Lucama, Wilson County, North Carolina

Lucama: Town in Wilson County, North Carolina, United States

About

Lucama is a town located in the county of Wilson in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,108. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,155 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Lucama

Population : 1,155 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Wilson County
Postal code : 27851
Phone Area Codes : 252
Water as percent of area : 0%
Land as percent of area : 100%
Altitude : 135 feet / 41 meters
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 13:22:31 (27th November 2022)
Population growth : 4.07% (2010-2020)
Lucama locator map
Location of Lucama on North Carolina map.
Lucama Post Office image
Lucama Post Office
Lucama Post Office image

Geography

Lucama is located at 35°38'44"N 78°0'35"W (35.6454400, -78.0097100).

Lucama map

Demographics

The population of Lucama increased by 4.07% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,108 - census
2011 1,135 2.38% estimation process
2012 1,140 0.44% estimation process
2013 1,138 -0.18% estimation process
2014 1,138 0% estimation process
2015 1,139 0.09% estimation process
2016 1,138 -0.09% estimation process
2017 1,146 0.7% estimation process
2018 1,143 -0.26% estimation process
2019 1,152 0.78% estimation process
2020 1,155 0.26% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 6,977
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 7,220
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -3.4%
April 1, 2020 Population : 7,204
April 1, 2010 Population : 7,240
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.4%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 16.0%
People over 65 (%) : 20.4%
Female persons, % : 52.6%
White only, percent : 78.6%
Black or African American alone, percent : 7.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 4.5%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 3.5%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 15.2%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 70.2%
2015-2019 Veterans : 257
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 12.8%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 51.4%

Lucama zip code is 27851. County name: Wilson, County fips: 37195

Lucama, Lucass Crossroads

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 51.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $264,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $2,029
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $1,004
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,160
2015-2019 Households : 3,169
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.21
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 88.2%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 86.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 75.1%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 89.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 22.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 10.1%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 11.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 63.4%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 54.4%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 11,853
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 10,582
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 122,159
2012 total retail sales per capita : $16,889
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 28.9
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $60,949
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $35,015
Percentage of people living in poverty : 10.0%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 565
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 291
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 192
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 141
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 407
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 32
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 500
2010 population per square mile : 5,188.4
2010 land area in square miles : 1.40

People born in Lucama (1)

American educator William Brantley Aycock was born in Lucama

Schools in Lucama

College & universities near Lucama, NC

Code Name City ZIP
199005 Mitchells Academy Wilson (NC) 27893

Stations (13)

Amtrak & bus stations near Lucama, NC

Code Name Address Type
WLN Wilson 401 East Nash Street RAIL
SSM Selma–Smithfield 500 East Railroad Street RAIL
GBO Goldsboro, NC 1615 East Beech Street BUS
RMT Rocky Mount 101 Hammond Street RAIL
GRN Greenville, NC Second and Reade Streets BUS

Post offices near Lucama

Post Office Name City ZIP
Lucama Post Office Lucama (NC) 27851

Other cities in Wilson County

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

City Name Population Title
Wilson 49,643 County seat of Wilson County, North Carolina, USA
Elm City 1,296 City in Wilson County, North Carolina, United States of America
Stantonsburg 780 Township in Wilson County, North Carolina
Black Creek 767 Human settlement in Wilson County, North Carolina, United States of America
Saratoga 408 Town of the United States, North Carolina
Sims 286 Human settlement in Wilson County, North Carolina, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Lucama distances to largest North Carolina cities