Elizabeth City, North Carolina

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Population in 2013: 18,266 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.3%
 
Males: 8,653  (47.4%)
Females: 9,613  (52.6%)
Median resident age:  33.6 years
North Carolina median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 27909.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $33,485 (it was $24,193 in 2000)
Elizabeth City:

$33,485
NC:

$45,906

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,024 (it was $13,333 in 2000)

Elizabeth City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $150,081 (it was $69,900 in 2000)
Elizabeth City:

$150,081
NC:

$154,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $846.

  • Races in Elizabeth City, NC (2013)

    Elizabeth City races chart
    • 10,55255.9%Black alone
    • 6,99337.0%White alone
    • 1,0665.6%Hispanic
    • 1050.6%Asian alone
    • 970.5%Two or more races
    • 490.3%American Indian alone
    • 340.2%Other race alone
    • 90.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Elizabeth City: 88.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (6.1%), United States (5.7%), German (5.2%), Irish (5.1%), Scottish (1.4%), Italian (1.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 8.94 square miles.

Population density: 2,044 people per square mile   (low).

Elizabeth City,NC real estate house value index trend

Elizabeth City, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Elizabeth City:

  • High school or higher: 79.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 15.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elizabeth City city:

  • Never married: 42.3%
  • Now married: 34.9%
  • Separated: 5.8%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

597 residents are foreign born (2.4% Latin America, 0.7% Asia).

This city:

3.2%
North Carolina:

7.6%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 65 registered sex offenders living in Elizabeth City, North Carolina as of September 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Elizabeth City to the number of sex offenders is 284 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,423 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,268 (1.1%)

Elizabeth City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chesapeake, VA (32.8 miles , pop. 199,184).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Virginia Beach, VA (38.1 miles , pop. 425,257).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (262.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Camden, NC (1.9 miles ), South Mills, NC (3.4 miles ), Winfall, NC (3.8 miles ), Coinjock, NC (3.9 miles ), Hertford, NC (4.0 miles ), Moyock, NC (4.0 miles ), Sunbury, NC (4.9 miles ), Columbia, NC (5.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 61 buildings, average cost: $71,800
  • 1998: 61 buildings, average cost: $67,300
  • 1999: 46 buildings, average cost: $88,300
  • 2000: 43 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2001: 64 buildings, average cost: $82,400
  • 2002: 80 buildings, average cost: $71,800
  • 2003: 49 buildings, average cost: $89,700
  • 2004: 129 buildings, average cost: $108,700
  • 2005: 151 buildings, average cost: $102,900
  • 2006: 132 buildings, average cost: $122,100
  • 2007: 116 buildings, average cost: $116,100
  • 2008: 55 buildings, average cost: $111,700
  • 2009: 29 buildings, average cost: $108,800
  • 2010: 17 buildings, average cost: $117,000
  • 2011: 28 buildings, average cost: $124,800
  • 2012: 32 buildings, average cost: $115,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 36.30 N, Longitude: 76.22 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,742 (+36.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,889 (63.3%)

Area code: 252

Elizabeth City household income distribution Elizabeth City home values distribution

Crime rates in Elizabeth City by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2008 2009 2010 2011 2013
Murders 0122200402
per 100,000 0.05.611.511.211.00.00.019.20.010.9
Rapes 6479569436
per 100,000 34.322.540.150.427.630.344.219.215.932.6
Robberies 30425142395534301825
per 100,000 171.6236.4292.5235.3215.4277.6167.0144.295.1135.9
Assaults 1121029184999486827476
per 100,000 640.7574.1521.9470.6546.7474.4422.3394.2391.1413.2
Burglaries 194214271279280216196208196241
per 100,000 1,109.81,204.51,554.31,563.01,546.41,090.2962.51,000.01,035.91,310.1
Thefts 553715691786754665562544541456
per 100,000 3,163.64,024.33,963.14,403.44,164.13,356.42,759.92,615.32,859.42,478.9
Auto thefts 66464655752829201326
per 100,000 377.6258.9263.8308.1414.2141.3142.496.168.7141.3
Arson 37521512300
per 100,000 17.239.428.711.282.85.09.814.40.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 295.7) 422.7460.5512.8514.8503.7406.2343.8343.0298.6357.5

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Elizabeth City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 69 (55 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.99
North Carolina average:

