Lincoln University, PA
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Lincoln University is a very small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 1,666 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Lincoln University is the 645th largest community in Pennsylvania.

Lincoln University real estate is some of the most expensive in Pennsylvania, although Lincoln University house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Lincoln University is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 96.31% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Lincoln University is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Lincoln University who work in personal care services (37.33%), office and administrative support (19.94%), and sales jobs (19.19%).

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 36.79% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.

Lincoln University is a place where college students are a big part of the character and culture of the town. Small towns have often struggled with declining populations over the past few decades, but the presence of such a large college student population has helped Lincoln University to fight this trend. Not only does the college population add spending and jobs to local economy, but it also contributes a very tangible, youthful energy to the town.

The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Lincoln University has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Lincoln University a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

One of the benefits of Lincoln University is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 13.41 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

Being a small town, Lincoln University does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The percentage of adults in Lincoln University with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.67% of adults in Lincoln University have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Lincoln University in 2018 was $12,106, which is low income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $48,424 for a family of four.

Lincoln University is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Lincoln University home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lincoln University residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Lincoln University include Irish, German, Italian, African, and Trinidadian and Tobagonian.

The most common language spoken in Lincoln University is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.


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