Erwin, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 4,919 (91% urban, 9% rural).
Population change since 2000: +8.4%
 
Males: 2,370  (48.2%)
Females: 2,549  (51.8%)
Median resident age:

44.4 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 28339.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $37,469 (it was $29,521 in 2000)
Erwin:

$37,469
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,826 (it was $18,282 in 2000)

Erwin town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $92,899 (it was $66,500 in 2000)
Erwin:

$92,899
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $171,120; detached houses: $188,480; townhouses or other attached units: $542,636; in 2-unit structures: $264,407; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $96,802; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $138,182; mobile homes: $68,170

Median gross rent in 2017: $782.

March 2019 cost of living index in Erwin: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.1%
(15.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.0% for Black residents, 23.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.0% for other race residents, 5.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Erwin, NC (2017)
    • 3,29366.6%White alone
    • 1,11322.5%Black alone
    • 4148.4%Hispanic
    • 481.0%Two or more races
    • 180.4%Other race alone
    • 50.1%American Indian alone
    • 20.04%Asian alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Erwin, North Carolina as of July 09, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Erwin is 380 to 1.


Crime rates in Erwin by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(42.3)
1
(19.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(41.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.1)
N/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.5)
3
(61.9)
5
(104.0)
2
(41.1)
4
(80.7)
5
(112.1)
8
(172.7)
2
(43.3)
6
(128.0)
6
(128.7)
6
(126.8)
6
(119.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(103.6)
6
(122.7)
18
(371.7)
16
(332.8)
15
(308.3)
16
(323.0)
6
(134.5)
8
(172.7)
7
(151.5)
10
(213.3)
14
(300.4)
11
(232.6)
23
(458.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
60
(1,243)
73
(1,493)
46
(949.8)
61
(1,269)
40
(822.0)
3
(60.6)
6
(134.5)
8
(172.7)
49
(1,061)
42
(895.7)
66
(1,416)
57
(1,205)
64
(1,276)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
119
(2,465)
120
(2,455)
96
(1,982)
80
(1,664)
129
(2,651)
176
(3,553)
157
(3,519)
129
(2,786)
93
(2,013)
178
(3,796)
113
(2,424)
129
(2,727)
144
(2,870)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
12
(248.6)
18
(368.2)
8
(165.2)
15
(312.0)
7
(143.9)
6
(121.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(64.9)
9
(191.9)
6
(128.7)
7
(148.0)
4
(79.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(61.7)
2
(40.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(43.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(42.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.1)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)259.4262.9251.9278.1249.1244.9210.7270.4203.2328.0305.1391.3393.9

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City-data.com crime index in Erwin, NC

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.80
North Carolina average:

2.34
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Ancestries: American (14.3%), English (7.2%), Irish (6.8%), German (4.5%), Scotch-Irish (4.1%), Scottish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 240 feet

Land area: 4.02 square miles.

Population density: 1,224 people per square mile   (low).

Erwin, North Carolina map

240 residents are foreign born (4.0% Latin America, 0.7% Asia).

This town:

4.9%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,217 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,056 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, NC (22.5 miles , pop. 121,015).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (34.3 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (376.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Dunn, NC (1.9 miles ),
Coats, NC (2.4 miles ),
Bunnlevel, NC (2.5 miles ),
Linden, NC (2.5 miles),
Buies Creek, NC (2.7 miles ),
Godwin, NC (2.7 miles),
Plain View, NC (2.8 miles ),
Benson, NC (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 35.32 N, Longitude: 78.67 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Denim Capital of the World
Distribution of median household income in Erwin, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Erwin, NC in 2017
Erwin satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $71,300
  • 1998: 16 buildings, average cost: $84,800
  • 1999: 13 buildings, average cost: $79,700
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $81,100
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $80,800
  • 2002: 14 buildings, average cost: $80,800
  • 2003: 14 buildings, average cost: $80,800
  • 2004: 21 buildings, average cost: $92,000
  • 2005: 18 buildings, average cost: $132,000
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $101,000
  • 2007: 18 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $158,100
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $158,100
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $131,300
  • 2011: 9 buildings, average cost: $15,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Erwin, NC residents
Average permit cost in Erwin, NC
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.9%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Historical population in Erwin, NC
Historical housing units in Erwin, NC

Population change in the 1990s: +333 (+7.9%).
Most common industries in Erwin, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.4%)
  • Public administration (12.0%)
  • Health care (8.9%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (6.8%)
  • Construction (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (16.6%)
  • Construction (12.1%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (8.5%)
  • Food (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (3.9%)
  • Educational services (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (20.5%)
  • Health care (16.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.0%)
  • Public administration (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.1%)
  • Social assistance (4.9%)
Most common occupations in Erwin, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.2%)
  • Carpenters (6.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Top executives (4.0%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.8%)
  • Registered nurses (4.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.2%)

Average climate in Erwin, North Carolina

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Erwin, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 63.2. This is about average.

