Stem, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 560 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +144.5%
Males: 243  (43.5%)
Females: 317  (56.5%)
Median resident age:

33.7 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 27581.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $77,643 (it was $35,938 in 2000)
Stem:

$77,643
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $30,332 (it was $17,362 in 2000)

Stem town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $160,885 (it was $78,800 in 2000)
Stem:

$160,885
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $160,499; detached houses: $164,381; mobile homes: $60,139

Median gross rent in 2017: $629.

March 2019 cost of living index in Stem: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 3.1%
(2.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.5% for Black residents, 24.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Stem, NC (2010)
    • 37380.6%White alone
    • 388.2%Black alone
    • 316.7%Hispanic
    • 173.7%Two or more races
    • 20.4%American Indian alone
    • 20.4%Asian alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Stem, North Carolina as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Stem is 131 to 1.


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Ancestries: English (37.3%), German (3.1%), American (2.6%), Irish (1.9%), Polish (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 476 feet

Land area: 0.94 square miles.

Population density: 598 people per square mile   (low).

Stem, North Carolina map

85 residents are foreign born (7.3% Latin America).

This town:

8.1%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,938 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,649 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Durham, NC (17.9 miles , pop. 187,035).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (26.8 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (326.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Butner, NC (2.2 miles ),
Creedmoor, NC (2.4 miles ),
Oxford, NC (3.3 miles ),
Rougemont, NC (3.4 miles ),
Gorman, NC (3.5 miles ),
Kittrell, NC (4.0 miles),
Franklinton, NC (4.1 miles ),
Durham, NC (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 36.20 N, Longitude: 78.72 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 919

Distribution of median household income in Stem, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Stem, NC in 2017
Stem satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Most common industries in Stem, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (17.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (14.8%)
  • Public administration (13.0%)
  • Computer & electronic products (8.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (18.6%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (11.6%)
  • Construction (9.3%)
  • Computer & electronic products (9.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.3%)
  • Health care (9.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (23.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (23.1%)
  • Public administration (9.2%)
  • Computer & electronic products (7.7%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.6%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Stem, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.4%)
  • Customer service representatives (6.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (11.6%)
  • Computer specialists (9.3%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (9.3%)
  • Religious workers (7.0%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (7.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Customer service representatives (10.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (9.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9.2%)
  • Accountants and auditors (7.7%)
  • Engineers (4.6%)

Average climate in Stem, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Stem, North Carolina average temperatures Stem, North Carolina average precipitation Stem, North Carolina humidity Stem, North Carolina wind speed Stem, North Carolina snowfall Stem, North Carolina sunshine Stem, North Carolina clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 67.0. This is about average.

City:

67.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2000 was 0.650. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.650
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 8.68. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.68
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.251. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.251
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 12.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.79. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.79
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Stem-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 20% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/28/1988, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.9 miles away from the Stem town center killed 4 people and injured 154 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 11/23/1992, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.1 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Stem-area historical earthquake activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 106.1 miles away from Stem 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 319.2 miles away from Stem center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 267.2 miles away from Stem center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 242.2 miles away from Stem center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 84.0 miles away from Stem center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 190.3 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 Granville County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Droughts: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Stem topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Stem:

  • JOHN UMSTEAD HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; BUTNER, NC)
  • STEM ROAD HOME (Hospital, about 6 miles away; CREEDMOOR, NC)
  • FMC DIALYSIS SERVICES NEUSE RIVER (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; OXFORD, NC)
  • PEAK RESOURCES - TREYBURN (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; DURHAM, NC)
  • UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE / OXFORD (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; OXFORD, NC)
  • BRANTWOOD NH AND RETIREMENT CENT (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; OXFORD, NC)
  • KENWOOD GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 13 miles away; DURHAM, NC)

Amtrak station near Stem:

  • 18 miles: DURHAM (400 W. CHAPEL HILL ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Stem:

  • Vance-Granville Community College (about 16 miles; Henderson, NC; Full-time enrollment: 3,232)
  • Durham Technical Community College (about 18 miles; Durham, NC; FT enrollment: 3,515)
  • Duke University (about 19 miles; Durham, NC; FT enrollment: 14,652)
  • North Carolina Central University (about 19 miles; Durham, NC; FT enrollment: 7,281)
  • Strayer University-North Carolina (about 24 miles; Morrisville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,070)
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (about 28 miles; Chapel Hill, NC; FT enrollment: 24,946)
  • North Carolina State University at Raleigh (about 29 miles; Raleigh, NC; FT enrollment: 29,958)

