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  1. Public Schools
    C
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    D-
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    C
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    A+
  9. Cost of Living
    D+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B+
Lincoln Heights is a neighborhood in Los Angeles, California with a population of 32,146. Lincoln Heights is in Los Angeles County. Living in Lincoln Heights offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Lincoln Heights there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families live in Lincoln Heights and residents tend to be liberal.
About Lincoln Heights...
Population
32,146

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$409,768
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,069
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    73%
  • Own
    27%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    437.4
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.2
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    181.2
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    649.8
    500.1
  • Theft
    815.4
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    634.2
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$39,421
National
$55,322
Children
19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    20%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    19%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    44%
    13%
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Lived here my whole life, and am so open to many things! Though the area is predominately Latino, there are also Asians, Caucasians, and African-Americans and so I love the diversity. There's a lot of good small eats around here. Instead of gentrifying the area, I wish they would clean the area more because it's dirty and smells.
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There are a number things to like in Lincoln Heights. The food is amazing, everything is in close proximity, and there are many parks within walking distance. The reason why Lincoln Heights is not a desirable place to live is because of the poor living conditions and the amount of danger at every corner. I have gone through many sleepless nights because of police helicopter flying around my house and sirens going off. The sounds of gunshots during the night is frightening. There are many homeless people and gang members roaming the streets. The unsightly aspect of Lincoln Heights is the amount of trash and graffiti on every street corner and building. Lincoln Heights is not the most desirable place to live, but it gets the job done for most low income families including myself.
I would like to see less trash in the streets, and a decrease of homeless people on the streets. Many homeless people have gone to extreme measures, and sometimes harass the residents for money. I would like to see vacant buildings flourish with new businesses that will boost the earnings of our neighborhood. If new businesses are made, more jobs will be avaliable to Lincoln Heights residents.