Pembroke, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Pembroke, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Pembroke had a population of 3,515 as of July 1, 2015. Pembroke ranks in the upper 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 Pembroke is located at latitude 34.6777 and longitude -79.1946 in Robeson County. 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. Robeson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 171 feet.

The Town of Pembroke (GNIS ID: 2407093) 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 Pembroke is located within Township of Pembroke, a minor civil division (MCD) of Robeson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Pembroke population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Pembroke: Campbells Mill, Scuffletown.

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Pembroke, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 3,515
Population in Households 3,412
Population in Familes 2,205
Population in Group Qrtrs 103
Population Density1 1,226
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 1,358
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 722
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,502 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 404 (26.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 954 (63.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 144 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $144,903
Average Home Value $196,111


Median Household Income $23,757
Average Household Income $30,299
Per Capita Income $11,636
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.24% 1.92%
Households 3.53% 2.06%
Families 3.42% 1.92%
Median Household Income   1.54%
Per Capita Income   2.65%
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, 2015 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 # 217 71st
Population Density1 # 147 80th
Diversity Index2 # 249 66th
Median Household Income # 729 1st
Per Capita Income # 732 1st

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