Delway, North Carolina

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Population in 2010: 203. Population change since 2000: -24.8%
Males: 97  (48.1%)
Females: 106  (51.9%)
Median resident age:  71.7 years
North Carolina median age:  38.7 years

Zip codes: 28453, 28458.

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Estimated median household income in 2016: $44,263 (it was $36,538 in 2000)
Delway:

$44,263
NC:

$50,584

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $32,353 (it was $11,268 in 2000)

Delway CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $67,736 (it was $48,600 in 2000)
Delway:

$67,736
NC:

$165,400

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $177,520; Detached houses: $175,109
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  • Races in Delway, NC (2010)

    Delway races chart
    • 10049.3%White alone
    • 5326.1%Black alone
    • 5024.6%Hispanic

Races in Delway detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Delway: 78.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Scottish (95.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 129 feet

Land area: 9.64 square miles.

Population density: 21 people per square mile   (very low).

Delway,NC real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Delway:

  • High school or higher: 76.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Delway CDP:

  • Never married: 49.9%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 26.8%
  • Divorced: 23.4%

81 residents are foreign born (30.0% Latin America).

This place:

30.0%
North Carolina:

5.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Delway CDP:  1.1% ($555)
North Carolina:  0.9% ($826)
Delway satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, NC (42.7 miles , pop. 121,015).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (73.5 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (396.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Harrells, NC (2.4 miles) , Ingold, NC (2.6 miles ), Garland, NC (3.1 miles ), Magnolia, NC (3.4 miles ), Rose Hill, NC (3.4 miles ), Turkey, NC (3.6 miles ), Teachey, NC (3.6 miles ), Clinton, NC (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 34.81 N, Longitude: 78.23 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 910

Delway household income distribution Delway home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.5%
North Carolina:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Work and jobs in Delway: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Delway, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Delway-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 9% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.6 miles away from the Delway place center killed 3 people and injured 149 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1957, a category F4 tornado 18.0 miles away from the place center killed 4 people and injured 70 people.

Earthquake activity:

Delway-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 171.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 251.6 miles away from Delway center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 162.8 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 192.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 193.2 miles away from Delway center
On 8/6/1994 at 19:54:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.6 LG, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 85.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sampson County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 11, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Flood: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Delway topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Delway:

  • BMA OF CLINTON INC (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; CLINTON, NC)
  • SOUTHWOOD NURSING AND RETIREME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CLINTON, NC)
  • MARY GRAN NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CLINTON, NC)
  • SKILL CREATIONS OF CLINTON (Hospital, about 15 miles away; CLINTON, NC)
  • SAMPSON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; CLINTON, NC)
  • SAMPSON HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; CLINTON, NC)
  • BRIAN CTR HLTH AND REHABILITATIO (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; WALLACE, NC)

Amtrak station near Delway:

  • 15 miles: WALLACE (600 N. NORWOOD ST.) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Delway:

  • Mount Olive College (about 29 miles; Mount Olive, NC; Full-time enrollment: 3,097)
  • Fayetteville State University (about 42 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 5,297)
  • Cape Fear Community College (about 43 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 8,372)
  • Methodist University (about 43 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,313)
  • Fayetteville Technical Community College (about 44 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 10,114)
  • Wayne Community College (about 45 miles; Goldsboro, NC; FT enrollment: 3,174)
  • Miller-Motte College-Wilmington (about 46 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 2,395)

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Churches in Delway include: Mount Zion Church (A), Evergreen Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Benton Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Red Hill Branch (A), Shade Branch (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Sampson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 58.1. This is better than average.

