Wallace, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 3,919 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +17.2%
 
Males: 1,901  (48.5%)
Females: 2,018  (51.5%)
Median resident age:

51.5 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 28466.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $33,818 (it was $25,422 in 2000)
Wallace:

$33,818
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $17,762 (it was $14,380 in 2000)

Wallace town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $118,777 (it was $76,800 in 2000)
Wallace:

$118,777
NC:

$171,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $602.

March 2019 cost of living index in Wallace: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.8%
(9.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.6% for Black residents, 44.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.6% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Wallace, NC (2010)
    • 1,85347.8%White alone
    • 99425.6%Black alone
    • 98925.5%Hispanic
    • 210.5%Two or more races
    • 100.3%American Indian alone
    • 70.2%Asian alone
    • 60.2%Other race alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 24 registered sex offenders living in Wallace, North Carolina as of September 20, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Wallace is 168 to 1.


Crime rates in Wallace by year

Type

2005

2006

2008

2009

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(55.9)
2
(55.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(55.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(49.6)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.7)
2
(55.3)
5
(127.3)
2
(50.2)
2
(49.8)
1
(24.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
6
(167.6)
5
(138.9)
4
(110.8)
10
(276.3)
4
(101.8)
4
(100.3)
3
(74.7)
5
(123.8)
7
(173.7)
3
(75.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
11
(307.3)
11
(305.5)
4
(110.8)
4
(110.5)
6
(152.7)
17
(426.3)
8
(199.3)
15
(371.3)
9
(223.4)
4
(100.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
103
(2,877)
58
(1,611)
43
(1,191)
42
(1,161)
38
(967.2)
37
(927.8)
37
(921.5)
56
(1,386)
39
(968.0)
32
(804.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
74
(2,067)
101
(2,805)
97
(2,686)
84
(2,321)
138
(3,512)
130
(3,260)
135
(3,362)
165
(4,084)
135
(3,351)
127
(3,192)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
19
(530.7)
6
(166.6)
11
(304.6)
9
(248.7)
6
(152.7)
13
(326.0)
5
(124.5)
8
(198.0)
11
(273.0)
9
(226.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(27.9)
1
(27.8)
1
(27.7)
4
(110.5)
1
(25.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
7
(173.3)
2
(49.6)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)550.0452.1292.7453.7383.3427.0311.1407.4419.7264.9

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City-data.com crime index in Wallace, NC

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 18 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.57
North Carolina average:

2.34
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Ancestries: English (14.3%), American (9.0%), European (2.8%), French (2.2%), Scotch-Irish (1.9%), Czech (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 59 feet

Land area: 2.57 square miles.

Population density: 1,523 people per square mile   (low).

Wallace, North Carolina map

774 residents are foreign born (19.0% Latin America).

This town:

19.1%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,135 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,081 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jacksonville, NC (33.3 miles , pop. 66,715).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (83.3 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (396.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Teachey, NC (1.5 miles ),
Rose Hill, NC (2.5 miles ),
Watha, NC (2.6 miles),
Greenevers, NC (2.6 miles ),
Magnolia, NC (3.4 miles ),
Harrells, NC (3.4 miles),
Burgaw, NC (3.7 miles ),
Delway, NC (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 34.74 N, Longitude: 77.99 W

Area code: 910

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

4.5%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Historical population in Wallace, NC
Historical housing units in Wallace, NC

Population change in the 1990s: +238 (+7.7%).
Most common industries in Wallace, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (9.7%)
  • Food (9.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.1%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Health care (5.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.8%)
  • Food (6.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.9%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.3%)
  • Truck transportation (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Food (12.7%)
  • Educational services (10.9%)
  • Health care (10.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (8.2%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
Most common occupations in Wallace, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (12.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.0%)
  • Construction laborers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.2%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.7%)
  • Registered nurses (3.6%)

Average climate in Wallace, North Carolina

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Wallace, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2015 was 54.3. This is better than average.

City:

54.3
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2003 was 28.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 6.38. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.38
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Wallace-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 3% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.0 miles away from the Wallace town center killed 3 people and injured 149 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.0 miles away from the town center injured 29 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wallace-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 90% 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 177.2 miles away from Wallace 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 168.7 miles away from Wallace center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 263.6 miles away from Wallace 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 197.2 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 74.1 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 196.4 miles away from Wallace center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Duplin County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 13, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wallace topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Wallace:

  • BRIAN CTR HLTH AND REHABILITATIO (647 S RAILROAD ST BOX 966)
  • WALLACE DIALYSIS (5650 S OLD NC 41 HWY)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Wallace:

  • PENDER MEMORIAL HOSP SNF (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; BURGAW, NC)
  • HUNTINGTON HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; BURGAW, NC)
  • SOUTHEASTERN DIALYSIS BURGAW (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; BURGAW, NC)
  • SKILL CREATIONS OF KENANSVILLE (Hospital, about 16 miles away; KENANSVILLE, NC)
  • KENANSVILLE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; KENANSVILLE, NC)
  • CAROLINA EAST HOME CARE AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; KENANSVILLE, NC)
  • VIDANT DUPLIN HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; KENANSVILLE, NC)

