China Grove, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 4,202 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +16.2%
 
Males: 2,287  (54.4%)
Females: 1,915  (45.6%)
Median resident age:

42.7 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 28023.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $37,324 (it was $36,580 in 2000)
China Grove:

$37,324
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,520 (it was $17,040 in 2000)

China Grove town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $102,086 (it was $81,200 in 2000)
China Grove:

$102,086
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $131,034; detached houses: $138,623; mobile homes: $20,407

Median gross rent in 2017: $686.

March 2019 cost of living index in China Grove: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 22.3%
(18.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 92.7% for Black residents, 4.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in China Grove, NC (2010)
    • 2,80478.7%White alone
    • 3539.9%Hispanic
    • 2627.4%Black alone
    • 792.2%Asian alone
    • 421.2%Two or more races
    • 180.5%American Indian alone
    • 50.1%Other race alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 43 registered sex offenders living in China Grove, North Carolina as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in China Grove is 99 to 1.


Crime rates in China Grove by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2014

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(26.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.6)
1
(26.5)
1
(27.7)
2
(55.7)
2
(47.9)
N/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(106.5)
5
(132.0)
3
(80.6)
2
(53.7)
7
(186.4)
3
(79.5)
3
(83.1)
6
(167.2)
3
(71.9)
2
(47.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
9
(239.7)
9
(237.6)
13
(349.2)
9
(241.8)
5
(133.2)
8
(212.1)
12
(332.6)
7
(195.1)
6
(143.8)
3
(71.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
26
(692.4)
22
(580.8)
31
(832.7)
23
(617.9)
20
(532.6)
29
(768.8)
14
(388.0)
9
(250.8)
14
(335.5)
18
(427.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
99
(2,636)
102
(2,693)
107
(2,874)
63
(1,693)
82
(2,184)
61
(1,617)
69
(1,912)
80
(2,230)
55
(1,318)
58
(1,378)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(133.2)
10
(264.0)
7
(188.0)
2
(53.7)
2
(53.3)
4
(106.0)
3
(83.1)
4
(111.5)
4
(95.9)
4
(95.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(26.6)
1
(26.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(47.9)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)265.8256.6357.5179.7232.8214.5223.9249.4172.5159.2

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City-data.com crime index in China Grove, NC

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 13 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.09
North Carolina average:

2.34
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China Grove, NC City Guides:

Ancestries: American (18.0%), German (10.8%), English (4.7%), Irish (3.3%), Italian (2.4%), Scotch-Irish (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 800 feet

Land area: 1.96 square miles.

Population density: 2,147 people per square mile   (low).

China Grove, North Carolina map

354 residents are foreign born (4.9% Latin America).

This town:

8.4%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,289 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $780 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Concord, NC (11.5 miles , pop. 55,977).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (28.8 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (426.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Landis, NC (1.6 miles ),
Enochville, NC (2.4 miles ),
Kannapolis, NC (2.4 miles ),
Faith, NC (2.6 miles ),
Granite Quarry, NC (2.8 miles ),
Salisbury, NC (3.0 miles ),
Rockwell, NC (3.1 miles ),
Township 6, Rimertown, NC (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 35.57 N, Longitude: 80.58 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 704

Distribution of median household income in China Grove, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in China Grove, NC in 2017

Property values in China Grove, NC

China Grove satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Historical population in China Grove, NC
Historical housing units in China Grove, NC

Population change in the 1990s: +383 (+11.8%).
Most common industries in China Grove, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.9%)
  • Construction (9.6%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (8.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.8%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (7.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.7%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Machinery (3.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.4%)
  • Educational services (14.9%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (9.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Social assistance (5.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.8%)
Most common occupations in China Grove, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Electricians (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.9%)
  • Registered nurses (6.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.1%)

Average climate in China Grove, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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China Grove, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 65.9. This is about average.

