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East Laurinburg, North Carolina
Location in Scotland County and the state of North Carolina.
Location in Scotland County and the state of North Carolina.
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Scotland
Government
 • Type Town Council
Area
 • Total 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
 • Land 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
210 ft (64 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 300
 • Density 1,619.8/sq mi (625.4/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
28352
Area code(s) 910
FIPS code 37-19620
GNIS feature ID 1020084

East Laurinburg is a town in Scotland County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 300 at the 2010 census.

Geography

East Laurinburg is located at 34°46′8″N 79°26′41″W / 34.76889°N 79.44472°W / 34.76889; -79.44472 (34.768960, -79.444766).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 577
1920 541 −6.2%
1930 813 50.3%
1940 890 9.5%
1950 745 −16.3%
1960 695 −6.7%
1970 487 −29.9%
1980 536 10.1%
1990 302 −43.7%
2000 295 −2.3%
2010 300 1.7%
Est. 2015 288 −4.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 295 people, 124 households, and 81 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,619.8 people per square mile (632.8/km²). There were 140 housing units at an average density of 768.7 per square mile (300.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 83.05% White, 5.76% African American, 8.81% Native American, 1.36% Asian, and 1.02% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.36% of the population.

There were 124 households out of which 20.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.3% were married couples living together, 18.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.9% were non-families. 31.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.99.

In the town, the population was spread out with 21.0% under the age of 18, 10.2% from 18 to 24, 23.7% from 25 to 44, 25.1% from 45 to 64, and 20.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 89.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $25,938, and the median income for a family was $31,875. Males had a median income of $21,944 versus $20,313 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,415. About 24.1% of families and 22.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 30.9% of those under the age of eighteen and 9.7% of those sixty five or over.

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