is a town located in Wilson County, North Carolina
. As of the 2000
census, the town had a total population of 847.
Geography\nLucama is located at 35°38'37" North, 78°0'30" West (35.643684, -78.008333)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the town has a total area of 1.5 km²
). 1.5 km² (0.6 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 847 people, 387 households, and 229 families residing in the town. The population density
is 554.3/km² (1,429.8/mi²). There are 415 housing units at an average density of 271.6/km² (700.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 78.16% White, 16.17% African American
, 0.00% Native American
, 0.47% Asian
, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 4.13% from other races, and 1.06% from two or more races. 6.49% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 387 households out of which 25.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.7% are married couples living together, 12.7% have a female householder with no husband present, and 40.6% are non-families. 34.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.2% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.18 and the average family size is 2.78.
In the town the population is 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 are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 91.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 88.7 males.
The median income for a household in the town is $28,125, and the median income for a family is $37,750. Males have a median income of $26,786 versus $22,596 for females. The per capita income for the town is $17,634. 18.8% of the population and 11.5% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 22.3% are under the age of 18 and 22.4% are 65 or older.