Statewide Claims to Fame

Laurinburg is 2nd in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

Laurinburg is 10th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Income below poverty line

Laurinburg is 13th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Race - Black or African American

Laurinburg is 14th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Female residents

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Laurinburg Rank North Carolina US
Current population (2012) 15,791 55th 9,752,073 313,914,040
Size in square miles 12.5 69th 48,617.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,274.9 70th 196.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Laurinburg Rank North Carolina US
Residents younger than 5 7.9% 31st 6.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 25.6% 46th 23.4% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 15.9% 53rd 13.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Laurinburg Rank North Carolina US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 81.3% 94th 84.1% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 19.0% 100th 26.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Laurinburg Rank North Carolina US
Race - White 43.0% 132nd 71.9% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 46.8% 13th 22.0% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 6.1% 2nd 1.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.0% 102nd 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 131st 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.0% 86th 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 2.0% 140th 8.7% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 42.4% 128th 64.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Laurinburg Rank North Carolina US
Female residents 54.9% 14th 51.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 1.2% 139th 7.4% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Laurinburg Rank North Carolina US
Housing units 7,048 59th 4,362,740 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 24.2% 54th 17.0% 25.9%
Households 6,028 57th 3,664,119 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 51.0% 118th 67.8% 66.1%
Home median value $103,000 126th $152,700 $186,200
People per household 2.5 58th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Laurinburg Rank North Carolina US
Income per capita $16,285 135th $25,256 $27,915
Income per household $28,251 130th $46,291 $52,762
Income below poverty line 32.4% 10th 16.1% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Laurinburg Rank North Carolina US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,175 74th 798,791 27,092,908
Retail sales $307,987 65th $114,578,173 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $19,871 63rd $12,641 $12,990

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