Fairfield Harbour, North Carolina

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Population in 2010: 2,952.
Population change since 2000: +48.9%
Males: 1,390  (47.1%)
Females: 1,562  (52.9%)
Median resident age:

66.7 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 28560.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $67,045 (it was $51,435 in 2000)
Fairfield Harbour:

$67,045
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $34,464 (it was $27,368 in 2000)

Fairfield Harbour CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $213,650 (it was $162,100 in 2000)
Fairfield Harbour:

$213,650
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $334,614; detached houses: $329,893; townhouses or other attached units: $238,037

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,145.

March 2019 cost of living index in Fairfield Harbour: 85.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.0%
(4.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Fairfield Harbour, NC (2010)
    • 2,75793.4%White alone
    • 1023.5%Black alone
    • 521.8%Hispanic
    • 200.7%Two or more races
    • 140.5%Asian alone
    • 30.1%American Indian alone
    • 30.1%Other race alone
    • 10.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

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Ancestries: German (16.5%), English (13.9%), Irish (13.1%), American (10.7%), Italian (8.2%), Ukrainian (2.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 15 feet

Land area: 2.89 square miles.

Population density: 1,020 people per square mile   (low).

Fairfield Harbour, North Carolina map

106 residents are foreign born (2.5% Europe, 0.7% Asia, 0.7% Latin America).

This place:

3.5%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,323 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,492 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jacksonville, NC (33.5 miles , pop. 66,715).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (108.0 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (354.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

James City, NC (1.9 miles ),
Bridgeton, NC (2.2 miles ),
New Bern, NC (2.6 miles ),
Brices Creek, NC (2.6 miles ),
Trent Woods, NC (2.7 miles ),
Neuse Forest, NC (2.8 miles ),
Grantsboro, NC (2.8 miles ),
Arapahoe, NC (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 35.07 N, Longitude: 76.96 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 252

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

4.4%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Most common industries in Fairfield Harbour, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (15.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (14.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.2%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (9.6%)
  • Health care (8.8%)
  • Construction (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (24.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (15.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (14.5%)
  • Construction (8.7%)
  • Health care (8.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.2%)
  • Computer & electronic products (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (17.2%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (16.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (12.8%)
  • Health care (9.4%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (7.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
Most common occupations in Fairfield Harbour, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Top executives (7.9%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (6.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Registered nurses (4.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Top executives (16.2%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (14.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.8%)
  • Social scientists and related workers (5.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.8%)
  • Other financial specialists (7.8%)
  • Cashiers (7.8%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (7.8%)
  • Registered nurses (6.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.7%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (5.6%)

Average climate in Fairfield Harbour, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Fairfield Harbour-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 16% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/17/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.5 miles away from the Fairfield Harbour place center killed 2 people and injured 85 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 44.0 miles away from the place center killed 16 people and injured 153 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fairfield Harbour-area historical earthquake activity is below North Carolina state average. It is 91% 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 11.9 miles away from Fairfield Harbour center
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 181.6 miles away from Fairfield Harbour center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 236.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 228.6 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 325.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 251.7 miles away from Fairfield Harbour center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Craven County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 16, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fairfield Harbour topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Fairfield Harbour:

  • RIVERPOINT CREST NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; NEW BERN, NC)
  • FMC DIALYSIS OF CRAVEN COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; NEW BERN, NC)
  • GUARDIAN CARE OF NEW BERN INC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; NEW BERN, NC)
  • TWO RIVERS HEALTHCARE - TRENT CAMPUS (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; NEW BERN, NC)
  • CAROLINA EAST MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; NEW BERN, NC)
  • TWO RIVERS HEALTHCARE - NEUSE CAMPUS (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; NEW BERN, NC)
  • NEW BERN DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; NEW BERN, NC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fairfield Harbour:

