Lincolnton, North Carolina

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Population in 2013: 10,743 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.8%
 
Males: 4,770  (44.4%)
Females: 5,973  (55.6%)
Median resident age:  39.4 years
North Carolina median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 28092.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $31,251 (it was $31,684 in 2000)
Lincolnton:

$31,251
NC:

$45,906

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,930 (it was $16,667 in 2000)

Lincolnton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $131,059 (it was $87,200 in 2000)
Lincolnton:

$131,059
NC:

$154,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $657.

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  • Races in Lincolnton, NC (2010)

    Lincolnton races chart
    • 7,13568.0%White alone
    • 1,68316.0%Hispanic
    • 1,39413.3%Black alone
    • 1681.6%Two or more races
    • 540.5%Asian alone
    • 290.3%American Indian alone
    • 230.2%Other race alone

Races in Lincolnton detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Lincolnton: 85.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (15.3%), Irish (10.1%), United States (9.9%), English (9.9%), Dutch (3.2%), Scotch-Irish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 840 feet

Land area: 8.17 square miles.

Population density: 1,315 people per square mile   (low).

Lincolnton,NC real estate house value index trend

Lincolnton, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Lincolnton:

  • High school or higher: 80.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lincolnton city:

  • Never married: 30.0%
  • Now married: 43.6%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

752 residents are foreign born (6.4% Latin America).

This city:

7.0%
North Carolina:

7.6%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 80 registered sex offenders living in Lincolnton, North Carolina as of July 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Lincolnton to the number of sex offenders is 133 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,424 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,644 (1.1%)

Lincolnton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gastonia, NC (15.5 miles , pop. 66,277).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (29.8 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (457.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Boger City, NC (1.6 miles ), Iron Station, NC (2.3 miles ), High Shoals, NC (2.4 miles ), Maiden, NC (2.7 miles ), Cherryville, NC (3.2 miles ), Dellview, NC (3.3 miles) , Stanley, NC (3.4 miles ), Dallas, NC (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 35.47 N, Longitude: 81.24 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,125 (+38.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,921 (46.5%)

Area codes: 704, 980

Lincolnton household income distribution Lincolnton home values distribution

Crime rates in Lincolnton by Year
Type 2001 2003 2005 2006 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 2103000130
per 100,000 19.79.90.028.30.00.00.09.428.10.0
Rapes 0001000215
per 100,000 0.00.00.09.40.00.00.018.89.446.8
Robberies 781618911148118
per 100,000 69.179.2154.4169.883.5100.5127.175.3103.074.9
Assaults 32242042513416372339
per 100,000 315.7237.6193.0396.2473.1310.7145.2348.4215.5365.0
Burglaries 137961181622581648110710571
per 100,000 1,351.8950.41,138.61,528.32,393.51,498.5735.21,007.6983.6664.4
Thefts 830748555563592478452442435449
per 100,000 8,189.47,405.25,355.15,311.35,492.24,367.74,102.84,162.44,074.94,201.8
Auto thefts 3031404131138131812
per 100,000 296.0306.9386.0386.8287.6118.872.6122.4168.6112.3
Arson 3262240161
per 100,000 29.619.857.918.918.636.50.09.456.29.4
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 288.3) 544.3457.4391.8520.9506.7364.7275.9356.7366.3340.8

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Lincolnton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 37 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.99
North Carolina average:

2.39
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.2%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +561 (+6.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Lincolnton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Lincolnton, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Lincolnton, North Carolina average temperatures Lincolnton, North Carolina average precipitation Lincolnton, North Carolina humidity Lincolnton, North Carolina wind speed Lincolnton, North Carolina snowfall Lincolnton, North Carolina sunshine Lincolnton, North Carolina clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Lincolnton-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 5% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.4 miles away from the Lincolnton city center killed 4 people and injured 52 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/7/1998, a category F4 tornado 27.7 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lincolnton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 131.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 240.8 miles away from Lincolnton center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 154.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 188.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 123.3 miles away from Lincolnton center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 125.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lincoln County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Droughts: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lincolnton topographic map

Birthplace of: Candace Newmaker - Children, Drew Droege - Actor, Robert Hoke - Confederate Army general, Stephen Dodson Ramseur - Army officer, Barclay Radebaugh - Basketball player-coach, Jim Cleamons - Basketball player-coach, William H. Forney - Confederate Army general and politician, Devon Lowery - Baseball player, Dick Smith (AL outfielder) - Baseball player, Eric Wilson - College basketball player (Western Carolina Catamounts).

