Lincoln County NE Information


Lincoln County Subdivisions

Lincoln County NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 36,483
Population in Households 35,919
Population in Familes 28,832
Population in Group Qrtrs 564
Population Density1 14
Diversity Index2 29


Total Households 15,281
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 9,870
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,972 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,874 (58.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,407 (31.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,691 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $132,119
Average Home Value $160,935


Median Household Income $51,640
Average Household Income $68,830
Per Capita Income $29,035
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.09% -0.03%
Households 0.27% 0.06%
Families 0.17% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.69%
Per Capita Income   2.15%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Lincoln County NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lincoln County to the other 93 counties and county equivalents in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 8 92nd
Population Density1 # 33 67th
Diversity Index2 # 26 73rd
Median Household Income # 24 75th
Per Capita Income # 13 87th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Nebraska Census Data Comparison Tool.