Lenoir, NC Profile: Facts & Data

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Lenoir, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The City of Lenoir had a population of 18,152 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Lenoir is located at latitude 35.9057 and longitude -81.527 in Caldwell County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lenoir (see map below) 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.

The City of Lenoir is located within Township of Lower Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Caldwell County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lenoir: Tuckers Barn.

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Lenoir, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 18,152
Population in Households 17,630
Population in Familes 13,869
Population in Group Qrtrs 522
Population Density2 924
Diversity Index3 49
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,435
Average Household Income $52,688
Per Capita Income $22,702

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 8,651 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,268 (49.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,325 (38.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,058 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $125,830
Average Home Value $158,337
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 7,593
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 4,709
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.04% 0.12%
Households 0.01% 0.16%
Families -0.01% 0.07%
Median Household Income   3.23%
Per Capita Income   2.68%

Lenoir, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lenoir to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 52 93rd
Population Density # 253 66th
Diversity Index # 360 52nd
Median Household Income # 551 26th
Per Capita Income # 407 45th

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