Lincoln County CO Information


Lincoln County Subdivisions

Lincoln County CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,570
Daytime Population: Workers 2,563
Daytime Population: Residents 2,612
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,175
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 4,540
Population in Familes 3,577
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,030
Population Density2 2
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $41,740
Average Household Income $59,271
Per Capita Income $24,078


Total Housing Units 2,465 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,281 (52.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 719 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 465 (18.9%)
Median Home Value $126,843
Average Home Value $168,228


Total Households 2,000
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 1,237
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.26% 0.25%
Households 0.36% 0.33%
Families 0.3% 0.29%
Median Household Income   2.08%
Per Capita Income   2.1%


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, 2017 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 # 50 23rd
Population Density # 53 19th
Diversity Index # 37 44th
Median Household Income # 42 36th
Per Capita Income # 44 33rd

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