Moravian Falls, North Carolina

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Population in 2010: 1,901. Population change since 2000: +32.0%
Males: 688  (36.2%)
Females: 1,213  (63.8%)
Median resident age:  33.0 years
North Carolina median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 28654.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $31,103 (it was $36,607 in 2000)
Moravian Falls:

$31,103
NC:

$45,906

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,604 (it was $19,405 in 2000)

Moravian Falls CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $103,958 (it was $94,100 in 2000)
Moravian Falls:

$103,958
NC:

$154,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $119,190; Detached houses: $156,441; Mobile homes: $23,287

Median gross rent in 2013: $608.

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  • Races in Moravian Falls, NC (2010)

    Moravian Falls races chart
    • 1,26266.4%White alone
    • 49325.9%Hispanic
    • 934.9%Black alone
    • 291.5%Two or more races
    • 140.7%Asian alone
    • 80.4%American Indian alone
    • 20.1%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Moravian Falls: 82.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (39.6%), German (15.0%), English (9.8%), Irish (2.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1192 feet

Land area: 5.09 square miles.

Population density: 374 people per square mile   (very low).

Moravian Falls,NC real estate house value index trend

Moravian Falls, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Moravian Falls:

  • High school or higher: 79.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Moravian Falls CDP:

  • Never married: 23.5%
  • Now married: 52.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.7%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

312 residents are foreign born (14.6% Latin America).

This place:

18.1%
North Carolina:

7.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $826 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $623 (1.1%)

Moravian Falls satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Winston-Salem, NC (51.2 miles , pop. 185,776).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (65.2 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (424.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Wilkesboro, NC (1.6 miles ), Cricket, NC (2.0 miles ), North Wilkesboro, NC (2.2 miles ), Fairplains, NC (2.5 miles ), Millers Creek, NC (2.6 miles ), Mulberry, NC (2.9 miles ), Hays, NC (3.2 miles ), Taylorsville, NC (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 36.11 N, Longitude: 81.18 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 336

Moravian Falls household income distribution Moravian Falls home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.4%
North Carolina:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (55%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Retail trade (1%)
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (32%)
  • Material moving occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (4%)
  • Production occupations (24%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Moravian Falls, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Moravian Falls-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 36% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/7/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.2 miles away from the Moravian Falls place center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 tornado 32.5 miles away from the place center killed 4 people and injured 52 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Moravian Falls-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 210.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 171.5 miles away from Moravian Falls center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 157.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 85.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 86.2 miles away from Moravian Falls center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 86.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wilkes County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Moravian Falls topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Moravian Falls:

  • WESTWOOD HILLS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WILKESBORO, NC)
  • AVANTE AT WILKESBORO (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WILKESBORO, NC)
  • VESPERS NH INC (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WILKESBORO, NC)
  • VOCA-WELBORN AVE (Hospital, about 3 miles away; WILKESBORO, NC)
  • VOCA-COLLEGE STREET (Hospital, about 3 miles away; WILKESBORO, NC)
  • WILKES SENIOR VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; NORTH WILKESBORO, NC)
  • HOME CARE OF WILKES REGIONAL M (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; NORTH WILKESBORO, NC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Moravian Falls:

  • Wilkes Community College (about 3 miles; Wilkesboro, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,292)
  • Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute (about 25 miles; Hudson, NC; FT enrollment: 3,636)
  • Mitchell Community College (about 28 miles; Statesville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,458)
  • Catawba Valley Community College (about 29 miles; Hickory, NC; FT enrollment: 3,785)
  • Appalachian State University (about 30 miles; Boone, NC; FT enrollment: 17,362)
  • Surry Community College (about 33 miles; Dobson, NC; FT enrollment: 2,686)
  • Western Piedmont Community College (about 40 miles; Morganton, NC; FT enrollment: 2,205)

Public elementary/middle schools in Moravian Falls:

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Church in Moravian Falls: Cub Creek Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Yellow Jacket Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Wilkes County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 40.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

40.0
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.701. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.701
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 27.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.3
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.5%
(3.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 65.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 37.6% for other race residents, 37.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  68.2%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.4%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
6 people in other group homes in 2000

Moravian Falls, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
North Carolina average:

12.4

Moravian Falls travel time to work - commute Moravian Falls mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Moravian Falls CDP (based on Wilkes County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant34,199116
Mainline Protestant4,39622
Black Protestant5734
Other5163
Catholic4071
None29,327-
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: 18
Wilkes County:

2.70 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Wilkes County:

7.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 50
Here:

7.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.9%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Wilkes County:

27.9%
North Carolina:

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

18.1%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Moravian Falls:

