Lincoln County, New Mexico Population 2018

Lincoln County, New Mexico's estimated population is 19,395 with a growth rate of -1.68% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lincoln County, New Mexico is the 19th largest county in New Mexico.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201719,395-331-1.68%
201619,7264322.24%
201619,294180.09%
201519,276-292-1.49%
201419,568-385-1.93%
201319,953-235-1.16%
201220,188-212-1.04%
201120,400-50-0.24%
201020,4508,23167.36%
199012,2191,22211.11%
198010,9973,43745.46%
19707,560-184-2.38%
19607,7443354.52%
19507,409-1,148-13.42%
19408,5571,35918.88%
19307,198-625-7.99%
19207,82310.01%
19107,8222,86957.92%
19004,953-2,128-30.05%
18907,0814,568181.77%
18802,51371039.38%
18701,8030.00%

Lincoln County, New Mexico Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White17,540
Some Other Race1,102
Two or More Races555
American Indian and Alaska Native331
Black or African American127
Asian71

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Lincoln County, New Mexico Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Lincoln County, New Mexico Median Age

50.9


Total

49.8


Male

52


Female

Lincoln County, New Mexico Adults

There are 16,096 adults, (5,188 of which are seniors) in Lincoln County, New Mexico.

Lincoln County, New Mexico Age Dependency

80.7

Age Dependency Ratio

47.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Lincoln County, New Mexico Sex Ratio

Female

9,990

50.64%

Male

9,736

49.36%

Lincoln County, New Mexico Households and Families

Lincoln County, New Mexico Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lincoln County, New Mexico Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.7%13.3%
All78.9%21.1%
Non Family74%26%
Male69.1%30.9%
Female57.1%42.9%

78.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lincoln County, New Mexico Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,0162.4478.9
Married3,9683.0686.7
Non Family3,2341.2474
Female5814.0957.1
Male2334.4369.1

3.16

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lincoln County, New Mexico Households

Lincoln County, New Mexico Education

Lincoln County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6954.64%
9th to 12th Grade8715.82%
High School Graduate4,01626.82%
Some College3,73024.91%
Associates Degree1,3839.24%
Bachelors Degree3,03420.26%
Graduate Degree1,2458.31%

Lincoln County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,64410,1123,704
Hispanic3,7692,801528
Other Race78751085
Native American31730620
Multiple Races21419123
Asian6916
Black3129

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 96.53%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 34.80%.

Lincoln County, New Mexico Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,698$32,288$20,463
Less Than High School$15,034$16,398$12,539
High School Grad$23,302$28,295$22,059
Some College$25,811$37,055$21,317
Bachelors Degree$37,062$46,981$25,288
Graduate Degree$32,143$42,436$

$24,698

Average Earnings

$32,288

Average Male

$20,463

Average Female

Lincoln County, New Mexico Language

Lincoln County, New Mexico Language by Age

Lincoln County, New Mexico Language

76.72% of Lincoln County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 23.28% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.28% of the population.

Lincoln County, New Mexico Poverty

Lincoln County, New Mexico Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,5551,87914.97%
Hispanic6,1471,52024.73%
Other1,10232429.40%
Multiple555509.01%
Native2915017.18%
Black1211613.22%

17.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.42%

Male Poverty Rate

20.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lincoln County, New Mexico

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lincoln County, New Mexico is Other, with 29.40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lincoln County, New Mexico is Multiple, with 9.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.63%.

Lincoln County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.66%
High School24.67%
Some College14.96%
Bachelors or Greater8.35%

Lincoln County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed46.51%
Female Unemployed27.53%
Female Employed14.16%
Male Employed9.91%

Lincoln County, New Mexico Income

Lincoln County, New Mexico Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,065$56,691
Families$50,213$65,432
Married Families$56,342$
Non Families$24,295$42,693

Lincoln County, New Mexico Marital Status

Lincoln County, New Mexico Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.7%

Male Marriage Rate

49.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Lincoln County, New Mexico Married by Age and Sex

Lincoln County, New Mexico Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Lincoln County, New Mexico Marital Status by Race

Lincoln County, New Mexico Veterans

Lincoln County, New Mexico Veterans by War

2,145

Number of Veterans

1,891

Male Veterans

254

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,039
First Gulf War305
Korea185
World War II156
Second Gulf War130

Lincoln County, New Mexico Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74735
75+569
55 to 64452
35 to 54366
18 to 3423

Lincoln County, New Mexico Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,00013.79%
Hispanic2956.70%
Other596.72%
2 or More5323.25%
Indian236.95%
Black1010.64%

Lincoln County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

8.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lincoln County, New Mexico Employment Status

Lincoln County, New Mexico Employment by Age

49.2%

Labor Force Participation

45.9%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Lincoln County, New Mexico Employment by Race

Lincoln County, New Mexico Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Lincoln County, New Mexico

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Ruidoso80277770-257-3.20%
Ruidoso Downs27922576-216-7.74%
Capitan14951388-107-7.16%
Carrizozo996938-58-5.82%
Corona172162-10-5.81%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990