Onslow County, North Carolina (NC)

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County population in 2012: 183,263 (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: 234 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Onslow County: 91.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (28.1%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (17.8%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (15.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 21%
  • Government: 67%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 12%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Onslow County, North Carolina:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (68.9%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (15.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (10.1%)
  • Two or more races (3.3%)
  • Asian alone (1.8%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  25.0 years
North Carolina median age:  37.0 years
Males: 95,349  (46.7%)
Females: 82,423  (53.3%)
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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 2013: $44,673 ($33,756 in 1999)

This county:

$44673
North Carolina:

$45906

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $740 (lower quartile is $532, upper quartile is $1,014)
This county:

$740
State:

$619


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $157,000 (it was $78,200 in 2000)
Onslow:

$157,000
North Carolina:

$154,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $114,800 - $204,700

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $187,707
Here:

$187,707
State:

$219,576

Townhouses or other attached units: $134,835
Here:

$134,835
State:

$173,086

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $103,655
Here:

$103,655
State:

$149,371

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $203,425
Here:

$203,425
State:

$175,668

Mobile homes: $74,314
Here:

$74,314
State:

$64,697

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $12,569
Here:

$12,569
State:

$131,724
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,205
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $378

Institutionalized population: 887
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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

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $975 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $941 (0.6%)

Onslow County household income distribution in 2009 Onslow County home values distribution Onslow County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.0%
(14.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.5% for Black residents, 15.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.7% for American Indian residents, 3.1% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 22.4% for other race residents, 23.7% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.0%
Onslow County:

17.0%
North Carolina:

17.9%
(14.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.5% for Black residents, 14.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.6% for American Indian residents, 3.1% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 20.5% for other race residents, 25.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 26 years old
(Males: 24 years old, Females: 29 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 27 years old, Black residents: 28 years old, American Indian residents: 27 years old, Asian residents: 29 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22 years old, Other race residents: 23 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

2005 air pollution in Onslow County:

Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 15 µg/m3. Below U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 31 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 11.3 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 27 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Onslow County: Foys Landing (A), Great Neck Landing (B), Gibson Fork (C), Camp Davis (D), Morris Landing (E), Hurst Ferry (F), Mortons Cross Road (G), Shell Rock Landing (H), Stones Landing (I), Sandford Landing (J), Maysville Wastewater Treatment Plant (K), Corn Landing (L), Seasons Cove Assisted Living Facility (M), Sandridge (N), Whitewood Forest Airport (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Churches in Onslow County include: First Free Will Baptist Church (A), First Church of God (B), First Baptist Church (C), Gurganus Church (D), Rock Creek Community Church (E), First United Methodist Church of Sneads Ferry (F), Fellowship Chapel (G), New Bay Church (H), Calvary Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Onslow Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Lake Catherine (A), Floyd Lake (B), Yow-Williams Pond (C), Lee Baysden Pond (D), Juniper Swamp (E), White Oak Pocosin (F), Great Sandy Run Pocosin (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Browns Swamp (A), Everett Creek (B), Duck Creek (C), Dicks Creek (D), Whitside Branch (E), Cypress Branch (F), Grants Creek (G), Freemans Creek (H), County Line Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Onslow County include: Onslow County Recreation Park (1), Hammocks Beach State Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: Hurst Beach (A), Onslow Beach (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Carteret County , Duplin County , Jones County , Pender County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.6%
North Carolina:

6.5%

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: 84.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 6,129 (44% naturalized citizens)

Onslow County:

4.1%
Whole state:

5.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 1,049
  • 1990 to 1994: 1,134
  • 1985 to 1989: 1,075
  • 1980 to 1984: 995
  • 1975 to 1979: 565
  • 1970 to 1974: 299
  • 1970 to 1974: 368
  • 1965 to 1969: 644

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:


Housing units in Onslow County with a mortgage: 15,526 (1,712 second mortgage, 1,812 home equity loan, 64 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,566

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

69.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Onslow County

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

Tornado activity:

Onslow County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 4998921.0 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 3 fatalities and 29 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 7/2/1986, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado killed 3 people and injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

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:


The number of natural disasters in Onslow County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 11, 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

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

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

  • Philippines (16%)
  • Mexico (16%)
  • Japan (7%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • United Kingdom (4%)
  • Dominican Republic (3%)
  • Canada (3%)

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

  • United States or American (13%)
  • German (12%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • English (8%)
  • Italian (5%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)

Onslow County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 52,948 (67%)
  • Carpooled: 13,629 (17%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 365 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 7 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 37 (0%)
  • Railroad: 23 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 5 (0%)
  • Taxi: 223 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 141 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 182 (0%)
  • Walked: 8,219 (10%)
  • Other means: 1,675 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 1,945 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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%

Percentage of residents relocating from 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%

Percentage of residents relocating to 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 2013: 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 2013: 5.0

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 live births in Onslow County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 13,248 (10,770 aged, 2,478 disabled)
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: 8488.820
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 135.450
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 40490.74

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 2311.730
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 619.920
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 3.94

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 31.61
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 76.1

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 4.59

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: 159,967

Size of family households: 17,554 2-persons, 11,827 3-persons, 8,860 4-persons, 4,003 5-persons, 1,367 6-persons, 663 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 12,183 1-person, 2,824 2-persons, 539 3-persons, 195 4-persons, 59 5-persons, 13 6-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons.

28,191 married couples with children.
8,149 single-parent households (1,656 men, 6,493 women).

90.6% of residents of Onslow County speak English at home.
5.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (70% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (82% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
1.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (66% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (86% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $2,394,704,000 ($15520 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:

5.8
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 6,938
  • 2000 to 2004: 17,176
  • 1990 to 1999: 13,846
  • 1980 to 1989: 10,184
  • 1970 to 1979: 11,047
  • 1960 to 1969: 6,551
  • 1950 to 1959: 4,407
  • 1940 to 1949: 2,801
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,283
Rooms in houses/apartments in Onslow County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 20
  • 2 rooms: 290
  • 3 rooms: 971
  • 4 rooms: 2,810
  • 5 rooms: 7,519
  • 6 rooms: 7,422
  • 7 rooms: 4,665
  • 8 rooms: 2,578
  • 9+ rooms: 1,693
  • 1 room: 162
  • 2 rooms: 1,276
  • 3 rooms: 2,477
  • 4 rooms: 7,082
  • 5 rooms: 4,539
  • 6 rooms: 2,971
  • 7 rooms: 1,037
  • 8 rooms: 429
  • 9+ rooms: 181
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Onslow County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 95
  • 1 bedroom: 608
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,541
  • 3 bedrooms: 17,412
  • 4 bedrooms: 4,737
  • 5+ bedrooms: 575
  • no bedroom: 349
  • 1 bedroom: 2,600
  • 2 bedrooms: 9,059
  • 3 bedrooms: 6,846
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,244
  • 5+ bedrooms: 56
Cars and other vehicles available in Onslow County, North Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 1,024
  • 1 vehicle: 7,290
  • 2 vehicles: 13,149
  • 3 vehicles: 5,008
  • 4 vehicles: 1,157
  • 5+ vehicles: 340
  • no vehicle: 1,982
  • 1 vehicle: 8,735
  • 2 vehicles: 8,098
  • 3 vehicles: 1,051
  • 4 vehicles: 234
  • 5+ vehicles: 54

37% of Onslow County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 15% lived in North Carolina.

Onslow County:

37.1%
State average:

54.4%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $84,100


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Onslow County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (82.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.8%)
  • Wood (1.4%)
  • Electricity (86.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.7%)
  • Utility gas (1.2%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 710
Here:

4.3%
North Carolina:

8.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 248
Here:

3.3%
North Carolina:

6.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,173
Here:

14.6%
North Carolina:

20.2%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

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

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

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

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:

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - 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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