Manteo, North Carolina

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Population in 2022: 1,607 (87% urban, 13% rural).
Population change since 2000: +52.8%
Males: 759  (47.3%)
Females: 848  (52.7%)
Median resident age:

49.5 years
North Carolina median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 27954.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $79,602 (it was $29,803 in 2000)
Manteo:

$79,602
NC:

$67,481

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $51,345 (it was $20,222 in 2000)

Manteo town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $449,032 (it was $117,400 in 2000)
Manteo:

$449,032
NC:

$280,600

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $490,836; detached houses: $521,859; townhouses or other attached units: $340,360; in 2-unit structures: $268,425; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $316,074; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $368,270; mobile homes: $94,278

Median gross rent in 2022: $1,182.

March 2022 cost of living index in Manteo: 88.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 16.3%
(12.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.2% for Black residents, 62.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 60.0% for other race residents, 25.6% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Manteo, NC (2022)
    • 1,43577.7%White alone
    • 21911.9%Black alone
    • 814.4%Hispanic
    • 522.8%Two or more races
    • 321.7%Other race alone
    • 120.6%Asian alone
    • 110.6%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Manteo, North Carolina as of June 15, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Manteo is 111 to 1.


Crime rates in Manteo by year

Type

2009

2010

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(68.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(139.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(70.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(68.0)
3
(202.3)
1
(60.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(69.7)
3
(204.8)
1
(73.9)
2
(145.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(70.4)
1
(68.9)
1
(68.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(134.9)
1
(60.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(150.3)
4
(278.9)
5
(341.3)
6
(443.5)
3
(218.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
7
(492.6)
0
(0.0)
4
(275.3)
1
(68.0)
2
(134.9)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
9
(676.2)
24
(1,674)
13
(887.4)
13
(960.8)
7
(509.8)
2
(145.2)
6
(428.3)
11
(774.1)
4
(275.7)
4
(275.3)
6
(407.9)
10
(674.3)
3
(182.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
74
(5,560)
63
(4,393)
62
(4,232)
55
(4,065)
30
(2,185)
24
(1,743)
50
(3,569)
55
(3,871)
27
(1,861)
27
(1,858)
23
(1,564)
19
(1,281)
38
(2,307)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(75.1)
1
(69.7)
5
(341.3)
1
(73.9)
4
(291.3)
3
(217.9)
4
(285.5)
2
(140.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(137.6)
2
(136.0)
1
(67.4)
1
(60.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(70.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(68.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index305.8486.8388.4346.6233.897.3195.6396.2114.4180.3305.9333.1176.7

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Manteo, NC

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 8 (7 officers - 7 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.72
North Carolina average:

2.27
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Ancestries: American (32.5%), English (19.6%), German (6.2%), European (5.1%), Irish (3.7%), Scottish (2.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1899

Elevation: 5 feet

Land area: 1.73 square miles.

Population density: 928 people per square mile   (low).

Manteo, North Carolina map

92 residents are foreign born (3.5% Latin America, 0.8% Europe, 0.6% Asia).

This town:

5.0%
North Carolina:

8.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $2,528 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $1,792 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Virginia Beach, VA (68.4 miles , pop. 425,257).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (284.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Nags Head, NC (1.9 miles ),
Wanchese, NC (2.1 miles ),
Manns Harbor, NC (2.3 miles ),
Kill Devil Hills, NC (2.9 miles ),
Kitty Hawk, NC (3.5 miles ),
Southern Shores, NC (4.0 miles ),
Duck, NC (4.4 miles ),
Rodanthe, NC (4.9 miles )

Latitude: 35.90 N, Longitude: 75.67 W

Area code: 252

Distribution of median household income in Manteo, NC in 2022
Distribution of house value in Manteo, NC in 2022
Manteo satellite photo by USGS

