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Population in 2012: 3,669 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.2%
 

Males: 1,924  (52.5%)
Females: 1,745  (47.5%)

Median resident age:  52.2 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 28594.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $62,702 (it was $53,274 in 2000)
Emerald Isle:

$62,702
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $36,695

Emerald Isle town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $415,994 (it was $185,600 in 2000)
Emerald Isle:

$415,994
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $527,736; Detached houses: $571,480; Townhouses or other attached units: $329,381; In 2-unit structures: $815,838; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $372,472; Mobile homes: $111,230

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,404.

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Emerald Isle races chart
  • White alone - 3,483 (95.3%)
  • Hispanic - 72 (2.0%)
  • Two or more races - 33 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 28 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 21 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 6 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 5 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Emerald Isle: 94.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: United States (16.7%), English (15.1%), German (13.2%), Scottish (5.2%), Scotch-Irish (5.2%), Polish (4.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 15 feet

Land area: 5.24 square miles.

Population density: 700 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Emerald Isle:

  • High school or higher: 94.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 46.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.0%
  • Unemployed: 12.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Emerald Isle town:

  • Never married: 21.3%
  • Now married: 64.0%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

37 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.0%
North Carolina:  7.7%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Emerald Isle, North Carolina as of December 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Emerald Isle to the number of sex offenders is 3,669 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,802 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,790 (0.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jacksonville, NC (23.4 miles , pop. 66,715).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (121.8 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (382.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Bogue, NC (1.6 miles ), Cape Carteret, NC (1.8 miles ), Cedar Point, NC (2.0 miles ), Peletier, NC (2.4 miles ), Broad Creek, NC (2.4 miles ), Swansboro, NC (2.6 miles ), Indian Beach, NC (2.7 miles) , Pine Knoll Shores, NC (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 92 buildings, average cost: $127,500
  • 1998: 86 buildings, average cost: $123,800
  • 1999: 115 buildings, average cost: $126,500
  • 2000: 72 buildings, average cost: $192,600
  • 2001: 70 buildings, average cost: $205,200
  • 2002: 79 buildings, average cost: $208,600
  • 2003: 117 buildings, average cost: $241,300
  • 2004: 118 buildings, average cost: $235,600
  • 2005: 99 buildings, average cost: $342,200
  • 2006: 55 buildings, average cost: $433,200
  • 2007: 46 buildings, average cost: $433,200
  • 2008: 18 buildings, average cost: $351,000
  • 2009: 15 buildings, average cost: $380,400
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $340,200
  • 2011: 26 buildings, average cost: $330,600
  • 2012: 17 buildings, average cost: $389,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 34.67 N, Longitude: 77.01 W

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Crime rates in Emerald Isle by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 112400401011
per 100,000 28.227.756.5111.60.00.0106.60.027.30.027.026.7
Robberies 020101220211
per 100,000 0.055.50.027.90.026.653.354.50.053.827.026.7
Assaults 8691720449443
per 100,000 225.5166.4254.5474.353.90.0106.6108.9246.0107.6108.180.2
Burglaries 553843679110711592106142170108
per 100,000 1550.61054.11215.71869.42453.52845.73065.02505.42897.03818.24593.42886.2
Thefts 7886737393108111119133104155181
per 100,000 2199.02385.62063.92036.82507.42872.32958.43240.73634.92796.54188.14837.0
Auto thefts 712365542365
per 100,000 197.327.756.583.7161.8133.0133.3108.954.780.7162.1133.6
Arson 002100001110
per 100,000 0.00.056.527.90.00.00.00.027.326.927.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 286.7249.4274.7421.4302.9340.7477.3360.3433.8433.4566.6462.4

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 20 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.54
North Carolina average:

2.37

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

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.3%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +1,041 (+42.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (19%)
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (16%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Engineers (6%)
  • Business operations specialists (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)

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Average climate in Emerald Isle, North Carolina

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Tornado activity:

Emerald Isle-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 3% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/17/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.8 miles away from the Emerald Isle town center killed 2 people and injured 85 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 9/15/1999, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 5.4 miles away from the town center caused $300,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Emerald Isle-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/6/1994 at 19:54:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.6 LG, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 31.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Carteret County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Emerald Isle:

  • QUEEN'S POND (Hospital, about 10 miles away; HUBERT, NC)
  • LIFE, INC NINE FOOT ROAD GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 11 miles away; NEWPORT, NC)
  • SANDRIDGE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; HUBERT, NC)

Political contributions by individuals in Emerald Isle, NC

Local government website: www.emeraldisle-nc.org

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Emerald Isle:

  • University of North Carolina-Wilmington (about 59 miles; Wilmington, NC; Full-time enrollment: 11,028)
  • Cape Fear Community College (about 62 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 3,987)
  • Pitt Community College (about 66 miles; Winterville, NC; FT enrollment: 4,389)
  • East Carolina University (about 69 miles; Greenville, NC; FT enrollment: 20,942)
  • Mount Olive College (about 71 miles; Mount Olive, NC; FT enrollment: 2,812)
  • Wayne Community College (about 74 miles; Goldsboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,008)
  • Johnston Community College (about 95 miles; Smithfield, NC; FT enrollment: 2,166)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Your listing of radio station WRUP is now WNBB and is owned by Coastal Carolina Radio.

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Notable locations in Emerald Isle: Yellow Hill Landing (A), Rices Path (B), Emerald Isle Police Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Water Boggan of Emerald Isle (Water Parks & Slides; 8915 Reed Drive) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Emerald Cove Suites (2306 Emerald Drive) (1), Emerald Isle Inn Bed & Breakfast by the Sea (502 Ocean Drive) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Queens Court (9100 Reed Drive) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

 
Carteret 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 Emerald Isle and their reported violations in the past:

BOGUE BANKS WATER CORPORATION (Population served: 3000, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-08-2005), St Public Notif requested (MAR-08-2005), St Public Notif received (MAR-28-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-22-2004), St Public Notif requested (JUL-22-2004), St Public Notif received (AUG-16-2004), St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-20-1998), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-20-1998), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-1998)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.6%
(9.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.1 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  63.9%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.6%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Emerald Isle, NC

Emerald Isle compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Emerald Isle travel time to work - commute


Emerald Isle mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (94%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Emerald Isle town (based on Carteret County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 41.82%
Here41.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchOriginal Free Will BaptistsInternational Pentecostal Holiness Church
Adherents28.5%24.4%7.2%6.7%6.6%
Congregations20.6%22.7%1.0%13.4%6.2%
NameEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)LDS (Mormon) ChurchNational Association of Free Will BaptistsOther
Adherents5.8%4.6%3.1%2.5%10.6%
Congregations3.1%4.1%2.1%5.2%21.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 15
This county:

2.38 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Carteret County:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Carteret County:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 43
This county:

6.81 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 96
Carteret County:

15.20 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

11.0%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.3%
North Carolina:

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

15.0%
State:

15.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$9,722$38,8880$0
Other Government Administration 3$16,058$64,2320$0
Police Protection - Officers 14$47,152$40,4163$5,305
Police - Other 5$12,746$30,5901$939
Firefighters 14$50,789$43,5333$1,308
Streets and Highways 5$14,079$33,7900$0
Solid Waste Management 3$7,313$29,2520$0
Parks and Recreation 8$22,268$33,40218$7,567
Other and Unallocable 3$9,764$39,0560$0
Totals for Government 58$189,891$39,28825$15,119

