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Lincoln County, Colorado (CO)

County population in 2016: 5,701 (all rural); it was 6,087 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 723
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 574
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,417
Renter-occupied apartments: 651 (it was 641 in 2000)
% of renters here:

31%
State:

34%

Land area: 2586 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 2 people per square mile   (very low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lincoln County: 92.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (54.2%), Educational, health and social services (15.3%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (13.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 29%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 67%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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Races in Lincoln County, Colorado:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (66.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (21.5%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (8.6%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
Median resident age:  37.8 years
Colorado median age:  36.7 years
Males: 3,589  (63.0%)
Females: 2,112  (37.0%)
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Lincoln County,CO real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Lincoln County:

2.0 people
Colorado:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $42,485 ($31,914 in 1999)

This county:

$42,485
Colorado:

$65,685

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $649 (lower quartile is $490, upper quartile is $888)
This county:

$649
State:

$1057


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $150,094 (it was $78,700 in 2000)
Lincoln:

$150,094
Colorado:

$314,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $74,103 - $242,672

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $211,798
Here:

$211,798
State:

$396,907

Townhouses or other attached units: $217,667
Here:

$217,667
State:

$316,972

Mobile homes: $54,458
Here:

$54,458
State:

$87,176
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,247
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $376

Institutionalized population: 1,030
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $167,500
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $253,300
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $129,000
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $143,700
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $182,700
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $960 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $600 (0.5%)

Lincoln County household income distribution in 2009 Lincoln County home values distribution Lincoln County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 15.4%
Lincoln County:

15.4%
Colorado:

11.0%
(15.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.5% for Black residents, 19.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 64.3% for American Indian residents, 62.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 5.3% for other race residents, 8.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 37.8 years old
(Males: 35.8 years old, Females: 47.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.2 years old, Black residents: 36.9 years old, American Indian residents: 36.6 years old, Asian residents: 71.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 31.9 years old, Other race residents: 23.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lincoln County is $424 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $516 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $676 a month.

Cities in this county include: Limon, Hugo, Karval, Arriba, Genoa.

Lincoln County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Lincoln County: J-CC Camp (A), Peaceful Valley Ranch (B), Kuhns Crossing (C), Brittingham Ranch (D), Schley School (E), Holtwold Store (F), River Bend (G), Rattlesnake Fire Protection District Station 51 (H), Rattlesnake Fire Protection District Station 54 (I), Elizabeth Fire Rescue Station 73 (J), Agate Volunteer Fire Department (K), North Central Fire Protection District (L), Kiowa Fire Protection District Station 2 (M), Rattlesnake Fire Protection District Station 52 (N), Rattlesnake Fire Protection District Station 53 (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lincoln County include: Pleasant Plains Community Church (A), Saint Mary Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Kanza Cemetery (1), River Bend Cemetery (2), Dunkers Cemetery (3), Mountain View Cemetery (4), Norton Cemetery (5), Gair Cemetery (6), Ebenezer Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Agate Number 1 Reservoir (A), Walter Burns Detention Reservoir (B), John Brittingham Reservoir (C), Frank Ehman Detention Reservoir Number 2 (D), Hertneky Reservoir (E), Max Killian Reservoir (F), Kiowa Creek Watershed D-12 Reservoir (G), Kiowa Creek Watershed Q-51 Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Reed Springs Creek (A), Spring Branch (B), Gopher Creek (C), Bland Creek (D), Dry Creek (E), Gold Creek (F), Running Creek (G), Key Creek (H), Cool Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Prince George's County, Maryland , Clinton County, Missouri , Pottawatomie County, Kansas , Riley County, Kansas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.8%
Colorado:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 166
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 207 (7.0% naturalized citizens)

Lincoln County:

3.6%
Whole state:

9.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 22
  • 2000 to 2009: 73
  • 1990 to 1999: 35
  • 1980 to 1989: 22
  • 1970 to 1979: 4
  • Before 1970: 10
Note: State values scaled to Lincoln County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 89.8%

Lincoln County marital status for males Lincoln County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,547
  • One, attached: 19
  • Two: 3
  • 3 or 4: 27
  • 5 to 9: 60
  • 10 to 19: 23
  • 20 to 49: 23
  • 50 or more: 15
  • Mobile homes: 288
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 1

Housing units in Lincoln County with a mortgage: 493 (20 second mortgage, 10 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 606

Here:

44.9% with mortgage
State:

71.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Lincoln County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant9406
Evangelical Protestant70414
Catholic4442
Other2103
None3,169-
Lincoln County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Lincoln County:

3.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Lincoln County:

13.18 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 7
This county:

13.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Lincoln County:

6.1%
Colorado:

5.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Lincoln County:

22.0%
State:

18.4%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

4.7%
State:

9.6%

Agriculture in Lincoln County:

Average size of farms: 3139 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $78,262
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 66.26%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $86,048
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $164,889
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 85.27%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 3.23
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.10%
Corn for grain: 5828 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 109129 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Lincoln County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Colorado state average. It is 5956945.3 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Lincoln County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Colorado state average. It is 37% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 250.4 miles away from Lincoln County center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 164.5 miles away from the county center
On 1/3/2007 at 14:34:38, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.4 MW, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 158.2 miles away from the county center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 147.1 miles away from the county center
On 12/25/1994 at 19:06:07, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 67.6 miles away from Lincoln County center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 630.3 miles away from the county center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Colorado Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: September 11, 2013 to September 30, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4145: September 14, 2013, FEMA Id: 4145, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Colorado Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3224: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3224, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Colorado Wildfires, Incident Period: April 23, 2002 to August 06, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1421: June 19, 2002, FEMA Id: 1421, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Colorado Severe Storms, Incident Period: April 11, 2001 to April 22, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1374: May 17, 2001, FEMA Id: 1374, Natural disaster type: Storm
  • Colorado Flooding, Incident Period: July 28, 1997 to August 12, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1186: August 01, 1997, FEMA Id: 1186, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Colorado Drought, Incident Period: January 29, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3025: January 29, 1977, FEMA Id: 3025, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • Colorado TORNADOES, SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: June 19, 1965, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-200: June 19, 1965, FEMA Id: 200, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Lincoln County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Public administration (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (32%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (42%)
  • Oceania, n.e.c. (27%)
  • Cuba (17%)
  • Guatemala (8%)
  • Hungary (3%)
  • Scotland (3%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Lincoln County (%):

  • German (16%)
  • English (5%)
  • American (4%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • Dutch (2%)
  • Norwegian (1%)
  • Swedish (1%)

Lincoln County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,438 (71.7%)
  • Carpooled: 282 (14.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 21 (1.0%)
  • Bicycle: 4 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 102 (5.1%)
  • Worked at home: 160 (8.0%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Lincoln County, Colorado in 2000:

  • 948 people in state prisons
  • 91 people in nursing homes
  • 17 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

People in group quarters in Lincoln County, Colorado in 2010:

  • 939 people in state prisons
  • 33 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 29 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 29 people in in-patient hospice facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $44,131.

7.62% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,927 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.62%
Colorado average:

9.68%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.89% relocated from other counties in Colorado ($22,146 average AGI)
2.72% relocated from other states ($9,780 average AGI)
Lincoln County:

2.72%
Colorado average:

4.25%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from El Paso County, CO  0.93% ($34,000 average AGI)
from Adams County, CO  0.68% ($36,000)


8.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,021 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.75%
Colorado average:

9.12%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.44% relocated to other counties in Colorado ($19,671 average AGI)
3.30% relocated to other states ($13,350 average AGI)
Lincoln County:

3.30%
Colorado average:

3.65%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Weld County, CO  0.67% ($21,364 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.3

Births per 1000 population in Lincoln County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Lincoln County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.2

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Lincoln County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 18.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 12.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Lincoln County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Lincoln County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 858 (770 aged, 88 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 168 (17%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Lincoln County, Colorado in 1999 - 2014:

  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (60)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (50)
  • Congestive heart failure (43)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (41)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (37)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (36)
  • Unspecified dementia (33)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (29)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (27)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (19)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,701
  • In family households: 3,050 (386 male householders, 644 female householders)
    804 spouses, 1,111 children (1,018 natural, 25 adopted, 67 stepchildren), 30 grandchildren, 16 brothers or sisters, 3 parents, 14 other relatives, 37 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 585 (202 male householders (162 living alone)), 316 female householders (290 living alone)), 56 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,013

Size of family households: 627 2-persons, 171 3-persons, 118 4-persons, 69 5-persons, 18 6-persons, 18 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 452 1-person, 58 2-persons, 5 5-persons.

749 married couples with children.
297 single-parent households (75 men, 222 women).

