Kelford, North Carolina

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Population in 2013: 243 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.8%
 
Males: 114  (47.2%)
Females: 129  (52.8%)
Median resident age:  48.5 years
North Carolina median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 27847.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $20,716 (it was $21,750 in 2000)
Kelford:

$20,716
NC:

$45,906

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,794 (it was $9,945 in 2000)

Kelford town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $65,799 (it was $50,900 in 2000)
Kelford:

$65,799
NC:

$154,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $98,969; Detached houses: $119,915; Townhouses or other attached units: $79,037; Mobile homes: $48,131

Median gross rent in 2013: $556.

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  • Races in Kelford, NC (2010)

    Kelford races chart
    • 19075.7%Black alone
    • 5823.1%White alone
    • 31.2%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Kelford: 81.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (6.9%), Irish (6.9%), German (1.4%), Scottish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 92 feet

Land area: 0.51 square miles.

Population density: 477 people per square mile   (low).

Kelford,NC real estate house value index trend

Kelford, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Kelford:

  • High school or higher: 60.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kelford town:

  • Never married: 33.1%
  • Now married: 20.6%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 29.2%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.3%
North Carolina:

7.6%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Kelford, North Carolina as of August 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Kelford to the number of sex offenders is 61 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $497 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $261 (0.4%)

Kelford satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rocky Mount, NC (36.2 miles , pop. 55,893).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Norfolk, VA (72.3 miles , pop. 234,403).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (287.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Roxobel, NC (1.3 miles ), Lewiston Woodville, NC (2.2 miles ), Aulander, NC (2.6 miles ), Rich Square, NC (2.7 miles ), Woodland, NC (3.2 miles ), Scotland Neck, NC (3.4 miles ), Lasker, NC (3.5 miles) , Hobgood, NC (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 36.18 N, Longitude: 77.22 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 252

Kelford household income distribution Kelford home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.9%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +41 (+20.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (29%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (86%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (29%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (29%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Material moving occupations (44%)
  • Production occupations (30%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (2%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

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

Average climate in Kelford, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

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

On 11/28/1988, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.6 miles away from the Kelford town center killed 4 people and injured 154 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.7 miles away from the town center killed 6 people and injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kelford-area historical earthquake activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 87% 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 104.3 miles away from the city 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 81.5 miles away from Kelford center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 118.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi) earthquake occurred 104.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 281.5 miles away from Kelford center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 114.9 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 Bertie County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kelford topographic map

Birthplace of: Jessica Breland - Women's basketball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Kelford:

  • HERTFORD-GATES HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; AHOSKIE, NC)
  • RICH SQUARE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; RICH SQUARE, NC)
  • ROANOKE VALLEY NH INC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; RICH SQUARE, NC)
  • HALIFAX COUNTY DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; SCOTLAND NECK, NC)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHAB-SCOTLAND NECK (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; SCOTLAND NECK, NC)
  • VIDANT ROANOKE CHOWAN HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; AHOSKIE, NC)
  • UNIVERSITY HEALTH SYSTEMS HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Hospital, about 15 miles away; AHOSKIE, NC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kelford:

  • Edgecombe Community College (about 29 miles; Tarboro, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,058)
  • Nash Community College (about 41 miles; Rocky Mount, NC; FT enrollment: 2,520)
  • East Carolina University (about 41 miles; Greenville, NC; FT enrollment: 23,943)
  • Pitt Community College (about 45 miles; Winterville, NC; FT enrollment: 7,026)
  • Elizabeth City State University (about 57 miles; Elizabeth City, NC; FT enrollment: 2,803)
  • Southside Virginia Community College (about 60 miles; Alberta, VA; FT enrollment: 3,716)
  • Wayne Community College (about 68 miles; Goldsboro, NC; FT enrollment: 3,174)

Public elementary/middle school in Kelford:

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Bertie 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 2012 was 87.4. This is about average.

City:

87.4
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 2.00. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.00
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 15.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.8
U.S.:

20.2
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 23.8%
(7.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.7% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  67.3%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.1%
Whole state:  5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Kelford compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population 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.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.4
North Carolina average:

12.4

Kelford travel time to work - commute Kelford mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (50%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (9%)
  • Wood (8%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Kelford town (based on Bertie County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,94032
Black Protestant1,3609
Mainline Protestant6159
Catholic761
Other241
None13,267-
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: 9
Bertie County:

4.63 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Bertie County:

5.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

3.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

14.0%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Bertie County:

37.0%
North Carolina:

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

16.4%
State:

15.6%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$550
Totals for Government 0$0 1$550

Kelford government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $16,000 ($65.84)
    Regular Highways: $13,000 ($53.50)
    Sewerage: $10,000 ($41.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($24.69)
    Water Utilities: $4,000 ($16.46)
    Health Services - Other: $2,000 ($8.23)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($4.12)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $8,000 ($32.92)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $17,000 ($69.96)

Kelford government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $13,000 ($53.50)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($37.04)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $24,000 ($98.77)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($4.12)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($4.12)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $6,000 ($24.69)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $11,000 ($45.27)
    General Support: $5,000 ($20.58)
  • Tax - Property: $18,000 ($74.07)
    NEC: $2,000 ($8.23)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $115,000 ($473.25)

4.09% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($24,673 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.09%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hertford County, NC  0.83% ($23,109 average AGI)
from Martin County, NC  0.33% ($15,500)
from Pitt County, NC  0.29% ($26,789)


5.54% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($24,751 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.54%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hertford County, NC  1.04% ($23,329 average AGI)
to Pitt County, NC  0.65% ($25,568)
to Wake County, NC  0.40% ($24,926)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kelford:

  • WYAL (1280 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SCOTLAND NECK, NC)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCT (1070 AM; 10 kW; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDZY (1290 AM; 25 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WGH (1310 AM; 20 kW; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WJPI (1470 AM; 5 kW; PLYMOUTH, NC; Owner: FREE TEMPLE MINISTRIES INC..)
  • WETC (540 AM; 8 kW; WENDELL-ZEBULON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA REGIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWDR (1080 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MURFREESBORO, NC; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kelford:

  • WBKU (91.7 FM; AHSOKIE, NC; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WKTC (95.5 FM; PINETOPS, NC; Owner: WEQQ, INC.)
  • WTRG (100.7 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCBZ (103.7 FM; WILLIAMSTON, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WBXB (100.1 FM; EDENTON, NC; Owner: EDENTON CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WERO (93.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WAFX (106.9 FM; SUFFOLK, VA; Owner: TIDEWATER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKJX (96.7 FM; ELIZABETH CITY, NC; Owner: EAST CAROLINA RADIO OF ELIZABETH CITY, INC.)
  • WNCT-FM (107.9 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WURB (97.7 FM; WINDSOR, NC; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFXK (104.3 FM; TARBORO, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WDLZ (98.3 FM; MURFREESBORO, NC; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WZRU (88.5 FM; ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC; Owner: ROANOKE VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIAM-FM (98.9 FM; WINDSOR, NC; Owner: LIFELINE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WRTP-FM (90.1 FM; ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WYTT (97.9 FM; GASTON, NC; Owner: MAINQUAD, INC.)
  • WQDK (99.3 FM; AHOSKIE, NC; Owner: MAX MEDIA OF THE CAROLINAS LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Kelford:

  • WITN-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: WITN LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WNCT-TV (Channel 9; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WUND-TV (Channel 2; COLUMBIA, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WUNP-TV (Channel 36; ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WFTB-LP (Channel 55; WILLIAMSTON, ETC., NC; Owner: FREE TEMPLE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WRPX (Channel 47; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: PAXSON RALEIGH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WRAY-TV (Channel 30; WILSON, NC; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • WUNK-TV (Channel 25; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)

Kelford fatal accident list:

Nov 29, 1990 00:20 AM, 308, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KG4EGK, Licensee ID: L01529161
    Grant Date: 11/10/2009, Expiration Date: 08/03/2019, Certifier: David L Humphrey
    Registrant: David L Humphrey, Kelford, NC 27847-0146

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: BEST OFF SKY RANGER II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912 (80 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 8028U , Serial Number: SKR0205572, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 10/16/2007
    Registrant (Individual): James R Hewitt, 203 Norfleet St, Kelford, NC 27847

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
Most common first names in Kelford, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1568.6 years
Mary1283.4 years
Joseph578.2 years
John571.9 years
Henry574.2 years
George575.6 years
Frank473.5 years
Roland466.0 years
Rosa484.3 years
Ethel379.7 years
Most common last names in Kelford, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Parker1676.0 years
Walton1174.9 years
Johnson1169.5 years
Brown1075.2 years
Ruffin976.2 years
Bazemore974.8 years
Faison776.4 years
Vick769.0 years
Harrell672.7 years
Joyner673.5 years
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