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Where is Lincoln County, New Mexico?

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Lincoln County is a county equivalent area found in New Mexico, USA. The county government of Lincoln is found in the county seat of Carrizozo.

With a total 12,513.06 sq. km of land and water area, Lincoln County, New Mexico is the 90th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 19,706 people, Lincoln County has a total 17538 households earning 43014 on average per year.

Lincoln County, New Mexico - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 35027
Area Codes 575
Time Zone MST
Major Cities Ruidoso (population: 8,791), Ruidoso Downs (population: 3,103), Alto (population: 2,562), Capitan (population: 2,329), Carrizozo (population: 1,372), Nogal (population: 533), Corona (population: 376), San Patricio (population: 311), Hondo (population: 264), Tinnie (population: 253)
Land Area 7,609 sq miles
Water Area 4,831 sq miles
Household Income $43,014
Housing Units 17,538
Median Home Value $156,300
High School Grads 86% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 24% of population
Retail Spending $11,791 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $60,207 per capita
Universities and Colleges Eastern New Mexico University-Ruidoso

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.