Lumberton, North Carolina Population 2022

19,716
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Lumberton is a city located in Robeson County North Carolina. Lumberton has a 2020 population of 19,716. Lumberton is currently declining at a rate of -1.28% annually and its population has decreased by -8.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 21,543 in 2010.

The average household income in Lumberton is $54,423 with a poverty rate of 32.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $694 per month, and the median house value is $109,800. The median age in Lumberton is 34.9 years, 32.7 years for males, and 36.9 years for females.

Lumberton Demographics

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

  • White: 41.11%
  • Black or African American: 35.35%
  • Native American: 12.93%
  • Other race: 6.59%
  • Two or more races: 2.77%
  • Asian: 1.24%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lumberton, North Carolina is 19,716 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 19,716.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 21,543.

Lumberton, North Carolina Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021128,107-1,259-0.98%
2020129,366-1,259-0.97%
2019130,625-1,259-0.96%
2018131,884-742-0.56%
2017132,626-757-0.57%
2016133,383-1,077-0.81%
2015134,460-471-0.35%
2014134,931-205-0.15%
2013135,136-326-0.24%
2012135,4622790.21%
2011135,1836900.51%
2010134,4930.00%

Lumberton Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,60441.11%
Black or African American7,39835.35%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,70712.93%
Some Other Race1,3806.59%
Two or More Races5802.77%
Asian2591.24%
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Lumberton Population by Race

Lumberton Population Pyramid $2022

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Lumberton Median Age

34.9


Total

32.7


Male

36.9


Female

Lumberton Adults

There are 15,425 adults, (3,342 of whom are seniors) in Lumberton.

Lumberton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Lumberton Sex Ratio

Female

10,811

51.66%

Male

10,117

48.34%

Lumberton Population by Age

Lumberton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lumberton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female27.6%72.4%
Male37.9%62.1%
Non Family42.3%57.7%
All47.1%52.9%
Married66.3%33.7%

47.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lumberton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,1422.7247.1
Non Family2,6061.242.3
Married2,4973.5166.3
Female1,6063.6727.6
Male4333.7737.9

3.47

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

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Lumberton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0147.48%
9th to 12th Grade1,74812.90%
High School Graduate4,21131.08%
Some College2,68119.79%
Associates Degree1,1708.64%
Bachelors Degree1,70112.56%
Graduate Degree1,0237.55%
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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
White6,1925,3311,714
Black4,3973,571555
Native American1,8131,234257
Hispanic81935451
Other Race5331739
2+ Races19715171
Asian16316185

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 98.77%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 52.15%.

Lumberton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,500$36,058$26,372
Less Than 9th Grade$23,697$25,272$
High School Graduate$25,027$27,458$21,006
Some College$31,092$38,111$22,984
Bachelors Degree$42,227$47,417$34,850
Graduate Degree$58,036$74,000$53,958

$31,500

Average Earnings

$36,058

Average Male

$26,372

Average Female

Lumberton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lumberton Language by Age

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Lumberton Language

89.33% of Lumberton residents speak only English, while 10.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.94% of the population.

Lumberton Language

Lumberton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6,8603,14545.85%
White7,4171,23616.66%
Native2,5841,05040.63%
Hispanic1,91767235.05%
Other562NaN%
Multiple57413723.87%
Asian2456225.31%

32.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.13%

Male Poverty Rate

33.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lumberton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lumberton is Black, with 45.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lumberton is Multiple, with 23.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.60%.

Lumberton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade45.23%
High School31.38%
Some College17.92%
Bachelors or Greater8.23%

Lumberton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed59.90%
Male Unemployed31.35%
Female Employed16.53%
Male Employed13.64%

Lumberton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lumberton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,935$54,423
Families$45,063$63,379
Married Families$69,271$88,394
Non Families$22,769$36,117
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Income by Household Type

Lumberton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.2%

Male Marriage Rate

32.0%

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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1,083

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam394
First Gulf War210
Second Gulf War190
Korea30
World War II9

Lumberton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74287
35 to 54279
55 to 64234
75+185
18 to 3498

Lumberton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5798.25%
Black3436.63%
Native American1426.82%
Hispanic504.55%
2+ Races114.85%
Asian84.65%

Lumberton Veterans by Race

Lumberton Veterans by Education

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13.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lumberton Veterans by Education

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47.9%

Labor Force Participation

44.1%

Employment Rate

7.8%

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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73.75%

Born in Lumberton

92.86%

Native Born

7.14%

Foreign Born

5.02%

Non Citizen

2.12%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.86% of Lumberton residents were born in the United States, with 73.75% having been born in North Carolina. 5.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lumberton Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202219,716-256-1.28%
202119,972-256-1.27%
202020,228-256-1.25%
201920,484-256-1.23%
201820,740-206-0.98%
201720,946-198-0.94%
201621,144-195-0.91%
201521,339-163-0.76%
201421,502-13-0.06%
201321,515-88-0.41%
201221,603-1-0.00%
201121,604610.28%
201021,5437480.35%
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%

Lumberton Population by Year