Lillington, NC
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Lillington is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 3,476 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Lillington is the 238th largest community in North Carolina.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Lillington is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Lillington is a town of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lillington who work in healthcare suport services (13.25%), teaching (12.75%), and office and administrative support (10.75%).

There are many members of the armed forces living in Lillington. You will notice when you visit or live here that some of the people you meet or see around town are employed by the armed services - even if they are not always in uniform.

Of important note, Lillington is also a town of artists. Lillington has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Lillington’s character.

The percentage of adults in Lillington with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.53% of adults in Lillington have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Lillington in 2010 was $12,431, which is low income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $49,724 for a family of four.

Lillington is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Lillington home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lillington residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Lillington include German, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Lillington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.