Elm City, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 1,292 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +10.9%
Males: 610  (47.2%)
Females: 682  (52.8%)
Median resident age:

40.5 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 27822.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $40,488 (it was $27,188 in 2000)
Elm City:

$40,488
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $16,125 (it was $13,533 in 2000)

Elm City town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $88,441 (it was $62,200 in 2000)
Elm City:

$88,441
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $99,763; detached houses: $106,980; mobile homes: $48,030

Median gross rent in 2017: $612.

March 2019 cost of living index in Elm City: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 21.7%
(15.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.7% for Black residents, 8.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.9% for other race residents, 34.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Elm City, NC (2017)
    • 69945.7%Black alone
    • 55336.2%White alone
    • 17511.5%Hispanic
    • 654.3%Two or more races
    • 342.2%American Indian alone
    • 30.2%Asian alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Elm City, North Carolina as of July 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Elm City is 110 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (20.4%), European (3.5%), African (2.5%), Irish (1.4%), English (1.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 143 feet

Land area: 0.75 square miles.

Population density: 1,725 people per square mile   (low).

Elm City, North Carolina map

117 residents are foreign born (7.6% Latin America).

This town:

7.8%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,204 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $984 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rocky Mount, NC (10.6 miles , pop. 55,893).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (43.9 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (325.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Sharpsburg, NC (2.1 miles ),
Wilson, NC (2.5 miles ),
Rocky Mount, NC (3.3 miles ),
Macclesfield, NC (3.4 miles ),
Sims, NC (3.4 miles),
Saratoga, NC (3.4 miles ),
Nashville, NC (3.5 miles ),
Black Creek, NC (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 35.81 N, Longitude: 77.86 W

Area code: 252

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

5.7%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Most common industries in Elm City, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Construction (6.4%)
  • Health care (6.4%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.5%)
  • Apparel (5.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.7%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (10.1%)
  • Truck transportation (6.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.9%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (13.4%)
  • Health care (12.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.9%)
  • Apparel (6.3%)
  • Food (5.1%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Elm City, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Cashiers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.5%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (5.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (8.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.3%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.9%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)

Average climate in Elm City, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Elm City, North Carolina average temperatures Elm City, North Carolina average precipitation Elm City, North Carolina humidity Elm City, North Carolina wind speed Elm City, North Carolina snowfall Elm City, North Carolina sunshine Elm City, North Carolina clear and cloudy days

Elm City, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 54.6. This is better than average.

City:

54.6
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 2.00. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.00
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.09. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.09
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

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

On 11/15/2008, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.1 miles away from the Elm City town center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 11/8/1957, a category F3 tornado 9.8 miles away from the town center injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Elm City-area historical earthquake activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 86% 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 123.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 239.7 miles away from Elm 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 80.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 294.7 miles away from Elm 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 112.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 135.2 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 Wilson County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Droughts: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Elm City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Elm City:

  • SKILL CREATIONS OF WILSON (Hospital, about 5 miles away; WILSON, NC)
  • COMMUNITY HOME CARE AND HOSPICE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; WILSON, NC)
  • WILMED HOSPICE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; WILSON, NC)
  • WILSON MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; WILSON, NC)
  • WILMED NURSING CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WILSON, NC)
  • LONGLEAF NEURO-MEDICAL TREATMENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WILSON, NC)
  • LIFE, INC RAVEN RIDGE GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 8 miles away; WILSON, NC)

Amtrak stations near Elm City:

  • 7 miles: WILSON (401 E. NASH ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.
  • 10 miles: ROCKY MOUNT (101 HAMMOND ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elm City:

  • Nash Community College (about 12 miles; Rocky Mount, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,520)
  • Edgecombe Community College (about 18 miles; Tarboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,058)
  • Wayne Community College (about 29 miles; Goldsboro, NC; FT enrollment: 3,174)
  • Pitt Community College (about 32 miles; Winterville, NC; FT enrollment: 7,026)
  • East Carolina University (about 32 miles; Greenville, NC; FT enrollment: 23,943)
  • Johnston Community College (about 34 miles; Smithfield, NC; FT enrollment: 3,657)
  • Lenoir Community College (about 43 miles; Kinston, NC; FT enrollment: 2,555)

Private high school in Elm City:

  • W E GARNETT CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 67, Location: 4747 LAKE WILSON RD N, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Elm City:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Elm City: Elm City Police Department (A), Wilson County Sheriff's Office (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Family Inn (4994 US Highway 301 South).

