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Population (year 2000): 9,965. Estimated population in July 2005: 10,393 (+4.3% change)
Males: 4,615 (46.3%), Females: 5,350 (53.7%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 37.7 years
Median household income: $31,684 (year 2000)
Median house value: $87,900 (year 2000)

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Races in Lincolnton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (70.2%)
  • Hispanic (15.0%)
  • Black (13.5%)
  • Other race (4.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (14.1%), German (12.6%), English (6.6%), Irish (3.4%), Scotch-Irish (3.0%), Italian (1.7%).North Carolina

Elevation: 840 feet

Land area: 8.2 square miles

Lincolnton,

For population 25 years and over in Lincolnton

  • High school or higher: 67.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lincolnton city

  • Never married: 20.5%
  • Now married: 57.2%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

14.2% Foreign born (13.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +561 (+6.0%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NC Gastonia, (15.7 miles pop. 66,277).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NC Charlotte, (33.9 miles pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (522.9 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: City, NC (3.0 miles Boger Shoals, NC (6.0 miles High NC (7.5 miles Maiden, NC (11.4 miles Cherryville, NC (12.0 miles Dallas, NC (12.8 miles Stanley, NC Newton, (13.3 miles City, NC (13.4 miles Bessemer

Latitude: 35.47 N, Longitude: 81.24 W

Area codes: 704, 980


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (37.6%), Educational,health and social services (15.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,460 (+54.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,763 (41.5%)

Crime in Lincolnton (2001):
  • 2 murders (19.7 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 7 robberies (69.1 per 100,000)
  • 32 assaults (315.7 per 100,000)
  • 137 burglaries (1351.8 per 100,000)
  • 830 thefts (8189.4 per 100,000)
  • 30 auto thefts (296.0 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 558.9 (higher means more crime, US average = 330.8)

Crime in Lincolnton (2003):
  • 1 murder (9.9 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 8 robberies (79.2 per 100,000)
  • 24 assaults (237.6 per 100,000)
  • 96 burglaries (950.4 per 100,000)
  • 748 thefts (7405.2 per 100,000)
  • 31 auto thefts (306.9 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 474.9 (higher means more crime, US average = 321.8)

Average climate in Lincolnton, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Lincolnton,

Lincolnton-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 7% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.7 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 4 tornado 27.9 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Birthplace of: Eric Wilson - College basketball player (Western Carolina Catamounts), James Pinckney Henderson.


Hospital/medical center in Lincolnton:
  • LINCOLN MEDICAL CENTER (GAMBLE DRIVE PO BOX 677)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Lincolnton:
  • GASTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; GASTONIA, NC)
  • CATAWBA VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER (about 18 miles; HICKORY, NC)
  • KINGS MOUNTAIN HOSPITAL INC (about 18 miles; KINGS MOUNTAIN, NC)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lincolnton:
  • HICKORY REGIONAL (about 21 miles; HICKORY, NC; ID: HKY)
  • CHARLOTTE/DOUGLAS INTL (about 29 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; ID: CLT)
  • GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG INTL (about 79 miles; GREER, SC; ID: GSP)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lincolnton:
  • LINCOLNTON-LINCOLN COUNTY RGNL (about 7 miles; LINCOLNTON, NC; ID: IPJ)
  • LANEYS (about 11 miles; MAIDEN, NC; ID: N92)
  • WILSON'S (about 15 miles; HICKORY, NC; ID: E40)

Amtrak station near Lincolnton:
  • 16 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.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 29 $83,421 $34,519 1 $46
Other Government Administration 8 $29,076 $43,614 1 $737
Electric Power 5 $13,789 $33,093 0 $0
Financial Administration 9 $26,169 $34,892 1 $531
Other and Unallocable 11 $29,313 $31,977 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 11 $21,939 $23,933 0 $0
Police - Other 4 $8,508 $25,524 1 $330
Firefighters 18 $53,342 $35,561 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $2,269 $27,228 0 $0
Streets and Highways 12 $27,609 $27,609 0 $0
Sewerage 19 $52,682 $33,272 0 $0
Water Supply 10 $26,119 $31,342 0 $0
Totals for Government 137 $374,237 $32,779 4 $1,645
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lincolnton:
  • GASTON COLLEGE (about 11 miles; DALLAS, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,473)
  • CATAWBA VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 18 miles; HICKORY, NC; FT enrollment: 2,052)
  • GARDNER-WEBB UNIVERSITY (about 33 miles; BOILING SPRINGS, NC; FT enrollment: 2,563)
  • WINTHROP UNIVERSITY (about 34 miles; ROCK HILL, SC; FT enrollment: 4,976)
  • CENTRAL PIEDMONT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 34 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; FT enrollment: 7,967)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHARLOTTE (about 38 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; FT enrollment: 13,706)
  • YORK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 42 miles; ROCK HILL, SC; FT enrollment: 2,221)
Public high schools in Lincolnton:
  • WEST LINCOLN HIGH (Students: 1,014; Location: 172 SHOAL RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • LINCOLNTON HIGH (Students: 888; Location: 803 N ASPEN ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • ASBURY SCHOOL (Students: 35; Location: 221 SALEM CHURCH ROAD; Grades: 07 - 12)
  • LINCOLN CO SCH OF TECHNOLOGY (Location: 1 TIMKEN DR; Grades: 10 - 12)
Private high school in Lincolnton:
  • NEW LIFE BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 92; Location: 270 CAR FARM RD; Grades: KG - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Lincolnton:
  • WEST LINCOLN MIDDLE (Students: 789; Location: 260 SHOAL RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • LINCOLNTON MIDDLE (Students: 670; Location: 301 JEB SEAGLE DR; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • NORTH LINCOLN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 622; Location: 2737 LEE LAWING ROAD; Grades: 09 - 11)
  • PUMPKIN CENTER MIDDLE (Students: 615; Location: 3980 KING WILKINSON ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • PUMPKIN CENTER ELEMENTARY (Students: 534; Location: 3970 KING WILKINSON ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • BATTLEGROUND ELEMENTARY (Students: 519; Location: 201 JEB SEAGLE DR; Grades: KG - 05)
  • LINCOLN CHARTER (Students: 467; Location: 133 EAGLES NEST ROAD; Grades: KG - 11)
  • LOVE MEMORIAL ELEMENTARY (Students: 440; Location: 1463 LOVE MEMORIAL SCH RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • G E MASSEY ELEMENTARY (Students: 422; Location: 130 NEWBOLD ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • S RAY LOWDER ELEMENTARY (Students: 393; Location: 350 KENNEDY DR; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle school in Lincolnton:
  • LONG SHOALS WESLEYAN ACADEMY (Students: 108; Location: 3032 WESLEYAN CHURCH RD; Grades: KG - 6)
 

Lincolnton compared to North Carolina state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
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.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WFNZ (610 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WGFY (1480 AM; 10 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WFHE (90.3 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WWMG (96.1 FM; SHELBY, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, 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)
  • WRFX-FM (99.7 FM; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • WFMX (105.7 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WDAV (89.9 FM; DAVIDSON, NC; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF DAVIDSON COLLEGE)
  • WKBC-FM (97.3 FM; NORTH WILKESBORO, NC; Owner: WILKES BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W232AV (94.3 FM; LENOIR, NC; Owner: DAVID TORRES)
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.)
  • WHKY-TV (Channel 14; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WGTB-LP (Channel 28; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER, INC.)
  • WTVI (Channel 42; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBURG PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WUNG-TV (Channel 58; CONCORD, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WAXN (Channel 64; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCCB (Channel 18; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • W34BN (Channel 34; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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