Emerald Isle government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,023,000 ($278.82)
    Fire Protection: $720,000 ($196.24)
    Central Staff Services: $704,000 ($191.88)
    Solid Waste Management: $693,000 ($188.88)
    General - Other: $495,000 ($134.91)
    Parks & Recreation: $369,000 ($100.57)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $192,000 ($52.33)
    Regular Highways: $151,000 ($41.16)
    Natural Resources - Other: $102,000 ($27.80)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Natural Resource - Other: $3,460,000 ($943.04)
    Parks & Recreation: $155,000 ($42.25)
    Police Protection: $126,000 ($34.34)
    General - Other: $83,000 ($22.62)
    Fire Protection: $49,000 ($13.36)
    Central Staff: $3,000 ($0.82)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $2,000 ($0.55)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,940,000 ($528.75)

Emerald Isle government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $730,000 ($198.96)
    Parks & Recreation: $88,000 ($23.98)
    All Other: $35,000 ($9.54)
    Parking Facilities: $1,000 ($0.27)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $718,000 ($195.69)
    All Other: $35,000 ($9.54)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $187,000 ($50.97)
    Interest Earnings: $63,000 ($17.17)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,506,000 ($683.02)
    General Support: $215,000 ($58.60)
    Highways: $176,000 ($47.97)
  • Tax - Property: $2,371,000 ($646.23)
    NEC: $243,000 ($66.23)
    Other Selective Sales: $88,000 ($23.98)

Emerald Isle government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,873,000 ($510.49)

8.75% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($45,104 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.75%
North Carolina average:

8.53%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($371 average AGI)
Carteret County:

0.10%
North Carolina average:

0.17%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Craven County, NC  1.07% ($38,047 average AGI)
from Onslow County, NC  0.70% ($30,671)
from Wake County, NC  0.49% ($64,034)


7.32% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,569 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.32%
North Carolina average:

7.27%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($385 average AGI)
Carteret County:

0.05%
North Carolina average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Craven County, NC  1.13% ($28,525 average AGI)
to Onslow County, NC  0.68% ($29,415)
to Wake County, NC  0.37% ($38,966)

Strongest AM radio stations in Emerald Isle:

  • WSMO (1120 AM; 20 kW; CAMP LEJEUNE, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WJCV (1290 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: DOWN EAST BROADCASTING CO INC.)
  • WSTK (910 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WANG (1330 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HAVELOCK, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WNCT (1070 AM; 10 kW; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMYT (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CAROLINA BEACH, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRNS (960 AM; 5 kW; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WBTB (1400 AM; 1 kW; BEAUFORT, NC; Owner: EASTERN CAROLINA BROADCASTING COMPAN)
  • WDLX (930 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Emerald Isle:

  • WRHT (96.3 FM; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WLGP (100.3 FM; HARKERS ISLAND, NC; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WOTJ (90.7 FM; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: GRACE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • WANG-FM (105.1 FM; HAVELOCK, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WBJD (91.5 FM; ATLANTIC BEACH, NC; Owner: CRAVEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WKOO (98.7 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WXQR-FM (105.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WMGV (103.3 FM; NEWPORT, NC; Owner: WMGV LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WERO (93.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WSFL-FM (106.5 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: WSFL LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNCT-FM (107.9 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNBR (94.1 FM; ORIENTAL, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WQSL (92.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WIKS (101.9 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: WIKS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXNR (99.5 FM; GRIFTON, NC; Owner: WXNR LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTKF (107.3 FM; ATLANTIC, NC; Owner: ATLANTIC RIDGE TELECASTERS, INC.)
  • WRUP (97.9 FM; BAYBORO, NC; Owner: CONNER MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WTEB (89.3 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: CRAVEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W218AR (91.5 FM; BEAUFORT, NC; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Emerald Isle:

  • WCTI-TV (Channel 12; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUNM-TV (Channel 19; JACKSONVILLE, 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.)
  • WPXU-TV (Channel 35; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON JACKSONVILLE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFXI (Channel 8; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF EASTERN CAROLINA LICENSE LLC)
  • W05BI (Channel 5; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

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

Emerald Isle, North Carolina:
  • Fatal accident count: 10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 17
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 36
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
North Carolina average:
  • Fatal accident count: 108
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 167
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 31
  • Fatalities: 117
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 289
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 18

