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Overview

Introduction to Lumberton, North Carolina

Lumberton, North Carolina, in Robeson county, is 30 miles S of Fayetteville, North Carolina and 82 miles S of Raleigh, North Carolina.

Lumberton History

Lumberton was founded in 1787 and became the county seat of the newly formed Robeson County. General John Willis, one of the two American Revolutionary War heroes who founded Robeson County, originally donated the land that became Lumberton. The city was named after the Lumber River. It was incorporated in 1859.

Lumberton and nearby Attractions

  • Robeson County Showcase Museum
  • Robeson Planetarium & Science Center
  • Exploration Station
  • Lumber River State Park
  • Museum of the Native American Resource Center
  • Little Pee Dee State Park

Things To Do In Lumberton

Lumberton is home to the Exploration Station Museum. The Robeson County Showcase Museum and the Museum of the Native American Resource Center are nearby as well. Golfers can enjoy a round at the Lumberton Golf Club. The Lumber River Shopping Center is a popular local shopping destination. The Luther Britt Park, which has two huge lakes, offers facilities for fishing and swimming. The city also celebrates the Rumba on the Lumber Festival and the Robeson Regional Agricultural Fair every year.

Lumberton Transportation

Fayetteville Regional is the closest major airport.

Lumberton Higher Education

Robeson Community College is located in the city of Lumberton. The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Fayetteville State University and Coastal Carolina University are also close by.

Demographics

People

Total Population21,646
Male Share of the Population48.2%
Female Share of the Population51.8%
Senior Citizens14.2%
Employed Population 16+7,041
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married35%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher17.5%
Median Earnings25+$28,182
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree$20,931

Wealth

Median Family Income$37,308
% Above Poverty Level64.9%
% Below Poverty Level35.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home1%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.6%
% Using Public Transportation0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone30.6%
Median Gross Rent$651
Median House Value$98,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)38%
English4.6%
German2.7%
Irish2%
Arab1.2%
Scottish1.1%
Italian0.6%
African0.4%
Swedish0.4%
Welsh0.4%
Polish0.4%
Palestinian0.4%
Canadian0.4%
French Except Basque0.3%
West Indian0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Haitian0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
Dutch0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Russian0.1%
Icelander0.1%
Turkish0.1%
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Lumberton Almanac

CategoryValue
County Robeson County
Standard Zip Codes28358, 28360
P.O. Box Zip Codes28359
Phone Area Codes910
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude34.63
Approximate Longitude-79.01

Lumberton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationLUMBERTON
Distance1.1 miles
Jan Temp31 to 54 F
Apr Temp47 to 74 F
Jul Temp68 to 90 F
Oct Temp47 to 75 F
Annual Precip47.9 inches
StationELIZABETHTOWN LOCK 2
Distance24.2 miles
Jan Temp32 to 54 F
Apr Temp48 to 74 F
Jul Temp70 to 89 F
Oct Temp50 to 74 F
Annual Precip49.4 inches
StationLAURINBURG
Distance27.6 miles
Jan Temp32 to 53 F
Apr Temp49 to 74 F
Jul Temp70 to 91 F
Oct Temp50 to 74 F
Annual Precip48.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bladenboro1,852$39,917
Dublin358$26,607
Fairmont2,704$32,130
Pembroke3,008$22,660
Proctorville128$42,188
St. Pauls2,026$33,009

Lumberton Public Libraries

Robeson County Public Library
101 N CHESTNUT ST
Lumberton, North Carolina
(910) 738-4859

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Lumberton Hospitals

Southeastern Regional Medical Center
(Proprietary)
300 West 27th St
(910) 671-5000

Lumberton Public Schools

East Robeson Primary
4840 7th Street Road
ZIP: 28358
(910) 671-6055
Primary
Total Enrollment 653
Janie C Hargrave Elem
100 Hargrave St
ZIP: 28358
(910) 671-6060
Primary
Total Enrollment 239
L Gilbert Carroll Middle
300 Bailey Rd
ZIP: 28358
(910) 671-6098
Middle
Total Enrollment 682
Littlefield Middle
9674 Nc Hwy 41 N
ZIP: 28358
(910) 671-6065
Middle
Total Enrollment 724
Long Branch Elementary
10218 Nc 72 East
ZIP: 28358
(910) 739-3864
Primary
Total Enrollment 484
Lumberton Junior High
82 Marion Rd
ZIP: 28358
(910) 735-2108
Middle
Total Enrollment 502
Lumberton Senior High
3901 Fayetteville Rd
ZIP: 28358
(910) 671-6050
High
Total Enrollment 2108
Piney Grove Elementary
1680 Piney Grove Road
ZIP: 28358
(910) 671-6025
Primary
Total Enrollment 711
Rowland Norment Elementary
701 Godwin Ave
ZIP: 28358
(910) 671-6030
Primary
Total Enrollment 510
Southeastern Academy
12251 Nc Hwy 41 North
ZIP: 28358
(910) 738-7828
Primary
Total Enrollment 208
Tanglewood Elementary
400 West 29th Street
ZIP: 28358
(910) 671-6035
Primary
Total Enrollment 432
W H Knuckles
1520 Martin L King Dr
ZIP: 28358
(910) 671-6020
Primary
Total Enrollment 296
West Lumberton Elementary
451 School Street
ZIP: 28358
(910) 671-6045
Primary
Total Enrollment 140
Robeson Co Career Ctr
1339 Hilly Branch Road
ZIP: 28359
(910) 671-6095
Deep Branch Elementary
4045 Deep Branch Road
ZIP: 28360
(910) 738-2514
Primary
Total Enrollment 431
Magnolia Elementary
10928 Us 301 North
ZIP: 28360
(910) 671-6070
Primary
Total Enrollment 920
Psrc Early College At Rcc
5160 Fayetteville Road
ZIP: 28360
(910) 737-5232
High
Total Enrollment 198

Lumberton Private Schools

Antioch Christian Academy
5071 Old Whiteville Rd
ZIP: 28358
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 259
Grace Christian Academy Of Nc
950a Linkhaw Rd
ZIP: 28358
Elementary
Total Enrollment 41
Southeastern Academy
12251 Nc Highway 41 N
ZIP: 28358
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 71
Riverside Christian Academy
3644 Us Highway 74 W
ZIP: 28360
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 35
Riverside Christian Academy & Daycare Center
3644 Us Highway 74 W
ZIP: 28360
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 35
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