In 2017, Lincoln County, NM had a population of 19.5k people with a median age of 50.9 and a median household income of $42,145. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Lincoln County, NM declined from 19,726 to 19,497, a -1.16% decrease and its median household income grew from $40,065 to $42,145, a 5.19% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lincoln County, NM are White (Non-Hispanic) (63.4%), White (Hispanic) (27.9%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (3.49%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (2.04%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (1.58%). N/A% of the people in Lincoln County, NM speak a non-English language, and 95.1% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Lincoln County, NM are Eastern New Mexico University-Ruidoso Campus (104 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Lincoln County, NM is $171,900, and the homeownership rate is 78.3%. Most people in Lincoln County, NM commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Lincoln County, NM is 2 cars per household.