Lincoln County, Minnesota Population 2021

Lincoln County, Minnesota's estimated population is 5,581 with a growth rate of -0.52% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lincoln County, Minnesota is the 81st largest county in Minnesota. The 2010 Population was 5,885 and has seen a growth of -5.17% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20215,581-29-0.52%
20205,610-29-0.51%
20195,639-29-0.51%
20185,66830.05%
20175,665-38-0.67%
20165,703-7-0.12%
20155,710-55-0.95%
20145,765100.17%
20135,75510.02%
20125,754-54-0.93%
20115,808-77-1.31%
20105,885-1,005-14.59%
19906,890-1,317-16.05%
19808,207640.79%
19708,143-1,508-15.63%
19609,651-499-4.92%
195010,150-647-5.99%
194010,797-506-4.48%
193011,303350.31%
192011,2681,39414.12%
19109,87490810.13%
19008,9663,27557.55%
18905,6912,74693.24%
18802,9450.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.52%
County Website
Founded
March 6, 1873
County Seat
2010 Population
5,885
Growth Since 2010
-5.17%
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Lincoln County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,53397.46%
Two or More Races651.14%
American Indian and Alaska Native330.58%
Black or African American250.44%
Some Other Race120.21%
Asian90.16%
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Lincoln County, Minnesota Population by Race

Lincoln County, Minnesota Population Pyramid $2021

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Lincoln County, Minnesota Median Age

45.4


Total

44.4


Male

46.5


Female

Lincoln County, Minnesota Adults

There are 4,357 adults, (1,398 of whom are seniors) in Lincoln County, Minnesota.

Lincoln County, Minnesota Age Dependency

91.9

Age Dependency Ratio

47.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Lincoln County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

2,817

49.62%

Male

2,860

50.38%

Lincoln County, Minnesota Population by Age

Lincoln County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lincoln County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90%10%
Male83.1%16.9%
All78.8%21.2%
Non Family66.5%33.5%
Female58%42%

78.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lincoln County, Minnesota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,4682.2378.8
Married1,2762.9890
Non Family9651.1166.5
Female1382.7258
Male892.7183.1

2.89

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

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Lincoln County, Minnesota Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade862.16%
9th to 12th Grade2365.92%
High School Graduate1,52938.33%
Some College85821.51%
Associates Degree51212.84%
Bachelors Degree57514.41%
Graduate Degree1934.84%
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Lincoln County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lincoln County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,8883,598768
Hispanic409
Native American2415
Black2322
2+ Races2222
Asian11

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 white people with a rate of 19.75%.

Lincoln County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,400$43,488$32,257
Less Than 9th Grade$31,932$38,750$18,333
High School Graduate$30,840$36,181$23,214
Some College$37,865$44,735$31,645
Bachelors Degree$48,015$68,333$41,509
Graduate Degree$52,426$61,875$50,962

$38,400

Average Earnings

$43,488

Average Male

$32,257

Average Female

Lincoln County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lincoln County, Minnesota Language by Age

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Lincoln County, Minnesota Language

98.71% of Lincoln County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 1.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.56% of the population.

Lincoln County, Minnesota Language

Lincoln County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,29354710.33%
Multiple573154.39%
Hispanic1111614.41%
Native32412.50%

10.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.13%

Male Poverty Rate

12.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lincoln County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lincoln County, Minnesota is Multiple, with 54.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lincoln County, Minnesota is White, with 10.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.67%.

Lincoln County, Minnesota Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.32%
High School15.09%
Some College6.12%
Bachelors or Greater2.37%

Lincoln County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed50.88%
Female Unemployed42.31%
Female Employed6.45%
Male Employed3.27%

Lincoln County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lincoln County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,077$68,704
Families$70,813$83,559
Married Families$77,308-
Non Families$27,893$43,853
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Income by Household Type

Lincoln County, Minnesota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.9%

Male Marriage Rate

57.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Lincoln County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

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Lincoln County, Minnesota 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 45-54.

Lincoln County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

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Lincoln County, Minnesota Marital Status

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422

Number of Veterans

399

Male Veterans

23

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam148
Korea61
First Gulf War51
Second Gulf War49
World War II20

Lincoln County, Minnesota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+152
65 to 74125
35 to 5472
55 to 6446
18 to 3427

Lincoln County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4189.81%
Black416.00%
Hispanic33.90%

Lincoln County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Lincoln County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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13.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lincoln County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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63.8%

Labor Force Participation

62%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Lincoln County, Minnesota Employment by Age

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Lincoln County, Minnesota Employment by Race

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Lincoln County, Minnesota 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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70.55%

Born in Lincoln County, Minnesota

98.96%

Native Born

1.04%

Foreign Born

0.49%

Non Citizen

0.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.96% of Lincoln County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 70.55% having been born in Minnesota. 0.49% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Lincoln County, Minnesota 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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