Grifton, North Carolina

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Population in 2014: 2,679 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +29.2%
Males: 1,234  (46.1%)
Females: 1,445  (53.9%)
Median resident age:  47.1 years
North Carolina median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 28530.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $33,997 (it was $34,853 in 2000)
Grifton:

$33,997
NC:

$45,906

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,104 (it was $16,488 in 2000)

Grifton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $110,325 (it was $76,400 in 2000)
Grifton:

$110,325
NC:

$154,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $158,570; Detached houses: $188,822; Townhouses or other attached units: $97,340; In 2-unit structures: $105,476; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $94,290; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $83,183; Mobile homes: $42,182

Median gross rent in 2013: $502.

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  • Races in Grifton, NC (2010)

    Grifton races chart
    • 1,25047.8%White alone
    • 1,06240.6%Black alone
    • 2539.7%Hispanic
    • 451.7%Two or more races
    • 40.2%Other race alone
    • 20.08%American Indian alone
    • 10.04%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Grifton: 88.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (10.7%), German (10.0%), United States (8.4%), Irish (6.7%), Polish (2.6%), Scotch-Irish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 4 feet

Land area: 1.71 square miles.

Population density: 1,563 people per square mile   (low).

Grifton,NC real estate house value index trend

Grifton, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Grifton:

  • High school or higher: 88.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Grifton town:

  • Never married: 28.7%
  • Now married: 42.2%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

108 residents are foreign born (3.6% Latin America, 0.7% Asia).

This town:

4.1%
North Carolina:

7.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,084 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,281 (0.9%)

Grifton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, NC (16.0 miles , pop. 60,476).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (74.7 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (343.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Ayden, NC (2.6 miles ), Hookerton, NC (3.1 miles ), Winterville, NC (3.3 miles ), Dover, NC (3.3 miles ), Kinston, NC (3.3 miles ), Maury, NC (3.4 miles ), Snow Hill, NC (3.8 miles ), Cove City, NC (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 35.38 N, Longitude: 77.43 W

Area code: 252

Grifton household income distribution Grifton home values distribution

Property values in Grifton, NC


Crime rates in Grifton by Year
Type 2002 2004 2005 2006 2008 2009
Murders 000002
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.089.4
Rapes 000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.044.7
Robberies 113321
per 100,000 46.747.9144.0142.489.544.7
Assaults 861035
per 100,000 373.5287.248.00.0134.3223.4
Burglaries 27271318147
per 100,000 1,260.51,292.5624.1854.3626.7312.8
Thefts 836153625051
per 100,000 3,874.92,920.12,544.42,942.62,238.12,278.8
Auto thefts 753243
per 100,000 326.8239.3144.094.9179.1134.0
Arson 000200
per 100,000 0.00.00.094.90.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 307.5) 372.7310.4218.4237.1209.7412.5

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Crime rate in Grifton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.86
North Carolina average:

2.41
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.9%
North Carolina:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -380 (-15.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (16%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving occupations (22%)
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (24%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Grifton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Grifton, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

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

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.8 miles away from the Grifton town center killed 16 people and injured 153 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 tornado 28.9 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 149 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Grifton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 155.2 miles away from the city center
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 44.1 miles away from Grifton center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 231.1 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 305.8 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 222.2 miles away from Grifton 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 250.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pitt County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Grifton topographic map

Birthplace of: Jim Grimsley - Novelist.

Hospitals and medical centers in Grifton:

  • PITT CO GROUP HOME FOR MR AUTISTIC PERSONS (6570 FAIRWAY DRIVE)
  • PITT COUNTY GROUP HOME #3 (6775 NORTH PITT STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Grifton:

  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE OF AYDEN (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; AYDEN, NC)
  • PITT COUNTY GROUP HOME #2 (Hospital, about 7 miles away; AYDEN, NC)
  • AYDEN COURT NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; AYDEN, NC)
  • KINSTON REHAB AND HEALTHCARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; KINSTON, NC)
  • FMC OF KINSTON DIALYSIS UNIT (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; KINSTON, NC)
  • LENOIR MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; KINSTON, NC)
  • SKILL CREATIONS OF KINSTON (Hospital, about 11 miles away; KINSTON, NC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grifton:

  • Pitt Community College (about 13 miles; Winterville, NC; Full-time enrollment: 7,026)
  • Lenoir Community College (about 13 miles; Kinston, NC; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • East Carolina University (about 17 miles; Greenville, NC; FT enrollment: 23,943)
  • Craven Community College (about 27 miles; New Bern, NC; FT enrollment: 2,712)
  • Wayne Community College (about 29 miles; Goldsboro, NC; FT enrollment: 3,174)
  • Edgecombe Community College (about 36 miles; Tarboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,058)
  • Mount Olive College (about 38 miles; Mount Olive, NC; FT enrollment: 3,097)

Public elementary/middle school in Grifton:

  • GRIFTON (Location: 513 E MCCRAE ST, Grades: PK-8)

Private elementary/middle school in Grifton:

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Notable locations in Grifton: Grifton City Hall (A), Fire and Police Department (B), Grifton Police Department Non Emergency (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Grifton include: Saint Jude Church (A), Grifton United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Pitt County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 52.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

52.3
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 3.09. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.09
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 27.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 16.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.8
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.66. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.66
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 29.0%
(6.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 67.1% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  68.6%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.6%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
41 people in nursing homes in 2000
12 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Grifton, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Grifton (2011 data):

  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Grifton Branch at 501 West Queen Street, branch established on 1942/02/05. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $20,566.4 mil, Deposits: $17,596.8 mil, headquarters in Raleigh, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 433 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
North Carolina average:

12.4

Grifton travel time to work - commute Grifton mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Grifton town (based on Pitt County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant36,334154
Mainline Protestant23,02947
Catholic5,4893
Black Protestant2,71232
Other1,85511
Orthodox501
None98,679-
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: 29
Pitt County:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Pitt County:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 69
Pitt County:

4.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 102
Here:

6.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.6%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Pitt County:

32.2%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.9%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.9%
State:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.9%
State:

44.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.4
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Grifton:

20.2%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Grifton:

13.9%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.0%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
Grifton:

52.8%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Grifton:

77.4%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Grifton, 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
Financial Administration 1$2,511$30,1320$0
Other Government Administration 2$8,092$48,5520$0
Police Protection - Officers 7$19,124$32,7840$0
Streets and Highways 3$7,033$28,1320$0
Sewerage 2$6,280$37,6800$0
Water Supply 1$2,843$34,1160$0
Local Libraries 0$0 2$1,803
Totals for Government 16$45,883$34,4122$1,803

Grifton government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $631,000 ($235.54)
    Water Utilities: $270,000 ($100.78)
    Regular Highways: $12,000 ($4.48)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $314,000 ($117.21)
    Housing and Community Development: $261,000 ($97.42)
    Central Staff Services: $258,000 ($96.30)
    Regular Highways: $221,000 ($82.49)
    Sewerage: $217,000 ($81.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $142,000 ($53.00)
    General - Other: $138,000 ($51.51)
    Water Utilities: $93,000 ($34.71)
    General Public Buildings: $84,000 ($31.35)
    Libraries: $30,000 ($11.20)
    Local Fire Protection: $26,000 ($9.71)
    Natural Resources - Other: $25,000 ($9.33)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($2.61)
    Health - Other: $7,000 ($2.61)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($1.49)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($2.99)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $177,000 ($66.07)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $26,000 ($9.71)
    General - Other: $24,000 ($8.96)
    Local Fire Protection: $16,000 ($5.97)
    Sewerage: $13,000 ($4.85)
    Water Utilities: $6,000 ($2.24)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($0.75)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($0.75)
    General Public Building: $1,000 ($0.37)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $621,000 ($231.80)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $26,000 ($9.71)

Grifton government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $464,000 ($173.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $117,000 ($43.67)
    All Other: $14,000 ($5.23)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $261,000 ($97.42)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $449,000 ($167.60)
    Highways: $29,000 ($10.82)
    All Other: $25,000 ($9.33)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $56,000 ($20.90)
    Interest Earnings: $47,000 ($17.54)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $199,000 ($74.28)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $164,000 ($61.22)
    Highways: $83,000 ($30.98)
    General Local Government Support: $81,000 ($30.24)
    All Other: $63,000 ($23.52)
  • Tax - Property: $455,000 ($169.84)
    NEC: $15,000 ($5.60)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $2,000 ($0.75)

