Lincoln County, MO

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2020 Population
57,590
1.97% 1-year growth
US Senator
Roy Blunt
Republican Party
US Senator
Josh Hawley
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
37.4
0.809% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
10.9%
0.846% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$70,424
9.7% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$165,700
1.47% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
27,258
1.8% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Lincoln County, MO had a population of 57.6k people with a median age of 37.4 and a median household income of $70,424. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Lincoln County, MO grew from 56,477 to 57,590, a 1.97% increase and its median household income grew from $64,196 to $70,424, a 9.7% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lincoln County, MO are White (Non-Hispanic) (92.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.1%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.01%), White (Hispanic) (1.35%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.453%).

None of the households in Lincoln County, MO 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.

99.7% of the residents in Lincoln County, MO are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Lincoln County, MO was $165,700, and the homeownership rate was 80.3%. Most people in Lincoln County, MO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 33.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Lincoln County, MO was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Lincoln County, MO is home to a population of 57.6k people, from which 99.7% are citizens. As of 2020, 0.969% of Lincoln County, MO residents were born outside of the country (558 people).

In 2020, there were 44.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (53.5k people) in Lincoln County, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.21k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.16k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Lincoln County, MO
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    53.5k ± 88
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.21k ± 195
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.16k ± 207
2.53%
Hispanic Population
1.46k people

In 2020, there were 44.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (53.5k people) in Lincoln County, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.21k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.16k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.53% of the people in Lincoln County, MO are hispanic (1.46k people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

0.969%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
558 people
1.22%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
689 people

As of 2020, 0.969% of Lincoln County, MO residents (558 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Lincoln County, MO was 1.22%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

37
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.4
54
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 10

In 2020, the median age of all people in Lincoln County, MO was 37.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 37, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 54. But people in Lincoln County, MO are getting getting older. In 2019, the average age of all Lincoln County, MO residents was 37.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    39,519 ± 4,865 people
  2. India
    21,572 ± 3,600 people
  3. China
    19,039 ± 3,382 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Missouri was Mexico, the natal country of 39,519 Missouri residents, followed by India with 21,572 and China with 19,039.

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Citizenship

99.7%
2020 Citizenship
99.6%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.7% of Lincoln County, MO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Lincoln County, MO was 99.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,467 ± 277
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    588 ± 207
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    491 ± 193

Lincoln County, MO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.49 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Y-Axis

This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Missouri, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Missouri (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Missouri. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Missouri across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Males in Missouri have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $47,900. The income inequality in Missouri (measured using the Gini index) is 0.457, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Lincoln County, MO employs 27.3k people. The largest industries in Lincoln County, MO are Manufacturing (4,179 people), Construction (3,458 people), and Retail Trade (3,101 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($82,845), Utilities ($76,454), and Construction ($60,668).

Wages

Median Household Income

$70,424
2020 value
± $2,469
9.7%
1 Year Growth
± 5.98%

Households in Lincoln County, MO have a median annual income of $70,424, which is more than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $64,196 in 2019, which represents a 9.7% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

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$64,967
Average Male Salary in Missouri
± $1,454
$47,900
Average Female Salary in Missouri
± $1,023

In 2020, full-time male employees in Missouri made 1.36 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Missouri by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Missouri
  1. Asian
    $69,167 ± $8,015
  2. White
    $50,716 ± $907
  3. American Indian
    $45,762 ± $17,351

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Missouri workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.36 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Missouri.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Lincoln County, MO is from Missouri.
0.457
2020 Wage GINI in Missouri
0.461
2019 Wage GINI in Missouri

In 2020, the income inequality in Missouri was 0.457 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.04% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Missouri was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Missouri in comparison to the national average.

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

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 8101
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

10.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lincoln County, MO (6.19k out of 56.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 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
    5,521 ± 655
  2. Black
    384 ± 179
  3. Two Or More
    189 ± 135

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Lincoln County, MO is White, followed by Black 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

27.3k
2020 Value
± 1,336
1.8%
1 Year growth
± 6.55%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Lincoln County, MO grew at a rate of 1.8%, from 26.8k employees to 27.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lincoln County, MO, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,077 people), Production Occupations (2,868 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (2,663 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lincoln County, MO.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Lincoln County, MO, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,077 people), Production Occupations (2,868 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (2,663 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Lincoln County, MO has an unusually high number of residents working as Construction & Extraction Occupations (1.94 times higher than expected), Production Occupations (1.88 times), and Health Technologists & Technicians (1.86 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Lincoln County, MO, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($105,146), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($90,341), and Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations ($83,351).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

