Godwin, North Carolina

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Population in 2019: 143 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +27.7%
Males: 86  (60.2%)
Females: 57  (39.8%)
Median resident age:

53.1 years
North Carolina median age:

39.1 years

Zip code: 28344

Estimated median household income in 2019: $48,761 (it was $41,250 in 2000)
Godwin:

$48,761
NC:

$57,341

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $32,358 (it was $14,943 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $126,293 (it was $73,300 in 2000)
Godwin:

$126,293
NC:

$193,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $145,293; detached houses: $160,908; mobile homes: $96,397

Median gross rent in 2019: $828.

March 2019 cost of living index in Godwin: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 15.1%
(2.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.7% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Godwin, NC (2019)
    • 4649.5%White alone
    • 4144.1%Black alone
    • 44.3%Hispanic
    • 11.1%Two or more races



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Godwin, North Carolina as of September 28, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Godwin is 14 to 1.


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Latest news from Godwin, NC collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: American (9.2%), English (7.7%), German (3.1%), Scottish (3.1%), Eastern European (1.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 155 feet

Land area: 0.25 square miles.

Population density: 575 people per square mile   (low).

Godwin, North Carolina map

1 resident is foreign born

This town:

1.1%
North Carolina:

8.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,604 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,829 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, NC (17.0 miles , pop. 121,015).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (41.6 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (383.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Falcon, NC (1.6 miles ),
Linden, NC (2.1 miles),
Wade, NC (2.2 miles ),
Plain View, NC (2.6 miles ),
Erwin, NC (2.7 miles ),
Dunn, NC (2.7 miles ),
Bunnlevel, NC (2.9 miles ),
Eastover, NC (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 35.22 N, Longitude: 78.68 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 910

Distribution of median household income in Godwin, NC in 2019
Distribution of house value in Godwin, NC in 2019

Property values in Godwin, NC

Godwin satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

8.4%
North Carolina:

6.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +35 (+45.5%).

Average climate in Godwin, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Godwin, North Carolina average temperatures Godwin, North Carolina average precipitation Godwin, North Carolina humidity Godwin, North Carolina wind speed Godwin, North Carolina snowfall Godwin, North Carolina sunshine Godwin, North Carolina clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 60.7. This is better than average.

City:

60.7
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.362. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.362
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.40. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.40
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Godwin-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 11% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/8/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.1 miles away from the Godwin town center killed 4 people and injured 70 people.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 tornado 22.9 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 395 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Godwin-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above North Carolina state average. It is 53% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 190.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 160.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 181.0 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 236.1 miles away from Godwin center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 169.5 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 179.7 miles away from Godwin center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cumberland County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Godwin topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Godwin:

  • CORNERSTONE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; DUNN, NC)
  • HARNETT WOODS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; DUNN, NC)
  • DUNN KIDNEY CENTER INC (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; DUNN, NC)
  • BETSY JOHNSON REGIONAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; DUNN, NC)
  • ERWIN AVENUE HOME (Hospital, about 8 miles away; ERWIN, NC)
  • ERWIN #2 (Hospital, about 8 miles away; ERWIN, NC)
  • BLESSED HEALTH AND REHAB OF DUNN, LLC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; DUNN, NC)

Amtrak station near Godwin:

  • 17 miles: FAYETTEVILLE (472 HAY ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Godwin:

  • Methodist University (about 13 miles; Fayetteville, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,313)
  • Campbell University (about 14 miles; Buies Creek, NC; FT enrollment: 5,127)
  • Fayetteville State University (about 16 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 5,297)
  • Fayetteville Technical Community College (about 18 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 10,114)
  • Johnston Community College (about 28 miles; Smithfield, NC; FT enrollment: 3,657)
  • Wake Technical Community College (about 30 miles; Raleigh, NC; FT enrollment: 16,265)
  • Central Carolina Community College (about 32 miles; Sanford, NC; FT enrollment: 3,675)

Points of interest:

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Cumberland County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.6 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

77.8%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

3.7%
Whole state:

5.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Godwin:

Marital status in Godwin, NC
  • Never married: 31.3%
  • Now married: 56.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 4.5%

For population 25 years and over in Godwin:

  • High school or higher: 93.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
North Carolina average:

11.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Godwin, NC (based on Cumberland County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant91,229291
Mainline Protestant26,95674
Black Protestant14,70146
Catholic8,9267
Other6,16520
Orthodox4402
None171,014-
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: 48
Here:

1.55 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Here:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Cumberland County:

0.42 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 149
This county:

4.82 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 177
Cumberland County:

5.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.4%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

31.1%
North Carolina:

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

7.6%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Godwin:

48.4%
North Carolina:

48.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.7%
North Carolina:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Godwin:

30.2
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Godwin:

22.6%
State:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

17.9%
North Carolina:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Godwin:

6.8
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

41.1%
North Carolina:

33.7%

General health condition:
Here:

53.3%
North Carolina:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.4%
North Carolina:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Godwin, NC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 0$0 3$634
Financial Administration 0$0 3$1,111
Totals for Government 0$0 6$1,745

Godwin government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $31,000 ($216.78)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $70,000 ($489.51)
    Financial Administration: $26,000 ($181.82)
    Central Staff Services: $10,000 ($69.93)
    Local Fire Protection: $9,000 ($62.94)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($48.95)

Godwin government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $14,000 ($97.90)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $79,000 ($552.45)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $14,000 ($97.90)
    Highways: $4,000 ($27.97)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $21,000 ($146.85)
    Property: $21,000 ($146.85)

11.69% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,569 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.69%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

0.58% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,223 average AGI)
Cumberland County:

0.58%
North Carolina average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Harnett County, NC  0.63% ($36,840 average AGI)
from Hoke County, NC  0.57% ($35,097)
from Robeson County, NC  0.41% ($28,912)


12.14% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,239 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.14%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

0.67% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,524 average AGI)
Cumberland County:

0.67%
North Carolina average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Harnett County, NC  0.80% ($40,721 average AGI)
to Hoke County, NC  0.73% ($38,580)
to Wake County, NC  0.44% ($48,344)

Businesses in Godwin, NC

  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Godwin:

  • WCKB (780 AM; 7 kW; DUNN, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPYB (1130 AM; daytime; 7 kW; BENSON, NC; Owner: BENSON-DUNN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WLLN (1370 AM; 5 kW; LILLINGTON, NC; Owner: ESTUARDO VALDEMAR RODRIGUEZ)
  • WIDU (1600 AM; 5 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: W I D U BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WCLN (1170 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CLINTON, NC; Owner: BROADCASTING GOOD NEWS, INC.)
  • WRBZ (850 AM; 10 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: ALCHEMY COMMUNICATIONS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP #1)
  • WETC (540 AM; 8 kW; WENDELL-ZEBULON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA REGIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEEB (990 AM; 10 kW; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: PINEHURST BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WDJS (1430 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT OLIVE, NC; Owner: MOUNT OLIVE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Godwin:

  • WCLN-FM (107.3 FM; CLINTON, NC; Owner: CHRISTIAN LISTENING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCCE (90.1 FM; BUIES CREEK, NC; Owner: CAMPBELL UNIVERSITY, INCORPORATED)
  • WQSM (98.1 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRCQ (103.5 FM; DUNN, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRAL (101.5 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAL-FM, INC.)
  • WQDR (94.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WUAW (88.3 FM; ERWIN, NC; Owner: CENTRAL CAROLINA COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WBBB (96.1 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WYMY (96.9 FM; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WZFX (99.1 FM; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRDU (106.1 FM; WILSON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFSS (91.9 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: FAYETTEVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKML (95.7 FM; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: WKML LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFLB (96.5 FM; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: WFLB LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRSN (93.9 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNNL (103.9 FM; FUQUAY-VARINA, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCCG (104.5 FM; HOPE MILLS, NC; Owner: DR. JAMES E. CARSON)

TV broadcast stations around Godwin:

  • WTVD (Channel 11; DURHAM, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRAL-TV (Channel 5; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WUVC (Channel 40; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPITAL BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRDC (Channel 28; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RALEIGH (WRDC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WLFL (Channel 22; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WLFL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)
  • W66DF (Channel 66; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WRAY-TV (Channel 30; WILSON, NC; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • WUNU (Channel 31; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WACN-LP (Channel 34; APEX, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WFPX (Channel 62; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W19CA (Channel 19; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: PACIFIC MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 26ft / 7.6mTotal length
  • 49,660Total average daily traffic
  • 10,996Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,320Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Godwin)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • NA I95 N REV, 5953 Mc Collum Lane (Lat: 35.185083 Lon: -78.694028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 92 m, Overall height: 95.7 m, Call Sign: WQNG867,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11365.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/02/2011, Expiration Date: 02/02/2021, Cancellation Date: 04/10/2021, Certifier: Christopher L Harris, Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Road Suite 200 E, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Godwin)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$68,320
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0026.00

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 29. The highest number of fire incidents - 50 took place in 2007, and the least - 3 in 2004. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Godwin, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (46.1%), and Structure Fires (37.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Godwin, NC
    • 20046.1%Outside Fires
    • 16137.1%Structure Fires
    • 4410.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 296.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Godwin, NC
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Godwin, NC
  • 76.9%Electricity
  • 23.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Godwin, NC
  • 84.2%Electricity
  • 15.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Godwin compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
There is 1 pilot and 1 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Stanley K. Hall (5)

Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2021.