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Lincoln, California - Basic Facts

The City of Lincoln had a population of 49,905 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Lincoln is located at latitude 38.8916 and longitude -121.293 in Placer County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lincoln encompass a land area of 20.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Placer County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 167 feet.

The City of Lincoln (GNIS ID: 2410835) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Lincoln is located within of Placer County.

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Lincoln, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 49,905
Population in Households 49,754
Population in Familes 42,695
Population in Group Qrtrs 151
Population Density2 2,123
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $79,880
Average Household Income $97,712
Per Capita Income $36,451


Total Housing Units 19,302 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15,158 (78.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,456 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 688 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $466,394
Average Home Value $523,846


Total Households 18,614
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 13,811
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.6% 1.48%
Households 1.27% 1.32%
Families 1.33% 1.37%
Median Household Income   2.74%
Per Capita Income   2.91%

Lincoln, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lincoln to the other 1,521 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 191 88th
Population Density # 586 62nd
Diversity Index # 860 44th
Median Household Income # 459 70th
Per Capita Income # 568 63rd

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