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Whiteville, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The City of Whiteville had a population of 5,465 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Whiteville is located at latitude 34.3306 and longitude -78.7014 in Columbus County. The formal boundaries for the City of Whiteville (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Columbus County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 98 feet.

The City of Whiteville (GNIS ID: 2405738) 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 City of Whiteville is located within Township of Whiteville, a minor civil division (MCD) of Columbus County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Whiteville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Whiteville: Vineland, Whites Crossing, Whitesville.

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Whiteville, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,465
Daytime Population: Workers 7,917
Daytime Population: Residents 3,473
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,390
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.08
Population in Households 5,090
Population in Familes 3,905
Population in Group Qrtrs 375
Population Density2 989
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $28,392
Average Household Income $45,072
Per Capita Income $19,953


Total Housing Units 2,693 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,093 (40.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,265 (47.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 335 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $115,368
Average Home Value $150,526


Total Households 2,358
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 1,378
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.19% -0.18%
Households 0.25% -0.17%
Families 0.79% -0.31%
Median Household Income   0.05%
Per Capita Income   1.26%

Whiteville, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Whiteville to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 140 81st
Population Density # 226 70th
Diversity Index # 193 74th
Median Household Income # 670 9th
Per Capita Income # 518 30th

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