Lincoln Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Lincoln Population & Age Distribution

 
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Total Population
289,102

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.6%
5 - 17:
15.9%
18 - 24:
16.1%
25 - 34:
14.8%
35 - 54:
22.9%
55 - 64:
11.0%
Over 65 Years:
12.8%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
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Attending College
10.9%
10.9%
High School Graduates
93.2%
93.2%
College Graduated
38.8%
38.8%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 
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Per capita Income

Lincoln
$30,013
$30,013
USA
$31,177
$31,177

Median household income

Lincoln
$55,224
$55,224
USA
$57,652
$57,652

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
14.2%

Employment Industries in Lincoln

 
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Healthcare
13.9%
13.9%
Education
13.3%
13.3%
Retail
10.9%
10.9%
Manufacturing
8.9%
8.9%
Accommodation
7.7%
7.7%
Finance
6.7%
6.7%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
6.5%
6.5%
Public Service
5.9%
5.9%
Construction
5.9%
5.9%
Other
4.6%
4.6%
Administration
3.8%
3.8%
Transportation
3.5%
3.5%
Wholesale
2.2%
2.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
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White
80.0%
80.0%
Black Or African American
4.3%
4.3%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.5%
0.5%
Asian
4.7%
4.7%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.1%
0.1%
Other Race / Two or More Races
3.1%
3.1%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
7.4%
7.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 
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Ancestry (Top 20)

German
34.7%
34.7%
Irish
12.0%
12.0%
English
8.5%
8.5%
Czech
5.3%
5.3%
Swedish
3.9%
3.9%
Polish
2.6%
2.6%
French
2.1%
2.1%
Italian
2.1%
2.1%
Dutch
2.1%
2.1%
Norwegian
1.9%
1.9%
Danish
1.8%
1.8%
European
1.6%
1.6%
Scottish
1.5%
1.5%
Scots-Irish
0.8%
0.8%
Welsh
0.8%
0.8%
Russian
0.8%
0.8%
British
0.5%
0.5%
Iraqi
0.5%
0.5%
African
0.5%
0.5%
Swiss
0.5%
0.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
87.9%
87.9%
Spanish
4.5%
4.5%
Vietnamese
1.7%
1.7%
Arabic
1.0%
1.0%
Chinese
0.9%
0.9%
Langs. of India
0.5%
0.5%
Other Asian languages
0.5%
0.5%
Other Indo-European
0.4%
0.4%
Slavic languages
0.4%
0.4%
German/Yiddish
0.3%
0.3%
French
0.3%
0.3%
African languages
0.2%
0.2%
Portuguese
0.2%
0.2%
Russian
0.2%
0.2%
Native American languages
0.2%
0.2%
Korean
0.2%
0.2%
Pacific Island languages
0.1%
0.1%
Thai
0.1%
0.1%
Serbo-Croatian
0.1%
0.1%
Japanese
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Lincoln Residents:
8.4%