City:

65.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.284. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.284
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 4.24. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.24
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2014 was 34.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.34. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.34
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

China Grove-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 4% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.6 miles away from the China Grove town center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/27/1994, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.9 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

China Grove-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 160.0 miles away from China Grove 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 260.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 186.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 190.8 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 134.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 135.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Rowan County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Droughts: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
China Grove topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near China Grove:

  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES/SALISB (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; KANNAPOLIS, NC)
  • DIALYSIS OF KANNAPOLIS (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; KANNAPOLIS, NC)
  • LIBERTY COMMONS NSG AND REH ROWA (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; SALISBURY, NC)
  • BIG ELM RETIREMENT AND NURSING CENTERS (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; KANNAPOLIS, NC)
  • SALISBURY CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SALISBURY, NC)
  • LUTHERAN HOME AT TRINITY OAKS (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SALISBURY, NC)
  • TRANSITIONAL HEALTH SERVICES OF KANNAPOLIS (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; KANNAPOLIS, NC)

Airports located in China Grove:

Amtrak stations near China Grove:

  • 6 miles: KANNAPOLIS (306 N. MAIN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.
  • 10 miles: SALISBURY (DEPOT & LIBERTY STS.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plants near China Grove:

  • 19 miles: McGuire 1 and 2 in Cornelius, NC.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to China Grove:

  • Rowan-Cabarrus Community College (about 8 miles; Salisbury, NC; Full-time enrollment: 5,749)
  • NASCAR Technical Institute (about 16 miles; Mooresville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,350)
  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte (about 21 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 22,807)
  • Mitchell Community College (about 24 miles; Statesville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,458)
  • Stanly Community College (about 26 miles; Albemarle, NC; FT enrollment: 2,307)
  • Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte (about 28 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 2,518)
  • Central Piedmont Community College (about 29 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 15,371)

Public high schools in China Grove:

  • SOUTH ROWAN HIGH (Location: 1655 PATTERSON ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • CARSON HIGH (Location: 290 KRESS VENTURE DR, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in China Grove:

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Points of interest:

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Cemeteries: West Lawn Memorial Park (1), Green Lawn Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Happy Lake (545 Happy Lake Road), Patterson Farm Inc (Tours & Charters; 3060 Millbridge Road).

Hotel: Grove Inn (1560 Highway 29 South).

Birthplace of: Conrad Burr - Racing driver, Gary Royal - Professional wrestler, Kelly Thacker - Craftsman Truck series NASCAR driver (born: China Grove, NC), Tommy Barnhardt - Football player.

Rowan 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 China Grove and their reported violations in the past:

OAK GROVE UMC (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-01-2008), St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-13-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
ST PAULS UNITED CH OF CHRIST (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (JUL-15-2011), St Boil Water Order (JUL-15-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-15-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUL-15-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-15-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-24-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2012)
TABERNACLE BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 11 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
NEW HAVEN BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 10 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
GENESIS BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (MAR-13-2013), St Public Notif requested (MAR-14-2013), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-14-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-14-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-30-2013)
GOSPEL LIGHTHOUSE CHURCH (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
MAIN STREET BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-18-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-18-2007), State No Longer Subject to Rule (APR-01-2008), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2008)
LUTHERAN CHAPEL CHURCH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in China Grove that have no violations reported:

  • JOHNSON`S RESTAURANT (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

70.1%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.4%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
28 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
5 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
27 people in nursing homes in 2000
4 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in China Grove (2011 data):

  • Communityone Bank, National Association: China Grove Branch at 200 North Main Street, branch established on 1905/05/17. Info updated 2007/12/11: Bank assets: $1,666.0 mil, Deposits: $1,443.4 mil, headquarters in Asheboro, NC, negative income in the last year, 46 total offices, Holding Company: Fnb United Corp.
  • VantageSouth Bank: China Grove Branch at 313 East Centerview Street, branch established on 2006/08/09. Info updated 2012/02/14: Bank assets: $106.8 mil, Deposits: $89.5 mil, headquarters in Burlington, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Piedmont Community Bank Holdings, Inc.
  • Farmers & Merchants Bank: China Grove Branch at 116 North Main Street, branch established on 1975/10/29. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $570.2 mil, Deposits: $434.7 mil, headquarters in Granite Quarry, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: F & M Financial Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: China Grove Branch at 125 North Main Street, branch established on 1950/03/27. 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

For population 15 years and over in China Grove:

Marital status in China Grove, NC
  • Never married: 25.1%
  • Now married: 52.9%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

For population 25 years and over in China Grove:

  • High school or higher: 84.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
North Carolina average:

11.9

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for China Grove, NC (based on Rowan County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant36,841151
Mainline Protestant22,33983
Catholic3,1331
Black Protestant1,89913
Other5155
None74,457-
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: 23
Here:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
This county:

