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People

Total Population 1,390
Male Share of the Population 46.5%
Female Share of the Population 53.5%
Senior Citizens 34.5%
Employed Population 16+ 472
Age of the Population 53

Families

% of people married 47%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 30.9%
Median Earnings25+ $41,019
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $8,438
Median Earnings With High School Degree $35,417

Wealth

Median Family Income $73,750
% Above Poverty Level 86.4%
% Below Poverty Level 13.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 3.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.6%
% Using Public Transportation 2.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 29.7%
Median Gross Rent $803
Median House Value $242,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.3%
US/American 0%
English 11.6%
Irish 7.1%

Lake Waccamaw Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 32 miles W of Wilmington, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 100 miles S of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Columbus
Standard Zip Codes 28450
Phone Area Codes 910
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.318
Longitude -78.5

Lake Waccamaw Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WHITEVILLE 7 NW
Distance 17.5 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 57 F
Apr Temp 48 to 76 F
Jul Temp 69 to 93 F
Oct Temp 49 to 77 F
Annual Precip 50.2 inches
Station LONGWOOD
Distance 21.1 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 56 F
Apr Temp 47 to 74 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 50 to 76 F
Annual Precip 54.9 inches
Station WILMINGTON 7 N
Distance 33.3 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 56 F
Apr Temp 49 to 75 F
Jul Temp 70 to 90 F
Oct Temp 51 to 75 F
Annual Precip 58.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bolton 726 $33,456
Brunswick 492 $20,536
Chadbourn 2,141 $37,588
Clarkton 723 $30,694
White Lake 933 $49,875
Whiteville 5,465 $33,044
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1 GATOR LANE
910-646-4094
Serves 656 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.6

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