Lincoln County, North Carolina Population 2022

Lincoln County, North Carolina's estimated population is 92,168 with a growth rate of 2.24% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lincoln County, North Carolina is the 34th largest county in North Carolina. The 2010 Population was 78,134 and has seen a growth of 17.96% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
17909,2240.00%
180012,6603,43637.25%
181016,3593,69929.22%
182018,1471,78810.93%
183022,4554,30823.74%
184025,1602,70512.05%
18507,746-17,414-69.21%
18608,1954495.80%
18709,5731,37816.82%
188011,0611,48815.54%
189012,5861,52513.79%
190015,4982,91223.14%
191017,1321,63410.54%
192017,8627304.26%
193022,8725,01028.05%
194024,1871,3155.75%
195027,4593,27213.53%
196028,8141,3554.93%
197032,6823,86813.42%
198042,3729,69029.65%
199050,3197,94718.76%
201078,13427,81555.28%
201178,2971630.21%
201278,7294320.55%
201379,1113820.49%
201479,4463350.42%
201580,6071,1611.46%
201681,2296220.77%
201782,5571,3281.63%
201884,0921,5351.86%
201986,1112,0192.40%
202088,1302,0192.34%
202190,1492,0192.29%
202292,1682,0192.24%
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Lincoln County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White75,04788.73%
Black or African American4,1904.95%
American Indian and Alaska Native1510.18%
Asian7020.83%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander540.06%
Some Other Race1,6191.91%
Two or More Races2,8173.33%
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Lincoln County, North Carolina Population by Race

Lincoln County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2022

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Lincoln County, North Carolina Median Age

43.6


Total

42.4


Male

44.7


Female

Lincoln County, North Carolina Adults

There are 66,719 adults, (14,982 of whom are seniors) in Lincoln County, North Carolina.

Lincoln County, North Carolina Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Lincoln County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

42,747

50.54%

Male

41,833

49.46%

Lincoln County, North Carolina Population by Age

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

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Lincoln County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.8%12.2%
Male77.6%22.4%
All75.8%24.2%
Non Family62.8%37.2%
Female51.1%48.9%

75.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lincoln County, North Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All33,6212.4975.8
Married18,3393.0487.8
Male1,5803.0577.6
Female3,8642.9251.1
Non Family9,8381.2162.8

2.95

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

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Lincoln County, North Carolina Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7352.85%
9th to 12th Grade5,0898.36%
High School Graduate18,70930.73%
Some College14,55123.90%
Associates Degree6,75911.10%
Bachelors Degree9,63515.83%
Graduate Degree4,4017.23%
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Lincoln County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lincoln County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian333314129
Native American909023
White52,81747,57212,995
2+ Races1,1931,089200
Hispanic3,5582,627503
Black3,2742,756271
Other Race78043956
Islander5454

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 38.74%.

Lincoln County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,292$48,958$33,313
Less Than 9th Grade$24,588$31,154$13,590
High School Graduate$32,814$40,738$24,952
Some College$38,652$44,063$32,182
Bachelors Degree$55,213$90,272$44,263
Graduate Degree$62,288$106,667$50,302

$40,292

Average Earnings

$48,958

Average Male

$33,313

Average Female

Lincoln County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lincoln County, North Carolina Language by Age

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Lincoln County, North Carolina Language

92.81% of Lincoln County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 7.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.81% of the population.

Lincoln County, North Carolina Language

Lincoln County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black4,0291,16128.82%
Multiple2,80247717.02%
Hispanic6,07589914.80%
White70,6427,67010.86%
Asian70281.14%
Other303NaN%

12.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.87%

Male Poverty Rate

12.53%

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 28.82% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.57%.

Lincoln County, North Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.46%
High School12.78%
Some College10.34%
Bachelors or Greater4.12%

Lincoln County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.62%
Male Unemployed38.24%
Female Employed5.95%
Female Unemployed31.30%

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

Lincoln County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,592$82,204
Families$72,078$94,895
Married Families$81,719$107,352
Non Families$30,682$48,075
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Income by Household Type

Lincoln County, North Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.7%

Male Marriage Rate

54.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Lincoln County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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Lincoln County, North Carolina 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.

Lincoln County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

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Lincoln County, North Carolina Marital Status

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5,965

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,153
First Gulf War1,090
Vietnam2,151
Korea349
World War II64

Lincoln County, North Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34327
35 to 541,610
55 to 641,102
65 to 741,730
75+1,196

Lincoln County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,5209.18%
Black3098.81%
Native American1513.51%
Asian152.91%
Islander1222.22%
Other Race414.05%
2+ Races533.82%
Hispanic862.13%

Lincoln County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Lincoln County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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7.90%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lincoln County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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61.9%

Labor Force Participation

58.7%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Lincoln County, North Carolina Employment by Age

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Lincoln County, North Carolina Employment by Race

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Lincoln County, North Carolina Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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61.80%

Born in Lincoln County, North Carolina

94.80%

Native Born

5.20%

Foreign Born

2.80%

Non Citizen

2.40%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.80% of Lincoln County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 61.80% having been born in North Carolina. 2.80% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lincoln County, North Carolina Place of Birth

  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

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