Lincoln County, MN

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Population

5,724

1.19% decline

Median Age

45.9


Median Household Income

$51,102

3.37% growth

Poverty Rate

11.4%


Number of Employees

2,816

2.39% decline

Median Property Value

$95,300

6.36% growth

About

In 2017, Lincoln County, MN had a population of 5.72k people with a median age of 45.9 and a median household income of $51,102. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Lincoln County, MN declined from 5,793 to 5,724, a -1.19% decrease and its median household income grew from $49,438 to $51,102, a 3.37% increase.

The population of Lincoln County, MN is 96.7% White Alone, 1.73% Hispanic or Latino, and 0.699% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Lincoln County, MN speak a non-English language, and 99.9% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Lincoln County, MN is $95,300, and the homeownership rate is 78.9%. Most people in Lincoln County, MN commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Lincoln County, MN is 3 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Lincoln County, MN employs 2.82k people. The largest industries in Lincoln County, MN are Health Care & Social Assistance (397 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (390 people), and Manufacturing (298 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($61,563), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($50,625), and Manufacturing ($47,875).

Median household income in Lincoln County, MN is $51,102. Males in Lincoln County, MN have an average income that is 1.31 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,870. The income inequality in Lincoln County, MN (measured using the Gini index) is 0.467, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$51,102

2017 value

± $2,841

3.37%

1 Year Growth

± 6.79%

Households in Lincoln County, MN have a median annual income of $51,102, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $49,438 in 2016, which represents a 3.37% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$69,210

Average Male Salary

± $1,573

$52,870

Average Female Salary

± $1,202

In 2017, full-time male employees in Minnesota made 1.31 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $53,440 ± $951

  2. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $51,343 ± $59,950

  3. Asian

    $50,326 ± $4,235

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Minnesota workers was White. These workers were paid 1.04 times more than Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Lincoln County, MN is from Minnesota.

0.467

2017 Wage GINI

0.466

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Minnesota was 0.467 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.29% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Minnesota was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Minnesota in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Minnesota across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 2010.02

  2. Census Tract 2010.01

  3. N/A

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Lincoln County, MN was Census Tract 2010.02 with a value of $50,375, followed by Census Tract 2010.01 and N/A, with respective values of $48,850 and N/A.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 75+

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

11.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lincoln County, MN (630 out of 5.55k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 6 - 11.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    602 ± 71

  2. Two Or More

    23 ± 58

  3. Native American

    5 ± 58

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Lincoln County, MN is White, followed by Two Or More 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

2.82k

2017 Value

± 148

-2.39%

1 Year decline

± 7.37%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Lincoln County, MN declined at a rate of -2.39%, from 2.89k employees to 2.82k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lincoln County, MN, are Management Occupations (415 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (297 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (242 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lincoln County, MN.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Lincoln County, MN, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (415 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (297 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (242 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Lincoln County, MN has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (6.89 times higher than expected), Healthcare Support Occupations (1.78 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.62 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Lincoln County, MN, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($84,375), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($81,500), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($80,000).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

2.82k

2017 Value

± 148

-2.39%

1 Year decline

± 7.37%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Lincoln County, MN declined at a rate of -2.39%, from 2.89k employees to 2.82k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lincoln County, MN, are Health Care & Social Assistance (397 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (390 people), and Manufacturing (298 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lincoln County, MN, though some of these residents may live in Lincoln County, MN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Lincoln County, MN, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (397 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (390 people), and Manufacturing (298 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Lincoln County, MN has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (11.7 times higher than expected), Utilities (2.13 times), and Other Services, Except Public Administration (1.48 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Lincoln County, MN, by median earnings, are Utilities ($61,563), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($50,625), and Manufacturing ($47,875).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Minnesota to other states, or from other states to Minnesota.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $23.9B

  2. $22.1B

  3. $19.3B

In 2015, the top outbound Minnesota product (by dollars) was Electronics with $23.9B, followed by Cereal grains ($22.1B) and Nonmetal min. prods. ($19.3B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Minnesota products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$316B

2015 Value

$484B

Projected 2045 Value

53.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound Minnesota trade was $316B. This is expected to increase 53.4% to $484B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Minnesota trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Minnesota to other states, or from other states to Minnesota.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $25.5B

  2. $24.3B

  3. $13.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Minnesota domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Wisconsin with $25.5B, followed by Iowa with $24.3B and Illinois and $13.1B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Minnesota shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

94.2% of the population of Lincoln County, MN has health coverage, with 44.2% on employee plans, 12.3% on Medicaid, 18% on Medicare, 18% on non-group plans, and 1.73% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Lincoln County, MN was $8,871 in 2014. This is a 4.8% increase from the previous year ($8,465).

