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Demographics

People

Total Population1,491
Male Share of the Population45.5%
Female Share of the Population54.5%
Senior Citizens30.5%
Employed Population 16+454
Age of the Population51

Families

% of people married40.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher31.6%
Median Earnings25+$47,027
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$36,250

Wealth

Median Family Income$83,125
% Above Poverty Level78.6%
% Below Poverty Level21.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home2%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.2%
% Using Public Transportation2%

Housing

People Living Alone30.7%
Median Gross Rent$763
Median House Value$266,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)27.4%
English12.3%
Irish6.1%
German5.3%
Scottish3%
Italian2.9%
French Except Basque1.9%
Welsh0.9%
Norwegian0.7%
West Indian0.6%
Jamaican0.6%
Dutch0.5%
Danishn0.4%
African0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
Canadian0.2%
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Lake Waccamaw Almanac

CategoryValue
County Columbus County
Standard Zip Codes28450
Phone Area Codes910
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude34.31
Approximate Longitude-78.51

Lake Waccamaw Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationWHITEVILLE 7 NW
Distance17.5 miles
Jan Temp33 to 57 F
Apr Temp48 to 76 F
Jul Temp69 to 93 F
Oct Temp49 to 77 F
Annual Precip50.2 inches
StationLONGWOOD
Distance21.1 miles
Jan Temp33 to 56 F
Apr Temp47 to 74 F
Jul Temp69 to 90 F
Oct Temp50 to 76 F
Annual Precip54.9 inches
StationWILMINGTON 7 N
Distance33.3 miles
Jan Temp33 to 56 F
Apr Temp49 to 75 F
Jul Temp70 to 90 F
Oct Temp51 to 75 F
Annual Precip58.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bolton801$40,469
Brunswick922$23,958
Chadbourn1,937$37,629
Clarkton686$26,458
White Lake1,363$72,500
Whiteville5,535$38,750

Lake Waccamaw Public Schools

East Columbus High
32 Gator Lane
ZIP: 28450
(910) 646-4094
High
Total Enrollment 465
Flemington Academy
400flemington Dr.
ZIP: 28450
(910) 646-3083
Other
Total Enrollment 74
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