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Parkton is a town in Robeson County, in the Lumberton metro area.

So named because it was a place where farmers tied up their horses while waiting for the train

The latitude of Parkton is 34.902N. The longitude is -79.011W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 184 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 428.


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Median household income
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$32,321
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Parkton demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Gillis Station

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12% of Parkton residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Parkton ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Parkton was $15,111, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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19% of Parkton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Parkton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $331.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $905.


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Robeson County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Parkton political report.

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The average commute time for Parkton workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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