Minnesott Beach, North Carolina

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Population in 2019: 423 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +36.0%
Males: 212  (50.2%)
Females: 211  (49.8%)
Median resident age:

65.2 years
North Carolina median age:

39.1 years

Zip codes: 28510.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $58,415 (it was $54,583 in 2000)
Minnesott Beach:

$58,415
NC:

$57,341

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $43,814 (it was $27,259 in 2000)

Minnesott Beach town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $220,640 (it was $116,800 in 2000)
Minnesott Beach:

$220,640
NC:

$193,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $246,670; detached houses: $286,367; mobile homes: $8,112

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,078.

March 2019 cost of living index in Minnesott Beach: 82.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 20.0%
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  • Races in Minnesott Beach, NC (2019)
    • 43489.3%White alone
    • 398.0%Hispanic
    • 61.2%Black alone
    • 30.6%Two or more races
    • 10.2%Asian alone

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

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Ancestries: American (36.5%), English (14.4%), Irish (7.7%), French Canadian (7.2%), European (5.4%), German (5.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 20 feet

Land area: 1.53 square miles.

Population density: 277 people per square mile   (very low).

Minnesott Beach, North Carolina map

9 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.9%
North Carolina:

8.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,374 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,529 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jacksonville, NC (36.9 miles , pop. 66,715).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (118.5 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (359.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Arapahoe, NC (1.9 miles ),
Neuse Forest, NC (2.6 miles ),
Oriental, NC (2.9 miles ),
Havelock, NC (2.9 miles ),
Fairfield Harbour, NC (3.3 miles ),
Grantsboro, NC (3.4 miles ),
Alliance, NC (3.4 miles ),
Stonewall, NC (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 34.98 N, Longitude: 76.82 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 252

Distribution of median household income in Minnesott Beach, NC in 2019
Distribution of house value in Minnesott Beach, NC in 2019
Minnesott Beach satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.3%
North Carolina:

6.1%
Most common industries in Minnesott Beach, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (17.7%)
  • Public administration (7.5%)
  • Health care (6.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.8%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.8%)
  • Chemicals (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (12.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (5.6%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (5.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.6%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (34.7%)
  • Health care (10.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.0%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (6.7%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (6.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.3%)
  • Chemicals (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Minnesott Beach, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Teachers, secondary school (6.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (4.1%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (11.1%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Religious workers (5.6%)
  • Media and communications workers (5.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Teachers, secondary school (12.0%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (8.0%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (8.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Registered nurses (5.3%)

Average climate in Minnesott Beach, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Minnesott Beach-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 26% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/17/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.0 miles away from the Minnesott Beach town center killed 2 people and injured 85 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 53.3 miles away from the town center killed 16 people and injured 153 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Minnesott Beach-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above North Carolina state average. It is 69% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 212.3 miles away from Minnesott Beach center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 261.6 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 7.3 miles away from Minnesott Beach center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 190.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 239.0 miles away from Minnesott Beach center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 206.3 miles away from Minnesott Beach center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pamlico County (22) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 19, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Minnesott Beach topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Minnesott Beach:

  • CHERRY POINT BAY NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; HAVELOCK, NC)
  • GRANTSBROOK NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; GRANTSBORO, NC)
  • CROATAN RIDGE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; NEWPORT, NC)
  • RIVERPOINT CREST NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; NEW BERN, NC)
  • LIFE, INC NINE FOOT ROAD GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 15 miles away; NEWPORT, NC)

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

  • Craven Community College (about 19 miles; New Bern, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,712)
  • Coastal Carolina Community College (about 36 miles; Jacksonville, NC; FT enrollment: 4,502)
  • Lenoir Community College (about 47 miles; Kinston, NC; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Pitt Community College (about 52 miles; Winterville, NC; FT enrollment: 7,026)
  • East Carolina University (about 54 miles; Greenville, NC; FT enrollment: 23,943)
  • Wayne Community College (about 71 miles; Goldsboro, NC; FT enrollment: 3,174)
  • Mount Olive College (about 73 miles; Mount Olive, NC; FT enrollment: 3,097)

Points of interest:

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Streams, rivers, and creeks: Alligator Gut (A), Smith Gut (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Pamlico County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.1 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

69.7%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.7%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.9% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Minnesott Beach:

Marital status in Minnesott Beach, NC
  • Never married: 9.2%
  • Now married: 75.7%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 4.7%

For population 25 years and over in Minnesott Beach:

  • High school or higher: 97.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.1%
  • Unemployed: 1.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
North Carolina average:

11.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Minnesott Beach, NC (based on Pamlico County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,33623
Mainline Protestant2,12722
Black Protestant1,39010
Catholic1871
Other2-
None7,102-
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: 3
This county:

2.40 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Pamlico County:

4.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Pamlico County:

4.80 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

12.0%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Pamlico County:

