Harnett County, North Carolina (NC)

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County population in 2012: 122,135 (44% urban, 56% rural); it was 91,025 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 19,582
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 8,235
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 23,753
Renter-occupied apartments: 13,777 (it was 10,047 in 2000)
% of renters here:

30%
State:

33%

Land area: 595 sq. mi.

Water area: 6.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 200 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Harnett County: 82.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (21.1%), Construction (16.0%), Educational, health and social services (14.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 67%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 26%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Harnett County, North Carolina:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (64.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (20.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (10.8%)
  • Two or more races (2.4%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.9%)
  • Asian alone (0.9%)
Median resident age:  33.0 years
North Carolina median age:  37.0 years
Males: 56,199  (39.2%)
Females: 58,479  (60.8%)

Harnett County,NC real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Harnett County:

2.0 people
North Carolina:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $45,533 ($35,105 in 1999)

This county:

$45533
North Carolina:

$45906

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $563 (lower quartile is $412, upper quartile is $813)
This county:

$563
State:

$619


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $138,700 (it was $80,600 in 2000)
Harnett:

$138,700
North Carolina:

$154,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $78,800 - $207,300

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $174,876
Here:

$174,876
State:

$219,576

Townhouses or other attached units: $639,622
Here:

$639,622
State:

$173,086

In 2-unit structures: $106,618
Here:

$106,618
State:

$165,738

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $166,230
Here:

$166,230
State:

$149,371

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $98,782
Here:

$98,782
State:

$175,668

Mobile homes: $61,236
Here:

$61,236
State:

$64,697
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,173
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $347

Institutionalized population: 1,470

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):

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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 1148 buildings, average cost: $120,800
  • 2008: 889 buildings, average cost: $111,000
  • 2009: 738 buildings, average cost: $128,600

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,313 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $834 (1.0%)

Harnett County household income distribution in 2009 Harnett County home values distribution Harnett County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.1%
(14.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.8% for Black residents, 31.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.2% for American Indian residents, 33.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 21.8% for other race residents, 23.9% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.1%
Harnett County:

18.1%
North Carolina:

17.9%
(14.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.8% for Black residents, 29.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.0% for American Indian residents, 33.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 20.0% for other race residents, 25.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 33 years old
(Males: 33 years old, Females: 34 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 36 years old, Black residents: 32 years old, American Indian residents: 39 years old, Asian residents: 34 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24 years old, Other race residents: 22 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Harnett County is $465 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $515 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $695 a month.

Cities in this county include: Dunn, Erwin, Angier, Lillington, Buies Creek, Coats, Mamers, Bunnlevel.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Harnett County: Dunn Plaza (A), Northington Lock and Dam (B), Crusader Camp (C), Dushee Shaw Halfway House (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Grove Park Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Harnett County include: Grove Church (A), Harmony Church (B), Hillmons Grove Church (C), Hodges Chapel (D), Holly Springs Church (E), Johnsonville Church (F), Jonesboro Church (G), Anderson Church (H), Anderson Creek Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Darroch Cemetery (1), Devotional Gardens (2), Black Cemetery (3), Green Cemetery (4), Westview Memorial Gardens (5), McArtan Cemetery (6), Old Bethel Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Huckleberry Pond (A), Duck Pond (B), Wests Pond (C), Popes Lake (D), Jernigans Pond (E), Buffalo Lakes (F), Lake Holton (G), Long Valley Farm Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Fish Creek (A), Buies Creek (B), Fairy Fair (C), Duck Pond Branch (D), Dry Branch (E), Deer Branch (F), Cypress Creek (G), Coopers Branch (H), Cedar Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Harnett County: Raven Rock State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Chatham County , Cumberland County , Johnston County , Lee County , Moore County , Sampson County , Wake County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.4%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 6,071
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 75.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 4,177 (28% naturalized citizens)

Harnett County:

4.6%
Whole state:

5.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 1,698
  • 1990 to 1994: 820
  • 1985 to 1989: 560
  • 1980 to 1984: 279
  • 1975 to 1979: 231
  • 1970 to 1974: 109
  • 1970 to 1974: 121
  • 1965 to 1969: 359

Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 39.2%

Harnett County marital status for males Harnett County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Harnett County with a mortgage: 10,624 (1,135 second mortgage, 1,362 home equity loan, 60 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,687

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

69.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Harnett County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant26,479115
Mainline Protestant8,19940
Black Protestant3,48821
Catholic8951
Other5333
None75,084-
Harnett 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: 17
Harnett County:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 50
Harnett County:

4.61 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 45
This county:

4.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Harnett County:

8.7%
North Carolina:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Harnett County:

29.5%
State:

28.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.0%
State:

15.6%

Agriculture in Harnett County:

Average size of farms: 157 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $143,881
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $562.80
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.32%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 71.53%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $121,279
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 46.46%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 6.97%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $73,725
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.10%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.52
Corn for grain: 3135 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 2897 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 14473 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 20434 harvested acres
Vegetables: 744 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 48 acres

