Robeson County, North Carolina Population 2018

Robeson County, North Carolina's estimated population is 132,606 with a growth rate of -1.46% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Robeson County, North Carolina is the 23rd largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017132,606-1,970-1.46%
2016134,5761,0620.80%
2016133,514-1,048-0.78%
2015134,562-473-0.35%
2014135,035-182-0.13%
2013135,217-467-0.34%
2012135,6844630.34%
2011135,2217170.53%
2010134,50429,32527.88%
1990105,1793,5693.51%
1980101,61016,76819.76%
197084,842-4,260-4.78%
196089,1021,3331.52%
195087,76910,90914.19%
194076,86010,34815.56%
193066,51211,83821.65%
192054,6742,7295.25%
191051,94511,57428.67%
190040,3718,88828.23%
189031,4837,60331.84%
188023,8807,61846.85%
187016,2627734.99%
186015,4892,66320.76%
185012,8262,45623.68%
184010,3709379.93%
18309,4331,22914.98%
18208,2046768.98%
18107,52868910.07%
18006,8391,51328.41%
17905,3260.00%

Robeson County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
American Indian and Alaska Native52,120
White39,500
Black or African American32,599
Some Other Race6,261
Two or More Races3,034
Asian948
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander114

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Robeson County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Robeson County, North Carolina Median Age

35.6


Total

34.1


Male

36.9


Female

Robeson County, North Carolina Adults

There are 99,586 adults, (17,495 of which are seniors) in Robeson County, North Carolina.

Robeson County, North Carolina Age Dependency

63.9

Age Dependency Ratio

21.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Robeson County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

69,665

51.77%

Male

64,911

48.23%

Robeson County, North Carolina Households and Families

Robeson County, North Carolina Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Robeson County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81%19%
All64%36%
Male61%39%
Non Family54.1%45.9%
Female48.4%51.6%

64.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Robeson County, North Carolina Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All45,9142.8664
Married18,3113.3981
Non Family14,3371.2354.1
Female10,3973.8848.4
Male2,8693.9561

3.48

Average Family Size

2.86

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Robeson County, North Carolina Households

Robeson County, North Carolina Education

Robeson County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7,4178.71%
9th to 12th Grade12,69414.90%
High School Graduate29,33834.45%
Some College17,75820.85%
Associates Degree7,2058.46%
Bachelors Degree7,5458.86%
Graduate Degree3,2113.77%

Robeson County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Native American32,74024,0573,941
White25,90921,9584,413
Black19,99915,9331,770
Hispanic4,9051,868237
Other Race2,890914135
Multiple Races1,091810149
Asian536447234
Islander8148

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 84.75%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 43.66%.

Robeson County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,843$30,833$24,124
Less Than High School$19,436$21,472$15,600
High School Grad$25,249$30,017$20,350
Some College$26,379$31,960$23,915
Bachelors Degree$37,194$46,292$34,680
Graduate Degree$46,406$51,836$40,938

$26,843

Average Earnings

$30,833

Average Male

$24,124

Average Female

Robeson County, North Carolina Language

Robeson County, North Carolina Language by Age

Robeson County, North Carolina Language

91.93% of Robeson County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 8.07% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.77% of the population.

Robeson County, North Carolina Poverty

Robeson County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native51,66516,23931.43%
Black31,32511,59337.01%
White33,6146,45819.21%
Hispanic10,9254,77243.68%
Other6,1362,67243.55%
Multiple2,8821,07237.20%
Asian90124627.30%
Islander1138070.80%

30.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.09%

Male Poverty Rate

32.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Robeson County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Robeson County, North Carolina is Islander, with 70.80% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Robeson County, North Carolina is White, with 19.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.50%.

Robeson County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.66%
High School24.74%
Some College20.46%
Bachelors or Greater6.51%

Robeson County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed52.61%
Male Unemployed48.33%
Female Employed14.82%
Male Employed10.40%

Robeson County, North Carolina Income

Robeson County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,298$43,949
Families$37,897$50,302
Married Families$53,297$63,524
Non Families$16,724$26,899

Robeson County, North Carolina Marital Status

Robeson County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

38.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.0%

Male Marriage Rate

36.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Robeson County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Robeson County, North Carolina Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Robeson County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Robeson County, North Carolina Veterans

Robeson County, North Carolina Veterans by War

7,119

Number of Veterans

6,395

Male Veterans

724

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,623
First Gulf War1,697
Second Gulf War951
Korea401
World War II212

Robeson County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 542,153
65 to 741,726
55 to 641,703
75+1,020
18 to 34517

Robeson County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,8609.08%
Indian2,0555.37%
Black1,9167.93%
2 or More19612.63%
Hispanic791.33%
Other531.56%
Asian395.97%

Robeson County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

14.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Robeson County, North Carolina Employment Status

Robeson County, North Carolina Employment by Age

52%

Labor Force Participation

46.3%

Employment Rate

10.8%

Unemployment Rate

Robeson County, North Carolina Employment by Race

Robeson County, North Carolina Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Robeson County, North Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Lumberton2154821499-49-0.23%
Red Springs 34213419-2-0.06%
Pembroke29733009361.21%
Fairmont26632678150.56%
Maxton 2429243450.21%
St. Pauls2402240310.04%
Rowland1037104250.48%
Parkton43543720.46%
Rennert383376-7-1.83%
Marietta17517610.57%
Proctorville11712032.56%
McDonald11311300.00%
Lumber Bridge929200.00%
Orrum919100.00%
Raynham727200.00%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990