Lincoln County is located in north-eastern Georgia. The County Seat is Lincolnton and the largest city is Lincolnton. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.lcgagov.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 7,622 and the 2010 census population was 7,996. The land area is 210.38 square miles and there are 38 persons per square mile.
66.6% of the population is White, 31.5% is Black or African American, 1.5% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1% is two or more races. 82.1% have a high school degree or higher, and 11.4% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $103,700, there are 3,394 households, an average of 2.30 persons per household. The per capita income is $20,641, the median household income is $35,625, and 26.5% of the persons in Lincoln County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 707. Retail sales (in $1000) were $39,568, and sales per capita were $4,927. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 34.5%.
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