Lincoln County, North Carolina Population 2018

Lincoln County, North Carolina's estimated population is 82,403 with a growth rate of 3.28% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lincoln County, North Carolina is the 33rd largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201782,4032,6203.28%
201679,783-1,292-1.59%
201681,0755710.71%
201580,5041,0751.35%
201479,4293180.40%
201379,1113970.50%
201278,7144440.57%
201178,2701830.23%
201078,08727,76855.18%
199050,3197,94718.76%
198042,3729,69029.65%
197032,6823,86813.42%
196028,8141,3554.93%
195027,4593,27213.53%
194024,1871,3155.75%
193022,8725,01028.05%
192017,8627304.26%
191017,1321,63410.54%
190015,4982,91223.14%
189012,5861,52513.79%
188011,0611,48815.54%
18709,5731,37816.82%
18608,1954495.80%
18507,746-17,414-69.21%
184025,1602,70512.05%
183022,4554,30823.74%
182018,1471,78810.93%
181016,3593,69929.22%
180012,6603,43637.25%
17909,2240.00%

Lincoln County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White70,542
Black or African American4,271
Some Other Race2,613
Two or More Races1,723
Asian433
American Indian and Alaska Native188
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander13

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Lincoln County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Lincoln County, North Carolina Median Age

42.4


Total

41.6


Male

43.3


Female

Lincoln County, North Carolina Adults

There are 62,151 adults, (12,446 of which are seniors) in Lincoln County, North Carolina.

Lincoln County, North Carolina Age Dependency

60.5

Age Dependency Ratio

25

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Lincoln County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

40,236

50.43%

Male

39,547

49.57%

Lincoln County, North Carolina Households and Families

Lincoln County, North Carolina Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lincoln County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.2%12.8%
All76.5%23.5%
Male68.4%31.6%
Non Family64.5%35.5%
Female52.8%47.2%

76.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lincoln County, North Carolina Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All30,6122.5876.5
Married17,6623.0887.2
Non Family8,0331.2364.5
Female3,4523.0152.8
Male1,4653.0168.4

3.01

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lincoln County, North Carolina Households

Lincoln County, North Carolina Education

Lincoln County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,1335.60%
9th to 12th Grade5,86210.47%
High School Graduate17,59731.44%
Some College13,10123.41%
Associates Degree5,2479.37%
Bachelors Degree7,80113.94%
Graduate Degree3,2325.77%

Lincoln County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White49,27642,33310,379
Black3,0002,383283
Hispanic2,9461,533216
Other Race1,35268649
Multiple Races64545075
Asian23219674
Native American11811121
Islander1313

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 31.90%.

Lincoln County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,562$41,077$30,254
Less Than High School$20,859$21,764$18,848
High School Grad$29,888$32,399$23,453
Some College$36,106$42,480$29,565
Bachelors Degree$52,237$63,664$42,965
Graduate Degree$59,734$90,625$52,652

$35,562

Average Earnings

$41,077

Average Male

$30,254

Average Female

Lincoln County, North Carolina Language

Lincoln County, North Carolina Language by Age

Lincoln County, North Carolina Language

92.29% of Lincoln County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 7.71% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.57% of the population.

Lincoln County, North Carolina Poverty

Lincoln County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White67,5328,16312.09%
Hispanic5,6231,80332.06%
Black4,0621,62039.88%
Other2,60890834.82%
Multiple1,72352130.24%
Native1882111.17%
Asian433173.93%

15.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.50%

Male Poverty Rate

15.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lincoln County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lincoln County, North Carolina is Black, with 39.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lincoln County, North Carolina is Asian, with 3.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.79%.

Lincoln County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.02%
High School11.24%
Some College10.37%
Bachelors or Greater4.29%

Lincoln County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed46.89%
Male Unemployed41.78%
Male Employed6.28%
Female Employed6.06%

Lincoln County, North Carolina Income

Lincoln County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,283$67,114
Families$59,548$77,155
Married Families$70,643$87,275
Non Families$27,013$36,388

Lincoln County, North Carolina Marital Status

Lincoln County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.6%

Male Marriage Rate

55.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Lincoln County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Lincoln County, North Carolina Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Lincoln County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Lincoln County, North Carolina Veterans

Lincoln County, North Carolina Veterans by War

5,643

Number of Veterans

5,304

Male Veterans

339

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,433
First Gulf War998
Second Gulf War616
Korea496
World War II159

Lincoln County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,818
35 to 541,449
55 to 641,148
75+905
18 to 34323

Lincoln County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5,3539.60%
Black2085.98%
Hispanic561.55%
Other412.34%
Indian2217.46%
2 or More192.66%

Lincoln County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

6.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lincoln County, North Carolina Employment Status

Lincoln County, North Carolina Employment by Age

62.7%

Labor Force Participation

57.1%

Employment Rate

8.9%

Unemployment Rate

Lincoln County, North Carolina Employment by Race

Lincoln County, North Carolina Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Lincoln County, North Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Lincolnton10329107544254.11%
Maiden 33293392631.89%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990