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Lincoln County, Colorado (CO)

County population in 2019: 5,732 (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).

March 2019 cost of living index in Lincoln County: 91.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (27.1%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (11.9%), Retail trade (11.9%), Public administration (11.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 54%
  • Government: 31%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 15%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Lincoln County, CO (2019)
    • 3,81666.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,30922.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4648.1%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 480.8%Two or more races
    • 460.8%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 240.4%Asian alone
    • 110.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.02%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

38.4 years
Colorado median age:

37.1 years
Males: 3,663  (63.9%)
Females: 2,069  (36.1%)
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Average household size:
Lincoln County:

2.0 people
Colorado:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $50,391 ($31,914 in 1999)
This county:

$50,391
Colorado:

$77,127

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $656 (lower quartile is $528, upper quartile is $898)
This county:

$656
State:

$1258


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $169,081 (it was $78,700 in 2000)
Lincoln:

$169,081
Colorado:

$394,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $94,773 - $280,799

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $251,048
Here:

$251,048
State:

$487,835

Townhouses or other attached units: $266,991
Here:

$266,991
State:

$416,827

Mobile homes: $64,476
Here:

$64,476
State:

$102,984

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,262
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $384

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

  • 1997: 16 buildings, average cost: $93,700
  • 1998: 18 buildings, average cost: $88,900
  • 1999: 13 buildings, average cost: $96,300
  • 2000: 13 buildings, average cost: $105,800
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $153,600
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $69,900
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $76,800
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $114,800
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $164,400
  • 2006: 9 buildings, average cost: $157,100
  • 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
  • 2015: 11 buildings, average cost: $94,800
  • 2016: 10 buildings, average cost: $194,000
  • 2017: 11 buildings, average cost: $149,100
  • 2018: 10 buildings, average cost: $154,400
  • 2019: 14 buildings, average cost: $168,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Lincoln, CO residents
Average permit cost in Lincoln, CO
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $920 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $534 (0.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Lincoln, CO in 2019
Distribution of house value in Lincoln, CO in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Lincoln, CO in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 13.4%
Lincoln County:

13.4%
Colorado:

9.3%
(10.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 46.7% for American Indian residents, 38.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 40.0% for other race residents, 16.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 38.4 years old
(Males: 35.9 years old, Females: 49.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.2 years old, Black residents: 41.2 years old, American Indian residents: 27.1 years old, Asian residents: 71.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 31.0 years old, Other race residents: 44.0 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 November 2020:
Here:

4.4%
Colorado:

6.2%

Unemployment by year in Lincoln, CO
County total employment by year in Lincoln, CO
County average yearly wages by year in Lincoln, CO

Current college students: 166
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 244 (12.1% naturalized citizens)

Lincoln County:

4.3%
Whole state:

9.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 302010 or later
  • 1052000 to 2009
  • 731990 to 1999
  • 221980 to 1989
  • 41970 to 1979
  • 10Before 1970

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: 1,515
  • One, attached: 36
  • 3 or 4: 14
  • 5 to 9: 63
  • 10 to 19: 52
  • 20 to 49: 29
  • 50 or more: 16
  • Mobile homes: 309
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 5

Housing units in Lincoln County with a mortgage: 461 (25 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 670

Here:

40.8% with mortgage
State:

70.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Lincoln County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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 significantly above Colorado state average. It is 622% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 524.8 miles away from Lincoln County center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 8/23/2011 at 05:46:18, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 154.0 miles away from the county center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 250.4 miles away from the county center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 164.3 miles away from the county center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 164.5 miles away from Lincoln County center
On 8/22/2011 at 23:30:19, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 153.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Colorado Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4498, Natural disaster type: Other
  • 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 (8) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Lincoln

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,491 (75.8%)
  • Carpooled: 259 (13.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 18 (0.9%)
  • Bicycle: 3 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 72 (3.7%)
  • Worked at home: 125 (6.4%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (39%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Management occupations (27%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (53%)
  • Guatemala (14%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • Canada (6%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (3%)
  • Hungary (3%)
  • England (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Lincoln County


  • German (15%)
  • American (5%)
  • English (4%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • European (1%)
  • Norwegian (1%)
  • Russian (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
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 $51,857.

