Hillsdale, North Carolina

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Population in 2010: 984.
Males: 450  (45.8%)
Females: 534  (54.2%)
Median resident age:  48.8 years
North Carolina median age:  38.7 years
Estimated median household income in 2016: $54,154
Hillsdale:

$54,154
NC:

$50,584

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $29,627

Hillsdale CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $178,245
Hillsdale:

$178,245
NC:

$165,400

Median gross rent in 2016: $751.

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  • Races in Hillsdale, NC (2010)

    Hillsdale races chart
    • 85687.0%White alone
    • 646.5%Black alone
    • 333.4%Hispanic
    • 232.3%Asian alone
    • 70.7%Two or more races
    • 10.1%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hillsdale: 89.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Scotch-Irish (28.4%), American (22.9%), German (14.6%), Irish (8.1%), French Canadian (6.2%), Russian (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

For population 25 years and over in Hillsdale:

  • High school or higher: 94.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 39.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.5%

For population 15 years and over in Hillsdale CDP:

  • Never married: 18.0%
  • Now married: 56.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 19.5%

25 residents are foreign born

This place:

3.0%
North Carolina:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,250 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, NC (1.4 miles , pop. 60,476).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (71.9 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (328.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Greenville, NC (1.2 miles ), Winterville, NC (2.1 miles ), Simpson, NC (2.6 miles ), Bell Arthur, NC (2.6 miles ), Ayden, NC (2.9 miles ), Belvoir, NC (3.0 miles ), Falkland, NC (3.1 miles) , Farmville, NC (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 35.59 N, Longitude: 77.39 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 252

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

4.7%
North Carolina:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (34%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (15%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Retail trade (29%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (32%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (39%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (14%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

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

Tornado activity:

Hillsdale-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 10% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.5 miles away from the Hillsdale place center killed 16 people and injured 153 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/15/1972, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.5 miles away from the place center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hillsdale-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 140.8 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 51.4 miles away from Hillsdale center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 243.8 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 313.0 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 234.7 miles away from Hillsdale 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 135.0 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 Davie County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Droughts: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Hillsdale:

  • UNIVERSITY HEALTH SYSTEMS HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; GREENVILLE, NC)
  • FMC DIALYSIS SERVICES EAST CAROLINA UNIVERSITY (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; GREENVILLE, NC)
  • GREENFIELD PLACE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; GREENVILLE, NC)
  • UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE / GREENVILLE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; GREENVILLE, NC)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - GREENVILLE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; GREENVILLE, NC)
  • GREENVILLE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; GREENVILLE, NC)
  • SKILL CREATIONS OF GREENVILLE (Hospital, about 3 miles away; GREENVILLE, NC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hillsdale:

  • East Carolina University (about 2 miles; Greenville, NC; Full-time enrollment: 23,943)
  • Pitt Community College (about 4 miles; Winterville, NC; FT enrollment: 7,026)
  • Edgecombe Community College (about 23 miles; Tarboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,058)
  • Lenoir Community College (about 27 miles; Kinston, NC; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Wayne Community College (about 34 miles; Goldsboro, NC; FT enrollment: 3,174)
  • Craven Community College (about 38 miles; New Bern, NC; FT enrollment: 2,712)
  • Nash Community College (about 39 miles; Rocky Mount, NC; FT enrollment: 2,520)

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Davie 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 49.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

49.4
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 3.09. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.09
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 16.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.8
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.58. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.58
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 4.1%
(4.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  67.4%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.2%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
84 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
North Carolina average:

12.0

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hillsdale CDP (based on Davie County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,33941
Mainline Protestant7,60834
Catholic2,2661
Black Protestant1,3377
Other122
None20,864-
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
Davie County:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Davie County:

1.24 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

3.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Here:

6.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.6%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Davie County:

27.9%
North Carolina:

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

16.0%
State:

15.6%

5.84% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,238 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.84%
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 Forsyth County, NC  1.81% ($44,117 average AGI)
from Rowan County, NC  0.38% ($24,436)
from Iredell County, NC  0.35% ($28,706)


