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Lincoln County, Washington (WA)

County population in 2015: 10,811 (all rural); it was 10,184 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,901
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,550
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,181
Renter-occupied apartments: 971 (it was 970 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

36%

Land area: 2311 sq. mi.

Water area: 28.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 5 people per square mile   (very low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lincoln County: 84.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (49.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 76%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 19%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Lincoln County, Washington:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (91.6%)
  • Two or more races (3.3%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.0%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.8%)
  • Asian alone (0.7%)
Median resident age:  48.7 years
Washington median age:  37.7 years
Males: 5,438  (50.3%)
Females: 5,373  (49.7%)
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Lincoln County,WA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Lincoln County:

2.0 people
Washington:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $50,628 ($35,255 in 1999)

This county:

$50,628
Washington:

$67,106

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $540 (lower quartile is $390, upper quartile is $707)
This county:

$540
State:

$999


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $162,847 (it was $84,400 in 2000)
Lincoln:

$162,847
Washington:

$306,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $91,875 - $234,443

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $225,057
Here:

$225,057
State:

$404,096

In 2-unit structures: $117,315
Here:

$117,315
State:

$303,123

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $110,999
Here:

$110,999
State:

$370,648

Mobile homes: $200,690
Here:

$200,690
State:

$116,190

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $337,930
Here:

$337,930
State:

$133,868
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,147
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $385

Institutionalized population: 81

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 4
  • Burglaries: 46
  • Thefts: 129
  • Auto thefts: 14

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 4
  • Burglaries: 58
  • Thefts: 126
  • Auto thefts: 13
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 53 buildings, average cost: $165,400
  • 2008: 30 buildings, average cost: $180,500
  • 2009: 45 buildings, average cost: $220,700
  • 2010: 41 buildings, average cost: $172,800
  • 2011: 30 buildings, average cost: $190,400
  • 2012: 27 buildings, average cost: $173,800
  • 2013: 45 buildings, average cost: $168,900
  • 2014: 30 buildings, average cost: $177,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,402 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,170 (0.7%)

Lincoln County household income distribution in 2009 Lincoln County home values distribution Lincoln County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 13.0%
Lincoln County:

13.0%
Washington:

11.3%
(13.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.0% for Black residents, 24.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 2.3% for American Indian residents, 13.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 14.9% for other race residents, 7.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 48.7 years old
(Males: 48.2 years old, Females: 49.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 50.1 years old, Black residents: 21.3 years old, American Indian residents: 56.0 years old, Asian residents: 42.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 33.0 years old, Other race residents: 65.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lincoln County is $433 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $559 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $750 a month.

Cities in this county include: Davenport, Odessa, Wilbur, Reardan, Sprague, Harrington, Almira, Creston.

Lincoln County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Neighboring counties: Piscataquis County, Maine , Jefferson County , King County , Pacific County , Missoula County, Montana , Whatcom County , Yakima County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.9%
Washington:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 227
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 22.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 254 (56.7% naturalized citizens)

Lincoln County:

2.4%
Whole state:

14.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 10
  • 2000 to 2009: 22
  • 1990 to 1999: 66
  • 1980 to 1989: 22
  • 1970 to 1979: 7
  • Before 1970: 67
Note: State values scaled to Lincoln County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 72.3%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,645
  • One, attached: 11
  • Two: 49
  • 3 or 4: 86
  • 5 to 9: 87
  • 10 to 19: 34
  • 50 or more: 4
  • Mobile homes: 957
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 21

Housing units in Lincoln County with a mortgage: 1,867 (49 second mortgage, 77 home equity loan, 4 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,738

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

69.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Lincoln County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,03414
Evangelical Protestant1,12813
Catholic1,0186
Other2232
None6,167-
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:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.


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

0.98 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Lincoln County:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 7
This county:

6.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Lincoln County:

10.1%
Washington:

7.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Lincoln County:

29.7%
State:

25.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

6.2%
State:

13.9%

Agriculture in Lincoln County:

Average size of farms: 1651 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $125,241
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $166.96
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 8.92%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $105,501
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 41.38%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 9.72%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $149,181
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 65.33%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 1.84
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.86%
All wheat for grain: 392114 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 100 acres

Earthquake activity:

