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Workforce

Job growth by Occupation presents the concentration of jobs in the region, the nature of associated wages and their growth patterns
Job Growth by Occupation

Occupation Concentration

Centralina Region

Occupation2023 Median Salary2023 Average Hourly Wage2023 LQ (Occupation Concentration)2018 Jobs2018-2023 Change in Jobs
Sales and Related
$41,992
$35.18
1.11
194,610
19,694
Office and Administrative Support
$41,279
$22.31
1
157,207
19,679
Transportation and Material Moving
$36,181
$21.09
1.16
131,232
25,064
Business and Financial Operations
$81,314
$50.51
1.15
104,661
43,892
Management
$93,588
$56.86
0.96
97,844
44,596
Food Preparation and Serving Related
$26,728
$14.67
0.98
101,975
884
Construction and Extraction
$44,218
$24.69
1.08
70,914
6,965
Production
$39,891
$21.29
1.02
75,056
2,575
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical
$76,644
$47.44
0.88
62,587
8,717
Educational Instruction and Library
$46,744
$24.41
0.8
62,239
782
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair
$50,626
$26.51
1.07
56,696
5,993
Computer and Mathematical
$107,700
$53.01
1.32
50,067
9,672
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance
$30,044
$17.38
0.97
53,491
2,070
Personal Care and Service
$29,871
$19.62
0.92
49,330
1,544
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media
$46,926
$36.75
0.93
42,804
4,933
Healthcare Support
$33,239
$18.11
0.71
42,603
3,530
Protective Service
$36,510
$20.88
1.01
28,775
367
Community and Social Service
$51,941
$28.47
0.8
19,213
620
Architecture and Engineering
$82,175
$45.2
0.86
19,156
301
Legal
$77,770
$60.52
0.81
10,044
618
Life, Physical, and Social Science
$70,779
$44.38
0.63
7,860
1,477
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry
$31,933
$19.27
0.39
4,650
-280
Military-only
$33,263
$19.91
0.35
2,454
170

Source: Lightcast

(Updated 05-07-2024)

Occupation Concentration

Anson County

Occupation2023 Median Salary2023 Average Hourly Wage2023 LQ (Occupation Concentration)2018 Jobs2018-2023 Change in Jobs
Transportation and Material Moving
$34,489
$19.94
1.44
1,010
184
Management
$56,880
$39.4
1.04
813
143
Office and Administrative Support
$33,337
$18.17
0.84
974
-57
Production
$34,945
$18.82
1.89
1,040
-158
Sales and Related
$30,405
$28.5
0.73
1,060
-189
Food Preparation and Serving Related
$20,301
$11.6
0.84
523
17
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair
$42,722
$22.98
1.46
467
59
Educational Instruction and Library
$43,622
$21.24
1
884
-402
Business and Financial Operations
$58,616
$42.65
0.6
373
107
Construction and Extraction
$36,994
$20.74
0.91
428
-22
Personal Care and Service
$25,923
$17.45
1.07
413
-49
Protective Service
$35,713
$18.73
2.02
277
84
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry
$34,278
$19.66
5.21
373
-17
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance
$26,729
$16.59
0.98
428
-81
Healthcare Support
$24,646
$13.5
0.83
349
-20
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical
$54,834
$33.47
0.63
239
76
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media
$37,059
$29.97
0.85
215
54
Community and Social Service
$42,826
$22.75
1.24
179
11
Computer and Mathematical
$53,075
$34.15
0.58
177
-16
Architecture and Engineering
$64,900
$35.53
0.83
122
-6
Life, Physical, and Social Science
$56,241
$31.46
0.76
68
2
Legal
$51,491
$42.12
0.47
28
10
Military-only
$31,114
$18.6
0.45
23
-2

Source: Lightcast

(Updated 05-07-2024)

