Orrum, situated in Robeson County, is a small town made up of .6 square miles.
August 24, 2017
The median resident age in Orrum is 54 years. The median estimated household income is about $37,000 making it about $11,000 less than the North Carolina average. The estimated per capita is about $20,000. The average price for a home in Orrum is about $110,000 (2015) which is $50,000 less than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $600 a month for rent.
The racial makeup of Orrum is 54% White, 26% Black, 14% Hispanic, and 6% other. 88% of the population are high school graduates, with 10% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher. 57% are married, 9% are divorced, 0% are separated, 12% are widowed, leaving 22% that have never been married.
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Orrum 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 Orrum, NC is about 90. The population has overall seen a large decrease since the early 1900s.
The elevation of Orrum, NC is 102 feet above sea level.
The zip code for Orrum, NC is 28369.
The area code for Orrum, NC is 910.
Historically speaking Orrum and Robeson County have voted mostly Democrat, with 58% going to Barrack Obama 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 44% are Protestants with Catholics making up around 1%.
The unemployment rate for Orrum is about 8% (2015), making it higher than the state average of around 5%. Construction alone makes nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.
The Robesonian is the primary newspaper that covers the Robeson County area.