Lawndale, North Carolina Population 2024

578

Lawndale is a city located in Burke County, Catawba County, Cleveland County, and Lincoln County North Carolina. Lawndale has a 2024 population of 578. Lawndale is currently growing at a rate of 0.17% annually and its population has increased by 0.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 573 in 2020.

The average household income in Lawndale is $57,752 with a poverty rate of 23.21%. The median age in Lawndale is 37.5 years: 32.2 years for males, and 45.4 years for females.

Lawndale Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lawndale was:

  • White: 85.31%
  • Black or African American: 10.85%
  • Two or more races: 2.67%
  • Asian: 1.17%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
716.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.87% (5)
The current population of Lawndale, North Carolina is 578 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 573.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White51185.31%
Black or African American6510.85%
Two or more races162.67%
Asian71.17%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Lawndale Population by Race

Lawndale Population Pyramid 2024

Lawndale Median Age

37.5

Total

32.2

Male

45.4

Female

Lawndale Adults

There are 474 adults, (83 of whom are seniors) in Lawndale.

Lawndale Age Dependency

53.2

Age Dependency Ratio

21.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32

Child Dependency Ratio

Lawndale Sex Ratio

Female27145.24%
Male32854.76%

Lawndale Population by Age

Lawndale Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2402.57525
Non Family1131.272.627.4
Married823.6576.823.2
Female453.6477.822.2
Male0000

3.5

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

75.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lawndale Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade4110.3%
Associates Degree4210.55%
Bachelors Degree379.3%
Graduate Degree51.26%
High School Graduate16942.46%
Less Than 9th Grade205.03%
Some College8421.11%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lawndale Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lawndale Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White33228526
Black625116
2+ Races410

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 85.84%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 25.81%.

Lawndale Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$33,409$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$37,000$37,250$34,583
Less Than 9th Grade$25,833$26,563$0
Overall$33,417$42,750$32,188
Some College$35,000$61,250$28,438

$33,417

Average Earnings

$42,750

Average Male

$32,188

Average Female

Lawndale Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lawndale Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lawndale Language

99.48% of Lawndale residents speak only English, while 0.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.35% of the population.

Lawndale Language

Lawndale Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White51111622.7%
Black652132.31%
Multiple16212.5%

23.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.7%

Male Poverty Rate

21.4%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lawndale

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lawndale is Black, with 32.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lawndale is Multiple, with 12.5% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.11%.

Lawndale Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School28.4%
Bachelors or Greater11.9%
Some College7.14%
Less Than 9th Grade3.28%

Lawndale Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed8.47%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed1.64%
Female Unemployed0%

Lawndale Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lawndale Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$70,547$71,246
Households$33,542$57,752
Married Families$86,136$-999,999,999
Non Families$20,694$40,697

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lawndale Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

33.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.8%

Male Marriage Rate

37.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Lawndale Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lawndale Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Lawndale Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lawndale Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

25

Number of Veterans

25

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War15
Vietnam10
Second Gulf War3
Korea0
World War II0

Lawndale Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5413
65 to 748
55 to 642
75+2
18 to 340

Lawndale Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White256.13%

Lawndale Veterans by Race

Lawndale Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

8%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lawndale Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49.2%

Labor Force Participation

49.2%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Lawndale Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lawndale Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lawndale Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

78.3%

Born in Lawndale

99.83%

Native Born

0.17%

Foreign Born

0.17%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.83% of Lawndale residents were born in the United States, with 78.3% having been born in North Carolina. 0.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Lawndale Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202958520.34%
202858310.17%
202758210.17%
202658120.35%
202557910.17%
202457810.17%
202357720.35%
2022575-1-0.17%
202157630.52%
2020573-11-1.88%
201958420.34%
201858220.34%
201758000%
201658020.35%
2015578-2-0.34%
201458000%
2013580-5-0.85%
2012585-1-0.17%
2011586-3-0.51%
201058900%

Lawndale Population by Year