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Lincoln County, Wyoming (WY)

County population in 2016: 18,424 (17% urban, 83% rural); it was 14,573 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,487
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,923
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,286
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,451 (it was 980 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

31%

Land area: 4069 sq. mi.

Water area: 19.9 sq. mi.

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

March 2019 cost of living index in Lincoln County: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (21.4%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (20.6%), Construction (17.7%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (13.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 78%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 18%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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  • Races in Lincoln County, WY (2017)
    • 16,986116.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 8445.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4072.8%Two or more races
    • 670.5%Asian alone
    • 450.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 320.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 80.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

39.2 years
Wyoming median age:

37.5 years
Males: 9,437  (51.2%)
Females: 8,987  (48.8%)
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Average household size:
Lincoln County:

2.0 people
Wyoming:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $65,988 ($40,794 in 1999)
This county:

$65,988
Wyoming:

$60,434

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $690 (lower quartile is $543, upper quartile is $822)
This county:

$690
State:

$703


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $215,003 (it was $91,800 in 2000)
Lincoln:

$215,003
Wyoming:

$214,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $142,137 - $332,808
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,397
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $365

Institutionalized population: 64

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 10
  • Burglaries: 31
  • Thefts: 70
  • Auto thefts: 10

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 15
  • Burglaries: 35
  • Thefts: 78
  • Auto thefts: 15
Lincoln County, WY map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 86 buildings, average cost: $105,400
  • 1998: 103 buildings, average cost: $104,800
  • 1999: 143 buildings, average cost: $124,700
  • 2000: 145 buildings, average cost: $134,300
  • 2001: 214 buildings, average cost: $140,300
  • 2002: 192 buildings, average cost: $146,600
  • 2003: 180 buildings, average cost: $158,500
  • 2004: 206 buildings, average cost: $162,000
  • 2005: 253 buildings, average cost: $168,400
  • 2006: 189 buildings, average cost: $174,900
  • 2007: 177 buildings, average cost: $187,600
  • 2008: 94 buildings, average cost: $214,100
  • 2009: 58 buildings, average cost: $219,500
  • 2010: 49 buildings, average cost: $209,800
  • 2011: 40 buildings, average cost: $206,800
  • 2012: 28 buildings, average cost: $215,400
  • 2013: 32 buildings, average cost: $207,700
  • 2014: 68 buildings, average cost: $253,400
  • 2015: 105 buildings, average cost: $276,100
  • 2016: 136 buildings, average cost: $284,400
  • 2017: 135 buildings, average cost: $287,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Lincoln, WY residents
Average permit cost in Lincoln, WY
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,356 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $980 (0.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Lincoln, WY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Lincoln, WY in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Lincoln, WY in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.6%
Lincoln County:

8.6%
Wyoming:

11.3%
(8.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.6% for American Indian residents, 10.9% for other race residents, 8.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 39.2 years old
(Males: 38.8 years old, Females: 39.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.2 years old, Black residents: 20.0 years old, American Indian residents: 21.7 years old, Asian residents: 37.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28.0 years old, Other race residents: 55.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lincoln County is $459 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $522 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $697 a month.

Cities in this county include: Kemmerer, Afton, Star Valley Ranch, Diamondville, Nordic, Alpine, Cokeville, La Barge, Osmond, Thayne.

Lincoln County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

2018 air pollution in Lincoln County:

Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 15.5 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Chenango County, New York , Camas County, Idaho , York County, Maine , Dixon County, Nebraska , Livingston County, New York , Onondaga County, New York , Marquette County, Wisconsin .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.6%
Wyoming:

3.8%

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

Current college students: 328
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 93.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 21.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 395 (39.4% naturalized citizens)

Lincoln County:

2.1%
Whole state:

3.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 322010 or later
  • 1532000 to 2009
  • 1101990 to 1999
  • 411980 to 1989
  • 431970 to 1979
  • 76Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 79.0%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,558
  • One, attached: 243
  • Two: 219
  • 3 or 4: 172
  • 5 to 9: 160
  • 10 to 19: 10
  • 20 to 49: 29
  • 50 or more: 10
  • Mobile homes: 1,025

Housing units in Lincoln County with a mortgage: 3,292 (204 second mortgage, 173 home equity loan, 15 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,391

Here:

60.0% with mortgage
State:

58.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Lincoln County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other9,59927
Evangelical Protestant96414
Catholic5964
Mainline Protestant2535
None6,694-
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:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.


