Whitakers, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 712 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -10.9%
 
Males: 303  (42.6%)
Females: 409  (57.4%)
Median resident age:

44.8 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 27891.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $27,973 (it was $24,141 in 2000)
Whitakers:

$27,973
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $16,070 (it was $12,893 in 2000)

Whitakers town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $82,486 (it was $54,500 in 2000)
Whitakers:

$82,486
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $94,262; detached houses: $104,405; mobile homes: $23,476

Median gross rent in 2017: $678.

March 2019 cost of living index in Whitakers: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 27.6%
(7.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.6% for Black residents, 67.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Whitakers, NC (2010)
    • 51669.4%Black alone
    • 18925.4%White alone
    • 172.3%Two or more races
    • 152.0%Hispanic
    • 40.5%Asian alone
    • 20.3%American Indian alone
    • 10.1%Other race alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 17 registered sex offenders living in Whitakers, North Carolina as of July 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Whitakers is 52 to 1.


Crime rates in Whitakers by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(132.8)
2
(267.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(136.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(126.6)
1
(126.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(126.6)
1
(126.9)
1
(129.5)
1
(130.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(265.6)
1
(133.7)
1
(135.3)
2
(272.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(126.6)
5
(634.5)
4
(518.1)
4
(521.5)
5
(649.4)
3
(391.6)
1
(132.8)
4
(534.8)
5
(676.6)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
12
(1,519)
13
(1,650)
16
(2,073)
23
(2,999)
17
(2,208)
5
(652.7)
5
(664.0)
11
(1,471)
10
(1,353)
4
(544.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
17
(2,152)
21
(2,665)
13
(1,684)
17
(2,216)
14
(1,818)
6
(783.3)
14
(1,859)
12
(1,604)
22
(2,977)
12
(1,633)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(253.2)
1
(126.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(130.4)
1
(129.9)
1
(130.5)
0
(0.0)
4
(534.8)
1
(135.3)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(129.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)377.2498.7354.9452.4367.5165.8492.7891.7400.5457.1

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City-data.com crime index in Whitakers, NC

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.24
North Carolina average:

2.34
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Ancestries: Irish (3.9%), American (3.6%), English (2.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 134 feet

Land area: 0.82 square miles.

Population density: 871 people per square mile   (low).

Whitakers, North Carolina map

3 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.4%
North Carolina:

5.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,210 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,039 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rocky Mount, NC (11.7 miles , pop. 55,893).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (55.8 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (303.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Enfield, NC (2.4 miles ),
Dortches, NC (3.2 miles ),
Leggett, NC (3.3 miles),
Rocky Mount, NC (3.4 miles ),
Red Oak, NC (3.4 miles ),
Hollister, NC (4.0 miles ),
Scotland Neck, NC (4.1 miles ),
Nashville, NC (4.1 miles )

Latitude: 36.11 N, Longitude: 77.71 W

Area code: 252

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

5.0%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Most common industries in Whitakers, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Health care (6.5%)
  • Machinery (5.1%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
  • Truck transportation (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.0%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Apparel (4.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.7%)
  • Machinery (4.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (11.0%)
  • Health care (10.2%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (7.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.3%)
  • Educational services (6.3%)
  • Construction (5.5%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.5%)
Most common occupations in Whitakers, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
  • Cashiers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8.7%)
  • Cashiers (7.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.9%)

Average climate in Whitakers, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 54.6. This is better than average.

City:

54.6
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 2.00. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.00
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.09. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.09
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Whitakers-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 28.9 miles away from the Whitakers town center killed 4 people and injured 154 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 tornado 41.2 miles away from the town center killed 16 people and injured 153 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Whitakers-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 103.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 261.5 miles away from Whitakers 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 90.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi) earthquake occurred 95.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 115.8 miles away from Whitakers center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 311.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Nash County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Ice Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Whitakers topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Whitakers:

  • ENFIELD OAKS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ENFIELD, NC)
  • LIFE, INC MCFARLAND ROAD GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 7 miles away; ENFIELD, NC)
  • LIFE, INC GREEN TEE LANE GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 9 miles away; ROCKY MOUNT, NC)
  • HOSPICE AND HOME CARE OF NASH GENERAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 10 miles away; ROCKY MOUNT, NC)
  • COMMUNITY HOSPITAL OF ROCKY MOUNT (Hospital, about 11 miles away; ROCKY MOUNT, NC)
  • NEXTCARE SPECIALTY HOSPITAL OF NC (Hospital, about 12 miles away; ROCKY MOUNT, NC)
  • BMA OF ROCKY MOUNT INC (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; ROCKY MOUNT, NC)

Airports located in Whitakers:

Amtrak station near Whitakers:

  • 13 miles: ROCKY MOUNT (101 HAMMOND ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially 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, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Whitakers:

  • Nash Community College (about 14 miles; Rocky Mount, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,520)
  • Edgecombe Community College (about 18 miles; Tarboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,058)
  • East Carolina University (about 40 miles; Greenville, NC; FT enrollment: 23,943)
  • Pitt Community College (about 43 miles; Winterville, NC; FT enrollment: 7,026)
  • Vance-Granville Community College (about 46 miles; Henderson, NC; FT enrollment: 3,232)
  • Wayne Community College (about 51 miles; Goldsboro, NC; FT enrollment: 3,174)
  • Southside Virginia Community College (about 52 miles; Alberta, VA; FT enrollment: 3,716)

Public elementary/middle school in Whitakers:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Whitakers Police Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Comfort Inn (Highway I 95), Deluxe Inn (Highway I 95), Florida's Room Service (8523 Nc Highway 33 West).

