Lancaster County, Nebraska Population 2018

Lancaster County, Nebraska's estimated population is 314,358 with a growth rate of 1.23% 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
2017306,357-8,001-2.55%
2017314,3583,8101.23%
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
White265,051
Asian12,981
Black or African American12,419
Two or More Races9,326
Some Other Race4,652
American Indian and Alaska Native1,730
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander198

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Lancaster County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2018

5,00010,00015,000 Male Population5,00010,00015,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Lancaster County, Nebraska Median Age

33.2


Total

32.4


Male

34.1


Female

Lancaster County, Nebraska Adults

There are 235,827 adults, (38,694 of whom are seniors) in Lancaster County, Nebraska.

Lancaster County, Nebraska Age Dependency

55.4

Age Dependency Ratio

19.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Lancaster County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

152,569

49.80%

Male

153,788

50.20%

Lancaster County, Nebraska Households and Families

Lancaster County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Lancaster County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.6%17.4%
All60.1%39.9%
Male47.5%52.5%
Non Family40.3%59.7%
Female38.3%61.7%

60.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lancaster County, Nebraska Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All120,9622.4260.1
Married56,0973.1182.6
Non Family47,9761.3740.3
Female11,6383.1338.3
Male5,2513.1247.5

3.03

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

6.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

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 Grade5,1132.70%
9th to 12th Grade7,4813.95%
High School Graduate42,12822.26%
Some College41,37521.87%
Associates Degree21,48511.35%
Bachelors Degree45,94324.28%
Graduate Degree25,69613.58%

Lancaster County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White162,588156,12364,679
Hispanic9,5786,2281,580
Asian7,4435,9773,212
Black6,2785,5531,200
Multiple Races2,7802,331816
Other Race2,4041,275263
Native American1,102828149
Islander15912738

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.02%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 43.15%.

Lancaster County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,488$43,365$31,978
Less Than High School$23,148$27,212$17,861
High School Grad$29,038$34,696$23,719
Some College$34,140$41,330$28,587
Bachelors Degree$44,877$53,386$37,978
Graduate Degree$56,745$65,133$52,025

$37,488

Average Earnings

$43,365

Average Male

$31,978

Average Female

Lancaster County, Nebraska Language

Lancaster County, Nebraska Language by Age

Lancaster County, Nebraska Language

88.47% of Lancaster County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 11.53% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.47% of the population.

Lancaster County, Nebraska Poverty

Lancaster County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White241,82727,35111.31%
Hispanic19,5425,16026.40%
Black11,0723,75533.91%
Multiple8,8752,48528.00%
Asian12,2602,24018.27%
Other4,4861,53134.13%
Native1,48639326.45%
Islander19814372.22%

13.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.71%

Male Poverty Rate

15.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lancaster County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lancaster County, Nebraska is Islander, with 72.22% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lancaster County, Nebraska is White, with 11.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.47%.

Lancaster County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.12%
High School11.79%
Some College9.12%
Bachelors or Greater3.56%

Lancaster County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed40.81%
Female Unemployed39.93%
Female Employed11.79%
Male Employed8.49%

Lancaster County, Nebraska Income

Lancaster County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,747$74,201
Families$75,076$92,232
Married Families$89,341$106,612
Non Families$34,097$43,854

Lancaster County, Nebraska Marital Status

Lancaster County, Nebraska Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.3%

Male Marriage Rate

47.1%

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


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Lancaster County, Nebraska Veterans

Lancaster County, Nebraska Veterans by War

15,792

Number of Veterans

14,397

Male Veterans

1,395

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam5,456
Second Gulf War3,120
First Gulf War2,987
Korea1,658
World War II970

Lancaster County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 744,046
75+3,917
35 to 543,738
55 to 642,493
18 to 341,598

Lancaster County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White14,7567.09%
Black4425.11%
Hispanic3692.93%
2 or More2386.10%
Indian13810.38%
Other1183.93%
Asian1000.99%

Lancaster County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

6.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lancaster County, Nebraska Employment Status

Lancaster County, Nebraska Employment by Age

71.6%

Labor Force Participation

68.6%

Employment Rate

3.9%

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