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Lincolnton, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Lincolnton had a population of 1,446 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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Lincolnton, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,446
Daytime Population: Workers 1,133
Daytime Population: Residents 809
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,942
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.34
Population in Households 1,413
Population in Familes 1,162
Population in Group Qrtrs 33
Population Density2 412
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $34,791
Average Household Income $49,964
Per Capita Income $21,354


Total Housing Units 684 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 335 (49.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 248 (36.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 101 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $117,754
Average Home Value $162,313


Total Households 583
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 384
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -1.09% -0.55%
Households -0.87% -0.45%
Families -0.6% -0.63%
Median Household Income   1.49%
Per Capita Income   3.01%

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, 2017 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 # 319 49th
Population Density # 381 39th
Diversity Index # 329 47th
Median Household Income # 429 32nd
Per Capita Income # 263 58th

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