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Wade, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Wade had a population of 661 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Wade is located at latitude 35.1634 and longitude -78.7397 in Cumberland County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Wade (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Cumberland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 138 feet.

The Town of Wade (GNIS ID: 2406811) 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 Wade is located within Township of Eastover, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cumberland County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wade: Averasboro.

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


Total Population 661
Population in Households 645
Population in Familes 529
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density1 370
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 270
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 185
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 317 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 196 (61.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 74 (23.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $108,654
Average Home Value $136,026


Median Household Income $32,619
Average Household Income $52,823
Per Capita Income $20,706
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.81% 1.7%
Households 2.96% 1.86%
Families 3.09% 1.67%
Median Household Income   -0.77%
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.

Wade, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wade 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 # 510 31st
Population Density1 # 530 28th
Diversity Index2 # 318 57th
Median Household Income # 578 22nd
Per Capita Income # 427 42nd

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