Lincoln is a somewhat small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 6,524 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Lincoln is the 97th largest community in Alabama.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Lincoln is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Lincoln is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lincoln who work in office and administrative support (12.43%), management occupations (11.00%), and business and financial occupations (7.54%).
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Lincoln has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Lincoln has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Lincoln than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Lincoln may be for you.
Lincoln is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of adults in Lincoln who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.47% of the adults in Lincoln have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Lincoln in 2010 was $28,073, which is wealthy relative to Alabama, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $112,292 for a family of four. However, Lincoln contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Lincoln is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Lincoln home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lincoln residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Lincoln include German, English, French , and Slavic.
The most common language spoken in Lincoln is English. Other important languages spoken here include Vietnamese and Spanish.