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Lincoln County, North Carolina Facts

Facts
State North Carolina
Land area 297.9 square miles
Population Density 262.7 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 79,740
Population change 1.9%
Under 5 years of age 5.3%
Under 18 22.3%
65 and over 15.3%
Females 50.2%
White 91.8
Hispanic or Latino of any race 7
Asian 0.6%
Two or more races 1.3%
Black or African American 5.8%
Native American 0.4%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 84%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 19.4%
Veterans 5,983
Households and Housing
Households 29,994
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 89.6%
Median household income $48,940
The per capita income $25,550
Live below the poverty line. 15.6%
housing units 33,578
Multi-unit structures 8%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $154,600
Residents owning their homes. 77.1%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 7,595
Women-owned firms 23.2%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 4.4%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $713,799
Retail sales per capita $9,800
Manufacturers shipments $2,106,018
Merchant wholesaler sales $436,195