Watha, NC Profile: Facts & Data

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Watha, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Watha had a population of 199 as of July 1, 2018. Watha ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Watha is located at latitude 34.6519 and longitude -77.9584 in Pender County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Watha (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pender County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 59 feet.

The Town of Watha (GNIS ID: 2406840) 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 Watha is located within Township of Union, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pender County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Watha: Hiawatha, South Washington, Washington.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 199
Population in Households 199
Population in Familes 162
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 157
Diversity Index3 55
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,309
Average Household Income $43,545
Per Capita Income $17,303

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 90 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 59 (65.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 (22.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $102,778
Average Home Value $155,085
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 80
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 53
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 0.56% 0.79%
Households 0.62% 0.5%
Families 1.21% 0.74%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   2.44%

Watha, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Watha 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 # 686 8th
Population Density # 665 10th
Diversity Index # 263 65th
Median Household Income # 579 22nd
Per Capita Income # 666 10th

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