High Point, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 111,513 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +29.9%
Males: 51,090  (45.8%)
Females: 60,423  (54.2%)
Median resident age:

36.9 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 27260, 27262, 27265, 27284, 27360.

High Point Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $49,860 (it was $40,137 in 2000)
High Point:

$49,860
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,451 (it was $21,303 in 2000)

High Point city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $144,600 (it was $101,800 in 2000)
High Point:

$144,600
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $179,329; detached houses: $187,967; townhouses or other attached units: $166,044; in 2-unit structures: $194,074; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $61,993; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $99,669; mobile homes: $65,218

Median gross rent in 2017: $840.

March 2019 cost of living index in High Point: 90.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.1%
(7.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.7% for Black residents, 32.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.3% for American Indian residents, 38.3% for other race residents, 30.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in High Point, NC (2017)
    • 49,52844.3%White alone
    • 38,48034.4%Black alone
    • 11,82010.6%Hispanic
    • 9,7318.7%Asian alone
    • 2,4632.2%Two or more races
    • 2920.3%American Indian alone
    • 1310.1%Other race alone
    • 140.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in High Point detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 229 registered sex offenders living in High Point, North Carolina as of July 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in High Point is 485 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in High Point by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
8
(8.5)
8
(8.2)
13
(13.1)
11
(10.8)
3
(2.9)
2
(1.9)
3
(2.8)
5
(4.7)
2
(1.9)
4
(3.7)
8
(7.3)
7
(6.3)
20
(17.8)
19
(16.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
27
(28.6)
41
(42.3)
39
(39.3)
30
(29.3)
33
(31.8)
28
(26.6)
25
(23.7)
19
(17.8)
30
(28.0)
23
(21.2)
37
(33.7)
36
(32.3)
N/AN/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
217
(229.9)
269
(277.4)
335
(337.4)
310
(303.0)
273
(263.3)
220
(209.0)
200
(189.2)
185
(173.2)
178
(166.0)
142
(130.8)
196
(178.7)
220
(197.4)
206
(183.3)
116
(103.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
364
(385.6)
381
(392.9)
445
(448.2)
367
(358.8)
369
(355.9)
358
(340.1)
372
(352.0)
347
(324.9)
346
(322.6)
336
(309.6)
379
(345.6)
458
(411.0)
530
(471.7)
517
(459.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1,970
(2,087)
1,697
(1,750)
1,870
(1,883)
1,953
(1,909)
1,463
(1,411)
1,313
(1,247)
1,266
(1,198)
1,188
(1,112)
1,206
(1,124)
998
(919.5)
724
(660.2)
781
(700.9)
754
(671.0)
590
(524.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
3,509
(3,717)
3,449
(3,556)
3,456
(3,480)
3,755
(3,671)
3,619
(3,491)
3,346
(3,178)
3,550
(3,359)
2,943
(2,756)
2,970
(2,769)
2,628
(2,421)
2,782
(2,537)
2,992
(2,685)
3,127
(2,783)
2,812
(2,499)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
478
(506.4)
506
(521.7)
420
(423.0)
400
(391.0)
244
(235.4)
220
(209.0)
241
(228.0)
286
(267.8)
313
(291.8)
237
(218.4)
216
(197.0)
210
(188.5)
280
(249.2)
280
(248.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
36
(38.1)
28
(28.9)
42
(42.3)
33
(32.3)
32
(30.9)
36
(34.2)
24
(22.7)
39
(36.5)
23
(21.4)
28
(25.8)
11
(10.0)
9
(8.1)
14
(12.5)
N/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)521.2518.6553.3519.4438.7386.9388.2350.1353.2304.2327.7351.4388.8338.7

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in High Point, NC

Crime rate in High Point detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 289 (237 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.11
North Carolina average:

2.34
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Ancestries: American (7.4%), English (5.2%), German (3.4%), Irish (2.4%), European (2.1%), Italian (1.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1859

Elevation: 939 feet

Land area: 49.0 square miles.

Population density: 2,274 people per square mile   (low).

High Point, North Carolina map

16,043 residents are foreign born (4.9% Latin America, 2.1% Asia).