Airports located in Wallace:

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Amtrak station:

WALLACE (600 N. NORWOOD ST.) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wallace:

  • Mount Olive College (about 33 miles; Mount Olive, NC; Full-time enrollment: 3,097)
  • Cape Fear Community College (about 35 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 8,372)
  • Coastal Carolina Community College (about 35 miles; Jacksonville, NC; FT enrollment: 4,502)
  • Miller-Motte College-Wilmington (about 36 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 2,395)
  • University of North Carolina Wilmington (about 37 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 13,112)
  • Lenoir Community College (about 42 miles; Kinston, NC; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Wayne Community College (about 47 miles; Goldsboro, NC; FT enrollment: 3,174)

Private high school in Wallace:

  • NEW HOPE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 21, Location: 212 W MAIN ST, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Wallace:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Wallace: Stevecoknit Fabrics Manufacturing Plant (A), Wallace Wastewater Treatment Plant Number 2 (B), Providence Manor (C), Wallace Police Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Town 'N' Country Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Boney Mill Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Wallace: Meyer Field (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: M. L. Carr - Basketball player, Henry Boney - Major League Baseball player, Wray Carlton - Football player.

Duplin 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 Wallace and their reported violations in the past:

LAKE LEAMON CAMPGROUND (Population served: 127, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-12-2010), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-12-2010), St Public Notif received (FEB-22-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-17-2010), St Public Notif requested (FEB-17-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

58.4%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

3.3%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
74 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
70 people in homes for the physically handicapped in 2000
63 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Wallace (2011 data):

  • Woodforest National Bank: Nc Wallace Walmart Branch at 5625 Hwy 41 S, branch established on 2009/08/19. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Wallace Main Branch at 415 North Norwood Street, branch established on 1933/08/30. 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
  • Four Oaks Bank & Trust Company: Wallace Branch at 406 East Main Street, branch established on 2003/01/21. Info updated 2010/03/10: Bank assets: $916.5 mil, Deposits: $747.3 mil, headquarters in Four Oaks, NC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Four Oaks Fincorp, Inc.
  • First Bank: Wallace Branch at 517 North Norwood Street, branch established on 1977/04/18. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $3,289.4 mil, Deposits: $2,759.1 mil, headquarters in Troy, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 98 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancorp
  • Bank of America, National Association: Wallace Branch at 117 East Southerland Street, branch established on 1959/08/18. 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 Wallace:

Marital status in Wallace, NC
  • Never married: 37.5%
  • Now married: 32.4%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 17.6%

For population 25 years and over in Wallace:

  • High school or higher: 76.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.6
North Carolina average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Wallace
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Wallace, NC (based on Duplin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,28281
Mainline Protestant4,17637
Black Protestant2,56423
Other3243
Catholic3153
None39,844-
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: 15
Here:

2.85 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Here:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Duplin County:

6.08 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 36
Duplin County:

6.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Duplin County:

10.4%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.1%
North Carolina:

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

22.6%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.7%
State:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.8%
State:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Wallace:

28.5
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

23.2%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.8%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Wallace:

6.8
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Wallace:

32.8%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
Wallace:

53.0%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.5%
State:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wallace, NC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 22$54,879$29,9340$0
Water Supply 15$41,479$33,1830$0
Solid Waste Management 10$22,226$26,6710$0
Financial Administration 8$20,883$31,3250$0
Parks and Recreation 7$16,041$27,4998$7,690
Local Libraries 6$10,687$21,3740$0
Police - Other 6$11,342$22,6844$1,834
Streets and Highways 6$9,854$19,7080$0
Other and Unallocable 3$6,714$26,8560$0
Sewerage 3$16,354$65,4160$0
Health 1$3,455$41,4600$0
Other Government Administration 1$7,753$93,0360$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 150$57,380
Fire - Other 0$0 4$3,071
Correction 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 4$1,750
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 88$221,667$30,227170$71,725

