Rodanthe, North Carolina

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Population in 2010: 261.
Males: 157  (60.3%)
Females: 104  (39.7%)
Median resident age:

49.5 years
North Carolina median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 27968.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $57,430
Rodanthe:

$57,430
NC:

$50,584

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $31,276

Rodanthe CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $297,952
Rodanthe:

$297,952
NC:

$165,400

Mean prices in 2016: all housing units: $580,688; detached houses: $577,766

Median gross rent in 2016: $641.

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 0.0%
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  • Races in Rodanthe, NC (2010)
    • 24794.6%White alone
    • 41.5%Hispanic
    • 31.1%Two or more races
    • 20.8%Black alone
    • 20.8%American Indian alone
    • 20.8%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.4%Asian alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Rodanthe, North Carolina as of August 26, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Rodanthe is 100 to 1.


March 2016 cost of living index in Rodanthe: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (68.5%), English (27.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 5 feet

Rodanthe,NC real estate house value index trend

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,710 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,797 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Virginia Beach, VA (92.5 miles , pop. 425,257).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (305.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Waves, NC (1.4 miles),
Salvo, NC (1.9 miles ),
Avon, NC (4.1 miles ),
Wanchese, NC (4.5 miles ),
Buxton, NC (4.8 miles ),
Manteo, NC (4.9 miles ),
Nags Head, NC (5.0 miles ),
Manns Harbor, NC (5.1 miles )
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Latitude: 35.59 N, Longitude: 75.47 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 252

Distribution of median household income in Rodanthe, NC in 2016
Distribution of house value in Rodanthe, NC in 2016
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

7.0%
North Carolina:

4.1%

Tornado activity:

Rodanthe-area historical tornado activity is significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/10/1990, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 15.4 miles away from the Rodanthe place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 9/28/1982, a category F2 tornado 31.0 miles away from the place center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rodanthe-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 90% 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 193.1 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 81.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 325.8 miles away from Rodanthe center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 329.1 miles away from Rodanthe center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 207.9 miles away from Rodanthe center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 373.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dare County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 15, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Heliports located in Rodanthe:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rodanthe:

  • Elizabeth City State University (about 63 miles; Elizabeth City, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,803)
  • Regent University (about 93 miles; Virginia Beach, VA; FT enrollment: 3,429)
  • ECPI University (about 96 miles; Virginia Beach, VA; FT enrollment: 10,694)
  • Norfolk State University (about 98 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 6,032)
  • Craven Community College (about 99 miles; New Bern, NC; FT enrollment: 2,712)
  • Tidewater Community College (about 99 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 20,975)
  • Old Dominion University (about 101 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 19,825)

Points of interest:

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Tourist attraction: Chicamacomico Historical Association (Historical Places & Services; 23645 Nc 12 Highway).

Dare 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:

2.2 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

61.9%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.6%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Rodanthe:

Marital status in Rodanthe, NC
  • Never married: 44.3%
  • Now married: 29.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 13.3%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

For population 25 years and over in Rodanthe:

  • High school or higher: 99.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2016
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2016
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.5
North Carolina average:

12.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Rodanthe, NC (based on Dare County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant6,41021
Evangelical Protestant4,02335
Catholic1,7473
Other4524
None21,288-
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: 18
Dare County:

5.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
This county:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Here:

9.50 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 123
Dare County:

36.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.6%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

24.3%
North Carolina:

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

20.0%
North Carolina:

15.6%

7.68% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($66,382 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.68%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Currituck County, NC  0.75% ($37,839 average AGI)
from Chesapeake city, VA  0.21% ($102,242)
from Wake County, NC  0.18% ($59,483)


6.63% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,694 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.63%
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 Currituck County, NC  0.86% ($44,707 average AGI)
to Wake County, NC  0.34% ($33,115)
to Chesapeake city, VA  0.17% ($50,692)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rodanthe:

  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • 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)
  • WOBX (1530 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WANCHESE, NC; Owner: EAST CAROLINA RADIO, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WGH (1310 AM; 20 kW; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WSMO (1120 AM; 20 kW; CAMP LEJEUNE, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WPMH (1010 AM; 10 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rodanthe:

  • WWOC (94.5 FM; HATTERAS, NC; Owner: MAX MEDIA OF THE CAROLINAS LLC)
  • WYND-FM (97.1 FM; HATTERAS, NC; Owner: CONVERGENT BROADCASTING OUTER BANKS LLC)
  • WVOD (99.1 FM; MANTEO, NC; Owner: CONVERGENT BROADCASTING LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCXL (104.1 FM; KILL DEVIL HILLS, NC; Owner: MAX RADIO OF THE CAROLINAS LICENSES LLC)
  • WOBR-FM (95.3 FM; WANCHESE, NC; Owner: EAST CAROLINA RADIO, INC.)
  • WOBX-FM (98.1 FM; MANTEO, NC; Owner: EAST CAROLINA RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Rodanthe:

  • WUND-TV (Channel 2; COLUMBIA, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WSKY-TV (Channel 4; MANTEO, NC; Owner: SKY TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • / 0.1mTotal length
  • 50Total average daily traffic
  • 3Total average daily truck traffic
  • 100Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Rodanthe)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Chicamacomico Fire Dept (Lat: 35.584056 Lon: -75.466278), Call Sign: WGQ828, Licensee ID: L00442895,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.130 MHz, 154.160 MHz, Grant Date: 01/04/2002, Expiration Date: 01/20/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/24/2012, Registrant: County Of Dare, Manteo, NC 27954, Phone: (919) 473-3481
  • Chicamacomico Fire Dept (Lat: 35.584056 Lon: -75.466278), Call Sign: KNCH542, Licensee ID: L00442895,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.775 MHz, 155.925 MHz, Grant Date: 01/04/2002, Expiration Date: 01/20/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/24/2012, Registrant: County Of Dare, Manteo, NC 27954, Phone: (919) 473-3481

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • RODANTHE, Int Of Sr 12 & Atlantic Dr (Lat: 35.583500 Lon: -75.466333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 95.7 m, Call Sign: WMR676,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6585.00 MHz, 6605.00 MHz, Grant Date: 01/04/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 05/01/2015, Certifier: Steven T Campbell, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • Avon, Various Locations (Lat: 35.610444 Lon: -75.495694), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPNI324,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.393 MHz, 956.393 MHz, 956.393 MHz, Grant Date: 09/13/2012, Expiration Date: 10/17/2022, Registrant: Virginia Electric And Power Company, 5th Floor, Richmond, VA 23261, Phone: (804) 775-5170, Fax: (804) 771-6570, Email:
  • HP-1051, Rodanthe, 24213 N Hwy 12 (Lat: 35.583500 Lon: -75.466333), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 95.7 m, Call Sign: WQJA709,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6635.00 MHz, 6595.00 MHz, Grant Date: 05/11/2018, Expiration Date: 07/08/2028, Certifier: Wayne E Eberhard, Registrant: North Carolina State Highway Patrol, 4231 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-4231, Phone: (919) 948-7854, Fax: (919) 662-4444, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Rodanthe)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 90874 , Serial Number: 28-8690014, Year manufactured: 1985, Airworthiness Date: 08/22/1985, Certificate Issue Date: 03/28/2005
    Registrant (Individual): Mark R Dingman, Po Box 461, Rodanthe, NC 27972

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8
  • Hazardous Condition: 6
Fire incident types in Rodanthe, NC

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


Rodanthe compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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