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Duplin County, North Carolina (NC)

County population in 2014: 59,882 (14% urban, 86% rural); it was 49,063 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 7,765
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 7,781
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 13,681
Renter-occupied apartments: 6,949 (it was 4,586 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

33%

Land area: 818 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 73 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Duplin County: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (18.5%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (17.4%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (13.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 41%
  • Government: 7%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 47%
  • Unpaid family work: 4%
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Races in Duplin County, North Carolina:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (52.9%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (25.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (20.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
Median resident age:  37.0 years
North Carolina median age:  37.0 years
Males: 29,434  (49.2%)
Females: 30,448  (50.8%)
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Duplin County,NC real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Duplin County:

2.0 people
North Carolina:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $35,539 ($29,890 in 1999)

This county:

$35539
North Carolina:

$45906

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $412 (lower quartile is $278, upper quartile is $513)
This county:

$412
State:

$619


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $87,999 (it was $63,400 in 2000)
Duplin:

$87,999
North Carolina:

$154,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $47,333 - $144,159
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $974
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $349

Institutionalized population: 592

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 8
  • Assaults: 95
  • Burglaries: 446
  • Thefts: 271
  • Auto thefts: 77

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 12
  • Assaults: 94
  • Burglaries: 474
  • Thefts: 388
  • Auto thefts: 66
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 97 buildings, average cost: $110,300
  • 2001: 92 buildings, average cost: $131,700
  • 2002: 126 buildings, average cost: $134,400
  • 2003: 114 buildings, average cost: $159,800
  • 2004: 143 buildings, average cost: $157,000
  • 2007: 118 buildings, average cost: $204,400
  • 2008: 86 buildings, average cost: $234,400
  • 2009: 52 buildings, average cost: $191,300
  • 2010: 77 buildings, average cost: $171,700
  • 2011: 43 buildings, average cost: $179,400
  • 2012: 51 buildings, average cost: $179,900
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 46 buildings, average cost: $171,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $810 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $624 (0.8%)

Duplin County household income distribution in 2009 Duplin County home values distribution Duplin County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 25.8%
(14.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.4% for Black residents, 44.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.7% for American Indian residents, 49.3% for other race residents, 20.2% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 25.8%
Duplin County:

25.8%
North Carolina:

17.9%
(14.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.2% for Black residents, 42.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.9% for American Indian residents, 46.4% for other race residents, 21.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 38 years old
(Males: 36 years old, Females: 40 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45 years old, Black residents: 42 years old, American Indian residents: 43 years old, Asian residents: 29 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23 years old, Other race residents: 24 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Duplin County is $452 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $636 a month.

Cities in this county include: Wallace, Warsaw, Rose Hill, Kenansville, Beulaville, Magnolia, Faison, Greenevers, Potters Hill, Calypso.

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

2012 air pollution in Duplin County:

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 11.0 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Valencia County, New Mexico , Castro County, Texas , Lee County , Meigs County, Tennessee , Richmond County , Gray County, Texas , Swisher County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.5%
North Carolina:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,402
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 65.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 10.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 5,521 (11% naturalized citizens)

Duplin County:

11.3%
Whole state:

5.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 2,734
  • 1990 to 1994: 1,534
  • 1985 to 1989: 679
  • 1980 to 1984: 291
  • 1975 to 1979: 151
  • 1970 to 1974: 82
  • 1970 to 1974: 25
  • 1965 to 1969: 25

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 67.7%

Duplin County marital status for males Duplin County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 12,562
  • One, attached: 162
  • Two: 301
  • 3 or 4: 244
  • 5 to 9: 171
  • 10 to 19: 80
  • 20 or more: 142
  • Mobile homes: 6,831
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 27

Housing units in Duplin County with a mortgage: 4,120 (511 second mortgage, 470 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,657

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

69.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Duplin County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,28281
Mainline Protestant4,17637
Black Protestant2,56423
Other3243
Catholic3153
None39,844-
Duplin 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
Duplin County:

2.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Duplin County:

