Tabor City, North Carolina

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Population in 2019: 4,163 (91% urban, 9% rural).
Population change since 2000: +65.9%
 
Males: 2,788  (67.0%)
Females: 1,375  (33.0%)
Median resident age:

37.8 years
North Carolina median age:

39.1 years

Zip codes: 28463.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $29,694 (it was $22,551 in 2000)
Tabor City:

$29,694
NC:

$57,341

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $12,979 (it was $13,280 in 2000)

Tabor City town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $108,416 (it was $61,800 in 2000)
Tabor City:

$108,416
NC:

$193,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $129,164; detached houses: $142,633; mobile homes: $18,721

Median gross rent in 2019: $653.

March 2019 cost of living index in Tabor City: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 42.2%
(30.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 52.1% for Black residents, 81.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 96.1% for two or more races residents)
  • Races in Tabor City, NC (2019)
    • 1,87145.1%White alone
    • 1,63139.3%Black alone
    • 3809.2%Hispanic
    • 1383.3%American Indian alone
    • 972.3%Two or more races
    • 220.5%Asian alone
    • 100.2%Other race alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 19 registered sex offenders living in Tabor City, North Carolina as of June 17, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Tabor City is 217 to 1.


Crime rates in Tabor City by year

Type

2006

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(36.2)
1
(36.1)
2
(78.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.3)
5
(128.7)
1
(25.6)
1
(23.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(37.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(36.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(39.3)
1
(39.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.6)
N/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(111.9)
6
(227.6)
6
(217.1)
4
(144.2)
6
(235.9)
4
(158.7)
4
(100.8)
5
(126.5)
2
(51.5)
4
(102.3)
1
(23.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
13
(484.9)
17
(644.9)
24
(868.3)
30
(1,082)
9
(353.9)
19
(754.0)
18
(453.5)
29
(733.8)
17
(437.5)
11
(281.3)
12
(284.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
59
(2,201)
21
(796.7)
17
(615.1)
64
(2,308)
34
(1,337)
23
(912.7)
38
(957.4)
33
(835.0)
40
(1,029)
36
(920.7)
48
(1,136)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
85
(3,170)
220
(8,346)
223
(8,068)
132
(4,760)
148
(5,820)
133
(5,278)
104
(2,620)
110
(2,783)
124
(3,191)
89
(2,276)
87
(2,059)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(373.0)
14
(531.1)
8
(289.4)
8
(288.5)
11
(432.6)
3
(119.0)
9
(226.8)
11
(278.3)
4
(102.9)
7
(179.0)
9
(213.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(37.9)
3
(108.5)
3
(108.2)
3
(118.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(50.4)
2
(50.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(71.0)
City-Data.com crime index471.1629.4729.0706.8691.3514.7310.9447.6568.2328.4309.1

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 Tabor City, NC

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.42
North Carolina average:

2.29
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Ancestries: American (17.9%), German (4.8%), Irish (3.8%), European (2.5%), English (2.4%), Italian (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 106 feet

Land area: 2.94 square miles.

Population density: 1,414 people per square mile   (low).

Tabor City, North Carolina map

81 residents are foreign born

This town:

2.0%
North Carolina:

8.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $972 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,158 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wilmington, NC (55.2 miles , pop. 75,838).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (116.2 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (453.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Loris, SC (2.5 miles ),
Floyds, SC (3.5 miles ),
Chadbourn, NC (3.5 miles ),
Cerro Gordo, NC (3.5 miles ),
Brunswick, NC (3.7 miles ),
Longs, SC (3.8 miles ),
Fair Bluff, NC (3.8 miles ),
Whiteville, NC (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 34.15 N, Longitude: 78.87 W

Area code: 910

Distribution of median household income in Tabor City, NC in 2019
Distribution of house value in Tabor City, NC in 2019
Tabor City satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $262,500
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $84,000
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $155,000
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $78,700
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $103,300
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $136,500
  • 2006: 11 buildings, average cost: $90,400
  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $138,800
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $104,200
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $281,400
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $259,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $108,500
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $160,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $153,300
  • 2018: 3 buildings, average cost: $81,700
  • 2019: 3 buildings, average cost: $158,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Tabor City, NC residents
Average permit cost in Tabor City, NC
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.2%
North Carolina:

6.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +31 (+1.3%).
Most common industries in Tabor City, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (10.4%)
  • Construction (9.6%)
  • Educational services (8.9%)
  • Health care (7.0%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.4%)
  • Public administration (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.0%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (16.3%)
  • Educational services (15.1%)
  • Health care (13.8%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.0%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Tabor City, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.3%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.8%)
  • Cashiers (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.3%)

Average climate in Tabor City, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tabor City, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2011 was 54.2. This is better than average.

