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Lillington, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Lillington is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Harnett County at latitude 35.3974 and longitude -78.8053. Harnett County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 194 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Lillington 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 Lillington (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lillington: Long Creek Village.

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


Total Population 3,501
Population in Households 2,748
Population in Familes 2,209
Population in Group Qrtrs 753
Population Density1 768
Diversity Index2 62


Total Households 1,099
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 702
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,247 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 637 (51.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 462 (37.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 148 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $180,797
Average Home Value $216,274


Median Household Income $36,799
Average Household Income $49,334
Per Capita Income $16,881
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 2.18% 1.86%
Households 2.71% 2.44%
Families 6.79% 2.29%
Median Household Income   3.12%
Per Capita Income   2.45%
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.


Lillington, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lillington 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 # 216 71st
Population Density1 # 328 56th
Diversity Index2 # 147 81st
Median Household Income # 437 41st
Per Capita Income # 601 19th

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