Lincoln Park is a somewhat small borough located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 10,405 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Lincoln Park is the 197th largest community in New Jersey.
Housing costs in Lincoln Park 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 New Jersey.
Unlike some boroughs, Lincoln Park isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Lincoln Park are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Lincoln Park is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lincoln Park who work in office and administrative support (16.73%), management occupations (11.72%), and sales jobs (11.39%).
Also of interest is that Lincoln Park has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The overall crime rate in Lincoln Park is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
The population of Lincoln Park is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 35.86% of adults in Lincoln Park have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Lincoln Park in 2010 was $34,992, which is middle income relative to New Jersey, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $139,968 for a family of four.
Lincoln Park is a somewhat ethnically-diverse borough. The people who call Lincoln Park home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lincoln Park residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Lincoln Park include Irish, German, Polish, and English.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Lincoln Park's cultural character, accounting for 17.66% of the borough’s population.
The most common language spoken in Lincoln Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.