Manteo tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 11 buildings, average cost: $554,300
  • 2021: 11 buildings, average cost: $619,100
  • 2020: 8 buildings, average cost: $412,400
  • 2019: 8 buildings, average cost: $334,600
  • 2018: 7 buildings, average cost: $334,600
  • 2017: 10 buildings, average cost: $309,900
  • 2016: 27 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2015: 19 buildings, average cost: $283,200
  • 2014: 9 buildings, average cost: $180,600
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $242,900
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $352,000
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $352,000
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $281,500
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $281,500
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $281,500
  • 2007: 19 buildings, average cost: $241,800
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $401,500
  • 2004: 40 buildings, average cost: $128,300
  • 2003: 36 buildings, average cost: $128,300
  • 2002: 33 buildings, average cost: $128,300
  • 2001: 30 buildings, average cost: $128,300
  • 2000: 28 buildings, average cost: $128,300
  • 1999: 31 buildings, average cost: $128,300
  • 1998: 29 buildings, average cost: $128,300
  • 1997: 30 buildings, average cost: $128,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Manteo, NC residents
Average permit cost in Manteo, NC
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

4.1%
North Carolina:

3.2%
Most common industries in Manteo, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (16.1%)
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (7.3%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Health care (3.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (7.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.0%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.4%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (18.5%)
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Public administration (8.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (6.9%)
  • Health care (5.2%)
  • Furniture & home furnishings, household appliance stores (4.7%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Manteo, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.1%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (6.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.7%)
  • Top executives (4.3%)
  • Carpenters (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (11.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.7%)

Average climate in Manteo, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Manteo-area historical tornado activity is significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 61% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/28/1982, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 6.8 miles away from the Manteo town center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/31/1978, a category F2 tornado 8.7 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Manteo-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above North Carolina state average. It is 70% 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 186.9 miles away from Manteo center
On 1/15/2019 at 23:30:48, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 173.9 miles away from Manteo center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 169.9 miles away from Manteo center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 186.6 miles away from Manteo center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 190.0 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 305.3 miles away from Manteo 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 Dare County (22) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 17, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Manteo topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Manteo:

  • DARE COUNTY DIALYSIS (115 EXETER STREET)
  • DARE HOME HEALTH HOSPICE (109 EXETER STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Manteo:

  • THE OUTER BANKS HOSPITAL, INC Critical Access Hospitals (about 4 miles away; NAGS HEAD, NC)
  • COLONY RIDGE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; NAGS HEAD, NC)
  • REGIONAL MEDICAL SERVICES INC (Hospital, about 14 miles away; KITTY HAWK, NC)

Airports located in Manteo:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Manteo:

  • Elizabeth City State University (about 40 miles; Elizabeth City, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,803)
  • Regent University (about 69 miles; Virginia Beach, VA; FT enrollment: 3,429)
  • ECPI University (about 71 miles; Virginia Beach, VA; FT enrollment: 10,694)
  • Norfolk State University (about 74 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 6,032)
  • Tidewater Community College (about 74 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 20,975)
  • Old Dominion University (about 77 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 19,825)
  • Hampton University (about 86 miles; Hampton, VA; FT enrollment: 4,494)

Public high school in Manteo:

Public elementary/middle schools in Manteo:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Manteo: Manteo Well Field Site (A), Elizabeth II Vistor Center (B), Dare County Sheriff's Office (C), Manteo Police Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Manteo: Haven Creek Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Manteo: Roanoke Island Festival Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Libraries - Manteo (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 700 North US Highway 64 # 26), Maritime Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 104 Fernando Street), Outer Banks Conservationist (Recreation Areas; 305 Queen Elizabeth Avenue), Dare County Tourist Bureau (1 Visitors Center Circle), Bluewater Yacht Sales at Pirate's Cove Marina (Tours & Charters; Route 64/264), Dolphin Tours (Tours & Charters; Manteo Waterfront).

Hotels: Duke of Dare Motor Lodge (Main Street), Elizabethan Inn (814 US Highway 64), Dare Haven Motel (North Main Highway).

Court: North Carolina State - District Court Judges- DIV of State Parks- Hearing Off (1044 Driftwood Drive).

