Lincoln County SD Information


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  1. Lincoln County 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forLincoln County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Lincoln County SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 61,003
Population in Households 60,719
Population in Familes 51,625
Population in Group Qrtrs 284
Population Density2 106
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $78,941
Average Household Income $98,921
Per Capita Income $36,746


Total Housing Units 24,362 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18,071 (74.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,587 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,704 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $236,649
Average Home Value $309,188


Total Households 22,658
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 16,446
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 3.39% 3.12%
Households 3.39% 3.12%
Families 3.2% 2.99%
Median Household Income   1.69%
Per Capita Income   2.35%


Lincoln County SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lincoln County to the other 66 counties and county equivalents in South Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 3 97th
Population Density # 2 98th
Diversity Index # 39 42nd
Median Household Income # 1 100th
Per Capita Income # 3 97th

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