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Pender County, North Carolina (NC)

County population in 2019: 61,712 (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: 71 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Pender County: 82.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (19.3%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (13.0%), Retail trade (13.0%), Construction (12.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 77%
  • Government: 15%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 8%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Pender County, NC (2019)
    • 45,88474.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 8,80614.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4,5307.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,7692.9%Two or more races
    • 2580.4%Asian alone
    • 1980.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 600.10%Some other race alone
    • 450.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

43.1 years
North Carolina median age:

39.1 years
Males: 30,557  (49.5%)
Females: 31,155  (50.5%)
Average household size:
Pender County:

2.0 people
North Carolina:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $60,111 ($35,902 in 1999)
This county:

$60,111
North Carolina:

$57,341

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $745 (lower quartile is $513, upper quartile is $1,011)
This county:

$745
State:

$755


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $222,544 (it was $86,900 in 2000)
Pender:

$222,544
North Carolina:

$193,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $120,795 - $333,978
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,447
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $431

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
  • 2018: 532 buildings, average cost: $140,700
  • 2019: 569 buildings, average cost: $153,600
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 2019: $1,828 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,226 (0.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Pender, NC in 2019
Distribution of house value in Pender, NC in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Pender, NC in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 13.1%
Pender County:

13.1%
North Carolina:

13.6%
(9.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.6% for Black residents, 28.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.0% for American Indian residents, 27.4% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 27.7% for other race residents, 20.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 43.1 years old
(Males: 42.7 years old, Females: 43.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.2 years old, Black residents: 46.2 years old, American Indian residents: 38.0 years old, Asian residents: 37.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.6 years old, Other race residents: 23.9 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 November 2020:
Here:

5.4%
North Carolina:

6.1%

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: 88.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 28.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,476 (36.4% naturalized citizens)

Pender County:

4.0%
Whole state:

8.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2842010 or later
  • 7942000 to 2009
  • 5201990 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: 20,583
  • One, attached: 754
  • Two: 161
  • 3 or 4: 257
  • 5 to 9: 522
  • 10 to 19: 372
  • 20 to 49: 244
  • 50 or more: 72
  • Mobile homes: 6,491
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 32

Housing units in Pender County with a mortgage: 11,300 (168 second mortgage, 978 home equity loan, 31 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,741

Here:

64.7% with mortgage
State:

63.2% 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 significantly above North Carolina state average. It is 62% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 235.9 miles away from Pender County center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 225.9 miles away from the county center
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 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 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 Pender 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 the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • North Carolina Hurricane Isaias, Incident Period: July 31, 2020 - August 4, 2020, FEMA Id: 4568, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Severe Storms, Tornadoes, And Flooding, Incident Period: February 6, 2020 - February 19, 2020, FEMA Id: 4543, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • North Carolina Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4487, Natural disaster type: Other
  • North Carolina Hurricane Dorian, Incident Period: September 1, 2019 - September 9, 2019, FEMA Id: 4465, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Florence, Incident Period: September 7, 2018 - September 29, 2018, FEMA Id: 4393, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 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
  • 13 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Pender County (23) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 19, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Pender

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 11,158 (75.7%)
  • Carpooled: 1,383 (9.4%)
  • Long-distance train or commuter rail: 42 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 116 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 22 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 191 (1.3%)
  • Worked at home: 1,834 (12.4%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (44%)
  • Guatemala (6%)
  • England (5%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (4%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • Canada (3%)
  • El Salvador (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Pender County


  • American (14%)
  • English (7%)
  • German (7%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • Scotch-Irish (4%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • European (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 2019: 9.2

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 2018: 12.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.4%
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 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (742)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (491)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (417)
  • Unspecified dementia (326)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (312)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (192)
  • Chronic ischaemic heart disease, unspecified (164)
  • Congestive heart failure (154)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (124)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (96)

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: 61,712
  • Male householders: 10,756 (2,801 living alone), Female householders: 11,427 (3,551 living alone)
  • 11,793 spouses (11,715 opposite-sex spouses), 1,274 unmarried partners, (1,273 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 18,489 children (16,994 natural, 581 adopted, 922 stepchildren), 1,953 grandchildren, 779 brothers or sisters, 1,294 parents, 59 foster children, 1,108 other relatives, 1,553 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,219

Size of family households: 7,344 2-persons, 2,954 3-persons, 2,658 4-persons, 1,211 5-persons, 480 6-persons, 127 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,410 1-person, 773 2-persons, 124 3-persons, 8 5-persons.

