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Shallotte, NC
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Shallotte profile

Living in Shallotte

Shallotte is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 4,487 people and four associated neighborhoods, Shallotte is the 195th largest community in North Carolina. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Shallotte, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Shallotte, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Shallotte’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Shallotte does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $71,659.00.

Of important note, Shallotte is also a town of artists. Shallotte has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Shallotte’s character.

The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Shallotte has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Shallotte a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

One of the nice things about Shallotte is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.

The overall education level of Shallotte is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 26.15% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Shallotte in 2018 was $42,745, which is wealthy relative to North Carolina, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $170,980 for a family of four. However, Shallotte contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Shallotte is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Shallotte home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Shallotte residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Shallotte also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.04% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Shallotte include German, English, Irish, Italian, and Scots-Irish.

The most common language spoken in Shallotte is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.

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