Newland, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 685 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -2.7%
 
Males: 405  (59.1%)
Females: 280  (40.9%)
Median resident age:

31.2 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 28657.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $22,676 (it was $24,375 in 2000)
Newland:

$22,676
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $16,083 (it was $18,344 in 2000)

Newland town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $146,211 (it was $60,300 in 2000)
Newland:

$146,211
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $188,740; detached houses: $222,539; mobile homes: $41,987

Median gross rent in 2017: $654.

March 2019 cost of living index in Newland: 83.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 22.7%
(19.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Newland, NC (2010)
    • 60486.5%White alone
    • 7110.2%Hispanic
    • 60.9%Black alone
    • 60.9%American Indian alone
    • 40.6%Two or more races
    • 30.4%Asian alone
    • 30.4%Other race alone
    • 10.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 17 registered sex offenders living in Newland, North Carolina as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Newland is 52 to 1.


Crime rates in Newland by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(292.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(452.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(150.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(141.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(140.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(287.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(145.8)
1
(144.7)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1
(140.6)
5
(714.3)
3
(452.5)
0
(0.0)
5
(769.2)
6
(848.7)
1
(143.7)
3
(439.2)
4
(583.1)
2
(289.4)
5
(731.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
20
(2,813)
15
(2,143)
19
(2,866)
19
(2,928)
13
(2,000)
8
(1,132)
17
(2,443)
21
(3,075)
11
(1,603)
15
(2,171)
17
(2,485)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(140.6)
1
(142.9)
3
(452.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(287.4)
2
(292.8)
1
(145.8)
1
(144.7)
1
(146.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)161.7147.1589.7117.1133.8147.1188.2762.8145.8147.6162.3

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City-data.com crime index in Newland, NC

Crime rate in Newland detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

7.32
North Carolina average:

2.34
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Ancestries: American (12.1%), Scotch-Irish (11.8%), English (8.6%), Irish (7.0%), Egyptian (3.5%), German (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 3621 feet

Land area: 0.67 square miles.

Population density: 1,016 people per square mile   (low).

Newland, North Carolina map

165 residents are foreign born (17.2% Latin America).

This town:

17.2%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,127 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $603 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johnson City, TN (30.3 miles , pop. 55,469).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (86.6 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (457.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Grandfather, NC (2.1 miles),
Crossnore, NC (2.1 miles ),
Sugar Mountain, NC (2.2 miles ),
Elk Park, NC (2.4 miles ),
Banner Elk, NC (2.4 miles ),
Seven Devils, NC (2.8 miles),
Beech Mountain, NC (2.9 miles ),
Foscoe, NC (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 36.09 N, Longitude: 81.93 W

Area code: 828

Distribution of median household income in Newland, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Newland, NC in 2017

Newland satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.4%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +57 (+8.8%).
Most common industries in Newland, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (14.1%)
  • Construction (8.8%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Public administration (6.4%)
  • Truck transportation (6.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.1%)
  • Chemicals (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.8%)
  • Truck transportation (9.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.4%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (6.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.4%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (15.5%)
  • Educational services (10.8%)
  • Health care (8.8%)
  • Public administration (7.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.8%)
  • Chemicals (6.1%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Newland, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.4%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (7.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.7%)

Average climate in Newland, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 63.0. This is about average.

City:

63.0
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2016 was 0.0478. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0478
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.84. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.84
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Newland-area historical tornado activity is below North Carolina state average. It is 52% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/7/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 34.1 miles away from the Newland town center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 tornado 40.0 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 52 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Newland-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 183.9 miles away from Newland center
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 156.4 miles away from Newland center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 115.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 74.1 miles away from Newland center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 77.0 miles away from Newland 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 76.1 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 Avery County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Landslides: 2, Mudslides: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Newland topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Newland:

  • HOSPICE OF AVERY COUNTY (351 WEST MITCHELL STREET)
  • TOE RIVER HEALTH DISTRICT (545 SCHULTZ CIRCLE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Newland:

  • ROAN HIGHLANDS NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ROAN MOUNTAIN, TN)
  • BLOWING ROCK HOSPITAL LTC (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; BLOWING ROCK, NC)
  • THE HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE CENTER OF MITCHELL C (Hospital, about 15 miles away; SPRUCE PINE, NC)
  • SPRUCE PINE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; SPRUCE PINE, NC)
  • MAYLAND DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; SPRUCE PINE, NC)
  • BRIAN CTR HEALTH AND REHAB/SPRUC (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; SPRUCE PINE, NC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Newland:

  • Appalachian State University (about 17 miles; Boone, NC; Full-time enrollment: 17,362)
  • Western Piedmont Community College (about 29 miles; Morganton, NC; FT enrollment: 2,205)
  • East Tennessee State University (about 29 miles; Johnson City, TN; FT enrollment: 12,774)
  • Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute (about 30 miles; Hudson, NC; FT enrollment: 3,636)
  • King University (about 37 miles; Bristol, TN; FT enrollment: 2,472)
  • Northeast State Community College (about 39 miles; Blountville, TN; FT enrollment: 4,480)
  • Wilkes Community College (about 42 miles; Wilkesboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,292)

Public high schools in Newland:

Public elementary/middle schools in Newland:

See full list of schools located in Newland

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Are you aware that Max Roach ( a very famous jazz drummer) was born in Newland in 1925.

