Lincoln, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Lincoln, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Lincoln had a population of 167 as of July 1, 2018. Lincoln ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lincoln is located at latitude 42.2628 and longitude -92.6919 in Tama County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lincoln (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Tama County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,063 feet.

The City of Lincoln (GNIS ID: 2395711) 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 Tama County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lincoln: Berlin.

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Lincoln, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 167
Population in Households 167
Population in Familes 143
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 364
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $51,933
Average Household Income $88,644
Per Capita Income $36,309


Total Housing Units 85 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 59 (69.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 (12.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $171,591
Average Home Value $313,983


Total Households 70
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 51
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.37% 0.12%
Households 0.35% 0.0%
Families 0.99% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.37%
Per Capita Income   1.96%

Lincoln, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lincoln to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 750 25th
Population Density # 734 27th
Diversity Index # 822 19th
Median Household Income # 660 35th
Per Capita Income # 96 91st

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