Mount Gilead, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 1,161 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -16.4%
 
Males: 551  (47.5%)
Females: 610  (52.5%)
Median resident age:

39.2 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 27306.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $30,468 (it was $31,250 in 2000)
Mount Gilead:

$30,468
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,183 (it was $16,236 in 2000)

Mount Gilead town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $102,614 (it was $68,000 in 2000)
Mount Gilead:

$102,614
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $119,572; detached houses: $122,695; mobile homes: $74,312

Median gross rent in 2017: $662.

March 2019 cost of living index in Mount Gilead: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 24.4%
(19.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.1% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Mount Gilead, NC (2010)
    • 65755.6%Black alone
    • 48441.0%White alone
    • 171.4%Two or more races
    • 141.2%Hispanic
    • 80.7%Asian alone
    • 10.08%Other race alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Mount Gilead, North Carolina as of October 22, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Mount Gilead is 88 to 1.


Crime rates in Mount Gilead by year

Type

2006

2007

2009

2011

2015

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(86.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(85.4)
N/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(141.3)
2
(142.2)
2
(143.3)
1
(83.6)
1
(85.4)
3
(258.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(282.7)
6
(426.7)
6
(429.8)
1
(83.6)
1
(85.4)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
44
(3,110)
34
(2,418)
12
(859.6)
4
(334.4)
13
(1,110)
15
(1,294)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
23
(1,625)
29
(2,063)
37
(2,650)
32
(2,676)
22
(1,879)
40
(3,451)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
6
(426.7)
2
(143.3)
1
(83.6)
1
(85.4)
6
(517.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(71.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(85.4)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)381.6413.9306.6178.9270.7589.3

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City-data.com crime index in Mount Gilead, NC

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

6.04
North Carolina average:

2.34
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Ancestries: American (19.8%), English (5.4%), Scottish (2.4%), German (2.0%), French (1.7%), Irish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1899

Land area: 3.27 square miles.

Population density: 355 people per square mile   (very low).

Mount Gilead, North Carolina map

21 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.5%
North Carolina:

5.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $961 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,019 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Concord, NC (36.0 miles , pop. 55,977).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (46.6 miles , pop. 540,828).

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

Nearest cities:

Norwood, NC (2.6 miles ),
Ansonville, NC (3.1 miles ),
Troy, NC (3.4 miles ),
Aquadale, NC (3.5 miles ),
Badin, NC (3.8 miles ),
Albemarle, NC (3.8 miles ),
Candor, NC (4.0 miles ),
Biscoe, NC (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 35.22 N, Longitude: 80.01 W

Area code: 910

Distribution of median household income in Mount Gilead, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Mount Gilead, NC in 2017

Mount Gilead satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +52 (+3.9%).
Most common industries in Mount Gilead, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.8%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (8.4%)
  • Apparel (8.4%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Construction (5.7%)
  • Paper (5.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.7%)
  • Paper (9.6%)
  • Wood products (7.1%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.8%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.0%)
  • Apparel (5.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.8%)
  • Educational services (12.7%)
  • Apparel (11.3%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (10.6%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Printing & related support activities (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Mount Gilead, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (11.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (2.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (2.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.2%)
  • Top executives (3.3%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (17.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.2%)

Average climate in Mount Gilead, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Mount Gilead, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 56.9. This is better than average.

City:

56.9
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.74. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.74
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Mount Gilead-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 8% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.8 miles away from the Mount Gilead town center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 tornado 41.7 miles away from the town center killed 7 people and injured 100 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mount Gilead-area historical earthquake activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 169.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 160.4 miles away from Mount Gilead center
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 300.6 miles away from Mount Gilead 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 149.9 miles away from Mount Gilead center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 49.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 226.4 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 Montgomery County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Droughts: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mount Gilead topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Mount Gilead:

  • MT GILEAD CHILDREN'S HOME (205 EAST INGRAM AVENUE)
  • MYRTLEWOOD GROUP HOME (175 MYRTLEWOOD DRIVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Mount Gilead:

  • FIRSTHEALTH MONTGOMERY MEMORIAL HOSP Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; TROY, NC)
  • FORREST OAKES HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ALBEMARLE, NC)
  • ROBERT W THOMPSON GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 13 miles away; ALBEMARLE, NC)
  • MARIE G. SMITH GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 14 miles away; ALBEMARLE, NC)
  • A JACK WALL GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 14 miles away; ALBEMARLE, NC)
  • STANLY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; ALBEMARLE, NC)
  • BMA ALBEMARLE (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; ALBEMARLE, NC)

