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Demographics

  Total Population  
N/A
    2013 2014 2015 2016 2017  
  Labor Market Area 404,887 406,491 408,986 411,139 414,491  
  Lincoln County 24,463 24,464 24,388 24,372 24,456  
 Stanford3,6723,6743,6653,662N/A 
 Crab Orchard833833831831 
  Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Annual Estimates.  

  Population by Selected Age Groups, 2017  
    Lincoln County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  Under 16 5,045 20.6 81,937 19.8  
  16-24 2,481 10.1 53,980 13.0  
  25-44 5,752 23.5 100,010 24.1  
  45-64 6,776 27.7 110,596 26.7  
  65-84 3,927 16.1 60,512 14.6  
  85 and older 475 1.9 7,456 1.8  
  Median Age 41.3   39.2    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.  

  Population by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2017  
    Lincoln County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  White 23,397 95.7 389,194 93.9  
  Black or African American 565 2.3 13,476 3.3  
  Am. Indian & Alaska Native 53 0.2 1,361 0.3  
  Asian 62 0.3 3,393 0.8  
  Native Hawaiian & other Pacific Islander 1 0.0 180 0.0  
  Other/Multirace 378 1.5 6,887 1.7  
  Hispanic Origin 406 1.7 10,301 2.5  
  Note: Hispanic is not a race category. A person can be white, black or African American, etc. and be of hispanic origin.
Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.
 

  Population Projections  
    2020 2025 2030 2035  
  Lincoln County 24,324 24,035 23,576 22,975  
  Source:  Kentucky State Data Center, University of Louisville.  

  Per Capita Personal Income  
    2011 2016 Pct. Change  
  Lincoln County $25,212 $29,104 15.4 %  
  Kentucky $33,989 $38,926 14.5 %  
  U.S. $41,560 $49,246 18.5 %  
  Labor Market Area Range $23,865- $31,544 $27,783- $39,551    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis.  

  Households  
    2016 2016  
  Number of Households Persons Per Household Median Household Income  
  Lincoln County 9,721 2.49 $35,185  
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.