Lincoln County WY Information


Lincoln County Subdivisions

Lincoln County WY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 19,366
Population in Households 19,295
Population in Familes 16,461
Population in Group Qrtrs 71
Population Density1 5
Diversity Index2 19


Median Household Income $66,471
Average Household Income $82,702
Per Capita Income $31,303


Total Housing Units 9,564 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,940 (62.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,360 (14.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,264 (23.7%)
Median Home Value $238,337
Average Home Value $269,280


Total Households 7,300
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 5,211
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.82% 1.2%
Households 0.75% 1.16%
Families 0.61% 1.07%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   1.85%


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, 2018 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 # 8 70th

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