ROBESON COUNTY STATISTICS

Geographical area:

949 square miles

Climate:

Mean annual temperature- 63 degrees
Mean relative humidity-71%
Annual Rainfall-46.39inches
Annual Snowfall- 2.0 inches

Population:

134,168

Economics:

Per capita income- $13,224
Median family income-$32,514
Retail Sales- $900,460,173

Labor Force:

53,690

County tax rate:

$.79 per 100

Water:

Countywide systems

Highways:

I-95, US 301, US 74, US 501 & NC 20,41,72,130,211,710,711, & 904

Railroads:

CSX & Seaboard System

Bus:

Greyhound

Airports:

Lumberton Municipal, Laurinburg-Maxton, and Fayetteville Municipal

Government:

County Manager & Board of Commissioners

Deputies:

68

Ambulance & Rescue:

11

Communications:

Newspapers-7
Radio Stations-6
Television Stations-5

Places of Worship:

350

Recreation:

Robeson County Recreation Commission

Other Recreation:

Bowling Center
Skating rink
Miniature golf
Racquet club
Fitness Center
Golf courses-4
Movie theaters

Cultural Opportunities:

Carolina Civic Center
Givens Performing Arts Center
Robeson Little Theater
Robeson County Arts Council
"Strike at the Wind"

Medical:

Hospital-1
Elder Care Services & Homes-17
Clinics-6
Physicians-77
Psycologists-4
Optometrists-7
Dentists-17

Education:

Public Schools-42
High Schools-7
Career Center-1
Private Schools-3
Robeson Community College
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke

Manufacturers:

97