Robeson County NC Information


Robeson County Subdivisions

Robeson County NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 137,958
Population in Households 133,686
Population in Familes 110,939
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,272
Population Density1 145
Diversity Index2 76


Total Households 49,334
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 34,571
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 54,417 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 30,849 (56.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 18,485 (34.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,083 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $73,468
Average Home Value $99,536


Median Household Income $30,086
Average Household Income $43,925
Per Capita Income $16,250
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.45% 0.29%
Households 0.44% 0.3%
Families 0.3% 0.22%
Median Household Income   1.46%
Per Capita Income   1.45%
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, 2016 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 # 42 59th
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.