Lincoln, Alabama

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Lincoln, Alabama

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High Points

Lincoln strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Alabama):

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Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Lincoln Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Lincoln, Alabama

Comparing Lincoln to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Alabama (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 9 6
Male Share of the Population 7 8
Age of the Population 7 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 5
Female Share of the Population 4 3
Well-Paid Single Men 3 5
Senior Citizens 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 8
Average Household Size 6 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 7 8
People in Middle Class or Better 6 8
People Above Poverty 4 7
Median Family Income 4 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 3 6
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3
Public Transportation Use 2 2
Short Commute Times 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 3
Affordability of Rents 6 3
People Living Alone 2 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 3 5
Low Property Crime 2 3

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Lincoln Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 39 miles E of Birmingham, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 100 miles W of Atlanta, Georgia
County Talladega
Standard Zip Codes 35096
Phone Area Codes 256
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.613
Longitude -86.118

Lincoln Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13.6 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 54 F
Apr Temp 45 to 75 F
Jul Temp 66 to 91 F
Oct Temp 45 to 76 F
Annual Precip 56.4 inches
Distance 29.1 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 54 F
Apr Temp 46 to 75 F
Jul Temp 66 to 91 F
Oct Temp 46 to 76 F
Annual Precip 54.8 inches
Station HEFLIN
Distance 30 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 51 F
Apr Temp 46 to 73 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 74 F
Annual Precip 56.7 inches
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Lincoln Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 4,577 100%
Male 2,232 48.8%
Female 2,345 51.2%
Under 18 1,047 22.9%
18+ 3,530 77.1%
65+ 529 11.6%
Median Age 39.1
Average Family Size 2.89
White 3,291 71.9%
African-American 1,238 27%
Asian 3 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 14 0.3%
Other 3 0.1%
Mixed Race 28 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 32 0.7%

Estimated Lincoln Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 4,921
Growth 344
Growth % 7.5%

Lincoln Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 42.1%
US/American 29.1%
English 6.8%
Irish 6.3%
Scotch-Irish 4.5%
German 3.4%
Scottish 2%
African 1.8%
Dutch 1.2%
Italian 0.5%
French (except Basque) 0.4%
Swiss 0.4%
Slovak 0.4%
Polish 0.4%
Norwegian 0.4%
European 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Lincoln 4,577 $36,900
Ohatchee 1,215 $42,891
Oxford 14,592 $47,891
Pell City 9,565 $48,207
Ragland 1,918 $36,034
Riverside 1,564 $43,456
Talladega 15,143 $36,296

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Lincoln Public Library
Lincoln, Alabama
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Lincoln High Schools (2004)

Serves 394 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.7

Lincoln Colleges

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