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Population in 2017: 857 (83% urban, 17% rural).
Population change since 2000: +6.2%
 
Males: 359  (42.0%)
Females: 498  (58.0%)
Median resident age:

49.1 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 27356.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $36,254 (it was $26,845 in 2000)
Star:

$36,254
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,884 (it was $20,300 in 2000)

Star town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $85,706 (it was $54,800 in 2000)
Star:

$85,706
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $102,424; detached houses: $111,058; mobile homes: $39,712

Median gross rent in 2017: $535.

March 2019 cost of living index in Star: 77.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.4%
(6.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 60.9% for Black residents, 10.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Star, NC (2010)
    • 58867.1%White alone
    • 18921.6%Hispanic
    • 859.7%Black alone
    • 101.1%Two or more races
    • 20.2%American Indian alone
    • 20.2%Asian alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Star, North Carolina as of October 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Star is 96 to 1.


Crime rates in Star by year

Type

2005

2008

2009

2010

2011

2014

2015

2016

2018

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)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(126.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(228.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A
Robberies
(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
(114.4)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(121.4)
2
(250.9)
4
(505.7)
4
(502.5)
1
(112.7)
1
(114.4)
2
(230.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
7
(849.5)
5
(627.4)
4
(505.7)
2
(251.3)
2
(225.5)
3
(343.2)
3
(346.0)
4
(457.7)
4
(467.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
20
(2,427)
17
(2,133)
13
(1,643)
9
(1,131)
25
(2,818)
13
(1,487)
18
(2,076)
12
(1,373)
12
(1,404)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(242.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(379.3)
1
(125.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(343.2)
2
(230.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(233.9)
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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)200.2179.4333.8173.4151.1316.9171.9121.3107.6

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City-data.com crime index in Star, NC

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.68
North Carolina average:

2.34
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Ancestries: American (28.0%), Irish (11.0%), English (8.0%), French (1.6%), Scotch-Irish (1.6%), Swedish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1897

Elevation: 649 feet

Land area: 1.21 square miles.

Population density: 708 people per square mile   (low).

Star, North Carolina map

106 residents are foreign born (13.5% Latin America).

This town:

13.5%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $853 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,037 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: High Point, NC (41.4 miles , pop. 85,839).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (47.2 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (406.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Biscoe, NC (1.6 miles ),
Troy, NC (2.6 miles ),
Candor, NC (2.8 miles ),
Seagrove, NC (3.2 miles ),
Robbins, NC (3.4 miles ),
Seven Lakes, NC (3.8 miles ),
Norman, NC (4.0 miles),
Bennett, NC (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 35.40 N, Longitude: 79.78 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 910

Distribution of median household income in Star, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Star, NC in 2017
Star satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Most common industries in Star, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Apparel (14.7%)
  • Educational services (9.5%)
  • Construction (8.1%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (7.2%)
  • Health care (6.1%)
  • Wood products (4.6%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.9%)
  • Apparel (12.5%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (10.2%)
  • Wood products (9.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.1%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Apparel (17.1%)
  • Educational services (15.3%)
  • Health care (11.2%)
  • Social assistance (5.9%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.3%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Star, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (11.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.3%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.3%)
  • Cashiers (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Carpenters (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (14.7%)
  • Cashiers (7.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7.1%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)

Average climate in Star, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 56.9. This is better than average.

City:

56.9
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.74. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.74
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Star-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 0% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.6 miles away from the Star town center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 48.0 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Star-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 186.6 miles away from Star center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 174.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 301.2 miles away from Star center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 163.5 miles away from Star center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 184.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 66.9 miles away from Star center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Montgomery County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Star:

  • AUTUMN CARE OF BISCOE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BISCOE, NC)
  • DIALYSIS CARE OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY INC (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; BISCOE, NC)
  • FIRSTHEALTH MONTGOMERY MEMORIAL HOSP Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; TROY, NC)

Airports located in Star:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Star:

  • Randolph Community College (about 20 miles; Asheboro, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,528)
  • Sandhills Community College (about 25 miles; Pinehurst, NC; FT enrollment: 3,434)
  • Stanly Community College (about 26 miles; Albemarle, NC; FT enrollment: 2,307)
  • Richmond Community College (about 35 miles; Hamlet, NC; FT enrollment: 2,106)
  • Central Carolina Community College (about 37 miles; Sanford, NC; FT enrollment: 3,675)
  • Davidson County Community College (about 40 miles; Thomasville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,581)
  • High Point University (about 42 miles; High Point, NC; FT enrollment: 4,240)

Public elementary/middle school in Star:

  • STAR ELEMENTARY (Location: 302 S MAIN STREET, Grades: KG-5)

Points of interest:

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Birthplace of: Carl Julian Sanders - United Methodist bishop.

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

2.4 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

56.8%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.2%
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
17 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
6 people in homes for the physically handicapped in 2000
6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Star (2011 data):

  • The Fidelity Bank: Star Branch at 217 South Main Street, branch established on 1960/06/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,422.4 mil, Deposits: $1,234.1 mil, headquarters in Fuquay Varina, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 66 total offices, Holding Company: Fidelity Bancshares (N.C.), Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Star:

Marital status in Star, NC
  • Never married: 27.1%
  • Now married: 43.5%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 13.4%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

For population 25 years and over in Star:

  • High school or higher: 82.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.9
North Carolina average:

11.9

Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Star
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Star, NC (based on Montgomery County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,37351
Mainline Protestant3,08729
Black Protestant2,32916
Catholic6811
Orthodox561
Other31
None14,318-
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: 4
This county:

1.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Here:

0.73 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Montgomery County:

5.86 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.9%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Montgomery County:

30.8%
North Carolina:

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

19.1%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Star:

47.3%
State:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Star:

42.9%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Star:

28.8
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Star:

23.9%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.6%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Star:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Star:

33.1%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

53.1%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

76.5%
State:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Star, NC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 4$9,389$28,1670$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,454$41,4480$0
Water Supply 1$3,623$43,4761$571
Sewerage 1$3,472$41,6641$1,116
Totals for Government 7$19,938$34,1792$1,687

Star government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $54,000 ($63.01)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $195,000 ($227.54)
    Regular Highways: $152,000 ($177.36)
    Sewerage: $146,000 ($170.36)
    Central Staff Services: $132,000 ($154.03)
    Water Utilities: $98,000 ($114.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $58,000 ($67.68)
    General Public Buildings: $17,000 ($19.84)
    Local Fire Protection: $10,000 ($11.67)
    Libraries: $6,000 ($7.00)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($2.33)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $33,000 ($38.51)
    Police Protection: $20,000 ($23.34)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($3.50)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $255,000 ($297.55)

Star government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $133,000 ($155.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $37,000 ($43.17)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $23,000 ($26.84)
    Rents: $18,000 ($21.00)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($1.17)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $88,000 ($102.68)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $121,000 ($141.19)
    Other: $53,000 ($61.84)
    Highways: $31,000 ($36.17)
  • Tax - Property: $211,000 ($246.21)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $140,000 ($163.36)
    Other License: $1,000 ($1.17)

Star government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $131,000 ($152.86)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $147,000 ($171.53)

5.58% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,143 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.58%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Randolph County, NC  0.90% ($53,073 average AGI)
from Moore County, NC  0.83% ($44,684)
from Stanly County, NC  0.67% ($30,148)


6.27% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,090 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.27%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Randolph County, NC  1.07% ($33,909 average AGI)
to Moore County, NC  0.86% ($36,835)
to Stanly County, NC  0.75% ($29,942)

Strongest AM radio stations in Star:

  • WJRM (1390 AM; 1 kW; TROY, NC; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEEB (990 AM; 10 kW; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: PINEHURST BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WKXR (1260 AM; 5 kW; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: RANDOLPH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WLWL (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ROCKINGHAM, NC; Owner: SANDHILLS BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)

Strongest FM radio stations in Star:

