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Encyclopedia > Lumberton, North Carolina

Lumberton is a city located in Robeson County, North Carolina. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 20,795. It is the county seat of Robeson County6. Lumberton, located in southern North Carolina, is located on the Lumber River. It experienced most of its growth shortly after World War II. Robeson County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... A county seat is a town which is the capital of a county. ... Robeson County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...


David Lynch's 1986 film Blue Velvet was set in Lumberton, though it was actually filmed in nearby Wilmington. This situation raised some problems during filming, so Lynch filmed a small sequence in Lumberton and was subsequently allowed to use the name. David Lynch on the set of his 2001 film Mulholland Drive David Keith Lynch (born January 20, 1946 in Missoula, Montana) is an American filmmaker. ... 1986 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Blue Velvet is a 1986 film directed and written by David Lynch. ... For other places called Wilmington, see Wilmington Wilmington is a city currently located in New Hanover County, North Carolina. ...


In July 1993, James Jordan, father of basketball legend Michael Jordan, was murdered at a rest stop off of Interstate 95 near Lumberton. July is the seventh month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... 1993 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... Basketball is very popular in U.S. colleges. ... Michael Jordan Michael Jeffrey Jordan (born February 17, 1963, in Brooklyn, New York) is a former National Basketball Association player, and is considered by many the greatest basketball player of all time. ... Interstate 95 or (I-95) is an interstate highway that runs 1907 miles (3070 kilometers) north-south along the east coast of the United States. ...


Geography

Location of Lumberton, North Carolina

Lumberton is located at 34°37'38" North, 79°0'43" West (34.627239, -79.011947)1. Image File history File links Adapted from Wikipedias NC county maps by Seth Ilys. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 40.9 km² (15.8 mi²). 40.7 km² (15.7 mi²) of it is land and 0.2 km² (0.1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.44% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile (symbol sq. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 20,795 people, 7,827 households, and 5,165 families residing in the city. The population density is 510.8/km² (1,322.4/mi²). There are 8,800 housing units at an average density of 216.1/km² (559.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 48.54% White, 35.44% African American, 12.79% Native American, 0.91% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 1.18% from other races, and 1.11% from two or more races. 3.30% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. Lumberton, North Carolina sign shown in Blue_Velvet (1986) This is a screenshot of a copyrighted website, video game graphic, computer program graphic, television broadcast, or film. ... Lumberton, North Carolina sign shown in Blue_Velvet (1986) This is a screenshot of a copyrighted website, video game graphic, computer program graphic, television broadcast, or film. ... A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 7,827 households out of which 32.2% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.8% are married couples living together, 23.0% have a female householder with no husband present, and 34.0% are non-families. 29.9% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.6% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.44 and the average family size is 3.01. Marriage is a relationship and bond between individuals that plays a key role in the definition of many families. ...


In the city the population is spread out with 26.3% under the age of 18, 9.3% from 18 to 24, 28.2% from 25 to 44, 21.3% from 45 to 64, and 14.8% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 89.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 85.8 males.


The median income for a household in the city is $26,782, and the median income for a family is $33,839. Males have a median income of $28,903 versus $24,503 for females. The per capita income for the city is $15,504. 25.9% of the population and 23.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 38.4% of those under the age of 18 and 23.7% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the number of people. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


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