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Lincoln County, Wyoming
Map of Wyoming highlighting Lincoln County
Location in the state of Wyoming
Map of USA WY
Wyoming's location in the U.S.
Founded 1911
Seat Kemmerer
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

4,089 sq mi (10,590 km²)

20 sq mi (52 km²), 0.49%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

14,573
3/sq mi (1/km²)
Website www.co.lincoln.wy.us

Lincoln County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wyoming. As of 2000, the population is 14,573. Its county seat is Kemmerer6.

History Edit

Lincoln County was organized in 1911.

GeographyEdit

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 10,590 km² (4,089 sq mi). 10,539 km² (4,069 sq mi) of it is land and 52 km² (20 sq mi) of it (0.49%) is water.

Adjacent countiesEdit

DemographicsEdit

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 14,573 people, 5,266 households, and 3,949 families residing in the county. The population density was 1/km² (4/sq mi). There were 6,831 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (2/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 97.15% White, 0.10% Black or African American, 0.57% Native American, 0.23% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.71% from other races, and 1.19% from two or more races. 2.16% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 5,266 households out of which 36.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.7% were married couples living together, 5.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.0% were non-families. 21.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.75 and the average family size was 3.23.

In the county the population was spread out with 30.9% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 25.4% from 25 to 44, 24.2% from 45 to 64, and 12.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 102.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.3 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $40,794, and the median income for a family was $44,919. Males had a median income of $37,353 versus $20,928 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,533. About 6.4% of families and 9.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.6% of those under age 18 and 6.4% of those age 65 or over.

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Coordinates: 42°16′N 110°42′W / 42.26, -110.70

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