See more detailed statistics of Emerald Isle fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here



FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • 7412 Emerald Drive (Lat: 34.667222 Lon: -77.026389), Type: 51.5, Overall height: 51.5 m
    Registrant: 9193543307, , 7412 EMERALD DRIVE

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • WELL 5, Well 5 - 100 Pinewood Place (Lat: 34.657278 Lon: -77.070250), Type: Mast, Structure height: 3.1 m, Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQKR914
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.468 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/27/2009, Expiration Date: 08/27/2019, Certifier: Dan Forten
    Registrant: Micro-Comm, Inc., 15895 S. Pflumm Road, Olathe, KS 66062, Phone: (913) 390-4500, Fax: (913) 390-4550, Email:
  • TANK 3, Tank 3 - 9381 Coast Guard Rd (Lat: 34.659361 Lon: -77.066444), Type: Tank, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WQKR915
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.468 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/27/2009, Expiration Date: 08/27/2019, Certifier: Dan Forten
    Registrant: Micro-Comm, Inc., 15895 S. Pflumm Road, Olathe, KS 66062, Phone: (913) 390-4500, Fax: (913) 390-4550, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Emerald Isle, NC, Lat: 34.666389 Lon: -77.028889, Call Sign: WQCF311
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.293 MHz, 956.293 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/17/2005, Expiration Date: 02/17/2015, Certifier: Cathy Craft
    Registrant: Itron, Inc., 2818 N. Sullivan Rd., Spokane, WA 99216, Phone: (509) 891-3636, Fax: (509) 891-3334, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • East Of Intersection Black Skinner Rd. & Emerald Drive (Lat: 34.666806 Lon: -77.026056), Call Sign: KNKI384
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.120 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/05/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019
    Registrant: Anser-Quik Enterprises, Inc, 1403 Bridges Street, Morehead City, NC 28557, Phone: (252) 247-2211, Fax: (866) 786-0848, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • 510 West Marina Dr (Lat: 34.677944 Lon: -77.044667), Type: Building, Overall height: 4 m, Call Sign: WQO859, Licensee ID: L00281829
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.450 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/08/2005, Expiration Date: 09/05/2015
    Registrant: Vision Marine LLC, Salter Path, NC 28575, Phone: (252) 247-9436, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Emerald Isle)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 4316R , Serial Number: 17263069, Year manufactured: 1974
    Registrant (Individual): Charles T Marston, Po Box 4429, Emerald Isle, NC 28594
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5299L , Serial Number: 28-4601, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 01/16/1968
    Registrant (Partnership): C O R S, 8754 Reed Dr Ste 13a, Emerald Isle, NC 28594
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7085W , Serial Number: 28-871, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 11/09/1962
    Registrant (Individual): Carson A Mullen, 202 Captains Ct, Emerald Isle, NC 28594
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7GCAA (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9619S , Serial Number: 13, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 12/24/1965
    Registrant (Individual): Barney L Jr Culp, 7222 Archers Creek Dr, Emerald Isle, NC 28594
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20F (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9622M , Serial Number: 670199, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 11/30/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Matthew C Freeman, 116 Tracy Dr, Emerald Isle, NC 28594


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 23
  • Hazardous Condition: 23
  • Service Call: 2

Incident types - Emerald Isle


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

Most common first names in Emerald Isle, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1776.8 years
William1568.9 years
Helen883.0 years
Robert877.8 years
Mary779.9 years
Charles781.7 years
James773.1 years
Margaret684.0 years
Joseph663.8 years
George678.8 years
Most common last names in Emerald Isle, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1075.6 years
Brown582.8 years
Johnson487.2 years
Taylor484.2 years
Buckham363.4 years
Gray385.3 years
Maloney381.0 years
Roberts377.3 years
Williams381.6 years
Miller282.0 years
Businesses in Emerald Isle, NC
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1FedEx2
Ben & Jerry's1UPS3
CVS1Vans1
Dairy Queen1
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