Lenoir is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 17,972, it is the 54th largest city in North Carolina and the 2020th largest city in the United States. Lenoir is currently growing at a rate of 0.09% annually but its population has decreased by -1.40% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,228 in 2010. Lenoir reached it's highest population of 18,216 in 2010. Spanning over 21 miles, Lenoir has a population density of 870 people per square mile.
The average household income in Lenoir is $46,795 with a poverty rate of 24.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $606 per month, and the median house value is $109,400. The median age in Lenoir is 41.6 years, 39.8 years for males, and 42.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.6 males.