Lincoln County, Nebraska Population 2018

Lincoln County, Nebraska's estimated population is 35,280 with a growth rate of -1.39% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lincoln County, Nebraska is the 8th largest county in Nebraska.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201735,280-497-1.39%
201635,7773030.85%
201635,474-25-0.07%
201535,499-142-0.40%
201435,641-309-0.86%
201335,950-33-0.09%
201235,983-52-0.14%
201136,035-216-0.60%
201036,2513,74311.51%
199032,508-3,947-10.83%
198036,4556,91723.42%
197029,5381,0473.67%
196028,4911,1114.06%
195027,3801,9557.69%
194025,425-202-0.79%
193025,6272,2079.42%
192023,4207,73649.32%
191015,6844,26837.39%
190011,4169759.34%
189010,4416,809187.47%
18803,6323,61521264.71%
1870170.00%

Lincoln County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White34,157
Two or More Races648
Black or African American363
Some Other Race270
Asian226
American Indian and Alaska Native106
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander7

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

Lincoln County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2018

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

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

Lincoln County, Nebraska Median Age

40.2


Total

39.3


Male

41


Female

Lincoln County, Nebraska Adults

There are 27,083 adults, (6,154 of which are seniors) in Lincoln County, Nebraska.

Lincoln County, Nebraska Age Dependency

70.7

Age Dependency Ratio

29.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Lincoln County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

18,189

50.84%

Male

17,588

49.16%

Lincoln County, Nebraska Households and Families

Lincoln County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lincoln County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.5%18.5%
All65.6%34.4%
Male51%49%
Non Family49.4%50.6%
Female45.7%54.3%

65.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lincoln County, Nebraska Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,9652.3465.6
Married7,669381.5
Non Family5,3291.1949.4
Female1,3382.7645.7
Male6293.0951

2.91

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lincoln County, Nebraska Households

Lincoln County, Nebraska Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8903.66%
9th to 12th Grade1,0774.43%
High School Graduate7,30330.02%
Some College6,70727.57%
Associates Degree3,07512.64%
Bachelors Degree3,67015.09%
Graduate Degree1,6046.59%

Lincoln County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White22,30820,8005,077
Hispanic1,376935108
Other Race22510416
Asian22422127
Multiple Races2192144
Black20419623
Native American706235
Islander77

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 50.00%.

Lincoln County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,395$47,201$25,099
Less Than High School$21,679$30,524$14,468
High School Grad$26,805$36,773$16,306
Some College$32,274$51,583$24,465
Bachelors Degree$45,933$59,883$32,279
Graduate Degree$60,325$70,598$52,202

$32,395

Average Earnings

$47,201

Average Male

$25,099

Average Female

Lincoln County, Nebraska Language

Lincoln County, Nebraska Language by Age

Lincoln County, Nebraska Language

96.41% of Lincoln County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 3.59% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.55% of the population.

Lincoln County, Nebraska Poverty

Lincoln County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White31,0393,10510.00%
Hispanic2,74287031.73%
Multiple63813421.00%
Black3368324.70%
Native1023130.39%
Other247197.69%
Asian20931.44%

12.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.48%

Male Poverty Rate

14.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lincoln County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lincoln County, Nebraska is Hispanic, with 31.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lincoln County, Nebraska is Asian, with 1.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.57%.

Lincoln County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.58%
High School13.20%
Some College8.00%
Bachelors or Greater3.09%

Lincoln County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.85%
Male Unemployed24.79%
Female Employed8.04%
Male Employed4.82%

Lincoln County, Nebraska Income

Lincoln County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,179$64,737
Families$64,254$77,155
Married Families$74,494$
Non Families$28,330$38,222

Lincoln County, Nebraska Marital Status

Lincoln County, Nebraska Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.3%

Male Marriage Rate

53.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Lincoln County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

Lincoln 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.

Lincoln County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

Lincoln County, Nebraska Veterans

Lincoln County, Nebraska Veterans by War

2,784

Number of Veterans

2,605

Male Veterans

179

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam866
First Gulf War592
Second Gulf War394
Korea294
World War II207

Lincoln County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+733
35 to 54680
65 to 74657
55 to 64396
18 to 34318

Lincoln County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,72410.48%
Hispanic1206.80%
Indian2323.71%
2 or More197.85%
Other114.89%
Black72.54%

Lincoln County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

4.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lincoln County, Nebraska Employment Status

Lincoln County, Nebraska Employment by Age

65.7%

Labor Force Participation

63.6%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Lincoln County, Nebraska Employment by Race

Lincoln County, Nebraska Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Lincoln County, Nebraska

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
North Platte2473624110-626-2.53%
Sutherland13701343-27-1.97%
Hershey665663-2-0.30%
Brady428413-15-3.50%
Wallace366360-6-1.64%
Maxwell310301-9-2.90%
Wellfleet7876-2-2.56%
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