China Grove, North Carolina

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Population in 2013: 4,170 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +15.3%
 
Males: 2,101  (50.4%)
Females: 2,069  (49.6%)
Median resident age:  36.1 years
North Carolina median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 28023.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $32,439 (it was $36,580 in 2000)
China Grove:

$32,439
NC:

$45,906

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,548 (it was $17,040 in 2000)

China Grove town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $115,109 (it was $81,200 in 2000)
China Grove:

$115,109
NC:

$154,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $142,069; Detached houses: $149,714; Mobile homes: $36,983

Median gross rent in 2013: $677.

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  • Races in China Grove, NC (2013)

    China Grove races chart
    • 2,81369.5%White alone
    • 58114.4%Hispanic
    • 3719.2%Black alone
    • 1754.3%Asian alone
    • 912.2%Two or more races
    • 220.5%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in China Grove: 84.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (10.8%), Irish (9.1%), English (6.9%), United States (4.4%), French (3.6%), Scotch-Irish (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 800 feet

Land area: 1.96 square miles.

Population density: 2,131 people per square mile   (low).

China Grove,NC real estate house value index trend

China Grove, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in China Grove:

  • High school or higher: 76.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in China Grove town:

  • Never married: 27.2%
  • Now married: 50.7%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

421 residents are foreign born (8.2% Latin America).

This town:

10.4%
North Carolina:

7.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,128 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $879 (0.8%)

China Grove satellite photo by USGS

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

China Grove household income distribution China Grove home values distribution

Property values in China Grove, NC


Crime rates in China Grove by Year
Type 2001 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1000100000
per 100,000 27.20.00.00.026.90.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0210101112
per 100,000 0.053.326.60.026.90.026.626.527.755.7
Robberies 4545327336
per 100,000 108.8133.2106.5132.080.653.7186.479.583.1167.2
Assaults 3129913958127
per 100,000 81.6319.6239.7237.6349.2241.8133.2212.1332.6195.1
Burglaries 2830262231232029149
per 100,000 761.3798.9692.4580.8832.7617.9532.6768.8388.0250.8
Thefts 6386991021076382616980
per 100,000 1,712.92,290.32,636.52,692.72,874.01,692.62,183.81,617.21,912.42,229.7
Auto thefts 37510722434
per 100,000 81.6186.4133.2264.0188.053.753.3106.083.1111.5
Arson 0111000100
per 100,000 0.026.626.626.40.00.00.026.50.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 293.7) 241.1321.6276.6267.1372.1187.1242.3223.2233.1259.6

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in China Grove detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 12 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.89
North Carolina average:

2.39
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.5%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +383 (+11.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (27%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (24%)
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in China Grove, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 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 260.5 miles away from China Grove 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 China Grove 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 (12).
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

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.

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:

Public elementary/middle schools in China Grove:

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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).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 72.8. This is about average.

City:

72.8
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.282. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.282
U.S.:

0.303

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.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 33.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 18.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.22. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.22
U.S.:

9.14

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)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 27.2%
(15.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 73.4% for Black residents, 40.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 59.5% for other race residents)
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

China Grove, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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China Grove compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
North Carolina average:

12.4

China Grove travel time to work - commute China Grove mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (70%)
  • Utility gas (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)

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

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
Rowan County:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

4.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.8%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Rowan County:

29.7%
North Carolina:

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

15.1%
State:

15.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$4,183$50,1960$0
Other Government Administration 2$4,607$27,6427$3,631
Police Protection - Officers 13$36,918$34,0780$0
Firefighters 3$8,098$32,3927$2,884
Solid Waste Management 5$12,378$29,7070$0
Totals for Government 24$66,184$33,09214$6,515

China Grove government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $890,000 ($213.43)
    Police Protection: $546,000 ($130.94)
    Regular Highways: $393,000 ($94.24)
    Water Utilities: $381,000 ($91.37)
    Central Staff Services: $329,000 ($78.90)
    Solid Waste Management: $214,000 ($51.32)
    Fire Protection: $107,000 ($25.66)
    Parks & Recreation: $46,000 ($11.03)
    General - Other: $13,000 ($3.12)
    Financial Administration: $10,000 ($2.40)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($0.72)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $64,000 ($15.35)
    Regular Highways: $61,000 ($14.63)
    Police Protection: $26,000 ($6.24)
    Central Staff: $14,000 ($3.36)
    Parks & Recreation: $5,000 ($1.20)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $739,000 ($177.22)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $170,000 ($40.77)

China Grove government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,011,000 ($242.45)
    All Other: $50,000 ($11.99)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $36,000 ($8.63)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $448,000 ($107.43)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $18,000 ($4.32)
    General Revenue, NEC: $11,000 ($2.64)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $433,000 ($103.84)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $183,000 ($43.88)
    Highways: $125,000 ($29.98)
    All Other: $7,000 ($1.68)
  • Tax - Property: $835,000 ($200.24)
    Motor Vehicle License: $72,000 ($17.27)
    NEC: $14,000 ($3.36)

China Grove government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $2,832,000 ($679.14)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $2,655,000 ($636.69)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $177,000 ($42.45)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,208,000 ($289.69)

5.23% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,287 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.23%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cabarrus County, NC  1.15% ($28,311 average AGI)
from Mecklenburg County, NC  0.50% ($31,704)
from Iredell County, NC  0.34% ($33,238)


5.66% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,485 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($161 average AGI)
Rowan County:

0.03%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cabarrus County, NC  1.31% ($27,444 average AGI)
to Mecklenburg County, NC  0.61% ($33,065)
to Iredell County, NC  0.33% ($31,389)

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 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of China Grove fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 7m23ftTotal length
  • 14,900Total average daily traffic
  • 1,643Total average daily truck traffic
  • 29,800Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 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
  • 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: 10/22/2003, Expiration Date: 12/07/2013, Certifier: Richard A Donaldson
    Registrant: Duke Energy Business Services, LLC, 401 South College Street, Charlotte, NC 28201, Phone: (704) 382-3539, Email:
  • Cor Of Old Bostian St & Ebenezer (Lat: 35.558611 Lon: -80.582500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60 m, Call Sign: WNPW328
    Assigned Frequencies: 859.287 MHz, 857.662 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/28/2005, Expiration Date: 01/22/2016, Certifier: Richard A Donaldson
    Registrant: Duke Energy Business Services, LLC, 401 South College Street, Charlotte, NC 28201, Phone: (704) 382-4576, Email:
  • Sumner W.I.L.D., Sumner W.I.L.D., Rr Mp 341.2 (Lat: 35.587944 Lon: -80.553000), Type: Building, Structure height: 2.8 m, Overall height: 3.1 m, Call Sign: WQPK741, Licensee ID: L00008014
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.950 MHz, 161.115 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/15/2012, Expiration Date: 06/15/2022, Certifier: Jr Celio
    Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree St. Ne Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • 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: 12/01/2012, 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, Certifier: Richard A Donaldson
    Registrant: Duke Energy Business Services, LLC, 401 South College Street, Charlotte, NC 28201, Phone: (704) 382-4576, 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
    Registrant: Phone: (704) 382-3369

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

16 (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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 61
  • Hazardous Condition: 22
  • Service Call: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - China Grove

See full 2006 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
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
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