Lincoln Center, Kansas

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Population in 2019: 1,181 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -12.5%
 
Males: 592  (50.2%)
Females: 589  (49.8%)
Median resident age:

45.2 years
Kansas median age:

37.2 years

Zip codes: 67455.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $42,895 (it was $29,750 in 2000)
Lincoln Center:

$42,895
KS:

$62,087

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $25,916 (it was $16,319 in 2000)

Lincoln Center city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $64,786 (it was $38,000 in 2000)
Lincoln Center:

$64,786
KS:

$163,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $86,044; detached houses: $87,557; mobile homes: $41,277

Median gross rent in 2019: $515.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lincoln Center: 77.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 10.8%
(10.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 81.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Lincoln Center, KS (2019)
    • 1,15791.3%White alone
    • 856.7%Hispanic
    • 171.3%Two or more races
    • 20.2%Black alone

Races in Lincoln Center detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: German (35.9%), American (11.7%), Irish (10.8%), English (3.8%), European (2.7%), Czechoslovakian (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.09 square miles.

Population density: 1,082 people per square mile   (low).

Lincoln Center, Kansas map

5 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.4%
Kansas:

7.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,283 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,490 (2.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (103.4 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (438.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Beverly, KS (3.1 miles),
Barnard, KS (3.4 miles),
Sylvan Grove, KS (3.7 miles ),
Tescott, KS (3.8 miles ),
Ada, KS (4.0 miles),
Hunter, KS (4.3 miles),
Lucas, KS (4.6 miles ),
Culver, KS (4.6 miles)

Latitude: 39.04 N, Longitude: 98.15 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 785

Distribution of median household income in Lincoln Center, KS in 2019
Distribution of house value in Lincoln Center, KS in 2019
Lincoln Center satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $132,500
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $115,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $48,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $176,700
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $30,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $155,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $158,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $3,000
  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $100,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Lincoln Center, KS residents
Average permit cost in Lincoln Center, KS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.6%
Kansas:

5.3%
Most common industries in Lincoln Center, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (16.5%)
  • Educational services (9.4%)
  • Construction (7.9%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (6.4%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.8%)
  • Gasoline stations (6.3%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (6.0%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (30.7%)
  • Educational services (13.2%)
  • Public administration (7.2%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Lincoln Center, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (10.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.3%)
  • Registered nurses (4.4%)

Average climate in Lincoln Center, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lincoln Center-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 98% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/7/1993, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.3 miles away from the Lincoln Center city center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/15/1992, a category F4 tornado 26.5 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lincoln Center-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kansas state average. It is 632% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 192.8 miles away from Lincoln Center center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 254.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 125.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/22/2019 at 08:50:24, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 1.9 mi) earthquake occurred 69.7 miles away from Lincoln Center center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 179.2 miles away from Lincoln Center center
On 1/19/2020 at 19:08:42, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 71.0 miles away from Lincoln Center center
Magnitude types: moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lincoln County (9) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lincoln Center topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lincoln Center:

  • LINCOLN COUNTY HOSPITAL LTCU (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; LINCOLN, KS)
  • LINCOLN PARK MANOR INC (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; LINCOLN, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lincoln Center:

  • Barton County Community College (about 55 miles; Great Bend, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,108)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 66 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 8,728)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 69 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 4,174)
  • Kansas State University (about 85 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 20,703)
  • Wichita Area Technical College (about 102 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,220)
  • Wichita State University (about 103 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)
  • Friends University (about 104 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)

Public high school in Lincoln Center:

Public elementary/middle school in Lincoln Center:

  • LINCOLN ELEM (Location: 304 SOUTH FOURTH, Grades: PK-6)
See full list of schools located in Lincoln Center

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Lincoln Center: Agmark Grain Elevator Number 13 (A), Kansas Highway Patrol Troop C - Lincoln (B), Lincoln County Sheriff's Office (C), Lincoln County Courthouse (D), Lincoln Fire Department (E), Lincoln County Sheriff's Office Jail (F), Lincoln County Ambulance Service (G), Lincoln County Health Department (H), Crispin's Drug Store Museum (I), Lincoln Carnegie Library (J), Finch Theatre (K), Lincoln City Hall (L), Post Rock Scout Museum (M), Lincoln Historical Museum (N), Lincoln Art Center (O), Kyne House Museum (P), First Rural Fire Department of Lincoln (Q). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lincoln Center include: Lincoln United Methodist Church (A), Faith Baptist Church (B), Lincoln Community Church (C), Saint Patrick Catholic Church (D), Lincoln Wesleyan Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Lincoln Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lincoln County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

56.3%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.7%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
42 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
7 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere in 2010
76 people in nursing homes in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Lincoln Center:

Marital status in Lincoln Center, KS
  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 45.7%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 12.5%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

For population 25 years and over in Lincoln Center:

  • High school or higher: 89.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
Kansas average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Lincoln Center
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lincoln Center, KS (based on Lincoln County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,3336
Mainline Protestant3436
Catholic2041
Other2-
None1,359-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
This county:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Here:

12.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Lincoln County:

12.15 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.3%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.7%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

3.6%
Kansas:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.7%
Kansas:

49.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

42.5%
Kansas:

46.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
Kansas:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Lincoln Center:

19.9%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

14.8%
Kansas:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Lincoln Center:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

37.3%
Kansas:

33.5%

General health condition:
Lincoln Center:

51.5%
Kansas:

56.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Lincoln Center:

73.2%
Kansas:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lincoln Center, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Electric Power 4$10,865$32,5950$0
Water Supply 3$9,734$38,9360$0
Financial Administration 3$8,202$32,8081$664
Sewerage 1$2,940$35,2800$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,144$25,7280$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$1,875
Firefighters 0$0 1$150
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$325
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$450
Totals for Government 12$33,885$33,88511$3,464

Lincoln Center government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Local Fire Protection: $19,000 ($16.09)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($9.31)
    General Public Buildings: $8,000 ($6.77)
    Electric Utilities: $7,000 ($5.93)
    Water Utilities: $3,000 ($2.54)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($1.69)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $1,705,000 ($1443.69)
    Water Utilities: $178,000 ($150.72)
    Parks and Recreation: $153,000 ($129.55)
    General Public Buildings: $130,000 ($110.08)
    General - Other: $98,000 ($82.98)
    Solid Waste Management: $98,000 ($82.98)
    Central Staff Services: $91,000 ($77.05)
    Sewerage: $67,000 ($56.73)
    Libraries: $42,000 ($35.56)
    Local Fire Protection: $22,000 ($18.63)
    Air Transportation: $15,000 ($12.70)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000 ($5.08)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($2.54)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $21,000 ($17.78)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $142,000 ($120.24)
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $98,000 ($82.98)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $493,000 ($417.44)

Lincoln Center government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $111,000 ($93.99)
    Parks and Recreation: $64,000 ($54.19)
    Air Transportation: $7,000 ($5.93)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($1.69)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $1,000 ($0.85)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Electric Utilities: $400,000 ($338.70)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($0.85)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $34,000 ($28.79)
    Rents: $24,000 ($20.32)
    Interest Earnings: $20,000 ($16.93)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,000 ($1.69)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.85)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,872,000 ($1585.10)
    Water Utilities: $261,000 ($221.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $33,000 ($27.94)
    General Local Government Support: $5,000 ($4.23)
  • Tax - Property: $313,000 ($265.03)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $234,000 ($198.14)
    Public Utilities Sales: $24,000 ($20.32)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000 ($0.85)

Lincoln Center government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,054,000 ($892.46)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $600,000 ($508.04)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $544,000 ($460.63)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $90,000 ($76.21)

Lincoln Center government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $460,000 ($389.50)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,348,000 ($2834.89)

4.06% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($35,240 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.06%
Kansas average:

6.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Strongest AM radio stations in Lincoln Center:

  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KSAL (1150 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC INC.)
  • KVSV (1190 AM; 2 kW; BELOIT, KS; Owner: MCGRATH PUBLISHING COMPANY)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KVGB (1590 AM; 5 kW; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lincoln Center:

  • KAKA (88.5 FM; SALINA, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KCVS (91.7 FM; SALINA, KS; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • KZLS (107.9 FM; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KHCD (89.5 FM; SALINA, KS; Owner: HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KYEZ (93.7 FM; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC INC.)
  • KILS (92.7 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSKG (99.9 FM; SALINA, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KVSV-FM (105.5 FM; BELOIT, KS; Owner: MCGRATH PUBLISHING COMPANY)
  • KZBZ (104.9 FM; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lincoln Center:

  • KOOD (Channel 9; HAYS, KS; Owner: SMOKY HILLS PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP.)
  • KAAS-TV (Channel 18; SALINA, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 28Number of bridges
  • 213ft / 65.3mTotal length
  • $3,663,000Total costs
  • 10,736Total average daily traffic
  • 1,754Total average daily truck traffic
  • 12,973Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Lincoln Center, KS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 31920-1929
  • 51930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Lincoln Center, KS
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lincoln Center, KS
  • 85.3%Utility gas
  • 10.9%Electricity
  • 2.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lincoln Center, KS
  • 63.5%Utility gas
  • 29.6%Electricity
  • 5.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%No fuel used


Lincoln Center compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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