Walnut Cove, North Carolina

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Population in 2019: 1,533 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +4.6%
 
Males: 609  (39.8%)
Females: 924  (60.2%)
Median resident age:

44.7 years
North Carolina median age:

39.1 years

Zip codes: 27052.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $36,861 (it was $31,944 in 2000)
Walnut Cove:

$36,861
NC:

$57,341

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $22,147 (it was $16,117 in 2000)

Walnut Cove town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $136,304 (it was $77,300 in 2000)
Walnut Cove:

$136,304
NC:

$193,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $151,821; detached houses: $160,456; townhouses or other attached units: $114,419; mobile homes: $70,884

Median gross rent in 2019: $656.

March 2019 cost of living index in Walnut Cove: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 22.3%
(21.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.5% for Black residents, 28.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 29.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Walnut Cove, NC (2019)
    • 1,43774.3%White alone
    • 30515.8%Black alone
    • 824.2%Hispanic
    • 774.0%Two or more races
    • 170.9%Other race alone
    • 50.3%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 33 registered sex offenders living in Walnut Cove, North Carolina as of June 24, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Walnut Cove is 48 to 1.


Crime rates in Walnut Cove by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(62.3)
1
(69.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(124.1)
2
(124.7)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3
(186.2)
2
(124.7)
7
(485.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
18
(1,117)
49
(3,055)
34
(2,356)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(248.3)
5
(311.7)
1
(69.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(62.3)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index102.4230.7189.2

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 Walnut Cove, NC

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.18
North Carolina average:

2.55
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Ancestries: English (16.0%), American (11.0%), German (8.8%), Scottish (5.9%), Scotch-Irish (3.0%), Irish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 689 feet

Land area: 2.41 square miles.

Population density: 637 people per square mile   (low).

Walnut Cove, North Carolina map

16 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.8%
North Carolina:

8.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,008 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,747 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Winston-Salem, NC (14.9 miles , pop. 185,776).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (23.4 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (373.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Germanton, NC (2.4 miles ),
Danbury, NC (2.9 miles),
Rural Hall, NC (3.1 miles ),
Walkertown, NC (3.1 miles ),
Stokesdale, NC (3.1 miles ),
Hampstead, NC (3.2 miles ),
Madison, NC (3.4 miles ),
King, NC (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 36.30 N, Longitude: 80.14 W

Area code: 336

Distribution of median household income in Walnut Cove, NC in 2019
Distribution of house value in Walnut Cove, NC in 2019

Walnut Cove satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $132,300
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $121,300
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $181,300
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $89,600
  • 2002: 13 buildings, average cost: $111,300
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $96,300
  • 2004: 35 buildings, average cost: $75,300
  • 2005: 16 buildings, average cost: $100,900
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $79,600
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $167,600
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $176,400
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $201,700
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $102,500
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $121,300
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $146,700
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $201,700
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $190,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Walnut Cove, NC residents
Average permit cost in Walnut Cove, NC
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.5%
North Carolina:

6.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +134 (+10.1%).
Most common industries in Walnut Cove, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (9.1%)
  • Health care (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.8%)
  • Beverage & tobacco products (6.6%)
  • Truck transportation (6.6%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.8%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.1%)
  • Educational services (12.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.2%)
  • Public administration (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Walnut Cove, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.2%)
  • Cashiers (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Personal appearance workers (3.7%)

Average climate in Walnut Cove, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Walnut Cove, North Carolina average temperatures Walnut Cove, North Carolina average precipitation Walnut Cove, North Carolina humidity Walnut Cove, North Carolina wind speed Walnut Cove, North Carolina snowfall Walnut Cove, North Carolina sunshine Walnut Cove, North Carolina clear and cloudy days

Walnut Cove, 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
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 73.0. This is about average.