City:

54.2
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2011 was 29.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.3
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Tabor City-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 8% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/7/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.8 miles away from the Tabor City town center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 10/9/1950, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.6 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tabor City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above North Carolina state average. It is 55% 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 265.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 113.3 miles away from Tabor City center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 204.0 miles away from the city 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 104.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 208.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:20, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 39.5 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 Columbus County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 8

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Tabor City:

  • LORIS DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; LORIS, SC)
  • LORIS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 7 miles away; LORIS, SC)
  • LORIS EXTENDED CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LORIS, SC)
  • STRAWBERRY HOUSE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; CHADBOURN, NC)
  • DAVITA DIALYSIS OF CHADBOURN (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; CHADBOURN, NC)
  • RIVERSIDE RESIDENTIAL (Hospital, about 15 miles away; FAIR BLUFF, NC)
  • CENTURY CARE CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; WHITEVILLE, NC)

Airports located in Tabor City:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tabor City:

  • Horry-Georgetown Technical College (about 26 miles; Conway, SC; Full-time enrollment: 5,772)
  • Coastal Carolina University (about 26 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 8,881)
  • Robeson Community College (about 34 miles; Lumberton, NC; FT enrollment: 2,322)
  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (about 42 miles; Pembroke, NC; FT enrollment: 5,548)
  • Francis Marion University (about 45 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,624)
  • Cape Fear Community College (about 54 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 8,372)
  • Florence-Darlington Technical College (about 55 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 4,468)

Public high school in Tabor City:

Public elementary/middle schools in Tabor City:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Tabor City: Tabor Industrial Park (A), Tabor City Police Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Tabor City: Forest Lawn Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Economy Inn (1406 East 5th Street).

Court: Columbus County Judicial System - County Courts- Foreclosures Involuntary Commitments Name Cha (110 West 4th Street).

Birthplace of: Stonewall Jackson (musician) - Country musician, Taffy Wright - Baseball player.

Columbus 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 Tabor City and their reported violations in the past:

BOARDMAN, TOWN OF (Population served: 150, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-09-2005), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-01-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-28-2006)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
GRAPEFULL SISTER`S VINEYARD (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.2 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

57.3%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.7%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
59 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Tabor City in 2000:

  • 78 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 8 people in other group homes
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Tabor City (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Tabor City Main Branch at 301 Hickman Road, branch established on 1937/11/01. 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
  • Waccamaw Bank: Tabor City Branch at 105 Hickman Road, branch established on 1997/09/02. Info updated 2006/06/06: Bank assets: $562.0 mil, Deposits: $492.7 mil, headquarters in Whiteville, NC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: Waccamaw Bankshares, Inc
  • First Bank: Tabor City Branch 8 at 102 East Fifth Street, branch established on 1898/01/01. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $3,289.4 mil, Deposits: $2,759.1 mil, headquarters in Troy, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 98 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Tabor City:

Marital status in Tabor City, NC
  • Never married: 47.5%
  • Now married: 28.3%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

For population 25 years and over in Tabor City:

  • High school or higher: 72.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 10.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.7
North Carolina average:

11.8

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Tabor City, NC (based on Columbus County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant25,278122
Black Protestant3,61026
Mainline Protestant3,14425
Catholic1,0632
Other5654
None24,438-
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: 15
Columbus County:

2.78 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 43
Columbus County:

7.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
This county:

5.37 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

12.1%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Columbus County:

31.7%
North Carolina:

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

15.7%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Tabor City:

46.2%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Tabor City:

40.5%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Tabor City:

29.2
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Tabor City:

24.0%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.0%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Tabor City:

35.3%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

50.1%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Tabor City:

76.5%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Tabor City, 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 10$43,799$52,5590$0
Streets and Highways 7$9,849$16,8840$0
Other and Unallocable 4$7,475$22,4255$2,372
Other Government Administration 2$17,900$107,4000$0
Sewerage 2$7,551$45,3060$0
Police - Other 1$1,506$18,0720$0
Financial Administration 1$1,466$17,5921$864
Firefighters 1$2,496$29,9520$0
Water Supply 1$3,445$41,3401$1,909
Solid Waste Management 0$0 3$1,756
Totals for Government 29$95,487$39,51210$6,900

