Lincoln, Alabama Population 2021

6,891
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Lincoln is a city located in Talladega County Alabama. With a 2020 population of 6,891, it is the 85th largest city in Alabama and the 3989th largest city in the United States . Lincoln is currently growing at a rate of 0.80% annually and its population has increased by 9.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,266 in 2010. Lincoln reached it's highest population of 6,891 in 2021. Spanning over 25 miles, Lincoln has a population density of 275 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lincoln is $75,510 with a poverty rate of 12.26%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $856 per month, and the median house value is $131,000. The median age in Lincoln is 42.8 years, 36.9 years for males, and 46.7 years for females.

Lincoln Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lincoln was:

  • White: 68.70%
  • Black or African American: 27.69%
  • Two or more races: 2.86%
  • Asian: 0.48%
  • Other race: 0.27%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lincoln, Alabama is 6,891 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,726.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,266.

Lincoln, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,59068.70%
Black or African American1,85027.69%
Two or More Races1912.86%
Asian320.48%
Some Other Race180.27%
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Lincoln Population by Race

Lincoln Population Pyramid $2021

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Lincoln Median Age

42.8


Total

36.9


Male

46.7


Female

Lincoln Adults

There are 5,411 adults, (967 of whom are seniors) in Lincoln.

Lincoln Age Dependency

50.3

Age Dependency Ratio

21.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Lincoln Sex Ratio

Female

3,519

52.67%

Male

3,162

47.33%

Lincoln Population by Age

Lincoln Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lincoln Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.3%13.7%
Non Family80.6%19.4%
All79.5%20.5%
Male77.1%22.9%
Female55.6%44.4%

79.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lincoln Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,5462.679.5
Married1,3592.7786.3
Non Family6381.2680.6
Female4053.7755.6
Male1443.7877.1

2.98

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

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Lincoln Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2084.24%
9th to 12th Grade50310.25%
High School Graduate1,67634.14%
Some College1,24525.36%
Associates Degree4218.58%
Bachelors Degree69214.10%
Graduate Degree1643.34%
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Lincoln Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lincoln Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,6903,152746
Black1,14399682
Asian321010
2+ Races2622
Hispanic181818
Other Race181818

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Lincoln Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,748$55,241$30,100
Less Than 9th Grade$20,962$22,067$18,598
High School Graduate$37,930$39,925$26,982
Some College$42,069$76,932$33,094
Bachelors Degree$56,618$69,046$39,948
Graduate Degree$$75,313$

$39,748

Average Earnings

$55,241

Average Male

$30,100

Average Female

Lincoln Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lincoln Language by Age

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Lincoln Language

98.20% of Lincoln residents speak only English, while 1.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.14% of the population.

Lincoln Language

Lincoln Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,83644824.40%
White4,5713417.46%
Multiple1912613.61%

12.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.20%

Male Poverty Rate

13.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lincoln

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lincoln is Black, with 24.40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lincoln is White, with 7.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.51%.

Lincoln Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.13%
High School8.53%
Some College7.32%
Bachelors or Greater0.47%

Lincoln Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed25.00%
Female Employed11.06%
Male Employed2.13%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Lincoln Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lincoln Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$64,924$75,510
Families$68,779$82,294
Married Families$79,099-
Non Families$40,658$52,486
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Income by Household Type

Lincoln Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.4%

Male Marriage Rate

48.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Lincoln Married by Age and Sex

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Lincoln Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Lincoln Marital Status by Race

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Lincoln Marital Status

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346

Number of Veterans

321

Male Veterans

25

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam167
First Gulf War104
Second Gulf War23
World War II
Korea

Lincoln Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74121
55 to 64119
35 to 5480
75+23
18 to 343

Lincoln Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3027.80%
Black443.15%

Lincoln Veterans by Race

Lincoln Veterans by Education

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4.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lincoln Veterans by Education

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64.2%

Labor Force Participation

59.7%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Lincoln Employment by Age

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Lincoln Employment by Race

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Lincoln Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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79.30%

Born in Lincoln

99.42%

Native Born

0.58%

Foreign Born

0.42%

Non Citizen

0.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.42% of Lincoln residents were born in the United States, with 79.30% having been born in Alabama. 0.42% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Lincoln Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216,891550.80%
20206,836550.81%
20196,781550.82%
20186,726520.78%
20176,674951.44%
20166,579-2-0.03%
20156,581831.28%
20146,498991.55%
20136,399530.84%
20126,346641.02%
20116,282340.54%
20106,2481,6713.16%
20004,5771,6364.52%
19902,9410.00%

Lincoln Population by Year