Hollister, North Carolina

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Population in 2010: 674.
Males: 329  (48.9%)
Females: 345  (51.1%)
Median resident age:

36.1 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 27844.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $35,196
Hollister:

$35,196
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,449

Hollister CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $91,980
Hollister:

$91,980
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $114,562; detached houses: $141,752; mobile homes: $35,717

Median gross rent in 2017: $495.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hollister: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 37.1%
(30.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.3% for Black residents, 59.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.8% for American Indian residents, 9.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Hollister, NC (2017)
    • 51660.5%American Indian alone
    • 10412.2%Black alone
    • 768.9%White alone
    • 728.4%Hispanic
    • 566.6%Two or more races
    • 323.8%Asian alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Hollister, North Carolina as of December 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hollister is 226 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (8.9%), English (3.7%), European (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 255 feet

23 residents are foreign born

This place:

2.7%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $956 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $696 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rocky Mount, NC (22.1 miles , pop. 55,893).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (49.8 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (300.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Centerville, NC (3.3 miles),
Littleton, NC (3.5 miles ),
Castalia, NC (3.7 miles ),
Macon, NC (3.9 miles),
Red Oak, NC (4.0 miles ),
Enfield, NC (4.0 miles ),
Warrenton, NC (4.0 miles ),
Whitakers, NC (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 36.26 N, Longitude: 77.94 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 252

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

5.8%
North Carolina:

4.1%

Tornado activity:

Hollister-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 8% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/28/1988, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.7 miles away from the Hollister place center killed 4 people and injured 154 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 3/15/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 34.8 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hollister-area historical earthquake activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 86% 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 92.1 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 81.4 miles away from Hollister center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 104.0 miles away from Hollister center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 264.0 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 357.1 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 305.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Halifax County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 11, Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Hollister:

  • LIFE, INC MCFARLAND ROAD GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 16 miles away; ENFIELD, NC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hollister:

  • Nash Community College (about 20 miles; Rocky Mount, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,520)
  • Vance-Granville Community College (about 32 miles; Henderson, NC; FT enrollment: 3,232)
  • Edgecombe Community College (about 34 miles; Tarboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,058)
  • Southside Virginia Community College (about 41 miles; Alberta, VA; FT enrollment: 3,716)
  • North Carolina State University at Raleigh (about 53 miles; Raleigh, NC; FT enrollment: 29,958)
  • East Carolina University (about 56 miles; Greenville, NC; FT enrollment: 23,943)
  • Durham Technical Community College (about 57 miles; Durham, NC; FT enrollment: 3,515)

Public high school in Hollister:

Public elementary/middle school in Hollister:

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Halifax 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:

2.4 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

64.3%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

3.9%
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: 0.4% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Hollister:

Marital status in Hollister, NC
  • Never married: 40.4%
  • Now married: 43.6%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

For population 25 years and over in Hollister:

  • High school or higher: 76.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.7
North Carolina average:

11.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hollister, NC (based on Halifax County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,22180
Mainline Protestant4,97630
Black Protestant3,83617
Catholic4582
Other3514
None28,849-
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: 25
Halifax County:

4.55 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Halifax County:

1.27 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 41
Halifax County:

7.46 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
This county:

5.46 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Halifax County:

14.6%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

34.1%
North Carolina:

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

14.3%
North Carolina:

15.6%

4.81% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($36,661 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.81%
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 Northampton County, NC  0.80% ($28,373 average AGI)
from Nash County, NC  0.55% ($28,663)
from Wake County, NC  0.25% ($32,467)


5.38% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($33,971 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
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 Nash County, NC  0.81% ($29,404 average AGI)
to Northampton County, NC  0.65% ($32,241)
to Wake County, NC  0.45% ($37,247)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hollister:

  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WARR (1520 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WARRENTON, NC; Owner: QUAD DIVISIONS, INC. DBA DARENSBURG BROADCASTING)
  • WETC (540 AM; 8 kW; WENDELL-ZEBULON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA REGIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEED (1390 AM; 5 kW; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: NORTHSTAR BROADCATING CORPORATION)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGTM (590 AM; 5 kW; WILSON, NC; Owner: SPIRIT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WYAL (1280 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SCOTLAND NECK, NC)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDZY (1290 AM; 25 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hollister:

