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Lincoln County, South Dakota (SD)

County population in 2016: 52,519 (71% urban, 29% rural); it was 24,131 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 10,434
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,608
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,998
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,607 (it was 1,784 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

32%

Land area: 578 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 91 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Lincoln County: 82.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (19.1%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (16.0%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (11.3%), Educational, health and social services (10.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 74%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 26%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Lincoln County, SD (2017)
    • 48,975203.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 9754.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 9493.9%Two or more races
    • 5312.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5062.1%Asian alone
    • 2751.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 410.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 210.09%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

34.3 years
South Dakota median age:

36.9 years
Males: 26,075  (49.7%)
Females: 26,444  (50.3%)
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Average household size:
Lincoln County:

2.0 people
South Dakota:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $84,063 ($48,338 in 1999)
This county:

$84,063
South Dakota:

$56,521

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $859 (lower quartile is $713, upper quartile is $1,047)
This county:

$859
State:

$621


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $233,467 (it was $103,500 in 2000)
Lincoln:

$233,467
South Dakota:

$167,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $147,494 - $346,491

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $299,820
Here:

$299,820
State:

$207,727

Townhouses or other attached units: $199,425
Here:

$199,425
State:

$207,532

In 2-unit structures: $113,799
Here:

$113,799
State:

$269,036

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $268,763
Here:

$268,763
State:

$150,200

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $133,332
Here:

$133,332
State:

$243,919

Mobile homes: $90,465
Here:

$90,465
State:

$63,180

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,534
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $531

Institutionalized population: 258

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 19
  • Thefts: 41
  • Auto thefts: 6

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 65
  • Thefts: 44
  • Auto thefts: 11
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Health of residents in Lincoln County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.7. This is significantly better than average.
80.2% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
42.0% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
63.5% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
78.8% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is more than average.
Average weight of males is 202 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 161 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 139 buildings, average cost: $91,800
  • 1998: 167 buildings, average cost: $113,600
  • 1999: 190 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2000: 163 buildings, average cost: $115,600
  • 2001: 169 buildings, average cost: $114,200
  • 2002: 193 buildings, average cost: $136,000
  • 2003: 260 buildings, average cost: $119,400
  • 2004: 278 buildings, average cost: $128,600
  • 2005: 349 buildings, average cost: $127,000
  • 2006: 290 buildings, average cost: $123,100
  • 2007: 261 buildings, average cost: $140,900
  • 2008: 188 buildings, average cost: $135,100
  • 2009: 148 buildings, average cost: $132,100
  • 2010: 90 buildings, average cost: $183,700
  • 2011: 95 buildings, average cost: $191,600
  • 2012: 101 buildings, average cost: $220,500
  • 2013: 141 buildings, average cost: $202,400
  • 2014: 124 buildings, average cost: $213,900
  • 2015: 169 buildings, average cost: $225,600
  • 2016: 177 buildings, average cost: $228,500
  • 2017: 150 buildings, average cost: $206,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Lincoln, SD residents
Average permit cost in Lincoln, SD
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,056 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,866 (1.1%)

Distribution of median household income in Lincoln, SD in 2017
Distribution of house value in Lincoln, SD in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Lincoln, SD in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 3.5%
Lincoln County:

3.5%
South Dakota:

13.0%
(2.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.9% for Black residents, 11.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.4% for American Indian residents, 87.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.6% for other race residents, 16.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 34.3 years old
(Males: 34.2 years old, Females: 34.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 34.5 years old, Black residents: 38.0 years old, American Indian residents: 22.4 years old, Asian residents: 42.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.2 years old, Other race residents: 31.9 years old)

Area name: Sioux Falls, SD MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lincoln County is $486 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $621 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $811 a month.

Cities in this county include: Canton, Lennox, Tea, Harrisburg, Worthing, Shindler, Hudson, Fairview.

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:

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Blood Run (A), Ninemile Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Windham County, Vermont , Hanson County , Howard County, Iowa , Minnehaha County , Kossuth County, Iowa , Rock County, Minnesota , Sioux County, Iowa .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.4%
South Dakota:

3.1%

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

Current college students: 994
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 96.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 42.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,223 (75.3% naturalized citizens)

Lincoln County:

2.3%
Whole state:

3.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1062010 or later
  • 4502000 to 2009
  • 3141990 to 1999
  • 471980 to 1989
  • 401970 to 1979
  • 60Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 28.6%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 13,997
  • One, attached: 1,696
  • Two: 120
  • 3 or 4: 657
  • 5 to 9: 627
  • 10 to 19: 788
  • 20 to 49: 615
  • 50 or more: 1,039
  • Mobile homes: 434