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

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $282,000 ($71.96)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $1,048,000 ($267.42)
    Water Utilities: $954,000 ($243.43)
    Police Protection: $947,000 ($241.64)
    Liquor Stores: $926,000 ($236.28)
    Regular Highways: $454,000 ($115.85)
    Solid Waste Management: $442,000 ($112.78)
    Financial Administration: $433,000 ($110.49)
    Parks and Recreation: $317,000 ($80.89)
    Air Transportation: $256,000 ($65.32)
    General Public Buildings: $199,000 ($50.78)
    Local Fire Protection: $183,000 ($46.70)
    Libraries: $157,000 ($40.06)
    Central Staff Services: $92,000 ($23.48)
    General - Other: $65,000 ($16.59)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $104,000 ($26.54)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Health - Other: $5,000 ($1.28)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $35,000 ($8.93)
    Financial Administration: $26,000 ($6.63)
    Parks and Recreation: $14,000 ($3.57)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $197,000 ($50.27)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $47,000 ($11.99)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,436,000 ($366.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $503,000 ($128.35)
    Air Transportation: $213,000 ($54.35)
    Other: $85,000 ($21.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $54,000 ($13.78)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $37,000 ($9.44)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($0.77)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $51,000 ($13.01)
    Rents: $47,000 ($11.99)
    Interest Earnings: $25,000 ($6.38)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,234,000 ($314.88)
    Liquor Stores: $1,071,000 ($273.28)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $354,000 ($90.33)
    General Local Government Support: $257,000 ($65.58)
    Highways: $113,000 ($28.83)
    Housing and Community Development: $36,000 ($9.19)
  • Tax - Property: $1,359,000 ($346.77)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $676,000 ($172.49)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $127,000 ($32.41)
    Other License: $89,000 ($22.71)

Wallace government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,723,000 ($2480.99)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,429,000 ($2405.97)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $725,000 ($185.00)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $431,000 ($109.98)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,523,000 ($1154.12)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $434,000 ($110.74)

5.90% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($33,117 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
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 Sampson County, NC  0.75% ($28,097 average AGI)
from Wayne County, NC  0.67% ($25,667)
from Onslow County, NC  0.57% ($33,796)


6.01% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($32,560 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.01%
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 Wayne County, NC  0.79% ($31,510 average AGI)
to Sampson County, NC  0.64% ($25,522)
to Onslow County, NC  0.57% ($27,108)
Businesses in Wallace, NC
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1KFC1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1RadioShack1
CVS1Sears1
Chevrolet1Subway2
Domino's Pizza1T-Mobile1
Dunkin Donuts1Taco Bell1
FedEx1U-Haul1
Ford1U.S. Cellular1
H&R Block1UPS2
Hardee's1Walgreens1
Holiday Inn1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Wallace:

  • WSMO (1120 AM; 20 kW; CAMP LEJEUNE, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WDJS (1430 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT OLIVE, NC; Owner: MOUNT OLIVE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSTK (910 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCLN (1170 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CLINTON, NC; Owner: BROADCASTING GOOD NEWS, INC.)
  • WMYT (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CAROLINA BEACH, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WAAV (980 AM; 5 kW; LELAND, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEGG (710 AM; daytime; 0 kW; ROSE HILL, NC; Owner: CONNER MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WCKB (780 AM; 7 kW; DUNN, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WJCV (1290 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: DOWN EAST BROADCASTING CO INC.)
  • WRNS (960 AM; 5 kW; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wallace:

  • WZKB (94.3 FM; WALLACE, NC; Owner: JG & J BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKXB (99.9 FM; BURGAW, NC; Owner: SEA-COMM, INC.)
  • WHQR (91.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FRIENDS OF PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WRNS-FM (95.1 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WMNX (97.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKOO (98.7 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)
  • WXQR-FM (105.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WQSL (92.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WSFL-FM (106.5 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: WSFL LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Wallace:

  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WITN-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: WITN LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WCTI-TV (Channel 12; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUNJ-TV (Channel 39; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WNCT-TV (Channel 9; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WUNM-TV (Channel 19; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WPXU-TV (Channel 35; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON JACKSONVILLE LICENSE, INC.)
Wallace fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Wallace fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 39Number of bridges
  • 312ft / 94.5mTotal length
  • 161,430Total average daily traffic
  • 25,680Total average daily truck traffic
  • 191,260Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Wallace, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 211980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Wallace, NC
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 102 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Wallace)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Wallace, NC)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Wallace)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Wallace)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 36. The highest number of fire incidents - 69 took place in 2008, and the least - 14 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Wallace, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (55.3%), and Outside Fires (27.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Wallace, NC
    • 33555.3%Structure Fires
    • 16627.4%Outside Fires
    • 6310.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 426.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wallace, NC
Most common first names in Wallace, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary9479.9 years
James9268.7 years
William8072.4 years
John6574.6 years
Robert5068.2 years
Annie4477.8 years
Willie3875.5 years
George3871.2 years
Walter3075.1 years
David2966.8 years
Most common last names in Wallace, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams7775.6 years
Rivenbark5974.2 years
Sholar5573.2 years
Brown5475.0 years
Wells4977.5 years
Cavenaugh4978.3 years
Boney4774.8 years
Carter4675.0 years
Jones4476.2 years
Newkirk4373.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wallace, NC
  • 69.1%Electricity
  • 25.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.7%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wallace, NC
  • 94.9%Electricity
  • 5.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Wallace compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Wallace on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Honduras (population 500+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the physically handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #94 (28466) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scottish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
There are 11 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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  • Vaughn M. King (1)
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2020.