Lumberton Jobs

  • Nurse Practitioner 2

    Mmn of North Carolina P.C. - Raeford, NC

    POSITION SUMMARY: The Nurse Practitioner (NP), as part of the Clinical Operations Team, provides clinical assessment and care to assigned patients including assessments of health...

    from MMN of North Carolina P.C. - 17 hours ago
  • Truck Driver - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Red Springs, NC

    Keep the Nation moving forward in the Army National Guard. In the Guard, the Truck Driver is the Soldier who makes sure other Soldiers and their supplies get where they need to...

    from Army National Guard - 19 hours ago
  • Solo Company Tank Truck Driver - CDL-A - OTR

    Indian River Transport - Lumberton, NC

    Long haul runs now open for Solo and Team company drivers! Indian River Transport is Now Offering a $1,500 Sign-On Bonus! Operating throughout the 48 contiguous states and Canada,...

    from Indian River Transport - 3 days ago
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Lumberton, North Carolina

Lumberton is a city in Robeson County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 20,795 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Robeson County . Lumberton, located in southern North Carolina's Inner Banks region, is located on the Lumber River. Founded in 1787 by John Willis, an officer in the American Revolution, Lumberton was originally a shipping point for lumber used by the Navy, which was sent downriver to Georgetown, South Carolina. Most of the town's growth, however, began shortly after World War II. David Lynch's 1986 film Blue Velvet was set in Lumberton, though it was actually filmed in nearby Wilmington. This situation raised some problems during filming, so Lynch filmed a small sequence in Lumberton and was subsequently allowed to use the name. On July 23, 1993, James R. Jordan, Sr., father of basketball legend Michael Jordan, was murdered at a rest stop off of Interstate 95 near Lumberton.

Lumberton Careers

Among the most common occupations in Lumberton are Management, professional, and related occupations, 31%; Sales and office occupations, 23%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 16%. Approximately 68 percent of workers in Lumberton, North Carolina work for companies, 19 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Lumberton Industries

The leading industries in Lumberton, North Carolina are Educational, health and social services, 24%; Manufacturing, 17%; and Retail trade, 12%. Simply Hired's Lumberton job listings indicate that the following industries in Lumberton are hiring the most workers:

Lumberton Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Lumberton, North Carolina is $26,703, and the median income of households in Lumberton was $26,782.

Average Salaries in Lumberton, NC

Lumberton, NC


According to our Lumberton Trends data, the number of Lumberton, North Carolina jobs has decreased by 28% since September 2013.
Lumberton job trends

Lumberton Employment Statistics

Population of Lumberton
Total population 20,795
Male 47.13%
Female 52.87%
Median age 35.3
Lumberton Housing
Owner-occupied homes 57.7%
Median cost of a home $71,300
Median mortgage payment $539
Renter-occupied homes 42.3%
Vacant housing 11.1%
Median monthly rent $411
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $28,903
Median for all female full-time $24,503
Household Income
Less than $10,000 24%
$10,000 to $14,999 10%
$15,000 to $24,999 13%
$25,000 to $34,999 13%
$35,000 to $49,999 13%
$50,000 to $74,999 14%
$75,000 to $99,999 6%
$100,000 to $149,999 5%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 12%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 18%
High school graduate 22%
Some college, no degree 22%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 13%
Graduate degree 8%
Marital Status
Never married 28%
Currently married 49%
Separated 4%
Widowed 9%
Divorced 9%
White 49%
Black or African American 36%
Asian 1%
Other 14%
Lumberton Commute
Carpool 13.2%
Public transportation 0.6%
Average travel time 22 minutes