Lincoln County TN Information


Lincoln County Subdivisions

Lincoln County TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 34,241
Daytime Population: Workers 10,914
Daytime Population: Residents 19,232
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 30,146
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 33,958
Population in Familes 28,447
Population in Group Qrtrs 283
Population Density2 60
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $42,802
Average Household Income $56,186
Per Capita Income $22,557


Total Housing Units 15,657 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,960 (63.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,724 (23.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,973 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $130,350
Average Home Value $159,495


Total Households 13,684
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 9,554
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 0.36% 0.34%
Households 0.31% 0.31%
Families 0.15% 0.21%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   2.42%


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, 2017 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 # 44 55th
Population Density # 56 42nd
Diversity Index # 35 64th
Median Household Income # 33 66th
Per Capita Income # 39 60th

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