Pumpkin Center, North Carolina

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Population in 2010: 2,222. Population change since 2000: -0.3%
Males: 1,031  (46.4%)
Females: 1,191  (53.6%)
Median resident age:  40.6 years
North Carolina median age:  38.4 years

Zip codes: 28546.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $52,257 (it was $42,730 in 2000)
Pumpkin Center:

$52,257
NC:

$47,830

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $37,200 (it was $16,144 in 2000)

Pumpkin Center CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $136,297 (it was $81,200 in 2000)
Pumpkin Center:

$136,297
NC:

$160,100

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $166,284; Detached houses: $169,601; Townhouses or other attached units: $290,988; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $17,109; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $302,855; Mobile homes: $112,267; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $867

Median gross rent in 2015: $807.

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  • Races in Pumpkin Center, NC (2010)

    Pumpkin Center races chart
    • 1,42464.1%White alone
    • 36616.5%Black alone
    • 22510.1%Hispanic
    • 1024.6%Two or more races
    • 723.2%Asian alone
    • 231.0%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 90.4%American Indian alone
    • 10.05%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Pumpkin Center: 88.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (19.1%), German (15.8%), Irish (8.6%), African (3.5%), Italian (2.8%), Swedish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 1.36 square miles.

Population density: 1,637 people per square mile   (low).

Pumpkin Center,NC real estate house value index trend

Pumpkin Center, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Pumpkin Center:

  • High school or higher: 93.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pumpkin Center CDP:

  • Never married: 37.2%
  • Now married: 49.6%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 4.3%

164 residents are foreign born (4.7% Asia, 4.5% Latin America).

This place:

8.7%
North Carolina:

7.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $844 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $905 (0.7%)

Pumpkin Center satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jacksonville, NC (3.0 miles , pop. 66,715).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (101.8 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (380.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Jacksonville, NC (1.7 miles ), Piney Green, NC (1.9 miles ), Half Moon, NC (2.4 miles ), Maysville, NC (3.4 miles ), Richlands, NC (3.6 miles ), Swansboro, NC (3.9 miles ), Sneads Ferry, NC (4.0 miles ), Peletier, NC (4.1 miles ).

Latitude: 34.78 N, Longitude: 77.36 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 910

Pumpkin Center household income distribution Pumpkin Center home values distribution

Property values in Pumpkin Center, NC

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
North Carolina:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Construction (20%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Accommodation and food services (22%)
  • Information (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (19%)
  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (38%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Community and social service occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Pumpkin Center: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Pumpkin Center, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Pumpkin Center-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 14% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/17/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.1 miles away from the Pumpkin Center 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 44.6 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:

Pumpkin Center-area historical earthquake activity is below North Carolina state average. It is 90% 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 206.1 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 40.0 miles away from Pumpkin Center 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 196.3 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 198.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 299.3 miles away from Pumpkin Center 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 221.4 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 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).
Pumpkin Center topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Pumpkin Center:

  • SOUTHEASTERN DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; JACKSONVILLE, NC)
  • SURGERY CENTER,THE (Hospital, about 2 miles away; JACKSONVILLE, NC)
  • ONSLOW MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; JACKSONVILLE, NC)
  • PREMIER NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; JACKSONVILLE, NC)
  • BRYNN MARR HOSP (Hospital, about 3 miles away; JACKSONVILLE, NC)
  • ONSLOW COUNTY HOME HLTH AND HOSP (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; JACKSONVILLE, NC)
  • ONSLOW HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; JACKSONVILLE, NC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pumpkin Center:

  • Coastal Carolina Community College (about 2 miles; Jacksonville, NC; Full-time enrollment: 4,502)
  • Craven Community College (about 28 miles; New Bern, NC; FT enrollment: 2,712)
  • Lenoir Community College (about 34 miles; Kinston, NC; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • University of North Carolina Wilmington (about 49 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 13,112)
  • Miller-Motte College-Wilmington (about 49 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 2,395)
  • Mount Olive College (about 50 miles; Mount Olive, NC; FT enrollment: 3,097)
  • Cape Fear Community College (about 51 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 8,372)

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Church in Pumpkin Center: New Wine Christian Worship Center (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Onslow 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 2007 was 51.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

51.1
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 17.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.0
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 9.57. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.57
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 1.9%
(3.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.8 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  78.7%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.9%
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: 0.1% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.0
North Carolina average:

12.2

Pumpkin Center travel time to work - commute Pumpkin Center mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Pumpkin Center CDP (based on Onslow County data)

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
Onslow County:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

3.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Onslow County:

29.8%
North Carolina:

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

10.9%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Pumpkin Center:

49.5%
State:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Pumpkin Center:

47.7%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.0%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Pumpkin Center:

10.1%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Pumpkin Center:

36.2%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
Pumpkin Center:

56.8%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.7%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Pumpkin Center, NC Residents

16.83% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,983 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

16.83%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

1.16% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,430 average AGI)
Onslow County:

1.16%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from San Diego County, CA  0.53% ($41,244 average AGI)
from San Bernardino County, CA  0.31% ($35,687)
from Craven County, NC  0.31% ($33,374)


18.31% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,288 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

18.31%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

0.74% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,733 average AGI)
Onslow County:

0.74%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to San Diego County, CA  0.74% ($39,916 average AGI)
to New Hanover County, NC  0.45% ($28,638)
to Pender County, NC  0.34% ($39,027)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pumpkin Center:

  • WJCV (1290 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: DOWN EAST BROADCASTING CO INC.)
  • WSMO (1120 AM; 20 kW; CAMP LEJEUNE, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, 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.)
  • WDJS (1430 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT OLIVE, NC; Owner: MOUNT OLIVE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WNCT (1070 AM; 10 kW; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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 Pumpkin Center:

  • WSFL-FM (106.5 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: WSFL LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKOO (98.7 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WXQR-FM (105.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WERO (93.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WQSL (92.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, 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)
  • WXNR (99.5 FM; GRIFTON, NC; Owner: WXNR LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMGV (103.3 FM; NEWPORT, NC; Owner: WMGV LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNBR (94.1 FM; ORIENTAL, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WTEB (89.3 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: CRAVEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • 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)
  • WANG-FM (105.1 FM; HAVELOCK, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Pumpkin Center:

  • 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.)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 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 ORIGINATED37$178,2595$149,98236$164,4372$40,1003$113,4171$138,390
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$170,3401$97,5505$135,6780$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$185,0101$57,34012$131,9863$45,4233$77,5170$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$157,9601$137,9606$151,4001$67,7101$58,8200$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$124,6300$01$57,3400$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0021.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$188,2532$234,560
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$83,3701$178,380
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0021.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (95%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Pumpkin Center compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Pumpkin Center on our top lists:

  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Panama (population 500+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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