Lancaster County, Nebraska Population 2024

327,428

Lancaster County, Nebraska's estimated 2024 population is 327,428 with a growth rate of 0.41% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lancaster County, Nebraska is the 2nd largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 population was 286,175 and has seen a growth of 14.42% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029334,1081,3360.4%
2028332,7721,3360.4%
2027331,4361,3360.4%
2026330,1001,3360.41%
2025328,7641,3360.41%
2024327,4281,3360.41%
2023326,0921,3360.41%
2022324,7561,3360.41%
2021323,4202760.09%
2020323,1444,7411.49%
2019318,4032,0310.64%
2018316,3722,4800.79%
2017313,8923,3311.07%
2016310,5614,2681.39%
2015306,2933,5181.16%
2014302,7755,5431.86%
2013297,2323,7171.27%
2012293,5153,5521.22%
2011289,9633,7881.32%
2010286,175
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%
1860153-333,955-99.95%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.41% (1,336)
County Website
Lancaster County
County Seat
2010 Population
286,175
Area
838 mi²
Density
391 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
14.42% (41,253)
Founded
1859

Lancaster County, Nebraska Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White268,35983.33%
Two or more races20,0586.23%
Asian13,2784.12%
Black or African American12,0213.73%
Other race6,0531.88%
Native American2,0850.65%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander2090.06%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lancaster County, Nebraska Population by Race

Lancaster County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2024

Lancaster County, Nebraska Median Age

34.1

Total

33.3

Male

35

Female

Lancaster County, Nebraska Adults

There are 249,550 adults, (46,984 of whom are seniors) in Lancaster County, Nebraska.

Lancaster County, Nebraska Age Dependency

59

Age Dependency Ratio

23.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Lancaster County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female159,55849.54%
Male162,50550.46%

Lancaster County, Nebraska Population by Age

Lancaster County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All129,8692.3859.340.7
Married59,1683.1383.416.6
Non Family53,1281.3437.662.4
Female11,9433.1141.858.2
Male5,6302.8447.952.1
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3.03

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

59.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lancaster County, Nebraska Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Lancaster County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.15%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 43.05%.

Lancaster County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$48,237

Average Earnings

$54,501

Average Male

$41,597

Average Female

Lancaster County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lancaster County, Nebraska Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lancaster County, Nebraska Language

88.07% of Lancaster County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 11.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.39% of the population.

Lancaster County, Nebraska Language

Lancaster County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White246,70224,86410.08%
Hispanic23,7814,73919.93%
Multiple19,3643,74019.31%
Black10,6372,67325.13%
Asian12,9861,62712.53%
Other5,6131,14620.42%
Native1,89049726.3%
Islander19515780.51%
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11.8%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.84%

Male Poverty Rate

12.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lancaster County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lancaster County, Nebraska is Islander, with 80.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lancaster County, Nebraska is White, with 10.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.96%.

Lancaster County, Nebraska Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.39%
High School12.01%
Some College8.6%
Bachelors or Greater3.58%
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Lancaster County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed35.97%
Male Unemployed29.87%
Female Employed9.35%
Male Employed7.22%
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Lancaster County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lancaster County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lancaster County, Nebraska Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.9%

Male Marriage Rate

47.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Lancaster County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lancaster County, Nebraska Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Lancaster County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lancaster County, Nebraska Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

14,859

Number of Veterans

13,554

Male Veterans

1,305

Female Veterans

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Lancaster County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Lancaster County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Lancaster County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Lancaster County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lancaster County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70.6%

Labor Force Participation

68.1%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Lancaster County, Nebraska Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lancaster County, Nebraska Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lancaster County, Nebraska Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

66.18%

Born in Lancaster County, Nebraska

91.59%

Native Born

8.41%

Foreign Born

4.22%

Non Citizen

4.19%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.59% of Lancaster County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 66.18% having been born in Nebraska. 4.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Lancaster County, Nebraska Place of Birth

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