Plymouth, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 3,496 (95% urban, 5% rural).
Population change since 2000: -14.9%
 
Males: 1,542  (44.1%)
Females: 1,954  (55.9%)
Median resident age:

43.7 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 27962.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $19,199 (it was $17,281 in 2000)
Plymouth:

$19,199
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,877 (it was $12,067 in 2000)

Plymouth town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $85,387 (it was $56,700 in 2000)
Plymouth:

$85,387
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $87,483; detached houses: $87,245

Median gross rent in 2017: $553.

March 2019 cost of living index in Plymouth: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 37.4%
(6.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.5% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Plymouth, NC (2010)
    • 2,64768.3%Black alone
    • 1,11928.9%White alone
    • 451.2%Hispanic
    • 350.9%Two or more races
    • 150.4%American Indian alone
    • 150.4%Asian alone
    • 20.05%Other race alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 31 registered sex offenders living in Plymouth, North Carolina as of November 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Plymouth is 121 to 1.


Crime rates in Plymouth by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2012

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(24.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.7)
1
(27.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.2)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(49.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.7)
3
(81.7)
2
(55.3)
N/AN/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(49.4)
1
(24.7)
10
(254.5)
14
(365.9)
13
(339.1)
5
(132.7)
7
(182.1)
3
(80.2)
4
(108.9)
1
(27.6)
5
(140.8)
3
(87.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
72
(1,777)
47
(1,163)
85
(2,163)
52
(1,359)
64
(1,669)
59
(1,566)
16
(416.3)
14
(374.1)
15
(408.3)
31
(856.8)
43
(1,211)
33
(957.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
88
(2,172)
84
(2,078)
40
(1,018)
107
(2,797)
79
(2,061)
57
(1,513)
48
(1,249)
11
(294.0)
26
(707.7)
23
(635.7)
57
(1,605)
40
(1,160)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
144
(3,554)
122
(3,018)
142
(3,613)
144
(3,764)
163
(4,251)
115
(3,052)
98
(2,550)
131
(3,501)
111
(3,021)
130
(3,593)
122
(3,436)
97
(2,813)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(246.8)
2
(49.5)
0
(0.0)
6
(156.8)
3
(78.2)
3
(79.6)
2
(52.0)
8
(213.8)
3
(81.7)
8
(221.1)
5
(140.8)
9
(261.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(24.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(52.2)
2
(53.1)
1
(26.0)
1
(26.7)
0
(0.0)
6
(165.8)
0
(0.0)
4
(116.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)733.5549.6775.6740.5756.1587.3331.5351.4411.0429.8646.9478.5

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City-data.com crime index in Plymouth, NC

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 13 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.48
North Carolina average:

2.34
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Ancestries: American (12.6%), English (6.9%), African (1.3%), Irish (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 6 feet

Land area: 3.87 square miles.

Population density: 904 people per square mile   (low).

Plymouth, North Carolina map

78 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.9%
North Carolina:

5.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,320 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $827 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, NC (39.4 miles , pop. 60,476).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Norfolk, VA (76.0 miles , pop. 234,403).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (299.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Roper, NC (2.7 miles ),
Jamesville, NC (3.0 miles ),
Windsor, NC (3.8 miles ),
Edenton, NC (4.0 miles ),
Williamston, NC (4.2 miles ),
Pinetown, NC (4.3 miles),
Pantego, NC (4.4 miles),
Creswell, NC (4.5 miles )

Latitude: 35.86 N, Longitude: 76.75 W

Area code: 252

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

Plymouth satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.4%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Historical population in Plymouth, NC
Historical housing units in Plymouth, NC
Most common industries in Plymouth, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Paper (12.6%)
  • Educational services (12.2%)
  • Public administration (7.8%)
  • Health care (7.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Construction (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Paper (19.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.2%)
  • Educational services (5.2%)
  • Construction (5.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (19.5%)
  • Health care (13.3%)
  • Public administration (9.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.7%)
  • Apparel (5.7%)
  • Paper (5.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Plymouth, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.9%)
  • Computer specialists (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (7.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.2%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6.2%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.1%)

Average climate in Plymouth, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Plymouth, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 46.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

46.2
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2016 was 0.204. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.204
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 7.05. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.05
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Plymouth-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 7% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.3 miles away from the Plymouth town center killed 16 people and injured 153 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 11/8/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.1 miles away from the town center injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Plymouth-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 135.6 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 54.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 281.9 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 150.2 miles away from Plymouth center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi) earthquake occurred 138.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 145.6 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 Washington County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 11, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Plymouth topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Plymouth:

  • LIFE, INC OLD ROPER ROAD GROUP HOME (206 A OLD ROPER ROAD)
  • LIFE, INC WILSON STREET GROUP HOME (1116 WILSON STREET EXTENSION)
  • WASHINGTON COUNTY HOSP INC (Proprietary, 958 US HWY 64 EAST)
  • ROANOKE LANDING NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (1084 US 64 EAST)
  • FMC DIALYSIS SERVICES PLYMOUTH (734 US HIGHWAY 64 EAST)
  • ROANOKE HOME CARE HOSPICE (198 NC HWY. 45 NORTH)

Airports and heliports located in Plymouth:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Plymouth:

  • East Carolina University (about 39 miles; Greenville, NC; Full-time enrollment: 23,943)
  • Elizabeth City State University (about 42 miles; Elizabeth City, NC; FT enrollment: 2,803)
  • Pitt Community College (about 43 miles; Winterville, NC; FT enrollment: 7,026)
  • Edgecombe Community College (about 47 miles; Tarboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,058)
  • Craven Community College (about 56 miles; New Bern, NC; FT enrollment: 2,712)
  • Lenoir Community College (about 64 miles; Kinston, NC; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Nash Community College (about 65 miles; Rocky Mount, NC; FT enrollment: 2,520)

Public high school in Plymouth:

Public elementary/middle school in Plymouth:

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Library in Plymouth:

  • PETTIGREW REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,114,031; Location: 201 EAST THIRD STREET; 125,176 books; 4,652 audio materials; 5,171 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 56 state licensed databases; 227 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Why isn't Elizabeth City State University listed?

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Plymouth: Pettigrew Regional Library and Washington County Library (A), Washington County Courthouse (B), Plumblee Nursing Center (C), Plymouth Police Department (D), Washington County Sheriff's Office (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Plymouth Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Plymouth: Plymouth Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Budget Inn (990 US Highway 64 West).

Court: North Carolina State - Juvenile Court Counselor (116 Adams Street).

Birthplace of: Jacklyn H. Lucas - Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient, Aaron Anderson - Navy Medal of Honor recipient, Don Brown (author) - Thriller writer, Charles Bowser - Football player, J. B. Smoove - Actor, Joe Barber - College basketball player (NC Asheville Bulldogs).

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

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

PROMISE LAND CHURCH OF CHRIST (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-28-2005), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-28-2005), St Public Notif received (MAY-09-2006), St Intentional no-action (JUN-11-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-18-2010)

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

  • DOMTAR PAPER CO - MOBILE EQUIPMENT (Address: ATTN DOMTAR PAPER COMPANY LLC , Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

64.9%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.5%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
118 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
19 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Plymouth in 2000:

  • 117 people in nursing homes
  • 25 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 22 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Plymouth (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Plymouth Branch at 201 East Water Street, branch established on 1953/12/10. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Bank of Hampton Roads: Plymouth Branch at 433 U.S. Highway 64, branch established on 1997/08/15. Info updated 2009/05/20: Bank assets: $1,899.1 mil, Deposits: $1,581.4 mil, headquarters in Norfolk, VA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 47 total offices, Holding Company: Capgen Capital Group Vi Lp
  • Southern Bank and Trust Company: Plymouth Branch at 612 Washington Street, branch established on 1982/03/10. Info updated 2011/09/26: Bank assets: $2,039.8 mil, Deposits: $1,658.5 mil, headquarters in Mount Olive, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 66 total offices, Holding Company: Southern Bancshares (N.C.), Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Plymouth Main Branch at 102 West Main Street, branch established on 1935/01/29. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Plymouth:

Marital status in Plymouth, NC
  • Never married: 34.0%
  • Now married: 37.8%
  • Separated: 5.5%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

For population 25 years and over in Plymouth:

  • High school or higher: 78.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 11.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.8
North Carolina average:

11.9

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Plymouth, NC (based on Washington County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,70031
Mainline Protestant92316
Black Protestant8017
Other2071
Catholic2051
None6,392-
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: 4
Washington County:

3.11 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Here:

1.55 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
This county:

7.00 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
This county:

7.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.2%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

32.3%
North Carolina:

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

10.0%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Plymouth:

47.5%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.4%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Plymouth:

29.9
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.1%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

14.8%
State:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Plymouth:

6.7
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Plymouth:

37.6%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

50.8%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.8%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Plymouth, 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 13$35,776$33,0240$0
Other Government Administration 8$11,829$17,7440$0
Water Supply 7$16,888$28,9510$0
Financial Administration 5$11,521$27,6500$0
Streets and Highways 2$3,627$21,7620$0
Solid Waste Management 2$3,379$20,2740$0
Other and Unallocable 1$1,554$18,6480$0
Sewerage 1$3,189$38,2680$0
Totals for Government 39$87,763$27,0040$0

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

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $344,000 ($98.40)
    Housing and Community Development: $279,000 ($79.81)
    Parks and Recreation: $204,000 ($58.35)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $776,000 ($221.97)
    Sewerage: $664,000 ($189.93)
    Central Staff Services: $587,000 ($167.91)
    Regular Highways: $540,000 ($154.46)
    Water Utilities: $458,000 ($131.01)
    Solid Waste Management: $416,000 ($118.99)
    General - Other: $407,000 ($116.42)
    Housing and Community Development: $379,000 ($108.41)
    Local Fire Protection: $111,000 ($31.75)
    Air Transportation: $105,000 ($30.03)
    General Public Buildings: $70,000 ($20.02)
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000 ($3.43)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $49,000 ($14.02)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $44,000 ($12.59)
    Police Protection: $33,000 ($9.44)
    Water Utilities: $30,000 ($8.58)
    Regular Highways: $30,000 ($8.58)
    Local Fire Protection: $8,000 ($2.29)
    Housing and Community Development: $4,000 ($1.14)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.29)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $620,000 ($177.35)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $59,000 ($16.88)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $880,000 ($251.72)
    Solid Waste Management: $406,000 ($116.13)
    Air Transportation: $35,000 ($10.01)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $772,000 ($220.82)
    Other: $231,000 ($66.08)
    General Local Government Support: $12,000 ($3.43)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $102,000 ($29.18)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $83,000 ($23.74)
    Interest Earnings: $17,000 ($4.86)
    Rents: $4,000 ($1.14)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $654,000 ($187.07)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $250,000 ($71.51)
    Highways: $169,000 ($48.34)
    Other: $114,000 ($32.61)
    Housing and Community Development: $13,000 ($3.72)
  • Tax - Property: $962,000 ($275.17)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $412,000 ($117.85)
    Motor Vehicle License: $22,000 ($6.29)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $6,000 ($1.72)
    Other License: $4,000 ($1.14)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,862,000 ($532.61)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,700,000 ($486.27)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $162,000 ($46.34)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,474,000 ($421.62)

5.69% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($33,437 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.69%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Martin County, NC  0.84% ($34,667 average AGI)
to Pitt County, NC  0.63% ($27,630)
to Beaufort County, NC  0.58% ($40,640)
Businesses in Plymouth, NC
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Furniture1
Burger King1McDonald's1
Dunkin Donuts3Pizza Hut1
FedEx1Subway1
Ford1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Holiday Inn1U.S. Cellular2
KFC1UPS1
Kincaid1Wendy's1
La-Z-Boy2

