Glen Alpine, North Carolina

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Population in 2019: 1,483 (92% urban, 8% rural).
Population change since 2000: +36.1%
Males: 695  (46.9%)
Females: 788  (53.1%)
Median resident age:

43.6 years
North Carolina median age:

39.1 years

Zip codes: 28628.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $44,714 (it was $36,397 in 2000)
Glen Alpine:

$44,714
NC:

$57,341

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $26,705 (it was $14,506 in 2000)

Glen Alpine town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $135,808 (it was $80,000 in 2000)
Glen Alpine:

$135,808
NC:

$193,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $134,487; detached houses: $140,017; mobile homes: $98,233

Median gross rent in 2019: $694.

March 2019 cost of living index in Glen Alpine: 85.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 16.9%
(12.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 60.0% for Black residents, 50.0% for American Indian residents, 96.0% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Glen Alpine, NC (2019)
    • 1,34979.6%White alone
    • 1619.5%Asian alone
    • 814.8%Two or more races
    • 633.7%Hispanic
    • 301.8%Black alone
    • 60.4%American Indian alone

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


Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.38
North Carolina average:

2.29
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Ancestries: American (50.6%), English (6.7%), German (5.6%), Irish (3.1%), Welsh (1.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1206 feet

Land area: 1.85 square miles.

Population density: 800 people per square mile   (low).

Glen Alpine, North Carolina map

136 residents are foreign born (9.3% Asia, 1.7% Latin America).

This town:

8.2%
North Carolina:

8.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,383 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,016 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Asheville, NC (44.7 miles , pop. 68,889).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (64.6 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (467.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Salem, NC (2.2 miles ),
Morganton, NC (2.3 miles ),
Drexel, NC (3.2 miles ),
Valdese, NC (3.6 miles ),
Marion, NC (3.6 miles ),
West Marion, NC (3.8 miles ),
Rutherford College, NC (3.8 miles ),
Gamewell, NC (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 35.73 N, Longitude: 81.78 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 828

Distribution of median household income in Glen Alpine, NC in 2019
Distribution of house value in Glen Alpine, NC in 2019

Glen Alpine satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.8%
North Carolina:

6.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +28 (+2.6%).
Most common industries in Glen Alpine, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.3%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (11.3%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (6.5%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (5.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Apparel (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (12.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (10.3%)
  • Health care (8.5%)
  • Construction (7.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.1%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.6%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (9.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.9%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (8.1%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (7.8%)
  • Apparel (6.2%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
Most common occupations in Glen Alpine, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (12.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.9%)
  • Cashiers (5.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.0%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)

Average climate in Glen Alpine, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Glen Alpine, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 67.1. This is about average.

City:

67.1
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2016 was 0.0478. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0478
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.85. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.85
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Glen Alpine-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 31% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.6 miles away from the Glen Alpine town center killed 4 people and injured 52 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/7/1998, a category F4 tornado 24.6 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Glen Alpine-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above North Carolina state average. It is 7% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 64.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 261.0 miles away from Glen Alpine center
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 134.5 miles away from Glen Alpine 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) earthquake occurred 208.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 122.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB) earthquake occurred 99.4 miles away from the city 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 Burke County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Glen Alpine topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Glen Alpine:

  • MAGNOLIA LANE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MORGANTON, NC)
  • GRACE RIDGE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MORGANTON, NC)
  • BROUGHTON HOSP (Hospital, about 6 miles away; MORGANTON, NC)
  • BROUGHTON HOSPITAL-MEDICAL UNIT (Hospital, about 6 miles away; MORGANTON, NC)
  • BROUGHTON HOSPITAL NF (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MORGANTON, NC)
  • J. IVERSON RIDDLE DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER (Hospital, about 7 miles away; MORGANTON, NC)
  • WESTERN CAROLINA CENTER HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 7 miles away; MORGANTON, NC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Glen Alpine:

  • Western Piedmont Community College (about 6 miles; Morganton, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,205)
  • Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute (about 19 miles; Hudson, NC; FT enrollment: 3,636)
  • Catawba Valley Community College (about 28 miles; Hickory, NC; FT enrollment: 3,785)
  • Isothermal Community College (about 29 miles; Spindale, NC; FT enrollment: 2,165)
  • Gardner-Webb University (about 34 miles; Boiling Springs, NC; FT enrollment: 4,241)
  • Appalachian State University (about 35 miles; Boone, NC; FT enrollment: 17,362)
  • Cleveland Community College (about 36 miles; Shelby, NC; FT enrollment: 2,541)

