Lincoln, NE 68504 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 68504: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lincoln, NE 68504

Not Acceptable, USPS
University Place, NE 68504

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 821
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,145
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,870
  • County: Lancaster County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.837, Longitude -96.659
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Lincoln, NE 68504 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 17,413
Daytime Population: Workers 11,500
Daytime Population: Residents 8,314
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 19,814
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.14
Population in Households 16,477
Population in Familes 9,996
Population in Group Qrtrs 936
Population Density2 2,371
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $37,643
Average Household Income $45,099
Per Capita Income $20,966


Total Housing Units 8,456 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,638 (31.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,267 (62.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 551 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $112,512
Average Home Value $132,885


Total Households 7,905
Average Household Size 2.08
Family Households 3,489
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.9% 0.97%
Households 0.83% 0.99%
Families 0.37% 0.68%
Median Household Income   0.72%
Per Capita Income   2.42%

Lincoln, NE 68504 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 68504 to the other 586 ZIP Codes in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 38 94th
Population Density # 34 94th
Diversity Index # 62 90th
Median Household Income # 555 5th
Per Capita Income # 554 6th

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