Godwin, North Carolina - Basic Facts

Godwin is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Godwin.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Cumberland County at latitude 35.2177 and longitude -78.6814. Cumberland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 154 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Godwin (see map) encompass a land area of 0.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Godwin, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 161
Population in Households 157
Population in Familes 129
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 312
Diversity Index2 49


Total Households 62
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 42
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 67 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 45 (67.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (25.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $143,750
Average Home Value $173,370


Median Household Income $35,806
Average Household Income $48,242
Per Capita Income $18,779
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


Population 3.52% 2.48%
Households 3.3% 2.75%
Families 0.0% 2.71%
Median Household Income   4.86%
Per Capita Income   2.5%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Godwin, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Godwin to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable DescriptionRankPercentile
Total Population # 697 6th
Population Density1 # 562 24th
Diversity Index2 # 338 54th
Median Household Income # 474 36th
Per Capita Income # 478 35th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.