Tornado activity:

Harnett County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 2589171.7 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 63 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 11/23/1992, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 44 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Harnett County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 88% 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 186.7 miles away from Harnett County center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 234.5 miles away from the 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 162.1 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 176.6 miles away from the county center
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 347.3 miles away from Harnett County center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 108.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Harnett County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, 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

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 (57%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • Korea (3%)
  • Canada (3%)
  • Philippines (3%)
  • El Salvador (2%)
  • Pakistan (2%)

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

  • United States or American (25%)
  • English (8%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • German (6%)
  • Scotch-Irish (4%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)

Harnett County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 32,094 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 6,564 (16%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 146 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 46 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 5 (0%)
  • Walked: 524 (1%)
  • Other means: 436 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 784 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

  • 1,063 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 876 people in state prisons
  • 518 people in nursing homes
  • 252 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 132 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 20 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 13 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 7 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally ill

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

  • 1,765 people in college/university student housing
  • 981 people in state prisons
  • 479 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 53 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 40 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 28 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 24 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 10 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $46,227.

11.74% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,681 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.74%
North Carolina average:

7.13%


0.39% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,370 average AGI)
Harnett County:

0.39%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

6.05% relocated from other counties in North Carolina ($16,283 average AGI)
5.30% relocated from other states ($19,028 average AGI)
Harnett County:

5.30%
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 Cumberland County, NC  2.27% ($35,306 average AGI)
from Wake County, NC  1.12% ($32,181)
from Lee County, NC  0.62% ($26,883)
from Johnston County, NC  0.49% ($26,951)
from Sampson County, NC  0.29% ($25,783)
from Chatham County, NC  0.11% ($26,902)
from Hoke County, NC  0.11% ($38,675)


9.87% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,505 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.87%
North Carolina average:

6.77%


0.30% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,293 average AGI)
Harnett County:

0.30%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

5.54% relocated to other counties in North Carolina ($17,284 average AGI)
4.03% relocated to other states ($16,927 average AGI)
Harnett County:

4.03%
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 Cumberland County, NC  1.47% ($31,378 average AGI)
to Wake County, NC  1.12% ($31,950)
to Johnston County, NC  0.62% ($30,884)
to Lee County, NC  0.61% ($27,661)
to Sampson County, NC  0.26% ($24,688)
to Moore County, NC  0.22% ($38,608)
to Hoke County, NC  0.13% ($34,652)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.9

Births per 1000 population in Harnett County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 7.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Harnett County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.8

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Harnett County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 10,414 (8,063 aged, 2,351 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.97
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6821.810
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 123.1
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 32700.75

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1522.780
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 863.130
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 4.82

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 9.71
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 47.26

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8.68

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 59.6. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 36.4
  • Other - 23.3

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 101.8. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 59.6
  • Other - 42.2

Household type by relationship:

Households: 111,298

Size of family households: 11,559 2-persons, 7,168 3-persons, 6,043 4-persons, 3,089 5-persons, 1,188 6-persons, 679 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 9,733 1-person, 1,676 2-persons, 307 3-persons, 112 4-persons, 30 5-persons, 5 6-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons.

15,389 married couples with children.
6,295 single-parent households (1,329 men, 4,966 women).

92.2% of residents of Harnett County speak English at home.
5.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (48% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 12% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (70% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (59% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (87% speak English very well, 13% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $470,052,000 ($4629 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $90,383,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $187,088,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $89,490,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,075,000
Federal grants: $99,374,000
Federal procurement contracts: $70,534,000 ($65,047,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $17,491,000 ($10,398,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $336,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $104,094,000
Federal Government insurance: $47,591,000

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

Births: 7,619
Here:

73 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 4,008
Here:

39 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1,468
Here:

+14 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +7,689
Here:

+74 per 1000 residents
State:

+27 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Harnett County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 10.00 millions of gallons per day (3% from ground, 97% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 2,114
  • 2000 to 2004: 12,841
  • 1990 to 1999: 11,633
  • 1980 to 1989: 6,679
  • 1970 to 1979: 5,101
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,593
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,546
  • 1940 to 1949: 2,001
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,852
Rooms in houses/apartments in Harnett County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 221
  • 3 rooms: 811
  • 4 rooms: 2,606
  • 5 rooms: 7,388
  • 6 rooms: 5,989
  • 7 rooms: 3,438
  • 8 rooms: 2,021
  • 9+ rooms: 1,279
  • 1 room: 92
  • 2 rooms: 556
  • 3 rooms: 1,242
  • 4 rooms: 3,193
  • 5 rooms: 2,948
  • 6 rooms: 1,186
  • 7 rooms: 530
  • 8 rooms: 167
  • 9+ rooms: 133
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Harnett County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 34
  • 1 bedroom: 533
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,953
  • 3 bedrooms: 14,905
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,869
  • 5+ bedrooms: 459
  • no bedroom: 126
  • 1 bedroom: 1,538
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,268
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,697
  • 4 bedrooms: 365
  • 5+ bedrooms: 53
Cars and other vehicles available in Harnett County, North Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 1,176
  • 1 vehicle: 5,671
  • 2 vehicles: 10,425
  • 3 vehicles: 4,752
  • 4 vehicles: 1,213
  • 5+ vehicles: 516
  • no vehicle: 1,493
  • 1 vehicle: 4,779
  • 2 vehicles: 2,850
  • 3 vehicles: 667
  • 4 vehicles: 171
  • 5+ vehicles: 87

53% of Harnett County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 57% lived in North Carolina.