Occupation Concentration

Cabarrus County

Occupation2023 Median Salary2023 Average Hourly Wage2023 LQ (Occupation Concentration)2018 Jobs2018-2023 Change in Jobs
Sales and Related
$32,862
$28.06
1.19
15,481
1,505
Transportation and Material Moving
$32,236
$18.09
1.42
11,792
2,383
Office and Administrative Support
$36,236
$19.58
0.85
9,541
1,608
Food Preparation and Serving Related
$24,457
$13
1.29
10,198
-219
Management
$76,185
$48.5
0.87
6,351
3,192
Business and Financial Operations
$69,798
$44.54
0.75
4,842
2,377
Construction and Extraction
$40,543
$23.07
1.22
5,727
799
Educational Instruction and Library
$44,664
$21.99
1.03
5,733
231
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical
$71,878
$44.06
0.9
4,450
943
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair
$44,860
$23.67
1.2
4,637
571
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance
$27,177
$16.07
1.15
4,552
300
Production
$36,792
$19.72
0.84
4,503
218
Personal Care and Service
$27,072
$17.76
1.14
4,378
305
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media
$43,019
$37.58
1.05
3,268
707
Healthcare Support
$32,273
$17.53
0.68
2,808
442
Computer and Mathematical
$90,649
$45.2
0.71
1,847
531
Protective Service
$41,894
$22.71
1.06
2,301
-30
Community and Social Service
$47,543
$26.08
0.88
1,542
73
Architecture and Engineering
$72,553
$40.07
0.62
928
109
Life, Physical, and Social Science
$66,285
$42.63
0.55
507
97
Legal
$75,001
$61.59
0.46
434
11
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry
$29,056
$19.07
0.31
297
-40
Military-only
$31,014
$18.54
0.46
229
26

Source: Lightcast

(Updated 05-07-2024)

Occupation Concentration

Gaston County

Occupation2023 Median Salary2023 Average Hourly Wage2023 LQ (Occupation Concentration)2018 Jobs2018-2023 Change in Jobs
Sales and Related
$32,985
$28.95
1.04
12,370
939
Production
$37,213
$19.77
2.11
11,091
-512
Office and Administrative Support
$35,926
$19.19
0.85
8,659
1,243
Transportation and Material Moving
$32,372
$18.77
1.08
8,324
1,252
Management
$76,298
$47.5
0.81
5,747
2,258
Food Preparation and Serving Related
$24,790
$13.1
1.1
7,927
-315
Construction and Extraction
$40,737
$22.64
1.28
5,156
956
Business and Financial Operations
$69,052
$43.77
0.7
4,420
1,549
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical
$73,088
$43.64
1.11
5,610
354
Educational Instruction and Library
$43,306
$21.55
1
5,481
-300
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair
$46,504
$24.43
1.25
4,265
587
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance
$26,815
$16.24
1.06
3,677
326
Personal Care and Service
$26,541
$17.25
1.08
3,943
15
Healthcare Support
$30,963
$16.45
0.91
4,037
-116
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media
$37,732
$28.19
0.74
2,219
286
Community and Social Service
$46,614
$25.14
1.17
1,871
47
Protective Service
$41,031
$22.07
0.99
1,645
257
Computer and Mathematical
$89,367
$44.64
0.57
1,511
215
Architecture and Engineering
$76,808
$40.79
0.75
1,242
-109
Life, Physical, and Social Science
$63,645
$39.98
0.56
524
26
Legal
$72,596
$59.21
0.48
404
13
Military-only
$30,868
$18.45
0.5
255
-11
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry
$28,481
$18.41
0.27
184
12

Source: Lightcast

(Updated 05-07-2024)

Occupation Concentration

Iredell County

Occupation2023 Median Salary2023 Average Hourly Wage2023 LQ (Occupation Concentration)2018 Jobs2018-2023 Change in Jobs
Sales and Related
$35,123
$31.29
1.19
13,942
2,080
Office and Administrative Support
$36,543
$19.63
0.86
9,407
1,123
Management
$82,314
$50.88
1.02
7,251
3,240
Transportation and Material Moving
$33,428
$19.31
0.99
8,898
381
Business and Financial Operations
$73,620
$46.23
0.93
5,718
2,651
Production
$38,775
$20.52
1.52
7,669
342
Food Preparation and Serving Related
$24,491
$13.04
1.05
7,218
421
Construction and Extraction
$41,435
$23.27
1.31
5,991
567
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical
$70,649
$43.74
0.89
5,893
-861
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair
$47,016
$24.75
1.21
4,437
490
Educational Instruction and Library
$43,888
$21.69
0.81
2,673
1,762
Personal Care and Service
$28,573
$20.66
1.02
3,676
235
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance
$27,493
$16.19
0.97
3,728
117
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media
$43,866
$36.49
0.96
2,954
479
Healthcare Support
$32,443
$17.25
0.71
3,294
-77
Computer and Mathematical
$98,360
$48.21
0.96
2,386
631
Architecture and Engineering
$79,281
$42.15
0.96
1,550
-24
Protective Service
$37,115
$20.33
0.71
1,239
195
Community and Social Service
$48,023
$27.32
0.73
1,221
43
Life, Physical, and Social Science
$63,924
$39.58
0.64
542
123
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry
$31,622
$19.33
0.84
598
50
Legal
$72,349
$58.14
0.54
456
33
Military-only
$30,296
$18.11
0.4
191
16

