Caldwell County, North Carolina (NC)

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County population in 2012: 81,930 (66% urban, 34% rural); it was 77,415 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 14,859
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 9,190
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 23,050
Renter-occupied apartments: 9,339 (it was 7,718 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

33%

Land area: 472 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 175 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Caldwell County: 87.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (22.1%), Construction (14.9%), Educational, health and social services (13.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 48%
  • Government: 8%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 41%
  • Unpaid family work: 4%
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Races in Caldwell County, North Carolina:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (88.6%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (4.8%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (4.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Asian alone (0.5%)
Median resident age:  41.0 years
North Carolina median age:  37.0 years
Males: 40,848  (46.1%)
Females: 42,181  (53.9%)
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Caldwell County,NC real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Caldwell County:

2.0 people
North Carolina:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $32,386 ($35,739 in 1999)

This county:

$32386
North Carolina:

$45906

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $468 (lower quartile is $408, upper quartile is $532)
This county:

$468
State:

$619


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $105,600 (it was $79,800 in 2000)
Caldwell:

$105,600
North Carolina:

$154,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $68,000 - $165,700
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $884
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $310

Institutionalized population: 789

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

Caldwell County, NC map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 400 buildings, average cost: $122,700
  • 2001: 403 buildings, average cost: $118,700
  • 2002: 414 buildings, average cost: $122,400
  • 2003: 340 buildings, average cost: $125,800
  • 2004: 392 buildings, average cost: $138,100
  • 2005: 336 buildings, average cost: $139,300
  • 2006: 319 buildings, average cost: $160,400
  • 2007: 310 buildings, average cost: $184,900
  • 2008: 203 buildings, average cost: $177,000
  • 2009: 124 buildings, average cost: $180,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $872 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $828 (0.9%)

Caldwell County household income distribution in 2009 Caldwell County home values distribution Caldwell County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.7%
(17.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.4% for Black residents, 23.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.0% for American Indian residents, 17.2% for other race residents, 55.1% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.7%
Caldwell County:

17.7%
North Carolina:

17.9%
(17.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.0% for Black residents, 22.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.3% for American Indian residents, 15.7% for other race residents, 58.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 43 years old
(Males: 42 years old, Females: 43 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44 years old, Black residents: 48 years old, American Indian residents: 53 years old, Asian residents: 55 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26 years old, Other race residents: 34 years old)

Area name: Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Caldwell County is $462 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $531 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $681 a month.

Cities in this county include: Lenoir, Sawmills, Granite Falls, Gamewell, Hudson, Cajah's Mountain, Northlakes, Rhodhiss, Cedar Rock.

Caldwell County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

2005 air pollution in Caldwell County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.090 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.075 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Caldwell County: Camp Carolwood (A), Mortimer Recreation Area (B), Mortimer Work Center (C), Pine Mountain Campground (D), Boone Fork Recreation Site (E), Tri County Golf Course (F), Mulberry Campground (G), Hudson Drag Strip (H), Coffeys (I), Johns River Camp (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Caldwell County include: Hollow Springs Church (A), Cedar Rock Church (B), Center Grove Church (C), Clearview Church (D), Lovelady Church (E), Oakwood Church (F), Mountain Grove Church (G), Oak Grove Church (H), Poovey Chapel (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Houck Cemetery (1), Herman Cemetery (2), Harrison Cemetery (3), Greene Cemetery (4), Blue Ridge Memorial Cemetery (5), Gragg Cemetery (6), Mount Bethel Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Cones Lake (A), Rhodhiss Lake (B), A A Rauchfuss Lake (C), Old Millpond (D), Lenoir Water Supply Lake (E), Girl Scout Lake (F), Sims Pond (G), Shuford Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Phillips Branch (A), House Branch (B), Simmons Branch (C), Horsepen Creek (D), Hopewell Branch (E), Honey Branch (F), Hawkins Creek (G), Harper Creek (H), Guys Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Caldwell County: Daniel Boone Wildlife Management Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Alexander County , Avery County , Burke County , Catawba County , Watauga County , Wilkes County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.2%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 2,403
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 66.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 10.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,509 (23% naturalized citizens)

Caldwell County:

1.9%
Whole state:

5.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 596
  • 1990 to 1994: 322
  • 1985 to 1989: 238
  • 1980 to 1984: 33
  • 1975 to 1979: 109
  • 1970 to 1974: 48
  • 1970 to 1974: 34
  • 1965 to 1969: 129

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 69.1%

Caldwell County marital status for males Caldwell County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Caldwell County with a mortgage: 10,097 (914 second mortgage, 2,148 home equity loan, 48 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,450

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

69.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Caldwell County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant39,183108
Mainline Protestant7,48638
Catholic8831
Black Protestant6915
Other3321
None34,684-
Caldwell County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 15
Caldwell County:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 45
Caldwell County:

5.67 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 39
This county:

4.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Caldwell County:

10.0%
North Carolina:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Caldwell County:

29.9%
State:

28.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

19.0%
State:

15.6%

Agriculture in Caldwell County:

Average size of farms: 85 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $38,550
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $1079.40
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 52.90%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 40.59%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $25,330
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 24.98%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 8.71%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $33,730
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.65%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 15.37
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 13.06%
Corn for grain: 758 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 317 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 480 harvested acres
Vegetables: 29 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 9 acres

Tornado activity:

Caldwell County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 3613287.5 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 2 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/7/1998, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Caldwell County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 207.9 miles away from Caldwell County center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 150.6 miles away from the county center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 136.9 miles away from the county center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 90.4 miles away from the county center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 92.5 miles away from Caldwell County center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 92.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Caldwell County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (38%)
  • Honduras (15%)
  • El Salvador (13%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • Guatemala (3%)
  • Japan (2%)
  • Other Eastern Europe (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Caldwell County (%):

  • United States or American (38%)
  • German (12%)
  • English (10%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • Scotch-Irish (4%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Dutch (2%)

Caldwell County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 31,150 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 6,431 (17%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 14 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 4 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 35 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 11 (0%)
  • Walked: 326 (1%)
  • Other means: 328 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 671 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Caldwell County, North Carolina in 2000:

  • 505 people in nursing homes
  • 194 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 188 people in state prisons
  • 172 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 23 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 19 people in religious group quarters
  • 14 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 8 people in other group homes
  • 7 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally ill

People in group quarters in Caldwell County, North Carolina in 2010:

  • 355 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 238 people in state prisons
  • 193 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 74 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 53 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 27 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 23 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $41,424.

4.25% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,193 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.25%
North Carolina average:

7.13%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.89% relocated from other counties in North Carolina ($20,730 average AGI)
1.36% relocated from other states ($11,463 average AGI)
Caldwell County:

1.36%
North Carolina average:

3.45%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Catawba County, NC  0.90% ($30,813 average AGI)
from Burke County, NC  0.66% ($25,457)
from Alexander County, NC  0.20% ($18,491)
from Watauga County, NC  0.17% ($41,750)
from Wilkes County, NC  0.10% ($27,586)
from Mecklenburg County, NC  0.08% ($42,667)
from Buncombe County, NC  0.06% ($22,167)


4.69% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,360 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.69%
North Carolina average:

6.77%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.37% relocated to other counties in North Carolina ($20,522 average AGI)
1.32% relocated to other states ($12,838 average AGI)
Caldwell County:

1.32%
North Carolina average:

3.07%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Catawba County, NC  1.02% ($29,444 average AGI)
to Burke County, NC  0.82% ($24,091)
to Alexander County, NC  0.20% ($28,263)
to Wilkes County, NC  0.14% ($21,842)
to Watauga County, NC  0.13% ($28,216)
to Iredell County, NC  0.11% ($34,100)
to Mecklenburg County, NC  0.09% ($29,885)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.2

Births per 1000 population in Caldwell County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 10.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Caldwell County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.4

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Caldwell County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 12,707 (10,323 aged, 2,384 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.27
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5246.960
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 91.19
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 36319.66

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1236.070
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 923.890
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5.06

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 18.4
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 69.51

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5.06
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 49.2. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 156.7. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 109.3
  • Other - 47.4

Household type by relationship:

Households: 82,061

Size of family households: 10,880 2-persons, 5,801 3-persons, 4,158 4-persons, 1,727 5-persons, 585 6-persons, 305 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 8,477 1-person, 1,232 2-persons, 137 3-persons, 58 4-persons, 20 5-persons, 3 6-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons.

11,867 married couples with children.
4,063 single-parent households (1,082 men, 2,981 women).

96.5% of residents of Caldwell County speak English at home.
2.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (40% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 32% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (69% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (48% speak English very well, 45% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (64% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $342,970,000 ($4344 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $8,946,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $185,229,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $78,823,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,018,000
Federal grants: $66,893,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,899,000 ($13,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $8,109,000 ($753,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $6,841,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $20,255,000
Federal Government insurance: $68,780,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 4,912
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 4,107
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +533
Here:

+7 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +14
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+27 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Caldwell County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 7.71 millions of gallons per day (1% from ground, 99% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.5
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 185
  • 2000 to 2004: 4,379
  • 1990 to 1999: 7,505
  • 1980 to 1989: 8,051
  • 1970 to 1979: 5,880
  • 1960 to 1969: 3,675
  • 1950 to 1959: 3,667
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,840
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,236
Rooms in houses/apartments in Caldwell County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 36
  • 2 rooms: 109
  • 3 rooms: 519
  • 4 rooms: 3,137
  • 5 rooms: 7,674
  • 6 rooms: 5,454
  • 7 rooms: 2,957
  • 8 rooms: 1,623
  • 9+ rooms: 1,541
  • 1 room: 44
  • 2 rooms: 517
  • 3 rooms: 895
  • 4 rooms: 2,900
  • 5 rooms: 1,910
  • 6 rooms: 864
  • 7 rooms: 293
  • 8 rooms: 168
  • 9+ rooms: 127
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Caldwell County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 56
  • 1 bedroom: 390
  • 2 bedrooms: 6,036
  • 3 bedrooms: 13,494
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,489
  • 5+ bedrooms: 585
  • no bedroom: 86
  • 1 bedroom: 1,241
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,127
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,863
  • 4 bedrooms: 314
  • 5+ bedrooms: 87
Cars and other vehicles available in Caldwell County, North Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 901
  • 1 vehicle: 5,037
  • 2 vehicles: 9,583
  • 3 vehicles: 5,224
  • 4 vehicles: 1,599
  • 5+ vehicles: 706
  • no vehicle: 1,102
  • 1 vehicle: 3,297
  • 2 vehicles: 2,401
  • 3 vehicles: 756
  • 4 vehicles: 100
  • 5+ vehicles: 62

61% of Caldwell County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 65% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 61% lived in North Carolina.

Caldwell County:

61.5%
State average:

54.4%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $74,000


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Caldwell County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (46.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (26.6%)
  • Utility gas (11.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9.8%)
  • Wood (4.8%)
  • Electricity (46.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (30.0%)
  • Utility gas (13.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.8%)
  • Wood (4.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 421
Here:

5.1%
North Carolina:

8.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 184
Here:

4.5%
North Carolina:

6.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 217
Here:

10.2%
North Carolina:

20.2%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Caldwell County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $7,666,000
  • Construction - Other Higher Education: $5,797,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,585,000
    General - Other: $623,000
    Housing and Community Development: $408,000
    Parks and Recreation: $289,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $91,676,000
    Other Higher Education: $24,684,000
    Health - Other: $9,241,000
    General - Other: $7,289,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $6,901,000
    Police Protection: $4,337,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,906,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,342,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,298,000
    Sewerage: $1,285,000
    Libraries: $1,153,000
    Financial Administration: $977,000
    Water Utilities: $551,000
    General Public Buildings: $452,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $364,000
    Solid Waste Management: $294,000
    Housing and Community Development: $185,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $164,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $55,000
    Parks and Recreation: $31,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,748,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $1,583,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $5,209,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Other Higher Education: $624,000
    General - Other: $376,000
    Police Protection: $355,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $326,000
    Health - Other: $185,000
    Correctional Institutions: $76,000
    Water Utilities: $39,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $93,799,000

Caldwell County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $6,604,000
    Higher Education - Other: $3,421,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $3,194,000
    Sewerage: $2,108,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,265,000
    Solid Waste Management: $715,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,687,000
    Education: $101,000
    General Local Government Support: $72,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $415,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $3,209,000
    Interest Earnings: $756,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $903,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $89,399,000
    Public Welfare: $12,217,000
    All Other: $3,325,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,595,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,075,000
    General Local Government Support: $111,000
  • Tax - Property: $30,103,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $12,378,000
    NEC: $1,023,000
    Other License: $261,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $102,000
    Other Selective Sales: $71,000

Caldwell County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,244,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,584,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,016,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,355,000

Caldwell County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,364,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Caldwell County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Caldwell County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 14 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED300$111,007252$131,4051,164$143,91559$64,9497$380,857144$148,48682$66,488
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$96,57114$87,21490$140,5447$29,2861$354,0004$84,00012$66,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED64$110,42270$108,000478$129,83545$29,5560$051$105,52952$65,365
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN35$108,51442$178,024255$131,9578$64,0000$018$191,27822$72,091
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS12$107,3337$129,57185$128,9417$68,4290$05$104,4008$56,125
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 12 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED31$180,03232$165,5001$336,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$252,44411$167,0912$364,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$05$149,2000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$142,0002$170,5000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$155,6672$256,0001$244,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Caldwell County, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James90570.8 years
William75373.3 years
John73773.2 years
Mary69477.5 years
Robert48071.1 years
George36975.1 years
Charles36470.0 years
Ruth30378.8 years
Thomas29071.4 years
Paul24869.5 years
Most common last names in Caldwell County, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith48574.6 years
Miller32574.7 years
Coffey25973.1 years
Greene23574.3 years
Bolick23575.4 years
Jones22673.3 years
Johnson22173.3 years
Bowman22075.5 years
Watson20771.6 years
Teague20076.1 years
Businesses in Caldwell County, NC
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1La-Z-Boy1
Arby's1Lane Furniture4
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1RadioShack1
CVS1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1Subway2
FedEx3T-Mobile1
GameStop1U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS4
Hardee's1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
Kincaid2Wendy's2

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