Lincoln, California 

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+339.1% since 2000

Unemployment Rate


Cost of Living

136.8 / 100

Median Home Price


Median Income


Comfort Index (Climate)

8.1 / 7.1

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Lincoln, California

Lincoln, California is a small town located along the historic Transcontinental Railroad. Despite its size, it boasts numerous residential communities as well as several agricultural businesses. It is also home to a variety of attractions such as the Lincoln Hills golf course, vintage downtown district, and Thunder Valley Casino Resort. With its diverse history and culture, Lincoln offers something for everyone. Capital city / suburban complex - Northern California, northern Central Valley at the base of the Sierra Nevada.
Zip Codes: 95648
Cost of Living: 36.8% higher
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 25 ft above sea level

Mild winters
Nearby recreation
Central location
Growth and sprawl
Rising cost of living
Summer heat

What Bert Has To Say About Sacramento-Roseville-Folsom Metro Area

Sacramento, the capital of California, has been a leading agricultural and transportation center for most of its history. In the past 15 years, as costs have escalated in California’s coastal cities, thousands have migrated to the area for its reduced cost of living and proximity to San Francisco and Lake Tahoe. Now, as a result, growth and traffic issues have become top-of-mind issues for the area. Downtown Sacramento is pleasant and attractive but somewhat lacking in entertainment and activities (aside from restored historic “Old Sacramento” riverfront downtown area). Most recent growth has occurred to the north, northeast, and south as typical California sprawl- freeways, strip malls, and endless developments of tightly packed homes. Job growth projections remain strong.


The unemployment rate in Lincoln is 6.1% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Lincoln jobs have increased by 1.4%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Lincoln's cost of living is 36.8% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Lincoln's Cost of Living

May, October and April are the most pleasant months in Lincoln, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

In the last Presidential election, Placer county remained moderately Republican, 52.1% to 45.5%. More Voting Stats

Lincoln's population is 49,203 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 22.9%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 29.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Lincoln is . Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.6%.

Lincoln public schools spend $5,485 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 31.9 students per teacher in Lincoln. More Education

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Housing Market in Lincoln

It's a good time to buy in Lincoln. Home Appreciation is up 3.6% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Lincoln is .

Reviews for Lincoln   8 Reviews
A Country Gem - 6/20/2020
Having grown up an “Angelino” and having a very suburban life in the SF Valley, we moved to a Sacramento suburb in mid 80s when it was still an undiscovered gem; I was a... Read More

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very nice community - 1/12/2014
This is a little ranch and farm town just to the north east of Sacramento that several years ago found itself growing like a weed. The downtown area is like many small... Read More

Wonderful Community - 10/12/2007
Lincoln has grown significantly in the Last 5 years. A lot of beautiful new developments and great communities. I believe, that Lincoln provides great value for money.... Read More

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