Lumberton, Mississippi Population 2021

2,244
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Lumberton is a city located in Lamar County Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 2,244, it is the 92nd largest city in Mississippi and the 7184th largest city in the United States . Lumberton is currently growing at a rate of 0.58% annually and its population has increased by 7.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,086 in 2010. Lumberton reached it's highest population of 2,244 in 2021. Spanning over 7 miles, Lumberton has a population density of 316 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lumberton is $29,466 with a poverty rate of 47.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $554 per month, and the median house value is $77,400. The median age in Lumberton is 33 years, 31.5 years for males, and 33.5 years for females.

Lumberton Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 54.46%
  • White: 42.72%
  • Two or more races: 2.82%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Lumberton, Mississippi is 2,244 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,205.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,086.

Lumberton, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,02554.46%
White80442.72%
Two or More Races532.82%
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Lumberton Population by Race

Lumberton Population Pyramid $2021

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Lumberton Median Age

33


Total

31.5


Male

33.5


Female

Lumberton Adults

There are 1,298 adults, (249 of whom are seniors) in Lumberton.

Lumberton Age Dependency

79.4

Age Dependency Ratio

23.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

55.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Lumberton Sex Ratio

Female

850

45.16%

Male

1,032

54.84%

Lumberton Population by Age

Lumberton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lumberton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male97.9%2.1%
Married53.8%46.2%
All42.9%57.1%
Non Family34.1%65.9%
Female20.3%79.7%

42.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lumberton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7252.5642.9
Non Family2901.1734.1
Married2603.3753.8
Female1284.0920.3
Male472.4397.9

3.41

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

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Lumberton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade756.13%
9th to 12th Grade806.54%
High School Graduate39532.30%
Some College40332.95%
Associates Degree15913.00%
Bachelors Degree504.09%
Graduate Degree614.99%
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Lumberton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lumberton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black67761735
White54245176
2+ Races4

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 91.14%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 14.02%.

Lumberton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$20,653$22,083$18,693
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$18,051$20,474$13,929
Some College$20,692$22,692$20,029
Bachelors Degree$30,903$$28,750
Graduate Degree$39,479$55,865$38,542

$20,653

Average Earnings

$22,083

Average Male

$18,693

Average Female

Lumberton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lumberton Language by Age

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Lumberton Language

99.25% of Lumberton residents speak only English, while 0.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.75% of the population.

Lumberton Language

Lumberton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,00859258.73%
White77424331.40%
Multiple534075.47%

47.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

48.96%

Male Poverty Rate

46.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lumberton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lumberton is Multiple, with 75.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lumberton is White, with 31.40% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 19.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 48.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.89%.

Lumberton Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School51.65%
Some College40.21%
Less Than 9th Grade29.68%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Lumberton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed76.36%
Female Employed32.73%
Female Unemployed26.92%
Male Employed22.34%

Lumberton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lumberton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$21,195$29,466
Families$23,250$35,475
Married Families$32,115-
Non Families$13,750$19,655
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Income by Household Type

Lumberton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.9%

Male Marriage Rate

40.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Lumberton Married by Age and Sex

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Lumberton 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 55-64.

Lumberton Marital Status by Race

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Lumberton Marital Status

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135

Number of Veterans

122

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War49
Second Gulf War44
Vietnam39
World War II6
Korea

Lumberton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5446
18 to 3425
75+24
55 to 6421
65 to 7419

Lumberton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black8712.07%
White488.38%

Lumberton Veterans by Race

Lumberton Veterans by Education

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2.99%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lumberton Veterans by Education

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52.9%

Labor Force Participation

40.8%

Employment Rate

22.8%

Unemployment Rate

Lumberton Employment by Age

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Lumberton Employment by Race

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Lumberton 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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84.75%

Born in Lumberton

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Lumberton residents were born in the United States, with 84.75% having been born in Mississippi. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Lumberton Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,244130.58%
20202,231130.59%
20192,218130.59%
20182,205271.24%
20172,178-6-0.27%
20162,18430.14%
20152,181170.79%
20142,164231.07%
20132,141301.42%
20122,111190.91%
20112,092351.70%
20102,0570.00%

Lumberton Population by Year