Orrum, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Orrum, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Orrum had a population of 97 as of July 1, 2016. Orrum ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Orrum is located at latitude 34.4667 and longitude -79.0089 in Robeson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Orrum (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Robeson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 102 feet.

The Town of Orrum (GNIS ID: 2407055) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Orrum is located within Township of Orrum, a minor civil division (MCD) of Robeson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Orrum population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 97
Population in Households 97
Population in Familes 80
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 203
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 42
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 29
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 53 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 32 (60.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 (20.8%)
Median Home Value $75,000
Average Home Value $115,152


Median Household Income $36,453
Average Household Income $53,804
Per Capita Income $21,459
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.03% 0.81%
Households 1.19% 0.47%
Families 3.07% 0.68%
Median Household Income   2.62%
Per Capita Income   0.55%
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.

Orrum, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Orrum to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 724 2nd
Population Density1 # 640 14th
Diversity Index2 # 302 60th
Median Household Income # 474 36th
Per Capita Income # 377 49th

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