Rose Hill, North Carolina

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Population in 2019: 1,618 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +21.7%
Males: 807  (49.9%)
Females: 811  (50.1%)
Median resident age:

33.7 years
North Carolina median age:

39.1 years

Zip codes: 28458.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $35,318 (it was $27,794 in 2000)
Rose Hill:

$35,318
NC:

$57,341

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $15,680 (it was $16,943 in 2000)

Rose Hill town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $91,728 (it was $60,200 in 2000)
Rose Hill:

$91,728
NC:

$193,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $99,614; detached houses: $109,906; mobile homes: $44,175

Median gross rent in 2019: $818.

March 2019 cost of living index in Rose Hill: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 23.4%
(11.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.1% for Black residents, 30.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Rose Hill, NC (2019)
    • 88937.6%White alone
    • 86136.4%Black alone
    • 55323.4%Hispanic
    • 391.6%Two or more races
    • 220.9%American Indian alone
    • 90.4%Asian alone
    • 50.2%Other race alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Rose Hill, North Carolina as of September 30, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Rose Hill is 124 to 1.


Crime rates in Rose Hill by year

Type

2006

2007

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(59.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(59.1)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(119.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(59.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(71.2)
2
(142.6)
1
(59.8)
2
(118.6)
2
(117.9)
3
(177.3)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(142.5)
2
(142.6)
2
(119.7)
6
(355.7)
1
(58.9)
5
(295.5)
1
(59.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
18
(1,282)
17
(1,212)
28
(1,676)
21
(1,245)
13
(766.1)
10
(591.0)
5
(299.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
23
(1,638)
32
(2,281)
26
(1,556)
22
(1,304)
30
(1,768)
24
(1,418)
17
(1,017)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(71.2)
6
(427.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(118.6)
2
(117.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(59.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(119.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(58.9)
1
(59.1)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index210.8281.5436.9255.5180.9328.6126.2

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City-data.com crime index in Rose Hill, NC

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.70
North Carolina average:

2.29
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Ancestries: American (8.2%), Irish (6.3%), English (2.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 94 feet

Land area: 1.37 square miles.

Population density: 1,179 people per square mile   (low).

Rose Hill, North Carolina map

443 residents are foreign born (18.3% Latin America).

This town:

18.7%
North Carolina:

8.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,026 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $869 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jacksonville, NC (35.3 miles , pop. 66,715).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (77.1 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (391.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Teachey, NC (2.0 miles ),
Magnolia, NC (2.3 miles ),
Greenevers, NC (2.4 miles ),
Wallace, NC (2.5 miles ),
Kenansville, NC (3.2 miles ),
Delway, NC (3.4 miles ),
Harrells, NC (3.4 miles),
Warsaw, NC (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 34.83 N, Longitude: 78.03 W

Area code: 910

Distribution of median household income in Rose Hill, NC in 2019
Distribution of house value in Rose Hill, NC in 2019
Rose Hill satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.0%
North Carolina:

6.1%
Most common industries in Rose Hill, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (12.3%)
  • Food (10.0%)
  • Health care (8.6%)
  • Construction (7.3%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (19.8%)
  • Construction (11.9%)
  • Public administration (9.4%)
  • Food (9.0%)
  • Educational services (4.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
  • Truck transportation (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.0%)
  • Food (11.0%)
  • Educational services (10.2%)
  • Social assistance (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.9%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Rose Hill, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12.9%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7.8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.0%)
  • Child care workers (5.3%)
  • Registered nurses (4.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.9%)

Average climate in Rose Hill, North Carolina

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Rose Hill, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2015 was 54.3. This is better than average.

City:

54.3
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2003 was 28.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 6.38. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.38
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Rose Hill-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 7% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.1 miles away from the Rose Hill town center killed 3 people and injured 149 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.1 miles away from the town center injured 29 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rose Hill-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above North Carolina state average. It is 60% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 213.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 206.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 180.4 miles away from Rose Hill center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 263.2 miles away from Rose Hill 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 171.7 miles away from Rose Hill center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 191.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Duplin County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 15, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rose Hill topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Rose Hill:

  • BRIAN CTR HLTH AND REHABILITATIO (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WALLACE, NC)
  • SKILL CREATIONS OF KENANSVILLE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; KENANSVILLE, NC)
  • CAROLINA EAST HOME CARE AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; KENANSVILLE, NC)
  • VIDANT DUPLIN HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; KENANSVILLE, NC)
  • KENANSVILLE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; KENANSVILLE, NC)
  • SOUTHEASTERN DIALYSIS KENANSVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; KENANSVILLE, NC)
  • WARSAW HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; WARSAW, NC)

Amtrak station near Rose Hill:

  • 7 miles: WALLACE (600 N. NORWOOD ST.) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rose Hill:

  • Mount Olive College (about 27 miles; Mount Olive, NC; Full-time enrollment: 3,097)
  • Coastal Carolina Community College (about 37 miles; Jacksonville, NC; FT enrollment: 4,502)
  • Lenoir Community College (about 39 miles; Kinston, NC; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Wayne Community College (about 41 miles; Goldsboro, NC; FT enrollment: 3,174)
  • Cape Fear Community College (about 41 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 8,372)
  • Miller-Motte College-Wilmington (about 43 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 2,395)
  • University of North Carolina Wilmington (about 43 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 13,112)

Public high school in Rose Hill:

  • UNION HIGH (Location: 1189 KADER MERRITT ROAD, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Rose Hill:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Rose Hill Police Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Rose Hill: Jerome Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Duplin 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 Rose Hill that have no violations reported:

  • EVERGREEN MISSIONARY BAPT CH (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

65.6%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.2%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Banks with branches in Rose Hill (2011 data):

  • First Bank: Rose Hill Branch at 501 S. Sycamore Street, branch established on 2005/04/04. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $3,289.4 mil, Deposits: $2,759.1 mil, headquarters in Troy, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 98 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancorp
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Rose Hill Branch at 332 South Sycamore Street, branch established on 1936/06/15. 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 Rose Hill:

Marital status in Rose Hill, NC
  • Never married: 37.0%
  • Now married: 40.2%
  • Separated: 5.1%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

For population 25 years and over in Rose Hill:

  • High school or higher: 75.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.9
North Carolina average:

11.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Rose Hill
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Rose Hill, NC (based on Duplin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,28281
Mainline Protestant4,17637
Black Protestant2,56423
Other3243
Catholic3153
None39,844-
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: 15
Duplin County:

2.85 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Duplin County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 36
This county:

6.84 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

10.4%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Duplin County:

31.1%
North Carolina:

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

22.6%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Rose Hill:

46.6%
North Carolina:

48.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

42.5%
North Carolina:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.7
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.8%
North Carolina:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Rose Hill:

12.1%
North Carolina:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Rose Hill:

33.0%
North Carolina:

33.7%

General health condition:
Here:

51.8%
North Carolina:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.7%
North Carolina:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Rose Hill, NC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 5$16,667$40,0010$0
Streets and Highways 3$6,619$26,4760$0
Financial Administration 2$6,968$41,8080$0
Other Government Administration 2$1,467$8,8020$0
Sewerage 2$8,299$49,7940$0
Water Supply 2$6,979$41,8740$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$491
Totals for Government 16$46,999$35,2491$491

Rose Hill government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $421,000 ($260.20)
    Sewerage: $414,000 ($255.87)
    Water Utilities: $414,000 ($255.87)
    Regular Highways: $211,000 ($130.41)
    Financial Administration: $182,000 ($112.48)
    Solid Waste Management: $119,000 ($73.55)
    Parks and Recreation: $98,000 ($60.57)
    Local Fire Protection: $40,000 ($24.72)
    General Public Buildings: $13,000 ($8.03)
    Libraries: $12,000 ($7.42)
    Central Staff Services: $8,000 ($4.94)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $42,000 ($25.96)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $21,000 ($12.98)

Rose Hill government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $548,000 ($338.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $148,000 ($91.47)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.62)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $1,000 ($0.62)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $12,000 ($7.42)
    General Revenue - Other: $10,000 ($6.18)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $548,000 ($338.69)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $100,000 ($61.80)
    Highways: $55,000 ($33.99)
    Other: $49,000 ($30.28)
  • Tax - Property: $454,000 ($280.59)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $405,000 ($250.31)
    Other License: $2,000 ($1.24)

Rose Hill government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,740,000 ($1075.40)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,701,000 ($1051.30)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $39,000 ($24.10)

