Pembroke, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Pembroke, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Pembroke had a population of 3,407 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Pembroke: Campbells Mill, Scuffletown.

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Pembroke, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,407
Daytime Population: Workers 2,861
Daytime Population: Residents 2,602
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,463
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.60
Population in Households 3,305
Population in Familes 2,130
Population in Group Qrtrs 102
Population Density2 1,189
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $24,419
Average Household Income $37,706
Per Capita Income $14,920


Total Housing Units 1,407 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 375 (26.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 930 (66.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 101 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $94,107
Average Home Value $114,600


Total Households 1,306
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 690
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.9% 1.14%
Households 1.99% 1.21%
Families 1.83% 1.05%
Median Household Income   1.24%
Per Capita Income   2.53%

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, 2017 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 # 235 68th
Population Density # 167 78th
Diversity Index # 254 66th
Median Household Income # 721 3rd
Per Capita Income # 706 5th

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