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Population in 2012: 4,993 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.4%
 

Males: 2,288  (45.8%)
Females: 2,705  (54.2%)

Median resident age:  43.1 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 27932.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,074 (it was $25,241 in 2000)
Edenton:

$27,074
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,971

Edenton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $126,354 (it was $81,100 in 2000)
Edenton:

$126,354
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $210,860; Detached houses: $221,751; Townhouses or other attached units: $265,472; In 2-unit structures: $139,259; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $154,732; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $59,162; Mobile homes: $71,180

Median gross rent in 2012: $618.

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  • Black alone - 2,739 (54.7%)
  • White alone - 2,011 (40.2%)
  • Hispanic - 171 (3.4%)
  • Two or more races - 48 (1.0%)
  • Asian alone - 26 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.10%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.04%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.04%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Edenton: 85.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: English (10.7%), United States (10.5%), Irish (5.2%), Italian (2.9%), Scottish (2.6%), German (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 16 feet

Land area: 5.01 square miles.

Population density: 996 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Edenton:

  • High school or higher: 71.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.0%
  • Unemployed: 13.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Edenton town:

  • Never married: 33.1%
  • Now married: 37.1%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 13.2%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

242 residents are foreign born (0.5% Asia, 0.5% Latin America, 0.5% Europe).

This town:  4.8%
North Carolina:  7.7%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 28 registered sex offenders living in Edenton, North Carolina as of December 28, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Edenton to the number of sex offenders is 178 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,302 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $987 (0.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Suffolk, VA (47.0 miles , pop. 63,677).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Norfolk, VA (60.1 miles , pop. 234,403).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (283.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Hertford, NC (3.4 miles ), Roper, NC (3.6 miles ), Colerain, NC (3.6 miles ), Winfall, NC (3.7 miles ), Plymouth, NC (4.0 miles ), Creswell, NC (4.2 miles ), Askewville, NC (4.4 miles) , Harrellsville, NC (4.4 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $78,800
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $78,800
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 29 buildings, average cost: $190,800
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $223,900
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $294,000
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $110,600
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $158,700
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $212,500
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $69,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 36.06 N, Longitude: 76.61 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,104 (+41.8%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 1,180 (65.0%)

Area code: 252

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Crime rates in Edenton by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 01210000100
per 100,000 0.017.937.519.80.00.00.00.019.80.00.0
Rapes 30131320000
per 100,000 54.70.018.759.319.660.140.10.00.00.00.0
Robberies 68101141010128412
per 100,000 109.4143.5187.4217.478.4200.5200.3241.7158.478.9236.5
Assaults 2635281914192125241123
per 100,000 473.9627.8524.6375.5274.5380.9420.7503.6475.1217.1453.4
Burglaries 91771099646514353556477
per 100,000 1658.81381.22042.31897.2901.81022.5861.41067.71088.71263.11517.8
Thefts 207219186152167137168110152184158
per 100,000 3773.23928.33485.13004.03273.92746.63365.42216.03008.73631.33114.5
Auto thefts 410164146491049
per 100,000 72.9179.4299.879.1274.5120.380.1181.3197.978.9177.4
Arson 00210220212
per 100,000 0.00.037.519.80.040.140.10.039.619.739.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 297.6) 419.9446.8526.9460.0293.2355.0357.0331.9372.9290.3384.4

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 18 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.15
North Carolina average:

2.37

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Edenton, North Carolina accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.2%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +45 (+0.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (21%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (38%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Construction laborers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Edenton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 29% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.0 miles away from the Edenton town center killed 2 people and injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 11/8/1957, a category F3 tornado 22.5 miles away from the town center injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Edenton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 69.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Chowan County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Harriet Ann Jacobs - Civil War nurse, Charles E. Wilhelm - Marine corps general, Chris Perry (golfer) - Professional golfer, Robert Brown (American football) - Player of football, Yvonne B. Miller - Politician, William Allen (governor), Zack Valentine - Football player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Edenton:

  • EDENTON DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 703 LUKE STREET)
  • LIFE, INC COKE AVENUE GROUP HOME (Hospital, 255 COKE AVE)
  • LIFE, INC LUKE STREET GROUP HOME (Hospital, 206 LUKE STREET)
  • VIDANT CHOWAN HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals,Government - Local, 211 VIRGINIA RD)
  • CHOWAN RIVER NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 1341 PARADISE RD P O BOX 566)

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Local government website: www.townofedenton.com

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Edenton:

  • Elizabeth City State University (about 27 miles; Elizabeth City, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,876)
  • East Carolina University (about 53 miles; Greenville, NC; FT enrollment: 20,942)
  • Regent University (about 57 miles; Virginia Beach, VA; FT enrollment: 2,141)
  • Pitt Community College (about 58 miles; Winterville, NC; FT enrollment: 4,389)
  • Tidewater Community College (about 58 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 12,101)
  • Norfolk State University (about 58 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 5,675)
  • ECPI College of Technology (about 59 miles; Virginia Beach, VA; FT enrollment: 12,138)

Public high school in Edenton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Edenton:

Private elementary/middle school in Edenton:

  • CHOWAN MULTI-PURPOSE JUVENILE (Students: 8; Location: 110 SUBSTATION RD; Grades: 6 - 10)
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Notable locations in Edenton: Courthouse Green (A), Edenton Teapot Site (B), Edenton National Fish Hatchery (C), Edenton Municipal Building (D), Iredell House (E), Blair House (F), Booth House (G), Paine House (H), Charlton House (I), Chowan County Office Building (J), Chowan County Court House (K), Littlejohn House (L), West Custom House (M), Dixon-Powell House (N), Pembroke Hall (O), Wessington House (P), Beverly Hall (Q), Allison House (R), Hewes House (S), Homestead House (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Northside Shopping Center (1), Edenton Village Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Edenton include: Edenton Church of Christ (A), Edenton Baptist Church (B), First Assembly of God Church (C), Saint Anns Catholic Church (D), Saint Pauls Episcopal Church (E), Providence Church (F), Pleasant Grove Church (G), Saint Luke Church (H), Holy Temple Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Beaver Hill Cemetery (1), Vine Oak Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Pembroke Creek (A), Little Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Barker House (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 505 South Broad Street).

Hotels: Coach House Motel (823 North Broad Street), Edenton Rose Bed & Breakfast (204 West Queen Street), Hampton Inn Edenton (115 Hampton Inn Drive).

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 27.9. This is about average.
City:

27.9
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 15.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

15.4
U.S.:

24.6
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.12. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.12
U.S.:

9.59

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

CHOWAN CO WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 9695, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and AUG-12-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-12-2005), St Formal NOV issued (2 times from OCT-11-2005 to OCT-11-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2004 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-07-2004), St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-2004)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 31.3%
(28.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.2% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  61.4%
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: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Edenton, NC

People in group quarters in Edenton in 2010:

  • 208 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 29 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 23 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in Edenton in 2000:

  • 376 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 274 people in nursing homes
  • 19 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 6 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 5 people in other group homes

Edenton compared to North Carolina state average:

Edenton, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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Banks with branches in Edenton (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Chowan Crossing Branch at 312 Virginia Road, branch established on 1967/03/09; Edenton Branch at 100 South Broad Street, branch established on 1958/02/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Bank of Hampton Roads: Edenton Branch at 322 S. Broad Street, branch established on 2002/01/02. Info updated 2009/05/20: Bank assets: $1,899.1 mil, Deposits: $1,581.4 mil, headquarters in Norfolk, VA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 47 total offices, Holding Company: Capgen Capital Group Vi Lp
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Edenton Main Branch at 108 Claire Drive, branch established on 2005/05/16. 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
  • Southern Bank and Trust Company: Edenton at 101 Queen Street, branch established on 1985/06/30. Info updated 2011/09/26: Bank assets: $2,039.8 mil, Deposits: $1,658.5 mil, headquarters in Mount Olive, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 66 total offices, Holding Company: Southern Bancshares (N.C.), Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Edenton, North Carolina:

  • Super 8 Motel, 501 Virginia Rd, Edenton, NC 27932 , Phone: (252) 482-2017, Fax: (252) 482-3106
  • Hampton Inn, 115 Hampton Dr, Edenton, NC 27932 , Phone: (252) 482-3500, Fax: (252) 482-3504
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Edenton, North Carolina

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Edenton travel time to work - commute


Edenton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (50%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (22%)
  • Utility gas (16%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

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Religion statistics for Edenton town (based on Chowan County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.46%
Here47.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchEpiscopal ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents62.9%9.5%6.7%5.8%5.0%
Congregations40.9%9.1%4.5%9.1%9.1%
NameInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents4.8%2.3%1.4%0.9%0.6%
Congregations9.1%4.5%4.5%4.5%4.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
This county:

3.42 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
This county:

6.15 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Chowan County:

7.52 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

12.3%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.2%
North Carolina:

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

14.4%
State:

15.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$4,324$51,8880$0
Other Government Administration 1$6,642$79,7040$0
Police Protection - Officers 13$44,254$40,8500$0
Police - Other 2$4,376$26,2561$136
Firefighters 8$24,324$36,4860$0
Streets and Highways 7$14,132$24,2261$632
Airports 0$0 4$2,826
Solid Waste Management 8$13,330$19,9950$0
Sewerage 3$6,016$24,0640$0
Water Supply 6$19,978$39,9560$0
Electric Power 14$38,592$33,0792$270
Transit 0$0 1$922
Other and Unallocable 6$13,300$26,6003$1,724
Totals for Government 69$189,268$32,91612$6,510

Edenton government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $104,000 ($20.83)
    Water Utilities: $44,000 ($8.81)
    Air Transportation: $10,000 ($2.00)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $10,417,000 ($2086.32)
    Sewerage: $1,035,000 ($207.29)
    Police Protection: $885,000 ($177.25)
    Central Staff Services: $616,000 ($123.37)
    Water Utilities: $444,000 ($88.92)
    Local Fire Protection: $440,000 ($88.12)
    Regular Highways: $353,000 ($70.70)
    Solid Waste Management: $287,000 ($57.48)
    General - Other: $286,000 ($57.28)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $275,000 ($55.08)
    Air Transportation: $114,000 ($22.83)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $37,000 ($7.41)
    Natural Resources - Other: $21,000 ($4.21)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $14,000 ($2.80)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $275,000 ($55.08)
    Local Fire Protection: $34,000 ($6.81)
    General - Other: $31,000 ($6.21)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $31,000 ($6.21)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($0.60)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,948,000 ($590.43)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($0.60)

Edenton government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $900,000 ($180.25)
    All Other: $823,000 ($164.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $175,000 ($35.05)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $30,000 ($6.01)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $8,000 ($1.60)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $534,000 ($106.95)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $87,000 ($17.42)
    Rents: $76,000 ($15.22)
    Interest Earnings: $53,000 ($10.61)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $10,498,000 ($2102.54)
    Water Utilities: $386,000 ($77.31)
    Transit Utilities: $19,000 ($3.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $356,000 ($71.30)
    All Other: $249,000 ($49.87)
    Highways: $156,000 ($31.24)
  • Tax - Property: $1,171,000 ($234.53)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $256,000 ($51.27)
    NEC: $60,000 ($12.02)

Edenton government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $815,000 ($163.23)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $749,000 ($150.01)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $66,000 ($13.22)

Edenton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,430,000 ($286.40)

7.65% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($45,028 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.65%
North Carolina average:

8.53%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Pasquotank County, NC  0.75% ($29,513 average AGI)
from Perquimans County, NC  0.67% ($25,829)
from Bertie County, NC  0.35% ($24,889)


6.08% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,297 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.08%
North Carolina average:

7.27%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Pitt County, NC  0.55% ($24,607 average AGI)
to Perquimans County, NC  0.53% ($24,222)
to Pasquotank County, NC  0.49% ($21,360)

Strongest AM radio stations in Edenton:

  • WZBO (1260 AM; 1 kW; EDENTON, NC; Owner: LAWRENCE LOESCH & MARGARET LOESCH)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WJPI (1470 AM; 5 kW; PLYMOUTH, NC; Owner: FREE TEMPLE MINISTRIES INC..)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • 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.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WNCT (1070 AM; 10 kW; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDLX (930 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WBTE (990 AM; 1 kW; WINDSOR, NC; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Edenton:

  • WERX-FM (102.5 FM; COLUMBIA, NC; Owner: LAWRENCE LOESCH & MARGARET LOESCH)
  • WRSF (105.7 FM; COLUMBIA, NC; Owner: EAST CAROLINA RADIO, INC.)
  • WCBZ (103.7 FM; WILLIAMSTON, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WFMZ (104.9 FM; HERTFORD, NC; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKOC (93.7 FM; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WKJX (96.7 FM; ELIZABETH CITY, NC; Owner: EAST CAROLINA RADIO OF ELIZABETH CITY, INC.)
  • WBXB (100.1 FM; EDENTON, NC; Owner: EDENTON CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WAFX (106.9 FM; SUFFOLK, VA; Owner: TIDEWATER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WPNC-FM (95.9 FM; PLYMOUTH, NC; Owner: DURLYN BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • WCXL (104.1 FM; KILL DEVIL HILLS, NC; Owner: MAX RADIO OF THE CAROLINAS LICENSES LLC)
  • WGPS (88.3 FM; ELIZABETH CITY, NC; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WQDK (99.3 FM; AHOSKIE, NC; Owner: MAX MEDIA OF THE CAROLINAS LLC)
  • WURB (97.7 FM; WINDSOR, NC; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIAM-FM (98.9 FM; WINDSOR, NC; Owner: LIFELINE MINISTRIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Edenton:

  • WUND-TV (Channel 2; COLUMBIA, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WFTB-LP (Channel 55; WILLIAMSTON, ETC., NC; Owner: FREE TEMPLE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WSKY-TV (Channel 4; MANTEO, NC; Owner: SKY TELEVISION, L.L.C.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Edenton, North Carolina:
  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
North Carolina average:
  • Fatal accident count: 108
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 167
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 31
  • Fatalities: 117
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 289
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 18

Edenton fatal accident list:

Feb 21, 2004 07:30 PM, Dr Martin L King Jr, Mosely St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 7, 2003 06:57 AM, Broad Street, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Edenton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Edenton, NC)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Edenton)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 22 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Edenton)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 63
  • Hazardous Condition: 85
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Edenton


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Edenton, NC

Most common first names in Edenton, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William19072.9 years
Mary16280.0 years
James13473.2 years
John12475.0 years
George8774.2 years
Robert7069.4 years
Thomas6170.3 years
Willie5770.4 years
Henry5674.3 years
Annie5480.4 years
Most common last names in Edenton, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
White11973.1 years
Bunch9973.8 years
Harrell7378.9 years
Nixon6775.4 years
Holley5769.7 years
Perry5573.4 years
Smith5373.6 years
Bond5270.7 years
Jones5075.8 years
Williams4773.8 years
Businesses in Edenton, NC
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1Subway1
CVS1Super 81
Dairy Queen1True Value1
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular3
La-Z-Boy1UPS4
McDonald's1Vans1
Nike2Walgreens1
Pizza Hut1Wendy's1
RadioShack1
Browse common businesses in Edenton, NC


Edenton on our top lists:

  • #55 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females (pop. 5,000+)"
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