Source: Lightcast

(Updated 05-07-2024)

Occupation Concentration

Lincoln County

Occupation2023 Median Salary2023 Average Hourly Wage2023 LQ (Occupation Concentration)2018 Jobs2018-2023 Change in Jobs
Sales and Related
$35,070
$31.5
1.2
4,661
1,079
Office and Administrative Support
$37,073
$21.19
0.9
2,924
1,016
Transportation and Material Moving
$33,587
$20.25
1.13
3,032
730
Management
$71,637
$46.47
0.98
2,531
1,078
Production
$39,982
$21.07
1.75
3,202
79
Construction and Extraction
$39,004
$22.48
1.61
2,644
242
Food Preparation and Serving Related
$24,393
$12.95
1.02
2,221
431
Business and Financial Operations
$71,090
$45.1
0.78
1,614
899
Educational Instruction and Library
$43,208
$21.29
0.92
1,733
58
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair
$44,741
$23.82
1.2
1,509
233
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance
$27,640
$16.38
1.01
1,283
151
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical
$69,646
$42.15
0.71
1,209
225
Personal Care and Service
$29,090
$20.69
0.97
1,238
94
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media
$40,083
$31.59
0.79
870
134
Healthcare Support
$34,029
$18.65
0.58
793
133
Computer and Mathematical
$95,155
$47.23
0.65
575
155
Protective Service
$39,240
$21.27
0.87
538
86
Architecture and Engineering
$77,958
$42.78
0.9
517
-10
Community and Social Service
$46,387
$25.82
0.74
437
20
Life, Physical, and Social Science
$67,933
$41.7
0.62
192
37
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry
$27,732
$18.36
0.62
164
6
Legal
$71,267
$56.59
0.4
139
-8
Military-only
$30,019
$17.95
0.53
89
8

Source: Lightcast

(Updated 05-07-2024)

Occupation Concentration

Mecklenburg County

Occupation2023 Median Salary2023 Average Hourly Wage2023 LQ (Occupation Concentration)2018 Jobs2018-2023 Change in Jobs
Sales and Related
$47,048
$38
1.11
123,883
11,102
Office and Administrative Support
$43,539
$23.47
1.09
109,928
11,664
Business and Financial Operations
$84,978
$52.24
1.36
78,280
32,326
Transportation and Material Moving
$37,179
$21.93
1.14
79,366
16,887
Management
$104,245
$61.77
0.98
61,766
29,311
Food Preparation and Serving Related
$29,437
$15.79
0.93
61,425
-100
Computer and Mathematical
$111,519
$54.75
1.69
40,529
7,620
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical
$81,103
$49.74
0.91
39,144
7,249
Construction and Extraction
$47,763
$25.93
0.87
36,693
2,866
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair
$54,043
$28.16
0.98
32,939
3,196
Production
$42,362
$22.72
0.72
31,592
2,567
Educational Instruction and Library
$51,111
$26.25
0.69
34,145
-88
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance
$31,537
$18.03
0.9
31,269
1,015
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media
$50,495
$38.84
0.97
28,384
2,630
Personal Care and Service
$31,275
$20.25
0.83
28,475
511
Healthcare Support
$34,604
$18.78
0.71
25,605
3,291
Protective Service
$34,153
$20.49
1.03
19,271
-588
Architecture and Engineering
$85,134
$47.32
0.89
12,426
310
Community and Social Service
$55,091
$30.36
0.74
11,136
406
Legal
$79,320
$61.25
1
7,718
518
Life, Physical, and Social Science
$74,744
$46.87
0.63
4,910
1,026
Military-only
$35,921
$21.48
0.28
1,210
108
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry
$34,923
$20.64
0.17
1,356
-171

