Lincoln County MO Information


Lincoln County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 55,442
Daytime Population: Workers 12,806
Daytime Population: Residents 30,941
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 43,747
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 54,810
Population in Familes 46,811
Population in Group Qrtrs 632
Population Density2 89
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $56,631
Average Household Income $68,155
Per Capita Income $24,632


Total Housing Units 21,947 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15,313 (69.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,534 (20.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,100 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $179,626
Average Home Value $217,787


Total Households 19,847
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 14,818
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 0.74% 0.83%
Households 0.67% 0.79%
Families 0.56% 0.72%
Median Household Income   2.7%
Per Capita Income   3.01%


Lincoln County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lincoln County to the other 115 counties and county equivalents in Missouri 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 # 20 83rd
Population Density # 21 83rd
Diversity Index # 47 60th
Median Household Income # 8 94th
Per Capita Income # 28 77th

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