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Delway, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Delway Census Designated Place had a population of 211 as of July 1, 2016. Delway ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Delway is located at latitude 34.8208 and longitude -78.2186 in Sampson County. The formal boundaries for the Delway Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Sampson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 128 feet.

The Delway Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402403) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Delway Census Designated Place is located within Township of Taylors Bridge, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sampson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Delway 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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Delway, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 211
Population in Households 211
Population in Familes 172
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 22
Diversity Index2 79


Total Households 84
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 54
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 103 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 61 (59.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 (18.4%)
Median Home Value $79,412
Average Home Value $100,000


Median Household Income $38,341
Average Household Income $54,135
Per Capita Income $20,821
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.62% 0.47%
Households 0.39% 0.47%
Families 2.25% 0.0%
Median Household Income   4.1%
Per Capita Income   2.21%
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.

Delway, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Delway 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 # 682 8th
Population Density1 # 736 1st
Diversity Index2 # 19 98th
Median Household Income # 420 43rd
Per Capita Income # 420 43rd

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