Lincoln County WI Information


Lincoln County Subdivisions

Lincoln County WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 28,683
Daytime Population: Workers 11,284
Daytime Population: Residents 14,478
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 25,762
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 28,055
Population in Familes 22,668
Population in Group Qrtrs 628
Population Density2 33
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $53,269
Average Household Income $63,487
Per Capita Income $26,824


Total Housing Units 17,063 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,921 (52.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,071 (18.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,071 (29.7%)
Median Home Value $140,349
Average Home Value $172,579


Total Households 11,992
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 8,038
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 -0.03% -0.25%
Households -0.12% -0.29%
Families -0.23% -0.36%
Median Household Income   1.24%
Per Capita Income   2.33%


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, 2017 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 Density # 47 36th
Diversity Index # 65 11th
Median Household Income # 34 54th
Per Capita Income # 42 43rd

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