Dare 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 Manteo that have no violations reported:

  • ELIZABETHAN GARDENS (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ELIZABETHAN INN (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.1 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

54.8%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.9%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
8 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000

Banks with branches in Manteo (2011 data):

  • Southern Bank and Trust Company: Manteo Branch at Highway 704 South 64/264, branch established on 2004/05/10. Info updated 2011/09/26: Bank assets: $2,039.8 mil, Deposits: $1,658.5 mil, headquarters in Mount Olive, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 66 total offices, Holding Company: Southern Bancshares (N.C.), Inc.
  • The East Carolina Bank: Manteo Branch at 205 Virginia Dave Road, branch established on 1969/06/23. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $921.7 mil, Deposits: $797.6 mil, headquarters in Engelhard, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 25 total offices, Holding Company: Ecb Bancorp, Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Manteo Main Branch at 301 Virginia Dare Road, branch established on 1970/01/27. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Manteo Branch at 318 North Virginia Dare Road, branch established on 1988/06/08. 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

For population 15 years and over in Manteo:

Marital status in Manteo, NC
  • Never married: 27.7%
  • Now married: 44.0%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 15.8%

For population 25 years and over in Manteo:

  • High school or higher: 93.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 49.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
North Carolina average:

11.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Manteo
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Manteo, NC (based on Dare County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant6,41021
Evangelical Protestant4,02335
Catholic1,7473
Other4524
None21,288-
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: 18
This county:

5.34 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Dare County:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Dare County:

9.50 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 123
Dare County:

36.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.6%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Dare County:

24.3%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Dare County:

20.0%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Manteo:

51.6%
North Carolina:

48.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Manteo:

48.9%
North Carolina:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.6%
State:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.9%
North Carolina:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.4%
North Carolina:

33.7%

General health condition:
Manteo:

58.0%
North Carolina:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Manteo:

78.3%
North Carolina:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Manteo, 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
Police Protection - Officers 10$52,771$63,3250$0
Solid Waste Management 7$32,309$55,3870$0
Water Supply 5$27,109$65,0620$0
Financial Administration 3$24,433$97,7320$0
Other Government Administration 2$17,034$102,2041$787
Parks and Recreation 1$7,054$84,6480$0
Other and Unallocable 1$5,229$62,7482$2,112
Totals for Government 29$165,940$68,6653$2,899

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $185,000 ($115.12)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $37,000 ($23.02)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($6.85)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $875,000 ($544.49)
    Solid Waste Management: $814,000 ($506.53)
    Sewerage: $657,000 ($408.84)
    Water Utilities: $640,000 ($398.26)
    Central Staff Services: $557,000 ($346.61)
    Parks and Recreation: $503,000 ($313.01)
    Local Fire Protection: $228,000 ($141.88)
    General Public Buildings: $220,000 ($136.90)
    Financial Administration: $212,000 ($131.92)
    Housing and Community Development: $106,000 ($65.96)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $60,000 ($37.34)
    Regular Highways: $19,000 ($11.82)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $2,000 ($1.24)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $22,000 ($13.69)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Central Staff Services: $55,000 ($34.23)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($6.85)
    Police Protection: $7,000 ($4.36)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,022,000 ($635.97)
    Parks and Recreation: $198,000 ($123.21)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $75,000 ($46.67)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $40,000 ($24.89)
    Other: $9,000 ($5.60)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $36,000 ($22.40)
    Donations From Private Sources: $23,000 ($14.31)
    Rents: $18,000 ($11.20)
    Sale of Property: $17,000 ($10.58)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($0.62)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $973,000 ($605.48)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $318,000 ($197.88)
    Other: $133,000 ($82.76)
    Highways: $34,000 ($21.16)
    Water Utilities: $19,000 ($11.82)
  • Tax - Property: $2,054,000 ($1278.16)
    Other Selective Sales: $805,000 ($500.93)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $646,000 ($401.99)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $48,000 ($29.87)
    Other License: $1,000 ($0.62)