5.68% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,570 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.68%
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 Forsyth County, NC  1.53% ($39,978 average AGI)
to Iredell County, NC  0.40% ($35,431)
to Davidson County, NC  0.33% ($28,938)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hillsdale:

  • WNCT (1070 AM; 10 kW; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOOW (1340 AM; 1 kW; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: THE MINORITY VOICE, INC.)
  • WGHB (1250 AM; 5 kW; FARMVILLE, NC; Owner: CONNER MEDIA, INC.)
  • WDLX (930 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WRNS (960 AM; 5 kW; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WGTM (590 AM; 5 kW; WILSON, NC; Owner: SPIRIT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WSMO (1120 AM; 20 kW; CAMP LEJEUNE, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WETC (540 AM; 8 kW; WENDELL-ZEBULON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA REGIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDJS (1430 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT OLIVE, NC; Owner: MOUNT OLIVE BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hillsdale:

  • WZMB (91.3 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: EAST CAROLINA UNIVERSITY STUDENT MEDIA BOARD)
  • WGPM (94.3 FM; FARMVILLE, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • W201AO (88.1 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: CRAVEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WERO (93.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WNCT-FM (107.9 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W287AH (105.3 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTRG (100.7 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRNS-FM (95.1 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WFXK (104.3 FM; TARBORO, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WIKS (101.9 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: WIKS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAGO (88.7 FM; SNOW HILL, NC; Owner: PATHWAY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY, INC.)
  • WCBZ (103.7 FM; WILLIAMSTON, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WRDU (106.1 FM; WILSON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXNR (99.5 FM; GRIFTON, NC; Owner: WXNR LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRQM (90.9 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES UNIVERSITY OF NC AT CHAPEL HILL)
  • WCZI (98.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • W208AO (89.5 FM; BELL ARTHUR, NC; Owner: GRACE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WRSV (92.1 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: NORTHSTAR BROADCATING CORPORATION)
  • WSFL-FM (106.5 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: WSFL LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W240AZ (95.9 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hillsdale:

  • WITN-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: WITN LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WNCT-TV (Channel 9; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W60CV (Channel 60; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WUNK-TV (Channel 25; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • 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)
  • WEPX (Channel 38; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON GREENVILLE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WRAY-TV (Channel 30; WILSON, NC; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRPX (Channel 47; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: PAXSON RALEIGH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFTB-LP (Channel 55; WILLIAMSTON, ETC., NC; Owner: FREE TEMPLE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W64AZ (Channel 64; KINSTON-GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: GOCOM TELEVISION, L.P.,)
  • WNCR-LP (Channel 20; WILSON, NC; Owner: ON THE MAP, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Auilda M Rodriguez, 875 Rainbow Road (Lat: 35.984167 Lon: -80.476389), Type: 96.0, Overall height: 96 m, Registrant: 7034334000, Jeffrey.Haskins@nextel.Com, 2001 EDMUND HALLEY DRIVE
  • Jeffrey S Haskins, 875 Rainbow Road (Lat: 35.984167 Lon: -80.476389), Type: 96.0, Overall height: 96 m, Registrant: 7034334000, Jeffrey.Haskins@nextel.Com, 2001 EDMUND HALLEY DRIVE
  • Kyle B Entz, 875 Rainbow Road (Lat: 35.984167 Lon: -80.476389), Type: 96.0, Overall height: 96 m, Registrant: 7034334000, Jeffrey.Haskins@nextel.Com, 2001 EDMUND HALLEY DRIVE
  • 875 Rainbow Road (Lat: 35.984167 Lon: -80.476389), Type: 96.0, Overall height: 96 m, Registrant: 9194612155, Fran.Kennedy@nextel.Com, 8000 REGENCY PARKWAY STE 600

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • ADVANCE, Sr 801 & I-40 (Lat: 36.003167 Lon: -80.452833), Overall height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WMQ251
    Assigned Frequencies: 2174.80 MHzGrant Date: 03/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 03/14/2008, Certifier: Glenn S RabinRegistrant: Alltel Communications, LLC, One Allied Drive, B1f02-D, Little Rock, AR 72202, Phone: (501) 905-8555, Fax: (501) 905-6193, Email:

Hillsdale compared to North Carolina 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 below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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