Swansboro, North Carolina

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Population in 2014: 3,074 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +115.6%
Males: 1,484  (48.3%)
Females: 1,590  (51.7%)
Median resident age:  41.4 years
North Carolina median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 28539.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $47,277 (it was $37,740 in 2000)
Swansboro:

$47,277
NC:

$45,906

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $27,887 (it was $19,625 in 2000)

Swansboro town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $222,305 (it was $92,900 in 2000)
Swansboro:

$222,305
NC:

$154,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $169,778; Detached houses: $187,707; Townhouses or other attached units: $134,835; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $103,655; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $203,425; Mobile homes: $74,314; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $12,569

Median gross rent in 2013: $875.

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  • Races in Swansboro, NC (2013)

    Swansboro races chart
    • 2,48987.2%White alone
    • 2037.1%Hispanic
    • 762.7%Black alone
    • 361.3%Asian alone
    • 240.8%Two or more races
    • 40.1%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Swansboro: 91.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (16.4%), English (14.3%), German (12.7%), United States (5.3%), French (4.8%), Scotch-Irish (4.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1783

Elevation: 1 feet

Land area: 1.22 square miles.

Population density: 2,518 people per square mile   (average).

Swansboro,NC real estate house value index trend

Swansboro, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Swansboro:

  • High school or higher: 93.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Swansboro town:

  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 58.4%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

85 residents are foreign born (1.2% Europe, 0.5% Latin America).

This town:

3.0%
North Carolina:

7.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,540 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,081 (0.9%)

Swansboro satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jacksonville, NC (16.7 miles , pop. 66,715).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (115.8 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (382.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Cedar Point, NC (1.6 miles ), Peletier, NC (1.9 miles ), Cape Carteret, NC (2.0 miles ), Bogue, NC (2.3 miles ), Emerald Isle, NC (2.6 miles ), Broad Creek, NC (3.3 miles ), Piney Green, NC (3.4 miles ), Indian Beach, NC (3.7 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2003: 34 buildings, average cost: $84,300
  • 2004: 84 buildings, average cost: $97,300
  • 2005: 58 buildings, average cost: $110,100
  • 2006: 98 buildings, average cost: $154,700
  • 2007: 45 buildings, average cost: $148,700
  • 2008: 28 buildings, average cost: $156,000
  • 2009: 38 buildings, average cost: $119,500
  • 2010: 62 buildings, average cost: $162,300
  • 2011: 63 buildings, average cost: $127,600
  • 2012: 91 buildings, average cost: $94,500
  • 2013: 62 buildings, average cost: $74,000
  • 2014: 55 buildings, average cost: $153,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.69 N, Longitude: 77.13 W

Swansboro household income distribution Swansboro home values distribution

Property values in Swansboro, NC


Crime rates in Swansboro by Year
Type 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Murders 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 01100000
per 100,000 0.073.870.40.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 00130411
per 100,000 0.00.070.4219.80.0208.950.348.3
Assaults 40358622
per 100,000 292.60.0211.3366.3519.5313.3100.696.6
Burglaries 1514151514161647
per 100,000 1,097.31,033.21,056.31,098.9909.1835.5804.82,269.4
Thefts 4345464866696684
per 100,000 3,145.63,321.03,239.43,516.54,285.73,603.13,319.94,056.0
Auto thefts 131107953
per 100,000 73.2221.470.4732.6454.5470.0251.5144.9
Arson 10021110
per 100,000 73.20.00.0146.564.952.250.30.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.3) 277.9293.4342.3432.4390.7380.5254.5381.5

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Crime rate in Swansboro detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 11 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.58
North Carolina average:

2.41

Swansboro tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
North Carolina:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (4%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (21%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Swansboro, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Swansboro-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 29% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/17/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.9 miles away from the Swansboro town center killed 2 people and injured 85 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 9/15/1999, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 11.8 miles away from the town center caused $300,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Swansboro-area historical earthquake activity is below North Carolina state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 213.2 miles away from the city center
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 33.5 miles away from Swansboro 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 204.8 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 205.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 311.5 miles away from Swansboro center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 226.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Onslow County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 11, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Swansboro topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Swansboro:

  • QUEEN'S POND (Hospital, about 4 miles away; HUBERT, NC)
  • SANDRIDGE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; HUBERT, NC)
  • LIFE, INC NINE FOOT ROAD GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 14 miles away; NEWPORT, NC)
  • ONSLOW COUNTY HOME HLTH AND HOSP (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; JACKSONVILLE, NC)
  • BRYNN MARR HOSP (Hospital, about 15 miles away; JACKSONVILLE, NC)
  • SOUTHEASTERN DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; JACKSONVILLE, NC)
  • ONSLOW MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; JACKSONVILLE, NC)

airports located in Swansboro:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Swansboro:

  • Coastal Carolina Community College (about 16 miles; Jacksonville, NC; Full-time enrollment: 4,502)
  • Craven Community College (about 29 miles; New Bern, NC; FT enrollment: 2,712)
  • Lenoir Community College (about 46 miles; Kinston, NC; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • University of North Carolina Wilmington (about 54 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 13,112)
  • Miller-Motte College-Wilmington (about 54 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 2,395)
  • Cape Fear Community College (about 57 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 8,372)
  • Pitt Community College (about 62 miles; Winterville, NC; FT enrollment: 7,026)

Public high school in Swansboro:

Public elementary/middle schools in Swansboro:

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Notable locations in Swansboro: Swansboro Rescue Station (A), Swansboro Police Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Carteret County Tourism Bureau (263 Highway 58).

Hotel: Best Western Silver Creek Inn (801 Cedar Point Boulevard).

Onslow 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 2007 was 51.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

51.1
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 17.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.0
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 9.57. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.57
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.1%
(6.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 98.7% for Black residents, 48.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 69.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 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:  4.8%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
5 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010

Swansboro, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Swansboro (2011 data):

  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Swansboro Branch at 302 Main Street, branch established on 1955/07/02. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $20,566.4 mil, Deposits: $17,596.8 mil, headquarters in Raleigh, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 433 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Cape Carteret Branch at 101 W. B. Mclean Drive, branch established on 1935/12/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Bank of America, National Association: Swansboro Branch at 620 West Corbett Avenue, branch established on 1970/04/29. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
North Carolina average:

12.4

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

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Religion statistics for Swansboro town (based on Onslow County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant30,825110
Mainline Protestant8,39822
Catholic7,5792
Other2,7047
Black Protestant1,89117
None126,375-
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: 22
Onslow County:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 60
Onslow County:

3.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 89
Here:

5.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Onslow County:

29.8%
North Carolina:

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

10.9%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Swansboro:

51.0%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

49.0%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.6%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.7%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.8%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
Swansboro:

57.2%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.1%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Swansboro, NC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$5,084$30,5041$992
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$16,268
Police Protection - Officers 10$21,963$26,3561$1,741
Firefighters 3$5,390$21,5607$5,656
Streets and Highways 2$5,660$33,9600$0
Parks and Recreation 2$4,097$24,5821$762
Other and Unallocable 3$6,745$26,9800$0
Totals for Government 22$48,939$26,69417$25,419

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $13,000 ($4.23)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $368,000 ($119.71)
    Police Protection: $293,000 ($95.32)
    Water Utilities: $158,000 ($51.40)
    Central Staff Services: $132,000 ($42.94)
    Regular Highways: $120,000 ($39.04)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $120,000 ($39.04)
    Solid Waste Management: $81,000 ($26.35)
    Financial Administration: $73,000 ($23.75)
    Fire Protection: $50,000 ($16.27)
    General Public Buildings: $23,000 ($7.48)
    Housing & Community Development: $21,000 ($6.83)
    General - Other: $9,000 ($2.93)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($2.28)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($1.63)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $193,000 ($62.78)
    Police Protection: $84,000 ($27.33)
    Water Utilities: $44,000 ($14.31)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $2,000 ($0.65)
    Central Staff: $2,000 ($0.65)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $564,000 ($183.47)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($0.33)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $475,000 ($154.52)
    All Other: $59,000 ($19.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $29,000 ($9.43)
    Parks & Recreation: $20,000 ($6.51)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $19,000 ($6.18)
    General Support: $16,000 ($5.20)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $172,000 ($55.95)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $156,000 ($50.75)
    Interest Earnings: $33,000 ($10.74)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $203,000 ($66.04)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $51,000 ($16.59)
    General Support: $50,000 ($16.27)
    All Other: $28,000 ($9.11)
  • Tax - Property: $526,000 ($171.11)
    NEC: $58,000 ($18.87)

Swansboro government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $19,000 ($6.18)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $109,000 ($35.46)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $18,000 ($5.86)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $10,000 ($3.25)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $56,000 ($18.22)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $35,000 ($11.39)
    Water Utilities: $9,000 ($2.93)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,117,000 ($363.37)

16.83% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,983 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

16.83%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

1.16% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,430 average AGI)
Onslow County:

1.16%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from San Diego County, CA  0.53% ($41,244 average AGI)
from San Bernardino County, CA  0.31% ($35,687)
from Craven County, NC  0.31% ($33,374)