91.6% of residents of Lincoln speak English at home.
6.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (21% speak English very well, 38% speak English well, 41% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (83% speak English very well, 17% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (3% speak English very well, 3% speak English well, 95% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak other language at home (81% speak English very well, 19% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $48,267,000 ($8,400 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $633,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $11,474,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $7,645,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $14,261,000
Federal grants: $12,858,000
Federal procurement contracts: $310,000 ($3,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,720,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,438,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $23,193,000
Federal Government insurance: $17,858,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 312
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

76 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 309
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

32 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +32
Here:

+6 per 1000 residents
State:

+24 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -496
Here -88 per 1000 residents
State +10 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Lincoln County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.75 millions of gallons per day (76% from ground, 24% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 0
  • 2010 to 2013: 60
  • 2000 to 2009: 218
  • 1990 to 1999: 197
  • 1980 to 1989: 160
  • 1970 to 1979: 363
  • 1960 to 1969: 192
  • 1950 to 1959: 166
  • 1940 to 1949: 112
  • 1939 or earlier: 523
Note: State values scaled to Lincoln population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Lincoln County, Colorado
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Lincoln County population
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 19
  • 4 rooms: 119
  • 5 rooms: 190
  • 6 rooms: 225
  • 7 rooms: 129
  • 8 rooms: 166
  • 9+ rooms: 236
  • 1 room: 20
  • 2 rooms: 9
  • 3 rooms: 64
  • 4 rooms: 141
  • 5 rooms: 83
  • 6 rooms: 66
  • 7 rooms: 42
  • 8 rooms: 10
  • 9+ rooms: 22
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Lincoln County, Colorado
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Lincoln County population
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 26
  • 2 bedrooms: 203
  • 3 bedrooms: 453
  • 4 bedrooms: 276
  • 5+ bedrooms: 122
  • no bedroom: 19
  • 1 bedroom: 82
  • 2 bedrooms: 163
  • 3 bedrooms: 128
  • 4 bedrooms: 53
  • 5+ bedrooms: 14
Cars and other vehicles available in Lincoln County, Colorado in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Lincoln County population
  • no vehicle: 26
  • 1 vehicle: 230
  • 2 vehicles: 401
  • 3 vehicles: 234
  • 4 vehicles: 122
  • 5+ vehicles: 78
  • no vehicle: 67
  • 1 vehicle: 213
  • 2 vehicles: 108
  • 3 vehicles: 48
  • 4 vehicles: 22
  • 5+ vehicles: 1

89% of Lincoln County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 84% lived in Colorado.

Lincoln County:

88.5%
State average:

81.5%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 3,490
  • Other state: 1,995
  • Northeast: 114
  • Midwest: 862
  • South: 427
  • West: 582

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lincoln County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (57.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (25.1%)
  • Electricity (9.0%)
  • Wood (3.3%)
  • Other fuel (3.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.5%)
  • Utility gas (53.6%)
  • Electricity (23.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.1%)
  • Other fuel (1.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 3
Here:

0.7%
Colorado:

7.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 6
Here:

2.7%
Colorado:

6.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3
Here:

6.0%
Colorado:

14.0%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Lincoln County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $15,000
  • Current Operations - Own Hospitals: $4,951,000
    Regular Highways: $1,889,000
    Welfare - Other: $1,773,000
    General - Other: $476,000
    Central Staff Services: $373,000
    Corrections - Other: $370,000
    Financial Administration: $332,000
    Police Protection: $273,000
    Health Services - Other: $217,000
    General Public Buildings: $145,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $141,000
    Solid Waste Management: $128,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $113,000
    Parks & Recreation: $79,000
    Libraries: $29,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Housing & Community Development: $113,000
    Regular Highways: $86,000
    Health: $21,000
    Fire Protection: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $308,000
    General - Other: $138,000
    Solid Waste Management: $48,000
    Own Hospitals: $30,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,228,000

Lincoln County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $4,891,000
    All Other: $335,000
    Solid Waste Management: $101,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $336,000
    Interest Earnings: $243,000
    Rents: $23,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,928,000
    Public Welfare: $1,643,000
    All Other: $158,000
    Health & Hospitals: $69,000
    General Support: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,008,000
    Total General Sales: $1,239,000

Lincoln County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $615,000
    Beginning: $231,000

Lincoln County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $274,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,240,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 72
  • Number of aged recipients: 10
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 62
  • Number of recipients under 18: 14
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 42
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 16
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 27
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 35
Lincoln County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Lincoln County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Lincoln County, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William4276.7 years
John4179.0 years
Mary3582.8 years
James2872.3 years
Charles2076.3 years
Robert2070.7 years
Anna1987.4 years
Frank1980.3 years
George1780.1 years
Roy1677.2 years
Most common last names in Lincoln County, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2078.8 years
Miller1778.1 years
Wilson1284.8 years
Martin1281.1 years
Andersen1276.6 years
Davis1181.8 years
Williams1186.6 years
Jones1182.9 years
Smiley1079.1 years
Peterson979.9 years
Businesses in Lincoln County, CO
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Kroger2
Alco Stores1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Arby's1McDonald's1
Circle K1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1Quality1
Decora Cabinetry1RadioShack1
Dennys2Super 81
Econo Lodge1True Value1
FedEx1U-Haul1
Holiday Inn1UPS2
Knights Inn1Wendy's1