Also See: Lenoir, NC ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The City of Lenoir had a population of 18,363 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Lenoir is located at latitude 35.914 and longitude -81.539 in Caldwell County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lenoir encompass a land area of 19.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Caldwell County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,171 feet.
The City of Lenoir (GNIS ID: 2404911) 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Lenoir: Tuckers Barn.
|Total Population||18,363 (100%)|
|Population in Households||17,855 (97.2%)|
|Population in Families||13,950 (76.0%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||508 ( 2.8%)|
|Median Household Income||$36,051|
|Average Household Income||$51,303|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||14%|
|Per Capita Income||$21,847|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||8,764 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||4,549 (51.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||3,216 (36.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||999 (11.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$121,061|
|Average Home Value||$149,088|
|Housing Affordability Index3||178|
|Average Household Size||2.3|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.17%|
|Per Capita Income||1.9%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.33%|
The table below compares Lenoir to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 54||93rd|
|Population Density||# 277||63rd|
|Median Household Income||# 596||19th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 274||37th|
|Per Capita Income||# 504||32nd|
|Diversity Index||# 337||55th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.