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People

Total Population 216
Male Share of the Population 56%
Female Share of the Population 44%
Senior Citizens 20.8%
Employed Population 16+ 87
Age of the Population 54

Families

% of people married 57.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 2.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $45,455
% Above Poverty Level 83.3%
% Below Poverty Level 16.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 16 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 30.6%
Median Gross Rent $667
Median House Value $107,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 25%
US/American 0%
English 16.7%
Irish 12%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Watha Almanac

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

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • 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
Station WILMINGTON 7 N
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

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)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Atkinson 378 $50,833
Burgaw 4,011 $34,438
Harrells 153 $57,250
Rose Hill 1,844 $32,216
Teachey 345 $53,125
Wallace 3,962 $49,597

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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