Neuse Forest, North Carolina

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Population in 2010: 2,005. Population change since 2000: +40.6%
Males: 974  (48.6%)
Females: 1,031  (51.4%)
Median resident age:  41.4 years
North Carolina median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 28560.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $75,300 (it was $67,222 in 2000)
Neuse Forest:

$75,300
NC:

$45,906

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $28,038 (it was $29,828 in 2000)

Neuse Forest CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $203,664 (it was $131,700 in 2000)
Neuse Forest:

$203,664
NC:

$154,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,770.

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  • Races in Neuse Forest, NC (2010)

    Neuse Forest races chart
    • 1,64682.1%White alone
    • 1316.5%Black alone
    • 1095.4%Hispanic
    • 572.8%Asian alone
    • 542.7%Two or more races
    • 40.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 30.1%American Indian alone
    • 10.05%Other race alone

Races in Neuse Forest detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Neuse Forest: 95.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (13.2%), English (10.7%), Irish (9.7%), German (8.3%), Scottish (4.3%), French (4.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 30 feet

Land area: 2.96 square miles.

Population density: 677 people per square mile   (low).

Neuse Forest,NC real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Neuse Forest:

  • High school or higher: 95.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Neuse Forest CDP:

  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 67.4%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 4.5%

84 residents are foreign born (1.9% Latin America, 0.7% Asia).

This place:

3.3%
North Carolina:

7.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,109 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,074 (0.6%)

Neuse Forest satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jacksonville, NC (30.5 miles , pop. 66,715).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (113.1 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (361.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Havelock, NC (2.4 miles ), Minnesott Beach, NC (2.6 miles ), Arapahoe, NC (2.7 miles ), Fairfield Harbour, NC (2.8 miles ), James City, NC (3.1 miles ), Brices Creek, NC (3.3 miles ), Bridgeton, NC (3.5 miles ), Trent Woods, NC (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 34.96 N, Longitude: 76.93 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 252

Neuse Forest household income distribution Neuse Forest home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.4%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (28%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (21%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (17%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Neuse Forest: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Neuse Forest, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Neuse Forest-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 22% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/17/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.4 miles away from the Neuse Forest place center killed 2 people and injured 85 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/19/1969, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 4.5 miles away from the place center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Neuse Forest-area historical earthquake activity is below North Carolina state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/6/1994 at 19:54:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.6 LG, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 12.6 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 189.3 miles away from Neuse Forest center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 233.1 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 225.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 325.7 miles away from Neuse Forest center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 247.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Craven County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Neuse Forest topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Neuse Forest:

  • CHERRY POINT BAY NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HAVELOCK, NC)
  • RIVERPOINT CREST NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; NEW BERN, NC)
  • CRAVEN COUNTY CHILDREN'S GROUP HOME #2 (Hospital, about 11 miles away; NEW BERN, NC)
  • LIFE, INC NINE FOOT ROAD GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 12 miles away; NEWPORT, NC)
  • CROATAN RIDGE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; NEWPORT, NC)
  • FMC DIALYSIS OF CRAVEN COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; NEW BERN, NC)
  • CAROLINA EAST MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; NEW BERN, NC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Neuse Forest:

  • Craven Community College (about 14 miles; New Bern, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,712)
  • Coastal Carolina Community College (about 29 miles; Jacksonville, NC; FT enrollment: 4,502)
  • Lenoir Community College (about 41 miles; Kinston, NC; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Pitt Community College (about 49 miles; Winterville, NC; FT enrollment: 7,026)
  • East Carolina University (about 51 miles; Greenville, NC; FT enrollment: 23,943)
  • Wayne Community College (about 65 miles; Goldsboro, NC; FT enrollment: 3,174)
  • Mount Olive College (about 67 miles; Mount Olive, NC; FT enrollment: 3,097)

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Reservoir: Joe Hughes Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Dam Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Craven County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 1.9%
(0.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  80.2%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  2.6%
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: 0.5% of all households

Neuse Forest compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
North Carolina average:

12.4

Neuse Forest travel time to work - commute Neuse Forest mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (90%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Neuse Forest CDP (based on Craven County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant23,67398
Mainline Protestant12,74049
Catholic6,3942
Black Protestant4,46630
Other1,8066
Orthodox--
None54,426-
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: 23
Craven County:

2.39 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Craven County:

0.73 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 55
Craven County:

5.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 63
Here:

6.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.3%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Craven County:

30.3%
North Carolina:

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

13.1%
State:

15.6%

10.87% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,254 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.87%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

0.65% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,013 average AGI)
Craven County:

0.65%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Carteret County, NC  0.62% ($35,176 average AGI)
from Onslow County, NC  0.54% ($31,805)
from Pitt County, NC  0.35% ($26,194)


10.52% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,004 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.52%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

0.41% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,735 average AGI)
Craven County:

0.41%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Carteret County, NC  0.77% ($31,659 average AGI)
to Onslow County, NC  0.52% ($33,374)
to Pitt County, NC  0.40% ($30,757)

Strongest AM radio stations in Neuse Forest:

  • WANG (1330 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HAVELOCK, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WSMO (1120 AM; 20 kW; CAMP LEJEUNE, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WSTK (910 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNOS (1450 AM; 1 kW; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WJCV (1290 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: DOWN EAST BROADCASTING CO INC.)
  • WWNB (1490 AM; 1 kW; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WNCT (1070 AM; 10 kW; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDLX (930 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WRNS (960 AM; 5 kW; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Neuse Forest:

  • WNBR (94.1 FM; ORIENTAL, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WRUP (97.9 FM; BAYBORO, NC; Owner: CONNER MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WMGV (103.3 FM; NEWPORT, NC; Owner: WMGV LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIKS (101.9 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: WIKS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOTJ (90.7 FM; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: GRACE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • WTEB (89.3 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: CRAVEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WERO (93.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WXNR (99.5 FM; GRIFTON, NC; Owner: WXNR LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRHT (96.3 FM; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WNCT-FM (107.9 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLGP (100.3 FM; HARKERS ISLAND, NC; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WSFL-FM (106.5 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: WSFL LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBJD (91.5 FM; ATLANTIC BEACH, NC; Owner: CRAVEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WANG-FM (105.1 FM; HAVELOCK, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WRNS-FM (95.1 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WTKF (107.3 FM; ATLANTIC, NC; Owner: ATLANTIC RIDGE TELECASTERS, INC.)
  • WQZL (101.1 FM; BELHAVEN, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WAAE (91.9 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Neuse Forest:

  • WCTI-TV (Channel 12; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUNM-TV (Channel 19; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WITN-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: WITN LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WNCT-TV (Channel 9; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFXI (Channel 8; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF EASTERN CAROLINA LICENSE LLC)
  • WPXU-TV (Channel 35; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON JACKSONVILLE LICENSE, INC.)
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