Mount Holly, North Carolina

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Population in 2022: 18,170 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +88.9%
Males: 8,851  (48.7%)
Females: 9,319  (51.3%)
Median resident age:

37.5 years
North Carolina median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 28120.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $77,449 (it was $39,459 in 2000)
Mount Holly:

$77,449
NC:

$67,481

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $41,830 (it was $20,161 in 2000)

Mount Holly city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $317,695 (it was $88,100 in 2000)
Mount Holly:

$317,695
NC:

$280,600

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $298,091; detached houses: $317,064; townhouses or other attached units: $290,701; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $226,982; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $192,553; mobile homes: $120,670

Median gross rent in 2022: $1,164.

March 2022 cost of living index in Mount Holly: 91.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 8.3%
(7.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.0% for Black residents, 10.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 26.5% for other race residents, 9.1% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Mount Holly, NC (2022)
    • 12,66370.2%White alone
    • 2,58514.3%Black alone
    • 1,1926.6%Hispanic
    • 7194.0%Asian alone
    • 5142.8%Two or more races
    • 340.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 100.06%Other race alone
    • 70.04%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 32 registered sex offenders living in Mount Holly, North Carolina as of May 19, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Mount Holly is 450 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Mount Holly by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.2)
1
(7.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.0)
2
(13.7)
1
(6.3)
6
(36.2)
1
(6.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(49.4)
4
(29.3)
4
(28.9)
2
(14.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.2)
1
(7.1)
2
(14.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(12.5)
5
(30.2)
3
(17.9)
7
(38.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
8
(79.0)
7
(51.3)
4
(28.9)
8
(57.7)
9
(65.2)
5
(35.8)
8
(56.7)
7
(49.0)
7
(47.8)
2
(12.5)
11
(66.4)
6
(35.9)
3
(16.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
32
(315.9)
41
(300.2)
19
(137.4)
37
(267.1)
26
(188.2)
12
(85.9)
22
(155.9)
17
(119.0)
18
(123.0)
20
(125.5)
37
(223.2)
23
(137.6)
28
(154.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
100
(987.2)
122
(893.4)
107
(773.7)
66
(476.4)
62
(448.8)
73
(522.6)
88
(623.7)
85
(595.1)
53
(362.0)
68
(426.6)
43
(259.4)
28
(167.5)
50
(275.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
211
(2,083)
267
(1,955)
270
(1,952)
228
(1,646)
186
(1,346)
148
(1,060)
198
(1,403)
199
(1,393)
197
(1,346)
210
(1,317)
181
(1,092)
184
(1,100)
180
(990.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
25
(246.8)
18
(131.8)
14
(101.2)
20
(144.4)
10
(72.4)
11
(78.8)
15
(106.3)
21
(147.0)
11
(75.1)
24
(150.6)
21
(126.7)
28
(167.5)
35
(192.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.3)
1
(7.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.2)
3
(21.0)
5
(34.2)
5
(31.4)
2
(12.1)
1
(6.0)
1
(5.5)
City-Data.com crime index298.5250.1199.7207.4162.7118.9162.2172.9151.4146.0233.1133.7140.8

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 Mount Holly, NC

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 41 (33 officers - 29 male; 4 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.97
North Carolina average:

2.27
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Mount Holly, NC City Guides:

Ancestries: American (23.1%), English (9.0%), Irish (7.5%), German (5.3%), Scotch-Irish (5.2%), Italian (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1879

Elevation: 632 feet

Land area: 7.78 square miles.

Population density: 2,336 people per square mile   (low).

Mount Holly, North Carolina map

1,108 residents are foreign born (2.8% Asia, 2.0% Latin America).

