Robeson County, North Carolina Population 2019

Robeson County, North Carolina's estimated population is 132,590 with a growth rate of -0.60% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Robeson County, North Carolina is the 24th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018131,831-759-0.57%
2017132,590-794-0.60%
2016133,384-1,077-0.80%
2015134,461-484-0.36%
2014134,945-195-0.14%
2013135,140-320-0.24%
2012135,4602840.21%
2011135,1766800.51%
2010134,49629,31727.87%
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 Native52,215
White38,889
Black or African American32,308
Some Other Race6,628
Two or More Races3,195
Asian896
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander56

Robeson County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2019

Robeson County, North Carolina Median Age

35.9


Total

34.5


Male

37.6


Female

Robeson County, North Carolina Adults

There are 99,841 adults, (18,407 of whom are seniors) in Robeson County, North Carolina.

Robeson County, North Carolina Age Dependency

64.8

Age Dependency Ratio

22.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Robeson County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

69,485

51.78%

Male

64,702

48.22%

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
Married82%18%
All64.7%35.3%
Male57.5%42.5%
Non Family54.1%45.9%
Female50.5%49.5%

64.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All46,1632.8464.7
Married18,5233.4382
Non Family14,7841.254.1
Female10,1243.8250.5
Male2,7324.0357.5

3.49

Average Family Size

2.84

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Robeson County, North Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7,2958.52%
9th to 12th Grade12,33214.41%
High School Graduate29,79734.82%
Some College17,81120.81%
Associates Degree7,3868.63%
Bachelors Degree7,6728.96%
Graduate Degree3,2913.85%

Robeson County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Native American33,12624,8564,245
White25,77122,0454,474
Black20,10315,8971,668
Hispanic4,9171,828173
Other Race2,88886384
Multiple Races1,183921127
Asian526453251
Islander562625

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 86.12%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 47.72%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,034$31,683$25,091
Less Than High School$20,891$23,063$16,879
High School Grad$25,772$30,771$20,534
Some College$27,869$34,866$24,839
Bachelors Degree$37,736$45,179$34,782
Graduate Degree$47,800$53,819$42,632

$28,034

Average Earnings

$31,683

Average Male

$25,091

Average Female

Robeson County, North Carolina Language

Robeson County, North Carolina Language by Age

Robeson County, North Carolina Language

92.08% of Robeson County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 7.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.73% of the population.

Robeson County, North Carolina Poverty

Robeson County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native51,93714,96728.82%
Black30,95811,35136.67%
White32,9675,98518.15%
Hispanic11,1974,65341.56%
Other6,5162,87144.06%
Multiple3,10396831.20%
Asian87428432.49%

29.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.44%

Male Poverty Rate

30.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Robeson County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Robeson County, North Carolina is Other, with 44.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Robeson County, North Carolina is White, with 18.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.55%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.62%
High School24.51%
Some College17.75%
Bachelors or Greater5.86%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed51.52%
Male Unemployed46.97%
Female Employed14.04%
Male Employed9.69%

Robeson County, North Carolina Income

Robeson County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,407$46,080
Families$40,536$53,185
Married Families$55,544$66,590
Non Families$17,925$28,004

Robeson County, North Carolina Marital Status

Robeson County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.4%

Male Marriage Rate

37.3%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Robeson County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Robeson County, North Carolina Veterans

7,175

Number of Veterans

6,332

Male Veterans

843

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,535
First Gulf War1,746
Second Gulf War1,098
Korea385
World War II217

Robeson County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,7958.96%
Indian2,1765.63%
Black1,9908.22%
2 or More1388.74%
Hispanic1151.91%
Other310.90%
Hawaiian2544.64%
Asian203.19%

Robeson County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

13.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Robeson County, North Carolina Employment Status

51.2%

Labor Force Participation

46.2%

Employment Rate

9.6%

Unemployment Rate

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%
  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