Population density (sq mi)2,22822891
Median age38.137.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1845%44%43%
Speak English96%77%79%
Speak Spanish2%13%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Lincoln is 877% higher than Illinois
  • The median age in Lincoln is 2% higher than Illinois
  • In Lincoln 85.00% of the population is White
  • In Lincoln 4.43% of the population is Black
  • In Lincoln 0.64% of the population is Asian

Compare Lincoln, IL Demographics


      Lincoln population breakdown by race

      American Indian0.40%0.23%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.04%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race8.89%2.34%3.06%
      Other race0.60%5.86%4.75%
      In Lincoln, 1.6% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Lincoln age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Lincoln, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).