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Lincoln, Missouri - Basic Facts

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The City of Lincoln had a population of 1,197 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Lincoln, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,197
Daytime Population: Workers 564
Daytime Population: Residents 779
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,343
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.12
Population in Households 1,151
Population in Familes 901
Population in Group Qrtrs 46
Population Density2 1,261
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $29,918
Average Household Income $42,191
Per Capita Income $17,735


Total Housing Units 528 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 334 (63.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 146 (27.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $89,264
Average Home Value $110,030


Total Households 480
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 304
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.08% -0.08%
Households 0.06% -0.17%
Families 0.28% -0.26%
Median Household Income   0.11%
Per Capita Income   1.35%

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, 2017 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 Density # 234 77th
Diversity Index # 757 27th
Median Household Income # 953 8th
Per Capita Income # 895 13th

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