Lincoln County, CO

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Population

5,520

0.0907% growth

Poverty Rate

14%


Median Age

38.5


Median Household Income

$44,725

10.6% growth

Number of Employees

1,453

6.45% growth

Median Property Value

$132,100

4.51% growth

About

In 2017, Lincoln County, CO had a population of 5.52k people with a median age of 38.5 and a median household income of $44,725. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Lincoln County, CO grew from 5,515 to 5,520, a 0.0907% increase and its median household income grew from $40,438 to $44,725, a 10.6% increase.

The population of Lincoln County, CO is 66.4% White Alone, 22.7% Hispanic or Latino, and 9% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Lincoln County, CO speak a non-English language, and 95.9% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Lincoln County, CO is $132,100, and the homeownership rate is 69.1%. Most people in Lincoln County, CO commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 15.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Lincoln County, CO is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Colorado across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

The economy of Lincoln County, CO employs 1.45k people. The largest industries in Lincoln County, CO are Public Administration (188 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (187 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (184 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($73,750), Utilities ($62,955), and Wholesale Trade ($62,563).

Median household income in Lincoln County, CO is $44,725. Males in Lincoln County, CO have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $51,692. The income inequality in Lincoln County, CO (measured using the Gini index) is 0.471, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$44,725

2017 value

± $3,719

10.6%

1 Year Growth

± 10.6%

Households in Lincoln County, CO have a median annual income of $44,725, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $40,438 in 2016, which represents a 10.6% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$68,531

Average Male Salary

± $1,541

$51,692

Average Female Salary

± $1,226

In 2017, full-time male employees in Colorado made 1.33 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Colorado by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $54,772 ± $5,354

  2. White

    $54,520 ± $998

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $47,825 ± $27,111

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Colorado workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Colorado by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Lincoln County, CO is from Colorado.

0.471

2017 Wage GINI

0.471

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Colorado was 0.471 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0949% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Colorado was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Colorado in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Colorado across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9617

  2. Census Tract 9618

  3. N/A

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Lincoln County, CO was Census Tract 9617 with a value of $46,167, followed by Census Tract 9618 and N/A, with respective values of $43,427 and N/A.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Lincoln County, CO colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 35 - 44

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

14% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lincoln County, CO (492 out of 3.51k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males < 5.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    472 ± 122

  2. Hispanic

    103 ± 85

  3. Pacific Islander

    7 ± 86

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Lincoln County, CO is White, followed by Hispanic and Pacific Islander.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

1.45k

2017 Value

± 280

6.45%

1 Year growth

± 28%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Lincoln County, CO grew at a rate of 6.45%, from 1.37k employees to 1.45k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lincoln County, CO, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (276 people), Management Occupations (246 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (105 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lincoln County, CO.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Lincoln County, CO, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (276 people), Management Occupations (246 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (105 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Lincoln County, CO has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (4.92 times higher than expected), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (3.36 times), and Management Occupations (1.66 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Lincoln County, CO, by median earnings, are Health Technologists & Technicians ($72,917), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($65,833), and Transportation Occupations ($60,303).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

1.45k

2017 Value

± 280

6.45%

1 Year growth

± 28%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Lincoln County, CO grew at a rate of 6.45%, from 1.37k employees to 1.45k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lincoln County, CO, are Public Administration (188 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (187 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (184 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lincoln County, CO, though some of these residents may live in Lincoln County, CO and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Lincoln County, CO, by number of employees, are Public Administration (188 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (187 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (184 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Lincoln County, CO has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (10.9 times higher than expected), Utilities (3.71 times), and Public Administration (2.77 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Lincoln County, CO, by median earnings, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($73,750), Utilities ($62,955), and Wholesale Trade ($62,563).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Colorado to other states, or from other states to Colorado.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $35B

  2. $24.9B

  3. $18.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Colorado product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $35B, followed by Mixed freight ($24.9B) and Electronics ($18.5B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Colorado products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$229B

2020 Value

$314B

Projected 2045 Value

37.2% growth

In 2020, total outbound Colorado trade was $229B. This is expected to increase 37.2% to $314B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Colorado trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Colorado to other states, or from other states to Colorado.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $13.9B

  2. $10.6B

  3. $8.3B

In 2015, the top outbound Colorado domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Wyoming with $13.9B, followed by Nebraska with $10.6B and California and $8.3B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Colorado shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

94.3% of the population of Lincoln County, CO has health coverage, with 41.2% on employee plans, 19.7% on Medicaid, 18.5% on Medicare, 14.3% on non-group plans, and 0.711% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Lincoln County, CO was $6,804 in 2014. This is a 5.13% increase from the previous year ($6,472).

