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Population in 2010: 2,785. Population change since 2000: +123.5%
Males: 1,405  (50.5%)
Females: 1,380  (49.5%)

Median resident age:  37.0 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 28429.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $72,475 (it was $40,938 in 2000)
Skippers Corner:

$72,475
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,144

Skippers Corner CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $160,743 (it was $130,400 in 2000)
Skippers Corner:

$160,743
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $219,765; Detached houses: $269,845; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $117,265; Mobile homes: $56,701

Median gross rent in 2012: $836.

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  • White alone - 1,837 (66.0%)
  • Black alone - 570 (20.5%)
  • Hispanic - 289 (10.4%)
  • Two or more races - 40 (1.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 33 (1.2%)
  • Asian alone - 9 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 6 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.04%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Skippers Corner: 94.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (21.5%), Irish (10.5%), German (7.4%), Scottish (3.0%), English (2.9%), Scotch-Irish (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 25 feet

Land area: 2.43 square miles.

Population density: 1,145 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Skippers Corner:

  • High school or higher: 90.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Skippers Corner CDP:

  • Never married: 35.8%
  • Now married: 45.6%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

314 residents are foreign born

This place:  11.6%
North Carolina:  7.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $974 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $762 (0.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wilmington, NC (8.3 miles , pop. 75,838).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (110.2 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (419.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Castle Hayne, NC (1.1 miles ), Northchase, NC (1.8 miles ), Blue Clay Farms, NC (1.8 miles) , Wrightsboro, NC (1.9 miles ), Murraysville, NC (2.3 miles ), Hightsville, NC (2.4 miles ), Kings Grant, NC (2.4 miles ), Rocky Point, NC (2.6 miles ).

Latitude: 34.34 N, Longitude: 77.91 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 910

Skippers Corner household income distribution Skippers Corner home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.8%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (25%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (18%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Construction laborers (13%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (11%)
  • Personal appearance workers (6%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

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Average climate in Skippers Corner, North Carolina

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Tornado activity:

Skippers Corner-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 12% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/16/2006, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.8 miles away from the Skippers Corner place center killed 8 people and injured 20 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 8/13/2004, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 4.3 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 29 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Skippers Corner-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 99% 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 82.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/22/2006 at 11:22:00, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.5 miles away from Skippers Corner center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in New Hanover County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Tropical Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Skippers Corner:

  • NORTHCHASE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WILMINGTON, NC)
  • CAPE FEAR DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; WILMINGTON, NC)
  • LIBERTY COMMONS REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WILMINGTON, NC)

Amtrak station near Skippers Corner:

  • 8 miles: WILMINGTON (201 HARNETT ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Skippers Corner:

  • Cape Fear Community College (about 9 miles; Wilmington, NC; Full-time enrollment: 3,987)
  • University of North Carolina-Wilmington (about 9 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 11,028)
  • Mount Olive College (about 61 miles; Mount Olive, NC; FT enrollment: 2,812)
  • Horry-Georgetown Technical College (about 74 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 2,962)
  • Wayne Community College (about 74 miles; Goldsboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,008)
  • Coastal Carolina University (about 74 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 7,254)
  • Fayetteville State University (about 76 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 4,481)

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Notable location: Hermitage House Rest Home (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Skippers Corner: Saint Stanislaus Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
New Hanover County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 15.9. This is significantly better than average.
City:

15.9
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.32. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

4.32
U.S.:

2.43


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 3.4%
(1.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 12.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.5% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  72.7%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.3%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Skippers Corner, NC

People in group quarters in Skippers Corner in 2010:

  • 484 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 65 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 4 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
66 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
6 people in other group homes in 2000

Skippers Corner compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Skippers Corner travel time to work - commute


Skippers Corner mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (98%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Skippers Corner CDP (based on New Hanover County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.19%
Here47.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal Church
Adherents34.6%17.0%13.4%7.9%6.1%
Congregations24.2%3.8%9.8%9.8%5.3%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaEvangelical Presbyterian ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)JewishOther
Adherents3.5%2.5%1.7%1.6%11.7%
Congregations3.8%1.5%3.8%1.5%36.4%
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: 44
Here:

2.31 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

0.68 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 76
This county:

4.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 262
New Hanover County:

13.78 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

9.3%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

23.8%
State:

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

15.7%
North Carolina:

15.6%

11.03% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($43,565 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.03%
North Carolina average:

8.53%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($364 average AGI)
New Hanover County:

0.09%
North Carolina average:

0.17%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Pender County, NC  0.68% ($30,056 average AGI)
from Wake County, NC  0.65% ($50,610)
from Brunswick County, NC  0.64% ($47,281)


9.29% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($43,449 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.29%
North Carolina average:

7.27%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($142 average AGI)
New Hanover County:

0.04%
North Carolina average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Brunswick County, NC  1.33% ($46,091 average AGI)
to Pender County, NC  1.03% ($45,637)
to Wake County, NC  0.66% ($40,217)

Strongest AM radio stations in Skippers Corner:

  • WAAV (980 AM; 5 kW; LELAND, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMFD (630 AM; 1 kW; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: OCEAN BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • WMYT (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CAROLINA BEACH, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLSG (1340 AM; 1 kW; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWIL (1490 AM; 1 kW; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSMO (1120 AM; 20 kW; CAMP LEJEUNE, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WVBS (1470 AM; 1 kW; BURGAW, NC; Owner: GRACE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • WSTK (910 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJCV (1290 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: DOWN EAST BROADCASTING CO INC.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Skippers Corner:

  • WBNE (93.7 FM; WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC; Owner: SEA-COMM, INC.)
  • WHQR (91.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FRIENDS OF PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WMNX (97.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKXB (99.9 FM; BURGAW, NC; Owner: SEA-COMM, INC.)
  • WRQR (104.5 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: OCEAN BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • WGNI (102.7 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKOO (98.7 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WDVV (89.7 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWIL-FM (90.5 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWQQ-FM (101.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • W240AS (95.9 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: WILMINGTON CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WQSL (92.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WXQR-FM (105.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WSFM (107.5 FM; SOUTHPORT, NC; Owner: SEA-COMM, INC.)
  • WKXS-FM (94.1 FM; LELAND, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WUIN (106.7 FM; CAROLINA BEACH, NC; Owner: OCEAN BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • WWTB (103.9 FM; TOPSAIL BEACH, NC; Owner: JACKSONVILLE-TOPSAIL RADIO LLC)
  • WAZO (98.3 FM; OAK ISLAND, NC; Owner: OCEAN BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Skippers Corner:

  • WUNJ-TV (Channel 39; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WILM-LP (Channel 10; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: WILM, INC.)
  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • W51CW (Channel 51; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPXU-TV (Channel 35; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON JACKSONVILLE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCTI-TV (Channel 12; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)


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
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$165,3251$140,8208$149,9481$35,2101$64,780
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$115,0700$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$78,3804$167,3331$21,4000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$02$161,3450$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$157,1800$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0115.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$140,1301$139,440
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0115.00

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