Delway, NC Profile: Facts & Data


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Delway, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Delway Census Designated Place had a population of 216 as of July 1, 2018. 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, 2018.

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Delway, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 216
Population in Households 216
Population in Familes 177
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 23
Diversity Index2 79


Median Household Income $39,696
Average Household Income $52,505
Per Capita Income $20,457


Total Housing Units 106 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 65 (61.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 (18.9%)
Median Home Value $85,000
Average Home Value $102,344


Total Households 86
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 55
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.76% 0.09%
Households 0.58% 0.23%
Families 1.92% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.23%
Per Capita Income   2.15%

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, 2018 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 # 679 8th
Population Density # 736 1st
Diversity Index # 20 97th
Median Household Income # 461 38th
Per Capita Income # 525 29th

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