Pembroke, North Carolina Population 2021

2,885
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Pembroke is a city located in Robeson County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 2,885, it is the 215th largest city in North Carolina and the 6368th largest city in the United States . Pembroke is currently declining at a rate of -1.13% annually and its population has decreased by -2.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,973 in 2010. Pembroke reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 3 miles, Pembroke has a population density of 908 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pembroke is $37,288 with a poverty rate of 45.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $573 per month, and the median house value is $89,500. The median age in Pembroke is 22.8 years, 22 years for males, and 25.1 years for females.

Pembroke Demographics

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

  • Native American: 55.56%
  • Black or African American: 21.15%
  • White: 17.22%
  • Two or more races: 3.30%
  • Other race: 1.77%
  • Asian: 1.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Pembroke, North Carolina is 2,885 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,951.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,973.

Pembroke, North Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native1,66855.56%
Black or African American63521.15%
White51717.22%
Two or More Races993.30%
Some Other Race531.77%
Asian301.00%
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Pembroke Population by Race

Pembroke Population Pyramid $2021

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Pembroke Median Age

22.8


Total

22


Male

25.1


Female

Pembroke Adults

There are 2,272 adults, (321 of whom are seniors) in Pembroke.

Pembroke Age Dependency

53.9

Age Dependency Ratio

16.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Pembroke Sex Ratio

Female

1,625

54.13%

Male

1,377

45.87%

Pembroke Population by Age

Pembroke Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pembroke Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female18.4%81.6%
Non Family22.6%77.4%
All30.8%69.2%
Male55.3%44.7%
Married57%43%

30.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pembroke Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8792.6830.8
Non Family3501.5522.6
Female2823.518.4
Married2003.2257
Male473.9455.3

3.28

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

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Pembroke Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1188.64%
9th to 12th Grade15711.49%
High School Graduate28320.72%
Some College29921.89%
Associates Degree1097.98%
Bachelors Degree26619.47%
Graduate Degree1349.81%
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Pembroke Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pembroke Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American974777271
White19015657
Black998434
2+ Races46214
Hispanic464631
Other Race312727
Asian16163

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 87.10%.

Pembroke Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,089$33,529$30,058
Less Than 9th Grade$11,538$23,333$
High School Graduate$23,571$25,804$16,875
Some College$25,769$36,250$21,429
Bachelors Degree$36,550$36,771$36,346
Graduate Degree$49,583$60,625$46,563

$31,089

Average Earnings

$33,529

Average Male

$30,058

Average Female

Pembroke Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pembroke Language by Age

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Pembroke Language

96.65% of Pembroke residents speak only English, while 3.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.82% of the population.

Pembroke Language

Pembroke Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1,64565739.94%
Black24917670.68%
White25515962.35%
Multiple994242.42%
Other532343.40%
Asian301446.67%
Hispanic70710.00%

45.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

46.55%

Male Poverty Rate

45.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pembroke

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pembroke is Black, with 70.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pembroke is Hispanic, with 10.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 54.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 61.00%.

Pembroke Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade60.49%
High School49.25%
Some College32.91%
Bachelors or Greater7.01%

Pembroke Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed36.36%
Female Employed31.00%
Male Unemployed22.50%
Male Employed15.16%

Pembroke Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pembroke Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$24,034$37,288
Families$34,821$44,935
Married Families$62,031-
Non Families$13,625$23,091
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Income by Household Type

Pembroke Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

20.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

25.1%

Male Marriage Rate

17.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Pembroke Married by Age and Sex

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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 45-54.

Pembroke Marital Status by Race

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Pembroke Marital Status

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79

Number of Veterans

61

Male Veterans

18

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam40
First Gulf War22
Second Gulf War10
World War II
Korea

Pembroke Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5432
65 to 7430
55 to 6411
75+6
18 to 34

Pembroke Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Native American403.76%
White204.07%
Black193.24%
Hispanic610.17%

Pembroke Veterans by Race

Pembroke Veterans by Education

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33.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pembroke Veterans by Education

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38.6%

Labor Force Participation

35.9%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Pembroke Employment by Age

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Pembroke Employment by Race

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Pembroke 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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84.18%

Born in Pembroke

97.73%

Native Born

2.27%

Foreign Born

1.77%

Non Citizen

0.50%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.73% of Pembroke residents were born in the United States, with 84.18% having been born in North Carolina. 1.77% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Pembroke Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,885-33-1.13%
20202,918-33-1.12%
20192,951-33-1.11%
20182,984-24-0.80%
20173,008-24-0.79%
20163,032-24-0.79%
20153,056-3-0.10%
20143,059-17-0.55%
20133,07620.07%
20123,07470.23%
20113,067120.39%
20103,0550.00%

Pembroke Population by Year