  • Craven Community College (about 9 miles; New Bern, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,712)
  • Coastal Carolina Community College (about 32 miles; Jacksonville, NC; FT enrollment: 4,502)
  • Lenoir Community College (about 37 miles; Kinston, NC; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Pitt Community College (about 42 miles; Winterville, NC; FT enrollment: 7,026)
  • East Carolina University (about 44 miles; Greenville, NC; FT enrollment: 23,943)
  • Wayne Community College (about 61 miles; Goldsboro, NC; FT enrollment: 3,174)
  • Mount Olive College (about 64 miles; Mount Olive, NC; FT enrollment: 3,097)

Points of interest:

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

2.0 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

72.2%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

3.8%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Fairfield Harbour:

Marital status in Fairfield Harbour, NC
  • Never married: 12.6%
  • Now married: 70.6%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

For population 25 years and over in Fairfield Harbour:

  • High school or higher: 93.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.4%
  • 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:

9.6
North Carolina average:

11.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Fairfield Harbour, NC (based on Craven County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant23,67398
Mainline Protestant12,74049
Catholic6,3942
Black Protestant4,46630
Other1,8066
Orthodox--
None54,426-
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: 23
This county:

2.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.73 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 55
This county:

5.71 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 63
Here:

6.54 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

10.3%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.3%
North Carolina:

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

13.1%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

59.3%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

54.3%
State:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Fairfield Harbour:

28.4
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Fairfield Harbour:

16.1%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Fairfield Harbour:

9.4%
State:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.2
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Fairfield Harbour:

38.8%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

59.6%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Fairfield Harbour:

72.4%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fairfield Harbour, NC Residents

10.13% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,263 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.13%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

0.39% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,581 average AGI)
Craven County:

0.39%
North Carolina average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Carteret County, NC  0.77% ($37,000 average AGI)
from Onslow County, NC  0.46% ($38,412)
from Pamlico County, NC  0.30% ($28,214)


10.31% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,324 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.31%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

0.25% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,144 average AGI)
Craven County:

0.25%
North Carolina average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Onslow County, NC  0.79% ($39,852 average AGI)
to Carteret County, NC  0.58% ($45,707)
to Wake County, NC  0.32% ($60,250)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fairfield Harbour:

  • WSMO (1120 AM; 20 kW; CAMP LEJEUNE, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WNOS (1450 AM; 1 kW; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WWNB (1490 AM; 1 kW; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WANG (1330 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HAVELOCK, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WDLX (930 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WNCT (1070 AM; 10 kW; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSTK (910 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJCV (1290 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: DOWN EAST BROADCASTING CO INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WRNS (960 AM; 5 kW; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fairfield Harbour:

  • WMGV (103.3 FM; NEWPORT, NC; Owner: WMGV LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNBR (94.1 FM; ORIENTAL, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WTEB (89.3 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: CRAVEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WIKS (101.9 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: WIKS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRUP (97.9 FM; BAYBORO, NC; Owner: CONNER MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WXNR (99.5 FM; GRIFTON, NC; Owner: WXNR LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WERO (93.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WNCT-FM (107.9 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSFL-FM (106.5 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: WSFL LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAAE (91.9 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WQZL (101.1 FM; BELHAVEN, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WRNS-FM (95.1 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WOTJ (90.7 FM; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: GRACE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • WRHT (96.3 FM; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WLGP (100.3 FM; HARKERS ISLAND, NC; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WTKF (107.3 FM; ATLANTIC, NC; Owner: ATLANTIC RIDGE TELECASTERS, INC.)
  • WBJD (91.5 FM; ATLANTIC BEACH, NC; Owner: CRAVEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WANG-FM (105.1 FM; HAVELOCK, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WCZI (98.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Fairfield Harbour:

  • 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.)
  • WFXI (Channel 8; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF EASTERN CAROLINA LICENSE LLC)
  • WUNK-TV (Channel 25; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WYDO (Channel 14; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF EASTERN CAROLINA LICENSE LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 33ft / 10.1mTotal length
  • 12,000Total average daily traffic
  • 960Total average daily truck traffic
  • 24,000Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fairfield Harbour, NC
  • 80.4%Electricity
  • 15.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.7%Utility gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fairfield Harbour, NC
  • 100.0%Electricity


Fairfield Harbour compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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