Hillsdale, North Carolina

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Population in 2010: 984.
Males: 450  (45.8%)
Females: 534  (54.2%)
Median resident age:

48.9 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years
Estimated median household income in 2017: $56,078
Hillsdale:

$56,078
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $30,728

Hillsdale CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $180,770
Hillsdale:

$180,770
NC:

$171,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $770.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hillsdale: 89.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.9%
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  • Races in Hillsdale, NC (2010)
    • 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

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Ancestries: Scotch-Irish (29.7%), American (24.3%), German (16.6%), Irish (9.1%), French Canadian (5.0%), Russian (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

26 residents are foreign born

This place:

3.0%
North Carolina:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,314 (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

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

3.6%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 57.4. This is better than average.

City:

57.4
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

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.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.88. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.88
U.S.:

8.46

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 Hillsdale 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 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 135.0 miles away from Hillsdale 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
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

For population 15 years and over in Hillsdale:

Marital status in Hillsdale, NC
  • Never married: 17.9%
  • Now married: 56.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 19.7%

For population 25 years and over in Hillsdale:

  • High school or higher: 90.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.0%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
North Carolina average:

11.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hillsdale, NC (based on Davie County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.24 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

3.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.94 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

9.6%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.9%
State:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.0%
State:

15.6%

6.67% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($57,154 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.67%
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 Forsyth County, NC  2.05% ($67,488 average AGI)
from Rowan County, NC  0.57% ($36,798)
from Iredell County, NC  0.48% ($38,579)


6.13% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($54,786 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.13%
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 Forsyth County, NC  1.95% ($63,774 average AGI)
to Rowan County, NC  0.42% ($31,446)
to Davidson County, NC  0.37% ($45,190)

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.)

Hillsdale fatal accident list:

Jun 11, 2016 12:27 AM, I-40, Lat: 36.006058, Lon: -80.445111, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
Dec 15, 2000 08:10 PM, I-40, Lat: 36.007969, Lon: -80.438564, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

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: Nextel Communications, Jeffrey.Haskins@nextel.Com, , Resto-n, Phone: (703) 433-4000
  • Jeffrey S Haskins, 875 Rainbow Road (Lat: 35.984167 Lon: -80.476389), Type: 96.0, Overall height: 96 m, Registrant: Nextel Communications, Jeffrey.Haskins@nextel.Com, , Resto-n, Phone: (703) 433-4000
  • Kyle B Entz, 875 Rainbow Road (Lat: 35.984167 Lon: -80.476389), Type: 96.0, Overall height: 96 m, Registrant: Nextel Communications, Jeffrey.Haskins@nextel.Com, , Resto-n, Phone: (703) 433-4000
  • 875 Rainbow Road (Lat: 35.984167 Lon: -80.476389), Type: 96.0, Overall height: 96 m, Registrant: Nextel Communications, Fran.Kennedy@nextel.Com, , Cary, Phone: (919) 461-2155

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 MHz, Grant Date: 03/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 03/14/2008, Certifier: Glenn S Rabin, Registrant: Alltel Communications, LLC, One Allied Drive, B1f02-D, Little Rock, AR 72202, Phone: (501) 905-8555, Fax: (501) 905-6193, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hillsdale, NC
  • 90.7%Utility gas
  • 9.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hillsdale, NC
  • 70.2%Electricity
  • 29.8%Utility gas


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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