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

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Lincoln County:

8.66 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 18
This county:

11.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

10.08 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Lincoln County:

7.5%
Wyoming:

7.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Lincoln County:

21.6%
State:

24.4%

Agriculture in Lincoln County:

Average size of farms: 737 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $48,872
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $49.83
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.75%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 84.74%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $40,685
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 20.30%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 79.18%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $62,394
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 84.04%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 9.63
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 5.27%

Earthquake activity:

Lincoln County-area historical earthquake activity is above Wyoming state average. It is 218% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 162.3 miles away from Lincoln County center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 203.0 miles away from the county center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 373.1 miles away from the county center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 92.9 miles away from the county center
On 2/3/1994 at 09:05:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.8 ML, Depth: 4.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 41.0 miles away from Lincoln County center
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML) earthquake occurred 169.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Wyoming Severe Storms, Flooding, And Landslides, Incident Period: May 18, 2011 to July 08, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4007: July 22, 2011, FEMA Id: 4007, Natural disaster type: Storm, Landslide, Flood
  • Wyoming Commissary Ridge Fire, Incident Period: August 29, 2002 to September 15, 2002, Fire Management Assistance Declared: August 31, 2002, FEMA Id: 2460, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Wyoming Drought, Incident Period: June 15, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3043: June 15, 1977, FEMA Id: 3043, Natural disaster type: Drought

The number of natural disasters in Lincoln County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 1
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Lincoln

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,469 (76.1%)
  • Carpooled: 764 (10.6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 12 (0.2%)
  • Ferryboat: 63 (0.9%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 55 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 17 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 243 (3.4%)
  • Worked at home: 672 (9.4%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (3%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (23%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (43%)
  • Canada (8%)
  • England (5%)
  • Russia (5%)
  • Vietnam (4%)
  • Other Australian and New Zealand Subregion (3%)
  • Korea (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Lincoln County


  • English (22%)
  • American (12%)
  • European (12%)
  • German (10%)
  • Danish (3%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • Norwegian (2%)

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

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

  • 48 people in nursing homes
  • 23 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2 people in other workers' dormitories

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

  • 47 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 17 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 4 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $74,551.

8.40% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($69,358 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.40%
Wyoming average:

7.08%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.56% relocated from other counties in Wyoming ($17,679 average AGI)
5.83% relocated from other states ($51,677 average AGI)
Lincoln County:

5.83%
Wyoming average:

4.84%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Teton County, WY  0.77% ($67,423 average AGI)
from Salt Lake County, UT  0.44% ($59,300)
from Uinta County, WY  0.34% ($64,391)


6.54% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($52,237 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.54%
Wyoming average:

7.86%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.16% relocated to other counties in Wyoming ($18,232 average AGI)
4.37% relocated to other states ($34,002 average AGI)
Lincoln County:

4.37%
Wyoming average:

5.61%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Teton County, WY  0.51% ($61,588 average AGI)
to Sweetwater County, WY  0.45% ($59,267)
to Sublette County, WY  0.35% ($51,348)
to Salt Lake County, UT  0.32% ($36,238)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.5

Births per 1000 population in Lincoln County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 6.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Lincoln County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.9

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Lincoln County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 15.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.7%
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: 2,221 (2,002 aged, 219 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 374 (8%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (153)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (71)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (70)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (67)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (65)
  • Congestive heart failure (59)
  • Senility (47)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (41)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (41)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (34)

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

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 12.8
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6,227
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 512
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 31,371

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,413
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 788
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 31

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 58
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 106

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 13

Household type by relationship:

Households: 18,424
  • In family households: 15,758 (2,369 male householders, 2,503 female householders)
    3,978 spouses, 5,798 children (5,450 natural, 67 adopted, 303 stepchildren), 361 grandchildren, 113 brothers or sisters, 178 parents, 92 other relatives, 353 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,532 (1,044 male householders (825 living alone)), 1,049 female householders (872 living alone)), 435 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 107

Size of family households: 2,287 2-persons, 884 3-persons, 798 4-persons, 472 5-persons, 216 6-persons, 211 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,696 1-person, 408 2-persons, 3 3-persons.

3,610 married couples with children.
890 single-parent households (408 men, 482 women).

