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 2019: $79,007 (it was $56,292 in 2000)
Kirkland:

$79,007
NC:

$57,341

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $33,357 (it was $21,439 in 2000)

Kirkland CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $348,143 (it was $165,100 in 2000)
Kirkland:

$348,143
NC:

$193,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $334,057; detached houses: $348,596; townhouses or other attached units: $254,813; in 2-unit structures: $326,508; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $148,171; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $245,754; mobile homes: $65,912
March 2019 cost of living index in Kirkland: 86.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Kirkland, NC (2000)
    • 36262.5%White alone
    • 19333.3%Black alone
    • 122.1%Hispanic
    • 91.6%Two or more races
    • 20.3%Asian alone
    • 10.2%American Indian alone

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

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Ancestries: German (22.5%), United States (15.5%), French (8.8%), Irish (7.4%), English (4.1%), Scotch-Irish (3.1%).

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, North Carolina map

22 residents are foreign born (2.2% Latin America, 1.6% North America).

This place:

3.8%
North Carolina:

5.3%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Kirkland CDP:

0.7% ($1,091)
North Carolina:

0.9% ($826)

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

Distribution of median household income in Kirkland, NC in 2019
Kirkland satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.5%
North Carolina:

6.1%
Most common industries in Kirkland, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (21.4%)
  • Educational services (11.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (8.6%)
  • Construction (4.3%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.3%)
  • Utilities (4.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Repair & maintenance (10.7%)
  • Educational services (9.7%)
  • Utilities (7.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.3%)
  • Alcoholic beverages merchant wholesalers (7.3%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (7.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (41.9%)
  • Educational services (14.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.0%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (6.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.0%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (5.4%)
  • Construction (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Kirkland, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.2%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (7.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (4.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (14.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (11.2%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (9.7%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (24.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (15.0%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (9.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.8%)
  • Registered nurses (7.2%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)

Average climate in Kirkland, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Kirkland, North Carolina average temperatures Kirkland, North Carolina average precipitation Kirkland, North Carolina humidity Kirkland, North Carolina wind speed Kirkland, North Carolina snowfall Kirkland, North Carolina sunshine Kirkland, North Carolina clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 47.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

47.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level
Sulfur Dioxide Level

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

City:

2.27
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 3.64. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.64
U.S.:

8.46

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 significantly above North Carolina state average. It is 64% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 249.7 miles away from Kirkland center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 239.5 miles away from the city center
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 the city 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 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
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in New Hanover County (23) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 19, Tropical Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 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)

Points of interest:

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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
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

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

10.2%
Whole state:

12.3%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

1.1%
Whole state:

5.5%

For population 15 years and over in Kirkland:

Marital status in Kirkland, NC
  • Never married: 16.7%
  • Now married: 61.8%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

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
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
North Carolina average:

13.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Kirkland, NC (based on New Hanover County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant45,162124
Mainline Protestant25,47643
Catholic14,6715
Black Protestant6,40834
Other3,77717
Orthodox3752
None106,798-
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: 44
New Hanover County:

2.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
New Hanover County:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
This county:

0.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.78 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

9.3%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

23.8%
State:

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

15.7%
North Carolina:

15.6%

9.54% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($58,656 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.54%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

0.58% of residents moved from foreign countries ($3,679 average AGI)
New Hanover County:

0.58%
North Carolina average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Brunswick County, NC  0.80% ($47,612 average AGI)
from Pender County, NC  0.58% ($41,273)
from Wake County, NC  0.52% ($82,728)


8.21% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,782 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.21%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($125 average AGI)
New Hanover County:

0.03%
North Carolina average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Pender County, NC  0.83% ($49,750 average AGI)
to Brunswick County, NC  0.83% ($44,184)
to Wake County, NC  0.60% ($47,507)

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)

Kirkland fatal accident list:

Oct 18, 2019 04:56 PM, Us-17, Ssr-1400 Fulch Creek Rd, Lat: 34.310325, Lon: -77.777931, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Mar 8, 2006 08:06 PM, Us-17, Lat: 34.300270, Lon: -77.789410, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 31, 2005 09:22 PM, Us-17, Rp-1402, Lat: 34.301240, Lon: -77.788300, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Kirkland, NC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Kirkland, NC - Value


Kirkland compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median house value 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 below state average.
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