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Lincoln is a township in Newton County, in the Chicago metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Lincoln. For links to other places called Lincoln, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Lincoln is 41.135N. The longitude is -87.324W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 686 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 4,268.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Lincoln demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Newton County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 46381 ZIP code.
23% of Lincoln residents report German ancestry, and 13% 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 $19,232, compared with $21,587 nationally.
5% of Lincoln residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Lincoln, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $389. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $938.
Newton County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lincoln political report.
The average commute time for Lincoln workers is 38 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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