94.9% of residents of Lincoln speak English at home.
3.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 2% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (69% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (81% speak English very well, 19% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $72,136,000 ($4,616 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,142,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $34,210,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $10,019,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $447,000
Federal grants: $17,825,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,742,000 ($28,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $6,893,000 ($253,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $509,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $8,919,000
Federal Government insurance: $4,366,000

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

Births: 1,039
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

66 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 606
Here:

38 per 1000 residents
State:

42 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: 0
Here:

0 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,017
Here:

+64 per 1000 residents
State:

+3 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Lincoln County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 8.01 millions of gallons per day (90% from ground, 10% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.5

Year house built in Lincoln County, Wyoming
  • Year house built in Lincoln County, Wyoming
  • 62014 or later
  • 1602010 to 2013
  • 2,5102000 to 2009
  • 1,1041990 to 1999
  • 1,4051980 to 1989
  • 1,5641970 to 1979
  • 4041960 to 1969
  • 3221950 to 1959
  • 4351940 to 1949
  • 1,2021939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Lincoln County, Wyoming
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lincoln County, Wyoming
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lincoln County, Wyoming
  • 181 room
  • 112 rooms
  • 1243 rooms
  • 5734 rooms
  • 1,0655 rooms
  • 1,0526 rooms
  • 8647 rooms
  • 7448 rooms
  • 1,2069+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lincoln County, Wyoming
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lincoln County, Wyoming
  • 171 room
  • 172 rooms
  • 753 rooms
  • 3814 rooms
  • 3985 rooms
  • 1736 rooms
  • 757 rooms
  • 538 rooms
  • 1579+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Lincoln County, Wyoming
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Lincoln County, Wyoming
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Lincoln County, Wyoming
  • 18no bedroom
  • 1151 bedroom
  • 6222 bedrooms
  • 2,6183 bedrooms
  • 1,5174 bedrooms
  • 8135+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lincoln County, Wyoming
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lincoln County, Wyoming
  • 18no bedroom
  • 851 bedroom
  • 4792 bedrooms
  • 4823 bedrooms
  • 1224 bedrooms
  • 1175+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Lincoln County, Wyoming 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
  • 44no vehicle
  • 9031 vehicle
  • 2,1642 vehicles
  • 1,6263 vehicles
  • 6024 vehicles
  • 3565+ 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
  • 50no vehicle
  • 5611 vehicle
  • 3612 vehicles
  • 2113 vehicles
  • 1064 vehicles
  • 235+ vehicles

84.8% of Lincoln County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 37% lived in Wyoming.

Lincoln County:

84.8%
State average:

83.9%

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

  • This state: 7,614
  • Other state: 10,271
  • Northeast: 889
  • Midwest: 1,450
  • South: 588
  • West: 7,469
Year householders moved into unit in Lincoln County, WY
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lincoln County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 30.5%Electricity
  • 26.2%Utility gas
  • 23.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 19.7%Wood
  • 2.3%Other fuel
  • 1.4%Coal or coke
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 57.7%Electricity
  • 24.5%Utility gas
  • 11.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.8%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 89
Here:

3.6%
Wyoming:

6.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 30
Here:

2.9%
Wyoming:

6.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 91
Here:

19.6%
Wyoming:

9.8%

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 - Other: $736,000
    Solid Waste Management: $664,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000
  • Construction - Solid Waste Management: $170,000
    Regular Highways: $66,000
    Correctional Institutions: $26,000
    General - Other: $26,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $4,978,000
    Regular Highways: $4,798,000
    Police Protection: $2,723,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,588,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,246,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,059,000
    Financial Administration: $953,000
    General Public Buildings: $838,000
    General - Other: $578,000
    Health - Other: $467,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $411,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $157,000
    Local Fire Protection: $140,000
    Air Transportation: $109,000
    Parks and Recreation: $109,000
    Corrections - Other: $5,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,455,000
    Natural Resources: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $361,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,800,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $10,075,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $9,424,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $651,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,908,000
    Interest Earnings: $162,000
    Special Assessments: $99,000
    Rents: $5,000
    Royalties: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $452,000
    General Public Building: $251,000
    Police Protection: $102,000
    Central Staff Services: $58,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $24,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,045,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,424,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,684,000
    Other: $2,079,000
    Public Welfare: $1,211,000
    Highways: $922,000
    Health and Hospitals: $117,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,809,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,786,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $603,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $165,000
    Other License: $48,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $10,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,380,000

