Lucama, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Lucama, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Lucama had a population of 1,143 as of July 1, 2015. Lucama ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lucama is located at latitude 35.6447 and longitude -78.0072 in Wilson County. 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. Wilson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 131 feet.

The Town of Lucama (GNIS ID: 2406056) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lucama 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 Lucama: Lucass Crossroads.

Town of Lucama, NC Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,143
Population in Households 1,140
Population in Familes 961
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 1,842
Diversity Index2 71
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 407
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 291
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 487 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 265 (54.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 142 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 80 (16.4%)
Median Home Value $121,316
Average Home Value $135,377
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,916
Average Household Income $48,529
Per Capita Income $18,113
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.59% 0.42%
Households 0.43% 0.29%
Families 0.94% 0.21%
Median Household Income   3.28%
Per Capita Income   2.93%
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.

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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, 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 # 415 44th
Population Density1 # 40 95th
Diversity Index2 # 55 92nd
Median Household Income # 420 43rd
Per Capita Income # 529 28th

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