James City, North Carolina

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Population in 2010: 5,899. Population change since 2000: +8.8%
Males: 2,953  (50.1%)
Females: 2,946  (49.9%)
Median resident age:  38.8 years
North Carolina median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 28560.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $47,437 (it was $36,490 in 2000)
James City:

$47,437
NC:

$45,906

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $30,807 (it was $18,635 in 2000)

James City CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $151,900 (it was $84,000 in 2000)
James City:

$151,900
NC:

$154,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $963.

  • Races in James City, NC (2010)

    James City races chart
    • 4,56477.4%White alone
    • 79013.4%Black alone
    • 3475.9%Hispanic
    • 1111.9%Two or more races
    • 621.1%Asian alone
    • 170.3%American Indian alone
    • 60.1%Other race alone
    • 20.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in James City: 87.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (14.6%), United States (12.5%), German (10.6%), Irish (9.9%), Italian (3.3%), Scottish (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 15 feet

Land area: 8.32 square miles.

Population density: 709 people per square mile   (low).

James City,NC real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in James City:

  • High school or higher: 86.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in James City CDP:

  • Never married: 21.2%
  • Now married: 58.9%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

104 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.8%
North Carolina:

7.6%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in James City, North Carolina as of July 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in James City to the number of sex offenders is 5,899 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $829 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $732 (0.5%)

James City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jacksonville, NC (30.8 miles , pop. 66,715).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (104.7 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (355.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Brices Creek, NC (1.7 miles ), Bridgeton, NC (1.8 miles ), New Bern, NC (1.8 miles ), Trent Woods, NC (1.9 miles ), Fairfield Harbour, NC (1.9 miles ), River Bend, NC (2.6 miles ), Neuse Forest, NC (3.1 miles ), Grantsboro, NC (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 35.08 N, Longitude: 77.03 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 252

James City household income distribution James City home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.4%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (25%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Community and social service occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in James City, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

James City-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 13% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/17/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.1 miles away from the James City place center killed 2 people and injured 85 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 42.9 miles away from the place center killed 16 people and injured 153 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

James City-area historical earthquake activity is below North Carolina state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 15.6 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 180.5 miles away from James City center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 233.7 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 225.7 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 322.3 miles away from James City 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 249.3 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 Craven County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near James City:

  • RIVERPOINT CREST NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; NEW BERN, NC)
  • FMC DIALYSIS OF CRAVEN COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; NEW BERN, NC)
  • CAROLINA EAST MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; NEW BERN, NC)
  • GUARDIAN CARE OF NEW BERN INC (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; NEW BERN, NC)
  • TWO RIVERS HEALTHCARE - TRENT CAMPUS (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; NEW BERN, NC)
  • TWO RIVERS HEALTHCARE - NEUSE CAMPUS (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; NEW BERN, NC)
  • NEW BERN DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; NEW BERN, NC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to James City:

  • Craven Community College (about 5 miles; New Bern, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,712)
  • Coastal Carolina Community College (about 30 miles; Jacksonville, NC; FT enrollment: 4,502)
  • Lenoir Community College (about 33 miles; Kinston, NC; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Pitt Community College (about 40 miles; Winterville, NC; FT enrollment: 7,026)
  • East Carolina University (about 42 miles; Greenville, NC; FT enrollment: 23,943)
  • Wayne Community College (about 57 miles; Goldsboro, NC; FT enrollment: 3,174)
  • Mount Olive College (about 60 miles; Mount Olive, NC; FT enrollment: 3,097)

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Notable locations in James City: Barbara Bolling Flynn Assisted Living Facility (A), US Marshal (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in James City: Saint Bartholomew's Anglican Catholic Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Rivers and creeks: Trent River (A), Scotts Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Craven County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.7%
(8.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.1% for Black residents, 53.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 86.7% for other race residents, 22.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  68.6%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.8%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in James City in 2010:

  • 153 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 10 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for adults
91 people in nursing homes in 2000
6 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents in 2000

James City, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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James City compared to North Carolina state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
North Carolina average:

12.4

James City travel time to work - commute James City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (84%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for James City CDP (based on Craven County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant23,67398
Mainline Protestant12,74049
Catholic6,3942
Black Protestant4,46630
Other1,8066
Orthodox--
None54,426-
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: 23
Craven County:

2.39 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.73 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 55
Craven County:

5.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 63
Here:

6.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.3%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Craven County:

30.3%
North Carolina:

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

13.1%
State:

15.6%

10.87% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,254 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.87%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

0.65% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,013 average AGI)
Craven County:

0.65%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Carteret County, NC  0.62% ($35,176 average AGI)
from Onslow County, NC  0.54% ($31,805)
from Pitt County, NC  0.35% ($26,194)


10.52% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,004 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.52%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

0.41% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,735 average AGI)
Craven County:

0.41%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Carteret County, NC  0.77% ($31,659 average AGI)
to Onslow County, NC  0.52% ($33,374)
to Pitt County, NC  0.40% ($30,757)

Strongest AM radio stations in James City:

  • WNOS (1450 AM; 1 kW; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WWNB (1490 AM; 1 kW; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WSMO (1120 AM; 20 kW; CAMP LEJEUNE, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WANG (1330 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HAVELOCK, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WDLX (930 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WNCT (1070 AM; 10 kW; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSTK (910 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJCV (1290 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: DOWN EAST BROADCASTING CO INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in James City:

  • WNBR (94.1 FM; ORIENTAL, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WTEB (89.3 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: CRAVEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WMGV (103.3 FM; NEWPORT, NC; Owner: WMGV LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIKS (101.9 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: WIKS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXNR (99.5 FM; GRIFTON, NC; Owner: WXNR LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WERO (93.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WNCT-FM (107.9 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSFL-FM (106.5 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: WSFL LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAAE (91.9 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WRUP (97.9 FM; BAYBORO, NC; Owner: CONNER MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WRNS-FM (95.1 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WQZL (101.1 FM; BELHAVEN, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WOTJ (90.7 FM; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: GRACE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • WRHT (96.3 FM; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WLGP (100.3 FM; HARKERS ISLAND, NC; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WTKF (107.3 FM; ATLANTIC, NC; Owner: ATLANTIC RIDGE TELECASTERS, INC.)
  • WCZI (98.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WBJD (91.5 FM; ATLANTIC BEACH, NC; Owner: CRAVEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WANG-FM (105.1 FM; HAVELOCK, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around James City:

  • WCTI-TV (Channel 12; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUNM-TV (Channel 19; JACKSONVILLE, 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.)
  • WFXI (Channel 8; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF EASTERN CAROLINA LICENSE LLC)
  • WUNK-TV (Channel 25; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WYDO (Channel 14; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF EASTERN CAROLINA LICENSE LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 849m2,785ftTotal length
  • 309,900Total average daily traffic
  • 37,494Total average daily truck traffic
  • 619,800Total future (year 2020) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 51970-1979
  • 91990-1999
  • 32000-2009
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