Lincoln County, Colorado Population 2024

5,576

Lincoln County, Colorado's estimated 2024 population is 5,576 with a growth rate of 0.6% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lincoln County, Colorado is the 48th largest county in Colorado. The 2010 population was 5,471 and has seen a growth of 1.92% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,741330.58%
20285,708330.58%
20275,675330.58%
20265,642330.59%
20255,609330.59%
20245,576330.6%
20235,543330.6%
20225,510330.6%
20215,477-188-3.32%
20205,665-29-0.51%
20195,694991.77%
20185,595691.25%
20175,526-20-0.36%
20165,54610.02%
20155,545420.76%
20145,503681.25%
20135,435-6-0.11%
20125,441210.39%
20115,420-51-0.93%
20105,471
19904,529-134-2.87%
19804,663-173-3.58%
19704,836-474-8.93%
19605,310-599-10.14%
19505,909270.46%
19405,882-1,968-25.07%
19307,850-423-5.11%
19208,2732,35639.82%
19105,9174,991538.98%
190092623734.4%
1890689-5,052-88%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.6% (33)
County Website
Lincoln County
County Seat
2010 Population
5,471
Area
2578 mi²
Density
2 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
1.92% (105)
Founded
April 11, 1889

Lincoln County, Colorado Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,77885.58%
Black or African American3666.56%
Two or more races3145.62%
Other race571.02%
Asian470.84%
Native American210.38%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lincoln County, Colorado Population by Race

Lincoln County, Colorado Population Pyramid 2024

Lincoln County, Colorado Median Age

40.4

Total

39.3

Male

44.4

Female

Lincoln County, Colorado Adults

There are 4,623 adults, (965 of whom are seniors) in Lincoln County, Colorado.

Lincoln County, Colorado Age Dependency

52.6

Age Dependency Ratio

26.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Lincoln County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female2,20639.51%
Male3,37760.49%

Lincoln County, Colorado Population by Age

Lincoln County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,9222.2171.228.8
Married9402.9982.617.4
Non Family8041.2460.139.9
Female1342.5748.551.5
Male442.251000
showing: 5 rows

2.88

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

71.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lincoln County, Colorado Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Lincoln County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 91.49%.

Lincoln County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$42,423

Average Earnings

$44,012

Average Male

$40,464

Average Female

Lincoln County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lincoln County, Colorado Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lincoln County, Colorado Language

92.78% of Lincoln County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 7.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.79% of the population.

Lincoln County, Colorado Language

Lincoln County, Colorado Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,77143411.51%
Multiple1603320.63%
Hispanic194178.76%
Other57915.79%
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11.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.56%

Male Poverty Rate

12.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lincoln County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lincoln County, Colorado is Multiple, with 20.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lincoln County, Colorado is Hispanic, with 8.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.74%.

Lincoln County, Colorado Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School18.25%
Some College16.09%
Less Than 9th Grade12.38%
Bachelors or Greater3.39%
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Lincoln County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed7.84%
Female Employed3.82%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Lincoln County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lincoln County, Colorado Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lincoln County, Colorado Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.4%

Male Marriage Rate

53.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Lincoln County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lincoln County, Colorado Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Lincoln County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lincoln County, Colorado Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

292

Number of Veterans

282

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

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Lincoln County, Colorado Veterans by War

count

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Lincoln County, Colorado Veterans by Age

count

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Lincoln County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Lincoln County, Colorado Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lincoln County, Colorado Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

47.3%

Labor Force Participation

45.9%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

Lincoln County, Colorado Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lincoln County, Colorado Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lincoln County, Colorado Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

61.08%

Born in Lincoln County, Colorado

97.55%

Native Born

2.45%

Foreign Born

1.92%

Non Citizen

0.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.55% of Lincoln County, Colorado residents were born in the United States, with 61.08% having been born in Colorado. 1.92% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lincoln County, Colorado Place of Birth

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