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Lincoln County, Minnesota (MN)

County population in 2016: 5,866 (all rural); it was 6,429 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,056
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,007
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,134
Renter-occupied apartments: 511 (it was 519 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

27%

Land area: 537 sq. mi.

Water area: 11.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 11 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lincoln County: 86.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (47.6%), Educational, health and social services (15.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 56%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 39%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Lincoln County, Minnesota:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (96.8%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
Median resident age:  46.4 years
Minnesota median age:  37.9 years
Males: 2,954  (50.4%)
Females: 2,912  (49.6%)
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Lincoln County,MN real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Lincoln County:

2.0 people
Minnesota:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $51,300 ($31,607 in 1999)

This county:

$51,300
Minnesota:

$65,599

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $437 (lower quartile is $299, upper quartile is $554)
This county:

$437
State:

$830


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $99,098 (it was $51,300 in 2000)
Lincoln:

$99,098
Minnesota:

$211,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $60,431 - $183,136
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,063
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $383

Institutionalized population: 117

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 11
  • Burglaries: 0
  • Thefts: 11
  • Auto thefts: 0

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 10
  • Burglaries: 11
  • Thefts: 68
  • Auto thefts: 0
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 16 buildings, average cost: $125,400
  • 2008: 18 buildings, average cost: $188,400
  • 2009: 15 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2010: 15 buildings, average cost: $113,300
  • 2011: 13 buildings, average cost: $233,100
  • 2012: 14 buildings, average cost: $203,600
  • 2013: 8 buildings, average cost: $187,500
  • 2014: 12 buildings, average cost: $257,400
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,186 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,150 (1.3%)

Lincoln County household income distribution in 2013 Lincoln County home values distribution in 2013 Lincoln County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 10.6%
Lincoln County:

10.6%
Minnesota:

9.9%
(10.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.2% for American Indian residents, 2.0% for other race residents, 57.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 46.4 years old
(Males: 45.1 years old, Females: 48.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.6 years old, Black residents: 23.7 years old, American Indian residents: 46.7 years old, Asian residents: 8.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21.5 years old, Other race residents: 21.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lincoln County is $419 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $602 a month.

Cities in this county include: Tyler, Hendricks, Lake Benton, Ivanhoe, Arco.

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: Green Valley (A), Countryside Golf Club (B), Lyon County Landfill (C), Louwagie Farm (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lincoln County include: Zion Church (A), Hemnes Church (B), Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses (C), Church of Saint Mary (D), Swan Lake Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Amiret Cemetery (1), Bethel Cemetery (2), Mission Cemetery (3), Christ Cemetery (4), Rialson Cemetery (5), Cottonwood Cemetery (6), Saint Clotilde Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Wood Lake (A), Lake Yankton (B), West Twin Lake (C), South Twin Lake (D), Sham Lake (E), School Grove Lake (F), Rock Lake (G), North Twin Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Mud Creek (A), Threemile Creek (B), Coon Creek (C), South Branch Yellow Medicine River (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Lincoln County include: Gadwall State Wildlife Management Area (1), Garvin State Wildlife Management Area (2), Grandview State Wildlife Management Area (3), Greenhead State Wildlife Management Area (4), Hope State Wildlife Management Area (5), Nyroca Flats State Wildlife Management Area (6), Shelburne State Wildlife Management Area (7), Vallers State Wildlife Management Area (8), Wayside Rest Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Beadle County, South Dakota , Hancock County, Maine , Buffalo County, South Dakota , Deuel County, South Dakota , Goodhue County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.2%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 169
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 91.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 43 (77.7% naturalized citizens)

Lincoln County:

0.7%
Whole state:

8.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Lincoln County population
  • 32010 or later
  • 162000 to 2009
  • 91990 to 1999
  • 61980 to 1989
  • 21970 to 1979
  • 18Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 63.3%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,788
  • One, attached: 20
  • Two: 28
  • 3 or 4: 20
  • 5 to 9: 101
  • 10 to 19: 59
  • 20 to 49: 22
  • 50 or more: 17
  • Mobile homes: 78

Housing units in Lincoln County with a mortgage: 899 (28 second mortgage, 62 home equity loan, 2 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,076

Here:

99.9% with mortgage
State:

67.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Lincoln County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,0269
Catholic1,6734
Evangelical Protestant8119
Other11
None1,385-
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: 4
Lincoln County:

6.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Lincoln County:

15.35 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

8.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Lincoln County:

8.3%
Minnesota:

6.5%

Adult obesity rate:
Lincoln County:

26.6%
State:

25.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.1%
State:

13.0%

Agriculture in Lincoln County:

Average size of farms: 357 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $96,373
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $188.59
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 49.39%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $85,266
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 72.53%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $72,624
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.51%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 9.54
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 11.86%
Corn for grain: 78459 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 9008 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 89100 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Lincoln County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Minnesota state average. It is 2361552.7 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 9 fatalities and 162 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 6/13/1968, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado killed 9 people and injured 150 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lincoln County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 87.9 miles away from Lincoln County center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 155.8 miles away from the county center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 87.6 miles away from the county center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 173.6 miles away from the county center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 117.2 miles away from Lincoln County center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 708.9 miles away from the county center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Minnesota Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: July 01, 2011 to July 11, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4009: July 28, 2011, FEMA Id: 4009, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Minnesota Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: September 22, 2010 to October 14, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1941: October 13, 2010, FEMA Id: 1941, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Minnesota Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: November 27, 2005 to November 29, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1622: January 04, 2006, FEMA Id: 1622, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Minnesota Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3242: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3242, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Minnesota Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: March 21, 1997 to May 24, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1175: April 08, 1997, FEMA Id: 1175, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Minnesota Severe Winter Storms/Blizzards, Incident Period: January 03, 1997 to February 03, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1158: January 16, 1997, FEMA Id: 1158, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Blizzard
  • Minnesota Severe Storms/Heavy Snow, Incident Period: November 14, 1996 to November 30, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1151: January 07, 1997, FEMA Id: 1151, Natural disaster type: Storm, Snow
  • Minnesota Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 06, 1993 to August 25, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-993: June 11, 1993, FEMA Id: 993, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Minnesota Drought, Incident Period: June 17, 1976, Emergency Declared EM-3013: June 17, 1976, FEMA Id: 3013, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • Minnesota FLOODING, Incident Period: April 18, 1969, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-255: April 18, 1969, FEMA Id: 255, Natural disaster type: Flood

The number of natural disasters in Lincoln County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • South Africa (21%)
  • Mexico (19%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (12%)
  • Ireland (9%)
  • Guatemala (9%)
  • Cambodia (5%)
  • Philippines (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Lincoln County


  • German (31%)
  • Norwegian (15%)
  • American (8%)
  • Polish (7%)
  • Danish (6%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • Dutch (3%)

Lincoln County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,597 (73.3%)
  • Carpooled: 119 (5.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 3 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 5 (0.2%)
  • Bicycle: 1 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 143 (6.6%)
  • Worked at home: 322 (14.8%)
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 82 people in nursing homes
  • 67 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 63 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 25 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 21 people in other group homes
  • 4 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 4 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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

  • 113 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 18 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 3 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $47,383.

4.55% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,533 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.55%
Minnesota average:

6.51%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.81% relocated from other counties in Minnesota ($17,724 average AGI)
1.73% relocated from other states ($17,810 average AGI)
Lincoln County:

1.73%
Minnesota average:

1.96%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lyon County, MN  1.00% ($31,913 average AGI)
from Pipestone County, MN  0.74% ($25,176)


6.17% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,607 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.17%
Minnesota average:

6.71%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.49% relocated to other counties in Minnesota ($19,110 average AGI)
2.68% relocated to other states ($13,497 average AGI)
Lincoln County:

2.68%
Minnesota average:

2.16%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lyon County, MN  1.23% ($41,034 average AGI)
to Pipestone County, MN  0.55% ($24,846)
to Brookings County, SD  0.55% ($36,231)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.1

Births per 1000 population in Lincoln County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 14.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Lincoln County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 1.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Lincoln County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.3%
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: 1,413 (1,308 aged, 105 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 83 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (143)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (90)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (81)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (78)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (74)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (53)
  • Unspecified dementia (33)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (31)
  • Malignant neoplasm of prostate (31)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (28)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 48.56
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 15,523
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 3,399
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 23,487

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 942
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,752
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 50

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 31
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 33

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,866
  • In family households: 4,633 (869 male householders, 692 female householders)
    1,348 spouses, 1,523 children (1,427 natural, 34 adopted, 62 stepchildren), 25 grandchildren, 19 brothers or sisters, 16 parents, 30 other relatives, 86 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,050 (447 male householders (391 living alone)), 481 female householders (427 living alone)), 118 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 181

Size of family households: 911 2-persons, 209 3-persons, 231 4-persons, 165 5-persons, 40 6-persons, 9 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 819 1-person, 110 2-persons, 1 4-persons.

979 married couples with children.
290 single-parent households (120 men, 170 women).

