|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Lenoir is 18,193. Lenoir, North Carolina is the 2,036th largest city in the US.
Lenoir is located entirely in Caldwell County.
The peak population of Lenoir was in 2010, when its population was 18,228. In 2010, Lenoir was the 1,880th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 2,036th largest city in the US. Lenoir is currently 0.2% smaller than it was in 2010.
Lenoir has grown 0.3% since the 2000. Lenoir, North Carolina's growth is below average. 68% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Lenoir has a population density of 928.1 people per square mile.
|2032||Fairmont, West Virginia||18,209||-5.4%|
|2034||Dumont, New Jersey||18,196||3.9%|
|2035||East St. Louis, Illinois||18,195||-42.3%|
|2036||Lenoir, North Carolina||18,193||0.3%|
|2037||Amsterdam, New York||18,187||-0.7%|
|2041||Palos Hills, Illinois||18,117||2.5%|
The total voting age population of Lenoir, North Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 13,318. The voting age population is 46.5% male and 53.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 19.3% of the residents of Lenoir are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Lenoir are 76.5% White, 12.6% Black, 7.3% Other, 2.6% Two or more races, 0.6% American Indian and 0.4% Asian. Additionally, 10.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Lenoir, 22.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 35.1%. On a per-household basis, 17.6% of families are below the poverty line in Lenoir.
Among those aged 16 and older, 53.8% of Lenoir residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 84.3% of Lenoir residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 18.2% have a bachelor's degree and 4.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Lenoir residents aged 5 and older, 6.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 6.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.1% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.2% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Lenoir is 7.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Lenoir, 11.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Lenoir is $36,755.
In Lenoir, 58.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 41.9% of housing units in Lenoir.
Of all the housing units in Lenoir, 11.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Lenoir, 9.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 820 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Lenoir is $626.
In Lenoir, 75.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.