City:

63.2
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 22.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.19. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.19
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Erwin-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 9% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/8/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.6 miles away from the Erwin town center killed 4 people and injured 70 people.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 tornado 29.6 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:

Erwin-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 88% 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 187.6 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 239.3 miles away from Erwin 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 162.3 miles away from Erwin 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 177.6 miles away from Erwin 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 113.0 miles away from the city 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 353.5 miles away from Erwin center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Harnett County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Ice Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Erwin topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Erwin:

  • ERWIN #2 (202 WEST B STREET)
  • ERWIN AVENUE HOME (100 ERWIN AVENUE)
  • GOOD HOPE HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 410 DENIM DR PO BOX 668)

Airports located in Erwin:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Erwin:

  • Campbell University (about 8 miles; Buies Creek, NC; Full-time enrollment: 5,127)
  • Methodist University (about 18 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,313)
  • Fayetteville State University (about 22 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 5,297)
  • Fayetteville Technical Community College (about 23 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 10,114)
  • Wake Technical Community College (about 23 miles; Raleigh, NC; FT enrollment: 16,265)
  • Johnston Community College (about 23 miles; Smithfield, NC; FT enrollment: 3,657)
  • Central Carolina Community College (about 29 miles; Sanford, NC; FT enrollment: 3,675)

Public high school in Erwin:

  • TRITON HIGH (Location: 215 MAYNARD LAKE ROAD, Grades: 9-12)

Private high schools in Erwin:

  • CAPE FEAR CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 315, Location: 138 ERWIN CHAPEL RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • MALTHOUSE APPLEWORKS SCHOOL (Students: 27, Location: 124 DON RON RD, Grades: PK-9)

Public elementary/middle schools in Erwin:

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User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • MALTHOUSE APPLEWORKS SCHOOL was closed a few years ago.

Points of interest:

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Shopping Center: Harnett Crossings Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Erwin include: West M Street Pentecostal Church (A), Saint Stephens Episcopal Church (B), First Free Will Baptist Church (C), First Baptist Church of Erwin (D), Erwin United Methodist Church (E), Erwin Presbyterian Church (F), Erwin Church of God (G), East Erwin Baptist Church (H), Porters Chapel (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Al Woodall - Football player.

Harnett County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

67.0%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.8%
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: 0.6% of all households
11 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
16 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Erwin (2011 data):

  • First Federal Bank: 100 East H Street Branch at 540 East Jackson Boulevard, branch established on 1958/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $172.9 mil, Deposits: $151.2 mil, headquarters in Dunn, NC, negative income in the last year, 7 total offices
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Dunn Erwin Branch at 512 East Jackson Boulevard, branch established on 2009/09/14. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Woodforest National Bank: Erwin Wal-Mart Branch at 590 Jackson Boulevard, branch established on 2006/07/08. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)
  • SunTrust Bank: Erwin Branch 350 at 101 North 13th Street, branch established on 1955/07/01. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Erwin:

Marital status in Erwin, NC
  • Never married: 30.3%
  • Now married: 43.7%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

For population 25 years and over in Erwin:

  • High school or higher: 83.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
North Carolina average:

11.9

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

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Religion statistics for Erwin, NC (based on Harnett County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant26,479115
Mainline Protestant8,19940
Black Protestant3,48821
Catholic8951
Other5333
None75,084-
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
Harnett County:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Here:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 50
Harnett County:

4.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 45
This county:

4.15 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

8.7%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Harnett County:

29.5%
State:

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

14.0%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.6%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Erwin:

44.3%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.8
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Erwin:

21.5%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Erwin:

10.7%
State:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.6%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
Erwin:

53.7%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Erwin:

77.3%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Erwin, 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 11$31,610$34,4844$3,624
Financial Administration 7$23,956$41,0670$0
Streets and Highways 4$10,827$32,4814$5,486
Other and Unallocable 1$3,752$45,0240$0
Local Libraries 1$3,578$42,9362$2,726
Parks and Recreation 1$2,018$24,21610$12,620
Transit 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 2$4,021
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 4$3,500
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 14$4,096
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 25$75,741$36,35640$36,073

