Kure Beach, North Carolina

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Population in 2014: 2,081 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +38.1%
Males: 941  (45.3%)
Females: 1,140  (54.7%)
Median resident age:  56.2 years
North Carolina median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 28449.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $70,911 (it was $47,143 in 2000)
Kure Beach:

$70,911
NC:

$45,906

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $42,497 (it was $26,759 in 2000)

Kure Beach town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $353,504 (it was $185,500 in 2000)
Kure Beach:

$353,504
NC:

$154,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $271,947; Detached houses: $287,528; Townhouses or other attached units: $215,482; In 2-unit structures: $281,636; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $164,499; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $158,294; Mobile homes: $91,029

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,130.

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  • Races in Kure Beach, NC (2013)

    Kure Beach races chart
    • 1,86492.0%White alone
    • 673.3%Two or more races
    • 442.2%Asian alone
    • 180.9%Hispanic
    • 140.7%Black alone
    • 80.4%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Kure Beach: 98.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (26.8%), German (17.2%), Irish (12.9%), United States (8.1%), Italian (3.6%), French (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 15 feet

Land area: 0.78 square miles.

Population density: 2,667 people per square mile   (average).

Kure Beach,NC real estate house value index trend

Kure Beach, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Kure Beach:

  • High school or higher: 98.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 44.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kure Beach town:

  • Never married: 19.3%
  • Now married: 64.6%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

79 residents are foreign born (1.8% Europe, 0.6% Latin America).

This town:

3.9%
North Carolina:

7.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,809 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,227 (0.7%)

Kure Beach satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wilmington, NC (15.6 miles , pop. 75,838).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (132.7 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (442.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Carolina Beach, NC (1.7 miles ), Sea Breeze, NC (2.1 miles ), Southport, NC (2.9 miles ), Boiling Spring Lakes, NC (3.0 miles ), Myrtle Grove, NC (3.0 miles ), Silver Lake, NC (3.2 miles ), Bald Head Island, NC (3.2 miles) , Caswell Beach, NC (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 114 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 1998: 116 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 1999: 134 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2000: 128 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2001: 129 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2002: 148 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2003: 160 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2004: 178 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2005: 186 buildings, average cost: $100,800
  • 2006: 163 buildings, average cost: $96,900
  • 2007: 53 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $441,000
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $298,800
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $322,500
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $322,500
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $322,500
  • 2013: 8 buildings, average cost: $322,500
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $322,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.00 N, Longitude: 77.91 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 910

Kure Beach household income distribution Kure Beach home values distribution
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.24
North Carolina average:

2.41

Kure Beach tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
North Carolina:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +916 (+155.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (25%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Kure Beach, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Kure Beach, North Carolina average temperatures Kure Beach, North Carolina average precipitation Kure Beach, North Carolina humidity Kure Beach, North Carolina wind speed Kure Beach, North Carolina snowfall Kure Beach, North Carolina sunshine Kure Beach, North Carolina clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Kure Beach-area historical tornado activity is below North Carolina state average. It is 50% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/16/2006, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 30.3 miles away from the Kure Beach town center killed 8 people and injured 20 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 10/9/1950, a category F3 tornado 41.4 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kure Beach-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 149.8 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 143.2 miles away from Kure Beach 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 161.0 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 262.9 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 99.1 miles away from Kure Beach 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 248.3 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).
Kure Beach topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Kure Beach:

  • WELL CARE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; WILMINGTON, NC)
  • MYRTLE GROVE GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 8 miles away; WILMINGTON, NC)
  • OCEAN TRAIL CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SOUTHPORT, NC)
  • OCEAN TRAIL HEALTHCARE AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SOUTHPORT, NC)
  • SOUTHPORT DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; SOUTHPORT, NC)
  • J ARTHUR DOSHER MEM HOSP (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SOUTHPORT, NC)
  • LIFE, INC CHEROKEE TRAIL GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 12 miles away; WILMINGTON, NC)

Amtrak station near Kure Beach:

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

Operable nuclear power plants near Kure Beach:

  • 9 miles: Brunswick 1 and 2 in Southport, NC.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kure Beach:

  • University of North Carolina Wilmington (about 16 miles; Wilmington, NC; Full-time enrollment: 13,112)
  • Miller-Motte College-Wilmington (about 16 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 2,395)
  • Cape Fear Community College (about 17 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 8,372)
  • Coastal Carolina Community College (about 62 miles; Jacksonville, NC; FT enrollment: 4,502)
  • Horry-Georgetown Technical College (about 65 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 5,772)
  • Coastal Carolina University (about 65 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 8,881)
  • Robeson Community College (about 77 miles; Lumberton, NC; FT enrollment: 2,322)

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Notable location: Kure Beach Police Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher (Aquariums; 900 Loggerhead Road).

