Lincoln, RI Demographics


Population (year 2000): 20,898. Estimated population in July 2005: 22,106 (+5.8% change)
Males: 9,946 (47.6%), Females: 10,952 (52.4%)

Median resident age: 39.8 years
Median household income: $47,815 (year 2000)
Median house value: $160,000 (year 2000)

Races in Lincoln:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Black (0.8%)
  • Other race (0.6%)
  • Asian Indian (0.6%)
  • Chinese (0.5%)

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

Population

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: 20.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lincoln town

  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 60.4%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

7.5% Foreign born (3.3% Europe, 2.6% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,977 (+16.6%).

College/University in Lincoln:

  • COMPUTER ED BUSINESS INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 32; Location: 622 GEORGE WASHINGTON HWY; Private, for-profit; Website: www.computered.com)

Schools

Public high schools in Lincoln:

  • LINCOLN SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,062; Location: 135 OLD RIVER ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • DAVIES CAREER-TECH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 765; Location: 50 JENCKES HILL ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Lincoln:

  • THE SPURWINK SCHOOL II (Students: 38; Location: 365 RIVER RD; Grades: KG – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Lincoln:

  • LINCOLN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 649; Location: 135 OLD RIVER ROAD; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • LINCOLN CENTRAL ELEM. (Students: 393; Location: 1081 GREAT ROAD; Grades: 02 – 06)
  • SAYLESVILLE ELEMENTARY (Students: 379; Location: 50 WOODLAND STREET; Grades: 02 – 06)
  • FAIRLAWN ELEMENTARY (Students: 293; Location: 3 FAIRLAWN WAY; Grades: PK – 01)
  • LONSDALE ELEMENTARY (Students: 213; Location: 270 RIVER ROAD; Grades: 02 – 06)
  • NORTHERN EARLY LEARNING CTR (Location: 315 NEW RIVER ROAD; Grades: PK – 01)
Private primary/middle school in Lincoln:

  • MACCOLL FIELD YMCA NURSERY SCH (Students: 94; Location: 26 BREAKNECK HILL RD; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Lincoln:

  • LINCOLN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $746,448; Location: 145 OLD RIVER ROAD; 79,071 books; 2,199 audio materials; 5,557 video materials; 182 serial subscriptions)