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Population (year 2000): 15,369. Estimated population in July 2005: 14,971 (-2.6% change)
Males: 7,314 (47.6%), Females: 8,055 (52.4%)

Logan County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 36.7 years
Median household income: $34,435 (year 2000)
Median house value: $73,700 (year 2000)

Lincoln, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Lincoln:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.1%)
  • Black (2.8%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)

Ancestries: German (28.6%), United States (12.4%), Irish (11.8%), English (10.0%), French (2.4%), Dutch (2.4%).

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Elevation: 591 feet

Land area: 5.9 square miles

Lincoln,

For population 25 years and over in Lincoln

  • High school or higher: 82.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 9.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lincoln city

  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 55.1%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

1.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -204 (-1.3%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IL Springfield, (32.0 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Louis, MO St. (121.2 miles pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (164.7 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Broadwell, IL (7.7 miles) , IL (8.6 miles Hartsburg, Pulaski, IL (11.2 miles Mount IL (12.0 miles Elkhart, IL (12.1 miles Atlanta, IL (13.0 miles Emden, IL (13.6 miles Armington, Holland, IL (14.8 miles New


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 6 buildings, average cost: $168,800
  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $103,500
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $96,600
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $130,300
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $99,200
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $90,800
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $80,300

Latitude: 40.15 N, Longitude: 89.37 W

Area code: 217


Lincoln, Illinois business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (27.6%), Manufacturing (15.6%), Retail trade (11.5%), Public administration (10.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +847 (+5.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,372 (64.0%)


 

Crime in Lincoln by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 1 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 6.5 0.0 0.0
Rapes 8 7 6 3 6 6
    per 100,000 52.1 45.5 39.0 19.5 39.0 39.0
Robberies 5 4 10 7 10 6
    per 100,000 32.5 26.0 65.1 45.5 65.1 39.0
Assaults 69 58 90 67 90 57
    per 100,000 449.0 377.4 585.6 435.9 585.6 370.9
Burglaries 122 94 120 103 120 160
    per 100,000 793.8 611.6 780.8 670.2 780.8 1041.1
Thefts 537 559 544 550 544 453
    per 100,000 3494.0 3637.2 3539.6 3578.6 3539.6 2947.5
Auto thefts 36 18 34 26 34 18
    per 100,000 234.2 117.1 221.2 169.2 221.2 117.1
334.4 299.2 366.2 318.8 366.2 301.6


Average climate in Lincoln, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Lincoln,

Lincoln-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 117% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1977, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.6 miles away from the Lincoln city center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/14/1957, a category 4 tornado 31.5 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Andy King - 2005 NFL player (Seattle Seahawks, born: Nov 9, 1978), Brian Cook - NBA player (Los Angeles Lakers, born: Dec 4, 1980), Scott Altman - (born 1959), astronaut, Gregg Alexander - College basketball player (Illinois State Redbirds).


Hospital/medical center in Lincoln:
  • ABRAHAM LINCOLN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (315 8TH ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Lincoln:
  • HOPEDALE HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; HOPEDALE, IL)
  • DR JOHN WARNER HOSPITAL (about 28 miles; CLINTON, IL)
  • ST JOHNS HOSPITAL (about 30 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lincoln:
  • CAPITAL (about 31 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; ID: SPI)
  • CENTRAL IL REGL ARPT AT BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL (about 39 miles; BLOOMINGTON/NORMAL, IL; ID: BMI)
  • GREATER PEORIA REGIONAL (about 41 miles; PEORIA, IL; ID: PIA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lincoln:
  • LOGAN COUNTY (about 3 miles; LINCOLN, IL; ID: AAA)
  • PEKIN MUNI (about 31 miles; PEKIN, IL; ID: C15)
  • MANITO MITCHELL (about 36 miles; MANITO, IL; ID: C45)

Amtrak station:
LINCOLN (BROADWAY AT CHICAGO ST.). Services: free short-term parking, free long-term parking.


Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 12 $38,936 $38,936 1 $416
Police - Other 4 $8,594 $25,782 8 $4,320
Police Protection - Officers 27 $89,670 $39,853 0 $0
Financial Administration 0 $0   1 $416
Firefighters 22 $67,802 $36,982 0 $0
Other Government Administration 0 $0   19 $20,694
Totals for Government 65 $205,002 $37,846 29 $25,846


