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Population in 2010: 8,113. Population change since 2000: +4.8%
Males: 4,218  (52.0%)
Females: 3,895  (48.0%)

Median resident age:  37.4 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 28405.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $54,661 (it was $46,643 in 2000)
Kings Grant:

$54,661
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,062

Kings Grant CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $148,797 (it was $108,300 in 2000)
Kings Grant:

$148,797
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $168,345; Detached houses: $178,136; Mobile homes: $54,167

Median gross rent in 2012: $961.

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  • White alone - 6,176 (75.3%)
  • Black alone - 953 (11.6%)
  • Hispanic - 629 (7.7%)
  • Asian alone - 163 (2.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 146 (1.8%)
  • Two or more races - 134 (1.6%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Kings Grant: 95.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Kings Grant, NC forum
Recent posts about Kings Grant, North Carolina on our local forum with over 1,500,000 registered users. Kings Grant is mentioned 28 times on our forum:
Kings Grant Neighborhood  (4 replies)
Wilmington Realistic Crime Feedback  (6 replies)
Pros/Cons - Living in Wilmington Proper or Outside Wilmington  (2 replies)
Is Wilmington right for us?  (12 replies)
Wilmington relocation  (5 replies)
Moving to Wilmington NC!!!  (8 replies)

Ancestries: United States (19.7%), Irish (11.1%), German (10.7%), English (8.2%), Italian (3.7%), Scottish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 4.63 square miles.

Population density: 1,751 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Kings Grant:

  • High school or higher: 86.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.9%
  • Unemployed: 13.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kings Grant CDP:

  • Never married: 26.7%
  • Now married: 55.3%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

855 residents are foreign born (1.5% Oceania, 1.1% Asia).

This place:  10.4%
North Carolina:  7.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $896 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $840 (0.5%)

Kings Grant satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wilmington, NC (3.9 miles , pop. 75,838).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (116.1 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (423.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Murraysville, NC (1.4 miles ), Blue Clay Farms, NC (1.6 miles) , Northchase, NC (1.7 miles ), Hightsville, NC (1.9 miles ), Wrightsboro, NC (1.9 miles ), Wilmington, NC (2.0 miles ), Ogden, NC (2.0 miles ), Bayshore, NC (2.1 miles ).

Latitude: 34.27 N, Longitude: 77.87 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -969 (-11.8%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 467 (11.2%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 910

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.8%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)

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Average climate in Kings Grant, North Carolina

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Tornado activity:

Kings Grant-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 2% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/16/2006, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.9 miles away from the Kings Grant place center killed 8 people and injured 20 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 6/13/1962, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 7.9 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kings Grant-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 99% 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 84.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/22/2006 at 11:22:00, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.8 miles away from Kings Grant center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in New Hanover County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Tropical Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Kings Grant:

  • LIBERTY COMMONS REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WILMINGTON, NC)
  • CAPE FEAR DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; WILMINGTON, NC)
  • NORTHCHASE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WILMINGTON, NC)

Amtrak station near Kings Grant:

  • 5 miles: WILMINGTON (201 HARNETT ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kings Grant:

  • University of North Carolina-Wilmington (about 3 miles; Wilmington, NC; Full-time enrollment: 11,028)
  • Cape Fear Community College (about 6 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 3,987)
  • Mount Olive College (about 66 miles; Mount Olive, NC; FT enrollment: 2,812)
  • Horry-Georgetown Technical College (about 73 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 2,962)
  • Coastal Carolina University (about 74 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 7,254)
  • Wayne Community College (about 79 miles; Goldsboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,008)
  • Fayetteville State University (about 81 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 4,481)

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Churches in Kings Grant include: Emmanuel Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church (A), Bible Church (B), Northpointe Community Church (C), Grace Baptist Church (D), Freedom Baptist Church (E), Cape Fear Christian Church (F), Brookfield Church of God (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
New Hanover County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 15.9. This is significantly better than average.
City:

15.9
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.32. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

4.32
U.S.:

2.43


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.9%
(6.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.8% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 60.3% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  65.5%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.9%
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: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Kings Grant, NC

6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Kings Grant in 2000:

  • 13 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

Kings Grant compared to North Carolina state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Kings Grant travel time to work - commute


Kings Grant mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (96%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Kings Grant CDP (based on New Hanover County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.19%
Here47.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal Church
Adherents34.6%17.0%13.4%7.9%6.1%
Congregations24.2%3.8%9.8%9.8%5.3%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaEvangelical Presbyterian ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)JewishOther
Adherents3.5%2.5%1.7%1.6%11.7%
Congregations3.8%1.5%3.8%1.5%36.4%
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: 44
Here:

2.31 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
New Hanover County:

0.68 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 76
This county:

4.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 262
New Hanover County:

13.78 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
New Hanover County:

9.3%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

23.8%
State:

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

15.7%
North Carolina:

15.6%

11.03% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($43,565 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.03%
North Carolina average:

8.53%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($364 average AGI)
New Hanover County:

0.09%
North Carolina average:

0.17%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Pender County, NC  0.68% ($30,056 average AGI)
from Wake County, NC  0.65% ($50,610)
from Brunswick County, NC  0.64% ($47,281)


9.29% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($43,449 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.29%
North Carolina average:

7.27%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($142 average AGI)
New Hanover County:

0.04%
North Carolina average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Brunswick County, NC  1.33% ($46,091 average AGI)
to Pender County, NC  1.03% ($45,637)
to Wake County, NC  0.66% ($40,217)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kings Grant:

  • WAAV (980 AM; 5 kW; LELAND, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMYT (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CAROLINA BEACH, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMFD (630 AM; 1 kW; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: OCEAN BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • WLSG (1340 AM; 1 kW; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWIL (1490 AM; 1 kW; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, 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)
  • WSTK (910 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJCV (1290 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: DOWN EAST BROADCASTING CO INC.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WVBS (1470 AM; 1 kW; BURGAW, NC; Owner: GRACE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kings Grant:

  • W240AS (95.9 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: WILMINGTON CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WBNE (93.7 FM; WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC; Owner: SEA-COMM, INC.)
  • WHQR (91.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FRIENDS OF PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WRQR (104.5 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: OCEAN BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • WMNX (97.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGNI (102.7 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKXB (99.9 FM; BURGAW, NC; Owner: SEA-COMM, INC.)
  • WWQQ-FM (101.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDVV (89.7 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWIL-FM (90.5 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKOO (98.7 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WSFM (107.5 FM; SOUTHPORT, NC; Owner: SEA-COMM, INC.)
  • WKXS-FM (94.1 FM; LELAND, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQSL (92.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WUIN (106.7 FM; CAROLINA BEACH, NC; Owner: OCEAN BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • WXQR-FM (105.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WAZO (98.3 FM; OAK ISLAND, NC; Owner: OCEAN BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • WWTB (103.9 FM; TOPSAIL BEACH, NC; Owner: JACKSONVILLE-TOPSAIL RADIO LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Kings Grant:

  • WILM-LP (Channel 10; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: WILM, INC.)
  • WUNJ-TV (Channel 39; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W51CW (Channel 51; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WPXU-TV (Channel 35; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON JACKSONVILLE LICENSE, INC.)
  • W47CK (Channel 47; SHALLOTTE, NC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING INC.)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED26$163,26822$137,771160$136,56210$54,9671$295,92026$113,5883$96,913
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$152,0301$79,90013$193,9981$18,5000$02$135,0150$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$119,8505$247,98050$135,6057$22,4060$010$157,0602$73,240
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$155,1734$106,16336$147,4264$39,0250$08$148,9780$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$76,2000$08$145,9251$121,3300$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0116.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$142,2284$157,763
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$137,9752$205,665
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$146,110
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$77,6800$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$312,940

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0116.01

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