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Lillington, NC
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Living in Lillington


Lillington is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 4,558 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Lillington is the 167th largest community in North Carolina.

Lillington is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Lillington is a town of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lillington who work in management occupations (10.91%), teaching (9.77%), and office and administrative support (9.34%).

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.

In Lillington, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.70 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Lillington is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The percentage of adults in Lillington with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.23% of adults in Lillington have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Lillington in 2018 was $16,776, which is low income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $67,104 for a family of four. However, Lillington contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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. Lillington also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 21.91% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Lillington include German, Irish, English, European, and Scottish.

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


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