Colleges/Universities in Lincoln:
  • LINCOLN COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 895; Location: 300 KEOKUK ST; Private, not-for-profit)
  • LINCOLN CHRISTIAN COLLEGE AND SEMINARY (FT enrollment: 702; Location: 100 CAMPUS VW DR; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.lccs.edu; Offers Master's degree)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lincoln:
  • LINCOLN LAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 33 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,756)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT SPRINGFIELD (about 33 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 2,357)
  • MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY (about 33 miles; DECATUR, IL; FT enrollment: 2,274)
  • ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 36 miles; NORMAL, IL; FT enrollment: 18,785)
  • HEARTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 37 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 2,390)
  • BRADLEY UNIVERSITY (about 42 miles; PEORIA, IL; FT enrollment: 5,262)
  • ILLINOIS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 44 miles; BLOOMINGTON, IL; FT enrollment: 2,019)
Public high schools in Lincoln:
  • LINCOLN COMM HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 960; Location: 1000 PRIMM RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • LOGAN CORRECTIONAL CENTER (Students: 513; Location: 1096 1350TH ST; Grades: 12 - 12)
  • LINCOLN CORRECTIONAL CENTER (Students: 285; Location: P O BOX 549; Grades: 12 - 12)
Private high school in Lincoln:
  • PARK MEADOWS BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 42; Location: MEMORIAL PARK ROAD; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Lincoln:
  • CHESTER-EAST LINCOLN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 332; Location: 1300 1500TH STREET; Grades: PK - 08)
  • WASHINGTON-MONROE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 302; Location: 1002 PEKIN ST; Grades: KG - 06)
  • CENTRAL ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 258; Location: 101 8TH ST; Grades: KG - 06)
  • LINCOLN JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 258; Location: 101 8TH ST; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • NORTHWEST ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 203; Location: 506 11TH ST; Grades: KG - 06)
  • WEST LINCOLN-BROADWELL ELEM SCH (Students: 183; Location: 2695 WOODLAWN RD; Grades: KG - 08)
  • ADAMS ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 110; Location: 1311 NICHOLSON RD; Grades: PK - 02)
  • JEFFERSON ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 99; Location: 710 5TH ST; Grades: KG - 03)
  • LINCOLNLAND TECHNICAL ED CTR (Location: 1000 PRIMM RD; Grades: 00 - 00)
Private primary/middle schools in Lincoln:
  • CARROLL CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 221; Location: 111 FOURTH STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ZION LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 209; Location: RR1 BOX 35; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Lincoln:
  • LINCOLN P.L.D. (Operating income: $566,825; Location: 725 PEKIN STREET; 46,874 books; 1,331 audio materials; 1,432 video materials; 207 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Lincoln: Lincoln City Hall (A), Olin-Sang Hall (B), Odd Fellows Orphans Home of Illinois (C), Logan County Jail (D), Logan County Courthouse (E), Lincoln Public Library (F), Deaconess Memorial Rest Home (G).

Shopping Centers: Woodlawn Savings Center Shopping Center (1), Heritage Plaza Shopping Center (2).

Churches in Lincoln include: Lincoln Christian Church (A), Allen Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (B), Holy Family Church (C), Holy Ressurection Church (D), Second Baptist Church (E), Saint Marys Roman Catholic Church (F), Saint Johns United Church of Christ (G), First Cumberland Presbyterian Church (H).

Cemetery: Union Cemetery (1).

Parks in Lincoln include: Postville Park (1), Logan County Fairgrounds (2), Latham Park (3), Logan Courthouse Square Historic District (4), Scully Park (5), Melrose Park (6), Memorial Park (7).

Post office: (A).  


Lincoln compared to Illinois state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Lincoln:
  • WLLM (1370 AM; 1 kW; LINCOLN, IL; Owner: CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMBD (1470 AM; 5 kW; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WVEL (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PEKIN, IL)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWFS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lincoln:
  • W201CI (88.1 FM; LINCOLN, IL; Owner: CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WLNX (88.9 FM; LINCOLN, IL; Owner: LINCOLN UNIVERSITY)
  • WMHX (93.9 FM; LINCOLN, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WDBR (103.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WUIS (91.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF IL AT SPRINGFIELD)
  • WDKR (107.3 FM; MAROA, IL; Owner: WDKR, INC.)
  • WGLO (95.5 FM; PEKIN, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
  • WCBU (89.9 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: BRADLEY UNIVERSITY)
  • WCIC (91.5 FM; PEKIN, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WLWJ (88.1 FM; PETERSBURG, IL; Owner: CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lincoln:
  • WICS (Channel 20; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: WICS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRSP-TV (Channel 55; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SPRINGFIELD BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WBUI (Channel 23; DECATUR, IL; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WAND (Channel 17; DECATUR, IL; Owner: WAND(TV) PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYZZ-TV (Channel 43; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Owner: WYZZ LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WCFN (Channel 49; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)
  • W08DP (Channel 8; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: W. CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUC'L TELECOMM. CORPORATION)
  • W33AY (Channel 33; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)

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