Lincoln, Rhode Island

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Population in 2010: 21,105.
Population change since 2000: +1.0%
 
Males: 10,074  (47.7%)
Females: 11,031  (52.3%)
Median resident age:

43.2 years
Rhode Island median age:

42.3 years

Zip codes: 02865.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $67,768 (it was $47,815 in 2000)
Lincoln:

$67,768
RI:

$60,596

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $40,276 (it was $26,779 in 2000)

Lincoln town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $274,690 (it was $152,800 in 2000)
Lincoln:

$274,690
RI:

$247,700

Mean prices in 2016: all housing units: $240,495; detached houses: $255,018; townhouses or other attached units: $233,367; in 2-unit structures: $182,369; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $201,687; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $207,877; mobile homes: $37,142
March 2019 cost of living index in Lincoln: 106.2 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Lincoln, RI (2010)
    • 18,87089.4%White alone
    • 8624.1%Hispanic
    • 5802.7%Asian alone
    • 3591.7%Two or more races
    • 3221.5%Black alone
    • 880.4%Other race alone
    • 240.1%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Rhode Island and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Lincoln, Rhode Island as of October 13, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lincoln is 3,015 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Lincoln by year

Type

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.5)
1
(4.6)
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
(0.0)
1
(4.6)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.5)
2
(9.1)
2
(9.1)
3
(13.7)
4
(18.1)
2
(9.0)
3
(13.6)
0
(0.0)
4
(19.0)
2
(9.4)
2
(9.3)
3
(13.9)
3
(13.8)
3
(13.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
5
(22.6)
2
(9.0)
11
(49.8)
6
(27.4)
9
(41.2)
7
(31.7)
7
(31.6)
12
(54.2)
3
(14.2)
5
(23.7)
7
(32.8)
4
(18.7)
4
(18.5)
5
(23.0)
4
(18.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(13.6)
17
(76.3)
11
(49.8)
18
(82.1)
9
(41.2)
23
(104.2)
12
(54.2)
18
(81.3)
12
(56.9)
9
(42.7)
13
(60.9)
6
(28.0)
8
(37.0)
12
(55.1)
20
(91.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
60
(271.5)
56
(251.4)
57
(258.0)
56
(255.4)
56
(256.2)
55
(249.2)
66
(297.9)
70
(316.3)
66
(313.1)
98
(464.7)
84
(393.7)
66
(308.1)
38
(175.8)
56
(257.2)
44
(201.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
329
(1,488)
350
(1,571)
394
(1,783)
340
(1,550)
394
(1,803)
380
(1,721)
356
(1,607)
437
(1,974)
495
(2,348)
376
(1,783)
335
(1,570)
341
(1,592)
347
(1,605)
344
(1,580)
337
(1,541)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
32
(144.8)
39
(175.1)
37
(167.4)
28
(127.7)
38
(173.9)
35
(158.6)
29
(130.9)
22
(99.4)
45
(213.5)
32
(151.7)
42
(196.9)
33
(154.0)
33
(152.7)
30
(137.8)
25
(114.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
4
(18.0)
2
(9.1)
3
(13.7)
1
(4.6)
1
(4.5)
3
(13.5)
2
(9.0)
2
(9.5)
1
(4.7)
2
(9.4)
1
(4.7)
3
(13.9)
2
(9.2)
2
(9.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.6)103.7116.0144.0131.1135.5143.8123.1152.4148.6146.8135.7116.2112.8121.2128.8

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Lincoln, RI

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 43 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.65
Rhode Island average:

2.36
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Ancestries: Italian (18.1%), Irish (17.0%), French Canadian (16.7%), French (16.1%), English (11.3%), Portuguese (7.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1871

Land area: 18.2 square miles.

Population density: 1,158 people per square mile   (low).

Lincoln,RI real estate house value index trend

1,569 residents are foreign born (3.3% Europe, 2.6% Asia).

