Lincoln County ID Information


Lincoln County Subdivisions

Lincoln County ID Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,448
Daytime Population: Workers 1,889
Daytime Population: Residents 2,633
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,522
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 5,411
Population in Familes 4,649
Population in Group Qrtrs 37
Population Density2 5
Diversity Index3 66


Median Household Income $43,304
Average Household Income $54,140
Per Capita Income $17,447


Total Housing Units 2,091 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,215 (58.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 530 (25.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 346 (16.5%)
Median Home Value $149,107
Average Home Value $194,239


Total Households 1,745
Average Household Size 3.1
Family Households 1,291
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.62% 0.68%
Households 0.32% 0.5%
Families 0.22% 0.45%
Median Household Income   1.41%
Per Capita Income   2.31%


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, 2017 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 Density # 31 32nd
Diversity Index # 5 91st
Median Household Income # 21 55th
Per Capita Income # 42 7th

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