Leland, North Carolina

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Population in 2014: 17,015 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +778.0%
Males: 8,468  (49.8%)
Females: 8,547  (50.2%)
Median resident age:  41.2 years
North Carolina median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 28451.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $65,715 (it was $32,574 in 2000)
Leland:

$65,715
NC:

$45,906

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $31,505 (it was $18,462 in 2000)

Leland town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $206,601 (it was $92,700 in 2000)
Leland:

$206,601
NC:

$154,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $240,029; Detached houses: $284,245; Townhouses or other attached units: $203,697; In 2-unit structures: $180,227; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $234,855; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $164,497; Mobile homes: $74,676; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $69,925

Median gross rent in 2013: $953.

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  • Races in Leland, NC (2013)

    Leland races chart
    • 12,21182.5%White alone
    • 7535.1%Black alone
    • 7385.0%Hispanic
    • 7064.8%Two or more races
    • 2571.7%Asian alone
    • 2381.6%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 470.3%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Leland: 94.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (13.9%), United States (13.2%), Irish (12.5%), English (10.0%), Scottish (3.0%), Dutch (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 25 feet

Land area: 4.01 square miles.

Population density: 4,248 people per square mile   (average).

Leland,NC real estate house value index trend

Leland, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Leland:

  • High school or higher: 92.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 41.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Leland town:

  • Never married: 19.4%
  • Now married: 62.4%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

829 residents are foreign born (2.1% Latin America, 1.1% Europe, 0.8% Oceania).

This town:

5.5%
North Carolina:

7.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,348 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,515 (0.7%)

Leland satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wilmington, NC (6.2 miles , pop. 75,838).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (115.0 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (428.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Navassa, NC (1.3 miles ), Belville, NC (1.4 miles ), Hightsville, NC (2.3 miles ), Wilmington, NC (2.5 miles ), Wrightsboro, NC (2.6 miles ), Sandy Creek, NC (2.9 miles ), Blue Clay Farms, NC (2.9 miles) , Silver Lake, NC (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 130 buildings, average cost: $146,600
  • 2008: 392 buildings, average cost: $153,600
  • 2009: 369 buildings, average cost: $157,200
  • 2010: 255 buildings, average cost: $226,900
  • 2011: 254 buildings, average cost: $230,300
  • 2012: 297 buildings, average cost: $224,200
  • 2013: 415 buildings, average cost: $241,800
  • 2014: 415 buildings, average cost: $249,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.24 N, Longitude: 78.02 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 910

Leland household income distribution Leland home values distribution

Crime rates in Leland (2002):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 3 rapes (149.8 per 100,000)
  • 4 robberies (199.7 per 100,000)
  • 1 assault (49.9 per 100,000)
  • 118 burglaries (5,891.2 per 100,000)
  • 149 thefts (7,438.8 per 100,000)
  • 12 auto thefts (599.1 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 986.3 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.4)

Crime rates in Leland (2003):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 3 rapes (146.7 per 100,000)
  • 5 robberies (244.5 per 100,000)
  • 8 assaults (391.2 per 100,000)
  • 124 burglaries (6,063.6 per 100,000)
  • 146 thefts (7,139.4 per 100,000)
  • 3 auto thefts (146.7 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 1,031.2 (higher means more crime, US average = 322.2)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 29 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.69
North Carolina average:

2.41
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.6%
North Carolina:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Leland, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Leland-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 29% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/16/2006, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.5 miles away from the Leland town center killed 8 people and injured 20 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 10/9/1950, a category F3 tornado 33.5 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Leland-area historical earthquake activity is slightly 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 153.4 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 146.0 miles away from Leland center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 257.3 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 168.3 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 92.3 miles away from Leland 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 231.8 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 Brunswick County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 13, 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).
Leland topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Leland:

  • ASSISTED CARE HOME HEALTH INC (1003 OLD WATERFORD WAY, STE 1-B)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Leland:

  • BRUNSWICK COVE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WINNABOW, NC)
  • HILLHAVEN CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WILMINGTON, NC)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB-CYPRESS POINTE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WILMINGTON, NC)
  • WILMINGTON SURGCARE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; WILMINGTON, NC)
  • SE DIALYSIS WILMINGTON DAVITA FACILITY (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; WILMINGTON, NC)
  • WILMINGTON HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WILMINGTON, NC)
  • AUTUMN CARE OF MYRTLE GROVE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WILMINGTON, NC)

Amtrak station near Leland:

  • 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 Leland:

  • Cape Fear Community College (about 5 miles; Wilmington, NC; Full-time enrollment: 8,372)
  • Miller-Motte College-Wilmington (about 8 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 2,395)
  • University of North Carolina Wilmington (about 9 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 13,112)
  • Coastal Carolina Community College (about 52 miles; Jacksonville, NC; FT enrollment: 4,502)
  • Robeson Community College (about 63 miles; Lumberton, NC; FT enrollment: 2,322)
  • 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)

Public high school in Leland:

Private high school in Leland:

  • STRATEGIC ACADEMY (Students: 67, Location: 2050 MERCANTILE DR, Grades: 5-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Leland:

Private elementary/middle school in Leland:

  • LELAND CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 140, Location: 517 VILLAGE RD NE, Grades: PK-5)
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Notable locations in Leland: Woodburn (A), Brunswick County Library - Leland Branch (B), Leland Town Police Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Leland include: Woodburn Church (A), Damascus Road Church (B), Grove Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: University of North Carolina Wilmington - Ev-Henwood Nature Preserve (Nature Centers; 6132 Rock Creek Road Northeast).

Hotels: Boney Motor Sales (105 Main Street), Belville RV Spaces (105 Main Street).

Brunswick 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 2013 was 73.7. This is about average.

City:

73.7
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2005 was 2.27. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.27
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 15.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.64. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.64
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 9.0%
(8.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.3% for Black residents, 34.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 45.2% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.9%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.4%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Leland, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Leland (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Brunswick Forest Branch at 1220 Dickinson Dr, branch established on 2008/10/27; Leland Branch at 201 Village Road Ne, branch established on 1967/03/24. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Security Savings Bank, SSB: U S 74-76 & Fairview Branch at 202 Village Road, branch established on 1911/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $309.8 mil, Deposits: $250.1 mil, headquarters in Southport, NC, negative income in the last year, 11 total offices
  • SunTrust Bank: Leland Branch at 1100 Town Lake Dr, branch established on 2008/08/04. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • The East Carolina Bank: Leland Branch at 1101 New Pointe Boulevard, branch established on 2008/07/21. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $921.7 mil, Deposits: $797.6 mil, headquarters in Engelhard, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 25 total offices, Holding Company: Ecb Bancorp, Inc.
  • First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Charleston: Waterford Branch at 1117 New Pointe Blvd, branch established on 2005/04/26. Info updated 2012/02/24: Bank assets: $3,140.4 mil, Deposits: $2,278.8 mil, headquarters in Charleston, SC, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 69 total offices
  • Woodforest National Bank: Leland North Carolina Branch at 1114 New Pointe Boulevard, branch established on 2007/02/05. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Waterford Branch at 1012 Leanna Drive, branch established on 2008/04/14. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
North Carolina average:

12.4

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

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Religion statistics for Leland town (based on Brunswick County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant19,122101
Mainline Protestant8,99524
Catholic5,7822
Black Protestant2,81219
Other1,5056
None69,215-
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: 20
Brunswick County:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Brunswick County:

0.91 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 38
Brunswick County:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 107
Here:

10.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.3%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Brunswick County:

27.5%
North Carolina:

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

16.1%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Leland:

50.7%
State:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

49.1%
State:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Leland:

28.6
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Leland:

19.8%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Leland:

9.2%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Leland:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Leland:

33.8%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

58.4%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.3%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Leland, 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 2$7,906$47,4360$0
Other Government Administration 4$15,153$45,45911$3,217
Police Protection - Officers 31$103,062$39,8950$0
Police - Other 4$7,829$23,4870$0
Parks and Recreation 2$7,162$42,9720$0
Water Supply 4$13,131$39,3930$0
Other and Unallocable 14$46,414$39,7830$0
Totals for Government 61$200,657$39,47411$3,217

Leland government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $79,000 ($4.64)
    Water Utilities: $34,000 ($2.00)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $1,100,000 ($64.65)
    Police Protection: $976,000 ($57.36)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $271,000 ($15.93)
    Sewerage: $201,000 ($11.81)
    Regular Highways: $184,000 ($10.81)
    Parks and Recreation: $155,000 ($9.11)
    Water Utilities: $86,000 ($5.05)
    Local Fire Protection: $20,000 ($1.18)
    General - Other: $20,000 ($1.18)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $17,000 ($1.00)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,000 ($0.06)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($0.47)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $898,000 ($52.78)
    Central Staff Services: $71,000 ($4.17)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $29,000 ($1.70)
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000 ($0.88)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,612,000 ($94.74)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $92,000 ($5.41)

Leland government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,305,000 ($76.70)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $86,000 ($5.05)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,172,000 ($68.88)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $301,000 ($17.69)
    Interest Earnings: $173,000 ($10.17)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $559,000 ($32.85)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $319,000 ($18.75)
    Highways: $162,000 ($9.52)
  • Tax - Other License: $1,305,000 ($76.70)
    Property: $872,000 ($51.25)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $552,000 ($32.44)

Leland government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $252,000 ($14.81)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $197,000 ($11.58)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $55,000 ($3.23)

Leland government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,354,000 ($79.58)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,545,000 ($325.89)

8.37% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($55,778 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.37%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($86 average AGI)
Brunswick County:

0.03%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from New Hanover County, NC  1.75% ($33,819 average AGI)
from Horry County, SC  0.31% ($28,933)
from Wake County, NC  0.24% ($62,191)


6.41% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,475 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.41%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($107 average AGI)
Brunswick County:

0.03%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to New Hanover County, NC  1.39% ($30,360 average AGI)
to Horry County, SC  0.42% ($27,790)
to Wake County, NC  0.26% ($40,871)

Strongest AM radio stations in Leland:

  • 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)
  • WENC (1220 AM; 5 kW; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: DHA COMMUNICATIONS, 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.)
  • WSTK (910 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WMIR (1200 AM; 7 kW; ATLANTIC BEACH, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC BEACH RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Leland:

  • WHQR (91.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FRIENDS OF PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WMNX (97.3 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.)
  • WRQR (104.5 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: OCEAN BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • WGNI (102.7 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKXS-FM (94.1 FM; LELAND, 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.)
  • WBNE (93.7 FM; WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC; Owner: SEA-COMM, INC.)
  • WSFM (107.5 FM; SOUTHPORT, NC; Owner: SEA-COMM, INC.)
  • WUIN (106.7 FM; CAROLINA BEACH, NC; Owner: OCEAN BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • WKOO (98.7 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WAZO (98.3 FM; OAK ISLAND, NC; Owner: OCEAN BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • WKVC (88.9 FM; NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WLTT (106.3 FM; SHALLOTTE, NC; Owner: GARY E. BURNS)
  • WQSL (92.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WXQR-FM (105.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • W240AS (95.9 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: WILMINGTON CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)

TV broadcast stations around Leland:

  • WUNJ-TV (Channel 39; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WILM-LP (Channel 10; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: WILM, INC.)
  • W51CW (Channel 51; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WSFX-TV (Channel 26; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN MEDIA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPXU-TV (Channel 35; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON JACKSONVILLE LICENSE, INC.)
  • W47CK (Channel 47; SHALLOTTE, NC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING INC.)
  • Leland, North Carolina
  • Fatal accident count8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents12
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:2
  • Fatalities11
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents19
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • North Carolina average
  • Fatal accident count122
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents188
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons37
  • Fatalities131
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents330
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents21
See more detailed statistics of Leland fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 92m302ftTotal length
  • 154,700Total average daily traffic
  • 15,570Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 71970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Leland, NC

