Robeson County, North Carolina Population 2022

Robeson County, North Carolina's estimated population is 126,848 with a growth rate of -0.98% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Robeson County, North Carolina is the 25th largest county in North Carolina. The 2010 Population was 134,493 and has seen a growth of -5.68% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
17905,3260.00%
18006,8391,51328.41%
18107,52868910.07%
18208,2046768.98%
18309,4331,22914.98%
184010,3709379.93%
185012,8262,45623.68%
186015,4892,66320.76%
187016,2627734.99%
188023,8807,61846.85%
189031,4837,60331.84%
190040,3718,88828.23%
191051,94511,57428.67%
192054,6742,7295.25%
193066,51211,83821.65%
194076,86010,34815.56%
195087,76910,90914.19%
196089,1021,3331.52%
197084,842-4,260-4.78%
1980101,61016,76819.76%
1990105,1793,5693.51%
2010134,49329,31427.87%
2011135,1836900.51%
2012135,4622790.21%
2013135,136-326-0.24%
2014134,931-205-0.15%
2015134,460-471-0.35%
2016133,383-1,077-0.80%
2017132,626-757-0.57%
2018131,884-742-0.56%
2019130,625-1,259-0.95%
2020129,366-1,259-0.96%
2021128,107-1,259-0.97%
2022126,848-1,259-0.98%
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Robeson County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White35,89827.27%
Black or African American31,37023.83%
American Indian and Alaska Native52,90740.19%
Asian7690.58%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander330.03%
Some Other Race7,8355.95%
Two or More Races2,8442.16%
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Robeson County, North Carolina Population by Race

Robeson County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2022

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Robeson County, North Carolina Median Age

36.7


Total

34.9


Male

38.3


Female

Robeson County, North Carolina Adults

There are 98,729 adults, (20,028 of whom are seniors) in Robeson County, North Carolina.

Robeson County, North Carolina Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Robeson County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

68,172

51.78%

Male

63,484

48.22%

Robeson County, North Carolina Population by Age

Robeson County, North Carolina Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Robeson County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.3%18.7%
All66.3%33.7%
Male62.5%37.5%
Non Family57.2%42.8%
Female52.9%47.1%

66.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Robeson County, North Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All45,8812.7966.3
Married18,4273.4281.3
Male2,8894.0562.5
Female9,1523.8652.9
Non Family15,4131.1757.2

3.5

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

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Robeson County, North Carolina Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,1267.18%
9th to 12th Grade12,94815.18%
High School Graduate28,29933.18%
Some College17,28620.27%
Associates Degree8,64910.14%
Bachelors Degree7,9499.32%
Graduate Degree4,0214.72%
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Robeson County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Robeson County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander332222
Asian475441209
White24,74621,1364,573
2+ Races1,3181,150209
Black19,95216,1322,525
Native American34,29325,5294,279
Hispanic4,7241,939145
Other Race3,0991,18289

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 92.84%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 66.67%.

Robeson County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,081$35,060$27,277
Less Than 9th Grade$26,692$29,891$16,987
High School Graduate$28,099$32,624$22,898
Some College$30,511$38,578$26,908
Bachelors Degree$40,352$43,519$37,386
Graduate Degree$54,527$66,797$50,161

$31,081

Average Earnings

$35,060

Average Male

$27,277

Average Female

Robeson County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Robeson County, North Carolina Language by Age

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Robeson County, North Carolina Language

92.08% of Robeson County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 7.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.94% of the population.

Robeson County, North Carolina Language

Robeson County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic11,4934,93242.91%
Black29,7379,88133.23%
Native52,72914,00626.56%
Multiple2,78651818.59%
White31,1615,31717.06%
Asian7408811.89%
Other3,190NaN%

27.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.20%

Male Poverty Rate

28.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Robeson County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Robeson County, North Carolina is Hispanic, with 42.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Robeson County, North Carolina is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.91%.

Robeson County, North Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.68%
High School23.53%
Some College16.13%
Bachelors or Greater5.44%

Robeson County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.46%
Male Unemployed27.70%
Female Employed13.12%
Female Unemployed48.63%

Robeson County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Robeson County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,362$51,637
Families$44,909$61,823
Married Families$61,676$77,116
Non Families$19,334$28,688
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Income by Household Type

Robeson County, North Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.6%

Male Marriage Rate

37.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Robeson County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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Robeson County, North Carolina 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.

Robeson County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

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Robeson County, North Carolina Marital Status

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7,143

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,357
First Gulf War1,754
Vietnam2,394
Korea290
World War II105

Robeson County, North Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34454
35 to 542,216
55 to 641,551
65 to 741,859
75+1,063

Robeson County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,8159.64%
Black2,0608.66%
Native American2,0235.11%
Islander2266.67%
Other Race551.41%
2+ Races16810.60%
Hispanic1903.18%

Robeson County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Robeson County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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9.90%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Robeson County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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51%

Labor Force Participation

47.2%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Robeson County, North Carolina Employment by Age

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Robeson County, North Carolina Employment by Race

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Robeson County, North Carolina 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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81.18%

Born in Robeson County, North Carolina

95.79%

Native Born

4.21%

Foreign Born

3.04%

Non Citizen

1.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.79% of Robeson County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 81.18% having been born in North Carolina. 3.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Robeson County, North Carolina Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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