Elizabethtown, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 3,473 (85% urban, 15% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.1%
 
Males: 1,655  (47.7%)
Females: 1,818  (52.3%)
Median resident age:

40.8 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 28337.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $23,166 (it was $21,944 in 2000)
Elizabethtown:

$23,166
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,729 (it was $15,303 in 2000)

Elizabethtown town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $106,335 (it was $58,900 in 2000)
Elizabethtown:

$106,335
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $137,229; detached houses: $150,940; mobile homes: $26,731

Median gross rent in 2017: $533.

March 2019 cost of living index in Elizabethtown: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 39.4%
(4.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 68.1% for Black residents, 46.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 35.9% for other race residents, 97.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Elizabethtown, NC (2010)
    • 1,81750.7%Black alone
    • 1,52842.6%White alone
    • 1484.1%Hispanic
    • 451.3%Two or more races
    • 250.7%Asian alone
    • 160.4%American Indian alone
    • 40.1%Other race alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 30 registered sex offenders living in Elizabethtown, North Carolina as of May 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Elizabethtown is 122 to 1.


Crime rates in Elizabethtown by year

Type

2006

2011

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(25.5)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
8
(204.0)
15
(413.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
14
(357.1)
10
(275.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
53
(1,352)
42
(1,158)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
221
(5,636)
193
(5,320)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
11
(280.5)
7
(192.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.6)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)526.1488.4

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Elizabethtown, NC

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 18 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.92
North Carolina average:

2.34
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Ancestries: American (17.9%), African (3.3%), Irish (3.0%), Scotch-Irish (2.3%), English (2.1%), Scottish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 85 feet

Land area: 4.59 square miles.

Population density: 757 people per square mile   (low).

Elizabethtown, North Carolina map

186 residents are foreign born (4.1% Latin America, 0.8% Africa).

This town:

5.2%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,017 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,397 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, NC (35.1 miles , pop. 121,015).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (82.5 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (417.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

White Lake, NC (2.6 miles ),
Dublin, NC (2.6 miles ),
White Oak, NC (3.1 miles ),
Clarkton, NC (3.1 miles ),
Bladenboro, NC (3.4 miles ),
Tar Heel, NC (3.6 miles),
Butters, NC (3.7 miles ),
Garland, NC (4.1 miles )

Latitude: 34.63 N, Longitude: 78.61 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,615 (+100.2%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 697 (60.1%)

Area code: 910

Distribution of median household income in Elizabethtown, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Elizabethtown, NC in 2017
Elizabethtown satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.0%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Historical population in Elizabethtown, NC
Historical housing units in Elizabethtown, NC
Most common industries in Elizabethtown, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.5%)
  • Public administration (9.6%)
  • Educational services (9.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.1%)
  • Construction (6.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.0%)
  • Food (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (10.0%)
  • Construction (6.7%)
  • Health care (6.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.7%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.0%)
  • Food (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.4%)
  • Educational services (13.6%)
  • Public administration (9.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.0%)
  • Construction (5.3%)
  • Social assistance (4.5%)
  • Private households (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Elizabethtown, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Registered nurses (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (5.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Cashiers (6.1%)
  • Registered nurses (5.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.3%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)

Average climate in Elizabethtown, North Carolina

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Elizabethtown, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Elizabethtown-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 7% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/8/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.3 miles away from the Elizabethtown town center killed 4 people and injured 70 people.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 tornado 26.0 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 395 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Elizabethtown-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 148.4 miles away from Elizabethtown center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 227.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 139.1 miles away from Elizabethtown center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 171.6 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 208.6 miles away from Elizabethtown center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 105.5 miles away from Elizabethtown center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bladen County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Elizabethtown topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Elizabethtown:

  • CAPE FEAR VALLEY-BLADEN COUNTY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 501 SOUTH POPLAR STREET)
  • BLADEN COUNTY HOSPITAL SNF (501 POPLAR STREET BOX 398)
  • ELIZABETHTOWN HEALTHCARE AND REHAB CENTER (208 MERCER RD BOX 1447)
  • ELIZABETHTOWN NURSING CENTER ICF (ICE PLANT RD BOX 1447)
  • POPLAR HEIGHTS CARE AND REHABILITATION (804 SOUTH POPULAR STREET)
  • SOUTHEASTERN DIALYSIS ELIZABETHTOWN (101 DIALYSIS DRIVE)
  • BLADEN COUNTY HOME HEALTH AGEN (300 MERCER ROAD, PO BOX 189)

Airports and heliports located in Elizabethtown:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elizabethtown:

  • Robeson Community College (about 23 miles; Lumberton, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,322)
  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (about 34 miles; Pembroke, NC; FT enrollment: 5,548)
  • Fayetteville State University (about 35 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 5,297)
  • Fayetteville Technical Community College (about 36 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 10,114)
  • Methodist University (about 39 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,313)
  • Cape Fear Community College (about 47 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 8,372)
  • Miller-Motte College-Wilmington (about 51 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 2,395)

Public high schools in Elizabethtown:

Public elementary/middle schools in Elizabethtown:

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Library in Elizabethtown:

  • BLADEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $468,404; Location: 111 N. CYPRESS STREET; 55,022 books; 1,779 audio materials; 3,225 video materials; 56 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 87 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Elizabethtown: Elizabethtown City Hall (A), Elizabethtown Nursing Center (B), Bladen County Sheriff's Office (C), Bureau of Investigation (D), Elizabethtown Police Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Elizabethtown include: Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church (A), Fellowship Church (B), Saint Christophers Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Davis Cemetery (1), Mears Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: White Lake Water Park (Water Parks & Slides; 192 Nc 53 Highway East), Goldston's Beach (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1608 White Lake Drive).

Hotels: Days Inn Elizabethtown (609 East Broad Street), Brisson Cottages (1770 White Lake Drive), Alpine Inn (7928 US Highway 701 North), Carolyn's Court (1726 White Lake Drive).

Courts: District Court Judge's Ofc (Courthouse), Court Call Bladen (166 Courthouse Drive), Bladen County - Four County Community Service- Juvenile Court Couns (Courthouse).

Birthplace of: Curtis Brown - astronaut, Emerson Martin - Football player, Kevin Richardson (American football) - Football player, William McBryar - Army Medal of Honor recipient.

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

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

BLADEN CO WTR DIST-WEST BLADEN (Population served: 10,315, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 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 (SEP-01-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-25-2014)
  • 22 regular monitoring violations
TURNBULL CREEK ESF-PICNIC AREA (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
ST REST HOLINESS CHURCH (Address: ST REST HOLINESS CHURCH , Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
CAMP E-TIK-ETU (Address: BLADEN LAKES STATE FOREST , Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT/SOWT Study/Recommendation - In APR-03-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-07-2012), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-07-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-07-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-25-2013)
  • Public Education - In NOV-30-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-31-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAY-31-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-31-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial, Follow-up, or Routine Source Water M/R - In APR-03-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-07-2012), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-07-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-07-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-25-2013)
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between APR-01-2012 and JUL-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-07-2012), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-07-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-07-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-25-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-20-2011), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-20-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-20-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-25-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-23-2011), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-23-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-23-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-25-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-04-2011), St Formal NOV issued (APR-04-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-04-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAY-22-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-25-2013)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 42 regular monitoring violations
  • 3 other older monitoring violations

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

  • BLADEN CO WTR DIST-EAST BLADEN (Population served: 2,375, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.1 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

55.2%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.7%
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: 0.3% of all households
205 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
64 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Elizabethtown in 2000:

  • 225 people in nursing homes
  • 68 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 6 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Banks with branches in Elizabethtown (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Elizabethtown Main Branch at 201 West Broad Street, branch established on 1962/10/23. 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
  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Elizabethtown Branch at 301 West Broad Street, branch established on 1912/01/01. 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.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Elizabethtown Main at 202 West Broad Street, branch established on 1907/04/20. 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
  • First Bank: Elizabethtown Branch 7 at 232 Broad Street, branch established on 1898/01/01. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $3,289.4 mil, Deposits: $2,759.1 mil, headquarters in Troy, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 98 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancorp
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Elizabethtown Main Branch at 215 West Broad Street, branch established on 1973/11/05. 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
  • Waccamaw Bank: Elizabethtown Branch at 306 S Poplar Street, branch established on 2005/12/28. Info updated 2006/06/06: Bank assets: $562.0 mil, Deposits: $492.7 mil, headquarters in Whiteville, NC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: Waccamaw Bankshares, Inc

For population 15 years and over in Elizabethtown:

Marital status in Elizabethtown, NC
  • Never married: 31.7%
  • Now married: 41.5%
  • Separated: 6.9%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

For population 25 years and over in Elizabethtown:

  • High school or higher: 77.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.4
North Carolina average:

11.9

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

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Religion statistics for Elizabethtown, NC (based on Bladen County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,82869
Black Protestant4,83429
Mainline Protestant3,03520
Catholic2221
Other141
None16,257-
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: 9
Bladen County:

2.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Bladen County:

5.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Bladen County:

2.48 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

11.4%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.9%
North Carolina:

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

16.2%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.1%
State:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Elizabethtown:

42.1%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Elizabethtown:

29.3
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.7%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.4%
State:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Elizabethtown:

6.7
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.3%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
Elizabethtown:

50.7%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.8%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Elizabethtown, NC Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 16$52,089$39,0670$0
Other and Unallocable 8$24,331$36,4973$1,346
Other Government Administration 7$1,920$3,2910$0
Financial Administration 7$30,528$52,3340$0
Streets and Highways 5$13,208$31,6991$1,269
Firefighters 5$16,629$39,9100$0
Water Supply 3$7,571$30,2841$598
Sewerage 3$11,933$47,7320$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 54$158,209$35,1585$3,213

Elizabethtown government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $558,000 ($160.67)
    Regular Highways: $263,000 ($75.73)
    Housing and Community Development: $113,000 ($32.54)
    Local Fire Protection: $23,000 ($6.62)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,071,000 ($308.38)
    Sewerage: $842,000 ($242.44)
    Liquor Stores: $815,000 ($234.67)
    Financial Administration: $746,000 ($214.80)
    Water Utilities: $687,000 ($197.81)
    Regular Highways: $493,000 ($141.95)
    Local Fire Protection: $462,000 ($133.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $448,000 ($129.00)
    General - Other: $392,000 ($112.87)
    Housing and Community Development: $47,000 ($13.53)
    General Public Buildings: $41,000 ($11.81)
    Central Staff Services: $39,000 ($11.23)
    Parks and Recreation: $35,000 ($10.08)
    Transit Utilities: $9,000 ($2.59)
    Health - Other: $4,000 ($1.15)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $65,000 ($18.72)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Health - Other: $5,000 ($1.44)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $48,000 ($13.82)
    Regular Highways: $30,000 ($8.64)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $179,000 ($51.54)

Elizabethtown government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $681,000 ($196.08)
    Sewerage: $561,000 ($161.53)
    Other: $86,000 ($24.76)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $7,000 ($2.02)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $612,000 ($176.22)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $3,000 ($0.86)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $217,000 ($62.48)
    Rents: $81,000 ($23.32)
    Donations From Private Sources: $58,000 ($16.70)
    Sale of Property: $9,000 ($2.59)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($0.86)
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $917,000 ($264.04)
    Water Utilities: $871,000 ($250.79)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $284,000 ($81.77)
    Other: $282,000 ($81.20)
    Highways: $118,000 ($33.98)
  • Tax - Property: $1,619,000 ($466.17)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $539,000 ($155.20)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $100,000 ($28.79)
    Other License: $63,000 ($18.14)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $6,000 ($1.73)

