Lincoln demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)2,22822291
Median age38.137.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%55%55%
Speak English96%77%79%
Speak Spanish2%13%13%
Lincoln, IL has a population of 14,253 and is the 2,948th largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,228 per sq mi which is 902% higher than the Illinois average and 2359% higher than the national average. The median age in Lincoln is 38 which is approximately 2% higher than the Illinois average of 37. In Lincoln, 58% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 96% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 81% of Lincoln residents were born in Illinois, 17% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Lincoln is 902% higher than Illinois.
  • The median age in Lincoln is 2% higher than Illinois.
  • In Lincoln 85.00% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Lincoln 4.43% of the population is African American.
  • In Lincoln 0.64% of the population is Asian.

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Lincoln population breakdown by race

African American4.43%14.30%12.63%
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.

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