Lancaster County, Nebraska Population 2018

Lancaster County, Nebraska's estimated population is 314,358 with a growth rate of 4.19% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lancaster County, Nebraska is the 2nd largest county in Nebraska.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017314,35812,6514.19%
2016301,707-8,841-2.85%
2016310,5484,0481.32%
2015306,5003,6481.20%
2014302,8525,3241.79%
2013297,5283,8611.31%
2012293,6673,6241.25%
2011290,0433,8611.35%
2010286,18272,54133.95%
1990213,64120,75710.76%
1980192,88424,91214.83%
1970167,97212,7008.18%
1960155,27235,53029.67%
1950119,74219,15719.05%
1940100,5852610.26%
1930100,32414,42216.79%
192085,90212,10916.41%
191073,7938,95813.82%
190064,835-11,560-15.13%
189076,39548,305171.97%
188028,09021,016297.09%
18707,0746,9214523.53%
18601530.00%

Lancaster County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White262,334
Asian12,290
Black or African American11,888
Two or More Races8,816
Some Other Race4,252
American Indian and Alaska Native1,899
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander228

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Lancaster County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Lancaster County, Nebraska Median Age

33


Total

32.2


Male

33.9


Female

Lancaster County, Nebraska Adults

There are 232,013 adults, (36,808 of which are seniors) in Lancaster County, Nebraska.

Lancaster County, Nebraska Age Dependency

54.4

Age Dependency Ratio

18.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Lancaster County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

150,527

49.89%

Male

151,180

50.11%

Lancaster County, Nebraska Households and Families

Lancaster County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lancaster County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.1%17.9%
All59.2%40.8%
Male48.1%51.9%
Non Family39.1%60.9%
Female36.8%63.2%

59.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lancaster County, Nebraska Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All119,2542.4259.2
Married55,4173.1282.1
Non Family47,5561.3639.1
Female11,5613.1236.8
Male4,7203.1948.1

3.04

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

6.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lancaster County, Nebraska Households

Lancaster County, Nebraska Education

Lancaster County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,8862.62%
9th to 12th Grade7,4724.01%
High School Graduate41,48122.28%
Some College41,65722.37%
Associates Degree21,25911.42%
Bachelors Degree44,72824.02%
Graduate Degree24,73613.28%

Lancaster County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White160,903154,44762,923
Hispanic9,0885,8071,521
Asian7,0645,5903,010
Black5,9825,3321,083
Multiple Races2,6042,224777
Other Race2,3331,222266
Native American1,14787197
Islander14814370

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 96.62%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 47.30%.

Lancaster County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,578$41,958$30,957
Less Than High School$22,284$26,353$16,158
High School Grad$28,520$33,756$22,784
Some College$32,871$40,501$27,691
Bachelors Degree$43,293$51,933$36,875
Graduate Degree$55,559$64,756$50,954

$36,578

Average Earnings

$41,958

Average Male

$30,957

Average Female

Lancaster County, Nebraska Language

Lancaster County, Nebraska Language by Age

Lancaster County, Nebraska Language

88.87% of Lancaster County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 11.13% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.20% of the population.

Lancaster County, Nebraska Poverty

Lancaster County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White239,65628,16411.75%
Hispanic18,7095,13127.43%
Black10,6633,42832.15%
Multiple8,3522,49629.89%
Asian11,5782,12418.35%
Other4,1341,17428.40%
Native1,69366239.10%
Islander2287030.70%

14.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.01%

Male Poverty Rate

15.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lancaster County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lancaster County, Nebraska is Native, with 39.10% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lancaster County, Nebraska is White, with 11.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.21%.

Lancaster County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.04%
High School11.19%
Some College9.75%
Bachelors or Greater3.73%

Lancaster County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed41.90%
Male Unemployed40.06%
Female Employed11.88%
Male Employed8.11%

Lancaster County, Nebraska Income

Lancaster County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,730$70,967
Families$72,370$88,147
Married Families$85,492$101,993
Non Families$32,393$42,272

Lancaster County, Nebraska Marital Status

Lancaster County, Nebraska Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.3%

Male Marriage Rate

47.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Lancaster County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

Lancaster County, Nebraska Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Lancaster County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

Lancaster County, Nebraska Veterans

Lancaster County, Nebraska Veterans by War

16,521

Number of Veterans

15,206

Male Veterans

1,315

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam5,533
Second Gulf War3,058
First Gulf War2,971
Korea1,834
World War II1,200

Lancaster County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 544,095
75+4,041
65 to 743,825
55 to 642,840
18 to 341,720

Lancaster County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White15,4927.53%
Black4996.10%
Hispanic4884.06%
2 or More1754.71%
Indian16011.44%
Other1234.31%
Asian720.76%

Lancaster County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

6.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lancaster County, Nebraska Employment Status

Lancaster County, Nebraska Employment by Age

71.9%

Labor Force Participation

68.6%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Lancaster County, Nebraska Employment by Race

Lancaster County, Nebraska Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Lancaster County, Nebraska

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Lincoln258472280364218928.47%
Waverly3277378650915.53%
Hickman1659213948028.93%
Bennet71985413518.78%
Firth590582-8-1.36%
Malcolm382403215.50%
Roca2202836328.64%
Panama256279238.98%
Hallam2132362310.80%
Denton190205157.89%
Raymond1671841710.18%
Davey15415731.95%
Sprague14214532.11%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990