Source: Lightcast

(Updated 05-07-2024)

Occupation Concentration

Stanly County

Occupation2023 Median Salary2023 Average Hourly Wage2023 LQ (Occupation Concentration)2018 Jobs2018-2023 Change in Jobs
Transportation and Material Moving
$38,946
$21.91
1.5
7,398
1,380
Sales and Related
$36,396
$30.93
0.94
6,867
1,042
Office and Administrative Support
$36,684
$19.49
0.77
5,449
441
Management
$75,972
$47.08
0.9
4,473
1,309
Production
$37,812
$19.96
1.6
5,248
17
Food Preparation and Serving Related
$25,161
$13.28
0.99
4,438
72
Business and Financial Operations
$70,289
$45.89
0.79
3,729
730
Construction and Extraction
$41,091
$22.81
1.39
3,991
368
Educational Instruction and Library
$44,584
$22.94
0.94
3,599
-389
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair
$45,519
$23.9
1.21
2,811
267
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical
$68,834
$41.29
0.81
3,000
-171
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance
$27,415
$16.45
0.92
2,374
-90
Healthcare Support
$30,776
$16.44
0.78
2,679
-474
Personal Care and Service
$28,074
$18.52
0.91
2,229
-51
Protective Service
$39,319
$21.22
1.35
1,412
284
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media
$39,020
$29.63
0.66
1,387
78
Computer and Mathematical
$91,283
$45.55
0.63
1,210
35
Community and Social Service
$46,351
$24.97
0.93
1,056
-56
Architecture and Engineering
$77,543
$43.14
0.9
899
-10
Life, Physical, and Social Science
$61,122
$35.17
0.78
481
21
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry
$28,220
$17.09
0.89
479
-53
Legal
$71,752
$55.99
0.62
407
-53
Military-only
$30,264
$18.09
0.48
149
4

Source: Lightcast

(Updated 05-07-2024)

Occupation Concentration

Stanly County

Occupation2023 Median Salary2023 Average Hourly Wage2023 LQ (Occupation Concentration)2018 Jobs2018-2023 Change in Jobs
Sales and Related
$28,837
$25.18
1.03
3,378
168
Transportation and Material Moving
$33,669
$19.69
1.14
1,940
802
Production
$37,281
$19.15
2.01
2,826
-106
Office and Administrative Support
$34,768
$18.61
0.86
2,364
339
Management
$67,458
$44.46
0.88
1,757
566
Food Preparation and Serving Related
$22,030
$12.44
1.16
2,110
65
Construction and Extraction
$41,327
$22.84
1.44
1,611
244
Educational Instruction and Library
$47,666
$23.17
1.15
1,587
18
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair
$42,236
$22.72
1.22
1,133
144
Business and Financial Operations
$62,004
$41.59
0.54
852
406
Personal Care and Service
$26,216
$17.72
1.16
1,239
-99
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance
$27,046
$16.25
1.08
1,031
75
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical
$62,938
$37.89
0.74
956
118
Healthcare Support
$27,394
$15.28
0.86
1,061
-67
Protective Service
$41,356
$21.44
1.22
662
-32
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media
$36,173
$27.36
0.57
481
36
Community and Social Service
$45,516
$23.99
0.99
446
-7
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry
$32,121
$19.11
1.81
398
-40
Computer and Mathematical
$67,553
$38.1
0.35
228
58
Architecture and Engineering
$70,978
$37.64
0.61
218
30
Life, Physical, and Social Science
$63,506
$37.42
0.51
115
22
Legal
$54,108
$42.39
0.34
69
11
Military-only
$31,146
$18.62
0.49
64
1

Source: Lightcast

(Updated 05-07-2024)

