Lillington, NC

Lillington profile

Living in Lillington

Lillington is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 3,657 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Lillington is the 238th 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, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lillington who work in office and administrative support (12.81%), teaching (10.92%), and management occupations (8.29%).

The rate of college-level education in Lillington is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.14% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.

The per capita income in Lillington in 2018 was $15,811, which is low income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $63,244 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 18.34% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Lillington include German, Irish, English, Scottish, and African.

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