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Population in 2010: 5,899. Population change since 2000: +8.8%
Males: 2,914  (49.4%)
Females: 2,985  (50.6%)

Median resident age:  40.6 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 28560.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $54,111 (it was $36,490 in 2000)
James City:

$54,111
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $30,491

James City CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $147,459 (it was $84,000 in 2000)
James City:

$147,459
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $180,081; Detached houses: $217,236; Mobile homes: $53,755

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,002.

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James City races chart
  • White alone - 4,564 (77.4%)
  • Black alone - 790 (13.4%)
  • Hispanic - 347 (5.9%)
  • Two or more races - 111 (1.9%)
  • Asian alone - 62 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 17 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 6 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.03%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in James City: 84.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Recent posts about James City, North Carolina on our local forum with over 1,500,000 registered users. James City is mentioned 50 times on our forum:
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Ancestries: English (13.5%), German (9.3%), United States (8.8%), Irish (8.4%), Italian (3.1%), Scottish (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 15 feet

Land area: 8.32 square miles.

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

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For population 25 years and over in James City:

  • High school or higher: 85.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in James City CDP:

  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 60.0%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 7.1%

331 residents are foreign born (1.6% Europe).

This place:  5.5%
North Carolina:  7.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $751 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $821 (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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.8%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Construction laborers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3%)

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Average climate in James City, North Carolina

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Tornado activity:

James City-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 29% greater 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 97% 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
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

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, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/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 (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, about 4 miles away; NEW BERN, NC)

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

  • Pitt Community College (about 40 miles; Winterville, NC; Full-time enrollment: 4,389)
  • East Carolina University (about 42 miles; Greenville, NC; FT enrollment: 20,942)
  • Wayne Community College (about 57 miles; Goldsboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,008)
  • Mount Olive College (about 60 miles; Mount Olive, NC; FT enrollment: 2,812)
  • University of North Carolina-Wilmington (about 77 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 11,028)
  • Cape Fear Community College (about 79 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 3,987)
  • Johnston Community College (about 80 miles; Smithfield, NC; FT enrollment: 2,166)

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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
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  SO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 0.917. This is significantly better than average.
City:

0.917
U.S.:

31.959
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.626. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.626
U.S.:

2.433


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.5%
(7.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.0% for Black residents, 44.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 59.0% for other race residents, 0.0% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in James City, NC

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 compared to North Carolina state average:

James City, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


James City travel time to work - commute


James City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (78%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.34%
Here43.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchOriginal Free Will BaptistsPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents24.7%21.6%13.5%9.3%5.3%
Congregations12.1%18.1%1.7%12.1%5.2%
NameEpiscopal ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)LDS (Mormon) ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents4.8%4.2%2.4%2.2%12.0%
Congregations3.4%9.5%1.7%3.4%32.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 23
This 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.
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
This county:

5.71 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

6.54 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.3%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.3%
North Carolina:

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

13.1%
State:

15.6%

11.29% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,500 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.29%
North Carolina average:

8.53%

0.56% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,437 average AGI)
Craven County:

0.56%
North Carolina average:

0.17%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Carteret County, NC  0.73% ($28,525 average AGI)
from Onslow County, NC  0.51% ($31,849)
from Escambia County, FL  0.38% ($24,471)


10.66% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,713 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.66%
North Carolina average:

7.27%

0.42% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,459 average AGI)
Craven County:

0.42%
North Carolina average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Carteret County, NC  0.70% ($38,047 average AGI)
to Onslow County, NC  0.52% ($28,580)
to Wake County, NC  0.43% ($33,194)

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
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 0 meters
Total average daily traffic: 11,500
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,380
Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic: 23,000

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