Whispering Pines, North Carolina

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Population in 2019: 3,399 (95% urban, 5% rural).
Population change since 2000: +62.6%
Males: 1,605  (47.2%)
Females: 1,794  (52.8%)
Median resident age:

38.2 years
North Carolina median age:

39.1 years

Zip codes: 28327.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $83,284 (it was $60,035 in 2000)
Whispering Pines:

$83,284
NC:

$57,341

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $34,919 (it was $33,086 in 2000)

Whispering Pines village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $342,468 (it was $177,500 in 2000)
Whispering Pines:

$342,468
NC:

$193,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $257,911; detached houses: $291,222; townhouses or other attached units: $215,563; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $158,215; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $118,598; mobile homes: $71,260

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,652.

March 2019 cost of living index in Whispering Pines: 90.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 2.2%
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  • Races in Whispering Pines, NC (2019)
    • 3,03890.4%White alone
    • 842.5%Black alone
    • 812.4%Hispanic
    • 471.4%Asian alone
    • 451.3%Two or more races
    • 190.6%Other race alone
    • 180.5%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Whispering Pines, North Carolina as of July 24, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Whispering Pines is 3,189 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Whispering Pines by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

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)
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)
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)
N/AN/A0
(0.0)
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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(45.9)
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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
7
(321.1)
2
(93.5)
0
(0.0)
9
(417.2)
10
(458.7)
4
(134.9)
2
(66.8)
1
(32.8)
7
(225.9)
4
(126.9)
2
(62.8)
5
(149.6)
3
(89.6)
3
(88.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(458.7)
5
(233.9)
11
(514.3)
14
(649.0)
10
(458.7)
10
(337.3)
26
(868.7)
42
(1,379)
11
(355.0)
7
(222.2)
10
(313.8)
13
(389.0)
14
(418.2)
28
(827.2)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(45.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(46.8)
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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index50.015.920.655.254.122.942.157.530.020.316.926.023.039.3

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 Whispering Pines, NC

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.36
North Carolina average:

2.29
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Ancestries: German (25.0%), Irish (23.5%), English (7.9%), Scotch-Irish (7.0%), American (4.3%), Northern European (3.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 350 feet

Land area: 3.03 square miles.

Population density: 1,122 people per square mile   (low).

Whispering Pines, North Carolina map

90 residents are foreign born (1.0% Europe, 0.5% Asia).

This village:

2.6%
North Carolina:

8.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,491 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,899 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, NC (28.8 miles , pop. 121,015).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (56.5 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (401.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Vass, NC (2.3 miles ),
Southern Pines, NC (2.3 miles ),
Carthage, NC (2.4 miles ),
Pinehurst, NC (2.6 miles ),
Taylortown, NC (2.7 miles ),
Cameron, NC (2.9 miles),
Aberdeen, NC (3.0 miles ),
Pinebluff, NC (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 35.26 N, Longitude: 79.37 W

Area code: 910

Distribution of median household income in Whispering Pines, NC in 2019
Distribution of house value in Whispering Pines, NC in 2019
Whispering Pines satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.4%
North Carolina:

6.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +641 (+44.2%).
Most common industries in Whispering Pines, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (17.9%)
  • Educational services (10.7%)
  • Construction (6.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.9%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.0%)
  • Health care (9.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (6.8%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (27.2%)
  • Educational services (17.2%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (6.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.7%)
  • Social assistance (5.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.0%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Whispering Pines, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Registered nurses (5.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Engineers (6.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.8%)
  • Top executives (5.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.1%)
  • Carpenters (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.0%)
  • Registered nurses (9.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)

Average climate in Whispering Pines, 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 NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 58.5. This is better than average.

City:

58.5
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.01. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.01
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.0848. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0848
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 33.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.29. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.29
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Whispering Pines-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 5% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.8 miles away from the Whispering Pines village center killed 4 people and injured 395 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 tornado 40.0 miles away from the village center killed 7 people and injured 100 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Whispering Pines-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above North Carolina state average. It is 45% 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 200.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 128.2 miles away from Whispering Pines 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 201.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 168.9 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 158.4 miles away from Whispering Pines center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 180.8 miles away from Whispering Pines center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Moore County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Whispering Pines:

  • ST JOSEPH OF THE PINES HEALTH (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SOUTHERN PINES, NC)
  • SAINT JOSEPH OF THE PINES HEALTHCENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SOUTHERN PINES, NC)
  • ST JOSEPH OF THE PINES HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 4 miles away; SOUTHERN PINES, NC)
  • CREST ROAD GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 5 miles away; SOUTHERN PINES, NC)
  • DIALYSIS CARE OF MOORE COUNTY INC (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; PINEHURST, NC)
  • PENICK VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SOUTHERN PINES, NC)
  • FIRSTHEALTH HOSPICE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; PINEHURST, NC)

Amtrak station near Whispering Pines:

  • 6 miles: SOUTHERN PINES (N. WEST BROAD ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Whispering Pines:

  • Sandhills Community College (about 4 miles; Pinehurst, NC; Full-time enrollment: 3,434)
  • Central Carolina Community College (about 20 miles; Sanford, NC; FT enrollment: 3,675)
  • Fayetteville Technical Community College (about 29 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 10,114)
  • Methodist University (about 30 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,313)
  • Fayetteville State University (about 30 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 5,297)
  • Richmond Community College (about 32 miles; Hamlet, NC; FT enrollment: 2,106)
  • Campbell University (about 38 miles; Buies Creek, NC; FT enrollment: 5,127)

Points of interest:

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Reservoirs: Shadow Lake (A), Thagards Lake (B), Fly Rod Lake (C), Spring Valley Lake (D), Pine Lake (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

2.3 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

76.4%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

2.3%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Whispering Pines:

Marital status in Whispering Pines, NC
  • Never married: 12.5%
  • Now married: 76.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 5.9%

For population 25 years and over in Whispering Pines:

  • High school or higher: 96.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 51.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
North Carolina average:

11.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Whispering Pines, NC (based on Moore County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant21,49089
Mainline Protestant12,67549
Catholic5,6533
Black Protestant4,07225
Other8754
None43,482-
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
This county:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Moore County:

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 36
Moore County:

4.28 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 83
Here:

9.86 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

10.2%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

24.1%
State:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.7%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

64.5%
North Carolina:

48.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Whispering Pines:

62.7%
North Carolina:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.5
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

12.8%
State:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Whispering Pines:

6.0%
North Carolina:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Whispering Pines:

7.2
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

37.0%
North Carolina:

33.7%

General health condition:
Whispering Pines:

65.8%
State:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.6%
North Carolina:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Whispering Pines, 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 8$30,965$46,4480$0
Other and Unallocable 5$1,625$3,9000$0
Parks and Recreation 5$4,876$11,7020$0
Streets and Highways 5$19,503$46,8070$0
Other Government Administration 3$16,536$66,1446$2,484
Firefighters 3$15,285$61,14013$7,918
Police - Other 1$3,904$46,8480$0
Financial Administration 1$3,833$45,9960$0
Totals for Government 31$96,527$37,36519$10,402

Whispering Pines government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Police Protection: $93,000 ($27.36)
    Natural Resources - Other: $43,000 ($12.65)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $924,000 ($271.84)
    Police Protection: $662,000 ($194.76)
    Local Fire Protection: $487,000 ($143.28)
    Solid Waste Management: $439,000 ($129.16)
    Central Staff Services: $339,000 ($99.74)
    Parks and Recreation: $194,000 ($57.08)
    General Public Buildings: $75,000 ($22.07)
    Housing and Community Development: $39,000 ($11.47)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $66,000 ($19.42)
    Parks and Recreation: $53,000 ($15.59)
    General Public Building: $24,000 ($7.06)
    Local Fire Protection: $8,000 ($2.35)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($2.65)

Whispering Pines government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $12,000 ($3.53)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $110,000 ($32.36)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $32,000 ($9.41)
    General Revenue - Other: $19,000 ($5.59)
    Rents: $8,000 ($2.35)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $476,000 ($140.04)
    General Local Government Support: $235,000 ($69.14)
    Other: $9,000 ($2.65)
  • Tax - Property: $1,822,000 ($536.04)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $808,000 ($237.72)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $55,000 ($16.18)
    Other License: $2,000 ($0.59)

Whispering Pines government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $227,000 ($66.78)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $183,000 ($53.84)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $44,000 ($12.94)

8.61% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($70,507 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.61%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

0.22% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,909 average AGI)
Moore County:

0.22%
North Carolina average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cumberland County, NC  0.62% ($58,867 average AGI)
from Hoke County, NC  0.36% ($47,697)
from Harnett County, NC  0.35% ($52,318)


6.95% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($99,504 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.95%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,063 average AGI)
Moore County:

0.11%
North Carolina average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Wake County, NC  0.41% ($56,313 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, NC  0.28% ($78,222)
to Hoke County, NC  0.26% ($37,641)

Businesses in Whispering Pines, NC

  • Domino's Pizza: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Whispering Pines:

  • WEEB (990 AM; 10 kW; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: PINEHURST BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WQNX (1350 AM; 3 kW; ABERDEEN, NC; Owner: GOLF CAPITAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WIOZ (550 AM; 1 kW; PINEHURST, NC; Owner: MUIRFIELD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • 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.)
  • WRBZ (850 AM; 10 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: ALCHEMY COMMUNICATIONS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP #1)
  • WYRU (1160 AM; 5 kW; RED SPRINGS, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCKB (780 AM; 7 kW; DUNN, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL BROADCASTERS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Whispering Pines:

  • W290AD (105.9 FM; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WIOZ-FM (102.5 FM; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: MERIDIAN COMMUNICATIONS. L.L.C.)
  • WQSM (98.1 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQDR (94.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WBFY (90.3 FM; PINEHURST, NC; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WFJA (105.5 FM; SANFORD, NC; Owner: WWGP BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKQB (106.9 FM; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • WRSN (93.9 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUNC (91.5 FM; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES UNIVERSITY OF NC AT CHAPEL HILL)
  • WFLB (96.5 FM; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: WFLB LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRAL (101.5 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAL-FM, INC.)
  • WKML (95.7 FM; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: WKML LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • W202BQ (88.3 FM; ABERDEEN, NC; Owner: EDUCATIONAL INFORMATION CORP.)
  • WKXU (101.1 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WDCG (105.1 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUKS (107.7 FM; ST. PAULS, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W204AV (88.7 FM; SANFORD, NC; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Whispering Pines:

  • WYBE-CA (Channel 44; PINEHURST, NC; Owner: MULTIMEDIA NETWORK OF NC, INC)
  • WUVC (Channel 40; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPITAL BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WFMY-TV (Channel 2; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WFMY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)
  • WTVD (Channel 11; DURHAM, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRAL-TV (Channel 5; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRDC (Channel 28; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RALEIGH (WRDC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WLFL (Channel 22; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WLFL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WFPX (Channel 62; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WUNU (Channel 31; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WUNC-TV (Channel 4; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WPDE-TV (Channel 15; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GRAND STRAND COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWMB (Channel 21; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • W66DF (Channel 66; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W19CA (Channel 19; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: PACIFIC MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WGHP (Channel 8; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: WGHP LICENSE, INC.)
  • W67CD (Channel 67; SANFORD, NC; Owner: CENTRAL CAROLINA B/CING. CORP., INC.)
  • W46BF (Channel 46; SANFORD, NC; Owner: SAN-LEE COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
Whispering Pines fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Whispering Pines fatal accident list:

Jun 6, 2018 05:11 PM, Lakeview Dr, Lat: 35.267086, Lon: -79.375008, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 26, 2016 02:06 PM, Sr-1843, Lat: 35.242192, Lon: -79.376856, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Apr 15, 2001 01:40 PM, Cardinal Drive, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 66ft / 20.0mTotal length
  • 11,310Total average daily traffic
  • 677Total average daily truck traffic
  • 22,620Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Whispering Pines, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Whispering Pines, NC

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Whispering Pines)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 35.170417 Lon: -79.441056, Call Sign: WQSA474,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.862 MHz, 466.862 MHz, Grant Date: 08/22/2013, Expiration Date: 08/22/2023, Certifier: Mike Leonard, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Whispering Pines)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182Q (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 126JC, N126JC, N-126JC, Serial Number: 18267134, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 07/24/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 03/18/2009
    Registrant (Individual): James R Epting, 2 Pine Crescent Dr, Whispering Pines, NC 28327
  • Aircraft: JEFFREY E TENSFELDT HIGHLANDER (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 25151, N25151, N-25151, Serial Number: JA570-11-19, Year manufactured: 2020, Airworthiness Date: 06/10/2020, Certificate Issue Date: 04/13/2020
    Registrant (Individual): Jeffrey E Tensfeldt, 25 Pine Lake Dr, Whispering Pines, NC 28327
  • Aircraft: MILLER BILLY M THATCHER CX4 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 426F, N426F, N-426F, Serial Number: 426, Year manufactured: 2017, Airworthiness Date: 12/28/2017, Certificate Issue Date: 10/30/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Billy M Miller, 25 Pine Ridge Dr, Whispering Pines, NC 28327
  • Aircraft: CONSOLIDATED VULTEE BT-13A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: P&W R-985 SERIES (450 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 60799, N60799, N-60799, Serial Number: 7712, Airworthiness Date: 06/15/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 15 Winding Trl, Whispering Pines, NC 28327
  • Aircraft: STRINGHAM FRANK RV7A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 74BZ, N74BZ, N-74BZ, Serial Number: 71978, Year manufactured: 2009, Airworthiness Date: 07/18/2009, Certificate Issue Date: 08/30/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Daniel Cruz, 78 Pine Ridge Dr, Whispering Pines, NC 28327
  • Aircraft: CUB CRAFTERS INC CC11-100 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-200 (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 74WS, N74WS, N-74WS, Serial Number: CC11-00011, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 01/12/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 10/08/2020
    Registrant (Individual): Stuart A Grimshaw, 5 Piney Pt, Whispering Pines, NC 28327

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 fire incidents per year is 21. The highest number of fire incidents - 32 took place in 2004, and the least - 2 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Whispering Pines, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (42.5%), and Outside Fires (41.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Whispering Pines, NC
    • 15342.5%Structure Fires
    • 14941.4%Outside Fires
    • 298.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 298.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Whispering Pines, NC
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Whispering Pines, NC
  • 93.4%Electricity
  • 6.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Whispering Pines, NC
  • 100.0%Electricity


Whispering Pines compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median house value above 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 above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Whispering Pines on our top lists:

  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in South Africa (population 500+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Southern Africa (population 500+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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