Lincoln County, New Mexico Population 2019

Lincoln County, New Mexico's estimated population is 19,395 with a growth rate of 0.52% 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
201719,3951010.52%
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
White17,796
Some Other Race681
Two or More Races452
American Indian and Alaska Native344
Black or African American121
Asian103

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Lincoln County, New Mexico Population Pyramid 2019

2004006008001,000 Male Population2004006008001,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Lincoln County, New Mexico Median Age

50.9


Total

50.6


Male

50.9


Female

Lincoln County, New Mexico Adults

There are 15,896 adults, (5,236 of whom are seniors) in Lincoln County, New Mexico.

Lincoln County, New Mexico Age Dependency

82.9

Age Dependency Ratio

49.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Lincoln County, New Mexico Sex Ratio

Female

10,098

51.79%

Male

9,399

48.21%

Lincoln County, New Mexico Households and Families

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

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Lincoln County, New Mexico Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.7%13.3%
All78.3%21.7%
Male77.1%22.9%
Non Family70.3%29.7%
Female53.1%46.9%

78.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lincoln County, New Mexico Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,9022.4578.3
Married4,2853.0886.7
Non Family2,9031.270.3
Female4783.7753.1
Male2363.6377.1

3.09

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

3.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

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 Grade6264.27%
9th to 12th Grade6414.37%
High School Graduate4,26129.06%
Some College3,46123.61%
Associates Degree1,3289.06%
Bachelors Degree2,90719.83%
Graduate Degree1,4389.81%

Lincoln County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,3229,9253,695
Hispanic3,7803,001573
Other Race48129037
Native American32431734
Multiple Races15313943
Asian10228
Black3828

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 97.84%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 35.80%.

Lincoln County, New Mexico Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,936$33,098$22,595
Less Than High School$12,167$15,577$10,300
High School Grad$24,408$25,855$23,246
Some College$30,661$37,964$22,519
Bachelors Degree$40,189$50,625$29,643
Graduate Degree$42,326$86,101$

$26,936

Average Earnings

$33,098

Average Male

$22,595

Average Female

Lincoln County, New Mexico Language

Lincoln County, New Mexico Language by Age

Lincoln County, New Mexico Language

77.76% of Lincoln County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 22.24% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.71% of the population.

Lincoln County, New Mexico Poverty

Lincoln County, New Mexico Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,2971,62013.17%
Hispanic6,1591,24320.18%
Other68118026.43%
Native3068427.45%
Multiple452408.85%

15.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.90%

Male Poverty Rate

17.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lincoln County, New Mexico

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lincoln County, New Mexico is Native, with 27.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lincoln County, New Mexico is Multiple, with 8.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.54%.

Lincoln County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.05%
High School20.64%
Some College14.85%
Bachelors or Greater7.26%

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

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed23.83%
Female Employed14.95%
Male Employed10.67%
Female Unemployed8.67%

Lincoln County, New Mexico Income

Lincoln County, New Mexico Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,145$62,393
Families$56,518$70,024
Married Families$63,345$
Non Families$25,610$48,032

Lincoln County, New Mexico Marital Status

Lincoln County, New Mexico Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.3%

Male Marriage Rate

54.0%

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 45To54.

Lincoln County, New Mexico Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Lincoln County, New Mexico Veterans

Lincoln County, New Mexico Veterans by War

2,178

Number of Veterans

1,958

Male Veterans

220

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam948
First Gulf War494
Second Gulf War205
Korea176
World War II94

Lincoln County, New Mexico Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74672
35 to 54528
75+489
55 to 64463
18 to 3426

Lincoln County, New Mexico Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,06214.08%
Hispanic3578.08%
Other6812.81%
Indian349.88%
Black119.09%
2 or More31.96%

Lincoln County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

6.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lincoln County, New Mexico Employment Status

Lincoln County, New Mexico Employment by Age

45.5%

Labor Force Participation

43.2%

Employment Rate

5.2%

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