Wallburg, North Carolina

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Population in 2021: 3,107 (83% urban, 17% rural).
Males: 1,529  (49.2%)
Females: 1,578  (50.8%)
Median resident age:

50.4 years
North Carolina median age:

39.4 years
Estimated median household income in 2021: $52,205
Wallburg:

$52,205
NC:

$61,972

Estimated per capita income in 2021: $28,416

Wallburg town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $171,100
Wallburg:

$171,100
NC:

$236,900

Mean prices in 2021: all housing units: $259,356; detached houses: $283,836; mobile homes: $71,889

Median gross rent in 2021: $949.

March 2022 cost of living index in Wallburg: 83.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 7.0%
(7.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)

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  • Races in Wallburg, NC (2021)
    • 2,72087.6%White alone
    • 31310.1%Hispanic
    • 301.0%Two or more races
    • 160.5%Asian alone
    • 40.1%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Wallburg, North Carolina as of February 26, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Wallburg is 3,131 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: American (21.6%), English (17.6%), German (15.5%), Scottish (4.7%), European (4.5%), Irish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 2004

Elevation: 920 feet

157 residents are foreign born (3.4% Latin America, 1.0% Europe).

This town:

5.1%
North Carolina:

8.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $1,428 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $1,587 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: High Point, NC (8.4 miles , pop. 85,839).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (18.5 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (387.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Kernersville, NC (2.8 miles ),
High Point, NC (2.9 miles ),
Thomasville, NC (3.0 miles ),
Winston-Salem, NC (3.1 miles ),
Hampstead, NC (3.1 miles ),
Welcome, NC (3.1 miles ),
Walkertown, NC (3.2 miles ),
Jamestown, NC (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 36.01 N, Longitude: 80.14 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 336

Distribution of median household income in Wallburg, NC in 2021
Distribution of house value in Wallburg, NC in 2021
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.4%
North Carolina:

3.5%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 74.5. This is about average.

City:

74.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.704. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.704
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.65. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.65
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.136. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.136
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 14.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.3
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.57. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.57
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Wallburg-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 21% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/22/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.1 miles away from the Wallburg town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1989, a category F3 tornado 8.8 miles away from the town center injured 30 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wallburg-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above North Carolina state average. It is 28% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 179.1 miles away from Wallburg center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 62.2 miles away from Wallburg 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 199.0 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) earthquake occurred 258.9 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 165.0 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 166.2 miles away from Wallburg 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 Davidson County (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Winter Storms: 3, Droughts: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Wallburg:

  • WILSON SMITH COTTAGE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; WINSTON SALEM, NC)
  • LAMBS NH (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; HIGH POINT, NC)
  • UNIHEALTH POST-ACUTE CARE-HIGH POINT (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; HIGH POINT, NC)
  • BAPTIST RETIREMENT HOMES OF NC INC (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WINSTON-SALEM, NC)
  • KONNOAK DRIVE GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 7 miles away; WINSTON SALEM, NC)
  • SALEM KIDNEY CENTER OF WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; WINSTON SALEM, NC)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; WINSTON SALEM, NC)

Amtrak stations near Wallburg:

  • 9 miles: WINSTON-SALEM (127 S. CHERRY ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 9 miles: HIGH POINT (100 W. HIGH ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: GREENSBORO (2603 OAKLAND AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wallburg:

  • Winston-Salem State University (about 8 miles; Winston-Salem, NC; Full-time enrollment: 5,378)
  • Forsyth Technical Community College (about 9 miles; Winston Salem, NC; FT enrollment: 7,190)
  • High Point University (about 9 miles; High Point, NC; FT enrollment: 4,240)
  • Davidson County Community College (about 11 miles; Thomasville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,581)
  • Wake Forest University (about 12 miles; Winston Salem, NC; FT enrollment: 6,407)
  • Guilford Technical Community College (about 13 miles; Jamestown, NC; FT enrollment: 13,068)
  • Guilford College (about 16 miles; Greensboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,211)

Points of interest:

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Churches in Wallburg include: Samaritan Baptist Church (A), New Mount Vernon Methodist Church (B), Shady Grove Methodist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Mary Reich Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Davidson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.7 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

80.1%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

3.8%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Wallburg:

Marital status in Wallburg, NC
  • Never married: 20.1%
  • Now married: 66.5%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

For population 25 years and over in Wallburg:

  • High school or higher: 97.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 37.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2021
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2021
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
North Carolina average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2021
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - Wallburg
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wallburg, NC (based on Davidson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant32,855141
Mainline Protestant28,03393
Catholic2,4122
Black Protestant1,91310
Other5745
None98,219-
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: 28
Davidson County:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
Davidson County:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 78
Davidson County:

5.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 103
Here:

6.60 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

10.2%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Davidson County:

30.1%
North Carolina:

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

14.5%
North Carolina:

15.6%
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 8$49,812$74,7180$0
Firefighters 6$28,587$57,1740$0
Other and Unallocable 6$25,137$50,2740$0
Sewerage 4$17,248$51,7440$0
Other Government Administration 4$20,357$61,0710$0
Streets and Highways 2$15,091$90,5460$0
Financial Administration 2$13,798$82,7880$0
Local Libraries 2$14,190$85,1401$1,118
Police - Other 1$7,959$95,5080$0
Fire - Other 1$1,204$14,4480$0
Parks and Recreation 1$10,506$126,0724$1,954
Totals for Government 37$203,889$66,1265$3,072

