For population 25 years and over in Wanchese:
For population 15 years and over in Wanchese CDP:
18 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $856 (0.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Virginia Beach, VA (72.8 miles , pop. 425,257).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (288.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Manteo, NC (2.1 miles ), Nags Head, NC (2.5 miles ), Kill Devil Hills, NC (3.5 miles ), Kitty Hawk, NC (4.1 miles ), Southern Shores, NC (4.5 miles ), Columbia, NC (5.9 miles ), Creswell, NC (6.5 miles ), Elizabeth City, NC (6.7 miles ).
Latitude: 35.85 N, Longitude: 75.64 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 252
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Work and jobs in Wanchese: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Wanchese, North Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Wanchese-area historical tornado activity is below North Carolina state average. It is 45% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/28/1982, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 11.2 miles away from the Wanchese place center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 7/31/1978, a category F2 tornado 12.9 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Wanchese-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 82.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Dare County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Flood: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Wanchese:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wanchese:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Wanchese and their reported violations in the past:FISHERMAN`S WHARF RESTAURANT (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:MANNS RED & WHITE (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 4.1%
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Wanchese compared to North Carolina state average:
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Religion statistics for Wanchese (based on Dare County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.97%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 18
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Number of full-service restaurants: 123
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
9.83% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($48,490 average adjusted gross income)
0.23% of residents moved from foreign countries ($206 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
9.41% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($44,670 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Wanchese)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Wanchese, NC)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3 (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:4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:6
FAA Registered Aircraft:4