City:

73.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.704. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.704
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.65. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.65
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.158. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.158
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 14.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.25. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.25
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Walnut Cove-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 33% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.8 miles away from the Walnut Cove town center injured 30 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/20/1998, a category F3 tornado 11.5 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 27 people and caused $34 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Walnut Cove-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above North Carolina state average. It is 27% 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 165.1 miles away from Walnut Cove center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 54.5 miles away from Walnut Cove 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 247.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 213.9 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 152.1 miles away from Walnut Cove center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 152.6 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 Stokes County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Droughts: 2, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Walnut Cove topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Walnut Cove:

  • WALNUT COVE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (511 WINDMILL ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Walnut Cove:

  • FORSYTH GROUP HOME #2 (Hospital, about 6 miles away; BELEWS CREEK, NC)
  • OAK FOREST HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WINSTON SALEM, NC)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; KING, NC)
  • KING DIALYSIS CENTER OF WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; KING, NC)
  • NORTHSIDE DIALYSIS CENTER OF WAKE FOREST UNIVERISITY (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; WINSTON SALEM, NC)
  • FORSYTH GROUP HOME #1 (Hospital, about 12 miles away; KERNERSVILLE, NC)
  • MADISON DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; MADISON, NC)

Airports located in Walnut Cove:

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Amtrak station near Walnut Cove:

  • 16 miles: WINSTON-SALEM (127 S. CHERRY ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Walnut Cove:

  • Wake Forest University (about 14 miles; Winston Salem, NC; Full-time enrollment: 6,407)
  • Winston-Salem State University (about 16 miles; Winston-Salem, NC; FT enrollment: 5,378)
  • Forsyth Technical Community College (about 18 miles; Winston Salem, NC; FT enrollment: 7,190)
  • Guilford College (about 20 miles; Greensboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,211)
  • High Point University (about 24 miles; High Point, NC; FT enrollment: 4,240)
  • Guilford Technical Community College (about 25 miles; Jamestown, NC; FT enrollment: 13,068)
  • University of North Carolina at Greensboro (about 25 miles; Greensboro, NC; FT enrollment: 16,174)

Public high schools in Walnut Cove:

  • SOUTH STOKES HIGH (Location: 1100 S STOKES HIGH DRIVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • STOKES EARLY COLLEGE (Location: 1165 DODGETOWN RD, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Walnut Cove:

  • SOUTHEASTERN MIDDLE (Location: 1044 N MAIN STREET, Grades: 6-8)
  • LONDON ELEMENTARY (Location: 609 SCHOOL STREET, Grades: PK-5)
  • WALNUT COVE ELEMENTARY (Location: 1211 WALNUT COVE SCHOOL RD, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Walnut Cove

Points of interest:

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Churches in Walnut Cove include: Wayside Church (A), Stokesburg Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Mills Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Brinkley Entertainment Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 129 Plant Street).

Birthplace of: Burt Myers - Racing driver, Alex Yontz - Craftsman Truck series NASCAR driver (born: Jul 13, 1986).

Stokes 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 Walnut Cove and their reported violations in the past:

HILLBILLY HIDE AWAY (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MEADOWS BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-21-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-21-2013), St Public Notif requested (AUG-21-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-15-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-15-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-15-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-16-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-19-2009), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-19-2009), St Public Notif received (NOV-24-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-29-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-22-2009), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-22-2009), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JAN-22-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2010)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
ROSEBUD CHRISTIAN CHURCH (Population served: 110, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
FULP MORAVIAN CHURCH (Population served: 105, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JAN-31-2011), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2011), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-01-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-01-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-22-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-31-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-31-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-31-2011), St Public Notif received (FEB-02-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-22-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
PENIEL PENTECOSTAL HOLINESS CH (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-01-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-13-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-13-2007), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-13-2007), St Public Notif received (NOV-16-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-13-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-30-2007), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-30-2007), St Public Notif received (NOV-16-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-13-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-11-2006), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-11-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-16-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-13-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-07-2006), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-07-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-14-2010)
NEW HOPE BAPTIST CHURH (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-28-2011), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-28-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-28-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2012), St Public Notif received (APR-02-2012)
FRIENDS BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-06-2014), St Public Notif requested (AUG-06-2014), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-06-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2014 and SEP-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-16-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUL-16-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-16-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-01-2012), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-01-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-01-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-01-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
ISOM BAPT CHURCH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.0 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

