Piney Green, North Carolina

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Population in 2010: 13,293.
Population change since 2000: +14.0%
Males: 6,567  (49.4%)
Females: 6,726  (50.6%)
Median resident age:

26.6 years
North Carolina median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 28544.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $44,200 (it was $36,636 in 2000)
Piney Green:

$44,200
NC:

$50,584

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $19,340 (it was $15,353 in 2000)

Piney Green CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $148,140 (it was $76,400 in 2000)
Piney Green:

$148,140
NC:

$165,400

Mean prices in 2016: all housing units: $167,660; detached houses: $196,087; townhouses or other attached units: $136,784; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $56,399; mobile homes: $25,799

Median gross rent in 2016: $840.

March 2019 cost of living index in Piney Green: 96.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 16.0%
(14.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.0% for Black residents, 14.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 47.1% for other race residents, 16.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Piney Green, NC (2016)
    • 7,43054.9%White alone
    • 2,63719.5%Black alone
    • 2,07715.4%Hispanic
    • 7505.5%Two or more races
    • 2952.2%Asian alone
    • 1421.0%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 520.4%Other race alone
    • 80.06%American Indian alone

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

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Ancestries: American (16.9%), German (8.0%), English (4.7%), Italian (3.3%), Irish (2.8%), French (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 41 feet

Land area: 13.4 square miles.

Population density: 991 people per square mile   (low).

Piney Green,NC real estate house value index trend

Piney Green, North Carolina map

733 residents are foreign born (2.6% Latin America, 1.4% Asia).

This place:

5.4%
North Carolina:

7.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $973 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $674 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jacksonville, NC (5.1 miles , pop. 66,715).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (105.4 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (382.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Pumpkin Center, NC (1.9 miles ),
Jacksonville, NC (2.3 miles ),
Half Moon, NC (3.0 miles ),
Swansboro, NC (3.4 miles ),
Maysville, NC (3.5 miles ),
Sneads Ferry, NC (3.7 miles ),
Peletier, NC (3.7 miles ),
Cedar Point, NC (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 34.74 N, Longitude: 77.32 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,622 (-34.2%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 241 (4.2%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 910

Distribution of median household income in Piney Green, NC in 2016
Distribution of house value in Piney Green, NC in 2016

Property values in Piney Green, NC

Piney Green satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.9%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Most common industries in Piney Green, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.2%)
  • Educational services (10.5%)
  • Public administration (9.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.1%)
  • Construction (8.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.7%)
  • Public administration (15.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Health care (4.9%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.7%)
  • Truck transportation (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.2%)
  • Educational services (15.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.8%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Social assistance (4.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Piney Green, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Construction laborers (4.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.0%)
  • Cashiers (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.3%)

Average climate in Piney Green, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Piney Green-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 18% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/17/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.7 miles away from the Piney Green place center killed 2 people and injured 85 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 48.2 miles away from the place center killed 16 people and injured 153 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 206.3 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 39.4 miles away from Piney Green center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 199.4 miles away from Piney Green 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 198.6 miles away from Piney Green center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 301.2 miles away from the city 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 221.0 miles away from Piney Green center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Onslow County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 15, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Piney Green topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Piney Green:

  • ONSLOW COUNTY HOME HLTH AND HOSP (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; JACKSONVILLE, NC)
  • BRYNN MARR HOSP (Hospital, about 3 miles away; JACKSONVILLE, NC)
  • SOUTHEASTERN DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; JACKSONVILLE, NC)
  • ONSLOW MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; JACKSONVILLE, NC)
  • SURGERY CENTER,THE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; JACKSONVILLE, NC)
  • PREMIER NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; JACKSONVILLE, NC)
  • ONSLOW HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; JACKSONVILLE, NC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Piney Green:

  • Coastal Carolina Community College (about 5 miles; Jacksonville, NC; Full-time enrollment: 4,502)
  • Craven Community College (about 29 miles; New Bern, NC; FT enrollment: 2,712)
  • Lenoir Community College (about 37 miles; Kinston, NC; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • University of North Carolina Wilmington (about 48 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 13,112)
  • Miller-Motte College-Wilmington (about 48 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 2,395)
  • Cape Fear Community College (about 50 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 8,372)
  • Mount Olive College (about 54 miles; Mount Olive, NC; FT enrollment: 3,097)

Public elementary/middle school in Piney Green:

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Churches in Piney Green include: Marshall Chapel Baptist Church (A), Enon Chapel (B), Faith Church (C), Centerview Baptist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Swamps: Horse Swamp (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Rocky Run (A), Mott Creek (B), Little Northeast Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Onslow County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.7 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

74.4%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.9%
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: 0.2% of all households
28 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
17 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Piney Green:

Marital status in Piney Green, NC
  • Never married: 27.1%
  • Now married: 52.4%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

For population 25 years and over in Piney Green:

  • High school or higher: 88.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2016
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2016
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
North Carolina average:

12.0

Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Piney Green
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Piney Green, NC (based on Onslow County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant30,825110
Mainline Protestant8,39822
Catholic7,5792
Other2,7047
Black Protestant1,89117
None126,375-
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: 22
Here:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Onslow County:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Onslow County:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 60
Onslow County:

3.67 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 89
Onslow County:

5.45 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Onslow County:

8.3%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.8%
State:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.9%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Piney Green:

47.2%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.1%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.0
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Piney Green:

20.8%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Piney Green:

12.3%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Piney Green:

6.7
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Piney Green:

32.5%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
Piney Green:

56.3%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

82.2%
State:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Piney Green, NC Residents

15.64% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,148 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

15.64%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

0.84% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,342 average AGI)
Onslow County:

0.84%
North Carolina average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from San Diego County, CA  0.69% ($50,863 average AGI)
from Craven County, NC  0.47% ($39,852)
from Pender County, NC  0.33% ($43,102)


18.13% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,184 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

18.13%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

0.60% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,601 average AGI)
Onslow County:

0.60%
North Carolina average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to San Diego County, CA  0.69% ($45,172 average AGI)
to New Hanover County, NC  0.34% ($27,870)
to Pender County, NC  0.31% ($49,404)

Strongest AM radio stations in Piney Green:

  • WSMO (1120 AM; 20 kW; CAMP LEJEUNE, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WJCV (1290 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: DOWN EAST BROADCASTING CO INC.)
  • WSTK (910 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJNC (1240 AM; 1 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: HERITAGE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WRNS (960 AM; 5 kW; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WNCT (1070 AM; 10 kW; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDJS (1430 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT OLIVE, NC; Owner: MOUNT OLIVE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WMYT (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CAROLINA BEACH, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WAAV (980 AM; 5 kW; LELAND, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Piney Green:

  • WKOO (98.7 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WXQR-FM (105.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WSFL-FM (106.5 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: WSFL LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQSL (92.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WERO (93.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WNCT-FM (107.9 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRNS-FM (95.1 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WIKS (101.9 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: WIKS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMGV (103.3 FM; NEWPORT, NC; Owner: WMGV LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXNR (99.5 FM; GRIFTON, NC; Owner: WXNR LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNBR (94.1 FM; ORIENTAL, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WRHT (96.3 FM; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WLGP (100.3 FM; HARKERS ISLAND, NC; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WOTJ (90.7 FM; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: GRACE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • WTEB (89.3 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: CRAVEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WANG-FM (105.1 FM; HAVELOCK, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WBJD (91.5 FM; ATLANTIC BEACH, NC; Owner: CRAVEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WWTB (103.9 FM; TOPSAIL BEACH, NC; Owner: JACKSONVILLE-TOPSAIL RADIO LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Piney Green:

  • WCTI-TV (Channel 12; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUNM-TV (Channel 19; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WPXU-TV (Channel 35; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON JACKSONVILLE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WITN-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: WITN LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WNCT-TV (Channel 9; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Piney Green fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 26ft / 8.4mTotal length
  • 14,200Total average daily traffic
  • 931Total average daily truck traffic
  • 28,400Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED226$166,71834$112,224256$139,04115$29,93450$91,2696$85,425
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$166,2642$186,53032$124,7901$131,8407$105,0091$80,440
APPLICATIONS DENIED24$158,2037$119,70090$119,13517$31,5049$83,9214$51,205
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN15$154,2055$101,43472$132,5156$56,86712$73,5941$206,300
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$159,7170$014$111,9433$74,7330$01$85,410

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0021.00 , 0023.00, 0024.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$130,2582$216,1900$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$187,7002$178,9651$187,700
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$138,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0021.00 , 0023.00, 0024.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Piney Green, NC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Piney Green, NC - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Piney Green, NC
  • 95.7%Electricity
  • 2.7%Utility gas
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Piney Green, NC
  • 98.4%Electricity
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Utility gas
  • 0.3%Solar energy
  • 0.3%No fuel used


Piney Green compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
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