Living in Lumberton, NC

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Lumberton SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
5
Affordability
6
Diversity
10
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
5
Commute
9

Lumberton, NC Cost Of Living

89
Lumberton's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

Lumberton, North Carolina Info Snack

Lumberton is a city in Robeson County, North Carolina, United States. The population has grown to 21,542 in the 2010 census from 20,795 in the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Robeson County. Lumberton, located in southern North Carolina's Inner Banks region, is located on the Lumber River. Founded in 1787 by John Willis, an officer in the American Revolution, Lumberton was originally a shipping point for lumber used by the Navy, which was sent downriver to Georgetown, South Carolina. Most of the town's growth, however, began shortly after World War II.
Population
21,198
Unemployment
7.8%
Poverty
33.5%
Median Home
$111,500
Median Income
$35,399
Median Rent
$686

Lumberton, NC Photos

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Rankings for Lumberton in North Carolina

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Map Of Lumberton, NC

Population over time in Lumberton

Year Population % Change
2017 21,198 -0.8%
2016 21,366 -1.3%
2015 21,646 -0.3%
2014 21,721 0.1%
2013 21,707 0.0%
2012 21,701 0.5%
2011 21,595 0.2%
2010 21,547 0.5%
2009 21,448 -

Race / Ethnicity in Lumberton

White
38.8% (8,231)
African American
35.2% (7,462)
American Indian
13.2% (2,804)
Asian
1.4% (287)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (17)
Two Or More
2.1% (451)
Hispanic
9.2% (1,946)
Race Lumberton NC USA
White 38.8% 63.3% 61.1%
African American 35.2% 21.1% 12.3%
American Indian 13.2% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 1.4% 2.8% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.1% 2.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 9.2% 9.2% 17.8%

Household Income For Lumberton, North Carolina

Less than $10,000
16.0% (338,673)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.3% (176,993)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.1% (298,032)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.0% (233,242)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.2% (322,770)
$50,000 to $74,999
13.6% (287,430)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.3% (176,404)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.5% (158,734)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.8% (58,310)
$200,000 or more
3.3% (69,207)
Income Lumberton NC USA
Less than $10,000 16.0% 6.8% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.3% 5.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.1% 10.7% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.0% 10.7% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.2% 14.2% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 13.6% 18.1% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.3% 12.0% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.5% 12.5% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.8% 4.7% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 3.3% 4.9% 7.0%

Gender in Lumberton

Female
51.6% (10,942)
Male
48.4% (10,256)
Gender Lumberton NC USA
Female 51.6% 51.3% 50.8%
Male 48.4% 48.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Lumberton for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
9.0% (1,907)
9-12th Grade
12.0% (2,543)
High School / GED
31.0% (6,571)
Some College
20.0% (4,239)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (1,907)
Bachelor's Degree
12.0% (2,543)
Master's Degree
5.0% (1,059)
Professional Degree
1.0% (211)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (211)
Education Lumberton NC USA
< 9th Grade 9.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 12.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 31.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 22.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 12.0% 20.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

7 Reviews & Comments About Lumberton

Overall User Rating
2.0
/5

Zak Wilkerson

I'm from Lumberton, I work in Lumberton, I live in Fayetteville and I have been in every region of this state.

NC is an incredibly blessed state. We have great weather, beautiful beaches, the mountains, the coastal Plains, the piedmont, and several advanced large cities.

Yes, crime is there, there is no doubt. Sometimes it's a cycle passed from generation to generation. Sometimes it's desperation, and sometimes it's laziness.

I will tell you though, the majority of the people and places in North Carolina are good, proud North Carolinians. Some are born here, some are transplants, but we're all eventually Tar Heels.

Lumberton is a good place to raise a family. So is Fayetteville. We are blessed to be the home of Fort Bragg and Pope AAF, supporting the greatest military in the world.


The Hitman

I'm from Lumberton and might i say, Subway, not that I eat there often most certainly isn't behind Plexi, or glass.

I know millionaires who live in Lumberton. You have the oats, all wealthy people, you have Wycliffe, the same.

Now granted the south side of Lumberton is a dangerous area, but overall Lumberton is no more boring than Fayetteville, or dangerous.

Lumberton as a tight knit community, with many great aspects that involve positivity and the promotion of helping your fellow man. I don't drink 40's I don't have a pitbull, although that is a wonderful dog, and I don't say 'yo' or drive a less than desirable car.


Amber

I live in Lumberton it has got worse, but the subways don't have bulletproof glass lol from what I have seen the only place that has that is the gas station off exit 19


Tundraboy Blue

I live in Lumberton, come on down to our murder town, we got a spot for you in the local graveyard called Hollywood cemetery... people are dying to get out of town...lol


HomeSnacks User

I use to live in lumberton, most of my family is there still. It is a getto of gettos. Though they did forget to add it is highly inbred.


HomeSnacks User

I live 15 min from Lumberton. Worst place in the state, imo. Violent crime is so bad the Army sends medics from Ft Bragg down to the local hospital to train for combat duty overseas. They'll see lots of blood & guts in Lumberton to help prepare for other c**p holes where they'll serve.

Drugs are rampant in Lumberton. It's one huge stop for dealers along the I-95 drug route between NY & Flo Rida.

Oh, and it's run by Democrats. So, you know welfare hoes gonna be on the corner.


HomeSnacks User

Having just moved down to NC, I've found I like it a lot down here. I actually live in Lumberton though, and find it appalling that the crime rate has been allowed to clime to the rate it's at. Where are the police- Why are so many scumbags getting away with daily thefts- And yes, I mean daily!

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