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Edgecombe County, North Carolina (NC)

County population in 2016: 55,801 (55% urban, 45% rural); it was 55,606 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 8,464
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,013
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 13,060
Renter-occupied apartments: 8,203 (it was 7,332 in 2000)
% of renters here:

36%
State:

33%

Land area: 505 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 110 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Edgecombe County: 86.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (33.1%), Construction (19.0%), Manufacturing (10.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 72%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 28%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Edgecombe County, North Carolina:

  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (56.6%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (36.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (4.3%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
Median resident age:  40.7 years
North Carolina median age:  38.7 years
Males: 25,914  (46.4%)
Females: 29,887  (53.6%)
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Edgecombe County,NC real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Edgecombe County:

2.0 people
North Carolina:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $33,856 ($30,983 in 1999)

This county:

$33,856
North Carolina:

$50,584

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $453 (lower quartile is $309, upper quartile is $573)
This county:

$453
State:

$670


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $86,543 (it was $63,400 in 2000)
Edgecombe:

$86,543
North Carolina:

$165,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $57,798 - $128,616

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $132,100
Here:

$132,100
State:

$235,833

Townhouses or other attached units: $123,971
Here:

$123,971
State:

$191,052

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $492,739
Here:

$492,739
State:

$188,356

Mobile homes: $65,916
Here:

$65,916
State:

$74,306
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $997
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $426

Institutionalized population: 1,223

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 10
  • Assaults: 47
  • Burglaries: 259
  • Thefts: 320
  • Auto thefts: 49

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

  • Murders: 4
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 11
  • Assaults: 28
  • Burglaries: 291
  • Thefts: 334
  • Auto thefts: 65
Edgecombe County, NC map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 170 buildings, average cost: $57,800
  • 2008: 35 buildings, average cost: $65,400
  • 2009: 29 buildings, average cost: $154,100
  • 2010: 35 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 2011: 25 buildings, average cost: $121,900
  • 2012: 16 buildings, average cost: $77,600
  • 2013: 25 buildings, average cost: $129,000
  • 2014: 31 buildings, average cost: $183,900
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,101 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $934 (1.2%)

Edgecombe County household income distribution in 2013 Edgecombe County home values distribution in 2013 Edgecombe County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 23.5%
Edgecombe County:

23.5%
North Carolina:

15.4%
(13.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.0% for Black residents, 31.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 1.8% for American Indian residents, 27.6% for other race residents, 23.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 40.7 years old
(Males: 38.6 years old, Females: 42.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 48.8 years old, Black residents: 38.8 years old, American Indian residents: 28.2 years old, Asian residents: 53.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.3 years old, Other race residents: 20.4 years old)

Area name: Rocky Mount, NC MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Edgecombe County is $454 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $578 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $718 a month.

Cities in this county include: Tarboro, Pinetops, Princeville, Macclesfield, Conetoe, Leggett, Speed.

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

2012 air pollution in Edgecombe County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.029 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 8.0 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Kern County, California , Dare County , Houston County, Tennessee , Lake County, Tennessee , Maury County, Tennessee , Rhea County, Tennessee , Weakley County, Tennessee .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

9.3%
North Carolina:

5.4%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 1,822
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 77.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 10.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,314 (13.5% naturalized citizens)

Edgecombe County:

2.4%
Whole state:

7.8%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Edgecombe County population
  • 1302010 or later
  • 4732000 to 2009
  • 5171990 to 1999
  • 2611980 to 1989
  • 901970 to 1979
  • 68Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 56.1%

Edgecombe County marital status for males Edgecombe County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 15,689
  • One, attached: 223
  • Two: 1,381
  • 3 or 4: 840
  • 5 to 9: 1,174
  • 10 to 19: 171
  • 20 to 49: 224
  • 50 or more: 225
  • Mobile homes: 5,153

Housing units in Edgecombe County with a mortgage: 6,638 (136 second mortgage, 463 home equity loan, 25 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,131

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

63.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Edgecombe County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,40282
Mainline Protestant3,06428
Black Protestant1,39914
Catholic4612
Other3263
None33,900-
Edgecombe 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: 8
Edgecombe County:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
This county:

2.28 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Edgecombe County:

4.56 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 23
This county:

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Edgecombe County:

13.8%
North Carolina:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Edgecombe County:

37.8%
State:

28.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.9%
State:

15.6%

Agriculture in Edgecombe County:

Average size of farms: 582 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $348,343
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $421.81
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 58.51%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $311,184
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 58.86%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 12.03%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $118,016
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 77.22%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 1.74
Corn for grain: 11307 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 2607 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 46001 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 17911 harvested acres
Vegetables: 1,404 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 26 acres

Earthquake activity:

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

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 116.5 miles away from Edgecombe 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 77.2 miles away from the county center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 252.9 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 309.2 miles away from the county 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 109.0 miles away from Edgecombe County center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 129.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • North Carolina Hurricane Matthew, Incident Period: October 04, 2016 to October 24, 2016, Emergency Declared EM-3380: October 07, 2016, FEMA Id: 3380, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Matthew, Incident Period: October 04, 2016 to October 24, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4285: October 10, 2016, FEMA Id: 4285, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 25, 2011 to September 01, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3327: August 25, 2011, FEMA Id: 3327, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 25, 2011 to September 01, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4019: August 31, 2011, FEMA Id: 4019, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Earl, Incident Period: September 01, 2010 to September 04, 2010, Emergency Declared EM-3314: September 01, 2010, FEMA Id: 3314, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Ophelia, Incident Period: September 11, 2005 to September 17, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3254: September 14, 2005, FEMA Id: 3254, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3222: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3222, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Isabel, Incident Period: September 18, 2003 to September 26, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1490: September 18, 2003, FEMA Id: 1490, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Severe Ice Storm, Incident Period: December 04, 2002 to December 06, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1448: December 12, 2002, FEMA Id: 1448, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm
  • North Carolina Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 24, 2000 to February 01, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1312: January 31, 2000, FEMA Id: 1312, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Edgecombe County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 11, Ice Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (67%)
  • El Salvador (4%)
  • Philippines (4%)
  • Costa Rica (3%)
  • Guatemala (3%)
  • Spain (2%)
  • Korea (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Edgecombe County


  • American (17%)
  • English (4%)
  • European (4%)
  • Irish (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • German (1%)
  • African (1%)

Edgecombe County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 15,289 (82.9%)
  • Carpooled: 1,607 (8.7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 137 (0.7%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 686 (3.7%)
  • Walked: 239 (1.3%)
  • Worked at home: 481 (2.6%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 375 people in state prisons
  • 292 people in nursing homes
  • 169 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 144 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 100 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 23 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 5 people in other group homes
  • 4 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped

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

  • 598 people in state prisons
  • 366 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 234 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 99 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 53 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 50 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 25 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $37,118.

6.46% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($22,909 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.46%
North Carolina average:

7.13%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.51% relocated from other counties in North Carolina ($18,721 average AGI)
0.94% relocated from other states ($4,188 average AGI)
Edgecombe County:

0.94%
North Carolina average:

3.45%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Nash County, NC  3.22% ($21,097 average AGI)
from Pitt County, NC  0.49% ($22,793)
from Halifax County, NC  0.36% ($24,294)
from Wilson County, NC  0.36% ($20,176)
from Wake County, NC  0.24% ($24,217)
from Martin County, NC  0.10% ($16,000)
from Guilford County, NC  0.08% ($20,400)


7.68% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($23,512 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.68%
North Carolina average:

6.77%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.49% relocated to other counties in North Carolina ($19,899 average AGI)
1.19% relocated to other states ($3,614 average AGI)
Edgecombe County:

1.19%
North Carolina average:

3.07%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Nash County, NC  3.84% ($23,343 average AGI)
to Pitt County, NC  0.50% ($21,635)
to Wilson County, NC  0.41% ($25,899)
to Wake County, NC  0.39% ($32,293)
to Halifax County, NC  0.32% ($16,871)
to Guilford County, NC  0.10% ($15,895)
to Wayne County, NC  0.09% ($21,333)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.9

