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A+ Lincoln Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
B+ Lincoln Cost of Living Cost of living is 13% lower than Illinois
8614% less expensive than the US average
991% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Lincoln cost of living
C+ Lincoln Crime Total crime is 7% higher than Illinois
Total crime
2,6215% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 395% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-4%Year over year crime is down
Lincoln crime
D- Lincoln Employment Household income is 23% lower than Illinois
Median household income
$45,35118% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$23,63421% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
6%30% higher than the US average
Lincoln employment
F Lincoln Housing Home value is 51% lower than Illinois
Median home value
$86,10053% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$67629% lower than the US average
Home ownership
59%8% lower than the US average
Lincoln real estate or Lincoln rentals
F Lincoln Schools HS graduation rate is 4% lower than Illinois
High school grad. rates
82%2% lower than the US average
School test scores
30%38% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
14:110% lower than the US average
Lincoln K-12 schools or Lincoln colleges

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Fun Attractions in Lincoln, IL

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