Occupation Concentration

Union County

Occupation2023 Median Salary2023 Average Hourly Wage2023 LQ (Occupation Concentration)2018 Jobs2018-2023 Change in Jobs
Sales and Related
$36,913
$34.06
1.1
12,970
1,970
Management
$73,041
$48.54
1.02
7,154
3,499
Transportation and Material Moving
$35,505
$21.12
1.11
9,473
1,065
Office and Administrative Support
$37,040
$20.69
0.82
7,960
2,302
Construction and Extraction
$44,000
$25.1
1.9
8,674
946
Production
$38,647
$20.74
1.5
7,885
128
Business and Financial Operations
$71,686
$47.61
0.84
4,836
2,848
Food Preparation and Serving Related
$24,475
$13.2
0.87
5,915
512
Educational Instruction and Library
$47,950
$23.44
1.14
6,402
-107
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance
$29,799
$17.25
1.34
5,150
257
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair
$47,090
$24.99
1.2
4,498
446
Personal Care and Service
$27,899
$19.53
1.11
3,739
584
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media
$38,262
$30.21
0.99
3,026
530
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical
$70,898
$45.17
0.5
2,086
786
Healthcare Support
$30,985
$17.97
0.53
1,977
418
Computer and Mathematical
$89,902
$45.12
0.64
1,604
443
Protective Service
$39,549
$21.79
0.76
1,429
110
Community and Social Service
$48,772
$26.96
0.81
1,324
84
Architecture and Engineering
$74,149
$40.4
0.79
1,253
13
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry
$31,512
$18.68
0.99
800
-26
Life, Physical, and Social Science
$67,809
$43.28
0.62
521
124
Legal
$72,341
$59.05
0.51
388
83
Military-only
$30,751
$18.39
0.51
245
20

Source: Lightcast

(Updated 05-07-2024)
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Jobs Trend and Forecast

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(Updated 05-07-2024)

Jobs Trend and Forecast

Anson County

Source: Lightcast

(Updated 05-07-2024)

Jobs Trend and Forecast

Cabarrus County

Source: Lightcast

(Updated 05-07-2024)

Jobs Trend and Forecast

Gaston County

Source: Lightcast

(Updated 05-07-2024)

Jobs Trend and Forecast

Iredell County

Source: Lightcast

(Updated 05-07-2024)

Jobs Trend and Forecast

Lincoln County

Source: Lightcast

(Updated 05-07-2024)

Jobs Trend and Forecast

Mecklenburg County

Source: Lightcast

(Updated 05-07-2024)

Jobs Trend and Forecast

Rowan County

Source: Lightcast

(Updated 05-07-2024)

Jobs Trend and Forecast

Stanly County

Source: Lightcast

(Updated 05-07-2024)

Jobs Trend and Forecast

Union County

Source: Lightcast

(Updated 05-07-2024)
Graduates completing a four-year degree classified by degree
Completions by Program

Degrees by Program

Centralina Region

Description2022 Completions2009-2022 Trend
Total25,583
13.1K
25.6K
Health Professions and Related Programs4,146
2K
4.1K
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services3,480
2.4K
3.5K
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities3,001
0.7K
3K
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1,930
0.2K
1.9K
Education1,902
0.9K
1.9K
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1,803
0.8K
1.8K
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians909
1.2K
0.9K
Culinary, Entertainment, and Personal Services840
0.4K
0.8K
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services834
0.5K
0.8K

Source: Lightcast

(Updated 05-07-2024)
Graduates completing a degree or certificate
Completions by Award Type

Completions by Award Type

Centralina Region

(Updated 05-15-2023)
The highest level of education that an individual completes organized by race/ethnicity
Educational Attainment by Race

Educational Attainment by Race

Anson County

Race/Ethnicity2021 Population2021 Less Than High School2021 High School Diploma2021 College Degree
White, Non-Hispanic
7,496
1,028
4,496
1,972
Black, Non-Hispanic
7,345
1,411
4,800
1,134
American Indian or Alaskan Native, Non-Hispanic
104
22
70
12
Asian, Non-Hispanic
246
67
106
73
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, Non-Hispanic
2
0
1
1
Two or More Races, Non-Hispanic
134
26
62
46
White, Hispanic
394
189
147
58
Black, Hispanic
51
24
19
8
American Indian or Alaskan Native, Hispanic
41
20
15
5
Asian, Hispanic
10
5
4
1
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, Hispanic
11
6
4
1
Two or More Races, Hispanic
28
12
11
5

