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Lincoln County, CO


Designated Market Area: Denver, CO-NE-WY
USDA County Type (2015): Government, Low Education, Low Employment
American Communities Project County Type (2023): Graying America

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2022 population: 5,510   ( 43 from 2010)
Land area: 2577.7 square miles
Population density: 2.1 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:4,141 75.15% 4.7%
Black:2704.90% 3.6%
Indian:571.03% 50.0%
Asian:901.63% 119.5%
2+ races:1061.92% 37.7%
Hispanic:84615.35% 23.9%
Total non-White:1,36924.85% 22.0%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:102 9.0
Deaths:14612.9
Net Migration: -119-10.5
Net Immigration: 70.6
Change in White population:-204 -3.7
Change in Non-White pop.:247 4.5




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
5,467
4,34579.48%
2805.12%
380.70%
410.75%
771.41%
68312.49%
1,12220.52%

2000
6,087
5,12684.21%
2984.90%
500.82%
350.57%
590.97%
5198.53%
96115.79%

1990
4,529
4,40197.17%
50.11%
450.99%
20.04%
n/a
761.68%
1282.83%

1980
4,663
4,61098.86%
20.04%
140.30%
00.00%
n/a
370.79%
531.14%

1970
4,836
4,74298.06%
20.04%
10.02%
90.19%
n/a
661.36%
94 1.94%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
539 8.9
4858.0
-966-15.9
170.3
-781 -12.8
161 2.6
1990's
NumberRate
581 12.8
59413.1
1,03422.8
100.2
725 16.0
833 18.4
1980's
NumberRate
782 16.8
549 11.8
-343 -7.4
n/a
-209 -4.5
75 1.6
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
-315 -6.5
n/a
-132 -2.7
-41 -0.8

Age, Family & Household Data for Lincoln County, CO

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
40.4
960 17.4%
4,550 82.6%
965 17.5%
1,922
2.21
1,118 58.2%
940 84.1%
79 7.1%
804 41.8%

2010
NumberPercent
40.9
1,120 20.5%
4,347 79.5%
918 16.8%
1,948
2.28
1,210 62.1%
967 79.9%
109 9.0%
738 37.9%

2000
NumberPercent
37.6
1,448 23.8%
4,639 76.2%
856 14.1%
2,056
2.44
1,399 68.0%
1,149 82.1%
131 9.4%
657 32.0%

1990
NumberPercent
37.0
1,185 26.2%
3,344 73.8%
882 19.5%
1,823
2.43
1,265 69.4%
1,094 86.5%
64 5.1%
558 30.6%

1980
NumberPercent
36.5
1,184 25.4%
3,479 74.6%
816 17.5%
1,848
2.47
1,358 73.5%
1,209 89.0%
64 4.7%
490 26.5%

2022 Housing Data for Lincoln County, CO

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units2,373 
Median Value$238,000 
Occupied1,92281.0%
Vacant45119.0%
Owned1,36871.2%
Rented55428.8%
Median Rent$820 
Single-Family Units1,84577.7%
    Detached1,81476.4%
    Attached311.3%
Buldings with 5+ Units2369.9%
Mobile Homes24410.3%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Lincoln County, CO

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0001397.2%
$10,000 to $14,9991347.0%
$15,000 to $19,999965.0%
$20,000 to $24,9991377.1%
$25,000 to $29,999794.1%
$30,000 to $34,9991065.5%
$35,000 to $39,999502.6%
$40,000 to $44,999613.2%
$45,000 to $49,999603.1%
$50,000 to $59,9991095.7%
$60,000 to $74,9991266.6%
$75,000 to $99,99924212.6%
$100,000 to $124,9991658.6%
$125,000 to $149,9991206.2%
$150,000 to $199,9991899.8%
$200,000 or more1095.7%
Median Household Income59,167 
Per Capita Income27,610 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state76 
Compared to U.S.87 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI1226.3%
Public Assistance170.9%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps1779.2%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed1,80060.3%
Unemployed511.7%
In Armed Forces170.6%
Total Labor Force1,86862.6%
Not in Labor Force1,11737.4%
Real Unemployment Rate 39.1%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector57152951.9%
Non-Profit409829.0%
Self-Employed28714366.7%
Local Government8414936.1%
State Government1319857.2%
Federal Government92229.0%
Total Private + Self85867256.1%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.26436741.8%
Total1,1221,03951.9%
Pct. Govt.22.8%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts47321.8%
Sales and Office Occupations51223.6%
Professional, Technical35816.5%
Service Occupations41719.2%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing381.8%
All others40918.9%
White Collar 61.9%
Industry
 Number%
Retail trade38017.5%
Health care and social assistance29913.8%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting23610.9%
Educational services2139.8%
Construction1758.1%
Public administration1617.4%
Accommodation and food services1215.6%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.1044.8%
Other services924.2%
Professional, scientific, technical693.2%
Finance and insurance673.1%
Information522.4%
Transportation and warehousing472.2%
Wholesale trade421.9%
Utilities381.8%
Manufacturing321.5%
Real estate and rental and leasing271.2%
Arts, entertainment, recreation100.5%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction40.2%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Lincoln County, CO