27.3k
2020 Value
± 1,336
1.8%
1 Year growth
± 6.55%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Lincoln County, MO grew at a rate of 1.8%, from 26.8k employees to 27.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lincoln County, MO, are Manufacturing (4,179 people), Construction (3,458 people), and Retail Trade (3,101 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lincoln County, MO, though some of these residents may live in Lincoln County, MO 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, MO, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (4,179 people), Construction (3,458 people), and Retail Trade (3,101 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Lincoln County, MO has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (2.3 times higher than expected), Construction (1.9 times), and Manufacturing (1.53 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Lincoln County, MO, by median earnings, are Information ($82,845), Utilities ($76,454), and Construction ($60,668).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Missouri to other states, or from other states to Missouri.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $30.9B
  2. $30.9B
  3. $29.3B

In 2020, the top outbound Missouri product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $30.9B, followed by Mixed freight ($30.9B) and Pharmaceuticals ($29.3B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$312B
2020 Value in Missouri
$614B
Projected 2050 Value in Missouri
97.1% growth

In 2020, total outbound Missouri trade was $312B. This is expected to increase 97.1% to $614B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Missouri 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 Missouri to other states, or from other states to Missouri.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $26.1B
  2. $15.4B
  3. $15.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Missouri domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $26.1B, followed by Texas with $15.4B and Kansas and $15.2B.

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

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Lincoln County, MO went to Donald J. Trump with 75.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (22.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.55%). The most partisan county was Mercer County, MO with 86.6% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Roy Blunt and Josh Hawley are the senators currently representing the state of Missouri. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Missouri is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Lincoln County, MO
75.3% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Missouri
  1. 86.6% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 86.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 85.5% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in Missouri was Mercer County, MO with 86.6% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Missouri colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Missouri

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Roy Blunt
Senator from Missouri3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Josh Hawley
Senator from Missouri1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

Roy Blunt and Josh Hawley are the senators currently representing Missouri.

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

The following chart shows elected senators in Missouri over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Missouri

Missouri is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Missouri have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Lincoln County, MO was $165,700 in 2020, which is 0.721 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $163,300 to $165,700, a 1.47% increase. The homeownership rate in Lincoln County, MO is 80.3%, which is higher than the national average of 64.4%. People in Lincoln County, MO have an average commute time of 33.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Lincoln County, MO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$165,700
2020 Median
± $3,808
$163,300
2019 Median
± $5,042

In 2020, the median property value in Lincoln County, MO grew to to $165,700 from the previous year's value of $163,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Lincoln County, MO 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, MO the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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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.
$70,424
Median Household Income
± $2,469
19.8k
Number of Households
± 1,054

In 2020, the median household income of the 19.8k households in Lincoln County, MO grew to $70,424 from the previous year's value of $64,196.

The following chart displays the households in Lincoln County, MO 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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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Lincoln County, MO distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lincoln County, MO the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

80.3%
2020 Homeownership
78.5%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 80.3% of the housing units in Lincoln County, MO were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 78.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Lincoln County, MO compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

33.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lincoln County, MO have a longer commute time (33.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.19% of the workforce in Lincoln County, MO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (85.4%)
  2. Carpooled (7.72%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.64%)

In 2020, 85.4% of workers in Lincoln County, MO drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.72%) and those who worked at home (3.64%).

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Health

92.7% of the population of Lincoln County, MO has health coverage, with 58.8% on employee plans, 11.3% on Medicaid, 12% on Medicare, 8.78% on non-group plans, and 1.79% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Missouri was $8,107 in 2014. This is a 3.14% increase from the previous year ($7,860).

Primary care physicians in Lincoln County, MO see 9614 patients per year on average, which represents a 31.6% decrease from the previous year (14046 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 6557 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1311 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Carroll County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (22.3%). Additionally, Dunklin County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (41.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

9,614 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Lincoln County, MO

Primary care physicians in Lincoln County, MO see an average of 9,614 patients per year. This represents a 31.6% decrease from the previous year (14,046 patients).

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

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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%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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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%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$8,107
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Missouri
$4,354
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$9,413
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$10,457
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Missouri (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.14%, from $7,860 to $8,107.

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

7.33%
Uninsured
58.8%
Employer Coverage
11.3%
Medicaid
12%
Medicare
8.78%
Non-Group
1.79%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lincoln County, MO declined by 6.2% from 7.81% to 7.33%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Lincoln County, MO 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. 22.3% prevalence
  2. 19.6% prevalence
  3. 19% prevalence

Carroll County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Missouri, at 22.3%.

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

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