Lincoln County WI Information


Lincoln County Subdivisions

Lincoln County WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 29,250
Population in Households 28,309
Population in Familes 22,942
Population in Group Qrtrs 941
Population Density1 33
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 12,089
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 8,126
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 17,059 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,099 (53.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,990 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,970 (29.1%)
Median Home Value $139,766
Average Home Value $169,335


Median Household Income $50,088
Average Household Income $59,816
Per Capita Income $25,135
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.28% 0.0%
Households -0.01% -0.05%
Families -0.1% -0.11%
Median Household Income   1.44%
Per Capita Income   1.61%
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 WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lincoln County to the other 72 counties and county equivalents in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 44 40th
Population Density1 # 47 36th
Diversity Index2 # 66 10th
Median Household Income # 37 50th
Per Capita Income # 42 43rd

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