  • WMAG (99.5 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKRR (92.3 FM; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: DICK BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC. OF TENNESSEE)
  • WTJY (89.5 FM; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WQMG-FM (97.1 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WOZN (98.7 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WVBZ (100.3 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRSN (93.9 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKXU (101.1 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WUNC (91.5 FM; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES UNIVERSITY OF NC AT CHAPEL HILL)
  • WYFQ-FM (93.5 FM; WADESBORO, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFAE (90.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WIOZ-FM (102.5 FM; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: MERIDIAN COMMUNICATIONS. L.L.C.)
  • WABZ-FM (100.9 FM; ALBEMARLE, NC; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • WBFY (90.3 FM; PINEHURST, NC; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Star:

  • WFMY-TV (Channel 2; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WFMY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WUPN-TV (Channel 48; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WUPN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WXLV-TV (Channel 45; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WXLV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTWB-TV (Channel 20; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: WTWB OF THE TRIAD, LLC)
  • WLXI-TV (Channel 61; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WGHP (Channel 8; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: WGHP LICENSE, INC.)
  • WUVC (Channel 40; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPITAL BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • W29BC (Channel 29; BISCOE, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)
  • WUNG-TV (Channel 58; CONCORD, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WAXN (Channel 64; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WUNC-TV (Channel 4; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WAFF (Channel 48; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WYBE-CA (Channel 44; PINEHURST, NC; Owner: MULTIMEDIA NETWORK OF NC, INC)

Star fatal accident list:

Dec 5, 2016 03:59 PM, Us-220 Alt, Lat: 35.399917, Lon: -79.784269, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 15, 1999 07:35 AM, Main St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 24Number of bridges
  • 180ft / 55.0mTotal length
  • 81,170Total average daily traffic
  • 16,831Total average daily truck traffic
  • 43,140Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Star, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 131970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Star, NC

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Star)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • 406 Main St (Lat: 35.358472 Lon: -79.781694), Call Sign: WRB591, Licensee ID: L00076227,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.545 MHz, Grant Date: 06/30/2004, Expiration Date: 07/13/2014, Cancellation Date: 09/13/2014, Registrant: Star, Town Of, 406 Main St, Star, NC 27356, Phone: (919) 428-4623

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • Billy Woodard, Lat: 35.401611 Lon: -79.850111, Type: Pipe, Structure height: 3 m, Call Sign: WQKU995,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3675.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/23/2009, Expiration Date: 09/23/2019, Certifier: Dan M Bennett, Registrant: Ellerbe Telephone Company, 254 Second St., Ellerbe, NC 28338-0220, Phone: (910) 652-2221, Fax: (910) 652-7700, Email:
  • Star Water Tank AP, Lat: 35.407139 Lon: -79.785222, Type: Tank, Structure height: 41.1 m, Call Sign: WQKU995,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/23/2009, Expiration Date: 09/23/2019, Certifier: Dan M Bennett, Registrant: Ellerbe Telephone Company, 254 Second St., Ellerbe, NC 28338-0220, Phone: (910) 652-2221, Fax: (910) 652-7700, Email:
  • Town Of Star, Lat: 35.397861 Lon: -79.783472, Type: Pipe, Structure height: 4.5 m, Call Sign: WQKU995,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/23/2009, Expiration Date: 09/23/2019, Certifier: Dan M Bennett, Registrant: Ellerbe Telephone Company, 254 Second St., Ellerbe, NC 28338-0220, Phone: (910) 652-2221, Fax: (910) 652-7700, Email:
  • Jason King, Lat: 35.396694 Lon: -79.783139, Type: Pipe, Structure height: 5 m, Call Sign: WQKU995,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/23/2009, Expiration Date: 09/23/2019, Certifier: Dan M Bennett, Registrant: Ellerbe Telephone Company, 254 Second St., Ellerbe, NC 28338-0220, Phone: (910) 652-2221, Fax: (910) 652-7700, Email:
  • STEEDS, Cagle Road (Lat: 35.449694 Lon: -79.787167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 85.3 m, Overall height: 86.6 m, Call Sign: WQPR218,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10995.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/24/2012, Expiration Date: 07/24/2022, Cancellation Date: 02/12/2018, Certifier: Chris Harris, Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

