Mount Olive, North Carolina

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Population in 2019: 4,578 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +0.2%
 
Males: 1,993  (43.5%)
Females: 2,585  (56.5%)
Median resident age:

36.5 years
North Carolina median age:

39.1 years

Zip codes: 28365.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $36,128 (it was $23,984 in 2000)
Mount Olive:

$36,128
NC:

$57,341

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $27,042 (it was $12,184 in 2000)

Mount Olive town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $83,791 (it was $67,800 in 2000)
Mount Olive:

$83,791
NC:

$193,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $180,677; detached houses: $222,170; mobile homes: $50,683

Median gross rent in 2019: $734.

March 2019 cost of living index in Mount Olive: 85.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 29.2%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.2% for Black residents, 26.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 92.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Mount Olive, NC (2019)
    • 2,19045.9%Black alone
    • 1,72436.1%White alone
    • 4699.8%Two or more races
    • 3707.7%Hispanic
    • 270.6%American Indian alone
    • 210.4%Asian alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 28 registered sex offenders living in Mount Olive, North Carolina as of January 23, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Mount Olive is 173 to 1.


Crime rates in Mount Olive by year

Type

2006

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(45.7)
3
(68.6)
2
(46.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(22.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.0)
2
(43.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A1
(21.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
8
(176.6)
6
(137.0)
8
(183.0)
11
(253.2)
8
(172.2)
15
(321.2)
8
(171.2)
5
(104.7)
3
(63.3)
6
(126.3)
5
(105.0)
8
(172.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
58
(1,280)
32
(730.6)
23
(526.2)
28
(644.6)
35
(753.2)
42
(899.4)
35
(749.1)
18
(376.9)
16
(337.3)
10
(210.4)
7
(147.1)
19
(408.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
56
(1,236)
95
(2,169)
71
(1,624)
106
(2,440)
111
(2,389)
117
(2,505)
88
(1,884)
52
(1,089)
54
(1,139)
53
(1,115)
24
(504.2)
27
(580.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
258
(5,694)
262
(5,982)
223
(5,102)
286
(6,584)
202
(4,347)
242
(5,182)
209
(4,473)
216
(4,523)
167
(3,521)
152
(3,199)
82
(1,723)
100
(2,150)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
18
(397.3)
19
(433.8)
7
(160.1)
13
(299.3)
11
(236.7)
7
(149.9)
14
(299.7)
4
(83.8)
4
(84.3)
8
(168.4)
3
(63.0)
5
(107.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(68.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(69.1)
2
(43.0)
3
(64.2)
2
(42.8)
2
(41.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index672.7704.3628.0773.5596.7670.9553.1370.6313.7299.5170.2285.7

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Mount Olive, NC

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 16 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.22
North Carolina average:

2.29
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Ancestries: Haitian (17.6%), English (10.3%), American (6.3%), African (3.6%), Irish (3.0%), Scotch-Irish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 165 feet

Land area: 2.51 square miles.

Population density: 1,824 people per square mile   (low).

Mount Olive, North Carolina map

770 residents are foreign born (14.9% Latin America).

This town:

16.5%
North Carolina:

8.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,114 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $997 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jacksonville, NC (47.9 miles , pop. 66,715).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (54.0 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (368.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Calypso, NC (1.9 miles ),
Faison, NC (2.6 miles ),
Brogden, NC (2.7 miles ),
Mar-Mac, NC (3.1 miles ),
Elroy, NC (3.5 miles ),
Seven Springs, NC (3.6 miles),
Warsaw, NC (3.7 miles ),
Walnut Creek, NC (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 35.20 N, Longitude: 78.07 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,323 (+28.4%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 834 (39.2%)

Area code: 919

Distribution of median household income in Mount Olive, NC in 2019
Distribution of house value in Mount Olive, NC in 2019
Mount Olive satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $116,000
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $73,100
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $359,200
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $118,300
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $132,500
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $131,700
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $97,000
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $136,200
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $162,900
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $102,900
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $100,500
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $108,900
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $113,700
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $300,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Mount Olive, NC residents
Average permit cost in Mount Olive, NC
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.1%
North Carolina:

6.1%
Historical population in Mount Olive, NC
Historical housing units in Mount Olive, NC
Most common industries in Mount Olive, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Food (13.1%)
  • Health care (10.7%)
  • Educational services (10.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.1%)
  • Construction (6.0%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Social assistance (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Food (12.1%)
  • Construction (11.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.7%)
  • Health care (7.1%)
  • Truck transportation (4.9%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.7%)
  • Food (14.0%)
  • Health care (13.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Social assistance (6.1%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Mount Olive, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.6%)
  • Cashiers (6.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.5%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.7%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.6%)
  • Cashiers (11.1%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (2.9%)

Average climate in Mount Olive, North Carolina

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Mount Olive, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2015 was 62.2. This is about average.

City:

62.2
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2003 was 28.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 8.43. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.43
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Mount Olive-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 16% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.3 miles away from the Mount Olive town center killed 3 people and injured 149 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 tornado 18.7 miles away from the town center killed 16 people and injured 153 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mount Olive-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above North Carolina state average. It is 59% 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 187.9 miles away from Mount Olive center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 191.4 miles away from Mount Olive center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 198.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 165.7 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 178.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 190.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wayne County (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 13, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Floods: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mount Olive topographic map

Main business address for: SOUTHERN BANCSHARES NC INC (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Mount Olive:

  • DAUGHTRY FIELD ROAD GROUP HOME (135 DAUGHTRY FIELD ROAD)
  • RONES CHAPEL ROAD GROUP HOME (119 RONES CHAPEL ROAD)
  • MOUNT OLIVE CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (228 SMITH CHAPEL RD BOX 569)
  • MOUNT OLIVE DIALYSIS (105 MICHAEL MARTIN ROAD)

Airports located in Mount Olive:

Amtrak station near Mount Olive:

  • 14 miles: GOLDSBORO (410 N. JOHN ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, intercity bus service.

College/University in Mount Olive:

  • Mount Olive College (Full-time enrollment: 3,097; Location: 634 Henderson St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.moc.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Mount Olive:

  • Wayne Community College (about 16 miles; Goldsboro, NC; Full-time enrollment: 3,174)
  • Johnston Community College (about 26 miles; Smithfield, NC; FT enrollment: 3,657)
  • Lenoir Community College (about 29 miles; Kinston, NC; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Campbell University (about 41 miles; Buies Creek, NC; FT enrollment: 5,127)
  • Pitt Community College (about 45 miles; Winterville, NC; FT enrollment: 7,026)
  • Methodist University (about 46 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,313)
  • Fayetteville State University (about 48 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 5,297)

Public high school in Mount Olive:

Public elementary/middle school in Mount Olive:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Mount Olive: College Plaza (A), Mount Olive College - Moye Library (B), Mount Olive Police Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: The Village Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Main business address in Mount Olive: SOUTHERN BANCSHARES NC INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Mount Olive include: Mount Olive College - Rodgers Chapel (A), Banisters Chapel (B), Winn Chapel (C), Northeast Chapel (D), Payne Temple (E), Faith Tabernacle (F), Saint James Church (G), Saint Marks Church (H), Saint Marys Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Maplewood Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Mount Olive: Mount Olive College - George and Annie Dail Kornegay Arena (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Greg Warren (American football) - Politician.

Wayne 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 Mount Olive and their reported violations in the past:

JOHNNY`S SEAFOOD (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

55.3%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.5%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Mount Olive in 2010:

  • 366 people in college/university student housing
  • 119 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Mount Olive in 2000:

  • 216 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 138 people in nursing homes
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Mount Olive (2011 data):

  • Southern Bank and Trust Company: North Breazeale Branch at 800 North Breazeale Avenue, branch established on 1962/08/18; Southern Bank And Trust Company at 100 North Center Street, branch established on 1901/01/01. Info updated 2011/09/26: Bank assets: $2,039.8 mil, Deposits: $1,658.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 66 total offices, Holding Company: Southern Bancshares (N.C.), Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Mount Olive Main Branch at 213 North Chestnut Street, branch established on 1962/05/08. 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
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Mount Olive Branch at 210 North Center Street, branch established on 1978/05/08. 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
  • Woodforest National Bank: Mount Olive Wal-Mart Branch at 308 Highway 55, branch established on 2007/04/02. 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)
  • Carter Bank & Trust: Mount Olive Branch at 215 North Center Street, branch established on 2003/12/01. Info updated 2007/02/23: Bank assets: $3,970.4 mil, Deposits: $3,610.0 mil, headquarters in Martinsville, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 123 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Mount Olive:

Marital status in Mount Olive, NC
  • Never married: 52.5%
  • Now married: 25.3%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

For population 25 years and over in Mount Olive:

  • High school or higher: 75.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 9.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.2
North Carolina average:

11.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Mount Olive
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Mount Olive, NC (based on Wayne County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant29,543157
Mainline Protestant12,48264
Catholic2,8002
Other2,43810
Black Protestant2,38434
None72,976-
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: 22
This county:

1.94 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Wayne County:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Here:

0.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 61
This county:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 75
Wayne County:

6.61 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

10.4%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.8%
North Carolina:

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

17.6%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.4%
North Carolina:

48.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Mount Olive:

46.0%
North Carolina:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Mount Olive:

29.3
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.6%
State:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

13.5%
North Carolina:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Mount Olive:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.2%
North Carolina:

33.7%

General health condition:
Mount Olive:

53.5%
North Carolina:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Mount Olive:

79.9%
State:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mount Olive, NC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 17$58,555$41,3330$0
Water Supply 10$25,176$30,2110$0
Financial Administration 9$25,274$33,6990$0
Solid Waste Management 8$18,073$27,1101$700
Streets and Highways 5$10,859$26,0621$952
Firefighters 3$9,871$39,4840$0
Sewerage 3$9,238$36,9521$1,124
Parks and Recreation 2$8,645$51,8700$0
Police - Other 2$5,700$34,2001$1,360
Other Government Administration 1$1,498$17,9760$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,542$30,5041$1,067
Totals for Government 61$175,430$34,5115$5,203

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

  • Construction - Police Protection: $454,000 ($99.17)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,666,000 ($363.91)
    Water Utilities: $1,027,000 ($224.33)
    Sewerage: $989,000 ($216.03)
    General Public Buildings: $671,000 ($146.57)
    Natural Resources - Other: $601,000 ($131.28)
    Parks and Recreation: $481,000 ($105.07)
    Central Staff Services: $301,000 ($65.75)
    Financial Administration: $231,000 ($50.46)
    Local Fire Protection: $161,000 ($35.17)
    Air Transportation: $137,000 ($29.93)
    Regular Highways: $93,000 ($20.31)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $85,000 ($18.57)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $68,000 ($14.85)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $180,000 ($39.32)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $154,000 ($33.64)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,249,000 ($272.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $441,000 ($96.33)
    Other: $175,000 ($38.23)
    Air Transportation: $124,000 ($27.09)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $66,000 ($14.42)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $106,000 ($23.15)
    General Revenue - Other: $2,000 ($0.44)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,249,000 ($272.83)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $659,000 ($143.95)
    Other: $380,000 ($83.01)
    Highways: $139,000 ($30.36)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($0.66)
  • Tax - Property: $1,622,000 ($354.30)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $837,000 ($182.83)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $69,000 ($15.07)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,434,000 ($1623.85)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,148,000 ($1561.38)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $287,000 ($62.69)

6.46% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($36,949 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.46%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

0.48% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,858 average AGI)
Wayne County:

0.48%
North Carolina average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Johnston County, NC  0.46% ($33,328 average AGI)
from Lenoir County, NC  0.35% ($34,401)
from Wake County, NC  0.35% ($38,307)


6.87% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,352 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.87%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

0.39% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,158 average AGI)
Wayne County:

0.39%
North Carolina average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Johnston County, NC  0.50% ($38,381 average AGI)
to Wake County, NC  0.47% ($27,787)
to Lenoir County, NC  0.30% ($31,200)
Businesses in Mount Olive, NC
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Burger King1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1Sleep Inn1
FedEx1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
KFC1U.S. Cellular1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets1

Strongest AM radio stations in Mount Olive:

  • WDJS (1430 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT OLIVE, NC; Owner: MOUNT OLIVE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WGBR (1150 AM; 5 kW; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WCLN (1170 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CLINTON, NC; Owner: BROADCASTING GOOD NEWS, INC.)
  • WCKB (780 AM; 7 kW; DUNN, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WRNS (960 AM; 5 kW; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WFMC (730 AM; 1 kW; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WGTM (590 AM; 5 kW; WILSON, NC; Owner: SPIRIT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPYB (1130 AM; daytime; 7 kW; BENSON, NC; Owner: BENSON-DUNN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSMO (1120 AM; 20 kW; CAMP LEJEUNE, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WMPM (1270 AM; 5 kW; SMITHFIELD, NC; Owner: CAROLINA BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mount Olive:

  • WYMY (96.9 FM; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WRNS-FM (95.1 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WKIX (102.3 FM; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WERO (93.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WNCT-FM (107.9 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRAL (101.5 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAL-FM, INC.)
  • WTRG (100.7 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRDU (106.1 FM; WILSON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZUP (104.7 FM; ROSE HILL, NC; Owner: CONNER MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • W276AX (103.1 FM; PRINCETON, ETC., NC; Owner: GRACE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • WQDR (94.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WSFL-FM (106.5 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: WSFL LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCLN-FM (107.3 FM; CLINTON, NC; Owner: CHRISTIAN LISTENING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKNS (90.3 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: CRAVEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WELS-FM (102.9 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: KINSTON CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mount Olive:

  • WITN-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: WITN LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WNCT-TV (Channel 9; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTVD (Channel 11; DURHAM, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRAL-TV (Channel 5; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHFL-LP (Channel 56; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: FREE LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WCTI-TV (Channel 12; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLFL (Channel 22; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WLFL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRDC (Channel 28; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RALEIGH (WRDC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUNM-TV (Channel 19; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W63CW (Channel 63; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WRAY-TV (Channel 30; WILSON, NC; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WUNK-TV (Channel 25; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)
  • WUVC (Channel 40; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPITAL BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • W64AZ (Channel 64; KINSTON-GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: GOCOM TELEVISION, L.P.,)
  • WARZ-LP (Channel 34; SMITHFIELD/SELMA, NC; Owner: WATERS & BROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
Mount Olive fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Mount Olive fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 105ft / 32.3mTotal length
  • 126,060Total average daily traffic
  • 18,240Total average daily truck traffic
  • 188,320Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Mount Olive, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 81950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Mount Olive, NC
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 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 ORIGINATED1$120,5102$97,0606$117,8601$24,9301$33,5700$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$06$70,6831$35,3700$01$38,340
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$02$82,5000$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$81,4800$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0007.00 , 0008.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$125,3201$59,590
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$69,700
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0007.00 , 0008.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Mount Olive, NC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Mount Olive, 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 fire incidents per year is 58. The highest number of fires - 105 took place in 2011, and the least - 18 in 2003. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Mount Olive, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (46.7%), and Outside Fires (38.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Mount Olive, NC
    • 46346.7%Structure Fires
    • 38138.4%Outside Fires
    • 12212.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 252.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Mount Olive, NC
Most common first names in Mount Olive, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James15570.9 years
Mary12076.5 years
William11269.6 years
John9474.1 years
Willie7373.8 years
Annie6678.7 years
Robert6368.9 years
George5972.8 years
David5471.5 years
Lillie4580.2 years
Most common last names in Mount Olive, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones14474.3 years
Kornegay9373.4 years
Smith8576.1 years
Williams8272.6 years
Sutton6976.1 years
Best6776.1 years
Price6775.2 years
Herring6675.3 years
Davis6571.1 years
King5374.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mount Olive, NC
  • 64.7%Electricity
  • 23.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.8%Utility gas
  • 4.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mount Olive, NC
  • 90.9%Electricity
  • 7.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Utility gas


Mount Olive compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
There are 15 pilots and 10 other airmen in this city.
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  • Diana Kim Moore (1)
  • Michael J. Cariveau (1)
  • Ben Lambert (1)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2022.