Wendell, North Carolina

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Population in 2013: 6,135 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +44.5%
Males: 2,900  (47.3%)
Females: 3,235  (52.7%)
Median resident age:  40.1 years
North Carolina median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 27591.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,443 (it was $39,750 in 2000)
Wendell:

$40,443
NC:

$45,906

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $27,126 (it was $17,772 in 2000)

Wendell town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $124,478 (it was $97,600 in 2000)
Wendell:

$124,478
NC:

$154,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $147,141; Detached houses: $147,725

Median gross rent in 2013: $872.

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  • Races in Wendell, NC (2010)

    Wendell races chart
    • 3,21154.9%White alone
    • 1,74329.8%Black alone
    • 67311.5%Hispanic
    • 1282.2%Two or more races
    • 510.9%Asian alone
    • 310.5%American Indian alone
    • 80.1%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Wendell: 94.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (12.6%), German (11.6%), English (9.3%), Irish (5.9%), Subsaharan African (2.2%), Scottish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 300 feet

Land area: 1.96 square miles.

Population density: 3,127 people per square mile   (average).

Wendell,NC real estate house value index trend

Wendell, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Wendell:

  • High school or higher: 88.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wendell town:

  • Never married: 25.1%
  • Now married: 50.1%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

338 residents are foreign born (2.9% Latin America, 1.4% Africa).

This town:

5.4%
North Carolina:

7.6%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 21 registered sex offenders living in Wendell, North Carolina as of July 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Wendell to the number of sex offenders is 293 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,348 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,409 (1.1%)

Wendell satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Raleigh, NC (15.7 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (340.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Zebulon, NC (2.0 miles ), Archer Lodge, NC (2.6 miles ), Knightdale, NC (2.6 miles ), Middlesex, NC (3.0 miles ), Clayton, NC (3.3 miles ), Rolesville, NC (3.3 miles ), Bunn, NC (3.7 miles ), Wilson's Mills, NC (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2003: 30 buildings, average cost: $99,200
  • 2004: 46 buildings, average cost: $104,400
  • 2005: 82 buildings, average cost: $129,000
  • 2006: 72 buildings, average cost: $135,600
  • 2007: 61 buildings, average cost: $148,000
  • 2008: 43 buildings, average cost: $121,000
  • 2009: 29 buildings, average cost: $161,500
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $139,200
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $249,400
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $147,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 35.78 N, Longitude: 78.37 W

Area code: 919

Wendell household income distribution Wendell home values distribution

Property values in Wendell, NC


Crime rates in Wendell by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2013
Murders 000001000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.021.70.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 001000121141
per 100,000 0.00.023.10.00.00.020.538.018.517.867.616.0
Robberies 213113033310
per 100,000 46.322.869.322.822.465.10.057.055.453.516.90.0
Assaults 54117111818786712
per 100,000 115.891.1254.1159.4246.6390.8369.8133.1147.8106.9118.3192.1
Burglaries 142425284530376040353841
per 100,000 324.1546.7577.5637.71,008.7651.3760.21,140.7738.8623.7642.0656.2
Thefts 7612093506594127119906480121
per 100,000 1,759.72,733.52,148.31,138.71,457.12,040.82,609.42,262.41,662.41,140.41,351.61,936.6
Auto thefts 47125861456268
per 100,000 92.6159.5277.2113.9179.3130.3287.795.1110.835.6101.4128.0
Arson 000000000020
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.033.80.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 297.8) 143.2193.0248.4143.7207.4290.2282.1262.4195.7149.7197.7192.4

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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 Wendell detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 15 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.24
North Carolina average:

2.39
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.1%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,188 (+38.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (22%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (34%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Wendell, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Wendell-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 1% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/28/1988, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.3 miles away from the Wendell town center killed 4 people and injured 154 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 3/15/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.1 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wendell-area historical earthquake activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 127.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 223.7 miles away from Wendell center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 268.6 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 350.5 miles away from the city 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 213.7 miles away from Wendell 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 103.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wake County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Droughts: 2, Floods: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wendell topographic map

Birthplace of: Greg Ellis - 2005 NFL player (Dallas Cowboys, born: Aug 14, 1975), Greg Ellis (American football) - College football player, Gregory Walcott - Actor.

