Lucama, North Carolina Population 2022

1,179
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Lucama is a city located in Wilson County North Carolina. Lucama has a 2020 population of 1,179. Lucama is currently growing at a rate of 0.77% annually and its population has increased by 3.60% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,138 in 2010.

The average household income in Lucama is $41,420 with a poverty rate of 31.76%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $778 per month, and the median house value is $81,100. The median age in Lucama is 39.1 years, 39.5 years for males, and 38.8 years for females.

Lucama Demographics

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

  • White: 51.03%
  • Black or African American: 28.34%
  • Other race: 19.82%
  • Native American: 0.82%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Lucama, North Carolina is 1,179 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,179.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,138.

Lucama, North Carolina Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White49751.03%
Black or African American27628.34%
American Indian and Alaska Native80.82%
Some Other Race19319.82%
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Lucama Population by Race

Lucama Population Pyramid 2022

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Lucama Median Age

39.9


Total

39.1


Male

42.4


Female

Lucama Adults

There are 715 adults, (169 of whom are seniors) in Lucama.

Lucama Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Lucama Sex Ratio

Female

508

52.16%

Male

466

47.84%

Lucama Population by Age

Lucama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lucama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.8%22.2%
All69.2%30.8%
Non Family64.5%35.5%
Female63.1%36.9%
Male36.8%63.2%

69.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lucama Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3442.869.2
Married1673.177.8
Male194.1136.8
Female653.9163.1
Non Family931.2364.5

3.19

Average Family Size

2.8

Average Household Size

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Lucama Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade10617.38%
9th to 12th Grade11919.51%
High School Graduate20233.11%
Some College11418.69%
Associates Degree142.30%
Bachelors Degree294.75%
Graduate Degree264.26%
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Lucama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lucama Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black15111725
White28022330
Native American88
Other Race10933
Hispanic17137

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 16.56%.

Lucama Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$19,375$21,133$14,875
Less Than 9th Grade$18,021$18,646$
High School Graduate$17,188$21,397$
Some College$15,556$62,885$12,750
Bachelors Degree$58,750$$
Graduate Degree$$$80,156

$19,375

Average Earnings

$21,133

Average Male

$14,875

Average Female

Lucama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lucama Language by Age

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Lucama Language

69.88% of Lucama residents speak only English, while 30.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 30.12% of the population.

Lucama Language

Lucama Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black27311642.49%
Hispanic2988929.87%
White3729826.34%
Other46NaN%

31.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.83%

Male Poverty Rate

35.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lucama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lucama is Black, with 42.49% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 17.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 40.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.05%.

Lucama Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.98%
High School19.90%
Some College29.13%
Bachelors or Greater11.11%

Lucama Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed21.92%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed16.07%
Female Unemployed80.70%

Lucama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lucama Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,667$45,960
Families$34,875$48,078
Married Families$59,135-
Non Families$40,313$35,689
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Income by Household Type

Lucama Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.3%

Male Marriage Rate

49.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Lucama Married by Age and Sex

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Lucama 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 45-54.

Lucama Marital Status by Race

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Lucama Marital Status

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39

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War10
Vietnam8
Korea
World War II

Lucama Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 546
55 to 6412
65 to 7421
75+

Lucama Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White297.34%
Black105.43%

Lucama Veterans by Race

Lucama Veterans by Education

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7.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lucama Veterans by Education

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61.5%

Labor Force Participation

52.6%

Employment Rate

14.6%

Unemployment Rate

Lucama Employment by Age

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Lucama Employment by Race

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Lucama 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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68.99%

Born in Lucama

80.18%

Native Born

19.82%

Foreign Born

19.71%

Non Citizen

0.10%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

80.18% of Lucama residents were born in the United States, with 68.99% having been born in North Carolina. 19.71% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,1380.00%
20111,135-3-0.26%
20121,14050.44%
20131,138-2-0.18%
20141,1380.00%
20151,13910.09%
20161,138-1-0.09%
20171,14680.70%
20181,143-3-0.26%
20191,15290.79%
20201,16190.78%
20211,17090.78%
20221,17990.77%

Lucama Population by Year