Lincoln County, Nevada


Cathedral Gorge, Lincoln County, Nevada
Cathedral Gorge, near Panaca in Lincoln County

Lincoln County is in southeastern Nevada with Utah to the east. Lincoln County was named after President Abraham Lincoln.

The county was established after Congress moved the Navada-Utah state line eastward into what was Utah and was originally legislated to be "Stewart County," but the name was changed in a substitute legislative bill. The county seat is Pioche.

Lincoln County contains 10,634 square miles of land and 3 square miles of water, making it the 7th largest county in the 48 contiguous states.

Fast Facts about Lincoln County, Nevada

Types of Jobs:
Private Sector, wages or salary: 52%
Government Sector: 38%
Unincorporated, Self-Employed: 8%
Homemaker, Unpaid: 2%
Population Density: 0.451 People per Square Mile
Cost of Living Index for Lincoln County: 87.1
Median Resident Age: 39.0 Years
2014 Estimates:
Median Household Income: $38,200
Median Home Value: $98,800
Major Industries:
Educational Services, Government, Construction, Health Care, Lodging & Food Services, Agriculture, Entertainment & Recreation, Retail Services, Transportation Services, Utilities, Mining
 

2010 Population Demographics

Total Population
5,775
Males
2,928
Females
2,847
Population by Age
Under 18
1,594
18 & over
4,181
20-24
336
25-34
673
35-49
1,151
50-64
1,181
65 & over
681
Population by Ethnicity
Hispanic or Latino
1,219
Non Hispanic or Latino
4,556
Population by Race
White
4,853
African-American
20
Asian
21
Native American
242
Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
1
Other
496
Two or more
142
 

Lincoln County Pages

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