Holly Springs, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 35,223 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +283.2%
Males: 16,957  (48.1%)
Females: 18,266  (51.9%)
Median resident age:

34.8 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 27540.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $106,494 (it was $69,550 in 2000)
Holly Springs:

$106,494
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $37,514 (it was $28,580 in 2000)

Holly Springs town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $291,193 (it was $160,800 in 2000)
Holly Springs:

$291,193
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $303,881; detached houses: $309,273; townhouses or other attached units: $202,375; mobile homes: $331,015

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,302.

March 2019 cost of living index in Holly Springs: 94.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.0%
(3.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.0% for Black residents, 5.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Holly Springs, NC (2017)
    • 24,76074.3%White alone
    • 3,86611.6%Black alone
    • 2,2276.7%Hispanic
    • 1,1963.6%Two or more races
    • 8982.7%Asian alone
    • 1140.3%Other race alone
    • 610.2%American Indian alone
    • 90.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Holly Springs, North Carolina as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Holly Springs is 2,105 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Holly Springs by year

Type

2005

2006

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(28.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.3)
3
(12.0)
3
(11.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.0)
N/AN/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(7.2)
3
(19.3)
2
(8.8)
5
(21.3)
3
(12.0)
4
(15.6)
4
(14.5)
7
(23.3)
3
(9.5)
2
(6.1)
6
(17.2)
1
(2.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
12
(85.9)
18
(115.9)
11
(48.6)
12
(51.1)
30
(120.1)
6
(23.3)
19
(68.9)
12
(40.0)
15
(47.4)
6
(18.3)
10
(28.7)
18
(48.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
49
(350.8)
66
(424.9)
67
(295.9)
79
(336.1)
90
(360.4)
50
(194.4)
58
(210.5)
47
(156.5)
63
(199.1)
45
(136.9)
36
(103.2)
33
(89.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
124
(887.7)
142
(914.2)
270
(1,193)
165
(701.9)
220
(880.9)
231
(898.1)
254
(921.7)
216
(719.4)
219
(692.2)
245
(745.5)
273
(782.3)
226
(610.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(50.1)
7
(45.1)
5
(22.1)
6
(25.5)
2
(8.0)
12
(46.7)
6
(21.8)
5
(16.7)
5
(15.8)
5
(15.2)
8
(22.9)
8
(21.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(14.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.4)
1
(4.3)
2
(8.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(10.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.7)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)106.3111.882.682.198.379.771.562.755.248.553.545.1

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City-data.com crime index in Holly Springs, NC

Crime rate in Holly Springs detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 67 (52 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.41
North Carolina average:

2.34
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Ancestries: American (12.1%), English (8.2%), German (7.8%), Irish (6.3%), Italian (4.9%), European (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 450 feet

Land area: 7.49 square miles.

Population density: 4,704 people per square mile   (average).

Holly Springs, North Carolina map

2,151 residents are foreign born (1.9% Latin America, 1.2% Europe, 1.0% Africa).

This town:

6.5%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,833 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,470 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cary, NC (8.7 miles , pop. 94,536).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (15.2 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (361.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Fuquay-Varina, NC (2.2 miles ),
Apex, NC (2.4 miles ),
Cary, NC (3.0 miles ),
Angier, NC (3.4 miles ),
Garner, NC (3.4 miles ),
Morrisville, NC (3.5 miles ),
Moncure, NC (3.8 miles ),
Raleigh, NC (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 35.65 N, Longitude: 78.82 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -6,639 (-19.9%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 3,113 (19.1%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 919

Distribution of median household income in Holly Springs, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Holly Springs, NC in 2017

