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Population in 2010: 2,332. Population change since 2000: +2.8%
Males: 1,156  (49.6%)
Females: 1,176  (50.4%)

Median resident age:  44.0 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 28659.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $49,080 (it was $40,521 in 2000)
Mulberry:

$49,080
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,091

Mulberry CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $116,352 (it was $91,900 in 2000)
Mulberry:

$116,352
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $131,658; Detached houses: $120,927; Mobile homes: $229,296

Median gross rent in 2012: $542.

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  • White alone - 2,193 (94.0%)
  • Hispanic - 90 (3.9%)
  • Black alone - 23 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races - 11 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 8 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 6 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.04%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mulberry: 84.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: United States (26.7%), German (13.0%), English (9.1%), Irish (5.2%), Scotch-Irish (4.4%), Polish (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 5.10 square miles.

Population density: 457 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Mulberry:

  • High school or higher: 65.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mulberry CDP:

  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 52.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 16.0%

154 residents are foreign born (0.9% Europe).

This place:  7.6%
North Carolina:  7.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $916 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $654 (0.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Winston-Salem, NC (51.3 miles , pop. 185,776).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (73.1 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (418.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Fairplains, NC (1.6 miles ), Hays, NC (1.8 miles ), North Wilkesboro, NC (2.0 miles ), Cricket, NC (2.1 miles ), Millers Creek, NC (2.2 miles ), Wilkesboro, NC (2.4 miles ), Moravian Falls, NC (2.9 miles ), Ronda, NC (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 36.23 N, Longitude: 81.17 W

Area code: 336

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.1%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (21%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Retail trade (48%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Business operations specialists (7%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Mulberry-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 15% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/7/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.2 miles away from the Mulberry place center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 tornado 40.5 miles away from the place center killed 4 people and injured 52 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mulberry-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above North Carolina state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 78.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 79.2 miles away from Mulberry center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 79.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/26/1995 at 00:36:17, a magnitude 3.5 (3.1 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 39.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/25/2005 at 03:09:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, Depth: 5.0 mi) earthquake occurred 94.5 miles away from Mulberry center
On 2/12/1994 at 02:40:24, a magnitude 3.4 (2.9 ML, 3.4 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 61.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

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

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Mulberry:

  • WILKES REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Local, about 5 miles away; NORTH WILKESBORO, NC)
  • HOME CARE OF WILKES REGIONAL M (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; NORTH WILKESBORO, NC)
  • WILKES SENIOR VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; NORTH WILKESBORO, NC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mulberry:

  • Appalachian State University (about 29 miles; Boone, NC; Full-time enrollment: 14,923)
  • Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute (about 32 miles; Hudson, NC; FT enrollment: 2,172)
  • Catawba Valley Community College (about 38 miles; Hickory, NC; FT enrollment: 2,135)
  • NASCAR Technical Institute (about 47 miles; Mooresville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,200)
  • Wake Forest University (about 51 miles; Winston Salem, NC; FT enrollment: 6,909)
  • Forsyth Technical Community College (about 52 miles; Winston Salem, NC; FT enrollment: 4,471)
  • Winston-Salem State University (about 54 miles; Winston-Salem, NC; FT enrollment: 5,588)

Public elementary/middle schools in Mulberry:


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Churches in Mulberry include: Home Church (A), Center Church (B), Cross Roads Primitive Baptist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 20.5. This is significantly better than average.
City:

20.5
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 3.62. This is about average. There were 29 monitors within city limits.
City:

3.62
U.S.:

3.63
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.6. This is about average. There were 28 monitors within city limits.
City:

18.6
U.S.:

22.1


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 25.4%
(9.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 98.2% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  70.5%
Whole state:  66.7%

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

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Mulberry, NC

Mulberry compared to North Carolina state average:

Mulberry, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Mulberry travel time to work - commute


