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Lincoln, ND

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Overview


Lincoln is a very small city located in the state of North Dakota. With a population of 4,358 people and just one neighborhood, Lincoln is the 16th largest community in North Dakota. Much of the housing stock in Lincoln was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Lincoln economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Lincoln, where the median household income is $83,947.00.

Lincoln real estate is some of the most expensive in North Dakota, although Lincoln house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Occupations and Workforce

Lincoln is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Lincoln is a city of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lincoln who work in healthcare (10.28%), sales jobs (10.16%), and food service (7.63%).

Also of interest is that Lincoln has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Setting & Lifestyle

Because of many things, Lincoln is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Lincoln really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Lincoln perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

Demographics

The percentage of people in Lincoln who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 26.53% of adults in Lincoln have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Lincoln in 2022 was $34,224, which is lower middle income relative to North Dakota, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $136,896 for a family of four.

Lincoln is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Lincoln home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lincoln residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Lincoln include German, Irish, English, Norwegian, and Swedish.

The most common language spoken in Lincoln is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

People

There is an especially high percentage of incarcerated people (2.2%) living in the neighborhood.

In addition, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is among the best neighborhoods for families in North Dakota. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 95.2% of neighborhoods in the entire state of North Dakota. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the neighborhood.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Russian and German ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Russian ancestry and 43.3% have German ancestry.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Lincoln are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 76.2% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 2.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 75.0% of America's neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the neighborhood, 34.5% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 28.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (21.7%), and 15.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.0% of households.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the neighborhood in Lincoln, ND, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (43.3%). There are also a number of people of Norwegian ancestry (10.4%), and residents who report Irish roots (7.8%), and some of the residents are also of Russian ancestry (6.6%), along with some Native American ancestry residents (5.7%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (61.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (79.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (12.1%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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