Property values in Holly Springs, NC

Holly Springs satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 533 buildings, average cost: $105,900
  • 1998: 526 buildings, average cost: $109,800
  • 1999: 516 buildings, average cost: $102,700
  • 2000: 462 buildings, average cost: $106,100
  • 2001: 400 buildings, average cost: $113,600
  • 2002: 355 buildings, average cost: $159,800
  • 2003: 357 buildings, average cost: $153,200
  • 2004: 564 buildings, average cost: $149,200
  • 2005: 787 buildings, average cost: $173,400
  • 2006: 796 buildings, average cost: $193,700
  • 2007: 448 buildings, average cost: $205,000
  • 2008: 301 buildings, average cost: $208,900
  • 2009: 177 buildings, average cost: $210,800
  • 2010: 189 buildings, average cost: $193,700
  • 2011: 279 buildings, average cost: $197,600
  • 2012: 409 buildings, average cost: $189,200
  • 2013: 426 buildings, average cost: $205,800
  • 2014: 406 buildings, average cost: $208,700
  • 2015: 657 buildings, average cost: $201,400
  • 2016: 690 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2017: 633 buildings, average cost: $212,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Holly Springs, NC residents
Average permit cost in Holly Springs, NC
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +7,817 (+568.5%).
Most common industries in Holly Springs, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (13.2%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Health care (7.1%)
  • Computer & electronic products (6.5%)
  • Construction (5.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (15.9%)
  • Construction (9.1%)
  • Computer & electronic products (8.9%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.1%)
  • Educational services (3.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (13.5%)
  • Health care (12.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.1%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
  • Computer & electronic products (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Holly Springs, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Computer specialists (8.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Engineers (3.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (12.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.8%)
  • Engineers (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.3%)
  • Top executives (4.2%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.5%)
  • Registered nurses (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Computer specialists (3.6%)

Average climate in Holly Springs, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Holly Springs, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 67.7. This is about average.

City:

67.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.230. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.230
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.37. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.37
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.209. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.209
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 14.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.08. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.08
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Holly Springs-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 2% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/28/1988, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.5 miles away from the Holly Springs town center killed 4 people and injured 154 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 11/23/1992, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.1 miles away from the town center injured 44 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Holly Springs-area historical earthquake activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 85% 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 143.1 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 241.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 204.9 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 333.4 miles away from Holly Springs 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 194.7 miles away from Holly Springs center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 117.6 miles away from Holly Springs center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

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

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Droughts: 2, Floods: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Holly Springs topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Holly Springs:

  • AVENT FERRY ROAD HOME (904 AVENT FERRY ROAD)
  • COUNTRY LANE (534 COUNTRY LANE)
  • TROTTERS BLUFF GROUP HOME (912 AVENT FERRY ROAD)

Amtrak stations near Holly Springs:

  • 10 miles: CARY (311 N. ACADEMY ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: RALEIGH (320 W. CARRABUS ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plant near Holly Springs:

  • 7 miles: Shearon Harris in New Hill, NC.

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

  • Wake Technical Community College (about 7 miles; Raleigh, NC; Full-time enrollment: 16,265)
  • North Carolina State University at Raleigh (about 13 miles; Raleigh, NC; FT enrollment: 29,958)
  • Strayer University-North Carolina (about 15 miles; Morrisville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,070)
  • Campbell University (about 18 miles; Buies Creek, NC; FT enrollment: 5,127)
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (about 22 miles; Chapel Hill, NC; FT enrollment: 24,946)
  • Central Carolina Community College (about 22 miles; Sanford, NC; FT enrollment: 3,675)
  • Durham Technical Community College (about 23 miles; Durham, NC; FT enrollment: 3,515)

Public high schools in Holly Springs:

  • SOUTHERN WAKE ACADEMY (Location: 5108 OLD POWELL RD, Grades: 6-12, Charter school)
  • HOLLY SPRINGS HIGH (Location: 5329 CASS HOLT ROAD, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Holly Springs:

Private elementary/middle school in Holly Springs:

  • NEW SCHOOL MONTESSORI CENTER (Students: 136, Location: 5617 SUNSET LAKE RD, Grades: PK-7)
See full list of schools located in Holly Springs

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Private school in Holly Springs: Southern Wake Montessori (Students: 100; Location: 925 Avent Ferry Rd.; Grades: PK - 06 ) www.southernwakemontessori.org 919-577-0081

Points of interest:

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Birthplace of: Carlos Rodon - Baseball player, Hoke Norris - Journalist, Todd A. Batchelor - North Carolina politician.

