Lincoln, NE
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Lincoln profile

Living in Lincoln

Lincoln is a large city located in the state of Nebraska. With a population of 292,657 people and 76 constituent neighborhoods, Lincoln is the second largest community in Nebraska.

Also of interest is that Lincoln has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Combining city textures and college town sensibilities, Lincoln really has a nice blend of characteristics. While not a huge city, Lincoln is big enough to offer a healthy dose of diversion, opportunity, and amenity to its residents and to the thousands of college students who descend on it every fall. Its size and diversity makes Lincoln more than just a college town, but removing the students from the equation would undeniably change Lincoln’s character and quality of life.

This makes Lincoln a good place to live for young professionals. With so many people in this demographic, Lincoln presents many opportunities for single professionals to enjoy themselves, socialize, and to create lasting relationships.

The education level of Lincoln ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Lincoln, 40.14% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Lincoln in 2018 was $33,955, which is upper middle income relative to Nebraska and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $135,820 for a family of four. However, Lincoln contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Lincoln is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Lincoln home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lincoln residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Lincoln include German, Irish, English, Czech, and Swedish.

The most common language spoken in Lincoln is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.