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Lincoln County, New Mexico (NM)

County population in 2019: 19,501 (47% urban, 53% rural); it was 19,411 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,754
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,177
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,332
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,288 (it was 1,870 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

31%

Land area: 4831 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 4 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Lincoln County: 87.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (20.7%), Educational, health and social services (16.6%), Construction (15.0%), Retail trade (12.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 63%
  • Government: 21%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 16%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Lincoln County, NM (2019)
    • 12,44464.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6,53433.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1600.8%Two or more races
    • 1050.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 970.5%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 140.07%Asian alone
Median resident age:

52.0 years
New Mexico median age:

38.6 years
Males: 9,558  (49.0%)
Females: 9,943  (51.0%)
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Average household size:
Lincoln County:

2.0 people
New Mexico:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $48,251 ($33,886 in 1999)
This county:

$48,251
New Mexico:

$51,945

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $545 (lower quartile is $343, upper quartile is $667)
This county:

$545
State:

$737


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $204,647 (it was $90,900 in 2000)
Lincoln:

$204,647
New Mexico:

$180,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $125,142 - $345,558
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,213
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $399

Institutionalized population: 116
Lincoln County, NM map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 136 buildings, average cost: $133,900
  • 1998: 191 buildings, average cost: $147,500
  • 1999: 149 buildings, average cost: $168,700
  • 2000: 168 buildings, average cost: $160,100
  • 2001: 145 buildings, average cost: $177,500
  • 2002: 180 buildings, average cost: $173,400
  • 2003: 182 buildings, average cost: $171,200
  • 2004: 222 buildings, average cost: $171,700
  • 2005: 260 buildings, average cost: $171,500
  • 2006: 196 buildings, average cost: $176,100
  • 2007: 164 buildings, average cost: $174,400
  • 2008: 91 buildings, average cost: $173,400
  • 2009: 60 buildings, average cost: $173,500
  • 2010: 53 buildings, average cost: $174,900
  • 2011: 45 buildings, average cost: $174,900
  • 2012: 49 buildings, average cost: $174,900
  • 2013: 64 buildings, average cost: $225,400
  • 2014: 59 buildings, average cost: $258,400
  • 2015: 61 buildings, average cost: $251,600
  • 2016: 71 buildings, average cost: $249,600
  • 2017: 78 buildings, average cost: $252,500
  • 2018: 87 buildings, average cost: $341,000
  • 2019: 64 buildings, average cost: $298,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Lincoln, NM residents
Average permit cost in Lincoln, NM
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,264 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,115 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Lincoln, NM in 2019
Distribution of house value in Lincoln, NM in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Lincoln, NM in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 10.0%
Lincoln County:

10.0%
New Mexico:

18.2%
(10.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.2% for Black residents, 9.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.6% for American Indian residents, 15.0% for other race residents, 8.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 52.0 years old
(Males: 51.2 years old, Females: 52.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 59.1 years old, Black residents: 44.0 years old, American Indian residents: 32.3 years old, Asian residents: 68.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 36.0 years old, Other race residents: 53.4 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lincoln County is $446 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $543 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $684 a month.

Cities in this county include: Ruidoso, Ruidoso Downs, Capitan, Carrizozo, Hondo, Corona, Nogal.

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: Choctaw County, Oklahoma , Howard County, Arkansas , Johnston County, Oklahoma , Childress County, Texas , Hockley County, Texas , Red River County, Texas .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.7%
New Mexico:

7.3%

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

Current college students: 746
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 26.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,572 (53.1% naturalized citizens)

Lincoln County:

8.1%
Whole state:

9.6%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 4412010 or later
  • 1312000 to 2009
  • 2751990 to 1999
  • 3601980 to 1989
  • 2001970 to 1979
  • 224Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 88.7%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 12,285
  • One, attached: 452
  • Two: 242
  • 3 or 4: 507
  • 5 to 9: 573
  • 10 to 19: 213
  • 20 to 49: 124
  • 50 or more: 116
  • Mobile homes: 3,801
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 25

Housing units in Lincoln County with a mortgage: 2,855 (54 second mortgage, 20 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,404

Here:

40.0% with mortgage
State:

52.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Lincoln County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,61125
Catholic2,7459
Mainline Protestant1,19410
Other4572
None12,490-
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:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Lincoln County:

6.28 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 36
This county:

17.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Lincoln County:

6.2%
New Mexico:

6.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Lincoln County:

17.4%
State:

22.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.8%
State:

11.5%

Agriculture in Lincoln County:

Average size of farms: 4681 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $32,407
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $441.63
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 97.88%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $33,138
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.03%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 77.30%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $42,066
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 84.26%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 1.89
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.21%
Land in orchards: 176 acres

Earthquake activity:

Lincoln County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New Mexico state average. It is 498% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 263.8 miles away from Lincoln County center
On 1/29/1990 at 13:16:10, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 LG, Depth: 7.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 96.4 miles away from the county center
On 3/26/2020 at 15:16:27, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 5.9 mi) earthquake occurred 157.8 miles away from the county center
On 6/29/2014 at 04:59:35, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MW, Depth: 4.0 mi) earthquake occurred 222.0 miles away from the county center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 167.1 miles away from Lincoln County center
On 8/23/2011 at 05:46:18, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 242.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • New Mexico Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4529, Natural disaster type: Other
  • New Mexico Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: September 15, 2014 to September 26, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4199: October 29, 2014, FEMA Id: 4199, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New Mexico Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: July 27, 2014 to August 05, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4197: October 06, 2014, FEMA Id: 4197, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New Mexico Severe Storms, Flooding, and Mudslides, Incident Period: September 09, 2013 to September 22, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4152: October 29, 2013, FEMA Id: 4152, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Flood
  • New Mexico Flooding, Incident Period: June 22, 2012 to July 12, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4079: August 24, 2012, FEMA Id: 4079, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • New Mexico Little Bear Fire, Incident Period: June 04, 2012 to July 30, 2012, Fire Management Assistance Declared: June 09, 2012, FEMA Id: 2979, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • New Mexico Donaldson Fire, Incident Period: June 28, 2011 to July 15, 2011, Fire Management Assistance Declared: June 30, 2011, FEMA Id: 2935, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • New Mexico White Fire, Incident Period: April 03, 2011 to April 20, 2011, Fire Management Assistance Declared: April 03, 2011, FEMA Id: 2880, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • New Mexico Severe Winter Storm and Extreme Cold Temperatures, Incident Period: February 01, 2011 to February 05, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1962: March 24, 2011, FEMA Id: 1962, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • New Mexico Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: July 26, 2008 to August 20, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1783: August 14, 2008, FEMA Id: 1783, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 14 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Lincoln County (24) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Fires: 9, Storms: 9, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 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: 5,717 (73.4%)
  • Carpooled: 938 (12.0%)
  • Bus: 40 (0.5%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 13 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 234 (3.0%)
  • Worked at home: 845 (10.8%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (17%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (74%)
  • Colombia (6%)
  • Korea (5%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • Canada (2%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (2%)
  • Thailand (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Lincoln County


  • German (10%)
  • English (8%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • American (4%)
  • European (4%)
  • Scottish (3%)
  • Czech (1%)

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

People in group quarters in Lincoln County, New Mexico in 2000:

  • 78 people in nursing homes
  • 68 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 51 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 19 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally ill
98 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
18 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $48,883.

8.02% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($57,577 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.02%
New Mexico average:

6.21%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.18% relocated from other counties in New Mexico ($19,261 average AGI)
4.84% relocated from other states ($38,314 average AGI)
Lincoln County:

4.84%
New Mexico average:

3.55%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Otero County, NM  0.83% ($31,887 average AGI)
from Chaves County, NM  0.46% ($72,353)
from Bernalillo County, NM  0.43% ($39,656)
from El Paso County, TX  0.40% ($46,933)
from Dona Ana County, NM  0.36% ($44,000)


7.62% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,788 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.62%
New Mexico average:

6.56%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.23% relocated to other counties in New Mexico ($16,710 average AGI)
4.39% relocated to other states ($24,078 average AGI)
Lincoln County:

4.39%
New Mexico average:

3.93%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Otero County, NM  0.86% ($28,672 average AGI)
to Dona Ana County, NM  0.54% ($39,775)
to Bernalillo County, NM  0.50% ($31,486)
to Chaves County, NM  0.31% ($40,478)
to El Paso County, TX  0.28% ($29,857)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.8

Births per 1000 population in Lincoln County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 10.1

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: 6.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Lincoln County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 12.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 7.0%
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: 4,259 (3,729 aged, 530 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 831 (20%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Lincoln County, New Mexico in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (273)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (148)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (145)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (61)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (44)
  • Congestive heart failure (28)
  • Unspecified dementia (21)
  • Non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, without complications (11)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (11)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 26%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 24%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.82
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5,186
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 121
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 47,325