Wake County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This town:

3.0 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

82.3%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.1%
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: 0.2% of all households
12 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Banks with most branches in Holly Springs (2011 data):

  • SunTrust Bank: Holly Springs Branch at 101 Village Walk Drive, branch established on 2011/03/07. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: South Park Village Branch at 701 Village Walk Drive, branch established on 2011/08/01. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • The Fidelity Bank: Holly Springs Branch at 7000 Gb Alford Highway, branch established on 1978/05/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,422.4 mil, Deposits: $1,234.1 mil, headquarters in Fuquay Varina, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 66 total offices, Holding Company: Fidelity Bancshares (N.C.), Inc.
  • Crescent State Bank: Holly Springs Branch at 700 Holly Springs Road, branch established on 2003/05/06. Info updated 2007/06/26: Bank assets: $836.3 mil, Deposits: $679.8 mil, headquarters in Cary, NC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Piedmont Community Bank Holdings, Inc.
  • Capital Bank, National Association: Holly Springs Branch at 5070 Kentworth Drive, branch established on 2009/08/24. Info updated 2011/09/21: Bank assets: $6,448.0 mil, Deposits: $5,135.4 mil, headquarters in Miami, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 152 total offices, Holding Company: North American Financial Holdings, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Holly Springs Branch at 5209 Sunset Lake Road, branch established on 2007/01/08. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Sunset Lake Branch at 5208 Sunset Lake Road, branch established on 2008/07/14. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Four Oaks Bank & Trust Company: Holly Springs Branch at 201 West Center Street, branch established on 2003/06/02. Info updated 2010/03/10: Bank assets: $916.5 mil, Deposits: $747.3 mil, headquarters in Four Oaks, NC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Four Oaks Fincorp, Inc.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Holly Springs North Carolina Branch at 7016 G B Alford Highway, branch established on 2007/10/01. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)

For population 15 years and over in Holly Springs:

Marital status in Holly Springs, NC
  • Never married: 23.6%
  • Now married: 64.1%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

For population 25 years and over in Holly Springs:

  • High school or higher: 95.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 56.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
North Carolina average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Holly Springs
Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Holly Springs:

(Holly Springs, North Carolina Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Holly Springs, NC (based on Wake County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant164,661445
Mainline Protestant99,508131
Catholic99,12617
Other35,76772
Black Protestant16,47642
Orthodox2,6505
None482,805-
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: 176
Wake County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 10
Wake County:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 68
Here:

0.82 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 281
Wake County:

3.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 648
This county:

7.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.8%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.0%
State:

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

16.3%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Holly Springs:

50.2%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

49.7%
State:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.7
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Holly Springs:

20.0%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Holly Springs:

9.1%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Holly Springs:

32.7%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

59.7%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

83.7%
State:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Holly Springs, 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
Police Protection - Officers 39$170,476$52,4541$956
Firefighters 34$130,611$46,0980$0
Parks and Recreation 26$100,896$46,56740$26,750
Streets and Highways 26$116,850$53,9310$0
Solid Waste Management 18$62,623$41,7490$0
Other and Unallocable 15$73,492$58,7940$0
Other Government Administration 14$80,680$69,1541$863
Sewerage 13$51,639$47,6670$0
Police - Other 10$34,751$41,7010$0
Financial Administration 10$49,906$59,8870$0
Water Supply 8$25,623$38,4350$0
Judicial and Legal 1$8,887$106,6441$2,803
Fire - Other 1$2,876$34,5120$0
Totals for Government 215$909,310$50,75243$31,372

Holly Springs government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Police Protection: $3,498,000 ($99.31)
    Regular Highways: $2,827,000 ($80.26)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,385,000 ($67.71)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $7,716,000 ($219.06)
    Police Protection: $5,245,000 ($148.91)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,056,000 ($115.15)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,508,000 ($99.59)
    General Public Buildings: $2,424,000 ($68.82)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,412,000 ($68.48)
    General - Other: $1,867,000 ($53.01)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,773,000 ($50.34)
    Central Staff Services: $916,000 ($26.01)
    Regular Highways: $731,000 ($20.75)
    Financial Administration: $533,000 ($15.13)
    Sewerage: $382,000 ($10.85)
    Transit Utilities: $200,000 ($5.68)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,436,000 ($40.77)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $163,000 ($4.63)
    Local Fire Protection: $122,000 ($3.46)
    Parks and Recreation: $119,000 ($3.38)
    Housing and Community Development: $88,000 ($2.50)
    General Public Building: $53,000 ($1.50)
    Police Protection: $34,000 ($0.97)
    General - Other: $28,000 ($0.79)
    Transit Utilities: $17,000 ($0.48)
    Regular Highways: $11,000 ($0.31)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,377,000 ($39.09)