This city:

14.3%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,869 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,456 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (12.5 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (384.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Jamestown, NC (2.0 miles ),
Archdale, NC (2.2 miles ),
Trinity, NC (2.6 miles ),
Thomasville, NC (2.7 miles ),
Wallburg, NC (2.9 miles ),
Kernersville, NC (3.3 miles ),
Greensboro, NC (3.5 miles ),
Pleasant Garden, NC (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 35.97 N, Longitude: 80.00 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Furniture capital of the world

Daytime population change due to commuting: +13,897 (+12.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 21,410 (41.9%)

Area code: 336

Distribution of median household income in High Point, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in High Point, NC in 2017
High Point satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 742 buildings, average cost: $112,300
  • 1998: 845 buildings, average cost: $112,400
  • 1999: 923 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2000: 760 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 2001: 933 buildings, average cost: $124,700
  • 2002: 917 buildings, average cost: $125,500
  • 2003: 744 buildings, average cost: $129,600
  • 2004: 876 buildings, average cost: $134,400
  • 2005: 945 buildings, average cost: $133,800
  • 2006: 940 buildings, average cost: $165,400
  • 2007: 489 buildings, average cost: $190,700
  • 2008: 290 buildings, average cost: $189,700
  • 2009: 174 buildings, average cost: $181,900
  • 2010: 163 buildings, average cost: $159,700
  • 2011: 169 buildings, average cost: $194,600
  • 2012: 200 buildings, average cost: $204,400
  • 2013: 304 buildings, average cost: $206,700
  • 2014: 246 buildings, average cost: $214,100
  • 2015: 273 buildings, average cost: $235,400
  • 2016: 138 buildings, average cost: $123,000
  • 2017: 295 buildings, average cost: $129,500
Number of permits per 10,000 High Point, NC residents
Average permit cost in High Point, NC
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.5%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in High Point, NC
Historical housing units in High Point, NC

Population change in the 1990s: +15,849 (+22.6%).
Most common industries in High Point, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2017
  • Health care (10.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.8%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
  • Construction (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2017
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.1%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (5.3%)
  • Educational services (5.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
  • Health care (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2017
  • Health care (15.9%)
  • Educational services (10.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.4%)
  • Social assistance (4.2%)
Most common occupations in High Point, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.1%)
  • Computer specialists (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Computer specialists (4.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Customer service representatives (6.2%)
  • Cashiers (4.4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.2%)

Average climate in High Point, North Carolina

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High Point, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 74.5. This is about average.

City:

74.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.704. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.704
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.65. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.65
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.151. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.151
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 15.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.35. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.35
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

High Point-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 19% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/22/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.2 miles away from the High Point city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1989, a category F3 tornado 16.7 miles away from the city center injured 30 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

High Point-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 202.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 266.9 miles away from High Point 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 161.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 212.5 miles away from High Point center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 136.5 miles away from High Point center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 137.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Guilford County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Winter Storms: 3, Droughts: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
High Point topographic map

Main business address for: OLD DOMINION FREIGHT LINE INC/VA (TRUCKING (NO LOCAL)), CULP INC (BROADWOVEN FABRIC MILLS, COTTON).

Hospitals in High Point:

  • HIGH POINT REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 601 N ELM ST PO BOX HP-5)

Nursing Homes in High Point:

  • EVERGREENS INC,THE (206 GREENSBORO RD)
  • LAMBS NH (3830 N MAIN ST)
  • MARYFIELD NURSING HOME (1315 GREENSBORO ROAD)
  • PRESBYTERIAN HOME OF HIGH POINT (201 GREENSBORO RD SUITE 500)
  • PRESBYTERIAN HOME,THE (201 GREENSBORO RD)
  • THE EVERGREENS INC (206 GREENSBORO RD)
  • TRIAD CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (707 NORTH ELM STREET)
  • UNIHEALTH POST-ACUTE CARE-HIGH POINT (3830 N MAIN STREET)
  • WESLEYAN ARMS INC (1901 N CENTENNIAL ST)
  • WESTCHESTER MANOR AT PROVIDENCE PLACE (1795 WESTCHESTER DRIVE)

Dialysis Facilities in High Point:

  • HIGH POINT KIDNEY CENTER OF WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY (1900 WESTCHESTER DRIVE)
  • TRIAD DIALYSIS CENTER (4370 REGENCY DRIVE)

Home Health Centers in High Point:

  • ADVANCED HOME CARE (4001 PIEDMONT PARKWAY)
  • CARE CONNECTION (1801 WESTCHESTER DRIVE)
  • HOME HEALTH PROFESSIONALS (1701 WESTCHESTER DRIVE STE 275)

Airports located in High Point:

Amtrak station:

HIGH POINT (100 W. HIGH ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in High Point:

  • High Point University (Full-time enrollment: 4,240; Location: 833 Montlieu Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.highpoint.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • ITT Technical Institute-High Point (Full-time enrollment: 430; Location: 4050 Piedmont Parkway, Ste 110; Private, for-profit; Website: www.itt-tech.edu)
  • Laurel University (Full-time enrollment: 322; Location: 1215 Eastchester Drive; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.laureluniversity.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Health And Style Institute (Full-time enrollment: 227; Location: 1114 Eastchester Dr; Private, for-profit; Website: www.healthandstyle.edu)
  • South University-High Point (Full-time enrollment: 63; Location: 3975 Premier Drive; Private, for-profit; Website: www.southuniversity.edu/high-point.aspx; Offers Master's degree)
  • Regina's College of Beauty-High Point (Full-time enrollment: 60; Location: 801 English Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: reginascollegeofbeauty.com/index2.html)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near High Point:

  • Guilford Technical Community College (about 5 miles; Jamestown, NC; Full-time enrollment: 13,068)
  • Guilford College (about 11 miles; Greensboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,211)
  • University of North Carolina at Greensboro (about 13 miles; Greensboro, NC; FT enrollment: 16,174)
  • Davidson County Community College (about 13 miles; Thomasville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,581)
  • North Carolina A & T State University (about 15 miles; Greensboro, NC; FT enrollment: 9,805)
  • Winston-Salem State University (about 16 miles; Winston-Salem, NC; FT enrollment: 5,378)
  • Forsyth Technical Community College (about 17 miles; Winston Salem, NC; FT enrollment: 7,190)

Public high schools in High Point:

Private high schools in High Point:

  • WESLEYAN CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 1,010, Location: 1917 N CENTENNIAL ST, Grades: KG-12)
  • HIGH POINT CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 711, Location: 800 PHILLIPS AVE, Grades: PK-12)
  • WESTCHESTER COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 399, Location: 2045 N OLD GREENSBORO RD, Grades: KG-12)
  • HAYWORTH CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 128, Location: 1696 WESTCHESTER DR, Grades: PK-11)
  • TRI-CITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 74, Location: 8000 CLINARD FARM RD, Grades: KG-10)
  • PARAMOUNT CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 6, Location: 4124 JOHNSON ST, Grades: 6-11)
  • HIS VILLAGE ACADEMY (Students: 5, Location: 1209 GREENSBORO RD, Grades: 9-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in High Point:

  • PHOENIX ACADEMY (Location: 4020 MEETING WAY, Grades: KG-7, Charter school)
  • SOUTHWEST GUILFORD MIDDLE (Location: 4368 SOUTHWEST SCHOOL ROAD, Grades: 6-8)
  • ALLEN JAY ELEMENTARY (Location: 1311 EAST SPRINGFIELD ROAD, Grades: PK-5)
  • FLORENCE ELEMENTARY (Location: 7605 FLORENCE SCHOOL ROAD, Grades: KG-5)
  • UNION HILL ELEMENTARY (Location: 3523 TRIANGLE LAKE ROAD, Grades: PK-5)
  • FAIRVIEW ELEMENTARY (Location: 608 FAIRVIEW STREET, Grades: PK-5)
  • FERNDALE MIDDLE (Location: 701 FERNDALE BOULEVARD, Grades: 6-8)
  • JOHNSON STREET GLOBAL STUDIES (Location: 1601 JOHNSON STREET, Grades: KG-8)
  • KIRKMAN PARK ELEMENTARY (Location: 1101 NORTH CENTENNIAL STREET, Grades: PK-5)
  • MONTLIEU ACADEMY OF TECHNOLOGY (Location: 1105 MONTLIEU AVENUE, Grades: PK-5)

