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Lincolnton, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Lincolnton is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Lincoln County at latitude 33.7927 and longitude -82.4784. Lincoln County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 469 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Lincolnton, but most people and references simply refer to it as Lincolnton, Georgia.

The P1 Census Class Code for Lincolnton indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Lincolnton (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

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Lincolnton, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,504
Population in Households 1,460
Population in Familes 1,204
Population in Group Qrtrs 44
Population Density1 428
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 601
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 397
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 684 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 353 (51.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 247 (36.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 83 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $89,691
Average Home Value $105,540


Median Household Income $35,729
Average Household Income $42,827
Per Capita Income $17,485
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.95% -0.76%
Households -0.77% -0.64%
Families -0.24% -0.72%
Median Household Income   2.63%
Per Capita Income   2.03%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Lincolnton, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lincolnton to the other 624 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 308 50th
Population Density1 # 375 40th
Diversity Index2 # 310 51st
Median Household Income # 343 45th
Per Capita Income # 340 46th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Georgia Census Data Comparison Tool.