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Pembroke, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Pembroke is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Robeson County at latitude 34.6777 and longitude -79.1946. Robeson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 171 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Pembroke, but most people and references simply refer to it as Pembroke, North Carolina.

The P1 Census Class Code for Pembroke indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Pembroke (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Pembroke: Campbells Mill, Scuffletown.

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


Total Population 3,459
Population in Households 3,358
Population in Familes 2,176
Population in Group Qrtrs 101
Population Density1 1,207
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 1,335
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 710
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,490 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 404 (27.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 931 (62.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 155 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $132,143
Average Home Value $181,498


Median Household Income $24,594
Average Household Income $33,379
Per Capita Income $12,775
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 3.63% 1.91%
Households 3.96% 2.08%
Families 3.84% 1.92%
Median Household Income   2.1%
Per Capita Income   2.84%
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.


Pembroke, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pembroke to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 220 70th
Population Density1 # 153 79th
Diversity Index2 # 231 69th
Median Household Income # 710 4th
Per Capita Income # 720 3rd

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