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Ancestries: French (24.2%), Irish (19.3%), English (18.3%), Italian (9.4%), United States (6.8%), German (6.5%).
Current Local Time: EST time zone
Incorporated in 1764
Elevation: 811 feet
Land area: 130.7 square miles.
Population density: 13 people per square mile (very low).
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For population 25 years and over in Lincoln:
High school or higher: 82.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.1%
Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.8 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Lincoln town:
Never married: 28.1%
Now married: 50.4%
69 residents are foreign born (2.6% Europe, 1.7% North America, 0.9% Africa).
According to our research of New Hampshire and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Lincoln, New Hampshire as of February 07, 2016. The ratio of number of residents in Lincoln to the number of sex offenders is 1,343 to 1. The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (74.1 miles , pop. 64,249).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (123.0 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (248.9 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Lincoln-area historical tornado activity is below New Hampshire state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/11/1966, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 13.8 miles away from the Lincoln town center causedbetween $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 5/11/1973, a category F2 tornado 36.4 miles away from the town center .
Lincoln-area historical earthquake activity is near New Hampshire state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 106.6 miles away from the city center On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 133.9 miles away from Lincoln 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 38.2 miles away from the city center On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 17.6 miles away from the city center On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 20.7 miles away from Lincoln center On 4/20/2002 at 11:04:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 105.3 miles away from the city 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)
The number of natural disasters in Grafton County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12). Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14 Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals and medical centers near Lincoln:
GLENCLIFF HOME FOR THE ELDERLY (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; GLENCLIFF, NH)
LAFAYETTE CENTER, GENESIS HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; FRANCONIA, NH)
LINCOLN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $80,946; Location: 22 CHURCH STREET; 15,652 books; 2,317 e-books; 500 audio materials; 1,250 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 62 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)
Notable locations in Lincoln: Hobo Hill Adventure Golf (A), White Mountains Attractions Visitors Center (B), Upper Pemi Historical Society Building (C), North Country Home Health Care Center (D), Lincoln Town Offices (E), Lincoln Fire Department (F), Lincoln Green Senior Housing (G), Lincoln Public Library (H). Display/hide their locations on the map
Shopping Centers: The Mill at Loon Shopping Center (1), The Depot Retail Center Shopping Center (2), Lincoln Center Shopping Center (3), Lincoln Square Mall Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map
Hotels: Indian Head Resort (Exit 33 Off I-93), White Mountain Motel and Cottages (Daniel Webster Highway), Kancamagus Motor Lodge (Pollard Road), Nordic Inn (227 Main Street), PEMI Motor Court (USRoute 3), Mountain Club on Loon (Kangamangus Highway), Comfort Inn & Suites (21 Railroad Street), Mt Liberty Motel & Cabins (Liberty Rd), South Mountain (Route 112).
Grafton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends (lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 69.7. This is about average.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 44.3. This is worse than average.Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Lincoln and their reported violations in the past:
LINCOLN WATER WORKS (Population served: 2,750, Surface water):
Past health violations:
MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-18-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-18-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-06-2013)
MCL, Average - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-26-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-26-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-23-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-26-2012)
MCL, Average - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-14-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-14-2012), St Public Notif received (MAR-05-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-26-2012)
MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-09-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-09-2006), St Public Notif received (MAR-10-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-26-2007)
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
Gay men: 0.5% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Lincoln compared to New Hampshire state average:
Median household income below state average.
Median house value significantly below state average.
Unemployed percentage below state average.
Black race population percentage below state average.
Median age above 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.
Number of college students below state average.
Banks with branches in Lincoln (2011 data):
Laconia Savings Bank: Lincoln Branch at Route 112, branch established on 1983/02/28. Info updated 2009/02/12: Bank assets: $1,107.3 mil, Deposits: $876.1 mil, headquarters in Laconia, NH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices, Holding Company: Lsb Financial
RBS Citizens, National Association: Lincoln Branch at 10 Lumber Yard Road, branch established on 1963/09/12. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
Fire-safe hotels and motels in Lincoln, New Hampshire:
Indian Head Resort, 664 Us Rt 3, Lincoln, NH 03251 , Phone: (603) 745-8000, Fax: (603) 745-8414
Mountain Club On Loon, 90 Loon Mountain Rd, Lincoln, NH 03251 , Phone: (603) 745-8111
Religion statistics for Lincoln town (based on Grafton County data)
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: 33
3.87 / 10,000 pop.
2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
0.23 / 10,000 pop.
0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
1.29 / 10,000 pop.
1.78 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 55
6.45 / 10,000 pop.
4.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 123
14.41 / 10,000 pop.
9.70 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.43% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($54,284 average adjusted gross income)
New Hampshire average:
0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($5,320 average AGI)
New Hampshire average:
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
.5 Mi N Bound Of Exit 32 I93 (Lat: 44.048944 Lon: -71.681750), Call Sign: WNCF832, Licensee ID: L00008549 Assigned Frequencies: 1.61000 MHz Grant Date: 06/17/2005, Expiration Date: 09/05/2015 Registrant: The State Of New Hampshire, Department Of Resources And Economic Development, 172 Pembroke Road, Concord, NH 03302-1856, Phone: (603) 271-2217, Fax: (603) 271-6488, Email:
Lat: 44.056389 Lon: -71.631944, Call Sign: WQEU527 Assigned Frequencies: 462.425 MHz, 463.425 MHz Grant Date: 04/18/2006, Expiration Date: 04/18/2016, Certifier: Ed Brisson Registrant: Lao 20610010, 102 E. Middle St., Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (800) 886-4222, Fax: (717) 337-9157
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:
LINCOLN, 4.7 Mi Ssw Of (Lat: 43.977556 Lon: -71.690611), Overall height: 59.1 m, Call Sign: WMQ963 Assigned Frequencies: 2115.20 MHz Grant Date: 03/02/1994, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 04/03/1998 Registrant: Atlantic Cellular/New Hampshire Rsa Number One, L.P., Suite 830, Providence, RI 02903
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:
Call Sign: WA1GJG, Licensee ID: L00782192 Grant Date: 12/16/2003, Expiration Date: 02/22/2014, Cancellation Date: 12/23/2006, Certifier: Glen A Parker Registrant: Glen A Parker, Rr 1 Box 102 Us Rt 3, Lincoln, NH 03251
Call Sign: KB1ENP, Previous Call Sign: K6PXY, Licensee ID: L00164914 Grant Date: 10/30/1999, Expiration Date: 10/27/2008, Cancellation Date: 02/09/2007, Certifier: Donald S Thompson Registrant: Donald S Thompson, Lincoln, NH 03251
Call Sign: W1DST, Previous Call Sign: KB1ENP, Licensee ID: L00164914 Grant Date: 02/09/2007, Expiration Date: 02/09/2017, Certifier: Donald S Thompson Registrant: Donald S Thompson, Lincoln, NH 03251
Call Sign: KB1YTV, Licensee ID: L01166349 Grant Date: 10/23/2012, Expiration Date: 10/23/2022, Certifier: Matthew C Heinmuller Registrant: Matthew C Heinmuller, Lincoln, NH 03251
FAA Registered Aircraft:
Aircraft: PIPER PA-38-112 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 183 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle) N-Number: 888KC , Serial Number: 38-78A0115, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 04/18/1978 Registrant (Individual): Robert R Jr Henderson, 26 School Street, Lincoln, NH 03251