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Wade, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Wade had a population of 653 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wade: Averasboro.

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


Total Population 653
Daytime Population: Workers 119
Daytime Population: Residents 366
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 485
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 639
Population in Familes 523
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density2 366
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $34,012
Average Household Income $55,674
Per Capita Income $21,662


Total Housing Units 309 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 190 (61.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 74 (23.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 45 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $120,370
Average Home Value $143,816


Total Households 264
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 180
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 2.24% 1.63%
Households 2.23% 1.68%
Families 2.27% 1.51%
Median Household Income   1.83%
Per Capita Income   3.42%

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, 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 # 510 31st
Population Density # 534 28th
Diversity Index # 319 57th
Median Household Income # 573 23rd
Per Capita Income # 420 43rd

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