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Lincoln is a town in Middlesex County, in the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy metro area.
The community was named after Lincoln, England.
The latitude of Lincoln is 42.425N. The longitude is -71.304W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 230 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 8,056.
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12% of Lincoln residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lincoln ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lincoln was $49,095, compared with $21,587 nationally.
69% of Lincoln residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Lincoln include Lincoln Center Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Lincoln, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $912. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,526.
Libraries in Lincoln include Lincoln Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Lincoln include Lincoln Journal
The average commute time for Lincoln workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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