2.39
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.7%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,017 (+6.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Elizabeth City, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Elizabeth City-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 30% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/23/1992, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.4 miles away from the Elizabeth City city center injured 44 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F3 tornado 19.5 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Elizabeth City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 88% 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 128.8 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 90.0 miles away from Elizabeth City center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 143.5 miles away from the city 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 279.2 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 137.1 miles away from Elizabeth 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 140.3 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 Pasquotank County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Elizabeth City topographic map

Birthplace of: Bob Hagedorn - Politician, Franklin D. Miller - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Herbert H. Bateman - Politician, James Green Martin - Confederate Army general, John Warren Davis - Politician, Scott Sanders (director) - Film director, Ruby Johnson - Soul musician, Anthony Smith (defensive end) - Football player, Barbara Harris (singer) - Female singer, Ernest Hassell - College basketball player (Jackson State Tigers).

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Elizabeth City: Franklin D. Miller.

Main business address for: GATEWAY FINANCIAL HOLDINGS INC (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Elizabeth City:

  • ALBEMARLE HOSPITAL AUTHORITY (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 1144 N ROAD ST)
  • ELIZABETH CITY DIALYSIS (1840 WEST CITY DR)
  • ALBEMARLE HOME CARE (311 CEDAR ST.)
  • GUARDIAN CARE OF ELIZABETH CITY INC (901 S HALSTEAD BLVD)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB-ELIZABETH CITY (901 S HALSTEAD BLVD)
  • W R WINSLOW MEMORIAL HOME (1075 US HIGHWAY 17 SOUTH)
  • W R WINSLOW MEMORIAL HOME INC (1700 W EHRINGHAUS ST)

Airports and heliports located in Elizabeth City:

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Colleges/Universities in Elizabeth City:

  • Elizabeth City State University (Full-time enrollment: 2,803; Location: 1704 Weeksville Rd; Public; Website: www.ecsu.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • College of the Albemarle (FT enrollment: 1,915; Location: 1208 N Road St; Public; Website: www.albemarle.edu)
  • Mid-Atlantic Christian University (FT enrollment: 133; Location: 715 N Poindexter St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.macuniversity.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Elizabeth City:

  • Regent University (about 35 miles; Virginia Beach, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,429)
  • ECPI University (about 38 miles; Virginia Beach, VA; FT enrollment: 10,694)
  • Norfolk State University (about 39 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 6,032)
  • Tidewater Community College (about 39 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 20,975)
  • Old Dominion University (about 42 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 19,825)
  • Hampton University (about 51 miles; Hampton, VA; FT enrollment: 4,494)
  • Thomas Nelson Community College (about 55 miles; Hampton, VA; FT enrollment: 7,056)

Public high schools in Elizabeth City:

Private high schools in Elizabeth City:

  • ALBEMARLE SCHOOL (Students: 247; Location: 1210 US HIGHWAY 17 S; Grades: PK - 12)
  • VICTORY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 169; Location: 684 OLD HERTFORD HWY; Grades: PK - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Elizabeth City:

Private elementary/middle schools in Elizabeth City:

  • GLAD TIDINGS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 83; Location: 1104 W MAIN ST; Grades: PK - 9)
  • SCHOOL WORKS (Students: 5; Location: 911 PARK ST; Grades: 3 - 9)
See full list of schools located in Elizabeth City

Library in Elizabeth City:

  • EAST ALBEMARLE REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,509,115; Location: 100 EAST COLONIAL AVENUE; 178,311 books; 9,365 audio materials; 7,504 video materials; 6 local licensed databases; 56 state licensed databases; 350 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

