List of settlements in Lincolnshire by population

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This is a list of settlements in Lincolnshire by population based on the results of the 2011 census. The next United Kingdom census will take place in 2021. In 2011, there were 28 built-up area subdivisions with 5,000 or more inhabitants in Lincolnshire, shown in the table below.

List of settlements[edit]

Rank Built up area subdivision Population (2001 census) Population (2011 census)[1][2][3] District Outlying areas detail
1 Lincoln 104,221 100,160 Lincoln North Hykeham included in 2001. Bracebridge Heath, Washingborough counted separately. Burton-by-Lincoln, Canwick, Harmston, North Greetwell, Nettleham, Riseholme, Skellingthorpe excluded
2 Grimsby 87,574 88,243 North East Lincolnshire Cleethorpes, New Waltham, Waltham counted separately. Bradley, Healing, Laceby excluded
3 Scunthorpe 72,660 79,977 North Lincolnshire Berkeley, Bottesford, Yaddlethorpe included. Flixborough, Raventhorpe excluded
4 Grantham 34,592 41,998 South Kesteven Barrowby, Belton, Great Gonerby, Harlaxton, Spittlegate excluded
5 Boston 35,124 41,340 Boston Skirbeck, Wyberton included. Kirton counted separately. Fishtoft, Frampton, Freiston, Haltoft End, Hubberts Bridge, Kirton End, Kirton Holme excluded
6 Cleethorpes 31,853 39,505 North East Lincolnshire Humberston included
7 Spalding 22,081 31,588 South Holland Crossgate, Pinchbeck, Pode Hole included. Cowbit, Low Fulney, Surfleet, Weston, Weston Hills excluded
8 Skegness 20,694 24,876 East Lindsey Chapel St Leonards, Ingoldmells, Seacroft, Winthorpe included. Addlethorpe, Hogsthorpe excluded
9 Gainsborough 19,110 20,842 West Lindsey Lea, Morton included. Knaith Park excluded
10 Stamford 19,525 19,701 South Kesteven Northfields, Newtown/Toll Bar included. Borderville, Great Casterton (Rutland), Newstead, Tinwell, Wothorpe excluded
11 Sleaford 15,219 17,359 North Kesteven Holdingham, Quarrington included
12 Louth 15,930 16,419 East Lindsey Keddington, Stewton excluded
13 North Hykeham 14,719 North Kesteven Included within Lincoln's figure in 2001. South Hykeham, Thorpe-on-the-Hill excluded
14 Bourne 11,482 13,961 South Kesteven Eastgate, Elsea Park, Westfield included. Cawthorpe, Dyke, Thurlby excluded
15 Market Deeping 13,588 13,574 South Kesteven Frognall included. Langtoft excluded
16 Mablethorpe 11,780 12,531 East Lindsey Sutton-on-Sea, Trusthorpe included. Ossington excluded
17 Barton-upon-Humber 9,334 11,066 North Lincolnshire Barton Waterside included
18 Immingham 11,090 10,750 North East Lincolnshire East Halton, Habrough, Stallingborough excluded
19 Holbeach 7,247 7,914 South Holland Fleet, Fleet Hargate, Guy's Wells, Holbeach Clough, Saracen's Head, Whaplode excluded
20 Horncastle 6,090 6,815 East Lindsey High Toynton, Langton, Mareham, Thornton, Thimbleby excluded
21 Brigg 5,860 6,787 North Lincolnshire Scawby, Wrawby excluded
22 Washingborough 6,274 6,463 North Kesteven Heighington included
23 Waltham 6,420 6,057 North East Lincolnshire New Waltham counted separately. Barnoldby-le-Beck, Brigsley excluded
24 Bracebridge Heath 4,530 5,656 North Kesteven
25 Ruskington 4,950 5,637 North Kesteven Dorrington excluded
26 New Waltham 4,958 5,613 North East Lincolnshire Waltham counted separately, Holton le Clay excluded
27 Long Sutton 4,532 5,161 South Holland Chapelgate, Gedney, Lutton, Sutton Bridge excluded
28 Coningsby 4,292 5,021 East Lindsey
Winterton 4,729 4,899 North Lincolnshire
Kirton 3,469 4,821 Boston
Market Rasen 3,491 4,773 West Lindsey
Broughton 4,677 4,677 North Lincolnshire

Notes: The Office of National Statistics (ONS) subdivide built-up areas into sectors which do not respect administrative or political boundaries. If those areas have a strong city/town/village identity, for population purposes they are classed into a separate area.

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  1. ^ "Lincolnshire (County, East Midlands, United Kingdom) - Population Statistics and Location in Maps and Charts". www.citypopulation.de. Retrieved 30 November 2016.
  2. ^ "North East Lincolnshire (Unitary District, Yorkshire and the Humber, United Kingdom) - Population Statistics and Location in Maps and Charts". www.citypopulation.de. Retrieved 30 November 2016.
  3. ^ "North Lincolnshire (Unitary District, Yorkshire and the Humber, United Kingdom) - Population Statistics and Location in Maps and Charts". www.citypopulation.de. Retrieved 30 November 2016.