Elizabethtown government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $210,000 ($60.47)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $185,000 ($53.27)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,000 ($7.20)

Elizabethtown government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,299,000 ($949.90)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $583,000 ($167.87)

4.70% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($35,157 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.70%
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 Robeson County, NC  0.70% ($29,611 average AGI)
from Cumberland County, NC  0.63% ($27,877)
from Columbus County, NC  0.59% ($31,656)


5.30% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($30,162 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.30%
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 Cumberland County, NC  0.94% ($34,608 average AGI)
to Robeson County, NC  0.79% ($26,780)
to Columbus County, NC  0.71% ($26,342)
Businesses in Elizabethtown, NC
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Burger King1Nike3
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Days Inn1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1True Value1
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular1
KFC1UPS1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Elizabethtown:

  • WBLA (1440 AM; 5 kW; ELIZABETHTOWN, NC; Owner: SOUND BUSINESS OF ELIZABETHTOWN, INC)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WKKE (1080 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ST. PAULS, NC; Owner: FERRIS YARNELL LOCKLEAR)
  • WENC (1220 AM; 5 kW; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: DHA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCLN (1170 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CLINTON, NC; Owner: BROADCASTING GOOD NEWS, INC.)
  • WMYT (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CAROLINA BEACH, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCKB (780 AM; 7 kW; DUNN, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WYRU (1160 AM; 5 kW; RED SPRINGS, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WSMO (1120 AM; 20 kW; CAMP LEJEUNE, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elizabethtown:

  • WGQR (105.7 FM; ELIZABETHTOWN, NC; Owner: SOUND BUSINESS OF ELIZABETHTOWN, INC)
  • WZFX (99.1 FM; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHQR (91.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FRIENDS OF PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WKML (95.7 FM; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: WKML LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFLB (96.5 FM; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: WFLB LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WKXB (99.9 FM; BURGAW, NC; Owner: SEA-COMM, INC.)
  • WMNX (97.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQSM (98.1 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WUKS (107.7 FM; ST. PAULS, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRCQ (103.5 FM; DUNN, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSTS (100.9 FM; FAIRMONT, NC; Owner: PRO-MEDIA, INC.)
  • WFNC-FM (102.3 FM; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Elizabethtown:

  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WSFX-TV (Channel 26; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN MEDIA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WUNU (Channel 31; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WPDE-TV (Channel 15; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GRAND STRAND COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWMB (Channel 21; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WUNJ-TV (Channel 39; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WBTW (Channel 13; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFPX (Channel 62; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W67DU (Channel 67; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W19CA (Channel 19; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: PACIFIC MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WLPS-LP (Channel 7; LUMBERTON/PEMBROKE, NC; Owner: BILLY RAY LOCKLEAR)
  • WPEM-LP (Channel 47; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: GERALD LOCKLEAR)
  • W66DF (Channel 66; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Elizabethtown: William McBryar.

Elizabethtown fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Elizabethtown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 400ft / 122mTotal length
  • 76,100Total average daily traffic
  • 5,936Total average daily truck traffic
  • 152,200Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Elizabethtown, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 31970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Elizabethtown, NC
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Elizabethtown)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 86 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Elizabethtown, NC)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Elizabethtown)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 4 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Elizabethtown)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 72. The highest number of fires - 155 took place in 2007, and the least - 17 in 2012. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Elizabethtown, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (41.7%), and Outside Fires (35.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Elizabethtown, NC
    • 45241.7%Structure Fires
    • 37935.0%Outside Fires
    • 13912.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 11310.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Elizabethtown, NC
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Elizabethtown, NC
  • 69.6%Electricity
  • 23.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.7%Wood
  • 1.8%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Elizabethtown, NC
  • 89.3%Electricity
  • 8.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Elizabethtown compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Elizabethtown on our top lists:

  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Honduras (population 500+)"
  • #35 (28337) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scottish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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  • Phillip Lewis Johnson (1)
  • Cory Allen Johnson (1)
  • John Noble Armstrong (1)

Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2020.