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Lincoln is a growing community. In the past decade, Lincoln’s overall population has grown by 33,391 residents, or 13%. Since 2009, Lincoln’s growth rate of the retirement-age population has outpaced that of the working age and younger populations. Lincoln is becoming more racially and ethnically diverse: Lincoln’s White non-Hispanic/Latinx population has dropped from comprising 85% of Lincoln’s overall population in 2009 to now comprising 79%. Compared to other cities across the United States, Lincoln is in the top third for overall well-being.