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Lincolnton, NC
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Living in Lincolnton



Lincolnton is a somewhat small city located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 11,818 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Lincolnton is the 88th largest community in North Carolina.

In terms of college education, Lincolnton is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 19.08% of adults 25 and older in Lincolnton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Lincolnton in 2018 was $23,793, which is lower middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $95,172 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 14.15% 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.