City:

58.1
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2003 was 28.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 12.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.8
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 51.0%
(32.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  57.3%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.1%
Whole state:  5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
North Carolina average:

12.0

Delway travel time to work - commute Delway mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Delway CDP (based on Sampson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant23,212130
Mainline Protestant5,68046
Catholic3,4853
Black Protestant2,89725
Other3663
None27,791-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
Sampson County:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Sampson County:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 42
Sampson County:

6.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
Here:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.7%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Sampson County:

31.6%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

24.0%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Delway:

44.6%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

41.0%
State:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Delway:

29.6
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.4%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.1%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.2%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Delway:

50.6%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Delway:

84.6%
State:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Delway, NC Residents

5.04% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,727 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.04%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cumberland County, NC  0.67% ($29,415 average AGI)
from Duplin County, NC  0.61% ($25,719)
from Harnett County, NC  0.44% ($24,688)


5.55% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,765 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.55%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Duplin County, NC  0.93% ($26,153 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, NC  0.69% ($29,864)
to Harnett County, NC  0.50% ($25,783)

Strongest AM radio stations in Delway:

  • WCLN (1170 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CLINTON, NC; Owner: BROADCASTING GOOD NEWS, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WDJS (1430 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT OLIVE, NC; Owner: MOUNT OLIVE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRRZ (880 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CLINTON, NC; Owner: WRRZ RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSMO (1120 AM; 20 kW; CAMP LEJEUNE, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WCKB (780 AM; 7 kW; DUNN, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WBLA (1440 AM; 5 kW; ELIZABETHTOWN, NC; Owner: SOUND BUSINESS OF ELIZABETHTOWN, INC)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WMYT (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CAROLINA BEACH, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPYB (1130 AM; daytime; 7 kW; BENSON, NC; Owner: BENSON-DUNN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSTK (910 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAAV (980 AM; 5 kW; LELAND, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Delway:

  • WKXB (99.9 FM; BURGAW, NC; Owner: SEA-COMM, INC.)
  • WHQR (91.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FRIENDS OF PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WZFX (99.1 FM; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRNS-FM (95.1 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WZKB (94.3 FM; WALLACE, NC; Owner: JG & J BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMNX (97.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYMY (96.9 FM; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WQSM (98.1 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCLN-FM (107.3 FM; CLINTON, NC; Owner: CHRISTIAN LISTENING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRCQ (103.5 FM; DUNN, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGQR (105.7 FM; ELIZABETHTOWN, NC; Owner: SOUND BUSINESS OF ELIZABETHTOWN, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Delway:

  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WITN-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: WITN LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WUNJ-TV (Channel 39; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WTVD (Channel 11; DURHAM, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRAL-TV (Channel 5; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNCT-TV (Channel 9; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCTI-TV (Channel 12; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUNM-TV (Channel 19; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSFX-TV (Channel 26; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN MEDIA HOLDINGS, INC.)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 1.2 Mi Ese Off Of Sr 1947 (Lat: 34.790167 Lon: -78.191667), Structure height: 127 m, Call Sign: WPEW758
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.480 MHzGrant Date: 05/10/1999, Expiration Date: 05/16/2009, Cancellation Date: 07/04/2009Registrant: National Network Communications Inc, Princeton, NC 27569, Phone: (800) 800-2744
  • 1/2 Mile Wsw Of Delway (Lat: 34.792389 Lon: -78.195278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 127 m, Overall height: 130 m, Call Sign: WPFQ403
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.800 MHzGrant Date: 09/21/1999, Expiration Date: 09/21/2009, Cancellation Date: 05/11/2004, Certifier: Kenneth GoldsteinRegistrant: Venable LLP, 575 7th Street Nw, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 344-4653, Fax: (202) 344-8300, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STATION, 3.5 Mi E Of Us 421 & 3.8 Mi Ne Of (Lat: 34.849333 Lon: -78.180250), Overall height: 67.1 m, Call Sign: WNEO844
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.762 MHz, 952.762 MHzGrant Date: 03/21/2002, Expiration Date: 02/19/2012, Cancellation Date: 04/21/2012Registrant: Four County Emc, 1822 Nc 53 West, Burgaw, NC 28425, Phone: (910) 259-1811, Fax: (910) 259-1817, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (53%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (47%)

Delway compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Delway on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 100 most racially diverse cities"
  • #11 (28458) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scottish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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