7.47% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,704 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.47%
Colorado average:

10.99%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
7.47% relocated from other counties in Colorado ($37,704 average AGI)
2.75% relocated from other states ($10,056 average AGI)
Lincoln County:

2.75%
Colorado average:

4.99%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from El Paso County, CO  1.85% ($45,516 average AGI)


8.24% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,259 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.24%
Colorado average:

9.96%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.39% relocated to other counties in Colorado ($23,892 average AGI)
2.85% relocated to other states ($15,360 average AGI)
Lincoln County:

2.85%
Colorado average:

3.89%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

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 2019: 9.8

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 population in Lincoln County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 9.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 7.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Lincoln County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Lincoln County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lincoln County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lincoln County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lincoln County
Population under 19 years 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 Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,732
  • Male householders: 609 (186 living alone), Female householders: 964 (349 living alone)
  • 742 spouses (742 opposite-sex spouses), 64 unmarried partners, (60 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,038 children (939 natural, 21 adopted, 78 stepchildren), 58 grandchildren, 24 brothers or sisters, 7 parents, 0 foster children, 55 other relatives, 31 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 2,075

Size of family households: 559 2-persons, 178 3-persons, 102 4-persons, 60 5-persons, 27 6-persons, 27 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 539 1-person, 75 2-persons, 3 3-persons, 2 5-persons.

735 married couples with children.
242 single-parent households (79 men, 163 women).

90.0% of residents of Lincoln speak English at home.
8.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (28% speak English very well, 39% speak English well, 32% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (25% speak English very well, 75% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (59% speak English very well, 41% 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:

6.2
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.0

Year house built in Lincoln County, Colorado
  • Year house built in Lincoln County, Colorado
  • 302014 or later
  • 372010 to 2013
  • 2032000 to 2009
  • 1961990 to 1999
  • 2791980 to 1989
  • 2441970 to 1979
  • 1541960 to 1969
  • 2531950 to 1959
  • 991940 to 1949
  • 5011939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Lincoln County, Colorado
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lincoln County, Colorado
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lincoln County, Colorado
  • 01 room
  • 122 rooms
  • 143 rooms
  • 684 rooms
  • 2625 rooms
  • 2796 rooms
  • 1257 rooms
  • 1218 rooms
  • 2409+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lincoln County, Colorado
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lincoln County, Colorado
  • 381 room
  • 162 rooms
  • 543 rooms
  • 884 rooms
  • 1005 rooms
  • 826 rooms
  • 267 rooms
  • 218 rooms
  • 259+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Lincoln County, Colorado
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Lincoln County, Colorado
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Lincoln County, Colorado
  • 0no bedroom
  • 301 bedroom
  • 2122 bedrooms
  • 6203 bedrooms
  • 1384 bedrooms
  • 1225+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lincoln County, Colorado
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lincoln County, Colorado
  • 40no bedroom
  • 851 bedroom
  • 1182 bedrooms
  • 1713 bedrooms
  • 274 bedrooms
  • 165+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Lincoln County, Colorado in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Lincoln County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Lincoln County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 28no vehicle
  • 2101 vehicle
  • 4052 vehicles
  • 2103 vehicles
  • 1574 vehicles
  • 1255+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Lincoln County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Lincoln County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 72no vehicle
  • 2311 vehicle
  • 782 vehicles
  • 703 vehicles
  • 84 vehicles
  • 15+ vehicles

91.6% of Lincoln County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 69% lived in Colorado.

