Lincoln County is located in northern Idaho. The County Seat is Shoshone and the largest city is Shoshone. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.lincolncountyid.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 5,316 and the 2010 census population was 5,206. The land area is 1,201.41 square miles and there are 4.3 persons per square mile.
95.8% of the population is White, 0.5% is Black or African American, 28.4% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 1.6% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.4% is two or more races. 74.5% have a high school degree or higher, and 11.8% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $120,300, there are 1,617 households, an average of 3.21 persons per household. The per capita income is $16,530, the median household income is $42,433, and 16.6% of the persons in Lincoln County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 383. Retail sales (in $1000) were $16,924, and sales per capita were $3,721.
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