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Godwin, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Godwin had a population of 159 as of July 1, 2016. Godwin ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Godwin is located at latitude 35.2095 and longitude -78.6773 in Cumberland County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Godwin (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cumberland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 154 feet.

The Town of Godwin (GNIS ID: 2406581) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Godwin is located within Township of Black River, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cumberland County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Godwin population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Godwin, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 159
Population in Households 155
Population in Familes 127
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 308
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 61
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 42
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 68 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 44 (64.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (25.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $100,000
Average Home Value $131,250


Median Household Income $32,212
Average Household Income $52,171
Per Capita Income $20,705
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.17% 1.7%
Households 1.97% 1.89%
Families 0.0% 1.39%
Median Household Income   -0.24%
Per Capita Income   1.71%
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, 2016 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 Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 702 5th
Population Density1 # 564 24th
Diversity Index2 # 332 55th
Median Household Income # 586 21st
Per Capita Income # 428 42nd

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