Littleton, North Carolina

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Littleton, North Carolina

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High Points

Littleton strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in North Carolina):

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Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Littleton Affordability of Rents
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Littleton Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Littleton, North Carolina

Comparing Littleton to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in North Carolina (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 10 10
Racial Diversity 9 6
Well-Paid Single Women 7 6
Well-Paid Single Men 2 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 1 1
Average Household Size 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 7
Median Family Income 4 4
People in Middle Class or Better 4 5
People Above Poverty 2 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 7 6
Public Transportation Use 6 5
Short Commute Times 6 5
Working at Home 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 10
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 6
Housing Recently Built 4 1

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Littleton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 35 miles N of Rocky Mount, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 61 miles NE of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Halifax
Standard Zip Codes 27850
Phone Area Codes 252
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.434
Longitude -77.912

Littleton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station ARCOLA
Distance 11.2 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 52 F
Apr Temp 43 to 73 F
Jul Temp 66 to 91 F
Oct Temp 44 to 75 F
Annual Precip 47.5 inches
Distance 14.1 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 48 F
Apr Temp 45 to 70 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 71 F
Annual Precip 46.1 inches
Distance 26.6 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 49 F
Apr Temp 44 to 71 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 72 F
Annual Precip 44.3 inches
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Littleton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 692 100%
Male 282 40.8%
Female 410 59.2%
Under 18 149 21.5%
18+ 543 78.5%
65+ 188 27.2%
Median Age 46.8
Average Family Size 2.7
White 376 54.3%
African-American 296 42.8%
Asian 3 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.3%
Other 8 1.2%
Mixed Race 7 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 1.2%

Estimated Littleton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 662
Growth -30
Growth % -4.3%

Littleton Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 48.4%
English 14.3%
US/American 13.4%
Irish 5.7%
Scotch-Irish 4.2%
German 2.9%
Dutch 1.5%
Polish 1.5%
Scottish 1.5%
Norwegian 1.5%
African 1.3%
Celtic 1.3%
French (except Basque) 0.9%
Italian 0.9%
Greek 0.7%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Littleton 692 $37,500
Gaston 973 $29,375
Halifax 344 $47,917
Norlina 1,107 $28,125
Roanoke Rapids 16,957 $40,337
Warrenton 811 $40,179
Weldon 1,374 $35,750
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Littleton High Schools (2004)

8492 HWY 48
Serves 945 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.2

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