Lincolnton demographics profile

StatisticLincolntonNorth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,22918191
Median age37.538.337.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%57%55%
Speak English80%89%79%
Speak Spanish19%7%13%
Lincolnton, NC has a population of 10,593 and is the 3,775th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,229 per sq mi which is 579% higher than the North Carolina average and 1257% higher than the national average. The median age in Lincolnton is 38 which is approximately 2% lower than the North Carolina average of 38. In Lincolnton, 56% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 80% speak English and 19% speak Spanish. 63% of Lincolnton residents were born in North Carolina, 24% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 12% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Lincolnton is 579% higher than North Carolina.
  • The median age in Lincolnton is 2% lower than North Carolina.
  • In Lincolnton 68.28% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Lincolnton 14.93% of the population is African American.
  • In Lincolnton 0.03% of the population is Asian.

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Lincolnton population breakdown by race

RaceLincolntonNorth CarolinaNational
African American14.93%21.50%12.63%
American Indian0.49%1.18%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.07%0.18%
Mixed race4.88%2.45%3.06%
Other race11.38%3.01%4.75%
In Lincolnton, 20.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Lincolnton, NC demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).