Conway, North Carolina

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Conway, North Carolina

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Conway strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in North Carolina):

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Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 8% Conway Affordability of Rents
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 19% Conway Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Conway, North Carolina

Comparing Conway to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in North Carolina (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Age of the Population 9 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 9
Racial Diversity 8 3
Senior Citizens 8 8
Well-Paid Single Women 7 6
Well-Paid Single Men 2 2
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 2 3
Portion of People Married 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 6 4
People in Middle Class or Better 2 2
People Above Poverty 2 2
Median Family Income 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 9
Short Commute Times 7 7
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5
Working at Home 6 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 10
Affordability of Rents 9 10
Housing Recently Built 8 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 4

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Conway Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 41 miles SW of Suffolk, Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 69 miles W of Virginia Beach, Virginia
County Northampton
Standard Zip Codes 27820
Phone Area Codes 252
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.436
Longitude -77.229

Conway Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.2 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 49 F
Apr Temp 44 to 70 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 46 to 71 F
Annual Precip 49.6 inches
Distance 11.1 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 49 F
Apr Temp 45 to 71 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 45.8 inches
Distance 26.1 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 49 F
Apr Temp 44 to 71 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 72 F
Annual Precip 44.3 inches
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Conway Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 734 100%
Male 316 43.1%
Female 418 56.9%
Under 18 180 24.5%
18+ 554 75.5%
65+ 139 18.9%
Median Age 41.6
Average Family Size 2.88
White 481 65.5%
African-American 244 33.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.5%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 5 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.3%

Estimated Conway Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 704
Growth -30
Growth % -4.1%

Conway Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 58.2%
US/American 13.5%
English 12.1%
Irish 11.9%
Scotch-Irish 1.8%
German 1.6%
Scottish 0.4%
Welsh 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Conway 734 $27,386
Jackson 695 $34,000
Murfreesboro 2,045 $43,417
Rich Square 931 $30,000
Seaboard 695 $31,719
Severn 263 $41,458
Woodland 833 $30,804
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Conway High Schools (2004)

Serves 576 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.6

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