Lincoln is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 48,275 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Lincoln is the 191st largest community in California. Much of the housing stock in Lincoln was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Lincoln economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Lincoln, where the median household income is $88,734.00.
Housing costs in Lincoln are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in California.
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 sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lincoln who work in sales jobs (12.73%), management occupations (11.75%), and office and administrative support (11.02%).
Also of interest is that Lincoln has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.59% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because of many things, Lincoln is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Lincoln a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Lincoln has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Lincoln’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
The education level of Lincoln citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 34.24% of adults in Lincoln have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Lincoln in 2018 was $41,451, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $165,804 for a family of four. However, Lincoln contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Lincoln is an extremely 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 Asian. Lincoln also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 21.13% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Lincoln include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Lincoln is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.