Taylorsville, North Carolina

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Population in 2014: 2,086 (94% urban, 6% rural). Population change since 2000: +16.0%
 
Males: 965  (46.3%)
Females: 1,121  (53.7%)
Median resident age:  42.1 years
North Carolina median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 28681.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $27,961 (it was $24,875 in 2000)
Taylorsville:

$27,961
NC:

$45,906

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,759 (it was $14,876 in 2000)

Taylorsville town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $104,273 (it was $72,800 in 2000)
Taylorsville:

$104,273
NC:

$154,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $563.

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  • Races in Taylorsville, NC (2013)

    Taylorsville races chart
    • 1,51972.4%White alone
    • 30414.5%Black alone
    • 1436.8%Two or more races
    • 984.7%Hispanic
    • 221.0%Asian alone
    • 90.4%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Taylorsville: 87.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (14.2%), Irish (12.2%), United States (9.9%), Scottish (7.9%), English (7.7%), Scotch-Irish (6.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1851

Elevation: 1247 feet

Land area: 2.00 square miles.

Population density: 1,041 people per square mile   (low).

Taylorsville,NC real estate house value index trend

Taylorsville, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Taylorsville:

  • High school or higher: 73.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Taylorsville town:

  • Never married: 33.7%
  • Now married: 34.4%
  • Separated: 6.1%
  • Widowed: 13.2%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

84 residents are foreign born (2.7% Latin America, 0.8% Asia).

This town:

4.1%
North Carolina:

7.6%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Taylorsville, North Carolina as of June 26, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Taylorsville to the number of sex offenders is 2,075 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $951 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $786 (0.7%)

Taylorsville satellite photo by USGS

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: +3,754 (+181.1%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 294 (44.0%)

Area code: 828

Taylorsville household income distribution Taylorsville home values distribution

Crime rates in Taylorsville by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 000101100100
per 100,000 0.00.00.052.90.054.753.80.00.047.30.00.0
Rapes 1203001011N/A1
per 100,000 53.8108.80.0158.60.00.053.80.047.147.3N/A48.6
Robberies 111242300111
per 100,000 53.854.453.3105.7218.8109.4161.50.00.047.348.448.6
Assaults 1642446332231
per 100,000 860.7217.6106.7211.4218.8328.2161.5165.394.194.6145.148.6
Burglaries 372946372939343353366239
per 100,000 1,990.31,577.82,453.31,955.61,586.42,133.51,829.91,818.22,494.11,702.92,999.51,895.0
Thefts 751081026710316714310214313513191
per 100,000 4,034.45,876.05,440.03,541.25,634.69,135.77,696.45,619.86,729.46,386.06,337.74,421.8
Auto thefts 2937757232110
per 100,000 107.6489.7160.0370.0382.9273.5376.7110.2141.294.6532.20.0
Arson 012000111000
per 100,000 0.054.4106.70.00.00.053.855.147.10.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 285.4) 436.6429.2354.9496.4384.8601.2563.3318.1413.1442.3475.1301.0

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

Crime rate in Taylorsville 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:

5.34
North Carolina average:

2.41
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.8%
North Carolina:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -293 (-14.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (46%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (28%)
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (29%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Taylorsville, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 159.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 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, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 96.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 97.9 miles away from Taylorsville center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 97.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Alexander County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

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

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)

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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).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 53.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

53.2
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.701. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.701
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 27.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 16.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.26. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.26
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 32.6%
(31.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.0% for Black residents, 89.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 56.6% for two or more races residents)
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

Taylorsville, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.8
North Carolina average:

12.4

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

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Religion statistics for Taylorsville town (based on Alexander County data)

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
Alexander County:

1.10 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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.
State:

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

6.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.7%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Alexander County:

28.2%
North Carolina:

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

19.8%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.2%
State:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.8%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.4
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Taylorsville:

21.5%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Taylorsville:

12.6%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Taylorsville:

32.6%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
Taylorsville:

53.5%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

76.0%
State:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Taylorsville, NC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$4,790$28,7400$0
Other Government Administration 7$7,617$13,0580$0
Police Protection - Officers 11$26,344$28,73914$4,621
Streets and Highways 0$0 4$2,285
Water Supply 6$14,369$28,7380$0
Totals for Government 26$53,120$24,51718$6,906

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $44,000 ($21.09)
    Housing & Community Development: $3,000 ($1.44)
  • Current Operations - Liquor Stores: $537,000 ($257.43)
    Police Protection: $517,000 ($247.84)
    Sewerage: $474,000 ($227.23)
    Regular Highways: $391,000 ($187.44)
    Water Utilities: $203,000 ($97.32)
    Central Staff Services: $177,000 ($84.85)
    Housing & Community Development: $106,000 ($50.81)
    Fire Protection: $48,000 ($23.01)
    General - Other: $18,000 ($8.63)
    General Public Buildings: $18,000 ($8.63)
    Parks & Recreation: $5,000 ($2.40)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $1,000 ($0.48)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $4,000 ($1.92)
    Health: $3,000 ($1.44)
  • Intergovernmental to State - General: $5,000 ($2.40)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $14,000 ($6.71)
    General Public Building: $4,000 ($1.92)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($1.44)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($0.96)
    Central Staff: $1,000 ($0.48)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $781,000 ($374.40)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $537,000 ($257.43)
    All Other: $25,000 ($11.98)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $89,000 ($42.67)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $267,000 ($128.00)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $89,000 ($42.67)
    Rents: $39,000 ($18.70)
    Interest Earnings: $16,000 ($7.67)
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $613,000 ($293.86)
    Water Utilities: $230,000 ($110.26)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $100,000 ($47.94)
    Highways: $70,000 ($33.56)
  • Tax - Property: $440,000 ($210.93)
    NEC: $38,000 ($18.22)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $619,000 ($296.74)

4.85% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,105 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.85%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Catawba County, NC  1.40% ($36,589 average AGI)
from Iredell County, NC  0.72% ($27,293)
from Caldwell County, NC  0.44% ($28,263)


5.24% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,283 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.24%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Catawba County, NC  1.68% ($29,417 average AGI)
to Iredell County, NC  0.78% ($32,822)
to Caldwell County, NC  0.44% ($18,491)

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 count10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents15
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:0
  • Fatalities10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents27
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • North Carolina average
  • Fatal accident count122
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents188
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons37
  • Fatalities131
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents330
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents21
See more detailed statistics of Taylorsville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 19m62ftTotal length
  • 31,000Total average daily traffic
  • 2,282Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

72 (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:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Various Locations (Lat: 35.921500 Lon: -81.173111), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPNI561
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.418 MHzGrant Date: 09/08/2012, Expiration Date: 10/27/2022, Certifier: Richard A DonaldsonRegistrant: Duke Energy Business Services, LLC, 401 South College Street, Charlotte, NC 28201, Phone: (704) 382-4576, 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: 6635.00 MHz, 6625.00 MHzGrant Date: 03/05/2009, Expiration Date: 03/05/2019, Certifier: Wayne E EberhardRegistrant: North Carolina State Highway Patrol, 4702 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27966-4702, Phone: (919) 662-4440, Fax: (919) 662-4444, 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 MHzGrant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 01/30/2009, Certifier: Shawn E EndsleyRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 01/14/2005, Certifier: Paul H KuziaRegistrant: Venable, LLP, 575 7th Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 344-4000, Fax: (202) 344-8300, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

21 (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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 60
  • Hazardous Condition: 25
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Taylorsville

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (84%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
Businesses in Taylorsville, NC
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1RadioShack1
AutoZone1Subway1
FedEx1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Jones New York1UPS1
KFC1Walmart1
McDonald's1Wendy's1
Pizza Hut1YMCA1

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.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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