Lincoln County-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 122% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 194.4 miles away from Lincoln County center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 200.0 miles away from the county center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 328.8 miles away from the county center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 185.9 miles away from the county center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 425.7 miles away from Lincoln County center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 493.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Washington Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: November 12, 2015 to November 21, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4249: January 15, 2016, FEMA Id: 4249, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood, Wind
  • Washington Wildfires and Mudslides, Incident Period: August 09, 2015 to September 10, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4243: October 20, 2015, FEMA Id: 4243, Natural disaster type: Fire, Mudslide
  • Washington Severe Winter Storm, Landslides, Mudslides, and Flooding, Incident Period: January 06, 2009 to January 16, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1817: January 30, 2009, FEMA Id: 1817, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Washington Severe Winter Storm and Record and Near Record Snow, Incident Period: December 12, 2008 to January 05, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1825: March 02, 2009, FEMA Id: 1825, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snow
  • Washington Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3227: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3227, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Washington Severe Storms/Flooding/Landslides/Mudslides, Incident Period: March 18, 1997 to March 28, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1172: April 02, 1997, FEMA Id: 1172, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Washington Severe Winter Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: December 26, 1996 to February 10, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1159: January 17, 1997, FEMA Id: 1159, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Washington Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: January 26, 1996 to February 23, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1100: February 09, 1996, FEMA Id: 1100, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Washington Fires, Incident Period: October 16, 1991 to October 24, 1991, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-922: November 13, 1991, FEMA Id: 922, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Washington VOLCANIC ERUPTION, MT. ST. HELENS, Incident Period: May 21, 1980, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-623: May 21, 1980, FEMA Id: 623, Natural disaster type: Volcanic Eruption
  • 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: 5, Mudslides: 4, Landslides: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (26%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Repair and maintenance (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Health care (20%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (24%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

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

  • Mexico (25%)
  • Philippines (15%)
  • Brazil (13%)
  • Canada (12%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • England (5%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (4%)

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

  • German (22%)
  • English (9%)
  • American (8%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • Norwegian (5%)
  • Russian (4%)
  • Scandinavian (3%)

Lincoln County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,650 (69.3%)
  • Carpooled: 369 (9.6%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 97 (2.5%)
  • Bicycle: 3 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 272 (7.1%)
  • Worked at home: 443 (11.6%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 88 people in nursing homes
  • 34 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

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

  • 68 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 11 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 9 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 4 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $53,798.

6.84% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,287 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.84%
Washington average:

6.54%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.22% relocated from other counties in Washington ($33,151 average AGI)
1.62% relocated from other states ($8,136 average AGI)
Lincoln County:

1.62%
Washington average:

3.33%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Spokane County, WA  2.52% ($43,747 average AGI)
from Grant County, WA  0.45% ($49,412)
from King County, WA  0.29% ($36,182)


7.23% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,423 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.23%
Washington average:

6.20%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.62% relocated to other counties in Washington ($22,810 average AGI)
1.61% relocated to other states ($7,613 average AGI)
Lincoln County:

1.61%
Washington average:

2.98%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Spokane County, WA  2.93% ($28,523 average AGI)
to Grant County, WA  0.42% ($41,375)
to King County, WA  0.37% ($22,857)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.4

Births per 1000 population in Lincoln County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Lincoln County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Lincoln County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 15.3%
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

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Lincoln County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,381 (2,067 aged, 314 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 213 (10%)

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

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

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

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (194)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (121)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (118)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (86)
  • Generalized and unspecified atherosclerosis (71)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (61)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (55)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (47)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (30)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (28)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,011
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,011

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 41
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 58

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10

Household type by relationship:

Households: 10,811
  • In family households: 8,851 (1,562 male householders, 1,426 female householders)
    2,450 spouses, 2,705 children (2,553 natural, 73 adopted, 81 stepchildren), 219 grandchildren, 31 brothers or sisters, 70 parents, 132 other relatives, 255 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,836 (799 male householders (655 living alone)), 748 female householders (594 living alone)), 274 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 124

Size of family households: 1,772 2-persons, 485 3-persons, 313 4-persons, 188 5-persons, 107 6-persons, 139 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,251 1-person, 277 2-persons, 6 3-persons.

1,740 married couples with children.
356 single-parent households (159 men, 197 women).

