County growth slim between censuses
Many rural areas grow while some urban areas shrink
Last updated 12/10/2021 at 9:16am
LINCOLN COUNTY—The total population of the United States grew by 22.7 million, or 7.4%, between 2010 and 2020, according to census data. However, that growth rate didn’t hold in Lincoln County. Census comparisons between 2010 and 2020 indicate the county had a slim amount of growth from 10,570 to 10,876.
Some areas of the county grew a significant percentage compared to that 307 population growth number, while others had striking decreases. Still others have nearly the same number of residents as 2010.
For the purpose of this article, we are considering a precinct growth or decrease o...