Lincoln County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $736,000
    Solid Waste Management: $664,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000
  • Construction - Solid Waste Management: $170,000
    Regular Highways: $66,000
    Correctional Institutions: $26,000
    General - Other: $26,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $4,978,000
    Regular Highways: $4,798,000
    Police Protection: $2,723,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,588,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,246,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,059,000
    Financial Administration: $953,000
    General Public Buildings: $838,000
    General - Other: $578,000
    Health - Other: $467,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $411,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $157,000
    Local Fire Protection: $140,000
    Air Transportation: $109,000
    Parks and Recreation: $109,000
    Corrections - Other: $5,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,455,000
    Natural Resources: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $361,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,800,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $10,075,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $9,424,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $651,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,908,000
    Interest Earnings: $162,000
    Special Assessments: $99,000
    Rents: $5,000
    Royalties: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $452,000
    General Public Building: $251,000
    Police Protection: $102,000
    Central Staff Services: $58,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $24,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,045,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,424,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,684,000
    Other: $2,079,000
    Public Welfare: $1,211,000
    Highways: $922,000
    Health and Hospitals: $117,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,809,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,786,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $603,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $165,000
    Other License: $48,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $10,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,380,000

Lincoln County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $736,000
    Solid Waste Management: $664,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000
  • Construction - Solid Waste Management: $170,000
    Regular Highways: $66,000
    Correctional Institutions: $26,000
    General - Other: $26,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $4,978,000
    Regular Highways: $4,798,000
    Police Protection: $2,723,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,588,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,246,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,059,000
    Financial Administration: $953,000
    General Public Buildings: $838,000
    General - Other: $578,000
    Health - Other: $467,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $411,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $157,000
    Local Fire Protection: $140,000
    Air Transportation: $109,000
    Parks and Recreation: $109,000
    Corrections - Other: $5,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,455,000
    Natural Resources: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $361,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,800,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $10,075,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $9,424,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $651,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,908,000
    Interest Earnings: $162,000
    Special Assessments: $99,000
    Rents: $5,000
    Royalties: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $452,000
    General Public Building: $251,000
    Police Protection: $102,000
    Central Staff Services: $58,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $24,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,045,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,424,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,684,000
    Other: $2,079,000
    Public Welfare: $1,211,000
    Highways: $922,000
    Health and Hospitals: $117,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,809,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,786,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $603,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $165,000
    Other License: $48,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $10,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,380,000

Lincoln County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $736,000
    Solid Waste Management: $664,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000
  • Construction - Solid Waste Management: $170,000
    Regular Highways: $66,000
    Correctional Institutions: $26,000
    General - Other: $26,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $4,978,000
    Regular Highways: $4,798,000
    Police Protection: $2,723,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,588,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,246,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,059,000
    Financial Administration: $953,000
    General Public Buildings: $838,000
    General - Other: $578,000
    Health - Other: $467,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $411,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $157,000
    Local Fire Protection: $140,000
    Air Transportation: $109,000
    Parks and Recreation: $109,000
    Corrections - Other: $5,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,455,000
    Natural Resources: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $361,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,800,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $10,075,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $9,424,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $651,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,908,000
    Interest Earnings: $162,000
    Special Assessments: $99,000
    Rents: $5,000
    Royalties: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $452,000
    General Public Building: $251,000
    Police Protection: $102,000
    Central Staff Services: $58,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $24,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,045,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,424,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,684,000
    Other: $2,079,000
    Public Welfare: $1,211,000
    Highways: $922,000
    Health and Hospitals: $117,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,809,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,786,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $603,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $165,000
    Other License: $48,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $10,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,380,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 113
  • Number of aged recipients: 8
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 105
  • Number of recipients under 18: 16
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 83
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 14
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 39
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 45
Most common first names in Lincoln County, WY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6574.7 years
William4277.0 years
Robert3671.8 years
Mary3680.5 years
James3671.4 years
Charles3278.0 years
George3175.7 years
Helen2579.1 years
Frank1977.7 years
Richard1767.6 years
Most common last names in Lincoln County, WY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Roberts2779.5 years
Johnson2577.2 years
Merritt2378.5 years
Nield2281.1 years
Anderson2173.6 years
Nelson2073.4 years
Taylor1977.8 years
Gardner1981.6 years
Call1876.7 years
Dayton1582.7 years
Businesses in Lincoln County, WY
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware3JCPenney1
Alco Stores1Lane Furniture1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Big O Tires1RadioShack2
Burger King1Subway2
Chevrolet1True Value1
FedEx5U-Haul1
Ford2UPS4
H&R Block2