Hallsboro, North Carolina

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Population in 2010: 465.
Males: 223  (48.1%)
Females: 242  (51.9%)
Median resident age:

58.8 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 28442.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $38,014
Hallsboro:

$38,014
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,965

Hallsboro CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $90,598
Hallsboro:

$90,598
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $106,930; detached houses: $133,239; mobile homes: $55,939

Median gross rent in 2017: $616.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hallsboro: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.5%
(16.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.3% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Hallsboro, NC (2010)
    • 26557.0%Black alone
    • 16836.1%White alone
    • 153.2%Hispanic
    • 81.7%Two or more races
    • 71.5%American Indian alone
    • 20.4%Asian alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Hallsboro, North Carolina as of February 20, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hallsboro is 72 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (30.6%), English (7.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 66 feet

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wilmington, NC (39.9 miles , pop. 75,838).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (103.5 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (436.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Lake Waccamaw, NC (2.3 miles ),
Whiteville, NC (2.5 miles ),
Brunswick, NC (2.5 miles ),
Bolton, NC (3.3 miles ),
Clarkton, NC (3.5 miles ),
Chadbourn, NC (3.6 miles ),
East Arcadia, NC (4.0 miles ),
Sandyfield, NC (4.1 miles )

Latitude: 34.32 N, Longitude: 78.60 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 910

Distribution of median household income in Hallsboro, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Hallsboro, NC in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.3%
North Carolina:

4.1%

Tornado activity:

Hallsboro-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 7% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/9/1950, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.5 miles away from the Hallsboro place center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 11/16/2006, a category F3 tornado 20.6 miles away from the place center killed 8 people and injured 20 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hallsboro-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 132.7 miles away from Hallsboro 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 123.9 miles away from Hallsboro center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 224.9 miles away from Hallsboro 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 153.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 108.3 miles away from Hallsboro center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 229.2 miles away from Hallsboro center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Columbus County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 14, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Hallsboro:

  • PREMIER LIVING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; LAKE WACCAMAW, NC)
  • COLUMBUS REGIONAL HEALTHCARE SYSTEM Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; WHITEVILLE, NC)
  • COLUMBUS COUNTY HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; WHITEVILLE, NC)
  • LIBERTY COMMONS NANDR CTR OF COLUMBUS CTY (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WHITEVILLE, NC)
  • CENTURY CARE CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WHITEVILLE, NC)
  • NORTHRIDGE RESIDENTIAL (Hospital, about 13 miles away; CLARKTON, NC)
  • STRAWBERRY HOUSE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; CHADBOURN, NC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hallsboro:

  • Robeson Community College (about 32 miles; Lumberton, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,322)
  • Cape Fear Community College (about 38 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 8,372)
  • Miller-Motte College-Wilmington (about 42 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 2,395)
  • University of North Carolina Wilmington (about 42 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 13,112)
  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (about 43 miles; Pembroke, NC; FT enrollment: 5,548)
  • Horry-Georgetown Technical College (about 44 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 5,772)
  • Coastal Carolina University (about 44 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 8,881)

Public elementary/middle schools in Hallsboro:

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Churches in Hallsboro include: Mount Hebron Church (A), New Light Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Mount Hebron Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Cowpen Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

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

REHOBETH AME ZION CHURCH (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-22-2010), St Formal NOV issued (APR-22-2010), St Public Notif received (MAY-11-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-14-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hallsboro that have no violations reported:

  • HALLSBORO UMC (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MOUNT HEBRON AME ZION CHURCH (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HALLSBORO BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.3 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

57.8%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.5%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.5% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Hallsboro:

Marital status in Hallsboro, NC
  • Never married: 20.0%
  • Now married: 53.0%
  • Separated: 9.1%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 14.9%

For population 25 years and over in Hallsboro:

  • High school or higher: 81.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
North Carolina average:

11.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hallsboro, NC (based on Columbus County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant25,278122
Black Protestant3,61026
Mainline Protestant3,14425
Catholic1,0632
Other5654
None24,438-
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: 15
This county:

2.78 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 43
Columbus County:

7.97 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Here:

5.37 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

12.1%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Columbus County:

31.7%
North Carolina:

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

15.7%
State:

15.6%

4.60% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($33,323 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.60%
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 Horry County, SC  0.74% ($20,535 average AGI)
from Brunswick County, NC  0.44% ($34,104)
from Bladen County, NC  0.42% ($26,342)