18.31% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,288 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

18.31%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

0.74% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,733 average AGI)
Onslow County:

0.74%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to San Diego County, CA  0.74% ($39,916 average AGI)
to New Hanover County, NC  0.45% ($28,638)
to Pender County, NC  0.34% ($39,027)

Strongest AM radio stations in Swansboro:

  • WSMO (1120 AM; 20 kW; CAMP LEJEUNE, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WJCV (1290 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: DOWN EAST BROADCASTING CO INC.)
  • WSTK (910 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WJNC (1240 AM; 1 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: HERITAGE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WNCT (1070 AM; 10 kW; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WANG (1330 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HAVELOCK, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WRNS (960 AM; 5 kW; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WMYT (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CAROLINA BEACH, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDJS (1430 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT OLIVE, NC; Owner: MOUNT OLIVE BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Swansboro:

  • WRHT (96.3 FM; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WLGP (100.3 FM; HARKERS ISLAND, NC; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WKOO (98.7 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WXQR-FM (105.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WOTJ (90.7 FM; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: GRACE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • WSFL-FM (106.5 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: WSFL LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WANG-FM (105.1 FM; HAVELOCK, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WQSL (92.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WERO (93.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WNCT-FM (107.9 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBJD (91.5 FM; ATLANTIC BEACH, NC; Owner: CRAVEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WMGV (103.3 FM; NEWPORT, NC; Owner: WMGV LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNBR (94.1 FM; ORIENTAL, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WIKS (101.9 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: WIKS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRNS-FM (95.1 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WXNR (99.5 FM; GRIFTON, NC; Owner: WXNR LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTEB (89.3 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: CRAVEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WRUP (97.9 FM; BAYBORO, NC; Owner: CONNER MEDIA CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Swansboro:

  • WCTI-TV (Channel 12; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUNM-TV (Channel 19; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WPXU-TV (Channel 35; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON JACKSONVILLE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WITN-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: WITN LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WNCT-TV (Channel 9; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFXI (Channel 8; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF EASTERN CAROLINA LICENSE LLC)

Swansboro fatal accident list:

Dec 22, 2012 03:20 AM, Shell Rock Landing Rd, Peninsula Manor Rd, Lat: 34.65588, Lon: -77.16689, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Dec 18, 2007 08:31 PM, Sr-24, Leslie Ln, Lat: 34.70563, Lon: -77.15836, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Oct 3, 1997 06:20 PM, Rp1434, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jan 11, 1984 10:25 PM, 24, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 46m151ftTotal length
  • 75,090Total average daily traffic
  • 7,428Total average daily truck traffic
  • 150,180Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 31960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Swansboro, NC

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Swansboro, NC)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Swansboro)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: HAWKER BEECHCRAFT CORP G36 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550-B (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 11KG , Serial Number: E-3981, Year manufactured: 2012, Airworthiness Date: 12/04/2012
    Registrant (Corporation): Sgm Aviation LLC, 1047 W Corbett Ave, Swansboro, NC 28584
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 38324 , Serial Number: 28-7790535, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 06/07/1977
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Joseph John Scharnow, Po Box 2132, Swansboro, NC 28584, Other Owners: Kay Nancy Scharnow
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-31-350 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 8, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 162 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 660AC , Serial Number: 31-7752142, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 07/30/1977
    Registrant (Corporation): Sgm Aviation LLC, 1047 W Corbett Ave, Swansboro, NC 28584

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$204,9051$248,9606$223,4351$160,9201$62,570
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$02$168,6400$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$242,4500$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$118,2200$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0001.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$130,770
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0001.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Swansboro and their reported violations in the past:

CHATHAM ESTATES MHP (Population served: 320, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-12-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-12-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-12-2011), St AO (w/penalty) issued (FEB-02-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-13-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2011), St Other (AUG-04-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-12-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-12-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-12-2011), St AO (w/penalty) issued (FEB-02-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-13-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2011), St Other (AUG-04-2011)
T & W OYSTER BAR (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Swansboro that have no violations reported:

  • HAMMOCKS BEACH STATE PARK-BEAR ISLAND (Population served: 450, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 42
  • Hazardous Condition: 40
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Swansboro

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Swansboro, NC

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (93%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
Businesses in Swansboro, NC
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1La-Z-Boy1
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Furniture1
Best Western1Nike2
Burger King1Subway1
Chevrolet1True Value1
Curves1U-Haul1
Dairy Queen1U.S. Cellular1
Domino's Pizza1UPS3
FedEx1Walgreens1
H&R Block1Wendy's1
Hardee's1

Swansboro compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 13 pilots and 18 other airmen in this city.
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