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 59
Rowan County:

4.31 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 91
Rowan County:

6.64 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

11.8%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.7%
State:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.1%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.7%
State:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.0%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
China Grove:

23.4%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.2%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
China Grove:

6.8
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

32.4%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
China Grove:

53.4%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.3%
State:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of China Grove, NC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 13$36,918$34,0780$0
Solid Waste Management 5$12,378$29,7070$0
Firefighters 3$8,098$32,3927$2,884
Other Government Administration 2$4,607$27,6427$3,631
Financial Administration 1$4,183$50,1960$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 24$66,184$33,09214$6,515

China Grove government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $767,000 ($182.53)
    Natural Resources - Other: $612,000 ($145.64)
    Central Staff Services: $332,000 ($79.01)
    Local Fire Protection: $296,000 ($70.44)
    Regular Highways: $97,000 ($23.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $76,000 ($18.09)
    General - Other: $33,000 ($7.85)
    Housing and Community Development: $33,000 ($7.85)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $601,000 ($143.03)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $1,447,000 ($344.36)
    Housing and Community Development: $770,000 ($183.25)
    Police Protection: $55,000 ($13.09)
    Natural Resources - Other: $24,000 ($5.71)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,000 ($1.67)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($0.48)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $709,000 ($168.73)

China Grove government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $20,000 ($4.76)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $697,000 ($165.87)
    General Local Government Support: $359,000 ($85.44)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $616,000 ($146.60)
    Rents: $9,000 ($2.14)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($1.43)
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000 ($0.48)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $126,000 ($29.99)
    Highways: $103,000 ($24.51)
  • Tax - Property: $1,264,000 ($300.81)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $430,000 ($102.33)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $6,000 ($1.43)
    Other License: $2,000 ($0.48)

China Grove government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,932,000 ($1411.71)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,546,000 ($1319.85)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $386,000 ($91.86)

China Grove government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,154,000 ($512.61)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $148,000 ($35.22)

6.54% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,485 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.54%
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 Cabarrus County, NC  1.80% ($35,123 average AGI)
from Mecklenburg County, NC  0.68% ($41,517)
from Iredell County, NC  0.54% ($43,128)


5.78% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,753 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.78%
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 Cabarrus County, NC  1.40% ($34,566 average AGI)
to Mecklenburg County, NC  0.51% ($37,306)
to Iredell County, NC  0.41% ($34,917)
Businesses in China Grove, NC
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Kincaid1
AutoZone1La-Z-Boy1
Domino's Pizza1Lane Furniture1
FedEx1MasterBrand Cabinets1
GNC1Nike1
Goodwill1Rite Aid1
H&R Block1UPS1
Hardee's1YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in China Grove:

  • WRNA (1140 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CHINA GROVE, NC; Owner: SOUTH ROWAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRKB (1460 AM; 2 kW; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: FORD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WSAT (1280 AM; 1 kW; SALISBURY, NC; Owner: CAP COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFNZ (610 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WNOW (1030 AM; daytime; 9 kW; MINT HILL, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE METRO RADIO, INC.)
  • WGFY (1480 AM; 10 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLTC (1370 AM; 20 kW; GASTONIA, NC)
  • WSTP (1490 AM; 1 kW; SALISBURY, NC; Owner: ROWAN MEDIA INC.)
  • WDSL (1520 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MOCKSVILLE, NC)

Strongest FM radio stations in China Grove:

  • WTHZ (94.1 FM; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: DAVIDSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CO, INC)
  • WEND (106.5 FM; SALISBURY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFAE (90.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WFMX (105.7 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSOC-FM (103.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSSS (104.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WDAV (89.9 FM; DAVIDSON, NC; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF DAVIDSON COLLEGE)
  • WWMG (96.1 FM; SHELBY, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKKT (96.9 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLYT (102.9 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLNK (107.9 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WPEG (97.9 FM; CONCORD, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WNKS (95.1 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WXRC (95.7 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: PACIFIC BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WRFX-FM (99.7 FM; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W267AG (101.3 FM; SALISBURY, NC; Owner: TRIAD FAMILY NETWORK, INCORPORATED)
  • WOGR-FM (93.3 FM; SALISBURY, NC; Owner: VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER, INC.)
  • WABZ-FM (100.9 FM; ALBEMARLE, NC; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • WMAG (99.5 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBAV-FM (101.9 FM; GASTONIA, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around China Grove:

  • WAXN (Channel 64; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WUNG-TV (Channel 58; CONCORD, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WAFF (Channel 48; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WTVI (Channel 42; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBURG PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WSOC-TV (Channel 9; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBTV (Channel 3; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS/WBTV, INC.)
  • WGTB-LP (Channel 28; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER, INC.)
  • WCCB (Channel 18; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WJZY (Channel 46; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WJZY-TV, INC.)
  • WWWB (Channel 55; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: WWWB-TV, INC.)
  • WCNC-TV (Channel 36; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • WFMY-TV (Channel 2; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WFMY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • W25BR (Channel 25; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, 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.)
  • W52CW (Channel 52; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W34BN (Channel 34; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WGHP (Channel 8; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: WGHP LICENSE, INC.)
China Grove fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of China Grove fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 29Number of bridges
  • 223ft / 68.3mTotal length
  • 461,570Total average daily traffic
  • 71,202Total average daily truck traffic
  • 135,240Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in China Grove, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 31950-1959
  • 131960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for China Grove, NC

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

73 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in China Grove)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Int Hwy 152 & Old Concord Rd (Lat: 35.541806 Lon: -80.452556), Call Sign: KWV636,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.250 MHz, Grant Date: 08/30/1999, Expiration Date: 08/16/2004, Cancellation Date: 10/16/2004, Registrant: Bostian Heights Vfd, 8211 Old Concord Rd, Salisbury, NC 28144, Phone: (704) 857-3103
  • 3615 Nc Highway 152 (Lat: 35.570056 Lon: -80.639583), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 99.1 m, Call Sign: KWQ469,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.715 MHz, Grant Date: 10/25/2012, Expiration Date: 12/31/2022, Registrant: Apco-Afc Spectrum Management Div Ls, 351 N Williamson Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114, Phone: (386) 944-2469, Fax: (386) 322-2502, Email:
  • 3615 Nc Highway 152 (Lat: 35.570056 Lon: -80.639583), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 99.1 m, Call Sign: WNRI511,
    Assigned Frequencies: 856.262 MHz, 856.462 MHz, 856.962 MHz, 857.212 MHz, 857.262 MHz, 857.462 MHz, 857.962 MHz, 858.212 MHz, 858.262 MHz, 858.462 MHz... (+9 more), Grant Date: 01/22/2015, Expiration Date: 02/13/2025, Registrant: Apco-Afc Spectrum Management Div Ls 052914, 351 N Williamson Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114-1112, Phone: (386) 944-2469, Fax: (386) 322-2502, Email:
  • Cor Of Old Ebenezer Rd & Bostian (Lat: 35.558750 Lon: -80.582556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60 m, Call Sign: KSD834,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.225 MHz, Grant Date: 11/08/2013, Expiration Date: 12/07/2023, Cancellation Date: 08/03/2015, Certifier: Richard A Donaldson, Registrant: Duke Energy Business Services, LLC, 401 South College Street, Charlotte, NC 28201, Phone: (704) 382-1961, Email:
  • Mobiles Loc-3, Lat: 35.587944 Lon: -80.553000, Call Sign: WQPK741,
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.565 MHz, Grant Date: 06/15/2012, Expiration Date: 06/15/2022, Certifier: Jr Celio, Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street, Ne, Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:
  • Lat: 35.575278 Lon: -80.559639, Call Sign: WRBL250,
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.887 MHz, 451.187 MHz, Grant Date: 04/17/2018, Expiration Date: 04/17/2028, Certifier: Chad Cline, Registrant: Mobile Communications America, 4800 Reagan Dr, Charlotte, NC 28206-3188, Phone: (704) 597-5220, Email:
  • Lat: 35.583278 Lon: -80.637583, Call Sign: WRBL617,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.437 MHz, 467.437 MHz, Grant Date: 04/20/2018, Expiration Date: 04/20/2028, Certifier: Michael Cagiano, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • 633 Patterson St (Lat: 35.572361 Lon: -80.588944), Overall height: 67.1 m, Call Sign: WMV340,
    Assigned Frequencies: 947.875 MHz, Grant Date: 10/17/1994, Expiration Date: 12/01/2019, Registrant: South Rowan Broadcasting Co., Inc., Po Box 8146, Kannapolis, NC 28081-1802
  • CG Maintenance Shop, 618 Salisbury Street (Lat: 35.572556 Lon: -80.572889), Type: Tank, Structure height: 39.6 m, Call Sign: WPWH317, Licensee ID: L00026266,
    Assigned Frequencies: 941.468 MHz, 932.468 MHz, Grant Date: 11/15/2002, Expiration Date: 11/15/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/19/2013, Certifier: Kent Mishak, Registrant: Town Of China Grove Public Works
  • China Grove, Lipe Road 2.7 Nm Wnw (Lat: 35.592500 Lon: -80.628611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 315 m, Call Sign: WQGW339,
    Assigned Frequencies: 7025.00 MHz, Grant Date: 05/03/2007, Expiration Date: 12/01/2020, Certifier: Lee Armstrong, Registrant: Dow Lohnes Pllc, 1200 New Hampshire Ave, Nw Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 776-2000, Fax: (202) 776-2222, Email:
  • CHINA GROVE, Bostian Street & Ebenezer St (Lat: 35.558750 Lon: -80.582556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 59.7 m, Overall height: 60.3 m, Call Sign: WQIU644,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6855.00 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, Grant Date: 05/19/2008, Expiration Date: 05/19/2018, Cancellation Date: 02/29/2016, Certifier: Richard A Donaldson, Registrant: Duke Energy Business Services, LLC, 401 South College Street, Charlotte, NC 28201, Phone: (704) 382-4576, Email:
  • SOUTH ROWAN, 3615 Nc Highway 152 (Lat: 35.570056 Lon: -80.639583), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 99.1 m, Call Sign: WQUP421, Licensee ID: L00002011,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6595.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/02/2014, Expiration Date: 09/02/2024, Certifier: Rob Robinson, Registrant: Rowan County Telecommunications, 1090 Corporate Center Dr, Salisbury, NC 28146, Phone: (704) 216-8510, Fax: (704) 216-8508, Email:
  • China Grove, NC, China Grove Mw Bldg, E Thom St (Lat: 35.558778 Lon: -80.582417), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 60.4 m, Call Sign: WQWA578,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6286.19 MHz... (+6 more), Grant Date: 07/01/2015, Expiration Date: 07/01/2025, Certifier: Stanley D Coleman Jr., Registrant: Duke Energy Business Services, LLC, 401 South College Street, Charlotte, NC 28201-1008, Phone: (859) 815-6413, Email:
  • STATION, Corner Of Old Bostian St And Ebenezer Rd (Lat: 35.558750 Lon: -80.582556), Overall height: 60.4 m, Call Sign: KIN22,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2197.60 MHz, Grant Date: 07/30/1999, Expiration Date: 10/13/2009, Cancellation Date: 02/23/2007, Phone: (704) 382-3369

