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Lincoln, Missouri
City
Motto: "A Great Place to Call Home"
Location of Lincoln, Missouri
Location of Lincoln, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Benton
Area
 • Total 0.98 sq mi (2.54 km2)
 • Land 0.95 sq mi (2.46 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)
Elevation 961 ft (293 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,190
 • Estimate (2012) 1,186
 • Density 1,252.6/sq mi (483.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 65338
Area code(s) 660
FIPS code 29-42608
GNIS feature ID 0721074

Lincoln is a city in Benton County, Missouri, United States. The population was 1,190 at the 2010 census.

History

A post office called Lincoln was established in 1866. The city was named for Abraham Lincoln, sixteenth President of the United States.

Geography

Lincoln is located at 38°23′32″N 93°19′58″W / 38.39222°N 93.33278°W / 38.39222; -93.33278 (38.392258, -93.332766).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.98 square miles (2.54 km2), of which, 0.95 square miles (2.46 km2) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.08 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 102
1900 357
1910 336 −5.9%
1920 345 2.7%
1930 338 −2.0%
1940 379 12.1%
1950 316 −16.6%
1960 446 41.1%
1970 574 28.7%
1980 819 42.7%
1990 874 6.7%
2000 1,026 17.4%
2010 1,190 16.0%
Est. 2015 1,173 −1.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the city was $25,595, and the median income for a family was $35,217. Males had a median income of $26,667 versus $17,500 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,803. About 6.1% of families and 10.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.4% of those under age 18 and 9.3% of those age 65 or over.

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,190 people, 478 households, and 298 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,252.6 inhabitants per square mile (483.6/km2). There were 524 housing units at an average density of 551.6 per square mile (213.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.6% White, 0.1% African American, 0.8% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.2% from other races, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.1% of the population.

There were 478 households of which 32.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.7% were married couples living together, 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.7% were non-families. 31.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.96.

The median age in the city was 41.1 years. 25.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.8% were from 25 to 44; 21.6% were from 45 to 64; and 25% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 44.4% male and 55.6% female.


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