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Lincolnton, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Lincolnton had a population of 1,501 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Lincolnton is located at latitude 33.7927 and longitude -82.4784 in Lincoln County. 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. Lincoln County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 469 feet.

The City of Lincolnton (GNIS ID: 2404932) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Lincolnton is located within Lincolnton Division of Lincoln County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lincolnton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Lincolnton, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,501
Population in Households 1,454
Population in Familes 1,197
Population in Group Qrtrs 47
Population Density1 427
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 599
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 395
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 684 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 345 (50.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 254 (37.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 85 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $104,464
Average Home Value $140,101


Median Household Income $33,121
Average Household Income $47,194
Per Capita Income $20,380
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.68% -0.58%
Households -0.58% -0.47%
Families -0.24% -0.62%
Median Household Income   -1.79%
Per Capita Income   1.18%
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 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 312 50th
Population Density1 # 375 40th
Diversity Index2 # 326 48th
Median Household Income # 425 32nd
Per Capita Income # 252 60th

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