Lincoln, Massachusetts Population 2024

6,783

Lincoln is a city located in Middlesex County Massachusetts. Lincoln has a 2024 population of 6,783. Lincoln is currently declining at a rate of -0.53% annually and its population has decreased by -2.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,985 in 2020.

The average household income in Lincoln is $267,914 with a poverty rate of 5.17%. The median age in Lincoln is 41.9 years: 38.7 years for males, and 44.3 years for females.

Lincoln Demographics

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

  • White: 80.21%
  • Asian: 7.32%
  • Two or more races: 6.24%
  • Other race: 5.1%
  • Black or African American: 1.14%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
14.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
476.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.89% (-202)
The current population of Lincoln, Massachusetts is 6,783 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,985.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,55780.21%
Asian5077.32%
Two or more races4326.24%
Other race3535.1%
Black or African American791.14%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lincoln Population by Race

Lincoln Population Pyramid 2024

Lincoln Median Age

41.9

Total

38.7

Male

44.3

Female

Lincoln Adults

There are 4,980 adults, (1,412 of whom are seniors) in Lincoln.

Lincoln Age Dependency

94.2

Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Lincoln Sex Ratio

Female3,47150.1%
Male3,45749.9%

Lincoln Population by Age

Lincoln Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,5632.6864.335.7
Married1,6773.246634
Non Family6461.0976.623.4
Female1992.7323.676.4
Male414.240100

3.18

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

64.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lincoln Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade461.01%
Associates Degree3447.54%
Bachelors Degree1,28828.24%
Graduate Degree2,21948.65%
High School Graduate2575.63%
Less Than 9th Grade230.5%
Some College3848.42%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lincoln Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lincoln Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White3,7463,7403,139
Asian385368163
Hispanic245199109
Other Race12012045
2+ Races878787
Black616141

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

Lincoln Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$88,452$156,912$32,337
Graduate Degree$120,833$188,167$95,132
High School Graduate$38,813$38,813$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$89,375$117,207$40,809
Some College$54,271$64,750$0

$89,375

Average Earnings

$117,207

Average Male

$40,809

Average Female

Lincoln Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lincoln Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lincoln Language

88.27% of Lincoln residents speak only English, while 11.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 4.37% of the population.

Lincoln Language

Lincoln Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,1431593.09%
Hispanic78215119.31%
Asian507326.31%
Black791215.19%

5.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.91%

Male Poverty Rate

6.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lincoln

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lincoln is Hispanic, with 19.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lincoln is White, with 3.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.82%.

Lincoln Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade100%
High School23.4%
Some College3.85%
Bachelors or Greater1.38%

Lincoln Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed6.82%
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Lincoln Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lincoln Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$185,096$306,826
Households$158,894$267,914
Married Families$226,528$-999,999,999
Non Families-$145,987

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lincoln Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

66.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

72.1%

Male Marriage Rate

61.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Lincoln Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lincoln Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Lincoln Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lincoln Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

394

Number of Veterans

350

Male Veterans

44

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War177
First Gulf War108
Korea69
Vietnam45
World War II28

Lincoln Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+158
35 to 54144
55 to 6457
18 to 3421
65 to 7414

Lincoln Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3167.94%
Other Race7187.65%
Hispanic86.5%
Black711.48%

Lincoln Veterans by Race

Lincoln Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lincoln Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.9%

Labor Force Participation

46.7%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Lincoln Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lincoln Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lincoln Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

36.86%

Born in Lincoln

87.8%

Native Born

12.2%

Foreign Born

2.74%

Non Citizen

9.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.8% of Lincoln residents were born in the United States, with 36.86% having been born in Massachusetts. 2.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Lincoln Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,603-36-0.54%
20286,639-36-0.54%
20276,675-36-0.54%
20266,711-36-0.53%
20256,747-36-0.53%
20246,783-36-0.53%
20236,819-36-0.53%
20226,855-36-0.52%
20216,891-94-1.35%
20206,985-73-1.03%
20197,0582854.21%
20186,77370.1%
20176,76680.12%
20166,758-1-0.01%
20156,7591802.74%
20146,579290.44%
20136,550440.68%
20126,506600.93%
20116,446570.89%
20106,38900%

Lincoln Population by Year