Lillington, North Carolina Population 2020

3,654

Lillington is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 3,654, it is the 186th largest city in North Carolina and the 5656th largest city in the United States. Lillington is currently growing at a rate of 0.69% annually and its population has increased by 14.40% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,194 in 2010. Spanning over 5 miles, Lillington has a population density of 792 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lillington is $42,628 with a poverty rate of 22.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $690 per month, and the median house value is $143,300. The median age in Lillington is 40.5 years, 39.5 years for males, and 46.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 165.0 males.

Lillington Demographics

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

  • White: 48.76%
  • Black or African American: 37.48%
  • Two or more races: 5.39%
  • Other race: 5.16%
  • Native American: 2.39%
  • Asian: 0.83%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lillington, North Carolina is 3,654, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,604.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,194.

Lillington, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,71148.76%
Black or African American1,31537.48%
Two or More Races1895.39%
Some Other Race1815.16%
American Indian and Alaska Native842.39%
Asian290.83%

Lillington Population Pyramid 2020

Lillington Median Age

40.5


Total

39.5


Male

46.1


Female

Lillington Adults

There are 3,058 adults, (580 of whom are seniors) in Lillington.

Lillington Age Dependency

41.6

Age Dependency Ratio

23.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

18.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Lillington Sex Ratio

Female

1,324

37.73%

Male

2,185

62.27%

Lillington Households and Families

Lillington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lillington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73%27%
Female50.3%49.7%
All44.9%55.1%
Non Family28.4%71.6%
Male22.5%77.5%

44.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9852.3244.9
Non Family4971.1228.4
Married2933.5773
Female1553.7550.3
Male402.622.5

3.42

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

2.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lillington Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1615.82%
9th to 12th Grade37713.62%
High School Graduate1,00936.47%
Some College63923.09%
Associates Degree2599.36%
Bachelors Degree2147.73%
Graduate Degree1083.90%

Lillington Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,1701,075188
Black1,01274893
Hispanic39923017
Other Race1641007
Multiple Races13412616
Native American7153
Asian29295

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 17.24%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$20,111$20,677$19,679
Less Than High School$$$10,469
High School Grad$17,422$$20,000
Some College$19,348$16,488$21,058
Bachelors Degree$48,333$51,250$37,188
Graduate Degree$32,917$$

$20,111

Average Earnings

$20,677

Average Male

$19,679

Average Female

Lillington Language

Lillington Language by Age

Lillington Language

84.94% of Lillington residents speak only English, while 15.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.39% of the population.

Lillington Poverty

Lillington Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black87630234.47%
White1,02714013.63%
Hispanic2604918.85%
Multiple1173529.91%
Asian11654.55%
Other8344.82%

22.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.05%

Male Poverty Rate

24.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lillington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lillington is Asian, with 54.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lillington is Other, with 4.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.77%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.93%
High School25.77%
Some College23.54%
Bachelors or Greater3.93%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed60.00%
Female Unemployed20.69%
Female Employed18.42%
Male Employed11.75%

Lillington Income

Lillington Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,128$42,628
Families$47,778$59,835
Married Families$63,371-
Non Families$16,823$24,681

Lillington Marital Status

Lillington Marital Status

Marriage Rates

23.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

19.3%

Male Marriage Rate

29.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Lillington Married by Age and Sex

Lillington Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Lillington Marital Status by Race

Lillington Veterans

197

Number of Veterans

185

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam67
Second Gulf War62
First Gulf War44
Korea3
World War II
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5467
65 to 7447
55 to 6446
18 to 3427
75+10
Name Veterans % of Total
Black998.80%
White926.21%
2 or More64.38%

$Lillington Veterans by Education

11.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lillington Employment Status

32.1%

Labor Force Participation

29.4%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Lillington Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

57.65%

Born in North Carolina

89.31%

Native Born

10.69%

Foreign Born

8.32%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

89.31% of Lillington residents were born in the United States, with 57.65% having been born in North Carolina. 8.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,654250.69%
20193,629250.69%
20183,604340.95%
20173,570250.71%
20163,5451223.56%
20153,42360.18%
20143,417300.89%
20133,387611.83%
20123,326561.71%
20113,270672.09%
20103,2032880.95%
20002,9150.00%