Hertford, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 2,124 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +2.6%
 
Males: 828  (39.0%)
Females: 1,296  (61.0%)
Median resident age:

35.9 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 27944.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $27,791 (it was $19,681 in 2000)
Hertford:

$27,791
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $17,213 (it was $13,502 in 2000)

Hertford town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $117,607 (it was $66,100 in 2000)
Hertford:

$117,607
NC:

$171,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $726.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hertford: 81.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 40.9%
(25.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 63.3% for Black residents, 50.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Hertford, NC (2010)
    • 1,02447.8%Black alone
    • 98245.8%White alone
    • 1024.8%Hispanic
    • 221.0%Two or more races
    • 80.4%Asian alone
    • 30.1%American Indian alone
    • 20.09%Other race alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 29 registered sex offenders living in Hertford, North Carolina as of May 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hertford is 83 to 1.


Crime rates in Hertford by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(94.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(46.5)
1
(45.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(46.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(47.4)
1
(46.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(46.5)
1
(45.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(46.1)
2
(92.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
10
(473.9)
3
(139.8)
1
(46.8)
5
(232.7)
2
(91.0)
1
(46.1)
3
(138.2)
7
(322.9)
7
(321.8)
2
(91.6)
5
(235.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(189.6)
4
(186.4)
7
(327.9)
9
(418.8)
8
(364.0)
3
(138.2)
6
(276.5)
6
(276.8)
9
(413.8)
12
(549.7)
15
(706.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
36
(1,706)
48
(2,237)
17
(796.3)
47
(2,187)
40
(1,820)
26
(1,198)
28
(1,290)
23
(1,061)
28
(1,287)
27
(1,237)
13
(612.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
70
(3,318)
68
(3,169)
62
(2,904)
33
(1,536)
67
(3,048)
43
(1,982)
49
(2,258)
38
(1,753)
44
(2,023)
36
(1,649)
34
(1,602)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(284.4)
7
(326.2)
3
(140.5)
2
(93.1)
5
(227.5)
0
(0.0)
8
(368.7)
2
(92.3)
8
(367.8)
1
(45.8)
3
(141.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(46.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(46.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(92.0)
1
(45.8)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)682.5425.9262.8505.8495.0204.6306.9433.1453.3293.6330.3

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Crime rate in Hertford detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 4 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.41
North Carolina average:

2.34
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Hertford, NC City Guides:

Ancestries: American (14.0%), English (8.3%), German (3.2%), Scottish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 13 feet

Land area: 2.69 square miles.

Population density: 789 people per square mile   (low).

Hertford, North Carolina map

134 residents are foreign born (4.6% Latin America).

This town:

5.2%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,311 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,125 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Suffolk, VA (39.1 miles , pop. 63,677).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Virginia Beach, VA (49.6 miles , pop. 425,257).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (273.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Winfall, NC (1.4 miles ),
Edenton, NC (3.4 miles ),
Elizabeth City, NC (4.0 miles ),
Colerain, NC (4.1 miles ),
Sunbury, NC (4.4 miles ),
Camden, NC (4.4 miles ),
Harrellsville, NC (4.4 miles),
South Mills, NC (4.4 miles )

Latitude: 36.19 N, Longitude: 76.47 W

Area code: 252

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

5.2%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Most common industries in Hertford, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (15.3%)
  • Health care (12.9%)
  • Educational services (11.4%)
  • Construction (9.3%)
  • Public administration (7.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (11.3%)
  • Public administration (11.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.2%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (23.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (20.4%)
  • Educational services (18.8%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Private households (2.8%)
  • Social assistance (2.5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (2.5%)
Most common occupations in Hertford, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Cashiers (4.9%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.4%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (11.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.4%)
  • Construction laborers (6.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.9%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (12.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11.8%)
  • Cashiers (8.1%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.5%)

Average climate in Hertford, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Hertford, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2004 was 84.6. This is about average.

