Wanchese, North Carolina

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Population in 2010: 1,642.
Population change since 2000: +7.5%
Males: 800  (48.7%)
Females: 842  (51.3%)
Median resident age:

36.4 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 27981.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $49,076 (it was $39,250 in 2000)
Wanchese:

$49,076
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,539 (it was $17,492 in 2000)

Wanchese CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $207,673 (it was $89,100 in 2000)
Wanchese:

$207,673
NC:

$171,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,000.

March 2019 cost of living index in Wanchese: 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.8%
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  • Races in Wanchese, NC (2010)
    • 1,54093.8%White alone
    • 724.4%Hispanic
    • 191.2%Two or more races
    • 30.2%Black alone
    • 40.2%American Indian alone
    • 30.2%Asian alone
    • 10.06%Other race alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Wanchese, North Carolina as of October 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Wanchese is 392 to 1.


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Wanchese, NC City Guides:

Ancestries: American (42.4%), English (14.3%), German (6.8%), Irish (5.8%), Welsh (5.6%), French (2.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 9 feet

Land area: 4.69 square miles.

Population density: 350 people per square mile   (very low).

Wanchese, North Carolina map

38 residents are foreign born (1.9% Latin America, 0.4% Europe).

This place:

2.3%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,115 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $896 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Virginia Beach, VA (72.8 miles , pop. 425,257).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (288.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Manteo, NC (2.1 miles ),
Nags Head, NC (2.5 miles ),
Manns Harbor, NC (2.7 miles ),
Kill Devil Hills, NC (3.5 miles ),
Kitty Hawk, NC (4.1 miles ),
Rodanthe, NC (4.5 miles ),
Southern Shores, NC (4.5 miles ),
Waves, NC (4.6 miles)

Latitude: 35.85 N, Longitude: 75.64 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 252

Distribution of median household income in Wanchese, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Wanchese, NC in 2017
Wanchese satellite photo by USGS

Wanchese tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

7.0%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Most common industries in Wanchese, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (10.4%)
  • Construction (9.9%)
  • Educational services (9.9%)
  • Social assistance (8.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.2%)
  • Public administration (7.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (15.3%)
  • Construction (15.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (12.0%)
  • Public administration (10.8%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (10.1%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Social assistance (18.9%)
  • Educational services (11.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.6%)
  • Health care (5.6%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (5.0%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.0%)
Most common occupations in Wanchese, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (8.2%)
  • Carpenters (7.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.0%)
  • Child care workers (5.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (15.3%)
  • Carpenters (10.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Child care workers (11.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Registered nurses (5.6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.6%)

Average climate in Wanchese, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Wanchese, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Wanchese-area historical tornado activity is significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 63% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/28/1982, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 11.2 miles away from the Wanchese place center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/31/1978, a category F2 tornado 12.9 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wanchese-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 174.0 miles away from Wanchese center
On 8/6/1994 at 19:54:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.6 LG, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 82.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 311.0 miles away from Wanchese center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 328.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 188.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 182.2 miles away from Wanchese center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dare County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 15, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wanchese topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Wanchese:

  • DARE COUNTY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; MANTEO, NC)
  • DARE HOME HEALTH HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; MANTEO, NC)
  • THE OUTER BANKS HOSPITAL, INC Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; NAGS HEAD, NC)
  • COLONY RIDGE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; NAGS HEAD, NC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wanchese:

  • Elizabeth City State University (about 44 miles; Elizabeth City, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,803)
  • Regent University (about 73 miles; Virginia Beach, VA; FT enrollment: 3,429)
  • ECPI University (about 76 miles; Virginia Beach, VA; FT enrollment: 10,694)
  • Norfolk State University (about 78 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 6,032)
  • Tidewater Community College (about 79 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 20,975)
  • Old Dominion University (about 82 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 19,825)
  • Hampton University (about 91 miles; Hampton, VA; FT enrollment: 4,494)

Private high school in Wanchese:

  • WANCHESE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 48, Location: 39 THE LANE, Grades: PK-10)

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Church in Wanchese: Bethany Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Dare 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 Wanchese and their reported violations in the past:

FISHERMAN`S WHARF RESTAURANT (Address: WANCHESE FISH COMPANY , Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
THICKETT LUMP MARINA (Address: THICKETT PUMP MARINA , Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-17-2006), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-17-2006), St Compliance achieved (FEB-27-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-16-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-16-2006), St Compliance achieved (FEB-27-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (FEB-28-2006), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-01-2006), St Compliance achieved (FEB-27-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-30-2006), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-30-2006), St Compliance achieved (FEB-27-2007), St AO (w/penalty) issued (FEB-16-2010)
  • 14 routine major monitoring violations
  • 7 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

2.4 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

69.1%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.3%
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

For population 15 years and over in Wanchese:

Marital status in Wanchese, NC
  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 53.0%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 15.5%

For population 25 years and over in Wanchese:

  • High school or higher: 90.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
North Carolina average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Wanchese
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wanchese, NC (based on Dare County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant6,41021
Evangelical Protestant4,02335
Catholic1,7473
Other4524
None21,288-
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: 18
Dare County:

5.34 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Here:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Here:

9.50 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 123
Dare County:

36.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.6%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

24.3%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

20.0%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

44.3%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

46.3%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

17.3%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.1%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Wanchese:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Wanchese:

29.8%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
Wanchese:

56.6%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

83.5%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wanchese, NC Residents

7.68% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($66,382 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.68%
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 Currituck County, NC  0.75% ($37,839 average AGI)
from Chesapeake city, VA  0.21% ($102,242)
from Wake County, NC  0.18% ($59,483)


6.63% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,694 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.63%
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 Currituck County, NC  0.86% ($44,707 average AGI)
to Wake County, NC  0.34% ($33,115)
to Chesapeake city, VA  0.17% ($50,692)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wanchese:

  • WOBX (1530 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WANCHESE, NC; Owner: EAST CAROLINA RADIO, INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGH (1310 AM; 20 kW; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WPMH (1010 AM; 10 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WSMO (1120 AM; 20 kW; CAMP LEJEUNE, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WHKT (1650 AM; 10 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wanchese:

  • WOBR-FM (95.3 FM; WANCHESE, NC; Owner: EAST CAROLINA RADIO, INC.)
  • WOBX-FM (98.1 FM; MANTEO, NC; Owner: EAST CAROLINA RADIO, INC.)
  • WVOD (99.1 FM; MANTEO, NC; Owner: CONVERGENT BROADCASTING LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W219BO (91.7 FM; MANTEO, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WURI (90.9 FM; MANTEO, NC; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES UNIVERSITY OF NC AT CHAPEL HILL)
  • WZPR (92.3 FM; NAGS HEAD, NC; Owner: CONVERGENT BROADCASTING OUTER BANKS LLC)
  • WCXL (104.1 FM; KILL DEVIL HILLS, NC; Owner: MAX RADIO OF THE CAROLINAS LICENSES LLC)
  • WWOC (94.5 FM; HATTERAS, NC; Owner: MAX MEDIA OF THE CAROLINAS LLC)
  • WRSF (105.7 FM; COLUMBIA, NC; Owner: EAST CAROLINA RADIO, INC.)
  • WFMI (100.9 FM; SOUTHERN SHORES, NC; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • W215AU (90.9 FM; MANTEO, NC; Owner: UNIV OF NORTH CAROLINA CHAPEL HILL)

TV broadcast stations around Wanchese:

  • WSKY-TV (Channel 4; MANTEO, NC; Owner: SKY TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WUND-TV (Channel 2; COLUMBIA, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)

Wanchese fatal accident list:

Mar 9, 2014 03:39 PM, Cr-1168, Cr-1137, Lat: 35.841883, Lon: -75.650531, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 5, 2005 04:35 PM, Sr-345, Rp-1134, Lat: 35.846220, Lon: -75.623750, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 0.6mTotal length
  • 320Total average daily traffic
  • 19Total average daily truck traffic
  • 640Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Wanchese)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Wanchese, NC)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KA4FTH, Licensee ID: L01306310, Grant Date: 05/17/2017, Expiration Date: 08/11/2027, Certifier: Kenneth L Mann, Registrant: Kenneth L Mann, Wanchese, NC 27981
  • Call Sign: KA4YGM, Licensee ID: L01175811, Grant Date: 07/26/2006, Expiration Date: 09/11/2016, Cancellation Date: 09/12/2018, Registrant: James L Cranfill, 757 Old Wharf Rd., Wanchese, NC 27981
  • Call Sign: KB4SAL, Licensee ID: L00195086, Grant Date: 01/08/2008, Expiration Date: 03/05/2018, Certifier: Glenn C Campbell, Registrant: Glenn C Campbell, Wanchese, NC 27981
  • Call Sign: KC4UTB, Licensee ID: L00354714, Grant Date: 05/08/2001, Expiration Date: 04/30/2011, Cancellation Date: 05/01/2013, Registrant: Julia C Mann, Wanchese, NC 27981
  • Call Sign: KZ5AG, Previous Call Sign: WA4NYN, Licensee ID: L01232739, Grant Date: 01/13/2007, Expiration Date: 02/12/2017, Cancellation Date: 02/13/2019, Registrant: Dewey E Mann Jr, Wanchese, NC 27981
  • Call Sign: KM4IZY, Licensee ID: L01930548, Grant Date: 03/20/2015, Expiration Date: 03/20/2025, Certifier: Richard W Daniels, Registrant: Richard W Daniels, 508 The Lane, Wanchese, NC 27981

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: NORTH AMERICAN NAVION (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR E185 SERIES (205 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8708H , Serial Number: NAV-4-708, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 11/04/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 05/27/2010
    Registrant (Corporation): Hathaway Marine Inc, Po Box 217, Wanchese, NC 27981

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 6. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 13 took place in 2008, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Wanchese, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (41.9%), and Structure Fires (36.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Wanchese, NC
    • 4441.9%Outside Fires
    • 3836.2%Structure Fires
    • 1312.4%Other
    • 109.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wanchese, NC
Most common first names in Wanchese, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1068.8 years
Mary879.6 years
James767.7 years
Willie679.3 years
John471.5 years
Charles468.3 years
Robert474.2 years
Ralph467.5 years
Clara370.4 years
Louise365.0 years
Most common last names in Wanchese, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Daniels4578.3 years
Tillett3176.6 years
Payne1374.8 years
Etheridge1176.3 years
Oneal765.3 years
Gallop778.9 years
Gaskill779.6 years
Midgett783.6 years
Davis778.1 years
Baum687.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wanchese, NC
  • 73.5%Electricity
  • 18.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.6%Utility gas
  • 1.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wanchese, NC
  • 84.9%Electricity
  • 11.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Wanchese compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
There is 1 pilot and 2 other airmen in this city.
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