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  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
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  4. Nightlife
    grade B+
  5. Good for Families
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  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
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Lincoln is a suburb of Providence with a population of 21,731. Lincoln is in Providence County and is one of the best places to live in Rhode Island. Living in Lincoln offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Lincoln there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many young professionals live in Lincoln and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Lincoln are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$319,800
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,040
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    31%
  • Own
    69%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    50.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    27.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    36.5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    150.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,484.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    100.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    15%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    26%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  12%

Working in Lincoln

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$81,045
National
$62,843

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