Lancaster County, Nebraska Population 2022

Lancaster County, Nebraska's estimated population is 330,048 with a growth rate of 1.14% 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 285,407 and has seen a growth of 15.64% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
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Lancaster County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population by Race

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Lancaster County, Nebraska Population by Race

Lancaster County, Nebraska Population Pyramid 2022

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Lancaster County, Nebraska Median Age

33.8


Total

32.9


Male

34.7


Female

Lancaster County, Nebraska Adults

There are 243,975 adults, (43,943 of whom are seniors) in Lancaster County, Nebraska.

Lancaster County, Nebraska Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

22

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36

Child Dependency Ratio

Lancaster County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

157,372

49.81%

Male

158,604

50.19%

Lancaster County, Nebraska Population by Age

Lancaster County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lancaster County, Nebraska Household Types

59.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lancaster County, Nebraska Households and Families

3

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

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Lancaster County, Nebraska Households by Type

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

Lancaster County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.91%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 45.86%.

Lancaster County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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$41,900

Average Earnings

$48,277

Average Male

$35,773

Average Female

Lancaster County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lancaster County, Nebraska Language by Age

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Lancaster County, Nebraska Language

88.14% of Lancaster County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 11.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.32% of the population.

Lancaster County, Nebraska Language

Lancaster County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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11.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.22%

Male Poverty Rate

12.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lancaster County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lancaster County, Nebraska is Islander, with 64.25% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.30%.

Lancaster County, Nebraska Poverty

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Lancaster County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Lancaster County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lancaster County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Lancaster County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.5%

Male Marriage Rate

47.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Lancaster County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Lancaster County, Nebraska Marital Status

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14,600

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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

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6.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lancaster County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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70.8%

Labor Force Participation

68.2%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Lancaster County, Nebraska Employment by Age

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Lancaster County, Nebraska Employment by Race

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Lancaster County, Nebraska Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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66.92%

Born in Lancaster County, Nebraska

91.72%

Native Born

8.28%

Foreign Born

4.23%

Non Citizen

4.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.72% of Lancaster County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 66.92% having been born in Nebraska. 4.23% 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

  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

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