Statewide Claims to Fame

Whiteville is 6th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Income below poverty line

Whiteville is 7th in North Carolina out of 115 other cities in Retail sales per capita

Whiteville is 8th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

Whiteville is 9th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Female residents

Whiteville is 15th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Residents 65 or older

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Whiteville Rank North Carolina US
Current population (2012) 5,444 124th 9,752,073 313,914,040
Size in square miles 5.5 125th 48,617.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 987.4 105th 196.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Whiteville Rank North Carolina US
Residents younger than 5 6.4% 92nd 6.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 22.0% 114th 23.4% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 19.7% 15th 13.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Whiteville Rank North Carolina US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 73.0% 132nd 84.1% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 18.8% 103rd 26.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Whiteville Rank North Carolina US
Race - White 53.2% 114th 71.9% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 41.0% 22nd 22.0% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.3% 8th 1.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.8% 112th 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 38th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.7% 98th 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 3.3% 117th 8.7% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 52.4% 106th 64.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Whiteville Rank North Carolina US
Female residents 55.3% 9th 51.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 2.2% 129th 7.4% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Whiteville Rank North Carolina US
Housing units 2,662 126th 4,362,740 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 29.9% 32nd 17.0% 25.9%
Households 2,378 124th 3,664,119 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 56.0% 90th 67.8% 66.1%
Home median value $101,100 128th $152,700 $186,200
People per household 2.1 137th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Whiteville Rank North Carolina US
Income per capita $20,946 100th $25,256 $27,915
Income per household $26,586 137th $46,291 $52,762
Income below poverty line 37.2% 6th 16.1% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Whiteville Rank North Carolina US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 906 95th 798,791 27,092,908
Retail sales $291,929 67th $114,578,173 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $56,433 7th $12,641 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $27,875 73rd $16,126,939 $613,795,732

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