Denver, North Carolina

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Population in 2010: 2,309.
Males: 1,059  (45.9%)
Females: 1,250  (54.1%)
Median resident age:

41.6 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 28037, 28650.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $54,361
Denver:

$54,361
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,657

Denver CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $168,200
Denver:

$168,200
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $204,535; detached houses: $253,292; townhouses or other attached units: $148,417; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $158,151; mobile homes: $32,661

Median gross rent in 2017: $809.

March 2019 cost of living index in Denver: 83.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.9%
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  • Races in Denver, NC (2010)
    • 2,10090.9%White alone
    • 873.8%Hispanic
    • 552.4%Black alone
    • 251.1%Two or more races
    • 200.9%American Indian alone
    • 140.6%Asian alone
    • 80.3%Other race alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 28 registered sex offenders living in Denver, North Carolina as of October 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Denver is 83 to 1.


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Denver, NC City Guides:

Ancestries: American (37.9%), German (8.7%), Irish (8.5%), French (4.8%), English (4.0%), Italian (3.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 902 feet

208 residents are foreign born (6.1% Latin America).

This place:

7.5%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,371 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,311 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gastonia, NC (20.9 miles , pop. 66,277).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (25.1 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (445.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Westport, NC (1.8 miles ),
Lake Norman of Catawba, NC (2.1 miles ),
Sherrills Ford, NC (2.5 miles ),
Lowesville, NC (2.8 miles ),
Cornelius, NC (3.0 miles ),
Iron Station, NC (3.1 miles ),
Boger City, NC (3.2 miles ),
Maiden, NC (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 35.53 N, Longitude: 81.03 W

Area code: 704

Distribution of median household income in Denver, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Denver, NC in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 74.0. This is about average.

City:

74.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.236. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.236
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.30. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.30
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.166. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.166
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 15.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.14. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.14
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Denver-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 5% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.2 miles away from the Denver place center killed 4 people and injured 52 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/7/1998, a category F4 tornado 28.5 miles away from the place center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Denver-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 82% 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 141.6 miles away from Denver 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 245.3 miles away from Denver center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 165.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 188.9 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 124.2 miles away from Denver center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 125.6 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 Lincoln County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Denver:

  • BROOKWOOD HOME (Hospital, about 10 miles away; LINCOLNTON, NC)
  • WENDOVER HOME (Hospital, about 10 miles away; MAIDEN, NC)
  • SUNNY HILL II (Hospital, about 10 miles away; LINCOLNTON, NC)
  • CAROLINAS MEDICAL CENTER-LINCOLN Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; LINCOLNTON, NC)
  • LINCOLN COUNTY HHA (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; LINCOLNTON, NC)
  • ABERNETHY LAURELS (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; NEWTON, NC)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION-LINCOLN (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; LINCOLNTON, NC)

Airports located in Denver:

Amtrak station near Denver:

  • 20 miles: GASTONIA (350 HANCOCK ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Operable nuclear power plants near Denver:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Denver:

  • NASCAR Technical Institute (about 12 miles; Mooresville, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,350)
  • Gaston College (about 18 miles; Dallas, NC; FT enrollment: 4,385)
  • Catawba Valley Community College (about 19 miles; Hickory, NC; FT enrollment: 3,785)
  • Mitchell Community College (about 20 miles; Statesville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,458)
  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte (about 23 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 22,807)
  • Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte (about 23 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 2,518)
  • Central Piedmont Community College (about 25 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 15,371)

Public high schools in Denver:

Public elementary/middle schools in Denver:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Rock Springs Campground (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Denver include: Thompson Memorial Church (A), Bevard Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Dale Jarrett Racing Adventure (Amusement & Theme Parks; 3604 Denver Drive).

Birthplace of: Hank Parker Jr. - Busch series NASCAR driver (born: Oct 7, 1974), Tripp Miller - College basketball player (Charlotte 49ers).

Lincoln 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 Denver and their reported violations in the past:

COUNTRY ACRES/SOUTHGATE (Population served: 668, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-1993, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Public Notif requested (JUL-25-1994), Fed Formal NOV issued (JUL-25-1994), Fed Show-cause Hearing (AUG-25-1994), Fed PAO issued (OCT-26-1994), Fed Public Notif requested (OCT-26-1994), Fed FAO issued (DEC-20-1994), Fed Public Notif requested (DEC-20-1994), Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-06-1995), St Intentional no-action (JUL-15-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-15-2010)
ARBOR RUN/CHARLES PLACE S/D (Population served: 485, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-01-2005), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-18-2005), St Public Notif received (JUN-20-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-25-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-28-2005), St Public Notif requested (FEB-28-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2006)
ASHE PLANTATION (Population served: 462, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-1993, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Public Notif requested (JUL-25-1994), Fed Formal NOV issued (JUL-25-1994), Fed Show-cause Hearing (AUG-25-1994), Fed PAO issued (OCT-26-1994), Fed Public Notif requested (OCT-26-1994), Fed Public Notif received (OCT-31-1994), Fed FAO issued (DEC-20-1994), Fed Public Notif requested (DEC-20-1994), Fed Compliance achieved (JUN-16-1995), St Intentional no-action (JUL-15-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-15-2010)
COUNTRY MEADOWS (Population served: 437, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-1993, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Public Notif requested (JUL-25-1994), Fed Formal NOV issued (JUL-25-1994), Fed Show-cause Hearing (AUG-25-1994), Fed PAO issued (OCT-26-1994), Fed Public Notif requested (OCT-26-1994), Fed FAO issued (DEC-20-1994), Fed Public Notif requested (DEC-20-1994), Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-06-1995), St Intentional no-action (JUL-15-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-15-2010)
CROSS COUNTRY CAMPGROUND INC (Population served: 374, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 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 Compliance achieved (SEP-25-2009)
ALAN ACRES (Population served: 356, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial, Follow-up, or Routine Source Water M/R - In JAN-01-1994, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2010)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-1993, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (MAR-15-1994), Fed Public Notif requested (OCT-03-1994), Fed Formal NOV issued (OCT-03-1994), Fed Other (AUG-31-1995), Fed No addtl Formal Action needed (AUG-31-1995)
DENVER SHORES MHP WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 229, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2014 and SEP-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-25-2014), St Public Notif requested (SEP-25-2014), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-25-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-15-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-15-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-15-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-04-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-30-2005), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-30-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-28-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-31-2005), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-31-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-28-2006)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
COUNTRY VALLEY MH S/D (Population served: 224, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-1993, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Public Notif requested (JUL-25-1994), Fed Formal NOV issued (JUL-25-1994), Fed Show-cause Hearing (AUG-25-1994), Fed PAO issued (OCT-26-1994), Fed Public Notif requested (OCT-26-1994), Fed FAO issued (DEC-20-1994), Fed Public Notif requested (DEC-20-1994), Fed Compliance achieved (APR-05-1995), St Intentional no-action (JUL-15-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-15-2010)

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

  • DIAMOND HEAD S/D (Population served: 1,433, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • AMY ACRES S/D (Population served: 490, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CREEKSIDE ESTATE (Population served: 488, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • APPLEGATE WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 429, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CEDAR GROVE S/D (Population served: 406, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CANTEBURY TRAILS (Population served: 279, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CHIPLEY PARK SD (Population served: 251, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • VICTORY BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 250, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ASHEBROOK PARK (Population served: 239, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CEDAR HOLLOW S/D (Population served: 213, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.4 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

64.6%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

8.1%
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: 0.5% of all households

Banks with branches in Denver (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Waterside Crossing Branch at 119 Cross Center Road, branch established on 2003/12/15; Denver Branch at 3768 Highway 16, branch established on 1959/10/08. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Peoples Bank: Denver Branch at 6125 Highway 16 South, branch established on 1997/08/04; Triangle Crossing Branch at 142 South Highway 16, branch established on 1997/12/15. 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.
  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: East Lincoln Branch at 219 North Hwy 16 South, branch established on 2000/12/04. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $20,566.4 mil, Deposits: $17,596.8 mil, headquarters in Raleigh, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 433 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Denver Walmart Branch at 7131 Nc Hwy 73, branch established on 2008/02/04. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)
  • Carolina Trust Bank: Triangle Branch at 1293 Highway 16 North, branch established on 2004/09/23. Info updated 2009/11/30: Bank assets: $266.2 mil, Deposits: $224.2 mil, headquarters in Lincolnton, NC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices
  • First Federal Savings Bank of Lincolnton: Denver Branch at 2074 North Highway 16, branch established on 2004/07/26. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $320.6 mil, Deposits: $275.1 mil, headquarters in Lincolnton, NC, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Denver Branch at 3560 N Highway 16, branch established on 2005/10/11. 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
  • Fifth Third Bank: Waterside Crossing Branch at 7471 Eastcross Drive, branch established on 2004/05/10. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Denver:

Marital status in Denver, NC
  • Never married: 18.9%
  • Now married: 55.1%
  • Separated: 6.5%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

For population 25 years and over in Denver:

  • High school or higher: 89.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.5%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
North Carolina average:

11.9

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Denver, NC (based on Lincoln County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant24,51996
Mainline Protestant14,13153
Catholic2,2032
Black Protestant1,0007
Other6532
None35,759-
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: 14
Lincoln County:

1.92 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
This county:

6.60 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 39
This county:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.2%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.4%
North Carolina:

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

11.1%
North Carolina:

15.6%

7.61% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($62,219 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.61%
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 Mecklenburg County, NC  1.77% ($92,467 average AGI)
from Gaston County, NC  1.16% ($44,385)
from Catawba County, NC  1.03% ($37,685)


6.81% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($49,838 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.81%
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 Catawba County, NC  1.17% ($37,985 average AGI)
to Gaston County, NC  1.12% ($38,543)
to Mecklenburg County, NC  0.98% ($63,729)
Businesses in Denver, NC
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Advance Auto Parts2McDonald's1
Arby's1Nike2
AutoZone1Papa John's Pizza1
Blockbuster1Penske1
Burger King2Pizza Hut1
CVS2Rite Aid1
Discount Tire1Sprint Nextel1
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
FedEx4T-Mobile1
GNC1Taco Bell2
Goodwill3The Room Place1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Jones New York1UPS4
KFC2Verizon Wireless1
Lane Furniture2Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1Wendy's1
Lowe's1YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Denver:

  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WLTC (1370 AM; 20 kW; GASTONIA, NC)
  • WCXN (1170 AM; daytime; 8 kW; CLAREMONT, NC; Owner: WCXN, INC.)
  • WFNZ (610 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WCGC (1270 AM; 10 kW; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WHVN, INC.)
  • WGFY (1480 AM; 10 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYFQ (930 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Denver:

  • WXRC (95.7 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: PACIFIC BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WLYT (102.9 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPEG (97.9 FM; CONCORD, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WNKS (95.1 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLNK (107.9 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WDAV (89.9 FM; DAVIDSON, NC; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF DAVIDSON COLLEGE)
  • WTHZ (94.1 FM; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: DAVIDSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CO, INC)
  • WWMG (96.1 FM; SHELBY, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKKT (96.9 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBAV-FM (101.9 FM; GASTONIA, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSGE (91.7 FM; DALLAS, NC; Owner: GASTON COLLEGE)
  • WSOC-FM (103.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WFMX (105.7 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WFAE (90.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WSSS (104.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WRFX-FM (99.7 FM; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEND (106.5 FM; SALISBURY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFHE (90.3 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WKBC-FM (97.3 FM; NORTH WILKESBORO, NC; Owner: WILKES BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Denver:

  • 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.)
  • WAFF (Channel 48; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WAXN (Channel 64; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSOC-TV (Channel 9; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WUNG-TV (Channel 58; CONCORD, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • 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)
  • W38CN (Channel 38; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W25BR (Channel 25; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W34BN (Channel 34; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W52CW (Channel 52; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WHKY-TV (Channel 14; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • W66BT (Channel 66; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Denver fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Denver fatal accident list:

Feb 10, 2013 01:08 AM, Campground Rd, Pine Ridge Rd, Lat: 35.540067, Lon: -81.014056, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 10, 2013 02:28 PM, Sr-1313, Lat: 35.528011, Lon: -81.035383, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 25, 2009 10:32 PM, Rp-1386, Lat: 35.531808, Lon: -81.029147, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Apr 22, 2007 07:33 PM, Rp-1349, Sr-16, Lat: 35.539878, Lon: -81.047497, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 14, 2007 01:50 PM, Sr-16, Rp-1372, Lat: 35.537661, Lon: -81.038506, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 28, 2005 11:50 PM, Rp-1373, Lat: 35.537610, Lon: -81.026470, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 95ft / 29.0mTotal length
  • 10,945Total average daily traffic
  • 656Total average daily truck traffic
  • 21,890Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Denver, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Denver, NC
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Denver)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 77 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Denver, NC)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 84 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Denver)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Denver)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 33 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 66. The highest number of fire incidents - 139 took place in 2016, and the least - 3 in 2005. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Denver, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (45.2%), and Outside Fires (35.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Denver, NC
    • 50845.2%Structure Fires
    • 40035.6%Outside Fires
    • 13712.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 797.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Denver, NC
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Denver, NC
  • 80.9%Electricity
  • 7.6%Utility gas
  • 6.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Denver, NC
  • 100.0%Electricity


Denver compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age below state average.
There are 96 pilots and 71 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • William Thomas Sanders (11)
  • Joshua Clinton Lineberger (8)
  • Helene U. Mele (6)
  • Helene Urban Mele (5)
  • Michael D. Cooper (4)
  • Christopher B. Arena (4)
  • Mark D. Marik (4)
  • Curtis Downs (4)
  • Nilufer Tanrikulu (4)
  • John F. Steffen (3)

Total of 150 patent applications in 2008-2020.