Whiteville, NC Profile: Facts & Data

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Whiteville, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The City of Whiteville had a population of 5,449 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 5,449
Population in Households 5,038
Population in Familes 3,890
Population in Group Qrtrs 411
Population Density2 986
Diversity Index3 60
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $28,503
Average Household Income $45,851
Per Capita Income $20,335

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,681 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,104 (41.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,241 (46.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 336 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $115,461
Average Home Value $150,521
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,345
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 1,371
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.13% -0.34%
Households 0.15% -0.28%
Families 0.63% -0.4%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   1.9%

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, 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 # 143 81st
Population Density # 228 69th
Diversity Index # 189 74th
Median Household Income # 684 8th
Per Capita Income # 532 28th

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