For population 25 years and over in Lincoln:
For population 15 years and over in Lincoln CCD:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Owensboro, KY (61.4 miles , pop. 54,067).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Louisville, KY (69.9 miles , pop. 256,231).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (325.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Brownsville, KY (2.7 miles ), Millerstown, KY (2.8 miles ), Sunfish, KY (3.5 miles ), Park City, KY (3.8 miles ), Clarkson, KY (3.9 miles ), Munfordville, KY (3.9 miles ), Cave City, KY (3.9 miles ), Smiths Grove, KY (3.9 miles ).
Latitude: 37.28 N, Longitude: 86.18 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 270
Unemployment in August 2012:
Work and jobs in Lincoln: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Lincoln, Kentucky
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Lincoln-area historical tornado activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 125% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.6 miles away from the Lincoln place center injured 2 people.
On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 36.8 miles away from the place center killed 31 people and injured 270 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Lincoln-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/24/1990 at 18:20:24, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.8 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 60.8 miles away from the city center
On 12/7/2000 at 14:08:49, a magnitude 4.0 (3.3 MB, 4.0 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.4 miles away from Lincoln center
On 1/27/1990 at 14:05:50, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 60.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Edmonson County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Mudslides: 2, Freeze: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Lincoln:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lincoln:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.416. This is worse than average. There were 30 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 7.91. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 31.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 18.6. This is better than average. There were 17 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.06. This is about average. There were 14 monitors within city limits.
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
67 people in other nonhousehold living situations
Lincoln compared to Kentucky state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Lincoln (based on Edmonson County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.12%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.52% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,106 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.41% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,471 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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