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Lincoln
  • Suburb of Providence, RI

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade B+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
    grade B+
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade C+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B

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Lincoln is a suburb of Providence with a population of 22,476. 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
$384,900
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,205
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    28%
  • Own
    72%
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Lincoln Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    58
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    40.2
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    31.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    93.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    821.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    125
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    18%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    30%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    21%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    22%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  11%

Working in Lincoln

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$104,258
National
$75,149

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