Ellerbe, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 980 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -4.0%
 
Males: 407  (41.6%)
Females: 573  (58.4%)
Median resident age:

45.0 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 28338.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $29,174 (it was $21,118 in 2000)
Ellerbe:

$29,174
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $16,730 (it was $12,327 in 2000)

Ellerbe town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $79,752 (it was $52,900 in 2000)
Ellerbe:

$79,752
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $101,491; detached houses: $114,191; mobile homes: $49,901

Median gross rent in 2017: $513.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ellerbe: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 21.7%
(12.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.9% for Black residents, 50.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Ellerbe, NC (2010)
    • 49146.6%White alone
    • 41239.1%Black alone
    • 11711.1%Hispanic
    • 272.6%Two or more races
    • 70.7%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Ellerbe, North Carolina as of December 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ellerbe is 146 to 1.


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Ancestries: English (11.9%), German (5.6%), American (5.4%), Scotch-Irish (4.4%), Irish (2.7%), Norwegian (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 540 feet

Land area: 1.47 square miles.

Population density: 669 people per square mile   (low).

Ellerbe, North Carolina map

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

This town:

6.1%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $867 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,109 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, NC (47.8 miles , pop. 121,015).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (61.1 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (424.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Norman, NC (2.7 miles),
Rockingham, NC (3.0 miles ),
East Rockingham, NC (3.3 miles ),
Cordova, NC (3.4 miles ),
Hoffman, NC (3.5 miles ),
Dobbins Heights, NC (3.5 miles ),
Foxfire, NC (3.6 miles ),
Hamlet, NC (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 35.07 N, Longitude: 79.76 W

Area code: 910

Distribution of median household income in Ellerbe, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Ellerbe, NC in 2017

Ellerbe satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.5%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Most common industries in Ellerbe, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (9.0%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.5%)
  • Health care (7.5%)
  • Construction (7.2%)
  • Public administration (6.6%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.5%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (9.3%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (8.7%)
  • Public administration (7.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.4%)
  • Food (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.6%)
  • Educational services (9.9%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (8.6%)
  • Apparel (6.6%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (6.0%)
  • Social assistance (6.0%)
Most common occupations in Ellerbe, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.6%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.0%)

Average climate in Ellerbe, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Ellerbe, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 56.9. This is better than average.

City:

56.9
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.74. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.74
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Ellerbe-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 8% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.2 miles away from the Ellerbe town center killed 7 people and injured 100 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 tornado 31.4 miles away from the town center injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 176.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 151.8 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 141.3 miles away from the city 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 51.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 23.5 miles away from Ellerbe center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 317.4 miles away from Ellerbe center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Richmond County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ellerbe topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ellerbe:

  • RICHMOND COUNTY HOSPICE INC (Hospital, about 10 miles away; ROCKINGHAM, NC)
  • MALLARD LANE CENTER (Hospital, about 10 miles away; ROCKINGHAM, NC)
  • ROCKINGHAM MANOR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; ROCKINGHAM, NC)
  • FIRSTHEALTH RICHMOND MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 10 miles away; ROCKINGHAM, NC)
  • FIRST HEALTH HOME CARE - RICHM (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; ROCKINGHAM, NC)
  • PENCE PLACE (Hospital, about 11 miles away; ROCKINGHAM, NC)
  • SANDHILLS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; HAMLET, NC)

Amtrak station near Ellerbe:

  • 14 miles: HAMLET (MAIN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ellerbe:

  • Richmond Community College (about 13 miles; Hamlet, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,106)
  • Sandhills Community College (about 22 miles; Pinehurst, NC; FT enrollment: 3,434)
  • Stanly Community College (about 33 miles; Albemarle, NC; FT enrollment: 2,307)
  • Wingate University (about 40 miles; Wingate, NC; FT enrollment: 2,125)
  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (about 42 miles; Pembroke, NC; FT enrollment: 5,548)
  • Randolph Community College (about 42 miles; Asheboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,528)
  • Central Carolina Community College (about 45 miles; Sanford, NC; FT enrollment: 3,675)

Public elementary/middle schools in Ellerbe:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Camp Dick Henning (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Ellerbe Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Ellerbe Springs Inn & Restaurant (2537 North US Highway 220).

