Robeson County is located in south-central North Carolina. The County Seat is Lumberton and the largest city is Lumberton . The Official Web Site is located at http://co.robeson.nc.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 134,760 and the 2010 census population was 134,168. The land area is 949.22 square miles and there are 141.3 persons per square mile.
32.4% of the population is White, 24.7% is Black or African American, 8% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.7% is Asian, 39.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.5% is two or more races. 71.5% have a high school degree or higher, and 12.5% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $66,800, there are 45,154 households, an average of 2.90 persons per household. The per capita income is $15,343, the median household income is $29,806, and 31.7% of the persons in Robeson County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 8,420. Retail sales (in $1000) were $1,337,907, and sales per capita were $10,470. The percentage of black-owned firms is 14.7%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 31.7%.
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