Lincoln County NC Information


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  1. Lincoln County 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forLincoln County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. North Carolina Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

Lincoln County NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 87,755
Population in Households 87,064
Population in Familes 73,757
Population in Group Qrtrs 691
Population Density2 295
Diversity Index3 32


Median Household Income $55,573
Average Household Income $74,983
Per Capita Income $28,979


Total Housing Units 37,521 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 25,150 (67.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,752 (23.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,619 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $198,468
Average Home Value $271,202


Total Households 33,902
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 24,567
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.24% 1.3%
Households 1.21% 1.28%
Families 1.09% 1.21%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   2.81%


Lincoln County NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lincoln County to the other 100 counties and county equivalents in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 33 68th
Population Density # 18 83rd
Diversity Index # 79 22nd
Median Household Income # 17 84th
Per Capita Income # 22 79th

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