Wade, NC Overview

Wade is one of several small towns that have grown up around the leading metropolitan center of Fayetteville.  The community was named for N.G. Wade, landowner who granted right-of-way to the railroad.  Wade provides a small-town setting near major urban amenities. Newcomers will find a friendly community where neighbors know each other, wave hello, and often stop to chat.  Quiet neighborhoods of well-kept older homes along tree-shaded streets are anchored by a scattering of small shops and businesses.  Surrounding these small towns in the countryside leading toward Fayetteville, residential communities, new-home construction, and subdivisions are on the rise.


Population Growth (since 2000)9%
Population Density (ppl / mile)281.00
Household Size (ppl)2.429
Households w/ Children34%

Housing Stability

Annual Residential Turnover0%
5+ Years in Residency15%
Median Year in Residency1.68

Housing Inventory

Wade, NC Housing Inventory 152255315225

Market Overview

33 listings with an estimated median price of $329,900

$0 - 100K2
$100K - 200K10
$200K - 300K2
$300K - 400K9
$400K - 500K8
$600K - 700K2
Property TypeCount
Single Family25
Lots and Land8

(Data as of 5/18/2024)

Population Demographics

The population of the community broken down by age group. The numbers at the top of each bar indicate the number of people in the age bracket below.

Wade, NC Population Demographics

Total: 501


Median Age: 42.95

Climate and Weather

The Temperature chart displays average high and low values for January and July, and is designed to provide an indication of both seasonal and daily temperature variability. The Weather Risk Index indicates the calculated risk of each type of weather event occurring in the future. This risk is based on historical localized storm events and weather patterns. The national average for each type of weather event equals a score of 100, so a score of 200 would represent twice the risk as the national average, and a score of 50 would represent half the risk of the national average.

Temperature (degrees F)

Wade, NC Temperature

Weather Risk

Wade, NC Weather Risk


The Community Educational Index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau's Socioeconomic Status (SES) elements. Factors used in creating the index below are income, educational achievement, and occupation of persons within the selected ZIP code. Since this index is based on the population of an entire Zip code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

Education Climate Index

Wade, NC Education Climate Index

Highest Education Level Attained

Wade, NC Highest Education Level Attained 11534191736388811534191736

Employment and Finance


Wade, NC Workforce

Income by dollar range (Median Income: $40,481)

Wade, NC Income by dollar range 22815132787882221171465211

Fair Market Rents

The Fair Market Rents show average gross rent estimates based on figures provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

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Smoking Ban

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The Crime Index compares the risk or probability of future occurrence of certain types of crime in this community as compared to the national average. The national average for each type of crime equals a score of 1.0, so a score of 2.0 would represent twice the risk as the national average, and a score of 0.50 would represent half the risk of the national average.

Wade, NC Crime

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