Chocowinity, North Carolina

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Population in 2019: 788 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: +7.5%
 
Males: 293  (37.2%)
Females: 495  (62.8%)
Median resident age:

31.2 years
North Carolina median age:

39.1 years

Zip codes: 27817.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $27,494 (it was $29,712 in 2000)
Chocowinity:

$27,494
NC:

$57,341

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $17,757 (it was $11,747 in 2000)

Chocowinity town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $103,040 (it was $59,100 in 2000)
Chocowinity:

$103,040
NC:

$193,200

Median gross rent in 2019: $654.

March 2019 cost of living index in Chocowinity: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 21.6%
(13.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.6% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Chocowinity, NC (2019)
    • 47943.1%Black alone
    • 45340.7%White alone
    • 17115.4%Hispanic
    • 111.0%Two or more races

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 23 registered sex offenders living in Chocowinity, North Carolina as of February 08, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Chocowinity is 37 to 1.


Crime rates in Chocowinity by year

Type

2006

2007

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(134.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A2
(251.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(126.3)
1
(125.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(536.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(252.5)
3
(377.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
5
(670.2)
3
(411.0)
8
(1,010)
1
(125.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
13
(1,743)
30
(4,110)
8
(1,010)
21
(2,645)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(268.1)
1
(137.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(125.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
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The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Chocowinity, NC

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.78
North Carolina average:

2.29
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Ancestries: English (5.3%), American (4.6%), European (2.4%), Irish (1.6%), German (1.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 30 feet

Land area: 1.00 square miles.

Population density: 788 people per square mile   (low).

Chocowinity, North Carolina map

104 residents are foreign born (9.4% Latin America).

This town:

9.4%
North Carolina:

8.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $915 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $910 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, NC (16.4 miles , pop. 60,476).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (89.3 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (327.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Washington, NC (1.9 miles ),
Washington Park, NC (2.0 miles ),
River Road, NC (2.4 miles ),
Grimesland, NC (2.5 miles ),
Simpson, NC (3.3 miles ),
Pinetown, NC (3.9 miles),
Vanceboro, NC (3.9 miles ),
Greenville, NC (4.1 miles )

Latitude: 35.52 N, Longitude: 77.10 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 252

Distribution of median household income in Chocowinity, NC in 2019
Distribution of house value in Chocowinity, NC in 2019
Chocowinity satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.8%
North Carolina:

6.1%
Most common industries in Chocowinity, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (9.9%)
  • Educational services (9.6%)
  • Health care (8.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.3%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Chemicals (5.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (13.0%)
  • Construction (7.5%)
  • Public administration (7.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.5%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (6.2%)
  • Chemicals (6.2%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.3%)
  • Health care (13.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
  • Chemicals (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Chocowinity, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (10.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (12.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (8.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Cashiers (4.5%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (3.8%)

Average climate in Chocowinity, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Chocowinity, North Carolina average temperatures Chocowinity, North Carolina average precipitation Chocowinity, North Carolina humidity Chocowinity, North Carolina wind speed Chocowinity, North Carolina snowfall Chocowinity, North Carolina sunshine Chocowinity, North Carolina clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 57.4. This is better than average.

City:

57.4
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.346. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.346
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.88. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.88
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

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

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.7 miles away from the Chocowinity town center killed 16 people and injured 153 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/15/1972, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.2 miles away from the town center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Chocowinity-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above North Carolina state average. It is 62% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 171.9 miles away from Chocowinity center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 233.1 miles away from Chocowinity center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 150.0 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 165.7 miles away from Chocowinity center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 174.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/6/1994 at 19:54:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.6 LG, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 36.8 miles away from Chocowinity center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Beaufort County (23) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 18, Tropical Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Chocowinity topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Chocowinity:

  • LIFE, INC DIXON ROAD GROUP HOME ("ROUTE 1, BOX 842-B")
  • LIFE, INC EDGEWOOD GROUP HOME (506 EDGEWOOD DR)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Chocowinity:

  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; WASHINGTON, NC)
  • BEAUFORT REGIONAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; WASHINGTON, NC)
  • BEAUFORT COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 5 miles away; WASHINGTON, NC)
  • RIVER TRACE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WASHINGTON, NC)
  • LIFE, INC BEAUFORT HEIGHTS GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 5 miles away; WASHINGTON, NC)
  • RIDGEWOOD MANOR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WASHINGTON, NC)
  • LIFE, INC SLATESTONE ROAD GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 6 miles away; WASHINGTON, NC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chocowinity:

  • East Carolina University (about 17 miles; Greenville, NC; Full-time enrollment: 23,943)
  • Pitt Community College (about 18 miles; Winterville, NC; FT enrollment: 7,026)
  • Craven Community College (about 28 miles; New Bern, NC; FT enrollment: 2,712)
  • Lenoir Community College (about 33 miles; Kinston, NC; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Edgecombe Community College (about 37 miles; Tarboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,058)
  • Wayne Community College (about 49 miles; Goldsboro, NC; FT enrollment: 3,174)
  • Coastal Carolina Community College (about 54 miles; Jacksonville, NC; FT enrollment: 4,502)

Public high school in Chocowinity:

Public elementary/middle schools in Chocowinity:

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Notable locations in Chocowinity: Marsden Station (A), Chocowinity Police Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Chocowinity: Trinity Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Fountain Lodge (3182 US Highway 17 South).

