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Lincoln County, South Dakota (SD)

County population in 2019: 57,741 (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: 100 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: Educational, health and social services (28.5%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (18.1%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (14.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 67%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 33%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Lincoln County, SD (2019)
    • 53,389221.2%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,2965.4%Two or more races
    • 1,2115.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 8883.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5772.4%Asian alone
    • 2481.0%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 410.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

35.6 years
South Dakota median age:

37.7 years
Males: 28,828  (49.9%)
Females: 28,913  (50.1%)
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Average household size:
Lincoln County:

2.0 people
South Dakota:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $84,253 ($48,338 in 1999)
This county:

$84,253
South Dakota:

$59,533

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $910 (lower quartile is $760, upper quartile is $1,183)
This county:

$910
State:

$669


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $253,309 (it was $103,500 in 2000)
Lincoln:

$253,309
South Dakota:

$185,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $189,551 - $378,148

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $329,945
Here:

$329,945
State:

$222,394

Townhouses or other attached units: $204,029
Here:

$204,029
State:

$231,929

In 2-unit structures: $446,555
Here:

$446,555
State:

$201,138

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $227,447
Here:

$227,447
State:

$614,574

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $337,944
Here:

$337,944
State:

$142,219

Mobile homes: $89,435
Here:

$89,435
State:

$69,469

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,629
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $537

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 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.6. This is about average.
75.0% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
41.5% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
56.3% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
74.6% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 204 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 165 pounds. This is about average.

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
  • 2018: 118 buildings, average cost: $242,300
  • 2019: 191 buildings, average cost: $185,000
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 2019: $3,337 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,891 (1.2%)

Distribution of median household income in Lincoln, SD in 2019
Distribution of house value in Lincoln, SD in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Lincoln, SD in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 3.7%
Lincoln County:

3.7%
South Dakota:

11.9%
(3.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.9% for Black residents, 10.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 37.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 2.2% for other race residents, 9.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 35.6 years old
(Males: 35.1 years old, Females: 36.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 35.9 years old, Black residents: 28.1 years old, American Indian residents: 44.5 years old, Asian residents: 45.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.0 years old, Other race residents: 30.6 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 November 2020:
Here:

2.6%
South Dakota:

3.3%

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: 95.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 38.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,677 (53.0% naturalized citizens)

Lincoln County:

2.9%
Whole state:

4.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3512010 or later
  • 7702000 to 2009
  • 2781990 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: 14,377
  • One, attached: 2,202
  • Two: 476
  • 3 or 4: 687
  • 5 to 9: 466
  • 10 to 19: 968
  • 20 to 49: 650
  • 50 or more: 947
  • Mobile homes: 363
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 1

Housing units in Lincoln County with a mortgage: 10,795 (256 second mortgage, 848 home equity loan, 81 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,769

Here:

71.4% with mortgage
State:

55.6% 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 significantly above South Dakota state average. It is 193% greater 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, 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 Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4527, Natural disaster type: Other
  • South Dakota Severe Storms, Tornadoes, And Flooding, Incident Period: September 9, 2019 - September 26, 2019, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4469-SD: November 18, 2019, FEMA Id: 4469, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • South Dakota Severe Winter Storm, Snowstorm, And Flooding, Incident Period: March 13, 2019 - April 26, 2019, FEMA Id: 4440, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm, Flood
  • 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
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Lincoln County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Lincoln

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 17,856 (82.4%)
  • Carpooled: 1,865 (8.6%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 113 (0.5%)
  • Bicycle: 20 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 416 (1.9%)
  • Worked at home: 1,390 (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 (35%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)

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


  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Ethiopia (10%)
  • Other Eastern Africa (9%)
  • Vietnam (7%)
  • Liberia (7%)
  • Japan (6%)
  • Guatemala (6%)
  • Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire) (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Lincoln County


  • German (31%)
  • Norwegian (12%)
  • American (7%)
  • Dutch (7%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • English (3%)
  • European (3%)

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 2019: 4.5

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 2018: 6.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 3.5%
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 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (380)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (241)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (212)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (202)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (63)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (36)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (13)
  • Pancreas, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (10)

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: 57,741
  • Male householders: 10,388 (1,949 living alone), Female householders: 9,896 (2,340 living alone)
  • 12,575 spouses (12,532 opposite-sex spouses), 1,268 unmarried partners, (1,253 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 18,592 children (17,417 natural, 483 adopted, 682 stepchildren), 580 grandchildren, 537 brothers or sisters, 466 parents, 64 foster children, 434 other relatives, 2,060 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 551

Size of family households: 6,604 2-persons, 2,629 3-persons, 2,943 4-persons, 1,901 5-persons, 505 6-persons, 329 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,289 1-person, 946 2-persons, 68 3-persons, 40 4-persons, 7 5-persons.

12,760 married couples with children.
2,470 single-parent households (629 men, 1,841 women).

