Wakulla, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Wakulla, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Wakulla Census Designated Place had a population of 113 as of July 1, 2016. Wakulla ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Wakulla is located at latitude 34.797 and longitude -79.256 in Robeson County. The formal boundaries for the Wakulla Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Robeson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 210 feet.

The Wakulla Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584334) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Wakulla Census Designated Place is located within Township of Smiths, a minor civil division (MCD) of Robeson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wakulla population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wakulla: Wakulia.

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Wakulla, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 113
Population in Households 112
Population in Familes 98
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 131
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 43
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 34
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 46 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 33 (71.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (21.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 3 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $43,421
Average Home Value $70,455


Median Household Income $24,240
Average Household Income $37,508
Per Capita Income $12,495
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.18% 0.7%
Households 1.16% 0.91%
Families 1.49% 0.58%
Median Household Income   -0.71%
Per Capita Income   0.55%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Wakulla, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wakulla to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 718 3rd
Population Density1 # 684 8th
Diversity Index2 # 477 35th
Median Household Income # 717 3rd
Per Capita Income # 730 1st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.