Williamston, North Carolina

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Population in 2013: 5,379 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.9%
 
Males: 2,125  (39.5%)
Females: 3,254  (60.5%)
Median resident age:  41.9 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 27892.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,279 (it was $22,925 in 2000)
Williamston:

$26,279
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,835 (it was $14,125 in 2000)

Williamston town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $79,154 (it was $63,500 in 2000)
Williamston:

$79,154
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $97,528; Detached houses: $100,766; Townhouses or other attached units: $77,925; Mobile homes: $34,000

Median gross rent in 2012: $524.

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Williamston races chart
  • Black alone - 3,423 (62.1%)
  • White alone - 1,876 (34.0%)
  • Hispanic - 118 (2.1%)
  • Two or more races - 55 (1.0%)
  • Asian alone - 26 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 9 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.04%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.04%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Williamston: 83.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (7.2%), English (6.9%), Irish (5.5%), German (2.9%), Scotch-Irish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 75 feet

Land area: 3.70 square miles.

Population density: 1,456 people per square mile   (low).

Williamston,NC real estate house value index trend

Williamston, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Williamston:

  • High school or higher: 78.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 15.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Williamston town:

  • Never married: 27.1%
  • Now married: 39.4%
  • Separated: 5.5%
  • Widowed: 16.7%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

58 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.0%
North Carolina:  7.7%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 52 registered sex offenders living in Williamston, North Carolina as of February 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Williamston to the number of sex offenders is 104 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,302 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $890 (1.1%)

Williamston satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, NC (24.5 miles , pop. 60,476).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Norfolk, VA (84.4 miles , pop. 234,403).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (305.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Everetts, NC (2.5 miles) , Beargrass, NC (2.6 miles) , Jamesville, NC (3.1 miles ), Hamilton, NC (3.2 miles ), Robersonville, NC (3.3 miles ), Windsor, NC (3.5 miles ), Hassell, NC (3.6 miles) , Parmele, NC (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 35.85 N, Longitude: 77.06 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,241 (+40.0%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 861 (50.2%)

Area code: 252

Williamston household income distribution Williamston home values distribution

Crime rates in Williamston by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 12010101112
per 100,000 16.833.10.017.30.018.10.018.818.817.936.4
Rapes 58533411252
per 100,000 84.1132.587.652.052.172.318.618.837.689.636.4
Robberies 1610988122215101922
per 100,000 269.3165.6157.7138.6138.8217.0410.3281.8188.2340.4400.4
Assaults 3244235353413843223555
per 100,000 538.5728.5402.9918.2919.7741.3708.7807.8414.1627.11001.1
Burglaries 16111811313810293151117183157178
per 100,000 2709.51953.61979.72390.91769.91681.42816.12198.03444.42813.13239.9
Thefts 378312313349250309288239265317343
per 100,000 6361.55165.65483.56046.44338.05586.75371.14489.94987.85680.06243.2
Auto thefts 87111913171420151013
per 100,000 134.6115.9192.7329.2225.6307.4261.1375.7282.3179.2236.6
Arson 32400242252
per 100,000 50.533.170.10.00.036.274.637.637.689.636.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 297.4) 733.6709.8563.0726.3574.2663.4702.3652.6660.5762.3904.4

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Williamston detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 21 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.64
North Carolina average:

2.37
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.3%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -86 (-1.5%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)

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

Average climate in Williamston, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Williamston-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 3% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.1 miles away from the Williamston town center killed 16 people and injured 153 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 11/8/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.9 miles away from the town center injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Williamston-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 87% 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 128.8 miles away from the city 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 57.0 miles away from Williamston center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 269.5 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 143.0 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 128.2 miles away from Williamston center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 336.9 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 Martin County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Williamston topographic map

Birthplace of: Gaylord Perry - (born 1938), Baseball star, Dwight Ewell - Actor, Larry Johnson (coach) - Football player and coach, Asa Biggs - Federal judge, Jim Perry (baseball) - Baseball player, Billy Wynne - Baseball player, Brad Roach - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Williamston:

  • LIFE, INC TWIN ACRES GROUP HOME (2767 WILDCAT ROAD)
  • MARTIN GENERAL HOSPITAL (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 310 S MCCASKEY RD P O BOX 1128)
  • DIALYSIS CARE OF MARTIN COUNTY INC (100 MEDICAL DRIVE)
  • ALBEMARLE VILLA (119 GATLIN ST)
  • ROANOKE RIVER NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (119 GATLING STREET)

Airports located in Williamston:

College/University in Williamston:

  • Martin Community College (Full-time enrollment: 498; Location: 1161 Kehukee Pk Rd; Public; Website: www.martincc.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Williamston:

  • East Carolina University (about 25 miles; Greenville, NC; Full-time enrollment: 23,943)
  • Pitt Community College (about 29 miles; Winterville, NC; FT enrollment: 7,026)
  • Edgecombe Community College (about 29 miles; Tarboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,058)
  • Nash Community College (about 48 miles; Rocky Mount, NC; FT enrollment: 2,520)
  • Craven Community College (about 52 miles; New Bern, NC; FT enrollment: 2,712)
  • Lenoir Community College (about 52 miles; Kinston, NC; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Elizabeth City State University (about 56 miles; Elizabeth City, NC; FT enrollment: 2,803)

Public high schools in Williamston:

Public elementary/middle schools in Williamston:

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Notable locations in Williamston: Moratock Plaza (A), Martin Plaza (B), Williamston City Hall (C), Martin County Courthouse (D), Williamston Rehabilitation and Health Care Center (E), Williamston Police Department (F), Martin County Sheriff's Office (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Williamston include: Holy Trinity Church (A), Trinity Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Skewakee Gut (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Williamston: Moratoc Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Martin County - Travel and Tourism (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 100 East Church Street), ASA Biggs House (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 100 East Church Street).

Hotels: Economy Lodge (317 East Boulevard), Fairfield Inn & Suites Williamston (1071 Cantle Court), Comfort Inn Williamston (Highway 13 & 64 Bypass), Days Inn Williamston NC (103 West Boulevard), Econo Lodge Williamston (Alt 64 & Highway 13/17), Hampton Inn Williamston- NC (1099 Hampton Court).

Court: Butterfield G K Congressman (415 East Boulevard).

Martin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 74.9. This is about average.

City:

74.9
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.451. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.451
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 31.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 14.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.93. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.93
U.S.:

9.14

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

ROSS MOTEL (Address: TRUSH, INC , Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
  • 5 regular monitoring violations

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

  • GREEN ACRES CAMPGROUND (Population served: 445, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 34.6%
(22.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.2% for Black residents, 36.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.4% for other race residents, 17.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  60.4%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.8%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Williamston in 2010:

  • 127 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 2 people in group homes intended for adults
240 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
6 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms in 2000

Williamston, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Williamston compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Banks with branches in Williamston (2011 data):

  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Williamston Main Branch at 401 West Main Street, branch established on 1973/06/12. 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.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Williamston Walmart at 1529 Washington Road, branch established on 2008/02/04. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Williamston Branch at 205 West Main Street, branch established on 1935/04/03. 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
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Williamston Main Branch at 902 Washington Street, branch established on 1966/09/01. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Williamston Branch at 1200 Washington Street, branch established on 1994/06/20. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • The East Carolina Bank: Williamston Branch at 403 East Boulevard, branch established on 2003/05/19. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $921.7 mil, Deposits: $797.6 mil, headquarters in Engelhard, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 25 total offices, Holding Company: Ecb Bancorp, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Williamston, North Carolina:

  • Comfort Inn Williamston, Hwy 64 By Pass, Williamston, NC 27892 , Phone: (252) 792-8400
  • The Inn At Moratoc, 101 East Blvd, Williamston, NC 27892 , Phone: (800) 792-3101, Fax: (252) 792-9003
  • Holiday Inn Express Williamston, 1071 Cantle Ct, Williamston, NC 27892 , Phone: (252) 799-0100, Fax: (252) 508-4656
  • Hampton Inn, 1099 Hampton Court, Williamston, NC 27892 , Phone: (252) 809-1100, Fax: (252) 809-1133
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Williamston, North Carolina