Airports located in Mount Gilead:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mount Gilead:

  • Stanly Community College (about 16 miles; Albemarle, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,307)
  • Richmond Community College (about 28 miles; Hamlet, NC; FT enrollment: 2,106)
  • Wingate University (about 30 miles; Wingate, NC; FT enrollment: 2,125)
  • Randolph Community College (about 34 miles; Asheboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,528)
  • Sandhills Community College (about 34 miles; Pinehurst, NC; FT enrollment: 3,434)
  • Rowan-Cabarrus Community College (about 40 miles; Salisbury, NC; FT enrollment: 5,749)
  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte (about 42 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 22,807)

Public high school in Mount Gilead:

Public elementary/middle schools in Mount Gilead:

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Church in Mount Gilead: Oak Ridge Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Mount Gilead: Stanback Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Julius L. Chambers - Lawyer, Ray Scarborough - Baseball player and coach, Joe DeBerry - Baseball player.

Montgomery 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:

2.4 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

67.8%
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: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
7 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
6 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
63 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Mount Gilead (2011 data):

  • Mount Gilead Savings and Loan Association: Mount Gilead Savings And Loan Associ at 127 North Main Street, branch established on 1914/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $11.3 mil, Deposits: $9.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 1 total offices
  • The Fidelity Bank: Mount Gilead Branch at 207 North Main Street, branch established on 1973/04/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,422.4 mil, Deposits: $1,234.1 mil, headquarters in Fuquay Varina, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 66 total offices, Holding Company: Fidelity Bancshares (N.C.), Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Mount Gilead Main Branch at 200 North Main Street, branch established on 1967/07/24. 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

For population 15 years and over in Mount Gilead:

Marital status in Mount Gilead, NC
  • Never married: 38.4%
  • Now married: 43.2%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

For population 25 years and over in Mount Gilead:

  • High school or higher: 81.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
North Carolina average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Mount Gilead
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Religion statistics for Mount Gilead, NC (based on Montgomery County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,37351
Mainline Protestant3,08729
Black Protestant2,32916
Catholic6811
Orthodox561
Other31
None14,318-
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: 4
This county:

1.46 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Montgomery County:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Here:

0.73 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
This county:

5.86 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Montgomery County:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

10.9%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Montgomery County:

30.8%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Montgomery County:

19.1%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Mount Gilead:

46.8%
State:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

41.6%
State:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Mount Gilead:

30.7
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.5%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

15.2%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.6
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

37.3%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
Mount Gilead:

49.4%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Mount Gilead:

83.4%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mount Gilead, 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 8$20,723$31,0851$638
Water Supply 4$8,792$26,3760$0
Other Government Administration 2$8,189$49,1341$1,453
Sewerage 1$3,432$41,1840$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$421
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 15$41,136$32,9093$2,512

Mount Gilead government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $14,000 ($12.06)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $796,000 ($685.62)
    Police Protection: $417,000 ($359.17)
    Water Utilities: $227,000 ($195.52)
    Central Staff Services: $126,000 ($108.53)
    Solid Waste Management: $82,000 ($70.63)
    Parks and Recreation: $76,000 ($65.46)
    Regular Highways: $74,000 ($63.74)
    Housing and Community Development: $36,000 ($31.01)
    Local Fire Protection: $18,000 ($15.50)
    General - Other: $13,000 ($11.20)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($1.72)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($1.72)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Water Utilities: $85,000 ($73.21)
    Other - Financial Administration: $9,000 ($7.75)
    Other - Libraries: $4,000 ($3.45)
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($1.72)
    Other - Police Protection: $2,000 ($1.72)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Regular Highways: $2,000 ($1.72)
    Water Utilities: $1,000 ($0.86)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,000 ($0.86)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $219,000 ($188.63)
    Police Protection: $64,000 ($55.12)
    Sewerage: $43,000 ($37.04)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($7.75)
    Water Utilities: $7,000 ($6.03)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($1.72)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.86)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $450,000 ($387.60)

