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People

Total Population 560
Male Share of the Population 48.6%
Female Share of the Population 51.4%
Senior Citizens 10.7%
Employed Population 16+ 239
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 56.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $52,969
% Above Poverty Level 85.9%
% Below Poverty Level 14.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 0.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 23.8%
Median Gross Rent $609
Median House Value $101,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 34.5%
US/American 0%
English 5.9%
Irish 5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Parkton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 12 miles SW of Fayetteville, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 63 miles S of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Robeson
Standard Zip Codes 28371
Phone Area Codes 910
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.902
Longitude -79.011

Parkton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

Station FAYETTEVILLE PWC
Distance 14 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 52 F
Apr Temp 47 to 73 F
Jul Temp 70 to 90 F
Oct Temp 49 to 74 F
Annual Precip 46.7 inches
Station LUMBERTON
Distance 18.6 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 54 F
Apr Temp 47 to 74 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 75 F
Annual Precip 47.9 inches
Station HAMLET
Distance 39.1 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 53 F
Apr Temp 45 to 75 F
Jul Temp 67 to 91 F
Oct Temp 47 to 74 F
Annual Precip 49 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Fayetteville 202,521 $50,330
Hope Mills 16,123 $56,667
Raeford 4,830 $29,363
Red Springs 3,451 $28,135
Spring Lake 13,336 $39,036
St. Pauls 2,223 $32,279

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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