95.7% of residents of Lincoln speak English at home.
1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (48% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 36% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (86% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (66% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (90% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 3% 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:

7.4
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.2

Year house built in Lincoln County, South Dakota
  • Year house built in Lincoln County, South Dakota
  • 4,1002014 or later
  • 1,8562010 to 2013
  • 6,6382000 to 2009
  • 3,3891990 to 1999
  • 1,1731980 to 1989
  • 1,5891970 to 1979
  • 4821960 to 1969
  • 5521950 to 1959
  • 3051940 to 1949
  • 2,0121939 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
  • 21 room
  • 72 rooms
  • 3603 rooms
  • 1,0764 rooms
  • 1,5825 rooms
  • 2,4276 rooms
  • 2,8937 rooms
  • 2,5468 rooms
  • 4,7749+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lincoln County, South Dakota
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lincoln County, South Dakota
  • 291 room
  • 5942 rooms
  • 1,0733 rooms
  • 1,1034 rooms
  • 6225 rooms
  • 4316 rooms
  • 4177 rooms
  • 2848 rooms
  • 2339+ 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
  • 3no bedroom
  • 1821 bedroom
  • 2,3692 bedrooms
  • 5,2293 bedrooms
  • 4,8704 bedrooms
  • 3,0475+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lincoln County, South Dakota
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lincoln County, South Dakota
  • 38no bedroom
  • 1,2811 bedroom
  • 1,8302 bedrooms
  • 1,1023 bedrooms
  • 3954 bedrooms
  • 1015+ 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
  • 122no vehicle
  • 2,2941 vehicle
  • 7,1602 vehicles
  • 3,6263 vehicles
  • 1,4154 vehicles
  • 9365+ 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
  • 162no vehicle
  • 2,3121 vehicle
  • 1,6122 vehicles
  • 5543 vehicles
  • 544 vehicles
  • 405+ vehicles

83.9% 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, 38% lived in South Dakota.

Lincoln County:

83.9%
State average:

84.2%

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

  • This state: 38,006
  • Other state: 17,746
  • Northeast: 733
  • Midwest: 12,040
  • South: 1,751
  • West: 3,214
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
  • 65.3%Utility gas
  • 19.6%Electricity
  • 11.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Other fuel
  • 1.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 49.7%Utility gas
  • 46.5%Electricity
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Coal or coke

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,268
Here:

16.3%
South Dakota:

10.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 832
Here:

26.6%
South Dakota:

11.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 288
Here:

15.7%
South Dakota:

13.5%

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:

  • Charges - Other: $3,722,000
    Regular Highways: $12,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,898,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,701,000
    Financial Administration: $1,508,000
    General - Other: $1,469,000
    Central Staff Services: $652,000
    General Public Buildings: $639,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $325,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $319,000
    Correctional Institutions: $205,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $200,000
    Parks and Recreation: $139,000
    Health - Other: $71,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $45,000
    Libraries: $27,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,033,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $15,831,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $14,804,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,506,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,937,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,027,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $569,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $196,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $90,000
    Interest Earnings: $16,000
    Rents: $5,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,514,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,804,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $252,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,806,000
    Other License: $250,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $165,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $14,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $5,000

Lincoln County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $3,722,000
    Regular Highways: $12,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,898,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,701,000
    Financial Administration: $1,508,000
    General - Other: $1,469,000
    Central Staff Services: $652,000
    General Public Buildings: $639,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $325,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $319,000
    Correctional Institutions: $205,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $200,000
    Parks and Recreation: $139,000
    Health - Other: $71,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $45,000
    Libraries: $27,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,033,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $15,831,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $14,804,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,506,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,937,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,027,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $569,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $196,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $90,000
    Interest Earnings: $16,000
    Rents: $5,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,514,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,804,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $252,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,806,000
    Other License: $250,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $165,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $14,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $5,000

Lincoln County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $3,722,000
    Regular Highways: $12,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,898,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,701,000
    Financial Administration: $1,508,000
    General - Other: $1,469,000
    Central Staff Services: $652,000
    General Public Buildings: $639,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $325,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $319,000
    Correctional Institutions: $205,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $200,000
    Parks and Recreation: $139,000
    Health - Other: $71,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $45,000
    Libraries: $27,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,033,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $15,831,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $14,804,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,506,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,937,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,027,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $569,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $196,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $90,000
    Interest Earnings: $16,000
    Rents: $5,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,514,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,804,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $252,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,806,000
    Other License: $250,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $165,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $14,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $5,000

Lincoln County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $3,722,000
    Regular Highways: $12,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,898,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,701,000
    Financial Administration: $1,508,000
    General - Other: $1,469,000
    Central Staff Services: $652,000
    General Public Buildings: $639,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $325,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $319,000
    Correctional Institutions: $205,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $200,000
    Parks and Recreation: $139,000
    Health - Other: $71,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $45,000
    Libraries: $27,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,033,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $15,831,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $14,804,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,506,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,937,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,027,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $569,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $196,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $90,000
    Interest Earnings: $16,000
    Rents: $5,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,514,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,804,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $252,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,806,000
    Other License: $250,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $165,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $14,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $5,000

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"