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Lumberton is a city in Robeson County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for its location on the Lumber River.
The latitude of Lumberton is 34.618N. The longitude is -79.008W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 131 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 21,161.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Lumberton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Robeson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 28360 ZIP code.
4% of Lumberton residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lumberton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lumberton was $15,504, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Lumberton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Lumberton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $266. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $828.
Libraries in Lumberton include Robeson County Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Lumberton include Lumberton Robesonian
TV stations in Lumberton include WUNU.
Robeson County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lumberton political report.
The average commute time for Lumberton workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 16 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Lumberton between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 7.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was higher than the national norm.
Hotels in Lumberton include Best Western Inn, Comfort Inn Lumberton, Comfort Suites Lumberton, Country Inn & Suites Lumberton, Days Inn, Econo Lodge Lumberton, Econo Lodge Lumberton, Fairfield Inn, Holiday Inn, Howard Johnson Express Inn Lumberton ... More hotels.
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