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

  • Current Operations - Natural Resources - Other: $190,000 ($61.15)
    General - Other: $98,000 ($31.54)
    Police Protection: $64,000 ($20.60)
    Housing and Community Development: $59,000 ($18.99)
    Central Staff Services: $48,000 ($15.45)
    General Public Buildings: $20,000 ($6.44)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $20,000 ($6.44)
    Financial Administration: $10,000 ($3.22)

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

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $4,000 ($1.29)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $88,000 ($28.32)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $684,000 ($220.15)
    Property: $135,000 ($43.45)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wallburg:

  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIST (790 AM; 3 kW; THOMASVILLE, NC; Owner: GHB RADIO, INC.)
  • WOKX (1590 AM; 1 kW; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WSJS (600 AM; 5 kW; WINSTON-SALEM, NC)
  • WWBG (1470 AM; 10 kW; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING COPORATION)
  • WLXN (1440 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: DAVIDSON COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTOB (1380 AM; 5 kW; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WSGH (1040 AM; 9 kW; LEWISVILLE, NC; Owner: WINSTON-SALEM, GREENSBORO, HIGH POINT AREA RADIO)
  • WCOG (1320 AM; 5 kW; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPOL (1340 AM; 1 kW; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMFR (1230 AM; 1 kW; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPIP (880 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: BEREAN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wallburg:

  • WFDD (88.5 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY)
  • WKZL (107.5 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: DICK BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC. OF TENNESSEE)
  • WIST-FM (98.3 FM; THOMASVILLE, NC; Owner: WEAM QUALITY RADIO CORP.)
  • WQMG-FM (97.1 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WHPE-FM (95.5 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMAG (99.5 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOZN (98.7 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WVBZ (100.3 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBFJ-FM (89.3 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: TRIAD FAMILY NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKRR (92.3 FM; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: DICK BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC. OF TENNESSEE)
  • WJMH (102.1 FM; REIDSVILLE, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMQX-FM (93.1 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTQR (104.1 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W285DJ (104.9 FM; MOUNT AIRY, NC; Owner: TRIAD FAMILY NETWORK, INC,)
  • WSNC (90.5 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WINSTON-SALEM STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WFMX (105.7 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WGBT (94.5 FM; EDEN, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEND (106.5 FM; SALISBURY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTHZ (94.1 FM; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: DAVIDSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CO, INC)
  • WKXU (101.1 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA RADIO GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Wallburg:

  • WFMY-TV (Channel 2; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WFMY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WUPN-TV (Channel 48; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WUPN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WXLV-TV (Channel 45; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WXLV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTWB-TV (Channel 20; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: WTWB OF THE TRIAD, LLC)
  • WLXI-TV (Channel 61; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WGHP (Channel 8; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: WGHP LICENSE, INC.)
  • WAXN (Channel 64; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGPX (Channel 16; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: PAXSON GREENSBORO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WUNG-TV (Channel 58; CONCORD, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WXII-TV (Channel 12; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WXII HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
Wallburg fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
See more detailed statistics of Wallburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 82ft / 25.3mTotal length
  • 18,510Total average daily traffic
  • 1,957Total average daily truck traffic
  • 37,020Total future (year 2040) average daily traffic
New bridges in Wallburg, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 21980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Wallburg, NC

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Union Cross Rd 3/4 Mi N Winston Salem Rtu (Lat: 36.032639 Lon: -80.138111), Call Sign: WNID324,
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.500 MHz, Grant Date: 07/08/2022, Expiration Date: 09/29/2032, Certifier: Michael A Vicknair, Registrant: Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line, 2295 Chhipeta Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, Phone: (801) 584-6068, Fax: (713) 215-2266, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: N4BOJ, Licensee ID: L00856851, Grant Date: 09/17/2014, Expiration Date: 12/12/2024, Cancellation Date: 11/24/2015, Certifier: Norman W Byerly, Registrant: Norman W Byerly, Wallburg, NC 27373
  • Call Sign: WB4VEJ, Licensee ID: L01345058, Grant Date: 04/11/2018, Expiration Date: 07/01/2028, Certifier: Luther G Cuthrell, Registrant: Luther G Cuthrell, Wallburg, NC 27373
  • Call Sign: NC4AB, Previous Call Sign: AG4AW, Licensee ID: L00272100, Grant Date: 08/25/2020, Expiration Date: 11/19/2030, Certifier: Paul A Brinkley, Registrant: Paul A Brinkley, Wallburg, NC 27373-0502
  • Call Sign: KK4ZMV, Licensee ID: L01851206, Grant Date: 03/19/2014, Expiration Date: 03/19/2024, Certifier: James P Barrett, Registrant: James P Barrett, Wallburg, NC 27373
  • Call Sign: K4NWB, Previous Call Sign: N4BOJ, Licensee ID: L00856851, Grant Date: 11/24/2015, Expiration Date: 11/24/2025, Certifier: Norman W Byerly, Registrant: Norman W Byerly, Wallburg, NC 27373
  • Call Sign: KO4OVB, Licensee ID: L02392375, Grant Date: 03/29/2021, Expiration Date: 03/29/2031, Certifier: Celina C Little, Registrant: Celina C Little, Po Box 134, Wallburg, NC 27373

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-38-112 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 183 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 2510D, N2510D, N-2510D, Serial Number: 38-79A0347, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 12/21/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 07/17/1998
    Registrant (Individual): Stanley A Wright, Po Box 247, Wallburg, NC 27373

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wallburg, NC
  • 72.4%Electricity
  • 12.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.3%Utility gas
  • 2.4%Wood
  • 1.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wallburg, NC
  • 80.0%Electricity
  • 13.3%Wood
  • 6.7%Utility gas


Wallburg compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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