Mount Holly, North Carolina

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Population in 2014: 14,016 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +45.7%
Males: 6,743  (48.1%)
Females: 7,273  (51.9%)
Median resident age:  36.2 years
North Carolina median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 28120.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $49,012 (it was $39,459 in 2000)
Mount Holly:

$49,012
NC:

$45,906

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $27,411 (it was $20,161 in 2000)

Mount Holly city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $154,287 (it was $88,100 in 2000)
Mount Holly:

$154,287
NC:

$154,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $698.

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  • Races in Mount Holly, NC (2013)

    Mount Holly races chart
    • 9,99072.3%White alone
    • 2,10315.2%Black alone
    • 1,0127.3%Hispanic
    • 3022.2%Asian alone
    • 2191.6%Two or more races
    • 1210.9%Other race alone
    • 650.5%American Indian alone
    • 120.09%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Mount Holly: 91.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Mount Holly, NC City Guides:

Ancestries: United States (14.8%), German (13.9%), Irish (6.8%), English (5.8%), Scottish (3.8%), Scotch-Irish (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1879

Elevation: 632 feet

Land area: 7.78 square miles.

Population density: 1,802 people per square mile   (low).

Mount Holly,NC real estate house value index trend

Mount Holly, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Mount Holly:

  • High school or higher: 85.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mount Holly city:

  • Never married: 26.6%
  • Now married: 50.5%
  • Separated: 4.3%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

951 residents are foreign born (4.0% Latin America, 1.3% Asia, 0.7% Europe).

This city:

6.9%
North Carolina:

7.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,123 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,187 (1.2%)

Mount Holly satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gastonia, NC (9.5 miles , pop. 66,277).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (12.3 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (457.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Belmont, NC (1.9 miles ), McAdenville, NC (2.0 miles ), Lowell, NC (2.2 miles ), Cramerton, NC (2.3 miles ), Spencer Mountain, NC (2.3 miles) , Stanley, NC (2.5 miles ), Ranlo, NC (2.5 miles ), Lowesville, NC (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 35.30 N, Longitude: 81.02 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,587 (-18.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 722 (10.6%)

Area code: 704

Mount Holly household income distribution Mount Holly home values distribution

Property values in Mount Holly, NC


Crime rates in Mount Holly by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0010101000110
per 100,000 0.00.010.30.010.10.010.00.00.00.07.27.20.0
Rapes 40322565442N/A1
per 100,000 40.20.030.820.420.351.060.149.439.128.914.4N/A7.2
Robberies 4699121010874895
per 100,000 40.261.492.491.8121.6101.9100.279.068.428.957.765.235.8
Assaults 19312533463238324119372612
per 100,000 191.1317.2256.6336.8466.1326.2380.7315.9400.9137.4267.1188.285.9
Burglaries 547274938614179100122107666273
per 100,000 543.2736.8759.4949.1871.41,437.2791.4987.21,192.8773.7476.4448.8522.6
Thefts 134176225164178N/A229211267270228186148
per 100,000 1,348.01,801.12,309.11,673.61,803.6N/A2,294.12,082.92,610.51,952.41,645.61,346.51,059.6
Auto thefts 14232227253739251814201011
per 100,000 140.8235.4225.8275.5253.3377.1390.7246.8176.0101.2144.472.478.8
Arson 0112233011010
per 100,000 0.010.210.320.420.330.630.10.09.87.20.07.20.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 193.3233.5299.5277.6332.7353.8367.2310.7347.7207.8215.9181.5123.8

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Mount Holly detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 40 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.22
North Carolina average:

2.41
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.5%
North Carolina:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,636 (+20.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Mount Holly, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Mount Holly-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 7% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.3 miles away from the Mount Holly city center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/27/1994, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.4 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mount Holly-area historical earthquake activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 85% 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 129.2 miles away from the city 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 258.4 miles away from Mount Holly center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) 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 173.1 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 56.8 miles away from Mount Holly center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 139.4 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 Gaston County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Birthplace of: Jimmie Hall - Baseball player, Chink Outen - Baseball player, Tyler Berg - College basketball player (Wofford Terriers).