Manteo government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $540,000 ($336.03)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $469,000 ($291.85)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $71,000 ($44.18)
Businesses in Manteo, NC
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Lane Furniture1
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Advance Auto Parts1Pizza Hut1
CVS1Subway1
FedEx2U-Haul1
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Strongest AM radio stations in Manteo:

  • WOBX (1530 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WANCHESE, NC; Owner: EAST CAROLINA RADIO, INC.)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGH (1310 AM; 20 kW; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WPMH (1010 AM; 10 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WHKT (1650 AM; 10 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WSMO (1120 AM; 20 kW; CAMP LEJEUNE, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Manteo:

  • WVOD (99.1 FM; MANTEO, NC; Owner: CONVERGENT BROADCASTING LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WURI (90.9 FM; MANTEO, NC; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES UNIVERSITY OF NC AT CHAPEL HILL)
  • W219BO (91.7 FM; MANTEO, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W215AU (90.9 FM; MANTEO, NC; Owner: UNIV OF NORTH CAROLINA CHAPEL HILL)
  • WOBR-FM (95.3 FM; WANCHESE, NC; Owner: EAST CAROLINA RADIO, INC.)
  • WOBX-FM (98.1 FM; MANTEO, NC; Owner: EAST CAROLINA RADIO, INC.)
  • WZPR (92.3 FM; NAGS HEAD, NC; Owner: CONVERGENT BROADCASTING OUTER BANKS LLC)
  • WCXL (104.1 FM; KILL DEVIL HILLS, NC; Owner: MAX RADIO OF THE CAROLINAS LICENSES LLC)
  • WRSF (105.7 FM; COLUMBIA, NC; Owner: EAST CAROLINA RADIO, INC.)
  • WWOC (94.5 FM; HATTERAS, NC; Owner: MAX MEDIA OF THE CAROLINAS LLC)
  • WKOC (93.7 FM; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WFMI (100.9 FM; SOUTHERN SHORES, NC; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Manteo:

  • WSKY-TV (Channel 4; MANTEO, NC; Owner: SKY TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WUND-TV (Channel 2; COLUMBIA, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)

Manteo fatal accident list:

Jun 2, 2005 08:00 AM, Us-64, Pirates Way, Lat: 35.891870, Lon: -75.659260, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Nov 19, 1989 03:44 PM, 64, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Sep 1, 1986 07:24 AM, 64-264, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 600ft / 183mTotal length
  • 22,220Total average daily traffic
  • 2,593Total average daily truck traffic
  • 44,440Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Manteo)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Manteo, NC)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 57 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Manteo)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 26 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Manteo)

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 16. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 38 took place in 2011, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Manteo, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (43.7%), and Outside Fires (33.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Manteo, NC
    • 11843.7%Structure Fires
    • 8933.0%Outside Fires
    • 3613.3%Other
    • 2710.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Manteo, NC

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Manteo, North Carolina:

  • Elizabethan Inn, 814 Us Hwy 64, Manteo, North Carolina 27954 , Phone: (252) 473-2101, Fax: (252) 473-6688
  • Scarborough Inn, 524 Hwy 64/264, Manteo, North Carolina 27954 , Phone: (252) 473-3979
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Manteo, North Carolina
Most common first names in Manteo, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William3375.4 years
John3276.8 years
James2667.2 years
Mary2679.4 years
Robert2072.5 years
Charles1775.9 years
George1471.2 years
Henry1164.7 years
Elizabeth1084.1 years
Joseph1076.8 years
Most common last names in Manteo, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Midgett5975.9 years
Etheridge2577.1 years
Meekins2181.0 years
Daniels2077.3 years
Mann1770.3 years
Scarborough1770.6 years
Basnight1679.3 years
Williams1568.6 years
Wescott1578.5 years
Davis1172.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Manteo, NC
  • 93.0%Electricity
  • 3.6%Utility gas
  • 3.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Manteo, NC
  • 94.7%Electricity
  • 3.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Utility gas
  • 0.3%Wood


Manteo compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

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