Raynham, situated in Robeson County, is a small town made up of .2 square miles.
September 1, 2017
The median resident age in Raynham is 36 years. The median estimated household income is about $35,000 making it about $13,000 less than the North Carolina average. The estimated per capita is about $18,000. The average price for a home in Raynham is about $80,000 (2015) which is $80,000 less than the North Carolina Average.
The racial makeup of Raynham is 53% White, 18% Black, and 29% other. 83% of the population are high school graduates, with 9% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher. 46% are married, 16% are divorced, 3% are separated, 7% are widowed, leaving 28% that have never been married.
Raynham 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 Raynham, NC is about 70. The population has seen a decrease since its peak in the 1990s.
The elevation of Raynham, NC is 144 feet above sea level.
The zip code for Raynham, NC is 28383.
The area code for Raynham, NC is 910.
Historically speaking Raynham 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 Raynham is about 8% (2015), making it higher than the state average of around 5%. Transportation and warehousing alone makes nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.
The Robesonian is the primary newspaper that covers the Robeson County area.