Strongest AM radio stations in Plymouth:

  • WJPI (1470 AM; 5 kW; PLYMOUTH, NC; Owner: FREE TEMPLE MINISTRIES INC..)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDLX (930 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WBTE (990 AM; 1 kW; WINDSOR, NC; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WNCT (1070 AM; 10 kW; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIAM (900 AM; 1 kW; WILLIAMSTON, NC; Owner: LIFELINE MINISTRIES, 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)
  • WZBO (1260 AM; 1 kW; EDENTON, NC; Owner: LAWRENCE LOESCH & MARGARET LOESCH)
  • WGH (1310 AM; 20 kW; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Plymouth:

  • WPNC-FM (95.9 FM; PLYMOUTH, NC; Owner: DURLYN BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • WCBZ (103.7 FM; WILLIAMSTON, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WRSF (105.7 FM; COLUMBIA, NC; Owner: EAST CAROLINA RADIO, INC.)
  • WERX-FM (102.5 FM; COLUMBIA, NC; Owner: LAWRENCE LOESCH & MARGARET LOESCH)
  • WIAM-FM (98.9 FM; WINDSOR, NC; Owner: LIFELINE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WERO (93.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WNCT-FM (107.9 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTRG (100.7 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WURB (97.7 FM; WINDSOR, NC; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKJX (96.7 FM; ELIZABETH CITY, NC; Owner: EAST CAROLINA RADIO OF ELIZABETH CITY, INC.)
  • WCZI (98.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WFMZ (104.9 FM; HERTFORD, NC; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Plymouth:

  • WUND-TV (Channel 2; COLUMBIA, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WFTB-LP (Channel 55; WILLIAMSTON, ETC., NC; Owner: FREE TEMPLE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • 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)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Plymouth: Jacklyn Harold Lucas.

Plymouth fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Plymouth fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 673ft / 205mTotal length
  • 24,820Total average daily traffic
  • 2,310Total average daily truck traffic
  • 49,640Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Plymouth, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 31980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Plymouth, NC

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Plymouth)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Plymouth, NC)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Plymouth)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 224CM , Serial Number: 2203, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 07/27/1962, Certificate Issue Date: 07/19/2016
    Registrant (Individual): William Carl Jr Walker, 201 Quail Dr # A, Plymouth, NC 27962
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 210-5(205) (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8239Z , Serial Number: 205-0239, Airworthiness Date: 01/28/1963, Certificate Issue Date: 01/03/2019
    Registrant (Individual): James H Jr Ward, Po Box 67, Plymouth, NC 27962
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 05/14/2013
  • Aircraft: ADVANCED AVIATION XA-350 (Category: Amphibian, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 2 Cycle
    N-Number: 3722S , Serial Number: 2183029, Certificate Issue Date: 08/29/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Milton D Westberg, 120 E Water St, Plymouth, NC 27962
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 07/06/2017

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 35. The highest number of reported fires - 86 took place in 2013, and the least - 0 in 2009. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Plymouth, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (55.9%), and Outside Fires (18.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Plymouth, NC
    • 33755.9%Structure Fires
    • 11318.7%Outside Fires
    • 8614.3%Other
    • 6711.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Plymouth, NC
Most common first names in Plymouth, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William10270.2 years
James9570.2 years
Mary6679.0 years
John5070.9 years
Willie3771.5 years
Joseph3775.6 years
Annie3479.8 years
Henry3273.8 years
Robert3167.4 years
Charles3170.3 years
Most common last names in Plymouth, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Moore5371.5 years
Spruill4974.3 years
Davenport4375.3 years
Brown3967.2 years
Smith3577.5 years
Bowen3476.9 years
Hardison3178.7 years
Swain3177.2 years
Allen2975.1 years
Williams2972.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Plymouth, NC
  • 47.0%Electricity
  • 37.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.0%Utility gas
  • 4.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Plymouth, NC
  • 74.6%Electricity
  • 16.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.7%Utility gas
  • 2.0%No fuel used


Plymouth compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 6 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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