Lincoln, California Population 2021

49,101
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Lincoln is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 49,101, it is the 182nd largest city in California and the 801st largest city in the United States. Lincoln is currently growing at a rate of 0.85% annually and its population has increased by 14.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 42,819 in 2010. Lincoln reached it's highest population of 49,101 in 2021. Spanning over 24 miles, Lincoln has a population density of 2,089 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lincoln is $107,734 with a poverty rate of 7.92%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,819 per month, and the median house value is $447,600. The median age in Lincoln is 43.3 years, 42.1 years for males, and 44.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.6 males.

Lincoln Demographics

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

  • White: 82.01%
  • Asian: 6.69%
  • Other race: 5.49%
  • Two or more races: 3.71%
  • Black or African American: 1.61%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.23%
The current population of Lincoln, California is 49,101, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 47,862.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 42,819.

Lincoln, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White38,86182.01%
Asian3,1716.69%
Some Other Race2,6035.49%
Two or More Races1,7603.71%
Black or African American7611.61%
American Indian and Alaska Native1210.26%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1110.23%
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Lincoln Population by Race

Lincoln Population Pyramid 2021

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Lincoln Median Age

43.3


Total

42.1


Male

44.4


Female

Lincoln Adults

There are 36,801 adults, (12,754 of whom are seniors) in Lincoln.

Lincoln Age Dependency

97.1

Age Dependency Ratio

53

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44

Child Dependency Ratio

Lincoln Sex Ratio

Female

24,858

52.46%

Male

22,530

47.54%

Lincoln Population by Age

Lincoln Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lincoln Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.2%14.8%
All79.7%20.3%
Non Family74%26%
Male72.5%27.5%
Female53.9%46.1%

79.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lincoln Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,7202.6779.7
Married11,1443.1585.2
Non Family4,8611.2474
Female1,1773.4753.9
Male5383.872.5

3.14

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

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Lincoln Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3664.02%
9th to 12th Grade1,0893.21%
High School Graduate6,92820.40%
Some College9,43227.77%
Associates Degree3,51910.36%
Bachelors Degree7,38221.74%
Graduate Degree4,24612.50%
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Lincoln Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lincoln Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White24,49923,8969,245
Hispanic5,8524,315822
Asian2,3162,1351,133
Other Race1,6391,137171
Multiple Races839755232
Black594580208
Native American725617
Islander584321

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 97.64%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 48.92%.

Lincoln Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$53,370$68,228$40,935
Less Than High School$24,709$29,437$20,438
High School Grad$42,270$64,345$27,043
Some College$48,714$62,706$37,331
Bachelors Degree$73,186$87,500$51,098
Graduate Degree$85,691$94,750$81,310

$53,370

Average Earnings

$68,228

Average Male

$40,935

Average Female

Lincoln Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lincoln Language by Age

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Lincoln Language

79.43% of Lincoln residents speak only English, while 20.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.46% of the population.

Lincoln Language

Lincoln Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White32,0291,9476.08%
Hispanic9,8571,27812.97%
Other2,54025710.12%
Asian3,1712016.34%
Multiple1,75118910.79%
Black74311715.75%
Islander976971.13%
Native1211310.74%

7.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.26%

Male Poverty Rate

8.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lincoln

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lincoln is Islander, with 71.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lincoln is White, with 6.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.06%.

Lincoln Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.49%
High School9.49%
Some College6.84%
Bachelors or Greater3.13%

Lincoln Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed30.98%
Female Unemployed21.25%
Female Employed4.41%
Male Employed3.42%

Lincoln Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lincoln Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$88,734$107,734
Families$103,833$122,064
Married Families$110,822-
Non Families$47,034$64,906
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Income by Household Type

Lincoln Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.1%

Male Marriage Rate

58.1%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Lincoln Marital Status by Race

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Lincoln Marital Status

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3,727

Number of Veterans

3,390

Male Veterans

337

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,466
First Gulf War718
Second Gulf War580
Korea502
World War II114

Lincoln Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+1,353
65 to 741,015
35 to 54655
55 to 64454
18 to 34250

Lincoln Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,43211.36%
Hispanic3635.25%
Asian913.69%
Black8613.59%
2 or More646.23%
Other452.29%
Indian99.57%

Lincoln Veterans by Race

Lincoln Veterans by Education

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6.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lincoln Veterans by Education

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53.9%

Labor Force Participation

51.1%

Employment Rate

3.5%

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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60.03%

Born in California

85.65%

Native Born

14.35%

Foreign Born

5.40%

Non Citizen

8.95%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.65% of Lincoln residents were born in the United States, with 60.03% having been born in California. 5.40% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lincoln Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202149,1014130.85%
202048,6884130.86%
201948,2754130.86%
201847,8623370.71%
201747,5255601.19%
201646,9656791.47%
201546,2865591.22%
201445,7277091.57%
201345,0187781.76%
201244,2404691.07%
201143,7716721.56%
201043,09931,89414.42%
200011,2053,9574.45%
19907,2483,1165.78%
19804,1329562.67%
19703,176-21-0.07%
19603,1977872.87%
19502,4103661.66%
19402,044-50-0.24%
19302,0947694.68%
19201,325-77-0.56%
19101,4023412.83%
19001,0611000.99%
189096168613.33%
18802750.00%

Lincoln Population by Year