This city:

6.1%
North Carolina:

8.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $2,434 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $1,748 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gastonia, NC (9.5 miles , pop. 66,277).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (12.3 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (457.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Belmont, NC (1.9 miles ),
McAdenville, NC (2.0 miles ),
Lowell, NC (2.2 miles ),
Cramerton, NC (2.3 miles ),
Spencer Mountain, NC (2.3 miles),
Stanley, NC (2.5 miles ),
Ranlo, NC (2.5 miles ),
Lowesville, NC (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 35.30 N, Longitude: 81.02 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,654 (-20.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,279 (23.2%)

Area code: 704

Distribution of median household income in Mount Holly, NC in 2022
Distribution of house value in Mount Holly, NC in 2022

Property values in Mount Holly, NC

Mount Holly satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.2%
North Carolina:

3.2%
Historical population in Mount Holly, NC
Historical housing units in Mount Holly, NC

Population change in the 1990s: +1,636 (+20.5%).
Most common industries in Mount Holly, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (8.2%)
  • Construction (8.0%)
  • Health care (7.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.8%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.3%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (6.3%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Machinery (4.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.5%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.7%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (10.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.0%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
  • Apparel (3.0%)
Most common occupations in Mount Holly, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.6%)

Average climate in Mount Holly, North Carolina

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Mount Holly, 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 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2023 was 85.8. This is about average.

City:

85.8
U.S.:

72.6
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2023 was 0.252. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.252
U.S.:

0.251
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2023 was 5.50. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.50
U.S.:

5.11
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2023 was 0.186. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.186
U.S.:

1.515
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2023 was 31.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2023 was 14.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.2
U.S.:

19.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2023 was 8.66. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.66
U.S.:

8.11
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00085. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00085
U.S.:

0.00931

Tornado activity:

Mount Holly-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 7% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.3 miles away from the Mount Holly city center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/27/1994, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.4 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mount Holly-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above North Carolina state average. It is 17% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 81.7 miles away from Mount Holly center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 249.0 miles away from the city center
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 129.2 miles away from Mount Holly 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) earthquake occurred 258.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 169.2 miles away from Mount Holly center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 173.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Gaston County (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Droughts: 2, Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mount Holly topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Mount Holly:

  • HOLY ANGELS SERVICES - FOX RUN HOMES (Hospital, about 4 miles away; BELMONT, NC)
  • STARNES GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 5 miles away; CHARLOTTE, NC)
  • MEADOWWOOD NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; GASTONIA, NC)
  • STANLEY TOTAL LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; STANLEY, NC)
  • AUTUMNFIELD OF LOWELL (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; GASTONIA, NC)
  • VOCA-TODDVILLE ROAD GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 6 miles away; CHARLOTTE, NC)
  • CHARLOTTE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CHARLOTTE, NC)

Amtrak stations near Mount Holly:

  • 9 miles: GASTONIA (350 HANCOCK ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 12 miles: CHARLOTTE (1914 N. TYRON ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plants near Mount Holly:

  • 15 miles: McGuire 1 and 2 in Cornelius, NC.
  • 18 miles: Catawba 1 in Clover, SC.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mount Holly:

  • Gaston College (about 10 miles; Dallas, NC; Full-time enrollment: 4,385)
  • Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte (about 11 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 2,518)
  • Central Piedmont Community College (about 12 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 15,371)
  • Queens University of Charlotte (about 13 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 2,083)
  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte (about 17 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 22,807)
  • NASCAR Technical Institute (about 24 miles; Mooresville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,350)
  • Winthrop University (about 25 miles; Rock Hill, SC; FT enrollment: 5,575)

Public high school in Mount Holly:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Mount Holly: Horse Shoe (A), Belmont Junction (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Mount Holly include: Aldersgate Church (A), Bethel Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Fites Creek (A), Dutchmans Creek (B), Taylors Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Holiday Inn Exp Ste Mt Holly (250 Beaty Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: Jimmie Hall - Baseball player, Chink Outen - Baseball player, Tyler Berg - College basketball player (Wofford Terriers).

Gaston County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Mount Holly and their reported violations in the past:

MT HOLLY CONGREGATION OF JEHOVAH WITNESS (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Mount Holly that have no violations reported:

  • WILL`S FOOD STORE #6 (Address: WILL'S FOOD STORE #6 , Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WESTVIEW PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

67.5%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.5%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
75 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
31 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
77 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Mount Holly (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Mount Holly Branch at 101 South Main Street, branch established on 1936/09/22. 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
  • Communityone Bank, National Association: Mount Holly Branch at 701 South Main Street, branch established on 1996/03/04. Info updated 2007/12/11: Bank assets: $1,666.0 mil, Deposits: $1,443.4 mil, headquarters in Asheboro, NC, negative income in the last year, 46 total offices, Holding Company: Fnb United Corp.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Mount Holly Branch at 150 South Main Street, branch established on 1968/03/11. 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
  • Citizens South Bank: Mount Holly Branch at 233 South Main Street, branch established on 1938/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,078.7 mil, Deposits: $878.1 mil, headquarters in Gastonia, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Mount Holly:

Marital status in Mount Holly, NC
  • Never married: 28.9%
  • Now married: 54.6%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

For population 25 years and over in Mount Holly:

  • High school or higher: 91.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 37.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
North Carolina average:

11.7

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

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Religion statistics for Mount Holly, NC (based on Gaston County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant85,092293
Mainline Protestant20,66662
Black Protestant6,05628
Catholic5,9143
Other1,7417
None88,372-
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: 37
Gaston County:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 21
Gaston County:

1.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 97
Gaston County:

4.80 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 108
This county:

5.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.6%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.6%
State:

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

13.6%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

51.6%
North Carolina:

48.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Mount Holly:

49.5%
North Carolina:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.5
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Mount Holly:

19.0%
State:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.2%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Mount Holly:

6.9
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.1%
North Carolina:

33.7%

General health condition:
Mount Holly:

59.0%
North Carolina:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Mount Holly:

80.2%
North Carolina:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mount Holly, 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 32$151,968$56,9885$6,246
Solid Waste Management 19$66,967$42,2950$0
Firefighters 18$69,660$46,44014$5,684
Other Government Administration 17$131,756$93,0040$0
Water Supply 11$69,381$75,6880$0
Police - Other 9$29,365$39,1535$3,443
Sewerage 9$46,685$62,2470$0
Financial Administration 7$34,536$59,2051$1,534
Fire - Other 7$40,057$68,6690$0
Parks and Recreation 6$27,608$55,21610$4,230
Other and Unallocable 3$10,350$41,40011$12,249
Totals for Government 138$678,331$58,98546$33,386

Mount Holly government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Police Protection: $349,000 ($19.21)
    General - Other: $254,000 ($13.98)
    Sewerage: $164,000 ($9.03)
    Water Utilities: $164,000 ($9.03)
    Parks and Recreation: $61,000 ($3.36)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,281,000 ($180.57)
    Regular Highways: $1,892,000 ($104.13)
    Sewerage: $1,685,000 ($92.74)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,520,000 ($83.65)
    Liquor Stores: $1,482,000 ($81.56)
    Water Utilities: $1,429,000 ($78.65)
    Financial Administration: $1,261,000 ($69.40)
    General - Other: $1,136,000 ($62.52)
    Parks and Recreation: $577,000 ($31.76)
    Housing and Community Development: $393,000 ($21.63)
    Central Staff Services: $103,000 ($5.67)
    Transit Utilities: $56,000 ($3.08)
    Health - Other: $14,000 ($0.77)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $371,000 ($20.42)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Health - Other: $8,000 ($0.44)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $220,000 ($12.11)
    Sewerage: $178,000 ($9.80)
    Water Utilities: $178,000 ($9.80)
    Police Protection: $172,000 ($9.47)
    Parks and Recreation: $57,000 ($3.14)
    Local Fire Protection: $56,000 ($3.08)
    Housing and Community Development: $43,000 ($2.37)
    Central Staff Services: $16,000 ($0.88)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($0.17)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $284,000 ($15.63)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $46,000 ($2.53)

Mount Holly government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,962,000 ($163.02)
    Solid Waste Management: $648,000 ($35.66)
    Parks and Recreation: $103,000 ($5.67)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $30,000 ($1.65)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $359,000 ($19.76)
    Rents: $188,000 ($10.35)
    Interest Earnings: $90,000 ($4.95)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.06)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,111,000 ($171.22)
    Liquor Stores: $1,754,000 ($96.53)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,079,000 ($59.38)
    Highways: $404,000 ($22.23)
    Other: $66,000 ($3.63)
  • Tax - Property: $6,556,000 ($360.81)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,322,000 ($127.79)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $228,000 ($12.55)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $100,000 ($5.50)
    Other Selective Sales: $77,000 ($4.24)
    Motor Vehicle License: $40,000 ($2.20)
    Other License: $10,000 ($0.55)

Mount Holly government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,339,000 ($954.27)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,588,000 ($582.72)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,418,000 ($518.33)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,667,000 ($146.78)

