Lawndale, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Lawndale, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Lawndale is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Cleveland County at latitude 35.4144 and longitude -81.5621. Cleveland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 846 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Lawndale, but most people and references simply refer to it as Lawndale, North Carolina.

The P1 Census Class Code for Lawndale indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Lawndale (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lawndale: Camp Creek.

Town of Lawndale, NC Boundary Map

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Lawndale, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 609
Population in Households 608
Population in Familes 506
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 757
Diversity Index2 49
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 248
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 174
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 290 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 173 (59.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 74 (25.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 42 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $87,500
Average Home Value $111,628
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,000
Average Household Income $44,408
Per Capita Income $17,500
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.12% -0.07%
Households 0.29% -0.08%
Families 2.45% -0.12%
Median Household Income   3.27%
Per Capita Income   1.47%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Lawndale, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lawndale to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 524 29th
Population Density1 # 335 55th
Diversity Index2 # 342 54th
Median Household Income # 501 32nd
Per Capita Income # 575 22nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.