Birthplace of: Michael Waddell - 2005 NFL player (Tennessee Titans, born: Jan 9, 1981).

Richmond 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 Ellerbe and their reported violations in the past:

SARON BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-04-2008), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-04-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

63.3%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.6%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
6 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Ellerbe (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Ellerbe Branch at 267 Second Street, branch established on 1946/06/01. 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
  • The Fidelity Bank: Ellerbe Branch at 2086 North Main Street, branch established on 1984/04/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,422.4 mil, Deposits: $1,234.1 mil, headquarters in Fuquay Varina, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 66 total offices, Holding Company: Fidelity Bancshares (N.C.), Inc.
  • Communityone Bank, National Association: Ellerbe Branch at 115 West Sunset Avenue, branch established on 1906/01/01. Info updated 2007/12/11: Bank assets: $1,666.0 mil, Deposits: $1,443.4 mil, headquarters in Asheboro, NC, negative income in the last year, 46 total offices, Holding Company: Fnb United Corp.

For population 15 years and over in Ellerbe:

Marital status in Ellerbe, NC
  • Never married: 33.5%
  • Now married: 43.1%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

For population 25 years and over in Ellerbe:

  • High school or higher: 81.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
North Carolina average:

11.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ellerbe, NC (based on Richmond County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,82397
Mainline Protestant5,90838
Black Protestant3,92128
Other6293
Catholic4671
None20,037-
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: 10
Richmond County:

2.18 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Richmond County:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
This county:

5.88 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Richmond County:

4.79 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Richmond County:

10.8%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Richmond County:

30.4%
North Carolina:

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

10.5%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Ellerbe:

47.6%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Ellerbe:

43.4%
State:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Ellerbe:

29.7
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.6%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Ellerbe:

13.1%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Ellerbe:

6.8
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

36.1%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

52.2%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.9%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ellerbe, 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
Sewerage 3$5,894$23,5760$0
Solid Waste Management 2$3,656$21,9360$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,988$35,8560$0
Financial Administration 1$2,674$32,0880$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 7$15,212$26,0780$0

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $172,000 ($175.51)
    Police Protection: $155,000 ($158.16)
    Central Staff Services: $134,000 ($136.73)
    Water Utilities: $115,000 ($117.35)
    Regular Highways: $112,000 ($114.29)
    Local Fire Protection: $80,000 ($81.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $49,000 ($50.00)
    Parks and Recreation: $25,000 ($25.51)
    Libraries: $14,000 ($14.29)
    General - Other: $10,000 ($10.20)
    Health - Other: $2,000 ($2.04)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($6.12)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $109,000 ($111.22)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($9.18)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($5.10)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $144,000 ($146.94)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $221,000 ($225.51)
    Solid Waste Management: $47,000 ($47.96)
    Other: $39,000 ($39.80)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($8.16)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $3,000 ($3.06)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,000 ($4.08)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $500,000 ($510.20)
    General Revenue - Other: $33,000 ($33.67)
    Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($10.20)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $148,000 ($151.02)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $124,000 ($126.53)
    Highways: $38,000 ($38.78)
    Other: $12,000 ($12.24)
  • Tax - Property: $200,000 ($204.08)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $144,000 ($146.94)
    Other License: $3,000 ($3.06)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,823,000 ($1860.20)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,823,000 ($1860.20)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,700,000 ($1734.69)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,436,000 ($1465.31)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $102,000 ($104.08)

4.62% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($31,083 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.62%
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 Moore County, NC  0.50% ($31,419 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, NC  0.39% ($29,534)
from Scotland County, NC  0.38% ($21,421)


5.04% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($34,107 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.04%
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 Moore County, NC  0.62% ($37,258 average AGI)
to Scotland County, NC  0.31% ($28,851)
to Mecklenburg County, NC  0.26% ($32,923)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ellerbe:

  • WLWL (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ROCKINGHAM, NC; Owner: SANDHILLS BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WEEB (990 AM; 10 kW; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: PINEHURST BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WAYN (900 AM; 1 kW; ROCKINGHAM, NC)
  • WBSC (1550 AM; 10 kW; BENNETTSVILLE, SC; Owner: D-MITCH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WIOZ (550 AM; 1 kW; PINEHURST, NC; Owner: MUIRFIELD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEWO (1460 AM; 5 kW; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: SERVICE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ellerbe:

  • WYFQ-FM (93.5 FM; WADESBORO, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBFY (90.3 FM; PINEHURST, NC; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WJSG (104.3 FM; HAMLET, NC; Owner: JACKSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIOZ-FM (102.5 FM; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: MERIDIAN COMMUNICATIONS. L.L.C.)
  • WRSH (91.1 FM; ROCKINGHAM, NC; Owner: RICHMOND COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFLB (96.5 FM; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: WFLB LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKML (95.7 FM; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: WKML LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKQB (106.9 FM; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • W290AD (105.9 FM; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ellerbe:

  • WFMY-TV (Channel 2; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WFMY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WPDE-TV (Channel 15; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GRAND STRAND COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWMB (Channel 21; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WUPN-TV (Channel 48; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WUPN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WXLV-TV (Channel 45; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WXLV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTWB-TV (Channel 20; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: WTWB OF THE TRIAD, LLC)
  • WLXI-TV (Channel 61; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WBTW (Channel 13; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WUVC (Channel 40; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPITAL BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WYBE-CA (Channel 44; PINEHURST, NC; Owner: MULTIMEDIA NETWORK OF NC, INC)
  • W24AY (Channel 24; LILESVILLE/WADESBORO, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • WUNG-TV (Channel 58; CONCORD, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WUNU (Channel 31; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WFPX (Channel 62; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W29BC (Channel 29; BISCOE, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • Ellerbe, North Carolina
  • Fatal accident count8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents12
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:0
  • Fatalities8
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents18
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • North Carolina average
  • Fatal accident count7689
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents11602
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons2701
  • Fatalities8427
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents18974
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1135
See more detailed statistics of Ellerbe fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 27Number of bridges
  • 118ft / 36.0mTotal length
  • 94,750Total average daily traffic
  • 20,033Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Ellerbe, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 31970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 182000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Ellerbe, NC