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $702,000 ($142.71)
    Financial Administration: $691,000 ($140.48)
    Solid Waste Management: $627,000 ($127.46)
    Parks and Recreation: $264,000 ($53.67)
    Local Fire Protection: $175,000 ($35.58)
    Regular Highways: $79,000 ($16.06)
    Libraries: $77,000 ($15.65)
    Housing and Community Development: $73,000 ($14.84)
    General - Other: $45,000 ($9.15)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $38,000 ($7.73)
    Central Staff Services: $30,000 ($6.10)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($2.44)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $176,000 ($35.78)
    Police Protection: $105,000 ($21.35)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($1.83)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $708,000 ($143.93)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $326,000 ($66.27)
    Other: $191,000 ($38.83)
    Parks and Recreation: $31,000 ($6.30)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($1.63)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $4,000 ($0.81)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $32,000 ($6.51)
    Interest Earnings: $21,000 ($4.27)
    General Revenue - Other: $8,000 ($1.63)
    Sale of Property: $6,000 ($1.22)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $361,000 ($73.39)
    Other: $174,000 ($35.37)
    Highways: $136,000 ($27.65)
  • Tax - Property: $1,219,000 ($247.81)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $351,000 ($71.36)
    Other License: $15,000 ($3.05)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $8,000 ($1.63)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $189,000 ($38.42)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $189,000 ($38.42)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,404,000 ($1301.89)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $546,000 ($111.00)

13.43% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,970 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.43%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

0.39% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,592 average AGI)
Harnett County:

0.39%
North Carolina average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cumberland County, NC  2.26% ($40,721 average AGI)
from Wake County, NC  1.94% ($43,973)
from Johnston County, NC  0.78% ($35,240)


11.83% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,590 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.83%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

0.26% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,350 average AGI)
Harnett County:

0.26%
North Carolina average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cumberland County, NC  1.78% ($36,840 average AGI)
to Wake County, NC  1.51% ($44,847)
to Johnston County, NC  0.76% ($42,360)
Businesses in Erwin, NC
NameCountNameCount
Dairy Queen1Subway1
GameStop1T-Mobile2
Lowe's1U-Haul1
MasterBrand Cabinets2U.S. Cellular1
Payless1Waffle House1
RadioShack1Walmart1
SONIC Drive-In1

Strongest AM radio stations in Erwin:

  • WCKB (780 AM; 7 kW; DUNN, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WPYB (1130 AM; daytime; 7 kW; BENSON, NC; Owner: BENSON-DUNN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WLLN (1370 AM; 5 kW; LILLINGTON, NC; Owner: ESTUARDO VALDEMAR RODRIGUEZ)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WRBZ (850 AM; 10 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: ALCHEMY COMMUNICATIONS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP #1)
  • WETC (540 AM; 8 kW; WENDELL-ZEBULON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA REGIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIDU (1600 AM; 5 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: W I D U BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCRY (1460 AM; 5 kW; FUQUAY-VARINA, NC)
  • WMPM (1270 AM; 5 kW; SMITHFIELD, NC; Owner: CAROLINA BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WCLN (1170 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CLINTON, NC; Owner: BROADCASTING GOOD NEWS, INC.)
  • WDJS (1430 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT OLIVE, NC; Owner: MOUNT OLIVE BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Erwin:

  • WCCE (90.1 FM; BUIES CREEK, NC; Owner: CAMPBELL UNIVERSITY, INCORPORATED)
  • WUAW (88.3 FM; ERWIN, NC; Owner: CENTRAL CAROLINA COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WRAL (101.5 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAL-FM, INC.)
  • WQDR (94.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WQSM (98.1 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCLN-FM (107.3 FM; CLINTON, NC; Owner: CHRISTIAN LISTENING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBBB (96.1 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WRDU (106.1 FM; WILSON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYMY (96.9 FM; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WRCQ (103.5 FM; DUNN, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WNNL (103.9 FM; FUQUAY-VARINA, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRSN (93.9 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUNC (91.5 FM; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES UNIVERSITY OF NC AT CHAPEL HILL)
  • WTRG (100.7 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPE (89.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: EDUCATIONAL INFORMATION CORPORATION)
  • WZFX (99.1 FM; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKML (95.7 FM; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: WKML LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFLB (96.5 FM; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: WFLB LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFSS (91.9 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: FAYETTEVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WSHA (88.9 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: SHAW UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Erwin:

  • WTVD (Channel 11; DURHAM, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRAL-TV (Channel 5; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUVC (Channel 40; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPITAL BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WRDC (Channel 28; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RALEIGH (WRDC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WLFL (Channel 22; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WLFL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)
  • WACN-LP (Channel 34; APEX, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W66DF (Channel 66; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WRAY-TV (Channel 30; WILSON, NC; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WUNC-TV (Channel 4; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WUNU (Channel 31; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W64CN (Channel 64; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFPX (Channel 62; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WHOA-LP (Channel 60; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WARZ-LP (Channel 34; SMITHFIELD/SELMA, NC; Owner: WATERS & BROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
Erwin fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Erwin fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 138ft / 42.1mTotal length
  • 61,800Total average daily traffic
  • 6,384Total average daily truck traffic
  • 123,600Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Erwin, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 21940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 31970-1979
  • 31990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Erwin, NC

