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Birth and Death Rates

Lincoln’s natural growth rate is higher than the U.S. Overall
  • Lincoln’s natural growth rate (birth rate minus death rate) added less than 1% to Lincoln’s population in 2016 (the most recent year available).
  • Lincoln has a higher growth rate than the U.S. as a whole.
    • Lincoln rate is 6.1 per 1,000 persons.
    • U.S. rate is 3.7 per 1,000 persons.