Robeson County

Robeson County, North Carolina

701 N Elm St
Lumberton, NC 28358
Phone: (910) 671-3022
Fax: (910) 671-3010

On southern border of NC, south of Fayetteville; organized 1786 from Bladen County (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For Col. Thomas Robeson (1740-85), an officer in the American Revolution

Area (sq mi):: 951.03 (land 948.84; water 2.19) Population per square mile: 134.50
Population 2005: 127,586 State rank: 21 Population change: 2000-20005 3.40%; 1990-2000 17.30% Population 2000: 123,339 (White 30.80%; Black or African American 25.10%; Hispanic or Latino 4.90%; Asian 0.30%; Other 41.80%). Foreign born: 4.20%. Median age: 32.00
Income 2000: per capita $13,224; median household $28,202; Population below poverty level: 22.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,932-$18,659
Unemployment (2004): 7.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -4.00% Median travel time to work: 28.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 28.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Lumberton County seat (21,314)

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    Robeson County, Thuesen notes, was home to North Carolina's largest Native American population and "practiced triracial segregation," though black reaction to the school strike was mapped out along neighborhood lines.
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