Mount Gilead government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $722,000 ($621.88)
    Solid Waste Management: $66,000 ($56.85)
    Parks and Recreation: $35,000 ($30.15)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $1,000 ($0.86)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $38,000 ($32.73)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,000 ($1.72)
    General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($0.86)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $20,000 ($17.23)
    Interest Earnings: $15,000 ($12.92)
    Donations From Private Sources: $9,000 ($7.75)
    Rents: $8,000 ($6.89)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $231,000 ($198.97)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $147,000 ($126.61)
    Other: $65,000 ($55.99)
    Highways: $39,000 ($33.59)
    Housing and Community Development: $22,000 ($18.95)
    Health and Hospitals: $18,000 ($15.50)
  • Tax - Property: $382,000 ($329.03)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $135,000 ($116.28)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $5,000 ($4.31)
    Other License: $1,000 ($0.86)

Mount Gilead government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $643,000 ($553.83)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $631,000 ($543.50)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,000 ($10.34)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,905,000 ($1640.83)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $332,000 ($285.96)

5.58% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,143 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.58%
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 Randolph County, NC  0.90% ($53,073 average AGI)
from Moore County, NC  0.83% ($44,684)
from Stanly County, NC  0.67% ($30,148)


6.27% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,090 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.27%
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 Randolph County, NC  1.07% ($33,909 average AGI)
to Moore County, NC  0.86% ($36,835)
to Stanly County, NC  0.75% ($29,942)

Businesses in Mount Gilead, NC

  • MasterBrand Cabinets: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Mount Gilead:

  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLWL (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ROCKINGHAM, NC; Owner: SANDHILLS BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WEEB (990 AM; 10 kW; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: PINEHURST BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WNOW (1030 AM; daytime; 9 kW; MINT HILL, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE METRO RADIO, INC.)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WJRM (1390 AM; 1 kW; TROY, NC; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WSPC (1010 AM; 1 kW; ALBEMARLE, NC; Owner: NORMAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mount Gilead:

  • WYFQ-FM (93.5 FM; WADESBORO, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFAE (90.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WABZ-FM (100.9 FM; ALBEMARLE, NC; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • WSOC-FM (103.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWMG (96.1 FM; SHELBY, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSSS (104.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMAG (99.5 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKKT (96.9 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKRR (92.3 FM; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: DICK BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC. OF TENNESSEE)
  • WTHZ (94.1 FM; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: DAVIDSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CO, INC)
  • WTJY (89.5 FM; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WBFY (90.3 FM; PINEHURST, NC; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Mount Gilead:

  • WFMY-TV (Channel 2; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WFMY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WUNG-TV (Channel 58; CONCORD, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WUPN-TV (Channel 48; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WUPN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WXLV-TV (Channel 45; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WXLV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTWB-TV (Channel 20; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: WTWB OF THE TRIAD, LLC)
  • WLXI-TV (Channel 61; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WAFF (Channel 48; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WAXN (Channel 64; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGTB-LP (Channel 28; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER, INC.)
  • WSOC-TV (Channel 9; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTVI (Channel 42; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBURG PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WGHP (Channel 8; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: WGHP LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCCB (Channel 18; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • W29BC (Channel 29; BISCOE, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • W25BR (Channel 25; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W24AY (Channel 24; LILESVILLE/WADESBORO, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • Mount Gilead, North Carolina
  • Fatal accident count9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents10
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:1
  • Fatalities9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents16
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • North Carolina average
  • Fatal accident count9066
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents13332
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons3620
  • Fatalities10157
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents24620
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents675
See more detailed statistics of Mount Gilead fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 26Number of bridges
  • 203ft / 62.0mTotal length
  • 20,355Total average daily traffic
  • 1,341Total average daily truck traffic
  • 40,710Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Mount Gilead, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 61950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Mount Gilead, NC

