Claremont, North Carolina

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Population in 2019: 1,408 (92% urban, 8% rural).
Population change since 2000: +35.6%
Males: 667  (47.4%)
Females: 741  (52.6%)
Median resident age:

44.2 years
North Carolina median age:

39.1 years

Zip codes: 28613.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $56,885 (it was $40,652 in 2000)
Claremont:

$56,885
NC:

$57,341

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $30,018 (it was $21,097 in 2000)

Claremont city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $166,329 (it was $95,400 in 2000)
Claremont:

$166,329
NC:

$193,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $201,402; detached houses: $216,644; townhouses or other attached units: $227,120; in 2-unit structures: $168,786; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $182,493; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $121,365; mobile homes: $70,374

Median gross rent in 2019: $781.

March 2019 cost of living index in Claremont: 85.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 10.9%
(8.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.2% for Black residents, 22.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Claremont, NC (2019)
    • 1,45086.4%White alone
    • 724.3%Hispanic
    • 573.4%Black alone
    • 482.9%Asian alone
    • 432.6%Two or more races

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 24 registered sex offenders living in Claremont, North Carolina as of July 05, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Claremont is 62 to 1.


Crime rates in Claremont by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(87.5)
0
(0.0)
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)
0
(0.0)
1
(88.7)
1
(87.5)
1
(86.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(146.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(88.7)
3
(262.5)
1
(86.7)
1
(86.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(146.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
7
(621.1)
2
(175.0)
4
(346.9)
1
(86.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(73.3)
7
(516.6)
6
(438.6)
2
(146.8)
6
(438.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
15
(1,332)
30
(2,662)
15
(1,312)
19
(1,648)
16
(1,376)
12
(876.6)
16
(1,172)
13
(959.4)
7
(511.7)
4
(293.7)
6
(438.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
64
(5,684)
63
(5,590)
38
(3,325)
45
(3,903)
29
(2,494)
47
(3,433)
24
(1,758)
20
(1,476)
17
(1,243)
29
(2,129)
21
(1,535)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
9
(799.3)
5
(443.7)
6
(524.9)
4
(346.9)
3
(258.0)
4
(292.2)
1
(73.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(219.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(73.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index384.5667.3625.5464.0259.7222.1172.9229.5234.6135.1302.6

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 Claremont, NC

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

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

6.40
North Carolina average:

2.29
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Ancestries: American (32.3%), German (16.7%), English (10.2%), Scottish (4.2%), European (3.5%), Irish (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 981 feet

Land area: 2.51 square miles.

Population density: 562 people per square mile   (low).

Claremont, North Carolina map

47 residents are foreign born (1.4% Latin America, 0.4% Europe).

This city:

2.8%
North Carolina:

8.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,338 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,268 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gastonia, NC (31.8 miles , pop. 66,277).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (39.4 miles , pop. 540,828).

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

Nearest cities:

Conover, NC (2.0 miles ),
Catawba, NC (2.1 miles ),
Newton, NC (2.3 miles ),
St. Stephens, NC (2.8 miles ),
Maiden, NC (3.2 miles ),
Hickory, NC (3.2 miles ),
Bethlehem, NC (3.2 miles ),
Brookford, NC (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 35.71 N, Longitude: 81.15 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,234 (+194.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 213 (24.8%)

Area code: 828

Distribution of median household income in Claremont, NC in 2019
Distribution of house value in Claremont, NC in 2019

Property values in Claremont, NC

Claremont satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.2%
North Carolina:

6.1%
Most common industries in Claremont, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (9.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Health care (6.4%)
  • Construction (5.8%)
  • Truck transportation (5.6%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Truck transportation (10.0%)
  • Construction (9.3%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (9.0%)
  • Public administration (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (4.5%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (12.3%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (10.1%)
  • Educational services (10.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.4%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (6.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Claremont, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (2.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (2.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (3.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (10.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.8%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.8%)

Average climate in Claremont, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Claremont, North Carolina average temperatures Claremont, North Carolina average precipitation Claremont, North Carolina humidity Claremont, North Carolina wind speed Claremont, North Carolina snowfall Claremont, North Carolina sunshine Claremont, 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 67.6. This is about average.

