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Lucama, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Lucama is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Wilson County at latitude 35.6447 and longitude -78.0072. Wilson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 131 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Lucama 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 Lucama (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lucama: Lucass Crossroads.

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


Total Population 1,161
Population in Households 1,158
Population in Familes 977
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 1,871
Diversity Index2 71


Total Households 414
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 297
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 497 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 271 (54.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 143 (28.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 83 (16.7%)
Median Home Value $120,960
Average Home Value $133,303


Median Household Income $38,020
Average Household Income $46,059
Per Capita Income $17,350
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.11% 0.81%
Households 0.93% 0.71%
Families 1.65% 0.6%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   1.41%
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.


Lucama, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lucama 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 # 411 45th
Population Density1 # 37 95th
Diversity Index2 # 56 93rd
Median Household Income # 394 47th
Per Capita Income # 586 21st

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