Proctorville, situated in Robeson County, is a small town made up of .4 square miles.
August 31, 2017
Proctorville was founded in 1859. It was incorporated in 1913. Proctorville was named in honor of Edward Knox Proctor Jr., who was a lawyer that lived in the area and who was involved in the railroad business.
The median resident age in Proctorville is 54 years. The median estimated household income is about $47,000 making it about $1,000 less than the North Carolina average. The estimated per capita is about $21,000. The average price for a home in Proctorville is about $110,000 (2015) which is $50,000 less than the North Carolina Average.
The racial makeup of Proctorville is 74% White, 19% Black, 5% Native American, and 2% other. 81% of the population are high school graduates, with 16% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher. 43% are married, 16% are divorced, 0% are separated, 9% are widowed, leaving 32% that have never been married.
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Proctorville 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 Proctorville, NC is about 120. The population has seen an overall decrease since it peaked in the 1950s.
The elevation of Proctorville, NC is 112 feet above sea level.
The zip code for Proctorville, NC is 28375.
The area code for Proctorville, NC is 910.
Historically speaking Proctorville 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 Proctorville is about 8% (2015), making it higher than the state average of around 5%. Retail and food service make nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.
The Robesonian is the primary newspapers that cover the Robeson County area.