U.S. Cities - City-Data Homepage  
Simpson, North Carolina forum City-Data.com Homepage

Simpson, North Carolina



Jump to a detailed profile or search
site with Google Custom Search

Back to Simpson, NC housing info, Pitt County, North Carolina, NC smaller cities, NC small cities, All Cities.


We are giving away $1200 in prizes - enter simply by sending us your own city pictures!

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
Population in 2012: 424 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.6%
 

Males: 195  (46.1%)
Females: 229  (53.9%)

Median resident age:  39.0 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 27879.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,255 (it was $37,188 in 2000)
Simpson:

$33,255
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,505

Simpson village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $140,859 (it was $67,500 in 2000)
Simpson:

$140,859
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $122,816; Detached houses: $157,426; Mobile homes: $28,147

Median gross rent in 2012: $396.

Simpson, NC residents, houses, and apartments details

Business Search - 14 Million verified businesses
Search for: near:  
Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2011 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram
Simpson races chart
  • White alone - 248 (59.6%)
  • Black alone - 154 (37.0%)
  • Hispanic - 11 (2.6%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (0.7%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Simpson: 88.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Simpson, NC forum
Recent posts about Simpson, North Carolina on our local forum with over 1,500,000 registered users. Simpson is mentioned 307 times on our forum:
UC - School board redistricting suporters lose  (219 replies)
Union County Public Schools redistricting  (5006 replies)
Let's have a great game CAM!!  (957 replies)
Greenville Area Developments  (5198 replies)
One more time NO JUSTICE NO PEACE  (47 replies)
UC Politics  (9 replies)

Latest news from Simpson, NC collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: German (16.4%), English (9.3%), Irish (7.3%), United States (7.1%), Polish (3.4%), Scotch-Irish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 60 feet

Land area: 0.37 square miles.

Population density: 1,152 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Simpson,NC real estate house value index trend





Home Value Estimate
Address:
Unit (optional):
City
State
Zip


Recent Home Sales
Address:
City

State
Zip
Min Price (optional)

Max Price (optional)
Prioritization:



Simpson, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Simpson:

  • High school or higher: 71.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.7%
  • Unemployed: 13.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Simpson village:

  • Never married: 19.1%
  • Now married: 57.4%
  • Separated: 5.0%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

8 residents are foreign born

This village:  2.1%
North Carolina:  7.7%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Simpson, North Carolina as of November 29, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Simpson to the number of sex offenders is 424 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,417 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $857 (0.8%)

Simpson satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, NC (5.6 miles , pop. 60,476).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (78.6 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (327.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Grimesland, NC (2.2 miles ), Greenville, NC (2.4 miles ), Hillsdale, NC (2.6 miles ), Winterville, NC (2.7 miles ), Stokes, NC (3.1 miles ), Ayden, NC (3.3 miles ), Chocowinity, NC (3.3 miles ), Washington, NC (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 35.58 N, Longitude: 77.28 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 252

Simpson household income distribution Simpson home values distribution

Property values in Simpson, NC

This village's Wikipedia profile

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.6%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +23 (+5.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (47%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (15%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Life, physical, and social science technicians (4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (12%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (8%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)

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

Average climate in Simpson, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Simpson, North Carolina average temperatures Simpson, North Carolina average precipitation
 
Simpson, North Carolina humidity
 
Simpson, North Carolina wind speed
 
Simpson, North Carolina snowfall
 
Simpson, North Carolina sunshine
 
Simpson, North Carolina clear and cloudy days
 

Back to the top

Tornado activity:

Simpson-area historical tornado activity is above North Carolina state average. It is 60% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.5 miles away from the Simpson village center killed 16 people and injured 153 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/15/1972, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.4 miles away from the village center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Simpson-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 46.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pitt County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Storms: 2, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Simpson topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Simpson:

  • RHA/HOWELL CARE CENTERS/KING GEORGE GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 3 miles away; GREENVILLE, NC)
  • CYPRESS GLEN RETIREMENT COMMUN (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; GREENVILLE, NC)
  • ASERACARE HOSPICE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; WINTERVILLE, NC)

Political contributions by individuals in Simpson, NC

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Simpson:

  • East Carolina University (about 6 miles; Greenville, NC; Full-time enrollment: 20,942)
  • Pitt Community College (about 8 miles; Winterville, NC; FT enrollment: 4,389)
  • Wayne Community College (about 40 miles; Goldsboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,008)
  • Mount Olive College (about 52 miles; Mount Olive, NC; FT enrollment: 2,812)
  • Johnston Community College (about 60 miles; Smithfield, NC; FT enrollment: 2,166)
  • Elizabeth City State University (about 77 miles; Elizabeth City, NC; FT enrollment: 2,876)
  • Shaw University (about 78 miles; Raleigh, NC; FT enrollment: 2,283)

Public high school in Simpson:

Public elementary/middle schools in Simpson:


Click to draw/clear village borders

 
Pitt 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)
AQI  Ozone  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.1. This is about average.
City:

30.1
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 3.09. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.09
U.S.:

4.12
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 16.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.8
U.S.:

24.6
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.76. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.76
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.8%
(12.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.4% for Black residents, 96.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This village:  2.3 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  64.5%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  9.3%
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: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Simpson, NC

Simpson compared to North Carolina 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 below state average.


