Star, North Carolina

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Population in 2014: 868 (83% urban, 17% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.6%
 
Males: 465  (53.6%)
Females: 403  (46.4%)
Median resident age:  35.3 years
North Carolina median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 27356.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $31,952 (it was $26,845 in 2000)
Star:

$31,952
NC:

$45,906

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,985 (it was $20,300 in 2000)

Star town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $90,712 (it was $54,800 in 2000)
Star:

$90,712
NC:

$154,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $524.

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  • Races in Star, NC (2010)

    Star races chart
    • 58867.1%White alone
    • 18921.6%Hispanic
    • 859.7%Black alone
    • 101.1%Two or more races
    • 20.2%American Indian alone
    • 20.2%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Star: 81.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (13.9%), English (12.5%), United States (10.2%), Irish (8.5%), Scotch-Irish (7.5%), Scottish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1897

Elevation: 649 feet

Land area: 1.21 square miles.

Population density: 717 people per square mile   (low).

Star,NC real estate house value index trend

Star, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Star:

  • High school or higher: 79.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Star town:

  • Never married: 41.6%
  • Now married: 29.3%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 23.4%

43 residents are foreign born (5.2% Latin America).

This town:

5.2%
North Carolina:

7.6%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Star, North Carolina as of December 02, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Star to the number of sex offenders is 146 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,003 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $840 (0.8%)

Star satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: High Point, NC (41.4 miles , pop. 85,839).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (47.2 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (406.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Biscoe, NC (1.6 miles ), Troy, NC (2.6 miles ), Candor, NC (2.8 miles ), Seagrove, NC (3.2 miles ), Robbins, NC (3.4 miles ), Seven Lakes, NC (3.8 miles ), Norman, NC (4.0 miles) , Bennett, NC (4.2 miles ).

Latitude: 35.40 N, Longitude: 79.78 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 910

Star household income distribution Star home values distribution

Crime rates in Star by Year
Type 2004 2005 2008 2009 2010 2011 2014
Murders 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1001002
per 100,000 122.00.00.0126.40.00.0228.8
Robberies 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 3124411
per 100,000 365.9121.4250.9505.7502.5112.7114.4
Burglaries 14754223
per 100,000 1,707.3849.5627.4505.7251.3225.5343.2
Thefts 1520171392513
per 100,000 1,829.32,427.22,133.01,643.51,130.72,818.51,487.4
Auto thefts 5203103
per 100,000 609.8242.70.0379.3125.60.0343.2
Arson 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 281.0) 429.0208.4186.8347.4180.5157.2329.9

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Star detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.58
North Carolina average:

2.41
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.3%
North Carolina:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -45 (-5.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Information (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (27%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (21%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

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

Average climate in Star, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Star-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 0% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.6 miles away from the Star town center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 48.0 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Star-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 186.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 174.0 miles away from Star center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 301.2 miles away from the city 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 163.5 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 184.0 miles away from Star center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 66.9 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 Montgomery County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Droughts: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Star topographic map

Birthplace of: Carl Julian Sanders - United Methodist bishop.

Hospitals and medical centers near Star:

  • AUTUMN CARE OF BISCOE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BISCOE, NC)
  • DIALYSIS CARE OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY INC (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; BISCOE, NC)
  • FIRSTHEALTH MONTGOMERY MEMORIAL HOSP Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; TROY, NC)

airports located in Star:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Star:

  • Randolph Community College (about 20 miles; Asheboro, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,528)
  • Sandhills Community College (about 25 miles; Pinehurst, NC; FT enrollment: 3,434)
  • Stanly Community College (about 26 miles; Albemarle, NC; FT enrollment: 2,307)
  • Richmond Community College (about 35 miles; Hamlet, NC; FT enrollment: 2,106)
  • Central Carolina Community College (about 37 miles; Sanford, NC; FT enrollment: 3,675)
  • Davidson County Community College (about 40 miles; Thomasville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,581)
  • High Point University (about 42 miles; High Point, NC; FT enrollment: 4,240)