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

69 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in China Grove)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in China Grove)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$80,18511$89,00738$101,6172$34,1704$75,830
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$03$50,2676$103,4970$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$90,55010$48,68113$86,1872$16,5151$37,930
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$113,1006$97,7650$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$92,8300$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0517.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$138,3136$109,572
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$61,9602$104,330
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0517.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in China Grove, NC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in China Grove, NC - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 55. The highest number of fire incidents - 95 took place in 2015, and the least - 9 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in China Grove, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (53.2%), and Outside Fires (28.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in China Grove, NC
    • 46853.2%Structure Fires
    • 24928.3%Outside Fires
    • 11713.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 455.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for China Grove, NC
Most common first names in China Grove, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James12872.0 years
John10174.2 years
Mary8879.2 years
William7874.3 years
Robert7073.5 years
Ruth4078.1 years
Margaret3977.0 years
Carl3673.7 years
George3177.6 years
Charles3176.7 years
Most common last names in China Grove, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Beaver5876.7 years
Smith5175.1 years
Overcash4877.7 years
Freeze4478.3 years
Deal4379.4 years
Corriher4180.8 years
Miller3475.6 years
Sechler3176.1 years
Stirewalt2977.1 years
Bostian2676.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in China Grove, NC
  • 55.5%Electricity
  • 36.3%Utility gas
  • 5.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in China Grove, NC
  • 95.8%Electricity
  • 4.2%Utility gas


China Grove compared to North Carolina state average:

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

China Grove on our top lists:

  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Laos (population 500+)"
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  • #17 (28023) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scotch-Irish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
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