Back to the top

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Simpson travel time to work - commute


Simpson mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (66%)
  • Utility gas (33%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Simpson village (based on Pitt County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 31.64%
Here31.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionOriginal Free Will BaptistsCatholic ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents22.1%15.1%11.5%9.3%6.3%
Congregations9.6%9.6%14.0%2.2%8.1%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)International Pentecostal Holiness ChurchEpiscopal ChurchNational Association of Free Will BaptistsOther
Adherents4.3%3.9%3.6%3.6%20.1%
Congregations5.9%9.6%2.9%8.8%29.4%
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: 29
This county:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Pitt County:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 69
This county:

4.54 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 102
Pitt County:

6.70 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

9.6%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

32.2%
North Carolina:

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

15.9%
State:

15.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$2,299$27,5884$771
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,556$30,6720$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$1,488
Totals for Government 2$4,855$29,1305$2,259

Simpson government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $78,000 ($183.96)
    Regular Highways: $45,000 ($106.13)
    Police Protection: $40,000 ($94.34)
    General - Other: $23,000 ($54.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000 ($37.74)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($9.43)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($7.08)
    Health Services - Other: $3,000 ($7.08)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($4.72)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($2.36)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $79,000 ($186.32)

Simpson government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $59,000 ($139.15)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($16.51)
    General Revenue, NEC: $7,000 ($16.51)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $17,000 ($40.09)
    All Other: $12,000 ($28.30)
    General Support: $9,000 ($21.23)
  • Tax - Property: $68,000 ($160.38)
    NEC: $5,000 ($11.79)

Simpson government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $183,000 ($431.60)

8.90% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,697 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.90%
North Carolina average:

8.53%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($150 average AGI)
Pitt County:

0.10%
North Carolina average:

0.17%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Beaufort County, NC  0.56% ($42,692 average AGI)
from Wake County, NC  0.47% ($33,793)
from Lenoir County, NC  0.33% ($35,286)


7.42% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,419 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.42%
North Carolina average:

7.27%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($211 average AGI)
Pitt County:

0.06%
North Carolina average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Wake County, NC  0.79% ($33,992 average AGI)
to Beaufort County, NC  0.38% ($34,263)
to Lenoir County, NC  0.26% ($24,315)

Strongest AM radio stations in Simpson:

  • WNCT (1070 AM; 10 kW; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDLX (930 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WOOW (1340 AM; 1 kW; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: THE MINORITY VOICE, INC.)
  • WGHB (1250 AM; 5 kW; FARMVILLE, NC; Owner: CONNER MEDIA, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WSMO (1120 AM; 20 kW; CAMP LEJEUNE, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGTM (590 AM; 5 kW; WILSON, NC; Owner: SPIRIT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WETC (540 AM; 8 kW; WENDELL-ZEBULON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA REGIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJPI (1470 AM; 5 kW; PLYMOUTH, NC; Owner: FREE TEMPLE MINISTRIES INC..)

Strongest FM radio stations in Simpson:

  • 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)
  • WGPM (94.3 FM; FARMVILLE, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WRNS-FM (95.1 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WZMB (91.3 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: EAST CAROLINA UNIVERSITY STUDENT MEDIA BOARD)
  • WCZI (98.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • W201AO (88.1 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: CRAVEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WIKS (101.9 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: WIKS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCBZ (103.7 FM; WILLIAMSTON, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WXNR (99.5 FM; GRIFTON, NC; Owner: WXNR LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFXK (104.3 FM; TARBORO, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • W287AH (105.3 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMGV (103.3 FM; NEWPORT, NC; Owner: WMGV LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRDU (106.1 FM; WILSON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSFL-FM (106.5 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: WSFL LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRQM (90.9 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES UNIVERSITY OF NC AT CHAPEL HILL)
  • WAGO (88.7 FM; SNOW HILL, NC; Owner: PATHWAY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY, INC.)
  • WRSV (92.1 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: NORTHSTAR BROADCATING CORPORATION)
  • WQZL (101.1 FM; BELHAVEN, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Simpson:

  • WITN-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: WITN LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WNCT-TV (Channel 9; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYDO (Channel 14; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF EASTERN CAROLINA LICENSE LLC)
  • WUNK-TV (Channel 25; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WCTI-TV (Channel 12; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUNM-TV (Channel 19; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W60CV (Channel 60; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WEPX (Channel 38; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON GREENVILLE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WRAY-TV (Channel 30; WILSON, NC; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • WFTB-LP (Channel 55; WILLIAMSTON, ETC., NC; Owner: FREE TEMPLE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W64AZ (Channel 64; KINSTON-GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: GOCOM TELEVISION, L.P.,)


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Peter M Connolly, Thompson Street (Lat: 35.573417 Lon: -77.278111), Type: 76.2, Overall height: 73.1 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW SUITE 100
  • Peter M Connolly, Thompson Street (Lat: 35.573417 Lon: -77.278111), Type: 76.2, Overall height: 73.1 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW SUITE 100

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KG4HMD, Licensee ID: L00232965
    Grant Date: 04/26/2000, Expiration Date: 04/26/2010, Cancellation Date: 04/27/2012, Certifier: Robert L Whittfield
    Registrant: Robert L Whittfield, Simpson, NC 27879



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$241,4501$237,0607$160,654
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$02$132,155
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$185,050
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0010.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$85,580
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0010.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Cost of Living Calculator

Back to Simpson, NC housing info, Pitt County, North Carolina, NC smaller cities, NC small cities, All Cities.

 

Back to the top




Recent home sales, price trends, and home value evaluator powered by Onboard Informatics
© 2013 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.
 
City-data.com does not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of any information on this site.  Use at your own risk.
Website © 2003-2014 Advameg, Inc.