Lincoln Park, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Lincoln Park, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Lincoln Park had a population of 37,190 as of July 1, 2016. Lincoln Park ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lincoln Park is located at latitude 42.2433 and longitude -83.1813 in Wayne County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lincoln Park (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Wayne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 587 feet.

The City of Lincoln Park (GNIS ID: 1626626) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lincoln Park population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Lincoln Park, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 37,190
Population in Households 37,129
Population in Familes 29,219
Population in Group Qrtrs 61
Population Density1 6,333
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 14,568
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 9,333
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,498 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,526 (63.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,042 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,930 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $72,629
Average Home Value $80,154


Median Household Income $40,994
Average Household Income $49,970
Per Capita Income $19,618
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.4% -0.54%
Households -0.39% -0.49%
Families -0.59% -0.63%
Median Household Income   1.74%
Per Capita Income   1.34%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Lincoln Park, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lincoln Park to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 31 96th
Population Density1 # 3 100th
Diversity Index2 # 55 92nd
Median Household Income # 423 39th
Per Capita Income # 539 22nd

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