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Overview

Introduction to Lincoln Park, Michigan

Lincoln Park, Michigan, in Wayne county, is 4 miles E of Taylor, Michigan and 8 miles SW of Detroit, Michigan. The people of the city are in the Detroit metropolitan area.

Lincoln Park History

The area that is now known as Lincoln Park was originally inhabited by the Potawatomi Indians. In 1777 they ceded their land to French settler Pierre St. Cosme. Lincoln Park was established as a village in 1921 and incorporated as a city in 1925.

Lincoln Park and nearby Attractions

  • Ford Park
  • LaBlanc Field
  • Lincoln Park Historical Museum
  • Allen Park
  • Southgate Municipal Golf Course
  • Lincoln Park Public Library

Things To Do In Lincoln Park

The city's Parks and Recreation Department plans and organizes a diverse range of activities for people of all ages. These include self development and fitness programs, contests and entertainment events. Branches of the Ecorse River run through the city and its banks are popular recreational spots. The local museum is a great place to learn about the history of Lincoln Park.

Lincoln Park Transportation

The Detroit City Airport is the closest major airport.

Lincoln Park Higher Education

There are many institutions for higher education nearby. Among these are Wayne State University, Marygrove College and the University of Detroit Mercy.

Demographics

People

Total Population37,155
Male Share of the Population47.7%
Female Share of the Population52.3%
Senior Citizens11.4%
Employed Population 16+14,991
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married40.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher8.6%
Median Earnings25+$30,901
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,726
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,108

Wealth

Median Family Income$51,549
% Above Poverty Level78.8%
% Below Poverty Level21.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home1.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work2%
% Using Public Transportation0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone31.5%
Median Gross Rent$830
Median House Value$60,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)34.9%
Irish14.2%
Polish10.2%
English7.3%
Italian5.9%
French Except Basque4.9%
Hungarian4%
Scottish2.7%
Canadian2%
Dutch1.4%
Finnish0.9%
Greek0.7%
Arab0.7%
Russian0.6%
Swedish0.5%
Lebanese0.5%
Welsh0.4%
Maltese0.4%
Afghan)0.3%
Romanian0.3%
US/American0.3%
Norwegian0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
Macedonian0.2%
Belgian0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Slovak0.2%
Czech0.2%
German0.2%
Jamaican0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
African0.1%
Iraqi0.1%
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Lincoln Park Almanac

CategoryValue
County Wayne County
Standard Zip Codes48146
Phone Area Codes313
Time ZoneAmerica/Detroit
Approximate Latitude42.24
Approximate Longitude-83.18

Lincoln Park Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationDEARBORN
Distance5.4 miles
Jan Temp16 to 33 F
Apr Temp37 to 60 F
Jul Temp62 to 86 F
Oct Temp41 to 64 F
Annual Precip33.5 inches
StationDETROIT METRO AP
Distance8 miles
Jan Temp18 to 31 F
Apr Temp38 to 58 F
Jul Temp64 to 83 F
Oct Temp43 to 61 F
Annual Precip32.8 inches
StationDETROIT CITY AP
Distance13.8 miles
Jan Temp20 to 33 F
Apr Temp39 to 59 F
Jul Temp66 to 85 F
Oct Temp45 to 62 F
Annual Precip0 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Allen Park27,519$79,904
Ecorse9,270$36,899
Melvindale10,437$44,928
River Rouge7,609$27,697
Southgate29,355$63,108
Wyandotte25,225$68,280

Lincoln Park Public Libraries

Lincoln Park Public Library
1381 SOUTHFIELD ROAD
Lincoln Park, Michigan
(313) 386-7122

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Lincoln Park Hospitals

Vibra Of Southeastern Michigan
(Proprietary)
26400 W Outer Drive

Lincoln Park Public Schools

Earl F. Carr School
3901 Ferris Ave
ZIP: 48146
(313) 389-0230
Primary
Total Enrollment 329
Hoover School
3750 Howard St
ZIP: 48146
(313) 389-0207
Primary
Total Enrollment 227
James Foote School
3250 Abbott Ave
ZIP: 48146
(313) 389-0216
Primary
Total Enrollment 319
Keppen School
661 Mill St
ZIP: 48146
(313) 389-0232
Primary
Total Enrollment 353
Lafayette School
1360 Lafayette Blvd
ZIP: 48146
(313) 389-0224
Primary
Total Enrollment 514
Lincoln Park High School
1701 Champaign Rd
ZIP: 48146
(313) 389-0234
High
Total Enrollment 1373
Lincoln Park Middle School
2800 Lafayette Blvd
ZIP: 48146
(313) 389-0757
Middle
Total Enrollment 1036
Max Paun School
2821 Bailey Ave
ZIP: 48146
(313) 389-0218
Primary
Total Enrollment 338
Raupp School
1351 Ethel Ave
ZIP: 48146
(313) 389-0226
Primary
Total Enrollment 326
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