Mulberry mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (55%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13%)
  • Utility gas (9%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Mulberry CDP (based on Wilkes County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.32%
Here58.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Catholic ChurchEpiscopal Church
Adherents83.4%7.9%1.9%1.6%1.5%
Congregations68.5%12.6%1.6%0.8%0.8%
NameChurches of ChristLDS (Mormon) ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents0.6%0.6%0.6%0.5%1.5%
Congregations2.4%0.8%0.8%3.1%8.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 18
Wilkes County:

2.70 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

7.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.9%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Wilkes County:

27.9%
North Carolina:

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

18.1%
State:

15.6%

4.08% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,632 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.08%
North Carolina average:

8.53%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Surry County, NC  0.32% ($24,720 average AGI)
from Yadkin County, NC  0.23% ($18,698)
from Ashe County, NC  0.20% ($34,255)


4.27% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,005 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.27%
North Carolina average:

7.27%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Surry County, NC  0.35% ($41,651 average AGI)
to Iredell County, NC  0.31% ($48,181)
to Yadkin County, NC  0.30% ($23,944)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mulberry:

  • WKBC (800 AM; 1 kW; NORTH WILKESBORO, NC; Owner: WILKES BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WWWC (1240 AM; 1 kW; WILKESBORO, NC; Owner: FOOTHILLS MEDIA, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKSK (580 AM; 5 kW; W.JEFFERSON, NC; Owner: CADDELL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXIT (1200 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLOWING ROCK, NC; Owner: RONDINARO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPAQ (740 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT AIRY, NC; Owner: RALPH D. EPPERSON)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WSGH (1040 AM; 9 kW; LEWISVILLE, NC; Owner: WINSTON-SALEM, GREENSBORO, HIGH POINT AREA RADIO)
  • WSYD (1300 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT AIRY, NC; Owner: GRANITE CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCXN (1170 AM; daytime; 8 kW; CLAREMONT, NC; Owner: WCXN, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mulberry:

  • WKBC-FM (97.3 FM; NORTH WILKESBORO, NC; Owner: WILKES BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W267AN (101.3 FM; WILKESBORO, NC; Owner: TRIAD FAMILY NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBRF (98.1 FM; GALAX, VA; Owner: BLUE RIDGE RADIO, INC.)
  • WIFM-FM (100.9 FM; ELKIN, NC; Owner: VON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W285DG (104.9 FM; BOONE, NC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WECR-FM (102.3 FM; BEECH MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: RONDINARO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • W225AA (92.9 FM; BOONE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WZJS (100.7 FM; BANNER ELK, NC; Owner: HIGHLAND COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATES, LLC)
  • WVTR (91.9 FM; MARION, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WFMX (105.7 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W232AV (94.3 FM; LENOIR, NC; Owner: DAVID TORRES)
  • W218BW (91.5 FM; LENOIR, NC; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WHCB (91.5 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUC. COMMUNICATION CORP)
  • WETS-FM (89.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WCQR-FM (88.3 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXBQ-FM (96.9 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WKVS (103.3 FM; LENOIR, NC; Owner: FOOTHILLS RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WPJO (99.3 FM; ELIZABETHTON, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mulberry:

  • 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.)


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Millers Creek Cell Site On The Fire Tower Atop Rendevous Mtn (Lat: 36.227361 Lon: -81.293139), Type: Mast, Structure height: 19.8 m, Overall height: 23.2 m, Call Sign: KNKN683, Licensee ID: L00127162
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/22/2011, Expiration Date: 10/01/2021, Certifier: Steven T Campbell
    Registrant: Uscoc Of Greater North Carolina, LLC

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • MILLERS CREEK, On Firetower Atop Rendezvous Mountain (Lat: 36.227333 Lon: -81.293139), Type: Tower, Structure height: 19.8 m, Call Sign: WPNN459, Licensee ID: L00127162
    Assigned Frequencies: 6770.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/24/2008, Expiration Date: 07/01/2018, Certifier: Steven T Campbell
    Registrant: Uscoc Of Greater North Carolina, LLC


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