Cofield, North Carolina

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Population in 2013: 407 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +17.3%
Males: 161  (39.7%)
Females: 246  (60.3%)
Median resident age:  51.3 years
North Carolina median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 27922, 27986.

Cofield Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2013: $35,915 (it was $18,214 in 2000)
Cofield:

$35,915
NC:

$45,906

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,845 (it was $11,810 in 2000)

Cofield village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $79,360 (it was $45,000 in 2000)
Cofield:

$79,360
NC:

$154,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $96,505; Detached houses: $113,801; Mobile homes: $47,040

Median gross rent in 2013: $713.

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  • Races in Cofield, NC (2010)

    Cofield races chart
    • 33982.1%Black alone
    • 327.7%White alone
    • 215.1%American Indian alone
    • 143.4%Hispanic
    • 61.5%Two or more races
    • 10.2%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Cofield: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (6.3%), German (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 43 feet

Land area: 3.12 square miles.

Population density: 130 people per square mile   (very low).

Cofield,NC real estate house value index trend

Cofield, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Cofield:

  • High school or higher: 82.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cofield village:

  • Never married: 28.9%
  • Now married: 38.0%
  • Separated: 5.7%
  • Widowed: 13.2%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,094 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $654 (0.9%)

Cofield satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Suffolk, VA (31.3 miles , pop. 63,677).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Norfolk, VA (51.3 miles , pop. 234,403).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (269.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Winton, NC (1.6 miles ), Ahoskie, NC (2.6 miles ), Harrellsville, NC (2.8 miles) , Gatesville, NC (3.0 miles ), Powellsville, NC (3.0 miles ), Como, NC (3.4 miles) , Murfreesboro, NC (3.5 miles ), Colerain, NC (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 36.36 N, Longitude: 76.91 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 252

Cofield household income distribution Cofield home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.5%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -60 (-14.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (23%)
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Educational services (33%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Public administration (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (17%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)

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

Average climate in Cofield, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Cofield-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 3% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/28/1988, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.2 miles away from the Cofield village center killed 4 people and injured 154 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.7 miles away from the village center killed 2 people and injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cofield-area historical earthquake activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 101.3 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 89.7 miles away from Cofield center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 116.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi) earthquake occurred 107.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 111.0 miles away from Cofield center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 278.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hertford County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cofield topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Cofield:

  • ROANOKE PLACE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; AHOSKIE, NC)
  • UNIVERSITY HEALTH SYSTEMS HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; AHOSKIE, NC)
  • VIDANT ROANOKE CHOWAN HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; AHOSKIE, NC)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB-AHOSKIE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; AHOSKIE, NC)
  • DOWN EAST HEALTH AND REHAB CEN (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; GATESVILLE, NC)
  • HERTFORD-GATES HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; AHOSKIE, NC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cofield:

  • Elizabeth City State University (about 40 miles; Elizabeth City, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,803)
  • Tidewater Community College (about 49 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 20,975)
  • Norfolk State University (about 50 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 6,032)
  • Old Dominion University (about 50 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 19,825)
  • Edgecombe Community College (about 50 miles; Tarboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,058)
  • Regent University (about 51 miles; Virginia Beach, VA; FT enrollment: 3,429)
  • ECPI University (about 53 miles; Virginia Beach, VA; FT enrollment: 10,694)

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Church in Cofield: Philippi Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hertford County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 22.1%
(3.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.9% for Black residents, 70.6% for American Indian residents, 42.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.3 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  60.2%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  4.0%
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: 0.6% of all households
6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Cofield compared to North Carolina 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 below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.6
North Carolina average:

12.4

Cofield travel time to work - commute Cofield mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (49%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (28%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (12%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Cofield village (based on Hertford County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,09736
Mainline Protestant9376
Black Protestant5664
Other1262
Catholic1251
None15,818-
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: 8
Hertford County:

3.44 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Hertford County:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Hertford County:

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.7%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Hertford County:

34.3%
North Carolina:

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

12.7%
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$4,165$49,9801$510
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$357
Water Supply 1$2,125$25,5000$0
Totals for Government 2$6,290$37,7402$867

Cofield government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $320,000 ($786.24)
    Central Staff Services: $136,000 ($334.15)
    Sewerage: $64,000 ($157.25)
    Regular Highways: $36,000 ($88.45)
    Water Utilities: $27,000 ($66.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000 ($39.31)
    Parks & Recreation: $9,000 ($22.11)
    Fire Protection: $6,000 ($14.74)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($2.46)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($2.46)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $13,000 ($31.94)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $12,000 ($29.48)
    Central Staff: $11,000 ($27.03)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $114,000 ($280.10)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

Cofield government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $53,000 ($130.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $17,000 ($41.77)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $294,000 ($722.36)
    General Support: $25,000 ($61.43)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $62,000 ($152.33)
    General Revenue, NEC: $7,000 ($17.20)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $23,000 ($56.51)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $28,000 ($68.80)
    Highways: $12,000 ($29.48)
  • Tax - Property: $67,000 ($164.62)
    NEC: $2,000 ($4.91)

