Leland, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 19,976 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +930.8%
Males: 9,672  (48.4%)
Females: 10,304  (51.6%)
Median resident age:

42.9 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 28451.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $69,276 (it was $32,574 in 2000)
Leland:

$69,276
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $32,912 (it was $18,462 in 2000)

Leland town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $227,508 (it was $92,700 in 2000)
Leland:

$227,508
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $274,012; detached houses: $321,304; townhouses or other attached units: $202,966; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $163,978; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $142,294; mobile homes: $110,030

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,133.

March 2019 cost of living index in Leland: 93.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.3%
(12.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.2% for Black residents, 42.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 45.6% for other race residents, 10.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Leland, NC (2017)
    • 14,93181.1%White alone
    • 1,3447.3%Black alone
    • 9675.3%Hispanic
    • 5322.9%Two or more races
    • 4462.4%Asian alone
    • 1410.8%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 300.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 59 registered sex offenders living in Leland, North Carolina as of January 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Leland is 294 to 1.


Crime rates in Leland by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(22.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(12.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.8)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(45.8)
4
(88.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(38.3)
2
(32.4)
2
(14.6)
2
(14.1)
1
(6.4)
2
(12.1)
3
(16.8)
1
(5.3)
N/AN/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(91.7)
3
(66.2)
5
(106.5)
7
(140.2)
5
(95.9)
1
(16.2)
2
(14.6)
4
(28.3)
8
(51.5)
4
(24.1)
4
(22.4)
3
(15.9)
4
(20.2)
2
(9.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
12
(275.0)
12
(265.0)
15
(319.6)
9
(180.3)
14
(268.4)
20
(324.4)
13
(94.9)
16
(113.1)
15
(96.6)
8
(48.2)
14
(78.3)
22
(116.8)
13
(65.7)
24
(114.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
139
(3,186)
166
(3,665)
135
(2,877)
86
(1,723)
94
(1,802)
133
(2,157)
75
(547.5)
160
(1,131)
181
(1,165)
150
(904.3)
98
(548.2)
85
(451.1)
56
(283.0)
59
(280.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
242
(5,547)
188
(4,151)
165
(3,516)
188
(3,766)
157
(3,010)
246
(3,990)
271
(1,978)
264
(1,866)
199
(1,281)
173
(1,043)
184
(1,029)
323
(1,714)
287
(1,451)
257
(1,223)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(45.8)
11
(242.9)
13
(277.0)
8
(160.3)
5
(95.9)
13
(210.9)
10
(73.0)
12
(84.8)
12
(77.2)
10
(60.3)
6
(33.6)
19
(100.8)
6
(30.3)
4
(19.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(22.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(21.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(12.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.3)
3
(15.2)
1
(4.8)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)613.6585.6460.0362.2367.3423.2158.3203.0178.9160.5118.0140.6103.5109.1

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City-data.com crime index in Leland, NC

Crime rate in Leland detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 34 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.52
North Carolina average:

2.34
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Ancestries: American (18.2%), English (8.9%), Irish (8.2%), German (8.0%), Italian (6.7%), European (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 25 feet

Land area: 4.01 square miles.

Population density: 4,987 people per square mile   (average).

Leland, North Carolina map

1,220 residents are foreign born (2.0% Europe, 2.0% Latin America).

This town:

6.3%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,403 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,765 (0.6%)

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 )

Latitude: 34.24 N, Longitude: 78.02 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 910

Distribution of median household income in Leland, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Leland, NC in 2017
Leland satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2015: 429 buildings, average cost: $246,700
  • 2016: 480 buildings, average cost: $234,200
  • 2017: 579 buildings, average cost: $231,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Leland, NC residents
Average permit cost in Leland, NC
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.2%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Most common industries in Leland, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (16.2%)
  • Health care (8.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.7%)
  • Educational services (4.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.9%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (26.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.0%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.5%)
  • Truck transportation (3.5%)
  • Chemicals (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (10.4%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.0%)
  • Construction (4.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Leland, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Cashiers (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.6%)
  • Carpenters (5.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (10.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.4%)
  • Registered nurses (4.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.7%)

Average climate in Leland, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Leland, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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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 1.0 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 13.6 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 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.64
U.S.:

8.46

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 Leland 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 the city 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 Leland 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 the city 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 (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 17, 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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Points of interest:

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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

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)
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

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)
  • 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

For population 15 years and over in Leland:

Marital status in Leland, NC
  • Never married: 17.9%
  • Now married: 66.4%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

For population 25 years and over in Leland:

  • High school or higher: 93.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
North Carolina average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Leland
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Leland, NC (based on Brunswick County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Brunswick County:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

0.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

10.81 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.3%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.5%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.1%
North Carolina:

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

Leland government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $876,000 ($43.85)
    Parks and Recreation: $117,000 ($5.86)
    Sewerage: $34,000 ($1.70)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $2,479,000 ($124.10)
    Police Protection: $2,354,000 ($117.84)
    Financial Administration: $1,252,000 ($62.68)
    General Public Buildings: $962,000 ($48.16)
    Water Utilities: $441,000 ($22.08)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $376,000 ($18.82)
    Regular Highways: $280,000 ($14.02)
    Parks and Recreation: $272,000 ($13.62)
    Housing and Community Development: $256,000 ($12.82)
    General - Other: $124,000 ($6.21)
    Central Staff Services: $77,000 ($3.85)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $176,000 ($8.81)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $113,000 ($5.66)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $105,000 ($5.26)

Leland government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,215,000 ($60.82)
    Other: $227,000 ($11.36)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $387,000 ($19.37)
    Other: $2,000 ($0.10)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $74,000 ($3.70)
    Interest Earnings: $29,000 ($1.45)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $645,000 ($32.29)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $949,000 ($47.51)
    Other: $209,000 ($10.46)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,749,000 ($137.62)
    Property: $2,713,000 ($135.81)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,130,000 ($56.57)
    Other License: $125,000 ($6.26)

Leland government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,367,000 ($569.03)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,900,000 ($495.59)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,717,000 ($136.01)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,250,000 ($62.58)

Leland government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,510,000 ($375.95)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,574,000 ($829.70)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,756,000 ($288.15)

10.21% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($86,614 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.21%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from New Hanover County, NC  1.43% ($44,184 average AGI)
from Wake County, NC  0.38% ($103,478)
from Horry County, SC  0.33% ($99,755)


6.53% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($48,599 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.53%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to New Hanover County, NC  1.46% ($47,612 average AGI)
to Horry County, SC  0.41% ($46,963)
to Wake County, NC  0.23% ($60,952)
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

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 count18
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents25
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:5
  • Fatalities23
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents38
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents4
  • North Carolina average
  • Fatal accident count18767
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents28550
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons6047
  • Fatalities20665
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents46882
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents3007
See more detailed statistics of Leland fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 30Number of bridges
  • 351ft / 107mTotal length
  • 334,370Total average daily traffic
  • 39,801Total average daily truck traffic
  • 601,540Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Leland, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 91970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 52010-2018
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:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 177B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 35243 , Serial Number: 17702287, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 06/27/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 12/22/2017
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Clinton R Sr Howlett, 203 Old Fayetteville Rd, Leland, NC 28451, Other Owners: Phyllis M Howlett
  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 05/17/2004
    Registrant (LLC): Brunswick Aviation LLC, 1141 Leesburg Dr, Leland, NC 28451
  • Aircraft: NORTHRUP ROBERT I RV8A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: SUPERIOR IO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 714BV , Serial Number: 80578, Year manufactured: 2009, Airworthiness Date: 11/12/2009, Certificate Issue Date: 11/10/2009
    Registrant (Individual): Robert I Northrup, 7388 Ruby Stone Ct, 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, Certificate Issue Date: 09/27/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Timothy B Deike, 8028 Footpath Rd, 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, Certificate Issue Date: 08/18/2015
    Registrant (LLC): D'Amico Aeronautical LLC, 2208 Villamar Dr, Leland, NC 28451
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/01/2019

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

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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Leland, NC
  • 93.5%Electricity
  • 3.2%Utility gas
  • 1.1%No fuel used
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Leland, NC
  • 96.7%Electricity
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Utility gas


Leland compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly 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 significantly 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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