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Wade is a town in Cumberland County, in the Fayetteville metro area.
The community was named for N.G. Wade, landowner who granted right-of-way to the railroad
The latitude of Wade is 35.162N. The longitude is -78.736W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 138 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 510.
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9% of Wade residents report German ancestry, and 3% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wade ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wade was $13,933, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Wade residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Wade, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $289. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $675.
Cumberland County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wade political report.
The average commute time for Wade workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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