Lucama, North Carolina Population 2021

1,170
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Lucama is a city located in Wilson County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 1,170, it is the 318th largest city in North Carolina and the 9686th largest city in the United States . Lucama is currently growing at a rate of 0.78% annually and its population has increased by 5.60% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,108 in 2010. Lucama reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Lucama has a population density of 1,886 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lucama is $41,420 with a poverty rate of 31.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $787 per month, and the median house value is $76,000. 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: 56.24%
  • Black or African American: 22.09%
  • Other race: 18.55%
  • Two or more races: 2.61%
  • Native American: 0.51%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lucama, North Carolina is 1,170 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,152.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,108.

Lucama, North Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White66756.24%
Black or African American26222.09%
Some Other Race22018.55%
Two or More Races312.61%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.51%
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Lucama Population by Race

Lucama Population Pyramid $2021

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Lucama Median Age

39.1


Total

39.5


Male

38.8


Female

Lucama Adults

There are 884 adults, (183 of whom are seniors) in Lucama.

Lucama Age Dependency

69.2

Age Dependency Ratio

26.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Lucama Sex Ratio

Female

572

48.23%

Male

614

51.77%

Lucama Population by Age

Lucama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lucama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male51.4%48.6%
Non Family59.3%40.7%
All65.3%34.7%
Married69.9%30.1%
Female75%25%

65.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lucama Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4042.9165.3
Married1863.869.9
Non Family1351.2559.3
Female483.7975
Male353.3751.4

3.44

Average Family Size

2.91

Average Household Size

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Lucama Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade16021.95%
9th to 12th Grade13418.38%
High School Graduate24934.16%
Some College9813.44%
Associates Degree304.12%
Bachelors Degree314.25%
Graduate Degree273.70%
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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
White37026833
Hispanic20144
Black15211725
Other Race13136
Native American66

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 16.45%.

Lucama Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$20,270$20,438$17,321
Less Than 9th Grade$14,938$15,469$
High School Graduate$20,909$21,932$12,500
Some College$31,250$49,423$16,458
Bachelors Degree$39,063$31,250$
Graduate Degree$$$63,750

$20,270

Average Earnings

$20,438

Average Male

$17,321

Average Female

Lucama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lucama Language by Age

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Lucama Language

74.30% of Lucama residents speak only English, while 25.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 25.70% of the population.

Lucama Language

Lucama Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White54315829.10%
Hispanic3219930.84%
Black2537529.64%
Other2165324.54%
Multiple3131100.00%

31.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.21%

Male Poverty Rate

33.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lucama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lucama is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lucama is Other, with 24.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 16.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.05%.

Lucama Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.36%
High School25.40%
Some College19.69%
Bachelors or Greater10.53%

Lucama Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed76.60%
Male Employed25.65%
Female Employed9.88%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Lucama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lucama Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$33,654$41,420
Families$36,979$44,135
Married Families$56,250-
Non Families$24,063$30,640
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Income by Household Type

Lucama Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.2%

Male Marriage Rate

46.1%

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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47

Number of Veterans

44

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam11
First Gulf War4
World War II
Korea
Second Gulf War

Lucama Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5421
65 to 7420
55 to 646
75+
18 to 34

Lucama Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White397.13%
Black84.47%

Lucama Veterans by Race

Lucama Veterans by Education

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17.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lucama Veterans by Education

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61.1%

Labor Force Participation

52.8%

Employment Rate

13.5%

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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69.39%

Born in Lucama

81.11%

Native Born

18.89%

Foreign Born

18.80%

Non Citizen

0.08%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

81.11% of Lucama residents were born in the United States, with 69.39% having been born in North Carolina. 18.80% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,17090.78%
20201,16190.78%
20191,15290.79%
20181,143-3-0.26%
20171,14680.70%
20161,138-1-0.09%
20151,13910.09%
20141,1380.00%
20131,138-2-0.18%
20121,14050.44%
20111,135-3-0.26%
20101,1380.00%

Lucama Population by Year