Godwin, situated in Cumberland County, is a small town made up of only half of a square mile.
July 3, 2017
The town is named in honor of Isaac William Godwin.
The median resident age in Godwin is 54 years. The median estimated household income is about $34,000 making it about $14,000 less than the North Carolina average. The estimated per capita is about $18,000. The average price for a home in Godwin is about $100,000 (2015) which is $60,000 less than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $650 a month for rent.
The racial makeup of Godwin is 71% White, 27% Black, 1% Two or more races, and 1% other. 92% of the population are high school graduates, with 22% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher. 51% are married, 20% are divorced, 0% are separated, 8% are widowed, leaving 21% that have never been married.
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Godwin belongs to Cumberland County in the south-central part of North Carolina. The County, named after Prince William (Duke of Cumberland), is part of the Fayetteville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area. In 1754, Cumberland County was formed from a part of Bladen County. Cumberland County has a population of 326,000 and its largest city Fayetteville, with a population of 204,000, is the county seat.
Cumberland County borders Harnett, Bladen, Sampson, Robeson, Hoke, and Moore counties.
Cumberland County is made up of 658 square miles. 652 of which is land with the remaining 6 as water.
The population of Godwin, NC is about 140. The population has been steadily increasing since the 1990's.
The elevation of Godwin, NC is 154 feet above sea level.
The zip code for Godwin, NC is 28344.
The area code for Godwin, NC is 910.
Historically speaking Godwin and Cumberland County have voted mostly Republican, with 60% going to Barrack Obama during the 2012 Presidential Election. This represents the trend for the previous four or five elections, barring the 2004 election where George W. Bush took 52% of the vote.
As of 2010, 54% of the population are religiously unafiliated (Nones). About 41% are Protestants with Catholics and other religions making up around 5%.
The unemployment rate for Godwin is about 7% (2015), making it higher than the state average of around 5%. Public administration, transportation, and manufacturing make nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.
The Fayetteville Observer is the primary newspapers that cover the Cumberland County area.