Lincoln County, Colorado Population 2021

Lincoln County, Colorado's estimated population is 5,891 with a growth rate of 1.64% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lincoln County, Colorado is the 50th largest county in Colorado. The 2010 Population was 5,471 and has seen a growth of 7.68% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20215,891951.64%
20205,796951.67%
20195,701951.69%
20185,606831.50%
20175,523-28-0.50%
20165,55180.14%
20155,543420.76%
20145,501661.21%
20135,435-5-0.09%
20125,440210.39%
20115,419-52-0.95%
20105,47194220.80%
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%
190092623734.40%
18906890.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.64%
County Website
Founded
April 11, 1889
County Seat
2010 Population
5,471
Growth Since 2010
7.68%
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Lincoln County, Colorado Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,97189.01%
Black or African American4598.22%
Two or More Races520.93%
American Indian and Alaska Native460.82%
Asian230.41%
Some Other Race210.38%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander130.23%
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Lincoln County, Colorado Population by Race

Lincoln County, Colorado Population Pyramid $2021

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Lincoln County, Colorado Median Age

38


Total

35.5


Male

49.3


Female

Lincoln County, Colorado Adults

There are 4,462 adults, (971 of whom are seniors) in Lincoln County, Colorado.

Lincoln County, Colorado Age Dependency

60

Age Dependency Ratio

27.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Lincoln County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

2,024

36.24%

Male

3,561

63.76%

Lincoln County, Colorado Population by Age

Lincoln County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lincoln County, Colorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.5%15.5%
All70.6%29.4%
Male63.8%36.2%
Non Family59.7%40.3%
Female45.2%54.8%

70.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lincoln County, Colorado Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5182.3170.6
Married7363.1684.5
Non Family6001.0959.7
Female1352.6545.2
Male473.4363.8

3.06

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

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Lincoln County, Colorado Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade942.28%
9th to 12th Grade2806.80%
High School Graduate2,24354.48%
Some College65615.93%
Associates Degree3267.92%
Bachelors Degree3598.72%
Graduate Degree1593.86%
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Lincoln County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lincoln County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,7202,523493
Hispanic8807849
Black4433585
2+ Races31314
Native American2321
Asian21207
Other Race1614
Islander1313

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 33.33%.

Lincoln County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,523$36,339$29,565
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$21,324$23,750$19,792
Some College$31,585$33,750$29,327
Bachelors Degree$44,265$53,625$39,211
Graduate Degree$62,560$$62,738

$31,523

Average Earnings

$36,339

Average Male

$29,565

Average Female

Lincoln County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lincoln County, Colorado Language by Age

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Lincoln County, Colorado Language

90.28% of Lincoln County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 9.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.68% of the population.

Lincoln County, Colorado Language

Lincoln County, Colorado Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,06335611.62%
Hispanic31412740.45%
Native291551.72%
Other211152.38%
Multiple52917.31%
Islander13646.15%

14.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.16%

Male Poverty Rate

14.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lincoln County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lincoln County, Colorado is Other, with 52.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lincoln County, Colorado is White, with 11.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.69%.

Lincoln County, Colorado Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.37%
High School14.94%
Some College13.14%
Bachelors or Greater5.47%

Lincoln County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed90.00%
Female Unemployed9.52%
Male Employed7.16%
Female Employed6.80%

Lincoln County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lincoln County, Colorado Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,258$66,203
Families$70,036$83,509
Married Families$72,256-
Non Families$24,591$39,089
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Income by Household Type

Lincoln County, Colorado Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.7%

Male Marriage Rate

57.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Lincoln County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

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Lincoln County, Colorado Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Lincoln County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

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Lincoln County, Colorado Marital Status

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378

Number of Veterans

372

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam171
First Gulf War54
Second Gulf War46
Korea28
World War II6

Lincoln County, Colorado Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74121
75+88
55 to 6469
35 to 5465
18 to 3435

Lincoln County, Colorado Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3138.05%
Black5311.55%
Hispanic111.04%
Native American414.29%
2+ Races39.38%
Other Race315.79%
Asian28.70%

Lincoln County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Lincoln County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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11.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lincoln County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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33.6%

Labor Force Participation

32.7%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Lincoln County, Colorado Employment by Age

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Lincoln County, Colorado Employment by Race

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Lincoln County, Colorado Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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59.75%

Born in Lincoln County, Colorado

95.63%

Native Born

4.37%

Foreign Born

3.90%

Non Citizen

0.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.63% of Lincoln County, Colorado residents were born in the United States, with 59.75% having been born in Colorado. 3.90% 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

  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

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