Cofield government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $211,000 ($518.43)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $208,000 ($511.06)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $3,000 ($7.37)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,325,000 ($3255.53)

5.20% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,790 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.20%
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 Bertie County, NC  0.99% ($23,329 average AGI)
from Northampton County, NC  0.51% ($27,444)
from Wake County, NC  0.24% ($41,882)


6.01% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,995 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.01%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bertie County, NC  0.77% ($23,109 average AGI)
to Northampton County, NC  0.51% ($28,278)
to Pitt County, NC  0.39% ($20,929)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cofield:

  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGH (1310 AM; 20 kW; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WPMH (1010 AM; 10 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWDR (1080 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MURFREESBORO, NC; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WDZY (1290 AM; 25 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKGM (940 AM; 10 kW; SMITHFIELD, VA; Owner: WKGM, INC.)
  • WYAL (1280 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SCOTLAND NECK, NC)
  • WHKT (1650 AM; 10 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cofield:

  • WBXB (100.1 FM; EDENTON, NC; Owner: EDENTON CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WQDK (99.3 FM; AHOSKIE, NC; Owner: MAX MEDIA OF THE CAROLINAS LLC)
  • WKJX (96.7 FM; ELIZABETH CITY, NC; Owner: EAST CAROLINA RADIO OF ELIZABETH CITY, INC.)
  • WAFX (106.9 FM; SUFFOLK, VA; Owner: TIDEWATER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKOC (93.7 FM; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WDLZ (98.3 FM; MURFREESBORO, NC; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WCBZ (103.7 FM; WILLIAMSTON, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WHRO-FM (90.3 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION,INC)
  • WHRV (89.5 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION,INC)
  • WTRG (100.7 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLQM-FM (101.7 FM; FRANKLIN, VA; Owner: FRANKLIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVKL (95.7 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: ENTERCOM NORFOLK LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBKU (91.7 FM; AHSOKIE, NC; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WURB (97.7 FM; WINDSOR, NC; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Cofield:

  • WUND-TV (Channel 2; COLUMBIA, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WTKR (Channel 3; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WTVZ-TV (Channel 33; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WTVZ LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WHRO-TV (Channel 15; HAMPTON-NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOC, INC.)
  • WPXV (Channel 49; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WVEC-TV (Channel 13; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: WVEC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WAVY-TV (Channel 10; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGNT (Channel 27; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WFTB-LP (Channel 55; WILLIAMSTON, ETC., NC; Owner: FREE TEMPLE MINISTRIES, INC.)

Cofield fatal accident list:

Jan 29, 2005 08:45 PM, Rp-1403, Rp-1407, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jul 12, 1987 02:35 AM, 45, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 22, 1976 06:20 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Fire Dept Rpr 1403 (Lat: 36.354333 Lon: -76.907167), Call Sign: KZV311, Licensee ID: L00005452
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.1800 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/14/1996, Expiration Date: 04/29/2001, Cancellation Date: 07/01/2001
    Registrant: County Of Hertford, Winton, NC 27986
  • 1835 Nc 45 S (Lat: 36.301694 Lon: -76.801167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 25.9 m, Overall height: 28.9 m, Call Sign: KXQ272, Licensee ID: L00048692
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.8600 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/02/2004, Expiration Date: 05/18/2014
    Registrant: Gillam & Mason Fertilizer Co, Harrellsville, NC 27942, Phone: (252) 356-2874, Fax: (252) 356-2951
  • Lat: 36.306667 Lon: -76.775000, Call Sign: WQBP240
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.775 MHz, 456.775 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/16/2004, Expiration Date: 11/16/2014, Certifier: Stacy Marshall
    Registrant: Lexicon, 8900 Fourche Dam Pike, Little Rock, AR 72206, Phone: (501) 490-7833, Email:
  • Lat: 36.342333 Lon: -76.809444, Call Sign: WQQC258
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.287 MHz, 467.362 MHz, 462.362 MHz, 462.287 MHz, 462.437 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/22/2012, Expiration Date: 10/22/2022, Certifier: Tom Mcdougall
    Registrant: Cattron Group, Inc., Et Al, 58 West Shenango Street, Sharpsville, PA 16150, Phone: (724) 962-3571, Fax: (724) 962-4310, Email:
  • 242 Perdue Road (Lat: 36.364222 Lon: -76.895278), Type: Bant, Structure height: 30 m, Overall height: 32 m, Call Sign: WQRB970
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.702 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/12/2013, Expiration Date: 04/12/2023, Certifier: Phil Sisler
    Registrant: National License, 12591 Brompton Road, Carmel, IN 46033, Phone: (317) 564-8018, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Cofield, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1572.2 years
William1579.0 years
John1174.3 years
Mary1179.4 years
Annie877.2 years
George675.5 years
Willie565.4 years
Daniel365.7 years
Emma380.7 years
Helen376.3 years
Most common last names in Cofield, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Bazemore1378.1 years
Archer1277.1 years
Manley1169.4 years
Jones1071.9 years
Harrell1073.8 years
Newsome973.9 years
Hall963.2 years
Simmons874.0 years
Askew771.9 years
Perry777.9 years
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