Lincoln County MN Information


Lincoln County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 5,856
Population in Households 5,721
Population in Familes 4,520
Population in Group Qrtrs 135
Population Density2 11
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $53,504
Average Household Income $68,748
Per Capita Income $30,470


Total Housing Units 3,161 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,006 (63.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 568 (18.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 587 (18.6%)
Median Home Value $109,179
Average Home Value $156,742


Total Households 2,574
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 1,594
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 -0.08% 0.05%
Households 0.0% 0.11%
Families -0.16% 0.01%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   3.22%


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, 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 # 80 9th
Population Density # 71 20th
Diversity Index # 82 7th
Median Household Income # 47 47th
Per Capita Income # 31 66th

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