28.7%
North Carolina:

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

15.8%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Minnesott Beach:

56.3%
State:

48.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Minnesott Beach:

55.0%
North Carolina:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Minnesott Beach:

28.5
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

16.8%
North Carolina:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Minnesott Beach:

7.3%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

37.7%
North Carolina:

33.7%

General health condition:
Here:

60.8%
North Carolina:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Minnesott Beach:

77.0%
North Carolina:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Minnesott Beach, NC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$866
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$387
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$1,566
Totals for Government 0$0 4$2,820

Minnesott Beach government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $71,000 ($167.85)
    Solid Waste Management: $36,000 ($85.11)
    Regular Highways: $21,000 ($49.65)
    Housing and Community Development: $16,000 ($37.83)

Minnesott Beach government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,000 ($4.73)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $21,000 ($49.65)
    Highways: $19,000 ($44.92)
  • Tax - Property: $136,000 ($321.51)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $45,000 ($106.38)

6.17% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,220 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.17%
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 Craven County, NC  2.09% ($41,763 average AGI)


5.07% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($37,707 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.07%
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 Craven County, NC  2.56% ($28,214 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Minnesott Beach:

  • WSMO (1120 AM; 20 kW; CAMP LEJEUNE, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WANG (1330 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HAVELOCK, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WSTK (910 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDLX (930 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WJCV (1290 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: DOWN EAST BROADCASTING CO INC.)
  • WNCT (1070 AM; 10 kW; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WNOS (1450 AM; 1 kW; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWNB (1490 AM; 1 kW; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WRNS (960 AM; 5 kW; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Minnesott Beach:

  • WRUP (97.9 FM; BAYBORO, NC; Owner: CONNER MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WMGV (103.3 FM; NEWPORT, NC; Owner: WMGV LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNBR (94.1 FM; ORIENTAL, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WOTJ (90.7 FM; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: GRACE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • WIKS (101.9 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: WIKS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTKF (107.3 FM; ATLANTIC, NC; Owner: ATLANTIC RIDGE TELECASTERS, INC.)
  • WRHT (96.3 FM; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WERO (93.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WLGP (100.3 FM; HARKERS ISLAND, NC; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WNCT-FM (107.9 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXNR (99.5 FM; GRIFTON, NC; Owner: WXNR LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBJD (91.5 FM; ATLANTIC BEACH, NC; Owner: CRAVEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WTEB (89.3 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: CRAVEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WANG-FM (105.1 FM; HAVELOCK, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WSFL-FM (106.5 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: WSFL LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQZL (101.1 FM; BELHAVEN, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WRNS-FM (95.1 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • W218AR (91.5 FM; BEAUFORT, NC; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WAAE (91.9 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Minnesott Beach:

  • WCTI-TV (Channel 12; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUNM-TV (Channel 19; JACKSONVILLE, 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.)
  • WFXI (Channel 8; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF EASTERN CAROLINA LICENSE LLC)
  • W05BI (Channel 5; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 56ft / 16.5mTotal length
  • 10,890Total average daily traffic
  • 742Total average daily truck traffic
  • 21,780Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 34.971694 Lon: -76.818333, Call Sign: WRMN518,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.525 MHz, 451.337 MHz, 456.337 MHz, 451.637 MHz, 456.637 MHz, Grant Date: 05/07/2021, Expiration Date: 05/07/2031, Certifier: Karl Thurber, Registrant: Cara Enterprises, Inc., Las Vegas, NV 89140, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KA1TCB, Licensee ID: L01535024, Grant Date: 12/07/2019, Expiration Date: 12/21/2029, Registrant: Deborah M Boswell, 227 Indian Bluff Drive, Minnesott Beach, NC 28510
  • Call Sign: K2ONN, Previous Call Sign: AJ4XR, Licensee ID: L01120810, Grant Date: 02/27/2020, Expiration Date: 04/27/2030, Certifier: William A Cresswell, Registrant: William A Cresswell, 18 Sassafass Loop, Minnesott Beach, NC 28510
  • Call Sign: KX4AN, Licensee ID: L02076949, Grant Date: 01/23/2017, Expiration Date: 01/23/2027, Cancellation Date: 02/11/2017, Certifier: Lesley T Robinson, Registrant: Lesley T Robinson, 303 Phillips Drive, Minnesott Beach, NC 28510
  • Call Sign: NC4WP, Previous Call Sign: KX4AN, Licensee ID: L02076949, Grant Date: 02/11/2017, Expiration Date: 02/11/2027, Certifier: Lesley T Robinson, Registrant: Lesley T Robinson, 303 Phillips Drive, Minnesott Beach, NC 28510

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Minnesott Beach, NC
  • 86.1%Electricity
  • 11.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.9%Other fuel
  • 1.0%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Minnesott Beach, NC
  • 84.2%Electricity
  • 15.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Minnesott Beach compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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