Delco, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Delco, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Delco Census Designated Place had a population of 338 as of July 1, 2017. Delco 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 Delco is located at latitude 34.3188 and longitude -78.2267 in Columbus County. The formal boundaries for the Delco Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Columbus County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 46 feet.

The Delco Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628621) 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 Delco Census Designated Place is located within Township of Ransom, a minor civil division (MCD) of Columbus County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Delco population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Delco: Brinkly, Pershing.

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Delco, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 338
Daytime Population: Workers 138
Daytime Population: Residents 194
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 332
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 338
Population in Familes 284
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 224
Diversity Index3 65


Median Household Income $45,338
Average Household Income $54,701
Per Capita Income $21,132


Total Housing Units 159 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 110 (69.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 30 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $96,711
Average Home Value $114,450


Total Households 140
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 98
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.4% -0.54%
Households -0.29% -0.58%
Families -0.28% -0.62%
Median Household Income   -0.06%
Per Capita Income   1.25%

Delco, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Delco to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 624 16th
Population Density # 629 15th
Diversity Index # 107 86th
Median Household Income # 280 62nd
Per Capita Income # 454 39th

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