Lucama, North Carolina Population 2020

1,141

Lucama is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 1,141, it is the 322nd largest city in North Carolina and the 9798th largest city in the United States. Lucama is currently growing at a rate of 0.44% annually and its population has increased by 2.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,108 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Lucama has a population density of 1,840 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lucama is $37,946 with a poverty rate of 39.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $739 per month, and the median house value is $74,700. The median age in Lucama is 31.6 years, 29.9 years for males, and 33.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 110.2 males.

Lucama Demographics

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

  • White: 54.67%
  • Other race: 25.92%
  • Black or African American: 16.42%
  • Two or more races: 2.67%
  • Native American: 0.33%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lucama, North Carolina is 1,141, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,131.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,108.

Lucama, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White65654.67%
Some Other Race31125.92%
Black or African American19716.42%
Two or More Races322.67%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.33%

Lucama Population Pyramid 2020

Lucama Median Age

31.6


Total

29.9


Male

33.2


Female

Lucama Adults

There are 873 adults, (153 of whom are seniors) in Lucama.

Lucama Age Dependency

66.7

Age Dependency Ratio

21.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Lucama Sex Ratio

Female

571

47.58%

Male

629

52.42%

Lucama Households and Families

Lucama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lucama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female93.2%6.8%
Married72%28%
All62.3%37.7%
Non Family52%48%
Male29.6%70.4%

62.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3982.9962.3
Married1753.7372
Non Family1251.3352
Male543.9329.6
Female443.6193.2

3.36

Average Family Size

2.99

Average Household Size

9.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lucama Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade19727.17%
9th to 12th Grade9412.97%
High School Graduate25134.62%
Some College11515.86%
Associates Degree253.45%
Bachelors Degree294.00%
Graduate Degree141.93%

Lucama Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White36226421
Hispanic22556
Other Race19449
Black13411022
Native American44

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 16.42%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$17,652$18,520$16,250
Less Than High School$13,403$13,403$
High School Grad$19,500$22,188$15,625
Some College$16,172$47,708$14,583
Bachelors Degree$38,125$31,250$
Graduate Degree$$$

$17,652

Average Earnings

$18,520

Average Male

$16,250

Average Female

Lucama Language

Lucama Language by Age

Lucama Language

70.50% of Lucama residents speak only English, while 29.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 29.50% of the population.

Lucama Poverty

Lucama Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic40422756.19%
Other30614647.71%
White54012422.96%
Black1917539.27%
Multiple3232100.00%

39.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

35.54%

Male Poverty Rate

43.12%

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 White, with 22.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 24.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 39.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.68%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.14%
Some College33.09%
High School21.20%
Bachelors or Greater16.67%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed80.77%
Male Employed30.32%
Female Employed21.05%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Lucama Income

Lucama Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,065$37,946
Families$34,922$38,846
Married Families$46,932-
Non Families$25,893$30,320

Lucama Marital Status

Lucama Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.8%

Male Marriage Rate

44.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Lucama Married by Age and Sex

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

Lucama Veterans

62

Number of Veterans

59

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam20
Second Gulf War8
First Gulf War7
World War II
Korea
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7429
35 to 5422
55 to 646
18 to 345
75+
Name Veterans % of Total
White5410.78%
Black85.19%

$Lucama Veterans by Education

11.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lucama Employment Status

60%

Labor Force Participation

54.2%

Employment Rate

9.8%

Unemployment Rate

Lucama Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

69.67%

Born in North Carolina

79.92%

Native Born

20.08%

Foreign Born

20.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

79.92% of Lucama residents were born in the United States, with 69.67% having been born in North Carolina. 20.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,14150.44%
20191,13650.44%
20181,131-6-0.53%
20171,13750.44%
20161,132-1-0.09%
20151,1330.00%
20141,133-1-0.09%
20131,134-4-0.35%
20121,13860.53%
20111,132-3-0.26%
20101,1350.00%