The Town of Lake Waccamaw had a population of 1,371 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Lake Waccamaw is located at latitude 34.3191 and longitude -78.5 in Columbus County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Lake Waccamaw encompass a land area of 2.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Columbus County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 59 feet.
The Town of Lake Waccamaw (GNIS ID: 2405979) 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Lake Waccamaw: Flemington.
|Total Population||1,371 (100%)|
|Population in Households||1,219 (88.9%)|
|Population in Families||998 (72.8%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||152 (11.1%)|
|Median Household Income||$55,522|
|Average Household Income||$78,355|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||18%|
|Per Capita Income||$30,113|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||924 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||387 (41.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||114 (12.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||423 (45.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$241,875|
|Average Home Value||$269,610|
|Housing Affordability Index3||144|
|Average Household Size||2.43|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.66%|
|Per Capita Income||0.76%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.58%|
The table below compares Lake Waccamaw to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 391||47th|
|Population Density||# 455||39th|
|Median Household Income||# 212||71st|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 134||18th|
|Per Capita Income||# 206||72nd|
|Diversity Index||# 392||47th|
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