Lincoln, Missouri

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Lincoln, Missouri

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. State)
Top 5% trophy Lincoln Walking and Biking to Work
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Lincoln Affordability of Rents
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Lincoln Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Lincoln, Missouri

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 10 10
Female Share of the Population 10 9
Age of the Population 8 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 6
Well-Paid Single Men 2 2
Racial Diversity 2 2
Male Share of the Population 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 7
Average Household Size 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 6 7
Median Family Income 3 5
College Educated Adults 3 4
People in Middle Class or Better 3 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 10
Short Commute Times 9 9
Working at Home 8 9
Public Transportation Use 8 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 9 8
Housing Recently Built 8 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 5
People Living Alone 6 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 3

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Lincoln Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 66 miles SW of Columbia, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 83 miles SE of Kansas City, Missouri
County Benton
Standard Zip Codes 65338
Phone Area Codes 660
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.39
Longitude -93.334

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 10.4 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 40 F
Apr Temp 42 to 67 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 45 to 70 F
Annual Precip 40.3 inches
Distance 20.1 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 37 F
Apr Temp 42 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 42 inches
Distance 30.8 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 41 F
Apr Temp 45 to 69 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 46 to 71 F
Annual Precip 41.8 inches
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Lincoln Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,026 100%
Male 464 45.2%
Female 562 54.8%
Under 18 275 26.8%
18+ 751 73.2%
65+ 256 25%
Median Age 40.2
Average Family Size 2.95
White 1,012 98.6%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 12 1.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 0.8%

Estimated Lincoln Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,103
Growth 77
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
German 29.5%
US/American 21.9%
English 15.9%
Irish 10.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.9%
Swedish 3.4%
Italian 2.5%
French (except Basque) 1.8%
Dutch 1.6%
Ukrainian 0.9%
Scotch-Irish 0.9%
European 0.6%
Syrian 0.4%
Polish 0.3%
Norwegian 0.3%
Scottish 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Lincoln, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Lakeview Heights (65338)
Palopinto (65338)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Lincoln 1,026 $35,217
Calhoun 491 $31,964
Cole Camp 1,028 $37,250
Green Ridge 445 $44,000
Stover 968 $32,333
Warsaw 2,070 $33,068
Windsor 3,087 $32,477
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Lincoln High Schools (2004)

Serves 304 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.4

Lincoln Colleges

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