 20$122,958$73,7755$9,015
Housing and Community Development (Local) 17$84,371$59,5563$6,608
Parks and Recreation 17$80,785$57,02561$48,524
Local Libraries 14$59,347$50,86951$62,582
Natural Resources 13$50,149$46,2912$2,397
Judicial and Legal 2$22,177$133,0620$0
Fire - Other 0$0 3$4,958
Totals for Government 710$2,977,018$50,316278$400,411

10.94% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($77,309 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.94%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($587 average AGI)
Orange County:

0.08%
North Carolina average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Durham County, NC  2.33% ($81,656 average AGI)
from Wake County, NC  1.08% ($74,795)
from Alamance County, NC  0.65% ($40,019)


11.42% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($67,720 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.42%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($864 average AGI)
Orange County:

0.10%
North Carolina average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Durham County, NC  2.74% ($58,697 average AGI)
to Wake County, NC  1.18% ($54,015)
to Alamance County, NC  1.00% ($44,283)
Businesses in Chapel Hill, NC
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Jones New York8
Ace Hardware3Lowe's1
Advance Auto Parts1Marriott2
BMW1McDonald's2
Bath & Body Works1New Balance3
Ben & Jerry's1Nike9
Blockbuster1Panera Bread1
Burger King2Penske1
CVS2Pizza Hut1
Caribou Coffee2Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Chevrolet1Quiznos3
Chick-Fil-A4RadioShack2
Chico's1Rite Aid3
Chipotle1Sheraton1
Cold Stone Creamery1Staples1
Cricket Wireless2Starbucks6
Days Inn1Subaru1
Domino's Pizza3Subway8
Dunkin Donuts1T-Mobile2
FedEx17Talbots1
Foot Locker1Trader Joe's1
GNC3True Value1
GameStop2U-Haul3
H&R Block2UPS21
Hardee's2Walgreens1
Hilton2Wendy's1
Holiday Inn1Whole Foods Market1
Jamba Juice1YMCA1
JoS. A. Bank1

Strongest AM radio stations in Chapel Hill:

  • 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)
  • WDNC (620 AM; 5 kW; DURHAM, NC)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WETC (540 AM; 8 kW; WENDELL-ZEBULON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA REGIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSML (1200 AM; 10 kW; GRAHAM, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WDUR (1490 AM; 1 kW; DURHAM, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPCM (920 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON-GRAHAM, NC; Owner: CAROLINA RADIO GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chapel Hill:

  • 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.)
  • WNCU (90.7 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL UNIVERSITY)
  • WXDU (88.7 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: DUKE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKXU (101.1 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WRAL (101.5 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAL-FM, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WWMY (102.9 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WWND, L.L.C.)
  • WRDU (106.1 FM; WILSON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQOK (97.5 FM; SOUTH BOSTON, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WNNL (103.9 FM; FUQUAY-VARINA, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Chapel Hill:

  • 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)
  • WIWW-LP (Channel 26; DURHAM, NC; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WFMY-TV (Channel 2; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WFMY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • W24CP (Channel 24; DURHAM, NC; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • 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.)
  • WRPX (Channel 47; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: PAXSON RALEIGH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WRAY-TV (Channel 30; WILSON, NC; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • WUBX-CA (Channel 13; DURHAM, ETC., NC; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WGHP (Channel 8; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: WGHP LICENSE, INC.)
  • WBXU-CA (Channel 13; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WHOA-LP (Channel 60; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Chapel Hill fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 69Number of bridges
  • 413ft / 126mTotal length
  • 1,025,220Total average daily traffic
  • 130,378Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,299,520Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Chapel Hill, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21940-1949
  • 181950-1959
  • 81960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 201980-1989
  • 121990-1999
  • 62000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Chapel Hill, NC
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Chapel Hill)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 151 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Chapel Hill, NC)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 55 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 545 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Chapel Hill)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Chapel Hill)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 58 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full and 5 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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED35$217,730317$247,532959$281,96741$205,9949$1,720,041181$243,3161$40,240
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$133,65015$235,11053$304,1632$63,3950$011$257,2761$87,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$151,02727$226,044139$316,06310$85,6521$450,00027$231,8501$64,750
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$033$260,515128$266,8721$197,4300$09$257,4100$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$06$301,05730$317,0083$354,2930$07$239,5570$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 12 tracts in Chapel Hill, NC

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED21$247,54111$242,0341$50,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$286,8431$198,3600$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$206,3402$268,9300$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Chapel Hill, NC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Chapel Hill, NC - Value

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 218. The highest number of fires - 373 took place in 2007, and the least - 36 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Chapel Hill, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (45.8%), and Outside Fires (35.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Chapel Hill, NC
    • 1,69945.8%Structure Fires
    • 1,30835.3%Outside Fires
    • 48413.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 2165.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Chapel Hill, NC

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Chapel Hill, North Carolina:

  • Quality Inn, 1740 N Fordham Blvd, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514 , Phone: (919) 968-3000, Fax: (919) 929-0322
  • The Carolina Inn, 211 Pittsboro St, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516 , Phone: (919) 933-2001, Fax: (919) 962-3400
  • Chapel Hill University Inn, 1301 N Fordham Blvd, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514 , Phone: (919) 929-2171, Fax: (919) 929-5736
  • Days Inn, 1312 N Fordham Blvd, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514 , Phone: (919) 929-3090, Fax: (919) 929-8170
  • Summit Governors Village, 100 Durant, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27517 , Phone: (919) 967-2766, Fax: (919) 967-2760
  • Hampton Inn And Suites, 6121 Farrington Rd, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27517 , Phone: (919) 403-8700, Fax: (919) 403-8300
  • Holiday Inn Express, 6119 Farrington Rd, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27517 , Phone: (919) 489-7555, Fax: (919) 403-7223
  • The Siena Hotel Autograph Collection, 1505 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514 , Phone: (919) 929-4000, Fax: (919) 968-8527
  • 6 other hotels and motels
All 14 fire-safe hotels and motels in Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Most common first names in Chapel Hill, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary26278.8 years
John25674.9 years
William22774.9 years
James21272.9 years
Robert15974.4 years
George11276.7 years
Margaret10880.1 years
Elizabeth9780.3 years
Ruth9582.0 years
Thomas8670.8 years
Most common last names in Chapel Hill, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Edwards9071.3 years
Smith8978.4 years
Williams8474.1 years
Jones8377.0 years
Johnson6776.0 years
Davis6176.9 years
Thompson5874.3 years
Lloyd5377.6 years
Atwater5073.6 years
Brown4972.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Chapel Hill, NC
  • 65.9%Utility gas
  • 32.4%Electricity
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%Solar energy
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Chapel Hill, NC
  • 68.1%Electricity
  • 29.4%Utility gas
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%Wood


Chapel Hill compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below 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 college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Chapel Hill on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: educational services (population 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having Doctorate degrees (population 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: education, training, and library occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: educational services (population 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 100 best educated cities (highest percentage of bachelor degree holding residents) (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest household incomes disparities (population 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 larger cities with the highest increase in household income from 2000 (population 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: life, physical, and social science occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: life, physical, and social science occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having Master's or Doctorate degrees (population 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: health care and social assistance (population 50,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of females (15+ years) which never married (with at least 10,000 females in this group)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having professional degrees (population 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2002 to 2012 (population 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
There are 153 pilots and 50 other airmen in this city.
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