8,025 married couples with children.
3,289 single-parent households (1,392 men, 1,897 women).

92.5% of residents of Pender speak English at home.
5.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 21% speak English well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (51% speak English very well, 49% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (63% speak English very well, 37% 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:

6.4
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.4

Year house built in Pender County, North Carolina
  • Year house built in Pender County, North Carolina
  • 2,5072014 or later
  • 1,3492010 to 2013
  • 7,0752000 to 2009
  • 7,0851990 to 1999
  • 4,3811980 to 1989
  • 3,3431970 to 1979
  • 1,6991960 to 1969
  • 1,0711950 to 1959
  • 4581940 to 1949
  • 1,0621939 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
  • 622 rooms
  • 3523 rooms
  • 1,7904 rooms
  • 3,7555 rooms
  • 3,7796 rooms
  • 3,2817 rooms
  • 2,3468 rooms
  • 2,6399+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pender County, North Carolina
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pender County, North Carolina
  • 501 room
  • 572 rooms
  • 4933 rooms
  • 1,0294 rooms
  • 1,1215 rooms
  • 6756 rooms
  • 3707 rooms
  • 1598 rooms
  • 1549+ 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
  • 37no bedroom
  • 1741 bedroom
  • 1,8902 bedrooms
  • 10,5853 bedrooms
  • 4,5844 bedrooms
  • 7665+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pender County, North Carolina
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pender County, North Carolina
  • 50no bedroom
  • 1871 bedroom
  • 1,3982 bedrooms
  • 2,0403 bedrooms
  • 3994 bedrooms
  • 305+ 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
  • 374no vehicle
  • 4,1061 vehicle
  • 7,4842 vehicles
  • 3,7133 vehicles
  • 1,5684 vehicles
  • 8315+ 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
  • 405no vehicle
  • 1,6501 vehicle
  • 1,4262 vehicles
  • 6283 vehicles
  • 504 vehicles
  • 85+ vehicles

86.5% of Pender County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 27% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 82% lived in North Carolina.

Pender County:

86.5%
State average:

84.8%

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

  • This state: 34,392
  • Other state: 24,043
  • Northeast: 9,037
  • Midwest: 4,492
  • South: 8,387
  • West: 2,188
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
  • 85.0%Electricity
  • 9.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.0%Utility gas
  • 1.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 85.3%Electricity
  • 6.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.6%Utility gas
  • 3.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 0.6%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 786
Here:

13.0%
North Carolina:

11.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 315
Here:

9.5%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 176
Here:

7.8%
North Carolina:

19.1%

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 2018:

  • Charges - Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $914,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $92,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $46,022,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $84,054,000
    Liquor Stores: $4,767,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,385,000
    Police Protection: $17,000
    Health - Other: $17,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $2,241,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,282,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $217,000
    Other - Health - Other: $21,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $174,461,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $165,045,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,416,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,264,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $4,917,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $348,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,000,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $193,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,353,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,807,000
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $5,312,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,917,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $64,986,000
  • Tax - Property: $16,844,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $460,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $49,610,000

Pender County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $914,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $92,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $46,022,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $84,054,000
    Liquor Stores: $4,767,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,385,000
    Police Protection: $17,000
    Health - Other: $17,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $2,241,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,282,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $217,000
    Other - Health - Other: $21,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $174,461,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $165,045,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,416,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,264,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $4,917,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $348,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,000,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $193,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,353,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,807,000
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $5,312,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,917,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $64,986,000
  • Tax - Property: $16,844,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $460,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $49,610,000

Pender County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $914,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $92,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $46,022,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $84,054,000
    Liquor Stores: $4,767,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,385,000
    Police Protection: $17,000
    Health - Other: $17,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $2,241,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,282,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $217,000
    Other - Health - Other: $21,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $174,461,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $165,045,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,416,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,264,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $4,917,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $348,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,000,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $193,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,353,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,807,000
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $5,312,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,917,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $64,986,000
  • Tax - Property: $16,844,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $460,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $49,610,000

Pender County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $914,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $92,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $46,022,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $84,054,000
    Liquor Stores: $4,767,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,385,000
    Police Protection: $17,000
    Health - Other: $17,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $2,241,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,282,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $217,000
    Other - Health - Other: $21,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $174,461,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $165,045,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,416,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,264,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $4,917,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $348,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,000,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $193,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,353,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,807,000
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $5,312,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,917,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $64,986,000
  • Tax - Property: $16,844,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $460,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $49,610,000

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