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Notable locations in Elizabeth City: Elizabeth City State University - Mickey L Burnim Fine Amphitheater (A), Elizabeth City Wastewater Treatment Plant (B), Elizabeth City State University - Recreation Center (C), Elizabeth City State University - Mickey L Burnim Fine Arts Center (D), Elizabeth City State University - G R Little Library (E), Elizabeth City State University - Campus Police (F), Museum of the Albermarle (G), Knobbs Creek Recreation Center (H), Pasquotank County Courthouse (I), East Albemarle Regional Library - Pasquotank - Camden Branch (J), Carolina House of Elizabeth City (K), W R Winslow Memorial Home (L), Shiloh Group Home (M), Elizabeth City State University - Wamack Residence Hall (N), Elizabeth City State University - Mitchell Lewis Residence Hall (O), Elizabeth City State University - Doles Residence Hall (P), Elizabeth City State University - Butler Residence Hall (Q), Elizabeth City State University - Bias Residence Hall (R), Grice-Fearing House (S), Elizabeth City Police Department (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Southgate Mall (1), Edgewood Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Elizabeth City: GATEWAY FINANCIAL HOLDINGS INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Elizabeth City include: Elizabeth City First Church (A), Corinth Baptist Church (B), First United Methodist Church (C), First Christian Church (D), Saint James Missionary Baptist Church (E), Memorial Missionary Baptist Church (F), Christ Episcopal Church (G), Cann Memorial Church (H), First Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: New Oak Grove Cemetery (1), Oak Grove Cemetery (2), New Hollywood Cemetery (3), Hollywood Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Park in Elizabeth City: Charles Creek Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Comfort Inn (306 South Hughes Boulevard) (1), Elizabeth City Days Inn (308 S Hughes Blvd) (2), Econo Lodge (522 South Hughes Boulevard) (3), Days Inn (308 South Hughes Boulevard) (4), Hampton Inn Elizabeth City- N.C. (402 Halstead Blvd) (5), Holiday Inn Express (306 South Hughes Boulevard) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Clerk Superior Court (Pasquotank County Co) (1), North Carolina State - District Court Judges (Courthouse) (2), United States Government - Justice Dept- Court Security Officer (206 East Main Street) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2004 was 88.5. This is about average.

City:

88.5
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2004 was 34.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 15.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 11.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.3
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 29.0%
(17.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.9% for Black residents, 60.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 54.0% for other race residents, 10.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.4%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.3%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Elizabeth City in 2010:

  • 1,755 people in college/university student housing
  • 182 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 127 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 9 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 6 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 3 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Elizabeth City in 2000:

  • 975 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 262 people in nursing homes
  • 116 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 99 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere

Elizabeth City, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Elizabeth City compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
Arena or stadium:
  • R.L. Vaughn Center. Elizabeth City State University.

Banks with branches in Elizabeth City (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Elizabeth City Main, Nc Pasquotank County 1, Southgate Branch. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Elizabeth City Branch at 606 East Main Street, branch established on 1924/01/01; Mall Branch at 1407 W. Ehringhaus Street, branch established on 1974/04/19. 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: Southgate Branch at 1404 West Ehringhaus Street, branch established on 1970/08/17; Elizabeth City Main Branch at 1145 North Road Street, branch established on 1998/12/01. 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
  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Elizabeth City Branch at 310-312 South Road Street, branch established on 1976/12/01; Holly Square Branch at 1609 West Ehringhaus Street, branch established on 1977/06/01. 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.
  • First South Bank: Elizabeth City Branch at 604 East Ehringhaus Street, branch established on 1902/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $744.4 mil, Deposits: $644.7 mil, headquarters in Washington, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 27 total offices, Holding Company: First South Bancorp, Inc.
  • Select Bank & Trust Company: Elizabeth City Branch at 104 Nance Court, branch established on 2004/12/13. Info updated 2012/01/20: Bank assets: $215.0 mil, Deposits: $165.7 mil, headquarters in Greenville, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Select Bancorp, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Elizabeth City Main Branch at 1000 West Ehringhaus Street, branch established on 1916/01/01. 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
  • Woodforest National Bank: Elizabeth City Walmart Branch at 101 Tanglewood Parkway, branch established on 2006/12/11. 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) (Amended And

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Elizabeth City, North Carolina:

  • Quality Inn, 522 S Hughes Blvd, Elizabeth City, NC 27909 , Phone: (252) 338-3951, Fax: (252) 338-6225
  • Comfort Inn Of Elizabeth City, 306 S Hughes Blvd, Elizabeth City, NC 27909 , Phone: (252) 338-8900, Fax: (252) 338-6420
  • Hampton Inn, 402 Halstead Blvd, Elizabeth City, NC 27909 , Phone: (252) 333-1800, Fax: (252) 333-1801
  • Microtel Inn & Suites, 848 Halstead Blvd, Elizabeth City, NC 27909 , Phone: (252) 331-7751
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites, 1640 City Center Blvd, Elizabeth City, NC 27909 , Phone: (252) 333-1003, Fax: (252) 333-1008
  • Days Inn Elizabeth City, 308 S Hughes, Elizabeth City, NC 27909 , Phone: (252) 335-4316, Fax: (252) 335-9476
  • Culpepper Inn, 609 West Main St, Elizabeth City, NC 27909 , Phone: (252) 335-9235
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Elizabeth City, North Carolina

