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Pender County, North Carolina (NC)

County population in 2017: 58,896 (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: 68 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Pender County: 82.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (30.1%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (12.3%), Educational, health and social services (11.0%), Manufacturing (10.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 74%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 20%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Pender County, NC (2017)
    • 43,451105.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 9,21822.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4,09710.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,2823.1%Two or more races
    • 2890.7%Asian alone
    • 2000.5%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1010.2%Some other race alone
    • 510.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

43.0 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years
Males: 29,163  (49.5%)
Females: 29,733  (50.5%)
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Average household size:
Pender County:

2.0 people
North Carolina:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,742 ($35,902 in 1999)
This county:

$51,742
North Carolina:

$52,752

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $693 (lower quartile is $504, upper quartile is $880)
This county:

$693
State:

$698


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $177,793 (it was $86,900 in 2000)
Pender:

$177,793
North Carolina:

$171,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $96,282 - $305,244
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,296
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $371

Institutionalized population: 1,032

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 9
  • Assaults: 38
  • Burglaries: 260
  • Thefts: 410
  • Auto thefts: 92

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 11
  • Assaults: 28
  • Burglaries: 228
  • Thefts: 364
  • Auto thefts: 81
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 368 buildings, average cost: $100,300
  • 1998: 297 buildings, average cost: $101,300
  • 1999: 331 buildings, average cost: $104,000
  • 2000: 293 buildings, average cost: $172,000
  • 2001: 318 buildings, average cost: $154,300
  • 2002: 423 buildings, average cost: $147,900
  • 2003: 638 buildings, average cost: $109,700
  • 2004: 841 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 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
  • 2010: 183 buildings, average cost: $161,500
  • 2011: 193 buildings, average cost: $149,700
  • 2012: 217 buildings, average cost: $141,600
  • 2013: 395 buildings, average cost: $140,900
  • 2014: 445 buildings, average cost: $154,500
  • 2015: 546 buildings, average cost: $154,900
  • 2016: 564 buildings, average cost: $169,000
  • 2017: 492 buildings, average cost: $165,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Pender, NC residents
Average permit cost in Pender, NC
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,567 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $956 (0.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Pender, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Pender, NC in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Pender, NC in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.3%
Pender County:

14.3%
North Carolina:

14.7%
(10.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.7% for Black residents, 28.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.4% for American Indian residents, 29.6% for other race residents, 34.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 43.0 years old
(Males: 42.7 years old, Females: 43.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.9 years old, Black residents: 44.5 years old, American Indian residents: 51.4 years old, Asian residents: 34.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.0 years old, Other race residents: 24.3 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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Neighboring counties: Grady County, Oklahoma , Howard County, Arkansas , Lee County, South Carolina , Lexington County, South Carolina , Childress County, Texas , Lee County, Mississippi , Santa Barbara County, California .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.2%
North Carolina:

4.1%

Unemployment by year in Pender, NC
County total employment by year in Pender, NC
County average yearly wages by year in Pender, NC

Current college students: 1,339
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 26.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,542 (33.7% naturalized citizens)

Pender County:

4.3%
Whole state:

8.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2862010 or later
  • 5512000 to 2009
  • 7491990 to 1999
  • 2361980 to 1989
  • 1111970 to 1979
  • 258Before 1970

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:

  • One, detached: 19,372
  • One, attached: 837
  • Two: 146
  • 3 or 4: 255
  • 5 to 9: 528
  • 10 to 19: 244
  • 20 to 49: 268
  • 50 or more: 11
  • Mobile homes: 6,897
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 15

Housing units in Pender County with a mortgage: 10,523 (171 second mortgage, 1,074 home equity loan, 67 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,601

Here:

62.5% with mortgage
State:

63.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Pender County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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

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:

  • 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, 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
  • North Carolina Hurricane Isabel, Incident Period: September 18, 2003 to September 26, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1490: September 18, 2003, FEMA Id: 1490, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 8 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Pender County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 16, 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).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Pender

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 10,474 (74.3%)
  • Carpooled: 1,756 (12.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 18 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 206 (1.5%)
  • Bicycle: 52 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 241 (1.7%)
  • Worked at home: 1,410 (10.0%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (46%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • Panama (5%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (5%)
  • England (4%)
  • El Salvador (3%)
  • Canada (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Pender County


  • American (16%)
  • English (8%)
  • German (7%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • Scotch-Irish (4%)
  • European (3%)
  • Italian (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type
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 $57,849.

