Pender County, North Carolina (NC)

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County population in 2012: 54,195 (31% urban, 69% rural); it was 41,082 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 10,406
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,313
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 13,260
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,614 (it was 2,794 in 2000)
% of renters here:

17%
State:

33%

Land area: 871 sq. mi.

Water area: 62.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 61 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Pender County: 83.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (25.4%), Educational, health and social services (16.8%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (12.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 57%
  • Government: 7%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 32%
  • Unpaid family work: 4%
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Races in Pender County, North Carolina:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (73.9%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (17.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (6.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.5%)
Median resident age:  41.0 years
North Carolina median age:  37.0 years
Males: 26,134  (39.6%)
Females: 26,083  (60.4%)

Pender County,NC real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Pender County:

2.0 people
North Carolina:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,532 ($35,902 in 1999)

This county:

$42532
North Carolina:

$45906

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $639 (lower quartile is $505, upper quartile is $813)
This county:

$639
State:

$619


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $156,309 (it was $86,900 in 2000)
Pender:

$156,309
North Carolina:

$154,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $83,302 - $258,906
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,137
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $354

Institutionalized population: 1,032

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):

Pender County, NC map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2005: 1047 buildings, average cost: $134,000
  • 2006: 594 buildings, average cost: $137,300
  • 2007: 535 buildings, average cost: $136,700
  • 2008: 303 buildings, average cost: $143,500
  • 2009: 163 buildings, average cost: $135,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,224 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $762 (0.7%)

Pender County household income distribution in 2009 Pender County home values distribution Pender County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.2%
(14.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.3% for Black residents, 32.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.5% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 41.6% for other race residents, 39.0% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.1%
Pender County:

20.1%
North Carolina:

17.9%
(14.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.1% for Black residents, 31.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.4% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 38.0% for other race residents, 41.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 41 years old
(Males: 40 years old, Females: 42 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44 years old, Black residents: 40 years old, American Indian residents: 53 years old, Asian residents: 45 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22 years old, Other race residents: 21 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Pender County is $448 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $538 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $707 a month.

Cities in this county include: Hampstead, Burgaw, Rocky Point, Surf City, Topsail Beach, St. Helena, Atkinson, Watha.

Pender 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 Pender County: Edens Landing (A), Greenbank Landing (B), Lewis Landing (C), Loebs Landing (D), Lyon Landing (E), MacMillan Landing (F), Moore Landing (G), Narrow Gap Landing (H), Coastal Plain Experimental Station (I), Old Landing (J), Richards Crossing (K), Hedden Bluff Landing (L), Sykes Landing (M), Nixon Landing (N), Bell Form Landing (O), Penderlea Homesteads (P), Players (Q), Belvedere Golf and Country Club (R), Pridgens Landing (S), Vista (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Pender County include: Saint Jude Apostle Catholic Church (A), Maple Hill African Methodist Episcopal Church (B), Hawes Chapel (C), Livingstones Tabernacle (D), Herring Chapel (E), Pilgrims Rest Church (F), Antioch Church (G), Maple Hill Church (H), Barlow Vista Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Henry Cemetery (1), Herring Cemetery (2), Bell Cemetery (3), Dew Cemetery (4), Hunt Cemetery (5), Walker Cemetery (6), Brinson Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Big Lake (A), Southwest Lake (B), Herring Lake (C), The Lake (D), Toms Hole (E), Lake Chapel (F), Lake Ann (G), Camp Newkirk Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Burgaw Creek (A), Ross Creek (B), Catskin Creek (C), Deer Valley Branch (D), Machine Creek (E), Crooked Run (F), Crab Branch (G), Cowpen Branch (H), Colvins Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Pender County include: Holly Shelter Game Land (1), Moores Creek National Battlefield (2), Stage Road Monument (3), Grady Monument park (4), Loyalist Monument (5), Slocumb Monument (6), Moore Monument (7), Angola Bay Game Land (8), Lanes Ferry Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Bladen County , Brunswick County , Columbus County , Duplin County , New Hanover County , Onslow County , Sampson County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.8%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,339
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 76.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,463 (32% naturalized citizens)

Pender County:

3.6%
Whole state:

5.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 630
  • 1990 to 1994: 228
  • 1985 to 1989: 108
  • 1980 to 1984: 128
  • 1975 to 1979: 69
  • 1970 to 1974: 42
  • 1970 to 1974: 46
  • 1965 to 1969: 212

Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 38.2%

Pender County marital status for males Pender County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Pender County with a mortgage: 5,022 (481 second mortgage, 707 home equity loan, 22 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,725

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

69.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Pender County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,55751
Mainline Protestant4,52920
Black Protestant2,12822
Catholic2,0083
Other7423
Orthodox--
None33,253-
Pender 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: 7
Pender County:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Pender County:

4.02 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 28
This county:

5.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Pender County:

11.2%
North Carolina:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Pender County:

28.7%
State:

28.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

20.3%
State:

15.6%

Agriculture in Pender County:

Average size of farms: 212 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $343,451
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $669.86
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 5.78%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 78.01%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $262,440
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 53.21%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 9.87%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $86,886
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 83.78%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 3.74
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.26%
Corn for grain: 8662 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 3158 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 6434 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 12635 harvested acres
Vegetables: 348 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 22 acres

Tornado activity:

Pender County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 5131436.2 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 3 fatalities and 31 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 8/13/2004, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado killed 3 people and injured 29 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pender County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly 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 170.1 miles away from Pender 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 162.2 miles away from the county center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 266.1 miles away from the 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 186.6 miles away from the county center
On 8/6/1994 at 19:54:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.6 LG, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 76.1 miles away from Pender 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 213.5 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 Pender County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 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 (50%)
  • United Kingdom (8%)
  • Honduras (7%)
  • Canada (4%)
  • Czechoslovakia (includes Czech Republic and Slovakia) (3%)
  • India (3%)
  • Colombia (3%)

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

  • United States or American (21%)
  • English (9%)
  • German (8%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • Scotch-Irish (4%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)

Pender County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 14,224 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 2,457 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 19 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 7 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 23 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 26 (0%)
  • Walked: 205 (1%)
  • Other means: 180 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 591 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

  • 732 people in state prisons
  • 233 people in nursing homes
  • 83 people in other group homes
  • 64 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 46 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 6 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

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

  • 742 people in state prisons
  • 217 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 71 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 46 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 12 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 2 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $48,595.

9.78% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,916 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.78%
North Carolina average:

7.13%


0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($278 average AGI)
Pender County:

0.07%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

6.47% relocated from other counties in North Carolina ($25,466 average AGI)
3.24% relocated from other states ($15,171 average AGI)
Pender County:

3.24%
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 New Hanover County, NC  3.03% ($36,765 average AGI)
from Onslow County, NC  1.27% ($39,027)
from Duplin County, NC  0.35% ($27,164)
from Brunswick County, NC  0.32% ($37,982)
from Wake County, NC  0.21% ($36,583)
from San Diego County, CA  0.12% ($49,190)
from Cumberland County, NC  0.09% ($38,938)


8.59% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,549 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.59%
North Carolina average:

6.77%


0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($390 average AGI)
Pender County:

0.08%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

5.86% relocated to other counties in North Carolina ($21,176 average AGI)
2.66% relocated to other states ($12,984 average AGI)
Pender County:

2.66%
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 New Hanover County, NC  2.77% ($29,777 average AGI)
to Onslow County, NC  0.88% ($34,473)
to Brunswick County, NC  0.43% ($31,192)
to Duplin County, NC  0.37% ($29,127)
to Wake County, NC  0.21% ($25,457)
to Mecklenburg County, NC  0.10% ($42,000)
to Cumberland County, NC  0.08% ($37,500)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.2

Births per 1000 population in Pender County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 8.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Pender County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.3

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Pender County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 6,889 (5,421 aged, 1,468 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.22
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 2750.630
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 150.720
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 27277.97

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1197.530
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 859.380
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 10.77

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 15.19
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 56

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8.62

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 68.5. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 127.2. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 97.8
  • Other - 29.4

Household type by relationship:

Households: 51,127

Size of family households: 6,875 2-persons, 3,280 3-persons, 2,625 4-persons, 1,139 5-persons, 406 6-persons, 232 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,733 1-person, 850 2-persons, 126 3-persons, 36 4-persons, 19 5-persons, 8 6-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons.

6,188 married couples with children.
2,111 single-parent households (497 men, 1,614 women).

94.6% of residents of Pender County speak English at home.
3.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (40% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 28% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (53% speak English very well, 36% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (54% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 26% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $215,636,000 ($4779 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $11,250,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $119,503,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $40,490,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,868,000
Federal grants: $45,009,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,112,000 ($630,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,654,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $9,362,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $13,876,000
Federal Government insurance: $757,364,000

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

Births: 2,460
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,973
Here:

42 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +525
Here:

+11 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +4,396
Here:

+95 per 1000 residents
State:

+27 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Pender County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.21 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 881
  • 2000 to 2004: 6,717
  • 1990 to 1999: 7,314
  • 1980 to 1989: 4,551
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,852
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,262
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,554
  • 1940 to 1949: 814
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,105
Rooms in houses/apartments in Pender County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 22
  • 2 rooms: 139
  • 3 rooms: 577
  • 4 rooms: 1,516
  • 5 rooms: 3,705
  • 6 rooms: 3,356
  • 7 rooms: 2,079
  • 8 rooms: 1,092
  • 9+ rooms: 774
  • 1 room: 27
  • 2 rooms: 116
  • 3 rooms: 309
  • 4 rooms: 821
  • 5 rooms: 875
  • 6 rooms: 410
  • 7 rooms: 130
  • 8 rooms: 36
  • 9+ rooms: 70
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Pender County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 30
  • 1 bedroom: 295
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,812
  • 3 bedrooms: 8,225
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,687
  • 5+ bedrooms: 211
  • no bedroom: 29
  • 1 bedroom: 291
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,234
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,113
  • 4 bedrooms: 90
  • 5+ bedrooms: 37
Cars and other vehicles available in Pender County, North Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 626
  • 1 vehicle: 3,561
  • 2 vehicles: 5,984
  • 3 vehicles: 2,229
  • 4 vehicles: 629
  • 5+ vehicles: 231
  • no vehicle: 394
  • 1 vehicle: 1,323
  • 2 vehicles: 859
  • 3 vehicles: 153
  • 4 vehicles: 55
  • 5+ vehicles: 10

57% of Pender County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 65% lived in North Carolina.

Pender County:

56.9%
State average:

54.4%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $87,000


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 Pender County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (74.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.3%)
  • Wood (2.1%)
  • Electricity (66.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6.4%)
  • Utility gas (2.5%)
  • Wood (2.4%)
  • No fuel used (1.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 275
Here:

5.8%
North Carolina:

8.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 79
Here:

3.7%
North Carolina:

6.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 199
Here:

16.9%
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)

Pender County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $2,677,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $6,719,000
    Water Utilities: $2,419,000
    Parks and Recreation: $192,000
    Housing and Community Development: $90,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $51,979,000
    Health - Other: $5,869,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,692,000
    General - Other: $3,228,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,207,000
    Police Protection: $2,887,000
    Liquor Stores: $2,760,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,310,000
    Financial Administration: $1,147,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,015,000
    Correctional Institutions: $968,000
    Central Staff Services: $940,000
    General Public Buildings: $707,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $563,000
    Libraries: $534,000
    Sewerage: $449,000
    Water Utilities: $192,000
    Parks and Recreation: $184,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $125,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $99,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,797,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $2,110,000
    Health - Other: $149,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $2,840,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,314,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $87,000
    Health - Other: $44,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $31,000
    Correctional Institutions: $25,000
    General Public Building: $19,000
    Financial Administration: $13,000
    Police Protection: $13,000
    Central Staff Services: $11,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $44,389,000

Pender County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $3,241,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,039,000
    Sewerage: $704,000
    All Other: $703,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $47,000
    Parks and Recreation: $28,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $25,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $330,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,627,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $513,000
    Rents: $103,000
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $3,072,000
    Water Utilities: $302,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $41,772,000
    Public Welfare: $4,550,000
    Housing and Community Development: $4,208,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,022,000
    All Other: $1,129,000
    General Local Government Support: $315,000
  • Tax - Property: $29,881,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $9,222,000
    NEC: $1,040,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $837,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $264,000
    Other Selective Sales: $14,000

Pender County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $55,975,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,000,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,730,000
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,000,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $3,000,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,755,000

Pender County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $43,769,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $25,948,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,000,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Pender 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 6 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
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 Value
LOANS ORIGINATED202$177,000240$217,4791,235$205,19455$113,564292$247,397147$88,408
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED12$169,00018$181,056102$202,4028$28,75017$212,11814$68,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED36$154,30662$175,871497$213,95857$51,57980$288,563109$71,752
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN27$197,63052$198,635289$195,13124$87,20858$228,96642$81,714
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS11$163,63614$302,143102$210,5981$11,00016$259,56314$78,214
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED20$211,30024$212,7925$140,0001$117,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$196,16712$246,4170$01$136,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$190,1677$273,2864$209,7501$117,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$125,0001$302,0001$117,0001$117,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Pender County, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James13769.8 years
Mary11876.4 years
John11372.0 years
William11171.7 years
Robert6972.9 years
George5574.9 years
Annie5280.5 years
Charles4768.8 years
David4268.0 years
Thomas3972.8 years
Most common last names in Pender County, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6367.7 years
Johnson5971.4 years
Williams5475.6 years
Rivenbark5074.8 years
Moore4677.2 years
Murphy4676.2 years
Jordan4374.0 years
Walker4071.0 years
Woodcock3676.5 years
Brown3476.2 years
Businesses in Pender County, NC
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware2Lane Furniture1
Advance Auto Parts3Lowe's1
CVS2MasterBrand Cabinets2
Chevrolet1McDonald's1
Curves3RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Sears1
Decora Cabinetry2Subway5
Domino's Pizza2U-Haul3
Dunkin Donuts3U.S. Cellular2
FedEx5UPS6
Ford1Vans2
H&R Block2Wendy's1
Hardee's2