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As of 2010, the total population of Whiteville is 5,394, which is 4.78% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 18.46% and is lower than the national average rate of 9.71%. The Whiteville population density is 987.35 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 177.18 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 81.32 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Whiteville is white, which represent 53.24% of the total population. 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: 5,394. #137

Population Growth Since 2000, #369

Whiteville, NC
North Carolina

Population Density, #209

Whiteville, NC
987.35 per square mile
North Carolina
177.18 per square mile
81.32 per square mile

Population by Races

White:2,872 (53.24%, #571)
Black:2,209 (40.95%, #134)
Hispanic:179 (3.32%, #444)
Asian:41 (0.76%, #279)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):71 (1.32%, #106)
One Race, Other:109 (2.02%, see rank)
Two or More Races:92 (1.71%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:119 (66.48%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:24 (13.41%, see rank)
Cuban:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Central American:6 (3.35%, see rank)
South American:6 (3.35%, see rank)

*Based on 2010 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

4,545 (85.00%) out of the total population of 5,347 reported first ancestry.

 Whiteville, NC% of the Total PopulationNorth CarolinaU.S.
Arab70.13%, see rank0.32%0.53%
Czech130.24%, see rank0.19%0.50%
Danish00.00%, see rank0.16%0.45%
Dutch881.65%, see rank1.16%1.51%
English4538.47%, see rank10.07%8.53%
French851.59%, see rank2.10%3.54%
German3316.19%, see rank11.12%15.79%
Greek00.00%, see rank0.28%0.42%
Hungarian00.00%, see rank0.26%0.48%
Irish3456.45%, see rank9.11%11.36%
Italian240.45%, see rank3.03%5.66%
Norwegian350.65%, see rank0.45%1.46%
Polish601.12%, see rank1.39%3.13%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.15%0.46%
Russian00.00%, see rank0.44%0.97%
Scotch-Irish1302.43%, see rank2.90%1.07%
Scottish761.42%, see rank2.56%1.81%
Subsaharan African20.04%, see rank0.92%0.93%
Swedish00.00%, see rank0.57%1.34%
Swiss130.24%, see rank0.16%0.31%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.17%0.31%
American76114.23%, see rank12.08%6.72%
Welsh00.00%, see rank0.55%0.60%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 2,410 (44.68%, see rank)
Females: 2,984 (55.32%, see rank)

Whiteville, NC
Male: 44.68%
Female: 55.32%
North Carolina
Male: 48.72%
Female: 51.28%
Male: 49.16%
Female: 50.84%

*Based on 2010 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Whiteville, NC
41.40 years old
North Carolina
37.40 years old
37.20 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Whiteville, NC
37.70 years old
North Carolina
36.00 years old
35.80 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Whiteville, NC
44.40 years old
North Carolina
38.70 years old
38.50 years old

 Whiteville, NC% of the Total PopulationNorth CarolinaU.S.
Under 5 years3436.36%, see rank6.63%6.54%
5 to 9 years3296.10%, see rank6.67%6.59%
10 to 14 years3085.71%, see rank6.62%6.70%
15 to 19 years3696.84%, see rank6.92%7.14%
20 to 24 years3636.73%, see rank6.94%6.99%
25 to 34 years59611.05%, see rank13.07%13.30%
35 to 44 years60011.12%, see rank13.92%13.30%
45 to 54 years71213.20%, see rank14.35%14.58%
55 to 64 years71013.16%, see rank11.94%11.82%
65 to 74 years5309.83%, see rank7.32%7.03%
75 to 84 3586.64%, see rank4.08%4.23%
85 years and over1763.26%, see rank1.55%1.78%

*Based on 2010 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Whiteville, NCNorth CarolinaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population3,967, 100%6,324,119204,336,017
Less Than High School1,056, 26.62%, see rank15.49%14.28%
High School Graduate1,021, 25.74%, see rank27.24%28.24%
Some College or Associate Degree1,266, 31.91%, see rank30.44%28.99%
Bachelor Degree442, 11.14%, see rank17.82%17.88%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree182, 4.59%, see rank9.01%10.61%
USA.com Education Index#12.34, see rank13.3313.47
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Whiteville, NC North CarolinaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten180100.00%0.00%69.58%30.42%70.05%29.95%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)46276.84%, see rank23.16%, see rank90.70%9.30%89.62%10.38%
High School (Grades 9-12)18454.35%, see rank45.65%, see rank91.96%8.04%90.52%9.48%
College32570.15%, see rank29.85%, see rank81.77%18.23%77.79%22.21%
Graduate School30100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank66.87%33.13%58.62%41.38%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Whiteville, NCNorth CarolinaU.S.
Total Households2,318, 100%3,745,155116,716,292
Average Household Size2.14, see rank2.482.58
1 Person Households926, 39.95%, see rank27.00%26.74%
2 or More Person Households1,392, 60.05%, see rank73.00%73.26%
Family Households (Families)1,303, 56.21%, see rank66.73%66.43%
Average Family Size2.87, see rank3.013.14
Married-Couple Family704, 30.37%, see rank48.38%48.42%
Nonfamily Households1,015, 43.79%, see rank33.27%33.57%

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

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Whiteville, NC%North CarolinaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total4,359see rank7,649,690248,042,237
Males, 15 Years and Over1,863100%, see rank3,681,614120,789,875
Never Married66135.48%, see rank32.82%35.08%
Married79142.46%, see rank55.55%52.93%
Widowed703.76%, see rank2.48%2.53%
Divorced34118.30%, see rank9.15%9.46%
Females, 15 Years and Over2,496100%, see rank3,968,076127,252,362
Never Married77731.13%, see rank26.93%28.74%
Married87234.94%, see rank51.62%49.95%
Widowed46718.71%, see rank9.83%9.34%
Divorced38015.22%, see rank11.62%11.97%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Whiteville, NC%North CarolinaU.S.
Native5,16796.63%, see rank92.47%87.13%
Born in the State of Residence3,81671.37%, see rank58.06%58.71%
Born in Different State1,31824.65%, see rank33.38%27.04%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
330.62%, see rank1.03%1.38%
Foreign Born1803.37%, see rank7.53%12.87%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship380.71%, see rank2.31%5.71%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship1422.66%, see rank5.22%7.16%
Born In Europe90.17%, see rank0.82%1.56%
Born In Asia250.47%, see rank1.73%3.67%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.43%0.51%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America1462.73%, see rank4.36%6.79%
Born In Northern America00.00%, see rank0.17%0.26%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Whiteville, NC%North CarolinaU.S.
English2,23493.51%, see rank89.42%79.64%
Spanish1024.27%, see rank6.45%11.57%
Other Indo-European Languages311.30%, see rank2.16%4.61%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages220.92%, see rank1.46%3.24%
Other00.00%, see rank0.51%0.94%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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