Maury, North Carolina

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Population in 2010: 1,685.
Males: 1,143  (67.9%)
Females: 542  (32.1%)
Median resident age:  39.7 years
North Carolina median age:  38.7 years

Zip codes: 28554.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $38,984
Maury:

$38,984
NC:

$50,584

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $19,643

Maury CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $92,965
Maury:

$92,965
NC:

$165,400

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $55,524; Detached houses: $60,745; Mobile homes: $48,341

Median gross rent in 2016: $542.

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  • Races in Maury, NC (2010)

    Maury races chart
    • 84450.1%Black alone
    • 62136.9%White alone
    • 19311.5%Hispanic
    • 130.8%American Indian alone
    • 60.4%Asian alone
    • 60.4%Two or more races
    • 10.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.06%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Maury: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: African (10.3%), English (5.5%), Scotch-Irish (5.4%), Irish (4.3%), Scottish (3.1%), European (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 78 feet

For population 25 years and over in Maury:

  • High school or higher: 65.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%

For population 15 years and over in Maury CDP:

  • Never married: 49.6%
  • Now married: 23.4%
  • Separated: 6.7%
  • Widowed: 2.1%
  • Divorced: 18.3%

93 residents are foreign born (5.5% Latin America).

This place:

6.0%
North Carolina:

7.7%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Maury, North Carolina as of December 16, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Maury to the number of sex offenders is 777 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $926 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, NC (14.6 miles , pop. 60,476).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (63.9 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (339.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Hookerton, NC (2.0 miles ), Snow Hill, NC (2.3 miles ), Farmville, NC (2.8 miles ), Bell Arthur, NC (2.9 miles ), Ayden, NC (3.1 miles ), Walstonburg, NC (3.2 miles ), Winterville, NC (3.3 miles ), Grifton, NC (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 35.48 N, Longitude: 77.59 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 252

Maury household income distribution Maury home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.6%
North Carolina:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (32%)
  • Information (32%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (41%)
  • Accommodation and food services (24%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (22%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (32%)
  • Production occupations (32%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (24%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (22%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (22%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

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

Tornado activity:

Maury-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 13% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.2 miles away from the Maury place center killed 16 people and injured 153 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 tornado 24.3 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 149 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Maury-area historical earthquake activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 146.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 230.9 miles away from Maury 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 55.2 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 300.2 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 221.8 miles away from Maury center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi) earthquake occurred 138.3 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 Greene County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 13, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Maury:

  • GREENE COUNTY DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; SNOW HILL, NC)
  • GREENE REGIONAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; SNOW HILL, NC)
  • HERITAGE HEALTHCARE OF FARMVILLE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; FARMVILLE, NC)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE OF AYDEN (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; AYDEN, NC)
  • AYDEN COURT NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; AYDEN, NC)
  • PITT COUNTY GROUP HOME #2 (Hospital, about 11 miles away; AYDEN, NC)
  • SCI-EAST (Hospital, about 12 miles away; WINTERVILLE, NC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Maury:

  • Pitt Community College (about 12 miles; Winterville, NC; Full-time enrollment: 7,026)
  • East Carolina University (about 16 miles; Greenville, NC; FT enrollment: 23,943)
  • Lenoir Community College (about 18 miles; Kinston, NC; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Wayne Community College (about 21 miles; Goldsboro, NC; FT enrollment: 3,174)
  • Edgecombe Community College (about 28 miles; Tarboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,058)
  • Mount Olive College (about 34 miles; Mount Olive, NC; FT enrollment: 3,097)
  • Craven Community College (about 38 miles; New Bern, NC; FT enrollment: 2,712)

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Greene 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 75.7. This is about average.

City:

75.7
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 3.09. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.09
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 18.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.2
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.6
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 48.1%
(18.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 82.4% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  68.6%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.7%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.9% of all households
1,105 people in state prisons in 2010

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
North Carolina average:

12.0

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Maury CDP (based on Greene County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,16522
Mainline Protestant1,41013
Black Protestant1,20015
Other72
None15,580-
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: 2
Greene County:

0.97 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Greene County:

0.97 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Greene County:

5.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.8%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Greene County:

33.9%
North Carolina:

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

15.0%
State:

15.6%

7.17% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,273 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.17%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Pitt County, NC  1.71% ($27,388 average AGI)
from Lenoir County, NC  1.28% ($26,896)
from Wayne County, NC  0.80% ($24,083)


