Maury, North Carolina

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Population in 2010: 1,685.
Males: 1,163  (69.0%)
Females: 522  (31.0%)
Median resident age:

39.8 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 28554.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $38,777
Maury:

$38,777
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,616

Maury CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $91,129
Maury:

$91,129
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $49,548; detached houses: $62,691; mobile homes: $31,208

Median gross rent in 2017: $605.

March 2019 cost of living index in Maury: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 54.2%
(4.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 85.3% for Black residents, 75.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Maury, NC (2010)
    • 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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Maury, North Carolina as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Maury is 388 to 1.


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Ancestries: African (12.7%), Scotch-Irish (7.6%), English (5.3%), Irish (3.9%), German (2.3%), European (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 78 feet

75 residents are foreign born (4.8% Latin America).

This place:

5.2%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $973 (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

Distribution of median household income in Maury, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Maury, NC in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.9%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 59.8. This is better than average.

City:

59.8
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

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.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 16.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.0
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.88. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.88
U.S.:

8.46

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 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 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 Maury 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
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

For population 15 years and over in Maury:

Marital status in Maury, NC
  • Never married: 51.8%
  • Now married: 19.4%
  • Separated: 4.5%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 20.7%

For population 25 years and over in Maury:

  • High school or higher: 71.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
North Carolina average:

11.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Maury, NC (based on Greene County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

5.31 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

11.8%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

33.9%
North Carolina:

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

15.0%
North Carolina:

15.6%

6.86% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($30,580 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.86%
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 Pitt County, NC  1.99% ($32,456 average AGI)
from Lenoir County, NC  1.51% ($23,284)
from Wayne County, NC  0.89% ($34,268)


7.27% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($29,211 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.27%
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 Pitt County, NC  1.93% ($31,090 average AGI)
to Lenoir County, NC  1.76% ($27,108)
to Wayne County, NC  0.93% ($26,763)

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
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 43ft / 12.6mTotal length
  • 84,230Total average daily traffic
  • 8,576Total average daily truck traffic
  • 168,460Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast 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 MHz, Grant Date: 05/05/2012, Expiration Date: 07/21/2022, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 01/29/2013, Expiration Date: 03/31/2023, Certifier: John M Burns Jr, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 03/29/2013, Expiration Date: 03/29/2023, Certifier: Michael D Williams, Registrant: State Of North Carolina, 200 Leagan Dr., Raleigh, NC 27603, Phone: (919) 662-4701, Fax: (919) 662-4719, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Maury, NC
  • 73.3%Electricity
  • 26.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Maury, NC
  • 100.0%Electricity


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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage 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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