6.08 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 36
This county:

6.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Duplin County:

10.4%
North Carolina:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Duplin County:

31.1%
State:

28.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

22.6%
State:

15.6%

Agriculture in Duplin County:

Average size of farms: 197 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $601,057
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $420.46
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.18%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 91.69%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $503,222
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 60.24%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 13.50%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $93,025
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 85.80%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 8.74
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.31%
Corn for grain: 40213 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 17266 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 21012 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 48735 harvested acres
Vegetables: 4,666 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 43 acres

Earthquake activity:

Duplin County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 186.9 miles away from Duplin County center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 184.2 miles away from the county center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 266.9 miles away from the county center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 178.0 miles away from the county 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 70.8 miles away from Duplin County center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 207.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • North CarolinaHurricane Earl, Incident Period: September 1, 2010 to September 4, 2010, Emergency Declared (EM-3314): September 1, 2010, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3314, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North CarolinaHurricane Ophelia, Incident Period: September 11, 2005 to September 17, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3254): September 14, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3254, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North CarolinaHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3222): September 5, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3222, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolinaurricane Isabel, Incident Period: September 18, 2003 to September 26, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1490): September 18, 2003, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1490, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North CarolinaHurricane Floyd & Irene, Incident Period: September 15, 1999 to November 2, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1292): September 16, 1999, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1292, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North CarolinaHurricane Floyd, Incident Period: September 15, 1999 to October 4, 1999, Emergency Declared (EM-3146): September 15, 1999, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3146, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North CarolinaHurricane Bonnie, Incident Period: August 20, 1998 to September 1, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1240): August 27, 1998, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1240, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North CarolinaHurricane Fran, Incident Period: September 5, 1996 to October 21, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1134): September 6, 1996, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1134, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North CarolinaHurricane Bertha, Incident Period: July 10, 1996 to July 13, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1127): July 18, 1996, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1127, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North CarolinaSEVERE STORMS, TORNADOES, Incident Period: March 28, 1984 to March 29, 1984, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-699): March 30, 1984, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-699, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado

The number of natural disasters in Duplin County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

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

  • Mexico (61%)
  • Honduras (22%)
  • Guatemala (5%)
  • Colombia (3%)
  • El Salvador (2%)
  • Germany (1%)
  • Vietnam (1%)

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

  • United States or American (25%)
  • English (6%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • German (3%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • Italian (1%)

Duplin County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 15,633 (73%)
  • Carpooled: 4,268 (20%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 27 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 20 (0%)
  • Walked: 317 (1%)
  • Other means: 484 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 535 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


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

  • 287 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 279 people in state prisons
  • 149 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 83 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 79 people in other group homes
  • 45 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 26 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 19 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 15 people in nursing homes

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

  • 322 people in state prisons
  • 269 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 54 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 26 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 7 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $37,789.

6.80% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,629 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.80%
North Carolina average:

7.13%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.91% relocated from other counties in North Carolina ($21,022 average AGI)
1.89% relocated from other states ($9,607 average AGI)
Duplin County:

1.89%
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 Sampson County, NC  1.13% ($26,153 average AGI)
from Onslow County, NC  0.80% ($34,374)
from Wayne County, NC  0.62% ($25,972)
from Pender County, NC  0.36% ($29,127)
from New Hanover County, NC  0.35% ($24,066)
from Lenoir County, NC  0.28% ($29,571)
from Durham County, NC  0.22% ($26,342)


5.71% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,606 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.71%
North Carolina average:

6.77%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.21% relocated to other counties in North Carolina ($20,580 average AGI)
1.50% relocated to other states ($7,026 average AGI)
Duplin County:

1.50%
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 Sampson County, NC  0.75% ($25,719 average AGI)
to Wayne County, NC  0.64% ($23,927)
to Onslow County, NC  0.39% ($25,318)
to Pender County, NC  0.36% ($27,164)
to Lenoir County, NC  0.35% ($26,305)
to New Hanover County, NC  0.32% ($42,764)
to Wake County, NC  0.30% ($27,942)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.8

