Lucama, North Carolina Population 2024

1,050

Lucama is a city located in Wilson County North Carolina. Lucama has a 2024 population of 1,050. Lucama is currently growing at a rate of 0.57% annually and its population has increased by 1.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,039 in 2020.

The average household income in Lucama is $50,502 with a poverty rate of 32.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lucama is 29.7 years, 29.1 years for males, and 34.3 years for females.

Lucama Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lucama was:

  • White: 52.36%
  • Black or African American: 44.14%
  • Other race: 2.36%
  • Two or more races: 1.13%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
0.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,693.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.06% (11)
The current population of Lucama, North Carolina is 1,050 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,039.

Lucama, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White55452.36%
Black or African American46744.14%
Other race252.36%
Two or more races121.13%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lucama Population by Race

Lucama Population Pyramid 2024

Lucama Median Age

29.7

Total

29.1

Male

34.3

Female

Lucama Adults

There are 720 adults, (147 of whom are seniors) in Lucama.

Lucama Age Dependency

84.6

Age Dependency Ratio

25.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

59

Child Dependency Ratio

Lucama Sex Ratio

Female54051.04%
Male51848.96%

Lucama Population by Age

Lucama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3832.7452.247.8
Married1943.4754.145.9
Non Family117064.135.9
Female544.173763
Male181.890100
showing: 5 rows

3.39

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

52.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lucama Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lucama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lucama Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 70%.

Lucama Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$25,117

Average Earnings

$26,211

Average Male

$19,318

Average Female

Lucama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lucama Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lucama Language

86.01% of Lucama residents speak only English, while 13.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.67% of the population.

Lucama Language

Lucama Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black46719842.4%
White4387517.12%
Hispanic1186555.08%
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32.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.34%

Male Poverty Rate

35.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lucama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lucama is Hispanic, with 55.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lucama is White, with 17.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 16.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 44.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.21%.

Lucama Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade44.61%
Some College29.56%
High School25%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Lucama Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed30.13%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed84.91%
Female Employed4.89%
showing: 4 rows

Lucama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lucama Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lucama Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

59.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

68.9%

Male Marriage Rate

52.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Lucama Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lucama Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Lucama Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lucama Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

37

Number of Veterans

34

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

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Lucama Veterans by War

count

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Lucama Veterans by Age

count

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Lucama Veterans by Race

Lucama Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

51.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lucama Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.5%

Labor Force Participation

57.3%

Employment Rate

11.1%

Unemployment Rate

Lucama Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lucama Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lucama Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

76.37%

Born in Lucama

91.59%

Native Born

8.41%

Foreign Born

8.41%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.59% of Lucama residents were born in the United States, with 76.37% having been born in North Carolina. 8.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lucama Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,08060.56%
20281,07460.56%
20271,06860.56%
20261,06260.57%
20251,05660.57%
20241,05060.57%
20231,04460.58%
20221,03860.58%
20211,032-7-0.67%
20201,039-108-9.42%
20191,14770.61%
20181,140-4-0.35%
20171,14460.53%
20161,138
20151,13810.09%
20141,13710.09%
20131,136-4-0.35%
20121,14050.44%
20111,135-3-0.26%
20101,138
showing: 20 rows

Lucama Population by Year