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Lake Waccamaw,NC index of house prices

Total population: 1,472 (Urban population: 0, Rural population: 1,357 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 958 (556 occupied: 383 owner occupied, 172 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

31%
State:

36%

Housing density: 278 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $284,069.

Median contract rent in 2016: $417 (lower quartile is $478, upper quartile is $530)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $494


Median gross rent in Lake Waccamaw, NC in 2016: $541

Housing units in Lake Waccamaw with a mortgage: 199 (2 second mortgage, 39 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 186

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $82,360

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $46,880

Median monthly housing costs: $897


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Lake Waccamaw, North Carolina Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $280,790 (it was $133,300 in 2000)
Lake Waccamaw:

$280,790
North Carolina:

$165,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $181,605 - $400,941
Median year house/condo built: 1979

Median year apartment built: 1977

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,521
  • In family households: 964 (185 male householders, 164 female householders)
    237 spouses, 265 children (248 natural, 14 adopted, 2 stepchildren), 62 grandchildren, 20 brothers or sisters, 16 parents, 9 other relatives, 3 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 246 (75 male householders (52 living alone)), 130 female householders (120 living alone)), 39 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 307

Size of family households: 224 2-persons, 65 3-persons, 58 4-persons, 3 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 172 1-person, 33 2-persons.

95 married couples with children.
109 single-parent households (14 men, 95 women).

99.7% of residents of Lake Waccamaw speak English at home.
0.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (86% speak English very well, 14% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 11 (0.7%)
(109.1% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.5
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.9
State:

4.5

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Lake Waccamaw, North Carolina:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 51 bedroom
  • 572 bedrooms
  • 2333 bedrooms
  • 644 bedrooms
  • 245+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Lake Waccamaw population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lake Waccamaw, North Carolina:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 361 bedroom
  • 542 bedrooms
  • 803 bedrooms
  • 34 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Lake Waccamaw population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Lake Waccamaw in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 17no vehicle
  • 941 vehicle
  • 1262 vehicles
  • 963 vehicles
  • 224 vehicles
  • 305+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Lake Waccamaw population

Cars and other vehicles available in Lake Waccamaw in renter-occupied apartments

  • 15no vehicle
  • 771 vehicle
  • 702 vehicles
  • 43 vehicles
  • 74 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Lake Waccamaw population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lake Waccamaw, North Carolina:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 33 rooms
  • 134 rooms
  • 815 rooms
  • 936 rooms
  • 597 rooms
  • 798 rooms
  • 579+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Lake Waccamaw population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lake Waccamaw, North Carolina:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 453 rooms
  • 194 rooms
  • 505 rooms
  • 386 rooms
  • 117 rooms
  • 58 rooms
  • 49+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Lake Waccamaw population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

  • Lake Waccamaw, NC household income distribution

  • Lake Waccamaw, NC household income distribution
  • 75Less than $10,000
  • 15$10,000 to $14,999
  • 10$15,000 to $19,999
  • 21$20,000 to $24,999
  • 13$25,000 to $29,999
  • 41$30,000 to $34,999
  • 25$35,000 to $39,999
  • 15$40,000 to $44,999
  • 35$45,000 to $49,999
  • 28$50,000 to $59,999
  • 37$60,000 to $74,999
  • 81$75,000 to $99,999
  • 58$100,000 to $124,999
  • 54$125,000 to $149,999
  • 21$150,000 to $199,999
  • 21$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Lake Waccamaw, NC

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Lake Waccamaw, NC
  • 8Less than $10,000
  • 7$20,000 to $24,999
  • 2$25,000 to $29,999
  • 2$40,000 to $49,999
  • 1$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1$80,000 to $89,999
  • 14$100,000 to $124,999
  • 19$125,000 to $149,999
  • 37$150,000 to $174,999
  • 23$175,000 to $199,999
  • 53$200,000 to $249,999
  • 43$250,000 to $299,999
  • 109$300,000 to $399,999
  • 31$400,000 to $499,999
  • 37$500,000 to $749,999
  • 3$750,000 to $999,999
  • 5$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Lake Waccamaw, NC

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Lake Waccamaw, NC
  • 13Less than $100
  • 8$400 to $449
  • 23$450 to $499
  • 14$500 to $549
  • 3$550 to $599
  • 11$600 to $649
  • 3$650 to $699
  • 19$700 to $749
  • 7$750 to $799
  • 6$800 to $899
  • 21$1,000 to $1,249
  • 34No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 11980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 2Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Lake Waccamaw population
Lake Waccamaw commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 18
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 33
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 46
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 110
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 56
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 13
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 54
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 9
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 18
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 41
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 38
  • 90 or more minutes: 16
Lake Waccamaw, NC Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 75.0%
Number of people working at home: 10 (2.1% of all workers)

Lake Waccamaw mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 563 (74%)
  • Carpooled: 139 (18%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 8 (1%)
  • Taxi: 21 (3%)
  • Walked: 10 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 10 (1%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 262
 English: 130
 Scotch-Irish: 61
 Irish: 29
 European: 28
 German: 26
 Scottish: 8
 Italian: 4
 Dutch: 4
 Jamaican: 4
 French (except Basque): 2
 Norwegian: 2

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 45%Germany
  • 45%Jamaica
  • 0%England
  • 0%Scotland
  • 0%Ireland
  • 0%Denmark
  • 0%Norway

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 1,159
  • Other state: 345
  • Northeast: 87
  • Midwest: 77
  • South: 159
  • West: 21

80% of Lake Waccamaw residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 93% lived in North Carolina.

Lake Waccamaw:

79.7%
State average:

84.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 18
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 5
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 11
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 15
  • 11th grade: 1
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 31
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 134
  • Less than 1 year of college: 39
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 46
  • Associate degree: 49
  • Bachelor's degree: 101
  • Master's degree: 37
  • Professional school degree: 8
  • Doctorate degree: 6

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 6
  • 5th and 6th grade: 5
  • 7th and 8th grade: 30
  • 9th grade: 6
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 20
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 5
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 113
  • Less than 1 year of college: 41
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 94
  • Associate degree: 70
  • Bachelor's degree: 143
  • Master's degree: 57
  • Professional school degree: 6
  • Doctorate degree: 8

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 1.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 26.7%Males
  • 12.0%Females
Lake Waccamaw marital status for males
Lake Waccamaw marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 855
  • One, attached: 3
  • Two: 4
  • 3 or 4: 49
  • 5 to 9: 10
  • 10 to 19: 3
  • 20 to 49: 4
  • Mobile homes: 23

Median worth of mobile homes: $11,239

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 3.4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 3.3%

House/condo owner moved in on average 15 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Lake Waccamaw:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lake Waccamaw
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (74.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (24.5%)
  • Wood (1.0%)
  • Utility gas (0.5%)
  • Electricity (87.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 10
Here:

7.1%
North Carolina:

10.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
North Carolina:

8.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 14
Here:

31.8%
North Carolina:

17.5%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)