Lincoln, IL Population

By | January 12, 2021

Population: 15,369. Estimated population in 2021: 14,971 (-2.6% change)
Males: 7,314 (47.6%), Females: 8,055 (52.4%)

Logan County

Zip code: 62656

Median resident age: 36.7 years
Median household income: $34,435
Median house value: $73,700

Races in Lincoln:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.1%)
  • Black (2.8%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)

Ancestries: German (28.6%), United States (12.4%), Irish (11.8%), English (10.0%), French (2.4%), Dutch (2.4%).

Elevation: 591 feet

Land area: 5.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Lincoln

  • High school or higher: 82.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 9.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lincoln city

  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 55.1%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

1.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -204 (-1.3%).

Hospital/medical center in Lincoln:

  • ABRAHAM LINCOLN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (315 8TH ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Lincoln:

  • HOPEDALE HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; HOPEDALE, IL)
  • DR JOHN WARNER HOSPITAL (about 28 miles; CLINTON, IL)
  • ST JOHNS HOSPITAL (about 30 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lincoln:

  • CAPITAL (about 31 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Abbreviation: SPI)
  • CENTRAL IL REGL ARPT AT BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL (about 39 miles; BLOOMINGTON/NORMAL, IL; Abbreviation: BMI)
  • GREATER PEORIA REGIONAL (about 41 miles; PEORIA, IL; Abbreviation: PIA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lincoln:

  • LOGAN COUNTY (about 3 miles; LINCOLN, IL; Abbreviation: AAA)
  • PEKIN MUNI (about 31 miles; PEKIN, IL; Abbreviation: C15)
  • MANITO MITCHELL (about 36 miles; MANITO, IL; Abbreviation: C45)
Amtrak station:
LINCOLN (BROADWAY AT CHICAGO ST.). Services: free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
Colleges/Universities in Lincoln:

  • LINCOLN COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 895; Location: 300 KEOKUK ST; Private, not-for-profit)
  • LINCOLN CHRISTIAN COLLEGE AND SEMINARY (Full-time enrollment: 702; Location: 100 CAMPUS VW DR; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.lccs.edu; Offers Master’s degree)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lincoln:

  • LINCOLN LAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 33 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,756)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT SPRINGFIELD (about 33 miles; Springfield, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,357)
  • MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY (about 33 miles; DECATUR, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,274)
  • ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 36 miles; NORMAL, IL; Full-time enrollment: 18,785)
  • HEARTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 37 miles; Normal, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,390)
  • BRADLEY UNIVERSITY (about 42 miles; PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,262)
  • ILLINOIS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 44 miles; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,019)
Public high schools in Lincoln:

  • LINCOLN COMM HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 960; Location: 1000 PRIMM RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • LOGAN CORRECTIONAL CENTER (Students: 513; Location: 1096 1350TH ST; Grades: 12 – 12)
  • LINCOLN CORRECTIONAL CENTER (Students: 285; Location: P O BOX 549; Grades: 12 – 12)
Private high school in Lincoln:

  • PARK MEADOWS BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 42; Location: MEMORIAL PARK ROAD; Grades: PK – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Lincoln:

  • CHESTER-EAST LINCOLN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 332; Location: 1300 1500TH STREET; Grades: PK – 08)
  • WASHINGTON-MONROE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 302; Location: 1002 PEKIN ST; Grades: KG – 06)
  • CENTRAL ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 258; Location: 101 8TH ST; Grades: KG – 06)
  • LINCOLN JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 258; Location: 101 8TH ST; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • NORTHWEST ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 203; Location: 506 11TH ST; Grades: KG – 06)
  • WEST LINCOLN-BROADWELL ELEM SCH (Students: 183; Location: 2695 WOODLAWN RD; Grades: KG – 08)
  • ADAMS ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 110; Location: 1311 NICHOLSON RD; Grades: PK – 02)
  • JEFFERSON ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 99; Location: 710 5TH ST; Grades: KG – 03)
  • LINCOLNLAND TECHNICAL ED CTR (Location: 1000 PRIMM RD; Grades: 00 – 00)
Private primary/middle schools in Lincoln:

  • CARROLL CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 221; Location: 111 FOURTH STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ZION LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 209; Location: RR1 BOX 35; Grades: PK – 8)

Libraries

Library in Lincoln:

  • LINCOLN P.L.D. (Operating income: $566,825; Location: 725 PEKIN STREET; 46,874 books; 1,331 audio materials; 1,432 video materials; 207 serial subscriptions)

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