Tabor City government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Liquor Stores: $555,000 ($133.32)
    Police Protection: $17,000 ($4.08)
    Health - Other: $3,000 ($0.72)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $62,000 ($14.89)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Health - Other: $3,000 ($0.72)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $131,000 ($31.47)

Tabor City government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $621,000 ($149.17)
  • Tax - Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $32,000 ($7.69)

Tabor City government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,556,000 ($373.77)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,447,000 ($347.59)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $110,000 ($26.42)

4.60% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($33,323 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.60%
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 Horry County, SC  0.74% ($20,535 average AGI)
from Brunswick County, NC  0.44% ($34,104)
from Bladen County, NC  0.42% ($26,342)


4.50% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($31,291 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.50%
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 Horry County, SC  0.64% ($26,459 average AGI)
to Brunswick County, NC  0.62% ($37,701)
to New Hanover County, NC  0.40% ($27,565)
Businesses in Tabor City, NC
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1True Value1
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
Subway1

Strongest AM radio stations in Tabor City:

  • WTAB (1370 AM; 5 kW; TABOR CITY, NC; Owner: WTAB, INC)
  • WENC (1220 AM; 5 kW; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: DHA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLSC (1240 AM; 1 kW; LORIS, SC; Owner: J.A.R.C. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMIR (1200 AM; 7 kW; ATLANTIC BEACH, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC BEACH RADIO, INC.)
  • WQJM (1450 AM; 10 kW; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WPJS (1330 AM; 5 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: WPJS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WJAY (1280 AM; 4 kW; MULLINS, SC; Owner: THE GREATER HWY CHURCH OF CHRIST)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WMYT (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CAROLINA BEACH, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WJMX (970 AM; 10 kW; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tabor City:

  • WSTS (100.9 FM; FAIRMONT, NC; Owner: PRO-MEDIA, INC.)
  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WVCO (94.9 FM; LORIS, SC; Owner: CAROLINA BEACH MUSIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHQR (91.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FRIENDS OF PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WKZQ-FM (101.7 FM; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WHMC-FM (90.1 FM; CONWAY, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WKVC (88.9 FM; NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WYAV (104.1 FM; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WZFX (99.1 FM; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJXY-FM (93.9 FM; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMNX (97.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKML (95.7 FM; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: WKML LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQSD (107.1 FM; BRIARCLIFF ACRES, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF MYRTLE BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WMYB (92.1 FM; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WEZV (105.9 FM; NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: FIDELITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Tabor City:

  • WSFX-TV (Channel 26; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN MEDIA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFXB (Channel 43; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: GE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WPDE-TV (Channel 15; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GRAND STRAND COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWMB (Channel 21; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WBTW (Channel 13; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WHMC (Channel 23; CONWAY, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WUNJ-TV (Channel 39; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W49AN (Channel 49; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
Tabor City fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Tabor City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 30ft / 9.5mTotal length
  • 22,570Total average daily traffic
  • 1,660Total average daily truck traffic
  • 45,240Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 60. The highest number of fire incidents - 87 took place in 2004, and the least - 21 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Tabor City, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (42.6%), and Outside Fires (42.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Tabor City, NC
    • 41342.6%Structure Fires
    • 41142.4%Outside Fires
    • 12913.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 161.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Tabor City, NC
Most common first names in Tabor City, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James8667.6 years
John6372.4 years
William6272.0 years
Mary4676.2 years
Annie3480.9 years
Robert2867.6 years
Henry2874.1 years
George2474.2 years
Willie2369.0 years
Joseph2172.4 years
Most common last names in Tabor City, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Fowler11375.5 years
Gore9175.0 years
Norris6672.2 years
Watts6570.4 years
Spivey6572.5 years
Long5970.1 years
Soles5968.9 years
Wright5576.9 years
Cox5474.6 years
Smith5067.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Tabor City, NC
  • 78.5%Electricity
  • 16.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Tabor City, NC
  • 77.6%Electricity
  • 13.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.2%Utility gas
  • 2.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%No fuel used


Tabor City compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below 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 significantly below state average.

Tabor City on our top lists:

  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other noninstitutional group quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #46 (28463) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of United States first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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