Birthplace of: Jamie Watson (basketball) - Basketball player, Vance Page - Baseball player.

Wilson 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 Elm City and their reported violations in the past:

UNION VIEW ORIGINAL FWB CHURCH (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-17-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-17-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUL-17-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-16-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-16-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-16-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-24-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-26-2005), St Public Notif requested (JUL-26-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-11-2010), St Intentional no-action (JUN-11-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
REFUGE TRINITY HOLINESS CHURCH (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In AUG-23-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-18-2012), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-18-2012), St Public Notif requested (DEC-18-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-30-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2013), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-01-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-01-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-15-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (FEB-22-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-30-2013)
  • 25 routine major monitoring violations
  • 10 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

65.2%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.5%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
5 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms in 2000

Banks with branches in Elm City (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Elm City Branch at 111 East Main Street, branch established on 1931/05/18. 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

For population 15 years and over in Elm City:

Marital status in Elm City, NC
  • Never married: 38.5%
  • Now married: 46.7%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

For population 25 years and over in Elm City:

  • High school or higher: 80.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Unemployed: 1.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
North Carolina average:

11.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Elm City, NC (based on Wilson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant20,292101
Mainline Protestant9,84238
Black Protestant1,79122
Catholic1,5101
Other5872
None47,212-
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: 17
Wilson County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Wilson County:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 46
Here:

6.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 50
Wilson County:

6.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.9%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

31.4%
State:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.6%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.0%
State:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.4%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.8
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.4%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Elm City:

13.7%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Elm City:

36.2%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

52.3%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.9%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Elm City, 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
Other Government Administration 2$12,445$74,6707$2,286
Totals for Government 2$12,445$74,6707$2,286

Elm City government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $630,000 ($487.62)
    Financial Administration: $284,000 ($219.81)
    Water Utilities: $242,000 ($187.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $195,000 ($150.93)
    Police Protection: $127,000 ($98.30)
    Regular Highways: $127,000 ($98.30)
    Libraries: $10,000 ($7.74)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,000 ($5.42)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $138,000 ($106.81)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $173,000 ($133.90)

Elm City government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $350,000 ($270.90)
    Solid Waste Management: $81,000 ($62.69)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $1,000 ($0.77)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $18,000 ($13.93)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $198,000 ($153.25)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $279,000 ($215.94)
    General Local Government Support: $240,000 ($185.76)
    Sewerage: $131,000 ($101.39)
    Housing and Community Development: $64,000 ($49.54)
    Highways: $39,000 ($30.19)
  • Tax - Property: $375,000 ($290.25)
    Other License: $1,000 ($0.77)

Elm City government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,445,000 ($2666.41)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,385,000 ($2619.97)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $60,000 ($46.44)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $631,000 ($488.39)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $86,000 ($66.56)

5.28% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($33,793 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.28%
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 Nash County, NC  0.91% ($34,582 average AGI)
from Wake County, NC  0.46% ($35,948)
from Johnston County, NC  0.38% ($31,205)


5.34% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,880 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.34%
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 Nash County, NC  0.90% ($35,249 average AGI)
to Wake County, NC  0.65% ($47,661)
to Pitt County, NC  0.35% ($31,913)

Businesses in Elm City, NC

  • La-Z-Boy: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Elm City:

  • WGTM (590 AM; 5 kW; WILSON, NC; Owner: SPIRIT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEED (1390 AM; 5 kW; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: NORTHSTAR BROADCATING CORPORATION)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WVOT (1420 AM; 1 kW; WILSON, NC; Owner: KINGDOM EXPANSION CORPORATION)
  • WLLY (1350 AM; 1 kW; WILSON, NC; Owner: ESTUARDO VALDEMAR RODRIGUEZ AND LEONOR RODRIGUEZ, JT TENANTS)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WETC (540 AM; 8 kW; WENDELL-ZEBULON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA REGIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCT (1070 AM; 10 kW; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRMT (1490 AM; 1 kW; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WGHB (1250 AM; 5 kW; FARMVILLE, NC; Owner: CONNER MEDIA, INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WGBR (1150 AM; 5 kW; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WRBZ (850 AM; 10 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: ALCHEMY COMMUNICATIONS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP #1)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elm City:

  • WTRG (100.7 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFXK (104.3 FM; TARBORO, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRQM (90.9 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES UNIVERSITY OF NC AT CHAPEL HILL)
  • WRSV (92.1 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: NORTHSTAR BROADCATING CORPORATION)
  • WRDU (106.1 FM; WILSON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSAY-FM (98.5 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WRAL (101.5 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAL-FM, INC.)
  • WERO (93.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WNCT-FM (107.9 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRNS-FM (95.1 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • W201BY (88.1 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WCPE (89.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: EDUCATIONAL INFORMATION CORPORATION)
  • WYMY (96.9 FM; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WYFL (92.5 FM; HENDERSON, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WQDR (94.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WZAX (99.7 FM; NASHVILLE, NC; Owner: MAINQUAD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W287AL (105.3 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKIX (102.3 FM; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGPM (94.3 FM; FARMVILLE, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WAGO (88.7 FM; SNOW HILL, NC; Owner: PATHWAY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Elm City:

  • WNCR-LP (Channel 20; WILSON, NC; Owner: ON THE MAP, INC.)
  • WRAY-TV (Channel 30; WILSON, NC; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • W66DK (Channel 66; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WRPX (Channel 47; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: PAXSON RALEIGH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WRAL-TV (Channel 5; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTVD (Channel 11; DURHAM, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WUNK-TV (Channel 25; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WITN-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: WITN LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WNCT-TV (Channel 9; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHIG-LP (Channel 57; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: ACTION COMMUNITY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WLFL (Channel 22; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WLFL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRDC (Channel 28; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RALEIGH (WRDC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUNP-TV (Channel 36; ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)
  • WCTI-TV (Channel 12; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUNM-TV (Channel 19; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W60CV (Channel 60; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Elm City fatal accident list:

Oct 13, 2012 08:25 PM, E. Langley Rd, Bottoms Dairy Rd, Lat: 35.806786, Lon: -77.829161, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
Apr 12, 2008 01:30 AM, Us-264, Lat: 35.807790, Lon: -77.857360, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Nov 16, 1993 06:36 PM, Branch St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 8, 1988 02:10 PM, Main St, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Mar 3, 1985 03:07 PM, Toisnot St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 144ft / 43.6mTotal length
  • 49,390Total average daily traffic
  • 5,921Total average daily truck traffic
  • 76,780Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Elm City, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 101950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 41990-1999
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Elm City, NC

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 52. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 101 took place in 2010, and the least - 14 in 2017. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Elm City, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (45.9%), and Outside Fires (37.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Elm City, NC
    • 35745.9%Structure Fires
    • 29037.3%Outside Fires
    • 9812.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 334.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Elm City, NC
Most common first names in Elm City, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James8970.2 years
William8771.5 years
Mary5677.6 years
John4971.3 years
George3473.8 years
Annie3376.6 years
Robert3069.9 years
Willie2275.5 years
Joseph2073.3 years
Walter1872.4 years
Most common last names in Elm City, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Winstead6174.5 years
Joyner5174.3 years
Williams4975.0 years
Barnes4772.7 years
Farmer3673.7 years
Batts2976.3 years
Taylor2865.5 years
Robbins2676.7 years
Webb2571.2 years
Parker2176.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Elm City, NC
  • 69.8%Electricity
  • 20.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.6%Utility gas
  • 3.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Elm City, NC
  • 75.3%Electricity
  • 12.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.6%Wood
  • 5.7%Utility gas


Elm City compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2020.