Lincoln County, Wisconsin Population 2018

Lincoln County, Wisconsin's estimated population is 27,838 with a growth rate of -1.18% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lincoln County, Wisconsin is the 44th largest county in Wisconsin.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201727,838-333-1.18%
201628,1713171.14%
201627,854-9-0.03%
201527,863-233-0.83%
201428,096-222-0.78%
201328,318-168-0.59%
201228,486210.07%
201128,465-312-1.08%
201028,7771,7846.61%
199026,9934381.65%
198026,5553,05613.00%
197023,4991,1615.20%
196022,3381030.46%
195022,235-301-1.34%
194022,5361,4646.95%
193021,072-12-0.06%
192021,0842,02010.60%
191019,0642,79517.18%
190016,2694,26135.48%
189012,0089,997497.12%
18802,0110.00%

Lincoln County, Wisconsin Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White27,293
Two or More Races423
Black or African American189
Asian116
American Indian and Alaska Native103
Some Other Race47

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

Lincoln County, Wisconsin 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, Wisconsin Median Age

46.6


Total

45.7


Male

47.4


Female

Lincoln County, Wisconsin Adults

There are 22,621 adults, (5,578 of which are seniors) in Lincoln County, Wisconsin.

Lincoln County, Wisconsin Age Dependency

65.4

Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Lincoln County, Wisconsin Sex Ratio

Female

14,045

49.86%

Male

14,126

50.14%

Lincoln County, Wisconsin Households and Families

Lincoln County, Wisconsin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lincoln County, Wisconsin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.3%8.7%
All76%24%
Male75.3%24.7%
Female58.8%41.2%
Non Family56.2%43.8%

76.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lincoln County, Wisconsin Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,5462.1976
Married6,6532.7391.3
Non Family4,3451.2356.2
Female9012.5558.8
Male6472.6275.3

2.64

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

7.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lincoln County, Wisconsin Households

Lincoln County, Wisconsin Education

Lincoln County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6423.11%
9th to 12th Grade1,3616.59%
High School Graduate8,17639.59%
Some College4,72822.90%
Associates Degree2,44711.85%
Bachelors Degree2,33711.32%
Graduate Degree9594.64%

Lincoln County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White20,08118,1743,120
Hispanic17613435
Multiple Races15512125
Black937439
Asian919162
Native American595818
Other Race1613

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 68.13%.

Lincoln County, Wisconsin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,475$41,172$27,120
Less Than High School$24,519$30,335$12,098
High School Grad$30,224$36,920$22,880
Some College$32,529$41,852$27,112
Bachelors Degree$47,885$62,131$40,399
Graduate Degree$64,700$92,386$54,609

$33,475

Average Earnings

$41,172

Average Male

$27,120

Average Female

Lincoln County, Wisconsin Language

Lincoln County, Wisconsin Language by Age

Lincoln County, Wisconsin Language

98.07% of Lincoln County, Wisconsin residents speak only English, while 1.93% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.01% of the population.

Lincoln County, Wisconsin Poverty

Lincoln County, Wisconsin Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White26,4132,4859.41%
Hispanic3576518.21%
Black862225.58%
Multiple340205.88%
Native982020.41%
Asian991818.18%
Other4224.76%

9.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.77%

Male Poverty Rate

10.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lincoln County, Wisconsin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lincoln County, Wisconsin is Black, with 25.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lincoln County, Wisconsin is Other, with 4.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.77%.

Lincoln County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.71%
High School10.37%
Some College5.31%
Bachelors or Greater2.93%

Lincoln County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed50.17%
Male Unemployed32.80%
Female Employed5.92%
Male Employed4.02%

Lincoln County, Wisconsin Income

Lincoln County, Wisconsin Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,221$62,293
Families$63,950$74,198
Married Families$71,616$80,733
Non Families$28,177$37,490

Lincoln County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Lincoln County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.8%

Male Marriage Rate

57.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Lincoln County, Wisconsin Married by Age and Sex

Lincoln County, Wisconsin 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, Wisconsin Marital Status by Race

Lincoln County, Wisconsin Veterans

Lincoln County, Wisconsin Veterans by War

2,364

Number of Veterans

2,258

Male Veterans

106

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam828
First Gulf War301
Second Gulf War240
Korea212
World War II166

Lincoln County, Wisconsin Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+645
65 to 74609
35 to 54544
55 to 64452
18 to 34114

Lincoln County, Wisconsin Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,32910.53%
2 or More147.53%
Indian1316.88%
Black86.96%

Lincoln County, Wisconsin Veterans by Education

6.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lincoln County, Wisconsin Employment Status

Lincoln County, Wisconsin Employment by Age

63.9%

Labor Force Participation

60.8%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Lincoln County, Wisconsin Employment by Race

Lincoln County, Wisconsin Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Lincoln County, Wisconsin

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Merrill96619225-436-4.51%
Tomahawk33973201-196-5.77%
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