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Whitsett is a town in Guilford County, in the Greensboro-High Point metro area.
The community was named for William Thorton Whitsett, founder of a private school called Whitsett Institute
The latitude of Whitsett is 36.071N. The longitude is -79.564W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 686 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 696.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Whitsett demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Guilford County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Greensboro-Winston-Salem area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 27377 ZIP code.
19% of Whitsett residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Whitsett ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Whitsett was $21,936, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Whitsett residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Whitsett, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $433. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $930.
Guilford County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Whitsett political report.
The average commute time for Whitsett workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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