Holly Ridge, North Carolina

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Population in 2014: 1,944 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +133.9%
Males: 986  (50.7%)
Females: 958  (49.3%)
Median resident age:  31.7 years
North Carolina median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 28445.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $49,240 (it was $25,573 in 2000)
Holly Ridge:

$49,240
NC:

$45,906

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,904 (it was $12,585 in 2000)

Holly Ridge town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $172,007 (it was $58,800 in 2000)
Holly Ridge:

$172,007
NC:

$154,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $174,569; Detached houses: $197,333; Mobile homes: $71,724

Median gross rent in 2013: $921.

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  • Races in Holly Ridge, NC (2010)

    Holly Ridge races chart
    • 1,03781.8%White alone
    • 1078.4%Black alone
    • 715.6%Hispanic
    • 362.8%Two or more races
    • 131.0%Asian alone
    • 20.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.08%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Holly Ridge: 83.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (18.3%), Irish (11.1%), United States (9.7%), English (8.0%), French (5.1%), Scottish (5.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 50 feet

Land area: 1.37 square miles.

Population density: 1,415 people per square mile   (low).

Holly Ridge,NC real estate house value index trend

Holly Ridge, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Holly Ridge:

  • High school or higher: 87.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 17.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Holly Ridge town:

  • Never married: 27.2%
  • Now married: 47.0%
  • Separated: 5.2%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

27 residents are foreign born (1.6% Europe).

This town:

2.2%
North Carolina:

7.6%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Holly Ridge, North Carolina as of May 28, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Holly Ridge to the number of sex offenders is 1,561 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,452 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $970 (0.9%)

Holly Ridge satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jacksonville, NC (20.2 miles , pop. 66,715).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (110.6 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (403.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Surf City, NC (2.1 miles ), North Topsail Beach, NC (2.3 miles ), Topsail Beach, NC (3.1 miles ), Sneads Ferry, NC (3.2 miles ), Porters Neck, NC (4.3 miles ), Kirkland, NC (4.3 miles ), Rocky Point, NC (4.4 miles ), Bayshore, NC (4.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2006: 35 buildings, average cost: $97,300
  • 2007: 64 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2008: 55 buildings, average cost: $130,900
  • 2009: 88 buildings, average cost: $151,400
  • 2010: 91 buildings, average cost: $144,800
  • 2011: 84 buildings, average cost: $158,300
  • 2012: 143 buildings, average cost: $153,400
  • 2013: 128 buildings, average cost: $146,700
  • 2014: 107 buildings, average cost: $135,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.49 N, Longitude: 77.55 W

Area code: 910

Holly Ridge household income distribution Holly Ridge home values distribution

Property values in Holly Ridge, NC


Crime rates in Holly Ridge by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2008 2009 2010
Murders 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0109.10.0
Robberies 02000001
per 100,000 0.0243.00.00.00.00.00.0100.0
Assaults 71321992
per 100,000 814.9121.5373.6248.8128.91,084.3981.5200.0
Burglaries 172415131592032
per 100,000 1,979.02,916.21,868.01,616.91,933.01,084.32,181.03,200.0
Thefts 1946397840303612
per 100,000 2,211.95,589.34,856.89,701.55,154.63,614.53,925.81,200.0
Auto thefts 12343514
per 100,000 116.4243.0373.6497.5386.6602.4109.1400.0
Arson 01210000
per 100,000 0.0121.5249.1124.40.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 304.2) 415.6566.6447.2614.9414.5505.4626.6389.3

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Crime rate in Holly Ridge detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.76
North Carolina average:

2.41
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
North Carolina:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +103 (+14.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Construction (20%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Information (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (23%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Holly Ridge, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Holly Ridge-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 27% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/8/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 38.0 miles away from the Holly Ridge town center injured 29 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 55.3 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 149 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Holly Ridge-area historical earthquake activity is below North Carolina state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 185.4 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 177.9 miles away from Holly Ridge 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 60.5 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 285.6 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 215.0 miles away from Holly Ridge center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 199.4 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 Onslow County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 11, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Holly Ridge topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Holly Ridge:

  • WOODBURY WELLNESS CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; HAMPSTEAD, NC)

airports located in Holly Ridge:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Holly Ridge:

  • Coastal Carolina Community College (about 22 miles; Jacksonville, NC; Full-time enrollment: 4,502)
  • University of North Carolina Wilmington (about 27 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 13,112)
  • Miller-Motte College-Wilmington (about 27 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 2,395)
  • Cape Fear Community College (about 29 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 8,372)
  • Craven Community College (about 50 miles; New Bern, NC; FT enrollment: 2,712)
  • Lenoir Community College (about 52 miles; Kinston, NC; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Mount Olive College (about 58 miles; Mount Olive, NC; FT enrollment: 3,097)

Public high school in Holly Ridge:

  • DIXON HIGH (Location: 160 DIXON SCHOOL RD, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Holly Ridge:

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Notable location: Holly Ridge Police Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Holly Ridge: Providence Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Historical Society of Topsail Island (Museums; 720 Channel Boulevard).

Hotel: Breezeway Motel (626 Channel Boulevard).

Onslow 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 73.7. This is about average.

City:

73.7
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2005 was 2.27. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.27
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 17.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.0
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.64. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.64
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.2%
(16.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.2% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  60.4%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.5%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
33 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Holly Ridge (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Holly Ridge Branch at 300 Highway 17 North, branch established on 1962/11/26. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
North Carolina average:

12.4

Holly Ridge travel time to work - commute Holly Ridge mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Holly Ridge town (based on Onslow County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant30,825110
Mainline Protestant8,39822
Catholic7,5792
Other2,7047
Black Protestant1,89117
None126,375-
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: 22
Onslow County:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Onslow County:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 60
Onslow County:

3.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 89
Here:

5.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Onslow County:

29.8%
North Carolina:

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

10.9%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.7%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Holly Ridge:

49.4%
State:

44.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.5
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.9%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.5%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Holly Ridge:

6.9
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.8%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

57.4%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Holly Ridge:

79.0%
State:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Holly Ridge, 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$2,821$33,8520$0
Other Government Administration 12$21,131$21,1310$0
Police Protection - Officers 8$28,230$42,3450$0
Police - Other 1$2,414$28,9680$0
Streets and Highways 3$7,392$29,5680$0
Totals for Government 25$61,988$29,7540$0

Holly Ridge government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $80,000 ($41.15)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $181,000 ($93.11)
    Police Protection: $179,000 ($92.08)
    Sewerage: $155,000 ($79.73)
    Housing & Community Development: $138,000 ($70.99)
    Regular Highways: $75,000 ($38.58)
    Water Utilities: $67,000 ($34.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $43,000 ($22.12)
    Fire Protection: $13,000 ($6.69)
    General - Other: $7,000 ($3.60)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $14,000 ($7.20)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $280,000 ($144.03)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($0.51)

Holly Ridge government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $183,000 ($94.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $47,000 ($24.18)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $124,000 ($63.79)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $135,000 ($69.44)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $22,000 ($11.32)
    General Revenue, NEC: $6,000 ($3.09)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $78,000 ($40.12)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $42,000 ($21.60)
    Highways: $40,000 ($20.58)
    All Other: $4,000 ($2.06)
  • Tax - Property: $201,000 ($103.40)
    NEC: $8,000 ($4.12)

Holly Ridge government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $22,000 ($11.32)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $216,000 ($111.11)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $165,000 ($84.88)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $20,000 ($10.29)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $37,000 ($19.03)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $14,000 ($7.20)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($1.03)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $600,000 ($308.64)
    Beginning: $600,000 ($308.64)

Holly Ridge government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $358,000 ($184.16)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $462,000 ($237.65)

16.83% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,983 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

16.83%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

1.16% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,430 average AGI)
Onslow County:

1.16%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from San Diego County, CA  0.53% ($41,244 average AGI)
from San Bernardino County, CA  0.31% ($35,687)
from Craven County, NC  0.31% ($33,374)


18.31% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,288 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

18.31%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

0.74% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,733 average AGI)
Onslow County:

0.74%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to San Diego County, CA  0.74% ($39,916 average AGI)
to New Hanover County, NC  0.45% ($28,638)
to Pender County, NC  0.34% ($39,027)

Strongest AM radio stations in Holly Ridge:

  • WSMO (1120 AM; 20 kW; CAMP LEJEUNE, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WSTK (910 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJCV (1290 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: DOWN EAST BROADCASTING CO INC.)
  • WMYT (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CAROLINA BEACH, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WAAV (980 AM; 5 kW; LELAND, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WDJS (1430 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT OLIVE, NC; Owner: MOUNT OLIVE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WJNC (1240 AM; 1 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: HERITAGE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMFD (630 AM; 1 kW; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: OCEAN BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • WRNS (960 AM; 5 kW; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Holly Ridge:

  • WKOO (98.7 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WQSL (92.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WXQR-FM (105.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WWTB (103.9 FM; TOPSAIL BEACH, NC; Owner: JACKSONVILLE-TOPSAIL RADIO LLC)
  • WHQR (91.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FRIENDS OF PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WKXB (99.9 FM; BURGAW, NC; Owner: SEA-COMM, INC.)
  • WBNE (93.7 FM; WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC; Owner: SEA-COMM, INC.)
  • WMNX (97.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSFL-FM (106.5 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: WSFL LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGNI (102.7 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Holly Ridge:

  • WPXU-TV (Channel 35; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON JACKSONVILLE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCTI-TV (Channel 12; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUNM-TV (Channel 19; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WUNJ-TV (Channel 39; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WITN-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: WITN LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WNCT-TV (Channel 9; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WILM-LP (Channel 10; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: WILM, INC.)

