Lancaster County NE Information


Lancaster County Subdivisions

Lancaster County NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 319,408
Population in Households 304,510
Population in Familes 229,881
Population in Group Qrtrs 14,898
Population Density1 381
Diversity Index2 39


Median Household Income $56,888
Average Household Income $77,041
Per Capita Income $30,778


Total Housing Units 133,247 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 75,159 (56.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 50,843 (38.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,245 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $181,506
Average Home Value $219,364


Total Households 126,002
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 74,691
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 1.37% 1.3%
Households 1.29% 1.29%
Families 1.11% 1.18%
Median Household Income   2.01%
Per Capita Income   2.12%


Lancaster County NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lancaster County to the other 93 counties and county equivalents in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 2 99th
Population Density # 3 98th
Diversity Index # 16 84th
Median Household Income # 11 89th
Per Capita Income # 15 85th

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