Parkton is a town in Robeson County, North Carolina, in the Lumberton metro area, in the United States. The town was named because it was a place where farmers tied up their horses while waiting for the train. As of the 2010 census, the town population was 436.
Parkton is located at 34°54′10″N 79°0′38″W (34.902911, -79.010662).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.6 km2), all of it land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 428 people, 175 households, and 114 families residing in the town. The population density was 673.4 people per square mile (258.2/km2). There were 193 housing units at an average density of 303.7 per square mile (116.4/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 77.10% White, 14.72% African American, 3.27% Native American, 1.64% Asian, 1.40% from other races, and 1.87% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.37% of the population.
There were 175 households, out of which 26.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.7% were married couples living together, 10.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.3% were non-families.