Private elementary/middle schools in High Point:

  • IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 252, Location: 605 BARBEE AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • HIGH POINT FRIENDS SCHOOL (Students: 144, Location: 800A QUAKER LN, Grades: PK-8)
  • THE PIEDMONT SCHOOL (Students: 46, Location: 815 OLD MILL RD, Grades: 2-8)
See full list of schools located in High Point

Library in High Point:

  • HIGH POINT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $4,661,849; Location: 901 NORTH MAIN STREET; 269,195 books; 10,477 audio materials; 15,529 video materials; 21 local licensed databases; 56 state licensed databases; 9 other licensed databases; 650 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in High Point: Uwharrie Council Camp (A), High Point Sewage Disposal (B), Emerywood Country Club (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in High Point include: OLD DOMINION FREIGHT LINE INC/VA (A), CULP INC (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in High Point include: Hickory Chapel (A), Mount Carmel Church (B), Conrad Memorial Church (C), Friendly Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Green Hill Cemetery (1), Floral Garden Cemetery (2), Oakwood Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Oak Hollow Lake (A), High Point Lake (B), Oak Hollow Lake (C), Triangle Lake (D), Owens Lake (E), Linthicum Lake (F), Uwharrie Lake (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: East Fork Deep River (A), Boulding Branch (B), West Fork Deep River (C), Richland Creek (D), Long Branch (E), Hiatt Branch (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in High Point include: Five Points Park (1), Harvell Park (2), McCain Park (3), Eastwood Park (4), Cedron Park (5), Armstrong Park (6), Brentwood Park (7), Washington Terrace Park (8), Hedgecock Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Furniture Discovery Center (Museums; 101 West Green Drive) (1), Carolina Amusement (Amusement & Theme Parks; 5730 Cedar Post Street) (2), Downtown Bingo (Amusement & Theme Parks; 200 East Kivett Drive) (3), Allstate Amusements Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 106 Greensboro Road) (4), AAA Vacations (1601 North Main Street) (5), Bingo Mania (Arcades & Amusements; 1208 S Main St) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Brookline Furniture CO (1941 Baker Road) (1), Hampton Inn High Point (10066 North Main Street) (2), Fairfield Inn and Stes High Point/Archdl (10141 North Main Street) (3), Days Inn & Suites of High Point (120 Southwest Cloverleaf Place) (4), High Point-Days Inn (120 NW Cloverleaf Pl) (5), Harbor Cabana Inn (2429 West Green Drive) (6), Best Western High Point (1202 Liberty Road) (7), Adams Inn J H (1108 North Main Street) (8), Four Seasons Auto Sales (609 Greensboro Road) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Village Court (201 West Commerce Avenue) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: J. D. Hayworth - Politician, Fantasia Barrino, Adrian Wilson - 2005 NFL player (Arizona Cardinals, born: Oct 12, 1979), Tony Shaver - Basketball player-coach, Brad Hoover - 2005 NFL player (Carolina Panthers, born: Nov 11, 1976), Brandon Wardell - Actor, Brian Williams - 2005 NFL player (Minnesota Vikings, born: Jul 2, 1979), James P. Cain - Diplomat, Luke Appling - Baseball player and coach, Maxwell R. Thurman - General.

Guilford County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in High Point and their reported violations in the past:

WATERFRONT PARK (Serves VA, Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
W Q GOODMAN LLC (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (DEC-12-2011), St Public Notif requested (DEC-14-2011), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-14-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-14-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2012)
GRAB & GO (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-28-2011), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-28-2011), St Public Notif requested (NOV-28-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-02-2011), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-02-2011), St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-28-2008), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-28-2008), St Public Notif received (OCT-08-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.5%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.0%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in High Point in 2010:

  • 2,123 people in college/university student housing
  • 599 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 315 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 181 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 132 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 121 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 70 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 14 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 10 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 9 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 3 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in High Point in 2000:

  • 867 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 608 people in nursing homes
  • 444 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 337 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 26 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 4 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 2 people in other group homes

Banks with most branches in High Point (2011 data):

