Lincoln, NE 68526 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 68526: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lincoln, NE 68526

Not Acceptable, USPS
Cheney, NE 68526

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 89
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,462
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Lancaster County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.731, Longitude -96.551
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Lincoln, NE 68526 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,811
Daytime Population: Workers 3,070
Daytime Population: Residents 3,325
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,395
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 6,811
Population in Familes 6,248
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 569
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $108,919
Average Household Income $130,764
Per Capita Income $44,330


Total Housing Units 2,397 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,094 (87.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 215 ( 9.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 88 ( 3.7%)
Median Home Value $313,333
Average Home Value $360,267


Total Households 2,309
Average Household Size 2.95
Family Households 1,899
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 4.51% 2.96%
Households 4.4% 2.9%
Families 4.22% 2.79%
Median Household Income   0.86%
Per Capita Income   2.08%

Lincoln, NE 68526 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 68526 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 # 74 88th
Population Density # 61 90th
Diversity Index # 153 74th
Median Household Income # 5 99th
Per Capita Income # 8 99th

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