Points of interest:

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Churches in Glen Alpine include: First Baptist Church of Glen Alpine (A), Mount Herman Church (B), Peoples Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Burke County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

BRENTWOOD-JAMESTOWN ROAD (Population served: 5,362, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-04-2009), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-04-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-10-2009), St AO (w/penalty) issued (AUG-13-2009), St Case dropped (AUG-28-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2011)
BRENTWOOD WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 5,127, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-04-2009), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-04-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-10-2009), St AO (w/penalty) issued (AUG-13-2009), St Case dropped (AUG-28-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-10-2011)
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

70.8%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.8%
Whole state:

5.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Glen Alpine:

Marital status in Glen Alpine, NC
  • Never married: 27.4%
  • Now married: 59.6%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

For population 25 years and over in Glen Alpine:

  • High school or higher: 82.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
North Carolina average:

11.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Glen Alpine, NC (based on Burke County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant41,460141
Mainline Protestant9,78243
Black Protestant2,00612
Other1,1535
Catholic1,0231
None35,717-
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: 20
Here:

2.25 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 10
Here:

1.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 49
This county:

5.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 46
Burke County:

5.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.2%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Burke County:

27.5%
State:

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

16.7%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

50.9%
North Carolina:

48.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

46.5%
North Carolina:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Glen Alpine:

20.2%
North Carolina:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.7%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.8%
State:

33.7%

General health condition:
Here:

55.9%
North Carolina:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

76.7%
North Carolina:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Glen Alpine, NC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 3$19,650$78,6000$0
Solid Waste Management 2$4,646$27,8760$0
Other Government Administration 1$5,226$62,7121$1,169
Totals for Government 6$29,521$59,0421$1,169

Glen Alpine government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $349,000 ($235.33)
    Police Protection: $234,000 ($157.79)
    Financial Administration: $139,000 ($93.73)
    Local Fire Protection: $25,000 ($16.86)
    Sewerage: $13,000 ($8.77)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($3.37)

Glen Alpine government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $13,000 ($8.77)
    Other: $4,000 ($2.70)
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000 ($0.67)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $2,000 ($1.35)
    Rents: $1,000 ($0.67)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $72,000 ($48.55)
    Highways: $44,000 ($29.67)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $352,000 ($237.36)
    Property: $345,000 ($232.64)
    Other License: $45,000 ($30.34)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,000 ($1.35)

5.74% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,356 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.74%
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 Catawba County, NC  1.15% ($33,212 average AGI)
from Caldwell County, NC  0.78% ($31,361)
from McDowell County, NC  0.43% ($31,415)


5.57% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($35,166 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.57%
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 Catawba County, NC  1.43% ($32,809 average AGI)
to Caldwell County, NC  0.74% ($34,109)
to McDowell County, NC  0.39% ($29,336)

Strongest AM radio stations in Glen Alpine:

  • WMNC (1430 AM; 3 kW; MORGANTON, NC; Owner: COOPER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCIS (760 AM; daytime; 4 kW; MORGANTON, NC; Owner: W.F.M. INCORPORATED)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBRM (1250 AM; 5 kW; MARION, NC; Owner: WBRM, INC.)
  • WWOL (780 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: HOLLY SPRINGS BAPTIST BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKGX (1080 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LENOIR, NC; Owner: FOOTHILLS RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WXIT (1200 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLOWING ROCK, NC; Owner: RONDINARO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKJV (1380 AM; 25 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BAPTIST OUTREACH MISSIONS)
  • WTOE (1470 AM; 5 kW; SPRUCE PINE, NC; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Glen Alpine:

  • WMNC-FM (92.1 FM; MORGANTON, NC; Owner: COOPER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WAGI-FM (105.3 FM; GAFFNEY, SC; Owner: GAFFNEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WECR-FM (102.3 FM; BEECH MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: RONDINARO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WZJS (100.7 FM; BANNER ELK, NC; Owner: HIGHLAND COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATES, LLC)
  • W232AV (94.3 FM; LENOIR, NC; Owner: DAVID TORRES)
  • W218BW (91.5 FM; LENOIR, NC; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WQNQ (104.3 FM; OLD FORT, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKVS (103.3 FM; LENOIR, NC; Owner: FOOTHILLS RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WFHE (90.3 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • W285DG (104.9 FM; BOONE, NC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHCB (91.5 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUC. COMMUNICATION CORP)
  • W225AA (92.9 FM; BOONE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WETS-FM (89.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXBQ-FM (96.9 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPJO (99.3 FM; ELIZABETHTON, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSPA-FM (98.9 FM; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Glen Alpine:

  • WBTV (Channel 3; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS/WBTV, INC.)
  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCNC-TV (Channel 36; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • WJZY (Channel 46; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WJZY-TV, INC.)
  • WWWB (Channel 55; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: WWWB-TV, INC.)
  • WUNE-TV (Channel 17; LINVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WHKY-TV (Channel 14; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • W43AU (Channel 43; MARION, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)

Glen Alpine fatal accident list:

Mar 13, 2018 06:34 AM, Us-70, Lat: 35.727636, Lon: -81.781400, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 12, 2017 05:31 AM, Sr-1331, Lat: 35.728547, Lon: -81.777108, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 24, 2013 05:49 PM, Us-70, London Street, Lat: 35.727911, Lon: -81.779847, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 18, 2011 01:00 PM, London Street, Causby Street, Lat: 35.723281, Lon: -81.773869, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 9, Fatalities: 1
Oct 28, 2003 06:40 AM, Turkey Tail Lane, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 22, 1996 03:35 PM, Main St, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 292ft / 89.3mTotal length
  • 120,235Total average daily traffic
  • 16,748Total average daily truck traffic
  • 53,470Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Glen Alpine, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 101950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 31990-1999
  • 62000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Glen Alpine, NC

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • GLEN ALPINE CO, 107 Hennessee Street (Lat: 35.722639 Lon: -81.784278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WPQT701,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, Grant Date: 11/23/2010, Expiration Date: 10/12/2020, Cancellation Date: 02/07/2012, Certifier: Mary Jo Peed, Registrant: Bellsouth Telecommunications, LLC, 675 West Peachtree St, Ne Rm 34a16, Atlanta, GA 30375, Phone: (404) 927-2692, Fax: (404) 522-7665, Email:
  • GLEN ALPINE CO, 107 Hennessee Street (Lat: 35.722694 Lon: -81.784333), Type: Upole, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 52.7 m, Call Sign: WQEJ933,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, Grant Date: 01/20/2016, Expiration Date: 02/15/2026, Certifier: Mary Jo Peed, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S. Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • STATION, Sw End Of Linville Dam On County Rd 1233 Near (Lat: 35.742889 Lon: -81.839806), Overall height: 28.7 m, Call Sign: WIA445,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2143.60 MHz, Grant Date: 02/08/1999, Expiration Date: 05/05/2009, Cancellation Date: 02/26/2007, Registrant: Duke Energy Corp, 401 S. College Street, Charlotte, NC 28201, Phone: (704) 382-8340, Fax: (704) 382-4800, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KE4SZA, Licensee ID: L00221325, Grant Date: 11/21/1994, Expiration Date: 11/21/2004, Cancellation Date: 11/22/2006, Registrant: James F Epley Sr, 3355 Jewell Rd, Glen Alpine, NC 28628
  • Call Sign: W4RSS, Previous Call Sign: KE4DHC, Grant Date: 02/26/1998, Expiration Date: 02/26/2008, Cancellation Date: 02/07/2008, Registrant: Ronnie S Scott, Glen Alpine, NC 28628
  • Call Sign: KG4RVN, Licensee ID: L00473678, Grant Date: 12/13/2011, Expiration Date: 02/26/2022, Certifier: Jason L Ross, Registrant: Jason L Ross, Glen Alpine, NC 28628

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
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$130,1402$171,5056$117,8101$41,700
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$45,4103$95,3270$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$92,7200$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0203.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$117,570
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2007 2006 2005 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0203.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Glen Alpine, NC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Glen Alpine, NC - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Glen Alpine, NC
  • 63.3%Electricity
  • 18.9%Utility gas
  • 15.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Glen Alpine, NC
  • 78.0%Electricity
  • 10.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 9.7%Utility gas
  • 1.6%Wood


Glen Alpine compared to North Carolina state average:

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

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  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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