This town:

7.5%
Rhode Island:

11.4%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Lincoln town:

1.7% ($2,578)
Rhode Island:

1.9% ($2,507)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pawtucket, RI (4.4 miles , pop. 72,958).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (32.9 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (146.7 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Valley Falls, RI (1.5 miles ),
Cumberland, RI (1.5 miles ),
Central Falls, RI (1.8 miles ),
Cumberland Hill, RI (1.9 miles ),
North Providence, RI (2.1 miles ),
Pawtucket, RI (2.1 miles ),
Smithfield, RI (2.4 miles ),
North Seekonk, MA (2.4 miles )

Latitude: 41.92 N, Longitude: 71.44 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 401

Distribution of median household income in Lincoln, RI in 2016

Lincoln tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 80 buildings, average cost: $128,900
  • 1998: 97 buildings, average cost: $124,800
  • 1999: 84 buildings, average cost: $138,900
  • 2000: 101 buildings, average cost: $162,000
  • 2001: 69 buildings, average cost: $176,700
  • 2002: 60 buildings, average cost: $184,000
  • 2003: 40 buildings, average cost: $215,900
  • 2004: 43 buildings, average cost: $206,300
  • 2005: 82 buildings, average cost: $195,200
  • 2006: 108 buildings, average cost: $197,600
  • 2007: 24 buildings, average cost: $334,500
  • 2008: 15 buildings, average cost: $500,000
  • 2009: 18 buildings, average cost: $309,700
  • 2010: 20 buildings, average cost: $332,800
  • 2011: 29 buildings, average cost: $289,000
  • 2012: 12 buildings, average cost: $316,700
  • 2013: 46 buildings, average cost: $282,600
  • 2014: 58 buildings, average cost: $205,100
  • 2015: 34 buildings, average cost: $245,300
  • 2016: 22 buildings, average cost: $312,000
  • 2017: 29 buildings, average cost: $312,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Lincoln, RI residents
Average permit cost in Lincoln, RI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
Rhode Island:

3.7%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Lincoln, RI
Historical housing units in Lincoln, RI

Population change in the 1990s: +2,977 (+16.6%).
Most common industries in Lincoln, RI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.2%)
  • Educational services (10.9%)
  • Construction (5.4%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Health care (5.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.9%)
  • Educational services (14.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Social assistance (4.4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Lincoln, RI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Top executives (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Top executives (4.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Registered nurses (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)

Average climate in Lincoln, Rhode Island

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 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 76.3. This is about average.

City:

76.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.203. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.203
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2017 was 8.78. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.78
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.272. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.272
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.02. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.02
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.0153. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0153
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Lincoln-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Rhode Island state average. It is 44% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.6 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 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.0 miles away from the town center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lincoln-area historical earthquake activity is near Rhode Island 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 203.5 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 109.5 miles away from the city 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 211.5 miles away from the city 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 203.4 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 52.3 miles away from Lincoln center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 263.8 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 Providence County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Snowstorms: 4, Blizzards: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Main Break: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Main business address for: CROSS A T CO (PENS, PENCILS & OTHER ARTISTS' MATERIALS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Lincoln:

  • SOUTHWICK DRIVE GROUP HOME (27 SOUTHWICK DRIVE)
  • VITAL CARE OF RHODE ISLAND INC (1525 OLD LOUISQUISSET PIKE)
  • VNS OF GREATER RI (6 BLACKSTONE VALLEY PLACE)

Amtrak station near Lincoln:

  • 7 miles: PROVIDENCE (100 GASPEE ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

College/University in Lincoln:

  • Lincoln Technical Institute-Lincoln (Full-time enrollment: 529; Location: 622 George Washington Hwy; Private, for-profit; Website: www.lincolnedu.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lincoln:

  • Providence College (about 6 miles; Providence, RI; Full-time enrollment: 4,312)
  • Bryant University (about 6 miles; Smithfield, RI; FT enrollment: 3,440)
  • Rhode Island College (about 6 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 7,189)
  • Brown University (about 7 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 8,458)
  • Rhode Island School of Design (about 7 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 2,714)
  • Johnson & Wales University-Providence (about 8 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 10,898)
  • Community College of Rhode Island (about 15 miles; Warwick, RI; FT enrollment: 10,500)