Holly Springs government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $2,076,000 ($58.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,979,000 ($56.18)
    Other: $636,000 ($18.06)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $620,000 ($17.60)
    Sewerage: $425,000 ($12.07)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $133,000 ($3.78)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,102,000 ($31.29)
    Sale of Property: $45,000 ($1.28)
    Rents: $17,000 ($0.48)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $13,753,000 ($390.46)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $8,083,000 ($229.48)
    Other: $2,159,000 ($61.30)
    Highways: $773,000 ($21.95)
  • Tax - Property: $17,019,000 ($483.18)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,307,000 ($37.11)
    Motor Vehicle License: $246,000 ($6.98)

Holly Springs government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $93,013,000 ($2640.69)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $87,265,000 ($2477.50)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,749,000 ($163.22)

8.10% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($68,271 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.10%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,484 average AGI)
Wake County:

0.06%
North Carolina average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Durham County, NC  0.72% ($66,717 average AGI)
from Johnston County, NC  0.34% ($49,741)
from Guilford County, NC  0.20% ($49,231)


6.94% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($67,062 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.94%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($866 average AGI)
Wake County:

0.08%
North Carolina average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Durham County, NC  0.81% ($58,150 average AGI)
to Johnston County, NC  0.61% ($53,700)
to Mecklenburg County, NC  0.25% ($62,943)
Businesses in Holly Springs, NC
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Blockbuster1Quiznos1
Burger King1Rite Aid1
CVS1SONIC Drive-In1
Chick-Fil-A1Sprint Nextel1
Curves1Starbucks1
Domino's Pizza1Subway3
FedEx5T-Mobile1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Taco Bell1
GameStop1U-Haul1
Goodwill1UPS3
H&R Block1Walgreens2
Hilton1Walmart1
Just Tires1Wendy's1
KFC1

Strongest AM radio stations in Holly Springs:

  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WCRY (1460 AM; 5 kW; FUQUAY-VARINA, NC)
  • WRBZ (850 AM; 10 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: ALCHEMY COMMUNICATIONS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP #1)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WETC (540 AM; 8 kW; WENDELL-ZEBULON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA REGIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRTP (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDNZ (570 AM; 1 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: TRIANGLE BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, LLC)
  • WLLN (1370 AM; 5 kW; LILLINGTON, NC; Owner: ESTUARDO VALDEMAR RODRIGUEZ)
  • WCKB (780 AM; 7 kW; DUNN, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WDNC (620 AM; 5 kW; DURHAM, NC)
  • WHPY (1590 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, NC; Owner: FELLOWSHIP CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WPYB (1130 AM; daytime; 7 kW; BENSON, NC; Owner: BENSON-DUNN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Holly Springs:

  • WQDR (94.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WBBB (96.1 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WNNL (103.9 FM; FUQUAY-VARINA, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRAL (101.5 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAL-FM, INC.)
  • WRSN (93.9 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUNC (91.5 FM; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES UNIVERSITY OF NC AT CHAPEL HILL)
  • WWMY (102.9 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WWND, L.L.C.)
  • WSHA (88.9 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: SHAW UNIVERSITY)
  • WDCG (105.1 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPE (89.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: EDUCATIONAL INFORMATION CORPORATION)
  • WRDU (106.1 FM; WILSON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKNC-FM (88.1 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKXU (101.1 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WTRG (100.7 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFXC (107.1 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WXYC (89.3 FM; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: STUDENT EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQSM (98.1 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCCE (90.1 FM; BUIES CREEK, NC; Owner: CAMPBELL UNIVERSITY, INCORPORATED)
  • WYMY (96.9 FM; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • W260AB (99.9 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)

TV broadcast stations around Holly Springs:

  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)
  • WACN-LP (Channel 34; APEX, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WTVD (Channel 11; DURHAM, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRAL-TV (Channel 5; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WUVC (Channel 40; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPITAL BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WRDC (Channel 28; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RALEIGH (WRDC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WLFL (Channel 22; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WLFL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUNC-TV (Channel 4; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WBXU-CA (Channel 13; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WHOA-LP (Channel 60; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWIW-LP (Channel 66; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WRAY-TV (Channel 30; WILSON, NC; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • W58CD (Channel 58; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W64CN (Channel 64; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W68BK (Channel 68; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: SAINT AUGUSTINE'S COLLEGE)
  • WFMY-TV (Channel 2; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WFMY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WRPX (Channel 47; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: PAXSON RALEIGH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WUPN-TV (Channel 48; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WUPN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WXLV-TV (Channel 45; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WXLV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTWB-TV (Channel 20; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: WTWB OF THE TRIAD, LLC)
  • WLXI-TV (Channel 61; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • W24CP (Channel 24; DURHAM, NC; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WIWW-LP (Channel 26; DURHAM, NC; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
Holly Springs fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Holly Springs fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 27Number of bridges
  • 151ft / 45.9mTotal length
  • 156,170Total average daily traffic
  • 14,457Total average daily truck traffic
  • 262,440Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Holly Springs, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 31950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 21980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 82000-2009
  • 52010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Holly Springs, NC

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Holly Springs)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Holly Springs, NC)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Wake South, Smithfield Road Sr1172 (Lat: 35.684167 Lon: -78.844167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 146 m, Overall height: 152 m, Call Sign: WPSR224,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6750.00 MHz, Grant Date: 04/19/2011, Expiration Date: 07/16/2021, Certifier: Harold Meacombs, Registrant: North Carolina State Highway Patrol, 4702 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-4702, Phone: (919) 662-4440, Fax: (919) 662-4444, Email:
  • RALEIGH AKA HOLLY SP, 1809 Grigsby Ave. (088654 / Holly Springs) (Lat: 35.641778 Lon: -78.820278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 72.5 m, Overall height: 78.9 m, Call Sign: WQIH737,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10955.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/14/2008, Expiration Date: 02/14/2018, Cancellation Date: 08/14/2009, Certifier: William Chastain, Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, 774 Mays Blvd., #10-465, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • HOLLY SPNGS, 0.8 Mi S Of (Lat: 35.641528 Lon: -78.820278), Overall height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WGH98,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, Grant Date: 02/02/2010, Expiration Date: 02/01/2020, Cancellation Date: 12/16/2010, Certifier: James J. R. Talbot, Registrant: At&t Corp., 2315 Salem Road, First Floor, H9, Conyers, GA 30013, Phone: (770) 602-2065, Fax: (770) 929-4454, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

123 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Holly Springs)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Holly Springs)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$146,9201$258,6905$240,146
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$01$226,900
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$209,860
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0532.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$152,450
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2003 2000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0532.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Holly Springs, NC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Holly Springs, NC - Value

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 fires per year is 70. The highest number of fire incidents - 98 took place in 2006, and the least - 4 in 2007. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Holly Springs, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (50.6%), and Outside Fires (37.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Holly Springs, NC
    • 59950.6%Structure Fires
    • 44237.4%Outside Fires
    • 11810.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 242.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Holly Springs, NC
Most common first names in Holly Springs, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3369.0 years
John3071.1 years
William2774.3 years
Mary2575.6 years
Robert1670.8 years
Ruth1178.0 years
Willie1171.5 years
Helen1079.5 years
Joseph1071.2 years
Annie1082.5 years
Most common last names in Holly Springs, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Judd2472.8 years
Jones2169.9 years
Utley2067.7 years
Johnson1974.0 years
Williams1765.3 years
Smith1777.8 years
Betts1578.8 years
Baker1571.9 years
Adams1366.3 years
Holleman1276.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Holly Springs, NC
  • 70.3%Utility gas
  • 27.4%Electricity
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Holly Springs, NC
  • 63.4%Electricity
  • 31.7%Utility gas
  • 3.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used


Holly Springs compared to North Carolina state average:

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

Holly Springs on our top lists:

  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with most building permits per 10,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 100 cities with newest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median household income and median resident age less than 35 (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 100 fastest growing cities from 2000 to 2014 (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
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