5.90% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($33,117 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
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 Sampson County, NC  0.75% ($28,097 average AGI)
from Wayne County, NC  0.67% ($25,667)
from Onslow County, NC  0.57% ($33,796)


6.01% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($32,560 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.01%
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 Wayne County, NC  0.79% ($31,510 average AGI)
to Sampson County, NC  0.64% ($25,522)
to Onslow County, NC  0.57% ($27,108)
Businesses in Rose Hill, NC
NameCountNameCount
Dunkin Donuts1U.S. Cellular1
La-Z-Boy1UPS1
Subway1

Strongest AM radio stations in Rose Hill:

  • WEGG (710 AM; daytime; 0 kW; ROSE HILL, NC; Owner: CONNER MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WDJS (1430 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT OLIVE, NC; Owner: MOUNT OLIVE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSMO (1120 AM; 20 kW; CAMP LEJEUNE, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WCLN (1170 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CLINTON, NC; Owner: BROADCASTING GOOD NEWS, INC.)
  • WSTK (910 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WCKB (780 AM; 7 kW; DUNN, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WMYT (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CAROLINA BEACH, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRNS (960 AM; 5 kW; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WAAV (980 AM; 5 kW; LELAND, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRRZ (880 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CLINTON, NC; Owner: WRRZ RADIO COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rose Hill:

  • WZKB (94.3 FM; WALLACE, NC; Owner: JG & J BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKXB (99.9 FM; BURGAW, NC; Owner: SEA-COMM, INC.)
  • WRNS-FM (95.1 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WHQR (91.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FRIENDS OF PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WERO (93.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WNCT-FM (107.9 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKOO (98.7 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WMNX (97.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYMY (96.9 FM; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WSFL-FM (106.5 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: WSFL LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZFX (99.1 FM; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXQR-FM (105.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Rose Hill:

  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, 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)
  • WUNM-TV (Channel 19; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WUNJ-TV (Channel 39; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPXU-TV (Channel 35; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON JACKSONVILLE LICENSE, INC.)
  • Rose Hill, North Carolina
  • Fatal accident count13
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents19
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:5
  • Fatalities14
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents45
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents4
  • North Carolina average
  • Fatal accident count14510
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents21828
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons5188
  • Fatalities16038
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents37095
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1400
See more detailed statistics of Rose Hill fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 20Number of bridges
  • 108ft / 32.7mTotal length
  • 108,500Total average daily traffic
  • 22,701Total average daily truck traffic
  • 103,000Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Rose Hill, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 121980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Rose Hill, NC