Source: Lightcast

(Updated 03-11-2023)

Educational Attainment by Race

Cabarrus County

Race/Ethnicity2021 Population2021 Less Than High School2021 High School Diploma2021 College Degree
White, Non-Hispanic
100,666
7,045
48,585
45,036
Black, Non-Hispanic
29,534
2,590
15,580
11,364
American Indian or Alaskan Native, Non-Hispanic
495
43
355
97
Asian, Non-Hispanic
8,476
534
1,289
6,653
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, Non-Hispanic
82
0
36
46
Two or More Races, Non-Hispanic
1,628
193
689
746
White, Hispanic
11,156
3,608
4,271
3,278
Black, Hispanic
1,186
379
454
353
American Indian or Alaskan Native, Hispanic
432
141
165
126
Asian, Hispanic
137
44
52
41
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, Hispanic
52
16
20
16
Two or More Races, Hispanic
324
103
124
97

Source: Lightcast

(Updated 03-11-2023)

Educational Attainment by Race

Gaston County

Race/Ethnicity2021 Population2022 Population2021 Less Than High School2021 High School Diploma2021 College Degree
White, Non-Hispanic
118,243
118,512
14,511
61,911
41,821
Black, Non-Hispanic
27,267
28,378
3,663
15,451
8,152
American Indian or Alaskan Native, Non-Hispanic
687
706
233
176
279
Asian, Non-Hispanic
2,663
2,806
273
864
1,527
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, Non-Hispanic
53
59
13
29
11
Two or More Races, Non-Hispanic
1,797
1,896
261
855
680
White, Hispanic
8,654
9,169
2,232
4,455
1,967
Black, Hispanic
785
860
202
404
179
American Indian or Alaskan Native, Hispanic
315
338
81
162
72
Asian, Hispanic
64
73
17
33
14
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, Hispanic
38
41
10
20
9
Two or More Races, Hispanic
192
219
49
99
44

Source: Lightcast

(Updated 03-11-2023)

Educational Attainment by Race

Iredell County

Race/Ethnicity2021 Population2021 Less Than High School2021 High School Diploma2021 College Degree
White, Non-Hispanic
104,350
7,070
51,019
46,261
Black, Non-Hispanic
15,125
1,867
8,741
4,518
American Indian or Alaskan Native, Non-Hispanic
397
45
233
119
Asian, Non-Hispanic
3,472
262
1,153
2,057
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, Non-Hispanic
44
0
7
37
Two or More Races, Non-Hispanic
1,258
102
651
505
White, Hispanic
7,703
2,278
3,361
2,065
Black, Hispanic
539
160
234
144
American Indian or Alaskan Native, Hispanic
305
91
133
82
Asian, Hispanic
75
22
33
20
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, Hispanic
54
17
23
14
Two or More Races, Hispanic
224
67
97
60

Source: Lightcast

(Updated 03-11-2023)

Educational Attainment by Race

Lincoln County

Race/Ethnicity2021 Population2022 Population2021 Less Than High School2021 High School Diploma2021 College Degree
White, Non-Hispanic
56,127
57,758
5,623
29,674
20,830
Black, Non-Hispanic
3,505
3,783
580
2,059
866
American Indian or Alaskan Native, Non-Hispanic
214
216
23
128
63
Asian, Non-Hispanic
521
614
30
314
178
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, Non-Hispanic
25
27
3
13
9
Two or More Races, Non-Hispanic
480
518
61
274
145
White, Hispanic
3,511
3,854
800
1,817
894
Black, Hispanic
171
190
39
88
43
American Indian or Alaskan Native, Hispanic
100
107
23
52
25
Asian, Hispanic
26
30
6
13
7
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, Hispanic
10
11
2
5
3
Two or More Races, Hispanic
90
101
20
47
23
(Updated 11-16-2023)

Educational Attainment by Race

Mecklenburg County

Race/Ethnicity2021 Population2021 Less Than High School2021 High School Diploma2021 College Degree
White, Non-Hispanic
380,706
11,702
115,169
253,835
Black, Non-Hispanic
237,475
19,646