49.2%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.0%
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
89 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Walnut Cove in 2000:

  • 96 people in nursing homes
  • 46 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 7 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children

Banks with branches in Walnut Cove (2011 data):

  • Southern Community Bank and Trust: Walnut Cove Office at 1072 North Main Street, branch established on 1999/06/21. Info updated 2007/02/23: Bank assets: $1,499.7 mil, Deposits: $1,188.8 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: Southern Community Financial Corporation
  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Walnut Cove Branch at 416 North Main Street, branch established on 1969/07/21. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $20,566.4 mil, Deposits: $17,596.8 mil, headquarters in Raleigh, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 433 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.
  • SunTrust Bank: Walnut Cove Main Branch 524 at 234 North Main Street, branch established on 1962/11/09. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Walnut Cove:

Marital status in Walnut Cove, NC
  • Never married: 29.4%
  • Now married: 46.5%
  • Separated: 4.4%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

For population 25 years and over in Walnut Cove:

  • High school or higher: 88.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 24.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
North Carolina average:

11.8

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Walnut Cove, NC (based on Stokes County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,95347
Mainline Protestant3,76929
Catholic5921
Black Protestant1801
Other22
Orthodox-1
None30,833-
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: 8
Here:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Here:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Stokes County:

5.44 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
Here:

6.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.2%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Stokes County:

29.0%
North Carolina:

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

15.7%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.1%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.3%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Walnut Cove:

29.3
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Walnut Cove:

19.4%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Walnut Cove:

13.2%
State:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Walnut Cove:

36.8%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
Walnut Cove:

55.3%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.3%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Walnut Cove, 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
Financial Administration 10$56,748$68,0982$2,617
Other and Unallocable 1$5,408$64,8968$10,360
Totals for Government 11$62,156$67,80710$12,977

Walnut Cove government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Liquor Stores: $680,000 ($443.57)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($2.61)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $38,000 ($24.79)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Health - Other: $3,000 ($1.96)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $171,000 ($111.55)

Walnut Cove government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $711,000 ($463.80)
  • Tax - Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $27,000 ($17.61)

Walnut Cove government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $946,000 ($617.09)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $850,000 ($554.47)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $96,000 ($62.62)

5.33% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,384 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.33%
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 Forsyth County, NC  2.08% ($36,693 average AGI)
from Surry County, NC  0.69% ($36,207)
from Rockingham County, NC  0.39% ($25,046)


5.61% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($35,770 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.61%
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 Forsyth County, NC  2.32% ($34,856 average AGI)
to Surry County, NC  0.67% ($37,478)
to Rockingham County, NC  0.44% ($27,284)
Businesses in Walnut Cove, NC
NameCountNameCount
CVS1Hardee's1
Curves1La-Z-Boy1
Dunkin Donuts1Subway1
Goodwill1U-Haul1
H&R Block1

Strongest AM radio stations in Walnut Cove:

  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWBG (1470 AM; 10 kW; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING COPORATION)
  • WSJS (600 AM; 5 kW; WINSTON-SALEM, NC)
  • WTOB (1380 AM; 5 kW; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WSGH (1040 AM; 9 kW; LEWISVILLE, NC; Owner: WINSTON-SALEM, GREENSBORO, HIGH POINT AREA RADIO)
  • WCOG (1320 AM; 5 kW; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPAQ (740 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT AIRY, NC; Owner: RALPH D. EPPERSON)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WSYD (1300 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT AIRY, NC; Owner: GRANITE CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WHEO (1270 AM; 5 kW; STUART, VA; Owner: MOUNTAIN VIEW COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WAAA (980 AM; 1 kW; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: MEDIA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Walnut Cove:

  • WJMH (102.1 FM; REIDSVILLE, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMQX-FM (93.1 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTQR (104.1 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFDD (88.5 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY)
  • W285DJ (104.9 FM; MOUNT AIRY, NC; Owner: TRIAD FAMILY NETWORK, INC,)
  • WKZL (107.5 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: DICK BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC. OF TENNESSEE)
  • WGBT (94.5 FM; EDEN, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W219CW (91.7 FM; DANBURY, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WOZN (98.7 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WQMG-FM (97.1 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMAG (99.5 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVBZ (100.3 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBRF (98.1 FM; GALAX, VA; Owner: BLUE RIDGE RADIO, INC.)
  • WBFJ-FM (89.3 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: TRIAD FAMILY NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKRR (92.3 FM; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: DICK BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC. OF TENNESSEE)
  • WFMX (105.7 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WROV-FM (96.3 FM; MARTINSVILLE, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXLK (92.3 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WSLQ (99.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WSLC-FM (94.9 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Walnut Cove:

  • 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.)
  • WXII-TV (Channel 12; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WXII HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WUNL-TV (Channel 26; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WGPX (Channel 16; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: PAXSON GREENSBORO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WGHP (Channel 8; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: WGHP LICENSE, INC.)
  • WXIV-LP (Channel 14; REIDSVILLE, NC; Owner: CAROLINA BLUE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • Walnut Cove, North Carolina
  • Fatal accident count11
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents12
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:3
  • Fatalities11
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents19
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • North Carolina average
  • Fatal accident count12844
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents19176
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons4159
  • Fatalities14193
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents32437
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1507
See more detailed statistics of Walnut Cove fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 154ft / 46.6mTotal length
  • 76,120Total average daily traffic
  • 6,623Total average daily truck traffic
  • 152,240Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Walnut Cove, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Walnut Cove, NC