Harnett County:

52.9%
State average:

54.4%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $71,200


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Harnett County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (58.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (24.3%)
  • Utility gas (11.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.9%)
  • Wood (1.3%)
  • Electricity (59.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18.6%)
  • Utility gas (14.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5.7%)
  • Wood (1.1%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 504
Here:

4.5%
North Carolina:

8.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 212
Here:

4.2%
North Carolina:

6.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2,160
Here:

41.3%
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)

Harnett County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $6,859,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $2,859,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,753,000
    Air Transportation: $2,273,000
    Housing and Community Development: $497,000
    Health - Other: $219,000
    Central Staff Services: $125,000
    Transit Utilities: $7,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $113,845,000
    Health - Other: $22,522,000
    General - Other: $10,194,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $6,939,000
    Police Protection: $6,315,000
    Sewerage: $5,912,000
    Local Fire Protection: $4,332,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,966,000
    Water Utilities: $2,534,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,526,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,407,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,249,000
    Financial Administration: $1,852,000
    Transit Utilities: $904,000
    Libraries: $806,000
    Housing and Community Development: $738,000
    Parks and Recreation: $303,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $187,000
    Air Transportation: $92,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,730,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $3,356,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $5,839,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,304,000
    Police Protection: $414,000
    Health - Other: $390,000
    Solid Waste Management: $321,000
    Water Utilities: $217,000
    General - Other: $210,000
    Parks and Recreation: $52,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $39,000
    Central Staff Services: $23,000
    Libraries: $19,000
    General Public Building: $16,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,000
    Financial Administration: $9,000
    Housing and Community Development: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $102,592,000

Harnett County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Sewerage: $9,887,000
    All Other: $8,677,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,228,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $3,053,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $52,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $3,500,000
    All Other: $1,192,000
    Education: $134,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $3,790,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,266,000
    Rents: $35,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,237,000
    Transit Utilities: $236,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $97,606,000
    Public Welfare: $11,094,000
    Health and Hospitals: $9,419,000
    All Other: $8,312,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,343,000
    General Local Government Support: $215,000
  • Tax - Property: $41,365,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $18,124,000
    NEC: $1,387,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $1,159,000
    Other Selective Sales: $270,000
    Other License: $135,000

Harnett County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $87,281,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $82,479,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,092,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,290,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,000,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $500,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $500,000

Harnett County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,157,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,463,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,690,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Harnett County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
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Harnett County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
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Most common first names in Harnett County, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James62769.8 years
William47971.1 years
Mary40976.7 years
John39572.6 years
Robert20970.7 years
George17472.0 years
Annie17377.2 years
Charles16865.5 years
Joseph15071.1 years
Willie14871.9 years
Most common last names in Harnett County, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith38073.0 years
Johnson36974.4 years
Lee27272.8 years
Williams27172.8 years
Jackson23774.2 years
Matthews22175.6 years
Byrd21475.0 years
Stewart20775.3 years
Mclean20171.5 years
Mcneill18670.7 years
Businesses in Harnett County, NC
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Lane Furniture1
AT&T2Little Caesars Pizza1
Ace Hardware1Lowe's1
Advance Auto Parts3MasterBrand Cabinets3
Applebee's1McDonald's4
Arby's2Microtel1
AutoZone3Nike5
Baskin-Robbins1Payless1
Blockbuster1Penske1
Burger King4Pizza Hut3
CVS3Quality2
Chevrolet3Quiznos2
Chick-Fil-A1RadioShack3
Comfort Inn2Rite Aid2
Cracker Barrel1Ruby Tuesday1
Cricket Wireless2SAS Shoes1
Curves2SONIC Drive-In1
Dairy Queen3Sears2
Domino's Pizza2Sprint Nextel3
Dunkin Donuts4Staples1
FedEx9Starbucks1
Ford3Subway7
GNC1Super 81
GameStop2T-Mobile5
H&R Block4Taco Bell2
Hardee's2True Value1
Hilton1U-Haul11
Home Depot1U.S. Cellular1
Jimmy John's4UPS15
Jones New York3Verizon Wireless1
KFC3Waffle House3
Kohl's1Walgreens1
Kroger1Walmart2
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's2

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