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Population (year 2000): 9,618. Estimated population in July 2005: 9,676 (+0.6% change)
Males: 4,623 (48.1%), Females: 4,995 (51.9%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 34.8 years
Median household income: $39,459 (year 2000)
Median house value: $89,900 (year 2000)

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Races in Mount Holly:

  • White Non-Hispanic (84.8%)
  • Black (9.3%)
  • Hispanic (2.1%)
  • Other Asian (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Other race (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Vietnamese (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (21.6%), German (11.3%), Irish (7.9%), English (5.9%), Scotch-Irish (4.3%), Italian (2.4%).Holly, North Carolina

Elevation: 632 feet

Land area: 7.8 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Mount Holly

  • High school or higher: 73.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mount Holly city

  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 56.0%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

2.9% Foreign born (1.9% Asia, 0.9% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,636 (+20.5%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NC Gastonia, (11.4 miles pop. 66,277).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NC Charlotte, (14.4 miles pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (518.4 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: NC (3.7 miles Belmont, NC (4.7 miles McAdenville, NC (5.5 miles Cramerton, NC Lowell, (5.9 miles Spencer Mountain, NC (6.2 miles) , NC (6.9 miles Stanley, NC (7.9 miles Ranlo, NC (8.8 miles Lowesville,

Latitude: 35.30 N, Longitude: 81.02 W

Area code: 704


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (26.7%), Educational,health and social services (14.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -5 (-0.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 719 (15.1%)


 

Crime in Mount Holly by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 0 0 1
    per 100,000 10.4 0.0 0.0 10.4
Rapes 0 4 0 3
    per 100,000 0.0 41.6 0.0 31.2
Robberies 14 4 6 9
    per 100,000 145.6 41.6 62.4 93.6
Assaults 26 19 31 25
    per 100,000 270.3 197.5 322.3 259.9
Burglaries 116 54 72 74
    per 100,000 1206.1 561.4 748.6 769.4
Thefts 168 134 176 225
    per 100,000 1746.7 1393.2 1829.9 2339.4
Auto thefts 13 14 23 22
    per 100,000 135.2 145.6 239.1 228.7
273.2 175.3 227.9 268.7

Average climate in Mount Holly, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Mount Holly-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 21% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.5 miles away from the Mount Holly city center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/27/1994, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.6 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Tyler Berg - College basketball player (Wofford Terriers).


Hospitals/medical centers near Mount Holly:
  • CHARLOTTE INSTITUTE OF REHABILITATION (about 13 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC)
  • GASTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; GASTONIA, NC)
  • MERCY HOSPITAL INC (about 15 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Mount Holly:
  • CHARLOTTE/DOUGLAS INTL (about 9 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; ID: CLT)
  • HICKORY REGIONAL (about 40 miles; HICKORY, NC; ID: HKY)
  • SMITH REYNOLDS (about 80 miles; WINSTON SALEM, NC; ID: INT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Mount Holly:
  • GASTONIA MUNI (about 11 miles; GASTONIA, NC; ID: AKH)
  • LINCOLNTON-LINCOLN COUNTY RGNL (about 15 miles; LINCOLNTON, NC; ID: IPJ)
  • LANEYS (about 20 miles; MAIDEN, NC; ID: N92)

Amtrak stations near Mount Holly:
  • 11 miles: GASTONIA (350 HANCOCK ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 15 miles: CHARLOTTE (1914 N. TYRON ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 2 $7,224 $43,344 0 $0
Water Supply 8 $29,993 $44,989 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 4 $13,216 $39,648 5 $2,653
Sewerage 9 $17,995 $23,993 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 20 $41,296 $24,777 0 $0
Streets and Highways 11 $23,469 $25,602 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $2,152 $25,824 0 $0
Firefighters 15 $41,531 $33,224 0 $0
Police - Other 4 $9,673 $29,019 10 $3,415
Financial Administration 3 $13,420 $53,680 0 $0
Other Government Administration 15 $23,049 $18,439 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 30 $91,348 $36,539 0 $0
Totals for Government 122 $314,366 $30,921 15 $6,068
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mount Holly:
  • GASTON COLLEGE (about 12 miles; DALLAS, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,473)
  • CENTRAL PIEDMONT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 16 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; FT enrollment: 7,967)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHARLOTTE (about 20 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; FT enrollment: 13,706)
  • WINTHROP UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; ROCK HILL, SC; FT enrollment: 4,976)
  • YORK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 27 miles; ROCK HILL, SC; FT enrollment: 2,221)
  • CATAWBA VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 37 miles; HICKORY, NC; FT enrollment: 2,052)
  • GARDNER-WEBB UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; BOILING SPRINGS, NC; FT enrollment: 2,563)
Public high school in Mount Holly:
  • EAST GASTON HIGH (Students: 1,438; Location: 1 744 S LANE ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Mount Holly:
  • MOUNT HOLLY MIDDLE (Students: 732; Location: 124 S HAWTHORNE STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • IDA RANKIN ELEMENTARY (Students: 625; Location: 301 W CENTRAL AVENUE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • PINEWOOD ELEMENTARY (Students: 412; Location: 1925 N MAIN STREET; Grades: PK - 05)

Notable location: Belmont Junction (A).

Churches in Mount Holly include: Aldersgate Church (A), Bethel Church (B).

Creeks: Fites Creek (A), Dutchmans Creek (B), South Stanley Creek (C), Taylors Creek (D).


Mount Holly compared to North Carolina state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Mount Holly:
  • WCGC (1270 AM; 10 kW; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WHVN, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WLTC (1370 AM; 20 kW; GASTONIA, NC)
  • WFNZ (610 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WYFQ (930 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGFY (1480 AM; 10 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WOGR (1540 AM; daytime; 3 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WNOW (1030 AM; daytime; 9 kW; MINT HILL, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE METRO RADIO, INC.)
  • WZRH (960 AM; 1 kW; DALLAS, NC; Owner: ZYBEK MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
Strongest FM radio stations in Mount Holly:
  • WLNK (107.9 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WPEG (97.9 FM; CONCORD, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WNKS (95.1 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWMG (96.1 FM; SHELBY, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLYT (102.9 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKKT (96.9 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WA2XKB (98.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: COLUMBINE INVESTMENTS, INC.)
  • WRFX-FM (99.7 FM; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXRC (95.7 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: PACIFIC BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WSGE (91.7 FM; DALLAS, NC; Owner: GASTON COLLEGE)
  • WBAV-FM (101.9 FM; GASTONIA, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSOC-FM (103.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WDAV (89.9 FM; DAVIDSON, NC; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF DAVIDSON COLLEGE)
  • WSSS (104.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WFAE (90.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WTHZ (94.1 FM; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: DAVIDSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CO, INC)
  • W230AJ (93.9 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFMX (105.7 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W201CU (88.1 FM; BELMONT, NC; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WEND (106.5 FM; SALISBURY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
TV broadcast stations around Mount Holly:
  • WBTV (Channel 3; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS/WBTV, INC.)
  • WJZY (Channel 46; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WJZY-TV, INC.)
  • WWWB (Channel 55; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: WWWB-TV, INC.)
  • WCNC-TV (Channel 36; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • WAFF (Channel 48; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WSOC-TV (Channel 9; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCCB (Channel 18; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • W38CN (Channel 38; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WGTB-LP (Channel 28; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER, INC.)
  • WTVI (Channel 42; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBURG PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WUNG-TV (Channel 58; CONCORD, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W34BN (Channel 34; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WAXN (Channel 64; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W25BR (Channel 25; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W52CW (Channel 52; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WNSC-TV (Channel 30; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)

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