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Whitakers is a town in Edgecombe County, in the Rocky Mount metro area. (The community straddles Edgecombe and Nash counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
The latitude of Whitakers is 36.105N. The longitude is -77.713W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 128 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 799.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Whitakers demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Edgecombe County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 27891 ZIP code.
2% of Whitakers residents report German ancestry, and 3% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Whitakers ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Whitakers was $12,893, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Whitakers residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Whitakers, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $269. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $758.
Edgecombe County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Whitakers political report.
The average commute time for Whitakers workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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