Beaufort 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 Chocowinity and their reported violations in the past:

CHOCOWINITY WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 2,550, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 27 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

55.1%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.5%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
6 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000

Banks with branches in Chocowinity (2011 data):

  • First South Bank: Chocowinity Branch at 2999 U.S. Highway 17 South, branch established on 1999/11/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $744.4 mil, Deposits: $644.7 mil, headquarters in Washington, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 27 total offices, Holding Company: First South Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Chocowinity:

Marital status in Chocowinity, NC
  • Never married: 37.6%
  • Now married: 37.0%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

For population 25 years and over in Chocowinity:

  • High school or higher: 87.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.8
North Carolina average:

11.8

Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Chocowinity
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Chocowinity, NC (based on Beaufort County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,67897
Mainline Protestant6,69347
Black Protestant2,19219
Catholic1,0201
Other3953
None21,781-
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: 11
This county:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Beaufort County:

1.10 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Beaufort County:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
Beaufort County:

6.79 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

11.2%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Beaufort County:

34.1%
North Carolina:

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

17.0%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

53.4%
North Carolina:

48.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

52.1%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Chocowinity:

28.8
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.8%
North Carolina:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Chocowinity:

10.5%
North Carolina:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Chocowinity:

34.9%
North Carolina:

33.7%

General health condition:
Chocowinity:

59.4%
North Carolina:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Chocowinity:

81.2%
North Carolina:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Chocowinity, NC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 4$10,495$31,4852$1,643
Other Government Administration 1$1,240$14,8800$0
Financial Administration 0$0 9$5,940
Totals for Government 5$11,735$28,16411$7,583

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $595,000 ($755.08)
    Financial Administration: $349,000 ($442.89)
    Water Utilities: $347,000 ($440.36)
    Police Protection: $229,000 ($290.61)
    Housing and Community Development: $22,000 ($27.92)
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000 ($21.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $14,000 ($17.77)
    Regular Highways: $12,000 ($15.23)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $193,000 ($244.92)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $871,000 ($1105.33)
    Solid Waste Management: $21,000 ($26.65)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $10,000 ($12.69)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $16,000 ($20.30)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $507,000 ($643.40)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $66,000 ($83.76)
    Highways: $27,000 ($34.26)
  • Tax - Property: $325,000 ($412.44)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $209,000 ($265.23)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $12,000 ($15.23)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,557,000 ($7052.03)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,455,000 ($6922.59)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $102,000 ($129.44)

5.59% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,757 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.59%
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 Pitt County, NC  1.52% ($36,691 average AGI)
from Wake County, NC  0.29% ($63,220)
from Craven County, NC  0.26% ($35,467)


5.20% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($31,762 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.20%
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 Pitt County, NC  1.59% ($31,652 average AGI)
to Wake County, NC  0.34% ($35,103)
to Craven County, NC  0.27% ($34,413)
Businesses in Chocowinity, NC
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1Super 81
Dunkin Donuts1U-Haul1
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular1
Hardee's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Chocowinity:

  • WDLX (930 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WTOW (1320 AM; 1 kW; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: JAMES ROUSE)
  • WNCT (1070 AM; 10 kW; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WSMO (1120 AM; 20 kW; CAMP LEJEUNE, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WGHB (1250 AM; 5 kW; FARMVILLE, NC; Owner: CONNER MEDIA, INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRNS (960 AM; 5 kW; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WJPI (1470 AM; 5 kW; PLYMOUTH, NC; Owner: FREE TEMPLE MINISTRIES INC..)
  • WOOW (1340 AM; 1 kW; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: THE MINORITY VOICE, INC.)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chocowinity:

  • WCZI (98.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WERO (93.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WNCT-FM (107.9 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIKS (101.9 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: WIKS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTRG (100.7 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXNR (99.5 FM; GRIFTON, NC; Owner: WXNR LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRNS-FM (95.1 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WCBZ (103.7 FM; WILLIAMSTON, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WMGV (103.3 FM; NEWPORT, NC; Owner: WMGV LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQZL (101.1 FM; BELHAVEN, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WSFL-FM (106.5 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: WSFL LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFXK (104.3 FM; TARBORO, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WGPM (94.3 FM; FARMVILLE, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WTEB (89.3 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: CRAVEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WZMB (91.3 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: EAST CAROLINA UNIVERSITY STUDENT MEDIA BOARD)