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

55 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Ellerbe)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Int Sr1458 And Sr1459 (Lat: 35.120139 Lon: -79.711444), Structure height: 104 m, Call Sign: WNDJ399, Licensee ID: L00018446,
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.250 MHz, Grant Date: 09/11/2003, Expiration Date: 11/29/2013, Cancellation Date: 10/30/2009, Registrant: State Of North Carolina, 1300 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607, Phone: (919) 334-5500
  • Sunset St 1/2 Mi W On Hwy 220 (Lat: 35.071250 Lon: -79.763667), Call Sign: KVF751, Licensee ID: L00050392,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.295 MHz, 155.280 MHz, Grant Date: 08/10/1998, Expiration Date: 10/14/2003, Cancellation Date: 12/14/2003, Registrant: Ellerbe Rescue Squad Inc, Ellerbe, NC 28338, Phone: (919) 652-5666
  • Intersection Of State Road 1458 And Sr 1459 (Lat: 35.120278 Lon: -79.711389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 103.7 m, Overall height: 109.3 m, Call Sign: WNYT209,
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.6600 MHz, Grant Date: 07/08/2014, Expiration Date: 08/23/2024, Certifier: James E Haynes, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Rd #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514
  • Lat: 35.153861 Lon: -79.622861, Call Sign: WQTA962,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.837 MHz, 457.837 MHz, 451.687 MHz, 456.687 MHz, 457.787 MHz, Grant Date: 12/20/2013, Expiration Date: 12/20/2023, Certifier: Guy Gibson, Registrant: Wireless Ventures, 1211 Ireland Drive, Suite 1, Fayetteville, NC 28304, Phone: (910) 483-8484, Fax: (910) 483-3900, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • HP-1085, Ellerbe, 176 Jimmy Carriker Rd (Lat: 35.120139 Lon: -79.711417), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 103.7 m, Overall height: 109.5 m, Call Sign: WNTQ692, Licensee ID: L00018446,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6645.00 MHz, 6595.00 MHz, 6605.00 MHz, Grant Date: 11/15/2017, Expiration Date: 01/19/2028, Registrant: North Carolina State Highway Patrol
  • Pea Ridge Tower, 133 Concord Church Road (Lat: 35.136889 Lon: -79.838194), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 60 m, Call Sign: WQPY897,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10815.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/24/2012, Expiration Date: 09/24/2022, Certifier: Herbert L Long, Registrant: Intelpath, Hinsdale, IL 60522, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:
  • ELLERBE NORMAN, 329 Hwy. 73 East (Norman/Ellerbe - Nc Rsa 5) (Lat: 35.153694 Lon: -79.703778), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 96 m, Call Sign: WQQP704,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz, Grant Date: 02/08/2013, Expiration Date: 02/08/2023, Certifier: Charles Cleary, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:
  • ELLERBE, 2537 N Us 220 (Lat: 35.094444 Lon: -79.765278), Type: Mast, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 60.9 m, Call Sign: WQQS869,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, Grant Date: 02/25/2013, Expiration Date: 02/25/2023, Cancellation Date: 06/02/2014, Certifier: Charles Cleary, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • CR33XC223, 111 Lana Ln (Lat: 35.061528 Lon: -79.758722), Type: Pole, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WQQV285,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/08/2013, Expiration Date: 03/08/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KA4HBR, Licensee ID: L00865010, Grant Date: 06/24/2014, Expiration Date: 07/15/2024, Certifier: John C Thomas, Registrant: John C Thomas, 708 Sandy Ridge Church Rd, Ellerbe, NC 28338-9627
  • Call Sign: KC4SSM, Previous Call Sign: KC4RYG, Licensee ID: L00312333, Grant Date: 01/05/2001, Expiration Date: 03/12/2011, Cancellation Date: 03/13/2013, Registrant: Raeford F Broome, 314 E Main And Ratcliff, Ellerbe, NC 28338
  • Call Sign: KK4VTB, Licensee ID: L01829333, Grant Date: 12/09/2013, Expiration Date: 12/09/2023, Certifier: Robert M Poplin, Registrant: Robert M Poplin, 200 Grey Fox Rd, Ellerbe, NC 28338

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: SCHWAB HAROLD SPORT FLYER (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90-8F (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 85HS , Serial Number: 1, Year manufactured: 2014, Airworthiness Date: 02/13/2015, Certificate Issue Date: 04/08/2019
    Registrant (Co-Owned): David W Lamb, 479 Pappy Rabb Rd, Ellerbe, NC 28338, Other Owners: Hieu T Pham

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 11. The highest number of fires - 32 took place in 2014, and the least - 0 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Ellerbe, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (51.3%), and Structure Fires (28.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Ellerbe, NC
    • 9851.3%Outside Fires
    • 5428.3%Structure Fires
    • 3317.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 63.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ellerbe, NC
Most common first names in Ellerbe, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James4572.0 years
William3872.3 years
John3574.5 years
Mary3281.6 years
Robert2471.0 years
Henry1277.3 years
Ethel1174.4 years
Walter1069.0 years
Thomas1074.6 years
Charles1063.4 years
Most common last names in Ellerbe, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Covington2278.7 years
Terry1977.1 years
Baldwin1974.7 years
Mabe1575.0 years
Mcrae1575.6 years
Parsons1474.6 years
Greene1375.8 years
Meacham1379.8 years
Smith1375.4 years
Williams1368.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ellerbe, NC
  • 71.6%Electricity
  • 22.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.4%Wood
  • 0.9%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ellerbe, NC
  • 97.5%Electricity
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Ellerbe compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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