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican1021.83%
Puerto Rican00.00%
Cuban00.00%
Dominican00.00%
Total Central American751.34%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan00.00%
Honduran00.00%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian00.00%
Salvadoran751.34%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American00.00%
Argentinean00.00%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian00.00%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian00.00%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan00.00%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic65011.64%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Vietnamese430.77%
Chinese40.07%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English4,94592.8%
Spanish3626.8%
German, other Germanic130.2%
Chinese70.1%
French, Haitian, Cajun20.0%
Other Asian10.0%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
German1,20721.6%
Irish57910.4%
English4317.7%
Swedish1262.3%
American1172.1%
Italian1132.0%
European1071.9%
French971.7%
Norwegian831.5%
Polish791.4%
Scottish791.4%
Scotch-Irish771.4%
Danish741.3%
Dutch731.3%
Russian561.0%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen5,47698.1%
Not a citizen1071.9%
Native5,44697.5%
Foreign-born1372.5%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Lincoln County, CO

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
69 1.6%404 9.6%1,737 41.3%1,037 24.7%766 18.2%190 4.5%
  Average years of education: 13.1
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 69 1.6%
9-12 Years 404 9.6%
H.S. Grad or GED 1,737 41.3%
Some College 1,037 24.7%
Bach. Degree 766 18.2%
Grad Degree 190 4.5%
Average years of education: 13.1

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Lincoln County, CO

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 2,222 2,163 59 2.7% 5.1%
1991 2,456 2,377 79 3.2% 5.3%
1992 2,522 2,414 108 4.3% 6.1%
1993 2,496 2,393 103 4.1% 5.4%
1994 2,526 2,463 63 2.5% 4.2%
1995 2,595 2,533 62 2.4% 4.0%
1996 2,586 2,529 57 2.2% 4.2%
1997 2,645 2,596 49 1.9% 3.4%
1998 2,666 2,621 45 1.7% 3.6%
1999 2,707 2,665 42 1.6% 3.0%
2000 2,624 2,552 72 2.7% 2.7%
2001 2,907 2,820 87 3.0% 3.8%
2002 3,072 2,952 120 3.9% 5.7%
2003 3,004 2,870 134 4.5% 6.1%
2004 3,047 2,918 129 4.2% 5.6%
2005 3,036 2,911 125 4.1% 5.1%
2006 3,081 2,972 109 3.5% 4.2%
2007 3,041 2,949 92 3.0% 3.7%
2008 2,908 2,800 108 3.7% 4.9%
2009 3,108 2,969 139 4.5% 7.9%
2010 2,144 2,009 135 6.3% 9.2%
2011 2,187 2,043 144 6.6% 8.7%
2012 2,150 2,009 141 6.6% 8.0%
2013 2,105 1,984 121 5.7% 6.7%
2014 2,132 2,046 86 4.0% 5.0%
2015 2,169 2,098 71 3.3% 3.7%
2016 2,280 2,224 56 2.5% 3.1%
2017 2,374 2,328 46 1.9% 2.6%
2018 2,453 2,398 55 2.2% 3.0%
2019 2,418 2,364 54 2.2% 2.7%
2020 2,375 2,269 106 4.5% 7.3%
2021 2,242 2,140 102 4.5% 5.4%
2022 2,204 2,141 63 2.9% 3.0%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com