In 2020, Lenoir County, NC had a population of 56.4k people with a median age of 42.3 and a median household income of $39,923. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Lenoir County, NC declined from 56,756 to 56,350, a −0.715% decrease and its median household income grew from $39,402 to $39,923, a 1.32% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lenoir County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (49%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (38.4%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.19%), White (Hispanic) (4.04%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.91%).
None of the households in Lenoir County, NC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
97.6% of the residents in Lenoir County, NC are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Lenoir County, NC are Lenoir Community College (990 degrees awarded in 2020).
In 2020, the median property value in Lenoir County, NC was $94,000, and the homeownership rate was 56.9%. Most people in Lenoir County, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Lenoir County, NC was 2 cars per household.