Lumberton, MS Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Lumberton, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The City of Lumberton had a population of 2,101 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Lumberton is located at latitude 31.0065 and longitude -89.4607 in Lamar County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lumberton (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Lamar County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 295 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Lumberton are located in Lamar County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Pearl River County.

The City of Lumberton (GNIS ID: 2404973) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lumberton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

City of Lumberton, MS Boundary Map

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Lumberton, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,101
Population in Households 2,091
Population in Familes 1,762
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density1 290
Diversity Index2 51
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 791
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 548
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 920 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 527 (57.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 264 (28.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 129 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $82,420
Average Home Value $102,652
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $26,660
Average Household Income $39,984
Per Capita Income $15,280
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.14% 0.77%
Households 0.37% 0.87%
Families 0.49% 0.68%
Median Household Income   2.42%
Per Capita Income   2.57%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Lumberton, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lumberton to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 120 67th
Population Density1 # 264 27th
Diversity Index2 # 122 66th
Median Household Income # 275 24th
Per Capita Income # 256 30th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Mississippi Census Data Comparison Tool.