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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Housing
    C+
  3. Nightlife
    B-
  4. Good for Families
    B-
  5. Diversity
    A-
  6. Jobs
    C+
  7. Weather
    A-
  8. Cost of Living
    C
  9. Health & Fitness
    A-
  10. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  11. Commute
    B+
Lincoln County is located in New Mexico with a population of 19,482. In Lincoln County, most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Lincoln County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Lincoln County are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$206,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$691
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    23%
  • Own
    77%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    485.2
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    39.8
    40.7
  • Robbery
    15.9
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    874.9
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,813.4
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    143.2
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    28%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    20%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    13%

Working in Lincoln County

Jobs
C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$42,267
National
$55,322

Places to Work in Lincoln County

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