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Population in 2010: 4,162.
Population change since 2000: +17.6%
Males: 1,979  (47.6%)
Females: 2,183  (52.4%)
Median resident age:

45.6 years
North Carolina median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 27295.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $51,788 (it was $42,266 in 2000)
Welcome:

$51,788
NC:

$50,584

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $28,806 (it was $22,613 in 2000)

Welcome CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $138,889 (it was $103,300 in 2000)
Welcome:

$138,889
NC:

$165,400

Mean prices in 2016: all housing units: $177,593; detached houses: $185,805; mobile homes: $74,514

Median gross rent in 2016: $658.

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 14.2%
(12.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Welcome, NC (2010)
    • 3,75490.2%White alone
    • 1523.7%Black alone
    • 1483.6%Hispanic
    • 571.4%Asian alone
    • 380.9%Two or more races
    • 70.2%American Indian alone
    • 50.1%Other race alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

March 2016 cost of living index in Welcome: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (32.6%), German (8.3%), French (3.6%), Irish (3.2%), European (2.9%), Scottish (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 859 feet

Land area: 9.35 square miles.

Population density: 445 people per square mile   (low).

Welcome,NC real estate house value index trend

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406 residents are foreign born (5.9% Latin America).

This place:

8.8%
North Carolina:

7.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,058 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $816 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Winston-Salem, NC (13.7 miles , pop. 185,776).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (27.1 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (397.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Lexington, NC (2.5 miles ),
Advance, NC (3.0 miles ),
Tyro, NC (3.1 miles ),
Wallburg, NC (3.1 miles ),
Thomasville, NC (3.1 miles ),
Clemmons, NC (3.3 miles ),
Bermuda Run, NC (3.5 miles ),
Winston-Salem, NC (3.7 miles )
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Latitude: 35.90 N, Longitude: 80.25 W

Area code: 336

Distribution of median household income in Welcome, NC in 2016
Distribution of house value in Welcome, NC in 2016

Property values in Welcome, NC

Welcome satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Most common industries in Welcome, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (7.6%)
  • Health care (7.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Construction (5.4%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (4.8%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.2%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (6.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.4%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (4.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (13.5%)
  • Health care (12.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.6%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (5.1%)
  • Social assistance (5.0%)
Most common occupations in Welcome, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (11.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.3%)
  • Registered nurses (5.1%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (5.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.7%)
  • Teachers, preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school (3.4%)

Average climate in Welcome, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Welcome, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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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 73.3. This is about average.

City:

73.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.65. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.4 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 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.136
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 13.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.16. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.16
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Welcome-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 17% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/8/2008, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.8 miles away from the Welcome place center injured 2 people and caused $3 million in damages.

On 5/7/1998, a category F3 tornado 10.7 miles away from the place center injured 5 people and caused $50 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Welcome-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 83% 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 189.3 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 258.4 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 128.9 miles away from Welcome center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 129.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 207.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 208.1 miles away from Welcome 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 Davidson County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Winter Storms: 3, Droughts: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Welcome topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Welcome:

  • HOME HEALTH PROFESSIONALS (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; LEXINGTON, NC)
  • ABBOTTS CREEK CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; LEXINGTON, NC)
  • CARESOUTH HOMECARE PROFESSIONALS (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; LEXINGTON, NC)
  • HOSPICE OF DAVIDSON COUNTY (Hospital, about 6 miles away; LEXINGTON, NC)
  • LEXINGTON HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LEXINGTON, NC)
  • PIEDMONT HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; LEXINGTON, NC)
  • LEXINGTON DIALYSIS CENTER OF WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; LEXINGTON, NC)

Amtrak stations near Welcome:

  • 14 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.
  • 15 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.
  • 20 miles: SALISBURY (DEPOT & LIBERTY STS.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Welcome:

  • Davidson County Community College (about 5 miles; Thomasville, NC; Full-time enrollment: 3,581)
  • Forsyth Technical Community College (about 12 miles; Winston Salem, NC; FT enrollment: 7,190)
  • Winston-Salem State University (about 13 miles; Winston-Salem, NC; FT enrollment: 5,378)
  • High Point University (about 16 miles; High Point, NC; FT enrollment: 4,240)
  • Wake Forest University (about 17 miles; Winston Salem, NC; FT enrollment: 6,407)
  • Guilford Technical Community College (about 20 miles; Jamestown, NC; FT enrollment: 13,068)
  • Rowan-Cabarrus Community College (about 23 miles; Salisbury, NC; FT enrollment: 5,749)

Points of interest:

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Churches in Welcome include: Beulah United Church of Christ (A), Welcome Church of God (B), Center Methodist Church (C), Our Saviours Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Beulah Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Easter 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

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

DAVIDSON WATER INC (Population served: 147,455, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 24 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

2.4 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

71.0%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.0%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Banks with branches in Welcome (2011 data):

  • NewBridge Bank: Welcome Branch at 6123 U.S. Highway 52, branch established on 1959/07/09. Info updated 2012/03/07: Bank assets: $1,733.4 mil, Deposits: $1,423.7 mil, headquarters in Greensboro, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 31 total offices, Holding Company: Newbridge Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Welcome:

Marital status in Welcome, NC
  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 58.7%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

For population 25 years and over in Welcome:

  • High school or higher: 83.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2016
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2016
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
North Carolina average:

12.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2016
Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Welcome
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Welcome, 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.
State:

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

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.
North Carolina:

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

6.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.2%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.1%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.5%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Welcome:

45.4%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Welcome:

38.3%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Welcome:

28.9
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.3%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.3%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Welcome:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Welcome:

34.6%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

50.6%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.1%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Welcome, NC Residents

5.98% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,873 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.98%
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 Guilford County, NC  1.30% ($40,082 average AGI)
from Forsyth County, NC  1.21% ($46,254)
from Randolph County, NC  0.67% ($32,577)


5.42% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,834 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.42%
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 Forsyth County, NC  1.14% ($40,736 average AGI)
to Guilford County, NC  1.13% ($36,536)
to Randolph County, NC  0.58% ($38,398)
Businesses in Welcome, NC
NameCountNameCount
Domino's Pizza1McDonald's1
GNC1UPS2
MasterBrand Cabinets1

Strongest AM radio stations in Welcome:

  • WLXN (1440 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: DAVIDSON COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSJS (600 AM; 5 kW; WINSTON-SALEM, NC)
  • WSGH (1040 AM; 9 kW; LEWISVILLE, NC; Owner: WINSTON-SALEM, GREENSBORO, HIGH POINT AREA RADIO)
  • WIST (790 AM; 3 kW; THOMASVILLE, NC; Owner: GHB RADIO, INC.)
  • WDSL (1520 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MOCKSVILLE, NC)
  • WTOB (1380 AM; 5 kW; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WWBG (1470 AM; 10 kW; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING COPORATION)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WOKX (1590 AM; 1 kW; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Welcome:

  • 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)
  • WMAG (99.5 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQMG-FM (97.1 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFMX (105.7 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKRR (92.3 FM; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: DICK BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC. OF TENNESSEE)
  • WHPE-FM (95.5 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WOZN (98.7 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WIST-FM (98.3 FM; THOMASVILLE, NC; Owner: WEAM QUALITY RADIO CORP.)
  • WVBZ (100.3 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEND (106.5 FM; SALISBURY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTQR (104.1 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBFJ-FM (89.3 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: TRIAD FAMILY NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTHZ (94.1 FM; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: DAVIDSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CO, INC)
  • WJMH (102.1 FM; REIDSVILLE, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • W285DJ (104.9 FM; MOUNT AIRY, NC; Owner: TRIAD FAMILY NETWORK, INC,)
  • WMQX-FM (93.1 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • W205BY (88.9 FM; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WBRF (98.1 FM; GALAX, VA; Owner: BLUE RIDGE RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBT (94.5 FM; EDEN, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Welcome:

  • 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.)
  • WUNG-TV (Channel 58; CONCORD, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WAFF (Channel 48; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
Welcome fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Welcome fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 92ft / 27.6mTotal length
  • 18,230Total average daily traffic
  • 1,710Total average daily truck traffic
  • 36,460Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Welcome, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11950-1959
  • 21970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Welcome, NC

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Welcome)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 2.5 Mi S On Hwy 52 (Lat: 35.868194 Lon: -80.238667), Structure height: 55 m, Call Sign: WPEK965, Licensee ID: L00071201,
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.740 MHz, Grant Date: 04/21/2009, Expiration Date: 03/23/2019, Cancellation Date: 05/11/2019, Registrant: Electronic Service Center Of Wilkes Inc Dba Phone Page Inc, 772 Hwy 268 W, Elkin, NC 28621, Phone: (910) 835-5421

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Nc Rd 1711 (Lat: 36.021528 Lon: -80.167833), Call Sign: KNIT886,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.210 MHz, Grant Date: 01/18/2014, Expiration Date: 03/31/2024, Registrant: Micro-Comm, Inc., 15895 S. Pflumm Road, Olathe, KS 66062, Phone: (913) 390-4500, Fax: (913) 390-4550, Email:
  • Hwy 52 (Lat: 35.909861 Lon: -80.255333), Call Sign: KQL567, Licensee ID: L00696545,
    Assigned Frequencies: 43.0800 MHz, Grant Date: 06/10/2003, Expiration Date: 07/21/2013, Cancellation Date: 09/21/2013, Registrant: Ripple Oil Co Inc, Welcome, NC 27374
  • Lat: 35.903056 Lon: -80.257778, Call Sign: WPZZ588,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.037 MHz, 451.137 MHz, Grant Date: 03/21/2014, Expiration Date: 04/15/2024, Certifier: Kevin Frost, Registrant: Dee Polley, 216 Middle Fork Road, Garden Valley, ID 83622, Phone: (208) 462-5200, Fax: (208) 247-2277, Email:
  • 327 Welcome Center Blvd (Lat: 35.929917 Lon: -80.232639), Type: Bant, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQLS429,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.207 MHz, Grant Date: 04/14/2010, Expiration Date: 04/14/2020, Certifier: Roger Spach, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Welcome ES, 5701 Old Hwy 52 (Lat: 35.902750 Lon: -80.258583), Type: Pole, Structure height: 21.3 m, Overall height: 22.8 m, Call Sign: WQGM744,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11075.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/05/2007, Expiration Date: 03/05/2017, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2017, Certifier: Christopher L Harris, Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:
  • LEXINGTON, 4.6 Miles Sw Of (Lat: 35.880667 Lon: -80.329194), Type: Tower, Structure height: 61 m, Overall height: 61.9 m, Call Sign: WAH509,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6063.80 MHz... (+6 more), Grant Date: 01/11/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 03/19/2014, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Welcome)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: TEXTRON AVIATION INC 560XL (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 13, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PW545C (4119 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 623SA , Serial Number: 560-6203, Year manufactured: 2015, Airworthiness Date: 12/29/2015, Certificate Issue Date: 01/27/2016
    Registrant (LLC): Summer Air LLC, Po Box 789, Welcome, NC 27374

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$99,84019$102,98978$101,9613$20,1137$79,229
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$03$79,24710$106,4390$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$08$86,71326$91,5063$30,8301$97,190
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$75,5108$99,4930$01$30,710
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$106,0400$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0604.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$119,84913$118,8681$38,660
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$80,2104$91,3180$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$192,9300$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0604.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Welcome, NC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Welcome, NC - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Welcome, NC
  • 51.2%Electricity
  • 41.9%Utility gas
  • 4.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Welcome, NC
  • 100.0%Electricity
  • 11.6%No fuel used


Welcome compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.

Welcome on our top lists:

  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Cambodia (population 500+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
There are no pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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