Lincoln County is located in North Central Wisconsin. The County Seat is Merrill and the largest city is Merrill. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.lincoln.wi.us. The 2014 population estimate is 28,493 and the 2010 census population was 28,743. The land area is 878.97 square miles and there are 32.7 persons per square mile.
97.2% of the population is White, 0.9% is Black or African American, 1.4% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.6% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.9% is two or more races. 88.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 14.5% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $129,100, there are 12,513 households, an average of 2.23 persons per household. The per capita income is $24,669, the median household income is $49,021, and 11.1% of the persons in Lincoln County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,547. Retail sales (in $1000) were $289,495, and sales per capita were $9,770.
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