Lincoln, NE 68502 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 68502: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lincoln, NE 68502

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Lancaster County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.787, Longitude -96.714
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 648
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 11,480
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,186
    • Single Family Addresses: 10,294

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Lincoln, NE 68502 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 26,376
Daytime Population: Workers 8,006
Daytime Population: Residents 11,982
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 19,988
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 25,890
Population in Familes 17,823
Population in Group Qrtrs 486
Population Density2 4,666
Diversity Index3 47


Median Household Income $46,967
Average Household Income $65,766
Per Capita Income $28,823


Total Housing Units 12,387 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,633 (45.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,808 (46.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 946 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $153,225
Average Home Value $192,100


Total Households 11,441
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 5,935
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 0.75% 0.87%
Households 0.67% 0.86%
Families 0.34% 0.64%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   2.58%

Lincoln, NE 68502 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 68502 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 # 18 97th
Population Density # 10 98th
Diversity Index # 50 92nd
Median Household Income # 403 31st
Per Capita Income # 269 54th

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