Housing units in Lincoln County with a mortgage: 10,562 (307 second mortgage, 715 home equity loan, 28 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,076

Here:

71.4% with mortgage
State:

55.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Lincoln County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant9,45919
Evangelical Protestant5,90126
Catholic1,7064
Other1891
None27,573-
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:

1.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Lincoln County:

4.51 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 20
This county:

5.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.21 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Lincoln County:

5.2%
South Dakota:

7.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Lincoln County:

25.1%
State:

27.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.1%
State:

14.9%

Agriculture in Lincoln County:

Average size of farms: 368 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $104,599
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $207.77
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.76%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 37.17%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $95,523
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 85.93%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $105,197
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.27%
Average age of principal farm operators: 52 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 10.53
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 2.38%
Corn for grain: 119751 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 127712 harvested acres
Vegetables: 16 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Lincoln County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below South Dakota state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 147.8 miles away from Lincoln County center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 165.9 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 116.3 miles away from the county center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 698.4 miles away from the county center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
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 93.6 miles away from Lincoln County center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 164.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • South Dakota Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 13, 2014 to June 20, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4186: July 28, 2014, FEMA Id: 4186, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • South Dakota Severe Storms, Tornado, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 24, 2013 to May 31, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4125: June 28, 2013, FEMA Id: 4125, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • South Dakota Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: April 08, 2013 to April 10, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4115: May 10, 2013, FEMA Id: 4115, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • South Dakota Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: July 21, 2010 to July 30, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1938: September 23, 2010, FEMA Id: 1938, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • South Dakota Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: September 06, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3234: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3234, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • South Dakota Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: February 03, 1997 to May 24, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1173: April 07, 1997, FEMA Id: 1173, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • South Dakota Severe Winter Storms/Blizzards, Incident Period: January 03, 1997 to January 31, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1156: January 10, 1997, FEMA Id: 1156, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Blizzard
  • South Dakota Flooding, Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 06, 1993 to September 10, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-999: July 19, 1993, FEMA Id: 999, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • South Dakota SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: June 11, 1984, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-717: July 19, 1984, FEMA Id: 717, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • South Dakota Drought, Incident Period: June 17, 1976, Emergency Declared EM-3015: June 17, 1976, FEMA Id: 3015, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Lincoln County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Lincoln

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 15,263 (86.0%)
  • Carpooled: 1,155 (6.5%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 98 (0.6%)
  • Bicycle: 16 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 207 (1.2%)
  • Worked at home: 1,098 (6.2%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Vietnam (10%)
  • Guatemala (9%)
  • Other Eastern Europe (8%)
  • Ethiopia (8%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (5%)
  • Canada (4%)
  • Pakistan (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Lincoln County


  • German (32%)
  • Norwegian (11%)
  • Dutch (8%)
  • American (7%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • European (3%)
  • English (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Lincoln County, South Dakota in 2000:

  • 225 people in nursing homes
  • 34 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 2 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 2 people in other group homes

People in group quarters in Lincoln County, South Dakota in 2010:

  • 232 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 26 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 26 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $115,581.

13.19% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($61,632 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.19%
South Dakota average:

7.74%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
9.90% relocated from other counties in South Dakota ($43,777 average AGI)
3.29% relocated from other states ($17,855 average AGI)
Lincoln County:

3.29%
South Dakota average:

3.70%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Minnehaha County, SD  7.87% ($59,268 average AGI)
from Brookings County, SD  0.21% ($42,674)
from Union County, SD  0.17% ($53,639)
from Clay County, SD  0.16% ($38,829)
from Yankton County, SD  0.15% ($58,182)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.14% ($65,161)
from Turner County, SD  0.14% ($46,194)


10.79% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($64,856 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.79%
South Dakota average:

7.66%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
7.71% relocated to other counties in South Dakota ($43,904 average AGI)
3.07% relocated to other states ($20,952 average AGI)
Lincoln County:

3.07%
South Dakota average:

3.63%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Minnehaha County, SD  6.36% ($61,209 average AGI)
to Turner County, SD  0.20% ($92,810)
to Union County, SD  0.16% ($51,441)
to Brookings County, SD  0.12% ($30,769)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.10% ($90,238)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.09% ($102,400)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 17.8

Births per 1000 population in Lincoln County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 6.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 4.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Lincoln County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 4.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Lincoln County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 3.8%
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: 3,521 (3,177 aged, 344 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,051 (9%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (295)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (202)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (185)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (150)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (128)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (109)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (76)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (62)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (59)
  • Unspecified dementia (59)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.18
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 1,371
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 57
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 4,072