Points of interest:

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Streams, rivers, and creeks: Handpole Branch (A), Kentucky Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Avery County Historical Museum (1829 Schultz Circle).

Courts: Avery County - Clerk of Superior Court (200 Old Montezuma Road), North Carolina State Government - District Court Judge (200 Old Montezuma Road).

Birthplace of: Max Roach - Jazz drummer, Paul Johnson (American football coach) - College football coach.

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

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

MTN GLEN GOLF CLUB (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
OAK GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SECLUDED VALLEY CAMPGROUND (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-11-2007), St Boil Water Order (AUG-11-2007), St Public Notif requested (AUG-11-2007), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-11-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-07-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
TEMPLE BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
HENSON CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
VICTORY BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
PLEASANT HILL BAPT CHURCH (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
SPEAR GRILL AND SUPPERETTE (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations

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

  • WALNUT GROVE PRESBYTERIAN CH (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WHITE`S MEMORIAL BAPT CHURCH (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.1 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

57.4%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

2.9%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
30 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
5 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Newland (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Newland Main Branch at 350 Cranberry Street, branch established on 1972/06/16. 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
  • United Community Bank: Newland Branch at 200 Linville Street, branch established on 1921/01/01. Info updated 2009/06/23: Bank assets: $6,977.4 mil, Deposits: $6,170.1 mil, headquarters in Blairsville, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 106 total offices, Holding Company: United Community Banks, Inc.
  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Avery County Bank Branch at Estatoa Street, branch established on 1913/10/16. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $20,566.4 mil, Deposits: $17,596.8 mil, headquarters in Raleigh, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 433 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Newland:

Marital status in Newland, NC
  • Never married: 36.8%
  • Now married: 43.7%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

For population 25 years and over in Newland:

  • High school or higher: 70.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
North Carolina average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Newland
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Newland, NC (based on Avery County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,71147
Mainline Protestant98013
Catholic3901
Black Protestant1721
Other962
None10,204-
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: 5
Avery County:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
This county:

7.85 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Avery County:

12.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.8%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Avery County:

26.5%
State:

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

16.0%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.2%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.9%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.7
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Newland:

21.4%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Newland:

11.2%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Newland:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.1%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

54.8%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Newland:

76.0%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Newland, 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
Police Protection - Officers 5$13,394$32,1460$0
Streets and Highways 4$10,673$32,0190$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 10$11,652
Totals for Government 9$24,067$32,08910$11,652

Newland government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $300,000 ($437.96)
    Water Utilities: $276,000 ($402.92)
    Sewerage: $276,000 ($402.92)
    Regular Highways: $194,000 ($283.21)
    Central Staff Services: $137,000 ($200.00)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $78,000 ($113.87)
    Solid Waste Management: $73,000 ($106.57)
    General - Other: $19,000 ($27.74)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($11.68)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $31,000 ($45.26)
    Central Staff Services: $23,000 ($33.58)
    Water Utilities: $12,000 ($17.52)
    Sewerage: $12,000 ($17.52)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $420,000 ($613.14)

Newland government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $219,000 ($319.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $72,000 ($105.11)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $55,000 ($80.29)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $23,000 ($33.58)
    Rents: $21,000 ($30.66)
    Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($16.06)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $219,000 ($319.71)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $139,000 ($202.92)
    Highways: $25,000 ($36.50)
    Housing and Community Development: $4,000 ($5.84)
  • Tax - Property: $290,000 ($423.36)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $149,000 ($217.52)
    Other License: $1,000 ($1.46)

Newland government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,145,000 ($1671.53)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,109,000 ($1618.98)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $36,000 ($52.55)

Newland government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $514,000 ($750.36)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $36,000 ($52.55)

6.11% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,943 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.11%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Watauga County, NC  1.24% ($19,338 average AGI)
from Mitchell County, NC  0.47% ($26,815)
Businesses in Newland, NC
NameCountNameCount
CVS1Subway1
FedEx1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
McDonald's1UPS1
RadioShack1

Strongest AM radio stations in Newland:

  • WECR (1130 AM; daytime; 1 kW; NEWLAND, NC; Owner: RONDINARO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WXIT (1200 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLOWING ROCK, NC; Owner: RONDINARO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WTOE (1470 AM; 5 kW; SPRUCE PINE, NC; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY MEDIA, INC.)
  • WKYK (940 AM; 5 kW; BURNSVILLE, NC; Owner: MARK MEDIA, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGOC (640 AM; 10 kW; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZAP (690 AM; 10 kW; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: RAM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCIS (760 AM; daytime; 4 kW; MORGANTON, NC; Owner: W.F.M. INCORPORATED)
  • WKGX (1080 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LENOIR, NC; Owner: FOOTHILLS RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WKSK (580 AM; 5 kW; W.JEFFERSON, NC; Owner: CADDELL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKJV (1380 AM; 25 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BAPTIST OUTREACH MISSIONS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Newland:

  • WECR-FM (102.3 FM; BEECH MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: RONDINARO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WZJS (100.7 FM; BANNER ELK, NC; Owner: HIGHLAND COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATES, LLC)
  • W285DG (104.9 FM; BOONE, NC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W225AA (92.9 FM; BOONE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WHCB (91.5 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUC. COMMUNICATION CORP)
  • WETS-FM (89.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXBQ-FM (96.9 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPJO (99.3 FM; ELIZABETHTON, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCQR-FM (88.3 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • W214AP (90.7 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WQUT (101.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTFM (98.5 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKVS (103.3 FM; LENOIR, NC; Owner: FOOTHILLS RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • W232AV (94.3 FM; LENOIR, NC; Owner: DAVID TORRES)
  • W218BW (91.5 FM; LENOIR, NC; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WAGI-FM (105.3 FM; GAFFNEY, SC; Owner: GAFFNEY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Newland:

  • WUNE-TV (Channel 17; LINVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WCYB-TV (Channel 5; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: APPALACHIAN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W65DT (Channel 65; BOONE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W59AK (Channel 59; ZIONVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)

Newland fatal accident list:

Jan 30, 2013 04:13 PM, Sr-181, Us-221, Lat: 36.064456, Lon: -81.894839, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 30, 2012 01:23 AM, S. Linville Ave., Us-221, Lat: 36.070525, Lon: -81.870414, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Sep 16, 1999 10:59 AM, Sr-194, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 79ft / 23.9mTotal length
  • 22,070Total average daily traffic
  • 1,560Total average daily truck traffic
  • 44,140Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Newland, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11950-1959
  • 71960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Newland, NC

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Newland)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Newland, NC)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Wecr Am Studio 1281 Newland Hwy (Lat: 36.077611 Lon: -81.916222), Overall height: 124.1 m, Call Sign: WPNF268,
    Assigned Frequencies: 948.375 MHz, 948.625 MHz, Grant Date: 08/24/1998, Expiration Date: 12/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 08/23/2011, Phone: (423) 968-4455
  • BUCK HILL, Buck Hill Rd (Lat: 36.004028 Lon: -81.995167), Type: Mast, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQXC373, Licensee ID: L00000502,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, Grant Date: 01/28/2016, Expiration Date: 01/28/2026, Certifier: Paul Feldmann, Registrant: Carolina West Wireless, Inc., Wilkesboro, NC 28697, Phone: (336) 973-5000, Fax: (336) 973-8878

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

63 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Newland)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: LUCKE GERALD G CELEBRITY (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 120JL , Serial Number: AV1041, Year manufactured: 1996, Airworthiness Date: 07/03/1996, Certificate Issue Date: 10/06/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Cecil C Cook, 120 Pine Ridge Loop, Newland, NC 28657
  • Aircraft: QUAD CITY ULTRALIGHT CHALLENGER II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 2493G , Serial Number: CH2-0195-1277, Year manufactured: 1995, Airworthiness Date: 09/25/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 09/24/2012
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Brandi Forbes, 180 Sugar Mountain Rd 1, Newland, NC 28657, Other Owners: Roy B Jr Smith
  • Aircraft: SCHWEIZER SGS 1-26E (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 57 mph), Engine: None
    N-Number: 2693H , Serial Number: 673, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 10/25/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 10/22/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Marvin M Galloway, 2700 Land Hbr, Newland, NC 28657
  • 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: 6731J , Serial Number: 28-24826, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 08/23/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 03/24/2014
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Douglas S Hensley, Box 3224 Land Hbr, Newland, NC 28657, Other Owners: Joshua H Hensley
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172F (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8668U , Serial Number: 17252571, Airworthiness Date: 03/31/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 01/02/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Douglas H Jennings, Po Box 771, Newland, NC 28657
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 07/13/2018

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 46. The highest number of fire incidents - 95 took place in 2015, and the least - 12 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Newland, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (59.6%), and Outside Fires (27.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Newland, NC
    • 46559.6%Structure Fires
    • 21727.8%Outside Fires
    • 546.9%Other
    • 445.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Newland, NC
Most common first names in Newland, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James6475.5 years
William5076.6 years
Robert3774.0 years
Mary3477.6 years
John3476.7 years
Charles3273.8 years
Thomas2170.9 years
Margaret1973.3 years
George1976.2 years
Paul1874.2 years
Most common last names in Newland, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hughes8475.1 years
Buchanan6575.5 years
Johnson6277.8 years
Clark5473.0 years
Vance4975.9 years
Carpenter4676.6 years
Taylor3871.6 years
Burleson3777.3 years
Benfield3475.2 years
Daniels3475.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Newland, NC
  • 44.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 27.7%Electricity
  • 12.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.9%Utility gas
  • 5.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Newland, NC
  • 79.9%Electricity
  • 12.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Utility gas
  • 1.2%No fuel used


Newland compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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