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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.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Parkton 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 28371 ZIP code.
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.
19% of Parkton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Parkton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $331. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $905.
Robeson County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Parkton political report.
The average commute time for Parkton workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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