Whitsett, North Carolina

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Whitsett, North Carolina

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High Points

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

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Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Whitsett Well-Paid Single Men
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Whitsett People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Whitsett, North Carolina

Comparing Whitsett 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
Well-Paid Single Men 9 9
Age of the Population 9 9
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Well-Paid Single Women 8 8
Racial Diversity 7 2
Senior Citizens 7 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 5
Female Share of the Population 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 10
Average Household Size 5 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 9 9
Median Family Income 8 8
People Above Poverty 7 9
College Educated Adults 7 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 6 5
Working at Home 5 6
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3
Public Transportation Use 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 7
Housing Recently Built 6 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 6
People Living Alone 3 3
Affordability of Rents 2 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2

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Whitsett Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 12 miles E of Greensboro, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 55 miles W of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Guilford
Metro Area Greensboro - - Winston - Salem - - High Point
Standard Zip Codes 27377
Phone Area Codes 336
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.071
Longitude -79.564

Whitsett Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.4 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 50 F
Apr Temp 45 to 72 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 46 to 73 F
Annual Precip 45 inches
Distance 29 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 49 F
Apr Temp 45 to 71 F
Jul Temp 66 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 71 F
Annual Precip 47.6 inches
Distance 36.8 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 47 F
Apr Temp 43 to 71 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 45 to 71 F
Annual Precip 44.9 inches
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Whitsett Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 686 100%
Male 343 50%
Female 343 50%
Under 18 140 20.4%
18+ 546 79.6%
65+ 119 17.3%
Median Age 42.2
Average Family Size 2.82
White 640 93.3%
African-American 41 6%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 4 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 0.7%

Estimated Whitsett Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 700
Growth 14
Growth % 2%

Whitsett 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) 24.1%
US/American 20.1%
German 20.1%
English 15%
Irish 6.3%
Scotch-Irish 3.1%
European 2.5%
Welsh 1.6%
French (except Basque) 1.1%
Dutch 1.1%
Italian 0.9%
Polish 0.9%
British 0.7%
Other West Indian 0.7%
Northern European 0.7%
Swiss 0.4%
Scottish 0.4%
Norwegian 0.4%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Stoney Creek (27377)

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)
Whitsett 686 $48,750
Alamance 310 $52,500
Burlington 44,917 $45,441
Elon College 6,738 $64,091
Gibsonville 4,372 $51,164
Graham 12,833 $40,769
Sedalia 618 $45,469
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