Public high schools in Lincoln:

  • LINCOLN SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,083, Location: 135 OLD RIVER ROAD, Grades: 9-12)
  • DAVIES CAREER-TECH HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 50 JENCKES HILL ROAD, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Lincoln:

  • THE SPURWINK SCHOOL (Students: 28, Location: 365 RIVER RD, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Lincoln:

See full list of schools located in Lincoln

Library in Lincoln:

  • LINCOLN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,046,719; Location: 145 OLD RIVER ROAD; 119,842 books; 118 e-books; 5,513 audio materials; 8,062 video materials; 6 local licensed databases; 2 state licensed databases; 19 other licensed databases; 146 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Lincoln: Lincoln Country Club (A), Dexter Quarry (B), North Tollgate House (C), Lincoln Town Hall (D), Lincoln Public Library (E), Kelly House (F), Eleazar Arnold House (G), Blackstone Valley Historical Society Building (H), American-French Genealogical Society Library (I), Lincoln Rescue Station 4 (J), Lime Rock Fire Department Station 2 (K), Saylesville Fire Department (L), Quinnville Fire Department (M), Mount Saint Francis Child Care Center (N), Manville Fire Department (O), Lonsdale Fire Department (P), Lincoln Woods Barracks (Q), Lincoln Police Department (R), Lime Rock Fire Department Headquarters (S), Hearthside Building (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Lincoln Shopping Center (1), Lincoln Center Mall Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Lincoln: CROSS A T CO (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Lincoln include: Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (A), Saint Ambrose Church (B), First Baptist Church of Pawtucket (C), Refuge Deliverance Tabernacle (D), Lincoln Christian Fellowship (E), Lincoln Seventh Day Adventist Church (F), Smithfield Friends Meeting House (G), Lonsdale Baptist Church (H), Saylesville Meeting House (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Clarks Cemetery (1), Polish Cemetery (2), Saint James Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Spectacle Pond (A), Gilbanes Pond (B), Quinsnicket Lake (C), Laportes Pond (D), Meaders Pond (E), Rochambeau Ponds (F), Butterfly Pond (G), Olney Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Mussey Brook (A), Threadmill Brook (B), Little Orchard Brook (C), West River (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Lincoln include: Lincoln Woods State Park (1), Lincoln Greyhound Park (2), Limerock Village Historic District (3), Old Ashton Historic District (4), Albion Historic District (5), Saylesville Historic District (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Frank Moody State Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: American Diner Museum (89 Industrial Circle) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: Clem Labine - Baseball player, James H. Higgins - Governor of Rhode Island, Sarah MacLean - Novelist.

Providence County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

LINCOLN WOODS STATE PARK, SOUTH BEACH (Population served: 2,501, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-24-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-24-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUN-24-2010), St Public Notif received (JUN-28-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-30-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
ROUND MEADOWS CAMPGROUND (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
CREST MFG CO (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • LINCOLN WATER COMMISSION (Population served: 21,000, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
Rhode Island:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

67.5%
Whole state:

62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.0%
Whole state:

7.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

5.2%
Whole state:

11.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.5%
Whole state:

5.4%

People in group quarters in Lincoln in 2010:

  • 159 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 23 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Lincoln in 2000:

  • 147 people in nursing homes
  • 28 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Lincoln (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Fairlawn Branch at 611 Smithfield Avenue, branch established on 1975/10/15; Lincoln Branch at 613 George Washington Hwy (Rte116), branch established on 2000/03/25. 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
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Lincoln Branch at 622 George Washington Highway, Ste 100, branch established on 1968/10/23. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • Coastway Community Bank: Lincoln Branch at 210 Front St, branch established on 2009/07/01. Info updated 2009/07/20: Bank assets: $324.2 mil, Deposits: $283.0 mil, headquarters in Cranston, RI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Stop & Shop - Lincoln Branch at 622 George Washington Highway, branch established on 2001/08/25. 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
  • Bank Rhode Island: Lincoln Branch at 625b George Washington Highway, branch established on 2005/04/14. Info updated 2006/09/28: Bank assets: $1,581.1 mil, Deposits: $1,131.1 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorp Rhode Island, Inc.
  • Talbots Classics National Bank: at 4 Blackstone Valley Place, Suite 1, branch established on 2000/07/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $8.6 mil, Deposits: $5.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Lincoln:

Marital status in Lincoln, RI
  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 60.4%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

For population 25 years and over in Lincoln:

  • High school or higher: 81.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.4
Rhode Island average:

14.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lincoln, RI (based on Providence County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic276,01198
Mainline Protestant27,143111
Evangelical Protestant16,895134
Other13,89648
Orthodox7,32510
Black Protestant7129
None284,685-
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: 129
This county:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Rhode Island:

1.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Providence County:

0.02 / 10,000 pop.
Rhode Island:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 94
This county:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Rhode Island:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 132
Here:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 499
Providence County:

7.96 / 10,000 pop.
Rhode Island:

9.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Providence County:

8.1%
Rhode Island:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

24.0%
Rhode Island:

22.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Providence County:

16.9%
Rhode Island:

16.3%

4.40% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($54,338 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.40%
Rhode Island average:

5.34%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,084 average AGI)
Providence County:

0.05%
Rhode Island average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Kent County, RI  0.76% ($49,544 average AGI)
from Bristol County, MA  0.40% ($56,129)
from Washington County, RI  0.22% ($58,127)


5.12% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($61,893 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.12%
Rhode Island average:

5.77%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($538 average AGI)
Providence County:

0.05%
Rhode Island average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Kent County, RI  0.98% ($53,571 average AGI)
to Bristol County, MA  0.44% ($58,774)
to Washington County, RI  0.26% ($71,775)
Businesses in Lincoln, RI
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Marshalls1
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's1
Deb1Payless1
DressBarn1RadioShack1
Dressbarn1Sprint Nextel1
Dunkin Donuts5Starbucks2
Famous Footwear1Stop & Shop1
FedEx7Subway3
GNC1T-Mobile1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Haagen-Dazs1Target1
Honda1UPS5
Johnny Rockets2Wendy's1
KFC1YMCA1
Marriott1

Strongest AM radio stations in Lincoln:

  • WDDZ (550 AM; 5 kW; PAWTUCKET, RI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRNI (1290 AM; 10 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WRNI FOUNDATION)
  • WSKO (790 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WARL (1320 AM; 5 kW; ATTLEBORO, MA; Owner: THE ADD RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WPMZ (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; EAST PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: VIDEO MUNDO B/CASTING CO., 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)
  • WPRO (630 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHJJ (920 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lincoln:

  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWKX (106.3 FM; WOONSOCKET, RI; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; TAUNTON, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBRU (95.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: BROWN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WPRO-FM (92.3 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHJY (94.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWLI (105.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDOM (91.3 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: PROVIDENCE COLLEGE)
  • WJMF (88.7 FM; SMITHFIELD, RI; Owner: BRYANT COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMIN.)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, 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)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • 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.)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lincoln:

  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WRIW-LP (Channel 50; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: ZGS PROVIDENCE, INC.)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Lincoln fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 35Number of bridges
  • 331ft / 101mTotal length
  • $60,470,000Total costs
  • 470,379Total average daily traffic
  • 29,660Total average daily truck traffic
  • 392,302Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Lincoln, RI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 4Before 1900
  • 21900-1909
  • 21920-1929
  • 21940-1949
  • 101950-1959
  • 71960-1969
  • 61990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Lincoln, RI
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lincoln, RI
  • 53.6%Utility gas
  • 42.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.5%Electricity
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Coal or coke
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lincoln, RI
  • 58.8%Utility gas
  • 19.9%Electricity
  • 18.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used


Lincoln compared to Rhode Island state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage 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.

Lincoln on our top lists:

  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: personal and laundry services (population 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: radio, tv, and computer stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: miscellaneous manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: pharmacies and drug stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: pharmacies and drug stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: motor vehicles, parts and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: miscellaneous manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (population 5,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: librarians, curators, and archivists (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: top executives (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
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