  • High Point Bank and Trust Company: 7 branches. Info updated 2006/10/19: Bank assets: $790.5 mil, Deposits: $617.9 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: High Point Bank Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Westchester Mall Branch, Skeet Club Branch, North Branch, High Point Main Branch. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Bank of America, National Association: High Point Main Branch, Northwood Branch, Southwood Square Branch, Oak Hollow Branch. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Archdale Branch, High Point Main Branch, Westchester Drive Branch, Highway 68 Branch. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: High Point Mendenhall Oaks Office, Oak Hollow Mall Branch, High Point Branch. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $20,566.4 mil, Deposits: $17,596.8 mil, headquarters in Raleigh, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 433 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.
  • SunTrust Bank: High Point Ccb7 Branch 573 at 1589 Skeet Club Road, Suite 140, branch established on 1999/09/01; Oak Hollow Branch at 1301 East Chester Drive, branch established on 2002/06/30. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Bank of North Carolina: High Point Branch at 801 N. Elm Street, branch established on 2005/02/01; Highway 68 Branch at 2630 Eastchester Drive, branch established on 2008/08/18. Info updated 2012/01/09: Bank assets: $2,453.6 mil, Deposits: $2,119.0 mil, headquarters in Thomasville, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 37 total offices, Holding Company: Bnc Bancorp
  • Woodforest National Bank: High Point Walmart Branch at 2628 S Main Street, branch established on 2007/08/13; High Point Nc Walmart Branch at 2710 North Main Street, branch established on 2008/10/29. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)
  • First Bank: High Point Branch at 1200 North Main Street, branch established on 1926/03/18. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $3,289.4 mil, Deposits: $2,759.1 mil, headquarters in Troy, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 98 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancorp
  • 3 other banks with 3 local branches

For population 15 years and over in High Point:

Marital status in High Point, NC
  • Never married: 33.4%
  • Now married: 46.0%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

For population 25 years and over in High Point:

  • High school or higher: 86.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.0
North Carolina average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - High Point
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in High Point:

(High Point, North Carolina Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for High Point, NC (based on Guilford County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant113,377411
Mainline Protestant74,143178
Catholic20,2287
Black Protestant16,25544
Other14,16439
Orthodox5404
None252,345-
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: 100
This county:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 57
This county:

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 182
Guilford County:

3.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 416
Here:

8.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.2%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Guilford County:

27.8%
State:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.9%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
High Point:

48.2%
State:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
High Point:

45.1%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
High Point:

29.1
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
High Point:

20.9%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.7%
State:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
High Point:

6.8
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
High Point:

33.6%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
High Point:

54.8%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.1%
State:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of High Point, NC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Correction 221$1,064,867$57,82120$8,294
Police Protection - Officers 216$1,047,313$58,1840$0
Firefighters 183$834,537$54,7240$0
Solid Waste Management 162$531,512$39,3711$696
Water Supply 123$494,633$48,2573$5,306
Electric Power 116$678,535$70,19314$33,543
Parks and Recreation 88$293,747$40,05652$36,828
Financial Administration 84$463,649$66,2369$27,408
Transit 57$218,215$45,9404$5,704
Local Libraries 52$178,895$41,28315$28,172
Other and Unallocable 32$114,291$42,85914$10,277
Other Government Administration 29$182,897$75,6820$0
Streets and Highways 24$104,249$52,1250$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 24$126,583$63,2921$1,033
Sewerage 8$29,833$44,7500$0
Fire - Other 8$35,268$52,9020$0
Police - Other 5$17,554$42,13020$8,294
Health 3$17,096$68,3840$0
Judicial and Legal 2$10,114$60,6840$0
Totals for Government 1,437$6,443,788$53,810153$165,555

