Harrellsville, North Carolina

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Population in 2014: 106 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.9%
 
Males: 58  (55.5%)
Females: 48  (44.5%)
Median resident age:  40.6 years
North Carolina median age:  38.7 years

Zip code: 27942

Estimated median household income in 2016: $44,113 (it was $32,000 in 2000)
Harrellsville:

$44,113
NC:

$50,584

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $22,193 (it was $17,051 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $118,444 (it was $62,300 in 2000)
Harrellsville:

$118,444
NC:

$165,400

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $155,805; Detached houses: $155,210

Median gross rent in 2016: $604.

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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Harrellsville: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (32.1%), English (26.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 65 feet

Land area: 0.33 square miles.

Population density: 319 people per square mile   (very low).

Harrellsville, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Harrellsville:

  • High school or higher: 98.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 9.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Harrellsville town:

  • Never married: 21.7%
  • Now married: 58.3%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,012 (0.8%)

Harrellsville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Suffolk, VA (31.9 miles , pop. 63,677).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Norfolk, VA (49.9 miles , pop. 234,403).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (270.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Gatesville, NC (2.7 miles ), Colerain, NC (2.7 miles ), Cofield, NC (2.8 miles ), Powellsville, NC (3.1 miles ), Winton, NC (3.2 miles ), Ahoskie, NC (3.3 miles ), Sunbury, NC (3.7 miles ), Askewville, NC (4.0 miles) .

Latitude: 36.30 N, Longitude: 76.79 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 252

Harrellsville household income distribution Harrellsville home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.7%
North Carolina:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -4 (-3.8%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (32%)
  • Educational services (29%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (69%)
  • Wholesale trade (25%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (32%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (21%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (50%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (44%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Average climate in Harrellsville, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Harrellsville-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 6% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.8 miles away from the Harrellsville town center killed 2 people and injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 11/28/1988, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 36.5 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 154 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Harrellsville-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 108.0 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 85.6 miles away from Harrellsville center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 122.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi) earthquake occurred 114.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 117.5 miles away from Harrellsville center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 281.5 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 Hertford County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 11, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Harrellsville topographic map

Birthplace of: Robert H. Smith (naval officer) - Soilder.

Hospitals and medical centers near Harrellsville:

  • DOWN EAST HEALTH AND REHAB CEN (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GATESVILLE, NC)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB-AHOSKIE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; AHOSKIE, NC)
  • ROANOKE PLACE (Hospital, about 11 miles away; AHOSKIE, NC)
  • UNIVERSITY HEALTH SYSTEMS HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; AHOSKIE, NC)
  • VIDANT ROANOKE CHOWAN HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; AHOSKIE, NC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harrellsville:

  • Elizabeth City State University (about 33 miles; Elizabeth City, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,803)
  • Tidewater Community College (about 47 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 20,975)
  • Norfolk State University (about 48 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 6,032)
  • Regent University (about 48 miles; Virginia Beach, VA; FT enrollment: 3,429)
  • Old Dominion University (about 49 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 19,825)
  • ECPI University (about 51 miles; Virginia Beach, VA; FT enrollment: 10,694)
  • Edgecombe Community College (about 53 miles; Tarboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,058)

Public elementary/middle schools in Harrellsville:

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Hertford County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 17.1%
(3.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 51.9% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  60.9%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  2.2%
Whole state:  5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.8
North Carolina average:

12.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Harrellsville town (based on Hertford County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,09736
Mainline Protestant9376
Black Protestant5664
Other1262
Catholic1251
None15,818-
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: 8
Hertford County:

3.44 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Hertford County:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Hertford County:

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.7%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Hertford County:

34.3%
North Carolina:

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

12.7%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

42.1%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

41.5%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Harrellsville:

31.4
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Harrellsville:

16.8%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.3%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Harrellsville:

6.6
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

38.4%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
Harrellsville:

52.1%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Harrellsville:

86.4%
State:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Harrellsville, 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 0$0 2$1,803
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$117
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$270
Water Supply 0$0 2$1,035
Totals for Government 0$0 11$3,225

5.20% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,790 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.20%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bertie County, NC  0.99% ($23,329 average AGI)
from Northampton County, NC  0.51% ($27,444)
from Wake County, NC  0.24% ($41,882)


6.01% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,995 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.01%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bertie County, NC  0.77% ($23,109 average AGI)
to Northampton County, NC  0.51% ($28,278)
to Pitt County, NC  0.39% ($20,929)

Strongest AM radio stations in Harrellsville:

  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGH (1310 AM; 20 kW; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WPMH (1010 AM; 10 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WDZY (1290 AM; 25 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJPI (1470 AM; 5 kW; PLYMOUTH, NC; Owner: FREE TEMPLE MINISTRIES INC..)
  • WKGM (940 AM; 10 kW; SMITHFIELD, VA; Owner: WKGM, INC.)
  • WHKT (1650 AM; 10 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYAL (1280 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SCOTLAND NECK, NC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Harrellsville:

  • WQDK (99.3 FM; AHOSKIE, NC; Owner: MAX MEDIA OF THE CAROLINAS LLC)
  • WBXB (100.1 FM; EDENTON, NC; Owner: EDENTON CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WKJX (96.7 FM; ELIZABETH CITY, NC; Owner: EAST CAROLINA RADIO OF ELIZABETH CITY, INC.)
  • WAFX (106.9 FM; SUFFOLK, VA; Owner: TIDEWATER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKOC (93.7 FM; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WCBZ (103.7 FM; WILLIAMSTON, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WHRO-FM (90.3 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION,INC)
  • WHRV (89.5 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION,INC)
  • WRSF (105.7 FM; COLUMBIA, NC; Owner: EAST CAROLINA RADIO, INC.)
  • WVKL (95.7 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: ENTERCOM NORFOLK LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFMZ (104.9 FM; HERTFORD, NC; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WURB (97.7 FM; WINDSOR, NC; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WERX-FM (102.5 FM; COLUMBIA, NC; Owner: LAWRENCE LOESCH & MARGARET LOESCH)
  • WDLZ (98.3 FM; MURFREESBORO, NC; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WBKU (91.7 FM; AHSOKIE, NC; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WGPS (88.3 FM; ELIZABETH CITY, NC; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WLQM-FM (101.7 FM; FRANKLIN, VA; Owner: FRANKLIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Harrellsville:

  • WUND-TV (Channel 2; COLUMBIA, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WTKR (Channel 3; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WTVZ-TV (Channel 33; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WTVZ LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WHRO-TV (Channel 15; HAMPTON-NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOC, INC.)
  • WPXV (Channel 49; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WVEC-TV (Channel 13; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: WVEC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WAVY-TV (Channel 10; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGNT (Channel 27; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WFTB-LP (Channel 55; WILLIAMSTON, ETC., NC; Owner: FREE TEMPLE MINISTRIES, INC.)

Harrellsville fatal accident list:

Sep 15, 1979 11:25 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • David J Wilhelm, Lloyds Crossroads, East Of Intersection Of Cullen Road And Swains Mill Road (Lat: 36.274889 Lon: -76.721056), Type: 123.1, Overall height: 122.2 m, Registrant: 2023634559, Abelendiuk@fccworld.Com, 5028 WISCONSIN AVE, NW, SUITE 301
  • Charles D Marsh, Lloyds Crossroads, East Of Intersection Of Cullen Road And Swains Mill Road (Lat: 36.274889 Lon: -76.721056), Type: 123.1, Structure height: 37091 m, Overall height: 122.2 m, Registrant: 2524496074

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Fire Dept Hwy 45 (Lat: 36.315444 Lon: -76.789944), Call Sign: KZQ656, Licensee ID: L00005452
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.1800 MHzGrant Date: 03/14/1996, Expiration Date: 04/08/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/25/2001Registrant: County Of Hertford, County Court House, Winton, NC 27986, Phone: (919) 358-1621
  • 115 Main St (Lat: 36.303500 Lon: -76.790778), Call Sign: KNDY682, Licensee ID: L00560623
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.5200 MHzGrant Date: 10/17/2012, Expiration Date: 11/03/2022Registrant: Gillam, W B:gillam Iii, W B Dba Gillam Farms, Harrellsville, NC 27942, Phone: (252) 356-2874
  • Nc 45 At City Limits East (Lat: 36.305722 Lon: -76.791333), Call Sign: WYQ691, Licensee ID: L00049743
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.4000 MHzGrant Date: 12/15/1998, Expiration Date: 01/17/2004, Cancellation Date: 03/21/2004Registrant: Hunter Sharp Jr & Son Inc, 801 South St, Ahoskie, NC 27910
  • 229 Swains Mill Road (Lat: 36.305806 Lon: -76.768389), Type: Silo, Structure height: 33.5 m, Overall height: 38.1 m, Call Sign: WQXB657
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.500 MHzGrant Date: 01/22/2016, Expiration Date: 01/22/2026, Certifier: Horace BeasleyRegistrant: Gately Communication Co., 320 West Lake Drive, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948, Phone: (252) 441-2066, Fax: (252) 441-0913, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N4NWA, Previous Call Sign: KF4KTV, Licensee ID: L00220018, Grant Date: 05/05/2012, Expiration Date: 07/27/2022, Certifier: William R Faust, Registrant: William R Faust, 110 Roundtree Rd, Harrellsville, NC 27942

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (54%)
  • Electricity (33%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)
  • Wood (5%)

Harrellsville compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below 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 significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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