Lumberton, North Carolina Population 2020

20,454

Lumberton is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 20,454, it is the 47th largest city in North Carolina and the 1813th largest city in the United States. Lumberton is currently declining at a rate of -0.93% annually and its population has decreased by -5.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 21,542 in 2010. Lumberton reached it's highest population of 21,619 in 2012. Spanning over 18 miles, Lumberton has a population density of 1,154 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lumberton is $53,042 with a poverty rate of 33.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $686 per month, and the median house value is $111,500. The median age in Lumberton is 34.4 years, 32.1 years for males, and 36.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.7 males.

Lumberton Demographics

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

  • White: 40.76%
  • Black or African American: 35.20%
  • Native American: 13.37%
  • Other race: 6.49%
  • Two or more races: 2.83%
  • Asian: 1.35%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lumberton, North Carolina is 20,454, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 20,840.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 21,542.

Lumberton, North Carolina Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020130,313-759-0.58%
2019131,072-759-0.58%
2018131,831-759-0.58%
2017132,590-794-0.60%
2016133,384-1,077-0.81%
2015134,461-484-0.36%
2014134,945-195-0.14%
2013135,140-320-0.24%
2012135,4602840.21%
2011135,1766800.50%
2010134,4960.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,64040.76%
Black or African American7,46235.20%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,83413.37%
Some Other Race1,3756.49%
Two or More Races6002.83%
Asian2871.35%

Lumberton Population Pyramid 2020

Lumberton Median Age

34.4


Total

32.1


Male

36.9


Female

Lumberton Adults

There are 15,545 adults, (3,226 of whom are seniors) in Lumberton.

Lumberton Age Dependency

72.1

Age Dependency Ratio

26.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Lumberton Sex Ratio

Female

10,942

51.62%

Male

10,256

48.38%

Lumberton Households and Families

Lumberton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lumberton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married65.9%34.1%
Male48.7%51.3%
All46.7%53.3%
Non Family41.3%58.7%
Female25.2%74.8%

46.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,1982.7346.7
Non Family2,5921.1841.3
Married2,5263.5965.9
Female1,6653.625.2
Male4153.7748.7

3.49

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lumberton Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0898.05%
9th to 12th Grade1,69012.49%
High School Graduate4,22831.25%
Some College2,70720.01%
Associates Degree1,1768.69%
Bachelors Degree1,64812.18%
Graduate Degree9937.34%

Lumberton Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,3155,5101,729
Black4,2893,454481
Native American1,8591,201257
Hispanic76932731
Other Race5181765
Multiple Races17711650
Asian172170101

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 98.84%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 58.72%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,643$33,870$25,979
Less Than High School$18,832$20,714$
High School Grad$22,593$25,862$20,467
Some College$31,667$36,970$25,133
Bachelors Degree$37,792$50,676$29,970
Graduate Degree$61,382$81,813$53,063

$29,643

Average Earnings

$33,870

Average Male

$25,979

Average Female

Lumberton Language

Lumberton Language by Age

Lumberton Language

89.87% of Lumberton residents speak only English, while 10.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.54% of the population.

Lumberton Poverty

Lumberton Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6,9253,13345.24%
Native2,7161,23545.47%
White7,5161,18615.78%
Hispanic1,86981643.66%
Other1,32166950.64%
Multiple57916428.32%
Asian2756824.73%

33.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.82%

Male Poverty Rate

34.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lumberton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lumberton is Other, with 50.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lumberton is White, with 15.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.93%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School48.13%
High School30.06%
Some College17.07%
Bachelors or Greater6.88%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed58.38%
Male Unemployed35.98%
Female Employed16.35%
Male Employed14.21%

Lumberton Income

Lumberton Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,399$53,042
Families$40,850$60,634
Married Families$64,231$85,700
Non Families$22,687$36,403

Lumberton Marital Status

Lumberton Marital Status

Marriage Rates

35.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.1%

Male Marriage Rate

32.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Lumberton Married by Age and Sex

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 35-44.

Lumberton Marital Status by Race

Lumberton Veterans

1,090

Number of Veterans

934

Male Veterans

156

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam391
First Gulf War192
Second Gulf War183
Korea37
World War II20
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74303
35 to 54287
55 to 64245
75+151
18 to 34104
Name Veterans % of Total
White5577.92%
Black3947.58%
Indian1165.39%
Hispanic151.44%
Asian126.32%
2 or More114.72%

$Lumberton Veterans by Education

14.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lumberton Employment Status

47.7%

Labor Force Participation

43.9%

Employment Rate

7.8%

Unemployment Rate

Lumberton 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

74.54%

Born in North Carolina

93.48%

Native Born

6.52%

Foreign Born

4.45%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.48% of Lumberton residents were born in the United States, with 74.54% having been born in North Carolina. 4.45% 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
202020,454-193-0.93%
201920,647-193-0.93%
201820,840-166-0.79%
201721,006-193-0.91%
201621,199-182-0.85%
201521,381-156-0.72%
201421,537-2-0.01%
201321,539-80-0.37%
201221,61950.02%
201121,614690.32%
201021,5457500.35%
200020,7952,1941.12%
199018,6013600.20%
198018,2411,2800.73%
197016,9611,6561.03%
196015,3056,1195.24%
19509,1863,3834.70%
19405,8031,6633.43%
19304,1401,4494.40%
19202,6912,0917.79%
19006000.00%