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Mount Gilead)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • City Water Tank Cor N Main & Industry Ave (Lat: 35.344583 Lon: -80.001167), Structure height: 40 m, Call Sign: WNJK260,
    Assigned Frequencies: 865.137 MHz, Grant Date: 07/10/2007, Expiration Date: 08/19/2017, Cancellation Date: 07/16/2014, Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Hwy 109 S Approximately 2 Mi S (Lat: 35.182639 Lon: -80.017278), Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: KRL993, Licensee ID: L00525770,
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.4800 MHz, Grant Date: 07/03/1997, Expiration Date: 08/18/2002, Cancellation Date: 12/22/2002, Registrant: Larry R Chandler, 4204 Hwy 109 S, Mount Gilead, NC 27306, Phone: (919) 439-5409
  • 115 Kv Substation (Lat: 35.409028 Lon: -80.009500), Type: Pole, Structure height: 12 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: WPIV497,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.337 MHz, Grant Date: 09/29/2000, Expiration Date: 11/03/2005, Cancellation Date: 08/19/2005, Certifier: E O Quarles, Registrant: Carolina Power And Light Company, Raleigh, NC 27602-1981, Phone: (919) 546-2929, Fax: (919) 546-4339, Email:
  • Landfill Rd (Lat: 35.332750 Lon: -79.960694), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 7.6 m, Call Sign: WQAA606,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.050 MHz, Grant Date: 04/22/2004, Expiration Date: 04/22/2014, Cancellation Date: 10/04/2014, Certifier: Gray Walls, Registrant: Multitrode Inc, 6560 East Rogers Circle, Boca Raton, FL 33487, Phone: (561) 994-8090, Fax: (561) 994-6282
  • LANDFILL RD, Landfill Rd (Lat: 35.332750 Lon: -79.960694), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 7.6 m, Call Sign: WQVK324,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.050 MHz, Grant Date: 03/10/2015, Expiration Date: 03/10/2025, Certifier: Benny Dennis, Registrant: Chicago Equipment Company Inc., West Dundee, IL 60118, Phone: (630) 871-5510, Email:
  • Lat: 35.288056 Lon: -80.079722, Call Sign: WQWQ233, Licensee ID: L00932895,
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.525 MHz, 457.550 MHz, 457.575 MHz, 457.600 MHz, 467.800 MHz, 467.825 MHz, Grant Date: 10/23/2015, Expiration Date: 04/20/2016, Cancellation Date: 06/25/2016, Certifier: Mark Lee Harris, Registrant: Tillery Tradition Inc, 214 Tradition Dr, Mount Gilead, NC 27306-9240, Phone: (910) 439-5578, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STATION, Water Treatment Facility State Routes 118 & 110 (Lat: 35.219583 Lon: -80.045889), Overall height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WNEL779,
    Assigned Frequencies: 957.350 MHz, Grant Date: 11/08/1995, Expiration Date: 11/08/2000, Cancellation Date: 02/11/2001, Phone: (919) 439-6197
  • STATION, Tillery Hydro Electric Plant (Lat: 35.209222 Lon: -80.062250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 92.2 m, Overall height: 96.3 m, Call Sign: WOP67, Licensee ID: L00002092,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6775.00 MHz, 6795.00 MHz, Grant Date: 12/19/2007, Expiration Date: 01/07/2018, Cancellation Date: 02/11/2010, Registrant: Carolina Power & Light Company D/B/A Progress Energy Carolinas, Inc., 100 E. Davie Street, Raleigh, NC 27601, Phone: (919) 546-2929, Fax: (919) 546-2285, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mount Gilead)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA R182 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 111 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6105S , Serial Number: R18201612, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 07/15/1980, Certificate Issue Date: 05/15/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Jack P Sr Jordon, Po Box 65, Mount Gilead, NC 27306
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150M (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 714NG , Serial Number: 15079299, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 03/03/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 04/28/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Darrell Allred, 749 Onvil Rd, Mount Gilead, NC 27306
  • Aircraft: BEECH 58 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 165 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 758WP , Serial Number: TH-666, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 08/14/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 12/27/2012
    Registrant (Corporation): Anson Wood Products Inc, Po Box 98, Mount Gilead, NC 27306

2010 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2010 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 21. The highest number of fires - 38 took place in 2017, and the least - 1 in 2013. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Mount Gilead, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (49.5%), and Outside Fires (33.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Mount Gilead, NC
    • 9449.5%Structure Fires
    • 6433.7%Outside Fires
    • 2714.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 52.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Mount Gilead, NC
Most common first names in Mount Gilead, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James7869.7 years
Mary5778.7 years
John5074.2 years
William4872.5 years
Robert4271.5 years
Henry2772.7 years
George2672.7 years
Annie2578.6 years
Charlie2476.3 years
Thomas2072.9 years
Most common last names in Mount Gilead, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Haywood7278.6 years
Little6764.9 years
Harris4370.8 years
Thompson4374.8 years
Robinson3670.5 years
Mcrae3675.6 years
Thomas3273.7 years
Stanback2671.6 years
Byrd2573.6 years
Steele2569.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mount Gilead, NC
  • 64.2%Electricity
  • 21.1%Utility gas
  • 5.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.5%Wood
  • 1.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mount Gilead, NC
  • 93.4%Electricity
  • 5.1%Utility gas
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Mount Gilead compared to North Carolina state average:

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

Mount Gilead on our top lists:

  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Laos (population 500+)"
  • #7 (27306) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scotch-Irish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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