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Erwin)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Erwin, NC)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Erwin, Red Hill Church Road, 1 Mile Ne (Lat: 35.335278 Lon: -78.655278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 88 m, Overall height: 94 m, Call Sign: WQDH201,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6765.00 MHz, Grant Date: 06/02/2015, Expiration Date: 08/24/2025, Certifier: Harold Meacombs, Registrant: North Carolina State Highway Patrol, 4231 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-4231, Phone: (919) 948-7854, Fax: (919) 662-4444, Email:
  • NA BUNNLEVEL, 1735 Bryd Pound Road (Lat: 35.285500 Lon: -78.798889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 99.1 m, Call Sign: WQNH991,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11215.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/10/2011, Expiration Date: 02/10/2021, Certifier: Christopher L Harris, Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Road Suite 200 E, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:
  • ERWIN, Erwin Radio Bldg (Lat: 35.335278 Lon: -78.655278), Type: Mast, Structure height: 88 m, Overall height: 94 m, Call Sign: WRBS543,
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.193 MHz, 928.193 MHz, 952.193 MHz, 928.193 MHz, 952.193 MHz, 928.193 MHz, Grant Date: 06/06/2018, Expiration Date: 06/06/2028, Certifier: Joseph A Walker, Registrant: Atlantic Coast Pipeline, LLC, 5th Floor, Richmond, VA 23261, Phone: (804) 775-5170, Fax: (804) 771-6570, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3
  • Harnett County Airport (Lat: 35.379444 Lon: -78.735556), Type: Building, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: KFZ8, Licensee ID: L00019456,
    Assigned Frequencies: 119.025 MHz, Grant Date: 10/27/2016, Expiration Date: 12/18/2026, Registrant: Harnett Regional - Awos, 1560 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-1560, Phone: (919) 814-0550, Email:
  • Harnett County Airport (Lat: 35.433056 Lon: -78.674722), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WRLB2980,
    Assigned Frequencies: 0.41751 MHz, Grant Date: 05/10/2018, Expiration Date: 05/20/2028, Registrant: County Of Harnett, Lillington, NC 27546, Phone: (910) 893-7536, Email:
  • Harnett Regional Jetport (Lat: 35.379556 Lon: -78.735500), Type: Building, Structure height: 217.6 m, Overall height: 220 m, Call Sign: WQNI375,
    Assigned Frequencies: 135.075 MHz, Grant Date: 02/14/2011, Expiration Date: 02/14/2021, Certifier: Barry A Blevins, Registrant: County Of Harnett, North Carolina, 108 E. Front Street, Lillington, NC 27546-0065, Phone: (910) 814-6430, Fax: (910) 893-2793, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Erwin)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1
  • WILLIAMS BENNIE D, 390 Comanche Dr, Erwin, NC 28339
    Certificate: D001306 (Individual), Certificate Issue Date: 04/12/2011, Expiration Date: 04/11/2012

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 7KCAB (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-320 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 457MC , Serial Number: 466-74, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 07/17/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 11/01/2018
    Registrant (LLC): Carolina Flying Squirrels LLC, 559 Airport Rd, Erwin, NC 28339
  • Aircraft: GALLOB ART RANS S4 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 199AG , Serial Number: 93199, Year manufactured: 1996, Airworthiness Date: 09/10/1997, Certificate Issue Date: 04/15/2015
    Registrant (Individual): John A Oquinn, 707 S 15th St, Erwin, NC 28339
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 09/13/2018
  • Aircraft: FLIGHTSTAR INC FSIISL (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582SER (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 332TX , Serial Number: 375, Airworthiness Date: 12/17/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 05/28/2015
    Registrant (Individual): John A O'Quinn, 707 S 15th St, Erwin, NC 28339
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 10/23/2018

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 83. The highest number of fires - 128 took place in 2005, and the least - 39 in 2013. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Erwin, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (44.8%), and Outside Fires (41.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Erwin, NC
    • 63144.8%Structure Fires
    • 57741.0%Outside Fires
    • 14810.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 523.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Erwin, NC
Most common first names in Erwin, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James8870.9 years
William8370.8 years
John5473.8 years
Mary4174.4 years
George3174.4 years
Annie2978.4 years
Robert2869.4 years
Willie2572.5 years
Charles2164.3 years
Joseph2171.8 years
Most common last names in Erwin, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Mcneill5671.3 years
Smith4972.6 years
Byrd4972.7 years
Norris4874.6 years
Johnson4372.6 years
Lucas4273.2 years
Williams3772.5 years
Jackson3672.9 years
Lee3270.1 years
Moore3074.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Erwin, NC
  • 50.3%Utility gas
  • 44.7%Electricity
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Erwin, NC
  • 48.6%Electricity
  • 43.0%Utility gas
  • 6.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Wood
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Erwin compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
There are 4 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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