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,809
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 692
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 9

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 29
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 48

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9

Household type by relationship:

Households: 52,519
  • In family households: 44,897 (7,195 male householders, 6,267 female householders)
    11,593 spouses, 17,394 children (16,454 natural, 377 adopted, 567 stepchildren), 337 grandchildren, 403 brothers or sisters, 406 parents, 291 other relatives, 689 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6,944 (2,632 male householders (2,074 living alone)), 2,521 female householders (2,111 living alone)), 1,785 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 471

Size of family households: 5,957 2-persons, 2,523 3-persons, 3,000 4-persons, 1,446 5-persons, 290 6-persons, 283 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,186 1-person, 806 2-persons, 56 3-persons, 51 4-persons, 64 5-persons.

12,294 married couples with children.
2,254 single-parent households (601 men, 1,653 women).

95.5% of residents of Lincoln speak English at home.
1.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (50% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 28% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (84% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (62% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (71% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 17% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $69,152,000 ($2,200 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,538,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $30,889,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $11,978,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $9,692,000
Federal grants: $12,624,000
Federal procurement contracts: $630,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,338,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,221,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $46,136,000
Federal Government insurance: $60,337,000

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

Births: 2,416
Here:

72 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 887
Here:

27 per 1000 residents
State:

48 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +105
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+5 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +7,641
Here +229 per 1000 residents
State -1 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Lincoln County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.99 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.5
State:

6.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

4.2

Year house built in Lincoln County, South Dakota
  • Year house built in Lincoln County, South Dakota
  • 2,1122014 or later
  • 2,8552010 to 2013
  • 7,8142000 to 2009
  • 3,1191990 to 1999
  • 9571980 to 1989
  • 1,5001970 to 1979
  • 5161960 to 1969
  • 4291950 to 1959
  • 3551940 to 1949
  • 1,9951939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Lincoln County, South Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lincoln County, South Dakota
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lincoln County, South Dakota
  • 01 room
  • 222 rooms
  • 2313 rooms
  • 7324 rooms
  • 1,6575 rooms
  • 2,5536 rooms
  • 2,2587 rooms
  • 2,9888 rooms
  • 4,3789+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lincoln County, South Dakota
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lincoln County, South Dakota
  • 761 room
  • 4332 rooms
  • 8453 rooms
  • 1,2484 rooms
  • 8205 rooms
  • 2796 rooms
  • 1797 rooms
  • 768 rooms
  • 1029+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Lincoln County, South Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Lincoln County, South Dakota
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Lincoln County, South Dakota
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1541 bedroom
  • 2,1462 bedrooms
  • 4,8793 bedrooms
  • 5,0744 bedrooms
  • 2,6465+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lincoln County, South Dakota
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lincoln County, South Dakota
  • 96no bedroom
  • 1,0701 bedroom
  • 1,8782 bedrooms
  • 8053 bedrooms
  • 1474 bedrooms
  • 475+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Lincoln County, South Dakota 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
  • 153no vehicle
  • 2,0821 vehicle
  • 7,1032 vehicles
  • 3,6863 vehicles
  • 1,0224 vehicles
  • 6005+ 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
  • 216no vehicle
  • 2,1171 vehicle
  • 1,2982 vehicles
  • 2663 vehicles
  • 924 vehicles
  • 475+ vehicles

87.0% of Lincoln County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 21% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 59% lived in South Dakota.

Lincoln County:

87.0%
State average:

84.5%

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

  • This state: 34,278
  • Other state: 16,707
  • Northeast: 620
  • Midwest: 11,768
  • South: 1,598
  • West: 2,529
Year householders moved into unit in Lincoln County, SD
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lincoln County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 70.0%Utility gas
  • 18.2%Electricity
  • 9.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 48.7%Utility gas
  • 41.4%Electricity
  • 3.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.6%Other fuel
  • 1.6%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 917
Here:

12.8%
South Dakota:

8.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 411
Here:

15.5%
South Dakota:

7.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 284
Here:

17.1%
South Dakota:

15.9%

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 2016:

  • Charges - Regular Highways: $410,000
    Other: $400,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,986,000
    Police Protection: $2,392,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,406,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,358,000
    Financial Administration: $1,056,000
    General - Other: $1,021,000
    General Public Buildings: $643,000
    Solid Waste Management: $374,000
    Central Staff Services: $250,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $245,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $157,000
    Correctional Institutions: $96,000
    Air Transportation: $79,000
    Local Fire Protection: $77,000
    Libraries: $26,000
    Parks and Recreation: $21,000
    Health - Other: $18,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $6,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $484,000
    Other: $427,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $467,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $146,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $17,886,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $16,859,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,105,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,130,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,975,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,027,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $409,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $78,000
    Interest Earnings: $69,000
    General Revenue - Other: $66,000
    Rents: $6,000
    Sale of Property: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $6,586,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,796,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,859,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,661,000
    Other: $551,000
    General Local Government Support: $472,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,515,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $974,000
    Other License: $187,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $496,000

Lincoln County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Regular Highways: $410,000
    Other: $400,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,986,000
    Police Protection: $2,392,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,406,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,358,000
    Financial Administration: $1,056,000
    General - Other: $1,021,000
    General Public Buildings: $643,000
    Solid Waste Management: $374,000
    Central Staff Services: $250,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $245,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $157,000
    Correctional Institutions: $96,000
    Air Transportation: $79,000
    Local Fire Protection: $77,000
    Libraries: $26,000
    Parks and Recreation: $21,000
    Health - Other: $18,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $6,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $484,000
    Other: $427,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $467,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $146,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $17,886,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $16,859,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,105,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,130,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,975,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,027,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $409,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $78,000
    Interest Earnings: $69,000
    General Revenue - Other: $66,000
    Rents: $6,000
    Sale of Property: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $6,586,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,796,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,859,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,661,000
    Other: $551,000
    General Local Government Support: $472,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,515,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $974,000
    Other License: $187,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $496,000

Lincoln County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Regular Highways: $410,000
    Other: $400,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,986,000
    Police Protection: $2,392,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,406,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,358,000
    Financial Administration: $1,056,000
    General - Other: $1,021,000
    General Public Buildings: $643,000
    Solid Waste Management: $374,000
    Central Staff Services: $250,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $245,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $157,000
    Correctional Institutions: $96,000
    Air Transportation: $79,000
    Local Fire Protection: $77,000
    Libraries: $26,000
    Parks and Recreation: $21,000
    Health - Other: $18,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $6,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $484,000
    Other: $427,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $467,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $146,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $17,886,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $16,859,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,105,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,130,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,975,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,027,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $409,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $78,000
    Interest Earnings: $69,000
    General Revenue - Other: $66,000
    Rents: $6,000
    Sale of Property: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $6,586,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,796,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,859,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,661,000
    Other: $551,000
    General Local Government Support: $472,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,515,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $974,000
    Other License: $187,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $496,000

Lincoln County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Regular Highways: $410,000
    Other: $400,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,986,000
    Police Protection: $2,392,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,406,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,358,000
    Financial Administration: $1,056,000
    General - Other: $1,021,000
    General Public Buildings: $643,000
    Solid Waste Management: $374,000
    Central Staff Services: $250,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $245,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $157,000
    Correctional Institutions: $96,000
    Air Transportation: $79,000
    Local Fire Protection: $77,000
    Libraries: $26,000
    Parks and Recreation: $21,000
    Health - Other: $18,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $6,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $484,000
    Other: $427,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $467,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $146,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $17,886,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $16,859,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,105,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,130,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,975,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,027,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $409,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $78,000
    Interest Earnings: $69,000
    General Revenue - Other: $66,000
    Rents: $6,000
    Sale of Property: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $6,586,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,796,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,859,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,661,000
    Other: $551,000
    General Local Government Support: $472,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,515,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $974,000
    Other License: $187,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $496,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 138
  • Number of aged recipients: 22
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 116
  • Number of recipients under 18: 30
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 77
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 31
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 49
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 47
Most common first names in Lincoln County, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John10477.6 years
Anna5986.1 years
George5981.5 years
William5576.9 years
Henry5480.6 years
Mary4884.4 years
Clarence3478.5 years
Robert3471.3 years
Charles3276.9 years
Alice3082.3 years
Most common last names in Lincoln County, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson10880.9 years
Nelson5180.1 years
Anderson4778.9 years
Larson3281.4 years
Olson3178.5 years
Miller3078.0 years
Peterson2881.0 years
Smith2378.4 years
Plucker2181.8 years
Smit2182.6 years
Businesses in Lincoln County, SD
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Honda1
Alco Stores1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Burger King1McDonald's1
Caribou Coffee1Panera Bread1
Chevrolet1Starbucks1
DHL1Subway4
Dairy Queen2The Room Place1
Domino's Pizza1U-Haul1
FedEx5UPS8
H&R Block1Walgreens1
Hilton2

Lincoln County on our top lists:

  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"