Lincolnton is located in west North Carolina. Lincolnton is between the Lincoln, Catawba, Gaston county. Lincolnton has 8.59 square miles of land area and 0.08 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Lincolnton population is 10,601, which has grown 6.38% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 21.13% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Lincolnton median household income is $31,049 in 2010-2014 and has has shrunk by 2.00% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 19.16% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Lincolnton median house value is $124,000 in 2010-2014 and has shrunk by -41.07% since 2000. The house value growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 41.83% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Lincolnton is better than the state average in quality. The Lincolnton area codes are 704, 980.