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.9
North Carolina average:

12.4

Elizabeth City travel time to work - commute Elizabeth City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (71%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13%)
  • Utility gas (7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Elizabeth City city (based on Pasquotank County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,14849
Mainline Protestant3,68813
Black Protestant1,67013
Catholic1,5451
Other9463
None22,664-
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: 12
Pasquotank County:

2.95 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Pasquotank County:

4.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
Here:

9.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.5%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Pasquotank County:

32.3%
North Carolina:

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

14.7%
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 25$69,442$33,3322$1,468
Other Government Administration 3$19,189$76,7561$724
Police Protection - Officers 63$221,418$42,1750$0
Police - Other 10$23,840$28,6085$3,239
Firefighters 42$135,880$38,8230$0
Fire - Other 2$6,146$36,8760$0
Streets and Highways 15$37,817$30,2540$0
Solid Waste Management 14$39,666$33,9990$0
Sewerage 26$80,532$37,1690$0
Parks and Recreation 14$42,657$36,56313$13,410
Water Supply 7$19,826$33,9870$0
Electric Power 15$59,286$47,4290$0
Other and Unallocable 12$45,786$45,7860$0
Totals for Government 248$801,485$38,78221$18,841

Elizabeth City government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $28,275,000 ($1547.96)
    Sewerage: $3,798,000 ($207.93)
    Police Protection: $3,536,000 ($193.58)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,236,000 ($122.41)
    Water Utilities: $1,628,000 ($89.13)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,066,000 ($58.36)
    Central Staff Services: $1,003,000 ($54.91)
    Regular Highways: $972,000 ($53.21)
    Parks and Recreation: $831,000 ($45.49)
    General - Other: $704,000 ($38.54)
    Financial Administration: $404,000 ($22.12)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $256,000 ($14.02)
    General Public Buildings: $162,000 ($8.87)
    Housing and Community Development: $143,000 ($7.83)
    Natural Resources - Other: $63,000 ($3.45)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $42,000 ($2.30)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $37,000 ($2.03)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $57,000 ($3.12)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $766,000 ($41.94)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $1,184,000 ($64.82)
    Regular Highways: $1,168,000 ($63.94)
    Electric Utilities: $791,000 ($43.30)
    Water Utilities: $507,000 ($27.76)
    Local Fire Protection: $310,000 ($16.97)
    Parks and Recreation: $70,000 ($3.83)
    Police Protection: $38,000 ($2.08)
    General - Other: $28,000 ($1.53)
    Solid Waste Management: $13,000 ($0.71)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($0.11)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,384,000 ($458.99)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $537,000 ($29.40)

Elizabeth City government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $5,137,000 ($281.23)
    Solid Waste Management: $951,000 ($52.06)
    Parks and Recreation: $92,000 ($5.04)
    Parking Facilities: $29,000 ($1.59)
    All Other: $2,000 ($0.11)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $125,000 ($6.84)
    All Other: $79,000 ($4.32)
    Highways: $32,000 ($1.75)
    General Local Government Support: $13,000 ($0.71)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,784,000 ($152.41)
    All Other: $785,000 ($42.98)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $751,000 ($41.11)
    Interest Earnings: $683,000 ($37.39)
    Special Assessments: $14,000 ($0.77)
    Sale of Property: $12,000 ($0.66)
    Donations From Private Sources: $8,000 ($0.44)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $29,614,000 ($1621.26)
    Water Utilities: $2,202,000 ($120.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $868,000 ($47.52)
    Highways: $530,000 ($29.02)
    All Other: $14,000 ($0.77)
  • Tax - Property: $4,731,000 ($259.01)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $453,000 ($24.80)
    Other License: $245,000 ($13.41)
    NEC: $165,000 ($9.03)
    Motor Vehicle License: $60,000 ($3.28)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $30,000 ($1.64)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,000 ($0.11)

Elizabeth City government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,819,000 ($866.04)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,142,000 ($774.23)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,677,000 ($91.81)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,729,000 ($915.85)

7.94% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,995 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.94%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($536 average AGI)
Pasquotank County:

0.11%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Perquimans County, NC  0.68% ($25,674 average AGI)
from Camden County, NC  0.64% ($28,562)
from Chesapeake city, VA  0.44% ($40,164)


8.17% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,667 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.17%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($517 average AGI)
Pasquotank County:

0.08%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Perquimans County, NC  0.69% ($32,594 average AGI)
to Camden County, NC  0.64% ($34,767)
to Wake County, NC  0.36% ($31,100)

Strongest AM radio stations in Elizabeth City:

  • WCNC (1240 AM; 1 kW; ELIZABETH CITY, NC; Owner: EAST CAROLINA RADIO, INC.)
  • WGAI (560 AM; 1 kW; ELIZABETH CITY, NC; Owner: MAX RADIO OF THE CAROLINAS LICENSES LLC)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WGH (1310 AM; 20 kW; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WPMH (1010 AM; 10 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHKT (1650 AM; 10 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFOG (1050 AM; 5 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WKGM (940 AM; 10 kW; SMITHFIELD, VA; Owner: WKGM, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elizabeth City:

  • WRVS-FM (89.9 FM; ELIZABETH CITY, NC; Owner: ELIZABETH CITY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WGPS (88.3 FM; ELIZABETH CITY, NC; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WKOC (93.7 FM; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WFMZ (104.9 FM; HERTFORD, NC; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCXL (104.1 FM; KILL DEVIL HILLS, NC; Owner: MAX RADIO OF THE CAROLINAS LICENSES LLC)
  • WRSF (105.7 FM; COLUMBIA, NC; Owner: EAST CAROLINA RADIO, INC.)
  • WAFX (106.9 FM; SUFFOLK, VA; Owner: TIDEWATER COMMUNICATIONS, 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)
  • WFMI (100.9 FM; SOUTHERN SHORES, NC; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WERX-FM (102.5 FM; COLUMBIA, NC; Owner: LAWRENCE LOESCH & MARGARET LOESCH)
  • WVKL (95.7 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: ENTERCOM NORFOLK LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBHH (92.1 FM; MOYOCK, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Elizabeth City:

  • W18BB (Channel 18; ELIZABETH CITY, NC; Owner: ELIZABETH CITY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WUND-TV (Channel 2; COLUMBIA, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WSKY-TV (Channel 4; MANTEO, NC; Owner: SKY TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • WVBT (Channel 43; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WITD-CA (Channel 23; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGNT (Channel 27; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WAVY-TV (Channel 10; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WNLO-CA (Channel 45; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Elizabeth City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 152m499ftTotal length
  • 117,700Total average daily traffic
  • 9,872Total average daily truck traffic
  • 235,400Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 31930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Elizabeth City, NC

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 193
  • Hazardous Condition: 376
  • Service Call: 12
  • Good Intent Call: 13

Incident types - Elizabeth City

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Elizabeth City, NC
Most common first names in Elizabeth City, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William32973.2 years
James29371.6 years
Mary26979.2 years
John25873.4 years
George17873.2 years
Robert15369.7 years
Margaret12676.3 years
Willie12673.1 years
Annie10681.6 years
Joseph9872.2 years
Most common last names in Elizabeth City, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
White22574.9 years
Williams21672.3 years
Sawyer18075.9 years
Jones15974.5 years
Johnson14574.3 years
Davis10077.4 years
Griffin9174.6 years
Harris8675.9 years
Smith8573.7 years
Perry7876.1 years
Businesses in Elizabeth City, NC
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Marriott1
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets5
Advance Auto Parts1Maurices1
Applebee's1McDonald's3
Arby's1Microtel1
AutoZone1New Balance1
Blockbuster1Nike4
Burger King2Nissan1
CVS1OfficeMax1
Chevrolet1Papa John's Pizza1
Curves1Payless1
Dairy Queen1Penske1
Days Inn1Pizza Hut1
Decora Cabinetry1Quality1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
Econo Lodge1Ruby Tuesday1
FedEx5Rue211
Ford1SAS Shoes1
GNC1SONIC Drive-In1
GameStop1Starbucks1
H&R Block2Subway3
Hardee's2The Room Place1
Hilton1Toyota1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul4
Honda1U.S. Cellular3
Hyundai1UPS5
IHOP1Vans2
JCPenney1Verizon Wireless1
KFC1Walgreens1
Kincaid1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's2
Little Caesars Pizza1YMCA1
Lowe's1
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