10.76% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($55,982 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.76%
North Carolina average:

7.88%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
7.07% relocated from other counties in North Carolina ($33,949 average AGI)
3.69% relocated from other states ($22,032 average AGI)
Pender County:

3.69%
North Carolina average:

3.75%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from New Hanover County, NC  3.45% ($49,750 average AGI)
from Onslow County, NC  1.05% ($49,404)
from Brunswick County, NC  0.35% ($42,812)
from Duplin County, NC  0.35% ($33,594)
from Wake County, NC  0.33% ($90,077)
from Sampson County, NC  0.15% ($32,448)
from San Diego County, CA  0.12% ($82,583)


8.80% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,286 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.80%
North Carolina average:

7.23%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.88% relocated to other counties in North Carolina ($27,432 average AGI)
2.92% relocated to other states ($16,853 average AGI)
Pender County:

2.92%
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 New Hanover County, NC  2.49% ($41,273 average AGI)
to Onslow County, NC  1.11% ($43,102)
to Duplin County, NC  0.42% ($29,395)
to Brunswick County, NC  0.33% ($39,016)
to Wake County, NC  0.26% ($52,580)
to Mecklenburg County, NC  0.11% ($42,619)

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 2014: 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 population in Pender County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 20.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Pender County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Pender County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Pender County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Pender County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Pender County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Pender County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 8,238 (6,404 aged, 1,834 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,445 (12%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (543)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (386)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (303)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (249)
  • Unspecified dementia (223)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (204)
  • Chronic ischaemic heart disease, unspecified (177)
  • Congestive heart failure (152)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (135)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (114)

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: 2,751
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 151
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 27,278

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,198
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 859
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 11

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 15
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 56

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9

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: 58,896
  • In family households: 49,048 (7,171 male householders, 6,935 female householders)
    11,294 spouses, 17,598 children (16,083 natural, 461 adopted, 1,052 stepchildren), 1,568 grandchildren, 772 brothers or sisters, 1,101 parents, 1,314 other relatives, 1,282 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 8,664 (3,586 male householders (3,135 living alone)), 3,804 female householders (3,440 living alone)), 1,283 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,181

Size of family households: 7,347 2-persons, 2,661 3-persons, 2,429 4-persons, 1,084 5-persons, 475 6-persons, 109 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,569 1-person, 702 2-persons, 113 3-persons, 7 5-persons.

8,533 married couples with children.
2,667 single-parent households (1,494 men, 1,173 women).

92.5% of residents of Pender speak English at home.
5.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (59% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (69% speak English very well, 31% speak English well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (55% speak English very well, 45% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (39% speak English very well, 61% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $215,636,000 ($4,779 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:

6.2
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

4.5

Year house built in Pender County, North Carolina
  • Year house built in Pender County, North Carolina
  • 1,4162014 or later
  • 1,3242010 to 2013
  • 6,8852000 to 2009
  • 7,1571990 to 1999
  • 4,4031980 to 1989
  • 3,3631970 to 1979
  • 1,5801960 to 1969
  • 1,0251950 to 1959
  • 7961940 to 1949
  • 1,1141939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Pender County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Pender County, North Carolina
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Pender County, North Carolina
  • 251 room
  • 1022 rooms
  • 2843 rooms
  • 1,7754 rooms
  • 3,7735 rooms
  • 3,7596 rooms
  • 3,2497 rooms
  • 1,8758 rooms
  • 2,2289+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pender County, North Carolina
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pender County, North Carolina
  • 871 room
  • 1232 rooms
  • 5883 rooms
  • 7024 rooms
  • 1,2715 rooms
  • 8306 rooms
  • 4007 rooms
  • 2338 rooms
  • 1929+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Pender County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Pender County, North Carolina
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Pender County, North Carolina
  • 45no bedroom
  • 1831 bedroom
  • 1,8062 bedrooms
  • 10,6213 bedrooms
  • 3,8764 bedrooms
  • 5885+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pender County, North Carolina
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pender County, North Carolina
  • 87no bedroom
  • 2431 bedroom
  • 1,3602 bedrooms
  • 2,2223 bedrooms
  • 4934 bedrooms
  • 265+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Pender County, North Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Pender County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Pender County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 611no vehicle
  • 3,8521 vehicle
  • 7,1182 vehicles
  • 3,5813 vehicles
  • 1,1294 vehicles
  • 8245+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Pender County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Pender County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 396no vehicle
  • 1,7491 vehicle
  • 1,7352 vehicles
  • 5373 vehicles
  • 314 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