Birthplace of: Nathan Mayo - Politician.

Nash 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 Whitakers and their reported violations in the past:

NEW DIXIE MART NO 19 (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUN-30-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-16-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-16-2006), St Public Notif received (2 times from JUN-30-2006 to SEP-19-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-30-2006), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-30-2006), St Public Notif received (SEP-21-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2010)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
FISHER`S MIGRANT LABOR CAMP (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-26-2005), St Public Notif requested (JUL-26-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-11-2010), St Intentional no-action (JUN-11-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
FRANKLINTON CENTER @ BRICKS NO 1 (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-07-2012), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-07-2012), St Public Notif requested (FEB-07-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-08-2005), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-08-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-11-2010), St Intentional no-action (JUN-11-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 11 routine major monitoring violations
FRANKLINTON CENTER @ BRICKS NO 2 (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 13 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
FRANKLINTON CENTER @ BRICKS #3 (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
JOURNIGAN`S NO 1 (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-13-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-13-2006), St Public Notif received (APR-12-2006), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-29-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JAN-15-2014, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-13-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-13-2014), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-13-2014)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-13-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-13-2006), St Public Notif received (APR-12-2006), St AO (w/penalty) issued (FEB-16-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2011)
  • 29 routine major monitoring violations
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
SALEM BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In DEC-05-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-21-2013), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-21-2013), St Public Notif requested (MAR-21-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-22-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-14-2013), St Public Notif requested (APR-17-2013), St Formal NOV issued (APR-17-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-17-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAY-14-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-22-2013)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

64.3%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.7%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Whitakers (2011 data):

  • Southern Bank and Trust Company: Whitakers Branch at 101 North White Street, branch established on 1996/03/18. Info updated 2011/09/26: Bank assets: $2,039.8 mil, Deposits: $1,658.5 mil, headquarters in Mount Olive, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 66 total offices, Holding Company: Southern Bancshares (N.C.), Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Whitakers:

Marital status in Whitakers, NC
  • Never married: 35.9%
  • Now married: 32.5%
  • Separated: 5.7%
  • Widowed: 17.3%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

For population 25 years and over in Whitakers:

  • High school or higher: 71.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 10.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
North Carolina average:

11.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Whitakers, NC (based on Nash County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant29,265116
Mainline Protestant8,32129
Catholic1,4001
Black Protestant1,16115
Other6046
None55,089-
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: 24
Nash County:

2.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
This county:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 65
Here:

7.01 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 60
Nash County:

6.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.7%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Nash County:

32.3%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.3%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.2%
State:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.8%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Whitakers:

30.5
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.0%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

14.6%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Whitakers:

6.6
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Whitakers:

37.3%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

50.7%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

83.3%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Whitakers, 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
Other Government Administration 8$6,849$10,2740$0
Police Protection - Officers 2$8,638$51,8284$2,533
Solid Waste Management 2$4,141$24,8460$0
Water Supply 1$2,936$35,2320$0
Totals for Government 13$22,564$20,8284$2,533

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $248,000 ($348.31)
    Police Protection: $202,000 ($283.71)
    Water Utilities: $166,000 ($233.15)
    Central Staff Services: $133,000 ($186.80)
    Regular Highways: $82,000 ($115.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $77,000 ($108.15)
    General Public Buildings: $26,000 ($36.52)
    Local Fire Protection: $21,000 ($29.49)
    General - Other: $13,000 ($18.26)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($9.83)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $4,000 ($5.62)
    Transit Utilities: $3,000 ($4.21)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $27,000 ($37.92)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($2.81)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $296,000 ($415.73)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $176,000 ($247.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $81,000 ($113.76)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $45,000 ($63.20)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $24,000 ($33.71)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($1.40)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $184,000 ($258.43)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $52,000 ($73.03)
    Highways: $24,000 ($33.71)
  • Tax - Property: $228,000 ($320.22)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $115,000 ($161.52)
    Motor Vehicle License: $11,000 ($15.45)
    Other License: $1,000 ($1.40)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $684,000 ($960.67)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $668,000 ($938.20)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,000 ($22.47)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $666,000 ($935.39)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $77,000 ($108.15)

6.86% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($33,747 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.86%
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 Edgecombe County, NC  1.80% ($25,933 average AGI)
from Wilson County, NC  0.74% ($35,249)
from Wake County, NC  0.74% ($37,356)


6.81% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,675 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.81%
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 Edgecombe County, NC  1.46% ($24,740 average AGI)
to Wake County, NC  0.98% ($43,862)
to Wilson County, NC  0.75% ($34,582)