High Point government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,615,000 ($14.48)
    Electric Utilities: $1,079,000 ($9.68)
    Parks and Recreation: $442,000 ($3.96)
    Water Utilities: $166,000 ($1.49)
    Sewerage: $166,000 ($1.49)
    Police Protection: $37,000 ($0.33)
    General - Other: $25,000 ($0.22)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $113,940,000 ($1021.76)
    Police Protection: $26,065,000 ($233.74)
    Local Fire Protection: $18,740,000 ($168.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $14,034,000 ($125.85)
    Parks and Recreation: $14,006,000 ($125.60)
    Sewerage: $13,135,000 ($117.79)
    General - Other: $11,569,000 ($103.75)
    Regular Highways: $11,258,000 ($100.96)
    Liquor Stores: $11,252,000 ($100.90)
    Water Utilities: $10,842,000 ($97.23)
    Housing and Community Development: $9,748,000 ($87.42)
    Central Staff Services: $7,828,000 ($70.20)
    Libraries: $4,407,000 ($39.52)
    Transit Utilities: $4,022,000 ($36.07)
    General Public Buildings: $1,497,000 ($13.42)
    Financial Administration: $584,000 ($5.24)
    Parking Facilities: $311,000 ($2.79)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $275,000 ($2.47)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $226,000 ($2.03)
    Health - Other: $50,000 ($0.45)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,905,000 ($79.86)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Financial Administration: $494,000 ($4.43)
    Other - Health - Other: $52,000 ($0.47)
    Other - Central Staff Services: $44,000 ($0.39)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Water Utilities: $119,000 ($1.07)
    Sewerage: $119,000 ($1.07)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $4,066,000 ($36.46)
    Police Protection: $579,000 ($5.19)
    Libraries: $419,000 ($3.76)
    Central Staff Services: $274,000 ($2.46)
    Parks and Recreation: $253,000 ($2.27)
    Regular Highways: $41,000 ($0.37)
    General - Other: $17,000 ($0.15)
    Transit Utilities: $6,000 ($0.05)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,731,000 ($24.49)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,092,000 ($18.76)

High Point government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $33,169,000 ($297.45)
    Solid Waste Management: $11,464,000 ($102.80)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,566,000 ($31.98)
    Parking Facilities: $254,000 ($2.28)
    Regular Highways: $132,000 ($1.18)
    Other: $118,000 ($1.06)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $112,000 ($1.00)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,783,000 ($15.99)
    Other: $1,362,000 ($12.21)
    Transit Utilities: $1,130,000 ($10.13)
    General Local Government Support: $815,000 ($7.31)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,809,000 ($16.22)
    Other: $163,000 ($1.46)
    Housing and Community Development: $100,000 ($0.90)
    Highways: $28,000 ($0.25)
    Transit Utilities: $14,000 ($0.13)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,705,000 ($15.29)
    Rents: $1,133,000 ($10.16)
    Donations From Private Sources: $655,000 ($5.87)
    Fines and Forfeits: $96,000 ($0.86)
    Sale of Property: $22,000 ($0.20)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $126,188,000 ($1131.60)
    Water Utilities: $17,410,000 ($156.13)
    Liquor Stores: $13,264,000 ($118.95)
    Transit Utilities: $486,000 ($4.36)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $11,733,000 ($105.22)
    Highways: $4,613,000 ($41.37)
    Transit Utilities: $1,684,000 ($15.10)
    Other: $702,000 ($6.30)
    Electric Utilities: $625,000 ($5.60)
    Housing and Community Development: $315,000 ($2.82)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($0.01)
  • Tax - Property: $60,899,000 ($546.12)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $14,764,000 ($132.40)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,762,000 ($24.77)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,996,000 ($17.90)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $1,670,000 ($14.98)
    Motor Vehicle License: $558,000 ($5.00)
    Other License: $78,000 ($0.70)

High Point government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $264,349,000 ($2370.57)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $251,509,000 ($2255.42)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,440,000 ($147.43)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,600,000 ($32.28)

High Point government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $805,000 ($7.22)

6.35% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,873 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.35%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($266 average AGI)
Guilford County:

0.03%
North Carolina average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Forsyth County, NC  0.58% ($63,018 average AGI)
from Alamance County, NC  0.38% ($38,768)
from Randolph County, NC  0.37% ($45,253)


6.56% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,227 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.56%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($326 average AGI)
Guilford County:

0.04%
North Carolina average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Forsyth County, NC  0.74% ($43,253 average AGI)
to Davidson County, NC  0.40% ($40,082)
to Randolph County, NC  0.40% ($35,894)
Businesses in High Point, NC
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts2Knights Inn1
Aeropostale1Little Caesars Pizza2
Applebee's1Lowe's1
Arby's3Marriott1
AutoZone2McDonald's6
Barnes & Noble1New Balance1
Baskin-Robbins1Nike7
Bath & Body Works1Nissan1
Ben & Jerry's1Office Depot2
Bentleymotors.Com1Outback1
Best Western1Outback Steakhouse1
Blockbuster1Pac Sun1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Panda Express1
Burger King3Panera Bread1
CVS3Papa John's Pizza2
Chevrolet1Payless1
Chick-Fil-A3Penske1
Chico's1PetSmart1
Circle K1Pier 1 Imports1
Cold Stone Creamery1Pizza Hut3
ColorTyme1Plato's Closet1
Cricket Wireless4Quality1
Curves1RadioShack2
Days Inn1Rite Aid2
Discount Tire1SONIC Drive-In2
Domino's Pizza2Sears3
Dunkin Donuts2Spencer Gifts1
FedEx21Sprint Nextel2
Firestone Complete Auto Care3Staples1
Foot Locker1Starbucks3
Ford1Subway7
GameStop2T-Mobile4
Goodwill1T.J.Maxx1
H&R Block3Taco Bell2
Hardee's1Talbots1
Haworth1Target1
Hobby Lobby1Toyota1
Home Depot1U-Haul3
Honda1UPS28
Hyundai1Vans1
IHOP1Verizon Wireless1
JCPenney1Victoria's Secret1
JoS. A. Bank1Walgreens2
Jones New York4Walmart2
KFC3Wendy's4
Kmart1YMCA4

Strongest AM radio stations in High Point:

  • WMFR (1230 AM; 1 kW; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WIST (790 AM; 3 kW; THOMASVILLE, NC; Owner: GHB RADIO, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGOS (1070 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: RITCHY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WOKX (1590 AM; 1 kW; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WWBG (1470 AM; 10 kW; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING COPORATION)
  • WCOG (1320 AM; 5 kW; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSJS (600 AM; 5 kW; WINSTON-SALEM, NC)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WLXN (1440 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: DAVIDSON COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKXR (1260 AM; 5 kW; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: RANDOLPH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WSGH (1040 AM; 9 kW; LEWISVILLE, NC; Owner: WINSTON-SALEM, GREENSBORO, HIGH POINT AREA RADIO)

Strongest FM radio stations in High Point:

  • WHPU (90.3 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: TRUSTEES OF HIGH POINT COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WIST-FM (98.3 FM; THOMASVILLE, NC; Owner: WEAM QUALITY RADIO CORP.)
  • WHPE-FM (95.5 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WQMG-FM (97.1 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WOZN (98.7 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMAG (99.5 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVBZ (100.3 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFDD (88.5 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY)
  • WKRR (92.3 FM; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: DICK BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC. OF TENNESSEE)
  • WKZL (107.5 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: DICK BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC. OF TENNESSEE)
  • WJMH (102.1 FM; REIDSVILLE, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMQX-FM (93.1 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTQR (104.1 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGBT (94.5 FM; EDEN, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKXU (101.1 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WNAA (90.1 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: NC AGRICULTURAL & TECHNICAL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W285DJ (104.9 FM; MOUNT AIRY, NC; Owner: TRIAD FAMILY NETWORK, INC,)
  • WFMX (105.7 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBFJ-FM (89.3 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: TRIAD FAMILY NETWORK, INC.)
  • WUAG (103.1 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: U. OF NORTH CAROLINA AT GREENSBORO)

TV broadcast stations around High Point:

  • WFMY-TV (Channel 2; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WFMY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WUPN-TV (Channel 48; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WUPN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WXLV-TV (Channel 45; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WXLV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTWB-TV (Channel 20; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: WTWB OF THE TRIAD, LLC)
  • WLXI-TV (Channel 61; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WGHP (Channel 8; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: WGHP LICENSE, INC.)
  • WGPX (Channel 16; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: PAXSON GREENSBORO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WAXN (Channel 64; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WUNC-TV (Channel 4; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of High Point fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 196Number of bridges
  • 1,775ft / 541mTotal length
  • 1,840,916Total average daily traffic
  • 229,955Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in High Point, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 121950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 181970-1979
  • 181980-1989
  • 371990-1999
  • 822000-2009
  • 172010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for High Point, NC
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 18 full and 14 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED334$127,710375$130,3731,402$147,31652$73,7007$611,467152$83,9411$50,310
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$137,34920$139,258116$141,2065$22,1561$1,750,0007$107,5330$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED62$123,48279$113,979558$132,15056$37,1231$2,550,00060$81,9734$52,870
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN49$101,41049$139,698324$143,69611$43,5651$4,800,00023$87,1500$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS10$130,7636$170,445104$135,89911$74,7310$04$105,0851$15,000

Detailed mortgage data for all 26 tracts in High Point, NC

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 14 full and 14 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED65$183,84166$166,3392$96,030
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$181,44829$168,2430$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$79,65610$186,6110$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$460,0201$215,4100$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$47,5000$01$29,000
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in High Point, NC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in High Point, NC - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 283. The highest number of fires - 582 took place in 2002, and the least - 62 in 2007. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in High Point, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (47.0%), and Outside Fires (33.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in High Point, NC
    • 2,26347.0%Structure Fires
    • 1,63033.8%Outside Fires
    • 68114.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 2455.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for High Point, NC

Fire-safe hotels and motels in High Point, North Carolina:

  • Radisson Hotel High Point, 135 S Main St, High Point, North Carolina 27260 , Phone: (336) 889-8888, Fax: (336) 885-2737
  • Hampton Inn High Point, 10066 N Main St, High Point, North Carolina 27263 , Phone: (336) 434-5200, Fax: (336) 434-5222
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 10050 N Main St, High Point, North Carolina 27263 , Phone: (336) 861-3310, Fax: (336) 861-2098
  • Ashford Suites Hotel, 3901 Sedgebrook St, High Point, North Carolina 27265 , Phone: (336) 812-8787, Fax: (336) 812-8788
  • Country Inn & Suites-High Point, 10151 N Main St, High Point, North Carolina 27263 , Phone: (336) 861-2233, Fax: (336) 861-2266
  • Econo Lodge-High Point, 400 S Main St, High Point, North Carolina 27260 , Phone: (336) 882-4103, Fax: (336) 882-9903
  • Biltmore Suites Hotel, 4400 Regency Dr, High Point, North Carolina 27265 , Phone: (336) 812-8188, Fax: (336) 812-8185
  • Crestwood Suites Of High Point, 2680 N Main St, High Point, North Carolina 27265 , Phone: (336) 886-5665
  • Crestwood Suites, 2860 N Main St, High Point, North Carolina 27265 , Phone: (336) 886-5665, Fax: (336) 886-7514
All 9 fire-safe hotels and motels in High Point, North Carolina
Most common first names in High Point, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James88570.0 years
William75074.1 years
Mary71277.6 years
John70773.8 years
Robert52869.9 years
Charles35671.2 years
George28273.7 years
Annie26378.7 years
Thomas25672.6 years
Ruth23679.4 years
Most common last names in High Point, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith48775.2 years
Johnson30373.7 years
Davis29475.1 years
Brown26773.1 years
Williams25670.3 years
Jones23374.9 years
White15473.0 years
Hill14975.5 years
Moore13571.9 years
Wilson13373.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in High Point, NC
  • 65.6%Utility gas
  • 31.3%Electricity
  • 1.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in High Point, NC
  • 69.9%Electricity
  • 27.3%Utility gas
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Wood


High Point compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.

High Point on our top lists:

  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: extraction workers (population 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (population 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: broadcasting, internet publishing, and telecommunications services (population 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: broadcasting, internet publishing, and telecommunications services (population 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers (population 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers (population 50,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: transportation occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest precipitation differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: retail trade (population 50,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: transportation and warehousing (population 50,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: wholesale trade (population 50,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: transportation and warehousing (population 50,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 larger cities with the largest decrease or smallest increase in household income from 2000 (population 50,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: manufacturing (population 50,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: manufacturing (population 50,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest sunshine amount differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: material moving occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
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