Lincoln, NE 68506 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 68506: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lincoln, NE 68506

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Lancaster County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.788, Longitude -96.653
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,083
  • PO Box Addresses: 316
  • Residential Addresses: 13,010
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,405
    • Single Family Addresses: 10,605

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

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Lincoln, NE 68506 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 29,131
Daytime Population: Workers 14,155
Daytime Population: Residents 14,035
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 28,190
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 28,304
Population in Familes 20,955
Population in Group Qrtrs 827
Population Density2 4,053
Diversity Index3 26


Median Household Income $56,085
Average Household Income $76,560
Per Capita Income $34,451


Total Housing Units 13,571 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,076 (59.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,895 (36.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 600 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $170,856
Average Home Value $191,345


Total Households 12,971
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 7,343
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 0.81% 0.9%
Households 0.76% 0.9%
Families 0.39% 0.66%
Median Household Income   2.99%
Per Capita Income   2.6%

Lincoln, NE 68506 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 68506 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 # 14 98th
Population Density # 17 97th
Diversity Index # 125 79th
Median Household Income # 190 68th
Per Capita Income # 89 85th

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