46.6%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Moravian Falls:

41.4%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

24.8%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.7%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Moravian Falls:

32.9%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Moravian Falls:

52.3%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.1%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Moravian Falls, NC Residents

3.71% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,703 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.71%
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 Yadkin County, NC  0.41% ($26,660 average AGI)
from Surry County, NC  0.31% ($26,171)
from Forsyth County, NC  0.18% ($43,878)


3.93% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,349 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.93%
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 Yadkin County, NC  0.32% ($24,081 average AGI)
to Surry County, NC  0.32% ($23,042)
to Forsyth County, NC  0.22% ($27,020)

Strongest AM radio stations in Moravian Falls:

  • WWWC (1240 AM; 1 kW; WILKESBORO, NC; Owner: FOOTHILLS MEDIA, INC.)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WKBC (800 AM; 1 kW; NORTH WILKESBORO, NC; Owner: WILKES BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXIT (1200 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLOWING ROCK, NC; Owner: RONDINARO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKSK (580 AM; 5 kW; W.JEFFERSON, NC; Owner: CADDELL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCXN (1170 AM; daytime; 8 kW; CLAREMONT, NC; Owner: WCXN, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WACB (860 AM; 1 kW; TAYLORSVILLE, NC)
  • WKGX (1080 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LENOIR, NC; Owner: FOOTHILLS RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WPAQ (740 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT AIRY, NC; Owner: RALPH D. EPPERSON)
  • WSGH (1040 AM; 9 kW; LEWISVILLE, NC; Owner: WINSTON-SALEM, GREENSBORO, HIGH POINT AREA RADIO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Moravian Falls:

  • WKBC-FM (97.3 FM; NORTH WILKESBORO, NC; Owner: WILKES BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W267AN (101.3 FM; WILKESBORO, NC; Owner: TRIAD FAMILY NETWORK, INC.)
  • W232AV (94.3 FM; LENOIR, NC; Owner: DAVID TORRES)
  • W218BW (91.5 FM; LENOIR, NC; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WFMX (105.7 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WECR-FM (102.3 FM; BEECH MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: RONDINARO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WZJS (100.7 FM; BANNER ELK, NC; Owner: HIGHLAND COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATES, LLC)
  • W285DG (104.9 FM; BOONE, NC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBRF (98.1 FM; GALAX, VA; Owner: BLUE RIDGE RADIO, INC.)
  • WIFM-FM (100.9 FM; ELKIN, NC; Owner: VON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W225AA (92.9 FM; BOONE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WKVS (103.3 FM; LENOIR, NC; Owner: FOOTHILLS RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WSIF (90.9 FM; WILKESBORO, NC; Owner: WILKES COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WHCB (91.5 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUC. COMMUNICATION CORP)
  • WETS-FM (89.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXBQ-FM (96.9 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCQR-FM (88.3 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WTHZ (94.1 FM; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: DAVIDSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CO, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Moravian Falls:

  • WBTV (Channel 3; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS/WBTV, INC.)
  • WJZY (Channel 46; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WJZY-TV, INC.)
  • WWWB (Channel 55; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: WWWB-TV, INC.)
  • WCNC-TV (Channel 36; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • WHKY-TV (Channel 14; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 7m23ftTotal length
  • 6,020Total average daily traffic
  • 446Total average daily truck traffic
  • 12,040Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Moravian Falls)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Atop Poores Knob (Lat: 36.046806 Lon: -81.162861), Type: Tower, Structure height: 43 m, Overall height: 49 m, Call Sign: WPJS573
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.900 MHzGrant Date: 09/06/2006, Expiration Date: 10/04/2016, Certifier: Gray L FulkRegistrant: Vanguard Communication Services, Inc., 201 Club House Drive, Pilot Mountain, NC 27041, Phone: (336) 719-2337, Fax: (336) 969-0294, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Int Nc Hwys 16 & 18 (Lat: 36.096806 Lon: -81.191472), Call Sign: KXF562, Licensee ID: L00061540
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.400 MHzGrant Date: 07/08/1999, Expiration Date: 09/20/2004, Cancellation Date: 11/20/2004Registrant: Moravian Falls V F D Inc, 251 W Brocktown Rd, Moravian Falls, NC 28654, Phone: (919) 921-3349
  • Summit Of Pores Knob (Lat: 36.033472 Lon: -81.159528), Call Sign: KHM39
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.9000 MHzGrant Date: 09/08/2011, Expiration Date: 12/02/2021Registrant: North Carolina State Highway Patrol, 4702 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-4702, Phone: (919) 662-4440, Fax: (919) 662-4444, Email:
  • Summit Of Pores Knob (Lat: 36.046528 Lon: -81.156472), Call Sign: KIB896
    Assigned Frequencies: 42.5000 MHz, 154.680 MHz, 42.5200 MHz, 42.6000 MHz, 42.6200 MHz, 42.6400 MHzGrant Date: 09/13/2011, Expiration Date: 12/08/2021Registrant: North Carolina State Highway Patrol, 4702 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-4702, Phone: (919) 662-4440, Fax: (919) 662-4444, Email:
  • Summit Of Pores Knob 4.5 Mi S (Lat: 36.033472 Lon: -81.159528), Call Sign: KIK55
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.8400 MHzGrant Date: 03/21/2012, Expiration Date: 06/16/2022Registrant: North Carolina State Highway Patrol, 4702 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-4702, Phone: (919) 662-4440, Fax: (919) 662-4444, Email:
  • Atop Pores Knob (Lat: 36.039028 Lon: -81.142028), Call Sign: KNDH709
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.400 MHzGrant Date: 11/02/2012, Expiration Date: 08/31/2022Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E # 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Atop Of Pores Knob (Lat: 36.047056 Lon: -81.162861), Type: Tower, Structure height: 34 m, Overall height: 40 m, Call Sign: KNJL505
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.463 MHzGrant Date: 07/19/2012, Expiration Date: 10/07/2022, Certifier: Doug WikeRegistrant: Power System Engineering, 1532 W Broadway, Madison, WI 53713, Phone: (608) 268-3521, Fax: (608) 222-9378, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • Pores Knob, Atop Pores Knob (Lat: 36.047056 Lon: -81.162861), Type: Tower, Structure height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WPYG936
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.043 MHz, 952.043 MHzGrant Date: 08/06/2013, Expiration Date: 08/11/2023, Certifier: Todd R EllisRegistrant: Booth & Associates, Inc., 1011 Schaub Drive, Raleigh, NC 27606, Phone: (919) 851-8770, Fax: (919) 859-5918, Email:
  • HP-1211, Pores Knob, Obed Heights Road (Lat: 36.046806 Lon: -81.156583), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQAH632
    Assigned Frequencies: 6670.00 MHzGrant Date: 03/12/2014, Expiration Date: 06/02/2024, Certifier: Harold MeacombsRegistrant: North Carolina State Highway Patrol, 4702 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-4702, Phone: (919) 948-7854, Fax: (919) 662-4444, Email:
  • STATION, Summit Of Pores Knob 4.5 Miles S Of (Lat: 36.046500 Lon: -81.156444), Overall height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: WCE931
    Assigned Frequencies: 957.150 MHzGrant Date: 03/02/2002, Expiration Date: 05/28/2012, Cancellation Date: 12/12/2006Registrant: Phone: (919) 733-7956
  • STATION, Summit Of Pore's Knob, 4.5 Mi. S. Of (Lat: 36.046500 Lon: -81.156444), Overall height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: WIA541
    Assigned Frequencies: 957.500 MHzGrant Date: 05/22/2009, Expiration Date: 08/18/2019, Cancellation Date: 02/16/2012Registrant: Phone: (919) 733-4015

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Moravian Falls)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150L (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 18183 , Serial Number: 15073850, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 09/08/1972
    Registrant (Individual): H A Jr Mckew, 5195 Brushy Mtn Rd, Moravian Falls, NC 28654
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 3694J , Serial Number: 15064994, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 09/02/1966
    Registrant (Individual): John E Carpenter, 122 Panther Run Ln, Moravian Falls, NC 28654
  • Aircraft: O'DELL ROGER KEITH RV-8 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9868K , Serial Number: 80903, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 01/28/2002
    Registrant (Individual): Roger Keith Odell, 1279 Hendren Rd, Moravian Falls, NC 28654

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

  • WALNUT GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
Most common first names in Moravian Falls, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3173.9 years
William2974.5 years
John2474.7 years
Robert1871.7 years
Mary1776.8 years
Charlie1179.4 years
Charles1068.3 years
Ruth872.1 years
Joseph880.6 years
George776.7 years
Most common last names in Moravian Falls, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hayes2275.6 years
Lowe1877.0 years
Smithey1474.8 years
Barnes1376.8 years
Minton1365.0 years
Eller1372.9 years
Anderson1278.8 years
Brock1278.4 years
Davis1279.0 years
Joines1281.8 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (83%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Moravian Falls compared to North Carolina state average:

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

Moravian Falls on our top lists:

  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Cambodia (population 500+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Pakistan (population 500+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
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Total of 12 patent applications in 2008-2016.