James City, North Carolina

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Population in 2010: 5,899.
Population change since 2000: +8.8%
Males: 2,800  (47.5%)
Females: 3,099  (52.5%)
Median resident age:

45.3 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 28560.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,950 (it was $36,490 in 2000)
James City:

$51,950
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $33,348 (it was $18,635 in 2000)

James City CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $153,277 (it was $84,000 in 2000)
James City:

$153,277
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $240,876; detached houses: $263,255; townhouses or other attached units: $322,587; mobile homes: $46,030

Median gross rent in 2017: $808.

March 2019 cost of living index in James City: 81.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.9%
(11.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.7% for Black residents, 56.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 89.3% for other race residents, 68.2% for two or more races residents)
  • Races in James City, NC (2010)
    • 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

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Ancestries: American (17.2%), English (12.7%), German (7.7%), Irish (7.3%), Italian (4.0%), Polish (3.0%).

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, North Carolina map

124 residents are foreign born (2.1% Latin America, 0.4% Asia).

This place:

2.1%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $942 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $743 (0.6%)

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

Distribution of median household income in James City, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in James City, NC in 2017
James City satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.4%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Historical population in James City, NC
Historical housing units in James City, NC
Most common industries in James City, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (11.1%)
  • Health care (10.1%)
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.0%)
  • Public administration (14.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.5%)
  • Health care (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.3%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Social assistance (7.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.9%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
Most common occupations in James City, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Registered nurses (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Construction laborers (4.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Registered nurses (4.8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.7%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.8%)
  • Cashiers (3.3%)

Average climate in James City, North Carolina

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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 James 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 the 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 James 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 the 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 James City center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Craven County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 16, 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).
James City topographic map

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)

Points of interest:

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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
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

For population 15 years and over in James City:

Marital status in James City, NC
  • Never married: 22.3%
  • Now married: 52.8%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 16.6%

For population 25 years and over in James City:

  • High school or higher: 83.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
North Carolina average:

11.9

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Craven County:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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
Here:

5.71 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

6.54 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

10.3%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Craven County:

30.3%
State:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.1%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.8%
State:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
James City:

41.7%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
James City:

29.3
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
James City:

22.2%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.9%
State:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
James City:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
James City:

35.5%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

52.6%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
James City:

77.1%
State:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of James City, NC Residents

10.13% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,263 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.13%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

0.39% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,581 average AGI)
Craven County:

0.39%
North Carolina average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Carteret County, NC  0.77% ($37,000 average AGI)
from Onslow County, NC  0.46% ($38,412)
from Pamlico County, NC  0.30% ($28,214)


10.31% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,324 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.31%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

0.25% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,144 average AGI)
Craven County:

0.25%
North Carolina average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Onslow County, NC  0.79% ($39,852 average AGI)
to Carteret County, NC  0.58% ($45,707)
to Wake County, NC  0.32% ($60,250)

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)
James City fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of James City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 26Number of bridges
  • 1,148ft / 350mTotal length
  • 356,916Total average daily traffic
  • 41,726Total average daily truck traffic
  • 429,833Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in James City, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 111970-1979
  • 131990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for James City, NC
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in James City, NC
  • 73.5%Electricity
  • 15.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.6%Utility gas
  • 2.4%Wood
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in James City, NC
  • 90.9%Electricity
  • 4.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


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 below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

James City on our top lists:

  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: community and social service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
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