Lillington, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Lillington, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Lillington had a population of 3,547 as of July 1, 2015. Lillington ranks in the upper 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 Lillington is located at latitude 35.3974 and longitude -78.8053 in Harnett County. 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. Harnett County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 194 feet.

The Town of Lillington 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lillington population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lillington: Long Creek Village.

Town of Lillington, NC Boundary Map

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Lillington, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 3,547
Population in Households 2,807
Population in Familes 2,252
Population in Group Qrtrs 740
Population Density1 778
Diversity Index2 62
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,128
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 719
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,277 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 650 (50.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 478 (37.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 149 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $177,365
Average Home Value $212,692
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,194
Average Household Income $51,651
Per Capita Income $18,140
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.02% 1.69%
Households 2.7% 2.22%
Families 5.94% 2.08%
Median Household Income   3.21%
Per Capita Income   3.02%
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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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, 2015 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 # 213 71st
Population Density1 # 323 56th
Diversity Index2 # 139 82nd
Median Household Income # 442 40th
Per Capita Income # 528 29th

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