Watha, North Carolina

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Category Value
Nearest Medium City 28 miles N of Wilmington, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 87 miles SE of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Pender
Standard Zip Codes 28478
Phone Area Codes 910
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.64
Longitude -77.961

Watha Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station WILLARD 4 SW
Distance 5.1 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 57 F
Apr Temp 49 to 77 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 52 to 77 F
Annual Precip 54.2 inches
Distance 22.5 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
Station CLINTON 2 NE
Distance 31.8 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 52 F
Apr Temp 48 to 73 F
Jul Temp 70 to 90 F
Oct Temp 49 to 74 F
Annual Precip 49.1 inches
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Watha Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 151 100%
Male 76 50.3%
Female 75 49.7%
Under 18 27 17.9%
18+ 124 82.1%
65+ 33 21.9%
Median Age 46.1
Average Family Size 2.82
White 136 90.1%
African-American 13 8.6%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 1 0.7%
Mixed Race 1 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.7%

Estimated Watha Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 183
Growth 32
Growth % 21.2%

Watha 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
US/American 58.1%
German 16.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.5%
Scotch-Irish 5.7%
Irish 3.8%
English 2.9%
Scottish 1.9%
Swedish 1%
French (except Basque) 1%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Willard (28478)

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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Watha 151 $45,625
Atkinson 236 $45,417
Burgaw 3,337 $36,813
Harrells 187 $41,250
Rose Hill 1,330 $36,786
Teachey 245 $51,591
Wallace 3,344 $33,413
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