Lincoln County GA Information


Lincoln County Subdivisions

Lincoln County GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,913
Population in Households 7,846
Population in Familes 6,521
Population in Group Qrtrs 67
Population Density1 38
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 3,273
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 2,225
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,948 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,372 (47.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 901 (18.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,675 (33.9%)
Median Home Value $97,677
Average Home Value $149,852


Median Household Income $36,347
Average Household Income $48,444
Per Capita Income $20,363
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.17% -0.28%
Households -0.04% -0.2%
Families -0.19% -0.31%
Median Household Income   -1.64%
Per Capita Income   1.39%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Lincoln County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lincoln County to the other 159 counties and county equivalents in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 143 11th
Population Density1 # 114 29th
Diversity Index2 # 112 31st
Median Household Income # 97 40th
Per Capita Income # 72 55th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Georgia Census Data Comparison Tool.