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,100
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 747
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 30
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 95

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 19

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 262.9. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 149.2
  • Other - 113.7

Household type by relationship:

Households: 19,501
  • Male householders: 4,098 (1,187 living alone), Female householders: 3,590 (1,278 living alone)
  • 3,968 spouses (3,968 opposite-sex spouses), 333 unmarried partners, (333 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 4,567 children (4,379 natural, 133 adopted, 67 stepchildren), 761 grandchildren, 168 brothers or sisters, 532 parents, 0 foster children, 353 other relatives, 850 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 208

Size of family households: 2,932 2-persons, 955 3-persons, 685 4-persons, 194 5-persons, 91 6-persons, 36 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,460 1-person, 321 2-persons, 33 3-persons.

1,886 married couples with children.
814 single-parent households (348 men, 466 women).

79.4% of residents of Lincoln speak English at home.
21.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (73% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (46% speak English very well, 14% speak English not well, 39% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $121,161,000 ($5,846 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $5,858,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $63,738,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $16,878,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $493,000
Federal grants: $31,075,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,247,000 ($212,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,728,000 ($188,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $378,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,785,000
Federal Government insurance: $15,213,000

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

Births: 1,153
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

74 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 865
Here:

41 per 1000 residents
State:

36 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +194
Here:

+9 per 1000 residents
State:

+15 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,170
Here:

+56 per 1000 residents
State:

+5 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Lincoln County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.38 millions of gallons per day (61% from ground, 39% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.4

Year house built in Lincoln County, New Mexico
  • Year house built in Lincoln County, New Mexico
  • 1752014 or later
  • 4212010 to 2013
  • 2,3752000 to 2009
  • 3,0541990 to 1999
  • 3,7591980 to 1989
  • 4,1691970 to 1979
  • 1,4201960 to 1969
  • 1,4091950 to 1959
  • 6971940 to 1949
  • 7531939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Lincoln County, New Mexico
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lincoln County, New Mexico
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lincoln County, New Mexico
  • 71 room
  • 332 rooms
  • 2093 rooms
  • 1,0504 rooms
  • 1,5535 rooms
  • 1,3106 rooms
  • 8097 rooms
  • 7208 rooms
  • 5479+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lincoln County, New Mexico
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lincoln County, New Mexico
  • 181 room
  • 2092 rooms
  • 1743 rooms
  • 4554 rooms
  • 3935 rooms
  • 1176 rooms
  • 687 rooms
  • 58 rooms
  • 689+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Lincoln County, New Mexico
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Lincoln County, New Mexico
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Lincoln County, New Mexico
  • 7no bedroom
  • 2801 bedroom
  • 1,3132 bedrooms
  • 3,6193 bedrooms
  • 8874 bedrooms
  • 1245+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lincoln County, New Mexico
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lincoln County, New Mexico
  • 18no bedroom
  • 2901 bedroom
  • 6632 bedrooms
  • 4603 bedrooms
  • 524 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Lincoln County, New Mexico 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
  • 107no vehicle
  • 1,7421 vehicle
  • 2,1762 vehicles
  • 1,1073 vehicles
  • 9624 vehicles
  • 2065+ 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
  • 263no vehicle
  • 7021 vehicle
  • 4052 vehicles
  • 623 vehicles
  • 394 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

88.6% of Lincoln County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 52% lived in New Mexico.

Lincoln County:

88.6%
State average:

86.7%

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

  • This state: 8,016
  • Other state: 9,767
  • Northeast: 581
  • Midwest: 1,588
  • South: 5,213
  • West: 2,380
Year householders moved into unit in Lincoln County, NM
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lincoln County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 68.4%Utility gas
  • 10.7%Wood
  • 10.1%Electricity
  • 8.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 52.9%Utility gas
  • 24.1%Electricity
  • 9.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.9%Other fuel
  • 6.4%Wood
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 119
Here:

6.6%
New Mexico:

7.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 10
Here:

1.5%
New Mexico:

6.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 51
Here:

8.7%
New Mexico:

11.1%

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: $226,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $225,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $7,693,000
    General - Other: $4,802,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,571,000
    Hospitals: $3,061,000
    Financial Administration: $1,873,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,632,000
    General Public Buildings: $689,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $682,000
    Regular Highways: $372,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $263,000
    Corrections - Other: $153,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $34,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,890,000
    Natural Resources: $268,000
    Other: $17,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,074,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $145,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $98,000
    Other - Corrections: $19,000
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $7,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $397,000
    General - Other: $29,000
    Corrections: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $3,926,000
    Other: $107,000
    Highways: $57,000
    Public Welfare: $8,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,855,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,855,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $230,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $270,000
    Regular Highways: $136,000
    Local Fire Protection: $62,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $48,112,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $522,000
    General Local Government Support: $211,000
    Other: $182,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,391,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $733,000
    Other Selective Sales: $476,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $452,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $151,000

Lincoln County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $226,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $225,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $7,693,000
    General - Other: $4,802,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,571,000
    Hospitals: $3,061,000
    Financial Administration: $1,873,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,632,000
    General Public Buildings: $689,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $682,000
    Regular Highways: $372,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $263,000
    Corrections - Other: $153,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $34,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,890,000
    Natural Resources: $268,000
    Other: $17,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,074,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $145,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $98,000
    Other - Corrections: $19,000
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $7,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $397,000
    General - Other: $29,000
    Corrections: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $3,926,000
    Other: $107,000
    Highways: $57,000
    Public Welfare: $8,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,855,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,855,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $230,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $270,000
    Regular Highways: $136,000
    Local Fire Protection: $62,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $48,112,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $522,000
    General Local Government Support: $211,000
    Other: $182,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,391,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $733,000
    Other Selective Sales: $476,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $452,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $151,000

Lincoln County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $226,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $225,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $7,693,000
    General - Other: $4,802,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,571,000
    Hospitals: $3,061,000
    Financial Administration: $1,873,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,632,000
    General Public Buildings: $689,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $682,000
    Regular Highways: $372,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $263,000
    Corrections - Other: $153,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $34,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,890,000
    Natural Resources: $268,000
    Other: $17,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,074,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $145,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $98,000
    Other - Corrections: $19,000
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $7,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $397,000
    General - Other: $29,000
    Corrections: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $3,926,000
    Other: $107,000
    Highways: $57,000
    Public Welfare: $8,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,855,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,855,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $230,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $270,000
    Regular Highways: $136,000
    Local Fire Protection: $62,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $48,112,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $522,000
    General Local Government Support: $211,000
    Other: $182,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,391,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $733,000
    Other Selective Sales: $476,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $452,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $151,000

Lincoln County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $226,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $225,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $7,693,000
    General - Other: $4,802,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,571,000
    Hospitals: $3,061,000
    Financial Administration: $1,873,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,632,000
    General Public Buildings: $689,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $682,000
    Regular Highways: $372,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $263,000
    Corrections - Other: $153,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $34,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,890,000
    Natural Resources: $268,000
    Other: $17,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,074,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $145,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $98,000
    Other - Corrections: $19,000
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $7,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $397,000
    General - Other: $29,000
    Corrections: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $3,926,000
    Other: $107,000
    Highways: $57,000
    Public Welfare: $8,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,855,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,855,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $230,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $270,000
    Regular Highways: $136,000
    Local Fire Protection: $62,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $48,112,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $522,000
    General Local Government Support: $211,000
    Other: $182,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,391,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $733,000
    Other Selective Sales: $476,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $452,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $151,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 337
  • Number of aged recipients: 33
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 304
  • Number of recipients under 18: 38
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 224
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 75
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 128
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 155
Most common first names in Lincoln County, NM among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James6673.4 years
William6578.0 years
Mary6377.2 years
Robert5069.0 years
John5074.2 years
Charles2971.7 years
Dorothy2979.2 years
George2873.7 years
Thomas2570.1 years
Joe2567.1 years
Most common last names in Lincoln County, NM among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller3672.9 years
Jones3276.8 years
Williams2677.4 years
Sanchez2674.9 years
Smith2673.0 years
Chavez2172.5 years
Davis1771.8 years
Brown1777.4 years
Thompson1578.5 years
Johnson1464.3 years
Businesses in Lincoln County, NM
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Motel 61
Best Western2Nike2
Big O Tires1Quality1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Circle K1Ramada1
Comfort Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
Days Inn1Sears1
Dennys1Starbucks1
FedEx3Super 81
Ford1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1Travelodge1
Holiday Inn1True Value2
KFC1U-Haul1
La Quinta1UPS6
La-Z-Boy1Walgreens1
Lane Furniture2Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets1

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  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election"