Hotels: Darling's by the Sea (329 Atlantic Avenue), Hidden Treasure Inn (113 South 4th Avenue), Dry Dock by the Pier (122 Fort Fisher Boulevard Nor), Docksider Inn (202 North Fort Fisher Boulevard), Darlings By The Sea (Atlantic Avenue).

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 2002 was 49.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

49.4
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 15.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 4.0%
(3.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.1 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  68.2%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.6%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Kure Beach, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
North Carolina average:

12.4

Kure Beach travel time to work - commute Kure Beach mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Kure Beach town (based on New Hanover County data)

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.
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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Kure Beach:

60.7%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Kure Beach:

62.1%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Kure Beach:

27.7
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Kure Beach:

18.2%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

5.0%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Kure Beach:

7.1
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Kure Beach:

36.1%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

65.9%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.8%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kure Beach, NC Residents
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
Financial Administration 3$10,074$40,2960$0
Other Government Administration 3$12,077$48,3081$697
Police Protection - Officers 11$47,809$52,1553$5,573
Police - Other 1$2,256$27,0720$0
Firefighters 3$9,177$36,7085$1,417
Streets and Highways 10$30,020$36,0240$0
Sewerage 1$2,725$32,7000$0
Water Supply 3$9,106$36,4240$0
Totals for Government 35$123,244$42,2559$7,687

Kure Beach government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $535,000 ($257.09)
    Sewerage: $467,000 ($224.41)
    Police Protection: $422,000 ($202.79)
    Central Staff Services: $340,000 ($163.38)
    Water Utilities: $200,000 ($96.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $117,000 ($56.22)
    General - Other: $105,000 ($50.46)
    Fire Protection: $56,000 ($26.91)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $22,000 ($10.57)
    General Public Buildings: $17,000 ($8.17)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $111,000 ($53.34)
    Regular Highways: $71,000 ($34.12)
    Police Protection: $61,000 ($29.31)
    Fire Protection: $21,000 ($10.09)
    Central Staff: $4,000 ($1.92)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $582,000 ($279.67)

Kure Beach government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $660,000 ($317.16)
    All Other: $44,000 ($21.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000 ($5.77)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $83,000 ($39.88)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $253,000 ($121.58)
    Highways: $99,000 ($47.57)
    All Other: $45,000 ($21.62)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $67,000 ($32.20)
    General Revenue, NEC: $51,000 ($24.51)
    Rents: $44,000 ($21.14)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $283,000 ($135.99)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $62,000 ($29.79)
    All Other: $57,000 ($27.39)
    General Support: $53,000 ($25.47)
  • Tax - Property: $914,000 ($439.21)
    NEC: $80,000 ($38.44)
    Motor Vehicle License: $10,000 ($4.81)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,137,000 ($1507.45)

8.81% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,464 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.81%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($568 average AGI)
New Hanover County:

0.05%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Brunswick County, NC  0.74% ($30,360 average AGI)
from Pender County, NC  0.65% ($29,777)
from Wake County, NC  0.56% ($41,689)


8.43% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,414 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.43%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($200 average AGI)
New Hanover County:

0.04%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Brunswick County, NC  0.95% ($33,819 average AGI)
to Pender County, NC  0.73% ($36,765)
to Wake County, NC  0.60% ($37,816)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kure Beach:

  • WMYT (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CAROLINA BEACH, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WAAV (980 AM; 5 kW; LELAND, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSMO (1120 AM; 20 kW; CAMP LEJEUNE, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WMFD (630 AM; 1 kW; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: OCEAN BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WLSG (1340 AM; 1 kW; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWIL (1490 AM; 1 kW; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMIR (1200 AM; 7 kW; ATLANTIC BEACH, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC BEACH RADIO, INC.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WQJM (1450 AM; 10 kW; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kure Beach:

  • WSFM (107.5 FM; SOUTHPORT, NC; Owner: SEA-COMM, INC.)
  • WWQQ-FM (101.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WUIN (106.7 FM; CAROLINA BEACH, NC; Owner: OCEAN BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • WGNI (102.7 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHQR (91.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FRIENDS OF PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WAZO (98.3 FM; OAK ISLAND, NC; Owner: OCEAN BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • WRQR (104.5 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: OCEAN BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • WMNX (97.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKXS-FM (94.1 FM; LELAND, 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.)
  • WKXB (99.9 FM; BURGAW, NC; Owner: SEA-COMM, INC.)
  • WBNE (93.7 FM; WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC; Owner: SEA-COMM, INC.)
  • WKOO (98.7 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WLTT (106.3 FM; SHALLOTTE, NC; Owner: GARY E. BURNS)
  • WKVC (88.9 FM; NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Kure Beach:

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

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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  • Settlers Lane (Lat: 34.006833 Lon: -77.909111), Type: Tank, Structure height: 39.9 m, Call Sign: KNKA758
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHzGrant Date: 01/08/2008, Expiration Date: 01/22/2018Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Lat: 33.962694 Lon: -77.926083, Call Sign: WQSS418
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.762 MHz, 467.925 MHz, 467.812 MHz, 467.875 MHz, 467.837 MHzGrant Date: 11/06/2013, Expiration Date: 11/06/2023, Certifier: Thomas E CoitRegistrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • KURE BEACH, 613 Settlers Lane (Lat: 34.006833 Lon: -77.909111), Type: Tank, Structure height: 39.8 m, Overall height: 51.8 m, Call Sign: WPQY322
    Assigned Frequencies: 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHzGrant Date: 11/02/2010, Expiration Date: 11/27/2020, Certifier: John E RooneyRegistrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KD4EPD, Previous Call Sign: KB6HVV, Licensee ID: L00285049, Grant Date: 07/09/2001, Expiration Date: 09/03/2011, Cancellation Date: 09/04/2013, Registrant: Grady T Gray Jr, 310 K Ave, Kure Beach, NC 28449
  • Call Sign: KF2BC, Licensee ID: L00183784, Grant Date: 09/14/1995, Expiration Date: 04/23/2001, Cancellation Date: 01/11/2000, Registrant: David W Duffrin, 304 Settlers Lane, Kure Beach, NC 28449
  • Call Sign: N4CCL, Licensee ID: L00660448, Grant Date: 07/10/2013, Expiration Date: 07/10/2023, Registrant: Daniel L Coffey, Cutter Ct, Kure Beach, NC 28449
  • Call Sign: K4DWD, Previous Call Sign: KF2BC, Licensee ID: L00183784, Grant Date: 10/24/2009, Expiration Date: 01/11/2020, Certifier: David W Duffrin, Registrant: David W Duffrin, 304 Settlers Lane, Kure Beach, NC 28449
  • Call Sign: KJ4JIY, Licensee ID: L01466138, Grant Date: 02/11/2009, Expiration Date: 02/11/2019, Certifier: Deborah R Stafford, Registrant: Deborah R Stafford, Kure Beach, NC 28449
  • Call Sign: KJ4JIZ, Licensee ID: L01466139, Grant Date: 02/11/2009, Expiration Date: 02/11/2019, Certifier: Donald R Stafford, Registrant: Donald R Stafford, 302 K Ave, Kure Beach, NC 28449
  • Call Sign: KJ4VIT, Licensee ID: L01571789, Grant Date: 05/25/2010, Expiration Date: 05/25/2020, Certifier: Tony L Phillips, Registrant: Tony L Phillips, 542 S 4th Ave, Kure Beach, NC 28449

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 3854J , Serial Number: 15065154, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 09/22/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Jonathan L Blue, Po Box 405, Kure Beach, NC 28449
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6212E , Serial Number: 46312, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 12/02/1958
    Registrant (Individual): Arthur Tsangarides, 409 S 4th Ave, Kure Beach, NC 28449

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
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$194,9209$233,44319$237,99816$240,211
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$100,9002$310,6951$326,030
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$245,3708$268,5156$227,435
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$349,6905$240,4723$308,753
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$235,4801$217,510

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0122.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$140,170
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$154,720
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0122.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
Most common first names in Kure Beach, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1175.2 years
Robert975.9 years
Charles879.4 years
John770.1 years
Thomas772.7 years
James770.7 years
Joseph658.8 years
William570.4 years
Marie471.5 years
Ruth478.7 years
Most common last names in Kure Beach, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1176.0 years
Fry476.0 years
Martin472.5 years
Johnson364.3 years
Ball382.6 years
Lee380.3 years
Lentz374.4 years
Flowers378.0 years
Lewis382.3 years
Little374.7 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (97%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Kure Beach compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
There is 1 pilot and 2 other airmen in this city.
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