Holly Ridge fatal accident list:

Nov 26, 2011 05:30 PM, Us-17, Lat: 34.48820, Lon: -77.56421, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 8, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Aug 11, 2006 03:10 PM, Us-17, Burns St, Lat: 34.49538, Lon: -77.55843, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 25, 2002 01:26 PM, Us-17, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jul 5, 1997 10:50 PM, E Ocean Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 1, 1980 08:55 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Jun 29, 1979 09:20 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

61 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Holly Ridge)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Holly Ridge Vfd Sr 1128 (Lat: 34.494611 Lon: -77.549417), Call Sign: KDK733
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.880 MHzGrant Date: 07/29/2013, Expiration Date: 06/01/2023Registrant: Onslow County E911, 1180 Commons Drive North, Jacksonville, NC 28546, Phone: (910) 989-5013, Fax: (910) 938-1827, Email:
  • Dixon Fire Tower Rt 1 Hwy 17s (Lat: 34.611833 Lon: -77.481361), Call Sign: KNHQ863
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.880 MHzGrant Date: 09/15/1998, Expiration Date: 11/08/2003, Cancellation Date: 01/11/2004Registrant: County Of Onslow, 1180 Commons Dr N, Jacksonville, NC 28546, Phone: (910) 938-6077, Fax: (910) 938-1827, Email:
  • Holly Ridge Rescue Bldg Sr 1128 (Lat: 34.494611 Lon: -77.549417), Call Sign: WRA607, Licensee ID: L00009083
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.280 MHz, 155.340 MHzGrant Date: 04/07/1999, Expiration Date: 06/16/2004, Cancellation Date: 08/22/2004Registrant: Holly Ridge Rescue Squad, 604 College St, Jacksonville, NC 28540
  • Turkey Creek Vfd 115 Tar Landing Road (Lat: 34.527944 Lon: -77.478861), Type: Pole, Structure height: 12 m, Overall height: 16 m, Call Sign: WPVU309, Licensee ID: L00009083
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.880 MHzGrant Date: 06/15/2012, Expiration Date: 08/21/2022, Certifier: Brenda W PuglieseRegistrant: Onslow County Of, 1180 Commons Drive N, Jacksonville, NC 28546, Phone: (910) 989-5013, Fax: (910) 938-1827, Email:
  • 109 Holly Ridge (Lat: 34.494444 Lon: -77.549722), Type: Building, Structure height: 15 m, Call Sign: WQDC974, Licensee ID: L00009083
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.280 MHz, 155.340 MHzGrant Date: 07/26/2005, Expiration Date: 07/26/2015, Cancellation Date: 12/19/2015, Certifier: Brenda PuglieseRegistrant: County Of Onslow, 1180 Commons Drive N, Jacksonville, NC 28546, Phone: (910) 938-6077, Fax: (910) 938-1827

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • HOLLY RIDGE, Us Hwy 17 1 Mi S Of (Lat: 34.491000 Lon: -77.562444), Overall height: 91.1 m, Call Sign: WPJB990, Licensee ID: L00000554
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, 6123.10 MHzGrant Date: 03/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 09/30/2002Registrant: Wilmington Cellular Telephone Company, 8410 W Bryn Mawr Ave, Chicago, IL 60631
  • Various Locations (Lat: 34.764306 Lon: -77.239944), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPNJ326
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.268 MHzGrant Date: 11/21/1997, Expiration Date: 11/21/2002, Cancellation Date: 03/02/2003Registrant: Phone: (509) 891-3671
  • Holly Ridge ATC, 497 Us Hwy 17 (Lat: 34.491056 Lon: -77.562611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 86.5 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WQHU515
    Assigned Frequencies: 6820.00 MHzGrant Date: 11/08/2007, Expiration Date: 11/08/2017, Certifier: Harold MeacombsRegistrant: North Carolina State Highway Patrol, 4702 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-4702, Phone: (919) 662-4440, Fax: (919) 662-4444, Email:
  • DIXONCLEARWE, 6655 Wilmington Hwy (Lat: 34.575722 Lon: -77.481306), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 99 m, Call Sign: WQSX527, Licensee ID: L00009083
    Assigned Frequencies: 6655.00 MHz, 6665.00 MHzGrant Date: 12/04/2013, Expiration Date: 12/04/2023, Certifier: Norman BrysonRegistrant: County Of Onslow, 1180 Commons Dr., North, Jacksonville, NC 28546, Phone: (910) 347-4270, Fax: (910) 455-6767, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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  • 4 Miles East Of Holly Ridge (Lat: 34.494056 Lon: -77.488000), Call Sign: KNKI638, Licensee ID: L00000822
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.700 MHzGrant Date: 03/03/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Certifier: Franklin McneillRegistrant: Communications Specialists Company Of Wilmington, L.L.C., 3330 Wrightsville Ave., Wilmington, NC 28403, Phone: (910) 791-9773, Fax: (910) 395-2723, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Holly Ridge)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$218,1302$173,5505$210,0802$295,845
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$02$243,6601$249,970
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$302,6101$165,070
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0004.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$111,420
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0004.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (89%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
Businesses in Holly Ridge, NC
NameCountNameCount
Curves1H&R Block1
Domino's Pizza1UPS2
Dunkin Donuts1

Holly Ridge compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

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  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other noninstitutional group quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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