Lucama, North Carolina


Lucama, North Carolina

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Lucama, North Carolina
settlement_type = Town
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map_caption = Location of Lucama, North Carolina


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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = North Carolina
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Wilson
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area_total_km2 = 1.5
area_land_km2 = 1.5
area_water_km2 = 0.0
area_total_sq_mi = 0.6
area_land_sq_mi = 0.6
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0

population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 847
population_density_km2 = 552.0
population_density_sq_mi = 1429.8

timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
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elevation_m = 41
elevation_ft = 135
latd = 35 |latm = 38 |lats = 37 |latNS = N
longd = 78 |longm = 0 |longs = 30 |longEW = W

postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 27851
area_code = 252
blank_name = FIPS code
blank_info = 37-39600GR|2
blank1_name = GNIS feature ID
blank1_info = 0989114GR|3
website = [http://townoflucama.org/ www.townoflucama.org]
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Lucama is a town in Wilson County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 847 at the 2000 census.

Geography

Lucama is located at coor dms|35|38|37|N|78|0|30|W|city (35.643684, -78.008333)GR|1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.5 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 847 people, 387 households, and 229 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,429.8 people per square mile (554.3/km²). There were 415 housing units at an average density of 700.5/sq mi (271.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 78.16% White, 16.17% African American, 0.47% Asian, 4.13% from other races, and 1.06% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.49% of the population.

There were 387 households out of which 25.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.7% were married couples living together, 12.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.6% were non-families. 34.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.18 and the average family size was 2.78.

In the town the population was spread out with 20.9% under the age of 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 27.7% from 25 to 44, 23.0% from 45 to 64, and 19.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 91.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $28,125, and the median income for a family was $37,750. Males had a median income of $26,786 versus $22,596 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,634. About 11.5% of families and 18.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.3% of those under age 18 and 22.4% of those age 65 or over. Creekview Drive is located here a street where Henry Gordon lived a number of years.

References

External links

* [http://townoflucama.org/ Official website of Lucama, NC]


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