Mount Gilead, North Carolina

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Population in 2014: 1,173 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -15.6%
 
Males: 473  (40.4%)
Females: 700  (59.6%)
Median resident age:  40.7 years
North Carolina median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 27306.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $28,155 (it was $31,250 in 2000)
Mount Gilead:

$28,155
NC:

$45,906

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $14,776 (it was $16,236 in 2000)

Mount Gilead town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $86,291 (it was $68,000 in 2000)
Mount Gilead:

$86,291
NC:

$154,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $105,878; Detached houses: $112,837; Mobile homes: $50,363

Median gross rent in 2013: $497.

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  • Races in Mount Gilead, NC (2010)

    Mount Gilead races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Mount Gilead: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (11.8%), Irish (8.7%), English (6.0%), Scotch-Irish (5.1%), United States (3.5%), Scottish (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1899

Land area: 3.27 square miles.

Population density: 358 people per square mile   (very low).

Mount Gilead,NC real estate house value index trend

Mount Gilead, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Mount Gilead:

  • High school or higher: 73.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mount Gilead town:

  • Never married: 37.2%
  • Now married: 41.1%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

24 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.4%
North Carolina:

7.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $925 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,213 (1.5%)

Mount Gilead satellite photo by USGS

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

Mount Gilead household income distribution Mount Gilead home values distribution

Crime rates in Mount Gilead by Year
Type 2006 2007 2009 2011
Murders 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Robberies 2221
per 100,000 141.3142.2143.383.6
Assaults 4661
per 100,000 282.7426.7429.883.6
Burglaries 4434124
per 100,000 3,109.52,418.2859.6334.4
Thefts 23293732
per 100,000 1,625.42,062.62,650.42,675.6
Auto thefts 0621
per 100,000 0.0426.7143.383.6
Arson 0100
per 100,000 0.071.10.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 289.2) 397.2430.9319.1186.2

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Crime rate in Mount Gilead detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.09
North Carolina average:

2.41
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.3%
North Carolina:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +52 (+3.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (38%)
  • Construction (21%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (3%)
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (31%)
  • Production occupations (22%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Material moving occupations (3%)
  • Production occupations (22%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Mount Gilead, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 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 149.9 miles away from the city 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 Mount Gilead 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 (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, 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

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

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

Montgomery 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 41.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

41.9
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 11.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.27. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.27
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 25.4%
(7.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.5% for Black residents, 57.1% for American Indian residents)
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

Mount Gilead, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
North Carolina average:

12.4

Mount Gilead travel time to work - commute Mount Gilead mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Mount Gilead town (based on Montgomery County data)

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
Montgomery County:

1.46 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.73 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

5.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.9%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Montgomery County:

30.8%
North Carolina:

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

19.1%
State:

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
Other Government Administration 2$8,189$49,1341$1,453
Police Protection - Officers 8$20,723$31,0851$638
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$421
Sewerage 1$3,432$41,1840$0
Water Supply 4$8,792$26,3760$0
Totals for Government 15$41,136$32,9093$2,512

Mount Gilead government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $1,276,000 ($1087.81)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $312,000 ($265.98)
    Sewerage: $284,000 ($242.11)
    Central Staff Services: $184,000 ($156.86)
    Water Utilities: $122,000 ($104.01)
    Solid Waste Management: $78,000 ($66.50)
    Regular Highways: $76,000 ($64.79)
    Parks & Recreation: $45,000 ($38.36)
    Fire Protection: $10,000 ($8.53)
    General - Other: $9,000 ($7.67)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $45,000 ($38.36)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $49,000 ($41.77)
    Water Utilities: $43,000 ($36.66)
    Parks & Recreation: $39,000 ($33.25)
    Police Protection: $9,000 ($7.67)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $320,000 ($272.80)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

Mount Gilead government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $287,000 ($244.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $30,000 ($25.58)
    All Other: $1,000 ($0.85)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $91,000 ($77.58)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $156,000 ($132.99)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $65,000 ($55.41)
    Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($9.38)
    Rents: $1,000 ($0.85)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $123,000 ($104.86)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,050,000 ($895.14)
    Transit Utilities: $92,000 ($78.43)
    General Support: $57,000 ($48.59)
    Highways: $51,000 ($43.48)
  • Tax - Property: $326,000 ($277.92)
    NEC: $8,000 ($6.82)

Mount Gilead government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $744,000 ($634.27)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $736,000 ($627.45)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $8,000 ($6.82)

Mount Gilead government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $522,000 ($445.01)

4.75% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,077 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.75%
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 Randolph County, NC  0.60% ($23,925 average AGI)
from Moore County, NC  0.56% ($37,857)
from Stanly County, NC  0.54% ($31,468)


5.11% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($24,529 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.11%
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 Randolph County, NC  0.78% ($37,159 average AGI)
to Moore County, NC  0.49% ($28,953)
to Stanly County, NC  0.41% ($24,000)

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 drunken persons:1
  • Fatalities9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents17
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • North Carolina average
  • Fatal accident count122
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents188
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons37
  • Fatalities131
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents330
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents21
See more detailed statistics of Mount Gilead fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 13m43ftTotal length
  • 9,780Total average daily traffic
  • 677Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial 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 MHzGrant Date: 07/10/2007, Expiration Date: 08/19/2017, Cancellation Date: 07/16/2014Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 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 MHzGrant Date: 09/29/2000, Expiration Date: 11/03/2005, Cancellation Date: 08/19/2005, Certifier: E O QuarlesRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 04/22/2004, Expiration Date: 04/22/2014, Cancellation Date: 10/04/2014, Certifier: Gray WallsRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 03/10/2015, Expiration Date: 03/10/2025, Certifier: Benny DennisRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 10/23/2015, Expiration Date: 04/20/2016, Certifier: Mark Lee HarrisRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 11/08/1995, Expiration Date: 11/08/2000, Cancellation Date: 02/11/2001Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 12/19/2007, Expiration Date: 01/07/2018, Cancellation Date: 02/11/2010Registrant: 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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • 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
    Registrant (Individual): Jack P Sr Jordan, Po Box 65, 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
    Registrant (Corporation): Anson Wood Products Inc, Po Box 98, Mount Gilead, NC 27306

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (57%)
  • Utility gas (24%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Wood (3%)

Businesses in Mount Gilead, NC

  • MasterBrand Cabinets: 1

Mount Gilead compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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 below state average.
  • House age above 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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