Primary care physicians in Lincoln County, MN see 1924 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.259% decrease from the previous year (1929 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2892 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 5783 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Aitkin County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.5%). Additionally, Pine County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (37.2%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,924 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Lincoln County, MN see an average of 1,924 patients per year. This represents a 0.259% decrease from the previous year (1,929 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,871

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,603

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,176

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,917

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Minnesota (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.8%, from $8,465 to $8,871.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

5.81%

Uninsured

44.2%

Employer Coverage

12.3%

Medicaid

18%

Medicare

18%

Non-Group

1.73%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lincoln County, MN declined by 10.9% from 6.52% to 5.81%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Lincoln County, MN changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 12.5% prevalence

  2. 11.7% prevalence

  3. 11.7% prevalence

Aitkin County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Minnesota, at 12.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Minnesota by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Lincoln County, MN is home to a population of 5.72k people, from which 99.9% are citizens. As of 2017, 0.699% of Lincoln County, MN residents were born outside of the country (40 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Lincoln County, MN is composed of 5.54k White Alone residents (96.7%), 99 Hispanic or Latino residents (1.73%), 40 Two or More Races residents (0.699%), 20 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.349%), 18 Black or African American Alone residents (0.314%), 11 Asian Alone residents (0.192%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Lincoln County, MN are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

46

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.4

32

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 24

In 2017, the median age of all people in Lincoln County, MN was 45.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 46, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 32. But people in Lincoln County, MN are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Lincoln County, MN residents was 46.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

0.699%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

40 people

0.708%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

41 people

As of 2017, 0.699% of Lincoln County, MN residents (40 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Lincoln County, MN was 0.708%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    65,949 ± 6,267 people

  2. Somalia

    30,092 ± 4,247 people

  3. India

    29,695 ± 4,219 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Minnesota was Mexico, the natal country of 65,949 Minnesota residents, followed by Somalia with 30,092 and India with 29,695.

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Citizenship

99.9%

2017 Citizenship

99.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.9% of Lincoln County, MN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Lincoln County, MN was 99.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    5.54k ± 12

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    99 ± 44.9

  3. Two or More Races

    40 ± 20.8

In 2017, there were 55.9 times more White Alone residents (5.54k people) in Lincoln County, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 99 Hispanic or Latino and 40 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Lincoln County, MN as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Lincoln County, MN citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Lincoln County, MN was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Lincoln County, MN are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    143 ± 34

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    67 ± 27

  3. Korea

    66 ± 25

Lincoln County, MN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.13 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Lincoln County, MN was $95,300 in 2017, which is 0.438 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $89,600 to $95,300, a 6.36% increase. The homeownership rate in Lincoln County, MN is 78.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Lincoln County, MN have an average commute time of 19.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Lincoln County, MN is higher than the national average, with an average of 3 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$51,102

Median Household Income

± $2,841

2.48k

Number of Households

± 137

In 2017, the median household income of the 2.48k households in Lincoln County, MN grew to $51,102 from the previous year's value of $49,438.

The following chart displays the households in Lincoln County, MN 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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Housing

Property Value

$95,300

2017 Median

± $11,021

$89,600

2016 Median

± $6,812

In 2017, the median property value in Lincoln County, MN grew to to $95,300 from the previous year's value of $89,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Lincoln County, MN compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lincoln County, MN the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Lincoln County, MN distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lincoln County, MN the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

78.9%

2017 Homeownership

79.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 78.9% of the housing units in Lincoln County, MN were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 79.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Lincoln County, MN compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

3 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Lincoln County, MN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Lincoln County, MN have 3 cars, followed by 2 cars.

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Commute Time

19.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lincoln County, MN have a shorter commute time (19.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.19% of the workforce in Lincoln County, MN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    73.1%

  2. Worked At Home

    10.6%

  3. Carpooled

    10.1%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Lincoln County, MN was Drove Alone, followed by those who Worked At Home and those who Carpooled.

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