The City of Whiteville had a population of 5,353 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Whiteville is located at latitude 34.3388 and longitude -78.7031 in Columbus County. The formal boundaries for the City of Whiteville 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Whiteville: Vineland, Whites Crossing, Whitesville.
|Total Population||5,353 (100%)|
|Population in Households||4,954 (92.5%)|
|Population in Families||3,790 (70.8%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||399 ( 7.5%)|
|Median Household Income||$33,305|
|Average Household Income||$53,677|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||14%|
|Per Capita Income||$22,827|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||2,675 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,143 (42.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,165 (43.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||367 (13.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$111,700|
|Average Home Value||$161,745|
|Housing Affordability Index3||176|
|Average Household Size||2.15|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.55%|
|Per Capita Income||1.56%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.16%|
The table below compares Whiteville 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||# 151||80th|
|Population Density||# 234||68th|
|Median Household Income||# 644||13th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 266||36th|
|Per Capita Income||# 459||38th|
|Diversity Index||# 204||72nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.