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Lumberton, North Carolina (NC) Poverty Rate Data
Information about poor and low-income residents


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32.4% of Lumberton, NC residents had an income below the poverty level in 2022, which was 60.7% greater than the poverty level of 12.8% across the entire state of North Carolina. 20.5% of high school graduates and 45.2% of non high school graduates live in poverty. The poverty rate was 33.5% among disabled residents. The renting rate among poor residents was 83.3%. For comparison, it was 37.7% among residents with income above the poverty level.

Poverty rates in Lumberton, NC

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2022:
Lumberton:

32.4%
Whole state:

12.8%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2022:
Lumberton:

13.5%
Whole state:

6.0%

Poverty rate among disabled residents:
Lumberton:

33.5%
North Carolina:

20.4%
Disability rate in this city among poor residents (it is 14.5% among residents who are not classified as poor):
Lumberton:

15.2%
North Carolina:

22.0%

Renting rate in this city among poor and not poor residents:
Residents below poverty level:

83.3%
Residents above poverty level:

37.7%

Poverty by age in Lumberton, NC

Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Lumberton
  • Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Lumberton,NC (percentage below poverty level)
  • 59.3%Under 5 years
  • 84.9%5 years
  • 57.4%6 to 11 years
  • 50.3%12 to 14 years
  • 51.9%15 years
  • 29.2%16 and 17 years
  • 33.8%18 to 24 years
  • 27.6%25 to 34 years
  • 16.4%35 to 44 years
  • 10.7%45 to 54 years
  • 27.7%55 to 64 years
  • 23.2%65 to 74 years
  • 9.1%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Lumberton
  • Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Lumberton,NC (percentage below poverty level)
  • 47.5%Under 5 years
  • 62.0%5 years
  • 54.8%6 to 11 years
  • 35.3%12 to 14 years
  • 34.4%15 years
  • 40.6%16 and 17 years
  • 50.2%18 to 24 years
  • 42.7%25 to 34 years
  • 40.2%35 to 44 years
  • 25.0%45 to 54 years
  • 19.4%55 to 64 years
  • 22.5%65 to 74 years
  • 24.9%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Lumberton, NC
  • Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Lumberton,NC (% below half of poverty level)
  • 22.2%Under 6 years
  • 29.2%6 to 11 years
  • 17.7%12 to 17 years
  • 15.3%18 to 24 years
  • 14.9%25 to 34 years
  • 12.1%35 to 44 years
  • 6.3%45 to 54 years
  • 7.3%55 to 64 years
  • 4.1%65 to 74 years
  • 2.2%75 years and over

Poverty by race and place of birth in Lumberton, NC

Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Lumberton, NC
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Lumberton, NC (%)
  • 17.5%White
  • 47.6%Black
  • 43.3%American Indian
  • 15.5%Asian
  • 31.7%Other race
  • 19.5%2+ races
  • 25.2%Hispanic
Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Lumberton, NC
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Lumberton, NC (absolute numbers)
  • 1,249White
  • 3,095Black
  • 994American Indian
  • 42Asian
  • 569Other race
  • 2732+ races
  • 542Hispanic
Poverty status for native-born residents
  • 34.9%Below poverty level
  • 65.1%Above poverty level
Poverty status for foreign-born residents
  • 26.0%Below poverty level
  • 74.0%Above poverty level

Poverty in families in Lumberton, NC

Children below poverty level:
Lumberton, North Carolina:

51.1%
State:

16.9%
Poverty rate among high school graduates:
Lumberton:

20.5%
North Carolina:

8.9%
Poverty rate among people who did not graduate high school:
Lumberton:

45.2%
North Carolina:

26.6%
Poor families by family type
  • 17.2%Married-couple family
  • 6.6%Male, no wife present
  • 76.1%Female, no husband present
Breakdown of poor residents in Lumberton not in families by work experience
  • 4.8%Worked full-time, year-round
  • 24.5%Worked part-time
  • 70.7%Did not work
Breakdown of poor married-couple families by work experience
  • 0.0%Both worked full-time
  • 5.3%One full-time, other part-time
  • 32.4%One full-time, other didn't work
  • 5.6%Both worked part-time
  • 9.5%One part-time, other didn't work
  • 47.2%Both didn't work

Other data

Year house/condo built for residents below and above poverty levels
  • Owners below poverty level
  • 3.7%1999 to 2000
  • 7.9%1995 to 1998
  • 7.6%1990 to 1994
  • 11.8%1980 to 1989
  • 17.5%1970 to 1979
  • 16.0%1960 to 1969
  • 13.6%1950 to 1959
  • 12.2%1940 to 1949
  • 9.7%1939 or earlier
  • Owners above poverty level
  • 1.5%1999 to 2000
  • 8.0%1995 to 1998
  • 6.5%1990 to 1994
  • 13.1%1980 to 1989
  • 16.0%1970 to 1979
  • 19.9%1960 to 1969
  • 15.0%1950 to 1959
  • 9.3%1940 to 1949
  • 10.6%1939 or earlier
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