Taylorsville, North Carolina

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Population in 2019: 2,159 (94% urban, 6% rural).
Population change since 2000: +20.0%
 
Males: 861  (39.9%)
Females: 1,298  (60.1%)
Median resident age:

48.8 years
North Carolina median age:

39.1 years

Zip codes: 28681.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $33,146 (it was $24,875 in 2000)
Taylorsville:

$33,146
NC:

$57,341

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $23,208 (it was $14,876 in 2000)

Taylorsville town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $132,496 (it was $72,800 in 2000)
Taylorsville:

$132,496
NC:

$193,200

Median gross rent in 2019: $675.

March 2019 cost of living index in Taylorsville: 86.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 22.5%
(20.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.3% for Black residents, 45.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 40.2% for other race residents, 16.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Taylorsville, NC (2019)
    • 1,67869.6%White alone
    • 37815.7%Black alone
    • 1707.0%Hispanic
    • 1586.6%Two or more races
    • 271.1%Asian alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 77 registered sex offenders living in Taylorsville, North Carolina as of May 22, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Taylorsville is 26 to 1.


Crime rates in Taylorsville by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(52.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(54.7)
1
(53.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(47.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(158.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(53.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(47.1)
1
(47.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(48.6)
1
(47.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(105.7)
4
(218.8)
2
(109.4)
3
(161.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(47.3)
1
(48.4)
1
(48.6)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(211.4)
4
(218.8)
6
(328.2)
3
(161.5)
3
(165.3)
2
(94.1)
2
(94.6)
3
(145.1)
1
(48.6)
1
(47.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
37
(1,956)
29
(1,586)
39
(2,133)
34
(1,830)
33
(1,818)
53
(2,494)
36
(1,703)
62
(3,000)
39
(1,895)
25
(1,198)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
67
(3,541)
103
(5,635)
167
(9,136)
143
(7,696)
102
(5,620)
143
(6,729)
135
(6,386)
131
(6,338)
91
(4,422)
66
(3,162)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(370.0)
7
(382.9)
5
(273.5)
7
(376.7)
2
(110.2)
3
(141.2)
2
(94.6)
11
(532.2)
0
(0.0)
8
(383.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(53.8)
1
(55.1)
1
(47.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index614.7476.5744.5697.5393.9511.5547.8549.6372.7288.9

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Taylorsville, NC

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 13 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.95
North Carolina average:

2.29
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Ancestries: American (42.0%), English (6.1%), German (4.1%), Scotch-Irish (2.7%), Scottish (2.7%), Irish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1851

Elevation: 1247 feet

Land area: 2.00 square miles.

Population density: 1,077 people per square mile   (low).

Taylorsville, North Carolina map

88 residents are foreign born (2.1% Latin America, 1.1% Europe, 0.7% Asia).

This town:

3.6%
North Carolina:

8.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,136 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,551 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gastonia, NC (45.8 miles , pop. 66,277).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (52.9 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (433.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Hiddenite, NC (2.2 miles ),
Stony Point, NC (2.8 miles ),
Bethlehem, NC (3.1 miles ),
Love Valley, NC (3.4 miles),
St. Stephens, NC (3.5 miles ),
Moravian Falls, NC (3.6 miles ),
Claremont, NC (3.8 miles ),
Conover, NC (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 35.92 N, Longitude: 81.17 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,498 (+103.6%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 344 (35.6%)

Area code: 828

Distribution of median household income in Taylorsville, NC in 2019
Distribution of house value in Taylorsville, NC in 2019

Taylorsville satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.6%
North Carolina:

6.1%
Most common industries in Taylorsville, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (21.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.9%)
  • Construction (5.5%)
  • Health care (4.9%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (19.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.5%)
  • Construction (9.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.2%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.5%)
  • Educational services (4.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (23.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.5%)
  • Health care (10.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.6%)
  • Educational services (5.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.9%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Taylorsville, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.4%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (14.4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7.5%)
  • Cashiers (6.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (6.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)

Average climate in Taylorsville, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Taylorsville, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 67.5. This is about average.

