Swansboro, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 3,210 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +125.1%
Males: 1,331  (41.5%)
Females: 1,879  (58.5%)
Median resident age:

38.6 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 28539.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $48,515 (it was $37,740 in 2000)
Swansboro:

$48,515
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,914 (it was $19,625 in 2000)

Swansboro town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $189,930 (it was $92,900 in 2000)
Swansboro:

$189,930
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $171,354; detached houses: $186,416; townhouses or other attached units: $119,903; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $99,225; mobile homes: $85,659; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $131,779

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,154.

March 2019 cost of living index in Swansboro: 90.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.0%
(21.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 84.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Swansboro, NC (2010)
    • 2,31787.0%White alone
    • 1214.5%Hispanic
    • 873.3%Black alone
    • 813.0%Two or more races
    • 451.7%Asian alone
    • 100.4%American Indian alone
    • 10.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.04%Other race alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Swansboro, North Carolina as of January 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Swansboro is 511 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Swansboro by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(36.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(70.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(111.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.5)
1
(31.5)
0
(0.0)
N/AN/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(70.4)
3
(219.8)
0
(0.0)
4
(208.9)
1
(50.3)
1
(48.3)
2
(74.2)
2
(73.5)
1
(32.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(211.3)
5
(366.3)
8
(519.5)
6
(313.3)
2
(100.6)
2
(96.6)
5
(185.4)
4
(147.0)
6
(195.2)
8
(251.7)
5
(153.8)
12
(368.0)
14
(425.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
15
(1,056)
15
(1,099)
14
(909.1)
16
(835.5)
16
(804.8)
47
(2,269)
17
(630.3)
35
(1,286)
21
(683.1)
11
(346.1)
4
(123.1)
18
(552.0)
15
(455.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
46
(3,239)
48
(3,516)
66
(4,286)
69
(3,603)
66
(3,320)
84
(4,056)
78
(2,892)
83
(3,049)
64
(2,082)
74
(2,329)
73
(2,246)
88
(2,699)
110
(3,341)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(70.4)
10
(732.6)
7
(454.5)
9
(470.0)
5
(251.5)
3
(144.9)
4
(148.3)
1
(36.7)
2
(65.1)
3
(94.4)
4
(123.1)
1
(30.7)
2
(60.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(146.5)
1
(64.9)
1
(52.2)
1
(50.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(73.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)328.9415.4375.3365.5244.5366.5320.0339.8211.1200.4148.3222.6255.5

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City-data.com crime index in Swansboro, NC

Crime rate in Swansboro detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.73
North Carolina average:

2.34
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Ancestries: American (9.0%), English (8.1%), Scottish (7.9%), Irish (7.2%), German (4.9%), Scandinavian (3.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1783

Elevation: 1 feet

Land area: 1.22 square miles.

Population density: 2,630 people per square mile   (average).

Swansboro, North Carolina map

260 residents are foreign born (2.4% Latin America).

This town:

8.4%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,769 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,375 (0.7%)

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)

Latitude: 34.69 N, Longitude: 77.13 W

Distribution of median household income in Swansboro, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Swansboro, NC in 2017

Property values in Swansboro, NC

Swansboro satellite photo by USGS

Swansboro tourist attractions:

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
  • 2015: 33 buildings, average cost: $184,900
  • 2016: 48 buildings, average cost: $172,000
  • 2017: 28 buildings, average cost: $187,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Swansboro, NC residents
Average permit cost in Swansboro, NC
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.9%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Most common industries in Swansboro, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (13.9%)
  • Construction (11.3%)
  • Public administration (10.7%)
  • Health care (8.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (5.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.4%)
  • Public administration (11.0%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (5.3%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (20.4%)
  • Health care (14.8%)
  • Public administration (10.4%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (8.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
  • Construction (3.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Swansboro, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (5.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)
  • Carpenters (4.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (8.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.8%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.3%)
  • Registered nurses (5.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.4%)

Average climate in Swansboro, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Swansboro, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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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 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 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 Swansboro 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 the city 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 Swansboro center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Onslow County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 15, 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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Points of interest:

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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

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)
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Swansboro:

Marital status in Swansboro, NC
  • Never married: 34.9%
  • Now married: 44.4%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 16.0%

For population 25 years and over in Swansboro:

  • High school or higher: 90.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.7
North Carolina average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Swansboro
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Religion statistics for Swansboro, NC (based on Onslow County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This 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.
North Carolina:

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.
North Carolina:

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

5.45 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

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
Police Protection - Officers 10$21,963$26,3561$1,741
Firefighters 3$5,390$21,5607$5,656
Other and Unallocable 3$6,745$26,9800$0
Streets and Highways 2$5,660$33,9600$0
Parks and Recreation 2$4,097$24,5821$762
Financial Administration 2$5,084$30,5041$992
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$16,268
Totals for Government 22$48,939$26,69417$25,419

