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Population in 2010: 2,222. Population change since 2000: -0.3%
Males: 1,176  (52.9%)
Females: 1,046  (47.1%)

Median resident age:  31.7 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 28546.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $56,438 (it was $42,730 in 2000)
Pumpkin Center:

$56,438
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $26,706

Pumpkin Center CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $141,033 (it was $81,200 in 2000)
Pumpkin Center:

$141,033
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $124,539; Detached houses: $130,943

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,061.

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  • White alone - 1,424 (64.1%)
  • Black alone - 366 (16.5%)
  • Hispanic - 225 (10.1%)
  • Two or more races - 102 (4.6%)
  • Asian alone - 72 (3.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 23 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 9 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.05%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Pumpkin Center: 90.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: Irish (13.4%), French (10.0%), German (9.3%), Italian (6.5%), United States (3.9%), Scottish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 1.36 square miles.

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

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For population 25 years and over in Pumpkin Center:

  • High school or higher: 89.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 15.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pumpkin Center CDP:

  • Never married: 15.7%
  • Now married: 67.7%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 2.5%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

154 residents are foreign born (4.4% Asia).

This place:  7.6%
North Carolina:  7.7%

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: $478 (0.4%)

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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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.6%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (24%)
  • Construction (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Public administration (24%)
  • Accommodation and food services (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Carpenters (8%)
  • Business operations specialists (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Child care workers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Pumpkin Center-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 27% greater 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 significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Onslow County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 11, Floods: 2, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/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 (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, about 2 miles away; JACKSONVILLE, NC)

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

  • University of North Carolina-Wilmington (about 49 miles; Wilmington, NC; Full-time enrollment: 11,028)
  • Mount Olive College (about 50 miles; Mount Olive, NC; FT enrollment: 2,812)
  • Cape Fear Community College (about 51 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 3,987)
  • Pitt Community College (about 54 miles; Winterville, NC; FT enrollment: 4,389)
  • Wayne Community College (about 55 miles; Goldsboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,008)
  • East Carolina University (about 58 miles; Greenville, NC; FT enrollment: 20,942)
  • Johnston Community College (about 75 miles; Smithfield, NC; FT enrollment: 2,166)

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 5.1%
(6.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.9% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Pumpkin Center, NC

Pumpkin Center compared to North Carolina 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.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Pumpkin Center travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (94%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 25.77%
Here25.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents42.2%16.7%16.7%3.1%2.2%
Congregations27.8%13.4%2.1%3.1%3.1%
NameEpiscopal ChurchOriginal Free Will BaptistsPresbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of GodOther
Adherents2.2%2.1%1.8%1.7%11.3%
Congregations4.1%5.2%3.1%3.1%35.1%
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: 22
This county:

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.
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
This 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:
Here:

8.3%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.8%
North Carolina:

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

10.9%
State:

15.6%

17.83% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($24,837 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

17.83%
North Carolina average:

8.53%

1.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,725 average AGI)
Onslow County:

1.14%
North Carolina average:

0.17%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from San Diego County, CA  0.45% ($36,623 average AGI)
from Craven County, NC  0.33% ($28,580)
from Escambia County, FL  0.28% ($25,969)


19.23% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,783 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

19.23%
North Carolina average:

7.27%

0.77% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,077 average AGI)
Onslow County:

0.77%
North Carolina average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to San Diego County, CA  0.47% ($30,036 average AGI)
to New Hanover County, NC  0.40% ($31,863)
to Craven County, NC  0.32% ($31,849)

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

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