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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Whiteville is 5,465, which is 6.16% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 21.13% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Whiteville population density is 1,000.35 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 181.17 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. There is no dominant race in Whiteville.The average Whiteville education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 5,465. #139

Population Growth Since 2000, #393

Whiteville, NC
North Carolina

Population Density, #227

Whiteville, NC
1,000.35 per square mile
North Carolina
181.17 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:2,492 (45.60%, #627)
Black:2,313 (42.32%, #120)
Hispanic:291 (5.32%, #284)
Asian:138 (2.53%, #98)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):157 (2.87%, #56)
One Race, Other:281 (5.14%, see rank)
Two or More Races:84 (1.54%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:279 (95.88%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Cuban:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Central American:0 (0.00%, see rank)
South American:12 (4.12%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Chinese:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Filipino:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Japanese:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Korean:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Vietnamese:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Asian, Other:138 (100.00%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

4,903 (89.72%) out of the total population of 5,465 reported first ancestry.

 Whiteville, NC% of the Total PopulationNorth CarolinaU.S.
Arab40.07%, see rank0.34%0.56%
Czech00.00%, see rank0.18%0.47%
Danish00.00%, see rank0.15%0.42%
Dutch861.57%, see rank1.07%1.40%
English5319.72%, see rank9.75%8.02%
French420.77%, see rank2.02%3.34%
German3947.21%, see rank10.69%15.03%
Greek00.00%, see rank0.28%0.41%
Hungarian00.00%, see rank0.26%0.46%
Irish2644.83%, see rank8.88%10.80%
Italian310.57%, see rank3.06%5.52%
Norwegian110.20%, see rank0.46%1.42%
Polish460.84%, see rank1.39%3.01%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.16%0.44%
Russian170.31%, see rank0.43%0.92%
Scotch-Irish931.70%, see rank2.68%0.99%
Scottish911.67%, see rank2.46%1.72%
Subsaharan African160.29%, see rank1.00%0.95%
Swedish00.00%, see rank0.55%1.27%
Swiss180.33%, see rank0.17%0.30%
Ukrainian30.05%, see rank0.17%0.31%
American79414.53%, see rank12.51%7.12%
Welsh120.22%, see rank0.52%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 2,341 (42.84%, see rank)
Females: 3,124 (57.16%, see rank)

Whiteville, NC
Male: 42.84%
Female: 57.16%
North Carolina
Male: 48.72%
Female: 51.28%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Whiteville, NC
43.60 years old
North Carolina
37.80 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Whiteville, NC
41.80 years old
North Carolina
36.30 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Whiteville, NC
44.60 years old
North Carolina
39.20 years old
38.80 years old

 Whiteville, NC% of the Total PopulationNorth CarolinaU.S.
Under 5 years5169.44%, see rank6.34%6.36%
5 to 9 years2183.99%, see rank6.56%6.51%
10 to 14 years2805.12%, see rank6.65%6.59%
15 to 19 years2855.22%, see rank6.71%6.85%
20 to 24 years2504.57%, see rank7.13%7.13%
25 to 34 years68812.59%, see rank12.99%13.47%
35 to 44 years63411.60%, see rank13.50%12.96%
45 to 54 years4748.67%, see rank14.02%14.09%
55 to 64 years89016.29%, see rank12.30%12.29%
65 to 74 years69512.72%, see rank8.00%7.64%
75 to 84 2504.57%, see rank4.19%4.25%
85 years and over2855.22%, see rank1.61%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Whiteville, NCNorth CarolinaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population3,916, 100%6,495,047209,056,129
Less Than High School834, 21.30%, see rank14.59%13.67%
High School Graduate991, 25.31%, see rank26.86%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree1,350, 34.47%, see rank30.76%29.09%
Bachelor Degree461, 11.77%, see rank18.24%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree280, 7.15%, see rank9.55%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.81, see rank13.4313.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Whiteville, NC North CarolinaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten155100.00%0.00%71.10%28.90%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)43287.04%, see rank12.96%, see rank90.90%9.10%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)26582.26%, see rank17.74%, see rank92.04%7.96%90.60%9.40%
College28879.17%, see rank20.83%, see rank82.15%17.85%78.37%21.63%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Whiteville, NCNorth CarolinaU.S.
Total Households2,522, 100%3,742,514116,211,092
Average Household Size2.04, see rank2.542.63
1 Person Households1,198, 47.50%, see rank27.90%27.57%
2 or More Person Households1,324, 52.50%, see rank72.10%72.43%
Family Households (Families)1,243, 49.29%, see rank66.40%66.22%
Average Family Size3.02, see rank3.183.32
Married-Couple Family662, 26.25%, see rank48.20%48.42%
Nonfamily Households1,279, 50.71%, see rank33.60%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Whiteville, NC%North CarolinaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total4,451see rank7,844,445252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over1,960100%, see rank3,778,356123,281,364
Never Married72637.04%, see rank33.73%35.77%
Married89245.51%, see rank54.33%52.04%
Widowed301.53%, see rank2.62%2.57%
Divorced31215.92%, see rank9.32%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over2,491100%, see rank4,066,089129,692,771
Never Married66826.82%, see rank27.90%29.48%
Married87034.93%, see rank50.44%49.19%
Widowed54822.00%, see rank9.64%9.16%
Divorced40516.26%, see rank12.02%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Whiteville, NC%North CarolinaU.S.
Native5,21195.35%, see rank92.40%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence3,83970.25%, see rank57.79%58.73%
Born in Different State1,32124.17%, see rank33.52%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
510.93%, see rank1.08%1.42%
Foreign Born2544.65%, see rank7.60%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship661.21%, see rank2.46%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship1883.44%, see rank5.14%7.09%
Born In Europe30.05%, see rank0.81%1.53%
Born In Asia881.61%, see rank1.85%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.46%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America1632.98%, see rank4.28%6.83%
Born In Northern America00.00%, see rank0.17%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Whiteville, NC%North CarolinaU.S.
English2,38394.49%, see rank89.22%79.39%
Spanish582.30%, see rank6.56%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages813.21%, see rank2.13%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages00.00%, see rank1.55%3.36%
Other00.00%, see rank0.54%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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