In 2020, Lincoln County, NM had a population of 19.6k people with a median age of 51.5 and a median household income of $44,939. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Lincoln County, NM grew from 19,461 to 19,640, a 0.92% increase and its median household income declined from $46,216 to $44,939, a −2.76% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lincoln County, NM are White (Non-Hispanic) (60.9%), White (Hispanic) (27.2%), Two+ (Hispanic) (4.75%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.43%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.85%).
None of the households in Lincoln County, NM reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
96% of the residents in Lincoln County, NM are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Lincoln County, NM are Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso Branch Community College (58 degrees awarded in 2020).
In 2020, the median property value in Lincoln County, NM was $172,800, and the homeownership rate was 75.6%.
Most people in Lincoln County, NM drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Lincoln County, NM was 2 cars per household.