Lincoln is a very small city located in the state of North Dakota. With a population of 4,334 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 $76,333.00.
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.
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, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lincoln who work in sales jobs (11.90%), healthcare (9.92%), and office and administrative support (9.04%).
Lincoln is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Lincoln’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
The citizens of Lincoln are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.43% of adults in Lincoln having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Lincoln in 2018 was $28,635, which is low income relative to North Dakota, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $114,540 for a family of four. However, Lincoln contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Lincoln is a very 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Lincoln include German, Norwegian, Irish, English, and Russian.
The most common language spoken in Lincoln is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
There is an especially high percentage of incarcerated people (2.2%) living in the neighborhood.
In addition, the neighborhood is a great option for families, as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top 6.6% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the state of North Dakota. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Native American and Norwegian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Native American ancestry and 12.5% have Norwegian ancestry.
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 76.3% of the neighborhoods in America. With 12.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 53.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the neighborhood, 34.7% 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 25.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (22.7%), and 17.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.3% of households.
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the neighborhood in Lincoln, ND, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (36.4%). There are also a number of people of Norwegian ancestry (12.5%), and residents who report Native American roots (7.0%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (5.6%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (5.4%), among others.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (59.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (81.1%) 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 (12.8%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.