Falkland, North Carolina

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Population in 2022: 49 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -56.2%
 
Males: 26  (53.7%)
Females: 23  (46.3%)
Median resident age:

62.0 years
North Carolina median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 27827, 27829.

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Estimated median household income in 2022: $91,943 (it was $31,250 in 2000)
Falkland:

$91,943
NC:

$67,481

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $45,899 (it was $11,997 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $57,069 (it was $66,000 in 2000)
Falkland:

$57,069
NC:

$280,600

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $56,523; detached houses: $54,902
March 2022 cost of living index in Falkland: 75.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 5.7%

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Ancestries: British (33.3%), English (8.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 76 feet

Land area: 0.25 square miles.

Population density: 199 people per square mile   (very low).

Falkland, North Carolina map

2 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.8%
North Carolina:

5.3%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Falkland town:

0.8% ($513)
North Carolina:

0.9% ($826)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, NC (10.2 miles , pop. 60,476).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (64.1 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (324.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Belvoir, NC (1.7 miles ),
Fountain, NC (2.7 miles ),
Bell Arthur, NC (2.7 miles ),
Farmville, NC (2.9 miles ),
Conetoe, NC (3.0 miles ),
Pinetops, NC (3.1 miles ),
Macclesfield, NC (3.1 miles ),
Hillsdale, NC (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 35.70 N, Longitude: 77.51 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 252

Distribution of median household income in Falkland, NC in 2022
Distribution of house value in Falkland, NC in 2022

Property values in Falkland, NC

Falkland satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.6%
North Carolina:

3.2%
Population change in the 1990s: +3 (+2.8%).

Average climate in Falkland, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2023 was 80.3. This is about average.

City:

80.3
U.S.:

72.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 2.00. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.00
U.S.:

1.51
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2022 was 28.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2023 was 8.32. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.32
U.S.:

8.11

Tornado activity:

Falkland-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 11% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.6 miles away from the Falkland town center killed 16 people and injured 153 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 2/22/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.9 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 60 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Falkland-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above North Carolina state average. It is 58% 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 154.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 207.3 miles away from Falkland center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 132.6 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 147.4 miles away from Falkland center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 157.7 miles away from the city 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 61.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pitt County (22) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 16, Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Falkland topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Falkland:

  • SKILL CREATIONS OF GREENVILLE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; GREENVILLE, NC)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - GREENVILLE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; GREENVILLE, NC)
  • GREENVILLE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; GREENVILLE, NC)
  • UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE / GREENVILLE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; GREENVILLE, NC)
  • GREENFIELD PLACE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; GREENVILLE, NC)
  • FMC DIALYSIS SERVICES EAST CAROLINA UNIVERSITY (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; GREENVILLE, NC)
  • UNIVERSITY HEALTH SYSTEMS HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; GREENVILLE, NC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Falkland:

  • East Carolina University (about 11 miles; Greenville, NC; Full-time enrollment: 23,943)
  • Pitt Community College (about 12 miles; Winterville, NC; FT enrollment: 7,026)
  • Edgecombe Community College (about 14 miles; Tarboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,058)
  • Nash Community College (about 29 miles; Rocky Mount, NC; FT enrollment: 2,520)
  • Wayne Community College (about 32 miles; Goldsboro, NC; FT enrollment: 3,174)
  • Lenoir Community College (about 33 miles; Kinston, NC; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Mount Olive College (about 47 miles; Mount Olive, NC; FT enrollment: 3,097)

Points of interest:

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Church in Falkland: Saint Johns Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Pitt County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.7 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

71.4%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

14.3%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 2.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 2.9% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Falkland:

Marital status in Falkland, NC
  • Never married: 9.2%
  • Now married: 90.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

For population 25 years and over in Falkland:

  • High school or higher: 95.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 12.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

2.4
North Carolina average:

11.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Falkland, NC (based on Pitt County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant36,334154
Mainline Protestant23,02947
Catholic5,4893
Black Protestant2,71232
Other1,85511
Orthodox501
None98,679-
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. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 29
Pitt County:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Pitt County:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 69
Here:

4.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 102
Pitt County:

6.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Pitt County:

9.6%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

32.2%
State:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.9%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Falkland:

46.4%
State:

48.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.0%
North Carolina:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.8
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.8%
North Carolina:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.2%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Falkland:

6.7
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Falkland:

29.8%
State:

33.7%

General health condition:
Falkland:

55.8%
North Carolina:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.0%
State:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Falkland, NC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$459
Totals for Government 0$0 1$459

Falkland government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $16,000 ($326.53)
    General - Other: $14,000 ($285.71)
    Central Staff Services: $7,000 ($142.86)
    General Public Buildings: $6,000 ($122.45)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($20.41)

Falkland government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $1,000 ($20.41)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($61.22)
    Highways: $2,000 ($40.82)
  • Tax - Property: $22,000 ($448.98)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $20,000 ($408.16)

Strongest AM radio stations in Falkland:

  • WNCT (1070 AM; 10 kW; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGHB (1250 AM; 5 kW; FARMVILLE, NC; Owner: CONNER MEDIA, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WGTM (590 AM; 5 kW; WILSON, NC; Owner: SPIRIT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WOOW (1340 AM; 1 kW; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: THE MINORITY VOICE, INC.)
  • WDLX (930 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WRNS (960 AM; 5 kW; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WEED (1390 AM; 5 kW; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: NORTHSTAR BROADCATING CORPORATION)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WETC (540 AM; 8 kW; WENDELL-ZEBULON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA REGIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCPS (760 AM; daytime; 1 kW; TARBORO, NC; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCAST VENTURES, LTD)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Falkland:

  • WTRG (100.7 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGPM (94.3 FM; FARMVILLE, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WFXK (104.3 FM; TARBORO, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WERO (93.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WNCT-FM (107.9 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRQM (90.9 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES UNIVERSITY OF NC AT CHAPEL HILL)
  • W287AH (105.3 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRNS-FM (95.1 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WRSV (92.1 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: NORTHSTAR BROADCATING CORPORATION)
  • WRDU (106.1 FM; WILSON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W208AO (89.5 FM; BELL ARTHUR, NC; Owner: GRACE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WAGO (88.7 FM; SNOW HILL, NC; Owner: PATHWAY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY, INC.)
  • WCBZ (103.7 FM; WILLIAMSTON, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WRAL (101.5 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAL-FM, INC.)
  • WIKS (101.9 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: WIKS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYMY (96.9 FM; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WXNR (99.5 FM; GRIFTON, NC; Owner: WXNR LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W201AO (88.1 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: CRAVEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WSAY-FM (98.5 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WZMB (91.3 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: EAST CAROLINA UNIVERSITY STUDENT MEDIA BOARD)

TV broadcast stations around Falkland:

  • WUNK-TV (Channel 25; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WITN-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: WITN LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WNCT-TV (Channel 9; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W60CV (Channel 60; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WRAY-TV (Channel 30; WILSON, NC; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • WYDO (Channel 14; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF EASTERN CAROLINA LICENSE LLC)
  • WCTI-TV (Channel 12; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUNM-TV (Channel 19; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WRAL-TV (Channel 5; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTVD (Channel 11; DURHAM, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRPX (Channel 47; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: PAXSON RALEIGH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLFL (Channel 22; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WLFL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRDC (Channel 28; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RALEIGH (WRDC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WEPX (Channel 38; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON GREENVILLE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WNCR-LP (Channel 20; WILSON, NC; Owner: ON THE MAP, INC.)
  • WUNP-TV (Channel 36; ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WFTB-LP (Channel 55; WILLIAMSTON, ETC., NC; Owner: FREE TEMPLE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W66DK (Channel 66; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WHIG-LP (Channel 57; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: ACTION COMMUNITY TELEVISION, INC.)

Falkland fatal accident list:

Sep 28, 2010 05:58 PM, Sr-222, Lat: 35.696619, Lon: -77.508372, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jan 23, 2008 07:44 AM, Sr-43, Sr-222, Lat: 35.696410, Lon: -77.508460, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Apr 26, 1991 07:45 AM, Nc222, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Aug 6, 1979 03:00 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 43ft / 12.8mTotal length
  • 8,100Total average daily traffic
  • 547Total average daily truck traffic
  • 16,200Total future (year 2040) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Falkland)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Cr 1247 (Lat: 35.700722 Lon: -77.515806), Call Sign: KJV247,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.355 MHz, Grant Date: 12/17/2010, Expiration Date: 03/06/2021, Cancellation Date: 05/08/2021, Registrant: Pitt County Emergency Management, 1717 West 5th St, Greenville, NC 27834, Phone: (252) 902-3950, Fax: (252) 830-6348, Email:

  • Otter Creek Well & Tank- 0.5mi S Of Sr1245 & Sr43 (Lat: 35.710278 Lon: -77.522222), Type: Tank, Structure height: 41 m, Call Sign: WPXK994,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.537 MHz, Grant Date: 04/11/2023, Expiration Date: 04/25/2033, Certifier: Marvis Joyner, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

  • Otter Creek Tank - S Of Seven Pines Rd On Se 43n (Lat: 35.712556 Lon: -77.521639), Type: Tank, Structure height: 46.9 m, Call Sign: WQWH528,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.210 MHz, Grant Date: 08/24/2015, Expiration Date: 08/24/2025, Certifier: Harold Herring, Registrant: Micro-Com, Inc., 15895 S. Pflumm Road, Olathe, KS 66062, Phone: (913) 390-4500, Fax: (913) 390-4550, Email:


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • HWY 121 & 43, Cottondale Rd (Lat: 35.662361 Lon: -77.495694), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 74.7 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Call Sign: WRJE450,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10835.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/17/2020, Expiration Date: 08/17/2030, Certifier: Steven T Campbell, Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 1800 M Street Nw, Suite 800n, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 383-3420, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KE4MGK, Licensee ID: L01859005, Grant Date: 01/06/2015, Expiration Date: 01/06/2025, Certifier: Charlotte A Motola, Registrant: Charlotte A Motola, Falkland, NC 27827

  • Call Sign: KE4UKL, Licensee ID: L00906159, Grant Date: 10/14/1997, Expiration Date: 01/12/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/13/2007, Registrant: Katie J Motola, Falkland, NC 27827-0245


Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Falkland, NC
  • 93.2%Electricity
  • 5.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Utility gas


Falkland compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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