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Lincolnton: Rufus Zenas Johnston.

Hospitals in Lincolnton:

  • BROOKWOOD HOME (1254 BROOKHAVEN DR)
  • CAROLINAS MEDICAL CENTER-LINCOLN (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 433 MCALISTER RD)
  • HOSPICE OF LINCOLN CTY INC (107 N CEDAR STREET)
  • LINOAK GROUP HOME (3175 BANK ROAD)
  • RIVERVIEW HOME (1793 RIVERVIEW ROAD)
  • SUNNY HILL II (279 SUNNY HILL DRIVE)

Dialysis Facilities in Lincolnton:

  • FMC LINCOLNTON DIALYSIS (1090 S GROVE STREET EXT)

Home Health Centers in Lincolnton:

  • HEALTHY AT HOME - CAROLINAS MEDICAL CENTER LINCOLN (853 S LAUREL STREET)
  • LINCOLN COUNTY HHA (2681 EAST MAIN ST)

Nursing Homes in Lincolnton:

  • BRIAN CTR HLTH AND RET/LINCOLNTON (515 S GENERALS BLVD)
  • CARDINAL HEALTHCARE AND REHAB (931 N ASPEN ST)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION-LINCOLN (1410 EAST GASTON ST)
  • LINCOLN COUNTY HOSPITAL-SNF (GAMBLE DRIVE BOX 677)

Airports located in Lincolnton:

Amtrak station near Lincolnton:

  • 15 miles: GASTONIA (350 HANCOCK ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lincolnton:

  • Gaston College (about 12 miles; Dallas, NC; Full-time enrollment: 4,385)
  • Catawba Valley Community College (about 16 miles; Hickory, NC; FT enrollment: 3,785)
  • Cleveland Community College (about 20 miles; Shelby, NC; FT enrollment: 2,541)
  • NASCAR Technical Institute (about 24 miles; Mooresville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,350)
  • Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte (about 28 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 2,518)
  • Gardner-Webb University (about 29 miles; Boiling Springs, NC; FT enrollment: 4,241)
  • Mitchell Community College (about 29 miles; Statesville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,458)

Public high schools in Lincolnton:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Lincolnton:

Private elementary/middle school in Lincolnton:

  • LONG SHOALS WESLEYAN ACADEMY (Students: 50; Location: 3032 WESLEYAN CHURCH RD; Grades: KG - 6)
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Notable locations in Lincolnton: Lincolnton Plaza (A), Lincoln Country Club (B), Baptist Church Fellowship Building (C), Lincoln County Health Center (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Midland Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Lincolnton include: Herndon Church (A), Victory Grove Church (B), Bethel Church (C), David Memorial Church (D), Saint Lukes Lutheran Church (E), Church of God (F), Saint Dorothys Catholic Church (G), First Wesleyan Church (H), First Presbyterian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Hollybrook Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Lithia Branch (A), Walker Branch (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Lincoln County Museum of History (403 East Main Street), Beaver Larry Sign Company (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1421 Daniels Road), Fun Time Go KART Rides (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1421 Daniels Road), Concerts For Christ (Arcades & Amusements; 3059 Brady Hoffman Road), G & S Tours & Charters (Tours & Charters; 1330 Davis Road).

Hotels: Carolina Motel (306 North Generals Boulevard), Days Inn (614 Clark Drive), Comfort Inn of Lincolnton (1550 East Main Street), Comfort Inn (1550 East Main Street), Days Inn Lincolnton (614 Clark Dr), Comfort Inn Lincolnton (1550 East Main Street).

Lincoln County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 82.2. This is about average.

