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Onslow County, North Carolina (NC)

County population in 2016: 187,136 (74% urban, 26% rural); it was 150,355 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 25,865
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 8,467
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 27,968
Renter-occupied apartments: 25,760 (it was 20,154 in 2000)
% of renters here:

42%
State:

33%

Land area: 767 sq. mi.

Water area: 141.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 244 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Onslow County: 90.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (23.5%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (17.7%), Retail trade (13.0%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (12.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 40%
  • Government: 41%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 19%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Onslow County, North Carolina:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (66.5%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (12.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (12.2%)
  • Two or more races (6.4%)
  • Asian alone (1.8%)
Median resident age:

26.6 years
North Carolina median age:

38.7 years
Males: 101,034  (54.0%)
Females: 86,102  (46.0%)

Onslow County,NC real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Onslow County:

2.0 people
North Carolina:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $47,150 ($33,756 in 1999)

This county:

$47,150
North Carolina:

$50,584

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $819 (lower quartile is $581, upper quartile is $1,018)
This county:

$819
State:

$670


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $151,500 (it was $78,200 in 2000)
Onslow:

$151,500
North Carolina:

$165,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $106,000 - $200,000

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $209,393
Here:

$209,393
State:

$235,833

Townhouses or other attached units: $231,876
Here:

$231,876
State:

$191,052

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $14,976
Here:

$14,976
State:

$144,611

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $116,270
Here:

$116,270
State:

$188,356

Mobile homes: $70,623
Here:

$70,623
State:

$74,306

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $2,557
Here:

$2,557
State:

$110,587
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,195
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $356

Institutionalized population: 887
Onslow County, NC map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 1539 buildings, average cost: $120,100
  • 2008: 1122 buildings, average cost: $112,200
  • 2009: 1519 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 2010: 2134 buildings, average cost: $111,100
  • 2011: 1871 buildings, average cost: $114,700
  • 2012: 2007 buildings, average cost: $119,200
  • 2013: 1332 buildings, average cost: $125,800
  • 2014: 1045 buildings, average cost: $118,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Onslow, NC residents
Average permit cost in Onslow, NC
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: $1,220 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $812 (0.7%)

Onslow County household income distribution in 2013 Onslow County home values distribution in 2013 Onslow County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 13.1%
Onslow County:

13.1%
North Carolina:

15.4%
(10.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.2% for Black residents, 14.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.9% for American Indian residents, 23.1% for other race residents, 17.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 26.6 years old
(Males: 24.8 years old, Females: 29.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 28.7 years old, Black residents: 30.5 years old, American Indian residents: 53.1 years old, Asian residents: 26.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22.2 years old, Other race residents: 24.0 years old)

Area name: Jacksonville, NC MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Onslow County is $476 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $535 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $751 a month.

Cities in this county include: Jacksonville, Piney Green, Half Moon, Sneads Ferry, Pumpkin Center, Swansboro, Richlands, North Topsail Beach, Holly Ridge.

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

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Neighboring counties: Carter County, Oklahoma , Cherokee County , Gilmer County, Georgia , Tate County, Mississippi , Pamlico County , Tillman County, Oklahoma , Washita County, Oklahoma , Wayne County, Tennessee .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
North Carolina:

5.4%

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

Current college students: 8,820
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 6,656 (66.4% naturalized citizens)

Onslow County:

3.6%
Whole state:

7.8%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,3212010 or later
  • 1,7702000 to 2009
  • 1,9581990 to 1999
  • 2,0701980 to 1989
  • 8641970 to 1979
  • 1,012Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 87.9%

Onslow County marital status for males Onslow County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 44,603
  • One, attached: 8,109
  • Two: 1,582
  • 3 or 4: 2,301
  • 5 to 9: 3,139
  • 10 to 19: 1,175
  • 20 to 49: 1,562
  • 50 or more: 1,437
  • Mobile homes: 13,885

Housing units in Onslow County with a mortgage: 20,391 (291 second mortgage, 1,443 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 10,690

Here:

66.7% with mortgage
State:

63.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Onslow County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant30,825110
Mainline Protestant8,39822
Catholic7,5792
Other2,7047
Black Protestant1,89117
None126,375-
Onslow 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: 22
Onslow County:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
This county:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 60
Onslow County:

3.67 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 89
This county:

5.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Onslow County:

8.3%
North Carolina:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Onslow County:

29.8%
State:

28.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.9%
State:

15.6%

Agriculture in Onslow County:

Average size of farms: 158 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $222,911
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $444.86
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 2.13%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 80.60%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $183,880
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 61.55%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 5.49%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $78,796
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.63%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 3.94
Corn for grain: 11540 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 2935 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 8633 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 12422 harvested acres
Vegetables: 325 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 26 acres

Earthquake activity:

Onslow County-area historical earthquake activity is below North Carolina state average. It is 90% 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 202.6 miles away from Onslow 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 43.1 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 201.2 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 194.9 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 297.9 miles away from Onslow 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 217.4 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 Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 16, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1969: April 19, 2011, FEMA Id: 1969, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • North Carolina Severe Storms, Flooding, and Straight-line Winds associated with the remnants of Tropical Storm Nicole, Incident Period: September 27, 2010 to October 01, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1942: October 14, 2010, FEMA Id: 1942, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm, Storm, Flood, Wind
  • 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, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1608: October 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 1608, 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
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

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

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 15, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 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 (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (15%)
  • Philippines (13%)
  • Vietnam (8%)
  • Japan (8%)
  • Dominican Republic (4%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • El Salvador (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Onslow County


  • American (12%)
  • German (8%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • English (6%)
  • Italian (4%)
  • European (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)

Onslow County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 69,285 (75.3%)
  • Carpooled: 12,230 (13.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 69 (0.1%)
  • Ferryboat: 157 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 1,203 (1.3%)
  • Bicycle: 644 (0.7%)
  • Walked: 6,101 (6.6%)
  • Worked at home: 2,315 (2.5%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 14,799 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 3,692 people in military transient quarters for temporary residents
  • 291 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 225 people in nursing homes
  • 139 people in other group homes
  • 117 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 44 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 35 people in military disciplinary barracks
  • 34 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 12 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 8 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 5 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 16,697 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 409 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 205 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 161 people in military disciplinary barracks and jails
  • 108 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 82 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 72 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 25 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 22 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 12 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 7 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 5 people in correctional residential facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $43,786.

16.83% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,983 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

16.83%
North Carolina average:

7.13%


1.16% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,430 average AGI)
Onslow County:

1.16%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

2.49% relocated from other counties in North Carolina ($4,610 average AGI)
13.18% relocated from other states ($23,942 average AGI)
Onslow County:

13.18%
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 San Diego County, CA  0.53% ($41,244 average AGI)
from San Bernardino County, CA  0.31% ($35,687)
from Craven County, NC  0.31% ($33,374)
from New Hanover County, NC  0.30% ($27,729)
from Beaufort County, SC  0.29% ($44,011)
from Prince William County, VA  0.25% ($45,785)
from Pender County, NC  0.24% ($34,473)


18.31% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,288 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

18.31%
North Carolina average:

6.77%


0.74% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,733 average AGI)
Onslow County:

0.74%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

3.28% relocated to other counties in North Carolina ($5,899 average AGI)
14.29% relocated to other states ($24,655 average AGI)
Onslow County:

14.29%
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 San Diego County, CA  0.74% ($39,916 average AGI)
to New Hanover County, NC  0.45% ($28,638)
to Pender County, NC  0.34% ($39,027)
to Craven County, NC  0.33% ($31,805)
to Carteret County, NC  0.29% ($40,085)
to Honolulu County, HI  0.24% ($40,368)
to Prince William County, VA  0.24% ($51,265)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 21.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 21.3
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 23.4

Births per 1000 population in Onslow County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 4.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 5.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 5.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Onslow County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Onslow County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 15.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Onslow County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Onslow County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Onslow County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Onslow County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Onslow County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Onslow County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 15,183 (11,920 aged, 3,263 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 7,313 (15%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,071)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (716)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (609)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (597)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (334)
  • Unspecified dementia (326)
  • Chronic ischaemic heart disease, unspecified (318)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (273)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (229)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (229)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.3
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8,489
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 135
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 40,491

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 2,312
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 620
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 4

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 32
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 76

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 46.8. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 20.2
  • Other - 26.6

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 99.9. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 54.1
  • Suffocation - 26.6
  • Other - 19.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 187,136
  • In family households: 148,851 (26,266 male householders, 16,527 female householders)
    33,306 spouses, 57,108 children (52,961 natural, 1,564 adopted, 2,583 stepchildren), 5,149 grandchildren, 864 brothers or sisters, 1,515 parents, 2,025 other relatives, 6,091 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 25,622 (8,982 male householders (5,828 living alone)), 9,991 female householders (8,369 living alone)), 6,649 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 12,663

Size of family households: 17,882 2-persons, 10,983 3-persons, 8,301 4-persons, 3,929 5-persons, 791 6-persons, 907 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 14,197 1-person, 4,397 2-persons, 349 3-persons, 30 4-persons.