98.9% of residents of Lincoln speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (93% speak English very well, 8% speak English well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (87% speak English very well, 13% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (40% speak English very well, 60% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $48,751,000 ($7,891 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $200,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $16,538,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $9,782,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $10,474,000
Federal grants: $9,904,000
Federal procurement contracts: $381,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,672,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,121,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $5,983,000
Federal Government insurance: $40,815,000

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

Births: 350
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 486
Here:

80 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +3
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -232
Here -38 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Lincoln County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.18 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.0
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.0

Year house built in Lincoln County, Minnesota Note: State values scaled to Lincoln County population
  • 02014 or later
  • 522010 to 2013
  • 2042000 to 2009
  • 1811990 to 1999
  • 1571980 to 1989
  • 5641970 to 1979
  • 2651960 to 1969
  • 3241950 to 1959
  • 2711940 to 1949
  • 1,0661939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Lincoln County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lincoln County, Minnesota Note: State values scaled to Lincoln County population
  • 61 room
  • 72 rooms
  • 193 rooms
  • 1804 rooms
  • 2435 rooms
  • 4036 rooms
  • 2697 rooms
  • 2698 rooms
  • 5799+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lincoln County, Minnesota Note: State values scaled to Lincoln County population
  • 231 room
  • 382 rooms
  • 753 rooms
  • 1054 rooms
  • 835 rooms
  • 656 rooms
  • 577 rooms
  • 218 rooms
  • 489+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Lincoln County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Lincoln County, Minnesota Note: State values scaled to Lincoln County population
  • 6no bedroom
  • 641 bedroom
  • 3782 bedrooms
  • 8083 bedrooms
  • 5184 bedrooms
  • 2005+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lincoln County, Minnesota Note: State values scaled to Lincoln County population
  • 22no bedroom
  • 1371 bedroom
  • 1482 bedrooms
  • 1273 bedrooms
  • 674 bedrooms
  • 155+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Lincoln County, Minnesota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Lincoln County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Lincoln County population
  • 36no vehicle
  • 4311 vehicle
  • 7462 vehicles
  • 4843 vehicles
  • 1924 vehicles
  • 875+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Lincoln County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Lincoln County population
  • 55no vehicle
  • 2821 vehicle
  • 1052 vehicles
  • 653 vehicles
  • 54 vehicles
  • 95+ vehicles

88.5% of Lincoln County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 52% lived in Minnesota.

Lincoln County:

88.5%
State average:

85.6%

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

  • This state: 4,167
  • Other state: 1,623
  • Northeast: 54
  • Midwest: 1,300
  • South: 72
  • West: 192
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lincoln County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 35.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 29.0%Utility gas
  • 24.7%Electricity
  • 5.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.0%Other fuel
  • 1.6%Wood
  • 0.9%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 41.1%Electricity
  • 27.2%Utility gas
  • 24.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%Other fuel
  • 0.4%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 27
Here:

4.4%
Minnesota:

10.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 26
Here:

9.8%
Minnesota:

8.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 7
Here:

6.1%
Minnesota:

22.2%

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 2002:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,727,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,638,000
    Police Protection: $1,620,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $571,000
    Central Staff Services: $320,000
    General - Other: $303,000
    Financial Administration: $292,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $256,000
    Solid Waste Management: $136,000
    General Public Buildings: $94,000
    Parks & Recreation: $86,000
    Libraries: $47,000
    Corrections - Other: $26,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $17,000
    Health Services - Other: $16,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $180,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Welfare: $846,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,548,000

Lincoln County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $228,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $96,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $25,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $333,000
    Interest Earnings: $255,000
    Special Assessments: $124,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,349,000
    General Support: $700,000
    All Other: $431,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,900,000
    NEC: $14,000

Lincoln County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,914,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,687,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $227,000

Lincoln County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,556,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 70
  • Number of aged recipients: 16
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 54
  • Number of recipients under 18: 5
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 39
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 26
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 37
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 23
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, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6578.2 years
Anna5388.0 years
Mary4982.8 years
William4281.2 years
Carl3981.1 years
Clara3786.0 years
Henry3581.1 years
Clarence3278.1 years
Frank3282.8 years
Marie3286.8 years
Most common last names in Lincoln County, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson9581.3 years
Petersen4682.8 years
Hansen4582.0 years
Nielsen4278.1 years
Nelson4080.5 years
Jensen3980.6 years
Christensen3279.8 years
Hanson3085.3 years
Anderson2983.6 years
Sorensen2385.0 years

Businesses in Lincoln County, MN

  • Chevrolet: 1

Lincoln County on our top lists:

  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"