Lincoln, NE 68520 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 68520: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lincoln, NE 68520

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Lancaster County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.796, Longitude -96.585
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 12
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 607
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 15
    • Single Family Addresses: 592

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

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Lincoln, NE 68520 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,282
Daytime Population: Workers 457
Daytime Population: Residents 628
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,085
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 1,282
Population in Familes 1,183
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 127
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $116,826
Average Household Income $164,273
Per Capita Income $68,426


Total Housing Units 553 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 497 (89.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 37 ( 6.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $414,888
Average Home Value $453,924


Total Households 534
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 453
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 2.01% 1.94%
Households 2.11% 1.91%
Families 1.98% 1.79%
Median Household Income   1.61%
Per Capita Income   1.68%

Lincoln, NE 68520 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 68520 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 # 204 65th
Population Density # 84 86th
Diversity Index # 321 46th
Median Household Income # 4 99th
Per Capita Income # 1 100th

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