Lincoln County, New Mexico Population 2022

Lincoln County, New Mexico's estimated population is 19,734 with a growth rate of 0.27% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lincoln County, New Mexico is the 20th largest county in New Mexico. The 2010 Population was 20,450 and has seen a growth of -3.50% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18701,8030.00%
18802,51371039.38%
18907,0814,568181.77%
19004,953-2,128-30.05%
19107,8222,86957.92%
19207,82310.01%
19307,198-625-7.99%
19408,5571,35918.88%
19507,409-1,148-13.42%
19607,7443354.52%
19707,560-184-2.38%
198010,9973,43745.46%
199012,2191,22211.11%
201020,4508,23167.36%
201120,406-44-0.22%
201220,194-212-1.04%
201319,976-218-1.08%
201419,597-379-1.90%
201519,352-245-1.25%
201619,397450.23%
201719,468710.37%
201819,518500.26%
201919,572540.28%
202019,626540.28%
202119,680540.28%
202219,734540.27%
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Lincoln County, New Mexico Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,30388.10%
Black or African American3661.86%
American Indian and Alaska Native2391.22%
Asian280.14%
Some Other Race2931.49%
Two or More Races1,4117.18%
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Lincoln County, New Mexico Population by Race

Lincoln County, New Mexico Population Pyramid 2022

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Lincoln County, New Mexico Median Age

51.5


Total

50.6


Male

52.2


Female

Lincoln County, New Mexico Adults

There are 16,175 adults, (5,615 of whom are seniors) in Lincoln County, New Mexico.

Lincoln County, New Mexico Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

53.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Lincoln County, New Mexico Sex Ratio

Female

10,107

51.46%

Male

9,533

48.54%

Lincoln County, New Mexico Population by Age

Lincoln County, New Mexico Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lincoln County, New Mexico Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.2%9.8%
All75.6%24.4%
Non Family62.9%37.1%
Female57.1%42.9%
Male38.6%61.4%

75.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lincoln County, New Mexico Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,4782.2975.6
Married4,3872.8790.2
Male3602.9238.6
Female6093.5757.1
Non Family3,1221.1562.9

2.85

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

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Lincoln County, New Mexico Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3922.63%
9th to 12th Grade1,0587.11%
High School Graduate4,90932.98%
Some College3,74725.17%
Associates Degree1,0396.98%
Bachelors Degree2,46016.53%
Graduate Degree1,2798.59%
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Lincoln County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lincoln County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White10,2839,6053,079
Other Race26718577
2+ Races57751391
Hispanic4,0443,351561
Native American17717016
Black12480
Asian28

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 96.05%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 29.94%.

Lincoln County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,016$31,160$23,311
Less Than 9th Grade$18,497$19,917$15,163
High School Graduate$25,412$29,375$22,824
Some College$24,326$31,490$21,742
Bachelors Degree$43,217$41,955$43,971
Graduate Degree$51,480$80,648$39,590

$26,016

Average Earnings

$31,160

Average Male

$23,311

Average Female

Lincoln County, New Mexico Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lincoln County, New Mexico Language by Age

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Lincoln County, New Mexico Language

79.15% of Lincoln County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 20.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.32% of the population.

Lincoln County, New Mexico Language

Lincoln County, New Mexico Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,8591,35611.43%
Black3594011.14%
Native21662.78%
Other29NaN%
Multiple1,40051536.79%
Hispanic6,40293314.57%

12.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.64%

Male Poverty Rate

16.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lincoln County, New Mexico

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lincoln County, New Mexico is White, with 11.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lincoln County, New Mexico is Hispanic, with 14.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.03%.

Lincoln County, New Mexico Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.59%
High School8.55%
Some College16.02%
Bachelors or Greater4.90%

Lincoln County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.23%
Male Unemployed4.13%
Female Employed14.45%
Female Unemployed15.51%

Lincoln County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lincoln County, New Mexico Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,939$62,893
Families$57,831$73,924
Married Families$65,788-
Non Families$23,729$41,582
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Income by Household Type

Lincoln County, New Mexico Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.7%

Male Marriage Rate

56.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Lincoln County, New Mexico Married by Age and Sex

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Lincoln County, New Mexico 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, New Mexico Marital Status by Race

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Lincoln County, New Mexico Marital Status

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1,758

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War243
First Gulf War337
Vietnam721
Korea79
World War II88

Lincoln County, New Mexico Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3447
35 to 54326
55 to 64286
65 to 74615
75+484

Lincoln County, New Mexico Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,66111.46%
Native American114.60%
Other Race113.79%
2+ Races7510.08%
Hispanic3928.25%

Lincoln County, New Mexico Veterans by Race

Lincoln County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

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3.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lincoln County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

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50.9%

Labor Force Participation

48.3%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Lincoln County, New Mexico Employment by Age

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Lincoln County, New Mexico Employment by Race

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Lincoln County, New Mexico 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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38.60%

Born in Lincoln County, New Mexico

93.18%

Native Born

6.82%

Foreign Born

3.96%

Non Citizen

2.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.18% of Lincoln County, New Mexico residents were born in the United States, with 38.60% having been born in New Mexico. 3.96% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lincoln County, New Mexico 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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