Lenoir County NC Information


Lenoir County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 58,339
Population in Households 57,110
Population in Familes 46,222
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,229
Population Density1 146
Diversity Index2 64


Median Household Income $37,358
Average Household Income $51,604
Per Capita Income $21,289


Total Housing Units 27,437 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,505 (52.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,047 (33.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,885 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $107,691
Average Home Value $128,823


Total Households 23,552
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 15,230
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.24% -0.53%
Households -0.39% -0.64%
Families -0.55% -0.73%
Median Household Income   1.01%
Per Capita Income   1.53%


Lenoir County NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lenoir County to the other 100 counties and county equivalents 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 # 49 52nd
Population Density # 41 60th
Diversity Index # 17 84th
Median Household Income # 75 26th
Per Capita Income # 77 24th

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