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People

Total Population 898
Male Share of the Population 41%
Female Share of the Population 59%
Senior Citizens 20.2%
Employed Population 16+ 337
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 24.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 5.2%
Median Earnings25+ $25,096
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $22,431

Wealth

Median Family Income $32,019
% Above Poverty Level 72.7%
% Below Poverty Level 27.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 35.3%
Median Gross Rent $579
Median House Value $73,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 72.2%
US/American 0%
English 5.1%
Irish 11.5%

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

Whitakers Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 12 miles N of Rocky Mount, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 56 miles NE of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Nash
Metro Area Rocky Mount
Standard Zip Codes 27891
Phone Area Codes 252
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.105
Longitude -77.713

Whitakers 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 ROCKY MOUNT 8 ESE
Distance 14.3 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 51 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 49 to 73 F
Annual Precip 46.5 inches
Station TARBORO 1 S
Distance 18.4 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 50 F
Apr Temp 45 to 70 F
Jul Temp 69 to 88 F
Oct Temp 48 to 72 F
Annual Precip 45.5 inches
Station JACKSON
Distance 25.4 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 49 F
Apr Temp 45 to 71 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 45.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Dortches 1,000 $72,875
Enfield 2,426 $22,412
Nashville 5,459 $53,690
Red Oak 3,428 $87,275
Rocky Mount 56,642 $43,292
Scotland Neck 1,613 $26,719

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

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