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Lincoln, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Lincoln had a population of 2,536 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lincoln: Black Jack, Georgetown.

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Lincoln, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,536
Daytime Population: Workers 859
Daytime Population: Residents 1,314
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,173
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 2,536
Population in Familes 2,070
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 925
Diversity Index3 35


Median Household Income $39,120
Average Household Income $50,241
Per Capita Income $19,381


Total Housing Units 1,116 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 646 (57.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 337 (30.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 133 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $105,346
Average Home Value $167,647


Total Households 983
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 672
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.67% 1.82%
Households 1.57% 1.77%
Families 1.76% 1.67%
Median Household Income   1.14%
Per Capita Income   2.32%

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, 2017 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 # 121 78th
Population Density # 86 84th
Diversity Index # 241 55th
Median Household Income # 219 60th
Per Capita Income # 358 34th

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