Births per 1000 population in Duplin County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Duplin County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.4

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Duplin County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 26.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Duplin County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Duplin County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 8,371 (6,321 aged, 2,050 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,392 (17%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Duplin County, North Carolina in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (511)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (457)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (432)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (333)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (306)
  • Unspecified dementia (247)
  • Chronic ischaemic heart disease, unspecified (198)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (173)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (160)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (143)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 21%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.93
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7136.240
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 171.890
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 27621.77

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1654.320
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1004.140
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5.77

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 23.26
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 65.4

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 3.85

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 101.7. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 65.0
  • Other - 36.7

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 107.3. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 87.5
  • Other - 19.8

Household type by relationship:

Households: 57,826
  • In family households: 49,518 (10,055 male householders, 5,449 female householders)
    10,865 spouses, 17,057 children (15,841 natural, 318 adopted, 898 stepchildren), 1,828 grandchildren, 748 brothers or sisters, 466 parents, 1,143 other relatives, 1,572 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 8,308 (3,252 male householders (2,646 living alone)), 3,739 female householders (3,362 living alone)), 1,317 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 679 (592 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 6,583 2-persons, 3,545 3-persons, 2,899 4-persons, 1,469 5-persons, 605 6-persons, 403 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,008 1-person, 795 2-persons, 97 3-persons, 63 4-persons, 13 5-persons, 9 6-persons, 6 7-or-more-persons.

7,832 married couples with children.
3,123 single-parent households (680 men, 2,443 women).

84.7% of residents of Duplin County speak English at home.
14.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (30% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 30% speak English not well, 20% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (69% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 1% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (49% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (59% speak English very well, 41% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $293,317,000 ($5665 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $14,706,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $121,972,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $58,519,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $10,713,000
Federal grants: $87,004,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,553,000 ($59,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $13,556,000 ($5,413,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,497,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $6,183,000
Federal Government insurance: $101,943,000

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

Births: 4,111
Here:

79 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,666
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +2,414
Here:

+46 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -864
Here -17 per 1000 residents
State +27 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Duplin County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 5.37 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 589
  • 2000 to 2004: 4,127
  • 1990 to 1999: 5,741
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,692
  • 1970 to 1979: 4,248
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,925
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,548
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,087
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,682
Rooms in houses/apartments in Duplin County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 6
  • 2 rooms: 138
  • 3 rooms: 720
  • 4 rooms: 1,388
  • 5 rooms: 3,794
  • 6 rooms: 3,556
  • 7 rooms: 2,173
  • 8 rooms: 979
  • 9+ rooms: 927
  • 1 room: 41
  • 2 rooms: 213
  • 3 rooms: 537
  • 4 rooms: 1,262
  • 5 rooms: 1,308
  • 6 rooms: 651
  • 7 rooms: 367
  • 8 rooms: 143
  • 9+ rooms: 64
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Duplin County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 63
  • 1 bedroom: 352
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,838
  • 3 bedrooms: 8,555
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,567
  • 5+ bedrooms: 306
  • no bedroom: 83
  • 1 bedroom: 626
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,856
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,708
  • 4 bedrooms: 266
  • 5+ bedrooms: 47
Cars and other vehicles available in Duplin County, North Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 708
  • 1 vehicle: 3,770
  • 2 vehicles: 5,493
  • 3 vehicles: 2,684
  • 4 vehicles: 755
  • 5+ vehicles: 271
  • no vehicle: 872
  • 1 vehicle: 2,013
  • 2 vehicles: 1,234
  • 3 vehicles: 331
  • 4 vehicles: 109
  • 5+ vehicles: 27

64% of Duplin County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 60% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 65% lived in North Carolina.