TV broadcast stations around Chocowinity:

  • WITN-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: WITN LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WNCT-TV (Channel 9; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCTI-TV (Channel 12; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUNM-TV (Channel 19; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WYDO (Channel 14; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF EASTERN CAROLINA LICENSE LLC)
  • WUNK-TV (Channel 25; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WUND-TV (Channel 2; COLUMBIA, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WEPX (Channel 38; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON GREENVILLE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFTB-LP (Channel 55; WILLIAMSTON, ETC., NC; Owner: FREE TEMPLE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W60CV (Channel 60; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Chocowinity fatal accident list:

Sep 15, 2017 08:53 AM, Us-17, Lat: 35.527414, Lon: -77.076944, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 8, 2014 12:17 AM, Sr-33, Lat: 35.515247, Lon: -77.114456, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 25, 2012 06:36 AM, Sr-33, Mill Rd, Lat: 35.515994, Lon: -77.117819, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Nov 28, 2011 05:42 PM, Sr-1143, Lat: 35.620117, Lon: -77.042786, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 20, 1999 08:10 AM, Sr-33, Lat: 35.511648, Lon: -77.097401, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Sep 15, 1993 01:10 AM, Us17, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 3, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 12, 1987 02:00 AM, 17, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 1,621ft / 494mTotal length
  • 63,870Total average daily traffic
  • 4,756Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Chocowinity, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 82010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Chocowinity, NC

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Chocowinity, NC)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (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:

39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Chocowinity)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: ROBINSON HELICOPTER R22 BETA (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-360-A1D (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 424RH, N424RH, N-424RH, Serial Number: 2648, Year manufactured: 1996, Airworthiness Date: 12/05/1996, Certificate Issue Date: 02/21/2013
    Registrant (Corporation): Elks Garage & Towing, 1862 Hodges Rd, Chocowinity, NC 27817
  • Aircraft: BELL TH-1F (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Turbo-shaft
    N-Number: 484DG, N484DG, N-484DG, Serial Number: 65-7962, Certificate Issue Date: 12/26/2012
    Registrant (Corporation): Greenwood Helicopters Inc, 650 Bay Hills Rd, Chocowinity, NC 27817
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7175R, N7175R, N-7175R, Serial Number: 28-21886, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 06/16/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 10/17/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Virginia L Elks, 3372 Possum Track Rd, Chocowinity, NC 27817
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 310G (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 167 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8939Z, N8939Z, N-8939Z, Serial Number: 310G-0039, Year manufactured: 1962, Certificate Issue Date: 08/12/2016
    Registrant (Individual): John C Jenkins, Po Box 884, Chocowinity, NC 27817
  • Aircraft: STINSON 108 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 84 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4150 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 97232, N97232, N-97232, Serial Number: 108-232, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 04/02/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 05/02/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Virginia L Elks, 3372 Possum Track Rd, Chocowinity, NC 27817
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9864T, N9864T, N-9864T, Serial Number: 47664, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 07/13/1960, Certificate Issue Date: 07/31/2002
    Registrant (Individual): William H Key, Po Box 238, Chocowinity, NC 27817

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 fires per year is 40. The highest number of fires - 60 took place in 2018, and the least - 19 in 2009. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Chocowinity, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (38.4%), and Outside Fires (31.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Chocowinity, NC
    • 24738.4%Structure Fires
    • 20031.1%Outside Fires
    • 11417.7%Other
    • 8212.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Chocowinity, NC
Most common first names in Chocowinity, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William4869.7 years
James4767.5 years
Mary3975.4 years
John3471.0 years
Annie2081.5 years
George1573.3 years
Robert1574.2 years
Joseph1572.2 years
Richard1569.2 years
Margaret1477.3 years
Most common last names in Chocowinity, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Moore4773.1 years
Clark4076.4 years
Smith3873.5 years
Taylor3774.2 years
Hill3373.9 years
Jones3072.7 years
Edwards2978.0 years
Lewis2672.2 years
Elks2270.1 years
Dixon2075.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Chocowinity, NC
  • 65.7%Electricity
  • 33.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Chocowinity, NC
  • 85.3%Electricity
  • 5.5%Utility gas
  • 4.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%No fuel used


Chocowinity compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Chocowinity on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Australian and New Zealand Subregion (population 500+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Australia and New Zealand Subregion (population 500+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Oceania (population 500+)"
There are 8 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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