Hospitals and medical centers near Mount Holly:

  • HOLY ANGELS SERVICES - FOX RUN HOMES (Hospital, about 4 miles away; BELMONT, NC)
  • STARNES GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 5 miles away; CHARLOTTE, NC)
  • MEADOWWOOD NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; GASTONIA, NC)
  • STANLEY TOTAL LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; STANLEY, NC)
  • AUTUMNFIELD OF LOWELL (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; GASTONIA, NC)
  • VOCA-TODDVILLE ROAD GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 6 miles away; CHARLOTTE, NC)
  • CHARLOTTE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CHARLOTTE, NC)

Amtrak stations near Mount Holly:

  • 9 miles: GASTONIA (350 HANCOCK ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 12 miles: CHARLOTTE (1914 N. TYRON ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plants near Mount Holly:

  • 15 miles: McGuire 1 and 2 in Cornelius, NC.
  • 18 miles: Catawba 1 in Clover, SC.

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

  • Gaston College (about 10 miles; Dallas, NC; Full-time enrollment: 4,385)
  • Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte (about 11 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 2,518)
  • Central Piedmont Community College (about 12 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 15,371)
  • Queens University of Charlotte (about 13 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 2,083)
  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte (about 17 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 22,807)
  • NASCAR Technical Institute (about 24 miles; Mooresville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,350)
  • Winthrop University (about 25 miles; Rock Hill, SC; FT enrollment: 5,575)

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Notable locations in Mount Holly: Horse Shoe (A), Belmont Junction (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Mount Holly include: Aldersgate Church (A), Bethel Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Fites Creek (A), Dutchmans Creek (B), Taylors Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Holiday Inn Exp Ste Mt Holly (250 Beaty Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Gaston 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 74.2. This is about average.

City:

74.2
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.288. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.288
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 8.39. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.39
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.274. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.274
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 16.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.64. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.64
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00085. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00085
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.9%
(13.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.2% for Black residents, 15.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 39.6% for other race residents, 5.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  67.5%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.5%
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: 0.4% of all households
75 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
31 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
77 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Mount Holly, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Mount Holly (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Mount Holly Branch at 101 South Main Street, branch established on 1936/09/22. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Communityone Bank, National Association: Mount Holly Branch at 701 South Main Street, branch established on 1996/03/04. Info updated 2007/12/11: Bank assets: $1,666.0 mil, Deposits: $1,443.4 mil, headquarters in Asheboro, NC, negative income in the last year, 46 total offices, Holding Company: Fnb United Corp.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Mount Holly Branch at 150 South Main Street, branch established on 1968/03/11. 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
  • Citizens South Bank: Mount Holly Branch at 233 South Main Street, branch established on 1938/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,078.7 mil, Deposits: $878.1 mil, headquarters in Gastonia, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
North Carolina average:

12.4

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

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Religion statistics for Mount Holly city (based on Gaston County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant85,092293
Mainline Protestant20,66662
Black Protestant6,05628
Catholic5,9143
Other1,7417
None88,372-
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: 37
Gaston County:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 21
Gaston County:

1.04 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 97
Gaston County:

4.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 108
Here:

5.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.6%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Gaston County:

28.6%
North Carolina:

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

13.6%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.7%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Mount Holly:

46.4%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Mount Holly:

20.3%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.8%
State:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Mount Holly:

6.8
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.7%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
Mount Holly:

56.8%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Mount Holly:

79.3%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mount Holly, 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
Financial Administration 3$13,579$54,3160$0
Other Government Administration 17$62,706$44,2630$0
Police Protection - Officers 28$105,951$45,4080$0
Police - Other 8$19,474$29,2115$2,387
Firefighters 18$64,836$43,2246$3,893
Fire - Other 1$2,897$34,7640$0
Solid Waste Management 16$48,126$36,0950$0
Sewerage 7$29,426$50,4452$2,365
Parks and Recreation 5$15,710$37,7048$6,573
Housing and Community Development(Local) 4$15,550$46,6500$0
Water Supply 19$61,231$38,6720$0
Other and Unallocable 1$3,078$36,9367$5,483
Totals for Government 127$442,564$41,81728$20,701