City:

84.6
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2004 was 34.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.1
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Hertford-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 19% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/23/1992, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.7 miles away from the Hertford town center injured 44 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F3 tornado 17.9 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hertford-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 88% 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 125.0 miles away from Hertford 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 79.1 miles away from Hertford center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 139.9 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 133.5 miles away from Hertford center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 134.1 miles away from the city 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 287.5 miles away from Hertford center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Perquimans County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 11, Ice Storm: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hertford topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Hertford:

  • BRIAN CENTER HEALTH AND REHAB/HE (1300 DON JUAN ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Hertford:

  • CHOWAN RIVER NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; EDENTON, NC)
  • LIFE, INC COKE AVENUE GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 12 miles away; EDENTON, NC)
  • VIDANT CHOWAN HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; EDENTON, NC)
  • EDENTON DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; EDENTON, NC)
  • LIFE, INC LUKE STREET GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 12 miles away; EDENTON, NC)
  • W R WINSLOW MEMORIAL HOME INC (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; ELIZABETH CITY, NC)
  • GUARDIAN CARE OF ELIZABETH CITY INC (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; ELIZABETH CITY, NC)

Airports and heliports located in Hertford:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hertford:

  • Elizabeth City State University (about 16 miles; Elizabeth City, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,803)
  • Regent University (about 46 miles; Virginia Beach, VA; FT enrollment: 3,429)
  • Tidewater Community College (about 47 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 20,975)
  • Norfolk State University (about 48 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 6,032)
  • ECPI University (about 49 miles; Virginia Beach, VA; FT enrollment: 10,694)
  • Old Dominion University (about 50 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 19,825)
  • Hampton University (about 59 miles; Hampton, VA; FT enrollment: 4,494)

Public high school in Hertford:

Public elementary/middle school in Hertford:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Hertford: Hertford Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Municipal Building (B), Perquimans County Courthouse (C), Newbold-White (D), Brian Center Health and Rehabilitation of Hertford (E), Hertford Police Department (F), Winfall Police Department (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Harris Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Hertford include: First Baptist Church of Hertford (A), Saint Pauls Church (B), Hertford United Methodist Church (C), Hertford Baptist Church (D), Church of the Holy Trinity (E), Holy Trinity Episcopal Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Cedarwood Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Catfish Hunter - Baseball player, Beulah Burke - Educator, Lillie Burke - Educator.

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

2.4 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

63.2%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.7%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
62 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
64 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Hertford (2011 data):

  • The East Carolina Bank: Hertford Branch at 1103 Harvey Point Road, branch established on 2000/10/02. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $921.7 mil, Deposits: $797.6 mil, headquarters in Engelhard, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 25 total offices, Holding Company: Ecb Bancorp, Inc.
  • Hertford Savings Bank, SSB: Hertford Savings Bank, Ssb at 121 North Church Street, branch established on 1923/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $15.9 mil, Deposits: $14.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 1 total offices
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Hertford Branch at 106 North Church Street, branch established on 1960/02/23. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

For population 15 years and over in Hertford:

Marital status in Hertford, NC
  • Never married: 33.6%
  • Now married: 42.8%
  • Separated: 4.5%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

For population 25 years and over in Hertford:

  • High school or higher: 83.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
North Carolina average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Hertford
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hertford, NC (based on Perquimans County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,97419
Mainline Protestant1,91112
Black Protestant8318
Other21
None7,735-
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: 3
Perquimans County:

2.40 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Here:

3.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Perquimans County:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
This county:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.1%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Perquimans County:

31.4%
State:

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

17.4%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.8%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Hertford:

42.6%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.4
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.3%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

14.3%
State:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.1%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

50.6%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Hertford:

77.0%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hertford, 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
Police Protection - Officers 10$30,557$36,6680$0
Other Government Administration 8$11,872$17,8080$0
Sewerage 3$9,127$36,5080$0
Electric Power 3$11,107$44,4280$0
Other and Unallocable 2$5,934$35,6041$1,072
Water Supply 2$5,434$32,6040$0
Police - Other 2$2,807$16,8420$0
Financial Administration 2$4,637$27,8220$0
Solid Waste Management 2$6,886$41,3160$0
Totals for Government 34$88,361$31,1861$1,072

Hertford government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $3,117,000 ($1467.51)
    Sewerage: $1,003,000 ($472.22)
    Water Utilities: $669,000 ($314.97)
    Police Protection: $637,000 ($299.91)
    Liquor Stores: $577,000 ($271.66)
    Regular Highways: $264,000 ($124.29)
    Central Staff Services: $208,000 ($97.93)
    Solid Waste Management: $117,000 ($55.08)
    Local Fire Protection: $101,000 ($47.55)
    General - Other: $42,000 ($19.77)
    Natural Resources - Other: $26,000 ($12.24)
    Housing and Community Development: $12,000 ($5.65)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $22,000 ($10.36)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Health - Other: $3,000 ($1.41)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $149,000 ($70.15)
    Central Staff Services: $7,000 ($3.30)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $150,000 ($70.62)

Hertford government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $760,000 ($357.82)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $101,000 ($47.55)
    Solid Waste Management: $84,000 ($39.55)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $29,000 ($13.65)
    General Revenue - Other: $6,000 ($2.82)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.47)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $2,956,000 ($1391.71)
    Liquor Stores: $621,000 ($292.37)
    Water Utilities: $507,000 ($238.70)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $267,000 ($125.71)
    General Local Government Support: $118,000 ($55.56)
    Highways: $58,000 ($27.31)
  • Tax - Property: $517,000 ($243.41)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $349,000 ($164.31)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $38,000 ($17.89)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $16,000 ($7.53)
    Motor Vehicle License: $6,000 ($2.82)
    Other License: $4,000 ($1.88)

Hertford government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,321,000 ($4859.23)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,885,000 ($4653.95)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $436,000 ($205.27)

Hertford government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,405,000 ($661.49)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $223,000 ($104.99)

7.31% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,575 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.31%
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 Pasquotank County, NC  2.02% ($37,755 average AGI)
from Chowan County, NC  0.68% ($29,333)
from Virginia Beach city, VA  0.47% ($41,348)


6.73% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,412 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.73%
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 Pasquotank County, NC  2.17% ($31,000 average AGI)
to Chowan County, NC  0.79% ($36,789)
Businesses in Hertford, NC
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Curves1Subway1
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular1
Hardee's1UPS2

Strongest AM radio stations in Hertford:

  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZBO (1260 AM; 1 kW; EDENTON, NC; Owner: LAWRENCE LOESCH & MARGARET LOESCH)
  • WGAI (560 AM; 1 kW; ELIZABETH CITY, NC; Owner: MAX RADIO OF THE CAROLINAS LICENSES LLC)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGH (1310 AM; 20 kW; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WPMH (1010 AM; 10 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJPI (1470 AM; 5 kW; PLYMOUTH, NC; Owner: FREE TEMPLE MINISTRIES INC..)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WHKT (1650 AM; 10 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCNC (1240 AM; 1 kW; ELIZABETH CITY, NC; Owner: EAST CAROLINA RADIO, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hertford:

  • WFMZ (104.9 FM; HERTFORD, NC; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKOC (93.7 FM; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WGPS (88.3 FM; ELIZABETH CITY, NC; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WRSF (105.7 FM; COLUMBIA, NC; Owner: EAST CAROLINA RADIO, INC.)
  • WERX-FM (102.5 FM; COLUMBIA, NC; Owner: LAWRENCE LOESCH & MARGARET LOESCH)
  • WAFX (106.9 FM; SUFFOLK, VA; Owner: TIDEWATER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WCBZ (103.7 FM; WILLIAMSTON, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WCXL (104.1 FM; KILL DEVIL HILLS, NC; Owner: MAX RADIO OF THE CAROLINAS LICENSES 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)
  • 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.)
  • WRVS-FM (89.9 FM; ELIZABETH CITY, NC; Owner: ELIZABETH CITY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WQDK (99.3 FM; AHOSKIE, NC; Owner: MAX MEDIA OF THE CAROLINAS LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Hertford:

  • WUND-TV (Channel 2; COLUMBIA, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WTKR (Channel 3; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WSKY-TV (Channel 4; MANTEO, NC; Owner: SKY TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • WGNT (Channel 27; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WAVY-TV (Channel 10; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W18BB (Channel 18; ELIZABETH CITY, NC; Owner: ELIZABETH CITY STATE UNIVERSITY)
Hertford fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Hertford fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 479ft / 146mTotal length
  • 60,150Total average daily traffic
  • 7,064Total average daily truck traffic
  • 120,300Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Hertford, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Hertford, NC

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Hertford, NC)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • STATION, 2 Mi N Cr 1300 Cr 1303 (Lat: 36.196250 Lon: -76.384639), Overall height: 129.5 m, Call Sign: WNTN304,
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.831 MHz, 928.831 MHz, Grant Date: 03/12/2002, Expiration Date: 04/21/2012, Cancellation Date: 08/02/2011, Phone: (919) 872-0800
  • HERTSFORD, 1 Nm W (Lat: 36.195278 Lon: -76.422500), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 126.5 m, Call Sign: WPSZ449,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz, Grant Date: 07/26/2011, Expiration Date: 08/13/2021, Certifier: Steven T Campbell, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • Hertford, NC, Lat: 36.233500 Lon: -76.172778, Call Sign: WQEN272,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.331 MHz, 956.331 MHz, 956.331 MHz, Grant Date: 02/17/2016, Expiration Date: 03/09/2026, Certifier: John Kuklinski, Registrant: Duke Energy Business Services, LLC, 401 South College Street, Charlotte, NC 28201, Phone: (704) 382-2271, Fax: (704) 382-4800, Email:
  • PERQUIMANS COUNTY, Lat: 36.211944 Lon: -76.451389, Call Sign: WQFN584,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.443 MHz, Grant Date: 08/24/2006, Expiration Date: 08/24/2016, Cancellation Date: 10/29/2016, Certifier: Russ Chappell, Registrant: Amco Water Metering Systems Inc, 1100 Sw 38th Ave, Ocala, FL 34474, Phone: (352) 369-6500, Fax: (352) 369-6581, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Albemarle Plantation (Lat: 36.083500 Lon: -76.416333), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WQB581,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, Grant Date: 03/15/2001, Expiration Date: 03/06/2011, Cancellation Date: 05/07/2011, Registrant: H P B Enterprises Inc, One Plantation Dr, Hertford, NC 27944

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

79 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hertford)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Hertford)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 47. The highest number of fires - 78 took place in 2007, and the least - 10 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Hertford, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (42.8%), and Outside Fires (36.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Hertford, NC
    • 34542.8%Structure Fires
    • 29136.1%Outside Fires
    • 9712.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 739.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hertford, NC
Most common first names in Hertford, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William12573.6 years
James9470.9 years
Mary9381.9 years
John9173.7 years
George5774.8 years
Robert3770.9 years
Joseph3575.9 years
Elizabeth3581.3 years
Helen3276.0 years
Charles3272.7 years
Most common last names in Hertford, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
White10976.2 years
Winslow5577.5 years
Perry5376.9 years
Lane4681.7 years
Felton4572.3 years
Harrell4473.7 years
Jones4077.2 years
Riddick3774.4 years
Smith3378.8 years
Stallings3376.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hertford, NC
  • 50.4%Electricity
  • 30.7%Utility gas
  • 16.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hertford, NC
  • 75.0%Electricity
  • 17.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.8%Utility gas
  • 1.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Hertford compared to North Carolina state average:

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