Lincoln County, ID

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2022 Population
5,203
0.367% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mike Crapo
Republican Party
US Senator
Jim Risch
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
37.3
2.47% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
11.7%
4.9% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$62,250
11.2% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$183,400
17% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Lincoln County, ID had a population of 5.2k people with a median age of 37.3 and a median household income of $62,250. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Lincoln County, ID grew from 5,184 to 5,203, a 0.367% increase and its median household income grew from $55,988 to $62,250, a 11.2% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lincoln County, ID are White (Non-Hispanic) (64%), White (Hispanic) (14%), Two+ (Hispanic) (9.51%), Other (Hispanic) (6.53%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.46%).

None of the households in Lincoln County, ID reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

90.1% of the residents in Lincoln County, ID are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Lincoln County, ID was $183,400, and the homeownership rate was 73.5%.

Most people in Lincoln County, ID drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 34 minutes. The average car ownership in Lincoln County, ID was 3 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Lincoln County, ID is home to a population of 5.2k people, from which 90.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 16% of Lincoln County, ID residents were born outside of the country (834 people).

In 2022, there were 4.58 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.33k people) in Lincoln County, ID than any other race or ethnicity. There were 727 White (Hispanic) and 495 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

90.1%
2022 Citizenship
89.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 90.1% of Lincoln County, ID residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Lincoln County, ID was 89.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Lincoln County, ID
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    3.33k ± 30
  2. White (Hispanic)
    727 ± 167
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    495 ± 171
31.8%
Hispanic Population
1.66k people

In 2022, there were 4.58 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.33k people) in Lincoln County, ID than any other race or ethnicity. There were 727 White (Hispanic) and 495 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

31.8% of the people in Lincoln County, ID are hispanic (1.66k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Lincoln County, ID as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

16%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
834 people
16.2%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
841 people

As of 2022, 16% of Lincoln County, ID residents (834 people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Lincoln County, ID was 16.2%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    88 ± 38
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    65 ± 62
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    44 ± 34

Lincoln County, ID has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.35 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Lincoln County, ID employs 2.54k people. The largest industries in Lincoln County, ID are Construction (379 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (319 people), and Manufacturing (279 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($77,535), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation ($70,250), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($68,884).

Occupations

2.54k
2022 Value
± 219
3%
1 Year growth
± 12%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Lincoln County, ID grew at a rate of 3%, from 2.47k employees to 2.54k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lincoln County, ID, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (332 people), Management Occupations (271 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (223 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lincoln County, ID.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

2.54k
2022 Value
± 219
3%
1 Year growth
± 12%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Lincoln County, ID grew at a rate of 3%, from 2.47k employees to 2.54k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lincoln County, ID, are Construction (379 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (319 people), and Manufacturing (279 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lincoln County, ID, though some of these residents may live in Lincoln County, ID and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$44,573
Median earning men ± $2,003
$28,576
Median earning women ± $1,798

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($78,021), Wholesale Trade ($57,500), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($55,000).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($59,559), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($43,125), and Public Administration ($41,333).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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3.01%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 836k people employed in Idaho. This represents a 3.01% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 8.06%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Idaho.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 24
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services
  2. 22
    Construction
  3. 19
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Lincoln County, ID went to Donald J. Trump with 75.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (21.3%), followed by Other (1.86%).

Mike Crapo and Jim Risch are the senators currently representing the state of Idaho. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Idaho is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Idaho

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Mike Crapo
Senator from Idaho3
Assumed office on January 3, 1999
Jim Risch
Senator from Idaho2
Assumed office on January 3, 2009

Mike Crapo and Jim Risch are the senators currently representing Idaho.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Idaho

Idaho is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.722% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.698% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (392k), Some college (372k), and Bachelors Degree (254k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Lincoln County, ID was $183,400 in 2022, which is 0.651 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $156,700 to $183,400, a 17% increase. The homeownership rate in Lincoln County, ID is 73.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Lincoln County, ID have an average commute time of 34 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Lincoln County, ID is higher than the national average, with an average of 3 cars per household.

Property

$183,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$16,611
$1,357
Median Property Taxes
±$161

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lincoln County, ID the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Lincoln County, ID compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

73.5%
Homeownership
2022
73.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 73.5% of the housing units in Lincoln County, ID were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 70.6%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9501
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

The following map shows all of the tracts in Lincoln County, ID colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$62,250
Median Household Income
± $4,106
1.85k
Number of Households
± 185

In 2022, the median household income of the 1.85k households in Lincoln County, ID grew to $62,250 from the previous year's value of $55,988.

The following chart displays the households in Lincoln County, ID distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $60k - $75k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Lincoln County, ID is from Idaho.
0.473
2022 Wage GINI in Idaho
0.473
2021 Wage GINI in Idaho

In 2022, the income inequality in Idaho was 0.473 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.111% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Idaho was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Idaho in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (76.8%)
  2. Carpooled (14.4%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.05%)

In 2022, 76.8% of workers in Lincoln County, ID drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (14.4%) and those who worked at home (5.05%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

34 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lincoln County, ID have a longer commute time (34 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.93% of the workforce in Lincoln County, ID have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

3 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Lincoln County, ID distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Lincoln County, ID have 3 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lincoln County, ID (602 out of 5.12k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 6 - 11, followed by Males < 5 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Lincoln County, ID is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

82.9% of the population of Lincoln County, ID has health coverage, with 33.6% on employee plans, 22.6% on Medicaid, 11% on Medicare, 15.2% on non-group plans, and 0.604% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Lincoln County, ID see 5366 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.112% increase from the previous year (5360 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 5358 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 5358 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 54.4% were men and 45.6% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

5,366 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Lincoln County, ID

Primary care physicians in Lincoln County, ID see an average of 5,366 patients per year. This represents a 0.112% increase from the previous year (5,360 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Lincoln County, ID in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 28.1% under 18 years, 19.9% between 18 and 34 years, 38.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 54.4% were men and 45.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

17.1%
Uninsured
33.6%
Employer Coverage
22.6%
Medicaid
11%
Medicare
15.2%
Non-Group
0.604%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lincoln County, ID declined by 0.564% from 17.2% to 17.1%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 35.4% in Lincoln County, ID.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 20.4% in Lincoln County, ID.

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