Pembroke, NC Population

Population: 2,399
Males: 1,030 (42.9%), Females: 1,369 (57.1%)

Robeson County

Zip code: 28372

Median resident age: 27.3 years
Median household income: $18,355
Median house value: $67,400

Races in Pembroke:

  • American Indian (83.4%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (9.4%)
  • Black (5.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)
  • Other race (0.5%)

Ancestries: Irish (2.1%), United States (2.1%), English (1.4%), Scottish (1.4%), French (1.3%), German (1.2%).

Elevation: 172 feet

Land area: 2.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Pembroke

  • High school or higher: 69.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 22.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 14.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pembroke town

  • Never married: 39.3%
  • Now married: 33.3%
  • Separated: 7.2%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

2.5% Foreign born (2.3% Asia).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Pembroke:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Pembroke:

  • FAYETTEVILLE REGIONAL/GRANNIS FIELD (about 31 miles; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Abbreviation: FAY)
  • POPE AFB (about 36 miles; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Abbreviation: POB)
  • MOORE COUNTY (about 41 miles; PINEHURST/SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Abbreviation: SOP)
Other public-use airports nearest to Pembroke:

  • LUMBERTON MUNI (about 12 miles; LUMBERTON, NC; Abbreviation: LBT)
  • LAURINBURG-MAXTON (about 13 miles; MAXTON, NC; Abbreviation: MEB)
  • DILLON COUNTY (about 21 miles; DILLON, SC; Abbreviation: DLC)

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Pembroke:

  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT PEMBROKE (Full-time enrollment: 2,806; Location: PO BOX 1510; Public; Website: www.uncp.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Pembroke:

  • FAYETTEVILLE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 33 miles; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 4,815)
  • FAYETTEVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 35 miles; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 3,506)
  • FRANCIS MARION UNIVERSITY (about 49 miles; FLORENCE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,922)
  • CENTRAL CAROLINA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 54 miles; SANFORD, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,400)
  • FLORENCE DARLINGTON TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 55 miles; FLORENCE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,619)
  • HORRY-GEORGETOWN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 55 miles; CONWAY, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,315)
  • COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY (about 59 miles; CONWAY, SC; Full-time enrollment: 4,067)

Schools

Public high school in Pembroke:

  • PURNELL SWETT HIGH (Students: 1,517; Location: 11344 DEEP BRANCH ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Pembroke:

  • PEMBROKE ELEMENTARY (Students: 773; Location: 505 SOUTH JONES STREET; Grades: PK – 05)
  • PEMBROKE MIDDLE (Students: 753; Location: 8910 DEEP BRANCH ROAD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • UNION CHAPEL ELEMENTARY (Students: 541; Location: 4271 UNION CHAPEL ROAD; Grades: PK – 06)

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