30,915 married couples with children.
11,627 single-parent households (3,182 men, 8,445 women).

89.6% of residents of Onslow speak English at home.
6.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (82% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (87% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
1.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (70% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (77% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 15% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $2,394,704,000 ($15,520 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,901,777,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $432,201,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $85,390,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,018,000
Federal grants: $98,496,000
Federal procurement contracts: $341,185,000 ($335,509,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,434,414,000 ($1,415,554,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,597,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $221,501,000
Federal Government insurance: $473,394,000

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

Births: 16,805
Here:

110 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 4,069
Here:

27 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +733
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -11,124
Here -73 per 1000 residents
State +27 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Onslow County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 17.32 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.5

Year house built in Onslow County, North Carolina
  • Year house built in Onslow County, North Carolina
  • 2,7072014 or later
  • 9,1292010 to 2013
  • 17,4682000 to 2009
  • 14,8461990 to 1999
  • 11,4321980 to 1989
  • 10,0171970 to 1979
  • 5,7471960 to 1969
  • 4,2651950 to 1959
  • 1,1071940 to 1949
  • 1,0751939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Onslow County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Onslow County, North Carolina
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Onslow County, North Carolina
  • 1421 room
  • 542 rooms
  • 3453 rooms
  • 3,0574 rooms
  • 5,7575 rooms
  • 8,2926 rooms
  • 5,4927 rooms
  • 3,3928 rooms
  • 4,5509+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Onslow County, North Carolina
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Onslow County, North Carolina
  • 1,2481 room
  • 1892 rooms
  • 2,3563 rooms
  • 8,5814 rooms
  • 6,8865 rooms
  • 5,9776 rooms
  • 3,2077 rooms
  • 1,4658 rooms
  • 7769+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Onslow County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Onslow County, North Carolina
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Onslow County, North Carolina
  • 142no bedroom
  • 2591 bedroom
  • 3,8242 bedrooms
  • 18,7523 bedrooms
  • 7,6644 bedrooms
  • 4405+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Onslow County, North Carolina
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Onslow County, North Carolina
  • 1,248no bedroom
  • 1,8151 bedroom
  • 10,5682 bedrooms
  • 14,3243 bedrooms
  • 2,7304 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Onslow County, North Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Onslow County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Onslow County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 1,064no vehicle
  • 7,5151 vehicle
  • 13,8582 vehicles
  • 5,9533 vehicles
  • 2,0424 vehicles
  • 6495+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Onslow County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Onslow County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,711no vehicle
  • 11,9671 vehicle
  • 14,6662 vehicles
  • 1,8903 vehicles
  • 4514 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

71.5% of Onslow County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 23% lived in North Carolina.

Onslow County:

71.5%
State average:

84.3%

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

  • This state: 70,680
  • Other state: 105,856
  • Northeast: 22,730
  • Midwest: 23,094
  • South: 38,656
  • West: 21,376
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Onslow County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 92.1%Electricity
  • 5.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.4%Utility gas
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 94.7%Electricity
  • 2.8%Utility gas
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%Solar energy
  • 0.2%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,767
Here:

9.3%
North Carolina:

10.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 278
Here:

3.3%
North Carolina:

8.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,924
Here:

18.5%
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

Onslow County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $6,433,000
  • Construction - Other Higher Education: $5,324,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,505,000
    Air Transportation: $698,000
    Correctional Institutions: $566,000
    General - Other: $375,000
    Libraries: $19,000
    Parks and Recreation: $18,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $155,663,000
    Other Higher Education: $22,456,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $13,871,000
    Health - Other: $12,471,000
    General - Other: $11,605,000
    Liquor Stores: $6,384,000
    Police Protection: $6,036,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,368,000
    Financial Administration: $2,613,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,161,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,915,000
    Libraries: $1,786,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,308,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,278,000
    Air Transportation: $1,082,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,064,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $749,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $567,000
    Housing and Community Development: $320,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $98,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,446,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $13,999,000
    Health - Other: $1,987,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $5,632,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,294,000
    General - Other: $1,934,000
    Police Protection: $469,000
    Other Higher Education: $404,000
    Health - Other: $403,000
    General Public Building: $127,000
    Solid Waste Management: $70,000
    Central Staff Services: $45,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $43,000
    Financial Administration: $39,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $19,000
    Libraries: $14,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $13,000
    Air Transportation: $11,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $139,123,000

Onslow County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $7,042,000
    Solid Waste Management: $5,813,000
    Higher Education - Other: $4,478,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $3,751,000
    Air Transportation: $1,080,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $222,000
    Parks and Recreation: $77,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $29,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $4,089,000
    All Other: $619,000
    Air Transportation: $569,000
    General Local Government Support: $354,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,190,000
    Health and Hospitals: $693,000
    All Other: $601,000
    Public Welfare: $23,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,915,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,254,000
    Sale of Property: $405,000
    Rents: $30,000
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $7,847,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $143,104,000
    Public Welfare: $15,333,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,331,000
    All Other: $2,651,000
    General Local Government Support: $692,000
    Housing and Community Development: $265,000
  • Tax - Property: $45,413,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $28,954,000
    NEC: $1,904,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,207,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $689,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $649,000
    Other License: $482,000

Onslow County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $114,816,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $78,145,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $54,427,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,756,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $4,000,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $4,000,000

Onslow County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $65,027,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $55,245,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,000,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,658
  • Number of aged recipients: 253
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 2,405
  • Number of recipients under 18: 579
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,579
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 500
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 891
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,216
Onslow 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
Onslow 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 25 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 ORIGINATED2,747$166,525488$169,8633,080$164,546204$44,4952$154,000492$173,837295$100,231
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED107$153,24338$154,816260$152,42318$38,0561$800,00050$173,74038$91,132
APPLICATIONS DENIED230$151,730123$133,7151,124$152,473177$52,0561$85,000206$168,539148$89,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN165$158,00085$188,988837$154,76652$73,4620$0109$174,25762$91,403
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS22$164,50026$211,308183$158,30110$72,7000$021$160,33317$84,529
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 18 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED49$213,28655$196,4555$221,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED20$203,60016$226,5004$114,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$159,6675$237,4002$125,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$288,0007$166,1430$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$72,0000$01$72,000
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Onslow, NC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Onslow, NC - Value
Most common first names in Onslow County, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James44869.9 years
William42171.1 years
Mary35776.3 years
John34770.7 years
Robert29270.0 years
George20171.8 years
Joseph17873.7 years
Charles17568.2 years
Richard13068.5 years
Thomas12269.8 years
Most common last names in Onslow County, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams22770.9 years
Smith21271.8 years
Brown20975.2 years
Jones20472.5 years
Davis13771.4 years
Parker13171.5 years
Humphrey11674.7 years
Morton11175.0 years
Taylor11173.2 years
Shepard9674.3 years
Businesses in Onslow County, NC
NameCountNameCount
AT&T3Marriott2
Advance Auto Parts5Marshalls1
Aeropostale1MasterBrand Cabinets4
American Eagle Outfitters1McDonald's8
Applebee's1New Balance1
Arby's2Nike8
Ashley Furniture1Old Navy1
AutoZone4Olive Garden1
Barnes & Noble1Outback1
Baskin-Robbins1Outback Steakhouse1
Bath & Body Works1Pac Sun1
Baymont Inn1Papa John's Pizza1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Payless2
Ben & Jerry's2Penske1
Blockbuster2PetSmart1
Budget Car Rental1Pier 1 Imports1
Burger King5Pizza Hut4
CVS3Quality1
Chevrolet1Quiznos1
Chick-Fil-A3RadioShack3
Chuck E. Cheese's1Ramada1
Church's Chicken1Red Lobster1
Cold Stone Creamery1Red Robin1
Comfort Suites1Rite Aid2
Curves1Ruby Tuesday1
Dairy Queen2Rue211
Domino's Pizza4SAS Shoes1
Dunkin Donuts4SONIC Drive-In3
Extended Stay America1Sam's Club1
FedEx14Sears4
Finish Line1Shoe Carnival1
Foot Locker1Sleep Inn1
Ford1Spencer Gifts1
GNC4Sprint Nextel3
GameStop4Staples1
Gap1Starbucks1
Goodwill1Subaru1
H&R Block9Suburban1
Hardee's4Subway11
Holiday Inn3T-Mobile5
Home Depot1Taco Bell4
Honda1Target1
Hot Topic1The Room Place1
Hyundai1Toyota1
IHOP1True Value1
JCPenney1U-Haul17
Jones New York2U.S. Cellular2
Journeys1UPS17
Justice1Verizon Wireless1
KFC2Victoria's Secret1
Kincaid1Volkswagen1
Kmart2Waffle House2
La-Z-Boy2Walgreens3
Lane Bryant1Walmart2
Little Caesars Pizza2Wendy's5
Long John Silver's1Wet Seal1
Lowe's2YMCA1

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  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
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  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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