Lenoir, North Carolina 

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Population

17,890

-1.8% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.8%

Best Places to Live in Lenoir, North Carolina

Small-town complex - Western North Carolina half way between Winston-Salem and Asheville. September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Lenoir, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Nearby mountains
-Cost of living
-Small-town feel
Cons
-Employment
-Arts and culture
-Low ethnic diversity

Local Listings in Lenoir
 $375,000 
2126 Cedar Rock Estate Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 3874 SqFt
 $509,900 
1363 Round Mountain Pkwy
Bed 4 | Bath 4 | 2816 SqFt
 $89,900 
3248 Rocky Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 768 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton Metro Area

This interesting tri-city area is located in the broad Catawba Valley at the eastern base of the Blue Ridge Mountains. As the name “Hickory” implies, this is an area of hardwood forests, the original resource for Hickory’s active furniture-making industry. According to local sources, 60% of the furniture made in the United States is made within 200 miles of Hickory, and names like Broyhill, Drexel Heritage and Henredon among many others are headquartered locally. Furniture factory outlets draw people from miles around. The area is also home to the one of the country’s largest fiber optic cable plants operated by Corning.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Lenoir
Zip Codes: 28645
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 897 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Lenoir is 3.8% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Lenoir jobs have increased by 1.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Lenoir's cost of living is 18.0% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Lenoir's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Lenoir, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Caldwell county voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Lenoir's population is 17,890 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 1.8%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Lenoir is $97,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -4.3%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Lenoir public schools spend $8,612 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.4 students per teacher in Lenoir. More Education


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Housing Market in Lenoir

It's a good time to buy in Lenoir. Home Appreciation is up 7.0% in the last 12 months. Browse Lenoir Real Estate

The median home price in Lenoir is $97,300. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Lenoir   3 Reviews
Updated review - 4/5/2018
I wrote a positive review of Lenoir 4 years ago and my opinion of the town has nothing but improved since living here over time. They've added a new movie theater, new... Read More

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LOVE IT HERE! - 4/23/2014
I know the unemployment rate in Lenoir is not superb, but the lifestyle here is wonderful! I've lived outside Chicago, rural Oklahoma and New Hampshire, outside Ft.... Read More

Economy in the Catawba River Valley - 11/13/2007
As a lifelong resident, one of the primary reasons I remained here was the abundance of employment. But in the late 90's we began a slow downturn, until many of the... Read More


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NEW LISTINGS IN LENOIR
$375,000
2126 Cedar Rock Estate Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$509,900
1363 Round Mountain Pkwy
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$89,900
3248 Rocky Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$409,900
3770 Dreamfields Ln
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$298,900
819 Chesterfield Cir SW
Bed 5 | Bath 5

$475,000
1344 Harper Ave NW
Bed 6 | Bath 5

$75,000
1205 Old North Rd NW
Bed 3 | Bath 1

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