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

  • Construction - Fire Protection: $1,458,000 ($104.02)
    Regular Highways: $322,000 ($22.97)
    Water Utilities: $206,000 ($14.70)
    Parks & Recreation: $80,000 ($5.71)
    Natural Resources - Other: $10,000 ($0.71)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,808,000 ($129.00)
    Sewerage: $1,354,000 ($96.60)
    Regular Highways: $1,237,000 ($88.26)
    Fire Protection: $1,013,000 ($72.27)
    Central Staff Services: $877,000 ($62.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $767,000 ($54.72)
    Water Utilities: $580,000 ($41.38)
    Parks & Recreation: $304,000 ($21.69)
    Housing & Community Development: $230,000 ($16.41)
    General - Other: $172,000 ($12.27)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $109,000 ($7.78)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $269,000 ($19.19)
    Police Protection: $237,000 ($16.91)
    General - Other: $201,000 ($14.34)
    Water Utilities: $170,000 ($12.13)
    Fire Protection: $75,000 ($5.35)
    Housing & Community Development: $48,000 ($3.42)
    Central Staff: $22,000 ($1.57)
    Parks & Recreation: $17,000 ($1.21)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,705,000 ($264.34)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $162,000 ($11.56)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,749,000 ($124.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $177,000 ($12.63)
    All Other: $104,000 ($7.42)
    Parks & Recreation: $27,000 ($1.93)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $277,000 ($19.76)
    All Other: $94,000 ($6.71)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,116,000 ($79.62)
    All Other: $115,000 ($8.20)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $378,000 ($26.97)
    Rents: $127,000 ($9.06)
    General Revenue, NEC: $100,000 ($7.13)
    Property Sale Other: $28,000 ($2.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $749,000 ($53.44)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $565,000 ($40.31)
    Highways: $327,000 ($23.33)
    All Other: $24,000 ($1.71)
  • Tax - Property: $2,297,000 ($163.88)
    NEC: $106,000 ($7.56)
    Motor Vehicle License: $7,000 ($0.50)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $2,695,000 ($192.28)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,819,000 ($129.78)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $1,500,000 ($107.02)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $2,457,000 ($175.30)
    Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,024,000 ($73.06)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $2,000,000 ($142.69)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $295,000 ($21.05)
    Water Utilities: $238,000 ($16.98)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $10,839,000 ($773.33)

5.11% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,532 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.11%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($95 average AGI)
Gaston County:

0.02%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Mecklenburg County, NC  1.31% ($38,220 average AGI)
from Cleveland County, NC  0.58% ($29,421)
from Lincoln County, NC  0.37% ($28,811)


5.05% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,103 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.05%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($216 average AGI)
Gaston County:

0.05%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Mecklenburg County, NC  1.16% ($34,842 average AGI)
to Cleveland County, NC  0.55% ($29,391)
to Lincoln County, NC  0.39% ($32,134)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mount Holly:

  • WCGC (1270 AM; 10 kW; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WHVN, INC.)
  • WLTC (1370 AM; 20 kW; GASTONIA, NC)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WFNZ (610 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WYFQ (930 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGFY (1480 AM; 10 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WOGR (1540 AM; daytime; 3 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER)
  • WZRH (960 AM; 1 kW; DALLAS, NC; Owner: ZYBEK MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WNOW (1030 AM; daytime; 9 kW; MINT HILL, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE METRO RADIO, INC.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mount Holly:

  • WLNK (107.9 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WPEG (97.9 FM; CONCORD, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WNKS (95.1 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWMG (96.1 FM; SHELBY, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLYT (102.9 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKKT (96.9 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WA2XKB (98.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: COLUMBINE INVESTMENTS, INC.)
  • WRFX-FM (99.7 FM; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSGE (91.7 FM; DALLAS, NC; Owner: GASTON COLLEGE)
  • WXRC (95.7 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: PACIFIC BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBAV-FM (101.9 FM; GASTONIA, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSOC-FM (103.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSSS (104.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WDAV (89.9 FM; DAVIDSON, NC; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF DAVIDSON COLLEGE)
  • WFAE (90.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WTHZ (94.1 FM; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: DAVIDSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CO, INC)
  • W230AJ (93.9 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFMX (105.7 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WAGI-FM (105.3 FM; GAFFNEY, SC; Owner: GAFFNEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W201CU (88.1 FM; BELMONT, NC; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mount Holly:

  • 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.)
  • WAFF (Channel 48; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WSOC-TV (Channel 9; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCCB (Channel 18; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WGTB-LP (Channel 28; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER, INC.)
  • W38CN (Channel 38; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WTVI (Channel 42; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBURG PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WUNG-TV (Channel 58; CONCORD, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W34BN (Channel 34; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WAXN (Channel 64; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W25BR (Channel 25; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W52CW (Channel 52; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WNSC-TV (Channel 30; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
Mount Holly fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Mount Holly fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 68m223ftTotal length
  • 142,830Total average daily traffic
  • 12,292Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11930-1939
  • 31950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 51980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Mount Holly, NC

