Lincoln County NE Information


Lincoln County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 36,159
Daytime Population: Workers 19,268
Daytime Population: Residents 17,788
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 37,056
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 35,559
Population in Familes 28,447
Population in Group Qrtrs 600
Population Density2 14
Diversity Index3 29


Median Household Income $53,102
Average Household Income $73,033
Per Capita Income $30,650


Total Housing Units 16,873 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,925 (58.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,141 (30.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,807 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $135,591
Average Home Value $162,997


Total Households 15,066
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 9,645
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 -0.05% -0.22%
Households 0.04% -0.18%
Families -0.17% -0.31%
Median Household Income   2.79%
Per Capita Income   2.95%


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, 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 # 8 92nd
Population Density # 32 67th
Diversity Index # 25 74th
Median Household Income # 28 71st
Per Capita Income # 12 88th

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