Lincoln is a somewhat small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 7,289 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Lincoln is the 224th largest community in Massachusetts.
Lincoln home prices are not only among the most expensive in Massachusetts, but Lincoln real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Lincoln is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 96.64% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Lincoln is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lincoln who work in management occupations (18.74%), business and financial occupations (12.43%) and healthcare (9.51%).
There are quite a few people in the armed forces living in Lincoln, and when you visit or drive around town, you will see military people in and out of uniform, shopping, enjoying life, and being part of the community.
Of important note, Lincoln is also a town of artists. Lincoln has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Lincoln’s character.
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: 12.67% 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 very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Lincoln really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Lincoln perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Despite being a small town, Lincoln has a lot of people using the train to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the train are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Lincoln, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Lincoln is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 75.40% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Lincoln in 2010 was $66,400, which is wealthy relative to Massachusetts and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $265,600 for a family of four.
Lincoln is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. 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. Important ancestries of people in Lincoln include English, Irish, German, Italian, Polish and Russian.
The most common language spoken in Lincoln is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||2,502|
|LINCOLN HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||67.88%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||32.12%|
|TYPE OF LINCOLN HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||57.76%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||20.12%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||10.76%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||11.37%|
|SIZE OF LINCOLN HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||14.52%|
|AGE OF LINCOLN HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||13.16%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||32.52%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||39.08%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||15.24%|
|LINCOLN REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$997,609|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$2,505|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $58,000||0.00%|
|$58,001 - $117,000||1.06%|
|$117,001 - $234,000||0.88%|
|$234,001 - $350,000||2.00%|
|$350,001 - $467,000||9.29%|
|$467,001 - $584,000||10.99%|
|$584,001 - $876,000||15.11%|
|$876,001 - $1,168,000||27.45%|
|PEOPLE OF LINCOLN||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||8.70%|
|5 TO 17||22.87%|
|18 TO 24||3.83%|
|25 TO 34||8.86%|
|35 TO 54||27.04%|
|55 TO 64||14.54%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||14.16%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||97.97%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$127,763|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$66,400|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||3.91%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (22.88%)
Public Service (5.24%)
Information Technology (4.33%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||3.97%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||2.27%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.79%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||7.07%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||English (16.33%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (85.78%)
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