- For other places named Lincoln Park, see Lincoln Park.
Lincoln Park is a borough located in Morris County, New Jersey. As of the 2000 census, the borough had a total population of 10,930. The Borough of Lincoln Park is governed under the Faulkner Act (Mayor-Council) system of municipal government.
Lincoln Park is located at 40°55'24" North, 74°17'38" West (40.923233, -74.293764).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 18.1 km² (7.0 mi²). 17.4 km² (6.7 mi²) of it is land and 0.6 km² (0.2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 3.44% water.
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 10,930 people, 4,026 households, and 2,705 families residing in the borough. The population density is 627.1/km² (1,624.2/mi²). There are 4,110 housing units at an average density of 235.8/km² (610.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the borough is 90.07% White, 1.75% African American, 0.12% Native American, 5.29% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 1.30% from other races, and 1.46% from two or more races. 5.79% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 4,026 households out of which 29.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.2% are married couples living together, 9.2% have a female householder with no husband present, and 32.8% are non-families. 26.6% of all households are made up of individuals and 6.9% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.54 and the average family size is 3.14.
In the borough the population is spread out with 20.3% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 33.7% from 25 to 44, 25.4% from 45 to 64, and 14.8% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 92.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 87.8 males.
The median income for a household in the borough is $69,050, and the median income for a family is $77,307. Males have a median income of $51,651 versus $36,292 for females. The per capita income for the borough is $30,389. 2.8% of the population and 1.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 2.7% of those under the age of 18 and 5.9% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.