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Population in 2010: 2,005. Population change since 2000: +40.6%
Males: 986  (49.2%)
Females: 1,019  (50.8%)

Median resident age:  41.0 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 28560.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $71,540 (it was $67,222 in 2000)
Neuse Forest:

$71,540
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,366

Neuse Forest CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $202,842 (it was $131,700 in 2000)
Neuse Forest:

$202,842
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $204,556; Detached houses: $207,275; Mobile homes: $84,902

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,733.

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Neuse Forest races chart
  • White alone - 1,646 (82.1%)
  • Black alone - 131 (6.5%)
  • Hispanic - 109 (5.4%)
  • Asian alone - 57 (2.8%)
  • Two or more races - 54 (2.7%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 4 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.05%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Neuse Forest: 90.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (12.9%), United States (11.5%), Irish (7.7%), English (6.6%), Russian (5.5%), Scotch-Irish (5.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 30 feet

Land area: 2.96 square miles.

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

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For population 25 years and over in Neuse Forest:

  • High school or higher: 95.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.1%
  • Unemployed: 18.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Neuse Forest CDP:

  • Never married: 20.6%
  • Now married: 69.7%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 6.0%

71 residents are foreign born (0.9% Asia, 0.4% Latin America).

This place:  3.2%
North Carolina:  7.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,070 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,137 (0.5%)

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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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.8%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (26%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Religious workers (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Business operations specialists (7%)
  • Secondary school teachers (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)

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Average climate in Neuse Forest, North Carolina

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Tornado activity:

Neuse Forest-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 16% greater 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 97% 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
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

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, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Storm: 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 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)

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

  • Pitt Community College (about 49 miles; Winterville, NC; Full-time enrollment: 4,389)
  • East Carolina University (about 51 miles; Greenville, NC; FT enrollment: 20,942)
  • Wayne Community College (about 65 miles; Goldsboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,008)
  • Mount Olive College (about 67 miles; Mount Olive, NC; FT enrollment: 2,812)
  • University of North Carolina-Wilmington (about 75 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 11,028)
  • Cape Fear Community College (about 77 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 3,987)
  • Johnston Community College (about 88 miles; Smithfield, NC; FT enrollment: 2,166)

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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 2012: 8.8%
(9.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 6.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 38.1% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Neuse Forest, NC

Neuse Forest compared to North Carolina state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Neuse Forest travel time to work - commute


Neuse Forest mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (85%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.34%
Here43.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchOriginal Free Will BaptistsPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents24.7%21.6%13.5%9.3%5.3%
Congregations12.1%18.1%1.7%12.1%5.2%
NameEpiscopal ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)LDS (Mormon) ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents4.8%4.2%2.4%2.2%12.0%
Congregations3.4%9.5%1.7%3.4%32.8%
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: 23
This county:

2.39 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

5.71 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

6.54 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

10.3%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.3%
North Carolina:

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

13.1%
State:

15.6%

11.29% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,500 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.29%
North Carolina average:

8.53%

0.56% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,437 average AGI)
Craven County:

0.56%
North Carolina average:

0.17%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Carteret County, NC  0.73% ($28,525 average AGI)
from Onslow County, NC  0.51% ($31,849)
from Escambia County, FL  0.38% ($24,471)


10.66% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,713 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.66%
North Carolina average:

7.27%

0.42% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,459 average AGI)
Craven County:

0.42%
North Carolina average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Carteret County, NC  0.70% ($38,047 average AGI)
to Onslow County, NC  0.52% ($28,580)
to Wake County, NC  0.43% ($33,194)

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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