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Lincoln, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Lincoln had a population of 2,457 as of July 1, 2016. Lincoln ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arkansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lincoln is located at latitude 35.9488 and longitude -94.4175 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lincoln (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,473 feet.

The City of Lincoln (GNIS ID: 2404930) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Lincoln is located within Township of Lincoln, a minor civil division (MCD) of Washington County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lincoln population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lincoln: Black Jack, Georgetown.

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Lincoln, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,457
Population in Households 2,457
Population in Familes 2,012
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 896
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 951
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 648
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,092 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 613 (56.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 338 (31.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 141 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $93,531
Average Home Value $154,323


Median Household Income $39,272
Average Household Income $50,192
Per Capita Income $19,333
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.43% 1.71%
Households 1.29% 1.61%
Families 1.46% 1.47%
Median Household Income   0.42%
Per Capita Income   1.27%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Lincoln, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lincoln to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 123 77th
Population Density1 # 97 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 240 56th
Median Household Income # 186 66th
Per Capita Income # 312 42nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arkansas Census Data Comparison Tool.