Lincoln, MI 48742 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48742: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lincoln, MI 48742

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 78
  • Single Family Addresses: 849
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Alcona County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.729, Longitude -83.44
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Lincoln, MI 48742 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,585
Population in Households 1,559
Population in Familes 1,228
Population in Group Qrtrs 26
Population Density1 23
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 742
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 481
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,481 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 660 (44.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 82 ( 5.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 739 (49.9%)
Median Home Value $125,000
Average Home Value $158,939


Median Household Income $39,920
Average Household Income $52,360
Per Capita Income $24,766
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.34% -0.5%
Households -0.19% -0.38%
Families -0.36% -0.5%
Median Household Income   2.94%
Per Capita Income   1.79%
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, MI 48742 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48742 to the other 987 ZIP Codes 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 # 741 25th
Population Density1 # 849 14th
Diversity Index2 # 934 5th
Median Household Income # 735 26th
Per Capita Income # 436 56th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Michigan Census Data Comparison Tool.