Lincoln County, CO Demographics

The total population of Lincoln County is estimated to be 5,583 with 3,377 males (60.49%) and 2,206 females (39.51%). There are 1,171 less females than males in Lincoln County.
The median household income in Lincoln County was $50,688 in 2021, which marked an a decrease of 2,617(4.91%) from $53,305 in 2020. This income is 67.94% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Lincoln County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of under 25 years old, at $62,644. Overall, the median household income for the county of Lincoln County stands at $50,688.
In Lincoln County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $39,121 for males and $26,966 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $51,967 for males and $42,899 for females.
In Lincoln County, population is primarily represented by White households, reporting a median income of $49,828.
In 2022, the population of Lincoln County was 5,510, a 0.60% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Lincoln County's population was 5,477, a decline of 3.32% compared to a population of 5,665 in 2020.
The median age in Lincoln County, CO is 38.4, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 16.73% were under the age of 15, 17.64% aged 15 to 29, 48.54% aged 30 to 64, 13.64% aged 65 to 84, and 3.45% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Lincoln County population: 88.40% are White, 7.98% are Black or African American, 0.44% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.39% are Asian, 0.55% are some other race and 2.24% are multiracial.