Lincoln County ID Information


Lincoln County Subdivisions

Lincoln County ID Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,604
Population in Households 5,567
Population in Familes 4,800
Population in Group Qrtrs 37
Population Density1 5
Diversity Index2 66


Total Households 1,796
Average Household Size 3.1
Family Households 1,329
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 2,131 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,244 (58.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 552 (25.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 335 (15.7%)
Median Home Value $141,541
Average Home Value $183,641


Median Household Income $42,562
Average Household Income $52,631
Per Capita Income $16,971
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.18% 1.11%
Households 0.84% 0.89%
Families 0.72% 0.8%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   1.64%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Lincoln County ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lincoln County to the other 44 counties and county equivalents in Idaho by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 37 18th
Population Density1 # 31 32nd
Diversity Index2 # 5 91st
Median Household Income # 24 48th
Per Capita Income # 42 7th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Idaho Census Data Comparison Tool.