Lincoln County is located in central Kentucky. The County Seat is Stanford and the largest city is Stanford. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.lincolnky.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 24,445 and the 2010 census population was 24,754. The land area is 334.10 square miles and there are 74.1 persons per square mile.
95.9% of the population is White, 2.4% is Black or African American, 1.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.2% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.3% is two or more races. 76.8% have a high school degree or higher, and 9.6% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $88,500, there are 9,692 households, an average of 2.52 persons per household. The per capita income is $17,420, the median household income is $33,651, and 25.4% of the persons in Lincoln County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,809. Retail sales (in $1000) were $127,171, and sales per capita were $5,053.
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