City:

82.2
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 3.86. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.86
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 31.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 16.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.2
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.76. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.76
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lincolnton and their reported violations in the past:

ST DOROTHY`S CATHOLIC CHURCH (Population served: 600, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2005), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-09-2005), St Public Notif received (JUL-27-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-11-2010), St Intentional no-action (JUN-11-2010)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
NEW VISION MINISTRIES (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-20-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-20-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2008)
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
GAINSVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 175, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
LEONARD`S FORK BAPT CHURCH (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-16-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-16-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-16-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-02-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2012)
MARVIN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
IGLESIA DE DIOS HISPANA CHURCH (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
MT CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
PLEASANT GROVE UNITED METH CH (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-20-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-20-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-20-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-01-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lincolnton that have no violations reported:

  • ZION HILL BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FELLOWSHIP BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 65, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SHADY REST GRILL & GROCERY (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 26.0%
(14.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 52.2% for Black residents, 32.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 63.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.2%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.8%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Lincolnton in 2010:

  • 319 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 97 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 29 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 10 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Lincolnton in 2000:

  • 318 people in nursing homes
  • 41 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 40 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 19 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 13 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 6 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 3 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 2 people in homes for the mentally ill

Lincolnton, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Lincolnton compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Banks with most branches in Lincolnton (2011 data):

  • Carolina Trust Bank: West Branch, Boger City Branch, at 901 East Main Street. Info updated 2009/11/30: Bank assets: $266.2 mil, Deposits: $224.2 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices
  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Boger City Branch at 2480 East Main Street, branch established on 1967/01/12; Lincolnton Main Office Branch at 425 East Main Street, branch established on 1984/05/08. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $20,566.4 mil, Deposits: $17,596.8 mil, headquarters in Raleigh, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 433 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Lincolnton Main Branch at 213 S. Aspen Street, branch established on 2001/10/24; Boger City Branch at 2604 East Main Street, branch established on 1971/10/25. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Fifth Third Bank: Boger City Branch at 2586 East Main Street, branch established on 1985/09/04; Lincolnton Main at 402 East Main Street, branch established on 1983/06/08. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • Peoples Bank: West Lincoln Branch at 760 Hwy 27 W, branch established on 2002/09/30; Lincolnton Branch at 1910 E Main Street, branch established on 2001/02/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,064.6 mil, Deposits: $842.9 mil, headquarters in Newton, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 24 total offices, Holding Company: Peoples Bancorp Of North Carolina, Inc.
  • First Federal Savings Bank of Lincolnton: First Federal Savings Bank Of Lincol at 320 E Main St, branch established on 1940/01/01; Boger City Branch at 2763 East Highway 27, branch established on 2002/02/08. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $320.6 mil, Deposits: $275.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • Carter Bank & Trust: Lincolnton Branch at 341 East Main Street, branch established on 2005/03/21. Info updated 2007/02/23: Bank assets: $3,970.4 mil, Deposits: $3,610.0 mil, headquarters in Martinsville, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 123 total offices
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Lincolnton Main Branch at 813 East Main Street, branch established on 1986/06/30. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • The First National Bank of Shelby: Lincolnton Branch at 2317 East Main Street, branch established on 2008/08/08. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $898.1 mil, Deposits: $666.4 mil, headquarters in Shelby, NC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Lincolnton, North Carolina:

  • Comfort Inn, 1550 E Main St, Lincolnton, NC 28092 , Phone: (704) 732-0011, Fax: (704) 732-4872
  • Days Inn, 614 Clark Dr, Lincolnton, NC 28092 , Phone: (704) 735-8271
  • Hampton Inn, 129 Roper Dr, Lincolnton, NC 28092 , Phone: (704) 736-2000, Fax: (704) 736-2687
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Lincolnton, North Carolina

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.3
North Carolina average:

12.4

Lincolnton travel time to work - commute Lincolnton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (48%)
  • Utility gas (46%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Religion statistics for Lincolnton city (based on Lincoln County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant24,51996
Mainline Protestant14,13153
Catholic2,2032
Black Protestant1,0007
Other6532
None35,759-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
Lincoln County:

1.92 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Lincoln County:

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Lincoln County:

6.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 39
Here:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.2%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Lincoln County:

28.4%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.1%
State:

15.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 9$30,504$40,6720$0
Other Government Administration 10$41,561$49,8730$0
Police Protection - Officers 32$105,043$39,3910$0
Police - Other 5$14,165$33,9965$4,993
Firefighters 23$78,254$40,8288$2,942
Fire - Other 1$3,139$37,6680$0
Streets and Highways 12$34,780$34,7800$0
Solid Waste Management 13$29,318$27,0630$0
Sewerage 8$25,541$38,3120$0
Parks and Recreation 5$16,685$40,0448$3,560
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2$7,280$43,6800$0
Water Supply 21$67,241$38,4230$0
Electric Power 7$22,508$38,5850$0
Other and Unallocable 13$41,338$38,1584$3,587
Totals for Government 161$517,357$38,56125$15,082

Lincolnton government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $322,000 ($29.97)
    Parks and Recreation: $82,000 ($7.63)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $5,437,000 ($506.10)
    Sewerage: $2,441,000 ($227.22)
    Police Protection: $1,953,000 ($181.79)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,509,000 ($140.46)
    Central Staff Services: $1,497,000 ($139.35)
    Liquor Stores: $1,312,000 ($122.13)
    Regular Highways: $1,250,000 ($116.35)
    Water Utilities: $1,046,000 ($97.37)
    Solid Waste Management: $756,000 ($70.37)
    Financial Administration: $566,000 ($52.69)
    General - Other: $219,000 ($20.39)
    Housing and Community Development: $186,000 ($17.31)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $176,000 ($16.38)
    Air Transportation: $25,000 ($2.33)
    Health - Other: $8,000 ($0.74)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $23,000 ($2.14)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Health - Other: $8,000 ($0.74)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $1,028,000 ($95.69)
    Water Utilities: $441,000 ($41.05)
    Local Fire Protection: $412,000 ($38.35)
    Central Staff Services: $184,000 ($17.13)
    Electric Utilities: $140,000 ($13.03)
    Police Protection: $55,000 ($5.12)
    Regular Highways: $25,000 ($2.33)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $12,000 ($1.12)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,011,000 ($745.69)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $885,000 ($82.38)

Lincolnton government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,542,000 ($422.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000 ($1.49)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $10,000 ($0.93)
    All Other: $9,000 ($0.84)
    Parking Facilities: $4,000 ($0.37)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $120,000 ($11.17)
    All Other: $99,000 ($9.22)
    General Local Government Support: $20,000 ($1.86)
    Transit Utilities: $0 ($0.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,193,000 ($204.13)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $606,000 ($56.41)
    General Revenue, NEC: $29,000 ($2.70)
    Donations From Private Sources: $24,000 ($2.23)
    Rents: $2,000 ($0.19)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $5,817,000 ($541.47)
    Water Utilities: $1,947,000 ($181.23)
    Liquor Stores: $1,475,000 ($137.30)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $924,000 ($86.01)
    Highways: $515,000 ($47.94)
  • Tax - Property: $3,664,000 ($341.06)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $136,000 ($12.66)
    Other Selective Sales: $56,000 ($5.21)
    NEC: $17,000 ($1.58)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $15,000 ($1.40)

Lincolnton government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,106,000 ($2802.38)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,766,000 ($2770.73)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,130,000 ($1873.78)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,790,000 ($1842.13)

Lincolnton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,834,000 ($1287.72)

6.26% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($50,072 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.26%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($275 average AGI)
Lincoln County:

0.06%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Gaston County, NC  1.04% ($32,134 average AGI)
from Mecklenburg County, NC  1.01% ($64,963)
from Catawba County, NC  1.00% ($31,697)


6.31% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,977 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.31%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($169 average AGI)
Lincoln County:

0.10%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Gaston County, NC  0.99% ($28,811 average AGI)
to Catawba County, NC  0.97% ($34,093)
to Mecklenburg County, NC  0.84% ($39,283)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lincolnton:

  • WLON (1050 AM; 1 kW; LINCOLNTON, NC; Owner: KTC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WLTC (1370 AM; 20 kW; GASTONIA, NC)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WCGC (1270 AM; 10 kW; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WHVN, INC.)
  • WCXN (1170 AM; daytime; 8 kW; CLAREMONT, NC; Owner: WCXN, INC.)
  • WFNZ (610 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WGFY (1480 AM; 10 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lincolnton:

  • WLYT (102.9 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPEG (97.9 FM; CONCORD, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WNKS (95.1 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLNK (107.9 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WXRC (95.7 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: PACIFIC BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBAV-FM (101.9 FM; GASTONIA, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSGE (91.7 FM; DALLAS, NC; Owner: GASTON COLLEGE)
  • WWMG (96.1 FM; SHELBY, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFHE (90.3 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WKKT (96.9 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAGI-FM (105.3 FM; GAFFNEY, SC; Owner: GAFFNEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTHZ (94.1 FM; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: DAVIDSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CO, INC)
  • WSOC-FM (103.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WDAV (89.9 FM; DAVIDSON, NC; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF DAVIDSON COLLEGE)
  • WRFX-FM (99.7 FM; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFMX (105.7 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSSS (104.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WFAE (90.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lincolnton:

  • WBTV (Channel 3; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS/WBTV, INC.)
  • WJZY (Channel 46; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WJZY-TV, INC.)
  • WWWB (Channel 55; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: WWWB-TV, INC.)
  • WCNC-TV (Channel 36; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • W38CN (Channel 38; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WAFF (Channel 48; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WSOC-TV (Channel 9; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WUNG-TV (Channel 58; CONCORD, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WAXN (Channel 64; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGTB-LP (Channel 28; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER, INC.)
  • WTVI (Channel 42; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBURG PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WCCB (Channel 18; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WHKY-TV (Channel 14; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • W25BR (Channel 25; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W34BN (Channel 34; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W52CW (Channel 52; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Lincolnton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Lincolnton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 27Number of bridges
  • 133m436ftTotal length
  • 264,570Total average daily traffic
  • 29,571Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 31920-1929
  • 21950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 131990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Lincolnton, NC
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lincolnton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 122 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Lincolnton, NC)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 106 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lincolnton)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 29 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Lincolnton)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 5 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$87,76580$95,852255$92,39813$17,05031$54,964
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$25,5406$77,78023$104,3773$9,7831$54,040
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$111,95038$73,839107$96,84210$21,2025$59,922
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$108,07022$104,28360$108,7091$55,6402$95,800
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$04$121,08820$116,1631$25,5400$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0701.00 , 0702.00, 0703.00, 0708.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 5 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED14$100,48531$104,201
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$110,08511$106,303
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$04$149,363
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$138,9701$103,020
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0701.00 , 0702.00, 0703.00, 0708.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 189
  • Hazardous Condition: 90
  • Service Call: 7
  • Good Intent Call: 18

Incident types - Lincolnton

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lincolnton, NC
Most common first names in Lincolnton, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary22577.4 years
James22470.4 years
John20073.5 years
William18073.1 years
Robert14870.7 years
Charles9670.4 years
Ruth8977.6 years
Margaret8377.4 years
George8270.9 years
Annie7480.3 years
Most common last names in Lincolnton, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Carpenter13775.9 years
Smith13575.1 years
Dellinger7678.0 years
Rhyne6477.4 years
Heavner6078.1 years
Brown5373.3 years
Beal5370.6 years
Kiser5276.0 years
Keener5176.9 years
Davis5175.5 years
Businesses in Lincolnton, NC
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1New Balance2
Ace Hardware1Papa John's Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts1Pizza Hut1
Arby's1RadioShack1
AutoZone1Ryan's Grill1
CVS1SONIC Drive-In1
Chevrolet1Sears1
Comfort Inn1Staples1
Dairy Queen1Subway3
Days Inn1T-Mobile2
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
FedEx4U-Haul3
GNC1UPS4
H&R Block1Waffle House1
KFC1Walgreens1
Kincaid1Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1Wendy's1
Lowe's1YMCA1
McDonald's1
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