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28478 is the zip code for

Watha, NC

Total population
4,588
Housing units
2,129
Land area
(sq. miles)
121.09
Density
(people per sq. mile)
37.89
Water area
(sq. miles)
0.17

Demographic data for zip code 28478

Gender:

Male
2,247
Female
2,341
Median age
Male
41.60
Female
43.70
Gender

Households:

Total households
1,859
Family households
1,288
Nonfamily households
571
Average household size
2.46
Average family size
2.96
Households

Housing units:

Total housing units
2,129
Occupied housing units
1,859
Owner-occupied
1,480
Renter-occupied
379
Vacant housing units
270
Housing units

Age:

Under 5 years
257
5 to 9 years
265
10 to 14 years
316
15 to 19 years
312
20 to 24 years
219
25 to 34 years
473
35 to 44 years
597
45 to 54 years
741
55 to 59 years
330
60 to 64 years
322
65 to 74 years
444
75 to 84 years
214
85 years and over
98
Median age
42.70
Age

Race:

White
2,857
Hispanic or Latino
300
Black or African American
1,352
Asian
11
American Indian & Alaska Native
8
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander
2
Other (One Race)
3
Two or More Races
55
Race
* Based on 2010, 2000 U.S. Census data

Economic data for zip code 28478

Employment status:

Population
(16 years and over)
4,082
Civilian labor force
2,388
Employed
2,303
Unemployed
85
Armed Forces
0
Not in labor force
1,694
Percent Unemployed
3.6%
Employment status

Commuting to work:

Workers
(16 years and over)
2,245
Car, truck, or van
Drove alone
1,758
Carpooled
315
Public transportation
(excluding taxicab)
0
Walked
81
Other means
0
Worked at home
91
Mean travel time
28.1 min.
Commuting to work

Occupation:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
2,303
Management / business / science / arts
549
Service
522
Sales / office
567
Natural resources / construction / maintenance
376
Production / transportation / material moving
289
Occupation

Industry:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
2,303
Agriculture / forestry / fishing / hunting / mining
175
Construction
363
Manufacturing
162
Wholesale trade
42
Retail trade
432
Transportation / warehousing / utilities
38
Information
23
Finance / insurance / real estate / rental / leasing
14
Professional / scientific / management / administrative / waste management services
129
Educational services / health care / social assistance
652
Arts / entertainment / recreation / accommodation / food services
60
Public administration
134
Other services
79
Industry

Class of worker:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
2,303
Private wage & salary workers
1,609
Government workers
442
Self-employed
(in own not incorporated business)
252
Unpaid family workers
0
Class of worker

Income:

Total households
2,058
Less than $10,000
215
$10,000 to $14,999
259
$15,000 to $24,999
148
$25,000 to $34,999
340
$35,000 to $49,999
380
$50,000 to $74,999
382
$75,000 to $99,999
190
$100,000 to $149,999
112
$150,000 to $199,999
22
$200,000 or more
10
Median household income
$38,311
Mean household income
$44,662
Percentage of people whose income in the past 12 months is below the poverty level
16.4%
Income
* Based on 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-year estimates

Public schools in 28478

Name & AddressPhone# of studentsFree lunchPupils per teacher
Penderlea Elementary
82 Penderlea School Rd
(910) 285-27614932510.0

Public libraries around Watha, NC

NameAddress
Columbus County Public Library
407 North J.k. Powell Boulevard
Whiteville, NC 28472

Universities and Colleges around 28478

NameAddressPhone
Community Plaza104 Ocean Highway East
Shallotte, NC 28470
(910) 754-2314

Hospitals and Medical Centers around 28478

NameAddressPhone# of beds
Brunswick Community Hospital
1 Medical Center Drive
Supply, NC 28462
(910) 755-812160
Columbus County Hospital
500 Jefferson Street
Whiteville, NC 28472
(910) 642-8011117
J Arthur Dosher Mem Hospital924 Howe Street
Southport, NC 28461
(910) 457-3800100
New Hanover Regional Med Ctr
2131 South 17th Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 343-7000559
Pender Memorial Hospital507 Freemont Street
Burgaw, NC 28425
(910) 259-545168
Wilmington Treatment Center
2520 Troy Drive
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 762-272727

Crime rates


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