4.50% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($31,291 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.50%
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 Horry County, SC  0.64% ($26,459 average AGI)
to Brunswick County, NC  0.62% ($37,701)
to New Hanover County, NC  0.40% ($27,565)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hallsboro:

  • WENC (1220 AM; 5 kW; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: DHA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTXY (1540 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: STANLEY BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WTAB (1370 AM; 5 kW; TABOR CITY, NC; Owner: WTAB, INC)
  • WMYT (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CAROLINA BEACH, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBLA (1440 AM; 5 kW; ELIZABETHTOWN, NC; Owner: SOUND BUSINESS OF ELIZABETHTOWN, INC)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMIR (1200 AM; 7 kW; ATLANTIC BEACH, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC BEACH RADIO, INC.)
  • WAAV (980 AM; 5 kW; LELAND, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WQJM (1450 AM; 10 kW; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WVOE (1590 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CHADBOURN, NC; Owner: EBONY ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WKKE (1080 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ST. PAULS, NC; Owner: FERRIS YARNELL LOCKLEAR)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hallsboro:

  • WHQR (91.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FRIENDS OF PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WKVC (88.9 FM; NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WMNX (97.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WZFX (99.1 FM; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKXB (99.9 FM; BURGAW, NC; Owner: SEA-COMM, INC.)
  • WSTS (100.9 FM; FAIRMONT, NC; Owner: PRO-MEDIA, INC.)
  • WGNI (102.7 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKML (95.7 FM; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: WKML LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFLB (96.5 FM; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: WFLB LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVCO (94.9 FM; LORIS, SC; Owner: CAROLINA BEACH MUSIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WGQR (105.7 FM; ELIZABETHTOWN, NC; Owner: SOUND BUSINESS OF ELIZABETHTOWN, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Hallsboro:

  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WSFX-TV (Channel 26; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN MEDIA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WUNJ-TV (Channel 39; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WPDE-TV (Channel 15; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GRAND STRAND COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWMB (Channel 21; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WBTW (Channel 13; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFXB (Channel 43; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: GE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WUNU (Channel 31; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W47CK (Channel 47; SHALLOTTE, NC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WHMC (Channel 23; CONWAY, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)

Hallsboro fatal accident list:

Apr 3, 2014 05:38 AM, Cr-1001, Lat: 34.314000, Lon: -78.599661, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 27, 2012 04:11 PM, Hallsboro Rd, Lat: 34.331239, Lon: -78.599150, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 49ft / 15.1mTotal length
  • 21,780Total average daily traffic
  • 1,842Total average daily truck traffic
  • 43,560Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Hallsboro)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Sw Corner Us 74/76 & Sr 1001 Fire Dept (Lat: 34.321000 Lon: -78.600556), Call Sign: WFK640,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.015 MHz, Grant Date: 06/28/2013, Expiration Date: 08/15/2023, Registrant: Emergency Services, 608 N. Thompson St., Whiteville, NC 28472, Phone: (910) 640-6610, Fax: (910) 640-1241, Email:
  • Sw Corner Us 74/76 & Sr 1001 Fire Dept (Lat: 34.321000 Lon: -78.600556), Call Sign: WYU966,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.820 MHz, Grant Date: 06/28/2013, Expiration Date: 08/15/2023, Registrant: Emergency Services, 608 N. Thoompson St., Whiteville, NC 28472, Phone: (910) 640-6610, Fax: (910) 640-1241, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KC7AFS, Licensee ID: L00767254, Grant Date: 11/12/2003, Expiration Date: 01/04/2014, Cancellation Date: 01/05/2016, Registrant: Paul T Ward, 2852 Honey Hill Rd, Hallsboro, NC 28442
  • Call Sign: KI4CPE, Licensee ID: L00756012, Grant Date: 10/29/2013, Expiration Date: 10/29/2023, Certifier: Ronald S Dudley, Registrant: Ronald S Dudley, 115 Dudley Dr, Hallsboro, NC 28442
  • Call Sign: KJ4UYI, Licensee ID: L01569047, Grant Date: 05/13/2010, Expiration Date: 05/13/2020, Cancellation Date: 08/24/2010, Certifier: Rebecca W Boswell, Registrant: Rebecca W Boswell, 195 Wyche Rd, Hallsboro, NC 28442

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hallsboro, NC
  • 60.7%Electricity
  • 26.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.8%Wood
  • 5.8%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hallsboro, NC
  • 100.0%Electricity


Hallsboro compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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