Shallotte, North Carolina

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Shallotte, North Carolina
Post office
Post office
Flag of Shallotte, North Carolina
Official seal of Shallotte, North Carolina
Shallotte is located in North Carolina
Shallotte
Shallotte
Location within the state of North Carolina
Coordinates: 33°58′37″N 78°23′33″W / 33.97703°N 78.392517°W / 33.97703; -78.392517Coordinates: 33°58′37″N 78°23′33″W / 33.97703°N 78.392517°W / 33.97703; -78.392517
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Carolina
CountyBrunswick County
Incorporated1899
Government
 • MayorWalter Eccard
Area
 • Total9.30 sq mi (24.10 km2)
 • Land9.24 sq mi (23.93 km2)
 • Water0.06 sq mi (0.16 km2)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total4,185
 • Density452.92/sq mi (174.86/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern Standard)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (Eastern Daylight)
ZIP code
28470
Area code910
FIPS code37-60800
Websitewww.townofshallotte.org

Shallotte /ʃəˈlt/ shə-LOHT is a town in Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 3,675 at the 2010 census.[2] The Shallotte River passes through the town.

History[edit]

Shallotte was incorporated as a town in 1899.[3]

A former Hardee's restaurant, located on Main Street, was used as a filming location for the robbery scene in the Melissa McCarthy film Tammy. It was demolished in 2017 and a Zaxby's was built in the same lot in the early summer of 2017.[citation needed]

Geography[edit]

Shallotte is located in west-central Brunswick County at 33°58′37″N 78°23′33″W / 33.97694°N 78.39250°W / 33.97694; -78.39250 (33.977030, -78.392517).[4] U.S. Route 17 (Ocean Highway) passes through the town, bypassing the town center to the northwest. (Main Street is designated US 17 Business.) US 17 leads northeast 33 miles (53 km) to Wilmington and southwest 38 miles (61 km) to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 9.3 square miles (24.2 km2), of which 9.3 square miles (24.1 km2) is land and 0.08 square miles (0.2 km2), or 0.72%, is water.[2]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for SHALLOTTE AG, NC, 1991-2020 normals
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °F (°C) 55.6
(13.1)
58.1
(14.5)
65.2
(18.4)
72.0
(22.2)
78.4
(25.8)
83.6
(28.7)
87.2
(30.7)
86.0
(30.0)
82.4
(28.0)
74.3
(23.5)
65.2
(18.4)
58.5
(14.7)
72.2
(22.3)
Daily mean °F (°C) 46.0
(7.8)
48.3
(9.1)
54.5
(12.5)
62.5
(16.9)
70.0
(21.1)
76.5
(24.7)
80.1
(26.7)
78.9
(26.1)
74.7
(23.7)
65.2
(18.4)
55.0
(12.8)
48.9
(9.4)
63.4
(17.4)
Average low °F (°C) 36.4
(2.4)
38.6
(3.7)
43.8
(6.6)
52.9
(11.6)
61.5
(16.4)
69.3
(20.7)
73.1
(22.8)
71.8
(22.1)
66.9
(19.4)
56.0
(13.3)
44.7
(7.1)
39.4
(4.1)
54.5
(12.5)
Average precipitation inches (mm) 3.79
(96)
3.58
(91)
4.17
(106)
3.52
(89)
3.83
(97)
4.48
(114)
5.19
(132)
6.87
(174)
9.66
(245)
4.24
(108)
3.55
(90)
3.65
(93)
56.53
(1,436)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.01 in) 7.7 8.0 7.9 7.6 8.2 8.0 8.5 10.4 7.9 6.7 7.1 9.0 97.0
Source: NOAA[5][6]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900149
1910139−6.7%
192017425.2%
193021423.0%
194038178.0%
195049329.4%
1960480−2.6%
197059724.4%
198068013.9%
199096541.9%
20001,38143.1%
20103,675166.1%
20204,18513.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

2020 census[edit]

Shallotte racial composition[8]
Race Number Percentage
White (non-Hispanic) 3,326 79.47%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 399 9.53%
Native American 32 0.76%
Asian 53 1.27%
Pacific Islander 3 0.07%
Other/Mixed 189 4.52%
Hispanic or Latino 183 4.37%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 4,185 people, 1,682 households, and 1,066 families residing in the town.

2010 census[edit]

As of the census of 2010,[9] there were 3,675 people, 1,583 households, and 985 families living in the town. The population density was 680.5 people per square mile (262.5/km2). There were 1,908 housing units with a density of 353.3 per square mile (136.3/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 85.2% White, 9.3% African American, 1.3% Asian, 0.6% Native American, 2.0% from other races, and 1.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.8% of the population.

There were 1,583 households, out of which 23.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.5% were married couples living together, 12.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.8% were non-families. 31.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 2.78.

The town population was distributed with 22.8% under the age of 20, 22.5% from 20 to 40, 32.2% from 40 to 65, and 22.4% aged 65 and over. The median age was 43.9 years. For every 100 females, there were 85.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $41,616, and the median income for a family was $52,284. Males had a median income of $36,591 versus $30,000 for females. The per capita income for the town was $23,397. About 4.7% of families and 10.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.4% of those under age 18 and 7.7% of those age 65 or over.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "ArcGIS REST Services Directory". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 20, 2022.
  2. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Shallotte town, North Carolina". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 12, 2020. Retrieved February 12, 2014.
  3. ^ "Shallotte". Star-News. May 24, 1998. p. 34. Retrieved 1 November 2015.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  5. ^ "NOWData - NOAA Online Weather Data". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |url= (help)
  6. ^ "Summary of Monthly Normals 1991-2020". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved October 15, 2021.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  8. ^ "Explore Census Data". data.census.gov. Retrieved 2021-12-22.
  9. ^ Data Access and Dissemination Systems (DADS). "U.S. Census website". census.gov. Retrieved 26 March 2015.

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