end of header

QuickFacts

Lincoln County, North Carolina; Wake County, North Carolina; Jones County, North Carolina; Wilkes County, North Carolina; Mecklenburg County, North Carolina; United States

QuickFacts provides statistics for all states and counties, and for cities and towns with a population of 5,000 or more.

Table

Lincoln County, North Carolina
Wake County, North Carolina
Jones County, North Carolina
Wilkes County, North Carolina
Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
United States
Persons 65 years and over, percent
17.7%
11.6%
22.6%
21.6%
11.2%
16.0%
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) NA NA NA NA NA 328,239,523
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 83,770 1,092,305 9,637 68,557 1,093,901 327,167,434
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) NA NA NA NA NA 308,758,105
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2018) 77,985 901,058 10,167 69,310 919,668 308,758,105
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) NA NA NA NA NA 6.3%
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2018, (V2018) 7.4% 21.2% -5.2% -1.1% 18.9% 6.0%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 78,265 900,993 10,153 69,340 919,628 308,745,538
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.2%
6.2%
4.9%
5.0%
6.6%
6.1%
Persons under 18 years, percent
21.1%
23.9%
18.5%
20.5%
23.6%
22.4%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
17.7%
11.6%
22.6%
21.6%
11.2%
16.0%
Female persons, percent
50.3%
51.3%
51.0%
50.8%
51.9%
50.8%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
91.5%
68.1%
66.4%
92.8%
57.5%
76.5%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
5.7%
21.0%
30.1%
4.7%
32.9%
13.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.5%
0.8%
1.0%
0.4%
0.8%
1.3%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.7%
7.5%
0.5%
0.6%
6.4%
5.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
Z
0.1%
0.1%
0.2%
Two or More Races, percent
1.6%
2.5%
1.9%
1.5%
2.4%
2.7%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
7.2%
10.3%
5.1%
6.8%
13.6%
18.3%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
85.0%
59.8%
62.1%
86.9%
46.4%
60.4%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 5,476 51,410 867 4,466 48,118 18,611,432
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 4.8% 13.2% 2.9% 4.1% 15.0% 13.5%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 36,767 441,817 5,002 33,649 454,062 138,537,078
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 76.4% 63.9% 72.8% 74.2% 56.5% 63.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $160,800 $265,800 $88,700 $124,000 $219,800 $204,900
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,198 $1,612 $1,071 $1,019 $1,462 $1,558
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $356 $506 $339 $320 $492 $490
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $726 $1,102 $644 $625 $1,099 $1,023
Building permits, 2018 792 12,664 22 94 14,049 1,328,827
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 32,022 390,498 4,137 28,355 403,546 119,730,128
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.52 2.62 2.31 2.38 2.57 2.63
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 88.8% 82.2% 90.7% 92.1% 81.3% 85.5%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 7.3% 16.9% 5.1% 6.3% 19.7% 21.5%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 86.5% 95.5% 74.8% 81.4% 93.4% 88.8%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 79.0% 89.7% 56.5% 71.3% 86.5% 80.4%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 85.6% 92.7% 81.6% 78.6% 90.1% 87.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 21.4% 51.8% 13.1% 15.5% 44.8% 31.5%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 11.5% 5.8% 18.8% 12.9% 5.7% 8.6%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
12.7%
10.0%
15.6%
15.7%
12.7%
10.0%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 61.6% 70.4% 52.7% 55.6% 71.1% 62.9%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 55.0% 64.6% 46.0% 50.3% 65.5% 58.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 75,439 2,165,178 D 65,660 2,845,124 708,138,598
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 223,502 5,110,378 47,658 233,666 8,163,870 2,040,441,203
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,884,896 13,105,152 D 1,156,115 11,150,033 5,696,729,632
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 332,854 18,602,580 D D 21,895,908 5,208,023,478
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 789,837 14,359,328 33,706 1,365,239 14,756,869 4,219,821,871
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $9,958 $15,081 $3,280 $19,699 $15,228 $13,443
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 29.7 25.1 27.8 24.6 26.2 26.6
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $53,318 $76,956 $36,892 $40,829 $64,312 $60,293
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $29,089 $39,102 $21,539 $23,745 $37,298 $32,621
Persons in poverty, percent
10.3%
8.4%
16.2%
18.9%
11.7%
11.8%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2017 1,716 29,406 138 1,186 32,102 7,860,674
Total employment, 2017 19,275 468,449 858 19,289 623,205 128,591,812
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000) 723,945 25,591,813 25,725 783,967 38,422,403 6,725,346,754
Total employment, percent change, 2016-2017 7.0% 3.3% 2.8% 2.4% 2.6% 1.5%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017 6,103 91,077 565 4,411 99,156 25,701,671
All firms, 2012 5,274 92,382 824 5,280 101,799 27,626,360
Men-owned firms, 2012 2,876 48,936 416 3,274 52,010 14,844,597
Women-owned firms, 2012 1,742 32,914 329 1,315 39,281 9,878,397
Minority-owned firms, 2012 558 24,275 142 377 36,742 7,952,386
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 4,578 64,622 664 4,721 60,404 18,987,918
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 455 9,507 78 462 9,615 2,521,682
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 4,547 78,368 696 4,512 86,440 24,070,685
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 262.7 1,078.8 21.6 91.9 1,755.5 87.4
Land area in square miles, 2010 297.94 835.22 470.71 754.28 523.84 3,531,905.43
FIPS Code 37109 37183 37103 37193 37119 00
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

X
  Is this page helpful?
Thumbs Up Image Yes    Thumbs Down Image No
X
No, thanks
255 characters remaining
X
Thank you for your feedback.
Comments or suggestions?