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Mount Holly)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Mount Holly, NC)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • MOUNTAIN ISL, 13860 Lucia Riverbend Rd (Lat: 35.368333 Lon: -80.994167), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 92.7 m, Overall height: 96.3 m, Call Sign: WQHQ823
    Assigned Frequencies: 11245.0 MHz, 10955.0 MHz, 11115.0 MHz, 11185.0 MHzGrant Date: 10/10/2007, Expiration Date: 10/10/2017, Certifier: Jennifer S SkaskoRegistrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:
  • American St Tower, 201 Back Street (Lat: 35.289417 Lon: -81.010972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 62.4 m, Overall height: 65.5 m, Call Sign: WQHQ824
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHzGrant Date: 10/10/2007, Expiration Date: 10/10/2017, Certifier: Jennifer S SkaskoRegistrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1777, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:
  • NC-CLT288A, 159 Oak Grove Street (Lat: 35.290222 Lon: -81.016611), Type: Pole, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQKY688
    Assigned Frequencies: 10975.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHzGrant Date: 10/28/2009, Expiration Date: 10/28/2019, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-WallaceRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • MOUNT HOLLY, 1715 Drywall Drive (Lat: 35.325000 Lon: -80.999194), Type: Tower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQMK440, Licensee ID: L00897274
    Assigned Frequencies: 10795.0 MHzGrant Date: 09/01/2010, Expiration Date: 09/01/2020, Certifier: Christopher L HarrisRegistrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1777, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:
  • STATION, 4.8 Mi Ene Of Off Nc Hwy 16 (Lat: 35.360111 Lon: -80.972556), Structure height: 56.4 m, Call Sign: KIM99
    Assigned Frequencies: 1985.00 MHzGrant Date: 10/13/1994, Expiration Date: 10/13/1999, Cancellation Date: 05/29/1996Registrant: Phone: (704) 373-3367

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

48 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mount Holly)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: AMERICAN GENERAL ACFT CORP AG5B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1194N , Serial Number: 10081, Year manufactured: 1991, Airworthiness Date: 10/03/1991
    Registrant (Individual): Denis M Doster, 105 Heron Cove Dr, Mount Holly, NC 28120
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1930T , Serial Number: 28-7125442, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 05/05/1971
    Registrant (Partnership): Daniel F Philippi, 121 Huckleberry Ln, Mount Holly, NC 28120, Other Owners: David R Borders
  • Aircraft: HAM JOSEPH F ZENITH 601XLB (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O-235-C1 (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 235JH , Serial Number: 6-4287, Year manufactured: 2012, Airworthiness Date: 03/16/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph F Ham, 212 Walnut Ave, Mount Holly, NC 28120
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 6006Q , Serial Number: 862
    Registrant (Individual): Jeffrey T Levie, 230 Riverside Dr, Mount Holly, NC 28120
  • Aircraft: PHANTOM X-1 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 DCDI (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 78WL , Serial Number: 031805004, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 11/30/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Michael D Bick, 108 Cove Pointe, Mount Holly, NC 28120

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED30$143,83727$161,539125$158,2525$45,2609$85,8472$48,215
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$151,0501$31,7807$202,1631$41,6100$01$34,090
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$115,3976$144,98550$143,2916$60,9376$80,7983$50,537
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$145,4307$151,18627$162,7592$89,2201$76,8100$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$39,8001$45,1509$156,1540$01$72,1200$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0301.00 , 0311.00, 0312.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$301,3506$164,668
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$215,0003$183,187
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0301.00 , 0311.00, 0312.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Mount Holly and their reported violations in the past:

MT HOLLY CONGREGATION OF JEHOVAH WITNESS (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Mount Holly that have no violations reported:

  • WILL`S FOOD STORE #6 (Address: WILL'S FOOD STORE #6 , Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WESTVIEW PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Most common first names in Mount Holly, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James13070.3 years
William10171.2 years
John9373.0 years
Robert9269.3 years
Mary9177.0 years
Charles5470.1 years
Thomas5272.6 years
Margaret4474.9 years
Betty3368.7 years
George3276.5 years
Most common last names in Mount Holly, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7975.6 years
Jones3973.0 years
Johnson3970.2 years
Abernathy3574.5 years
Miller3471.9 years
Broome3374.1 years
Rhyne3277.9 years
Moore3071.7 years
Wilson3070.0 years
Brown2970.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (53%)
  • Electricity (46%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Mount Holly, NC
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1H&R Block1
Circle K1Little Caesars Pizza1
FedEx4Rite Aid1
GNC1UPS1

Mount Holly compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

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  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Broadcasting, internet publishing, and telecommunications services (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Broadcasting, internet publishing, and telecommunications services (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Extraction workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Transportation and warehousing (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the worst general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
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