Pantego, North Carolina

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Population in 2012: 178 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.7%
 
Males: 90  (51.0%)
Females: 88  (49.0%)
Median resident age:  43.3 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip code: 27860

Estimated median household income in 2012: $44,956 (it was $41,250 in 2000)
Pantego:

$44,956
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,947 (it was $18,030 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $109,937 (it was $64,100 in 2000)
Pantego:

$109,937
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $164,713; Detached houses: $174,525; Mobile homes: $123,286
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  • White alone - 119 (66.5%)
  • Black alone - 34 (19.0%)
  • Hispanic - 16 (8.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 9 (5.0%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.6%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Pantego: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (15.6%), English (10.1%), United States (7.3%), German (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 7 feet

Land area: 0.80 square miles.

Population density: 222 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).
Pantego, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Pantego:

  • High school or higher: 86.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pantego town:

  • Never married: 24.9%
  • Now married: 59.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.9%
  • Divorced: 14.8%

4 residents are foreign born

This town:  2.7%
North Carolina:  7.7%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Pantego, North Carolina as of January 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Pantego to the number of sex offenders is 30 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $700 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $388 (0.6%)

Pantego satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, NC (40.1 miles , pop. 60,476).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Virginia Beach, VA (92.1 miles , pop. 425,257).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (316.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Belhaven, NC (1.9 miles ), Bath, NC (3.4 miles ), Pinetown, NC (3.4 miles) , Bayview, NC (3.6 miles ), Plymouth, NC (4.4 miles ), River Road, NC (4.4 miles ), Roper, NC (4.5 miles ), Jamesville, NC (4.5 miles ).

Latitude: 35.59 N, Longitude: 76.66 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 252

Pantego household income distribution Pantego home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.7%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -1 (-0.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (36%)
  • Retail trade (36%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (44%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Librarians, curators, and archivists (19%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (16%)
  • Rail and water transportation workers (10%)
  • Top executives (6%)
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Customer service representatives (6%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (29%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (16%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (13%)
  • Librarians, curators, and archivists (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)

Average climate in Pantego, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Pantego, North Carolina average temperatures Pantego, North Carolina average precipitation Pantego, North Carolina humidity Pantego, North Carolina wind speed Pantego, North Carolina snowfall Pantego, North Carolina sunshine Pantego, North Carolina clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Pantego-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 13% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.1 miles away from the Pantego town center killed 16 people and injured 153 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/17/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.4 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 85 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pantego-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 154.7 miles away from the city center
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 36.3 miles away from Pantego center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 272.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 169.2 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 264.1 miles away from Pantego center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 351.8 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 Beaufort County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 11, Tropical Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pantego topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Pantego:

  • VIDANT PUNGO HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; BELHAVEN, NC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pantego:

  • East Carolina University (about 40 miles; Greenville, NC; Full-time enrollment: 23,943)
  • Craven Community College (about 42 miles; New Bern, NC; FT enrollment: 2,712)
  • Pitt Community College (about 43 miles; Winterville, NC; FT enrollment: 7,026)
  • Elizabeth City State University (about 54 miles; Elizabeth City, NC; FT enrollment: 2,803)
  • Edgecombe Community College (about 56 miles; Tarboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,058)
  • Lenoir Community College (about 57 miles; Kinston, NC; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Coastal Carolina Community College (about 70 miles; Jacksonville, NC; FT enrollment: 4,502)

Private high school in Pantego:

  • TERRA CEIA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 203; Location: 4428 CHRISTIAN SCHOOL RD; Grades: KG - 12)

Private elementary/middle school in Pantego:

  • HOPE MENNONITE SCHOOL (Students: 36; Location: 680 MAINSTEM RD; Grades: 1 - 10)

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Beaufort County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 65.6. This is about average.

City:

65.6
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.918. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.918
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 28.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 14.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.76. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.76
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 7.0%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  62.5%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.2%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.4% of all households

Pantego compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Pantego travel time to work - commute Pantego mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (56%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (29%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pantego town (based on Beaufort County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.48%
Here: 49.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Original Free Will Baptists
Adherents24.6%14.5%13.5%10.2%7.5%
Congregations17.0%11.6%11.6%4.5%10.7%
NameEpiscopal ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)National Association of Free Will BaptistsPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents4.8%4.8%4.0%3.6%12.5%
Congregations7.1%8.0%6.3%1.8%21.4%
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: 11
Beaufort County:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Beaufort County:

1.10 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Beaufort County:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
Here:

6.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.2%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Beaufort County:

34.1%
North Carolina:

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

17.0%
State:

15.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$400
Totals for Government 0$0 1$400

Pantego government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $69,000 ($387.64)
    Central Staff Services: $30,000 ($168.54)
    General Public Buildings: $20,000 ($112.36)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $75,000 ($421.35)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $54,000 ($303.37)

Pantego government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $25,000 ($140.45)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $15,000 ($84.27)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $11,000 ($61.80)
    Highways: $3,000 ($16.85)
  • Tax - Property: $26,000 ($146.07)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $263,000 ($1477.53)

5.86% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 200545,016 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.86%
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 Pitt County, NC  1.11% ($34,263 average AGI)
from Craven County, NC  0.26% ($21,878)
from Martin County, NC  0.19% ($30,097)


5.56% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 200636,363 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.56%
North Carolina average:

7.27%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries($149 average AGI)
Beaufort County:

0.06%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Pitt County, NC  1.71% ($42,692 average AGI)
to Wake County, NC  0.34% ($30,519)
to Craven County, NC  0.33% ($29,302)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pantego:

  • WJPI (1470 AM; 5 kW; PLYMOUTH, NC; Owner: FREE TEMPLE MINISTRIES INC..)
  • WDLX (930 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNCT (1070 AM; 10 kW; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WSMO (1120 AM; 20 kW; CAMP LEJEUNE, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGH (1310 AM; 20 kW; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGHB (1250 AM; 5 kW; FARMVILLE, NC; Owner: CONNER MEDIA, INC.)
  • WRNS (960 AM; 5 kW; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pantego:

  • WERO (93.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WCBZ (103.7 FM; WILLIAMSTON, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WQZL (101.1 FM; BELHAVEN, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WNCT-FM (107.9 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRSF (105.7 FM; COLUMBIA, NC; Owner: EAST CAROLINA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGV (103.3 FM; NEWPORT, NC; Owner: WMGV LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTRG (100.7 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WERX-FM (102.5 FM; COLUMBIA, NC; Owner: LAWRENCE LOESCH & MARGARET LOESCH)
  • WCZI (98.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WWOC (94.5 FM; HATTERAS, NC; Owner: MAX MEDIA OF THE CAROLINAS LLC)
  • WIKS (101.9 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: WIKS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPNC-FM (95.9 FM; PLYMOUTH, NC; Owner: DURLYN BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • WXNR (99.5 FM; GRIFTON, NC; Owner: WXNR LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Pantego:

  • WUND-TV (Channel 2; COLUMBIA, 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.)
  • WCTI-TV (Channel 12; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUNM-TV (Channel 19; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WFTB-LP (Channel 55; WILLIAMSTON, ETC., NC; Owner: FREE TEMPLE MINISTRIES, INC.)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Pantego Fire Dept Main St (Lat: 35.588222 Lon: -76.654111), Call Sign: KVT556
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.5000 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/27/2013, Expiration Date: 04/21/2023
    Registrant: Beaufort County Emergency Services, 1420 Highland Drive, Washington, NC 27889, Phone: (252) 946-2046, Fax: (252) 975-6802, Email:
  • On Sr 1625 1.2 Mi N (Lat: 35.604333 Lon: -76.685778), Call Sign: WXG521, Licensee ID: L00040408
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.950 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/23/1998, Expiration Date: 06/10/2003, Cancellation Date: 09/07/2003
    Registrant: Circle Grove Seeds Inc, 336 Circle Grove Farm Rd, Belhaven, NC 27860
  • On Sr 1621 2.7 Mi Se Of Jct With Nc Hwy 32 (Lat: 35.632944 Lon: -76.755222), Call Sign: KGH648, Licensee ID: L00048982
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.2800 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/27/2001, Expiration Date: 01/15/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/17/2012
    Registrant: Malvin R Respess, Rt 2 Box 109, Pantego, NC 27860, Phone: (919) 927-3226
  • Sr 1621 3.2 Mi Se Jct Of Nc32 (Lat: 35.625167 Lon: -76.750222), Call Sign: KNDA479
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.580 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/14/2012, Expiration Date: 06/02/2022
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E # 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • On Sr 1129 1 Mi E Of Int Of Sr 1129 & 1127 (Lat: 35.725167 Lon: -76.644389), Call Sign: KNGF451, Licensee ID: L00054531
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.520 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/10/1998, Expiration Date: 06/13/2003, Cancellation Date: 01/28/2002
    Registrant: Furbee Farming Corporation, 1104 Lake Rd, Pantego, NC 27860
  • Hwy 264 At Nc 99 (Lat: 35.587667 Lon: -76.651056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 31 m, Overall height: 37 m, Call Sign: WPKT868, Licensee ID: L00540156
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.605 MHz, 158.265 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/02/2002, Expiration Date: 07/10/2012, Cancellation Date: 09/15/2012, Certifier: Waverly Bond
    Registrant: Tideland Electric Membership Corp, Pantego, NC 27860, Phone: (919) 943-3046

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STATION, 3/4 W Of Nc 99 (Lat: 35.604306 Lon: -76.685750), Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: WNEH961
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.443 MHz, 928.443 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/09/2012, Expiration Date: 04/21/2022, Certifier: Billy L Waters
    Registrant: Tideland Electric Membership Corporation, 25831 Us Hwy 264e, Pantego, NC 27860, Phone: (252) 934-3046, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KB4ZAZ, Licensee ID: L00720624
    Grant Date: 05/20/2009, Expiration Date: 12/02/2018, Certifier: Allen R Phelps
    Registrant: Allen R Phelps, 7186 Nc Hwy 99 S, Pantego, NC 27860
  • Call Sign: KD4BCG, Licensee ID: L00364456
    Grant Date: 06/22/2011, Expiration Date: 08/27/2021, Certifier: Forrest A Heath
    Registrant: Forrest A Heath, 540 Pike Rd, Pantego, NC 27860-9714
  • Call Sign: KD4FWX, Licensee ID: L00416739
    Grant Date: 11/02/2011, Expiration Date: 10/15/2021, Certifier: Marianna R Phelps
    Registrant: Marianna R Phelps, 7186 Nc Hwy 99 South, Pantego, NC 27860
  • Call Sign: W4JRU
    Grant Date: 11/08/1988, Expiration Date: 11/08/1998, Cancellation Date: 11/09/2000
    Registrant: Horace B Weaver, Rt 1 Box 16a, Pantego, NC 27860


FAA Registered Aircraft:

24 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Pantego)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 13
  • Hazardous Condition: 5

Incident types - Pantego

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pantego, NC
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