Lenoir, NC Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 7,425 housing units in Lenoir. This represents a 17.2% growth from 6,338 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 7,383 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 42 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Lenoir is about 63.1%. Lenoir's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 7.4%. Average household size is 2.34 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Lenoir were built after 1964.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.90%
One Bedroom11.10%
Two Bedrooms36%
Three Bedrooms40.10%
Four Bedrooms9.50%
Five Bedrooms or more2.50%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.32
Median year structure was built1961
Median Value of occupied units$79,800
Median Price asked for vacant units$77,200

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.36
Median year structure was built1968
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$334

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.40%
Second Mortgage6.40%
Home Equity Loan8.90%
Simple Mortgage41.30%
Debt Free43%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16.6%