Mount Holly government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,006,000 ($330.54)
Businesses in Mount Holly, NC
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1H&R Block1
Circle K1Little Caesars Pizza1
FedEx4Rite Aid1
GNC1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Mount Holly:

  • WCGC (1270 AM; 10 kW; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WHVN, INC.)
  • WLTC (1370 AM; 20 kW; GASTONIA, NC)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WFNZ (610 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WYFQ (930 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGFY (1480 AM; 10 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WOGR (1540 AM; daytime; 2 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER)
  • WZRH (960 AM; 1 kW; DALLAS, NC; Owner: ZYBEK MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WNOW (1030 AM; daytime; 9 kW; MINT HILL, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE METRO RADIO, INC.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mount Holly:

  • WLNK (107.9 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WPEG (97.9 FM; CONCORD, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WNKS (95.1 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWMG (96.1 FM; SHELBY, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLYT (102.9 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKKT (96.9 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WA2XKB (98.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: COLUMBINE INVESTMENTS, INC.)
  • WRFX-FM (99.7 FM; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSGE (91.7 FM; DALLAS, NC; Owner: GASTON COLLEGE)
  • WXRC (95.7 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: PACIFIC BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBAV-FM (101.9 FM; GASTONIA, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSOC-FM (103.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSSS (104.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WDAV (89.9 FM; DAVIDSON, NC; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF DAVIDSON COLLEGE)
  • WFAE (90.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WTHZ (94.1 FM; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: DAVIDSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CO, INC)
  • W230AJ (93.9 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFMX (105.7 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WAGI-FM (105.3 FM; GAFFNEY, SC; Owner: GAFFNEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W201CU (88.1 FM; BELMONT, NC; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mount Holly:

  • WBTV (Channel 3; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS/WBTV, INC.)
  • WJZY (Channel 46; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WJZY-TV, INC.)
  • WWWB (Channel 55; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: WWWB-TV, INC.)
  • WCNC-TV (Channel 36; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • WAFF (Channel 48; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WSOC-TV (Channel 9; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCCB (Channel 18; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WGTB-LP (Channel 28; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER, INC.)
  • W38CN (Channel 38; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WTVI (Channel 42; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBURG PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WUNG-TV (Channel 58; CONCORD, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W34BN (Channel 34; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WAXN (Channel 64; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W25BR (Channel 25; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W52CW (Channel 52; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WNSC-TV (Channel 30; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
Mount Holly fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
See more detailed statistics of Mount Holly fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 322ft / 97.7mTotal length
  • 113,490Total average daily traffic
  • 9,114Total average daily truck traffic
  • 226,980Total future (year 2040) average daily traffic
New bridges in Mount Holly, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 31950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 61980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Mount Holly, NC

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Mount Holly)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Mount Holly, NC)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • MOUNTAIN ISL, 13860 Lucia Riverbend Rd (Lat: 35.368333 Lon: -80.994167), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 92.7 m, Overall height: 96.3 m, Call Sign: WQHQ823,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11185.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11115.0 MHz, 10955.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/07/2017, Expiration Date: 10/10/2027, Cancellation Date: 10/25/2023, Certifier: Jennifer S Skasko, Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 5301 77 Center Drive, Charlotte, NC 28217, Phone: (704) 936-1777, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:

  • American St Tower, 201 Back Street (Lat: 35.289417 Lon: -81.010972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 62.4 m, Overall height: 65.5 m, Call Sign: WQHQ824,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/07/2017, Expiration Date: 10/10/2027, Cancellation Date: 10/25/2023, Certifier: Jennifer S Skasko, Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 5301 77 Center Drive, Charlotte, NC 28217, Phone: (704) 936-1777, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:

  • NC-CLT288A, 159 Oak Grove Street (Lat: 35.290222 Lon: -81.016611), Type: Pole, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQKY688,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10975.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/28/2009, Expiration Date: 10/28/2019, Cancellation Date: 10/22/2019, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

  • MOUNT HOLLY, 1715 Drywall Drive (Lat: 35.325000 Lon: -80.999194), Type: Tower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQMK440,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10795.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/20/2020, Expiration Date: 09/01/2030, Cancellation Date: 10/25/2023, Certifier: Christopher L Harris, Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 5301 77 Center Drive, Charlotte, NC 28217, Phone: (704) 936-1777, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:

  • MOUNT HOLLY, Mount Holly, 1900 N Main St (Lat: 35.324889 Lon: -80.999167), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 32 m, Call Sign: WRCF581,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 5974.85 MHz... (+14 more), Grant Date: 09/18/2018, Expiration Date: 09/18/2028, Cancellation Date: 03/21/2024, Certifier: John Kuklinski, Registrant: Duke Energy Business Services, LLC, 610 Toddville Rd, Charlotte, NC 28214, Phone: (704) 382-5699, Email:

  • STATION, 4.8 Mi Ene Of Off Nc Hwy 16 (Lat: 35.360111 Lon: -80.972556), Structure height: 56.4 m, Call Sign: KIM99,
    Assigned Frequencies: 1985.00 MHz, Grant Date: 10/13/1994, Expiration Date: 10/13/1999, Cancellation Date: 05/29/1996, Phone: (704) 373-3367


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

72 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mount Holly)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: AMERICAN GENERAL ACFT CORP AG5B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1194N, N1194N, N-1194N, Serial Number: 10081, Year manufactured: 1991, Airworthiness Date: 10/03/1991, Certificate Issue Date: 01/17/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Denis M Doster, 105 Heron Cove Dr, Mount Holly, NC 28120
  • Aircraft: CESSNA T182T (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING TIO-540-AK1A (235 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 21547, N21547, N-21547, Serial Number: T18208695, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 05/10/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 11/21/2020
    Registrant (LLC): Llb Air & Sea LLC, 108 Rush St, Mount Holly, NC 28120
  • Aircraft: HAM JOSEPH F ZENITH 601XLB (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O-235-C1 (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 235JH, N235JH, N-235JH, Serial Number: 6-4287, Year manufactured: 2012, Airworthiness Date: 03/16/2012, Certificate Issue Date: 12/20/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph F Ham, 212 Walnut Ave, Mount Holly, NC 28120
  • Aircraft: FANTASY AIR SRO ALLEGRO 2000 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912 (80 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 5024J, N5024J, N-5024J, Serial Number: 05-215, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 05/30/2013, Certificate Issue Date: 08/18/2020
    Registrant (Individual): Jeffrey C Boswell, 117 Sadler Rd, Mount Holly, NC 28120
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 6006Q, N6006Q, N-6006Q, Serial Number: 862, Certificate Issue Date: 03/12/2001
    Registrant (Individual): Jeffrey T Levie, 230 Riverside Dr, Mount Holly, NC 28120

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED30$143,83727$161,539125$158,2525$45,2609$85,8472$48,215
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$151,0501$31,7807$202,1631$41,6100$01$34,090
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$115,3976$144,98550$143,2916$60,9376$80,7983$50,537
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$145,4307$151,18627$162,7592$89,2201$76,8100$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$39,8001$45,1509$156,1540$01$72,1200$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0301.00 , 0311.00, 0312.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$301,3506$164,668
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$215,0003$183,187
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0301.00 , 0311.00, 0312.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Mount Holly, NC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Mount Holly, NC - Value

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 fires per year is 35. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 109 took place in 2018, and the least - 0 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Mount Holly, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (60.9%), and Outside Fires (23.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Mount Holly, NC
    • 36160.9%Structure Fires
    • 13723.1%Outside Fires
    • 508.4%Other
    • 457.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Mount Holly, NC
Most common first names in Mount Holly, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James13070.3 years
William10171.2 years
John9373.0 years
Robert9269.3 years
Mary9177.0 years
Charles5470.1 years
Thomas5272.6 years
Margaret4474.9 years
Betty3368.7 years
George3276.5 years
Most common last names in Mount Holly, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7975.6 years
Jones3973.0 years
Johnson3970.2 years
Abernathy3574.5 years
Miller3471.9 years
Broome3374.1 years
Rhyne3277.9 years
Moore3071.7 years
Wilson3070.0 years
Brown2970.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mount Holly, NC
  • 65.0%Utility gas
  • 31.3%Electricity
  • 1.8%No fuel used
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mount Holly, NC
  • 56.0%Electricity
  • 42.4%Utility gas
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%No fuel used


Mount Holly compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

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