Lillington, NC

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Lillington profile

Living in Lillington

Lillington is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 3,604 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Lillington is the 238th largest community in North Carolina.

Unlike some towns, Lillington isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Lillington are a mix 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 teaching (12.10%), healthcare suport services (11.63%), and office and administrative support (9.13%).

There are quite a few people in the armed forces living in Lillington, and when you visit or drive around town, you will see military people in and out of uniform, shopping, enjoying life, and being part of the community.

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 people in Lillington with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 10.78% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Lillington in 2010 was $13,375, which is low income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $53,500 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 Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Lillington include English, German, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.

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