Lincoln, NE 68503 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 68503: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lincoln, NE 68503

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Lancaster County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.823, Longitude -96.673
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 313
  • PO Box Addresses: 55
  • Residential Addresses: 6,259
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 780
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,479

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

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Lincoln, NE 68503 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 17,566
Daytime Population: Workers 7,091
Daytime Population: Residents 9,467
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 16,558
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 15,340
Population in Familes 9,344
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,226
Population Density2 5,581
Diversity Index3 66


Median Household Income $33,638
Average Household Income $44,980
Per Capita Income $17,096


Total Housing Units 6,832 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,895 (27.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,405 (64.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 532 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $98,551
Average Home Value $116,873


Total Households 6,300
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 2,840
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 0.8% 0.76%
Households 0.67% 0.84%
Families 0.23% 0.56%
Median Household Income   0.81%
Per Capita Income   2.39%

Lincoln, NE 68503 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 68503 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 # 37 94th
Population Density # 4 99th
Diversity Index # 17 97th
Median Household Income # 577 2nd
Per Capita Income # 569 3rd

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