Lincoln, Illinois

Population 14,259

Lincoln is located in Logan County, IL. The population is 14,259, making Lincoln the largest city in Logan County.

There are 9 public schools in Lincoln with an average Homefacts rating of B-. The total crime rate for Lincoln is low , and there are 0 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Lincoln is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Lincoln property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Lincoln include West Lincoln Township, East Lincoln Township and Chester Township.

Lincoln Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 10.4%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 70.2%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 19.4%

Crime Rate

16.28% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 96
  • Violent Crimes: 324
  • Robbery: 15
  • Burglary: 213
  • Property Crime: 1
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

100.00% Lower than national avg.
  • 0 offenders in Lincoln
  • 0.00 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

140 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 4
  • Superfunds: 3
  • Tanks & Spills: 133


Moderate 5.3%
  • Illinois unemployment average: 7.9%
  • National unemployment average: 5.9%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

Schools view all

9 Public Schools view public schools

There are 9 K-12 public schools in Lincoln, IL and 2 private schools. Homefacts rates Lincoln's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.

2 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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0 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

  • Good news! No offenders found in Lincoln, IL.

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

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Housing Inventory

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  • Vacant
  • Rented
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Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

2 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Lincoln, IL issued 2 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Lincoln, IL issued 1 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $491
  • 1 Bedroom: $550
  • 2 Bedrooms: $724
  • 3 Bedrooms: $957
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,061

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Environmental Hazards

140 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (239/243)
    Lincoln, IL has 98.35% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Lincoln, IL is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.68 Average
    Lincoln, IL is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 26.58°
  • February 31.13°
  • March 44.77°
  • April 54.92°
  • May 65.23°
  • June 73.91°
  • July 77.1°
  • August 74.7°
  • September 67.2°
  • October 55.72°
  • November 45.27°
  • December 31.93°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Lincoln, IL

Lincoln, IL has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Lincoln, IL has no risk of hurricanes.
Lincoln, IL has a low risk of hail storms.
Lincoln, IL has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Lincoln, IL: $45,351


Unemployment in Lincoln is 5.3%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 7.9% and 5.9% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 50.09%
White Collar - 49.91%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Bruce Rauner
  • Sen. Richard J. Durbin
  • Sen. Mark Kirk

City Representatives

  • Darin LaHood

Neighborhood Info

4 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

34 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

3 Retirement Homes view all

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