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  • Montgomery County Airport-262 Airport Rd (Lat: 35.385111 Lon: -79.784111), Type: Bant, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: WQSK434,
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.800 MHz, Grant Date: 10/18/2013, Expiration Date: 10/18/2023, Certifier: Brian Helms, Registrant: Aviation Spectrum Resources Inc., 2551 Riva Road, Annapolis, MD 21401, Phone: (410) 266-2132, Fax: (410) 573-3003, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KG4JOL, Licensee ID: L00285294, Grant Date: 08/13/2010, Expiration Date: 09/19/2020, Certifier: Tom C Shoe, Registrant: Tom C Shoe, 269 Mabe Road, Star, NC 27356
  • Call Sign: KJ4VLG, Licensee ID: L01572893, Grant Date: 06/01/2010, Expiration Date: 06/01/2020, Cancellation Date: 07/07/2010, Certifier: Steven L Jones, Registrant: Steven L Jones, 1188 Cagle Rd, Star, NC 27356
  • Call Sign: W4CNC, Previous Call Sign: KJ4VLG, Licensee ID: L01572893, Grant Date: 07/07/2010, Expiration Date: 07/07/2020, Certifier: Steven L Jones, Registrant: Steven L Jones, 1188 Cagle Rd, Star, NC 27356
  • Call Sign: KM4CZL, Licensee ID: L01880286, Grant Date: 07/14/2014, Expiration Date: 07/14/2024, Cancellation Date: 12/28/2018, Certifier: Donald H Bulla, Registrant: Donald H Bulla, 229 Hurley Farm Rd, Star, NC 27356
  • Call Sign: KN4MYF, Licensee ID: L02192685, Grant Date: 06/11/2018, Expiration Date: 06/11/2028, Certifier: Jeremy Watson, Registrant: Jeremy Watson, 2096 Us Hwy 220 Alt N., Star, NC 27356
  • Call Sign: AF4M, Previous Call Sign: KM4CZL, Licensee ID: L01880286, Grant Date: 12/28/2018, Expiration Date: 12/28/2028, Certifier: Donald H Bulla, Registrant: Donald H Bulla, 229 Hurley Farm Rd, Star, NC 27356

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172S (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-360-L2A (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 239P , Serial Number: 172S9613, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 03/10/2004, Certificate Issue Date: 01/15/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Leonard H Jr Trustee Kern, 510 Black Ankle Rd, Star, NC 27356
  • Aircraft: BAKER ED RV-4 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 362RV , Serial Number: 4226, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 04/17/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 08/12/2014
    Registrant (Corporation): Allen Aviation Inc, Po Box 340, Star, NC 27356
  • Aircraft: BEECH 35-A33 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 494T , Serial Number: CD-307, Year manufactured: 1961, Certificate Issue Date: 05/27/2014
    Registrant (Co-Owned): David T Brewer, Po Box 336, Star, NC 27356, Other Owners: Jimmy R Jr Deaton, Donald R Bennett
  • Aircraft: BEECH AT-11 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 152 mph), Engine: P&W R-985 SERIES (450 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6251C , Serial Number: 44-72015, Year manufactured: 1942, Airworthiness Date: 08/26/1980, Certificate Issue Date: 08/19/2014
    Registrant (Corporation): Allen Aviation Inc, Po Box 340, Star, NC 27356

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 10. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 17 took place in 2009, and the least - 1 in 2018. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Star, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (64.0%), and Outside Fires (31.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Star, NC
    • 8764.0%Structure Fires
    • 4331.6%Outside Fires
    • 32.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 32.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Star, NC
Most common first names in Star, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3267.2 years
William2965.0 years
Mary2678.9 years
John1774.6 years
Robert1470.2 years
Walter1272.4 years
Charles1069.0 years
Roy1065.7 years
George974.4 years
Ethel979.1 years
Most common last names in Star, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis5370.0 years
Freeman3774.1 years
Dunn2774.0 years
Allen1874.7 years
Williamson1876.1 years
Williams1876.4 years
Greene1668.2 years
Mabe1476.3 years
Callicutt1474.9 years
Britt1374.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Star, NC
  • 67.5%Electricity
  • 9.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.4%Utility gas
  • 8.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Star, NC
  • 65.0%Electricity
  • 23.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Star compared to North Carolina state average:

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