Businesses in Whitakers, NC

  • Dairy Queen: 1
  • Subway: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Whitakers:

  • WEED (1390 AM; 5 kW; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: NORTHSTAR BROADCATING CORPORATION)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WYAL (1280 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SCOTLAND NECK, NC)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WETC (540 AM; 8 kW; WENDELL-ZEBULON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA REGIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGTM (590 AM; 5 kW; WILSON, NC; Owner: SPIRIT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNCT (1070 AM; 10 kW; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCPS (760 AM; daytime; 1 kW; TARBORO, NC; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCAST VENTURES, LTD)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRMT (1490 AM; 1 kW; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Whitakers:

  • WTRG (100.7 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFXK (104.3 FM; TARBORO, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRDU (106.1 FM; WILSON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKTC (95.5 FM; PINETOPS, NC; Owner: WEQQ, INC.)
  • WYFL (92.5 FM; HENDERSON, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSAY-FM (98.5 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WRQM (90.9 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES UNIVERSITY OF NC AT CHAPEL HILL)
  • WRSV (92.1 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: NORTHSTAR BROADCATING CORPORATION)
  • WRAL (101.5 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAL-FM, INC.)
  • WERO (93.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WNCT-FM (107.9 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPE (89.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: EDUCATIONAL INFORMATION CORPORATION)
  • WRTP-FM (90.1 FM; ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WZRU (88.5 FM; ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC; Owner: ROANOKE VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBZ (103.7 FM; WILLIAMSTON, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WYTT (97.9 FM; GASTON, NC; Owner: MAINQUAD, INC.)
  • WBKU (91.7 FM; AHSOKIE, NC; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • W201BY (88.1 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WZAX (99.7 FM; NASHVILLE, NC; Owner: MAINQUAD BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Whitakers:

  • WUNP-TV (Channel 36; ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WRPX (Channel 47; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: PAXSON RALEIGH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WRAY-TV (Channel 30; WILSON, NC; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • WITN-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: WITN LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WRAL-TV (Channel 5; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTVD (Channel 11; DURHAM, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHIG-LP (Channel 57; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: ACTION COMMUNITY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNCT-TV (Channel 9; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WUNK-TV (Channel 25; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLFL (Channel 22; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WLFL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRDC (Channel 28; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RALEIGH (WRDC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • W66DK (Channel 66; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WNCR-LP (Channel 20; WILSON, NC; Owner: ON THE MAP, INC.)
  • WNVN-LP (Channel 20; ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC; Owner: MAINQUAD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Whitakers fatal accident list:

Jan 30, 2009 08:08 PM, Us-301, Lat: 36.106192, Lon: -77.714797, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Nov 26, 2004 07:35 PM, South Nash Street, West New Street, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Feb 21, 2000 05:17 PM, Us-301, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 19, 1983 06:50 AM, W Nash St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 29, 1979 07:55 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 89ft / 26.7mTotal length
  • 6,030Total average daily traffic
  • 664Total average daily truck traffic
  • 12,060Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Whitakers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • WHITAKERS, Us 301 North (Whitakers) (Lat: 36.090556 Lon: -77.735250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 78 m, Call Sign: WQKL429,
    Assigned Frequencies: 933.575 MHz, Grant Date: 04/16/2019, Expiration Date: 07/02/2029, Certifier: Brian H Brantley, Registrant: Radio Communications Company, 8035 Chapel Hill Road, Cary, NC 27513, Phone: (919) 467-2421, Fax: (919) 467-6548, Email:
  • 5RW0999A, 2764 Bellamy Lake Rd (#24672) (Lat: 36.157444 Lon: -77.784944), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 93.8 m, Call Sign: WQXB237,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11465.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/19/2016, Expiration Date: 01/19/2026, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Whitakers)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 83557 , Serial Number: 7AC-2234, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 08/09/1957, Certificate Issue Date: 01/13/1983
    Registrant (Individual): Harold B Thompson, 3333 Speights Chapel Rd, Whitakers, NC 27891

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 45. The highest number of fires - 101 took place in 2011, and the least - 2 in 2004. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Whitakers, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (49.3%), and Outside Fires (31.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Whitakers, NC
    • 37549.3%Structure Fires
    • 23631.1%Outside Fires
    • 10413.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 455.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Whitakers, NC
Most common first names in Whitakers, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James6172.0 years
William3767.5 years
Mary3575.6 years
John3470.2 years
George3370.6 years
Willie3071.3 years
Robert2566.4 years
Annie2476.5 years
Joseph1772.5 years
Charlie1566.4 years
Most common last names in Whitakers, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Pittman4872.6 years
Taylor3475.3 years
Williams3469.1 years
Lynch3463.9 years
Jones3374.1 years
Johnson2868.2 years
Battle2667.9 years
Lyons2565.8 years
Bryant2373.0 years
Smith2072.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Whitakers, NC
  • 48.8%Electricity
  • 36.3%Utility gas
  • 13.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.9%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Whitakers, NC
  • 64.0%Electricity
  • 30.9%Utility gas
  • 5.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Whitakers compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 2 other airmen in this city.
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