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Whispering Pines, North Carolina

Whispering Pines is a village located in Moore County, North Carolina. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 2,090.


\nWhispering Pines is located at 35°15'20" North, 79°22'15" West (35.255583, -79.370890)
1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 9.5 km² (3.7 mi²). 7.8 km² (3.0 mi²) of it is land and 1.7 km² (0.6 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 17.44% water.


\nAs of the
census of 2000, there are 2,090 people, 970 households, and 770 families residing in the village. The population density is 266.3/km² (689.9/mi²). There are 1,054 housing units at an average density of 134.3/km² (347.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the village is 97.89% White, 1.15% African American, 0.24% Native American, 0.33% Asian, 0.10% Pacific Islander, 0.05% from other races, and 0.24% from two or more races. 1.15% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 970 households out of which 14.6% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 76.7% are married couples living together, 2.4% have a female householder with no husband present, and 20.6% are non-families. 19.3% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.3% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.15 and the average family size is 2.43. In the village the population is spread out with 13.0% under the age of 18, 1.5% from 18 to 24, 13.9% from 25 to 44, 25.4% from 45 to 64, and 46.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 63 years. For every 100 females there are 89.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 91.4 males. The median income for a household in the village is $60,035, and the median income for a family is $66,587. Males have a median income of $48,906 versus $33,750 for females. The per capita income for the village is $33,086. 1.2% of the population and 0.5% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 2.0% are under the age of 18 and 1.0% are 65 or older.