Lincoln County, Minnesota

Lincoln County, Minnesota
Map of Minnesota highlighting Lincoln County
Location in the state of Minnesota
Map of the U.S. highlighting Minnesota
Minnesota's location in the U.S.
Founded March 6, 1873 [1]
Named for President Abraham Lincoln
Seat Ivanhoe
Largest city Tyler
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

548.44 sq mi (1,420 km²)
537.03 sq mi (1,391 km²)
11.41 sq mi (30 km²), 2.08%
Population
 - (2010)
 - Density

5,896
12/sq mi (5/km²)
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website www.co.lincoln.mn.us

Lincoln County is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of 2010, the population was 5,896.[1] Its county seat is Ivanhoe[2].

Contents

Geography

A

History

Lincoln County was created in 1873 from the western portion of Lyon County. After various changes, its county seat since 1904 has been Ivanhoe.

Lakes

Major highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1880 2,945
1890 5,691 93.2%
1900 8,966 57.5%
1910 9,874 10.1%
1920 11,268 14.1%
1930 11,303 0.3%
1940 10,797 −4.5%
1950 10,150 −6.0%
1960 9,651 −4.9%
1970 8,143 −15.6%
1980 8,207 0.8%
1990 6,890 −16.0%
2000 6,429 −6.7%
2010 5,896 −8.3%
U.S. Decennial Census
Age pyramid of county residents based on 2000 U.S. census data.

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 6,429 people, 2,653 households, and 1,785 families residing in the county. The population density was 12 people per square mile (5/km²). There were 3,043 housing units at an average density of 6 per square mile (2/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.82% White, 0.05% Black or African American, 0.28% Native American, 0.20% Asian, 0.42% from other races, and 0.23% from two or more races. 0.86% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 36.1% were of German, 17.5% Norwegian, 10.9% Polish and 10.5% Danish ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 2,653 households out of which 27.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.70% were married couples living together, 4.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.70% were non-families. 30.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.80% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the county the population was spread out with 23.70% under the age of 18, 6.10% from 18 to 24, 23.00% from 25 to 44, 22.70% from 45 to 64, and 24.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 97.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.80 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $31,607, and the median income for a family was $38,605. Males had a median income of $26,494 versus $20,083 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,009. About 7.00% of families and 9.70% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.60% of those under age 18 and 15.00% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Cities Townships

See also

References

  1. ^ "2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File". American FactFinder. United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/tableservices/jsf/pages/productview.xhtml?pid=DEC_10_PL_GCTPL2.ST05&prodType=table. Retrieved 25 April 2011. 
  2. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Counties/Pages/FindACounty.aspx. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

External links

Coordinates: 44°25′N 96°16′W / 44.41°N 96.27°W / 44.41; -96.27


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Lincoln County (Minnesota) — Verwaltung US Bundesstaat: Minnesota Verwaltungssitz: Ivanhoe Adresse des Verwaltungssitzes: County Courthouse P.O. Box 29 Ivanhoe, MN 56142 0029 Gründung: 4. November 1873 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Diamond Lake Township, Lincoln County, Minnesota — Diamond Lake Township, Minnesota   Township   …   Wikipedia

  • Drammen Township, Lincoln County, Minnesota — Drammen Township, Minnesota   Township   …   Wikipedia

  • Marble Township, Lincoln County, Minnesota — Marble Township, Minnesota   Township   …   Wikipedia

  • Marshfield Township, Lincoln County, Minnesota — Marshfield Township, Minnesota   Township   …   Wikipedia

  • Alta Vista Township, Lincoln County, Minnesota — Infobox Settlement official name = Alta Vista Township, Minnesota settlement type = Township nickname = motto = imagesize = image caption = image |pushpin pushpin label position =left pushpin map caption =Location within the state of Minnesota… …   Wikipedia

  • Ash Lake Township, Lincoln County, Minnesota — Infobox Settlement official name = Ash Lake Township, Minnesota settlement type = Township nickname = motto = imagesize = image caption = image |pushpin pushpin label position =left pushpin map caption =Location within the state of Minnesota… …   Wikipedia

  • Hansonville Township, Lincoln County, Minnesota — Infobox Settlement official name = Hansonville Township, Minnesota settlement type = Township nickname = motto = imagesize = image caption = image |pushpin pushpin label position =left pushpin map caption =Location within the state of Minnesota… …   Wikipedia

  • Hendricks Township, Lincoln County, Minnesota — Infobox Settlement official name = Hendricks Township, Minnesota settlement type = Township nickname = motto = imagesize = image caption = image |pushpin pushpin label position =left pushpin map caption =Location within the state of Minnesota… …   Wikipedia

  • Hope Township, Lincoln County, Minnesota — Infobox Settlement official name = Hope Township, Minnesota settlement type = Township nickname = motto = imagesize = image caption = image |pushpin pushpin label position =left pushpin map caption =Location within the state of Minnesota pushpin… …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.