McDonald, NC

McDonald, situated in Robeson County, is a small town made up of .3 square miles.

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The median resident age in McDonald is 51 years. The median estimated household income is about $41,000 making it about $7,000 less than the North Carolina average. The estimated per capita is about $24,000. The average price for a home in McDonald is about $90,000 (2015) which is $70,000 less than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $600 a month for rent.

The racial makeup of McDonald is 41% White, 40% Native American, 17% Black, and 2% Two or more races. 85% of the population are high school graduates, with 8% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher. 45% are married, 16% are divorced, 5% are separated, 4% are widowed, leaving 30% that have never been married.

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Robeson County

Town belongs to Robeson County in the southern part of North Carolina. The County, which lost a sizeable portion of it's population in the Cape Fear region to a yellow fever outbreak, is a part of the Lumberton, NC Micropolitan Statistical Area and the Fayetteville-Lumberton-Laurinburg, NC Combined Statistical Area has a population of 134,200. The county's largest city, which is also its county seat, has a population of 20,800.

Robeson County borders Hoke, Marlboro (SC), Dillon (SC), Horry (SC), Bladen, Cumberland, Scotland and Columbus counties.

Robeson County is made up of 951 square miles. 949 of which is land with the remaining 2 as water.


The population of McDonald, NC is about 110. The population has fluctuated over the years, but has mostly maintained a steady number of residents compared to the 1920s.


The elevation of McDonald, NC is 141 feet above sea level.

Zip Code

The zip code for McDonald, NC is 28340.

Area Code

The area code for McDonald, NC is 910.

Politics and Religion

Historically speaking McDonald and Robeson County have voted mostly Republican, with 58% going to Mitt Romney during the 2012 Presidential Election. This represents the trend for the previous four or five elections.

As of 2010, 55% of the population are religiously unafiliated (Nones). About 43% are Protestants with Catholics making up around 2%.


The unemployment rate for McDonald is about 8% (2015), making it higher than the state average of around 5%. Construction, manufacturing, and warehousing make nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.

Newspaper & Obituaries

The Robesonian and Laurinburg Exchange are the primary newspapers that cover the Robeson County area.



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