Lincoln County Population 2017

Lincoln County's estimated population is 19,429 with a growth rate of 0.20% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lincoln County is the 19th largest county in New Mexico.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201619,429380.20%
201519,391-244-1.24%
201419,635-344-1.72%
201319,979-219-1.08%
201220,198-196-0.96%
201120,394-69-0.34%
201020,4638,24467.47%
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 Population Growth

Population Data via

Lincoln County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White18,05492.92%
American Indian and Alaska Native7543.88%
Two or More Races2591.33%
Black or African American1890.97%
Asian1010.52%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander340.17%

Lincoln County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Lincoln County

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