Public high school in Stem:

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Points of interest:

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Churches in Stem include: Stem United Methodist Church (A), Gooch Memorial Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Granville 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 Stem and their reported violations in the past:

CASCADE MOBILE ESTATES (Serves VA, Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-16-2007), St Public Notif requested (FEB-16-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-05-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-01-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
TALLY HO FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

65.5%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.7%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Stem:

Marital status in Stem, NC
  • Never married: 35.2%
  • Now married: 57.6%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 2.4%
  • Divorced: 3.3%

For population 25 years and over in Stem:

  • High school or higher: 88.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
North Carolina average:

11.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Stem, NC (based on Granville County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant20,20952
Mainline Protestant3,40324
Black Protestant9618
Catholic5951
Other111
None34,737-
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: 8
Granville County:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Here:

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
Granville County:

5.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
This county:

3.21 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

10.5%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

36.1%
North Carolina:

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

17.5%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Stem:

46.5%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

41.8%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Stem:

28.8
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.4%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.8%
State:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Stem:

35.3%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Stem:

53.4%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Stem:

78.0%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Stem, 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
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 4$4,186
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$2,861
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 11$7,047

Stem government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $79,000 ($141.07)
    Central Staff Services: $63,000 ($112.50)
    Regular Highways: $46,000 ($82.14)
    Financial Administration: $24,000 ($42.86)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($10.71)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($5.36)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $32,000 ($57.14)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $83,000 ($148.21)

Stem government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $93,000 ($166.07)
    Highways: $14,000 ($25.00)
  • Tax - Property: $166,000 ($296.43)

Stem government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $418,000 ($746.43)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $39,000 ($69.64)

7.62% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($49,718 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.62%
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 Wake County, NC  1.74% ($60,712 average AGI)
from Durham County, NC  1.54% ($41,903)
from Vance County, NC  0.75% ($34,077)


6.25% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,166 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.25%
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 Wake County, NC  1.34% ($62,150 average AGI)
to Durham County, NC  1.00% ($42,608)
to Vance County, NC  0.70% ($30,944)

Strongest AM radio stations in Stem:

  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WDNC (620 AM; 5 kW; DURHAM, NC)
  • WSRC (1410 AM; 5 kW; DURHAM, NC; Owner: DURHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WETC (540 AM; 8 kW; WENDELL-ZEBULON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA REGIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTIK (1310 AM; 5 kW; DURHAM, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WRBZ (850 AM; 10 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: ALCHEMY COMMUNICATIONS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP #1)
  • WRTP (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCBQ (1340 AM; 1 kW; OXFORD, NC; Owner: THE PARADISE NETWORK (TPN) OF NORTH CAROLINA, INC.)
  • WCHL (1360 AM; 5 kW; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: WCHL-WDNC, INC.)
  • WSML (1200 AM; 10 kW; GRAHAM, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Stem:

  • WQOK (97.5 FM; SOUTH BOSTON, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCPE (89.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: EDUCATIONAL INFORMATION CORPORATION)
  • WQDR (94.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WRAL (101.5 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAL-FM, INC.)
  • WRSN (93.9 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUNC (91.5 FM; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES UNIVERSITY OF NC AT CHAPEL HILL)
  • WFXC (107.1 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WYFL (92.5 FM; HENDERSON, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNCU (90.7 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL UNIVERSITY)
  • WRDU (106.1 FM; WILSON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDCG (105.1 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBBB (96.1 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WTRG (100.7 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKXU (101.1 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WWMY (102.9 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WWND, L.L.C.)
  • WICE (98.3 FM; CLARKSVILLE, VA; Owner: JOYNER RADIO, INC.)
  • WHLQ (102.5 FM; LOUISBURG, NC; Owner: NEW CENTURY MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WKRX (96.7 FM; ROXBORO, NC; Owner: ROXBORO BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXYC (89.3 FM; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: STUDENT EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSHA (88.9 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: SHAW UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Stem:

  • WRAL-TV (Channel 5; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTVD (Channel 11; DURHAM, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)
  • WRPX (Channel 47; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: PAXSON RALEIGH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WRDC (Channel 28; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RALEIGH (WRDC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WLFL (Channel 22; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WLFL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRAY-TV (Channel 30; WILSON, NC; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • WUNC-TV (Channel 4; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WIWW-LP (Channel 26; DURHAM, NC; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W24CP (Channel 24; DURHAM, NC; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WUVC (Channel 40; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPITAL BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WACN-LP (Channel 34; APEX, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W34AX (Channel 34; HENDERSON, NC; Owner: TIME WARNER ENTERTAINMENT)
  • WUBX-CA (Channel 13; DURHAM, ETC., NC; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • W68BK (Channel 68; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: SAINT AUGUSTINE'S COLLEGE)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 105ft / 31.9mTotal length
  • 72,160Total average daily traffic
  • 15,243Total average daily truck traffic
  • 76,960Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Stem, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11950-1959
  • 81960-1969
  • 31990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Stem, NC

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Stem)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Stem Microwave Station (Lat: 36.221528 Lon: -78.704722), Call Sign: KNCX499,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.375 MHz, 457.500 MHz, 456.375 MHz, Grant Date: 06/01/2002, Expiration Date: 07/30/2012, Cancellation Date: 02/21/2006, Registrant: Carolina Power And Light Company, 2610 Wycliff Road, Raleigh, NC 27607, Phone: (919) 235-4120, Fax: (919) 235-4008, Email:
  • 1.7 Mi Ne (Lat: 36.221528 Lon: -78.704722), Structure height: 125 m, Call Sign: WNRR796,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.525 MHz, Grant Date: 07/24/2002, Expiration Date: 09/29/2012, Cancellation Date: 02/21/2006, Registrant: Carolina Power And Light Company, 2610 Wycliff Road, Raleigh, NC 27607, Phone: (919) 235-4120, Fax: (919) 235-4008, Email:
  • Mobiles Loc 1, Lat: 36.201000 Lon: -78.723556, Call Sign: WNSD983, Licensee ID: L00008014,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.830 MHz, 160.950 MHz, Grant Date: 02/19/2015, Expiration Date: 05/15/2025, Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street Ne, Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:
  • Lat: 36.210722 Lon: -78.702278, Call Sign: WQHN596,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.400 MHz, 462.275 MHz, 463.325 MHz, 464.200 MHz, 464.900 MHz, Grant Date: 09/19/2007, Expiration Date: 09/19/2017, Cancellation Date: 11/25/2017, Certifier: Stephen L Hester, Registrant: Granville Communications, Oxford, NC 27565, Phone: (919) 693-4454, Fax: (919) 693-6357, Email:
  • CAMP BUTNER, 539 Roberts Chapel Road (Lat: 36.182778 Lon: -78.794861), Call Sign: WRDB591,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.337 MHz, 451.437 MHz, 451.537 MHz, 451.637 MHz, Grant Date: 03/20/2019, Expiration Date: 03/20/2029, Certifier: Thomas Green, Registrant: Radio Communications Company, 8035 Chapel Hill Road, Cary, NC 27513, Phone: (919) 467-2421, Fax: (919) 467-6548, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STEM MW BLDG, Stem Mw Bldg (Lat: 36.221667 Lon: -78.704722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 124.9 m, Overall height: 131 m, Call Sign: WEE965,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, Grant Date: 08/05/2009, Expiration Date: 10/20/2019, Certifier: Richard A Donaldson, Registrant: Duke Energy Business Services, LLC, 401 South College Street, Charlotte, NC 28201-1008, Phone: (980) 373-2056, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Stem)

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 fire incidents per year is 16. The highest number of reported fires - 28 took place in 2002, and the least - 1 in 2017. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Stem, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (48.0%), and Structure Fires (38.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Stem, NC
    • 13248.0%Outside Fires
    • 10738.9%Structure Fires
    • 3111.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 51.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Stem, NC
Most common first names in Stem, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1670.7 years
James1471.7 years
John1072.4 years
Willie965.3 years
George973.7 years
Robert874.4 years
Thomas670.5 years
Billy562.0 years
Edna575.8 years
Roy480.7 years
Most common last names in Stem, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Bullock1573.8 years
Wilkins1383.1 years
Mangum1077.8 years
Gooch978.1 years
Davis977.1 years
Green871.6 years
Boyd867.1 years
Clayton871.0 years
Jackson774.0 years
Oakley776.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Stem, NC
  • 69.9%Electricity
  • 21.3%Utility gas
  • 8.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Stem, NC
  • 52.6%Electricity
  • 26.3%Utility gas
  • 21.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Stem compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below 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.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
There are 3 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • James M. Parisi (5)
  • Warren Harding Daniels, Jr. (1)
  • Leslie M. Garrett (1)

Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2020.