Delway, North Carolina

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Delway, North Carolina
Delway, North Carolina is located in North Carolina
Delway, North Carolina
Delway, North Carolina
Location within the state of North Carolina
Coordinates: 34°48′37″N 78°13′55″W / 34.81028°N 78.23194°W / 34.81028; -78.23194Coordinates: 34°48′37″N 78°13′55″W / 34.81028°N 78.23194°W / 34.81028; -78.23194
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Carolina
 • Total9.6 sq mi (25.0 km2)
 • Land9.6 sq mi (25.0 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
125 ft (38 m)
 • Total270
 • Density28.0/sq mi (10.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code37-16860[1]
GNIS feature ID0984131[2]

Delway is a census-designated place (CDP) in Sampson County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 270 at the 2000 census.


The Dell School Campus was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.[3]


Delway is located at 34°48′37″N 78°13′55″W / 34.81028°N 78.23194°W / 34.81028; -78.23194 (34.810392, -78.231821).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 9.6 square miles (25 km2).9.6 square miles (25.0 km2) of it is land and 0.10% is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 270 people, 88 households, and 66 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 28.0 people per square mile (10.8/km2). There were 101 housing units at an average density of 10.5/sq mi (4.0/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 50.00% White, 21.11% African American, 0.37% Native American, 2.22% Pacific Islander, 25.93% from other races, and 0.37% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 31.48% of the population.

There were 88 households, out of which 44.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.1% were married couples living together, 17.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.9% were non-families. 21.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.07 and the average family size was 3.55.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 33.0% under the age of 18, 14.1% from 18 to 24, 27.0% from 25 to 44, 16.3% from 45 to 64, and 9.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 27 years. For every 100 females, there were 98.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.6 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $36,538, and the median income for a family was $38,000. Males had a median income of $26,000 versus $15,000 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $11,268. About 7.9% of families and 7.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.6% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those 65 or over.


  1. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

Dell School [1][permanent dead link]