Lincoln County is located in southeastern Nevada. The County Seat is Pioche and the largest city is Caliente. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.lincolncountynv.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 5,184 and the 2010 census population was 5,345. The land area is 10,633.20 square miles and there are 0.5 persons per square mile.
91.9% of the population is White, 3.5% is Black or African American, 7.2% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.8% is Asian, 1.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.3% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.2% is two or more races. 82.7% have a high school degree or higher, and 16.3% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $140,600, there are 1,969 households, an average of 2.51 persons per household. The per capita income is $22,879, the median household income is $40,143, and 17.3% of the persons in Lincoln County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 409. Retail sales (in $1000) were $31,053, and sales per capita were $6,970. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 32.3%.
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