Etowah, North Carolina

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Population in 2010: 6,944.
Population change since 2000: +151.0%
Males: 3,327  (47.9%)
Females: 3,617  (52.1%)
Median resident age:

51.4 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 28729, 28739, 28742, 28759.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,268 (it was $38,438 in 2000)
Etowah:

$51,268
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,096 (it was $20,849 in 2000)

Etowah CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $198,379 (it was $99,900 in 2000)
Etowah:

$198,379
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $206,547; detached houses: $221,197; townhouses or other attached units: $252,412; mobile homes: $96,711

Median gross rent in 2017: $573.

March 2019 cost of living index in Etowah: 89.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.4%
(7.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 58.7% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Etowah, NC (2010)
    • 6,30290.8%White alone
    • 3735.4%Hispanic
    • 1101.6%Two or more races
    • 751.1%Black alone
    • 650.9%Asian alone
    • 110.2%American Indian alone
    • 70.1%Other race alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Etowah, North Carolina as of June 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Etowah is 2,462 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: American (41.0%), English (10.5%), Irish (7.2%), German (5.4%), Scotch-Irish (4.7%), Scottish (3.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 2080 feet

Land area: 4.58 square miles.

Population density: 1,515 people per square mile   (low).

Etowah, North Carolina map

198 residents are foreign born (2.4% Europe).

This place:

2.5%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,012 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,403 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Asheville, NC (18.4 miles , pop. 68,889).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (100.1 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (520.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Horse Shoe, NC (1.7 miles ),
Mills River, NC (2.3 miles ),
Laurel Park, NC (2.4 miles ),
Valley Hill, NC (2.5 miles ),
Mountain Home, NC (2.6 miles ),
Balfour, NC (2.7 miles ),
Hendersonville, NC (2.8 miles ),
Flat Rock, NC (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 35.32 N, Longitude: 82.60 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 828

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

3.5%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Most common industries in Etowah, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (8.8%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Health care (7.6%)
  • Construction (7.4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.1%)
  • Paper (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Paper (7.8%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.0%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.5%)
  • Educational services (12.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.3%)
  • Social assistance (6.4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.9%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Etowah, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Child care workers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Carpenters (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.4%)
  • Child care workers (5.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.6%)
  • Registered nurses (3.7%)

Average climate in Etowah, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Etowah, North Carolina average temperatures Etowah, North Carolina average precipitation Etowah, North Carolina humidity Etowah, North Carolina wind speed Etowah, North Carolina snowfall Etowah, North Carolina sunshine Etowah, North Carolina clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 64.7. This is about average.

City:

64.7
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 35.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.61. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.61
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Etowah-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 24% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 41.1 miles away from the Etowah place center killed 2 people and injured 35 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/27/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 38.9 miles away from the place center injured 40 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Etowah-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 82% 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 100.0 miles away from Etowah center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 83.8 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 213.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 181.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 132.0 miles away from Etowah center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 135.7 miles away from Etowah center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Henderson County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Etowah topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Etowah:

  • BRIAN CTR HEALTH AND REHAB/HENDERSONVILLE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; HENDERSONVILLE, NC)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - HENDERSONVILLE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HENDERSONVILLE, NC)
  • LAKEWOOD MANOR NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HENDERSONVILLE, NC)
  • HENDERSONVILLE RETIREMENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HENDERSONVILLE, NC)
  • MOUNTAIN HOME HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HENDERSONVILLE, NC)
  • MARGARET R PARDEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; HENDERSONVILLE, NC)
  • HOME CARE TCH (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; BREVARD, NC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Etowah:

  • Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College (about 18 miles; Asheville, NC; Full-time enrollment: 6,992)
  • University of North Carolina at Asheville (about 21 miles; Asheville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,312)
  • North Greenville University (about 22 miles; Tigerville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • Furman University (about 29 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,988)
  • Western Carolina University (about 30 miles; Cullowhee, NC; FT enrollment: 8,684)
  • Bob Jones University (about 34 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 3,308)
  • Greenville Technical College (about 37 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 9,859)

Public elementary/middle school in Etowah:

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

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Creeks: Gash Creek (A), Brock Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Henderson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

MAPLE HILL BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This place:

2.3 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

71.7%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.0%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Banks with branches in Etowah (2011 data):

  • United Community Bank: Etowah Branch at 50 United Bank Drive, branch established on 1999/02/01. Info updated 2009/06/23: Bank assets: $6,977.4 mil, Deposits: $6,170.1 mil, headquarters in Blairsville, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 106 total offices, Holding Company: United Community Banks, Inc.
  • Mountain 1st Bank & Trust Company: Etowah Branch at 6534 Brevard Road, branch established on 2006/05/12. Info updated 2010/07/12: Bank assets: $700.0 mil, Deposits: $672.7 mil, headquarters in Hendersonville, NC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: 1st Financial Services Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Etowah:

Marital status in Etowah, NC
  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 60.1%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

For population 25 years and over in Etowah:

  • High school or higher: 89.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 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 Etowah, NC (based on Henderson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant35,836111
Mainline Protestant10,94429
Catholic6,3291
Other1,3518
Black Protestant5384
Orthodox651
None53,659-
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: 22
This county:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Here:

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 72
This county:

7.17 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

9.9%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

25.8%
State:

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

16.4%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

52.3%
State:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Etowah:

47.3%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Etowah:

28.3
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Etowah:

22.1%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Etowah:

10.3%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Etowah:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.4%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
Etowah:

54.2%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Etowah:

73.6%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Etowah, NC Residents

8.58% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($59,316 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.58%
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 Buncombe County, NC  2.62% ($48,051 average AGI)
from Transylvania County, NC  0.33% ($49,136)
from Polk County, NC  0.25% ($61,955)


6.64% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,248 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.64%
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 Buncombe County, NC  1.74% ($43,036 average AGI)
to Transylvania County, NC  0.31% ($38,622)
to Greenville County, SC  0.21% ($61,389)

Businesses in Etowah, NC

  • FedEx: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Etowah:

  • WGCR (720 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PISGAH FOREST, NC; Owner: ANCHOR BAPTIST BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WKJV (1380 AM; 25 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BAPTIST OUTREACH MISSIONS)
  • WTZQ (1600 AM; 5 kW; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: HOUSTON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWNC (570 AM; 5 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJFJ (1160 AM; 10 kW; TRYON, NC; Owner: COLUMBUS BROADCAST CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WPEK (880 AM; daytime; 5 kW; FAIRVIEW, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWRN (1350 AM; 10 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLACK MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WOXL (970 AM; 5 kW; CANTON, NC; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WSQL (1240 AM; 1 kW; BREVARD, NC; Owner: A & L BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHKP (1450 AM; 1 kW; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: RADIO HENDERSONVILLE, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Etowah:

  • WMYI (102.5 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W218AD (91.5 FM; BREVARD, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WSPA-FM (98.9 FM; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFBC-FM (93.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W237AR (95.3 FM; HAZELWOOD, ETC., NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WCQS (88.1 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WQNS (104.9 FM; WAYNESVILLE, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLFA (91.3 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: ASHEVILLE EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • W249AR (97.7 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMUU-FM (94.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)
  • WEPR (90.1 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WLFJ-FM (89.3 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WQNQ (104.3 FM; OLD FORT, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Etowah:

  • WHNS (Channel 21; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WYFF (Channel 4; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WYFF HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WLOS (Channel 13; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: WLOS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WSPA-TV (Channel 7; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WUNF-TV (Channel 33; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W51CK (Channel 51; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W68DM (Channel 68; BREVARD, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W31AZ (Channel 31; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
Etowah fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Etowah fatal accident list:

Jan 5, 2007 11:54 AM, Us-64, Rp-1488, Lat: 35.315222, Lon: -82.606403, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 141ft / 42.7mTotal length
  • 18,065Total average daily traffic
  • 1,160Total average daily truck traffic
  • 36,130Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Etowah, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Etowah, NC

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Etowah Cell Site: Turnpike Road (Lat: 35.335389 Lon: -82.617889), Structure height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: KNKN601
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 846.510 MHz, Grant Date: 11/09/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: Steven T CampbellRegistrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 35.320250 Lon: -82.607444, Call Sign: WQSI823,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.487 MHz, 467.187 MHz, 462.362 MHz, 467.362 MHz, Grant Date: 09/25/2013, Expiration Date: 09/25/2023, Certifier: Jesse Cigary, Registrant: Cara Enterprises, Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0214, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • ETOWAH, Turnpike Rd (Lat: 35.335528 Lon: -82.617833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WPNL439,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6805.00 MHz, 6820.00 MHz, Grant Date: 01/23/2008, Expiration Date: 03/04/2018, Cancellation Date: 03/03/2016, Certifier: Steven T Campbell, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Etowah)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-31-310 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 8, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 162 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 24KA , Serial Number: 31-298, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 10/07/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 03/12/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Kenneth T Allison, Po Box 1390, Etowah, NC 28729
  • 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: 7124V , Serial Number: 22-0053, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 09/19/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 12/08/1997
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Craig M Kirkpatrick, 71 W Fairway Dr, Etowah, NC 28729, Other Owners: Elaine W Kirkpatrick
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 14JT , Serial Number: 18262331, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 08/10/1973, Certificate Issue Date: 10/04/1994
    Registrant (Individual): Daniel J Zumstein, Po Box 428, Etowah, NC 28729

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$162,7404$213,12026$195,5260$02$174,7901$130,710
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$247,2200$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$104,9007$198,3111$67,1301$109,5801$87,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$133,0804$213,3730$00$01$59,380
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$138,2300$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9907.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$188,850
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9907.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Etowah, NC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Etowah, NC - Value

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 fires per year is 15. The highest number of fires - 42 took place in 2011, and the least - 1 in 2003. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Etowah, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (60.7%), and Outside Fires (28.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Etowah, NC
    • 15360.7%Structure Fires
    • 7128.2%Outside Fires
    • 207.9%Other
    • 83.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Etowah, NC
Most common first names in Etowah, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2673.8 years
John2576.3 years
Mary2282.6 years
William2174.1 years
Robert2078.0 years
Charles1574.5 years
Thomas1172.3 years
Richard1177.3 years
Ruth1077.9 years
George1076.5 years
Most common last names in Etowah, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith970.8 years
Morgan876.6 years
Nicholson874.4 years
Jones783.6 years
Davis780.4 years
Anderson679.2 years
Bradley678.7 years
Johnson670.2 years
Allison677.4 years
Orr679.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Etowah, NC
  • 59.2%Electricity
  • 33.5%Utility gas
  • 2.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.9%Wood
  • 0.6%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Etowah, NC
  • 90.5%Electricity
  • 4.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.1%Utility gas
  • 2.0%Wood


Etowah compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
There are 4 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2020.