Living in Lincoln, IL

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Lincoln SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
5
Affordability
9
Diversity
6
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
7
Commute
9

Lincoln, IL Crime Report

305
Total Crimes
2,222.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
-13.47%
Below National Average

Lincoln, IL Cost Of Living

86
Lincoln's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

Lincoln, Illinois Info Snack

Lincoln is a city in Logan County, Illinois, United States. It is the only town in the United States that was named for and by Abraham Lincoln before he became president; he practiced law there from 1847 to 1859. First settled in the 1830s, Lincoln is home to three colleges and two prisons. The three colleges are Lincoln College, Lincoln Christian University, and Heartland Community College. It is also the home of the world's largest covered wagon.
Population
13,738
Unemployment
7.7%
Poverty
11.6%
Median Home
$89,800
Median Income
$51,991
Median Rent
$690

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Map Of Lincoln, IL

Population over time in Lincoln

Year Population % Change
2017 13,738 -1.3%
2016 13,912 -2.4%
2015 14,253 -0.2%
2014 14,285 -0.7%
2013 14,382 0.4%
2012 14,323 0.4%
2011 14,259 -0.3%
2010 14,302 -1.0%
2009 14,441 -
Crime/100k Lincoln IL USA
Violent Crime 378.9 404.1 368.9
Murder 0.0 6.9 5.0
Robbery 14.6 111.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 327.9 239.7 246.8
Property Crime 1843.5 1932.8 2199.5
Burglary 276.9 306.7 376.0
Larceny 1486.4 1472.3 1594.6
Car Theft 80.2 153.8 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Lincoln

White
89.8% (12,337)
African American
2.9% (396)
American Indian
0.2% (21)
Asian
1.4% (186)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.2% (22)
Two Or More
3.5% (481)
Hispanic
2.1% (295)
Race Lincoln IL USA
White 89.8% 61.6% 61.1%
African American 2.9% 14.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 1.4% 5.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.5% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.1% 17.0% 17.8%

Household Income For Lincoln, Illinois

Less than $10,000
5.9% (80,783)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.2% (71,166)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.3% (141,611)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.3% (169,501)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.5% (213,499)
$50,000 to $74,999
23.6% (324,816)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.9% (149,305)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.6% (144,977)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.8% (51,691)
$200,000 or more
1.9% (26,446)
Income Lincoln IL USA
Less than $10,000 5.9% 6.5% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.2% 4.0% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.3% 8.9% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.3% 8.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.5% 12.0% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 23.6% 17.2% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.9% 12.7% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.6% 15.6% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.8% 6.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 1.9% 7.6% 7.0%

Gender in Lincoln

Female
50.3% (6,908)
Male
49.7% (6,830)
Gender Lincoln IL USA
Female 50.3% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 49.7% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Lincoln for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (412)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (961)
High School / GED
36.0% (4,945)
Some College
22.0% (3,022)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (1,511)
Bachelor's Degree
15.0% (2,060)
Master's Degree
4.0% (549)
Professional Degree
1.0% (137)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (137)
Education Lincoln IL USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 36.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 15.0% 21.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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