High Shoals, North Carolina

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Population in 2014: 713 (76% urban, 24% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.2%
 
Males: 312  (43.9%)
Females: 401  (56.1%)
Median resident age:  41.7 years
North Carolina median age:  38.7 years

Zip codes: 28077, 28092.

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Estimated median household income in 2016: $27,251 (it was $33,906 in 2000)
High Shoals:

$27,251
NC:

$50,584

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $20,130 (it was $14,881 in 2000)

High Shoals town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $100,135 (it was $55,100 in 2000)
High Shoals:

$100,135
NC:

$165,400

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $110,368; Detached houses: $113,224; Mobile homes: $66,391

Median gross rent in 2016: $664.

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  • Races in High Shoals, NC (2010)

    High Shoals races chart
    • 58584.1%White alone
    • 507.2%Black alone
    • 294.2%Hispanic
    • 223.2%Two or more races
    • 81.1%American Indian alone
    • 20.3%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in High Shoals: 92.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (29.6%), English (13.6%), Irish (4.7%), German (3.7%), Scottish (2.6%), Polish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 11/06/1973

Elevation: 724 feet

Land area: 1.79 square miles.

Population density: 399 people per square mile   (very low).

High Shoals,NC real estate house value index trend

High Shoals, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in High Shoals:

  • High school or higher: 73.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in High Shoals town:

  • Never married: 30.8%
  • Now married: 50.0%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

22 residents are foreign born (3.1% Latin America, 0.7% Asia).

This town:

3.1%
North Carolina:

7.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

High Shoals town:  1.2% ($645)
North Carolina:  0.9% ($826)
High Shoals satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gastonia, NC (9.9 miles , pop. 66,277).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (24.9 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (459.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Iron Station, NC (2.0 miles ), Lincolnton, NC (2.4 miles ), Dallas, NC (2.4 miles ), Boger City, NC (2.5 miles ), Stanley, NC (2.6 miles ), Spencer Mountain, NC (2.9 miles) , Ranlo, NC (2.9 miles ), Bessemer City, NC (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 35.40 N, Longitude: 81.20 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 704

High Shoals household income distribution High Shoals home values distribution

Property values in High Shoals, NC

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.5%
North Carolina:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +134 (+22.5%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Construction (24%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Retail trade (29%)
  • Accommodation and food services (24%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (27%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (19%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (19%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (15%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)

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

Average climate in High Shoals, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

High Shoals-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 1% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.8 miles away from the High Shoals 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 33.4 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

High Shoals-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 128.3 miles away from the city 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 246.4 miles away from High Shoals center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 157.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 183.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 129.1 miles away from High Shoals center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 130.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Gaston County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Droughts: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
High Shoals topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near High Shoals:

  • RIVERVIEW HOME (Hospital, about 5 miles away; LINCOLNTON, NC)
  • BRIAN CTR HLTH AND RET/LINCOLNTON (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; LINCOLNTON, NC)
  • HEALTHY AT HOME - CAROLINAS MEDICAL CENTER LINCOLN (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; LINCOLNTON, NC)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION-LINCOLN (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; LINCOLNTON, NC)
  • LINCOLN COUNTY HHA (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; LINCOLNTON, NC)
  • HOSPICE OF LINCOLN CTY INC (Hospital, about 6 miles away; LINCOLNTON, NC)
  • SUNNY HILL II (Hospital, about 7 miles away; LINCOLNTON, NC)

Amtrak station near High Shoals:

  • 10 miles: GASTONIA (350 HANCOCK ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Operable nuclear power plants near High Shoals:

  • 19 miles: McGuire 1 and 2 in Cornelius, NC.
  • 20 miles: Catawba 1 in Clover, SC.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to High Shoals:

  • Gaston College (about 6 miles; Dallas, NC; Full-time enrollment: 4,385)
  • Cleveland Community College (about 19 miles; Shelby, NC; FT enrollment: 2,541)
  • Catawba Valley Community College (about 22 miles; Hickory, NC; FT enrollment: 3,785)
  • Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte (about 23 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 2,518)
  • NASCAR Technical Institute (about 25 miles; Mooresville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,350)
  • Central Piedmont Community College (about 25 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 15,371)
  • Queens University of Charlotte (about 26 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 2,083)

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Reservoir: High Shoals Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 61.7. This is better than average.

City:

61.7
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2002 was 0.835. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.835
U.S.:

0.293

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 3.86. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.86
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 27.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 17.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.76. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.76
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 40.1%
(34.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.7% for Black residents, 84.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 83.6% for other race residents, 33.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  72.1%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  10.0%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
North Carolina average:

12.0

High Shoals travel time to work - commute High Shoals mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for High Shoals town (based on Gaston County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant85,092293
Mainline Protestant20,66662
Black Protestant6,05628
Catholic5,9143
Other1,7417
None88,372-
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: 37
Gaston County:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 21
Gaston County:

1.04 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 97
Gaston County:

4.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 108
Here:

5.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.6%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Gaston County:

28.6%
North Carolina:

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

13.6%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
High Shoals:

49.7%
State:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.0%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
High Shoals:

28.6
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
High Shoals:

21.4%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.2%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

29.8%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

58.2%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
High Shoals:

80.1%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of High Shoals, 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$2,551$30,6120$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$600
Solid Waste Management 1$2,910$34,9201$855
Sewerage 1$3,596$43,1521$50
Water Supply 0$0 1$500
Totals for Government 3$9,057$36,22810$2,005

High Shoals government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $68,000 ($95.37)
    Central Staff Services: $53,000 ($74.33)
    Regular Highways: $43,000 ($60.31)
    Water Utilities: $29,000 ($40.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $25,000 ($35.06)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($1.40)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($1.40)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($1.40)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($4.21)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $27,000 ($37.87)
    Water Utilities: $24,000 ($33.66)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $88,000 ($123.42)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $17,000 ($23.84)

High Shoals government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $60,000 ($84.15)
    All Other: $3,000 ($4.21)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($4.21)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $84,000 ($117.81)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $4,000 ($5.61)
    General Revenue, NEC: $4,000 ($5.61)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($4.21)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $26,000 ($36.47)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $39,000 ($54.70)
    All Other: $2,000 ($2.81)
  • Tax - Property: $86,000 ($120.62)
    NEC: $3,000 ($4.21)

High Shoals government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $288,000 ($403.93)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $57,000 ($79.94)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $275,000 ($385.69)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $51,000 ($71.53)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $13,000 ($18.23)
    Other, NEC: $6,000 ($8.42)

High Shoals government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $214,000 ($300.14)

5.11% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,532 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.11%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($95 average AGI)
Gaston County:

0.02%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Mecklenburg County, NC  1.31% ($38,220 average AGI)
from Cleveland County, NC  0.58% ($29,421)
from Lincoln County, NC  0.37% ($28,811)


5.05% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,103 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.05%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($216 average AGI)
Gaston County:

0.05%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Mecklenburg County, NC  1.16% ($34,842 average AGI)
to Cleveland County, NC  0.55% ($29,391)
to Lincoln County, NC  0.39% ($32,134)

Strongest AM radio stations in High Shoals:

  • WLTC (1370 AM; 20 kW; GASTONIA, NC)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WCGC (1270 AM; 10 kW; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WHVN, INC.)
  • WFNZ (610 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WZRH (960 AM; 1 kW; DALLAS, NC; Owner: ZYBEK MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WLON (1050 AM; 1 kW; LINCOLNTON, NC; Owner: KTC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGFY (1480 AM; 10 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYFQ (930 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCXN (1170 AM; daytime; 8 kW; CLAREMONT, NC; Owner: WCXN, INC.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in High Shoals:

  • WPEG (97.9 FM; CONCORD, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WNKS (95.1 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLYT (102.9 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLNK (107.9 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WSGE (91.7 FM; DALLAS, NC; Owner: GASTON COLLEGE)
  • WXRC (95.7 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: PACIFIC BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBAV-FM (101.9 FM; GASTONIA, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWMG (96.1 FM; SHELBY, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKKT (96.9 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRFX-FM (99.7 FM; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSOC-FM (103.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WAGI-FM (105.3 FM; GAFFNEY, SC; Owner: GAFFNEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDAV (89.9 FM; DAVIDSON, NC; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF DAVIDSON COLLEGE)
  • WFHE (90.3 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WTHZ (94.1 FM; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: DAVIDSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CO, INC)
  • WSSS (104.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WFAE (90.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WFMX (105.7 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around High Shoals:

  • WBTV (Channel 3; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS/WBTV, INC.)
  • WJZY (Channel 46; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WJZY-TV, INC.)
  • WWWB (Channel 55; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: WWWB-TV, INC.)
  • WCNC-TV (Channel 36; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • W38CN (Channel 38; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WAFF (Channel 48; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WSOC-TV (Channel 9; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGTB-LP (Channel 28; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER, INC.)
  • WTVI (Channel 42; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBURG PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WCCB (Channel 18; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WUNG-TV (Channel 58; CONCORD, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WAXN (Channel 64; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W25BR (Channel 25; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W34BN (Channel 34; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W52CW (Channel 52; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WHKY-TV (Channel 14; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 92m302ftTotal length
  • 156,920Total average daily traffic
  • 20,033Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 11970-1979
  • 71980-1989
  • 41990-1999
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for High Shoals, NC

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KF4JBK, Licensee ID: L01132018, Grant Date: 03/24/2006, Expiration Date: 04/29/2016, Registrant: John A Eudy Jr, 621 Oregon Tr, High Shoals, NC 28077
  • Call Sign: KI4MFC, Licensee ID: L01074281, Grant Date: 10/18/2005, Expiration Date: 10/18/2015, Certifier: Larry Sherbert, Registrant: Larry Sherbert, High Shoals, NC 28077

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

  • NEW HEIGHTS BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
Most common first names in High Shoals, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1170.4 years
Robert867.6 years
William867.7 years
John767.4 years
Mary679.9 years
Clyde574.0 years
Raymond570.8 years
George464.1 years
Fred470.3 years
Margaret470.3 years
Most common last names in High Shoals, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Lineberger871.0 years
Armstrong672.1 years
Garrison571.8 years
Withers574.8 years
Jones474.3 years
Heafner474.7 years
Baker477.5 years
Baxter468.0 years
High476.7 years
Kay482.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (86%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

High Shoals compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

High Shoals on our top lists:

  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Caribbean (population 500+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the worst general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
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