Primary care physicians in Lincoln County, CO see 5557 patients per year on average, which represents a 102% increase from the previous year (2755 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 940 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 627 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Fremont County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (8.8%). Additionally, Logan County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (28.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

5,557 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Lincoln County, CO see an average of 5,557 patients per year. This represents a 102% increase from the previous year (2,755 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Lincoln County, CO in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

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State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

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Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$6,804

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,623

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,143

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,287

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Colorado (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.13%, from $6,472 to $6,804.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

5.66%

Uninsured

41.2%

Employer Coverage

19.7%

Medicaid

18.5%

Medicare

14.3%

Non-Group

0.711%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lincoln County, CO declined by 12.3% from 6.45% to 5.66%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Lincoln County, CO changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 8.8% prevalence

  2. 8.7% prevalence

  3. 8.4% prevalence

Fremont County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Colorado, at 8.8%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Colorado by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Lincoln County, CO is home to a population of 5.52k people, from which 95.9% are citizens. As of 2017, 4.69% of Lincoln County, CO residents were born outside of the country (259 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Lincoln County, CO is composed of 3.67k White Alone residents (66.4%), 1.25k Hispanic or Latino residents (22.7%), 497 Black or African American Alone residents (9%), 56 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (1.01%), 25 Two or More Races residents (0.453%), 14 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.254%), 9 Asian Alone residents (0.163%), and 1 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0181%).

Age

Age by Nativity

38

Median Native-Born Age

± 3.7

45

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 10.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Lincoln County, CO was 38.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 38, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 45. But people in Lincoln County, CO are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Lincoln County, CO residents was 38.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

4.69%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

259 people

3.63%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

200 people

As of 2017, 4.69% of Lincoln County, CO residents (259 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Lincoln County, CO was 3.63%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    230,780 ± 11,541 people

  2. India

    19,019 ± 3,380 people

  3. Vietnam

    17,347 ± 3,228 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Colorado was Mexico, the natal country of 230,780 Colorado residents, followed by India with 19,019 and Vietnam with 17,347.

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Citizenship

95.9%

2017 Citizenship

96.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 95.9% of Lincoln County, CO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Lincoln County, CO was 96.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    3.67k ± 392

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1.25k ± 427

  3. Black or African American Alone

    497 ± 136

In 2017, there were 2.92 times more White Alone residents (3.67k people) in Lincoln County, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.25k Hispanic or Latino and 497 Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Lincoln County, CO as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    159 ± 64

  2. Korea

    40 ± 23

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    31 ± 35

Lincoln County, CO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.98 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Lincoln County, CO was $132,100 in 2017, which is 0.575 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $126,400 to $132,100, a 4.51% increase. The homeownership rate in Lincoln County, CO is 69.1%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Lincoln County, CO have an average commute time of 15.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Lincoln County, CO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$132,100

2017 Median

± $21,633

$126,400

2016 Median

± $19,930

In 2017, the median property value in Lincoln County, CO grew to to $132,100 from the previous year's value of $126,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Lincoln County, CO compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lincoln County, CO the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Household Income

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$44,725

Median Household Income

± $3,719

1.48k

Number of Households

± 235

In 2017, the median household income of the 1.48k households in Lincoln County, CO grew to $44,725 from the previous year's value of $40,438.

The following chart displays the households in Lincoln County, CO distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $60k - $75k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Lincoln County, CO distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lincoln County, CO the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

69.1%

2017 Homeownership

69.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 69.1% of the housing units in Lincoln County, CO were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 69.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Lincoln County, CO compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

15.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lincoln County, CO have a shorter commute time (15.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.9% of the workforce in Lincoln County, CO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    72.3%

  2. Carpooled

    11.6%

  3. Worked At Home

    9.05%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Lincoln County, CO was Drove Alone (72.3%), followed by those who Carpooled (11.6%) and those who Worked At Home (9.05%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Lincoln County, CO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Lincoln County, CO have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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