Duplin County:

64.3%
State average:

54.4%

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

  • This state: 37178
  • Northeast: 1797
  • Midwest: 818
  • South: 2776
  • West: 721

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $66,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Duplin County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (47.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (44.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.5%)
  • Utility gas (1.6%)
  • Wood (1.3%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)
  • Electricity (49.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (40.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5.9%)
  • Utility gas (2.6%)
  • Wood (1.0%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 251
Here:

4.2%
North Carolina:

8.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 155
Here:

5.5%
North Carolina:

6.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 193
Here:

15.6%
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)

Duplin County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $4,261,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education: $2,819,000
    Air Transportation: $1,375,000
    Parks & Recreation: $547,000
    Higher Education - Other: $0
  • Current Operations - Elementary & Secondary Education: $52,475,000
    General - Other: $16,220,000
    Other Higher Education: $9,855,000
    Welfare - Other: $4,529,000
    Police Protection: $3,717,000
    Health Services - Other: $3,607,000
    Welfare, Cash Assistance - Other: $2,782,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,612,000
    Financial Administration: $1,054,000
    Central Staff Services: $962,000
    Fire Protection: $885,000
    Sewerage: $869,000
    Transit Utilities: $684,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $572,000
    Libraries: $475,000
    Air Transportation: $381,000
    Water Utilities: $372,000
    Parks & Recreation: $273,000
    General Public Buildings: $239,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $148,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $129,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,517,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $1,589,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Welfare: $3,803,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $297,000
    Police Protection: $200,000
    Solid Waste Management: $188,000
    Transit Utilities: $118,000
    Health - Other: $67,000
    General - Other: $57,000
    Central Staff: $32,000
    Water Utilities: $31,000
    Air Transportation: $18,000
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $15,000
    Libraries: $5,000
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000
    Welfare - Other: $3,000
    Other Higher Education: $0
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $50,245,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,220,000

Duplin County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $329,000
  • Charges - All Other: $3,245,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,523,000
    Higher Education - Other: $1,840,000
    Sewerage: $1,677,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,098,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education - Other: $141,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $1,458,000
    All Other: $507,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $149,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $930,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $364,000
    Rents: $24,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $719,000
    Transit Utilities: $468,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $53,839,000
    Housing & Community Development: $16,520,000
    Public Welfare: $6,250,000
    All Other: $1,598,000
    General Support: $681,000
    Health & Hospitals: $476,000
  • Tax - Property: $19,443,000
    Total General Sales: $5,917,000
    NEC: $552,000
    Other Selective Sales: $79,000

Duplin County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $20,326,000
    Industrial Revenue: $1,750,000
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, Education, NEC: $12,430,000
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $10,804,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $14,999,000
    Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $5,280,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Elementary and Secondary Education: $12,010,000
    Water Utilities: $5,111,000
    Other, NEC: $4,709,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,750,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $815,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $420,000
    Water Utilities: $216,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $4,198,000

Duplin County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,424,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $18,223,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,508,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,991
  • Number of aged recipients: 342
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,649
  • Number of recipients under 18: 289
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,071
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 631
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 962
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 759
Duplin County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Duplin County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Duplin County, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James42470.3 years
Mary38578.4 years
William30871.5 years
John27074.1 years
Robert20770.0 years
Annie20278.2 years
Willie17871.7 years
George16170.2 years
David11167.9 years
Henry10574.0 years
Most common last names in Duplin County, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams36873.1 years
Smith24872.4 years
Brown21374.4 years
Jones19172.9 years
Miller15874.1 years
Johnson14875.3 years
Moore14572.2 years
Lanier13174.5 years
Wells11775.5 years
Boney11474.4 years
Businesses in Duplin County, NC
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's4
Advance Auto Parts3Nike1
Arby's1Pizza Hut1
AutoZone1RadioShack2
Burger King2Rite Aid1
CVS2Sears1
Chevrolet1Sleep Inn1
Days Inn1Subway2
Domino's Pizza1T-Mobile1
Dunkin Donuts3Taco Bell2
FedEx3True Value1
Ford1U-Haul4
H&R Block3U.S. Cellular7
Hardee's3UPS2
Holiday Inn1Waffle House1
KFC3Walgreens2
Lane Furniture1Walmart2
MasterBrand Cabinets1

Duplin County on our top lists:

  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"