Pembroke, North Carolina Population 2020

2,957

Pembroke is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 2,957, it is the 211th largest city in North Carolina and the 6284th largest city in the United States. Pembroke is currently declining at a rate of -0.74% annually and its population has decreased by -0.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,973 in 2010. Pembroke reached it's highest population of 3,081 in 2013. Spanning over 3 miles, Pembroke has a population density of 930 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pembroke is $34,597 with a poverty rate of 45.71%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $541 per month, and the median house value is $90,800. The median age in Pembroke is 23.1 years, 22.5 years for males, and 25.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 77.1 males.

Pembroke Demographics

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

  • Native American: 55.19%
  • Black or African American: 20.73%
  • White: 18.33%
  • Two or more races: 3.48%
  • Other race: 1.41%
  • Asian: 0.85%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Pembroke, North Carolina is 2,957, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,001.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,973.

Pembroke, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native1,68055.19%
Black or African American63120.73%
White55818.33%
Two or More Races1063.48%
Some Other Race431.41%
Asian260.85%

Pembroke Population Pyramid 2020

Pembroke Median Age

23.1


Total

22.5


Male

25.1


Female

Pembroke Adults

There are 2,346 adults, (299 of whom are seniors) in Pembroke.

Pembroke Age Dependency

48.7

Age Dependency Ratio

14.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Pembroke Sex Ratio

Female

1,719

56.47%

Male

1,325

43.53%

Pembroke Households and Families

Pembroke Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pembroke Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married65.9%34.1%
Male62%38%
All32.2%67.8%
Female25.3%74.7%
Non Family18.6%81.4%

32.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9322.6132.2
Non Family4151.5518.6
Female2853.5225.3
Married1823.1565.9
Male504.1662

3.27

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pembroke Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade946.68%
9th to 12th Grade18813.36%
High School Graduate30321.54%
Some College34324.38%
Associates Degree1138.03%
Bachelors Degree23416.63%
Graduate Degree1329.38%

Pembroke Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Native American1,009795226
White20518671
Black1008539
Multiple Races53234
Hispanic353520
Other Race201616
Asian10106

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 80.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,138$31,205$24,375
Less Than High School$$23,281$2,500
High School Grad$17,344$23,571$15,556
Some College$27,212$31,667$24,438
Bachelors Degree$39,375$43,750$29,750
Graduate Degree$43,594$51,250$42,813

$28,138

Average Earnings

$31,205

Average Male

$24,375

Average Female

Pembroke Language

Pembroke Language by Age

Pembroke Language

95.84% of Pembroke residents speak only English, while 4.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.94% of the population.

Pembroke Poverty

Pembroke Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1,63462938.49%
White33521463.88%
Black25017871.20%
Multiple1063432.08%
Other432455.81%
Asian261661.54%
Hispanic63711.11%

45.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

44.52%

Male Poverty Rate

46.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pembroke

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pembroke is Black, with 71.20% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pembroke is Hispanic, with 11.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 53.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 59.93%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School55.60%
High School48.03%
Some College31.40%
Bachelors or Greater9.43%
Name Poverty
Female Employed28.87%
Female Unemployed25.00%
Male Unemployed21.74%
Male Employed15.71%

Pembroke Income

Pembroke Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$22,321$34,597
Families$32,596$44,328
Married Families$60,500-
Non Families$13,412$19,976

Pembroke Marital Status

Pembroke Marital Status

Marriage Rates

17.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

22.3%

Male Marriage Rate

14.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Pembroke Married by Age and Sex

Pembroke 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.

Pembroke Marital Status by Race

Pembroke Veterans

71

Number of Veterans

57

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam39
First Gulf War13
Second Gulf War5
World War II
Korea
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7426
55 to 6422
35 to 5419
75+4
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
Indian373.28%
White214.01%
Black132.24%
Hispanic510.20%

$Pembroke Veterans by Education

39.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pembroke Employment Status

36.2%

Labor Force Participation

33.3%

Employment Rate

8.1%

Unemployment Rate

Pembroke 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

84.26%

Born in North Carolina

97.73%

Native Born

2.27%

Foreign Born

1.48%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.73% of Pembroke residents were born in the United States, with 84.26% having been born in North Carolina. 1.48% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,957-22-0.74%
20192,979-22-0.73%
20183,001-19-0.63%
20173,020-22-0.72%
20163,042-22-0.72%
20153,064-1-0.03%
20143,065-16-0.52%
20133,08130.10%
20123,07880.26%
20113,070140.46%
20103,0560.00%