Lincoln County MN Information


Lincoln County Subdivisions

Lincoln County MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 5,857
Population in Households 5,722
Population in Familes 4,559
Population in Group Qrtrs 135
Population Density1 11
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 2,571
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 1,601
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,148 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,067 (65.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 504 (16.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 577 (18.3%)
Median Home Value $87,227
Average Home Value $161,466


Median Household Income $45,714
Average Household Income $59,151
Per Capita Income $26,106
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.13% 0.04%
Households -0.02% 0.16%
Families -0.17% 0.07%
Median Household Income   2.43%
Per Capita Income   2.45%
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 MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lincoln County to the other 87 counties and county equivalents in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 80 9th
Population Density1 # 71 21st
Diversity Index2 # 79 10th
Median Household Income # 70 21st
Per Capita Income # 45 49th

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