Lincoln, Illinois Population 2022

13,044
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Lincoln is a city located in Logan County Illinois. It is also the county seat of Logan County. With a 2020 population of 13,044, it is the 186th largest city in Illinois and the 3327th largest city in the United States. Lincoln is currently declining at a rate of -0.93% annually and its population has decreased by -5.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,742 in 2020. Spanning over 6 miles, Lincoln has a population density of 2,087 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lincoln is $62,525 with a poverty rate of 14.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $716 per month, and the median house value is $93,900. The median age in Lincoln is 38.7 years, 36.6 years for males, and 41 years for females.

Lincoln Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lincolnwas:

  • White: 89.81%
  • Black or African American: 5.01%
  • Two or more races: 3.79%
  • Asian: 0.79%
  • Other race: 0.49%
  • Native American: 0.10%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lincoln, Illinois is 13,044 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 13,742.

Lincoln, Illinois Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Lincoln Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Lincoln Population by Race

Lincoln Population Pyramid 2022

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Lincoln Median Age

39


Total

35.5


Male

45.3


Female

Lincoln Adults

There are 11,243 adults, (2,984 of whom are seniors) in Lincoln.

Lincoln Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Lincoln Sex Ratio

Female

6,766

49.24%

Male

6,976

50.76%

Lincoln Population by Age

Lincoln Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lincoln Household Types

60.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lincoln Households and Families

2.73

Average Family Size

2.11

Average Household Size

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Lincoln Households by Type

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Lincoln Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lincoln Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 88.06%.

Lincoln Educational Attainment by Race

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$34,613

Average Earnings

$40,814

Average Male

$24,082

Average Female

Lincoln Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lincoln Language by Age

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Lincoln Language

96.60% of Lincoln residents speak only English, while 3.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.81% of the population.

Lincoln Language

Lincoln Poverty by Race

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14.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.20%

Male Poverty Rate

13.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lincoln

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lincoln is Black, with 77.06% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.41%.

Lincoln Poverty

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Lincoln Poverty Rate by Education

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Lincoln Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lincoln Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Lincoln Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.5%

Male Marriage Rate

45.2%

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

Lincoln Marital Status by Race

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Lincoln Marital Status

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861

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Lincoln Veterans by War

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Lincoln Veterans by Age

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Lincoln Veterans by Race

Lincoln Veterans by Education

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5.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lincoln Veterans by Education

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59.9%

Labor Force Participation

55.5%

Employment Rate

7.3%

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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80.01%

Born in Lincoln

98.07%

Native Born

1.93%

Foreign Born

1.13%

Non Citizen

0.80%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.07% of Lincoln residents were born in the United States, with 80.01% having been born in Illinois. 1.13% 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

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Lincoln Population by Year