Lincolnton

One of the area’s best-kept secrets, the town’s location grants residents a diverse set of amenities.

Welcome to Lincolnton

Northwest of Charlotte, along the South Fork of the Catawba River, is the historic town of Lincolnton. One of the area’s best-kept secrets, the town’s location grants residents a diverse set of amenities. Its close proximity to Lake Norman, North Carolina’s largest lake, and the South Mountains opens the door to endless outdoor adventures. From thrilling water sports to miles of hiking and horseback riding trails, Lincolnton has it all!
 
In town, the main street is lined with repurposed historic buildings that showcase period murals. With many antique shops, boutiques, and restaurants, the downtown area is a pleasant place to spend the day exploring. Neighborhoods in the area consist of spacious, modern farmhouses and generous single-family homes.
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Overview for Lincolnton, NC

10,926 people live in Lincolnton, where the median age is 34.9 and the average individual income is $23,793. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

10,926

Total Population

34.9 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$23,793

Average individual Income

Around Lincolnton, NC

There's plenty to do around Lincolnton, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

43
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
34
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Scoop’s by the Square, Sweet Side Bakery & Cafe, and Grounded Coffeehouse.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.07 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.97 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.86 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 1.78 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 1.05 miles 41 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 1.1 miles 75 reviews 4.7/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Lincolnton, NC

Lincolnton has 4,648 households, with an average household size of 2.29. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Lincolnton do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 10,926 people call Lincolnton home. The population density is 1,259.52 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

10,926

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

34.9

Median Age

48.8 / 51.2%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
4,648

Total Households

2.29

Average Household Size

$23,793

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Lincolnton, NC

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The following schools are within or nearby Lincolnton. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Battleground Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
GE Massey Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
S Ray Lowder Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5

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