Lincoln, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 6,362.
Population change since 2000: -21.0%
Males: 3,048  (47.9%)
Females: 3,314  (52.1%)
Median resident age:

43.4 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 01773.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $128,017 (it was $79,003 in 2000)
Lincoln:

$128,017
MA:

$77,385

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $78,742 (it was $49,095 in 2000)

Lincoln town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: over $1,000,000 (it was $555,300 in 2000)
Lincoln:

over $1,000,000
MA:

$385,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $591,306; detached houses: $624,642; townhouses or other attached units: $582,852; in 2-unit structures: $505,697; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $595,078; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $363,031; mobile homes: $95,409
March 2019 cost of living index in Lincoln: 172.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Lincoln, MA (2010)
    • 5,26682.8%White alone
    • 3475.5%Asian alone
    • 3165.0%Hispanic
    • 2243.5%Black alone
    • 1722.7%Two or more races
    • 210.3%Other race alone
    • 100.2%American Indian alone
    • 60.09%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Crime rates in Lincoln by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(25.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.2)
3
(45.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(29.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(12.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(50.1)
4
(50.1)
3
(37.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(37.0)
7
(81.2)
8
(125.0)
8
(123.3)
3
(45.7)
3
(45.2)
4
(54.4)
1
(13.2)
2
(29.2)
3
(43.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
11
(137.9)
8
(100.3)
8
(100.9)
17
(212.9)
8
(98.7)
11
(127.6)
16
(250.0)
17
(262.1)
8
(121.9)
7
(105.5)
6
(81.6)
6
(79.5)
5
(72.9)
1
(14.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
21
(263.2)
28
(350.9)
17
(214.4)
42
(526.1)
26
(320.9)
46
(533.5)
41
(640.5)
28
(431.6)
29
(441.9)
34
(512.7)
27
(367.1)
39
(516.6)
35
(510.2)
24
(350.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(37.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(25.1)
3
(37.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(25.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)37.031.143.438.040.046.568.160.382.673.131.339.531.347.2

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City-data.com crime index in Lincoln, MA

Crime rate in Lincoln detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 19 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.90
Massachusetts average:

2.42
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Lincoln, MA City Guides:

Ancestries: English (21.2%), Irish (16.8%), German (14.6%), Italian (13.3%), United States (6.8%), Scottish (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1754

Elevation: 258 feet

Land area: 14.4 square miles.

Population density: 443 people per square mile   (low).

Lincoln, Massachusetts map

552 residents are foreign born (2.8% Asia, 2.8% Europe, 0.7% Latin America).

This town:

6.9%
Massachusetts:

12.2%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Lincoln town:

1.1% ($5,890)
Massachusetts:

1.3% ($2,336)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waltham, MA (4.7 miles , pop. 59,226).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (13.1 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (172.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Lexington, MA (2.0 miles ),
Concord, MA (2.1 miles ),
Waltham, MA (2.2 miles ),
Weston, MA (2.2 miles ),
Bedford, MA (2.3 miles ),
West Concord, MA (2.3 miles ),
Wayland, MA (2.5 miles ),
Belmont, MA (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 42.43 N, Longitude: 71.30 W

Area codes: 781, 339

Distribution of median household income in Lincoln, MA in 2017
Lincoln satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $394,400
  • 1998: 12 buildings, average cost: $421,900
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $434,900
  • 2000: 17 buildings, average cost: $510,500
  • 2001: 13 buildings, average cost: $747,400
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $917,000
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $641,800
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $742,300
  • 2005: 25 buildings, average cost: $248,100
  • 2006: 20 buildings, average cost: $368,700
  • 2007: 20 buildings, average cost: $841,300
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $854,200
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $1,112,200
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $557,200
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $713,200
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $843,300
  • 2013: 7 buildings, average cost: $734,000
  • 2014: 9 buildings, average cost: $599,600
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $596,300
  • 2016: 7 buildings, average cost: $730,800
  • 2017: 9 buildings, average cost: $1,632,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Lincoln, MA residents
Average permit cost in Lincoln, MA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.0%
Massachusetts:

3.1%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Lincoln, MA
Historical housing units in Lincoln, MA
Most common industries in Lincoln, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (14.9%)
  • Educational services (13.3%)
  • Public administration (11.5%)
  • Health care (10.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.5%)
  • Construction (3.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (19.0%)
  • Public administration (15.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.7%)
  • Health care (8.5%)
  • Construction (6.6%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (21.3%)
  • Health care (12.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.6%)
  • Public administration (7.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.4%)
  • Social assistance (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Lincoln, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Top executives (4.2%)
  • Computer specialists (4.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (3.7%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (12.1%)
  • Computer specialists (5.8%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (5.8%)
  • Other financial specialists (4.3%)
  • Top executives (4.3%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4.2%)
  • Financial managers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.0%)
  • Top executives (4.1%)
  • Child care workers (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)

Average climate in Lincoln, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 75.6. This is about average.

City:

75.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.234. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.234
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.527. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.527
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.68. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.68
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Lincoln-area historical tornado activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 35% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.1 miles away from the Lincoln town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 9/29/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.6 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lincoln-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 186.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 75.8 miles away from Lincoln center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 187.1 miles away from Lincoln center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 235.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 50.0 miles away from Lincoln center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 69.4 miles away from Lincoln center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Middlesex County (31) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 14

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 9, Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Explosion: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Water Main Break: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lincoln topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lincoln:

  • RESERVOIR CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WALTHAM, MA)
  • RESERVOIR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WALTHAM, MA)
  • AT HOME VNA (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; WALTHAM, MA)
  • EVERCARE HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE (Hospital, about 3 miles away; WALTHAM, MA)
  • NEW ENGLAND HOME HEALTH SERVIC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; LEXINGTON, MA)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF WALTHAM (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; WALTHAM, MA)
  • PARTNERS HEALTHCARE AT HOME - HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; WALTHAM, MA)

Heliports located in Lincoln:

Amtrak stations near Lincoln:

  • 11 miles: WOBURN (100 ATLANTIC AVE.) . Services: ticket office.
  • 12 miles: FRAMINGHAM (443 WAVERLY ST.) . Services: public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: BACK BAY (BOSTON, 145 DARTMOUTH ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lincoln:

  • Brandeis University (about 5 miles; Waltham, MA; Full-time enrollment: 6,966)
  • Bentley University (about 5 miles; Waltham, MA; FT enrollment: 5,229)
  • Middlesex Community College (about 8 miles; Bedford, MA; FT enrollment: 6,040)
  • Massachusetts Bay Community College (about 9 miles; Wellesley Hills, MA; FT enrollment: 3,636)
  • Boston College (about 10 miles; Chestnut Hill, MA; FT enrollment: 12,070)
  • Babson College (about 10 miles; Wellesley, MA; FT enrollment: 3,230)
  • Wellesley College (about 10 miles; Wellesley, MA; FT enrollment: 2,658)

Private high school in Lincoln:

  • THE CARROLL SCHOOL (Students: 370, Location: 25 BAKER BRIDGE RD, Grades: 1-9)

Public elementary/middle school in Lincoln:

  • LINCOLN SCHOOL (Students: 660, Location: 6 BALLFIELD ROAD, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Lincoln

Library in Lincoln:

  • LINCOLN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $783,226; Location: BEDFORD ROAD; 79,490 books; 11,252 audio materials; 4,848 video materials; 11 local licensed databases; 31 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 191 print serial subscriptions; 3 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Lincoln: Josiah Nelson House Site (A), Lincoln Station (B), Samuel Hartwell Farm Site (C), Tabitha Nelson Farm Site (D), Paul Revere Capture Site (E), Bloody Angles (F), Hartwell (G), Town of Lincoln Ambulance Service (H), DeCordova and Dana Museum (I), William Smith House (J), Lincoln Fire Department (K), Hanscom Primary Library (L), Codman House (M), Gropius House (N), Codman House Museum (O), Decordova Museum and Sculpture Park (P), Decordova Museum and Sculpture Park Library (Q), Hatheway Environmental Resource Library (R), Lincoln Public Library (S), Lincoln Town Hall (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lincoln include: First Parish in Lincoln Church (A), Saint Annes Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lakes and reservoirs: Beaver Pond (A), Mill Pond (B), Warner Pond (C), Todd Pond (D), Folly Pond (E), Farrar Pond (F), Lincoln Reservoir (G), Flints Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Iron Mine Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Lincoln include: Lincoln Center Historic District (1), Pierce Park (2), Drumlin Farm Bird Sanctuary (3), Farrington Memorial (4), Minute Man National Historical Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Decordova Museum & Sculpture Park (51 Sandy Pond Road) (1), Decordova Museum & Sculpture Park - Museum School (51 Sandy Pond Road) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotel: Minute Man Inn The (82 Virginia Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: John Farrar (scientist) - Scholar, John Flansburgh - Male singer, John Linnell - Accordionist.

Middlesex County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lincoln and their reported violations in the past:

LINCOLN WATER DEPT (Population served: 5,112, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-10-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-16-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-27-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-07-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-19-2007)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-19-2006), St Compliance achieved (NOV-27-2007)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 51 regular monitoring violations
WILDWOOD/WELL SPOT (Address: 208 SOUTH GREAT RD , Serves NH, Population served: 110, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between OCT-01-2011 and NOV-01-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-01-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-02-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-18-2011)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-01-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-02-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-18-2011)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lincoln that have no violations reported:

  • WILDWOOD/DIRECTORS CABIN (Address: 208 SOUTH GREAT RD , Serves NH, Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.6 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

75.1%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

3.2%
Whole state:

7.0%


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
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

0.8%
Whole state:

9.3%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

0.5%
Whole state:

4.4%

People in group quarters in Lincoln in 2000:

  • 138 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Lincoln (2011 data):

  • Cambridge Trust Company: Lincoln Branch at 152 Lincoln Road, branch established on 2001/11/26. Info updated 2006/09/29: Bank assets: $1,275.9 mil, Deposits: $1,129.9 mil, headquarters in Cambridge, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Cambridge Bancorp
  • Bank of America, National Association: Lincoln Branch at 145 Lincoln Road, branch established on 2000/06/17. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Lincoln:

Marital status in Lincoln, MA
  • Never married: 17.6%
  • Now married: 73.1%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 5.5%

For population 25 years and over in Lincoln:

  • High school or higher: 98.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 69.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 40.7%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Massachusetts average:

13.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lincoln, MA (based on Middlesex County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic718,209107
Mainline Protestant70,053269
Other68,480199
Evangelical Protestant41,270304
Orthodox23,64128
Black Protestant2,2768
None579,156-
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: 251
Middlesex County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 314
Middlesex County:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 203
Middlesex County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,153
Middlesex County:

7.84 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.8%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Middlesex County:

21.5%
State:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.0%
Massachusetts:

16.5%

6.33% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($87,519 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.33%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,206 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.09%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Suffolk County, MA  1.44% ($85,882 average AGI)
from Essex County, MA  0.62% ($66,782)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.57% ($104,103)


7.01% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($98,266 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.01%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.13% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,907 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.13%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Suffolk County, MA  1.21% ($121,025 average AGI)
to Essex County, MA  0.77% ($88,059)
to Worcester County, MA  0.60% ($72,434)

Businesses in Lincoln, MA

  • FedEx: 2
  • UPS: 2

Strongest AM radio stations in Lincoln:

  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNTN (1550 AM; 10 kW; NEWTON, MA; Owner: COLT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WBPS (1150 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF BOSTON LICENSEE, L.L.C.)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBNW (1120 AM; 5 kW; CONCORD, MA; Owner: MONEY MATTERS RADIO, INC.)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEZE (590 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: NEW ENGLAND CONTINENTAL MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lincoln:

  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZLX (100.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF BOSTON)
  • W267AI (101.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)
  • WBRS (100.1 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WHRB (95.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: HARVARD RADIO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WYAJ (97.7 FM; SUDBURY, MA; Owner: SUDBURY VALLEY B'CASTING FOUNDATION)
  • WFNX (101.7 FM; LYNN, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKLB-FM (99.5 FM; LOWELL, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lincoln:

  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WNDS (Channel 50; DERRY, NH; Owner: CTV OF DERRY, INC)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHDN-LP (Channel 26; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
Lincoln fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Lincoln fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 16ft / 5.5mTotal length
  • $3,448,000Total costs
  • 6,900Total average daily traffic
  • 690Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,370Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

124 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Lincoln)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Police Dept 169 Lincoln Rd (Lat: 42.408417 Lon: -71.323944), Call Sign: KAQ230, Licensee ID: L00116982,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.820 MHz, Grant Date: 04/26/2002, Expiration Date: 04/26/2012, Cancellation Date: 06/30/2012, Registrant: Lincoln, Town Of, 169 Lincoln Rd, Lincoln, MA 01773, Phone: (617) 259-8113
  • Lat: 42.408417 Lon: -71.323944, Call Sign: WQBD652,
    Assigned Frequencies: 75.5200 MHz, Grant Date: 09/24/2014, Expiration Date: 09/23/2024, Certifier: John P Burke, Registrant: Cyber Communications, Inc, 250 Cape Highway, Route 44, East Taunton, MA 02718, Phone: (508) 880-3294, Fax: (508) 880-6745, Email:
  • Lat: 42.431222 Lon: -71.299611, Call Sign: WQDC975,
    Assigned Frequencies: 4940.00 MHz, Grant Date: 07/17/2015, Expiration Date: 07/26/2025, Certifier: Thomas B Moran, Registrant: Cyber Communications, Inc, 250 Cape Highway, Route 44, East Taunton, MA 02718, Phone: (508) 880-3294, Fax: (508) 880-6745, Email:
  • One Harvest Circle (Lat: 42.447083 Lon: -71.319361), Type: Bant, Structure height: 19 m, Overall height: 23 m, Call Sign: WQNH480,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.925 MHz, Grant Date: 02/07/2011, Expiration Date: 02/07/2021, Certifier: George Senerth Jr, Registrant: Commtech Wireless, 8301 Cypress Plaza Dr, Ste 105, Jacksonville, FL 32256, Phone: (904) 281-0073, Fax: (904) 281-0074, Email:
  • 125 Winter Street (Lat: 42.410750 Lon: -71.274389), Call Sign: WRAR622,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.987 MHz, 468.200 MHz, Grant Date: 02/07/2018, Expiration Date: 02/07/2028, Certifier: Phillip Roberts, Registrant: National License, 12591 Brompton Road, Carmel, IN 46033, Phone: (317) 564-8018, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

65 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lincoln)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Lincoln)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 46
  • Hazardous Condition: 89
  • Service Call: 1
Fire incident types in Lincoln, MA

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lincoln, MA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lincoln, MA
  • 46.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 40.1%Utility gas
  • 9.6%Electricity
  • 3.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lincoln, MA
  • 69.8%Utility gas
  • 15.6%Electricity
  • 12.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.5%Other fuel
  • 0.5%No fuel used


Lincoln compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Lincoln on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: social scientists and related workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: top executives (population 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: financial managers (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: architects, surveyors, and cartographers (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: physicians and surgeons (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: social scientists and related workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: retail florists (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population decrease from 2000 (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of auto thefts per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: health care (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2014 (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest cost per building permit(population 5,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: book stores and news dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having Master's or Doctorate degrees (population 5,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: electronic shopping and mail-order houses (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median house value (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #27 (01773) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting net capital gain/loss in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #51 (01773) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting taxable interest in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #65 (01773) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2012 average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) for individuals (pop 5,000+)"
  • #83 (01773) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2012 average net capital gain/loss (pop 5,000+)"
  • #88 (01773) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using charity contributions deductions in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #98 (01773) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting profit/loss from business in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
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