Hospitals and medical centers near Wendell:

  • WAKEMED ZEBULON/WENDELL OUTPATIENT AND SNF (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; ZEBULON, NC)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION-ZEBULON (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; ZEBULON, NC)
  • BMA OF ZEBULON INC (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; ZEBULON, NC)
  • FMC NEW HOPE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; RALEIGH, NC)
  • RALEIGH DIALYSIS CLINIC INC (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; RALEIGH, NC)
  • BRIAN CENTER HLTH AND RETIREMENT (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CLAYTON, NC)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE STALLINGS STATION (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; CLAYTON, NC)

Amtrak stations near Wendell:

  • 16 miles: RALEIGH (320 W. CARRABUS ST.) . 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, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: SELMA-SMITHFIELD (SELMA, 401 E. RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wendell:

  • North Carolina State University at Raleigh (about 18 miles; Raleigh, NC; Full-time enrollment: 29,958)
  • Johnston Community College (about 20 miles; Smithfield, NC; FT enrollment: 3,657)
  • Wake Technical Community College (about 22 miles; Raleigh, NC; FT enrollment: 16,265)
  • Strayer University-North Carolina (about 27 miles; Morrisville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,070)
  • Nash Community College (about 30 miles; Rocky Mount, NC; FT enrollment: 2,520)
  • Durham Technical Community College (about 32 miles; Durham, NC; FT enrollment: 3,515)
  • North Carolina Central University (about 33 miles; Durham, NC; FT enrollment: 7,281)

Public high schools in Wendell:

Public elementary/middle schools in Wendell:

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Hotel: Four Seasons Maintenance Service (5629 Quail Covey Lane).

Wake 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 2012 was 90.8. This is worse than average.

City:

90.8
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.282. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.282
U.S.:

0.303

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.574. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.574
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 25.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 14.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.31. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.31
U.S.:

9.14

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

RILEY HILL BAPTIST CHURCH - OLD (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-20-2013), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-20-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-20-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-30-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-2011), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-07-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-07-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-17-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
WENDELL COUNTRY CLUB INC (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
DAVIS TOWN MHP (Population served: 96, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-06-2013), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-06-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-06-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-21-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2014)
  • One minor monitoring violation
KNIGHTDALE CH OF GOD (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 21 routine major monitoring violations
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
RILEY HILL BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-06-2012), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-06-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-06-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-13-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2012)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Wendell that have no violations reported:

  • HARRIS LAKE COUNTY PARK WELL 2 (Population served: 250, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HARRIS LAKE COUNTY PARK WELL 1 (Population served: 250, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • YATES MILL EDUC & RESEARCH CTR (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.9%
(7.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.4% for Black residents, 24.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  65.9%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.6%
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
67 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Wendell, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Wendell compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Wendell (2011 data):

  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Wendell Branch at 10 East Wilson Avenue, branch established on 1919/01/01. 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.
  • KS Bank, Inc.: Wendell Branch at 2850 Wendell Boulevard, branch established on 2007/04/23. Info updated 2006/07/21: Bank assets: $322.7 mil, Deposits: $246.6 mil, headquarters in Smithfield, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Ks Bancorp, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Wendell Main Branch at 18 South Main Street, branch established on 1967/12/18. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
North Carolina average:

12.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (79%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Utility gas (8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Neighborhoods in Wendell:

(Wendell, North Carolina Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Wendell town (based on Wake County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant164,661445
Mainline Protestant99,508131
Catholic99,12617
Other35,76772
Black Protestant16,47642
Orthodox2,6505
None482,805-
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: 176
Wake County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 68
Wake County:

0.82 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 281
Wake County:

3.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 648
Here:

7.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.8%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Wake County:

27.0%
North Carolina:

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

16.3%
State:

15.6%
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 3$13,875$55,5000$0
Other Government Administration 2$12,872$77,2320$0
Police Protection - Officers 18$82,310$54,8730$0
Parks and Recreation 5$21,819$52,3660$0
Other and Unallocable 12$35,165$35,1659$4,459
Totals for Government 40$166,041$49,8129$4,459

