Laurinburg, North Carolina Population 2022

15,035
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Laurinburg is a city located in Scotland County North Carolina. Laurinburg has a 2020 population of 15,035. Laurinburg is currently growing at a rate of 0.07% annually but its population has decreased by -5.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,903 in 2010.

The average household income in Laurinburg is $46,861 with a poverty rate of 33.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $693 per month, and the median house value is $103,200. The median age in Laurinburg is 38 years, 36.4 years for males, and 39 years for females.

Laurinburg Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Laurinburgwas:

  • Black or African American: 48.92%
  • White: 38.38%
  • Native American: 6.86%
  • Other race: 2.49%
  • Two or more races: 1.80%
  • Asian: 1.55%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Laurinburg, North Carolina is 15,035 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 15,035.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,903.

Laurinburg, North Carolina Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202134,967720.21%
202034,895720.21%
201934,823720.21%
201834,751-423-1.22%
201735,174-135-0.38%
201635,309-12-0.03%
201535,321-335-0.95%
201435,656-255-0.72%
201335,911-182-0.51%
201236,093-182-0.50%
201136,2752130.59%
201036,0620.00%

Laurinburg Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American7,39648.92%
White5,80338.38%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,0376.86%
Some Other Race3762.49%
Two or More Races2721.80%
Asian2351.55%
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Laurinburg Population by Race

Laurinburg Population Pyramid $2022

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Laurinburg Median Age

38


Total

36.4


Male

39


Female

Laurinburg Adults

There are 11,324 adults, (2,757 of whom are seniors) in Laurinburg.

Laurinburg Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Laurinburg Sex Ratio

Female

8,119

53.70%

Male

7,000

46.30%

Laurinburg Population by Age

Laurinburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Laurinburg Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female26.9%73.1%
Non Family35.3%64.7%
Male38.5%61.5%
All46.4%53.6%
Married74.6%25.4%

46.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Laurinburg Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,7122.4946.4
Non Family2,1681.2135.3
Married1,8833.1274.6
Female1,3993.5426.9
Male2622.9938.5

3.19

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

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Laurinburg Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5155.25%
9th to 12th Grade1,18812.11%
High School Graduate3,09931.60%
Some College2,13421.76%
Associates Degree8748.91%
Bachelors Degree1,22912.53%
Graduate Degree7697.84%
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Laurinburg Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Laurinburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black4,3653,464498
White4,2853,8161,315
Native American61741373
Hispanic23418028
Other Race18414640
2+ Races16012430
Asian1359642

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.05%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 31.11%.

Laurinburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,547$36,646$24,178
Less Than 9th Grade$22,400$30,662$16,767
High School Graduate$27,145$31,590$20,720
Some College$24,779$36,000$19,310
Bachelors Degree$40,409$46,111$36,440
Graduate Degree$51,297$62,813$46,131

$30,547

Average Earnings

$36,646

Average Male

$24,178

Average Female

Laurinburg Earnings by Educational Attainment

Laurinburg Language by Age

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Laurinburg Language

95.67% of Laurinburg residents speak only English, while 4.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.02% of the population.

Laurinburg Language

Laurinburg Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black7,0203,38548.22%
White5,28584215.93%
Native1,00835234.92%
Multiple24812851.61%
Other89NaN%
Hispanic4088821.57%

33.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.49%

Male Poverty Rate

37.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Laurinburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Laurinburg is Multiple, with 51.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Laurinburg is Hispanic, with 21.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.08%.

Laurinburg Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.31%
High School32.36%
Some College21.50%
Bachelors or Greater6.88%

Laurinburg Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed64.66%
Male Unemployed51.74%
Female Employed21.40%
Male Employed6.86%

Laurinburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Laurinburg Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$30,862$46,861
Families$41,731$54,591
Married Families$73,237-
Non Families$20,833$32,610
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Income by Household Type

Laurinburg Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

33.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.7%

Male Marriage Rate

30.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Laurinburg Married by Age and Sex

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Laurinburg Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Laurinburg Marital Status by Race

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Laurinburg Marital Status

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925

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam323
First Gulf War216
Second Gulf War138
Korea85
World War II34

Laurinburg Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64246
65 to 74227
75+220
35 to 54151
18 to 3481

Laurinburg Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White52110.70%
Black3857.51%
2+ Races104.90%
Native American91.26%

Laurinburg Veterans by Race

Laurinburg Veterans by Education

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1.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Laurinburg Veterans by Education

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49.7%

Labor Force Participation

42.4%

Employment Rate

14.6%

Unemployment Rate

Laurinburg Employment by Age

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Laurinburg Employment by Race

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Laurinburg Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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71.01%

Born in Laurinburg

97.00%

Native Born

3.00%

Foreign Born

1.47%

Non Citizen

1.53%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.00% of Laurinburg residents were born in the United States, with 71.01% having been born in North Carolina. 1.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Laurinburg Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202215,035110.07%
202115,024110.07%
202015,013110.07%
201915,002110.07%
201814,991-205-1.35%
201715,196-98-0.64%
201615,294640.42%
201515,230-171-1.11%
201415,401-198-1.27%
201315,599-34-0.22%
201215,633-164-1.04%
201115,797-106-0.67%
201015,903290.02%
200015,8744,2313.15%
199011,6431630.14%
198011,4802,6212.63%
19708,8596170.72%
19608,2421,1081.45%
19507,1341,4492.30%
19405,6852,3735.55%
19303,3126692.28%
19202,6430.00%

Laurinburg Population by Year