Shallotte, North Carolina

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Shallotte, North Carolina

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High Points

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

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Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 6% Shallotte Short Commute Times
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Shallotte College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Shallotte, North Carolina

Comparing Shallotte 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 8 4
Female Share of the Population 8 6
Well-Paid Single Women 7 6
Well-Paid Single Men 7 7
Male Share of the Population 4 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 9
Average Household Size 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 9 8
Median Family Income 8 8
People in Middle Class or Better 8 9
People Above Poverty 7 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 10
Working at Home 7 9
Public Transportation Use 6 6
Walking and Biking to Work 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 9
People Living Alone 4 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3
Affordability of Rents 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 2 5
Low Property Crime 1 1

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Shallotte Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 30 miles SW of Wilmington, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 125 miles S of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Brunswick
Metro Area Wilmington
Standard Zip Codes 28467, 28468, 28469, 28470
P.O. Box Zip Codes 28459
Phone Area Codes 910
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.973
Longitude -78.386

Shallotte Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.9 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 LORIS 1 S
Distance 28.1 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 56 F
Apr Temp 47 to 75 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 50 to 77 F
Annual Precip 52.4 inches
Distance 34.5 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 56 F
Apr Temp 51 to 74 F
Jul Temp 72 to 90 F
Oct Temp 54 to 76 F
Annual Precip 57 inches
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Shallotte Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,381 100%
Male 649 47%
Female 732 53%
Under 18 246 17.8%
18+ 1,135 82.2%
65+ 426 30.8%
Median Age 51.6
Average Family Size 2.64
White 1,248 90.4%
African-American 112 8.1%
Asian 3 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.2%
Other 9 0.7%
Mixed Race 6 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 21 1.5%

Estimated Shallotte Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,588
Growth 207
Growth % 15%

Shallotte 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
English 16.8%
US/American 15.2%
Irish 14.8%
German 13.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 13%
Scottish 4.2%
Italian 4%
Scotch-Irish 3.6%
European 2.4%
Welsh 1.5%
French (except Basque) 1.5%
Polish 1.3%
Swiss 1.1%
Lithuanian 0.9%
Russian 0.8%
Celtic 0.6%
Australian 0.5%
French Canadian 0.5%
Canadian 0.4%
Dutch 0.4%
Slovak 0.4%
Swedish 0.4%
British 0.3%
Greek 0.2%
Hungarian 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
Ukrainian 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
Belgian 0.2%
Norwegian 0.2%
Palestinian 0.2%
Scandinavian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Shallotte, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Carolina Shor (28467)
Ocean Isle (28469)
South Brunswick (28470)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Shallotte 1,381 $50,069
Calabash 711 $38,403
Carolina Shores 1,482 $48,527
Holden Beach 787 $70,000
Oak Island 6,571 $48,775
Ocean Isle Beach 426 $65,625
Sunset Beach 1,824 $57,019

Wal-mart in Shallotte

(As of 2006)
4540 Main St. B 3079
(910) 754-2880
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Student/teacher ratio: 14

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