City:

67.5
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2016 was 0.0478. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0478
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 13.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.0
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.23. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.23
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Taylorsville-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 26% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/7/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.8 miles away from the Taylorsville town center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 tornado 21.5 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 52 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Taylorsville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above North Carolina state average. It is 7% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 38.8 miles away from Taylorsville center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 225.9 miles away from the city center
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 159.9 miles away from Taylorsville 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) earthquake occurred 219.9 miles away from Taylorsville center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 156.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB) earthquake occurred 96.6 miles away from Taylorsville center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Alexander County (10) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Taylorsville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Taylorsville:

  • ALEXANDER COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (326 THIRD ST SW)
  • FRYE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER ALEXANDER CAMPUS (326 THIRD STREET SW)
  • HOSPICE AND HC OF ALEXANDER CO (50 LUCY ECHERD LANE)
  • LITTLE RIVER GROUP HOME (4161 NC HWY 127)
  • VOCA-SECOND AVENUE GROUP HOME (49 SECOND AVENUE SE)
  • VALLEY NURSING CENTER (581 NC HWY 16 SOUTH)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE OF ALEXANDER COUNTY (175 COMMERCE DRIVE)
  • ALEXANDER COUNTY HOME HEALTH A (338 1ST AVENUE SW)

Airports located in Taylorsville:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Taylorsville:

  • Wilkes Community College (about 16 miles; Wilkesboro, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,292)
  • Catawba Valley Community College (about 17 miles; Hickory, NC; FT enrollment: 3,785)
  • Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute (about 18 miles; Hudson, NC; FT enrollment: 3,636)
  • Mitchell Community College (about 19 miles; Statesville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,458)
  • NASCAR Technical Institute (about 29 miles; Mooresville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,350)
  • Western Piedmont Community College (about 32 miles; Morganton, NC; FT enrollment: 2,205)
  • Appalachian State University (about 35 miles; Boone, NC; FT enrollment: 17,362)

Public high schools in Taylorsville:

  • ALEXANDER CENTRAL HIGH (Location: 223 SCHOOL DRIVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • NC STATE LEARNING ACADEMY- ALEXANDER (Location: 928 NC HWY 16 SOUTH, Grades: 6-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Taylorsville:

See full list of schools located in Taylorsville

Library in Taylorsville:

  • ALEXANDER COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $536,032; Location: 77 FIRST AVENUE SW; 65,359 books; 2,411 audio materials; 4,610 video materials; 56 state licensed databases; 96 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Churches in Taylorsville include: Macedonia Church (A), Mount Carmel Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Hiddenite Center Inc (Museums; Church Street & School South).

Courts: Juvenile Court Counseling Service (124 1st Street Southwest), Alexander County - Clerk Of Superior Court (Courthouse).

Birthplace of: Harry Gant - Stock car racing driver, Jim Poole (first baseman) - Baseball player.

Alexander County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

LEBANON BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
LIBERTY GROVE BAPTIST CH (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
HICKORY COVE BIBLE CAMP (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SUGARLOAF APPLEHOUSE (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • THREE FORKS BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 350, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • POPLAR SPRING BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 160, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PLEASANT HILL BAPTIST CH (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MT HEBRON BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 130, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • OXFORD MEMORIAL BAPT CH (Population served: 125, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • DOVER BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 120, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • KINGDOM HALL-JEHOVAHS WITNESS (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MOUNT OLIVE BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 60, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • OAKWOOD BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MOUNTAIN RIDGE BAPT CHURCH (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.2 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

53.5%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.6%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

People in group quarters in Taylorsville in 2010:

  • 129 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 21 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 21 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Taylorsville in 2000:

  • 136 people in nursing homes
  • 14 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Taylorsville (2011 data):

  • Communityone Bank, National Association: Taylorsville Branch at 151 West Main Ave, branch established on 1997/08/15. Info updated 2007/12/11: Bank assets: $1,666.0 mil, Deposits: $1,443.4 mil, headquarters in Asheboro, NC, negative income in the last year, 46 total offices, Holding Company: Fnb United Corp.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Taylorsville Main Branch at 74 West Main Avenue, branch established on 1961/06/20. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Taylorsville Branch at 90 West Main Avenue, branch established on 1968/04/08. 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.
  • Taylorsville Savings Bank, SSB: Taylorsville Savings Bank, Ssb at 107 Main Avenue Dr, branch established on 1921/04/01. Info updated 2008/12/16: Bank assets: $89.9 mil, Deposits: $80.2 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • First Community Bank: Taylorsville Branch at 92 North Center Street, branch established on 1989/10/16. Info updated 2011/07/12: Bank assets: $2,144.1 mil, Deposits: $1,561.3 mil, headquarters in Bluefield, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 58 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Taylorsville Branch at 21 Main Avenue Drive, branch established on 1919/01/01. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Taylorsville:

Marital status in Taylorsville, NC
  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 44.3%
  • Separated: 4.6%
  • Widowed: 12.0%
  • Divorced: 15.1%

For population 25 years and over in Taylorsville:

  • High school or higher: 80.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
North Carolina average:

11.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Taylorsville
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Taylorsville, NC (based on Alexander County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,69649
Mainline Protestant4,64817
Catholic4771
Black Protestant1212
Other2-
None15,584-
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
This county:

1.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Here:

1.10 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Alexander County:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
This county:

6.06 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

9.7%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Alexander County:

28.2%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Alexander County:

19.8%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.7%
State:

48.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.6%
North Carolina:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Taylorsville:

20.5%
State:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Taylorsville:

13.9%
North Carolina:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Taylorsville:

34.2%
North Carolina:

33.7%

General health condition:
Taylorsville:

53.7%
North Carolina:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

76.2%
State:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Taylorsville, NC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 11$36,669$40,0034$1,518
Sewerage 7$24,339$41,7244$5,487
Financial Administration 2$6,312$37,8720$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$4,656
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$1,508
Totals for Government 20$67,320$40,39215$13,169

Taylorsville government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $936,000 ($433.53)
    Water Utilities: $936,000 ($433.53)
    Police Protection: $925,000 ($428.44)
    Regular Highways: $469,000 ($217.23)
    General - Other: $147,000 ($68.09)
    Central Staff Services: $49,000 ($22.70)
    Parks and Recreation: $24,000 ($11.12)
    General Public Buildings: $23,000 ($10.65)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $3,000 ($1.39)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $41,000 ($18.99)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $60,000 ($27.79)
    Other - Health - Other: $4,000 ($1.85)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $108,000 ($50.02)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $45,000 ($20.84)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $41,000 ($18.99)

Taylorsville government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,279,000 ($592.40)
    Other: $52,000 ($24.09)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $23,000 ($10.65)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $150,000 ($69.48)
    Rents: $47,000 ($21.77)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.46)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,279,000 ($592.40)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $428,000 ($198.24)
    Highways: $60,000 ($27.79)
    Other: $55,000 ($25.47)
  • Tax - Property: $628,000 ($290.88)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $414,000 ($191.76)
    Other License: $1,000 ($0.46)

Taylorsville government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,039,000 ($944.42)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,862,000 ($862.44)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $177,000 ($81.98)

5.39% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,330 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.39%
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 Catawba County, NC  1.61% ($50,626 average AGI)
from Iredell County, NC  0.90% ($33,070)
from Caldwell County, NC  0.46% ($31,271)


4.73% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,189 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.73%
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 Catawba County, NC  1.45% ($50,011 average AGI)
to Iredell County, NC  0.83% ($34,547)
to Caldwell County, NC  0.39% ($32,020)
Businesses in Taylorsville, NC
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1RadioShack1
AutoZone1Subway1
FedEx1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Jones New York1UPS1
KFC1Walmart1
McDonald's1Wendy's1
Pizza Hut1YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Taylorsville:

  • WACB (860 AM; 1 kW; TAYLORSVILLE, NC)
  • WTLK (1570 AM; 1 kW; TAYLORSVILLE, NC; Owner: APPLE CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WCXN (1170 AM; daytime; 8 kW; CLAREMONT, NC; Owner: WCXN, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKGX (1080 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LENOIR, NC; Owner: FOOTHILLS RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WXIT (1200 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLOWING ROCK, NC; Owner: RONDINARO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLTC (1370 AM; 20 kW; GASTONIA, NC)
  • WAIZ (630 AM; 1 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: NEWTON-CONOVER COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Taylorsville:

  • WKBC-FM (97.3 FM; NORTH WILKESBORO, NC; Owner: WILKES BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W232AV (94.3 FM; LENOIR, NC; Owner: DAVID TORRES)
  • W218BW (91.5 FM; LENOIR, NC; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WFMX (105.7 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTHZ (94.1 FM; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: DAVIDSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CO, INC)
  • WKVS (103.3 FM; LENOIR, NC; Owner: FOOTHILLS RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WLYT (102.9 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W267AN (101.3 FM; WILKESBORO, NC; Owner: TRIAD FAMILY NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFHE (90.3 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WECR-FM (102.3 FM; BEECH MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: RONDINARO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WZJS (100.7 FM; BANNER ELK, NC; Owner: HIGHLAND COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATES, LLC)
  • WPEG (97.9 FM; CONCORD, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WNKS (95.1 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • W285DG (104.9 FM; BOONE, NC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLNK (107.9 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W225AA (92.9 FM; BOONE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WEND (106.5 FM; SALISBURY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBRF (98.1 FM; GALAX, VA; Owner: BLUE RIDGE RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Taylorsville:

  • WBTV (Channel 3; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS/WBTV, INC.)
  • WJZY (Channel 46; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WJZY-TV, INC.)
  • WWWB (Channel 55; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: WWWB-TV, INC.)
  • WCNC-TV (Channel 36; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • WHKY-TV (Channel 14; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WAXN (Channel 64; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAFF (Channel 48; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WUNG-TV (Channel 58; CONCORD, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W66BT (Channel 66; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • Taylorsville, North Carolina
  • Fatal accident count14
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents23
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:2
  • Fatalities15
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents42
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • North Carolina average
  • Fatal accident count13104
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents19842
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons4536
  • Fatalities14531
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents33961
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1519
See more detailed statistics of Taylorsville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 39Number of bridges
  • 253ft / 76.6mTotal length
  • 101,160Total average daily traffic
  • 6,738Total average daily truck traffic
  • 182,940Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Taylorsville, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 141990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 92010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Taylorsville, NC

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Taylorsville)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Taylorsville, NC)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • Various Locations (Lat: 35.921500 Lon: -81.173111), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPNI561,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.418 MHz, Grant Date: 09/08/2012, Expiration Date: 10/27/2022, Certifier: Richard A Donaldson, Registrant: Duke Energy Business Services, LLC, 401 South College Street, Charlotte, NC 28201-1008, Phone: (859) 815-6413, Email:
  • HP-1018, Barrett Mt, Harrelson Ridge Road (Lat: 35.868861 Lon: -81.245528), Type: Tower, Structure height: 51.8 m, Call Sign: WQKA467,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6625.00 MHz, 6635.00 MHz, Grant Date: 12/11/2018, Expiration Date: 03/05/2029, Certifier: Wayne E Eberhard, Registrant: North Carolina State Highway Patrol, 4231 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-4231, Phone: (919) 662-4440, Fax: (919) 662-4444, Email:
  • 386 RINK DAM, Near B & T Lane And Crappie Hollow Lane (Lat: 35.830389 Lon: -81.255333), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQXT850, Licensee ID: L00000502,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10795.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/07/2016, Expiration Date: 06/07/2026, Certifier: Paul Feldmann, Registrant: Carolina West Wireless, Inc., Wilkesboro, NC 28697, Phone: (336) 973-5000, Fax: (336) 973-8878
  • OXFORD HYDRO, Oxford Hydro, 1248 Wayside Church Rd (Lat: 35.823472 Lon: -81.193611), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 37.2 m, Overall height: 40.2 m, Call Sign: WRDD605,
    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, Grant Date: 04/02/2019, Expiration Date: 04/02/2029, Certifier: John Kuklinksi, Registrant: Duke Energy Business Services, LLC, 401 South College Street, Charlotte, NC 28201, Phone: (704) 382-2271, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • Barrett's Mountain (Lat: 35.877611 Lon: -81.259806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: KLF612,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.700 MHz, Grant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 01/30/2009, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley, Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 300 Technology Drive #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-1626, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:
  • Atop Barrett's Mountain (Lat: 35.877611 Lon: -81.259806), Overall height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: KNKG815,
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.887 MHz, Grant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 01/14/2005, Certifier: Paul H Kuzia, Registrant: Venable, LLP, 575 7th Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 344-4000, Fax: (202) 344-8300, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

89 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Taylorsville)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

26 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Taylorsville)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$102,0751$156,47010$126,5181$98,190
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$73,8800$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$03$101,3470$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$152,9700$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$80,8800$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0404.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$184,850
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$91,760
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2005 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0404.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Taylorsville, NC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Taylorsville, NC - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 85. The highest number of fires - 187 took place in 2017, and the least - 29 in 2009. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Taylorsville, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (52.0%), and Outside Fires (32.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Taylorsville, NC
    • 66052.0%Structure Fires
    • 41632.8%Outside Fires
    • 1219.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 735.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Taylorsville, NC
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Taylorsville, NC
  • 79.1%Electricity
  • 8.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.8%Utility gas
  • 1.9%No fuel used
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Wood
  • 1.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Taylorsville, NC
  • 92.0%Electricity
  • 2.9%Utility gas
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%No fuel used


Taylorsville compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 23 pilots and 12 other airmen in this city.
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