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.
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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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Lincoln County, New Mexico
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.