Public elementary/middle school in Star:

  • STAR ELEMENTARY (Location: 302 S MAIN STREET, Grades: KG-5)

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Montgomery 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)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 41.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

41.9
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 11.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.27. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.27
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 23.6%
(11.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 94.9% for Black residents, 51.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 61.7% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  56.8%
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: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
17 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
6 people in homes for the physically handicapped in 2000
6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Star (2011 data):

  • The Fidelity Bank: Star Branch at 217 South Main Street, branch established on 1960/06/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,422.4 mil, Deposits: $1,234.1 mil, headquarters in Fuquay Varina, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 66 total offices, Holding Company: Fidelity Bancshares (N.C.), Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.4
North Carolina average:

12.4

Star travel time to work - commute Star mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Star town (based on Montgomery County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,37351
Mainline Protestant3,08729
Black Protestant2,32916
Catholic6811
Orthodox561
Other31
None14,318-
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: 4
Montgomery County:

1.46 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Montgomery County:

0.73 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Montgomery County:

5.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.9%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Montgomery County:

30.8%
North Carolina:

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

19.1%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Star:

47.3%
State:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Star:

42.9%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Star:

28.8
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Star:

23.9%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.6%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Star:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Star:

33.1%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

53.1%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

76.5%
State:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Star, NC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$3,454$41,4480$0
Police Protection - Officers 4$9,389$28,1670$0
Sewerage 1$3,472$41,6641$1,116
Water Supply 1$3,623$43,4761$571
Totals for Government 7$19,938$34,1792$1,687

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $365,000 ($420.51)
    Police Protection: $174,000 ($200.46)
    Water Utilities: $156,000 ($179.72)
    Central Staff Services: $131,000 ($150.92)
    Regular Highways: $105,000 ($120.97)
    Solid Waste Management: $63,000 ($72.58)
    General Public Buildings: $17,000 ($19.59)
    Fire Protection: $12,000 ($13.82)
    Parks & Recreation: $9,000 ($10.37)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($9.22)
    Libraries: $5,000 ($5.76)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($1.15)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $78,000 ($89.86)
    Central Staff: $19,000 ($21.89)
    Regular Highways: $16,000 ($18.43)
    Parks & Recreation: $8,000 ($9.22)
    Water Utilities: $8,000 ($9.22)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $171,000 ($197.00)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $317,000 ($365.21)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $93,000 ($107.14)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $26,000 ($29.95)
    General Revenue, NEC: $13,000 ($14.98)
    Rents: $12,000 ($13.82)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $136,000 ($156.68)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $86,000 ($99.08)
    Highways: $36,000 ($41.47)
  • Tax - Property: $223,000 ($256.91)
    NEC: $2,000 ($2.30)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $492,000 ($566.82)

4.75% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,077 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.75%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Randolph County, NC  0.60% ($23,925 average AGI)
from Moore County, NC  0.56% ($37,857)
from Stanly County, NC  0.54% ($31,468)


5.11% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($24,529 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.11%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Randolph County, NC  0.78% ($37,159 average AGI)
to Moore County, NC  0.49% ($28,953)
to Stanly County, NC  0.41% ($24,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Star:

  • WJRM (1390 AM; 1 kW; TROY, NC; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEEB (990 AM; 10 kW; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: PINEHURST BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WKXR (1260 AM; 5 kW; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: RANDOLPH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WLWL (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ROCKINGHAM, NC; Owner: SANDHILLS BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)

Strongest FM radio stations in Star:

  • WMAG (99.5 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKRR (92.3 FM; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: DICK BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC. OF TENNESSEE)
  • WTJY (89.5 FM; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WQMG-FM (97.1 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WOZN (98.7 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WVBZ (100.3 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRSN (93.9 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKXU (101.1 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WUNC (91.5 FM; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES UNIVERSITY OF NC AT CHAPEL HILL)
  • WYFQ-FM (93.5 FM; WADESBORO, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFAE (90.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WIOZ-FM (102.5 FM; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: MERIDIAN COMMUNICATIONS. L.L.C.)
  • WABZ-FM (100.9 FM; ALBEMARLE, NC; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • WBFY (90.3 FM; PINEHURST, NC; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Star:

  • WFMY-TV (Channel 2; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WFMY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WUPN-TV (Channel 48; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WUPN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WXLV-TV (Channel 45; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WXLV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTWB-TV (Channel 20; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: WTWB OF THE TRIAD, LLC)
  • WLXI-TV (Channel 61; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WGHP (Channel 8; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: WGHP LICENSE, INC.)
  • WUVC (Channel 40; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPITAL BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • W29BC (Channel 29; BISCOE, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)
  • WUNG-TV (Channel 58; CONCORD, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WAXN (Channel 64; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WUNC-TV (Channel 4; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WAFF (Channel 48; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WYBE-CA (Channel 44; PINEHURST, NC; Owner: MULTIMEDIA NETWORK OF NC, INC)

Star fatal accident list:

Oct 15, 1999 07:35 AM, Main St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 45m148ftTotal length
  • 30,910Total average daily traffic
  • 6,145Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 35.399722 Lon: -79.766667, Call Sign: WQJG520
    Assigned Frequencies: 915.750 MHz, 914.750 MHz, 916.750 MHz, 902.250 MHz, 902.750 MHz, 903.250 MHz, 903.750 MHz, 911.750 MHz, 918.750 MHz, 919.750 MHzGrant Date: 08/29/2008, Expiration Date: 08/29/2018, Certifier: J.J EdenRegistrant: Transcore, 9440 Carroll Park Dr., Suite 150, San Diego, CA 92121-5201, Phone: (858) 736-8233, Fax: (858) 736-8201, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 406 Main St (Lat: 35.358472 Lon: -79.781694), Call Sign: WRB591, Licensee ID: L00076227
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.545 MHzGrant Date: 06/30/2004, Expiration Date: 07/13/2014, Cancellation Date: 09/13/2014Registrant: Star, Town Of, 406 Main St, Star, NC 27356, Phone: (919) 428-4623

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • Billy Woodard, Lat: 35.401611 Lon: -79.850111, Type: Pipe, Structure height: 3 m, Call Sign: WQKU995
    Assigned Frequencies: 3675.00 MHzGrant Date: 09/23/2009, Expiration Date: 09/23/2019, Certifier: Dan M BennettRegistrant: Ellerbe Telephone Company, 254 Second St., Ellerbe, NC 28338-0220, Phone: (910) 652-2221, Fax: (910) 652-7700, Email:
  • Star Water Tank AP, Lat: 35.407139 Lon: -79.785222, Type: Tank, Structure height: 41.1 m, Call Sign: WQKU995
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 09/23/2009, Expiration Date: 09/23/2019, Certifier: Dan M BennettRegistrant: Ellerbe Telephone Company, 254 Second St., Ellerbe, NC 28338-0220, Phone: (910) 652-2221, Fax: (910) 652-7700, Email:
  • Town Of Star, Lat: 35.397861 Lon: -79.783472, Type: Pipe, Structure height: 4.5 m, Call Sign: WQKU995
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 09/23/2009, Expiration Date: 09/23/2019, Certifier: Dan M BennettRegistrant: Ellerbe Telephone Company, 254 Second St., Ellerbe, NC 28338-0220, Phone: (910) 652-2221, Fax: (910) 652-7700, Email:
  • Jason King, Lat: 35.396694 Lon: -79.783139, Type: Pipe, Structure height: 5 m, Call Sign: WQKU995
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 09/23/2009, Expiration Date: 09/23/2019, Certifier: Dan M BennettRegistrant: Ellerbe Telephone Company, 254 Second St., Ellerbe, NC 28338-0220, Phone: (910) 652-2221, Fax: (910) 652-7700, Email:
  • STEEDS, Cagle Road (Lat: 35.449694 Lon: -79.787167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 85.3 m, Overall height: 86.6 m, Call Sign: WQPR218
    Assigned Frequencies: 10995.0 MHzGrant Date: 07/24/2012, Expiration Date: 07/24/2022, Certifier: Chris HarrisRegistrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

