Lumberton is a very small city located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 2,211 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Lumberton is the 113th largest community in Mississippi.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Lumberton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Lumberton is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lumberton who work in sales jobs (12.24%), food service (10.30%), and office and administrative support (10.00%).
In Lumberton, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.77 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Lumberton is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of adults in Lumberton with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.97% of adults in Lumberton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Lumberton in 2010 was $13,100, which is low income relative to Mississippi and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $52,400 for a family of four. Lumberton also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 38.39% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Lumberton is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Lumberton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lumberton residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Lumberton include Irish, German, Italian, French, and English.
The most common language spoken in Lumberton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and German/Yiddish.