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Lincoln, Missouri - Basic Facts

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The City of Lincoln had a population of 1,221 as of July 1, 2016. Lincoln ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lincoln is located at latitude 38.3941 and longitude -93.3307 in Benton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lincoln (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Benton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 961 feet.

The City of Lincoln (GNIS ID: 2395712) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Lincoln is located within Township of White, a minor civil division (MCD) of Benton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lincoln population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Lincoln, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,221
Population in Households 1,175
Population in Familes 922
Population in Group Qrtrs 46
Population Density1 1,286
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 489
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 310
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 540 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 345 (63.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 144 (26.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 51 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $87,195
Average Home Value $106,032


Median Household Income $28,845
Average Household Income $40,390
Per Capita Income $16,908
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.41% 0.26%
Households 0.36% 0.2%
Families 0.63% 0.06%
Median Household Income   2.43%
Per Capita Income   2.39%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Lincoln, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lincoln to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 339 67th
Population Density1 # 227 78th
Diversity Index2 # 757 27th
Median Household Income # 941 9th
Per Capita Income # 887 14th

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