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Lincoln, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Lincoln is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Benton County at latitude 38.3941 and longitude -93.3307. Benton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 961 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Lincoln, but most people and references simply refer to it as Lincoln, Missouri.

The P1 Census Class Code for Lincoln indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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Lincoln, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,210
Population in Households 1,164
Population in Familes 915
Population in Group Qrtrs 46
Population Density1 1,275
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 488
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 311
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 538 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 349 (64.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 139 (25.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $125,368
Average Home Value $139,929


Median Household Income $27,944
Average Household Income $38,857
Per Capita Income $16,113
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.39% 0.2%
Households 0.49% 0.24%
Families 1.01% 0.06%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   1.89%
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, 2014 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 # 338 67th
Population Density1 # 231 78th
Diversity Index2 # 727 29th
Median Household Income # 938 9th
Per Capita Income # 894 13th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Missouri Census Data Comparison Tool.