Lincolnton, Georgia Population 2024

1,390

Lincolnton is a city located in Lincoln County Georgia. Lincolnton has a 2024 population of 1,390. It is also the county seat of Lincoln County.Lincolnton is currently declining at a rate of -2.04% annually and its population has decreased by -6.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,482 in 2020.

The average household income in Lincolnton is $58,737 with a poverty rate of 16.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lincolnton is 49.6 years, 45.5 years for males, and 56.1 years for females.

Lincolnton Demographics

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

  • White: 48.4%
  • Black or African American: 46.59%
  • Other race: 4.53%
  • Asian: 0.32%
  • Two or more races: 0.16%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
3.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
395.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.21% (-92)
The current population of Lincolnton, Georgia is 1,390 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,482.

Lincolnton, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White90848.4%
Black or African American87446.59%
Other race854.53%
Asian60.32%
Two or more races30.16%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Two or more races

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lincolnton Population by Race

Lincolnton Population Pyramid 2024

Lincolnton Median Age

49.6

Total

45.5

Male

56.1

Female

Lincolnton Adults

There are 1,518 adults, (529 of whom are seniors) in Lincolnton.

Lincolnton Age Dependency

89.7

Age Dependency Ratio

53.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Lincolnton Sex Ratio

Female95350.8%
Male92349.2%

Lincolnton Population by Age

Lincolnton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7552.45842
Non Family3161.1748.751.3
Married2733.418911
Female1303.2713.886.2
Male362.4463.936.1
showing: 5 rows

3.28

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

58.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lincolnton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lincolnton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lincolnton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 66.67%.

Lincolnton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$28,125

Average Earnings

$44,844

Average Male

$21,100

Average Female

Lincolnton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lincolnton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lincolnton Language

97.17% of Lincolnton residents speak only English, while 2.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.61% of the population.

Lincolnton Language

Lincolnton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black84818722.05%
White84810812.74%
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16.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.6%

Male Poverty Rate

19.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lincolnton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lincolnton is Black, with 22.05% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lincolnton is White, with 12.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.46%.

Lincolnton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade69.61%
High School18.27%
Some College4.1%
Bachelors or Greater
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Lincolnton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed9.42%
Male Employed4.42%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Lincolnton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lincolnton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lincolnton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

38.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.0%

Male Marriage Rate

37.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Lincolnton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lincolnton Marriage

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

Lincolnton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lincolnton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

76

Number of Veterans

76

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Lincolnton Veterans by War

count

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Lincolnton Veterans by Age

count

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Lincolnton Veterans by Race

Lincolnton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lincolnton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

44.6%

Labor Force Participation

43.9%

Employment Rate

1.5%

Unemployment Rate

Lincolnton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lincolnton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lincolnton 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

74.63%

Born in Lincolnton

93.12%

Native Born

6.88%

Foreign Born

4.9%

Non Citizen

1.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.12% of Lincolnton residents were born in the United States, with 74.63% having been born in Georgia. 4.9% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lincolnton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,245-29-2.28%
20281,274-29-2.23%
20271,303-29-2.18%
20261,332-29-2.13%
20251,361-29-2.09%
20241,390-29-2.04%
20231,419-29-2%
20221,448-29-1.96%
20211,477-5-0.34%
20201,482-19-1.27%
20191,501140.94%
20181,487-2-0.13%
20171,48930.2%
20161,486332.27%
20151,453-6-0.41%
20141,459-16-1.08%
20131,475-19-1.27%
20121,494-27-1.78%
20111,521-25-1.62%
20101,546
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Lincolnton Population by Year