Lincoln County WY Information


Lincoln County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 19,396
Daytime Population: Workers 8,409
Daytime Population: Residents 9,173
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 17,582
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 19,325
Population in Familes 16,390
Population in Group Qrtrs 71
Population Density2 5
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $67,717
Average Household Income $79,935
Per Capita Income $30,139


Total Housing Units 9,510 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,653 (59.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,629 (17.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,228 (23.4%)
Median Home Value $232,245
Average Home Value $256,443


Total Households 7,282
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 5,171
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.95% 1.06%
Households 0.82% 0.98%
Families 0.58% 0.83%
Median Household Income   1.31%
Per Capita Income   2.06%


Lincoln County WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lincoln County to the other 23 counties and county equivalents in Wyoming 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 # 11 57th
Population Density # 9 65th
Diversity Index # 20 17th
Median Household Income # 5 83rd
Per Capita Income # 14 43rd

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