Shallotte, situated in Brunswick County, is a town made up of 9.3 square miles.
September 18, 2017
The town was incorporated in 1899.
The median resident age in Shallotte is 49 years. The median estimated household income is about $37,000 making it about $11,000 less than the North Carolina average. The estimated per capita is about $24,000. The average price for a home in Shallotte is about $185,000 (2015) which is $25,000 more than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $800 a month for rent.
The racial makeup of Shallotte is 78% White, 9% Black, 3% Two or more races, and 10% other. 85% of the population are high school graduates, with 18% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher. 55% are married, 11% are divorced, 3% are separated, 12% are widowed, leaving 19% that have never been married.
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Shallotte belongs to Brunswick County in the south-eastern part of North Carolina. The County, named for Duchy of Brunswick-Lüneburg, is part of the Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC Metropolitan Statistical Area. Brunswick County has a population of 108,000 and the town Bolivia, with a population of 1,000, is the county seat.
In 1764, the county was formed from parts of New Hanover and Bladen Counties.
Brunswick County borders Columbus, New Hanover, Horry (South Carolina), and Pender Counties.
Brunswick County is made up of 1050 square miles. 847 of which is land with the remaining 203 as water.
The population of Shallotte, NC is about 3,700. The population has been steadily increasing since the town was founded.
The elevation of Shallotte, NC is ten feet above sea level.
The zip code for Shallotte, NC is 28420.
The area code for Shallotte, NC is 910.
Historically speaking Shallotte and Brunswick County have voted mostly Republican, with 61% going to Mitt Romney during the 2012 Presidential Election. This represents the trend for the previous four or five elections.
As of 2010, 64% of the population are religiously unafiliated (Nones). About 31% are Protestants with Catholics making up around 5%.
The unemployment rate for Shallotte is about 7% (2015), making it higher than the state average of around 5%. Food services, public administration, and utilities make nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.
The Brunswick Beacon is the primary newspaper that covers the Brunswick County area.