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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.
Seat Ivanhoe
Largest city Tyler
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

548 sq mi (1,420 km²)
537 sq mi (1,391 km²)
11 sq mi (30 km²), 2.08%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

6,429
12/sq mi (5/km²)
Founded March 6, 1873 [1]
Named for President Abraham Lincoln
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 2000, the population was 6,429. Its county seat is Ivanhoe[1].

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 548 square miles (1,420 km²), of which 537 square miles (1,391 km²) is land and 11 square miles (30 km²) (2.08%) is water.

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Lakes

Major highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

Age pyramid of county residents based on 2000 U.S. census data.

As of the census[2] 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

References

  1. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/usamap.cfm. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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


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Lincoln County, Minnesota
Map
File:Map of Minnesota highlighting Lincoln County.png
Location in the state of Minnesota
Map of the USA highlighting Minnesota
Minnesota's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded March 6, 1873 [1]
Seat Ivanhoe
Largest City Tyler
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 2.08%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

6429
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5
Website: www.co.lincoln.mn.us
Named for: President Abraham Lincoln

Lincoln County is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of 2000, the population is 6,429. Its county seat is Ivanhoe6.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,420 km² (548 sq mi). 1,391 km² (537 sq mi) of it is land and 30 km² (11 sq mi) of it (2.08%) is water.

Lakes

Major Highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

Age pyramid of county residents based on 2000 U.S. census data.

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 6,429 people, 2,653 households, and 1,785 families residing in the county. The population density was 5/km² (12/sq mi). There were 3,043 housing units at an average density of 2/km² (6/sq mi). 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

External links


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

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