Lincoln, IA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


Lincoln Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Lincoln Content

Also See: Lincoln, IA ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Lincoln, Iowa - Basic Facts

Real Estate Resources

The City of Lincoln had a population of 168 as of July 1, 2017. 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 42.2635 and longitude -92.6914 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.

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.

EXTREMELY LOCAL Demographic Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting demographic data.


City of Lincoln, IA Boundary Map

Also See: BIG Map | Driving Directions | IA Congressional Districts
Boundary Maps: Township of Lincoln | Tama County | Iowa Counties

Search the map for:

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


Total Population 168
Daytime Population: Workers 21
Daytime Population: Residents 96
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 117
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 168
Population in Familes 145
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 366
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $53,969
Average Household Income $85,494
Per Capita Income $34,320


Total Housing Units 83 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 59 (71.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 (13.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (15.7%)
Median Home Value $172,826
Average Home Value $314,831


Total Households 70
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 51
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 0.5% 0.24%
Households 0.4% 0.0%
Families 1.13% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.41%
Per Capita Income   1.92%

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, 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 # 747 26th
Population Density # 732 28th
Diversity Index # 880 12th
Median Household Income # 511 49th
Per Capita Income # 106 90th

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

Iowa Research Tools

Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Iowa Census Data
Highest or Lowest: