Agriculture is a base economy in Lincoln County. The County ranks 19th in the state of Colorado with a total value of almost $71 million of products sold. Wheat, cattle and calves, corn, proso millet and hay are the leading commodities. The value of grain sales is $40.7 million while cattle and calves account for $27.9 million according to the latest Census of Agriculture.
Property Tax Base
Agriculture accounts for xx% of the total property tax base in Lincoln County in 2010.
|Quantity||State Rank||U.S. Rank|
|Corn for Grain (acres)||37,222||12||698|
|Proso Millet (acres)||25,109||3||5|
|Forage & Hay (acres)||22,600||30||936|
|Cattle & Calves (unit)||51,655||11||550|
Agriculture accounts for almost 25% of employment in Lincoln County with 490 direct jobs.
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