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Rose Hill)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Rose Hill Fire Dept Sr 1141 2000 Sw Of Jct Sr 1141 & 1915 (Lat: 34.840444 Lon: -78.003861), Structure height: 15 m, Call Sign: WNYE221,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.145 MHz, Grant Date: 12/13/2011, Expiration Date: 01/08/2022, Registrant: County Of Duplin, 209 Seminary St, Kenansville, NC 28349, Phone: (910) 296-2160, Fax: (910) 296-2329, Email:
  • Sr 1141 2000 Sw Of Jct Sr1141 & 1915 (Lat: 34.840444 Lon: -78.003861), Call Sign: WYK690, Licensee ID: L00021993,
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.4000 MHz, Grant Date: 07/09/2013, Expiration Date: 08/22/2023, Registrant: County Of Duplin, Kenansville, NC 28349
  • Police Dept (Lat: 34.825167 Lon: -78.028889), Call Sign: KIL788,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.625 MHz, Grant Date: 05/16/2014, Expiration Date: 07/07/2024, Registrant: Roberts Communications, 1217 Us 117 South Bypass, Goldsboro, NC 27530, Phone: (919) 734-5055, Fax: (919) 735-0131, Email:
  • Police Dept (Lat: 34.825167 Lon: -78.028889), Call Sign: WAU630,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.740 MHz, Grant Date: 05/16/2014, Expiration Date: 06/15/2024, Registrant: Roberts Communications, 1217 Us 117 South Bypass, Goldsboro, NC 27530, Phone: (919) 734-5055, Fax: (919) 735-0131, Email:
  • Lat: 34.837222 Lon: -78.022500, Call Sign: WQAP928,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.237 MHz, 462.262 MHz, 462.312 MHz, 467.262 MHz, 467.312 MHz, Grant Date: 07/16/2004, Expiration Date: 07/16/2014, Cancellation Date: 09/20/2014, Certifier: Kurt Marcuson, Registrant: Cattron-Theimeg, Inc., 58 West Shenango Street, Sharpsville, PA 16150, Phone: (724) 962-3571, Fax: (724) 962-4310
  • Lat: 34.828556 Lon: -78.021611, Call Sign: WQHG692,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.212 MHz, 462.387 MHz, 462.287 MHz, 462.437 MHz, 462.337 MHz, Grant Date: 07/19/2017, Expiration Date: 07/24/2027, Certifier: Lawton Lewis, Registrant: Lone Peak Licensing LLC, Draper, UT 84020-1336, Phone: (801) 938-9346, Fax: (801) 938-9465, Email:
  • Lat: 34.814361 Lon: -78.019583, Call Sign: WQQN594,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.337 MHz, 467.362 MHz, 467.387 MHz, 467.412 MHz, 467.437 MHz, Grant Date: 02/01/2013, Expiration Date: 02/01/2023, Certifier: Shyla Levota, Registrant: Shuttlewagon Inc, 4116 Doctor Greaves Road, Grandview, MO 64030-1138, Phone: (816) 569-4643, Fax: (816) 763-0705, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: AE2L, Licensee ID: L01002817, Grant Date: 04/11/2005, Expiration Date: 06/12/2015, Cancellation Date: 06/13/2017, Certifier: Joshua J Brehm, Registrant: Joshua J Brehm, 1059 Hayes Chapel Rd, Rose Hill, NC 28458-8624
  • Call Sign: K4OTR, Licensee ID: L01071667, Grant Date: 09/18/2015, Expiration Date: 11/28/2025, Registrant: Johnny T Brown, Rose Hill, NC 28458
  • Call Sign: KG4BHQ, Grant Date: 12/17/1998, Expiration Date: 12/17/2008, Cancellation Date: 12/21/2010, Registrant: Charles S English, 656 Fussell Rd, Rose Hill, NC 28458-7702
  • Call Sign: N4BFN, Licensee ID: L01405862, Grant Date: 06/01/2018, Expiration Date: 07/14/2028, Certifier: Leon H Sikes, Registrant: Leon H Sikes, Rose Hill, NC 28458
  • Call Sign: WB4UMK, Licensee ID: L00278584, Grant Date: 08/13/2010, Expiration Date: 08/14/2020, Registrant: Horace Fussell Jr, 202 N. Herring St., Rose Hill, NC 28458
  • Call Sign: KM4MER, Licensee ID: L01961709, Grant Date: 07/31/2015, Expiration Date: 07/31/2025, Certifier: Luther C Herring Jr, Registrant: Luther C Herring Jr, Rose Hill, NC 28458

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172S (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-360-L2A (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1307C, N1307C, N-1307C, Serial Number: 172S10337, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 11/01/2006, Certificate Issue Date: 08/05/2015
    Registrant (Corporation): House Of Raeford Farms Inc, Po Box 699, Rose Hill, NC 28458
  • Aircraft: RAYTHEON AIRCRAFT COMPANY B200 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 11, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds), Engine: P&W PT6A SER (750 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 25WC, N25WC, N-25WC, Serial Number: BB-1640, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 12/02/1998, Certificate Issue Date: 12/08/2017
    Registrant (Corporation): Johnson Breeders Inc, 3425 Hwy 117 S, Rose Hill, NC 28458
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8177W, N8177W, N-8177W, Serial Number: 28-2301, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 03/18/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 03/06/1990
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph E Buckner, 461 Stockinghead Rd, Rose Hill, NC 28458

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 31. The highest number of reported fires - 64 took place in 2004, and the least - 15 in 2017. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Rose Hill, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (52.4%), and Outside Fires (31.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Rose Hill, NC
    • 27552.4%Structure Fires
    • 16431.2%Outside Fires
    • 6512.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 214.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rose Hill, NC
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Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Rose Hill, NC
  • 68.1%Electricity
  • 31.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Rose Hill, NC
  • 88.3%Electricity
  • 8.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.1%Utility gas


Rose Hill compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

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  • #11 (28458) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scottish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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