  • WYFL (92.5 FM; HENDERSON, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTRG (100.7 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRDU (106.1 FM; WILSON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPE (89.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: EDUCATIONAL INFORMATION CORPORATION)
  • WFXK (104.3 FM; TARBORO, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRAL (101.5 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAL-FM, INC.)
  • WRTP-FM (90.1 FM; ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WQOK (97.5 FM; SOUTH BOSTON, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WZRU (88.5 FM; ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC; Owner: ROANOKE VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYTT (97.9 FM; GASTON, NC; Owner: MAINQUAD, INC.)
  • WPTM (102.3 FM; ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC; Owner: MAINQUAD COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WRQM (90.9 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES UNIVERSITY OF NC AT CHAPEL HILL)
  • WSAY-FM (98.5 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WRSV (92.1 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: NORTHSTAR BROADCATING CORPORATION)
  • WJIJ (94.3 FM; NORLINA, NC; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WKTC (95.5 FM; PINETOPS, NC; Owner: WEQQ, INC.)
  • WZAX (99.7 FM; NASHVILLE, NC; Owner: MAINQUAD BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hollister:

  • WUNP-TV (Channel 36; ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WRPX (Channel 47; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: PAXSON RALEIGH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WRAY-TV (Channel 30; WILSON, NC; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • WRAL-TV (Channel 5; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTVD (Channel 11; DURHAM, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLFL (Channel 22; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WLFL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRDC (Channel 28; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RALEIGH (WRDC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNVN-LP (Channel 20; ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC; Owner: MAINQUAD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)
  • W34AX (Channel 34; HENDERSON, NC; Owner: TIME WARNER ENTERTAINMENT)
  • WHIG-LP (Channel 57; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: ACTION COMMUNITY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W66DK (Channel 66; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Hollister fatal accident list:

Aug 18, 2013 06:39 AM, Millis Rd, Lat: 36.264628, Lon: -77.954406, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Sep 16, 2008 07:59 PM, Rp-1324, Lat: 36.256990, Lon: -77.946110, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 21, 2005 11:26 PM, Rp-1320, Lat: 36.264990, Lon: -77.932810, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 105ft / 32.2mTotal length
  • 16,970Total average daily traffic
  • 1,238Total average daily truck traffic
  • 33,940Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Hollister, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Hollister, NC

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Hollister)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Medoc Mtn St Pk 15 Mi Sw Roanoke Rapids (Lat: 36.247667 Lon: -77.546917), Call Sign: KNCX446,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.420 MHz, Grant Date: 12/04/2001, Expiration Date: 02/18/2012, Cancellation Date: 06/10/2004, Registrant: N C Forest Service, 2411 Old Us Hwy 70 West, Clayton, NC 27520, Phone: (919) 553-4658, Fax: (919) 553-3894, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • SR561-43, Sr 43 (Lat: 36.217306 Lon: -77.980500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.4 m, Call Sign: WQJB295,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz, 6795.00 MHz, Grant Date: 07/14/2008, Expiration Date: 07/14/2018, Cancellation Date: 10/18/2013, Certifier: John E Rooney, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • SR561_43, Sr 43 (Lat: 36.217306 Lon: -77.980500), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.4 m, Call Sign: WRBX627,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz, Grant Date: 07/18/2018, Expiration Date: 07/18/2028, 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:

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 fire incidents per year is 12. The highest number of fire incidents - 33 took place in 2013, and the least - 0 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Hollister, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (58.1%), and Outside Fires (29.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Hollister, NC
    • 11858.1%Structure Fires
    • 5929.1%Outside Fires
    • 2512.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 10.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hollister, NC
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hollister, NC
  • 68.8%Electricity
  • 23.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.7%Utility gas
  • 2.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hollister, NC
  • 72.5%Electricity
  • 15.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.9%Wood
  • 3.9%Utility gas
  • 2.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Hollister compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.

Hollister on our top lists:

  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Cambodia (population 500+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
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