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (68%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10%)
  • Utility gas (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Williamston town (based on Martin County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.58%
Here: 51.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)United Methodist ChurchInternational Pentecostal Holiness Church
Adherents36.3%24.0%14.6%7.0%5.0%
Congregations18.6%20.3%16.9%13.6%8.5%
NameOriginal Free Will BaptistsPresbyterian Church (USA)Catholic ChurchEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents3.9%2.3%1.6%1.4%4.0%
Congregations3.4%5.1%1.7%1.7%10.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Martin County:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Martin County:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Martin County:

5.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Here:

8.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.8%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Martin County:

34.2%
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 4$12,485$37,4550$0
Other Government Administration 5$21,642$51,9417$3,724
Police Protection - Officers 19$52,877$33,3960$0
Police - Other 1$2,059$24,7080$0
Firefighters 17$45,646$32,2215$2,411
Streets and Highways 5$11,612$27,8690$0
Solid Waste Management 6$12,305$24,6100$0
Sewerage 8$17,130$25,6950$0
Parks and Recreation 6$16,687$33,3747$4,386
Water Supply 2$5,723$34,3380$0
Other and Unallocable 8$23,648$35,4720$0
Totals for Government 81$221,814$32,86119$10,521

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $880,000 ($163.60)
    Parks and Recreation: $789,000 ($146.68)
    Sewerage: $46,000 ($8.55)
    Water Utilities: $20,000 ($3.72)
    General - Other: $19,000 ($3.53)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $1,157,000 ($215.10)
    Police Protection: $1,141,000 ($212.12)
    Local Fire Protection: $534,000 ($99.27)
    Water Utilities: $496,000 ($92.21)
    Health - Other: $451,000 ($83.84)
    Regular Highways: $426,000 ($79.20)
    Central Staff Services: $409,000 ($76.04)
    Parks and Recreation: $352,000 ($65.44)
    Solid Waste Management: $271,000 ($50.38)
    General - Other: $270,000 ($50.20)
    Libraries: $85,000 ($15.80)
    General Public Buildings: $75,000 ($13.94)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $68,000 ($12.64)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,000 ($0.56)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $42,000 ($7.81)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $70,000 ($13.01)
    Police Protection: $59,000 ($10.97)
    Regular Highways: $41,000 ($7.62)
    Water Utilities: $30,000 ($5.58)
    General - Other: $29,000 ($5.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000 ($2.79)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $1,000 ($0.19)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,517,000 ($467.93)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $128,000 ($23.80)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,568,000 ($291.50)
    All Other: $443,000 ($82.36)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $69,000 ($12.83)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($2.04)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $61,000 ($11.34)
    Highways: $25,000 ($4.65)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,000 ($0.37)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $798,000 ($148.35)
    All Other: $459,000 ($85.33)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $286,000 ($53.17)
    General Revenue, NEC: $54,000 ($10.04)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $672,000 ($124.93)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $308,000 ($57.26)
    Highways: $218,000 ($40.53)
    All Other: $2,000 ($0.37)
  • Tax - Property: $2,088,000 ($388.18)
    NEC: $52,000 ($9.67)
    Motor Vehicle License: $26,000 ($4.83)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $12,000 ($2.23)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,099,000 ($1319.76)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,207,000 ($1153.93)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,500,000 ($278.86)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $608,000 ($113.03)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,508,000 ($1209.89)

4.41% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,731 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.41%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Pitt County, NC  1.08% ($25,478 average AGI)
from Beaufort County, NC  0.38% ($25,594)
from Bertie County, NC  0.28% ($23,125)


5.20% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,814 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.20%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Pitt County, NC  1.43% ($25,618 average AGI)
to Beaufort County, NC  0.29% ($25,240)
to Washington County, NC  0.29% ($23,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Williamston:

  • WIAM (900 AM; 1 kW; WILLIAMSTON, NC; Owner: LIFELINE MINISTRIES, INC)
  • WNCT (1070 AM; 10 kW; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJPI (1470 AM; 5 kW; PLYMOUTH, NC; Owner: FREE TEMPLE MINISTRIES INC..)
  • WDLX (930 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WBTE (990 AM; 1 kW; WINDSOR, NC; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WYAL (1280 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SCOTLAND NECK, NC)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGHB (1250 AM; 5 kW; FARMVILLE, NC; Owner: CONNER MEDIA, INC.)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Williamston:

  • WCBZ (103.7 FM; WILLIAMSTON, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WIAM-FM (98.9 FM; WINDSOR, NC; Owner: LIFELINE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WTRG (100.7 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WERO (93.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WNCT-FM (107.9 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBKU (91.7 FM; AHSOKIE, NC; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WRNS-FM (95.1 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WFXK (104.3 FM; TARBORO, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WURB (97.7 FM; WINDSOR, NC; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPNC-FM (95.9 FM; PLYMOUTH, NC; Owner: DURLYN BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • WCZI (98.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WKTC (95.5 FM; PINETOPS, NC; Owner: WEQQ, INC.)
  • WKJX (96.7 FM; ELIZABETH CITY, NC; Owner: EAST CAROLINA RADIO OF ELIZABETH CITY, INC.)
  • WGPM (94.3 FM; FARMVILLE, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Williamston:

  • WFTB-LP (Channel 55; WILLIAMSTON, ETC., NC; Owner: FREE TEMPLE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WITN-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: WITN LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WNCT-TV (Channel 9; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WUND-TV (Channel 2; COLUMBIA, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WUNK-TV (Channel 25; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WCTI-TV (Channel 12; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUNM-TV (Channel 19; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WYDO (Channel 14; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF EASTERN CAROLINA LICENSE LLC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Williamston, North Carolina:
  • Fatal accident count: 25
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 40
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 25
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 75
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 4
North Carolina average:
  • Fatal accident count: 113
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 173
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 33
  • Fatalities: 121
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 299
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 19
See more detailed statistics of Williamston fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 500
Total average daily truck traffic: 30
Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic: 1,000

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Williamston)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

25 (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:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Williamston)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182S (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 122DT , Serial Number: 18280908, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 12/11/2000
    Registrant (Corporation): Price Helicopter LLC, 1410 Thurman Griffin Rd, Williamston, NC 27892
  • Aircraft: PITTS SPECIAL S1-S (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2JD , Serial Number: JM-1, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 07/22/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Robert Avery, 6756 Fire Department Rd, Williamston, NC 27892
  • Aircraft: SEMCO BALLOON T (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 69 mph), Engine: None
    N-Number: 25013 , Serial Number: SEM72, Year manufactured: 1972
    Registrant (Individual): Fred Dba Eatman, Route 2 Box 184, Williamston, NC 27892, Other Owners: Balloon Enterises Eatman
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-135 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3748A , Serial Number: 22-1991, Year manufactured: 1954, Airworthiness Date: 08/16/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Lallfon Narron, 203 W Liberty Street, Williamston, NC 27892
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150K (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6096G , Serial Number: 15071596, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 12/02/1969
    Registrant (Individual): Robert Avery, 6756 Fire Department Rd, Williamston, NC 27892
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 612PA , Serial Number: 28-7790518, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 05/20/1977
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Jimmie Robert Council, 1090 Tyner Rd, Williamston, NC 27892, Other Owners: Jimmie Reno Council, Jennifer Council
  • Aircraft: HUGHES 269C (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 64 mph), Engine: LYCOMING HIO-360 SER (205 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 64732 , Serial Number: 840341, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 07/13/1977
    Registrant (Individual): Charles B Roberson, 116 W Academy St, Williamston, NC 27892

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 69
  • Hazardous Condition: 30

Incident types - Williamston

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Williamston, NC
Most common first names in Williamston, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William22371.4 years
James21572.5 years
Mary18277.0 years
John13172.3 years
Robert8770.1 years
George7672.5 years
Annie6680.3 years
Joseph6670.0 years
Willie6172.2 years
Charlie5473.0 years
Most common last names in Williamston, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Roberson12472.5 years
Brown12172.2 years
Griffin10778.1 years
Williams10371.6 years
Taylor8274.5 years
Jones7974.2 years
Peele7177.1 years
Manning6876.0 years
Moore6574.8 years
Harrison6374.2 years
Businesses in Williamston, NC
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
AutoZone1New Balance1
Burger King1Nike1
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
Days Inn1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
Dunkin Donuts3SAS Shoes1
Econo Lodge1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Subway2
Ford1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hilton1U.S. Cellular3
KFC1UPS2
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1

Williamston on our top lists:

  • #17 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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