Lincoln County, NV

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2022 Population
4,507
2.02% 1-year decline
US Senator
Catherine Cortez Masto
Democratic Party
US Senator
Jacky Rosen
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
40.6
5.14% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
7.18%
28.4% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$67,412
8.44% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$171,800
6.97% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Lincoln County, NV had a population of 4.51k people with a median age of 40.6 and a median household income of $67,412. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Lincoln County, NV declined from 4,600 to 4,507, a −2.02% decrease and its median household income grew from $62,164 to $67,412, a 8.44% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lincoln County, NV are White (Non-Hispanic) (83.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.22%), Two+ (Hispanic) (4.15%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (2.68%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.86%).

None of the households in Lincoln County, NV 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.

99.1% of the residents in Lincoln County, NV are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Lincoln County, NV was $171,800, and the homeownership rate was 73.7%.

Most people in Lincoln County, NV drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Lincoln County, NV was 3 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Lincoln County, NV is home to a population of 4.51k people, from which 99.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.954% of Lincoln County, NV residents were born outside of the country (43 people).

In 2022, there were 19.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.78k people) in Lincoln County, NV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 190 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 187 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.1%
2022 Citizenship
99.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.1% of Lincoln County, NV residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Lincoln County, NV was 99.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Lincoln County, NV
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    3.78k ± 236
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    190 ± 69
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    187 ± 180
7.32%
Hispanic Population
330 people

In 2022, there were 19.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.78k people) in Lincoln County, NV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 190 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 187 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.32% of the people in Lincoln County, NV are hispanic (330 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

0.954%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
43 people
1.07%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
49 people

As of 2022, 0.954% of Lincoln County, NV residents (43 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Lincoln County, NV was 1.07%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    162 ± 101
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    79 ± 77
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    54 ± 57

Lincoln County, NV has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.05 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Lincoln County, NV employs 1.65k people. The largest industries in Lincoln County, NV are Construction (220 people), Public Administration (198 people), and Retail Trade (166 people), and the highest paying industries are Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services ($128,207), Construction ($89,375), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($83,819).

Occupations

1.65k
2022 Value
± 325
−1.2%
1 Year decline
± 27.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Lincoln County, NV declined at a rate of −1.2%, from 1.67k employees to 1.65k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lincoln County, NV, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (223 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (198 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (158 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lincoln County, NV.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.65k
2022 Value
± 325
−1.2%
1 Year decline
± 27.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Lincoln County, NV declined at a rate of −1.2%, from 1.67k employees to 1.65k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lincoln County, NV, are Construction (220 people), Public Administration (198 people), and Retail Trade (166 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lincoln County, NV, though some of these residents may live in Lincoln County, NV and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$69,625
Median earning men ± $22,833
$40,000
Median earning women ± $17,195

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($147,679), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($101,806), and Construction ($89,375).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($88,750), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($83,218), and Public Administration ($51,875).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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5.19%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.53M people employed in Nevada. This represents a 5.19% 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 21.2%.

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

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 23
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation and Accommodation & Food Services
  2. 22
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 21
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Lincoln County, NV went to Donald J. Trump with 84.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (13.5%), followed by Other (1.31%).

Catherine Cortez Masto and Jacky Rosen are the senators currently representing the state of Nevada. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Nevada is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Nevada

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Catherine Cortez Masto
Senator from Nevada3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017
Jacky Rosen
Senator from Nevada1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

Catherine Cortez Masto and Jacky Rosen are the senators currently representing Nevada.

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 Nevada

Nevada is currently represented by 4 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, 1.34% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.43% 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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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (710k), Some college (606k), and Bachelors Degree (392k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Lincoln County, NV was $171,800 in 2022, which is 0.609 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $160,600 to $171,800, a 6.97% increase. The homeownership rate in Lincoln County, NV is 73.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Lincoln County, NV have an average commute time of 23.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Lincoln County, NV is higher than the national average, with an average of 3 cars per household.

Property

$171,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$17,858
$1,212
Median Property Taxes
±$250

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, NV the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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

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Rent vs Own

73.7%
Homeownership
2022
70.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 73.7% of the housing units in Lincoln County, NV were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 72.8%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9501
  2. Census Tract 9502

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

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$67,412
Median Household Income
± $6,382
1.65k
Number of Households
± 288

In 2022, the median household income of the 1.65k households in Lincoln County, NV grew to $67,412 from the previous year's value of $62,164.

The following chart displays the households in Lincoln County, NV 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Lincoln County, NV is from Nevada.
0.452
2022 Wage GINI in Nevada
0.449
2021 Wage GINI in Nevada

In 2022, the income inequality in Nevada was 0.452 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.556% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Nevada was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Nevada in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (62.5%)
  2. Carpooled (16.4%)
  3. Worked At Home (12.1%)

In 2022, 62.5% of workers in Lincoln County, NV drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (16.4%) and those who worked at home (12.1%).

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

23.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lincoln County, NV have a shorter commute time (23.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 8.48% of the workforce in Lincoln County, NV 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, NV distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Lincoln County, NV have 3 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

7.18% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lincoln County, NV (288 out of 4.01k 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 Females 45 - 54, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females < 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Lincoln County, NV is White, followed by Hispanic and Native American.

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

89.5% of the population of Lincoln County, NV has health coverage, with 49.3% on employee plans, 12.2% on Medicaid, 17.5% on Medicare, 10.2% on non-group plans, and 0.424% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Lincoln County, NV see 2592 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.308% decrease from the previous year (2600 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 5159 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 2580 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.6% were men and 50.4% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,592 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Lincoln County, NV

Primary care physicians in Lincoln County, NV see an average of 2,592 patients per year. This represents a 0.308% decrease from the previous year (2,600 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.5% under 18 years, 14.6% between 18 and 34 years, 43.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.6% were men and 50.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

10.5%
Uninsured
49.3%
Employer Coverage
12.2%
Medicaid
17.5%
Medicare
10.2%
Non-Group
0.424%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lincoln County, NV declined by 4.95% from 11% to 10.5%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

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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 30.6% in Lincoln County, NV.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 11.8% in Lincoln County, NV.

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