Lincoln County:

91.6%
State average:

82.0%

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

  • This state: 3,411
  • Other state: 2,034
  • Northeast: 175
  • Midwest: 782
  • South: 438
  • West: 632
Year householders moved into unit in Lincoln County, CO
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lincoln County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 58.9%Utility gas
  • 28.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.8%Electricity
  • 3.5%Wood
  • 1.5%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 54.6%Utility gas
  • 29.3%Electricity
  • 13.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Other fuel
  • 1.3%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


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

0.7%
Colorado:

8.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 25
Here:

10.6%
Colorado:

8.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1
Here:

2.3%
Colorado:

13.1%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Lincoln County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,563,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $12,754,000
    Other: $575,000
    Solid Waste Management: $98,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $15,637,000
    Regular Highways: $3,676,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,181,000
    General - Other: $865,000
    General Public Buildings: $727,000
    Central Staff Services: $727,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $727,000
    Financial Administration: $727,000
    Police Protection: $446,000
    Local Fire Protection: $427,000
    Correctional Institutions: $427,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $411,000
    Parks and Recreation: $245,000
    Health - Other: $244,000
    Solid Waste Management: $176,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $54,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $934,000
    General Revenue - Other: $850,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $898,000
    General - Other: $115,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $24,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,004,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $2,692,000
    Highways: $2,604,000
    Health and Hospitals: $221,000
    General Local Government Support: $190,000
    Other: $31,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,725,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,071,000
    Other Selective Sales: $140,000

Lincoln County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,563,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $12,754,000
    Other: $575,000
    Solid Waste Management: $98,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $15,637,000
    Regular Highways: $3,676,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,181,000
    General - Other: $865,000
    General Public Buildings: $727,000
    Central Staff Services: $727,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $727,000
    Financial Administration: $727,000
    Police Protection: $446,000
    Local Fire Protection: $427,000
    Correctional Institutions: $427,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $411,000
    Parks and Recreation: $245,000
    Health - Other: $244,000
    Solid Waste Management: $176,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $54,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $934,000
    General Revenue - Other: $850,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $898,000
    General - Other: $115,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $24,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,004,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $2,692,000
    Highways: $2,604,000
    Health and Hospitals: $221,000
    General Local Government Support: $190,000
    Other: $31,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,725,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,071,000
    Other Selective Sales: $140,000

Lincoln County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,563,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $12,754,000
    Other: $575,000
    Solid Waste Management: $98,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $15,637,000
    Regular Highways: $3,676,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,181,000
    General - Other: $865,000
    General Public Buildings: $727,000
    Central Staff Services: $727,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $727,000
    Financial Administration: $727,000
    Police Protection: $446,000
    Local Fire Protection: $427,000
    Correctional Institutions: $427,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $411,000
    Parks and Recreation: $245,000
    Health - Other: $244,000
    Solid Waste Management: $176,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $54,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $934,000
    General Revenue - Other: $850,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $898,000
    General - Other: $115,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $24,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,004,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $2,692,000
    Highways: $2,604,000
    Health and Hospitals: $221,000
    General Local Government Support: $190,000
    Other: $31,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,725,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,071,000
    Other Selective Sales: $140,000

Lincoln County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,563,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $12,754,000
    Other: $575,000
    Solid Waste Management: $98,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $15,637,000
    Regular Highways: $3,676,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,181,000
    General - Other: $865,000
    General Public Buildings: $727,000
    Central Staff Services: $727,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $727,000
    Financial Administration: $727,000
    Police Protection: $446,000
    Local Fire Protection: $427,000
    Correctional Institutions: $427,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $411,000
    Parks and Recreation: $245,000
    Health - Other: $244,000
    Solid Waste Management: $176,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $54,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $934,000
    General Revenue - Other: $850,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $898,000
    General - Other: $115,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $24,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,004,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $2,692,000
    Highways: $2,604,000
    Health and Hospitals: $221,000
    General Local Government Support: $190,000
    Other: $31,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,725,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,071,000
    Other Selective Sales: $140,000

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
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