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  • Montgomery County Airport-262 Airport Rd (Lat: 35.385111 Lon: -79.784111), Type: Bant, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: WQSK434
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.800 MHzGrant Date: 10/18/2013, Expiration Date: 10/18/2023, Certifier: Brian HelmsRegistrant: Aviation Spectrum Resources Inc., 2551 Riva Road, Annapolis, MD 21401, Phone: (410) 266-2132, Fax: (410) 573-3003, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KG4JOL, Licensee ID: L00285294, Grant Date: 08/13/2010, Expiration Date: 09/19/2020, Certifier: Tom C Shoe, Registrant: Tom C Shoe, 269 Mabe Road, Star, NC 27356
  • Call Sign: KJ4VLG, Licensee ID: L01572893, Grant Date: 06/01/2010, Expiration Date: 06/01/2020, Cancellation Date: 07/07/2010, Certifier: Steven L Jones, Registrant: Steven L Jones, 1188 Cagle Rd, Star, NC 27356
  • Call Sign: W4CNC, Previous Call Sign: KJ4VLG, Licensee ID: L01572893, Grant Date: 07/07/2010, Expiration Date: 07/07/2020, Certifier: Steven L Jones, Registrant: Steven L Jones, 1188 Cagle Rd, Star, NC 27356
  • Call Sign: KM4CZL, Licensee ID: L01880286, Grant Date: 07/14/2014, Expiration Date: 07/14/2024, Certifier: Donald H Bulla, Registrant: Donald H Bulla, 229 Hurley Farm Rd, Star, NC 27356

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172S (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-360-L2A (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 239P , Serial Number: 172S9613, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 03/10/2004
    Registrant (Individual): Leonard H Jr Trustee Kern, 510 Black Ankle Rd, Star, NC 27356
  • Aircraft: BAKER ED RV-4 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 362RV , Serial Number: 4226, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 04/17/2007
    Registrant (Corporation): Allen Aviation Inc, Po Box 340, Star, NC 27356
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4859F , Serial Number: 17273089, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 08/15/1979
    Registrant (Individual): Neil W Perryman, 1928 Jason Rd, Star, NC 27356
  • Aircraft: BEECH 35-A33 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 494T , Serial Number: CD-307, Year manufactured: 1961
    Registrant (Co-Owned): David T Brewer, Po Box 336, Star, NC 27356, Other Owners: Jimmy R Jr Deaton, Donald R Bennett
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 337G (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 142 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-360 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 53710 , Serial Number: 33701800, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 05/10/1977
    Registrant (Corporation): Allen Aviation Inc, Po Box 340, Star, NC 27356
  • Aircraft: BEECH AT-11 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 152 mph), Engine: P&W R-985 SERIES (450 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6251C , Serial Number: 44-72015, Year manufactured: 1942, Airworthiness Date: 08/26/1980
    Registrant (Corporation): Allen Aviation Inc, Po Box 340, Star, NC 27356

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Star, NC
Most common first names in Star, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3267.2 years
William2965.0 years
Mary2678.9 years
John1774.6 years
Robert1470.2 years
Walter1272.4 years
Charles1069.0 years
Roy1065.7 years
George974.4 years
Ethel979.1 years
Most common last names in Star, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis5370.0 years
Freeman3774.1 years
Dunn2774.0 years
Allen1874.7 years
Williamson1876.1 years
Williams1876.4 years
Greene1668.2 years
Mabe1476.3 years
Callicutt1474.9 years
Britt1374.6 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (59%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20%)
  • Utility gas (9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Star compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • House age above state average.
There are 2 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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