Laurinburg Scotland County, North Carolina

Laurinburg: City in and county seat of Scotland County, North Carolina, United States

About

Laurinburg is a city located in the county of Scotland in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 15,962 and a population density of 486 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 14,896 inhabitants.

The city was created 145 years ago in 1876.

Laurinburg Quick Facts

Population : 14,896 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Scotland County
Postal code : 28352–28353
Phone Area Codes : 910
Area : 32.84 km2
Altitude : 226 feet / 69 meters
Capital city : Laurinburg is capital of Scotland County
Establishment : January 01, 1877 (145 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 08:36:51 (7th October 2022)
Density : 454 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -7.16% (2010-2020)
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Location of Laurinburg on North Carolina map.
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Geography

Laurinburg is located at 34°46'27"N 79°27'46"W (34.7740500, -79.4628200).

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Laurinburg decreased by 7.16% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 15,962 - census
2011 15,797 -1.04% estimation process
2012 15,633 -1.05% estimation process
2013 15,599 -0.22% estimation process
2014 15,401 -1.29% estimation process
2015 15,230 -1.12% estimation process
2016 15,294 0.42% estimation process
2017 15,196 -0.64% estimation process
2018 14,991 -1.37% estimation process
2019 15,002 0.07% estimation process
2020 14,896 -0.71% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 7,594
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 7,737
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -1.8%
April 1, 2020 Population : 7,893
April 1, 2010 Population : 7,707
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.2%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 24.5%
People over 65 (%) : 12.3%
Female persons, % : 47.6%
White only, percent : 90.2%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 2.1%
Asians alone % : 4.3%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 0.4%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 12.8%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 82.4%
2015-2019 Veterans : 223
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 18.2%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 86.2%

Laurinburg zip code is 28352. County name: Scotland, County fips: 37165

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 86.2%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $681,500
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $3,565
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $1,500+
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,787
2015-2019 Households : 2,627
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.92
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 87.8%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 18.9%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 97.2%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 96.7%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 95.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 69.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 2.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.9%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 71.4%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 62.4%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 23,669
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 201,046
2012 total retail sales per capita : $25,925
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 30.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $165,052
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $86,909
Percentage of people living in poverty : 3.3%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,166
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 644
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 399
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 147
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 946
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 151
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 938
2010 population per square mile : 597.2
2010 land area in square miles : 12.91

People born in Laurinburg (31)

People born in Laurinburg, including musician Woody Shaw, Union Army general, politician Joseph Roswell Hawley, United States Army Colonel and NASA astronaut William S. McArthur, .

List

  • Ben Vereen (American actor, dancer, and singer) he was born in 10/10/1946
  • Bejun Mehta (opera singer) he was born in 29/06/1968
  • Terry Sanford (politician and educator from North Carolina, Distinguished Eagle Scout (1917-1998)) he was born in 20/08/1917
  • Hinton James (American politician (1884-1948)) he was born in 24/04/1884
  • Bucky Covington (American singer) he was born in 08/11/1977
  • Rashad Carmichael (American football player) he was born in 09/09/1988
  • Terrell Manning (American football player) he was born in 16/04/1990
  • Travian Robertson (American football player) he was born in 09/12/1988
  • Alex Malloy (American baseball player) he was born in 31/10/1886
  • Bill Miller (Chairman and former Chief Investment Officer of Legg Mason Capital Management) he was born in 07/09/6297
  • Brent Butler (American baseball player) he was born in 11/02/1978
  • Jacoby Watkins (American football player) he was born in 29/03/1984
  • Kelvin Sampson (American basketball player and coach) he was born in 05/10/1955
  • Leonard Thompson (professional golfer) he was born in 01/01/1947
  • Rush Brown (American football player (1954-2020)) he was born in 27/06/1954
  • Tony Settles (American football player) he was born in 29/08/1964
  • Walson Gardener (American racing driver) he was born in 21/08/1932
  • Wes Covington (Major League Baseball player) he was born in 27/03/1932

Schools in Laurinburg

College & universities near Laurinburg, NC

Code Name City ZIP
199698 St. Andrews University Laurinburg (NC) 28352

Stations (5)

Amtrak & bus stations near Laurinburg, NC

Code Name Address Type
HAM Hamlet West Main St. and North Bridges St. RAIL
DIL Dillon 100 North Railroad Avenue RAIL
SOP Southern Pines 235 Northwest Broad Street RAIL
FAY Fayetteville 472 Hay Street RAIL
FLO Florence 805 East Day Street RAIL

Post offices near Laurinburg

Post Office Name City ZIP
Laurinburg Post Office Laurinburg (NC) 28352

Other cities in Scotland County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Scotland County , NC.

City Name Population Title
Wagram 772 Town in North Carolina, USA
Gibson 497 Town in North Carolina
East Laurinburg 277 Human settlement in Scotland County, North Carolina, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Laurinburg distances to largest North Carolina cities