Lincoln County CO Information


Lincoln County Subdivisions

Lincoln County CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 5,519
Population in Households 4,482
Population in Familes 3,536
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,037
Population Density1 2
Diversity Index2 41


Total Households 1,986
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 1,226
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,482 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,263 (50.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 723 (29.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 496 (20.0%)
Median Home Value $139,734
Average Home Value $225,673


Median Household Income $37,535
Average Household Income $46,438
Per Capita Income $18,209
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.22% 0.11%
Households 0.46% 0.34%
Families 0.31% 0.26%
Median Household Income   1.74%
Per Capita Income   2.63%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Lincoln County CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lincoln County to the other 64 counties and county equivalents in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 49 25th
Population Density1 # 54 17th
Diversity Index2 # 35 48th
Median Household Income # 53 19th
Per Capita Income # 58 11th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Colorado Census Data Comparison Tool.