Swansboro government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,037,000 ($323.05)
    General - Other: $432,000 ($134.58)
    Regular Highways: $279,000 ($86.92)
    Parks and Recreation: $264,000 ($82.24)
    Financial Administration: $229,000 ($71.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $219,000 ($68.22)
    General Public Buildings: $200,000 ($62.31)
    Housing and Community Development: $126,000 ($39.25)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $55,000 ($17.13)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $44,000 ($13.71)
    Central Staff Services: $32,000 ($9.97)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $37,000 ($11.53)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $179,000 ($55.76)
    Parks and Recreation: $23,000 ($7.17)
    General Public Building: $11,000 ($3.43)
    General - Other: $9,000 ($2.80)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($0.62)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($0.62)

Swansboro government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $244,000 ($76.01)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $80,000 ($24.92)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $69,000 ($21.50)
    Rents: $52,000 ($16.20)
    Donations From Private Sources: $4,000 ($1.25)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($0.31)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $270,000 ($84.11)
    Other: $148,000 ($46.11)
    Highways: $81,000 ($25.23)
  • Tax - Property: $1,514,000 ($471.65)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $715,000 ($222.74)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $128,000 ($39.88)
    Other Selective Sales: $59,000 ($18.38)

Swansboro government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,319,000 ($410.90)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,219,000 ($379.75)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $100,000 ($31.15)

15.64% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,148 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

15.64%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

0.84% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,342 average AGI)
Onslow County:

0.84%
North Carolina average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from San Diego County, CA  0.69% ($50,863 average AGI)
from Craven County, NC  0.47% ($39,852)
from Pender County, NC  0.33% ($43,102)


18.13% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,184 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

18.13%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

0.60% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,601 average AGI)
Onslow County:

0.60%
North Carolina average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to San Diego County, CA  0.69% ($45,172 average AGI)
to New Hanover County, NC  0.34% ($27,870)
to Pender County, NC  0.31% ($49,404)
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

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:

Jun 8, 2017 02:57 AM, Queens Creek Rd, Lat: 34.689914, Lon: -77.164942, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 18, 2017 09:08 PM, Queens Creek Rd, Lat: 34.681964, Lon: -77.174769, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Mar 16, 2016 09:48 AM, Sr-24, Ot Shore Dr, Lat: 34.699564, Lon: -77.142714, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 22, 2012 03:20 AM, Shell Rock Landing Rd, Peninsula Manor Rd, Lat: 34.655875, Lon: -77.166892, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 18, 2007 08:31 PM, Sr-24, Leslie Ln, Lat: 34.705633, Lon: -77.158356, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Oct 3, 1997 06:20 PM, Rp1434, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jan 11, 1984 10:25 PM, 24, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 148ft / 44.6mTotal length
  • 73,250Total average daily traffic
  • 7,195Total average daily truck traffic
  • 146,500Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Swansboro, NC - historical statistics
  • 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:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast 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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 121 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1593C , Serial Number: 30293, Airworthiness Date: 06/28/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 08/24/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Richard M Peacock, 204 Silver Creek Landing Rd, Swansboro, NC 28584
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 08/08/2012
  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 04/14/2014
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Joseph John Scharnow, Po Box 2132, Swansboro, NC 28584, Other Owners: Kay Nancy Scharnow
  • Aircraft: CESSNA R182 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 111 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6319T , Serial Number: R18201977, Year manufactured: 1984, Airworthiness Date: 11/02/1983, Certificate Issue Date: 07/12/2016
    Registrant (LLC): Sunland Aviation LLC, Po Box 1436, Swansboro, NC 28584
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN AMERICAN AVN. CORP. AA-5 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9542L , Serial Number: AA5-0542, Airworthiness Date: 04/16/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 08/24/2018
    Registrant (Corporation): Ruark Maxwell Peacock Ltd, 204 Silver Creek Landing Rd, Swansboro, NC 28584
  • Aircraft: BEECHCRAFT CORP G36 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550-B (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 983SM , Serial Number: E-4066, Year manufactured: 2015, Airworthiness Date: 06/18/2015, Certificate Issue Date: 04/20/2017
    Registrant (LLC): 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 in Swansboro, NC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Swansboro, NC - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 42
  • Hazardous Condition: 40
  • Good Intent Call: 5
Fire incident types in Swansboro, NC

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Swansboro, NC
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Swansboro, NC
  • 94.6%Electricity
  • 2.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Swansboro, NC
  • 93.5%Electricity
  • 6.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students above 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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