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Profile for Lake Waccamaw, North Carolina, NC

Dam Area of NC's Largest Bay Lake
Dam Area of NC's Largest Bay Lake
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Lake Waccamaw is a town in Columbus County.

The community was named for Indian tribe

The latitude of Lake Waccamaw is 34.318N. The longitude is -78.5W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 59 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,420.


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Median household income
Local
$47,692
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Lake Waccamaw demographic reports
Nearby parks & recreation: Lake Waccamaw State Park

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Ancestry & family history

5% of Lake Waccamaw residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lake Waccamaw ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lake Waccamaw was $23,502, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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27% of Lake Waccamaw residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Lake Waccamaw, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $417.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,140.


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Libraries in Lake Waccamaw include Rube McCray Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Columbus County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lake Waccamaw political report.

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The average commute time for Lake Waccamaw workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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