Lincoln County TN Information


Lincoln County Subdivisions

Lincoln County TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 34,029
Population in Households 33,746
Population in Familes 28,411
Population in Group Qrtrs 283
Population Density1 60
Diversity Index2 27


Median Household Income $43,020
Average Household Income $57,944
Per Capita Income $23,244


Total Housing Units 15,658 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,649 (61.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,941 (25.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,068 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $135,151
Average Home Value $167,872


Total Households 13,590
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 9,449
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.24% 0.26%
Households 0.19% 0.22%
Families 0.0% 0.1%
Median Household Income   1.46%
Per Capita Income   2.28%


Lincoln County TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lincoln County to the other 95 counties and county equivalents in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 43 56th
Population Density # 56 42nd
Diversity Index # 35 64th
Median Household Income # 40 59th
Per Capita Income # 41 58th

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