Lincolnton is a somewhat small city located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 11,091 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Lincolnton is the 88th largest community in North Carolina.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Lincolnton is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 41.02% of the Lincolnton workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Lincolnton is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lincolnton who work in office and administrative support (14.90%), sales jobs (8.43%), and food service (8.35%).
The education level of Lincolnton citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.18% of adults 25 and older in Lincolnton have a college degree.
The per capita income in Lincolnton in 2018 was $22,871, which is lower middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $91,484 for a family of four. However, Lincolnton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Lincolnton is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Lincolnton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lincolnton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Lincolnton also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.40% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Lincolnton include German, English, Irish, Swedish, and Yugoslavian.
The most common language spoken in Lincolnton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Indo-European.