Wendell government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $989,000 ($161.21)
    Police Protection: $918,000 ($149.63)
    General - Other: $620,000 ($101.06)
    Central Staff Services: $499,000 ($81.34)
    Parks and Recreation: $444,000 ($72.37)
    Water Utilities: $424,000 ($69.11)
    Regular Highways: $386,000 ($62.92)
    Solid Waste Management: $359,000 ($58.52)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $42,000 ($6.85)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $26,000 ($4.24)
    Sewerage: $18,000 ($2.93)
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000 ($2.44)
    Water Utilities: $8,000 ($1.30)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,738,000 ($283.29)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $101,000 ($16.46)

Wendell government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,756,000 ($286.23)
    Solid Waste Management: $444,000 ($72.37)
    Parks and Recreation: $90,000 ($14.67)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $6,000 ($0.98)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($0.16)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $976,000 ($159.09)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $119,000 ($19.40)
    General Revenue, NEC: $68,000 ($11.08)
    Rents: $23,000 ($3.75)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $753,000 ($122.74)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $167,000 ($27.22)
    Highways: $149,000 ($24.29)
    All Other: $26,000 ($4.24)
  • Tax - Property: $1,522,000 ($248.08)
    NEC: $38,000 ($6.19)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $27,000 ($4.40)
    Other License: $27,000 ($4.40)

Wendell government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,032,000 ($657.21)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,659,000 ($596.41)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $373,000 ($60.80)

Wendell government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,161,000 ($515.24)

7.53% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($50,020 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.53%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($369 average AGI)
Wake County:

0.04%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Durham County, NC  0.66% ($46,913 average AGI)
from Johnston County, NC  0.36% ($34,535)
from Guilford County, NC  0.18% ($36,864)


6.28% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($52,082 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.28%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($859 average AGI)
Wake County:

0.08%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Durham County, NC  0.63% ($41,891 average AGI)
to Johnston County, NC  0.43% ($37,821)
to Mecklenburg County, NC  0.20% ($41,372)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wendell:

  • WETC (540 AM; 8 kW; WENDELL-ZEBULON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA REGIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WGTM (590 AM; 5 kW; WILSON, NC; Owner: SPIRIT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHPY (1590 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, NC; Owner: FELLOWSHIP CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WRBZ (850 AM; 10 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: ALCHEMY COMMUNICATIONS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP #1)
  • WMPM (1270 AM; 5 kW; SMITHFIELD, NC; Owner: CAROLINA BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WBZB (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SELMA, NC; Owner: BASS MUSIC CORPORATION)
  • WCKB (780 AM; 7 kW; DUNN, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WDNZ (570 AM; 1 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: TRIANGLE BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, LLC)
  • WPYB (1130 AM; daytime; 7 kW; BENSON, NC; Owner: BENSON-DUNN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDNC (620 AM; 5 kW; DURHAM, NC)
  • WRTG (1000 AM; daytime; 1 kW; GARNER, NC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wendell:

  • WRAL (101.5 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAL-FM, INC.)
  • WRDU (106.1 FM; WILSON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAJC (90.5 FM; WILSON, NC; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WCPE (89.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: EDUCATIONAL INFORMATION CORPORATION)
  • WQDR (94.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WWMY (102.9 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WWND, L.L.C.)
  • WBBB (96.1 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WTRG (100.7 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSHA (88.9 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: SHAW UNIVERSITY)
  • W257BH (99.3 FM; LIZARD LICK, NC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WYMY (96.9 FM; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WYFL (92.5 FM; HENDERSON, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNNL (103.9 FM; FUQUAY-VARINA, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRSN (93.9 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFXK (104.3 FM; TARBORO, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WUNC (91.5 FM; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES UNIVERSITY OF NC AT CHAPEL HILL)
  • WRNS-FM (95.1 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WZAX (99.7 FM; NASHVILLE, NC; Owner: MAINQUAD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDCG (105.1 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQOK (97.5 FM; SOUTH BOSTON, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Wendell:

  • WRAL-TV (Channel 5; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTVD (Channel 11; DURHAM, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLFL (Channel 22; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WLFL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRDC (Channel 28; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RALEIGH (WRDC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRAY-TV (Channel 30; WILSON, NC; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)
  • WRPX (Channel 47; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: PAXSON RALEIGH LICENSE, INC.)
  • W64CN (Channel 64; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WHOA-LP (Channel 60; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WACN-LP (Channel 34; APEX, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WUVC (Channel 40; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPITAL BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • W68BK (Channel 68; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: SAINT AUGUSTINE'S COLLEGE)
  • WWIW-LP (Channel 66; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W58CD (Channel 58; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WITN-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: WITN LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WARZ-LP (Channel 34; SMITHFIELD/SELMA, NC; Owner: WATERS & BROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WUNC-TV (Channel 4; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WUNK-TV (Channel 25; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WUNP-TV (Channel 36; ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WBXU-CA (Channel 13; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WNCR-LP (Channel 20; WILSON, NC; Owner: ON THE MAP, INC.)
Wendell fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Wendell fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 6,200Total average daily traffic
  • 434Total average daily truck traffic
  • 12,400Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Wendell)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

53 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Wendell, NC)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • Lizard Lick, NC, 2703 Highway 97 (Lat: 35.810278 Lon: -78.386944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQGY282
    Assigned Frequencies: 6887.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/22/2007, Expiration Date: 12/01/2020, Certifier: William L Watson
    Registrant: Consolidated Spectrum Services, 231 Sagamore Road, Gilford, NH 03249, Phone: (603) 293-0002, Fax: (603) 293-0002, Email:
  • CAR4214, 2602 Rolesville Rd (Lat: 35.865306 Lon: -78.447639), Type: Pole, Structure height: 53.3 m, Call Sign: WQHF827
    Assigned Frequencies: 11285.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/19/2007, Expiration Date: 07/19/2017, Cancellation Date: 01/13/2009, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri
    Registrant: Fibertower Corporation, 1667 K Street Nw, Suite 250, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Fax: (202) 315-3415, Email:
  • LIONS CLUB TANK, 200 Chevrolet Way (Lat: 35.776917 Lon: -78.352667), Type: Tank, Structure height: 40.9 m, Overall height: 43.9 m, Call Sign: WQJU725
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.481 MHz, 952.481 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/06/2009, Expiration Date: 01/06/2019, Certifier: Perry Allen
    Registrant: Citi, LLC, 4030 Yancey Rd, Charlotte, NC 28217, Phone: (704) 969-2484, Fax: (704) 969-2480
  • POPLAR ST TANK, 301 Poplar St (Lat: 35.788306 Lon: -78.372417), Type: Tank, Structure height: 46.1 m, Overall height: 49.1 m, Call Sign: WQJU727
    Assigned Frequencies: 932.293 MHz, 941.293 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/06/2009, Expiration Date: 01/06/2019, Certifier: Perry Allen
    Registrant: Citi, LLC, 4030 Yancey Rd, Charlotte, NC 28217, Phone: (704) 969-2484, Fax: (704) 969-2480
  • HP-1303, Wendell AAA, 16739 Buffalo Road (Lat: 35.738111 Lon: -78.388472), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 105.1 m, Call Sign: WQON528
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, 6805.00 MHz, 6375.14 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/29/2011, Expiration Date: 11/29/2021, Certifier: Wayne E Eberhard
    Registrant: North Carolina State Highway Patrol, 4702 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-4702, Phone: (919) 948-7854, Fax: (919) 662-4444, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

88 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Wendell)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Wendell)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$115,350
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0544.01

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 128
  • Hazardous Condition: 60
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 7

Incident types - Wendell

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wendell, NC
Most common first names in Wendell, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James10268.1 years
William7369.6 years
Mary6376.0 years
John5372.7 years
Annie3680.2 years
Willie3567.6 years
Robert3469.3 years
George2870.3 years
Charles2669.9 years
Joseph2567.3 years
Most common last names in Wendell, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Perry5573.7 years
Richardson5271.3 years
Johnson3872.8 years
Jones3672.7 years
Smith3271.5 years
Harris3071.6 years
Whitley2871.3 years
Hocutt2676.0 years
Price2575.2 years
Strickland2475.8 years
Businesses in Wendell, NC
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1Ford1
Domino's Pizza1McDonald's1
FedEx1
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