87.2% of Pender County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 26% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 81% lived in North Carolina.

Pender County:

87.2%
State average:

85.1%

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

  • This state: 33,307
  • Other state: 22,349
  • Northeast: 8,665
  • Midwest: 4,169
  • South: 7,742
  • West: 1,813
Year householders moved into unit in Pender County, NC
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Pender County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 84.0%Electricity
  • 11.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.9%Utility gas
  • 1.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 85.5%Electricity
  • 8.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.8%Utility gas
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 0.7%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 652
Here:

11.9%
North Carolina:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 254
Here:

7.6%
North Carolina:

10.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 107
Here:

5.0%
North Carolina:

17.9%

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

Pender County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,607,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $4,793,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $2,694,000
    Other: $1,507,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $934,000
    Sewerage: $220,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $48,000
    Parks and Recreation: $24,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,004,000
    Parks and Recreation: $164,000
    Police Protection: $141,000
    General Public Buildings: $38,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $79,116,000
    Local Fire Protection: $9,815,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $9,793,000
    Police Protection: $6,395,000
    Housing and Community Development: $6,334,000
    Health - Other: $5,014,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,911,000
    Liquor Stores: $4,188,000
    Water Utilities: $2,932,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,226,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,982,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,952,000
    Financial Administration: $1,813,000
    General - Other: $1,792,000
    Sewerage: $1,369,000
    Libraries: $779,000
    Parks and Recreation: $450,000
    Transit Utilities: $164,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $116,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $97,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $2,370,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,144,000
    Other: $78,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,674,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $180,000
    Other - Health - Other: $19,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $302,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $199,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $130,418,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $113,428,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,635,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,645,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $6,205,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $5,928,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $277,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,339,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $254,000
    Interest Earnings: $137,000
    Rents: $97,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $25,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,646,000
    Parks and Recreation: $36,000
    Central Staff Services: $26,000
    Police Protection: $19,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,329,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,899,000
    Liquor Stores: $4,714,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,928,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $59,557,000
    Public Welfare: $8,281,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,429,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,268,000
    Other: $844,000
    Housing and Community Development: $8,000
  • Tax - Property: $55,376,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $9,901,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $492,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $445,000
    Other License: $117,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $76,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $46,781,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,315,000

Pender County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,607,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $4,793,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $2,694,000
    Other: $1,507,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $934,000
    Sewerage: $220,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $48,000
    Parks and Recreation: $24,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,004,000
    Parks and Recreation: $164,000
    Police Protection: $141,000
    General Public Buildings: $38,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $79,116,000
    Local Fire Protection: $9,815,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $9,793,000
    Police Protection: $6,395,000
    Housing and Community Development: $6,334,000
    Health - Other: $5,014,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,911,000
    Liquor Stores: $4,188,000
    Water Utilities: $2,932,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,226,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,982,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,952,000
    Financial Administration: $1,813,000
    General - Other: $1,792,000
    Sewerage: $1,369,000
    Libraries: $779,000
    Parks and Recreation: $450,000
    Transit Utilities: $164,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $116,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $97,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $2,370,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,144,000
    Other: $78,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,674,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $180,000
    Other - Health - Other: $19,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $302,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $199,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $130,418,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $113,428,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,635,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,645,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $6,205,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $5,928,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $277,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,339,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $254,000
    Interest Earnings: $137,000
    Rents: $97,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $25,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,646,000
    Parks and Recreation: $36,000
    Central Staff Services: $26,000
    Police Protection: $19,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,329,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,899,000
    Liquor Stores: $4,714,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,928,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $59,557,000
    Public Welfare: $8,281,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,429,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,268,000
    Other: $844,000
    Housing and Community Development: $8,000
  • Tax - Property: $55,376,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $9,901,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $492,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $445,000
    Other License: $117,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $76,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $46,781,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,315,000

