Kirkland, North Carolina

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Population in July 2007: 684.
Males: 335  (49.1%)
Females: 349  (50.9%)
Median resident age:  37.9 years
North Carolina median age:  35.3 years

Zip codes: 28411.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $72,705 (it was $56,292 in 2000)
Kirkland:

$72,705
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $26,573 (it was $21,439 in 2000)

Kirkland CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $251,716 (it was $165,100 in 2000)
Kirkland:

$251,716
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $446,540; Detached houses: $534,227; Mobile homes: $126,967

Median gross rent in 2009: $964.

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  • White alone - 362 (62.5%)
  • Black alone - 193 (33.3%)
  • Hispanic - 12 (2.1%)
  • Two or more races - 9 (1.6%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Kirkland: 172.7 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (24.6%), Italian (13.6%), German (10.9%), Irish (10.9%), United States (7.0%), Polish (6.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 49 feet

Land area: 8.39 square miles.

Population density: 82 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Kirkland,NC real estate house value index trend

Kirkland, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Kirkland:

  • High school or higher: 90.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kirkland CDP:

  • Never married: 34.5%
  • Now married: 44.6%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

20 residents are foreign born (1.5% Europe).

This place:  2.9%
North Carolina:  7.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $2,047 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $493 (0.7%)

Kirkland satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wilmington, NC (8.9 miles , pop. 75,838).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (115.7 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (420.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Porters Neck, NC (1.1 miles ), Bayshore, NC (1.1 miles ), Ogden, NC (1.6 miles ), Murraysville, NC (1.8 miles ), Northchase, NC (2.3 miles ), Kings Grant, NC (2.3 miles ), Blue Clay Farms, NC (2.4 miles) , Wrightsville Beach, NC (2.5 miles ).

Latitude: 34.30 N, Longitude: 77.79 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 910

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

6.1%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2005-2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (29%)
  • Construction (21%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Information (9%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (33%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (15%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (11%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (10%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (24%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (15%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)

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

Average climate in Kirkland, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Kirkland-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 32% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/16/2006, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 26.0 miles away from the Kirkland place center killed 8 people and injured 20 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 11/2/1954, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 6.9 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kirkland-area historical earthquake activity is below North Carolina state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 166.8 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 159.5 miles away from Kirkland center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 270.9 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 180.6 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 79.3 miles away from Kirkland center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 227.4 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 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).
Kirkland topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Kirkland:

  • DAVIS HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WILMINGTON, NC)
  • CAPE FEAR DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; WILMINGTON, NC)
  • NORTHCHASE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WILMINGTON, NC)
  • LIBERTY COMMONS REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WILMINGTON, NC)
  • BOWDEN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WILMINGTON, NC)
  • BRITTHAVEN OF WRIGHTSVILLE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WILMINGTON, NC)
  • CAPE FEAR HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 8 miles away; WILMINGTON, NC)

Amtrak station near Kirkland:

  • 10 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 Kirkland:

  • University of North Carolina Wilmington (about 8 miles; Wilmington, NC; Full-time enrollment: 13,112)
  • Miller-Motte College-Wilmington (about 8 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 2,395)
  • Cape Fear Community College (about 11 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 8,372)
  • Coastal Carolina Community College (about 40 miles; Jacksonville, NC; FT enrollment: 4,502)
  • Mount Olive College (about 65 miles; Mount Olive, NC; FT enrollment: 3,097)
  • Lenoir Community College (about 66 miles; Kinston, NC; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Craven Community College (about 69 miles; New Bern, NC; FT enrollment: 2,712)
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Church in Kirkland: Anchor Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location 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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 60.3. This is better than average.

City:

60.3
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2005 was 2.27. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.27
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 27.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 15.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.14. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.14
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 3.8%
(4.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  75.5%
Whole state:  69.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  2.8%
Whole state:  4.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Kirkland compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2009

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2009

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (94%)
  • Utility gas (5%)
  • Wood (2%)

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 Kirkland CDP (based on New Hanover County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.19%
Here: 47.2%
USA: 50.2%

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
New Hanover County:

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.
State:

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
New Hanover County:

4.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 262
Here:

13.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.3%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
New Hanover County:

23.8%
North Carolina:

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

15.7%
State:

15.6%

11.03% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 200543,565 ($ 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 200643,449 ($ 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 Kirkland:

  • 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)
  • WSMO (1120 AM; 20 kW; CAMP LEJEUNE, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WLSG (1340 AM; 1 kW; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWIL (1490 AM; 1 kW; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WSTK (910 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJCV (1290 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: DOWN EAST BROADCASTING CO INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WVBS (1470 AM; 1 kW; BURGAW, NC; Owner: GRACE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kirkland:

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

TV broadcast stations around Kirkland:

  • WUNJ-TV (Channel 39; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WILM-LP (Channel 10; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: WILM, INC.)
  • WPXU-TV (Channel 35; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON JACKSONVILLE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • W51CW (Channel 51; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WCTI-TV (Channel 12; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
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 Value
LOANS ORIGINATED38$186,43638$231,567219$194,8654$84,39822$176,8191$130,920
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$170,0353$237,35014$194,2811$40,4202$229,9400$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$176,8457$198,21460$215,4454$72,6935$187,6121$117,840
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$174,2004$274,78339$201,5692$110,7405$164,3740$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$207,47014$228,2120$02$129,0900$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0116.04 , 0117.04

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED11$229,9725$218,8841$172,670
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$242,2101$276,3201$183,250
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$207,9602$235,3700$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$307,1600$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$85,9900$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0116.04 , 0117.04

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