Whispering Pines, North Carolina

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Whispering Pines, North Carolina

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 1% trophy Whispering Pines Low Property Crime
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Whispering Pines Low Rate of Poverty
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Whispering Pines College Educated Adults
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Whispering Pines People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Whispering Pines Median Family Income
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Whispering Pines Low Violent Crime
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Whispering Pines Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Whispering Pines, North Carolina

Comparing Whispering Pines 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
Senior Citizens 10 10
Age of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 9 10
Well-Paid Single Women 8 7
Female Share of the Population 7 6
Racial Diversity 6 1
Male Share of the Population 4 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
College Educated Adults 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
Median Family Income 10 10

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Short Commute Times 6 5
Public Transportation Use 5 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 9 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 2
People Living Alone 2 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1
Affordability of Rents 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 10 10
Low Violent Crime 10 10

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Whispering Pines Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 31 miles NW of Fayetteville, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 54 miles SW of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Moore
Standard Zip Codes 28327
Phone Area Codes 910
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.255
Longitude -79.372

Whispering Pines Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 20.6 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 50 F
Apr Temp 48 to 72 F
Jul Temp 69 to 89 F
Oct Temp 50 to 72 F
Annual Precip 47.9 inches
Station SANFORD 8 NE
Distance 26.5 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 52 F
Apr Temp 45 to 75 F
Jul Temp 67 to 91 F
Oct Temp 47 to 74 F
Annual Precip 47.5 inches
Station HAMLET
Distance 31.7 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 53 F
Apr Temp 45 to 75 F
Jul Temp 67 to 91 F
Oct Temp 47 to 74 F
Annual Precip 49 inches
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Whispering Pines Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,090 100%
Male 987 47.2%
Female 1,103 52.8%
Under 18 272 13%
18+ 1,818 87%
65+ 965 46.2%
Median Age 63.2
Average Family Size 2.43
White 2,046 97.9%
African-American 24 1.1%
Asian 7 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.2%
Other 1 0%
Mixed Race 5 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 24 1.1%

Estimated Whispering Pines Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,137
Growth 47
Growth % 2.2%

Whispering Pines 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 26.7%
German 15.2%
US/American 9.9%
Irish 9.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.8%
Scotch-Irish 4.8%
Scottish 4.7%
Italian 4.5%
Polish 2%
French (except Basque) 2%
Norwegian 1.8%
Swedish 1.6%
Dutch 1.6%
Welsh 1.3%
Canadian 0.9%
British 0.8%
Russian 0.8%
French Canadian 0.7%
Hungarian 0.7%
Ukrainian 0.6%
Czech 0.6%
European 0.6%
Danish 0.3%
Northern European 0.3%
Greek 0.3%
Swiss 0.3%
Belgian 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.3%
Austrian 0.2%
Slovak 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Whisper Pnes (28327)

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)
Whispering Pines 2,090 $66,587
Aberdeen 3,400 $42,383
Carthage 1,871 $43,594
Pinebluff 1,109 $47,500
Pinehurst 9,706 $67,353
Southern Pines 10,918 $50,128
Vass 750 $33,250
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