Births per 1000 population in Edgecombe County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Edgecombe County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 11.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Edgecombe County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 17.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Edgecombe County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Edgecombe County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Edgecombe County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Edgecombe County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Edgecombe County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Edgecombe County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 9,603 (6,882 aged, 2,721 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,157 (8%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (665)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (641)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (597)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (316)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (286)
  • Unspecified dementia (229)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (198)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (198)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (191)
  • Cerebrovascular disease, unspecified (186)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.83
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7,856
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 232
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 27,376

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,487
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,094
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 11

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 11
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 54

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 6
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1
Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 123.8. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 81.6
  • Other - 42.1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 102.7. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 71.1
  • Other - 31.6

Household type by relationship:

Households: 55,801
  • In family households: 46,298 (5,410 male householders, 9,020 female householders)
    8,082 spouses, 16,807 children (15,708 natural, 385 adopted, 711 stepchildren), 2,329 grandchildren, 945 brothers or sisters, 859 parents, 1,241 other relatives, 1,705 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 8,457 (3,160 male householders (2,650 living alone)), 3,966 female householders (3,492 living alone)), 1,306 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,029

Size of family households: 6,379 2-persons, 3,486 3-persons, 2,481 4-persons, 1,144 5-persons, 572 6-persons, 258 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,143 1-person, 878 2-persons, 75 3-persons, 15 4-persons, 5 5-persons, 18 6-persons.

4,339 married couples with children.
6,036 single-parent households (855 men, 5,181 women).

95.8% of residents of Edgecombe speak English at home.
3.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (55% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (88% speak English very well, 12% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (61% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 23% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $361,986,000 ($6,616 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $5,947,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $102,077,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $96,920,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $10,948,000
Federal grants: $111,213,000
Federal procurement contracts: $8,678,000 ($918,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $32,148,000 ($445,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $5,068,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $19,886,000
Federal Government insurance: $158,761,000

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

Births: 4,142
Here:

77 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,180
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +477
Here:

+9 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -2,522
Here -47 per 1000 residents
State +27 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Edgecombe County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.63 millions of gallons per day (17% from ground, 83% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.5

Year house built in Edgecombe County, North Carolina Note: State values scaled to Edgecombe County population
  • 3392014 or later
  • 3252010 to 2013
  • 3,4082000 to 2009
  • 4,0421990 to 1999
  • 3,4131980 to 1989
  • 4,3011970 to 1979
  • 2,8741960 to 1969
  • 2,6451950 to 1959
  • 1,3281940 to 1949
  • 2,1851939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Edgecombe County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Edgecombe County, North Carolina Note: State values scaled to Edgecombe County population
  • 261 room
  • 372 rooms
  • 2113 rooms
  • 1,4514 rooms
  • 3,2405 rooms
  • 3,0706 rooms
  • 2,1137 rooms
  • 1,3618 rooms
  • 1,1339+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Edgecombe County, North Carolina Note: State values scaled to Edgecombe County population
  • 1401 room
  • 2792 rooms
  • 9703 rooms
  • 3,2604 rooms
  • 1,8485 rooms
  • 1,4216 rooms
  • 3837 rooms
  • 3338 rooms
  • 1819+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Edgecombe County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Edgecombe County, North Carolina Note: State values scaled to Edgecombe County population
  • 32no bedroom
  • 1361 bedroom
  • 2,0562 bedrooms
  • 8,0193 bedrooms
  • 2,0974 bedrooms
  • 3355+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Edgecombe County, North Carolina Note: State values scaled to Edgecombe County population
  • 138no bedroom
  • 1,0541 bedroom
  • 3,3332 bedrooms
  • 3,7613 bedrooms
  • 4744 bedrooms
  • 645+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Edgecombe County, North Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Edgecombe County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Edgecombe County population
  • 562no vehicle
  • 3,5581 vehicle
  • 4,0862 vehicles
  • 2,9563 vehicles
  • 1,1294 vehicles
  • 3885+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Edgecombe County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Edgecombe County population
  • 1,739no vehicle
  • 4,2991 vehicle
  • 1,9892 vehicles
  • 4813 vehicles
  • 1984 vehicles
  • 155+ vehicles

88.4% of Edgecombe County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 80% lived in North Carolina.