6.22% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($23,447 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.22%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Pitt County, NC  1.78% ($25,358 average AGI)
to Lenoir County, NC  1.22% ($19,521)
to Wayne County, NC  0.94% ($27,446)

Strongest AM radio stations in Maury:

  • WNCT (1070 AM; 10 kW; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGHB (1250 AM; 5 kW; FARMVILLE, NC; Owner: CONNER MEDIA, INC.)
  • WRNS (960 AM; 5 kW; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WGTM (590 AM; 5 kW; WILSON, NC; Owner: SPIRIT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WGBR (1150 AM; 5 kW; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WDJS (1430 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT OLIVE, NC; Owner: MOUNT OLIVE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WDLX (930 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WSMO (1120 AM; 20 kW; CAMP LEJEUNE, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WELS (1010 AM; 1 kW; KINSTON, NC; Owner: KINSTON CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WETC (540 AM; 8 kW; WENDELL-ZEBULON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA REGIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Maury:

  • WAGO (88.7 FM; SNOW HILL, NC; Owner: PATHWAY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY, INC.)
  • WERO (93.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WNCT-FM (107.9 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRNS-FM (95.1 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WTRG (100.7 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGPM (94.3 FM; FARMVILLE, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WFXK (104.3 FM; TARBORO, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRDU (106.1 FM; WILSON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIKS (101.9 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: WIKS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYMY (96.9 FM; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WKNS (90.3 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: CRAVEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WXNR (99.5 FM; GRIFTON, NC; Owner: WXNR LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRQM (90.9 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES UNIVERSITY OF NC AT CHAPEL HILL)
  • WRAL (101.5 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAL-FM, INC.)
  • WSFL-FM (106.5 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: WSFL LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W287AH (105.3 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WELS-FM (102.9 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: KINSTON CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WRSV (92.1 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: NORTHSTAR BROADCATING CORPORATION)
  • WKIX (102.3 FM; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZUP (104.7 FM; ROSE HILL, NC; Owner: CONNER MEDIA CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Maury:

  • WUNK-TV (Channel 25; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WITN-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: WITN LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WNCT-TV (Channel 9; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYDO (Channel 14; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF EASTERN CAROLINA LICENSE LLC)
  • WCTI-TV (Channel 12; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUNM-TV (Channel 19; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WEPX (Channel 38; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON GREENVILLE LICENSE, INC.)
  • W60CV (Channel 60; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WRAY-TV (Channel 30; WILSON, NC; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • WRAL-TV (Channel 5; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTVD (Channel 11; DURHAM, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • W64AZ (Channel 64; KINSTON-GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: GOCOM TELEVISION, L.P.,)
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLFL (Channel 22; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WLFL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRDC (Channel 28; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RALEIGH (WRDC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WRPX (Channel 47; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: PAXSON RALEIGH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WNCR-LP (Channel 20; WILSON, NC; Owner: ON THE MAP, INC.)
  • WHFL-LP (Channel 56; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: FREE LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • 30,900Total average daily traffic
  • 2,763Total average daily truck traffic
  • 61,800Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Fire Station Nc Hwy 102 (Lat: 35.479611 Lon: -77.584972), Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: KJJ408
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.9800 MHzGrant Date: 05/05/2012, Expiration Date: 07/21/2022Registrant: Greene County, 201 Martin L. King Jr. Parkway, Snow Hill, NC 28580, Phone: (252) 747-2544, Fax: (252) 747-4222, Email:
  • Nc 903 .3 Mi W (Lat: 35.477944 Lon: -77.596361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30 m, Overall height: 32 m, Call Sign: KIL483
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.0600 MHz, 47.0600 MHz, 47.2600 MHzGrant Date: 01/29/2013, Expiration Date: 03/31/2023, Certifier: John M Burns JrRegistrant: State Of North Carolina Department Of Transportation, 124 Dot Drive, Asheboro, NC 27205, Phone: (336) 625-4796, Fax: (336) 625-6942, Email:
  • Lat: 35.478083 Lon: -77.597528, Call Sign: WQQZ454, Licensee ID: L00037550
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.887 MHzGrant Date: 03/29/2013, Expiration Date: 03/29/2023, Certifier: Michael D WilliamsRegistrant: State Of North Carolina, 200 Leagan Dr., Raleigh, NC 27603, Phone: (919) 662-4701, Fax: (919) 662-4719, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Maury compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Maury on our top lists:

  • #34 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males"
  • #55 (28554) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of English first ancestries"
  • #61 (28554) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scottish first ancestries"
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