City:

67.6
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 3.62. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.62
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 13.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.0
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.23. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.23
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

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

On 5/7/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.4 miles away from the Claremont city center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 tornado 15.3 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 52 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Claremont-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above North Carolina state average. It is 8% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 52.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 234.0 miles away from the city center
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 148.3 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) earthquake occurred 231.3 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 157.9 miles away from Claremont center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB) earthquake occurred 109.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Catawba County (13) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Droughts: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Claremont topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Claremont:

  • PENNY LANE #1 (2840 HWY 70 EAST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Claremont:

  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL SERVICES OF CATAWBA VALLEY (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; CONOVER, NC)
  • ABERNETHY LAURELS (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; NEWTON, NC)
  • CATAWBA VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; HICKORY, NC)
  • CATAWBA COUNTY HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; HICKORY, NC)
  • BRIAN CTR HEALTH AND REHABI HICK (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; HICKORY, NC)
  • FMC DIALYSIS SERVICES OF HICKORY (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; HICKORY, NC)
  • GUARDIAN HEALTH SERVICES LLC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; HICKORY, NC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Claremont:

  • Catawba Valley Community College (about 8 miles; Hickory, NC; Full-time enrollment: 3,785)
  • Mitchell Community College (about 16 miles; Statesville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,458)
  • NASCAR Technical Institute (about 19 miles; Mooresville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,350)
  • Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute (about 22 miles; Hudson, NC; FT enrollment: 3,636)
  • Gaston College (about 28 miles; Dallas, NC; FT enrollment: 4,385)
  • Wilkes Community College (about 30 miles; Wilkesboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,292)
  • Western Piedmont Community College (about 31 miles; Morganton, NC; FT enrollment: 2,205)

Public high school in Claremont:

Public elementary/middle schools in Claremont:

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Churches in Claremont include: Liberty Hill Church (A), Bethlehem Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Catawba County - Museum-Catawba Historical (3288 East Main Street).

Birthplace of: Robert Huffman - Craftsman Truck series NASCAR driver (born: Mar 12, 1968).

Catawba County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

COUNTRY VALLEY II MHP (Population served: 203, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-04-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAY-04-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-15-2010), St AO (w/penalty) issued (OCT-27-2010), St Case dropped (NOV-15-2010), St Public Notif received (MAY-05-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-29-2008), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-29-2008), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUN-26-2008), St Case dropped (OCT-30-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUN-15-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-20-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-20-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-28-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-20-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-20-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-28-2006)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.7%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.8%
Whole state:

5.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Claremont (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Claremont Branch at 3296 East Main Street, branch established on 1904/01/01. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Peoples Bank: Claremont Branch at 3261 East Main Street, branch established on 1956/05/18. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,064.6 mil, Deposits: $842.9 mil, headquarters in Newton, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 24 total offices, Holding Company: Peoples Bancorp Of North Carolina, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Claremont:

Marital status in Claremont, NC
  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 54.9%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

For population 25 years and over in Claremont:

  • High school or higher: 90.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
North Carolina average:

11.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Claremont
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Claremont, NC (based on Catawba County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant52,233182
Mainline Protestant32,75175
Catholic4,7562
Black Protestant2,27614
Other2,0048
None61,254-
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: 33
This county:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Catawba County:

0.90 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 82
Here:

5.29 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 124
This county:

7.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Catawba County:

9.2%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.4%
North Carolina:

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

17.0%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Claremont:

53.4%
North Carolina:

48.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

53.1%
North Carolina:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Claremont:

28.1
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Claremont:

22.6%
North Carolina:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Claremont:

8.3%
North Carolina:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Claremont:

7.0
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.7%
State:

33.7%

General health condition:
This city:

60.5%
State:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Claremont:

80.2%
North Carolina:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Claremont, 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 9$33,365$44,4870$0
Streets and Highways 6$20,172$40,3440$0
Other Government Administration 4$3,744$11,2320$0
Fire - Other 1$5,283$63,3960$0
Police - Other 1$2,790$33,4800$0
Totals for Government 21$65,354$37,3450$0

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $43,000 ($30.54)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $848,000 ($602.27)
    Police Protection: $766,000 ($544.03)
    Regular Highways: $523,000 ($371.45)
    Local Fire Protection: $373,000 ($264.91)
    Financial Administration: $332,000 ($235.80)
    Housing and Community Development: $146,000 ($103.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $99,000 ($70.31)
    Central Staff Services: $91,000 ($64.63)
    Parks and Recreation: $76,000 ($53.98)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $23,000 ($16.34)
    Libraries: $23,000 ($16.34)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $37,000 ($26.28)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $38,000 ($26.99)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($3.55)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $23,000 ($16.34)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.71)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000 ($0.71)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $180,000 ($127.84)
    Donations From Private Sources: $5,000 ($3.55)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,326,000 ($941.76)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $799,000 ($567.47)
    Other: $137,000 ($97.30)
    Highways: $44,000 ($31.25)
  • Tax - Property: $2,147,000 ($1524.86)
    Other Selective Sales: $12,000 ($8.52)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $6,000 ($4.26)
    Other License: $1,000 ($0.71)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $800,000 ($568.18)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $700,000 ($497.16)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $100,000 ($71.02)

6.19% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($48,458 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.19%
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 Burke County, NC  0.75% ($32,809 average AGI)
from Lincoln County, NC  0.57% ($37,985)
from Caldwell County, NC  0.47% ($43,146)


5.79% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($48,936 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.79%
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 Burke County, NC  0.61% ($33,212 average AGI)
to Lincoln County, NC  0.51% ($37,685)
to Caldwell County, NC  0.51% ($37,037)
Businesses in Claremont, NC
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1U-Haul1
Subway1UPS1
Super 81

Strongest AM radio stations in Claremont:

  • WCXN (1170 AM; daytime; 8 kW; CLAREMONT, NC; Owner: WCXN, INC.)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WAIZ (630 AM; 1 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: NEWTON-CONOVER COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WNNC (1230 AM; 1 kW; NEWTON, NC; Owner: NEWTON-CONOVER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WLTC (1370 AM; 20 kW; GASTONIA, NC)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCGC (1270 AM; 10 kW; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WHVN, INC.)
  • WFNZ (610 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKGX (1080 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LENOIR, NC; Owner: FOOTHILLS RADIO GROUP, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Claremont:

  • WPIR (88.1 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WLYT (102.9 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPEG (97.9 FM; CONCORD, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WFHE (90.3 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WNKS (95.1 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WXRC (95.7 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: PACIFIC BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WTHZ (94.1 FM; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: DAVIDSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CO, INC)
  • WFMX (105.7 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLNK (107.9 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WKBC-FM (97.3 FM; NORTH WILKESBORO, NC; Owner: WILKES BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W232AV (94.3 FM; LENOIR, NC; Owner: DAVID TORRES)
  • W218BW (91.5 FM; LENOIR, NC; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WWMG (96.1 FM; SHELBY, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBAV-FM (101.9 FM; GASTONIA, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEND (106.5 FM; SALISBURY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WKKT (96.9 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDAV (89.9 FM; DAVIDSON, NC; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF DAVIDSON COLLEGE)
  • WAGI-FM (105.3 FM; GAFFNEY, SC; Owner: GAFFNEY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Claremont:

  • WBTV (Channel 3; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS/WBTV, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WHKY-TV (Channel 14; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WAXN (Channel 64; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAFF (Channel 48; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WUNG-TV (Channel 58; CONCORD, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WSOC-TV (Channel 9; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTVI (Channel 42; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBURG PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WGTB-LP (Channel 28; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER, INC.)
  • WCCB (Channel 18; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • W66BT (Channel 66; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W38CN (Channel 38; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • Claremont, North Carolina
  • Fatal accident count8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents9
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:4
  • Fatalities8
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents13
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • North Carolina average
  • Fatal accident count9076
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents13425
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons3197
  • Fatalities9883
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents21754
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1296
See more detailed statistics of Claremont fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 167ft / 50.8mTotal length
  • 238,620Total average daily traffic
  • 39,749Total average daily truck traffic
  • 305,240Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Claremont, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 121950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Claremont, NC

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • 189-006A, 3426 Bunker Hill School Rd (Lat: 35.729833 Lon: -81.144222), Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: WPNB574,
    Assigned Frequencies: 18772.5 MHz, Grant Date: 06/05/1997, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 02/17/2000, Phone: (202) 783-4141
  • HP-1225, River\'road, 7800 Riverbend Road (Lat: 35.807083 Lon: -81.175222), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 118.9 m, Overall height: 121.9 m, Call Sign: WQJA392,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6785.00 MHz, 6825.00 MHz, Grant Date: 04/26/2018, Expiration Date: 07/03/2028, Certifier: Wayne E Eberhard, Registrant: North Carolina State Highway Patrol, 4231 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-4231, Phone: (919) 662-4440, Fax: (919) 662-4444, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Claremont)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1
  • NEWHELICOPTERS.COM INC, Po Box 1180, Claremont, NC 28610
    Certificate: D004055 (Corporation), Certificate Issue Date: 10/27/2009, Expiration Date: 10/26/2010

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7ECA (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2502F, N2502F, N-2502F, Serial Number: 152, Airworthiness Date: 03/16/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 08/01/2020
    Registrant (Individual): Brian D Vance, 4278 Bart Lee St, Claremont, NC 28610
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 05/15/2015
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3805T, N3805T, N-3805T, Serial Number: 28R-30119, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 06/21/1999, Certificate Issue Date: 10/17/2020
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Austin S Mundy, 5101 Oxford Ridge Ct, Claremont, NC 28610, Other Owners: Grant S Fulbright
  • Aircraft: AIRBORNE EDGE (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582SER (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 525K, N525K, N-525K, Serial Number: 582-624, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 12/09/2009, Certificate Issue Date: 06/09/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Blake L Sigmon, 5624 Rest Home Rd, Claremont, NC 28610

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$83,8303$129,92313$146,248
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$165,690
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$52,8603$167,970
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$03$196,243
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$173,970
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0101.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$123,7401$91,790
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0101.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Claremont, NC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Claremont, NC - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 44. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 101 took place in 2006, and the least - 8 in 2017. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Claremont, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (43.7%), and Structure Fires (36.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Claremont, NC
    • 33043.7%Outside Fires
    • 27436.2%Structure Fires
    • 11515.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 374.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Claremont, NC
Most common first names in Claremont, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3769.4 years
Robert3173.1 years
John3173.3 years
William2769.2 years
Mary2773.1 years
George2370.1 years
Charles1667.8 years
Clarence1573.7 years
Annie1383.0 years
Paul1265.1 years
Most common last names in Claremont, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Sigmon9976.1 years
Setzer5076.7 years
Little3675.5 years
Miller3078.1 years
Hollar2973.6 years
Carpenter2878.8 years
Huffman2566.2 years
Shook2273.3 years
Pope2276.8 years
Deal2278.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Claremont, NC
  • 72.1%Electricity
  • 16.7%Utility gas
  • 6.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.8%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Claremont, NC
  • 92.4%Electricity
  • 7.6%Utility gas


Claremont compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
There are 9 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
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  • Michael A. Daily (4)
  • Joseph M. Abernethy, Jr. (2)
  • Eddy Robert Houston (2)
  • George W. Bollinger, Jr. (2)
  • Alan Deal (2)
  • Kevin Paschal (1)
  • Bob Overton (1)
  • Roger Warren (1)
  • Brenda Dianne Craig (1)

Total of 29 patent applications in 2008-2022.