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Demographics

  Total Population  
    2012 2013 2014 2015 2016  
  Labor Market Area 403,067 404,887 406,491 408,986 411,139  
  Lincoln County 24,431 24,463 24,464 24,388 24,372  
 Stanford3,6663,6723,6743,6653,662 
 Crab Orchard831833833831831 
  Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Annual Estimates.  

  Population by Selected Age Groups, 2016  
    Lincoln County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  Under 16 5,027 20.6 81,480 19.8  
  16-24 2,486 10.2 53,406 13.0  
  25-44 5,761 23.6 99,338 24.2  
  45-64 6,802 27.9 110,207 26.8  
  65-84 3,855 15.8 59,451 14.5  
  85 and older 441 1.8 7,257 1.8  
  Median Age 41.4   39.2    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.  

  Population by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2016  
    Lincoln County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  White 23,320 95.7 386,581 94.0  
  Black or African American 562 2.3 13,166 3.2  
  Am. Indian & Alaska Native 54 0.2 1,318 0.3  
  Asian 51 0.2 3,313 0.8  
  Native Hawaiian & other Pacific Islander 1 0.0 185 0.0  
  Other/Multirace 384 1.6 6,576 1.6  
  Hispanic Origin 385 1.6 9,610 2.3  
  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  
    2010 2015 Pct. Change  
  Lincoln County $24,719 $29,204 18.1 %  
  Kentucky $33,031 $38,588 16.8 %  
  U.S. $40,277 $48,112 19.5 %  
  Labor Market Area Range $23,129- $32,275 $28,153- $38,243    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis.  

  Households  
    2015 2015  
  Number of Households Persons Per Household Median Household Income  
  Lincoln County 9,770 2.48 $37,139  
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.