Lewisville, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Lewisville, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Lewisville had a population of 13,212 as of July 1, 2016. Lewisville ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lewisville is located at latitude 36.1052 and longitude -80.4246 in Forsyth County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Lewisville (see map below) encompass a land area of 14.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0.23 sq. miles. Forsyth County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 974 feet.

The Town of Lewisville (GNIS ID: 2406011) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Lewisville is located within Township of Vienna, a minor civil division (MCD) of Forsyth County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lewisville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lewisville: Thornton.

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Lewisville, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 13,212
Population in Households 13,211
Population in Familes 11,612
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 938
Diversity Index2 27


Total Households 5,141
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 3,873
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,473 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,314 (78.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 827 (15.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 332 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $218,225
Average Home Value $291,584


Median Household Income $74,914
Average Household Income $92,706
Per Capita Income $35,977
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.64% 0.87%
Households 0.59% 0.79%
Families 0.47% 0.72%
Median Household Income   1.78%
Per Capita Income   1.8%
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.

Lewisville, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lewisville to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 73 90th
Population Density1 # 247 67th
Diversity Index2 # 565 24th
Median Household Income # 35 95th
Per Capita Income # 54 93rd

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