96.4% of residents of Lincoln speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (74% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
2.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (98% speak English very well, 2% speak English well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (66% speak English very well, 34% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $84,645,000 ($8,130 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,029,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $37,306,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $13,522,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $20,386,000
Federal grants: $8,611,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,320,000 ($98,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,500,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,724,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $6,953,000
Federal Government insurance: $45,572,000

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

Births: 466
Here:

45 per 1000 residents
State:

66 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 544
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +9
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +281
Here:

+27 per 1000 residents
State:

+13 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Lincoln County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.24 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 155
  • 2010 to 2013: 116
  • 2000 to 2009: 744
  • 1990 to 1999: 847
  • 1980 to 1989: 510
  • 1970 to 1979: 877
  • 1960 to 1969: 377
  • 1950 to 1959: 609
  • 1940 to 1949: 414
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,341
Note: State values scaled to Lincoln population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Lincoln County, Washington
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Lincoln County population
  • 1 room: 1
  • 2 rooms: 25
  • 3 rooms: 144
  • 4 rooms: 449
  • 5 rooms: 698
  • 6 rooms: 688
  • 7 rooms: 512
  • 8 rooms: 414
  • 9+ rooms: 642
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 26
  • 3 rooms: 119
  • 4 rooms: 203
  • 5 rooms: 202
  • 6 rooms: 205
  • 7 rooms: 58
  • 8 rooms: 46
  • 9+ rooms: 63
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Lincoln County, Washington
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Lincoln County population
  • no bedroom: 1
  • 1 bedroom: 170
  • 2 bedrooms: 885
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,493
  • 4 bedrooms: 693
  • 5+ bedrooms: 321
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 140
  • 2 bedrooms: 361
  • 3 bedrooms: 285
  • 4 bedrooms: 98
  • 5+ bedrooms: 48
Cars and other vehicles available in Lincoln County, Washington in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Lincoln County population
  • no vehicle: 62
  • 1 vehicle: 764
  • 2 vehicles: 1,291
  • 3 vehicles: 833
  • 4 vehicles: 394
  • 5+ vehicles: 265
  • no vehicle: 83
  • 1 vehicle: 357
  • 2 vehicles: 313
  • 3 vehicles: 99
  • 4 vehicles: 65
  • 5+ vehicles: 58

91% of Lincoln County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 26% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 256% lived in Washington.

Lincoln County:

90.6%
State average:

82.3%

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

  • This state: 6,634
  • Other state: 3,721
  • Northeast: 213
  • Midwest: 744
  • South: 573
  • West: 2,184

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lincoln County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (57.4%)
  • Utility gas (23.3%)
  • Wood (8.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.2%)
  • Other fuel (1.9%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)
  • Electricity (61.9%)
  • Utility gas (19.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.3%)
  • Wood (3.6%)
  • No fuel used (1.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 67
Here:

6.6%
Washington:

10.1%

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

1.9%
Washington:

7.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 23
Here:

10.7%
Washington:

16.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

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

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

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Lincoln County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $815,000
    General: $13,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,784,000
    Health Services - Other: $1,234,000
    Police Protection: $985,000
    General - Other: $980,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $949,000
    Financial Administration: $823,000
    Corrections - Other: $644,000
    Central Staff Services: $398,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $297,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education: $284,000
    General Public Buildings: $197,000
    Solid Waste Management: $101,000
    Parks & Recreation: $74,000
    Housing & Community Development: $41,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $64,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $150,000
    Financial Administration: $134,000
    General - Other: $124,000
    Solid Waste Management: $114,000
    Health - Other: $59,000
    Judicial: $40,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $12,000
    Natural Resource - Other: $3,000
    Central Staff: $1,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,324,000

Lincoln County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $683,000
    Regular Highways: $283,000
    Solid Waste Management: $136,000
    Parks & Recreation: $33,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $74,000
    All Other: $3,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $221,000
    Health & Hospitals: $110,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $580,000
    Interest Earnings: $366,000
    Special Assessments: $120,000
    Rents: $36,000
    Property Sale Other: $11,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,357,000
    Health & Hospitals: $1,152,000
    All Other: $651,000
    Education: $168,000
    Public Welfare: $25,000
    General Support: $15,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,663,000
    Total General Sales: $405,000
    NEC: $154,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $68,000
    Other Selective Sales: $46,000

Lincoln County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $934,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $880,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $54,000

Lincoln County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $81,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,802,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 174
  • Number of aged recipients: 15
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 159
  • Number of recipients under 18: 26
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 124
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 24
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 68
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 91
Lincoln County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Lincoln County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Lincoln County, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8478.4 years
Mary7381.6 years
William7178.1 years
Robert6675.1 years
James5471.9 years
George4479.3 years
Charles4477.7 years
Henry4179.5 years
Fred3782.4 years
Anna3687.2 years
Most common last names in Lincoln County, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3679.6 years
Miller3279.9 years
Anderson3077.7 years
Reinbold2784.4 years
Smith2675.3 years
Jones2178.0 years
Nelson2078.2 years
Walter2082.8 years
Brown1979.2 years
Weber1984.5 years

Businesses in Lincoln County, WA

  • Chevrolet: 1
  • U-Haul: 1
  • Vons: 1