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Walnut Cove)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Belews Creek Steam Station, 3195 Pine Hall Road (Lat: 36.276583 Lon: -80.075000), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 4.3 m, Call Sign: WPKL800,
    Assigned Frequencies: 915.000 MHz, 917.000 MHz, Grant Date: 05/08/2012, Expiration Date: 04/09/2022, Certifier: Richard A Donaldson, Registrant: Duke Energy Business Services, LLC, 401 South College Street, Charlotte, NC 28201-1008, Phone: (859) 815-6413, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 100 N Of Int Sr1973 & Nc Hwy 8 (Lat: 36.351528 Lon: -80.222000), Call Sign: KJJ397, Licensee ID: L00501571,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.265 MHz, Grant Date: 05/02/1997, Expiration Date: 06/11/2002, Cancellation Date: 10/13/2002, Registrant: South Stokes Volunteer Fire Dept Inc, Rt 1, Walnut Cove, NC 27052, Phone: (919) 994-9203
  • Lat: 36.282111 Lon: -80.058917, Call Sign: WNVW488,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.237 MHz, 462.287 MHz, 462.337 MHz, 462.387 MHz, 462.437 MHz, 467.337 MHz, 467.412 MHz, Grant Date: 01/18/2011, Expiration Date: 03/28/2021, Certifier: Richard A Donaldson, Registrant: Duke Energy Business Services, LLC, 401 South College Street, Charlotte, NC 28201-1008, Phone: (859) 815-6413, Email:
  • Lat: 36.008194 Lon: -80.095611, Call Sign: WPPT517,
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.537 MHz, 457.550 MHz, 457.562 MHz, 457.587 MHz, 457.612 MHz, 464.012 MHz, 464.037 MHz, 464.062 MHz, 464.087 MHz, 464.112 MHz... (+43 more), Grant Date: 02/16/2005, Expiration Date: 04/03/2015, Cancellation Date: 06/06/2015, Certifier: Jerry L Burgess, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Mobiles Loc 1, Lat: 36.276472 Lon: -80.096306, Call Sign: KTO544,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.770 MHz, 160.440 MHz, Grant Date: 09/23/2011, Expiration Date: 12/17/2021, Certifier: Jerry R Celio, Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street, Ne, Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:
  • Lat: 36.370028 Lon: -80.133806, Call Sign: WQAR632,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.630 MHz, 159.960 MHz, Grant Date: 07/26/2004, Expiration Date: 07/26/2014, Cancellation Date: 02/15/2012, Certifier: Keith M Robertson, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Suite E 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677-9553, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Lat: 36.304944 Lon: -80.139000, Call Sign: WQFG715,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.887 MHz, 451.937 MHz, 451.175 MHz, 451.450 MHz, 451.537 MHz, 451.662 MHz, 451.737 MHz, Grant Date: 05/03/2016, Expiration Date: 07/11/2026, Certifier: John W Booth Jr, Registrant: Dee Polley, 216 Middle Fork Road, Garden Valley, ID 83622, Phone: (208) 426-5200, Fax: (208) 247-2277, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • Booth Mt, HP-1032, Hp-1032, 1429 Mounce Road (Lat: 36.394139 Lon: -80.183556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: WQJI987,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6855.00 MHz, Grant Date: 06/28/2018, Expiration Date: 09/25/2028, Certifier: Wayne E Eberhard, Registrant: North Carolina State Highway Patrol, 4231 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-4231, Phone: (919) 948-7854, Fax: (919) 662-4444, Email:
  • DANBURY, Booth Mt., Hp-1032, 1429 Mounce Road (Lat: 36.394139 Lon: -80.183556), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: WQPW550,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11245.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 17875.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/30/2012, Expiration Date: 08/30/2022, Cancellation Date: 04/30/2018, 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:
  • 5GB0267A, 136 Plant Street (Lat: 36.282583 Lon: -80.142500), Type: Tank, Structure height: 47 m, Overall height: 50 m, Call Sign: WRBT928,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/19/2018, Expiration Date: 06/19/2028, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • BELEWS CREEK, Belews Creek Plant, 3195 Pine Hill Rd (Lat: 36.281833 Lon: -80.060444), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 79.1 m, Overall height: 83.8 m, Call Sign: WJS61,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6063.80 MHz... (+6 more), Grant Date: 02/10/2012, Expiration Date: 02/14/2022, Certifier: Richard A Donaldson, Registrant: Duke Energy Business Services, LLC, 401 South College Street, Charlotte, NC 28202, Phone: (704) 425-0458, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Walnut Cove)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

20 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Walnut Cove)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$138,6500$00$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$99,5001$60,3501$44,400
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$94,6900$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0707.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$123,140
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2007 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0707.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Walnut Cove, NC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Walnut Cove, 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 92. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 181 took place in 2014, and the least - 38 in 2009. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Walnut Cove, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (51.7%), and Outside Fires (27.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Walnut Cove, NC
    • 80651.7%Structure Fires
    • 42127.0%Outside Fires
    • 22314.3%Other
    • 1097.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Walnut Cove, NC
Most common first names in Walnut Cove, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James9968.4 years
William7474.5 years
John7371.8 years
Mary6278.6 years
Robert4070.1 years
George3273.5 years
Paul2972.2 years
Annie2978.6 years
Virginia2373.2 years
Walter2275.7 years
Most common last names in Walnut Cove, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith11374.5 years
Mabe9973.6 years
Hairston5873.7 years
Tuttle5677.6 years
Brown5471.8 years
Nelson3573.0 years
Mitchell3473.5 years
Neal3473.6 years
Tilley3176.2 years
Joyce3072.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Walnut Cove, NC
  • 69.1%Electricity
  • 20.1%Utility gas
  • 4.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.8%Wood
  • 1.3%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Walnut Cove, NC
  • 78.0%Electricity
  • 13.9%Utility gas
  • 6.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used


Walnut Cove compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Walnut Cove on our top lists:

  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children (population 1,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other noninstitutional group quarters (population 1,000+)"
There are 11 pilots and 42 other airmen in this city.
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  • Bobby Wayne Lawson (2)
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Total of 45 patent applications in 2008-2021.