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Leland)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

54 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Leland, NC)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

62 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Leland)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-260 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3552W , Serial Number: 32-439, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 03/17/1966
    Registrant (Corporation): Brunswick Aviation LLC, 1141 Leesburg Dr, Leland, NC 28451
  • Aircraft: ENGINEERING & RESEARCH 415-CD (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3924H , Serial Number: 4625, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 07/15/1956
    Registrant (Individual): John M Corbett, 146 Propeller Pt, Leland, NC 28451
  • Aircraft: AEROPRO CZ EUROFOX LSA (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 5ZF , Serial Number: 21006, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 02/28/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Edward J Santucci, 1309 Garden Springs Ct, Leland, NC 28451
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6820U , Serial Number: 2535, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 06/25/1963
    Registrant (Corporation): D'Amico Aeronautical LLC, 2208 Villamar Dr, Leland, NC 28451
  • Aircraft: NORTHRUP ROBERT I RV8A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: SUPERIOR IO-360 (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 714BV , Serial Number: 80578, Year manufactured: 2009, Airworthiness Date: 11/12/2009
    Registrant (Individual): Robert I Northrup, 8707 Orchard Loop Rd, Leland, NC 28451
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7253F , Serial Number: 28-25171, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 11/07/1968
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Timothy B Deike, 8028 Footpath Rd, Leland, NC 28451, Other Owners: Sally M Deike
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7786W , Serial Number: 28-1794, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 08/21/1964
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Clinton Roy Sr Howlett, 203 Old Fayetteville Rd, Leland, NC 28451, Other Owners: Phyllis M Howlett

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 ORIGINATED10$157,14012$209,30334$185,4610$07$204,5212$67,275
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$144,6702$206,8850$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$133,3202$201,6609$166,5081$35,1601$168,4302$57,160
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$186,5401$323,8307$195,5630$01$179,3301$64,340
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$118,4002$226,5350$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0201.00

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 ORIGINATED1$349,0401$195,9901$142,380
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$250,9400$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0201.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Leland and their reported violations in the past:

BRUNSWICK REGIONAL WATER AND SEWER H2GO (Address: BRUNSWICK REG WATER & SEWER , Population served: 20,269, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - In OCT-02-2007, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-19-2008)
STRAIGHTWAY MINISTRIES INC (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
LORD BALTIMORE PROPERTIES-LELAND (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Leland that have no violations reported:

  • CHADWICK MHP (Population served: 90, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TOWN CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Leland, North Carolina:

  • Holiday Inn Express Leland-Wilmington Area, 1020 Grandiflora Dr, Leland, North Carolina 28451 , Phone: (910) 383-3300, Fax: (910) 383-3305
  • Best Western Plus Westgate Inn And Suites, 1120 Towne Lake Dr, Leland, North Carolina 28451 , Phone: (910) 371-2858, Fax: (910) 381-2878
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Leland, North Carolina

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (93%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0%)
Businesses in Leland, NC
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's2
Advance Auto Parts1Papa John's Pizza1
Applebee's1Penske1
Arby's1Pizza Hut1
AutoZone1Rite Aid1
Best Western1Rue211
CVS1Subway4
Comfort Suites1T-Mobile1
Domino's Pizza3Taco Bell1
FedEx4U-Haul1
GameStop1U.S. Cellular1
H&R Block1UPS4
Hardee's1Waffle House1
KFC1Walgreens2
MasterBrand Cabinets2Walmart1

Leland compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Leland on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of burglaries per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with most building permits per 10,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest city-data.com crime index, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index per police officer (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 100 fastest growing cities from 2000 to 2014"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest racial income disparities between White and Black householders (with at least 200 householders)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 100 cities with newest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of rapes per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of arson incidents per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of thefts per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
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