Edgecombe County:

88.4%
State average:

84.3%

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

  • This state: 46,111
  • Other state: 7,960
  • Northeast: 2,469
  • Midwest: 783
  • South: 4,238
  • West: 452
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Edgecombe County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 45.2%Electricity
  • 29.7%Utility gas
  • 22.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Wood
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 67.6%Electricity
  • 19.5%Utility gas
  • 8.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.1%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 186
Here:

3.4%
North Carolina:

10.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 39
Here:

1.2%
North Carolina:

8.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 344
Here:

14.3%
North Carolina:

17.5%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Edgecombe County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $6,031,000
  • Construction - Water Utilities: $2,063,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,476,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $59,287,000
    Other Higher Education: $22,270,000
    Health - Other: $7,619,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,379,000
    Police Protection: $3,583,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,876,000
    General - Other: $2,723,000
    Liquor Stores: $2,478,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,745,000
    Financial Administration: $1,204,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,197,000
    Sewerage: $1,060,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,046,000
    Local Fire Protection: $815,000
    Libraries: $599,000
    Water Utilities: $454,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $322,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $156,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $125,000
    Air Transportation: $57,000
    Parks and Recreation: $30,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $911,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Health - Other: $17,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $5,828,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $569,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $465,000
    General - Other: $362,000
    Other Higher Education: $85,000
    Solid Waste Management: $84,000
    General Public Building: $71,000
    Health - Other: $56,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $70,889,000

Edgecombe County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $7,016,000
    Higher Education - Other: $2,524,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,915,000
    Sewerage: $1,273,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,020,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $242,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $44,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $5,325,000
    All Other: $1,170,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,045,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,269,000
    Rents: $525,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $351,000
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $2,666,000
    Water Utilities: $546,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $62,655,000
    Public Welfare: $10,342,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,811,000
    General Local Government Support: $717,000
    All Other: $668,000
    Housing and Community Development: $224,000
  • Tax - Property: $24,430,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,721,000
    NEC: $445,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $118,000
    Other License: $73,000

Edgecombe County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,358,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,246,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,370,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,258,000

Edgecombe County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,902,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $26,461,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $54,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,833
  • Number of aged recipients: 332
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 2,501
  • Number of recipients under 18: 578
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,559
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 696
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,189
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,233
Edgecombe County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians
Fatal accident count
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunken persons
Fatalities
Persons involved in fatal accidents
Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents
Edgecombe County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians
Fatal accident count
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunken persons
Fatalities
Persons involved in fatal accidents
Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 15 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 ORIGINATED72$102,444113$80,044375$103,02734$24,1761$145,00063$56,00057$60,860
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$111,0004$34,50061$73,4436$32,1670$04$123,7507$53,143
APPLICATIONS DENIED32$88,46950$54,880277$83,60370$30,7000$026$46,42367$55,776
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN15$76,26715$82,133102$97,1678$55,0000$07$70,42915$81,333
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$115,0004$48,00026$79,6927$35,1430$02$34,5008$68,500
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 12 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED12$146,6678$115,5001$95,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$185,5005$109,6000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$169,2502$141,5000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$123,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans
Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value
Most common first names in Edgecombe County, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William35072.3 years
James34667.8 years
Mary33178.7 years
John22373.5 years
George15970.8 years
Annie15877.4 years
Robert15069.4 years
Willie12668.7 years
Joseph10971.8 years
Charlie9270.8 years
Most common last names in Edgecombe County, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams18671.4 years
Webb18074.0 years
Jones16172.0 years
Harrell15274.9 years
Brown14373.4 years
Johnson13672.6 years
Smith10673.2 years
Taylor10674.1 years
Harris8474.4 years
Knight8273.6 years
Businesses in Edgecombe County, NC
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Lowe's1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Nike2
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Popeyes2
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Comfort Inn1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1Subway2
Domino's Pizza1T-Mobile2
Dunkin Donuts1Taco Bell1
FedEx2True Value1
Ford1U-Haul3
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular3
Jones New York1UPS2
KFC1Waffle House1
Kincaid1Walmart1

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  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"