Lincoln, ID Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Lincoln, Idaho - Basic Facts

The Lincoln Census Designated Place had a population of 3,962 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 Idaho. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lincoln is located at latitude 43.5178 and longitude -111.9685 in Bonneville County. The formal boundaries for the Lincoln Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bonneville County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,757 feet.

The Lincoln Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2585575) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Idaho is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Lincoln Census Designated Place is located within Idaho Falls Division of Bonneville 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.

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


Total Population 3,962
Population in Households 3,959
Population in Familes 3,667
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 2,705
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 1,096
Average Household Size 3.61
Family Households 936
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 1,157 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 880 (76.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 216 (18.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 61 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $190,668
Average Home Value $204,295


Median Household Income $65,606
Average Household Income $88,124
Per Capita Income $25,129
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.33% 2.07%
Households 1.17% 1.95%
Families 0.86% 1.87%
Median Household Income   3.1%
Per Capita Income   2.3%
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, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lincoln to the other 227 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Idaho 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 # 38 84th
Population Density1 # 12 95th
Diversity Index2 # 66 71st
Median Household Income # 7 97th
Per Capita Income # 50 78th

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