Robeson County NC Information


Robeson County Subdivisions

Robeson County NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 137,224
Population in Households 133,124
Population in Familes 110,495
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,100
Population Density1 145
Diversity Index2 76


Total Households 49,355
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 34,620
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 54,421 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 31,213 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 18,142 (33.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,066 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $111,849
Average Home Value $139,788


Median Household Income $29,128
Average Household Income $41,187
Per Capita Income $14,876
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.53% 0.36%
Households 0.66% 0.4%
Families 0.48% 0.3%
Median Household Income   3.1%
Per Capita Income   2.21%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Robeson County NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Robeson County to the other 100 counties and county equivalents in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 22 79th
Population Density1 # 41 60th
Diversity Index2 # 1 100th
Median Household Income # 99 2nd
Per Capita Income # 100 1st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.