Pender County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,607,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $4,793,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $2,694,000
    Other: $1,507,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $934,000
    Sewerage: $220,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $48,000
    Parks and Recreation: $24,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,004,000
    Parks and Recreation: $164,000
    Police Protection: $141,000
    General Public Buildings: $38,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $79,116,000
    Local Fire Protection: $9,815,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $9,793,000
    Police Protection: $6,395,000
    Housing and Community Development: $6,334,000
    Health - Other: $5,014,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,911,000
    Liquor Stores: $4,188,000
    Water Utilities: $2,932,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,226,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,982,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,952,000
    Financial Administration: $1,813,000
    General - Other: $1,792,000
    Sewerage: $1,369,000
    Libraries: $779,000
    Parks and Recreation: $450,000
    Transit Utilities: $164,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $116,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $97,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $2,370,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,144,000
    Other: $78,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,674,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $180,000
    Other - Health - Other: $19,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $302,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $199,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $130,418,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $113,428,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,635,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,645,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $6,205,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $5,928,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $277,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,339,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $254,000
    Interest Earnings: $137,000
    Rents: $97,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $25,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,646,000
    Parks and Recreation: $36,000
    Central Staff Services: $26,000
    Police Protection: $19,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,329,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,899,000
    Liquor Stores: $4,714,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,928,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $59,557,000
    Public Welfare: $8,281,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,429,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,268,000
    Other: $844,000
    Housing and Community Development: $8,000
  • Tax - Property: $55,376,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $9,901,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $492,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $445,000
    Other License: $117,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $76,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $46,781,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,315,000

Pender County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,607,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $4,793,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $2,694,000
    Other: $1,507,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $934,000
    Sewerage: $220,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $48,000
    Parks and Recreation: $24,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,004,000
    Parks and Recreation: $164,000
    Police Protection: $141,000
    General Public Buildings: $38,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $79,116,000
    Local Fire Protection: $9,815,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $9,793,000
    Police Protection: $6,395,000
    Housing and Community Development: $6,334,000
    Health - Other: $5,014,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,911,000
    Liquor Stores: $4,188,000
    Water Utilities: $2,932,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,226,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,982,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,952,000
    Financial Administration: $1,813,000
    General - Other: $1,792,000
    Sewerage: $1,369,000
    Libraries: $779,000
    Parks and Recreation: $450,000
    Transit Utilities: $164,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $116,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $97,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $2,370,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,144,000
    Other: $78,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,674,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $180,000
    Other - Health - Other: $19,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $302,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $199,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $130,418,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $113,428,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,635,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,645,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $6,205,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $5,928,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $277,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,339,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $254,000
    Interest Earnings: $137,000
    Rents: $97,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $25,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,646,000
    Parks and Recreation: $36,000
    Central Staff Services: $26,000
    Police Protection: $19,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,329,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,899,000
    Liquor Stores: $4,714,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,928,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $59,557,000
    Public Welfare: $8,281,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,429,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,268,000
    Other: $844,000
    Housing and Community Development: $8,000
  • Tax - Property: $55,376,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $9,901,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $492,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $445,000
    Other License: $117,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $76,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $46,781,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,315,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,099
  • Number of aged recipients: 139
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 960
  • Number of recipients under 18: 172
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 669
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 258
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 481
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 427
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 in Pender, NC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Pender, NC - 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