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Shallotte, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Shallotte had a population of 4,623 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Shallotte is located at latitude 33.9745 and longitude -78.3796 in Brunswick County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Shallotte (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Brunswick County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 16 feet.

The Town of Shallotte (GNIS ID: 2407319) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Shallotte is located within Township of Lockwoods Folly, a minor civil division (MCD) of Brunswick County.

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Shallotte, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 4,623
Population in Households 4,559
Population in Familes 3,688
Population in Group Qrtrs 64
Population Density2 492
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $50,084
Average Household Income $62,747
Per Capita Income $26,973


Total Housing Units 2,426 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,354 (55.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 646 (26.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 427 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $217,297
Average Home Value $268,967


Total Households 1,999
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 1,325
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 3.27% 2.77%
Households 3.29% 2.8%
Families 4.22% 2.72%
Median Household Income   1.51%
Per Capita Income   2.36%

Shallotte, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Shallotte to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 166 78th
Population Density # 457 38th
Diversity Index # 436 41st
Median Household Income # 252 66th
Per Capita Income # 248 67th

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