Livability Score

68
/100
i The AreaVibes Livability Score evaluates 9 different categories and creates an overall score out of 100. The higher the score, the better the area.

amenities F

There are not many amenities close to this location.
Coffee (0) F
Entertainment (4) F
Unknown Name
Cinema
Unknown Name
Attraction
World's largest covered wagon
Attraction
Lincoln Heritage Museum
Museum
Food and Drink (5) F
Unknown Name
Bar
Jimmy John's
Fast Food
Famous Liquors
Alcohol
McDonald's
Fast Food
Culver's
Fast Food
Fitness (0) F
Groceries (1) F
Walmart Supercenter
Grocery Store
Parks (21) A+
Melrose Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Ray White Park
Park
Historic Postville Courthouse Park
Park
Scully Park
Park
Fire Department Playground at Scully park
Playground
Logan Courthouse Square Historic District
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Latham Park
Park
Postville Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Logan County Fairgrounds
Park
Exchange Club Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Lehn & Fink Park
Park
Memorial Gardens
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Memorial Park
Park
Lincoln Memorial Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Maywood Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Edward R. Madigan State Fish and Wildlife Area
Park
Shops (2) F
Unknown Name
Convenience Store
Logan County Hardware
Home Improvement
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commute F

Of all people who commute, 0.9% take public transportation in Lincoln.
Public Transit Stops (1)
Stops & Stations
F
Lincoln
Transit Station
Workers Taking Public Transit
0.9%
F
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cost of living A+

The cost of living in Lincoln is 83/100 - which is 14% lower than Illinois.
Cost of Living
Goods & Services, Housing, etc.
A+
Tax Rates
Income & Sales Tax
D+
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crime A+

Lincoln crime rates are 755 per 100k, which is 62% lower than Illinois
Property Crime
648 crimes per 100k
A+
Violent Crime
107 crimes per 100k
A+
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employment D-

The median income in Lincoln is $48,510 - which is 18% lower than Illinois.
Med. Household Income
$48,510
F
Unemployment Rate
4.4%
D-
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health F

There are not many hospitals, police and fire stations,
Health & Safety (5)
Dentist, Doctor, Hospital, etc.
F
Lincoln City Fire
Fire Station
Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital
Hospital
Unknown Name
Fire Station
Lincoln Rural Fire Dept.
Fire Station
Unknown Name
Fire Station
Air Quality
Median Air Quality
A-
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housing A+

Lincoln home prices are $93,900 - which is 46% lower than Illinois
Home Price
$93,900
F
Home Appreciation Rate
8%
B+
Home Affordability
1.9x (home price to income ratio)
A+
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schools D+

The Lincoln graduation rate is 82% - which is 4% lower than Illinois
School Test Scores
42%
F
High School Grad. Rates
82%
C-
Elementary Schools (8) A
Central Elem School
Lincoln Jr High School
Northwest Elem School
Washington-Monroe Elem School
Adams Elem School
Zion Lutheran School
Chester-East Lincoln Elem School
West Lincoln-Broadwell Elem Sch
High Schools (1) F
Lincoln Comm High School
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ratings D+

Lincoln has an overall rating of 58% from 5 reviews.
User Reviews (1)
From AreaVibes
C-
User Surveys (4)
From AreaVibes
D
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Fun Attractions in Lincoln, IL 3 rating By Anonymous ( May 23, 2018) Lincoln is a great place to learn about the history of the state of Illinois, and there are lots of activities that are entertaining for kids as well.

The Lincoln Heritage Museum is one of the best places to learn about the notable people and events that make the city unique.
...Read More You can also visit the Railsplitter Covered Wagon to get a glimpse of how people lived centuries ago and take great pictures.

If you and your friends want to go see a movie while you're in town, visit Lincoln Grand 8 Theater. Or, you can make the afternoon more exciting by checking out Lincoln Speedway to watch thrilling auto races. Logan Lanes is another attraction in town that you and your loved ones will enjoy if you're a fan of bowling. End the night with great drinks and food at Alley Bi Saloon, a local restaurant with a casual atmosphere that provides a chance to talk to the locals and get more vacation ideas. Read Less
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F Amenities

Are there many local amenities in Lincoln? Well, there are not many amenities close to this location.

Parks

Melrose Park
Unknown Name
Ray White Park
Historic Postville Courthouse Park
Scully Park
Fire Department Playground at Scully park
Logan Courthouse Square Historic District
Unknown Name

Entertainment

Unknown Name
Unknown Name
World's largest covered wagon
Lincoln Heritage Museum

Food & Drink

Unknown Name
Jimmy John's
Famous Liquors
McDonald's
Culver's

F Commute

Is public transit available in Lincoln? Of all people who commute, 0.9% take public transportation in Lincoln.
Drive to Work
76%

equal to the US average

Take Public Transit
1%

4% lower than the US average

Walk to Work
5%

3% higher than the US average

B Health & Safety

Is Lincoln a healthy and safe place to live? Yes, there are some hospitals, police and fire stations.

Hospitals

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital

Pharmacies

Doctors

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