Grifton government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $209,000 ($78.01)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $178,000 ($66.44)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,000 ($11.57)

Grifton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,101,000 ($410.97)

7.36% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,066 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.36%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($65 average AGI)
Pitt County:

0.04%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Beaufort County, NC  0.51% ($28,462 average AGI)
from Wake County, NC  0.46% ($35,339)
from Lenoir County, NC  0.28% ($32,382)


7.08% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,068 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.08%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($344 average AGI)
Pitt County:

0.06%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Wake County, NC  0.65% ($34,740 average AGI)
to Beaufort County, NC  0.41% ($37,150)
to Craven County, NC  0.25% ($26,194)

Strongest AM radio stations in Grifton:

  • WNCT (1070 AM; 10 kW; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRNS (960 AM; 5 kW; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WGHB (1250 AM; 5 kW; FARMVILLE, NC; Owner: CONNER MEDIA, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WDLX (930 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WSMO (1120 AM; 20 kW; CAMP LEJEUNE, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WDJS (1430 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT OLIVE, NC; Owner: MOUNT OLIVE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WLNR (1230 AM; 1 kW; KINSTON, NC; Owner: CONNER MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WELS (1010 AM; 1 kW; KINSTON, NC; Owner: KINSTON CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WGTM (590 AM; 5 kW; WILSON, NC; Owner: SPIRIT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGBR (1150 AM; 5 kW; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Grifton:

  • WERO (93.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WNCT-FM (107.9 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRNS-FM (95.1 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WIKS (101.9 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: WIKS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXNR (99.5 FM; GRIFTON, NC; Owner: WXNR LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTRG (100.7 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSFL-FM (106.5 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: WSFL LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAGO (88.7 FM; SNOW HILL, NC; Owner: PATHWAY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY, INC.)
  • WGPM (94.3 FM; FARMVILLE, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WFXK (104.3 FM; TARBORO, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMGV (103.3 FM; NEWPORT, NC; Owner: WMGV LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WELS-FM (102.9 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: KINSTON CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WZBR (97.7 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WRDU (106.1 FM; WILSON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W220BW (91.9 FM; AYDEN, NC; Owner: GRACE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WCZI (98.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WYMY (96.9 FM; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • W240AW (95.9 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCBZ (103.7 FM; WILLIAMSTON, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WTEB (89.3 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: CRAVEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Grifton:

  • WITN-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: WITN LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WNCT-TV (Channel 9; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEPX (Channel 38; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON GREENVILLE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WYDO (Channel 14; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF EASTERN CAROLINA LICENSE LLC)
  • WCTI-TV (Channel 12; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUNM-TV (Channel 19; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WUNK-TV (Channel 25; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W64AZ (Channel 64; KINSTON-GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: GOCOM TELEVISION, L.P.,)
  • WRAY-TV (Channel 30; WILSON, NC; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • W60CV (Channel 60; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
Grifton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Grifton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 12m39ftTotal length
  • 9,100Total average daily traffic
  • 681Total average daily truck traffic
  • 18,200Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Grifton, NC)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PALMETTO ELECTRONICS INC X-AIR H (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: JABIRU 2200 (85 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 3505Z , Serial Number: 1144, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 09/21/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Timothy M Wooten, 6043 Waters Edge Dr, Grifton, NC 28530

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$95,4502$108,1700$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$119,9201$13,820
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$73,9000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0015.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$63,410
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2007 2006 2004 2003 2002 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0015.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

LIVE OAK FWB CHURCH (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUL-24-2014, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-26-2014), St Public Notif requested (AUG-26-2014), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-26-2014)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 54
  • Hazardous Condition: 4

Incident types - Grifton

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Grifton, NC
Most common first names in Grifton, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James5772.2 years
William5369.2 years
John4973.3 years
Mary4777.3 years
Robert4666.8 years
Annie2680.3 years
George2270.6 years
Joseph2074.3 years
Walter1869.3 years
Willie1873.8 years
Most common last names in Grifton, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5372.0 years
Dixon4070.3 years
Williams4074.8 years
Jones3970.1 years
Moore3471.4 years
Chapman2973.0 years
Jackson2571.1 years
Phillips2374.8 years
Davis2376.6 years
Johnson2278.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (80%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Businesses in Grifton, NC

  • U-Haul: 1

Grifton compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
There are 4 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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